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we're waking up to a very cool morning here in the midlands. but clouds will soon be on the increase, and rain will be moving in by later this morning and afternoon. some of those showers could be heavy at times so be sure to von gaskin is in for tim miller this morning... she joins us now with more on this developing rain system. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon.
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50s. the gloves came off last night as top republican candidates donald trump and ted cruz engaged in a war of words that got a bit personal. it was the most fiery debate of this election season, as candidates jockeyed for position atop the polls ahead of the iowa caucuses on february first. our charles molineaux is live and ted cruz engaged in a war of words that got a bit personal.
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this election season, as candidates jockeyed for position atop the polls ahead of the iowa caucuses on february first. our charles molineaux is live from north charleston with more on how it all unfolded. "donald's mother was born in scotland" the long expected fireworks between ted cruz and donald trump started quickly. "on the isssue of citizenship donald. i'm not going to hold your mothers birth against you." and turned into a full blown back and forth between the two gop front runners. cruz also took heat from marco rubio for his tax plan while jeb bush slammed trump's plan to fight terrorism. but the candidatess quickly refocused back on democratic candidate hillary clinton and president obama's state of the union declarations that the country is
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story time with barack obama and i gotta tell ya." "hillary clinton is disqualified from being commander in chief of the united states. " "she's under investigation with the fbi right now." "i know i'm out of time, but i'm going to take some of rand paul's time for a second " in the earlier "undercard" debate, rand paul was zinged over skipping the debate enirely after he was cut from the main event. and while some of the intense language of the campaign has been criticized, carly fiorina did not back down. "we do not need to be lectured about why we're angry and frustrated and fearful, because we've had an illegal immigration problem in this country for
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this sunday, the democratic presidential candidates will be in the lowcountry for a debate in downtown charleston. it's the final democratic debate sanctioned by the democratic national committee before the iowa caucuses and new hampshire primary begin in early february. the debate is sponsored by the congressional black caucus institute and is hosted by nbc news. wis will have a special decision 2016 show at 7 saturday night. we will have one-on-one interviews with several gop candidates and an overall look at the race for president
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primary. yesterday a judge denied bond for two men facing charges in an attempted murder investigation. orangeburg county deputies say christopher pressley and derrick james are responsible for a crime spree that started at the beginning of january. they are charged with armed robbery and four counts of attempted murder and one count of armed robbery. yesterday the judge denied bond saying the men are a danger to the community. a columbia man will spend 15 years in prison for a human trafficking case. kristopher block pleaded guilty wednesday to criminal sexual conduct with a minor and human trafficking of a minor. attorney general alan wilson says block will have to register as a sex offender and will be electronically monitored for life. investigators say the minor was found with block at a motel in columbia on december fourth. the ag's office says this is the third human trafficking conviction in the past three months under the state's 2012 human trafficking law. after reporting on a string of church burglaries in
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learned that deputies in neighboring bamberg county are also investigating similar crimes. our chad mills has the update. at the word of life pentecostal holiness church in bamberg... ...pastor dwight brazell still has some cleaning up and repair work to do. "i was stunned when i first walked in. my discipleship ministry director was here, and he said, 'i got a surprise for you.' i walked in, and i said, 'woah!'" bamberg county deputies say his church was broken into, ransacked, and burglarized sometiti over the weekend. "i seen my pastor's door was knocked in and kicked in and broken. then, there was a closet there that was broken in the secretary's office." a safe, along with $300 and the church keys inside it, were gone. the window of the church's sunday school room was shattered. overall, a lot of damage. "about $4,000 worth."
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alone. two neighboring churches in bamberg were also targeted by burglars, including spring branch baptist church on deacon road and mt. zion united methodist church on pulpit road. then, there's nine churches just over the border into orangeburg county, the majority of them in the small town of cope. deputies there say those were also hit a few days ago. in some of them, items were stolen, but in others, nothing was. "if they would've asked, we would have probably helped them more than likely as we do other people who ask. i just hate that they took from the kids." because inside the stolen safe at brazell's church -- funds to build a church playground. "what was in there, you know, was so hard to come by these days. people are holding onto every dime." still, he's staying positive e deputies search for whoever broke into his church and all the others too. a spokesman says his agency hopes to have an update today about the break-ins.
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county and bamberg county are working together to figure out if all these similar crimes are related. two armed robbery suspects are behind bars in orangeburg county and a third is still on the loose. tyrone stevenson and dondre givens were arrested and charged with first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. when deputies responded to an armed robbery call at the campus corner apartments on campus drive, three men ran away. stevenson and givens were immediately caught. they were both denied bond in court wednesday. anyone with information on a third unidentified suspect should call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. inside the state house, a new effort to beef up paychecks for state employees. a bipartisan group of senators is leading a charge to boost pay for state workers by five per cent. supporters of the measure say it will cost $75 million dollars---but they say that money is available because of an unusually large budget surplus. the state's 35-thousand employees have gotten pay hikes in only two of the last seven years.
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we've been in the last three decades. the economy's improving dramatically, unemployment has dropped. we're one of the few states in the country that has a triple-a bonding rating. we're picking up population. people are moving in, industry's moving in. most state employees----about 75 percent of them--make less than $40 thousand dollars. lawmakers and state employee association members say some workers have to turn to public assistance or work second jobs to keep up with the cost of living. if approved, the pay raises will take effect july 1st. still to come on sunrise... the usc women survive a tough road test. rick henry has the highlights and postgame reaction in his friday sportswrap. break 1 the second ranked usc women only
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sec game last season....a road game at kentucky. tonight the gamecocks returned to lexington
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ranked ninth nationally. carolina entered the game with a 15 and oh record. the usc ladies know they're going to be in for a tough battle with the scrappy wildcats. first quarter....tina roy's jumper is off....uk rebounds.... makayla epps races past khadijah sessions and lays it up....wildcats lead by eight. 2nd quarter....batouly camara gives kentucky an 11 point lead...30 to 19. a'ja wilson helps cut the deficit with a couple of late baskets....carolina is down by four at the half....32 to 28. third quarter...sessions goes in for a layup...she missed the free throw....usc is down by one.....47-46...strike a pose.i tiffany mitchell scores 16....she gives carolina the lead with a three point play....49-48. fourth quarter...wilson takes over....she scores on the jump hook....58-56 usc. alaina coates to wilson...the lead grows to five..... a'ja follows that with a
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62..they remain undefeated at 16 and oh. wilson just misses a triple double with 26 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocked shots. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in
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the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy th highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon. the daytime high will reach the low 50s.
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have you ever had a health problem where you knew you really should have it checked, but you put it off? a woman in conway did and she lost part of her face because of it. you'll see some of those pictures coming up - and they're rough to see. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the
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will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area .
