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just 5 days away from the first votes in decision 2016. all the focus was expected to be who would win the last debate before the iowa caucuses -- but instead it's all about donald trump who says he will not take the stage for tomorrow's gop fox debate. trump is in gilbert tonight -- we have team coverage. let's start with our charles molineaux. charles. bombastic billionaire and leading republican presidential candidate donald trump will headline a rally in lexington county on wednesday just days before primary season begins in earnest with the iowa caucuses. trump will appear at the harmon tree farm in gilbert and host a rally at 7 p.m. the doors open at 5 p.m. the candidate's appearance comes
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continues to hold a commanding lead in national and south carolina polls as the candidate of choice for gop primary voters. however, trump's campaign has not come without controversy. in fact, the new york real estate mogul has done nothing but embrace it as his rivals continue to attack him as all talk. "well it's a make or break primary here in south carolina for as lot of different campaigns. at the end of february is when it gets really tough..you look at national campaign. it speaks at how important south carolina is." charles pitches to chad. "well the way he has been treated by a girl on fox news. i wouldn't have anything to do with it either. i mean there's fairness and then
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trump will appear at the harmon tree farm in gilbert and host a rally at 7 p.m. the doors open at 5 p.m. the candidate's appearance comes as he continues to hold a commanding lead in national and south carolina polls as the candidate of choice for gop primary voters. however, trump's campaign has not come without controversy. in fact, the new york real estate mogul has done nothing but embrace it as his rivals continue to attack him as all news. i wouldn't have anything to do with it either. i mean there's fairness and then there's people who go after fairness." today's campaign stop today comes two weeks after a state lawmaker filed a
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donald trump from south carolina. today that lawmaker, democratic state representative john king, released a statement on the trump rally -- saying in part: "throughout his campaign, donald trump has relied on racist, divisive language and all out bullying to appeal to the darkest elements of the republican party. that's why i introduced a bill banning mr. trump and his radical and xenophobic opinions from our state." you can visit our website wis tv dot com -- for complete coverage of the the trump campaign rally. we'll check back in with will and charles coming up on the
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a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered where they are this morning in the lower 50s. cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 breaking situation out of georgia: a trooper and a suspect have been shot on i-75 in
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-georgia state patrol--the trooper was shot after a police chase on i75. -all lanes sb on 75 are shut down at delk road--due to police activity. -condition of officer and suspect have not been released. -transported to local hospitals. -continue to follow this story and bring you the latest. this afternoon, we have new video of a barbershop shooting that turned deadly. police say the victims opened fire on the suspects, ultimately killing one of them. billie jean shaw spoke with the firearms expert who actually trained one of the concealed weapons permit holders who used his firearm for self-
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yes, judi. in fact, that man went last weekend to personally thank his instructor for saving his life. police say several people including children were inside "next up barbershop" friday night when the victims, who have concealed weapons permits, opened fire on the suspects. today i sat down with brian sweat, a cwp trainer at shooter's choice in columbia, as he analyzed the way his former student responded. sweat says based on what the surveillance video shows, his student did everything correct. initially the victim was submissive ... but once he felt it was safe to do so, he quickly took action ... firing and hitting one of the suspects. sweat says if the victim had not reacted the way he did, there's a chance people in that barbershop could have been killed. "everybody was being submissive until the right time and when he stood up and started shooting that wawatextbook perfect."" coming up , sweat goes into more detail about
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and we'll hear from one of the barbers who also fired back at the suspects. his message to the public coming up on wis news at 6. tonight volunteers will do a one day count to figure out how many people are homeless in our state. allie spillyards joins us in the studio breaking down the numbers from last year's count that showed more than 5-thousand south carolinians have no place to call home. a lot of eyes will be on this year's count after the totals from last year's showed a... 6 percent increase in south carolina's homeless population, totaling more than 5300 people. the report breaks down that total by region and the upstate is homomto the state's largest population, but the midlands follow a close second. while reports of year's past
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numbers by county -- we're told there's no break down in the 2015 data, but it should look a lot like 2014... the vast majority of the midlands homeless live in richland county, we're talking more than a thousand. lexington, sumter, orangeburg and kershaw follow with much smaller totals. the final numbers will determine how much federal money the state will receive to combat homelessness. if like to know more such as how many south carolina veterans are homeless visit our our website, wis tv dot com and scroll to the bottom to the big red 10 to read the full report. coming up on wis-- lawmakers talk about fixing our roads, and it could involve tampering with the sales tax. plus--who's ahead on the race to the white house.
