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hands up, go to church we can sing, but if your heart still has that hatred in it, then it's still living in our schools, in our government, like in everything else we're surrounded by." "it means we've made progress but it's only symbolic. there are more material things that we need to keep working on while symbolism does count, in and of itself, it's not necessarily great progress." some of those material things -- equality in education which was a focal point in today's rally. the democratic presidential candidates touched on it and many in the crowd say that is a crucial next step in making progress when it comes to civil rights. live at the state house, meaghan norman wis news 10. one of those candidates, former secretary of state hillary clinton says she her email scandal should not damage her campaign. clinton spoke exclusively with
molineaux at the state house this morning. charles clinton came up repeatedly during last weeks republican debate the candidates pointed out that she's under investigation by the fbi over allegations that she mishandled classified documents by routing them through her personal email sever instead of her official state departmetn server. clinton says she does not expect that to be an issue in this year's campaign. 00:37:23 i think that, you know, what i have explained and what has been made public, is that there is an inquiry into classified information. i have made it absolutely clear i never sent any, i never received any of that was marked "classified" and that hasn't changed. i think that the hopes of some of the republican presidential candidates will be sorely dashed. is there a danger of a new revelation, of any sort, coming out once every few weeks that could really come to dominate the discussion?
now that doesn't mean that people won't say things. because i testified for 11 hours before the benghazi committee. i answered every question. the congressman from south carolina who is the chairman and congressmen tray goudy said afterwards, said we did learn anything new, which of course ago told him we'll have more of our exclusive interview with hillary clinton coming up on the news at 5:30 feeling every bit of winter as we'll see below normal temperatures much of the week. arctic air has settled down over much of the southeast, look for temperatures to be at least 10 cooler during the day and night. mostly sunny days, clear cold nights, highs in the middle to upper 40s .overnight lows low to middle 20s through wednesday. rain chances increase late thursday into friday with our next storm system. temperatures will rise to near normal with highs in the lower to middle 50s. moments ago we heard from democratic
march crowd w/ bernie sanders and marin o'malley "fired up! ready to go!" the crowd braving the cold for king day at the dome mixed community activists and campaign agents- passing out signs for hillary clinton and bernie sanders to spectators standing where the confederate battle flag flew seven months - a detail which didn't escape martin o'malley or hillary clinton. presidential candidate "it's wonderful to be here in south carolina fafang the rising sun of this new day begun and to be here in the absence of the confederate battle flag cheers" presidential candidate "what a beautiful morning for king day at the dome, and how wonderful it is to be here together without the confederate flag overhead! cheers that flag always belonged in a museum, not at the state house!' "i was here when they took it down, and i was like for the longest time that flag was flown, you know?" the primary focus of 2016's king day at the dome wawaequality in educaaon, a sore spot in
abbeville school district lawsuit. the candidates wove their platforms in with the topic, and dr. king's teachings- presidential candidate "we talk about education and we talk about our children, and we ask why in the wealthiest nation in the history of the world do we have the highest rate of childhood poverty?" - this is far from the first time the campaign trail intersected the king day march- barack obama stopped by in his 2008 campaign- and spectators say politicking doesn't take away from the day's message, so long as it lines up with dr. king. "it all depends if they're really following his message and actually following everything he stood for." ww, wis news 10 a special observance of dr. martin luther king jr.'s birthday took place this morning. members of the zion baptist church say this year's service took on a different meaning than previous years. they recognized the event being held without the confederate battle flag flying in front of the state house. a few church goers say today's
