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the businessman is hosting a rally at the harmon tree farm in gilbert at seven tonight. the event is free, but trump's campaign is asking people to register one place trump says he won't be-- tomorrow night's presidential debate hosted by fox news. it's a decision that comes just days before the iowa caucuses. tracie potts has more from washington. :08-:14 :25-:35 :36-:43 :50-:54 :58-1:05 fresh off two key endorsements - donald trump now says he's skipping thursday's debate because he thinks the wonderful . wonderful." fox calls trump's "terrorizations" of anchor megyn kelly "near unprecendented." ted cruz - who seemed to have a lock on iowa - is challenging trump to a one-on-one.
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"i want you to think how you would react if you were interviewing someone for a job and they said you know what, i'm not willing to show up to it's the year of the outsider so he may be okay, but some iowans may wonder, why are you quitting?" the democrats are also fighting for an iowa win. hillary clinton's touting years of experience in a new ad: super burned in presidential candidate "i've been on the front lines of change and progress since i was your age." bernie sanders tells voters turnout will make the difference: presidential candidate "if we have a large voter turnout... we will win, and we will win big." he's meeting privately with december and there's no formal agenda. i'm tracie potts in washington. we're getting some new, incredible video in this afternoon after a possible tornado flipped vehicles in
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this is broward county....in the cocunut creek area of florida. aerial video shows a tractor trailer on its side....a car on top of another...along with trees down. listen to how strong those winds were-- the nbc station in miami reports the winds picked up a vehicle in a southbound lane a a dropped it in the northbound lanes this morning. at least one person was injured. a cloudy start to the middle of the week as we take a live look through the wis skycam over downtown columbia. meteorologist ben tanner is in the first alert weather center with more on the possibilities of rain today. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showows, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday. a cold front will move through
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the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday. some people originally denied fema help after october's flood could soon get help from additional fema flood grants. south carolinians could get part of 10-million dollars in aid. the funding reportedly comes from the agency's individuals and households program for people in presidentially- declared disaster areas. eligibility is based on damage that fema has
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fema says it has approved 84-million dollars in grants for flood victims. police in mount pleasant are asking for the public's help to find a missing 16- year-old. megan crosby was last seen monday wearing an orange hoodie, jeans, white christmas socks and sock monkey slippers. police say she may be with her boyfriend and his friend. they're said to be traveling in a silver toyota camry with south carolina license plate l-x-s-6-8-7. for 3 years now -- drivers along parts of interstate 26 have encountered construction as crews work to widen and repave the roadway. it extends from i-77 toward orangeburg...and was set to be complete a couple of months ago. our michal higdon has an update on when the project will officially be complete. :01 :17 :48 1:03 i spoke with the scdot engineer heading this project, allen thompson, who says the project at this point is 90 percent complete.
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is taking place at night on the road itself and there is still work to do on the shoulder in both directions. once shoulder-work is done, thompson says all lanes will be open to use. crews are widening i-26 from 4-lanes to 6-lanes from i-77 toward charleston for about 10 miles, and then from there to orangeburg the road will be resurfaced. right now, if you're traveling on i-26 west bound, crews have opened up all three of those lanes to use. more than 60-thousand cars drive on this stretch of road every day -- a reason scdot decided, three yeararago, to widen and resurface. allen thompson: "we've been working hard on this project for three years and we're looking forward to it being complete. we're looking forward to giving it to the public so they can have all the lanes and utilize all of the lanes. we're aware of that every day and we can't wait to have all the lanes open so the public can use it." at this point, crews are just waiting on the weather to get warmer so they can lay the final layers of asphalt. if the weather cooperates, thompson says the project should be complete in april or may.
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updated on any changes. michal higdon, wis news 10. this afternoon, deputies are working to figure out who's breaking into cars in kershaw county several people were caught on camera breaking into several vehicles in the cook road and watts hill drive areas....in the early morning hours of january 25th. investigators say they got away with guns, wallets and purses. they say some of the vehicles were also left unlocked. if you can help identify the people call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc. that's also the number to call to help richland county deputies identify a suspect caught on surveillance in a recent grab-and-go at a store. deputies say on january 11th, the man you see here, walked into the family dollar on decker boulevard pretending to make a purchase. when the clerk opened the register, the suspect reached over the counter, stole away. the man killed while trying to hold up a columbia barber shop has been identified.
