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some foggy conditions out there as we start the day. here's a live look out on the roadways through our d-o-t cameras. make sure to give yourself some extra time...and extra space between you and the other vehicles with this reduced visibility. von gaskin is in for tim miller this morning with your first alert weather. and von, a weekend warmup is on the way! a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend. early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will
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the final republican presidential debate before the iowa caucuses went on as scheduled -- and without donald trump. the gop frontrunner was just three miles away holding a campaign event of his own. karin caifa reports from des moines. fox news had an extra podium to the side of the stage. they said they didn't expect to use it, but had it just in case donald trump made a last-minute decision to
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he did not - and his top rival acknowledged it, right out of the gate. presidential candidate : "let me say, i'm a maniac. and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and ben, you're a terrible surgeon. now that we've gotten the donald trump portion out of the way" in the absence of trump, candidates tried to take a more civil tone with their counterparts on the stage. at one point cruz went after the moderators--saying they were trying to bait candidates into
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still -- the canidates did clash over differences on immigration, leadership, and electability. meanwhile -- three miles away from here at drake university -- the mike huckabee and rick santorum nothing but nice as they tried that. but you have to stick up for bush have spent a lot of time up iowa. reporting in des moines, i'm karin caifa. over at his event, trump told here in iowa. reporting in des moines, i'm karin caifa. over at his event, trump told the crowd of about 700 people that he would have
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debate, but said he was committed to supporting veterans who are being mistreated. trump acknowledged that he idn't know if skipping the debate would hurt his chances in iowa, but took the opportunity to taunt rival jeb bush and his low poll numbers. even after his event had started, trump said fox news was still trying to smooth things over. "fox has been extremely nice the last number of hours actually and they've wanted me there and they said how about now, they called a few minutes ago, how bout now, can you come over, i said hasn't already started? and we actually thought what we'd do is we'd let them start and we wanted to be about 15 minutes into that hour so that by now they're all tuned in. look at all the cameras, like the academy awards, this is like the academy awards, this is the academy awards." trump will be campaigning in new hampshire today. so did donald trump, "trump" last night's debate?
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live report from iowa later this morning right after sunrise. last night, family and friends gathered at a vigil in honor of robert mcnair, a south carolina every year since the space shuttle tragedy. chad mills has the story. in this lake city church, 73 seconds of candlelit prayer and silence seems like an eternity as friends and family of ronald mcnair think back to a cold january morning 30 years ago. a day when mcnair, along with six other astronauts, lifted off from cape canaveral aboard space shuttle challenger's short, final mission. carl mcnair "something was very strange about this launch. the solid rocket boosters were
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and veering to the right and there was, obviously, an explosion. my immediate thought was, 'this is some crazy sci-fi movie.'" but mcnair's brother, carl, and the rest of the world quickly realized it wasn't that. all seven astronauts died just 73 seconds into the flight, including mcnair, a native of lake city. carl mcnair "i stood there and essentially just broke down and cried. my wife came out and asked me what was wrong, and all i could do was point to the television set." but mcnair's legacy is still
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evident in his hometown. his remarkable story of growing up here hasn't been forgotten 30 years later back in 1950, at just some of those books are now on you define your limits." his older brother says ron tackled self-doubt later in life at north carolina a&t state university, where he briefly decided to study music before an advisor convinced him that physics was his calling. he graduated from there and m-i-t before being selected as an astronaut in 1978. he flew a successful mission aboard challenger in 1984 and became the second african-american in space. it was his second mission aboard challenger two years later that ended in tragedy. carl mcnair "he set his sights high on education." now, carl and many others are using ron's legacy to impact others. thehere hoping children, from all backgrounds, will follow in his footsteps. carl mcnair "let them know that they're good enough to go try and apply.