about passing it down to younger generations. following the service, thousands marched from the church to the state house steps. a stressful day on a construction site in richland county came to a happy end when a crew member was pulled to safety after falling into a 15 foot hole. firefighters and ems were called to the costco construction site on piney grove road just before 11 this morning. they worked nearly 2 hours stabilizing the victim and eventually pulling him from the hole with rope and the help of construction equipment. ems airlifted the patient who was in stable condition. today a prayer vigil was held for r upstate marine who o s missing after a helicopter crash. sergeant jeffrey sempler is one of of twelve marines missing since two military helicopters collided in the waters off the hawaiian island of oahu last week. authorities searching off hawaii said they found three life rafts... that had been carried aboard e
daround midnight local time in the village of danville. investigators are now working to determine what led up to the shooting. initial reports indicate that the suspect left the scene in the officer's vehicle. two people have been taken into custody. horse-drawn carriages will likely stay a part of new york city - but with restrictions. city leaders and the horse carriage industry struck a deal sunday that would confine carriages to central park. it would go into effect june first, pending approval of the city council. the agreement would drop the number of licensed horses from 180 to 110. and a stable would be built in central park by 2018. space-x's latest attempt to land rocket upright on a
failed in a spectacular fashion sunday. the unmanned rocket successfully carried a satellite into orbit, but then failed its secondary goal - to land on a floating platform. it came down softly on the platform,but then toppled and exploded on impact. the company musk says one of the legs failed to latch on the platform. presidential candidate dr. ben carson was in myrtle beach for the final day of the tea party coalition convention. he was the sixth and final
presidential candidate to take the podium. dr. carson discussed term limits and immigration.. he referenced president teddy roosevelt who once said america is a land of immigrants willing to welcome anyone if they accept our country's values and laws. "you know, what we're going to have to do is, is , to perhaps declare war on the islamic state claps and .. because they have certainly
and, and we
need to be looking at everything on a war footing, because we are at war right now." tonight he is speaking at the conservative leadership project presidential forum in columbia. chad mills will be there and will have a live report at 7. feeling every bit of winter as we'll see below normal temperatures much of the week. arctic air has settled down over much of the southeast, look for temperatures to be at least 10 cooler during the day
east coast. the iconic "beach wave" surf shop sign is
a mangled mess. the sign used to show a shark statue with a half- bitten surfboard in its mouth.. the sign has been destroyed but the shark remains intact... giving it a 'sharknado' appearance. there are some very active weather systems right now from the midwest through t t east coast -- with snow, ice and extreme cold. and more could be on the way. jay gray has a closer look. :21 :30 1:04 bitter temperatures.. "it is disgustingly cold.." and brutal conditions.. stretch across much of the country right now.. plows struggled to keep the pace.. as snow and ice turned the morning drive into a demolition derby in syracuse -- with more than 3-dozen accidents.. it was a tough go in new england
"they said flurries. this is not flurries." near white-out conditions led to accidents .. and some anxious moments behind the wheel in connecticut.. "it makes it dangerous, the roads slippery, just a hot mess, but we live in the midwest, it sub-zero temperatures.. forcing commuters to bundle- up.. "definitely a lot of layering.. i'm wearing undergarments underneath all of my clothes...try to cut off the air so the air doesn't go in while firefighters battled deadly flames.. and extreme conditions in iowa.. "we froze up six trucks, two fire hydrants, and drained a water tower". and this blast of winter weather may just be an early warning.. forecasters say conditions will coming up on wis--caught on camera! a firefighter's helmet camera was rolling as he rescued a woman and her infant from a
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 is responsible for the content of this message. vessel caught fire off the coast of new zealand today. local media in new zealand reported that the