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35-year-old adeyemi hannibal died after he was shot at the "next up barber and beauty" last friday. police say two of the victims got out their own guns and shot at the robbers. the coroner says hannibal died at the hospital. police say one other man, who has not been identified, is still on the run. a 2nd "guilty" verdict has been delivered for two men arrested on federal gambling charges. jack parker and doug taylor will soon be sentenced after being convicted for a second time yesterday. their first convictions in 2013 were overturned. the case came to light following the investigation into the 2012 murders of tammy parker and bryan capnerhurst. parker's son brett was convicted on two counts of murder and sentenced to life in prison. prosecutors said brett, jack, tammie, bryan and several others all had involvement in sports betting businesses. columbia mayor steve benjamin is calling for a new and improved city in the new year. benjamin set a positive t te
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hardships in his annual state of the city address last night. the mayor called for rebuilding after the flood in innovative ways. he also voiced support of fiscal responsibility and addressed a state supreme court ruling that found the city was improperly transferring money from its water and sewer fund to other departments. "we've cut over $3.4 million in transfers from our water and sewer fund and invested over $420 million in maintenance and improvement to our water and sewer infrastructure." he also talked about his goal of making the city shelter a no-kill one. and he made the call for more police officers and honored the columbia police department for adopting body cameras. a bill making its way through the state house aims to specify rights to film or photograph police. the measure was approved by the senate judiciary committee. the bill is in response to the shooting death of walter scott by a north charleston police officer, which was caught on camera by a bystander. although in most cases people have the right to
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proposal protects bystanders from arrest or intimidation if they're filming from a public place. senators are also hoping to cut down the length of the legislative session. a bill to shorten session by one month was unanimously approved by the senate judiciary committee. instead of adjourning in june, the proposal calls for session to end in may. the bill would also require the house and senate to write their budget plans from the same revenue estimates. leaders from south carolina state university are asking the state to "write off" millions of dollars to help the school fix its finances. school officials told the house ways and means committee they need 128 million dollars. in 2014, the blue ribbon advisory committee loaned sc state the money. officials want the state to forgive the debt so the university will be in good standing with southern association of colleges and schools. board members say they will next discuss searching for a new school president. a job fair to help usc students and alumni
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columbia. the career fest and science, engineering and technology fairs are being held at the columbia metropolitan convention center. if you want to attend you still goes until four p-m. you are asked to bring multiple copies of your resume. visit s-c-dot-edu slash career for a list of employers attending the event and the positions available. also today a new walmart neighborhood market opened for business in columbia. it's located at 3603 broad river road. there's also a gas station and pharmacy at this location. the new walmart is expected to create about 105 new jobs in the midlands. stay with us -- just ahead -- what's next for oregon ranchers after a deadly clash with police. also -- an investigation is underway after a 6-alarm fire in new orleans. break one one person is dead and at least 8 are in custody after federal officials clashed with anti-government protesters occupying a national wildlife refuge in oregon.
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he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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federal officials clashed with anti-government protesters occupying a national wildlife refuge in oregon. nbc's pat dooris has more from the refuge.
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:30-:46 1:25-1:30 investigators are looking for two "persons of interest" after a deadly shooting homeless encampment south of downtown overnight. two men were killed and three were hurt in a shooting. the injured people were listed in serious condition in intensive care this morning. police say all of the victims lived at the camp. investigators say they believe three were hurt in a shooting. the injured people were listed
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front end loader to block the at the refuge. apparently there had been a vote jason patrick about his feelings about where thihis are going. kill one of my friends, when you state police had started to shut leave they will be identified and searched and then certainly trying to work in this area. and it has some people very to an end that's not gonna be pretty" so the big question today is what is the next move on behalf of the police. will they sit at the road blocks and wait for people to leave until there aren't any left or will they t te decisive action and move in. we'll be here behind police barricades waiting to see. near burns, oregon im pat dooris nbc news. investigators are looking for two "persons of interest" after a deadly shooting homeless encampment south of downtown seattle overnight. two men were killed and three were hurt in a shooting. the injured people were listed in serious condition in intensive care this morning. police say all of the victims lived at the camp. investigators say they believe it was a targeted attack. a massive fire overnight destroys a building in downtown new orleans.
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around 3:30 local time in a four story building. fire fighters battled flames to keep them from spreading to nearby structures. one person was in the building at the time of the fire, but was able to escape safely. old buildings are build with a lot of material. they have a lot of mass. they are not engeneered like modern buildings the componenets the whole stgructure is much better today. the integrity of the buildings today is much better. .....the danger of collapse is much higher at an old building compared to a new buililng. several blocks of canal street, which borders the city's french quarter, have been closed. the cause of the fire is under investigation. still ahead on the news at noon-- mother nature takes its course in the middle of a natural disaster. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%.
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where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered
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clearing anthe day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with day. rain chance 50%.
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where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday. day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day.
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highs will max out right about where they ararthis morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday. while last weekend's blizzard stopped people across the northeast it didn't stop a the birth of a baby, who decided to come in the aftermath of
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baby, who decided to come in the aftermath of the storm. brantley mackatavitz came into the world sunday. he was born into the snowy highway north of philadelphia...in his mothers car. mom, mariah bryant, was headed to the hospital when she had to deliver her baby herself. she was 15 minutes away, but 15 minutes was too long for brantley, who's decided he was coming a month early. "and then he just came right out! he wasn't waiting for nothing. he was not waiting. he wanted out." "i mean it did happen in my 2013 ford focus, but it was a beaeaiful moment. " brantley tipped the scales at 4-pounds, 8 ounces. he and mom are both doing well. coming up --
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officials from the columbia fireflies will present the team's jerseys and announce the 2016 coaching staff. they will also announce the winners of the 'name the team' contest. the event is today at 4 at the south carolina state museum. it's free and open to the public. the gamecock men's basketball team got back on track last night -- thanks to a career night from senior michael carrera. carrera had a double- double with 34 points
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gamecocks took down the mississippi state bulldogs for their 18th win of the season. the gamecocks win 84 to 74, improving to 18 and 2 overall, 5-and-2 in the s-e-c. the men return to action this saturday at colonial life arena to play alabama. a unique "championship" was held this weekend in norway. the european shouting championship, lets take a listen. people come from all over europe to a small town in central norway to shout from the top of their lungs. the winner in the "best man" category registered at 96 decibels. the winner in the "best woman" category says winning was easy because she shouts a lot at home. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look
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