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we're checking to see what can5am. let's get your early morning started with a look at your forecast. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s the 2016 campaign trail ran
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midlands yesterday with a visit from republican frontrunner donald trump. and his visit ended in a major endorsement from a palmetto state political figure. lieutenant governor henry mcmaster publicly threw his support behind trump at the campaign rally, saying trump is the man to get things done. "south carolina is going to have the most decisive primary election this election cycle. we are going to be right in the middle of it and i want everybody to get out and vote and when you do, do like i do and vote for donald trump for president." many people waited in line for
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tree farm to see donald trump hold his latest rally. some came to lexington county because they're hardcore trump supporters -- others who are still undecided came to see what he's all about. chad mills was there and has the story. the night started with a big palmetto state endorsement. "donald trump speaks the truth. he's a man of decision. he's a man of action. he speaks the truth as he sees it in words that everybody understands." lieutenant governor henry mcmaster, a long-time republican voice in the state, threw his support behind trump -- an endorsement the candidate gladly accepted as he spoke to a crowd of several thousand -- some inside the gilbert barn and others outside in overflow rooms. "we could have maybe gotten a bigger barn. they said wear a hat.
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tonight because we're in a barn, but this is a pretty nice barn. it's a friendly barn." trump touched on many of the topics he usually does. he said he'll strengthen border security with a wall, that will be paid for by mexico. he said he'd repeal and replace obamacare. he said he'd make the military stronger too. "what we have going, and it's really important, it's a movement. it's not like a normal situation." on tuesday, trump previous debate he thought was "but despite those press releases and facebook posts, donald trump did not touch on his decision to not participate in that debate, but he did say wounded warriors." "we're going to raise a lot of money for the vets. that's what we're going to do. we're going to raise a lot of money." in the speech, trump also continued to tout his lead in many polls -- including the ones that give him a big lead in south carolina. the state's important 'first in the south' primary is
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in that primary, 19-year- old cassie hendrix will be casting her first ever vote for trump. "well, i like trump a lot because he just kind of puts out his opinion. carolina many more times before the very important february 20th primary. in an interview on fox last night, bill o'reilly tried to convince donald trump to change his mind about the debate but trump wasn't having it. the feud with fox actually started last august after trump accused moderator megyn kelly of being unfair at the first fox news gop debate. tuesday, after trump said he might not participate in the debate, fox fired off a sarcastic statement basically telling trump to grow up. things escalated quickly --- within hours, trump said he was definitely out of the debate and would hold a competing event at the same time in iowa to raise money for wounded warriors. "well fox is playing games, yea. fox is gonna make a fortune. i told fox you should give money to the wounded warriors. i'm not a fan of megyn kelly. i think she's a third rate reporter. i think she, frankly, is not good at what she
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trump is hosting today's event to benefit veterans organizations at drake university at 9pm, the same time his rivals will take the main debate stage ... about 3 miles away. the intended victim in a columbia barber shop robbery who fought back and shot at the robbers says he doesn't know what would have happened if he didn't have his gun. billy bookman was one of two people in the "next up barbershop" who pulled their own guns after two armed men in masks held the place up. they shot at the robbers and killed one of them. concealed weapons teacher brian sweat says based on surveillance video of the incident, the men who fought back did everything correctly and may have prevented victims from being killed. bookman says it looked like a dangerous situation and he was glad to be armed. "what would have happened if i didn't have it? you know, the guy was running around in here, just demanding money and yelling and stuff like that so, i mean i don't know what would have happened if i didn't have it." columbia police are still
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they're still looking for another man for the robbery. anyone with information on that person should call 1-888-crime-sc. a trial date is now set for the confessed charleston church shooter. dylann roof's trial is scheduled to begin on july 11. documents show that 600 people will be called initially to serve as potential jurors. roof is accused of gunning down nine people inside emanual a-m-e church in june of last year. the fbi and oregon state police say they've arrested three more people connected to the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge. those arrests come just a day after a member of the group was killed, and the leaders were taken into custody by police and federal agents. jay gray has more. it happened along this stretch of highway 395.. a remote area police and federal agents say they picked, to reduce the chance of violence.. but as officers pulled over a caravan of leaders from an anti- government protest group..
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refuge they have occupied for almost a month -- something went wrong.. "one man died as we attempted to take him into custody. because of the ongoing investigation. i can't comment on the details." fifty-four year-old lavoy finicum was shot and killed.. finicum had become a spokesman for the group.. and recently told nbc news: "honestly, there are things more important than your life -- and freedom is one of them." eight protesters were taken into custody -- including the group's leader... nevada rancher ammon bundy.. and his brother ryan.. who was treated for a gunshot wound after his arrest.. seven were in court for the first time this
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passed a key committee vote yesterday. governor nikki haley recently asked the federal government to bar refugees from isis-held territories from coming to south carolina. the bill, which has wide support among republicans in the state house would impose an internet registry that would include the names and addresses of refugees and hold their sponsors liable if the refugees commit an act of terrorism. the bill is now headed to the senate floor. in less than 80 days the fireflies will be ready to play ball! columbia's new minor league baseball team unveiled the team's official team jerseys and hats yesterday. the a-c flora high school baseball team modeled the new uniforms. the fireflies will wear white jerseys with midnight blue hats at home.
