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melissa riverslen kiese will join us at 5am. temperatures are well below freezing again this morning, making for another chilly start to your work and school day. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by
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rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give us a few snow showers early on.then mostly sunny, highs near 50. sunday, mostly sunny, highs near monastery in iraq has been reduced to a field of rubble. the ap is reporting st. elijah's monastery of mosul has been completely wiped out. it's said to be another victim of the islamic state's relentless destruction of ancient cultural sites. we'll have more on this breaking story for you ahead on sunrise. breaking overnight in northwest pakistan- at least 20 students have been killed and more are feared dead after a university came under attack by armed militants.
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to cnn. gunfire and explosions were heard early wednesday at the bacha khan university in charsadda. poor weather conditions there are hindering miltiary and police efforts to regain control, but latest reports seem to indicate at least four attackers arardead. so far no one has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack. governor nikki haley will go before state lawmakers tonight to lay out her official agenda for the upcoming year in the state of the state address. coverage starts at 7--we will carry it live right here on wis. you can also stream it online at wistv.com. following the governor's speech tonight -- representative mandy powers norrell will give the democratic response. ahead in our next half hour -- our michal higdon will join us live from the state house looking ahead to the governor's address. a controversial project to revitalize a portion of west columbia will go to a vote at tonight's city council meeting. the proposed "brookland" development would be on
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street in west columbia. it includes restaurants, boutiques, and housing. after some neighbors raised concerns about the project -- earlier votes were put on hold. now that most of the concerns have been addressed, a vote to rezone the area has been put on the agenda for tonight's meeting. richland county leaders are hosting a series of meetings over the next few weeks to get feedback from victims of october's devastating flooding. our chad mills was at the first one last night at st. andrews park. "it was surreal. it was just surreal. little bit of panic, yes, but definitely just knowing that we had to get out. it was before we even knew what was going on everywhere else and before we even knew how dangerous and deathly it had become." karen valentine survived the historic october flood. but her home on gills creek in forest acres did not. "some volunteers from fort jackson came by and a couple of them followed me into the house for the first time, and they said, 'ma'am, what can we do? what can we do? what do you want
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didn't even know what to tell them." five feet of drywall was waterlogged, furniture had floated around, and a layer of mud was everywhere. the damage still has her displaced. but she's doing her part to help officials prepare for the next flood, which is what this meeting is all about. a company contracted by richland county is in the process of gathering detailed data from flood victims like valentine to compile a list of projects that'll potentially lessen the effects of a future flood. "what we're trying to do, as i stated earlier, is just trying to get an assessment so that we can assess these ideas and problems and then further address them." heather lovell brought her problem to the county. tha apartment complex she manages -- willow creek -- severely flooded in
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"on the fourth, total devastation is what it was like. all the way up to the second floors, the apartments were flooded out." and since then, the problems with the bordering stoop creek haven't gone away. "during the normal rain that we reason she, and others, are officials with the contractor, "tetra tech," say the report should be done in about two months. they'll be collecting more data in more public input sessions and then doing some field work as well. when the report is done, they say they'll rate the corrective action plans and present them to richland county council. an online shopping error ended with a gift for clarendon county flood victims. carson cogdill called zappos' customer service after they sent her the wrong shoes. carson shared a little about how hard clarendon county was hit hard during the flood. she later was shocked when she received a huge box from zappos marked "surprise" filled with fleece blankets and a card. "i think that just showing that this company that isn't
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anywhere near here... they're all the way across the country in las vegas nevada says we care. i think that's awesome." carson will donate the blankets to flood victims. she also received a handwritten card decorated with a painting of her town of pinewood. inside the state house -- a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would crack-down on journalists in the state. republican representative mike pitts filed a bill that would require journalists to register with the state before being eligible to work for a news outlet in south carolina. the proposed "responsible journalism" and possible criminal penalties for those who violate the law. the bill has been referred to committee for debate. the south carolina press association says the bill is unconstitutional, and plans to fight it. state lawmakers are also considering proposals to limit refugees coming to south carolina. senators are debating the bills, which include requiring a public database of refugees and holding their sponsors liable for damages if they commit acts of terror.
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agencies from taking on new refugees until the federal government can establish new security procedures. the department of social services says two refugees have been placed in the state so far, and a second family is waiting to finalize plans. tax season is now officially in full swing -- and department of revenue officials want to make sure you get the return you're due. they're warning you to watch out for scams and to be sure to submit your correct information. officials say the quickest way to file your taxes is online, and you'll avoid errors you may make on paper. but, if you do choose to file online -- you want to make sure it is secure. "you need to use different passwords and pass phrases for every program that you use, and make sure that you're using a reputable program or website." when looking for a tax preparer, department of revenue officials say make sure you check that person's track record with the better business bureau. the school bell will soon be ringing for the 2nd day of classes for cardinal newman students on the
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school. yesterday we got a chance to tour the new school. the new 50-acre campus on alpine road includes 35 classrooms, 2 gymnasiums and multiple athletic fields. cardinal newman's principal says students are already feeling at home. "when i stood at the door to welcome students coming in, the reality really hit that he we are today with what we have been waiting for, for such a long long time." "we saw it when it was in construction and everything but now that we're actually here, we are just kind of like awe struck that its happening finally." the move comes after the students and staff outgrew their previous 54-year-old campus in forest acres. talk about the ultimate win-win! today -- the oliver gospel thrift store received a 53- foot transfer trailer filled with donated furniture. twice a year -- the la-z- boy gallery in lexington offers its customers a trade-in customers can trade in their for store discounts. the lexington la-z-boy then
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mission. "we believe that we are a family and we believe what the oliver gospel mission for the community is exactly what fits in with our mission statement. it's how we do business." the money the mission gets from selling the furniture goes directly to supporting its programs and services. going into last night's game at ole miss...the gamecock men's basketball team only had one win in 13 previous match-ups. that made this victory in overtime...even sweeter. highlights from the men's hardcourt thriller upnext. break 1 the usc men's basketball team
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the gamecocks had just one victory in their 13 previous trips to ole miss.... for most of the night...it didn't look like they would get that second victory in oxford...then michael carrera put on his superman cape. this one goes down in the rebels' new arena...the pavillion. the gamecocks knew they would have their hands full with the sec's leading scorer...stefan moody...he sinks a three ball to put the rebels up by one.... laimonas chatkevicius has a 17 carolina is down ten at the second half... moody and the rebels win the three point contest....moody scores all of his game high 24 points on three pointer...he was eight of
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11 with 4:13 to play. here's one of the best plays of the night for carolina. freshman jamall gregory says clear the runway... he makes it a seven point game with a little over three minutes to play. carrera hits two straight layups...it's tied at 66 with just over 40 seconds to play. usc closes regulation with an 11-nothing run to send it to overtime. in o-t...sindarius thornwell loses the ball to donte fitzpatrick-dorsey he takes it in for the dunk....it's tied at 72 with 51 seconds to go... carrera responds for the gamecocks....a three point play with 29 seconds to go....usc up by three.... carrera finishes with a team high 19. the gamecocks win it 77 to 74 in
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improve to 17 and one....four and one in the conference. -------------------------------- --- the clemson men have been giant tonight they were looking to run cavaliers with 20... history was made tonight at the the cardinals debuting their new home court tonight against second half action....allie the cardinal newman girls win it 52 to 20....and the cardinal your morning sportswrap. clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s.