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knew you really should have it checked, but you put it off? a woman in conway did and she lost part of her face because of it. you'll see some of those pictures coming up - and they're rough to see. her desire to tan in the sun and tanning beds led to a powerful lesson she wants to share with you. dawndy mercer plank has the story. pictures from yesteryear show jenny faulk as she has spent most every day since she was a little girl. "barefoot, bathing suits, tank tops, shorts. and i never wore sunscreen. that's one thing you
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jenny learned a super tough lesson about overexposure to sun ... and the lack of wearing any sun protection. that awareness started in 2014 when a bump developed on her nose. "it would be itchy, dry, and i would scratch and scratch. and i'd put moisturizers on it. and it would just never go away." she thought she was allergic to her moisturizer so she changed to a new product. "and then it got to where it was just getting bigger like wider and i thought well something's not right here. it's just not going away." jenny finally went to a dermatologist. "the minute she saw me she said, 'how long has that been on your nose?' and i said a year, maybe a little more. and i knew by the look on her face that it was more than dry skin."
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pictures are difficult to see, but they're the reality jenny faced. her delay in getting treatment allowed the skin cancer to spread so viciously, doctors had to remove part of her nose and a chunk of her cheek. dr. todd lefkowitz w wh lexington plpltic surgery at lexington medical center then redesigned and repaired her face in a three-stage reconstruction. "we actually took her forehead here, raised it up and then turned it down to make her nose. at the same time, because a large part of her cheek was missing, we had to take chee skin and cheek tissue that was beside it, raise it up and move it over to try and create a more her nose to give it more internal part of the nose so when she breathes some of that air can flow easier and be humidified as it goes through."
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the nose from the forehead formed its own blood supply, dr. lefkowitz was able to detach it from the forehead giving it a smoother appearance. "the hope is that no one gets into her position. obviously, the earlier you catch skin cancer, whether it's melanoma or non-melanoma, basal cell or squamous cell, it's very treatable and often times, it's treatatae without surgery." susie has her face back, but only after a very invasive treatment plan - that could have been avoided. "if it's something there that doesn't go away within a couple lefkowitz emphasizes the need to bring up to your doctor anything questionable on your body. "the worst thing you can do is have a concern and wish it away cause often times, it doesn't go away and a lot of times it just gets
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dawndy mercer plank reporting. the risk of basal cell carcinoma - what susie had - increases 73% if you tan six times per year when in your late teens/early 20s. also worth noting: more people develop skin cancer because of tanning than develop lung cancer because of smoking. still to come this morning on sunrise... an nfl player makes a surprise visit to an elementary school to visit a few of his most supportive fans.
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against police brutality as a member of the rap group n--w-a. now, he's reprising his role as a tough cop alongside kevin hart in ride along 2. raphael seth has this week's box office preview. nat kevin hart takes his talents to south beach in "ride along 2." he re-teams with ice cube in this cop caper. the comedian is still trying to earn the respect of his brother-in-law, so he volunteers to go undercover
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take down a drug supplier. "ride along 2" is rated pg-13. nat heroes come out of the shadows in "13 hours: the secret soldiers of benghazi." this film is based on the e -12 attack at an american compound in libya. six soldiers stationed nearby volunteered to aid consulate workers under fire...in a battle against hundreds of terrorists. "13 hours" is rated r. nat nothing comes for free in "the benefactor." richard gere is a family friend trying to help dakota fanning after her parents are killed. but his money comes with strings attached..and fanning and her baby-daddy are tired of being puppets. "the benefactor" is in
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a polar bear heads south for the winter in missed a possible game- winning field goal in his team's playoff game sunday. walsh shanked a 27 yard field goal with less than a minute to go, giving the seattle seahawks the win and ending the vikings' season. he was criticized by most fans, except for a group of first graders who used his mistake as a teaching lesson. the students wrote him letters of support and drew pictures. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten sunrise. end break free tickets to the vince gill concert at the township auditorium tomorrow
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here. cruz: ... on the issue -- on the issue of citizenship, donald... trump: big difference. right now on news 10 sunrise... no more nice politics. things get real on the debate stage as the gop candidates spar over records and rhetoric. breaking overnight. a governing religious group gets tough on the american episcopal church. the issue that's causing a major line of division. a developing storm system is getting it's act together and will bring plenty of rain to the midlands today. i'll have the timing of when that rain will arrive to help you plan your day. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. and i'm sam bleiweis in for len kiese. it's five o'clock on this friday morning. it's all quiet on the radar this morning... but later today that won't be the case as rain
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state. in some parts of the midlands we could see up to an inch of rain once the storm system is all said and done. von gaskin is in for tim miller this morning. she's tracking this developing rain-maker and has more on the time it will impact your day -- von? this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. theeain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon. the daytime high will reach the low 50s. just into the alert center this morning... the international anglican communion has suspended the american episcopal church -- over
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just into the alert center this morning... the international anglican communion has suspended the american episcopal church -- over its acceptance of same- sex marriage. anglican leaders made the decision thursday during a meeting in canterbury, england. episcopalians made the change in june of last year. they voted to change church law to allow same-sex couples to get married and adopted new wedding rites. the suspension means episcopalians won't be allowed to represent the church
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communion -- or participate in internal anglican decisions. the gloves came off between donald trump and ted cruz and last night's debate in north charleston.. and a few others too. it ran late. if you missed it, here's tracie potts from washington this morning with a recap. the 7 candidates left on the main stage at the fox business debate tried to focus on president obama: presidential candidate "this guy is a petetant child." and hillary clinton: presidential candidate "hillary clinton would be a national security disaster." but at times, they turned on each other. donald trump questioned ted cruz's birth to an american in caada: presidential candidate "there's a big question mark on your head, and you can't do that to the party." marco rubio accused cruz of flip-flopping on immigration: presidential candidate "that 's not consistent conservatism... that's
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presidential candidate "at least half marco said are flat out false." ben carson tried to be the umpire: presidential candidate "and i just want to take opportunity 2012 election we when i say we republicans tore themselves apart have to stop this." cruz explained not disclosing a half million dollar loan when he ran for senate: presidential candidate "i made a paperwork error." there were differences on iran, syria.. banning muslims..and whether to tax chinese imports: presidential candidate "i think we should be for free trade but fair trade." there's one republican debate left before the iowa caucuses. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. ahead of last nght's debate, new poll numbers found donald trump has me than douued his national lead in the republican presidential race. according to a new nbc news and wall street journal poll, trump is the first choice of 33 percent of national republican primary voters. he's followed by senator ted cruz at 20 percent, senator marco rubio at 13 percent, and ben carson at 12. frontrunner donald trump eventually turned his attention to governor nikki haley during the debate. he was asked for his response to her comments