pull people from the water. several passengers were taken to a hospital with minor injuries. all passenrs and crew on the 75-foot ferry have been accounted for. the boat ending up sinking. a firefighter's helmet camera captured a dramatic rescue saturday morning when firefighters in california were called to a two story apartment complex. a mother and her infant were trapped inside a second story apartment filled with smoke. the mom and six other adults inside the complex were also rescued no one was hurt. an oregon state basketball player upset with a call on the court took it out on the referee after a play at the basket between utah and oregon state. the oregon state player was expecting a foul call on the other team and didn't get it. he then stuck out his leg and tripped the referee. a replay from a different angle clearly shows it was no accident. the ref called a flagrant personal foul.. and the player was ejected from the
a happy ending yesterday for a fur seal that got tangled up in a fishing net in northern japan. a fisherman first discovered this injured seal last week with a fishing net tangled around its neck. it then vanished before some locals on a walk spotted it yesterday. aquarium staff captured the seal and cut away the net. the seal was then taken to the aquarium and treated. theey plan to return it to the wild once it regains its strength. the carolina panthers are one step closer to the super bowl. they beat the seattle seahawks in charlotte yesterday. and even a wedding wasn't enough to keep one couple from today's game. two season ticket holders had scheduled their wedding for yesterday... well in advance of the panthers making the playoffs. toward the end of the season, those sitting around them knew they'd be seeing the coiuple at the game - in their wedding attire. "en we first set the wedding date, the
so i was looking at and said huh there's a chance we could have a playoff game here, on our wedding weekend" "so i was like they have to win a lot of games, almost all of them. thinking there was probably no chance well i shouldn't have said that because clearly the panthers did really well this season!" the happy couple said they will make the n-f-c champsionship game their third honeymoon... if someone buys them the tickets. coming up on wis--democratic presidential candidates take the main stage in the capital city for martin luther king day. plus--wis has an exclusive one-on-one with hillary clinton in an exclusive interview. more on her gun control plans. break thanks for staying with us for
and the top three democratic presidential candidates took the main stage today in the capital city for king day at the dome. and our charles molineaux exclusively sat down with hillary clinton one-on-one at the state house. she gave her take on gun control. 00:36:08 well first
of all, what i am proposing, comprehensive background checks, closing the gun show loophole, the online loophole, what we call the charlston loophole, repealing that community that gun makers and sellers have from any accountability, is supported by 92% of the american people and 85% of gunowners. i think there are a lot of sensible, responsible gun owners here in south carolina as there are in arkansas or upstate new york, places that i responsible gun owners here in south carolina as there are in arkansas or upstate new york, places that i live, and certainly know that me the case, who say "hey, wait a minute. we've gone to a point where we are having 90 people a day die from guns, homicides, suicides, terrible avoidable accidents ,33,000 people a year, we can do better" also appearing at today's
secretary of state's closest challenger. vermont senator bernie sanders again touched on his central theme of what he calls income inequality. he later spoke to news ten senior reporter jack kuenzie about why that issue should matter to black voters. jack is in the newsroom with more. dawndy--senator sanders has a lot to say to african-american voters. and he's trying to hammer his message home to them---admitting to us today that when it comes to those voters, he's playing catch up to a rival with experience and contacts from her previous presidential campaign. sanders used his minutes at the podium to point out problems that include high incarceration rates for young african-americans, childhood poverty and a two-tiered education system that forces many students into substandard schools. i asked him later about how he's trying to distinguish his campaign from the others when it
that we are the campaign that's talking about raising the minimum wage to 15 bucks an hour. we are the campaign that's talking about making healthcare in this country available to all people. we are the campaign that's talking about pay equity for women, for changing our trade policies so corporations invest in this country, not just in china. and we are the campaign that has a very detailed african- american and latino than any other country on earth. that's crazy. al making a pitch to the king day crowd---former maryland governor martin o'malley---who like clinton, praised the removal of the confederate battle flag. o'malley echoed sanders on income inequality, healthcare disparities, underfunded schools and debt-free college. chicago businessman dr. willie wilson also appeared at today's rally. jack kuenzie wis news ten.
