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this minute."clear" after an emergency touched off by a suspicious smell. students at the school spent most of this afternoon in the gym. a richland two representative says the richland county fire department and sce&g looked into the situation and gave the all clear a few hours later. the students did not go back to class since, by that time, the school day was almost over. good afternoon, i'm dawndy mercer plank. thanks for joining us for the news at four. i'm charles molineaux. we're dealing with a cloudy and wet day across the midlands, with on and off showers that have hung around for most of the day. meteorologist ben tanner is in the first alert weather center with more on when the rain will move out. 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
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to middle 40s 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 mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 name in the race. a new nbc-wall street journal-marist poll puts donald trump way ahead of ted cruz in the palmetto state. trump now has the support of 36
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he's also ahead of cruz in iowa heading into monday's caucus. among the democrats former secretary of state hillary clinton dominates the poll of likely primary voters at 64-percent. with challenger bernie sanders coming in at 27- percent. instead of making tonight's debate, trump is planning to host a veterans benefit at the exact same time. phil mattingly has more. :14 - :19 1:10 - 1:15 1:32 - 1:36 1:37 - 1:40 donald trump only hours away from hosting his, quote "special event" to raise money for veterans at drake university in des moines --the televised affair airing the same time as fox's trump- less prime-time debate. presidential candidate "what we have going is a movement, it's not a normal situation." but, the gop front runner's decision to stick it to fox by dropping out is not without irony. presidential candidate "i was not treated well by fox." trump appearing on the network last night -- fox news anchor bill o'reilly failing to coax
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"just want you to consider it. you owe me milkshakes, i'll take them off the ledger if you consider it. presidential candidate "i told you upfront don't ask me that question because it's an embarrassing question. "but i'm not going to listen to any political person telling me don't ask me anything." o'reilly repeatedly asking trump to debate tonight. "i'm asking you to reconsider it, if you don't want to it's up to you." in trump's absence, texas senator ted cruz -- running number two in the polls -- is likely to be pushed center stage. now cruz is doubling down on his challenge for a one on one debate with his biggest rival. presidential candidate "i'm going to propose a venue, western iowa tech saturday night sioux city. we already have it reserved." cruz's super pac offering 1.5 million dollars to vets groups if trump agrees. and carly fiorina "upping the ante" - offering 2 million dollars to debate trump at drake. the media spectacle rubbing the rest of the gop pack the wrong way. presidential candidate "i don't think that he'll be missed. in fact, i don't think donald
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presidential candidate "90% of their coverage is on this whole thing. this is not a show. this is serious!" that was phil mattingly reporting. the founder of one prominent veterans group is refusing to accept trump's money. in a tweet paul rieckhoff tweeted his group, iraq and afghanistan veterans of america would decline any donations from the event saying quote... "we need strong policies from candidates, not to be used for political stunts." and you can find more coverage of decision 2016 as we close in on the primary in iowa on our website wistv-dot-com. the house bill proposing a fix to south carolina roads will finally get debated on the senate floor next tuesday. but with some changes. will whitson explains. the road funding bill- which has been held up in the senate since 2015- passed the senate transportation committee late thursday afternoon- to get it's first debate on the senate floor when lawmakers return next week. but the bill has been amended- specifically an
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it to 12 cents a gallon. the house plan initially wanted 10 cents. and lawmakers today amended the bill regarding department of transportation commissioners- a required reform governor haley has asked for. lawmakers will allow the governor the pick dot commissioners...from a list picked by the 10 councils of government around the state. each council- or cog- would select a short list of three still up in the air. sumter "it's really not going to have a lot of impact on this governorship. she'll be gone in at least two years and we'll have somebody else. what i'm more worried about is posterity. we don't want to have a governor who can take advantage of the system in order to award pet projects in areas where the votes are." once this road funding bill is debated in the senate- if it passes, it will have to go back to the house of representatives, where lawmakers can choose to approve the changes the senate made to the bill, or kick it back for more debate. will whitson, wis news 10.
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d-o-t through this bill is going to be christy hall. today senators unanimously approved hall for the head of south carolina department of transportation after governor nikki haley's appointment of hall. hall has been interim director since last year--and was praised by lawmakers for her handling of the october flooding. she has spent more than two decades with the agency, most recently as chief engineer. and in the house, lawmakers proposed the first set of bills connected to the abbeville school funding lawsuit. but lawmakers say you can expect many more before the session is over. eight bills were introduced in the house this morning mostly covering technical support and infrastructure for schools. they mirror the recommendations proposed by the house education policy review task force- "we can deal with providing technical assistance to these districts that need help. we're also looking at an important aspect how do we replace or deal with our aging school system" each of those bills were
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committees for analysis and debate- with most of them going to the house education and public works committee. the confessed charleston church shooter now has his date to go on trial dylann roof's trial on state murder charges is scheduled to begin on july 11. court documents reveal 600 people will be called initially to serve as potential jurors. roof confessed that he shot and killed nine people during a bible study inside emanuel a- m-e church in charleston in june of last year. 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
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overhaul of the department of veterans affairs. the 46-year-old husband and father was buried wednesday in bethune. bethune police are offering up video evidence in their search for the crooks behind a series of breakins. video of one person trying to break in to a grocery store off of main street. since the beginning of the month seven stores have been burglarized. police say in all cases thieves kicked in doors to get inside and grabbed whatever cash they could find. the person in the video is seen wearing a white mask, dark hoody -- and carrying a backpack. anyone with any information that can help is asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888- crime-sc in newberry, three accused drug dealers are making their bid to get out of jail. raheem jackson, telly jones and jermetres kirkland are schedueld for a bond heearing today. the three of them were arrested yesterday afternoon police seized crack cocaine, marijuana and several guns. police say more people could be arrested.