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voices" within the republican party. "first of all nikki said this afternoon, i'm a friend of hers, actually a close friend and wherever you are sitting nikki, i am a friend with friends . she did say there was anger, and i can say, oh i'm not angry. i'm very angry, because our country is being run horribly and i will gladly accept the mantle of anger." this was the last debate for the republicans before the iowa caucuses on february 1st. hundreds of people gathered at south carolina state university as bernie nders' campaign launched its hbcu tour. dr. cornell west, a civil rights activist, spoke at the event. he discussed topics such as tuition free universities and colleges as well as criminal justice reform. dr. west explained to the audience that he believed bernie sanders fits all the criteria to become the next president specifically because he cares about the longevity of hbcus. members of the audience say they enjoyed the
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"it t s great cornel west gave me some great key points about bernie sanders wanting to help promote the young educated black females and males." gaymon went on to say she is proud scsu was chosen to kick off the campaign. the next stop for the hbcu tour is nashville. this sunday, the democratic presidential candidates will have a debate in downtown charleston. it's sponsored by the congressional black caucus institute and is hosted by nbc news. and those same candidates will be in columbia next week. clinton, sanders and o'malley will be in the capital city for king day at the dome on monday. the event is held annually at the state house and is hosted by the naacp. wis will have a special decision 2016 show at 7 tomorrow night. we will have one-on-one
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gop candidates and an overall look at the race for president leading up to the south carolina primary. it's all happening saturday. solutions of hope to bring about change in the community. that was the discussion last night on the campus of usc as part of the university's annual martin luther king day celebration. the panelists included justice jean toal, bob coble, representative mia mcleod and usc law professor eboni nelson. the audience raised questions about equity in funding, teacher training and parental involvement. they also discussed solutions with the hope that people will be motivated to do the work to bring about real change. there will be plenty of events in honor of dr. martin luther king, junior throughout the midlands in the days ahead. we'll be compiling a list of those events for you later today on wistv dot com. right now let's get another check of your first alert forecast. here's von gaskin. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in
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and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a it's another top honor for
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the award now added to his list -- as the top
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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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the alert center this morning 14 people are dead and 27 injured after a bus rolled off a mountain in central japan early this morning. the bus was carrying tourists to a ski resort when it crashed with 41 people on board. photos from the scene indicate there was no snow or rain on the road at the time. officials said the company operating the bus had a history of of drivers' safety violations. investigations are on- going. new this morning... lowcountry officials have a better idea what to expect as construction gets underway on
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plant. berkeley county leaders met with department of commerce leaders this week to tour the bmw assembly plant in greer. it was built more than 20 years ago. the volvo plant northwest of charleston is expected to employ about 2- thousand workers during the next decade. a community pitched in to put a headstone on the grave of the baby who died after her mother carried her into a creek near socastee. the gravestone was paid for by community residents and set at 5 month old graa carlson santa cruz's grave wednesday. her mother, 33 year old sarah lane toney is charged with homicide by child abuse. she told authorities she was carrying her daughter across a creek in november when the baby was washed away. months after the history- making floods --- a site with a lot of history in lexington is still trying to rebound. the pond that sits near the old mill off highway one was a scenic place before the nearby dam breached --- sending out millions of gallons of water. high seas properties, which owns the site, says
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anywhere from two to five million dollars. what town leaders are counting on is the site's place in future planning. officials say since it could soon be considered public space for recreation they've appealed to fema for some help meeting the cost. "you know we kind of advocated for the dam itself..uhh the pond and putting it back and presented it to the local fema folks here in our region.and felt very good about it." town leaders say at this point it's not clear what they'll look at for funding if the federal government says no. lexington town and county officials will be at a meeting concerning the old mill dam next month. we are expecting more rain in the midlands today. close to an inch in some spots. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s.
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associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a if you didn't get there yesterday, you still have today and tomorrow to make it to
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lifestyle show in columbia. the show is being held inside the south carolina state fairgrounds' cantey building. on thursday it was co- located with the palmetto senior show for the day. the show features home building and remodeling exhibits. it's open today from 1 pm to 6 pm, and saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. parking is through gate 6 off of george rogers boulevard and is 5 dollars per vehicle. preparations are underway foror the 10th annual indie grits festival. thursday, the central carolina community foundation presented a check for 50-thousand dollars as part of their "connected communities " initiative which will allow many of the events this year to be free. this year's theme is "waterlines," which organizers say will allow the festival and its artists to
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historic flooding through the festival. "ten years of indie grits is really amazing." and this year they are focusing on because of the devastating floods on the water and its impact in columbia. we are pleased to support that, making indie grits for the first time free to everyone who attends through our connected communities grant." the festival will start on thursday, april 14th and last until sunday, april 17th. the accolades continue to roll in for clemson star quarterback deshaun watson. watson has been named the 2015 manning award winner, as the top college quarterback in the nation. the award is named after former college and nfl star archie manning, and his sons peyton and eli who also play quarterback. watson is the 12th recipient of the award. archie manning says watson had the best season of any recipient because of his productivity throwing and running while leading clemson to
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title. the usc women's basketball team got a little redemption last night. last season -- their lone conference loss came on the road at kentucky. they were back in lexington thursday looking to keep a perfect record in tact against the number 9 ranked wildcats. kentucky opened up an 11 point lead early. but in the 2nd half, the second ranked gamecocks fought back behind a big night from a'ja wilson, who had 26 points. usc wins 73 to 62. they'll return to action sunday at one- 30 at home against 15th ranked texas a-and-m. tomorrow -- the usc men will look to rebound from their first loss of the season. the gamecocks are hosting missouri at colonial life arena. game time is 1 o'clock on the sec network. a tennessee police officer is accused of going to extreme lengths to keep up with his ex! the technology police say he used to track her down, and what happened when she tried to report it. good morning, there is great
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-i'll be cool. -no, you're not gonna be cool. (yells) you guys wanna hang out sometime? oh, man. i think i nailed it. see and eat double. two can eat for $9.99 all month long. and stop by for buy one get one free wings on monday nights.