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you can't possibly have a chance to win." columbia native general charles bolden, who's now the administrator of nasa, has said if it weren't for mcnair, he would have never applied to become an astronaut. mcnair was given an honorary doctorate from in 1984. the usc mcnair center for aerospace innovation and name in 2011. a new leader has been selected to take over the lexington distriri one school districtct the school board named doctor gregory little as superintendent at a special meeting last night. little was one of three finalists the board narrowed down earlier this month. he currently serves as superintendent of mount airy city schools in north carolina. he takes over for doctor karen woodard, who announced her retirement at the beginning of the school year. a bank manager in north carolina is credited with thwarting a bank robbery--and it was all caught on camera. police say a person wearing a mask tried to enter the back
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of zebulon , which is east of raleigh, shortly after the bank opened thursday. security video shows the manager held the door shut after he saw the would-be robber coming. according to a police statement, the man showed a small, black handgun and used it to hit the door. he eventually ran off. richland county deputies say they've identified a man wanted for an attempted murder at a gas station last month. they are looking for 19- year-old yakiem breeland. they say on december 26th, breeland was involved in a shooting at the circle k gas station on hardscrabble road. the victim has since been released from the hospital. deputies say if you know where breeland is to call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. bond has now been set for three men locked up after a nearly year-long investigation into an organized drug ring. raheem jackson, telly jones, and jermetres kirkland are each being held on 125-thousand dollars bond. this all comes after the search of a home by the newberry county sheriff's office, newbery police department, and sled which turned up drugs and multiple firearms.
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crack cocaine, marijuana, a rifle, and five pistols--one of which was reported stolen last year. they say they also found more than 1000 dollars in drug money. the centers for diseasesecontrol is warning about a potentially dangerous type of virus that is spreading throughout central and south america. the zika virus, as it is called, is transmitted by mosquitos and can cause birth defects in unborn children. so far at least 31 people in the u.s. who have traveled overseas have been diagnosed. health experts say symptoms can appear in common forms like headache, joint pain, fever, rash, and inflammation of the upper eyelid. steve crump talkeketo health officials and travelers about what you can do protect yourself. at the international arrivals area of charlotte douglas, global health concerns are taken with a great degree of seriousness. bring up the issue of the zika virus to overseas
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airline passengers who obviously pay attention. 10:27 super/gary silvers international traveler "i'm concerned about what's going on out there, as far as viruses or anything international." 2:51 concerns about spread of zika virus can cause birth defects "it's a very bad situation." mecklenburg county medical director dr. stephen keener suggests that travelers with questions follow the advice of the world heath organization 2:25 "for pregnant women not to travel to i think it's up to 20 countries now.the reason for that is because there has been an association between zika virus and pregnant women and poor birth outcomes." dr. keener says at the point in time
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need to sound the alarm. 5:01 "all the cases that we've had, and they are few in number, and they have been imported, and number two mosquitoes are not the best way to avoid the zika virus. they say several insect repellants--including those with deet, are considered safe for pregnant women. coming up...the winning streak continues for gamecock women's basketball. rick henry has the sights and sounds from last the usc women are now a perfect
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oh on the season. the second ranked gamecocks keep their undefeated record intact by
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the ole miss rebels tonight at colonial life arena. first quarter.a'ja wilson gets it going early knocking down the jumper. she had 8 of usc's first 11 points. usc up 11-5 at this point --- gamecocks finish the quarter strong.bianca cuevas crosses the defender and finds sarah imovbioh for the basket.usc leads it 24-11 after one.. ---
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second.bretta hart gets the easy basket. rebels would cut the usc lead to 8 at one point --- but usc stood tall.alissa alston goes up for the layup but tiffany mitchell is there to swat it away.gamecocks up 14 at the break. --- third quarter...gamecocks pour it on...mitchell drives past the defender for the score... three... --- ole miss would cut the lead to into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend.
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southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. meteorologist von gaskin break 2 findings from a new study may challenge assumptions about dating violence. researchers looked at teenagers who had been living in violent homes or neighborhoods. teen boys were just as likely as
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or assaulted by a romantic partner. the rates were higher among younger boys. but the trend started to reverse as the kids got older...with more teen girls reporting dating violence. it motivates kids...teaches them about wellness...and even makes classes more fun. one minnesota middle school is using new technology during physical
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school is using new technology during physical education chris yu explains. in shane vanbeek's pe classes -- every jump...