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a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give us a few snow showers early on.then mostly sunny, highs near 50. sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry or two early saturday. break 2 across the east, the threat of snow and ice has people bracing for a winter
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come. the latest system could even impact parts of the carolinas. and the freezing temperatures this week have heating and air businesses working double-time. raycom's colleen harry has more from charlotte. just how cold it is - depends on your perspective "i feel appropriate for the middle of january." so for a january night in charlotte "it's cold but i'm fine. as long as you dress okay that's what matters." you can either bundle up outside or hope you have heat inside. as afternoon faded, the temperature started to dip. "i mean it's cold.
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myself right. it's probably about 60 degrees in the house which is relatively cold considering the inside is a lot warmer normally." jason willis says the furnace hasn't been working right. since it's an old house, it's not as insulated. "last night was cold. last night was real cold." he called for help. "it has been super busy since this cold snap." with colder weather and snow in the forecast, heating companies say they expect it will get busier. "furnaces going out - mostly lack of maintenance - just like always. typically it's age related or lack of maintenance." "we still have money where we can help individuals with their heating bills." mecklenburg county officials say they don't want residents freezing in their homes. with temperatures dropping, some people who can't afford utility bills
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dangerous sources - like space heaters and leaving ovens on. ther county says there's federal potential dangers on the roadways. highway patrol troopers say if you hit a spot of "black ice," take your foot off the gas and reduce your speed -- but never slam on the brakes. if you're sliding to the right, counter steer to the left and vice versa. road crews are planning to 'spot treat' iced area as they are reported by drivers. "even though it's sunny outside, we could see some problem areas in south carolina where this water has occurred on the roadway. if you encounter that, please be proactive and call us and let us know. that way, we can send a trooper out there, cut the lights on, direct traffic, slow people down." if you see a problem area on the roads, dial "star hp" so that it can be fixed. still to come this morning on sunrise... a house divided takes on a whole new meaning for this family. the one member that will be all his lonesome rooting for his favorite nfl team, and the
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break 3 good morning to you, i'm peter
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trump before trump and this morning donald trump is boasting the biggest endorsement in the 2016 campaign yet. of course, that's the political firebrand sarah palin who analyst agree her influence has faded but she still holds significant sway with the conservative voting bloc in the critical state of iowa less than two weeks before that state's voters head to their caucuses. it's obviously a bitter pill to swallow for ted cruz. cruz, who was endorsed by palin in 2012, crediting her for his win. but it wasn't the only thumping cruz took on tuesday. he also got hit hard by iowa's governor; we'll have it all covered when we see
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-- except for the first born son. ryan haarer found out why the 10-year old is already defying his parents. "we are all broncos fans except for him." it's not like the weibler's first born had much of a choice. "whoever wins the super bowl, we'll name them that." in 2005-- tom brady and the patriots won the super bowl. "people for the first time when i tell them, they're like, what? then they look at brady and go 'what? why? i'll just say, well, i like the name!" but brady weibler fully embraced it. although he's quickly found himself the odd man out at
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"you have nobody to talk to." and at home. "he's usually pretty good but sometimes he gets too annoying and we send him to another room to watch. because we can't stand it!" the weiblers didn't stop at brady. in 2007 peyton manning led the colts to a super bowl. and son number two came along. "i'm peyton." yup. brady's younger brother-- is peyton. and since manning's move from indy-- game time's been-- tense. "usually i am on the floor. championship game. "we are going to fight a lot." and he has-- how many? i forgot nice comeback... stink!" as for sunday, if the broncos lose, things could get ugly. "i am going to punch my brother in the face."
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a strong sibling rivalry. thanks to mom and dad who won't we'll just tie brady up and throw him out in the garage for two or three hours." ryan haarer reporting. brady says he'll only watch the game with his family if there's food downstairs. if the pats lose -- he says he'll root for the broncos in the super bowl. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day
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he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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plus... if you want to cast your ballot in the republican primary, today is the deadline to register to vote. how you can make sure your voice is heard next month. plus... more cold weather today. i'll have your full forecast coming up. it's wednesday, january 20th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this wednesday, january 20th. the clouds this morning are bringing some warmth as you wake up. and there is a small chance we could see some snow flurries. tim miller has your first alert forecast. wednesday is partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and a 20% chance of a
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evening sprinkle or flurries. cold showers will develop thursday afternoon with highs near 50 degrees. expect periods of rain friday and some rain may be heavy at times. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. the system quickly moves out early saturday, colder air behind the storm will sneak into the area on the back
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response following the president's state of the union... governor nikki haley will take to the podium to deliver her annual state of the state address tonight. our michal higdon is live at the state house this morning with more on the groundwork the governor has already laid out before tonight's address -- michal? a big part of where the state is today and how it will move forward is the funding just a few days ago, governor haley gave us her proposed budget going into this next fiscal year. this budget includes a 1.3 billion dollar surplus from last year -- but it's an amount that governor haley says can help the state meet many of its funding requirements. the budget has five main themes - education, public recovery and economic development. but it also includes a reduction of the state's debt obligation- dropping about 100 million dollars from where it was the year before, and at the same time, doubling the state's available cash reserves.
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do something that hasn't been done since the great recession: fully funding county and municipal governments. governor haley will be addressing all of this and more on where the south carolina stands at her state of the state address tonight. that will take place at 7 o'clock and we'll be carrying it live for you here on wis. we'll also be streaming it live on wistv dot com. a lot of events in the palmetto state have had a significant impact on us in the live from the state house, michal higdon, wis news 10. following the governor's speech tonight -- representative mandy powers norrell of lancaster county will give the democratic response. we'll have more on her response as well on wistv dot com. people in south carolina who want to take part in primaries
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to act fast to register to vote. today is the deadline to register if you want to vote in the republican primary. the deadline for the democratic primary is on january 27th. you can register by logging on to the south carolina election commission website at sc votes dot org. meanwhile, testing will begin this morning at 10 for the election database and counting equipment for the republican presidential primary. you're looking at video from last year's testing. the goal is to make sure machines are working properly and ensure that they're ready to count votes accurately. tests will be conducted at the richland county voter registration and elections office on hampton street in columbia. we're also following the tag team of republican sarah palin. palin is endorsing trump for president, but he's not the only republican going after nbc's tracie potts has more on this from washington this morning. fmr. vice presidential nominee :00-:06 "our next president of the united states, donald j. sarah palin... endorsing donald trump and his message: fmr.