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police officer in memphis in now charged with stalking after investigators say he put a tracking device under his ex-girlfriend's car. authorities say mechanics found the tracking device underneath the woman's vehicle. police say even after officer joshua barnes was told to leave the area around the police precinct so his ex-girlfriend could come file a
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"this officer obviously went over the line and if he did that then he will be held accountable for his actions" officer barnes is currently relieved of duty. construction workers are dealing with a sinking situation in seattle. take a look at this.... a sinkhole 30-feet wide and 15-feet deep opened near a tunnel construction project. the hole is now filled with concrete. it opened tuesday night in a spot where ground crews dug last week. investigators are now trying to determine what caused the sinkhole. your headlines today... the search is on for the lucky winners in the record powerball jackpot. the three winning tickets were sold in melbourne beach, florida. chino hills, california. and munford, tennessee. the lucky winners will have to share the record jackpot of 1-point 58 billion dollars, which means each person will receive 528-point-8 million dollars. so far, none of the winners have come forward to claim their massive prize. bobod has been denied for an accused serial jewelry thief. 24-year-old abigail kemp was in court yesterday. the judge denied bond saying she
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the community and a flight risk. kemp is accused of carrying out several violent jewelry store robberies in multiple states including south carolina. the fbi says none of the stolen jewelry has been recovered. the vice president begins his mission to battle cancer. at tuesday night's state of the union address, president obama tapped joe biden to head an effort to work on curing cancer. today biden will be in philadelphia a participate in a roundtable discussion at the university of pennsylvania. biden's son, beau, died of brain cancer last year. the "duck boats" are returning to seattle less than four months after a deadly accident. back in september, a crash between a duck boat and a bus killed five people and injured dozens of others. since then, the company's seattle service had been shut down. that ends this morning when tours on the boats resume. among the changes, the tours will now have two crew members on board, instead of just one as before. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf o omexico. the low will cross through
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deliver 1" rain totals in
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over a proposed rock quarry in lexington county goes before a judge today. what neighbors don't want to happen if the company builds in their backyards. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half
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sunrise. i'm sam bleiweis in for len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this friday. top stories as you're wawang up... the republican presidential candidates took sharp shots at each other last night at a debate in the lowcountry. frontrunner donald trump even turned his attention to governor nikki haley after her state of him. trump said he is a close firend of governor haley's. and after a somewhat sunny week, rain is expected in our forecast today. let's check in with von gaskin who's in for tim miller this morning. she has your first alert forecast. low pressure will cross through the state friday and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s.
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with highs near 60. sunday will be partly cloudy with just a 20% chance of a shower. just into the wis alert center
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chinese appliance maker haier group is buying ge appliances for $5.4 billion dollars. haier and ge announced the sale early this morning. they have agreed to form a strategic partnership in areas such as the internet, healthcare, and advanced manufacturing. ge's sale of its appliance unit comes in the midst of an effort by the company to shift its focus to higher- technology and higher- profit areas such as medical equipment. this morning -- a highly debated rock quarry project proposed in lexington county, will go before a judge. the company behind the project, vulcan materials, wants to build in the leesville area. one of two proposals vulcan gave county council in november would close stutman road -- that is what will be discussed in
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vulcan says closing stutman road would keep the mining operation farther away from houses. many residents have voiced concerns about noise and pollution, but say closing stutman road is not a solution either. today's hearing is at 9am. governor nikki haley's busy week continues as she holds a meeting today at 11 at the state house. she's expected to announce her executive budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. we'll have the latest on the news conference ahead this afternoon on wis. the house's highest- ranking republican woman says governor nikki haley should be judged on her abilities, not her looks. representative cathy mcmorris rodgers, chair of the house republican conference, replied to representative steve king's comment this week that governor haley wasn't a principled conservative in the gop, but he would be happy if she's the face of the party based on her looks. mcmorris rodgers says she believes nikki haley is a proven leader -- and that she should be judged on that. the "bromance" between republicans donald trump and ted cruz came to an abrupt end, as the frontrunners battled it out
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charleston last night. trump continued to question whether cruz is eligible to be president due to his canadian roots. cruz fired back, mentioning the birth of trump's mother in scotland. burned cruz over immigration, and his supposed flip-flopping. ted cruz, you used to say you supported doubling the number of green cards, now you say that you're against it. you used to support a 500 percent increase in the number of guest workers, now you say that you're against it. you used to support legalizing people that were here illegally, now you say you're against it. it all comes as the tightly-contested iowa caucus quickly approaches on february first. in the undercard debate, the big topics last night were the u-s economy and foreign policy. former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina said she would use her bump from the main stage to her state of the union response in the process. presidential candidate "we do not need to be lectured about why we're
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because we've had an illegal immigration problem in this country for 25 years." kentucky senator rand paul was missing from both of the debates. paul refused to participate on the undercard stage, after he was bumped out of the main debate. coming off of the heels of last night's debate, ted cruz will join attorney general alan wilson today for a forum in columbia. it starts at 3:45 this afternoon at the usc alumni center on senate street. the event will be hosted by the conservative leadership project. free tickets are still available and can be found at cruz event s-c dot com. this sunday, the democratic presidential candidates will have a debate in downtown charleston. it's sponsored by the congressional black caucus institute and is hosted by nbc news. democratic frontrunner hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will be attending. our crew will be out there and will bring you the latest. wis will have a special decision 2016 show at 7 tomorrow night. we will have one-on-one leading up to the south carolina primary.
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three lexington county deputies have been awarded the medal of valor by the south carolina sheriff's association. deputies damon prater, thomas smith and scott zylstra received the award at the association's winter conference. the award recognizes bravery performed in the line of duty. lexington county sheriff jay koon says the deputies go above and beyond what is expected of them every day. there are just a few tickets left for tonight's vince gill concert in which all proceeds will benefit the win anyway foundation in support of kids fighting cancer. win anyway co-founder & usc head baseball coach chad holbrook is hoping the concert at the township will ultimately be a complete sellout. marco's pizza bought most of the remaining tickets to hand out for free thursday and all 400 were gone in less than 15 minutes. if you still want to buy a ticket, we've put a link to ticketmaster under the big red 10. the concert starts at 7pm. jenny gill and patrick davis will open for vince. on saturday night- the koger nter will serve as the stage for the annual rocketman concert.
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benefit for the nancy perry children's shelter in lexington county. the shelter has provided a home for abandoned or abused children since 1972. tickets for the concert are 25 dollars and the show starts at 7:30 saturday night. we've put a link for tickets on the big red 10. coming up on news 10 sunrise... backstreet's not exactly back, but one member is out of jail. why nick carter was taken into custody and the charges he faces after an incident in florida. after reporting on a string of
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then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the papa 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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in neighboring bamberg county are also investigating similar crimes. sheriff ed darnell confirms three churches in bamberg county were also struck just days ago. the meantime, his deputies have increased patrols of the county's churches as they search for a suspect or suspects. meanwhile, orangeburg county continues to investigate nine separate church burglaries. "i seen my pastor's door was knocked in and kicked in and broken. then, there was a closet there that was broken in the secretary's office."