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and every throw... now has a number. "this allows everyone to see their instant feedback and how they're doing throughout class." those numbers represent heart rates -- recorded in real time. but this isn't your typical heart rate monitor. "the blink armbands connect with the bridge... which connect to the ipad, connected to the projector." that projector displays every student's beats per minute on the wall -- for everyone else to
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"if my friend's heart rate is lower, then you gotta on sunrise... michael phelps takes a break from training for the upcoming olympics to help an arizona basketball team. break 3 hallie jackson good morning, and this morning
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highlights from the republican
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are here in the filing center after a night that saw highlights not just on the debate stage but off of it as well. donald trump still the most talked about candidate online, even though he didn't even show up at the debate. fireworks for sure and we'll have a re-cap coming up for you a warming trend will beginn today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the basketball win on the court. phelps took part in asu's "curtain of distraction", designed by the students to make life difficult for opposing free throw shooters. phelps shed his shirt to show his eight gold medals and was joined by a
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bodies. the distraction worked..as the oregon state shooter missed both free throws. arizona state would go on to win 86 to 68. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day
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he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put whington'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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stage one last time before the iowa caucuses on monday. "i don't think you have to give up your liberty for a false sense of security." "there's three lanes, there's
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anti- establishment lane and the kasich lane." the top debate takeaways setting thtone for voters in early elections. plus notable absence. gop frontrunner r nald trump stands firm on his word, skipping out on the fox debate and instead showing his support for veterans. "they've wanted me there and they said how about now, they called a few minutes ago, how bout now, can you come over, i said hasn't it already started?" how much money trump's campaign raised. and other gop presesential candidates that joined him in a last- minute showowf support. plus... a look at your forecast for today. it's friday, january 29th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this
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the final gop debate ahead of the iowa caucuses is setting the tone for voters who will head to the polls on monday. 7 candidates took the stage. there were plenty of health exchanges with clashes over differences on immigration, leadership, and electability. fox news still had an open spot for gop frontrunner donald trump. he stood firm in not attending the debate due to the ongoning issues with the network. he instead hosted a veterans event close by, acknowledging that fox news apologized to him for it's past treatment. we'll have much more on trump's event, and whether he feels his boycott of fox will hurt his polling numbers. if you take a look outside, you're seeing a foggy start to the morning. von gaskin is in for tim miller friday through monday will be mostly sunny with highs from near 60 friday and approaching 70 by the end of the last gop debate is in the
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caucuses on monday. seven republican candidates squared off last night on the fox news channel. our michal higdon is live in the studio this morning with some of the biggest takeaways. the dynamics of this debate were
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donald trump wasn't there. but for the candidates who were, several top issues were discussed. the most contentious -- immigration. specifically an amendment ted cruz offered in 2013 that would have allowed some undocumented immigrants a chance to earn legal status. cruz defended an amendment to that bill as a "poison pill" that killed comprehensive immigration reform that included a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. but a video montage showed at the debate included a number of clips during that time in which the texas senator defended his amendment as the only way the legislation could pass. other senators weren't buying it. rand paul: "he is the king of saying 'oh, you're for amnesty.' everybody's for amnesty except for ted cruz. but it's a falseness." marco rubio: "the truth is, ted, throughout this campaign you've been willing to say or do anything in order to get votes." ted cruz: "when i ran in texas, i told the people of texas that i will lead the fight against amnesty." chris christie: "this is why you need to send someone
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washington... i feel like... i feel like i need a washington to english dictionary converter." on the issue of immigration, ben carson went on to say that the united states has to be intelligent about forming new policies. jeb bush added you can deal with the threat of terror when it comes to immigration, but in the u-s we still need to be aspirational across the board. john kasich kept quiet during this topic. now, the one issue that seemed to get the candidates in agreement across the board -- the war on terror against isis. i'll have those details in the next half hour. live in the studio, michal higdon, wis news 10. so which candidate had the most talk time during last night's debate? according to numbers compiled by nbc news... marco rubio took the most chat time at nearly 14 minutes total during the debate. ted cruz -- just over 13 minutes. the candidates with the least talk time -- rand paul with 8 minutes. ben carson -- 6 minutes.