we'll see below normal temperatures much of the week. arctic air has settled down over much of the southeast, look for temperatures to be at least 10 cooler during the day and night. mostly sunny days, clear cold nights, highs in the middle to upper 40s .overnight lows low to middle 20s through wednesday. rain chances increase late thursday into friday with our next storm system. temperatures will rise to near normal with highs in the lower to middle 50s. state and community leaders kicked off martin luther king day with breakfast and a message from superintendent of education molly spearman. this is the 18th year the
from superintendent of education molly spearman. this is the 18th year the columbia urban league has hosted the event. it was held at the brookland banquet and conference center in west columbia. its purpose is to engage the business community to remember what dr. king's legacy did for economic development. dr. spearman spoke about how the state's education program is working to better prepare students for the workforce. "well dr. king talked about the importance of education, and that it's not just about the content. it's about the character of the students. that's what we're focusing on in south carolina now. the 21st century graduate." spearman said those traits include punctuality,
they can be sure their students will know how to show up to work on time, work together and solve probelms. for a complete look at m- l-k day around the midlands, go to wistv.com. investigators now say a deadly police chase and crash were connected to two armed robberies. lexington deputies say around four o'clock this morning the 44 truck stop in gilbert was robbed. less than hour later someone robbed the hill view truck stop less than a mile away. deputies say they saw the robbers' vehicle and chased the driver who then ran off harvey berry road and hit a tree. the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and died. the only passenger, who deputies say matches the description from both truck stop robberies, was taken into custody. the investigation into the crash is ongoing. detectives are also investigating the role the two may have played in a
sunday night in pelion. anyone with information is asked to call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. a construction crew member was pulled to safety this afternoon after falling into a hole at the site of the new costco. our allie spillyards was on scene during that rescue and joins us in the studio with more. this was a scary scene that involved a lot of team work. crews first responded to the scene on piney grove road just before 11 a.m. firefighters and ems crews worked as the victim's coworkers watched on. we're told the victim fell from a ladder into the hole that was about 15 feet deep. the rescue took more than 2 hours to complete and was difficult due to unstable ground. eventually, using some of the construction equipment and ropes, crews were able to pull the victim back up to ground level. we saw him strapped to a back board and quickly moved to a waiting helicopter before he was
details were limited today. we're still waiting to find out the victim's condition... we'll keep you updated as we learn more. coming up on wis--a cold snap in the midlands. but is it here to stay? we'll check in with meteorologist ben tanner. plus--it's been part of their mission for nearly two years. now for astronauts aboard the international space station, it's coming into bloom. break a look now at your first alert traffic... 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.
to bring them back to life after mold developed on some of the leaves. plants have been grown in space before. in 2014, space station crew members began a veggie plant system. coming up on wis--the calls to boycott the oscars continue to grow as they call for more diversity of its nominees. which two stars said they won't hit the red carpet this year. break add the postal service to the
starting this sunday, the prices of priority mail and priority mail express will increase. priority mail will go up 9-point-8-percent and the faster priority mail express will jumps 14-point-4- percent. this is the first price increase in more than three years for either mail service. the 62 richest people collectively have as much wealth as the 3-point-6 billion people who make up the bottom half of the world's population. oxfam international reports that the top one percent own more than everyone else combined. crude oil prices have dipped
barrel. it's the first time since 2003. investors are bracing for iran's return to global oil markets. with sanctions now lifted, the opec member-nation will begin exporting oil. iran is expected to quickly boost oil exports by 500- thousand barrels per day immediately, and it could reach one million barrels per day within a year. trader joe's is recalling its store- brand raw cashew pieces over possible salmonella contamination. the company is pulling them from the shelves. and they're asking customers to throw the product out or return it to any trader joe's store for a full refund. trader joe's says no one has gotten sick and they're doing this out of an abundance of caution. if you're still using windows eight -- it's time to upgrade. microsoft has ended support for the original release of its poorly- received operating system. the company says all users should upgrade to
the end of support means the 50 million or so worldwide windows eight users will no longer get updates to block viruses and
hackers. apple's itunes radio service will no longer be free as of january 28-th. the company broke the news to customers in an e-mail late last week. "beats 1" will be the only free radio service provided by apple. that service features guest hosts, exclusive interviews and music selected by apple's djs. all other stations, based on artists or genres will require a paid apple music subscription of 9-99 a month. coming up on wis--talk about downward dog on a whole new level! hong kong sets the world record for dog yoga! plus--hunting for food is a challenge for many animals in the height of estonian winter. but one squirrel finds a solution!