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says his agency hopes to have an update today about the break-ins. he also says orangeburg county and bamberg county are working together to figure out if all the similar crimes are related. a judge has denied bond for two men facing charges in an attempted murder investigation. orangeburg county deputies say christopher pressley and derrick james are responsible for a crime spree that started at the beginnininof january. they are charged with armed robbery and four counts of attempted murder and one count of armed robbery. the judge denied bond yesterday saying the men are a danger to the community. a columbia man will spend 15 years in prison for a human trafficking case. kristopher block pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct with a minor and human trafficking of a minor. attorney general alan wilson says block will have to register as a sex offender and will be electronically monitored for life. investigators say the minor was found with block at a motel in columbia in december. it's reportedly the third human trafficking conviction in the past three months under the state's 2012 human trafficking
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it's dry outside right now, but we are expecting the weather to turn pretty wet as we head into later this afternoon. von gaskin is tracking a developing weather system. how much rain are we expecting? low pressure will cross through the state friday and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday will be partly cloudy with just a 20% chance of a shower. some sad news trending this morning... the husband and manager of
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las vegas. rene angelil, was 73 and had battled throat cancer.
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vegas susurb of henderson under the care of a a representative for dion couldn't immediately be reached. celine and angelil have three children. the death of british actor alan rickman is still being talked about on social media. rickman was known for his roles as hans gruber in "die hard" and professor snape in the "harry potter" series. harry potter author j.k. rowling and other actors posted tributes on facebook and twitter expressing their condolences and remembering rickman for his incredible on-screen talent. he died of cancer. he was 69 years old. backstreet boy nick carter has been released from a florida jail after posting 15-hundred dollars bail. police say they arrested carter wednesday night after he punched a bouncer at a bar in key west. carter was reportedly upset and became aggressive after a bartender refused to serve him and his friend because they
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carter and his friend are each charged with one count of misdemeanor battery. coming up on news 10 sunrise... looking for a good flick to see this weekend? we've got you covered. the big hits at the box office this weekend and on demand right on your tv. in the wis alert center this morning. indianapolis police say a
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the death of a suspect arrested after a domestic disturbance in indianapolis is under investigation. police say the man was taken into custody around 9 last night. police say he then began complaining about chest pains while he was handcuffed. ems administered immediate medical attention but the suspect died at the scene. police say no force was used and the man was cooperative during g rest. police are treating the incident as an in-custody death investigation. we'll continue to follow. inside the state house... a new effort to raise paychecks for state employees. a bipartisan group of senators is leading a charge to boost pay for state workers by five percent. supporters of the measure say it will cost $75 million dollars, but they say that money is available because of an unusually large budget surplus. the state's 35-thousand employees have gotten pay hikes in only two of the last seven years. i think we're in the best shape we've been in the last three decades.
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dramatically, unemployment has dropped. we're one of the few states in the country that has a triple-a bonding rating. we're picking up population. people are moving in, industry's moving in. about 75 percent of state employees make less than $40 thousand dollars. lawmakers and state employee association members say some workers have to turn to public assistance or work second jobs to keep up with the cost of living. if approved, the pay raises will take effect july 1st. lexington leaders are stilil working on ways to help drivers get through their town more easily. new 'in sync' traffic lights were recently installed at five intersections close to where east main street meets church street as well as lake drive. town officials say the new signals do not change based on a timer but on how many cars are building up at the light. if the number of cars is over the average for a given time, the light will change automatically to reduce the congestion. lexington is aiming to have 35 intersections equipped with these lights by the end of next year. "that's the beautiful thing about this system..once yoyohave it up and running you just add a camera or
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working with the five that are already there." the town has other long- term traffic plans in the works. they include placing a new traffic roundabout on 378 close to the intersection with highway 6. low pressure will cross through the state friday and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday will be partly cloudy with just a 20% chance of a shower. 4 new films are set to hit theaters this weekend. "ice cube" made a name for
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against police brutality as a member of the rap group "n-w-a." now, he's reprising his role as a tough cop alongside kevin hart in "ride along 2." the comedian is still trying to earn the respect of his brother-in-law, so he volunteers to go undercover in miami to take down a drug supplier. "ride along 2" is rated pg-13. heroes come out of the shadows in "13 hours: the secret soldiers of benghazi." the film is based on the 2012 attack at an american compound in libya. six soldiers stationed nearby volunteered to aid consulate workers under fire in a battle against
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nothing comes for free in "the benefactor." richard gere stars as a family friend trying to help actress dakota fanning after her parents are killed. but, his money comes with strings attached "the benefactor" is in theatres and is also out on-demand right now. and finally, a polar bear heads south for the winter in "norm of the north." shiploads of people in the movie are moving to the arctic, disrupting the environment. so, the misfit bear heads to the big city to convince humans to stay where they are. the movie is rated p-g. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line. you can also mail photos to: birthday board photos cannot be returned.
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isis has claimed ressnsibility for the deadly attack in jakarta, indonesia thursday that killed seven people, including five attackers. indonesian police say they retrieved an isis flag from the home of one of the attackers today. twenty people were wounded in the attack, which included explosives, grenades, and guns. the attacks came in a prominent shopping and entertainment district in
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it has been seven years since the "miracle on the hudson." u-s airways captain chesley sullenberger and his first officer made a perfect water landing on the hudson river. u-s airways flight 1549 hit a flock of birds right after takeoff, while it was more than 3,000 feet in the air. the damage shut down both of the plane's engines. the plane was brought down less than four minutes after the engines failed. all 155 people on board survived. low pressure will cross through the state friday and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday will be partly cloudy with just a 20% chance of a shower. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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cruz: ... on the issue -- on the issue of citizinship, donald...
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right now on news 10 sunrise... no more nice politics. things get real on the debate stage as the gop candidates spar over records and rhetoric. and -- donald trump responds to governor nikki haley after haley made a subtle jab at the republican frontrunner earlier this week. why he says, he's a-okay with haley calling him an angry voice. a developing storm system is getting it's act together and will bring plenty of rain to the midlands today. i'll have the timing of when that rain will arrive to help you plan your day. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. and i'm sam bleiweis in for len kiese. it's six o'clock on this friday morning. taking a look at the radar right now, things are quiet. but you could it the calm before the storm, as rain will developer later today and move across the state. some parts of the midlands could see up to
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let's get your 6am started with a check on your first alert forecast. here's von gaskin in for tim miller. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon. the daytime high will reach the low 50s.