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alternative home jersey which is bright green. "we've seen it since we started putting pencil to paper on a design and now people get to see it themselves and it really starts to get people excited." team officials say the club is making a lot of progress getting its ballpark ready for opening day. opening day is april 14th --- against the greenville drive. coming up...deshaun watson may start setting his eyes on the nfl a little bit earlier than clemson fans would like. and the usc men's team may be 18 and 2, but they've been far from perfect. rick henry has these stories and more in thursday's sportswrap. break 1 here's a move that would
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clemson quarterback deshaun watson says he could leave
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circumstances are right. watson spoke tonight before the tigers' basketball game with pittsburgh. he was honored as the south carolina hall of fame's collegiate player of the year. watson says the nfl has always been a dream and is part of the reason he came to clemson. watson adds one of his goals is to have his college degree before he leaves. he is on track to graduate in december. he says if things go as planned, he'll give up his senior season to turn pro. here's that basketball game watson attended
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another big night for the tigers jaron blossomgame...first half...he knocks down a triple...clemson up by eight. irmo's jordan roper makes a play. the steal...he takes it in for the layup....the tigers up by 14 at the half...13 points for roper. second half...blossomgame with a sweet move...the reverse floater for a three point play.....he finishes with 22 points...he's the first highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower
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break 2 for nearly 15 years, students in lower richland have had a place to go that serves as a safe haven. what started in one woman's home is now an afterschool group for teens. highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s
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for nearly 15 years, students in lower richland have had a place to go that serves as a safe
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what started in one woman's home is now an afterschool group for teens. it leads us to our latest community builder in partnership with mungo homes. afterschool in the cafeteria of lower richland high school.there's talk of current studies.and current events jalen conyers/president of elevations 22:15:40 we meet every day and we talk about a mentoring and tutoring
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d'an-dre-a muldrow/student at lower richland hs 22:13:34 elevations is a non-profit organization- it's a safe haven for teenagers after school. it's the brain child of charla simons who started the program in 2001.inside her home. charla simons 22:20:20 they were a lot of neighborhood kids who didn't have anything to do in the afternoons. so they would be at my house with my children.so i decided to bring the girls inside and teach them how to cook while the boys were outside shooting basketball and playing sports simons says four years ago she simons 22:20:41 it gave us a safe haven, a safe place where the students could come after school development and students say what mrs. simons has done for them.has had a lasting impact. 22:16:45 she's taught me so many things like to be myself in every situation. 22:14:23 she instills leadership in everybody because that's what she's teaching us to be. it's why they nominated her as a community builder.... 22:11:06 i'm kim o'quinn with mungo homes, and we're actually here to honor you
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community builder for all the wonderful things you do for the youth in this community and during the surprise mrs. simons got this news too... 22:12:27 elevations will be receiving a 1-thousand dollar check from the michael j. mungo foundation. thank you!! woooo!!! in lower richland, mary king, wis news 10. elevations will host a leadership empowerment conference for all teenagers. it's the second weekend in march. if you know someone who should be honored as a community builder.nominate that person at wistv.com slash builder. paals needs you to be a pal by opening your home to pups. paals is the palmetto animal assisted life service. the group raises and trains dogs to provide therapy and intervention for disabled people. the number of dogs they can train depends on the number of volunteer families willing to care for the puppies on weekends. so, the group is asking you to consider being a "weekend paals volunteer." you'll receive training and meet
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trips and training exercises. three training classes are being offered starting next saturday, february 5th. you must attend all 3 before being assigned a paals puppy. the group is hosting a volunteer orientation at their facility at north grampian hill road in columbia on tuesday at 6. you can call 788-7063 to register for the orientation. still to come this morning on sunrise... find out why one michigan baby's infectious smile is shining a bit brighter this morning. break 3
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hi good morning, i'm jeff rossen, coming up this morning sadly in the news. so what are you to do if you are trapped inside of your office? do you stay here do you run away? same thing for an open work environment, so many of you working in those in a
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are you supposed to get under your desk and hide and just wait it out and call for help or are you supposed to run? what if the shooter is close? plus the things on your desk right now, yes even on this desk right you need a part of our special series workplace emergency this morning right here on today. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s it's a ride one lyft driver in kentucky says he'll never forget. samantha chatman talks speaks to the man whose car once had to transform into a delivery room. "one of the most frequently
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when there's someone in the car is what's been your most interesting experience. and i say well, do you really want to know?" his first anniversary as a lyft driver. it's a side gig for the financial consultant--but his last ride may have been the hardest job of his life. "this is definitely on top of my never forget moments." he received a ride request friday evening--one that was about 20 minutes away from his current location. the passenger called him repeatedly to make sure he was on his way. "he said we're going to the er my girlfriend is having a baby. and i said, are you sure?!" the man on the phone was sure.
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south went smoothly--but once they reached the broadway got up and crawled and laid down in the third row bench seat." now in a panic--the driver circled around the block. when he looked back to see how his passenger was doing--he saw the head. "so right here is where i saw the norton kosair children's hospital emergency entrance so i said 'this is where we're going.'" the father ran inside for help and several nurses rushed to the car. "but it had already started happening--she had already started delivering the baby at that point, so they just finished the delivery right there in my car." the mother gave birth to sandra rose....6 and a half pounds and 20 inches long the next day--sandra rose received a special care package from her very first lyft driver. "that was definitely a first for me. so this was definitely a way to cap off my one year anniversary." that was samantha chatman reporting. a michigan baby has even more reason to show off that adorable
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baby photo contest. 7-month old isla's picture was picked from more than 170 thousand entries by a panel of judges. isla's parents will receive 50 thousand dollars in prize money from gerber, which they say will go towards paying off debts and saving for their kids' future, plus charitable donations. as the winner, isla's photo will be shared on gerber's instagram and facebook pages throughout the year with the option to appear in ads. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten sunrise.
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tonight's fox news debate, and the question on many minds, will it help or hurt him in iowa?
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south carolinians who don't have healthcare coverage have a few days left to sign up. important information you need to know as you begin the enrollment process. plus... more showers expected today. i'll have your full forecast, coming up. it's thursday, january 28th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this thursday, january 28th. tim miller is tracking your first alert forecast this morning. a weak cold front and coastal low pressure will deliver scattered showers through thursday. rain totals will average between 1/4" and 1/2". expect mostly sunny skies friday through the first of next week and warming temperatures. right now in the wis alert
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oregon investigators say 3 more protesters connected
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federal wildlife refuge are now in custody. and we're learning -- there may be a possible end in sight for the weeks-long protest. ammon bundy one of the leaders of the occupation is now telling his followers to go home. bundy made the statement following his arraignment. he and 7 others were taken into custody tuesday after a traffic checkpoint. one of those ranchers was killed after shots were fired. we're also learning from an unsealed criminal complaint that the armed group had explosives and night-vision goggles. authorities believe 10 members remain in the refuge. it is all the buzz in politics this morning: tonight's republican presidential debate without donald trump. will being a no-show help him or hurt him in iowa? nbc's tracie potts has more on that story from washington this morning. :00-:04 donald trump's feud with fox news and anchor megan kelly has led to one less candidate on stage tonight.