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carolina roadways. and talk about a new option involving sales taxes. jack kuenzie joins us from the newsroom with the latest developments. dawndy---no votes or breakthroughs yet, but it's clear members of the senate understand they have to do something to craft an agreement on a roads bill. this afternoon the senate
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tackled some of the numbers on the amount of gas and diesel fuel purchased in south carolina--by both in and out-of-state drivers. they talked about impact of tax credits and lower property tax rates on cities, counties and schools. all elements that have to be considered in finding consensus on a proposal that in the senate, raises the gas tax by 12 cents a gallon, provides dot reform and lowers other taxes---possibly personal and corporate income taxes---to meet requirements set out by governor haley in order to get her signature on a roads repair bill. but there was also discussion on a new option---that might alter the state sales tax as an offset to the gas tax hike. if we can come together on a different verison of tax relief that can generate i don't know 18 or 19 strong votes of support in this committee, i personally would be very open to that. earlier in the day, a senate
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subcommittee tossed around ideas on how to reconfigure the selection process for dot commissioners---as part the reform plan. the full transportation committee had to wait on that subcommittee work and delayed its meeting until tomorrow. with the iowa caucuses just under a week away, political experts say the race between the two democratic front runners is tightening. clinton is maintaining her double digit lead over sanders among women in a new nbc news/survey monkey poll. meanwhile, young voters seem to be supporting sanders over clinton, experts say another factor in play could be the candidate lagging behind--martin o'malley-- who is polling on average around 5 percent. "if he takes a very strong
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over the other it is possible that given the closeness of the race between those two that that five percent if most of them go in one direction that could have an impact on the caucus next week." in a monday's town hall -- clinton continued to talk about her experience and how a clinton presidency would be a continuation of the obama legacy. sanders defined what he calls democratic socialism--which he says is creating a government that works for everyone not just a handful of people on the top. president barack obama met with surging democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders today. sanders told media their meeting was very productive. obama also had a number of private meetings with hillary clinton as well. president obama has said he would not endorse a candidate during the primary. there are new developments in the death penalty case against accused emanual ame church dylann roof.
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to court as potential jurors in the case. an order was sent out today naming the size of the jury pool that attorneys can select from. that's twice as many as the size of a regular case. roof is charged with nine counts of murder in the june 17 shooting that killed nine parishioners. straight ahead is the check of the forecast -- von gaskin has the details 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. i'm judi gatson with a wis military salute. wis is proud to salute the military service of lorie fanning. fanning retired as a major in the united states army. during her 16 years on duty, she served in operation just cause, operation desert storm and operation iraqi freedom. she was nominated by marvell
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whose been her best friend since 9th grade. she says lorie is a hero because even after having two heart attacks and 2 ststkes while serving in the united states army she continued to serve and protect our country. so, many times we forget about our soldiers and all they have to endure while serving. the least we can do is to salute them and tell them "thank you for your service." break a look now at your first alert
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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 thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday
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the capital city -- is less than 80 days away. today the club was trying to get fans in the spirit -- unveiling the teams official jerseys. wis's mike desumma joins us now with more on
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judi, dawndy --- it was just a short time ago team officials chose the name fireflies for the club. that was an idea that came from baseballs fans here in the midlands. today the name got some colors to go with it. the team jerseys were modeled by members of the baseball team at a-c flora high school. they included a white jersey as the players also sported official batting practice gear -- as well as the away colors for the fireflies. "it's ya know every day it feels just a little more real..we're 78 days away from opening day..every day i get to be out at the ballpark and see them accomplish new things ..and now that we have our full identity which includes our uniforms..it's jsut one step closer to opening day." team officials say the new ballpark is making progress when it comes to construction. they say they're hoping to begin offering tours to the public next month. the fireflies opening game will be against the greenville drive
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lexington officials are taking steps to ease traffic and reduce travel time! or plus--presidential front runner donald trump is making an appearance in gilbert. what people have to say about his absence in an upcoming gop debate. break thanks for staying with us for the news at 5:30. i'm judi gatson.
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presidential front runner donald trump is right here in the palmetto state. he is holding a campaign rally tonight at gilbert, which kicks off in a couple hours. we first go to charles molineaux at harmon's tree farm. bombastic billionaire and leading republican presidential candidate donald trump will headline a rally in lexington county on wednesday just days before primary season begins in earnest with the iowa caucuses. trump will appear at the harmon tree farm in gilbert and host a rally at 7 p.m. the doors open at 5 p.m. the candidate's appearance comes as he continues to hold a commanding lead in national and south carolina polls as the candidate of choice for gop primary voters.