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note of frontrunner donald trump's absence from the debate. the candidates made brief, often joking references to trump. s/ sen. ted cruz / presidential candidate :15 "i'm a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and ben, you're a terrible surgeon. now that we've gotten the donald trump portion out of the way... "has systematically destroyed many of the things that made america special." while he wasn't at the gop debate, republican frontrunner donald trump was just a few miles away at drake university hosting an event for veterans. about 700 people cheered him on as he took the stage. trump told the crowd that fox news had apologized to him and tried to persuade him to attend up until air time, but that he skipped it quote "out of respect for himself." he added he was committed to supporting
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event had raised millions. "for me personally is it a good thing? a bad thing? will i get more votes or bad? nobody knows. iowa races. the latest nbc news-wall street journal-marist poll has hillary clinton leading bernie sanders by just three points. but in sanders' neighboring state new hampshire, the vermont senator has a commanding 19 point lead. with the race more competitive - both are now agreeing to more debates - including next week in new hampshire - if the democratic party approves. the today show is also looking ahead to iowa following the final gop debate. nbc will have a live report this morning after sunrise. right now in the wis alert center... we're learning more about the arrest of an english teacher accused of helping three inmates escape from a california jail. 44-year-old noo-sha-farin ravaghi was arrested thursday and is being charged with aiding in the
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investigators believe she provided google maps and other materials to help the three inmates prepare for the escape. she's one of 5 people arrested this week in this investigation. they escaped last friday cutting through steel bars of the jail. the three inmates remain on the loose, police believe they could be living in a white van. south carolina senator tim scott will visit richland county today. he's expected to meet with staff and residents at providence home on main street in columbia. later in the day, he's expected to travel to laurens county where he'll vsiit the thornwell home for children. lexington school district one is now under new leadership. the district's board has named doctor gregory little as superintendent at a meeting last night. little was one of three finalists the board narrowed down earlier this month. he currently serves as superintendent of mount airy city schools in north carolina. he'll take over for doctor karen woodard, who announced her retirement at the beginning of the school year. and tim miller's getting your day started with your
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friday through monday will be mostly sunny with highs from near 60 friday and approaching 70 by the end of the weekend. the next good chance of rain arrives wednesday. coming up on news 10 sunrise... the threat of the zika virus is making its way toward the
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sunrise... the threat of the zika virus is making its way toward the southern part of the united states in what could put many travelers at risk. the search continues this
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earlier this week, two men broke into the exxon on florence highway in mayesville. deputies say after breaking open the front door, the duo took an atm machine, watches and timberland brand boots. if you recognize any of these men or have any information to help investigators, call the sheriff's office crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. bond has now been set for three men locked up after a nearly year-long investigation into an organized drug ring. raheem jackson, telly jones, and jermetres kirkland are each being held on
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dollars bond. this all comes after a home search by the newberry county sheriff's office, the newberry police department, and sled which turned up drugs and multiple firearms. investigators say they found crack cocaine, marijuana, one rifle, and five pistols--one of which was reported stolen last year. they also found more than 1000 dollars in drug money. a leading tropical medicine expert is warning people that the zika virus could spread to north america. the zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in brazil, is spreading rapidly across latin america. the mosquito-borne disease is spread by infected bites from the insect. the zika virus is believed to have first been discovered over 70 years ago in africa, where it could still turn up today. "anywhere where the mosquitoes exist you could see infections in the future. it could spread further north, it could feasibly get into the southern united states and it could potentially go back into africa." as the virus spreads from brazil, other countries in the
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of babies with zika-linked birth defects. students and teachers at one ohio elementary school are being warned not to drink the water. the state's environmental protective agency warns there could be possible lead contamination. the district shut down the drinking fountains and sinks at gurney elementary school as a safety precaution. during the investigation, school is providing bottled water to their students and staff in the meantime. at least 66 students and adults from texas are being treated at area hospitals after a carbon monoxide leak at a middle school. according to first responders, 180 people were affected by the poisonous gask leak at marshall middle school, and 66 were taken to hospitals. the cause of the leak is believed to be a boiler that malfunctioned. some students were taken to a nearby high school and were triaged there. friday through monday will be mostly sunny with highs from near 60 friday and approaching 70 by the end of the weekend. the next good chance of rain
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the usc women's basketball team has reached a milestone mark for the
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the gamecocks are now a perfect
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and-oh after taking care of business at colonial life arena last night. usc hosted the ole miss rebels in an sec matchup. this game was all gamecocks, with the women taking a 14 point lead into halftime, and finishing it off in the second. usc wins 81 to 62. here's coach dawn staley after the game. any team that you play in this league...you know you're not going to bury them in the first quarter....they're always going to have an extra gear. ole miss was no different in having that gear.and fortunately for us we were rolling on both sides of the ball. i think sometimes when we made some substitutions..it took us a while to impose our will on what they were doing and what they were giving us on the court. the women will be back in action this sunday. they'll be on the road in a
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against texas a&m. that's game is at 6 o'clock on espn-2. the men return to action tomorrow. they'll host the alabama crimson tide at colonial life at 6 o'clock. you can see that came on the sec network. more of today's top local and national headlines coming up right after the break. stay with us on this friday right here on news 10 sunrise. kerry sanders do you hate it when you're talking to your friends and then they take a cell phone call and (phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it.