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bond hearing from the alert center as soon it comes. the world health organization says the zika virus is quote "spreading explosively" and will now hold an emergency meeting of health experts. next week, the group will get together to figure out if zika should be declared an international health emergency. scott mclean has more on what you need to know. :19-:24 :24-:35 :36-45 1:10-1:18 health officials are raising alarm over the zika virus but in brazil, the warning sirens have been blaring for months. brazil have been born with microcephaly, resulting in abnormally small heads that can cause brain damage, and long-term developmental problems. these babies have brain damage to differing degrees which means inserting this generation into society is going to be very complicated. now says the virus is "spreading explosively," with the potential of three to four million cases in the next 12 months. so this virus has been on the
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a lot of people have been exposed to this virus already in those areas, but it will continue to move, would be the expectation. up to 1.5 million brazilians have been infected but symptoms are mild to none for most people. the serious risk is only in pregnant women. there is no treatment for the zika virus and no immunity either. it's been around for decades but only arrived in the americas last year -- spreading to 24 from abroad. people who are pregnant, may become pregnant, are thinking about becoming pregnant, we recommend they reconsider traveling to those 24 affected areas. the w-h-o will hold an emergency meeting next week but is not urging women to put off getting pregnant, instead only trying to prevent mosquito bites, the only known way the virus is passed. in washington, scott mclean reporting. up next in the news at four: time is running out before wet
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and america's looking back on a stunning, historic tragedy in the quest for space. and will columbia's new baseball team be noisy neighbors? some people in the community are sounding off.
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this is an event never to be fogotten. and that's why there were memorials across the country and even in space today for the 30th anniversary of the shuttle 'challenger' disaster. the kennedy space center in cape canaveral where the disaster occurred held a big service. nbc's chris clackum has more. :02 1:07 1:19 after a half dozen delays
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challenger launched into an unusually cold day for central florida. the seven astronauts' family and friends... and plenty of others watched from the grandstands... ...but shuttle launches had become so routine by january of 86 that only one network carried it live for the country to watch... ...that is, until some 70 seconds into flight. "challenger...go with throttle up" year-long investigations that followed would conclude...cold weather caused parts of the shuttle to break apart...causing the explosion.. and the nation to stop in shock. music by brandon heath "there is no limit to how far our love can go" the challenger seven were remembered at an emotional memorial service thursday at cape canaveral.. "ronald e mcnair.... gregory b jarvis" it included a special tribute to challenger's most famous astronaut...who was supposed to be the first teacher in space.. christa mcauliffe.. at a time when many people would think only of the impending launch, christa was taking care of
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there was even a tribute from those on nasa's latest mission...the crew on the international space station. "take a moment of silence and recognize the sacrifice of all those crew members and how their spirit and legacy lives on in their achievement in space" achievements that followed the tragedy of 30 years ago today. chris clackum, nbc news. senior reporter jack kuenzie has a unique perspective on that day 30 years ago as he was neareby covering another story when it happened. he'll share that with you on the news at five. the texas teenager, known as the "affluenza teen" is back to the u-s. ethan couch was on a commercial flight that land in dallas just after noon eastern time. couch, who had been on the lam in mexico with his mother tonya when he was caught last month, officially dropped his appeal
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the two were found in mexico last month, weeks after a warrant was issued for ethan's arrest on a possible probation violation. he was sentenced to probation for killing four people in a 2013 drunk driving crash. time now for an update on your weather. for that we turn to meteorologist ben tanner. 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
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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 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
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mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by sunday. lows in the lower to middle 40s 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 today people along a road in west columbia have to rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows middle to upper 30s friday sunday. mostly sunny and warmer. highs lower 60s to upper 60s by
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to middle 40s mostly cloudy with periods of showers and rain through late afternoon, highs near 50 rain chance 90% tonight, clearing skies, lows the boil water advisory is for the 1300 block of alpine road. you need to boil your water before cooking or drinking it. west columbia officials say crews are working to fix a water line break in the area. we'll let you know when that advisory is lifted. people who live near the soon-to-be home of the columbia fireflies are making a noise about potential noise issues. earlier this week officials released a sound study regarding the new stadium on bull street. in the five page report, analysts used what they call a "sound plan computer model" to measure sound levels in the area. analysts say buildings and land will be barriers
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a woman who lives a block from where the stadium is being built says the report lacks details. " i don't think that it said too much than what i had thought it would say. it did not say that much about the sound and noise, except to say that trees and houses would block it." the city also today released a study on the stadium lights. consultants from the studies will speak to the public monday evening at 5:30 at the earlewood community center. ben tanner is tracking rain as we get ready for the rush. and do you want to do a good deed? we have a way you can help both people and pets. it's
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paals, or palmetto animals assisted life services, is looking for weekend foster parents for future service pups. 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 families willing to foster puppies on weekends. "fostering is a great experience . it allows you to be able to give back to somebody else that's going to be in need of this great gift that's going to forever change their life." if you're interested, go to the
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next tuesday at the north grampian hills road facility. to become a foster "parent," you also have to fill out an application and go through a training weekend. for full details go to wistv.com and click on this story. let's get an update on your weather with ben. mostly cloudy with periods of showers and 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.
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