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a developing story in the alert center this morning... the international anglican communion has suspended the american episcopal church -- over marriage. anglican leaders made the decision thursday during a meeting in canterbury, england. june of last
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they voted to change church law to allow same-sex couples to get married and adopted new wedding rites. the suspension means episcopalians won't be allowed to represent the church of england's international communion -- or participate in internal anglican decisions. the gloves came off last night as top republican candidates donald trump and ted cruz engaged in a war of words that got a bit personal. it was the most fiery debate of this election season, as candidates jockeyed for position atop the polls ahead of the iowa caucuses on february first. our charles molineaux is in north charleston with more on how it all unfolded. "donald's mother was born in scotland" the long expected fireworks between ted cruz and donald trump started quickly. "on the isssue of citizenship donald. i'm not going to hold your mothers birth against you." and turned into a full blown back and forth not going to hold your mothers
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into a full blown back and forth between the two gop front runners. cruz also took heat from marco refocused back on democratic candidate hillary clinton and president obama's state of the union declarations that the country is doing welll being commander in chief of the united states. " "she's under investigation with the fbi right now." "i know i'm out of time, but i'm going to take some of rand paul's time for a second " in the earlier "undercard" debate, rand paul was zinged over skipping the debate enirely after he was cut from the main event. and while some of the intense language of the campaign has been criticized, carly fiorina did not back down. "we do not need to be lectured about why we're angry and frustrated and fearful, because we've had an illegal immigration problem in this country for 25 years." as you heard charles mention -- donald trump took a moment to focus on
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during the debate. he was asked for his response to her comments regarding quote -- "angry voices" within the republican party. "first of all nikki said this afternoon, i'm a friend of hers, actually a close friend and wherever you are sitting nikki, i am a friend with friends . she did say there was anger, and i can say, oh i'm not angry. i'm very angry, because our country is being run horribly and i will gladly accept the mantle of anger." this was the last debate for the republicans before the iowa caucuses on february 1st. new poll numbers released ahead of last night's debate found donald trump has more than doubled his national lead in the republican presidential race. according to a new nbc news and wall street journal poll, trump is the first choice of 33 percent of national republican primary voters. he's followed by senator ted cruz at 20 percent, senator marco rubio at 13 percent, and ben carson at 12.
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south carolina state university as bernie sanders' campaign launched its hbcu tour. dr. cornell west, a civil rights activist, spoke at the event. he discussed topics such as tuition free universities and colleges as well as criminal justice reform. dr. west explained to the audience that he believed bernie sanders fits all the criteria to become the next president specifically because he cares about the longevity of hbcus. members of the audience say they enjoyed the message. "it was great cornel west gave me some great key points about bernie sanders wanting to help promote the young educated black females and males." gaymon went on to say she is proud scsu was chosen to kick off the campaign. the next stop for the hbcu tour is nashville. tour is nashville. this sunday, the democratic presidential candidates will have a debate in
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congressional black caucus institute and is hosted by nbc news. and those same candidates will be in columbia next week. clinton, sanders and o'malley will be in the capital city for king day at the dome on monday. the event is held annually at the state house and is hosted by the naacp. wis will have a special decision 2016 show at 7 tomorrow night. we will have one-on-one interviews with several gop candidates and an overall look at the race for president leading up to the south carolina primary. it's all happening saturday. solutions of hope to bring about change in the community. that was the discussion last night on the campus of usc as part of the university's annual martin luther king day celebration. the panelists included justice jean toal, bob coble, representative mia mcleod and usc law professor eboni nelson. the audience raised questions about equity in funding, teacher training and parental involvement. they also discussed solutions with the hope that people will be motivated to do the work to bring about real change. there will be plenty of events in honor of dr.
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throughout the midlands in the days ahead. we'll be compiling a list of those events for you later today on wistv dot com. let's get a quick check of your forecast. here's von gaskin. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon. the daytime high will reach the low 50s.
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close call for the gamecock women's basketball team. who led the 2nd half charge in a big sec showdown against kentucky, to keep their perfect record in tact. breaking right now in the alert center a sierra leone official
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says a woman there has died from ebola. the announcement comes just one day after the world health organization in west africa. doctors say the woman who died earlier this month, tested positive for the virus. officials say the country's level of preparedness is high and there is no cause for
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sierra leone was first declared free from the disease. ebola has killed more than 11-thousand people - mostly in west africa. state lawmakers in michigan have opened debate on how to bail out detroit's troubled school system. city teachers have staged days of sickouts to protest the city's dilapidated schools and financial issues. on thursday, lawmakers introduced a proposed bailout package. if passed, a new school district would be created without a debt burden, and would be overseen by an appointed school board. but some school workers are a bit wary. "you cannot tell me that our elected school board could have done worse than what has been happening already. so i'm going to wait and see what happens, but i'm very circumspect." the appointed school board, which would take charge this summer, would be made up of nine members -- five selected by michigan's governor and four from detroit's mayor. a new board would then be elected in november and take command early next year.
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president barack obama to issue an emergency and major disaster declaration because of the flint water crisis. governor rick snyder's office says it's asking for additional federal aid in the effort to provide flint residents with clean drinking water. flint's tap water became contaminated with too much lead after the city switched its water supply in 2014 to save money. a section of the yellow river in northwest china has frozen over for what chinese state television says is the first time. government officials say floating ice chunks are jamming up a section of the river about one-third of a mile long, and water levels behind that point have already risen 11 feet. people have been warned to stay off the river as long as freezing temperatures continue. another rare weather event -- a hurricane in january. hurricane alex has formed out in the atlantic, and is threatening the azores islands. alex is the first atlantic hurricane in january since 1955. von gaskin told us she can't believe she's doing a tropical forecast this morning!
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weather now. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon. the daytime high will reach the low 50s. tim miller's keeping an eye on your morning drive
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first alert traffic report the accolades continue to roll in for clemson star quarterback deshaun watson. watson has been named the 2015 manning award winner, as the top college quarterback in the nation. the award is named after former college and nfl star archie manning, and his sons peyton and eli who also play quarterback. watson is the 12th recipient of the award. archie manning says watson had the best season of any recipient because of his productivity throwing and running g ile leading clemson n within one victory of a national title. the usc women's basketball team got a little redemption last night. last season -- their lone conference loss came on the road at kentucky.