making note that it's martin luther king day, two well-known entertainers say they're skipping the academy awards this year. an emotional video by actress jada pinkett smith explaining her decision has been viewed online millions of times. jeremy roth has the story. let's let the academy do them, with all grace and love, and let's do us differently in a video posted to facebook... actress jada pinkett smith says
boycotting the academy awards - and wont be watching from home either. she made the dramatic announcment in the wake of a growing controversy over the lack of diversity among this year's oscar nominees. begging for acknowlement, or even asking, diminishes dignity, diminishes power, and we are a dignified people. her husband, will smith, is one of the actors of color who did not get nominated this year despite critical acclaim for his performance in "concussion" pinkett smith now says -- it's time to re- evaluate things: maybe it's time that we pull back our resources and we put them back into our communities, into our programs. pinkett smith is not alone in her frustration... on social media - many have vented over the lack of oscar diversity. for the second straight year the hashtag "oscars so white" has been trending online.
boycotting the ceremony as well. in a post on social media the director asks quote "how is it possible for the 2nd consecutive year all 20 contenders under the actor category are white?" both stars said they wish their friends involved with the oscars production the best -- and pinkett smith praised chris rock -- who will be hosting the show next month. i'm jeremy roth reporting. tracy morgan is coming back to t-v. the actor and comedian is set to star in a pilot for a potential f-x comedy. according to entertainment weekly, morgan will play a career criminal released from prison after 15 years...hoping to blend into society. morgan has slowly re- surfaced in the public eye since a 2014 crash that him seriously injured and killed a close friend. he appeared at the emmys last year and hosted saturday night live. hundreds of thousands of bottles of clean water is being trucked to flint, michigan... and it's all thanks to pop icon
the singer is partnering with water company icelandic glacial to make it happen. the water is expected to reach the the food bank of eastern michigan by wednesday. flint is dealing with toxic lead contamination in its drinking water... cher is picking up the majority of the cost. comedian bill maher has a request for his 60th birthday: he wants president obama to appear on his h-b-o show "real time. during his friday show, maher asked his audience to start a petition on the white house's "we the people" web site in order to make the appearance happen. white house policy is to address any petitions that garner more than a hundred thousand signatures as of today maher's petition as more than 140-thousand signatures. the country band "back road anthem" performed in arizona yesterday to remember their late band mate craig strickland. strickland was found dead more than a week after he disappeared in a powerful storm in oklahoma when he went duck
the band played saturday night and the tickets sold out so fast that they played again on sunday. "craig always greeted me with a hug or a handshake, a real professional and will be surely missed." sunday's tribute concert was also sold out. sales of david bowie's final album "blackstar" are soaring. the late singer's farewell to his fans debuted at number one on the "billboard 200" chart last week. he knocked out adele from the top spot. this is bowie's first number one album in the u.s. according to billboard and his biggest sales week for an album since 19-91. "blackstar" was released january 8th--bowie's 69th birthday. he died from cancer two days later. a world record 270 dogs and . it's called doga . the participants massaged, twisted and stretched their furry friends in a series of
the event gave yoga enthusiasts got a chance to relax and bond with their pets. the attempt at record- breaking has yet to be confirmed by the guinness world records people, but organizers were confident they had done it. "i feel really, really good. it's kind of a really close relationship with my dog. getting close to him. and the heart to heart. i like it." the previous record for largest "doga" class was set in san diego last year with 265 people and their pups turning up. after heavy snowfall in estonia this week, squirrels had to work a little harder for their food. this squirrel showed off its athletic ability, diving head first from the trees to find its stash of nuts. the squirrel burrowed its way through the winter wonderland like a pro. thanks for joining us for the news at 5. we'll be right back.
tonight on wis news 10 at six. a worker is back above ground and the hospital after a trip down hole that led to a (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
much of the southeast, look for good evening and welcome to the news at six. i'm judi gatson. thanks for joining us this evening. i'm charles molineaux. a construction worker is safe and back "above" ground after a rescue today. firefighters and ems crews had to pull them out of a hole. wis's allie spillyards was there. this all started when a member of the construction crew working on the new costco site along piney grove road in richland county, fell from a ladder into a 15 foot deep hole. emergency crews got there shortly after 11 and worked more than 2 hours to pull the victim to safety. they used rope and even some of the construction equipment on scene. the victim was secured, pulled up and moved