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presidential candidate :07-:09 "i don't like being taken advantage of." fox confirms: there will be no empty podium. trump tells south carolina voters it's what the u-s should've done with the iran nuclear deal: presidential candidate :17-:21 "you just walk out. you leave. that's what you do." ted cruz challenged trump to a one-on-one saturday - he's even reserved a spot. trump has a competing event. presidential candidate :28-:36 "he doesn't want to answer questions from the men and women of iowa about how his record doesn't match what he's selling." drawing attention to where cruz was born, trump tweets: "can we do it in canada?" other candidates are ready to move on: presidential candidate :44-:49 "interesting sideshow. greatest show on earth. this is not a show. this is serious!" chris christie recalls being bumped from the main stage: presidential candidate :53-1:08 "did i whine and moan? did i refuse to show up? did i hold my breath and stomp my feet? no, i give me a podium and a "you don't walk away, you stand up and fight." tracie potts, nbc
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before heading to iowa -- donald trump was in the midlands last night where he picked up a big endorsement from one of our state's leaders. lieutenant governor henry mcmaster publicly threw his support behind trump at a campaign rally in gilbert, saying trump is the man to get things done. "south carolina is going to have the most decisive primary election this election cycle. we are going to be right in the middle of it and i want everybody to get out and vote and when you do, do like i do and vote for donald trump for president." trump promised the crowd in gilbert that he will be back to south carolina many more times before the february 20th republican primary. the clock is ticking for thousands of south carolinians who still don't have health insurance mandated through the affordable care act. that deadline is sunday night at 11:59. our michal higdon is live in the wis newsroom with important information to get you started on the enrollment process -- michal? health experts say just a couple of months ago -- more than 600-thousand south
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not have health coverage. insurers say the biggest question they get from those looking to enroll is -- "how much is health care going to cost me?" that amount will vary based on your coverage needs. health care expert, lee patterson says she's seen plans cost as low as 15 dollars to upwards of 200 dollars a month. navigators with organizations throughout the midlands are trained to help you choose the plan best for you and your family's needs. patterson says it's typically an easy process to sign up for coverage, but she cautions consumers need to plan out time to go thoroughly go through the coverage they're signing up for. "people come in and think, 'i'm going to get in and get out and go about my day.' it's going to take a little "people come in and think, 'i'm going to get in and get out and go about my day.' it's going to take a little while. there are a lot of options to choose from. there are a lot of different plans, a lot of different numbers we've got to throw at you, and things to understand. health insurance is complicated. and so we do our best to make sure you leave here well-informed about the plan
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use it to the best of, you know, what's most cost-effective for you." according to law -- if you choose not to sign up, the penalty is now 695 dollars or 2 percent of your income, whichever is greater. the deadline, again, is sunday at 11:59 pm for your coverage to begin on march 1st. if you're wanting to sign up for health care -- there are some things you're going to need. i'll have those details coming up in the next half hour. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. the army veteran who helped lead the charge against the u-s department of veterans affairs for delays in care....has been laid to rest in kershaw county. barry coates died of cancer saturday. in 2014....he testified before congress that he had to wait a year for a colonoscopy. the procedure was reportedly delayed at several v-a facilities. he eventually got the procedure, only to learn he had terminal colon cancer. coates' story led to national controversy about lengthy waits at v-a hospitals and led to the overhaul of the department of veterans affairs. the 46-year-old husband and father was buried
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the recent death of a lancaster county man has sparked yet another national recall of airbag inflators. joel knight was killed in december after his ford ranger collided with a cow. federal officials with the national highway traffic and safety administration say the airbag inflator deployed and propelled a piece of metal that hit and killed him. while previous recalls have involved older model vehicles ....this new one includes at least one 20- 14 model. knight's death is one of 11 now linked to faulty airbags from takata. "this is a completely avoidable tragedy where a man lost his life because of a product that was supposed to save his life." takata airbags released a statement saying quote: "our heartfelt condolences go out to the driver's family. we are cooperating fully with regulators and our automotive customers and continue to take aggressive action to advance vehicle safety, including through our ongoing testing efforts, replacement kit production, and raising
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vehicles equipped with automatic braking or front-collision warning could be less likely to cause a rear-end crash. the insurance institute for highway safety says automatic braking can reduce crashes by 40 percent, while front collision warning cuts the rear-end risk by 23 percent. crashes in the survey were caused by acura, honda, subaru, mercedes and volvo cars. 40 percent of vehicles currently have automatic braking. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. a weak cold front and coastal low pressure will deliver scattered showers through thursday. rain totals will average between 1/4" and 1/2". expect mostly sunny skies friday through the first of next week and warming temperatures. coming up on news 10 sunrise... they weren't kidding when they said "move your car before the snow hits."
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when they said "move your car before the snow hits." the drastic action d-c officials have taken to crack down on the number of cars left out in the streets before
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a new story developing this the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. 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,
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[ 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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wants lawmakers to approve different methods of execution. executions are currently on hold in the state because the supply of lethal injection drugs expired. lawmakers are being asked to approve the firing squad, electrocution or nitrogen gas as alternates. democrat jim hood also says he wants to block names of people who sell lethal injection drugs and those who help carry out executions. the police department in ferguson, missouri has agreed to change its policies, training and practices as part of a deal with the u-s justice department. the overhaul stems from the 2014 deadly shooting of unarmed 18-year-old michael brown by ferguson police. the proposal is meant to correct problems that identified discriminatory practices across the city police force and municipal court system.
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for the confessed charleston church shooter. dylann roof's trial is scheduled to begin on july 11. documents show that 600 people will be called initially to serve as potential jurors. roof confessed that he gunned down nine people inside emanuel a-m-e church in charleston in june of last year. a controversial proposal to track refugees who come into south carolina is now headed to the senate floor. governor nikki haley recently asked the federal government to bar refugees from isis-held territories from coming to south carolina. the bill, which has been approved by a senate committee, has wide support among republicans in the state house. it would impose an internet registry that would include the names and addresses of refugees and hold their sponsors liable if the refugees commit an act of terrorism. the nation's capital is cracking down on drivers who didn't move their cars before the monster snow storm. washington, d.c. has issued more than one million dollars in parking tickets, charging an additional 65-thousand dollars in tfines. 665 vehicles have been towed from city streets. tickets are 250 dollars, tow charges are another
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daily fee of 25 dollars until the car is picked up. people were reportedly warned to get their vehicles off snow emergency routes before the storm. a weak cold front and coastal low pressure will deliver scattered showers through thursday. rain totals will average between 1/4" and 1/2". expect mostly sunny skies friday through the first of next week and warming temperatures. the gamecock women's basketball team will look to notch their 20th win of the season tonight as they continue their undefeated season. the gamecocks are at home to play ole miss. game time is 7 o'clock, on the sec network plus. the gamecock women's basketball team will look to notch their 20th win of the season tonight
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continue their undefeated season. the gamecocks are at home to play ole miss. game time is 7 o'clock, on the sec network plus. clemson quarterback deshaun watson says he could leave school early for the nfl if the circumstances are right. watson spoke before last night's clemson basketball game with pittsburgh. he was honored as the south carolina hall of fame's collegiate player of the year. watson says the nfl has always been a dream and is part of the reason he came to clemson. but -- he adds one of his goals is to have his college degree before he leaves, and he's on track to graduate in december. he says if things go as planned, he'll give up his senior season to turn pro. here's that basketball game watson attended -- clemson hosting pittsburgh. and the tigers got a big night out of jaron blossomgame, who scored 22 points. it was his third game in a row scoring at least 20. clemson wins it 73- to-60. they're 13-and-7 overall, 6-and-2 in the conference.