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"doggone right, we're angry!! justifiably so!!!" presidential candidate :13-:14 "we're gonna give 'em hell." the palin endorsement could help trump win points with women and conservatives: "this just might be the kind of move that excites someone that supports donald trump but wasn't sure if they were going to go out and caucus on a cold night." trump's closest rival, ted cruz, refused to bad-mouth palin: presidential candidate :32-:38 "listen, i love sarah palin. sarah palin is fantastic. without her friendship and support, i wouldn't be in the senate today." cruz is getting some high-powered conservative support of his own. he's being introduced in iowa saturday by conservative talk show host glenn beck. on facebook, beck questions palin's endorsement. meantime, bernie sanders is itching for a general election battle with trump: presidential candidate :54-:59 "on a very personal level, it would give me a great deal of satisfaction to run against donald trump." both frontrunners - trump and hillary clinton - are in iowa today. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. a staffer from republican presidential candidate ben
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25-year-old braden joplin died tuesday after a van carrying four staff members flipped over an icy iowa highway and was struck by another vehicle. carson suspended his campaign events for the next several days. he delivered a statement last night, saying his heart goes out to joplin's family and the families of those involved in the accident. "i saw video of him last night, making yard signs. he was so energetic. it's just amazing what he was doing. and our hearts go out to his family and to all the families involved, including the family in the pickup truck. you know, life is so fleeting, and we have to make the most of every bit of it that we can." carson delivered that statement from nebraska, where joplin was reportedly being treated before he died. three other passengers in that accident were treated and released from an omaha
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new information is out this morning regarding democratic presidential frontrunner hillary clinton's private email server. intelligence officials now say some information designated above the "top secret" classification level. clinton reportedly received emails about some special access programs while secretary of state. the justice department and the inspector general are both conducting separate investigations. breaking in the wis alert center right now... the death toll continues to rise in northwestern pakistan after an attack on a university campus. right now -- 21 are reported dead and numerous others hurt after gunfire and explosions early this morning near bacha khan university. heavy police and military forces were deployed to the area to regain control. pakistani army officials say that four of the attackers have been killed the pakistani taliban has clamied responsibility for this attack. we will continue following this
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richland county deputies are hoping some surveillance footage could help them catch a murderer. they're trying to identify the driver of this dark sedan that was driving on longreen parkway just past journey church road. that's near the area where adrian silva was killed on january 3rd. investigators think whoever was in the sedan may have seen something. silva was riding his motorcycle on churchland road toward lee road when he was shot and then crashed. if you have any information on the sedan or anything else than can help investigators, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. wednesday is partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and a 20% chance of a late day, early evening sprinkle or flurries. cold showers will develop thursday afternoon with highs near 50 degrees. expect periods of rain friday and some rain may be heavy at times.
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chance 90%. the system quickly moves out early saturday, colder air behind the storm will sneak into the area on the back basketball team. basketball team star has another accolade to add to a consistently growing list. what sophomore forward a'ja wilson is being recognized for
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the coast guard has now suspended the search for
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helicopters crashed near hawaii. one of the missing marines is jeffrey sempler-- a native of the upstate. last thursday, someone on a beach reported seeing the helicopters flying and then seeing a fireball. coast guard crews spotted debris about two and a half miles off the coast of oahu. reverend al sharpton is among the latest people to call for a boycott of the academy awards due to what they call a lack of diversity. the civil rights activist has joined director spike lee and actress jada pinkett-smith. the boycott is apparently in an attempt to affect ratings and advertisers. calls for a boycott started after no actors of color were nominated for an award this year. check out this video. as a major winter storm hit the east coast, it
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louis. forecasters expect it to continue to fall into the early hours of this morning. a winter storm warning is currently in effect for southeastern missouri and southern illinois. as you can see, the snow is causing driving issues. icy roads in st. louis halted traffic, with some cars stalling in the roadway. wednesday is partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and a 20% chance of a late day, early evening sprinkle or flurries. cold showers will develop thursday afternoon with highs near 50 degrees. expect periods of rain friday and some rain may be heavy at times. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. the system quickly moves out early saturday, colder air behind the storm will sneak into the area on the back end in time for a flurry or two early saturday. sunday looks mostly sunny, highs
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a win is a win no matter how you get it, and the usc men's
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overtime last night in what turned out to be a thrilling game on the road. the gamecocks played ole miss in oxford -- a place they hadn't had much success in previous years. and it looked to be the same old story with usc trailing by 10 at halftime. but the gamecocks make a big comeback in the final minutes of the second half to send the game to overtime. and usc would finish the job off, winning by a final score of 77 to 74, improving to 17- and-one on the season. the clemson tigers were hoping to keep their streak of big wins over big time opponents going last night. clemson was on the road at 13th ranked virginia, looking for their fourth straight win over a ranked opponent. on this night thougth -- the cavaliers kept the tigers in their cage. it was a close game, but clemson
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meanwhile, the usc ladies have a reason to celebrate. sophomore forward a'ja wilson is the sec player of the week for the fourth time this season. a'ja helped the gamecocks beat two top 15 opponents. she scored 26 points and blocked eight shots in both victories against kentucky and texas a-and-m. she also averaged ten and a half rebounds for the week. the gamecocks play at auburn tomorrow night. coming up on news 10 sunrise... he's an oscar-winning actor, singer, songwriter and now he's being hailed as a hero by many. the heroic act that jamie foxx did to earn recognition across the nation. i'm judi gatson. in today's military salute we are proud to honor 3 outstanding young men who are best friends. mason cox ... austan day ... and jacob robertson grew up together in rural gilbert. they all decided to take the brave journey to serve in the us army, choosing infantry as their
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began basic combat training at fort benning within 2 weeks of each other, but were in different companies so they only saw each other in chapel a handful of sundays. these young men are an inspiration to their family and friends and their strength and courage are a testament to our community. kevin tibbles we're outside the state house in
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise)
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michigan where protesters are
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delivers the state of the state speech here. people are very angry with the state of the water in flint, michigan. they've traveled by the hundreds here and we'll have a report coming up on today. two people were killed and nine others are recovering this morning after a bus crashed and flipped on its side in san jose, california. the bus was on its way from los angeles to oakland yesterday when the accident occurred. investigators say the bus crashed into safety barrels along the median of the highway before flipping on its side. california highway patrol says the driver admitted he was fatigued at the time of the crash. investigators have not yet revealed whether he fell asleep behind the wheel. isis is confirming for the first time the man known as "jihadi john" is dead. his real name was mohammed emwazi and he was the english- speaking voice of the group in many of its horrific propaganda videos. some of them showed him
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u-s officials said two months ago they were reasonably certain he was killed in a drone strike in syria. isis reportedly published his obituary in its magazine. a woman accused of posing as a nurse at a center where bobbi kristina brown stayed has been charged with practicing nursing without a license. taiwo sobamowo faces charges of practicing registered nursing with no license. bobbi kristina, who was the only child of bobby brown and the late whitney houston, died back in july. officials have not yet released whether bobbi kristina's care was affected by sobamowo. the texas attorney general says playing paid fantasy sports is considered illegal gambling in texas. ken paxton voiced his opinion that a court would conclude participating in paid daily fantasy sports leagues constitutes illegal gambling. texas joins a growing number of states that have declared daily fantasy sports betting as illegal. officials in new york, new jersey and illinois have challenged the legality of the sites. oscar-winning actor and