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seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise)
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their attention? well in west virginia where, because of this technology, there's an official federal quiet zone. no cell phones allowed. blessingngr curse? i'm kerry sanders and i'll have this story
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you. a court hearing will be held today for jason van dyke, the chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a teenager 16 times in 2014. van dyke is charged with first-degree murder for the death of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald. the indict alleges that van dyke acted without lawful justification when he shot mcdonald. van dyke has pleaded not guilty. the so-called affluenza teen is back on u-s soil and will appear in court today for a mandatory hearing. 18-year-old ethan couch is expected to find out whether he will receive bond or be moved to an adult prison. he arrived in dallas on thursday. couch was put on probation after killing four people in a drunk driving crash back in 2013. couch and his mom were arrested in mexico on december 28th. the detroit federation of teachers has announced a lawsuit over deplorable school conditions in the city. the suit alleges the detroit public school district allowed schools across the city to deteriorate to the point where some are unsafe. the school district is also reportedly providing a minimally sufficient education
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place documenting the conditions. residents in southeast florida are recovering this morning after a tornado ripped through the area. the national weather service confirmed a tornado touched down in delray beach on thursday. winds reached up to 85 miles-per-hour, knocking down trees, fences and power lines. surveillance vidid shows patio furniture being lifted into the air and winds nearly blowing one man away. over 700 people lost power. one of the cars used by pope francis during his visit to philadelphia last fall is available at auction. the pope traveled around the city in two fiat 500-l model cars. one of them will remain on display at the philadelphia auto show... the other fiat is up for auction during a black tie gala to be held at the auto show today. organizers say the proceeds will benefit select ministries and missions of the archdiocese of philadelphia. friday through monday will be mostly sunny with highs from near 60 friday and approaching 70 by the end of the weekend.
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arrives wednesday. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in jususa few minutes. thanks for starting your day
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good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm len kikie.
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, on this friday, january 29th. january 29th. the top republican candidates
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the final debate before the iowa caucuses. top issues -- immigration, tackling foreign terror and electability. even with more time and on-stage dialogue, the candidates still took the opportunity to take a few jabs. "rubio: it's interesting thaha jeb mentions the book. that's the book where you changed your position on immigration because you used to support a path to citizenship. bush: so did you. rubio: well, but you changed the -- in the book... bush: yeah. so did you, marco. just a few miles away. trump claims fox news apologized and tried to persuade him to "is it for me personally a good thing, a bad thing, will i get more votes, will i get less will i get more votes, will i get less votes, nobody knows." so did trump's absence help or hurt his campaign? we'll show you the candidate with the top twitter trends at the start of last night's debate. if you take a look outside, you're seeing a foggy start
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von gaskin is in for tim miller this morning. she has a look at your first alert forecast. von gaskin is in for tim miller this morning. she has a look at your first alert forecast. friday through monday will be mostly sunny with highs from near 60 friday and approaching 70 by the end of the weekend. the next good chance of rain arrives wednesday.
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following last night's republican scene of an early morning fire at the hunters ridge apartments on springhouse road. this is in the broad river road area. we're told everone made it out safely. fire is under investigation.