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thursday looking to keep a perfect record in tact against the number 9 ranked wildcats. kentucky opened up an 11 point lead early. but in the 2nd half, the second ranked gamecocks fought back behind a big night from a'ja wilson, who had 26 points. usc wins 73 to 62. they'll return to action sunday at one- 30 at home against 15th ranked texas a-and-m. tomorrow -- the usc men will look to rebound from their first loss of the season. the gamecocks are hosting missouri at colonial life arena. game time is 1 o'clock on the sec network. up next -- a look at your friday headlines. thanks for starting your morning with news 10. this morning an area of low
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republican debate a lot of moments on the topic of ted cruz's canadian birthplace and his eligibility for the white house and also on this idea of new york values, this new attack line that ted cruz appears to be testing out on trump. there were fireworks and we're going to have them all for you coming up on the today show in just a little bit. this morning an area of low rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low clouds will start to increase in your friday headlines -- who
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of the record powerball jackpot? none of the winners have come forward yet. the three winning tickets were sold in melbourne beach, florida. chino hills, california. and munford, tennessee. they'll be splitting a nearly 1.6 billion dollar prize, getting just under 530 million a piece. meanwhile in atlanta, a woman accused of trying to steal her way to becoming a millionaire was back in court for a bond hearing. a federal judge denied bail for 24-year-old abigail kemp -- saying she is a danger to the
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kemp is accused of carrying out several violent jewelry store robberies in multiple states since april. the f-b-i says none of the stolen jewelry has been recovered. the duck boats are returning to seattle less than four months after a deadly accident. last september a crash between a duck boat and a bus killed five and injured dozens. since then the duck boats of seattle had shut down. among the changes --- the duck boats will no longer use the bridge where the accident happened. and -- the tours will now have two crew members on board, instead of just one. today -- the vice president begins his mission to battle cancer. at tuesday night's state of the union address president obama tapped joe biden to head an effort to work on curing cancer. that came after the vice president had called for a "moonshot" to cure cancer last october. today biden be in philadelphia to participate in a roundtable discussion at the abramson cancer center at the university of pennsylvania's. biden's son, beau, died of brain cancer last year.
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is to eat healthier. but -- american's love their fast food. ahead at 6:30 -- which fast food brand resonated best with americans in 2015. 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. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm sam bleiweis in for len 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.
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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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i'm mary king. it's 6:30 top stories as you're waking up... the republican presidential candidates took sharp shots at each other last night at a debate in the lowcountry. frontrunner donald trump even turned his attention to governor nikki haley after she suggested trump had an angry voice in her response to the state of the union address. trump said he is angry, because of the leadership in washington. and after a somewhat sunny week, rain is expected in our forecast today. let's check in with von gaskin who's in for tim miller this morning. she has your first alert forecast. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near
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sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon. the daytime high will reach the low 50s. first alert traffic report in the wis alert center this morning. the death of a suspect arrested after a domestic disturbance in indianapolis is
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investigation. police say the man was taken into custody around 9 last night. police say he then began complaining about chest pains while he was handcuffed. ems administered immediate medical attention but the suspect died at the scene. police say no force was used and the man was cooperative during arrest. police are treating the incident as an in-custody death investigation. this morning -- a highly debated rock quarry project proposed in lexington county, will go before a judge. the company behind the project, vulcan materials, wants to build in the leesville area. one of two proposals vulcan gave county council in november would close stutman road -- that is what will be discussed in court today. vulcan says closing stutman road would keep the mining operation farther away from houses. many residents have voiced concerns about noise and pollution, but say closing stutman road is not a solution either. today's hearing is at 9am.
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continues as she holds a meeting today at 11 at the state house. she's expected to announce her executive budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. we'll have the latest on the news conference ahead this afternoon on wis. any kind gestures between republicans donald trump and ted cruz came to an abrupt end, as the frontrunners battled it out during a fiery debate in north charleston last night. trump questioned whether cruz is eligible to be president due to his canadian roots. cruz fired back, mentioning the birth of trump's mother in scotland. meanwhile, senator marco rubio burned cruz over immigration, and his supposed flip-flopping. ted cruz, you used to say you supported doubling the number of green cards, now you say that you're against it. you used to support a 500 percent increase in the number of guest workers, now you say that you're against it. you used to support legalizing people that were here illegally, now you say you're against it. it all comes as the tightly-contested iowa caucus
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in the undercard debate, the big topics last night were the u-s economy and foreign policy. former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina said she would use her bump from the main state of the union response in the process. presidential candidate "we do not need to be lectured about why we're angry and frustrated and fearful because we've had an illegal immigration problem in this country for 25 years." kentucky senator rand paul was missing from both of the debates. paul refused to participate on the undercard stage, after he was bumped out of the main debate. coming off of the heels of last night's debate, ted cruz will join attorney general alan wilson today for a forum in columbia. it starts at 3:45 this afternoon at the usc alumni center on senate street. the event will be hosted by the conservative leadership project. free tickets are still available and can be found at cruz event s-c dot com. this sunday, the democratic presidential candidates will have a debate in downtown charleston.
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congressional black caucus institute and is hosted by nbc news. democratic frontrunner hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will be attending. our crew will be out there and will bring you the latest. wis will have a special decision 2016 show at 7 tomorrow night. we will have one-on-one interviews with several gop candidates and an overall look at the race for president leading up to the south carolina primary. it's all happening saturday. there are just a few tickets left for tonight's vince gill concert in which all proceeds will benefit the win anyway foundation in support of kids fighting cancer. win anyway co-founder & usc head baseball coach chad holbrook is hoping the concert at the township will ultimately be a complete sellout. marco's pizza bought most of the remaining tickets to hand out for free thursday and all 400 were gone in less than 15 minutes. if you still want to buy a ticket, we've put a link to ticketmaster under the big red 10. the concert starts at 7pm. jenny gill and patrick davis will open for vince.