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stadium for next month's big game. here's a look at levi's stadium just outside san francisco. you can see workers using paint cans and airbrushes to add logos to the field. the n-f-l is turning the san francisco 49-ers home stadium into the place that will host the league's biggest sporting event. the carolina panthers and denver broncos take the field february seventh. rehearsals for pre- game and half-time entertainment begin this weekend. we'll have much more of today's top stories coming up on sunrise this morning. stay with us. jeff rossen hi good morning, i'm jeff rossen, coming up this morning
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are talking about active
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sadly in the news. so what are you to do if you are trapped inside of your office? do you stay here do you run away? same thing for an are you supposed to get under your desk and hide and just wait it out and call for help or are you supposed to run? what if the shooter is close? plus the things on your desk right now, yes even on this you need a part of our special series workplace emergency this morning right here on today. today marks the 30 years since the challenger tragedy. the space shuttle exploded just 73 seconds after liftoff due to a break in the booster engine. all seven astronauts onboard were killed, including christa mcauliffe, who would have been the first teacher in space. nasa will pay tribute to the crews of apollo 1 and space shuttles challenger and columbia during today's day of remembrance. a wreath-laying ceremony will be held at arlington national cemetery. other nasa centers will also
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the man who killed three people and injured nine others at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado has been transferred to a state hospital for a mental competency exam. the judge ordered the exam for 57-year-old robert dear after he said he wanted to fire his public defenders and represent himself. the exam will show whether he's mentally capable of making that decision. dear is charged with 179 counts including murder, attempted murder and assault in the november attack. he has said he is guilty. the widow of the fox lake, illinois police officer who killed himself five months ago has been indicted. a grand jury indicted melodie gliniewicz on six federal counts for her alleged role in her late husband's theft of charitable funds. authorities say lieutenant charles gliniewicz killed himself back in september, but made it look like he was shot by suspects he was chasing. he was accused of stealing 10-thousand dollars from a charity fund. the couple is accused of using the money for a vacation and bills. no criminal charges will be filed against los angeles police officers who mistakenly shot at two newspaper
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the shooting happened in february 2013 as the lapd conducted a massive manhunt for former police officer christopher dorner. dorner killed four people and wounded three others before he reportedly died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. before his death, eight officers mistakenly opened fire on a truck, thinking dorner was inside. instead, the two women were shot. they both survived and received a settlement worth more than four million dollars from the city. lawyers say fear of dorner was understandable and justified. a weak cold front and coastal low pressure will deliver scattered showers through thursday. rain totals will average between 1/4" and 1/2". expect mostly sunny skies friday through the first of next week and warming temperatures. coming up on sunrise at 5:30... gone bananas! one miami woman wakes up from a
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up from a deep sleep to an unwelcome surprise by an exotic animal... that story is coming up as we take a look at what's trending. 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 thursday, january 28th. top stories as you're waking up... the republican presidential candidates will face off once more before the iowa caucuses. eight candidates who are leading the polls have been invited to participate in the primetime debate on fox news. but missing from the list? donald trump. he says he won't attend due to issues with one moderator, megyn kelly. ahead -- more on his alternative plans in iowa later tonight. plus... while a specific bill hasn't been put together yet, state lawmakers are working to repair south carolina's roads. state lawmakers are expected to meet today to talk about increasing funds for road repair. more on this, coming up. tim miller's keeping an eye on possible showers in your forecast today. a weak cold front and coastal low pressure will deliver scattered showers through thursday. rain totals will average between 1/4" and 1/2". expect mostly sunny skies friday
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in the wis alert center this morning... a suspect wounded in the exchange of gunfire with a georgia state tropper near atlanta has died. officials say the suspect, 26-year-old israel vladmir rodriquez died late last night in the hospital. investigators says rodriquez was speeding at 100 mph when trooper jacob fields attempted to pull him over last night. the suspect led fields on a 10 mile chase down i- 75...when he eventually got out and began shooting. you can see that scene where traffic was backed up on the interstate for hours last night. we're told the officer is expected to make a full
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employees at a cayce bank of america are credited with helping investigators make a quick arrest after a robbery. investigators say 61- year-old tommy slife was arrested just minutes after he was accused of holding up the knox abbott drive branch yesterday. workers gave a detailed description of the suspect, which investigators say helped lead to slife's arrest just a short distance away. he's in lexington county detention center awaiting a bond hearing. columbia police hope recent surveillance photos will help nab a man accused of stealing money from a local convenience store. take a look at your screen. police say this man jumped over the counter of this store at a shell gas police say the man grabbed the store clerk, but the victim was not hurt. if you recognize the man in these photos, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. if you're looking to secure health insurance this year, the enrollment deadly is quickly approaching. you need to be signed up by sunday night at 11:59. our michal higdon is live in the
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information to help you get started in the enrollment process -- michal? more than 215-thousand south carolinians have enrolled in the federal marketplace for 2016. but if you still haven't signed up, there is plenty of help available. there are four health insurance providers you are able to choose from in south carolina. aetna, blue cross blue shield, blue choice, and united health care... health care experts say plans can range from 15 to 200 dollars per month, depending on your coverage needs. but -- if you choose not to enroll in coverage be reminded the penalty this year increased to 695 dollars or 2 percent of your income, whichever is greater. now if you have already enrolled in coverage, and you would like to make changes, you need to do so by sunday's deadline. "for most people employer-based coverage, as long as it meets what they call 'minimally- essential benefits.' so as long as its covering doctors visits, in-patient stays, emergency room, the gambit of most health insurance needs -- then
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probably a good fit. but it's worth a look, if you want to look we're happy to look with you." if you're looking to sign up for health insurance experts say you'll need your log-in information for healthcare.gov, social security numbers and birth dates for everyone in the household, income you're expected to make in 2016 and a valid i-d. again the deadline to sign up is sunday at 11:59 pm, and your coverage will begin march 1st. there are several midlands organizations helping consumers sign up for coverage. we'll have those details on our web site a little later this morning. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. donald trump scored a big palmetto state endorsement during his campaign rally in gilbert last night. lieutenant governor henry mcmaster announced his support of trump before introducing him to thousands of excited supporters. the republican frontrunner touched on many of the topics he usually does. he said he'll strengthen border
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wall, that will be paid for by mexico. he said he'd repeal and replace obamacare. he said he'd make the nation's military stronger, too. "what we have going, and it's really important, it's a movement. it's not like a normal situation." on tuesday, trump said he won't participate in tonight's debate on fox news, because of a previous debate he thought was unfair. instead, he'll host a competing event in iowa -- a benefit for veterans. last night, told his supporters in gilbert that he hopes to raise a lot of money for those vets and wounded warriors. state senators will meet again today to discuss south carolina road repairs. yesterday, members of the senate finance committee met to agreed that more money needs to be put into bridges and highways. some lawmakers discussed a new tax cut which would lover the state's five persent sales tax. that would bring in money to offset the senate's proposal to raise the gas tax and fees to bring in an extra 665 million dollars for roads. "if we can come together on a different verison of
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don't know 18 or 19 strong votes of support in this committee, i personally would be very open to that." a senate transportation subcommittee tossed around ideas on how to revamp the selection process for dot commissioners as part of the reform plan. meanwhile, lexington is continuing to push forward with plans to improve town traffic. this month, the town has incorporated five new "adaptive" traffic lights. the lights are designed to count cars and change their timing based on the buildup at certain intersections. so far they've been placed where east main street meets church street and lake drive...as well as where west main street meets park road and old chapin road. 19 intersections are expected to be equipped with the new lights by this fall. a new house bill will allow the state to pay for high school students and those who are unemployed to train for available jobs in south carolina. the "pathways initiative" was approved to expand dual-enrollment opportunities for high school students. this means they can take courses that count toward their diploma and an associate's degree.