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being hailed a hero after the california highway patrol says foxx and another good samaritan saved a driver from a burning truck. officials say the driver was drunk and speeding when he drove off the road and into a ditch. the man's s uck then burst into flames. foxx and another witness reportedly broke a window and cut the seat belt to save the man. the man was taken to the hospital where he is now in intensive care with third-degree burns and a broken collarbone. wednesday is partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and a 20% chance of a late day, early evening sprinkle or flurries. cold showers will develop thursday afternoon with highs near 50 degrees. expect periods of rain friday and some rain may be heavy at times. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. the system quickly moves out early saturday, colder air behind the storm will sneak into the area on the back end in time for a flurry or two early saturday. sunday looks mostly sunny, highs
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a new book by a columbia historian shows us how the city has changed throughout the years. historic columbia director of cultural resources john sherrer has a new book by a columbia historian shows us how the city has changed throughout the years. historic columbia director of cultural resources john sherrer has compiled photos and stories from the city's past into a book called "remembering columbia." it chronicles the capital city's history from the 1820's to the late 1970's -- including some wis photos. sherrer drew on a variety of historic resources, including photos from private collections. "historic columbia is excited for this book to serve the community. as not just as a tool to kind of use and look back at what has been, but also, i think, a resource for us to help shape the city of the
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the book is available at the historic columbia gift shop at the robert mills house. there's more on this story on wistv-dot-com. coming up on sunrise at 5:30... stargazers will want to wake up early this morning for a rare phenomenon that will light up the morning sky. more on what you'll be able to see as you wake up this morning and how long the show in the sky will last. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this wednesday, january 20th. top stories as you're waking up... governor nikki haley is preparing to give her state of the state address today. our michal higdon is live at the state house this morning with more on what governor haley is expected to address as the state moves forward in 2016. plus... clouds this morning are bringing some warmth as you wake up. and tim miller says there is a small chance we could see some snow flurries. he has your first alert forecast
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wednesday is partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and a 20% chance of a late day, early evening sprinkle or flurries. cold showers will develop thursday afternoon with highs near 50 degrees. expect periods of rain friday and some rain may be heavy at times. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. the system quickly moves out early saturday, colder air behind the storm will sneak into the area on the back end in time for a flurry or two early saturday. sunday looks mostly sunny, highs near 50.
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an eventful 20-15 in south carolina will be a huge focus as governor nikki haley addresses millions tonight. our michal higdon is live at the state house where the governor there are three key events that happened in the last year, that have shaped south carolina's history and ultimately how we will move forward in 2016. last summer, south carolina dealt with a significant tragedy when nine faithful men and women lost their lives at mother emanuel ame church in charleston. a few weeks after, the state removed the confederate flag which flew on state house
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governor haley says was being used to divide us. then in october, south carolinians were put through another tragedy as the one-thousand year historic flood hit our state. many lost so much -- but governor haley says south carolinians have stood together, strong through it all. the governor will deliver her state of the state address tonight at 7. i'll have more on that in about 10 minutes, including a big economic boost the governor just announced for our state. live from the state house, ichal higdon, wis news 10. right now in the wis alert center... we are learning isis has released more than half of the people who were kidnapped over the weekend in syria - freeing 270. among the releaed were children under the age of 14 and men over 55. a syria rights group says 400 civilians were kidnapped over the weekend. this as isis militants have made advances on a new city in syria in this video uploaded to social media
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a man accused of shoooong a charlotte police officer two years ago is expected to plead guilty today. a sentencing hearing for james lewis is scheduled in federal court in columbia. prosecutors say in january of 2014 -- lewis shot charlotte- mecklenburg ficer, shane page when he attempted to serve a warrant at a fort mill home. officer page has since recovered from his injuries. lewis was also hurt in a shootout when officers returned fire. he was wanted for robbing a fast food restaurant in pineville, north carolina. lewis' hearing will be held today at 10:45 at the federal courthouse. if you're a flood victim in richland county, officials want to hear from you. we first brought you this story yesterday on sunrise. those officials are hosting a series of six feedback meetings over the next few days, and the first one was last night at st. andrews park. a company contracted by richland county, tetra tech, is in the process of gathering detailed data from those flood victims to compile a list of projects that'll potentially lessen the effects of a future flood. last night, some of the victims told the engineers about repeat flood problems --
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october flood. "what we're trying to do, as i stated earlier, is just trying to get an assessment so that we can assess these ideas and problems and then further address them." officials with the contractor say the report should be done in about t months. they'll be collecting more data in more public input sessions and then doing some field work. when the report is done, they say they'll rate the corrective action plans and present them to richland county council. to find out when and where the five remaning meetings are -- go to wistv.com. what some say is a controversial project to revitalize a portion of west columbia will be voted meeting. the proposed "brookland" development would be on the corner of state and meeting street in west columbia. it includes restaurants, boutiques, and housing. after some neighbors raised concerns about the project, earlier votes on the development were put on hold. now that most of the concerns have been addressed, a vote to rezone the area has been
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the campaign of democratic presidential candidate, bernie sanders continues it's hbcu tour through the palmetto state. tonight -- sanders' supporters will hold a "higher ed for bernie" town hall event on the campus of usc. this is video of last week's featured guest at usc's event tonight. it's at 6 in the russell house theater auditorium. the 90s rock-band pearl jam will soon rock out colonial life arena. the band announced tuesday that it will make a stop in columbia as part of its 2016 north american tour. the concert will be april 21st at 8pm. tickets go on sale next friday at noon and start at 71 dollars. the ringling bros. barnum and bailey circus will kick off tomorrow night at colonial life arena, but something will be missing before the big show. the annual animal walk, featuring the circus' elephants will not be happening this year. the show says that's because of timing issues. the circus recently announced the elephants
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may of this year to move to their permanent home at the ringling bros. center for elephant conservation. the circus will have eight shows starting tomorrow at 7pm. an astronomical treat for stargazers, plus two new sweet treats that could be considered out of this world. that's coming up on news 10 sunrise as we take a look at what's trending in the social media world. one lawmaker has proposed a
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republican representative mike pitts filed a bill that would require journalists to register with the state before being eligible to work for a news outlet in south carolina. the proposed "responsible journalism" bill would establish fines and possible criminal penalties for those who violate the law. the bill is being debated. the south carolina press association says it will fight the bill-- which it says is unconstitutional. lawmakers are also considering proposals to
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carolina. the bills include requiring a public database of refugees and holding their sponsors liable for damages if they commit acts of terror. a second bill would ban state agencies from taking on new refugees until the federal government can procedures. the department of social services says two refugees have been placed in the state so far, and a second family is waiting to finalize plans. wednesday is partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and a 20% chance of a late day, early evening sprinkle or flurries. cold showers will develop thursday afternoon with highs near 50 degrees. expect periods of rain friday and some rain may be heavy at times. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. the system quickly moves out early saturday, colder air behind the ststm will sneak into the area on the back end in time for a flurry or two early saturday. sunday looks mostly sunny, highs
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many people across the carolinas are pretty excited about the panthers'
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this season. and it shows. take a look at this video. a mocksville, north carolina man painted his car panther colors to show his support for the team. herbert lester tatum decided to paint his car as a way to take his mind off his fourth battle with cancerer he said just like the mighty panthers- he's going to keep on pounding! the carolina panthers take on the arizona cardinals in charlotte this sunday.