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following last night's republican debate....people in iowa are now a little more informed about who they think should get their support in the caucus monday. the 7 g-o-h candidates touched on everything from federal spending to immigration. our michal higdonons live in the studio with the details. one thing that all the candidates seemed to agree on last night were vows to stop isis both overseas and the threat here in the united states. in last night's fox news debated, the candidates laid out clear differences in how to do so. florida senator marco rubio called the threat from isis quote -- "extraordinary and unprecedented" and said the group "needs to be confronted." he didn't offer many specifics, though he criticized the obama administration for its current strategy. former florida governor jeb bush called on arming kurdish fighters and creating a sunni arab force in syria to confront isis. ohio governor john kasich stated if we want to
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the air and on the ground. despite some differing issues on how to accomplish taking down isis, all agreed the terror group must be stopped. ted cruz: "i will apologize to nobody for the vigorousness in which i will fight terrorism, go after isis, hunt them down wherever they are, and utterly and completely destroy isis." marco rubio: "isis is the most dangerous jihadist group in the history of mankind. isis is now found in affiliates in over a dozen countries. isis is the group that burns people alive in cages. isis is the group that sells off little girls as brides. isis is the group that wants to trigger an apocalyptic showdown." ben carson and chris christie were not questioned about foreign terror. but christie made a reference to the san bernardino shooting -- saying people should use their common sense when reporting something suspicious. carson says he has a "teddy roosevelt" philosophy -- anyone from around the world is welcome if they want to be american, if not they
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live in the studio, michal higdon, wis news 10. some five miles away at drake university, republican frontrunner donald trump held an event for veterans. about 700 people attended the event, including fellow gop candidates rick santorum and mike huckabee. trump told the crowd he would have preferred to be at the debate, but said he was committed to supporting veterans. "this is an honor, this is really an honor, i didn't t nt to be here i have to be honest. i wanted to be about 5 minutes away, and i've enjoyed that, all the online polls said i've done very well with that, the debates, and i've had a kick with it, but you have to stick up for your rights." and while he didn't make a presence at the actual debate, donald trump made a strong presence on social media. the republican presidential frontrunner was still the most talked about candidate online, dominating the twitterverse while the candidates were on stage at the time of the actual debate. in the wis alert center this
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pentagon officials say more support is needed in the fight against the islamic state. a report coming from the pentagon states that hundred more trainers and advisers from the us and its allies will need to be sent to iraq and syria. this as the campaign to isolate the islamic state intensifies. a senior administration official says the rise of the islamic state has alarmed the white house. they believe they will need additional forces to work with iraqi, kurdish and syrian opposition fighters on the ground in the two countries. a senior administration official says the president is willing to consider raising the stakes in both iraq and syria. military officials say they believe they have made significant progress in the state. right now the us has 37 hundred troops in iraq. school choice week wraps up today in south carolina and across the country. there were 218 school choice events in the palmetto state and more than 16-thousand nationwide. the goal of the week was to
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parents that they have choices when its comes to k through 12 education. organizers say now is the time to start the school search process for next year, but parents need to make sure to visit schools, talk with teachers, and fully evaluate their options. happening today- the south carolina department of natural resources is opening an express office at the state farmers market in west columbia. dnr officials say people will be able to renew hunting and fishing licenses, permits and tags, and watercraft registrations among things at the new location. those with dnr and state agriculture leaders hope the new partnership for the regional service office will lead to shorter wait times and ample parking. the opening is happening at 11 this morning. also happening today- central carolina technical college will break ground on an expansion on its campus in kershaw county. the college says its expanding to meet the needs of the county as they enter into a new era of higher education and workforce development. the groundbreaking ceremony is happening at 11 thth morning.
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officially open its new post headquarters named after a south carolina army general who received the medal of honor. major general george l. mabry, jr. joined the army in sumter after graduating from presbyterian college in 1940. general mabry earned the medal of honor in world war ii for his actions in germany where he cleared the way through a german minefield and captured three german bunkers. he had landed with the fourth infantry on the beaches of normandy on d-day. general mabry retired in 1975. the new post headquarters opens at 2pm today. a small south carolina town came together for a vigil last night -- to mark the 30th anniversary of the challenger disaster. many people in the small town of lake city, south carolina can remember where they were and what they were doing 30 years ago when space shuttle challenger broke apart on live t-v killing all seven astronauts on board. that's because one of their own dr. ronald mcnair was on board that flight. back in 1950, at just nine-years-old, ron refused to leave a segregated library in lake city without being allowed to check out some books. he was selected to be an
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"your environment doesn't necessarily define you and define your level of possibility of achievement. you define your limits." ronald mcnair flew a successful mission aboard challenger in 1984 and became the second african-american in space. it was his second mission aboard challenger two years later that ended in tragedy. coming up on news 10 sunrise... got plans this weekend? if not, it's the perfect time to head to a warming trend will begin today.