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white house ... and a big question: is donald trump dropping out of the much- anticipated last debate before voting starts in iowa -- a brilliant move ... or a big mistake? steve handelsman, who goes to iowa tonight, is in washington, now, with thth latest. 04-06 9-14 47-51 1:04-1:10 1:16-23 donald trump will headline a rally in lexington county on wednesday just days before primary season begins in
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iowa caucuses. trump will appear at the harmon tree farm in gilbert and host a rally at 7 p.m. the doors open at 5 p.m. the candidate's appearance comes as he continues to hold a commanding lead in national and south carolina polls as the candidate of choice for gop primary voters. momoe drama in the race for the white house ... and a big question: is donald trump dropping out of the much- anticipated or a big mistake? steve handelsman, who goes to iowa tonight, is in washington, now, with the latest. 04-06 9-14 47-51 1:04-1:10 1:16-23 it's another trump headline grab: sot: donald trump :04-:06 "i said, 'bye-byyyyyeeee. okay?" backing out of tomorrow's debate on fox. sot: mark murray, nbc news senior political editor :09-:14 "there's a huge risk. we've already seeing republicans moderator, megyn kelly... who he says was unfair at the first debate in august. refusing to pull kelly for tomorrow, fox said: fox response graphic: capitulating to politicians' ultimatums ... violates all journalistic standards but gop insiders see a
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trapping his top rival, ted cruz, on stage open to attack. and ...seven points up in sot: michael steele, former rnc chair, republican strategist :47- :51 "because they see strength. they see a guy whos not gonna be bullied by a network that they like by the way" democrat bernie sanders went to but wrote the book on victory in iowa. sot: sen. bernie sanders 1:04-1:10 i'm not saying we can do what barack obama did in 2008, i wish we could, but i dont think we can. but if there is a large turnout i think we win 25 at an iowa bowling alley ...hillary clinton agreed...turnout is key sot: hillary clinton 1:16-1:23 "and i am asking all of you too go to the caucus monday night because if you stand up for me then, i will stand up and fight for you" clinton and sanders are tied now in iowa polls. new numbers show how presidential candidates are shaping up in iowa, ahead of monday's caucus. according to real clear
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caucus. according to real clear politics, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are neck in neck. sanders is polling at 46 percent. hillary at 45 point 8 percent. former maryland gov. martin o'malley at four point three percent. meanwhile, republican presidential caucus data in iowa has donald trump at 32 point 7 percent. texas senator ted cruz notching 26.9 percent. florida senator marco rubio 12.6 percent.
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voters must register by tomorrow to vote in the south carolina held saturday, february 20th. lexington is pushing forward with plans to ease traffic congestion. so far, five intersections in town are equipped with new 'adaptive' traffic signals. the new lights are designed to count cars and change based on congestion. so far, they've been placed where east main street meets church street and
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as where west main street meets park road and old chapin road. town officials say drivers might still notice a buildup if they're trying to get onto main street from side roads during rush hour. but they say, overall, your travel time through those spots should be reduced. "they may feel like they're not getting served as often as they would like.and what's happening is the program.the computer is actually deciding to give the priority to the main line during heavy travel time and so you may end up with a larger cue on church street right now but what you'll notice is when it does go green the entire group of cars most likely will make it through." the town is currently working to get 19 intersections equipped with the new lights. officials say they're aiming to complete that work by this fall. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered where they are
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tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. a bill that would require state 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 showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday. a bill that would require state police to track refugees coming into south
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of committee today. -now goes to the floor of the state senate for a vote. -require police not only to track refugees, but it would hold their sponsors liable for damages if a refugee were to commit an act of terrorism. --wide support among conservative republicans. -those against: attempt to paint all muslims as cannot get refugees addresses to be placed on an internet registry--like sex offenders. bill would require any refugees relocating to sc to register with dss wtihin 30 days. governor haley and a team of lawmakers are introducing legislation aimed at lifting up south carolina's unemployed. the bill went before the legislature for its second reading today. it pushes for more funding for job training across the state. haley says that 124,000 people across the state are out of work and 60,000 jobs are open. she wants lawmakers to help pave
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individuals struggling to find work. "this is going to our businesses and saying 'what are the 60,000 jobs you can't fill?' it is going to our technical colleges and saying 'we want you to partner with us to make sure that they can get skilled to get these jobs." governor haley says they are targeting small businesses which make up 97 percent of the state's economy. she says the legislation would allow officials to track data and fill jobs. coming up on wis, a couple of soggy days in the forecast before temps start to warm up! we'll check in with meteorologist von gaskin next. plus--caught on camera! the power of weather on full a look now at your first alert
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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 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