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mayor john cranley served up some e iles after losing a bet with a pittsburgh steelers fan. before the bengals met the steelers in the playoffs, cranley and pittsburgh mayor bill peduto wagered on which team would win. the losing mayor had to serve food at a shelter, wearing the opposing team's jersey. the steelers won that game 18 to 16. despite getting some grief for his decision to wear the black and yellow, cranley served food at the city gospel mission of cincinnati. cranley says his skin burned from wearing the jersey, but he's happy to partake in a good cause. starting this morning at dawn, skywatchers will
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they'll be able to see five planets together in the sky just before dawn. mercury, venus, saturn, mars s d jupiter will all be visible for about 45 minutes before sunrise. experts say it's the first time in more than 10 years that all five of them have appeared together in the pre-dawn sky. the show will last through february 20th. check out the u-s naval more information. they have an app p at can help you. one new oreo flavor out now brings you an unmistakable twist, while another, being re- released, could be considered
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valentine's day coming up next month. oreo unveiled its new cinnamon bun flavor this week. it could be just what we all needed while we deal with the chilly temperatures outside. cinnamon bun is a limited-edition flavor that rerertedly won't be out for a long time. the company also brought back its red velvet flavor. both oreo flavors are available at stores nationwide. coming up on news 10 sunrise... a major recall involving clothing for young children. details on why the onesies on your screen have been pulled from shelves and how you can get a refund.
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the state address. a like in years past, the governor will be touting job growth in our state. our michal higdon jojos us live with a preview. one thing she will be focusing on is the continued business growth in the palmetto state. our michal higdon is live at the state with more. business growth in south carolina ultimately leads to more jobs throughout the
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something governor haley has been pushing since she first took office. governor haley was in spartanburg county on tuesday to celebrate one of the largest investments in state history. toray industries officially broke ground on its home in moore. at this site, the company will producecearbon fiber materials -- materials that can be used by companies like boeing. state leaders say the site is one of the essential building blocks in south carolina's manufacturing future. a future that will also bring carolina has really put its name on the map for the fact that not only do we build things, we build them well. the investment in what is happening with "made in america" in south carolina is really something to be looked at." and business growth like this is something governor haley will speak about when she delivers her state of the state address tonight at 7 o'clock. representative mandy powers norrell will give the democratic response. and we will be carrying that
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live from the state house, michal higdon, wis news 10. walt disney parks and resorts is recalling about to a choking hazard. the recall involves two styles of infant one-piece bodysuits... the darth vader onesie and disneyland 60th. the snaps on the three- snap closure can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children. no injuries have been reported. consumers should stop using the recalled bodysuits and can contact walt disney parks and resorts for instructions on returning the items for a full refund. take a look at this! it's the latest menu item at mcdonald's... but you'll have to travel overseas to japan to get it. they're chocolate covered fries. the golden arches calls this sweet and salty combo the 'mcchoco potato,' with its french fries drizzled with two different chocolate sauces. the mcchoco potato will be available for a limited time starting next tuesday at participating restaurants in japan. happy birthday to everyone
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send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line. please give two weeks advanced notice. photos cannot be returned.
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(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 s surity, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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president obama will head to the north american international auto show in detroit to
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the recovery of the american auto industry. the white house says president obama also wants to experience the progress made by the city. more than 640-thousand jobs have been created since the 2009 bailout of the auto industry. united health is blaming obamacare for losing close to half a billion last year, and they expect to lose even more in 2016. the company is blaming higher than expected claims from enrollees in obamacare exchange programs. it says many people who need expensive medical services are signing up during the so-called special enrollment period. insurers say many americans are using that as a loophole to sign up only when they get sick. united health says it might drop out of all obamacare exchanges in 2017. u-s attorney general loretta lynch is expected to testify before a senate subcommittee today regarding gun control. the subcommittee will hold a hearing on the justice department's role in implementing new executive actions related to gun control. earlier this month, president
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reduce gun violence. crisis, michigan's governor say he is not going to step down from his position. rick snyder said last night in an address that he won't walk away when something right. flint has been dealing with toxic lead contamination in its drinking water due to a cost-saving measure that involved switching the city's water supply. wednesday is partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and a 20% chance of a late day, early evening sprinkle or flurries. cold showers will develop thursday afternoon with highs near 50 degrees. expect periods of rain friday and some rain may be heavy at times. highs in the middle 50s, rain
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south carolina stands as we move further into 20- 16. plus... if you want to cast your ballot ininhe republican primary, today is an important day. how to make sure your voice is heard ahead of next month's primary. plus... more cold weather today. coming up. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock. top story this morning... a developing winter storm system that's getting it's act together and already spreading a dangerous mix of sleet and freezing rain in parts of the south. in the midwest -- snow is now blanketing roads and
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take a look at this live picture out of indianapolis this morning where already up to 3 inches of snow has fallen over the city and more is expected in the day ahead. that same storm system is forecast to strengthen as it heads east. by the time it's all said and done -- several major cities along the mid- atlantic and the northeast could be looking at several inches of snow on the ground. here for us in the midlands we could see just a few snow flurries as the southern portion of that weather system impacts our state. tim miller is monitoring the situation closely for us this morning. clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops
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will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give us a few snow showers early on.then mostly sunny, highs near 50. sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry or two early saturday. first alert traffic report right now in the wis alert
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the death toll continues to rise in northwestern pakistan after an attack on a university campus. right now -- 21 are reported dead and numerous others hurt after gunfire and explosions early this morning near bacha khan university. heavy police and military forces were deployed to the area to regain control. pakistani army officials say that four of the attackers have been killed. the pakistani taliban has clamied responsibility for this attack. just a week after making national headlinefor her sponse following the president's state of the union... governor nikki haley will take to the podium to deliver her annual state of the state address tonight. our michal higdon is live at the tonight's address -- michal? a big part of where the state is today and how it will move forward is the funding that's approved. just a few days ago, governor haley gave us her proposed budget going into this next fiscal year. this budget includes a 1.3
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last year -- but it's an amount that governor haley says can help the state meet many of its funding requirements. the budget has five main themes - education, public finance, public safety, flood recovery and economic development. but it also includes a reduction of the state's debt obligation- dropping about 100 million dollars from where it was the year before, and at the same time, doubling the state's available cash reserves. and this proposed budget would do something that hasn't been done since the great recession: fully funding county and municipal governments. governor haley will be addressing all of this and more on where the south carolina stands at her state of the state address tonight. that will take place at 7 o'clock and we'll be carrying it live for you here on wis. we'll also be streaming it live on wistv dot com. flood.