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area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds southwesterly wind, daytime high enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. the box office is buzzing this
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new movies that are sure to be
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first up-- it's being called one of the most daring rescues in coast guard history. 64 years ago, a huge tanker ship broke apart in heavy seas. the 30-man crew was doomed, if not for the efforts of a small rescue team. chris pine stars in the true story of a 1952 coast guard rescue which happened in the waters off of
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finest hours." a wicked nor'easter tears a cargo ship in half. so pine and his crew set out in a tiny wooden boat with no navigation to rescue the stranded and sinking sailors. "the finest hours" is rated pg-13. natalie portman exercises her second amendment rights in "jane got a gun." she's an old-west vigilante, going after the notorious outlaws who shot her husband. but in order to survive, she has to turn to a past love to make her last stand. "jane got a gun" is rated r. a portly warrior gets a belly full of justice in "kung fu panda 3." jack black is back as the voii of the plumpy panda "po." he's reunited with his long lost father, who leads po to panda paradise. but when a powerful villain threatens their bamboo utopia, it's up to po to make an army out of his soft cousins. "kung fu panda 3" is rated pg. coming up on news 10 sunrise... an important consumer recall to tell you about this morning about an item that you
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home. this rug has caused dozens of injuries and poses a hazard. how you can get a free replacement if you own one. in the alert center three people have been killed
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a fall hazard has prompted the recall of nearly one-and-a-half million shower rugs.
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with four plastic suction cups... sold i ibeige and clear. they were sold from july 2012 through september 2015 at bed bath and beyond stores and dollar general. tristar products has received 60 reports of consumers falling in the shower or bathtub while on the rugs. contact tristar products for a free replacement. the three biggest airlines are allowing some customers to cancel their trips to areas affected by mosquito-borne virus zika. united's policy includes travel to all areas mentioned by the c-d-c. delta's customers must request refunds or make changes by february 29th to avoid fees. american airlines will allow customers a refund if they provide a doctor's note stating they're unable to travel to one of four cities due to pregnancy. zika has been linked to an epidemic of birth defects and is said to be spreading to the u-s. wages are down in most major cities in the united states. a new study from the brookings institution shows wages fell in 80 of the 100 biggest metropolitan areas. almost all of those 100 metro
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least one area -- such as employment, productivity, or average wealth per person. the wage declines affected minorities more than whites. only eight cities out of the largest 100 metro areas saw median wages and employment rates rise while its poverty rate fell. facebook may be looking into taking on uber and lyft. a patent application reveals the social media giant may get into ride sharing. the idea is an expansion of facebook's event feature. the feature would help users share vehicles or find a travel buddy to get to events. it could also connect with someone you can travel with on public transit. facebook's patent has yet to be approved. the news comes weeks after facebook announced a partnership with uber to allow users to book cars from facebook's messenger happy birthday to everyone celebrating
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breaking news right now. columbia fire is on the scene of
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fire at the hunters ridge apartments on springhouse road. no injuries and 2 families displaced. this is in the broad river road area. we're told everone made it out safely. fire is under investigation. we're told everone made it out safely. fire is under investigation. the-f-b-i released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national wildlife refuge in oregon.
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an f-b-i plane that was overhead during the incident. they say lavoy finicum's vehicle tried to maneuver around the roadblock and got stuck in a snowbank. when finicum got out of the truck he reached toward his pocket and was shot. four people remain inside the refuge. a minnesota teenager who plotted to attack his school and his parents has been released from jail. john ladue was transported out of jail thursday and will be placed at a state- operated residential treatment center. the teen will be evaluated and treated for autism spectrum disorder followed by ten years of probation. ladue was arrested in 2014, when he was found with bomb making materials in a storage unit. he pleaded guilty to one felony count of possession of an explosive back in september. friday through monday will be mostly sunny with highs from near 60 friday and the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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iowa caucuses on monday. "i don't think you have to give up your liberty for a false sense of security." "there's three lanes, there's the establishment lane, the anti- establishment lane and the kasich lane." the top debate takeaways setting the tone for voters in early elections. plus notable absence. gop frontrunner donald trump stands firm on his word, skipping out on the fox debate and instead showing his support for veterans. "they've wanted me there and they said how about now, they called a few minutes ago, how bout now, can you come over, i said hasn't it already started?" how much money trump's campaign raised. and other gop presidential candidates that joined him in a last- minute show of support. plus... a look at your forecast for today. it's friday, january 29th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king.