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state's unemployed so they can train for a job in their area. several counties are funding the program this year with five million dollars. students in lower richland have had a place to go for college and career prep for several years now... it's also served as a safe for nearly 15 years, students in lower richland have had a place
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haven after school. it's called "elevations" and the non-profit was founded back in 2001 by richland one alum charla simons. simons hosted the group out of her home for several years before getting permission to move it to lower richland high school. the students meet nearly every day and get homework help, meet with mentors and do community service. they nominated simons as a 22:16:45 she's taught me so many things like to be myself in every situation. 22:14:23 she instills leadership in everybody because that's what she's teaching us to be. as a community builder simons will receive a 1- thousand dollar donation for elevations from the michael j.
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if you know someone who should be honored as a community builder.nominate that person at wistv.com slash builder. paals needs you to be a pal by opening your home to pups. paals is the palmetto animal assisted life service. the group raises and trains dogs to provide therapy and intervention for disabled people. the number of dogs they can train depends on the number of so, the group is asking you to consider being a "weekend paals volunteer." you'll receive training and meet bi-weekly for field trips and training exercises. three training classes are being offered starting next friday, february 5th. you must attend all 3 before being assigned a paals puppy. the group is hosting a volunteer orientation at their facility at north grampian hill road in columbia on tuesday at 6. call 788-7063 to register. a weak cold front and coastal low pressure will
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rain totals will average between 1/4" and 1/2". expect mostly sunny skies friday through the first of next week and warming temperatures.
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when it snuck into her house and snoozed on her chest. the creature, called a the rainforests of central and south america home. but it wound up inside the home of a 99-year-old woman, and promptly curled up and took a nap on her chest as she slept. the woman didn't really have sweet dreams... she instead woke up terrified and screaming. relatives and friends caught banana and brought it to a vet. banana is now home with its owner, after a fairly exciting life on the run in miami. facebook users will soon have a way to quickly express their feelings on the
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network. ceo mark zuckerberg says new emotions will be added to the social media website. he didn't give a concrete timetable on when the emotions will be added. they will expand beyond facebook's "like" button. reactions will include symbols for angry, sad, wow, haha, yay and love. facebook has already been testing the different reactions in chile, the philippines, portugal, ireland, spain, japan and colombia. coming up on news 10 sunrise... need cash and forgot your debit
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in your consumer news this morning... what one bank is implementing to make sure you won't have to leave empty handed at the atm. tens of thousands of italians are taking to the streets in italy before the
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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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take a look at the crowds. italian lawmakers are expected to hear a bill today that would recognize rights for same-sex couples. same-sex marriage or civil unions are legal throughout europe, with the exception of italy. same-sex couples are demanding equality and basic rights like tax breaks and inheritance rights. the parliament debate could take weeks before a vote, and even if the law passes it could end in a referendum. if you don't have your debit card, j-p morgan chase says you can still make a withdrawal... the bank is upgrading its entire fleet of atm's this it says one of the perks to the new machines is a function that allows customers to take money out of their account by tapping
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the technology used is the same one that allows apple pay to work. the bank says it does not replace the debit card, but allows customers to use the machine even if they do not have their card with them. a whopping 24 million americans are likely to take out a personal loan this year. 10 million are very likely and 14 million are somewhat likely. bank rate dot com says the actual number could end up being even higher, since three in 10 americans have no emergency savings and are just one unplanned expense away from needing money in a hurry. uber has plans to improve the ride feedback for both its drivers and its riders. the ride-sharing company says it'll start using smartphones to check whether its drivers are speeding. the program will use a smartphone's gps to record data and that data will be used to verify feedback from riders. if the rider's feedback wasn't accurate after checking data, the information can be used to make sure the driver's rating isn't affected. prices for coffee beans are at their lowest point in nearly two years. one pound of arabica coffee has fallen by about
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officials in brazil forecast that coffee farmers will have a huge harvest season this year, creating an oversupply of beans. that has led to the drop in prices. but don't expect latte prices to come down just yet. states and cities across the country have been increasing the minimum wage, which is another important ingredient in making your coffee. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line. you can also mail photos to: birthday board po box 367 columbia, sc 29202 please give two weeks advanced
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first alert traffic report the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. 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
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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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showing drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman arriving back in prison after he was re-captured earlier this month. the video shows guzman being fingerprinted, blood tested and photographed at the altiplano maximum security prison, which he escaped from last july. mexico's attorney general's office explains the investigation undertaken by authorities after guzman's escape. it also includes footage showing the moment guzman robbed a car and escaped
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authorities have arrested 19 people in connection with an international drug trafficking and illegal gambling ring. the arrests were made yesterday in california, sacramento, phoenix, louisiana and virginia. two other people were previously arrested, including owen hanson, who played football at the university of southern california more than a decade ago. hanson reportedly ran an organization that in part sold drugs from heroin to meth and operated illegal sports gambling websites. the federal reserve has left its key interest rate unchanged, saying the u-s economy lost momentum at the end of last year. last month, the fed raised rates for the first time in nearly a decade. the u-s central bank said the job market has improved, but acknowledged that economic growth slowed at the end of 2015. the fed gave no sign that it will change its plan to raise interest rates at least four times in 2016. michigan is working to put an end to flint's water
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governor rick snyder put together a team that will focus on finding long-term solutions. he's asking for 28-million dollars in relief funds from the state. if approved by michigan lawmakers, three million dollars of that money would go directly to paying residents' water bills. take a look at this. can you imagine gas being 39 cents per gallon? for some texas residents, it was a reality. the a-g producers cooperation in sunray decided to show some customer appreciation in a big way on wednesday. for just a couple of hours, people were able to fill up their tanks for just 39 cents a 1969. a weak cold front and coastal low pressure will deliver scattered showers through thursday. rain totals will average between 1/4" and 1/2". expect mostly sunny skies friday through the first of next week and warming temperatures. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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on his fellow republicans when they take the stage tonight. but the question many are debating -- will it help or hurt him in iowa? and... south carolinians who don't have healthcare coverage have a few days left to sign up. important information you need to know as you begin the enrollment process. plus... more showers expected today. i'll have your full forecast, coming up. it's thursday, january 28th. 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 6 o'clock. let's get your 6am started with a check on your first alert forecast. ere's tim miller. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90%
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middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s first alert traffic report new in the alert center this
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republican presidential candidate marco rubio is reducing advertising buys in the two early nominating states just days before primary elections. nbc news is reporting the campaign cut 102- thousand dollars from its television buy in new hampshire. that followed by 32- thousand dollars cut from advertisements here in south carolina. a source close to rubio's spending denies the reductions have anything to do with the budget constraints -- saying it's just a change of strategy. south carolinians head to the polls for the republican primary election on february 20th. it is all the buzz in politics this morning: tonight's republican presidential debate without donald trump.