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next half hour. live from the state house, michal higdon, wis news 10. following the governor's speech tonight -- representative mandy powers norrell of lancaster county will give the democratic response. we'll have more on her response as well on wistv dot com. people in south carolina who want to take part in the republican and democratic primaries coming up next month will have to act fast to register to vote. today is the deadline to register if you want to vote in the republican primary. the deadline for the democratic primary is on january 27th. you can register by logging on to the south carolina election commission website at sc votes dot org. we've put a link with this story online at wistv dot com. meanwhile, testing will begin this morning at 10 for the election database and counting equipment primary. you're looking at video from last year's testing. the goal is to make sure machines are working properly and ensure that they're ready to count votes accurately. tests will be conducted at the richland county voter registration and elections office on hampton street in
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richland county deputies are hoping some surveillance footage could help them catch a murderer. they're trying to identify the driver of this dark sedan that was driving on longreen parkway just past journey church road. that's near the area where adrian silva was killed on january 3rd. investigators think whoever was in the sedan may have seen something. silva was riding his motorcycle on churchland road toward lee road when he was shot and then crashed. if you have any information on the sedan or anything else than can help investigators, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. the coast guard has now suspended the search for 12 marines who have been missing since two helicopters crashed near hawaii. one of the missing marines is jeffrey sempler-- a native of the upstate. last thursday, someone on a beach reported seeing the helicopters flying and then seeing a fireball. coast guard crews spotted debris about two and a half miles off the coast of oahu. state regulators are seeking more money to monitor the water quality in
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and streams. dhec officials say strengthening the program and increasing water testing is a priority for the agency. dhec is asking state lawmakers for about $950,000 more in its budget to hire 16 new employees and buy more equipment to test water around the state. department documents say because of budget cuts in recent yeras, data it now collects may not be representative of the actual overall water quality. time now for a quick check of your forecast. here's tim miller. clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 2020to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give us a few snow showers early on.then mostly sunny, highs near 50. sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry or two early saturday.
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causing problems around the us, in more ways than one. where rain triggered a large around the us, in more ways than one. where rain triggered a large rockslide, jamming up traffic and causing an accident. secretary of state, john kerry
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for talks with russia's foreign mininier on syria and ukraine. this is new video of kerry's arrival in zurich. he's expected to talk about resolving differences with russia ahead of the united nations peace talks for syria that are due to begin next week. kerry will also be pushing for more progress on resolving conflict in eastern ukraine between the government and pro- russia rebels. the peace talks are scheduled to begin next monday. republican presidential front-runner donald trump has gotten the endorsement of conservative sarah palin. palin, the former governor of alaska and 2008 gop vice presidential pick, says that with trump as president america would no longer apologize. the endorsement comes as trump is locked in a dead heat with texas senator ted cruz in iowa. a staffer from republican presidential candidate ben carson's campaign has died. 25-year-old braden joplin died tuesday after a van carrying four staff members flipped over an
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by another vehicle. carson suspended his campaign events for the next several days. he delivered a statement last night, saying his heart goes out to joplin's family and the families of those involved in the accident. "i saw video of him last night, making yard signs. he was so energetic. it's j jt amazing what he was doing. and our hearts go out to his family and to all the families involved, including the family in the pickup truck. you know, life is so fleeting, and we have to make the most of every bit of it that we can." carson delivered that statement from nebraska, where joplin was reportedly being treated before he died. three other passengers in that accident were treated and released from an omaha hospital.
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morning regarding democratic presidential frontrunner hillary clinton's private email server. intelligence officials now say her server included some information designated above the "top secret" classification level. clinton reportedly received emails about some special access programs of state. the justice department and the inspector general are both conducting separate investigations. the city of baltimore is in the final stages of securing body cameras for its police department. commissioner announced tuesday that taser international will provide the cameras to its officers. 155 officers had been participating in a pilot program testing cameras since october. a final contract will be voted on by the end of february, and it is expected to take rough twtwyears to equip all officers with body cameras. while a big chunk of the nation is dealing with snow, california continues to be plagued by mud and rockslides due to heavy rains. you can see in this video a road blocked after several boulders came crashing down in madera county. no cars were hit, but it did
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clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give us a few snow showers early on.then mostly sunny, highs near 50. sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry or two early saturday. tim miller's keeping an eye on your morning drive
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a win is a win no matter how you get it, and the usc men's basketball team needed overtime last night in what turned out to be a thrilling game on the road. the gamecocks played ole miss in oxford -- a place they hadn't had much success in previous years. and it looked to be the same old story with usc trailing by 10 at halftime. but the gamecocks make a big comeback in the final minutes of the second half to send the game to overtime. and usc would finish the job off, winning by a final score of 77 to 74, improving to 17- and-one on the season. the clemson tigers were hoping to keep their streak of big wins over big time opponents going last night. clemson was on the road at 13th ranked virginia, looking for their fourth straight win over a ranked opponent. on this night thougth -- the cavaliers kept the tigers in
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falls 69 to 62. another state is taking a stand against fantasy sports sites fanduel and draft kings. texas's attorney general is the latest to say paid fantasy sports are illegal. ken paxton issued an opinion tuesday saying a court would likely conclude that playing daily fantasy sports for money constitutes illegal gambling in his state. texas joins a growing number of states that have reached that same conclusion. officials in new york, new jersey and illinois have challenged the legality of the sites. up next on sunrise -- a look at your wednesday headlines. thanks for starting your morning with news 10. hallie jackson hey good morning and this morning we are putting our today
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(andy stanley) we'd learn from our mistakes in the areas that matter least, but we repeat, unfortunately, we repeat our mistakes in the areas that matter most.