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take a look at this -- torrential rains caused major waves on chile's pacific coast yesterday. and this video shows the moment one massive wave crashed over the sea wall and
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people standing nearby rushed to help the person get out of the vehicle. some restaurants and homes were flooded d during the storms. coming up on wis, thousands of hoverboards are being seized in chicago. but it has nothing to do with a fire hazard that has captured
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country. customs and border protection investigators intercepted the imitators as they passed through chicago. pulling multiple shipments before they could reach the market. the number hovers around 16-thousand so far, but is expected to grow. agents say the copycats went so far as to include fake "u-l" markings, giving consumers a false sense of security. wondering what america's favorite comfort food is? it's pizza. that's according to a study conducted by the harris poll, which is one of the largest running surveys measuring public opinion in the u-s. just over 22-hundred adults in
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surveyed in december, and 15 percent listed pizza as their favorite comfort food. turns out that's nearly double that of any other food choice. chocolate and ice cream tied for second. toyota held on to its title of top-selling automaker in 20-15. the japanese automaker sold over ten million cars last year even as it has been in the middle of massive recall over possibly faulty airbags. toyota had to recall millions of vehicles due to fears that the airbags it installed might explode. volkswagen briefly passed toyota in global sales last year. but that was before an emissions scandal damaged the german giant's reputation. jet-blue says it wants its planes to be more spacious, more modern, and more entertaining. the airline says it will be redesigning all 130 of its airbus a-320 airplanes. jet-blue plans to include in-seat power outlets -- turning each seat
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there will also be free wi-fi and hd screens. jet-blue plans to start remodeling the a-320 planes in 2017 and finish by 2019. coming up wis--a south carolina toddler is making headlines across the country. why her precious nighttime prayers have gone viral...and how they even surprised her parents. plus is superstition the reason why the panthers are heading to big football showdown? we talked to some super fans who say they think they might be responsible.
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some people are convinced it was their good luck charm that got us all the way to the super bowl. raycom's kristen hampton reports. gn fan superstitions- pkgwbtv- content2720160126 173638.mxf"someone who's superstitious believes in good believe in a very special good luck charm that happens to be their adopted older sister lillian. 21:21-"thsi yeararvery time she came in the room and the panthers were trailing the panthers made a big play ." every game lillian is around, the panthers win... most people remember that awful day lillian had to work. 22:30-"the panthers lost." that awful day lillian had to work. 22:30-"the panthers lost." not only was lillian working... roo chaudrey wasn't sitting in his lucky chair. 30:49-"this is the lucky game chair, we win every single game when i'm in it.
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see that you're in it. lol." the 6 foot 2 16 year old parks his 200 pound frame on this childrens chair every sunday... no matter where he is... unless of course he's in atlanta at the only game we lost. 32:57-"my fault we lost that game because i didn't bring the chair with me." these traditions have stood the test of a whole season of victory. it's important lillian doesn't have to work. we can pay her if we have to. 26:54-"we're not that rich and we're not that poor i mean, we have money. i havav$26!" lucky lillian... and lucky giant teenager in a teeny tiny seat. 33:08-"so what are we doing sunday a week from now? my bottom will be on it." panthers fans - rejoice. the carolina panthers have won super bowl 50. at least they did in a video game version of the super bowl. this video was posted to youtube
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the videogame mirrors the tecmo bowl game that was popular in arcades and on nintendo in the late 1980s. in this game -- the panthers beat the broncos 17 to 7 thanknkto some big performances from quarterback cam newton and running back jonathan stewart. a south carolina toddler's nighttime prayers are being shared around the world. they were caught on camera through a baby monitor...take a listen. " ....my daddy....and my mommy.....amen!" sutton whitt's parents say they put her to sleep sunday without asking her to say her usual nightly prayers. they were in a rush because they were watching the nfc championship game. so they were shocked when they heard sutton praying on her own through the baby monitor. you can hear her praying for her parents, grandmother and even santa claus.
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big amen. thanks for joining us for the news at 5. we'll be right back. break 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
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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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lexington to hear republican
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frontrunner donald t tmp. the event begins at 7. good evening and welcome to the news at six. i'm judi gatson. thanks for joining us this evening. i'm dawndy mercer plank. we have team coverage from the rally in gilbert with chad mills and charles molineaux. this event comes on the heels of trump's campaign announcement that he will not participate in tomorrow's republican debate. chareles? republican presidential candidate donald trump will headline a rally in lexington county on wednesday just days before primary season begins in earnest with the iowa caucuses. trump will appear at the harmon tree farm in gilbert and host a rally at 7 p.m. the doors open at 5 p.m. the candidate's appearance comes as he continues to hold a commanding lead in national and south carolina polls as the
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