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hurt him in iowa? nbc's tracie potts has more on that story from washington this morning. :00-:04 donald trump's feud with fox news and anchor megan kelly has led to one less candidate on stage tonight. super burned in presidential candidate :07-:09 "i don't like being taken advantage of." fox confirms: there will be no empty podium. trump tells south carolina voters it's what the u-s should've done with the iran nuclear deal: presidential candidate :17-:21 "you just walk out. you leave. that's what you do." ted cruz challenged trump to a one-on-one saturday - he's even reserved a spot. trump has a competing event. presidential candidate :28-:36 "he doesn't want to answer questions from the mennnd women of iowa abobo how his record doesn't match what he's selling." drawing attention to where cruz was born, trump tweets: "can we do it in canada?" other candidates are ready to move on: presidential candidate :44-:49 "interesting sideshow. greatest show on earth. this is not a show. this is serious!" chris christie recalls being
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presidential candidate :53-1:08 "did i whine and moan? did i refuse to show up? did i hold my breath and stomp my feet? no, i up and fight." tracie potts, nbc news, washington. before heading to iowa -- donald trump was in the midlands last night where he picked up a big endorsement from one of our state's leaders. lieutenant governor henry mcmaster publicly threw his support behind trump at a campaign rally in gilbert, saying trump is the man to get things done. "south carolina is going to have the most decisive primary election this election cycle. we are going to be right in the middle of it and i want everybody to get out and vote and when you do, do like i do and vote for donald trump for president." trump promised the crowd in gilbert that he will be back to south carolina many more times before the february 20th republican primary. the clock is ticking for thousands of south carolinians who still don't have
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through the affordable care act. that deadline is sunday night at 11:59. our michal higdon is live in the wis newsroom with important information to get you started on the enrollment process -- michal? health experts say just a couple of months ago -- more than 600-thousand south carolinans still did not have health coverage. insurers say the biggest question they get from those looking to enroll is -- "how much is health care going to cost me?" that amount will vary based on your coverage needs. health care expert, lee patterson says she's seen plans cost as low as 15 dollars to upwards of 200 dollars a month. navigators with organizations throughout the midlands are trained to help you choose the plan best for you and your family's needs. patterson says it's typicacay an easy process to sign up for coverage, but she cautions consumers need to plan out time to go thoroughly go through the coverage they're signing up for. "people come in and think, 'i'm going to get in and get out and go about my day.' it's going to take a little while. there are a lot of options to choose from. there are a lot of different
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numbers we've got to throw at you, and things to understand. health insurance is complicated. and so we do our best to make sure you leave here well-informed about the plan that you've chosen and how to use it to the best of, you know, what's most cost-effective for you." according to law -- if you choose not to sign up, the penalty is now 695 dollars or 2 percent of your income, whichever is greater. the deadline, again, is sunday at 11:59 pm for your coverage to begin on march 1st. if you're wanting to sign up for health care -- there are some things you're going to need. i'll have those details coming up in the next half the army veteran who helped lead the charge against the u-s department of veterans affairs for delays in care....has been laid to rest in kershaw county. barry coates died of cancer saturday. in 2014....he testified before congress that he had to wait a year for a colonoscopy. the procedure was reportedly delayed at several v-a facilities. he eventually got the procedure, only to learn he had terminal colon cancer. coates' story led to national
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lengthy waits at v-a hospitals and led to the overhaul of the department of veterans affairs. the 46-year-old husband and father was buried wednesday in bethune. a trial date has now been set for the confessed charleston church shooter. dylann roof's trial is scheduled to begin on july 11. documents show that 600 people will be called initially to serve as potential jurors. roof confessed that he gunned down nine people inside emanuel a-m-e church in charleston in june of last year. the south carolina department of consumer affairs says the top scam of 2015 came from people claiming to be with the irs. more than 3-thousand scams were reported last year -- with 40 percent of them identified as imposter scams -- where someone lies about who they are to demand money or personal information. 700 of those calls were irs scammers demanding consumers pay taxes owed or face arrest. the irs says this type of scam has resulted in 23- million-dollars in losses nationally since october of 2013. officials say be wary of anyone
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of demands -- and that the irs will not contact you via phone or e-mail about a tax issue, and will send a letter instead. here's tim miller for a check of your forecast. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s up next on sunrise -- a look inside the costa concordia. how a photographer says he got
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where it sits today, 4 years right now in the wis alert
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california authorities have arrested 5 people in connection with the escape of those three dangerous inmates from a southern california jail last week. those arrests come as authorities continue the search for those fugitives. the 3 were all awaiting trial for violent crimes when they escaped last friday. investigators believe they had outside help since the tools used by the inmated to carve through steel bars -- were not prison-made. investigators say more arrests are likely and
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the recent death of a lancaster county man has sparked yet another national recall of airbag inflators. joel knight was killed in december after his ford ranger collided with a cow. federal officials with the national highway traffic and safety administration say the airbag inflator deployed and propelled a piece of metal that hit and killed him. while previous recalls have involved older model vehicles ....this new one includes at least one 20- 14 model. knight's death is one of 11 now linked to faulty airbags from takata. "this is a completely avoidable tragedy where a man lost his life because of a product that was supposed to save his life." takata airbags released a statement saying quote: "our heartfelt condolences go out to the driver's family. we are cooperating fully with regulators and our automotive customers and continue to take aggressive action to advance vehicle safety, including through our ongoing
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replacement kit production, and raising consumer awareness of recalled vehicles." vehicles equipped with automatic braking or front-collision warning could be less likely to cause a rear-end crash. the insurance institute for highway safety says automatic braking can reduce crashes by 40 percent, while front collision warning cuts the rear-end risk by 23 percent. crashes in the survey were caused by acura, honda, subaru, mercedes and volvo cars. 40 percent of vehicles currently have automatic braking. new this morning -- we are getting a look at haunting images from inside a cruise ship that sank in a deadly accident 4 years ago. the costa concordia capsized in 2012 after hitting rocks in the mediterranean sea. it sat for more than 2 years during a massive salvage operation, and was re-floated and taken to genoa in 2014. a german photographer who wrote a book titled "concordia" says he swam out to where it's currently docked, climbed aboard and took these pictures. he says it was freely accessible
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or security -- doors open -- lights on, and no one in site. 32 people died when the concordia sank. the captain was later convicted of manslaughter for abandoning ship. it will eventually be scrapped. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chanan 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s tim miller's s eping an eye on your morning drive
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traffic. the gamecock women's basketball team will look to notch their 20th win of the season tonight as they season. the gamecocks are at home to play ole miss. game time is 7 o'clock, on the sec network plus. clemson quarterback deshaun watson says he could leave school early for the nfl if the circumstances are right. watson spoke before last night's clemson basketball game with pittsburgh. he was honored as the south carolina hall of fame's collegiate player of the year. watson says the nfl has always been a dream and is part of the reason he came to clemson. but -- he adds one of his goals is to have his college degree before he leaves, and he's on track to graduate in december. he says if things go as planned, he'll give up his senior season to turn pro. here's that basketball game
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hosting pittsburgh. and the tigers got a big night out of jaron blossomgame, who scored 22 points. it was his third game in a row scoring at least 20. clemson wins it 73- to-60. they're 13-and-7 overall, 6-and-2 in the conference. here's something for sports fans to get excited about right here in columbia. in less than 80 days the fireflies will be ready to play ball! wednesday, columbia's new minor league baseball team unveiled the team's official team jerseys and hats. the a-c flora high school baseball team modeled the new uniforms. the fireflies will wear white jerseys with midnight blue hats at home. they also have an alternative home jersey which is bright green. opening day is april 14th --- against the greenville drive. up next on sunrise -- a lookt your thursday headlines. thanks for starting your morning with news 10. mostly cloudy with periods of
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through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s lows in the lower to middle 40s examine weaknesses in the department of health and human services. the meeting was called to address concerns about
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sent over the last three years. the department became overwhelmed with the influx of migrants from south america, and changed it's policies to allow quicker transfers from temporary shelters to private homes. but -- the chair of the senate committee says federal officials don't know how many children have been sent to live with convicted criminals, and some may be at risk for human trafficking. the leader of the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in oregon is telling followers to go home. an attorney for ammon bundy read a statement after bundy made his first court appearance in portland wednesday. bundy and seven others were taken into custody tuesday. three more people suspected of being linked to the armed occupation surrendered wednesday. the police department in ferguson, missouri has agreed to change its policies, training and practices as part of a deal with the u-s justice department. the overhaul stems from the 2014 deadly shooting of unarmed 18-year-old michael brown by ferguson police. the proposal is meant to correct problems that identified discriminatory practices across the city police force and municipal court system.