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candidates, but on one of their it's an inside look you won't clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. storm could give us a few snow forecasters say tens of millions of americans from washington to boston and the ohio valley could
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pounded by an end-of- the-week snowstorm. the big questions are exactly where and how much. some areas will likely be measuring snow in "feet" instead of "inches." the heaviest snowfall will liliely begin friday of the mid atlantic states. a pre-trial hearing is scheduled today in baltimore for four police officers charged in the death of freddie gray. the judge will hear a motion to strike a court order compelling testimony from a fifth officer, william porter. prosecutors want to call him to testify in court proceedings against sergeant alicia white, officer garrett miller, officer edward nero and lieutenant brian rice. porter's trial ended in december with a mistrial. the trial for the sixth officer charged in gray's death, caesar goodson, has been put
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it's decision today. police in san jose, california say the driver of a greyhound bus told them he was tired when his bus plowed into safety accident early tuesday. nine others were injured. the bus driver told police he had stopped for a caffeine jolt at the last stop before the accident. investigators are trying to figure out who made threats of violence to schools in at least five states tuesday morning. officials say the threats affected more than two-dozens schools in new jersey, massachusetts, delaware, maryland and pennsylvania. none of the threats were considered valid. but -- some schools were evacuated or put on lockdown. there was a string of similar threatening calls to schools in recent weeks that all turned out to be hoaxes. isis is confirming for the first time the man known as "jihadi john" is dead. his real name was mohammed emwazi, and he was the english- speaking voice in many of the isis propaganda videos. he was seen in some of those
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hostages. u-s officials said two months ago they were reasonably certain he was killed in a drone strike in syria. isis reportedly published his obituary in its magazine. mexico says it has stepped up it's efforts to keep el chapo locked up. and now we've got the proof. ahead in our next half hour of sunrise -- we'll take a look at the plan in action, with a a look inside his jail cell. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm len kiese.i'm mary king. it's 6:30. top stories as you're waking up... governor nikki haley is preparing to give her state of the state address today. our michal higdon is live at the state house this morning with more on what governor haley is expected to address as the state moves forward in 2016. and -- much of the nation keep a close on a a develping winter storm system, that has already dumped snow and freezing rain on the midwest and parts of the south. this live picture out of indianapolis this morning where already up to 3 inches of snow has fallen over the city. that same storm system is forecast to strengthen as it heads east. here in south carolina -- no snow yet in our forecast, but it
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forecast with tim miller. clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm sysysm develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry or two early saturday.
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in the wis alert center this morning... a greenville deputy who w w shot in the head during a response to a possible robbery is expected to be released from the hospital early this morning. the greenville county sheriff's office says deputy dave dempsey is expected to continue his recovery when he heads home around 11 this morning. many greenville police officers and county deputies are expected to show support.
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deputies were called to a possible robbery on december 10th. a man inside an apartment building fired a gun, hitting dempsey in the head. another deputy returned fire killing the suspect. dempsey faces a long road to full recovery. an eventful 20-15 in south carolina will be a huge focus as governor nikki haley addresses millions tonight. our michal higdon is live at the state house where the governor will deliver her 2016 state of the state before a joint session of the general assemblbl there are three key events that happened in the last year, that have shaped south carolina's history and ultimately how we will move forward in 2016. last summer, south carolina dealt with a significant tragedy when nine faithful men and women lost their lives at mother emanuel ame church in charleston. a few weeks after, the state removed the confederate flag which flew onon state house grounds -- a symbol that governor haley says was being used to divide us. then in october, south
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through another tragedy as the one-thousand year historic flood hit our state. ny lost so much -- - t governor haley says south carolinians have stood together, strong through it all. the governor will deliver her state of the state address tonight at 7. i'll have more on that in about 10 minutes, including a big economic boost the governor just announced for our state. live from the state house, michal higdon, wis news 10. a man accused of shooting a charlotte police officer two years ago is expected to plead guilty today. a sentencing hearing for james lewis is scheduled in federal court in columbia. prosecutors say in january of 2014 -- lewis shot charlotte- mecklenburg officer, shane page when he attempted to serve a warrant at a fort mill home. officer page has since recovered from his injuries. lewis was also hurt in a shootout when officers returned fire.
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food restaurant in pineville, north carolina. lewis' hearing will be held today at 10:45 at the federal courthouse. if you're a flood victim in richland county, officials want to hear from you. we first brought you this story yesterday on sunrise. those officials are hosting a series of six feedback meetings over the next few days, and the first one was last night at st. andrews park. a company contracted by richland county, tetra tech, is in the process of gathering detailed data from those flood victims to compile a list of projects that'll potentially lessen the effects of a future flood. last night, some of the victims s told the engineers about repeat flood problems -- even after the october flood. "what we're trying to do, as i stated earlier, is just trying to get an assessment so that we can assess these ideas and problems and then further address them." officials with the contractor say the report should be done in about two months. they'll be collecting more data in more public input sessions and then doing some two months. they'll be collecting more data in more public input sessions and then doing some field work.