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center will serve as the stage for the annual rocketman concert. the elton john tribute show is a benefit for the nancy perry children's shelter in lexington county. the shelter has provided a home for abandoned or abused children since 1972. tickets for the concert are 25 dollars and the show starts at up next on sunrise -- the panthers are getting ready to start their playoff run. a look at all the games happening this weekend in the divisional round of the nfl playoffs. bob costas: earlier this season carson
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even thinking about a window, i'm thinking about only this year. our mindset is this year, or nothing. larry fitzgerald: that's everybody's mindset. coach arian talks about it all the time, the time is now, we have to capitalize on the opportunity that we have earned to this point, getting the first round bye, our ability. it's on to the division round of the nfl playoffs. tomorrow, a special saturday edition of sunday night football features the green bay packers
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arizona cardinals. you can see bob costas' one-on-one interview with cardinals receiver larry fitzgerald as part of nbc's pre-game coverage. here's a look at the weekend schedule -- kansas city plays new england tomorrow before that green bay-arizona game. then sunday -- the pittsburgh steelers travel to denver in the late game. but up first -- the carolina panthers are back in action as they welcome seattle into bank of america stadium. the panthers did not play last weekend after securing a first round bye with a league best 15 and 1 record. game time is 1:05 on fox. if the panthers win, they'll host the winner of the green bay-arizona game in the nfc championship next weekend. some folks in the midlands will likely be making the trip up to charlotte this weekend. von gaskin joins us now with a game day forecast. how's the weather looking
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this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" rain totals in most areas with highs in the 40s and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase again there is a 20% chance of a shower through the afternoon. the daytime high will reach the low
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first alert traffic a new consumer report shows which fast food and casual dining restaurants report shows which fast food and casual dining restaurants americans liked best in
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subway held on to its top spot as the best- perceived fast food brand, followed by wendy's, chick-fil-a, pizza hut and sonic. in casual dining, olive garden held on to the top spot, thanks in part to its viral pasta promotion. rounding out the top five were panera bread, outback steakhouse, applebee's and red lobster. the death of british actor alan rickman continues to trend on social media this morning.. rickman was known for his role as hans gruber in "die hard" -- but most recently for bringing to life professor snape in the "harry potter" series. harry potter author j.k. rowling and other actors posted tributes on facebook and twitter expressing their condolences and remembering rickman for his incredible on-screen talent. he died of cancer. he was 69 years old. up next on sunrise -- new developments in a deadly attack in jakarta. the latest on new arrests in the
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a bipartisan group of senators is leading a charge to boost pay for state workers by five percent. supporters of the measure say it will cost $75 million dollars, but they say that money is available because of an unusually large budget surplus. the state's 35-thousand employees have gotten pay hikes in only two of the last seven years. i think we're in the best shape we've been in the last three decades. the economy's improving dramatically, unemployment has dropped. we're one of the few states in the country that has a triple-a bonding rating. we're picking up population. people are moving in, industry's
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about 75 percent of state employees make less than $40 thousand dollars. lawmakers and state employee association members say some workers have to turn to public assistance or work second jobs to keep up with the cost of living. if approved, the pay raises will take effect july 1st. lexington leaders are still working on ways to help drivers get through their town more easily. new 'in sync' traffic lights were recently installed at five intersections close to where east main street meets church street as well as lake drive. town officials say the new signals changed based on how many cars are there, not a timer, which should ease congestion. lexington is aiming to have 35 intersections equipped with these lights by the end of next year. other long-term traffic plans in the works include a new roundabout on 378 close to the intersection with highway 6. after reporting on a string of church burglaries in orangeburg county, wis has learned that deputies in neighboring bamberg county are also investigating similar crimes. sheriff ed darnell confirms three churches in bamberg county were also struck
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in the meantime, his deputies have increased patrols of the county's churches as they search for a suspect or suspects. meanwhile, orangebebg county continues to investigate nine separate church burglaries. "i seen my pastor's door was knocked in and kicked in and broken. then, there was a closet there that was broken in the secretary's office." an orangeburg county spokesman says his agency hopes to have an update today about the break-ins. he also says orangeburg county and bamberg county are working together to figure out if all the similar crimes are related. ==no toss== this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. the low will cross through the state later today and deliver 1" be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change conditions across the area . during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase
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shower through the afternoon. just into the wis alert center... we may soon know more about one of the three lucky winners sharing the record $1.5 billion dollar jackpot. the today show tweeted out this photo of one of the
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if you look closely, you can see it was sold in tennessee. we're told the couple who owns it will speak live on the today show just ahead after sunrise. stay tuned for that exclusive interview right here on nbc. lottery officials are still waiting for the winners of powerball tickets sold in california, and florida to come forward. attorneys for the city of chicago have released 2013 surveillance video showing police fatally shooting a 17-year-old carjacking suspect. a federal judge on thursday lifted a protective order that had barred the release after the city dropped its objections. two officers were chasing cedrick chatman when one fire after he says he saw a gun. it turned out to be a cell phone case. chatman's mother is suing the city and the two police officers who pursued the teen. goldman sachs has reached a 5-billion- dollar deal to clean up toxic mortgage plans. the bank has been accused of cobbling together home mortgage securities it knew would implode and then
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to unsuspecting investors between 2005 and 2007. as part of the deal, goldman sachs says it will provide 1-point-8 billion-dollars in consumer relief. other wall street firms have reached similar deals in recent years, including j-p morgan-chase and morgan stanley. it has been seven years since the "miracle on the hudson." u-s airways captain chesley sullenberger and his first officer made a perfect water landing on the hudson river. u-s airways flight 1549 hit a flock of birds right after takeoff, while it was me than 3,000 feet in the air. the damage shut down both of the plane's engines. the plane was brought down less than four minutes after the engines failed. all 155 people on board survived. 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 startiti your day with us! . coming up, we'll have one final with us!
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a look at today's top stories -- the international anglican communion has suspended the american episcopal church over its acceptance of same-sex marriage.
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decision thursday during a meeting in england. episcoplians voted last year to change church law to allow same-sex couples to get married. the suspension means episcopalians won't be allowed to represent the church of england's international communion, or participate in internal anglican decisions. the republican presidential candidates took sharp shots at each other last night at a debate in the lowcountry. there were some heated exchanges between frontruners donald trump and ted cruz over citizenship. trump even turned his attention to governor nikki haley after comments she made regarding "angry voices" within the gop. the today show will have much more ahead. ted cruz will join attorney general alan wilson today for a forum in columbia. the event starts at 3:45 this afternoon at the usc alumni center on senate street. free tickets are still available and can be found at cruz event s-c dot com. this sunday, the democratic presidential candidates will have a debate in downtown charleston. it's sponsored by the congressional black caucus institute and is hosted by nbc news. democratic frontrunner hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will be
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wis will have a special decision 2016 show at 7 tomorrow night. we will have one-on-one interviews with several gop candidates and an overall look at the race for president leading up to the south carolina primary. a highly debated rock quarry project proposed in lexington county, will go before a judge this morning. one of two proposals vulcan gave county council in november would close stutman road -- that is what will be discussed in court today. many residents have voiced concerns about noise and pollution, but say closing stutman road is not a solution. today's hearing is at 9am. governor nikki haley's busy week continues as she holds a meeting today at 11 at the state house. she's expected to announce her executive budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. we'll have the latest on the news conference ahead this afternoon on wis. and just in... the identity of one of the three winners sharing the record $1.5 billion dollar jackpot may soon be revealed. the today show tweeted out a photo of one of the winning tickets this morning, which
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the couple who owns it is expected to speak live on the today show in just a few moments after sunrise. stay tuned for that exclusive interview right here on nbc. this morning an area of low pressure has moved out of the gulf of mexico. and 50s. the rain associated with the system will be out of there by late friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60. sunday another area of low pressure will move across the gulf of mexico and change contions across the arere. during the late morning sunday clouds will start to increase thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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