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illinois police officic who killed himself five months ago has turned herself in to authorities.. a grand jury indicted melodie gliniewicz on six federal counts for her alleged role in her late husband's theft of charitable funds. authorities say lieutenant charles gliniewicz killed himself back in september, but made it look like he was shot by suspects he was chasing in an attempt to keep the crime under wraps. the couple is accused of using the money for a vacation and bills. 30 years ago today one of the great tragedies in american history took place as the space shuttle challenger exploded just 73- seconds after liftoff. all seven astronauts onboard were killed, including christa mcauliffe who was to be the first teacher in space. as part of nasa's annual day of remembrance -- those men and women will be honored along with other nasa personnel who have lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. as concerns about the zika virus are spreading, one group is taking steps to contain it. ahead at 6:30 -- how they're
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mosquitos that spread the virus, against themselves the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 6:30. brand new information this morning as early primary races get ramped up... a new nbc-wall street journal-marist of how primary elections here in south carolina are shaping up. nbc surveyed likely primary voters in our state showing donald trump with a commanding lead as the likely winner in our state's republican primary race. 36-percent of likely primary voters say they will choose donald trump with ted cruz trailing at 20-percent. on the democratic side -- former secretary of state hillary clinton dominates the poll of likely primary voters at 64-percent. with challenger bernie sanders at 27-percent. these numbers released just days before he iowa caucuses on monday. meanwhile -- our top story this morning -- the republican presidential candidates will face off once more before the iowa caucuses. eight candidates who are leading the polls have been invited to participate in the primetime debate on fox news. but one will be missing tonight
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he says he won't attend due to issues with one moderator, megyn kelly. ahead -- more on his alternative plans in iowa later tonight. plus... while a specific bill hasn't been put together yet, state lawmakers are working to repair south carolina's roads. state lawmakers are expected to meet today to talk about increasing funds for road repair. more on this, coming up. and tim miller's keeping an eye on your first alert forecast. mostly cloudy with periods of owers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s
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new in the alert center this morning... a major drug raid in north charlotte has led to the arrest of 19 people accused of dealing crack
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more than 100 fbi agents and north carolina law enforcement were involved in the drug bust. police say they launched the undercover operation nearly 6 months ago in the belmont neighborhood. many of the suspects arrested have long records. if convicted, many of the federal charges carry 20 year sentences with fines of $1 million dollars per count. police say they are still looking for six people they were unable to locate during the raid. employees at a cayce bank of america are credited with helping investigators make a quick arrest after a robbery. investigators say 61- year-old tommy slife was arrested just minutes after he was accused of holding up the knox abbott drive branch yesterday. workers gave a detailed description of the suspect, which investigators say helped lead to slife's arrest just a short distance away. he's in lexington county detention center awaiting a bond hearing. columbia police hope recent surveillance photos will help nab a man accused of stealing money from a local convenience store.
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police say this man jumped over the counter of this store at a shell gas station on bluff road stealing money. this happened the morning of january 10th. police say the man grabbed the store clerk, but the victim was not hurt. if you recognize the man in these photos, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. donald trump scored a big palmetto state endorsement during his campaign rally in gilbert last night. lieutenant governor henry mcmaster announced his support of trump before introducing him to thousands of excited supporters. the republican frontrunner touched on many of the topics he usually does. he said he'll strengthen border security with a wall, that will be paid for by mexico. he said he'd repeal and replace obamacare. he said he'd make the nation's military stronger, too. "what we have going, and it's really important, it's a movement. it's not like a normal situation." on tuesday, trump said he won't participate in tonight's debate on fox news, because of a previous debate he thought was unfair. instead, he'll host a competing event in iowa -- a benefit for veterans.