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y they'll rate the corrective action plans and present them to richland county council. to find out when and where the five remaning meetings are -- go to wistv.com. what some say is a controversial project to revitalize a portion of west columbia will be voted on at tonight's city council meeting. the proposed "brooooand" development would be on the corner of state and meeting street in west columbia. it includes restaurants, boutiques, and housing. after some neighbors raised concerns about the project, earlier votes on the development were put on hold. now that most of the concerns have been addressed, a vote to rezone the area has been put on the agenda. the 90s rock-band pearl jam will soon rock out colonial life arena. the band announced tuesday that it will make a stop in columbia as part of its 2016 north american tour. the concert will be april 21st at 8pm. tickets go on sale next friday at noon and start at 71 dollars. the ringling bros. barnum and bailey circus will kick off tomorrow night at colonial life arena, but something will be missing before the big show. the annual animal walk, featuring the circus' elephants
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the show says that's because of timing issues. the circus recently announced the elephants will be leaving the circus in may of this year to move to their permanent home at the ringling bros. center for elephant conservation. the circus will have eight shows starting tomorrow at 7pm. up next on sunrise -- a startling report on the health of our oceans. how long one groups says it will take before there is
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were forced to shoot and kill a group of dogs that mauled five people. it happened inside an apartment north of orlando. authorities got a 9-1-1 call
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someone screaming for help. when police arrived, they found five pit bulls attacking a woman. four others had already been attacked. one officer shot and killed the dogs -- and a sixth was taken by animal control officers. police say the woman was familiar with the animals, but it's unclear if they lived there. amid flint's ongoing water crisis, michigan's governor say he is not going to step down from his position. republican rick snyder said last night during his state of the state address that he won't walk away when something doesn't go right. flint has been dealing with toxic lead contamination in its drinking ter after the city switched suppliers. snyder also announced the deployment of more national guard members to flint and said he would appeal president barack obama's denial of a federal disaster declaration for the area. sarah palin's 26-year- old son has been charged with domestic violence in alaska. according to the arrest report, track palin punched and kicked his girlfriend, then held an assault rifle threating to shoot himself. the incident happened monday at the ex-
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he was arraigned and released after posting bail tuesday. news of the arrest emerged as sarah palin endorsed republican presidential candidate donald trump in iowa yesterday. seventy people were injured in italy tuesday when two light rail trains collided. the collision occurred around 8am local time near a station. most of the injured were students on their way to school. two of the injured, included one of the train conductoror were taken to the hospital. the company that operates the trains says it was not yet clear what happened, but "human error" was "certainly" to blame. yesterday morning we told you about increased security measures at the jail holding juaquin "el chapo" guzman, and now we have a look at those measures being put to action. armed guards are stationed outside his cell at all times -- with each guard carrying a helmet camera. guzman is being transferred constantly between 30 different high security cells. the prison is also using dogs trained to detect his scent. guzman broke out of the same prison last year, and was recaptured just
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mexican and u-s authorities are working on a deal that could extradite guzman to the united states for prosecution. =no toss= clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry
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the world is flooded with
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to get a lot worse. the world economic forum predicted tuesday there will be more plastic than fish, in terms of weight, in the world's oceans by 20-50. they estimate by 20-50, the amount of plastics produced globally will increase three times to more than 1-point-1 million tons. the forum said the only way to avoid a disaster is to massively improve the economics and uptake of recycling. and that means giving people incentives to collect plastic garbage and recycle and use reusable packaging. much of the nation's eastern half is bracing for impacts from the first major snowstorm of the
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om the first major snowstorm of the winter season. raycom's amanda hanson has more on the snow that's already fallen over missouri this morning. "good morning, i'm out here in cape girardeau, missouri where people are waking up to the first substantial snow that they've seen so far this winter. from the looks of the roadways, i've seen them start to clear them a little bit. i've seen several snow plows out and about this morning. i did measure the amount of snow that we've received in cape roadways dangerous. for the raycom news network, i'm amanda hanson." clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s.
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evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give us a few snow showers early on.then mostly sunny, highs near 50. sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry or two early saturday. in the wis alert center this morning... classes are canceled again in detroit for some students at least 5 public schools are closed this morning because of an ongoing protest of teachers calling out sick! more than 60 schools within the 100-school district were closed earlier
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same reasons. teachers continue a so- called sick-out to protest the district's financial condition and work environments. the district says they're forced to close schools when teachers don't report to work. even if you're looking to file your income taxes early -- you likely have to wait longer for your state return. in an attempt to combat potential fraud -- the state department of revenue says there will be a delay in returns to give the department time to verify wage documents with the irs and ensure that taxpayers' refunds aren't stolen. the post and courier reports while employers must send w-2 wage statements to employees by january 31st, those documents often don't reach the irs until weeks later. taxpayers filing after march 1 can expect refunds within two to three weeks of the date those returns are received by the state. tonight -- all eyes will be on the south carolina state house -- as governor nikki haley lays out her agenda for the upcoming
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the state address. and like in years past, the governor will be touting job growth in our state. our michal higdon joins us live with a preview. one thing she will be focusing on is the continued business growth in the palmetto state. our michal higdon is live at the state with more. business growth in south carolina ultimately leads to more jobs throughout the state. something governor haley has been pushing since she first took office. governor haley was in spartanburg county on tuesday to celebrate one of the largest investments in state history. toray industries officially broke ground on its home in moore. at this site, the company will produce carbon fiber materials -- materials that can be used by companies like boeing. state leaders say the site is one of the essential building blocks in south carolina's manufacturing future. a future that will also bring 500 jobs to the state. governor haley: "this is one more time that south carolina has really put its name on the map for the fact that not only do we build things, we build them well. the investment in what is happening with "made in america" speak about when she delivers her state of the state address
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haley will speak about when she delivers her state of the state address tonight at 7 o'clock. representative mandy powers norrell will give the democratic response. and we will be carrying that address live right here on wis. live from the state house, michal higdon, wis news 10. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day with us! people in south carolina who
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the republican and democratic primaries coming up next month democratic primaries coming up next month will have to act fast to register to vote. today is the deadline to register if you want to vote in information online at wistv dot com. the campaign of democratic presidential candidate, bernie sanders continues it's hbcu tour through the palmetto state. tonight -- sanders' supporters will hold a "higher ed for bernie" town hall event on the campus of usc. this is vio of last week's town hall at south carolina state university. civil rights activist dr. cornel west will again be a
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a man accused of shooting a charlotte police officer two years ago is expected to plead guilty today. a sentencing hearing for james lewis is scheduled in federal court in columbia. prosecutors say in january of 2014 -- lewis shot charlotte- mecklenburg officer, shane page when he attempted to serve a warrant at a fort mill home. officer page did survive. lewis was wanted for robbing a fast food restaurant in pineville, north carolina. his hearing is at 10:45. taking a live look k is morning at the south carolina state house -- where tonight governor haley will deliver her annual state of the state address. coverage starts at 7--we will carry it live right here on wis. you can also stream it online at wistv.com. following the governor's speech tonight -- representative mandy powers norrell will give the democratic response. and we are following a developing winter storm system impacting the midwest and parts of the south this morning. this live picture out of indianapolis where already up to 3 inches of snow has fallen over bring a few flurries
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clouds this morning will keep us a bit warmer with lows in the upper 20s to around 30 partly to mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of a late day showers or snow flurry. highs in the low to middle 40s. wednesday, mostly sunny, chilly, highs middle 40s. thursday, increasing clouds, showers by evening, highs lower 50s. rain chance 60%. a strong storm system develops to our west and will bring widespread rain friday, some rain may be heavy. highs in the middle 50s, rain chance 90%. system moves out by early saturday, colder air behind the storm could give us a few snow showers early on.then mostly sunny, highs near 50. sunday, mostly sunny, highs near 50flurry or two early saturday. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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