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in gilbert that he hopes to state senators will meet again today to discuss south carolina road repairs. yesterday, members of the senate finance committee met to agreed that more money needs to be put into bridges and highways. some lawmakers discussed a new tax cut which would lover the state's five persent sales tax. that would bring in money to offset the senate's proposal to raise the gas tax and fees to bring in an extra 665 million dollars for roads. "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." a senate transportation subcommittee tossed around ideas on how to revamp the selection process for dot commissioners as part of the reform plan. a new house bill will allow the state to pay for high school students and those who are unemployed
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south carolina. the "pathways initiative" was approved to expand dual-enrollment opportunities for high school students. this means they can take courses that count toward their diploma and an associate's degree. it also provides grants to the state's unemployed so they can train for a job in their area. several counties are funding the program this year with five million dollars. students in lower richland have had a place to go for college and career prep for several years now... it's also served as a safe for nearly 15 years, students in lower richland have had a place to go
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the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. 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,
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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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college and career prep and served as a safe haven after school. it's called "elevations" and the non-profit was founded back in 2001 by richland one alum charla simons. simons hosted the group out of her home for several years before getting permission to move it to lower richland high school. the students meet nearly every day and get homework help, meet with mentors and do community service. they nominated simons as a community builder in partnership with mungo homes for all they say she's done for them. 22:16:45 she's taught me so many
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myself in every situation. 22:14:23 she instills leadership in everybody because that's what she's teaching us to be. as a community builder simons will receive a 1- thousand dollar donation for elevations from the michael j. mungo foundation. if you know someone who should be honored as a community builder.nominate that person at wistv.com slash builder. paals needs you to be a pal by opening your home to pups. paals is the palmetto animal assisted life service. the group raises and trains dogs to provide therapy and intervention for disabled people. the number of dogs they can train depends on the number of volunteer families willing to care for the puppies on weekends. so, the group is asking you to consider being a "weekend paals volunteer." you'll receive training and meet bi-weekly for field trips and training exercises. three training classes are being offered starting next friday, februaua 5th. you must attend all 3 before being assigned a paals puppy. the group is hosting a volunteer
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their facility at north grampian hill road in columbia on tuesday at 6. call 788-7063 to register. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by when the panthers and broncos take the field next sunday for super bowl 50 -- the
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broncos take the field next sunday for super bowl 50 -- the state of south carolina will be proudly represented. -- the state of south carolina
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there are four players with ties to south carolina -- fullback mike tolbert and cornerback josh norman both played college ball at coastal carolina. norman is from greenwood. wide receiver damiere byrd, who is on the panthers practice squad, attended the university of south carolina. and finally darian stewart a safety for the broncos. he also attended the university of south carolina serena williams is one win away from another grand slam milestone. the american tennis star beat agnieszka radwanska in straight sets in her semifinal match at the australian open. they're ranked number 1 and 3 in the world respectively. if williams wins saturday's final against no. 7-seeded angelique kerber, she'll equal steffi
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titles -- a record in the open era, and the second-most in history behind
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peter alexander good morning to you i'm peter alexander in de moines, iowa. it's debate night with or without donald trump. the billionaire frontrunner remains defiant insisting he's not going to participate in tonight's fox news debate. and as for that mono a mono 90 minute debate duel challenge from ted cruz, trumpp says to senator cruz "can we do it canada?" cruz hitting back already putting hats together that say "make trump debate again." we'll have the latest on that debate and whether trump will be there when we see you coming up on today. brand new in the wis alert
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devry university is being sued by the federal trade commission for ads that it said "deceived" students. the ftc says it's suing the university for reportedly misleading students about job prospects after graduation. attorneys filed the lawsuit yesterday. the agency is taking issue with statistics used in advertisements since 2008. they say the ads claim that 90-percent of people who have graduated since 1975 have found jobs in their preferred field. devry college said in a statement that the lawsuit is without valid legal basis and that it will be vigorously contested. a new story developing this morning... mississippi's attorney general wants lawmakers to approve different methods of execution. executions are currently on hold in the state because the supply of lethal injection drugs expired. lawmakers are beiei asked to approve the firing squad, electrocution or nitrogen gas as alternates. democrat jim hood also says he wants to block names of people who sell lethal injection drugs and those who help carry out
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michigan governor rick snyder has put together a 17-member team tasked with finding long term solutions to flint's toxic water problem. on tuesday -- nbc news reported that none of the contaminated pipes had been replaced, and snyder said wednesday that there are on immediate plans to do it. in a press conference, he said that's something the new committee will work on, but the state is looking at other solutions for now, including chemical cleansing. some say getting those pipes out should be the immediate priority. scientists with the british branch of a u-s firm are targeting the zika virus with genetically modified mosquitoes. the zika virus has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in brazil, and health experts are expecting it to spread to other countries in the americas. scientists with oxitec hope to deploy a genetically modified strain of mama mosquitoes to mate with unmodified female mosquitoes of the same species. oxitec says its genetically modified mosquito succeeded in reducing wild larvae of one type of
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of brazil during a test trial last year. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s if you're looking to secure health insurance this year, the enrollment deadly is quickly approaching. you need to be signed up by sunday night at 11:59. our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with information to help you get started in the enrollment process -- michal? more than 215-thousand south carolinians have enrolled in the federal marketplace for 2016.
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up, there is plenty of help available. there are four health insurance providers you are able to choose from in south carolina. aetna, blue cross blue shield, blue choice, and united health care... health care experts say plans can range from 15 to 200 dollars per month, depending on your coverage needs. but -- if you choose not to enroll in coverage be reminded the penalty this year increased to 695 dollars or 2 percent of your income, whichever is greater. now if you have already enrolled in coverage, and you would like to make changes, you need to do so by sunday's deadline. "for most people employer-based coverage, as long as it meets what they call 'minimally- essential benefits.' so as long as its covering doctors visits, in-patient stays, emergency room, the gambit of most health insurance needs -- then your employer coverage is probably a good fit. but it's worth a look, if you want to look we're happy to look with you." if you're looking to sign up for health insurance experts say you'll need your
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healthcare.gov, social security numbers and birth dates for everyone in the household, income you're expected to make in 2016 and a valid i-d. again the deadline to sign up is sunday at 11:59 pm, and your coverage will begin march 1st. there are several midlands organizations helping consumers sign up for coverage. we'll have those details on our web site a little later this morning. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. a controversial proposal to track refugees who come into south carolina is now headed to the senate floor. governor nikki haley recently asked the federal government to bar refugees from isis-held territories from coming to south carolina. the bill, which has been approved by a senate committee, has wide support among republicans in the state house. it would impose an internet registry that would include the names and addresses of refugees and hold their sponsors liable if the refugees commit an act of terrorism. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather.
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thanks for starting your day
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before the iowa caucuses. eight candidates leading the polls have been invited to participate in the primetime debate on fox news. frontrunner donald trump says he will not join because of issues with a new nbc news, wall street journal, poll shows republican presidential candidate donald trump and hillary clinton as likely choices among primary voters in iowa. 32-percent of likely caucus voters favor donald trump, with closest competitor ted cruz at 25% it's a closer race on the democratic side in iowa clinton and sanders nearly neck-and-neck at 48 and 45 percent among likely voters. republican presidential
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reducing advertising buys in south carolina and new hampshire. his campaign reportedly cut 102-thousand dollars from its television buy in new hampshire, followed by 32-thousand dollars here in south carolina. a source close to rubio's spending says the reductions are a change of strategy. a trial date has now been set for the confessed charleston church shooter. dylann roof's trial is scheduled to begin on july 11. documents show that 600 people will be called initially to serve as potential jurors. roof confessed that he shot and killed nine people inside emanuel a-m-e church in charleston in june of last year. employees at a cayce bank of america are credited with helping investigators make a quick arrest after a robbery. investigators say 61- year-old tommy slife was arrested just minutes after he was accused of holding up the knox abbott drive branch yesterday. he's in lexington county detention center awaiting a bond hearing. the gamecock women's basketball team will look to grab their 20th win of the season tonight as they stay undefeated. the team will play ole miss at
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network plus. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain ance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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