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it's 6 o'clock. the final gop debate ahead of the iowa caucuses is setting the tone for voters who will gather monday to make their pick for a potential president. 7 candidates took the stage. there were plenty of healthy exchanges with clashes over differences on immigration, leadership, and electability. fox news still had an open spot for gop frontrunner donald trump. he stood firm in not attending the debate due to the ongoning issues with the network. he instead hosted a veterans event close by, acknowledging that fox news apologized to him for it's past treatment. we'll have much more on trump's event, and whether he feels his boycott of fox will hurt his polling numbers. if you take a look outside, you're seeing a foggy start to the morning. von gaskin is in r tim miller this morning. she has a look at your first alert forecast. a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the
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early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. first alert traffic report the last gop debate is in the books before the iowa caucuses on monday. seven republican candidates squared off last night on the fox news channel. our michal higdon is live in the studio this morning with some of the biggest takeaways. the dynamics of this debate were much different. donald trump wasn't there.
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several top issues were discussed. the most contentious -- immigration. specifically an amendment ted cruz offered in 2013 that would have allowed some undocumented immigrants a chance to earn legal status. cruz defended an amendment to that bill as a "poison pill" that killed comprehensive immigration reform thahaincluded a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. but a video montage showed at the debate immigrants. but a video montage showed at the debate included a number of clips during that time in which the texas senator defended his amendment as the only way the legislation could pass. other senators weren't buying it. rand paul: "he is the king of saying 'oh, you're for amnesty.' everybody's for amnesty except for ted cruz. but it's a falseness." marco rubio: "the truth is, ted, throughout this campaign you've been willing to say or do anything in order to get votes." ted cruz: "when i ran in texas, i told the people of texas that i will lead the fight washington... i feel like... i feel like i need a washington to
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on the issue of immigration, ben carson went on to say that the united states has to be intelligent about forming new policies. jeb bush added you can deal with the threat of terror when it comes to immigration, but in the u-s we still need to be aspirational across the board. we still need to be aspirational across the board. john kasich kept quiet during this topic. now, the one issue that seemed to get the candidates in agreement across the board -- the war on terror against isis. i'll have those details in the next half hour. live in the studio, michal higdon, wis news 10. so which candidate had the most talk time during last night's debate? according to numbers compiled by nbc news... marco rubio took the most chat time at nearly 14 minutes total during the debate. ted cruz -- just over 13 minutes. the candidates with the least talk time -- rand paul with 8 minutes. ben carson -- 6 minutes. some republican candidates took note of
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debate. the candidates made brief, often joking references to trump. s/ sen. ted cruz / presidential candidate :15 "i'm a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and ben, you're a terrible surgeon. now that we've gotten the donald trump portion out of the way..." s/ sen. marco rubio / presidential candidate :10 "it's not about donald trump. he's an entertaining guy. he's the greatest show on earth. destroyed many of the things that made america special." s/ jeb bush / presidential candidate :13 "i kind of miss donald trump. he was a little teddy bear to me." while he wasn't at the gop debate, republican frontrunner donald trump was just a few miles away at drake university hosting an event for veterans. about 700 people cheered him on as he took the stage. trump told the crowd that fox news had apologized to him and tried to persuade him to attend up until air time, but that he skipped it quote "out of respect for himself." he added he was committed to supporting veterans who are being mistreated and that the
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"for me personally is it a good thing? a bad thing? will i get more votes or bad? over $5 million in one day." two candidates who participated in the undercard fox debate, rick santorum and mike huckabee, joined trump on stage to announce their support for veterans. santorum joked about not being photographed with the trump sign, but said when it comes to helping veterans that's what he and huckabee were there to do. on the democratic side -- hillary clinton and bernie sanders are locked in a virtual tie ahead of the iowa caucuses. the latest nbc news-wall street journal-marist poll has hillary clinton leading bernie sanders by just three points. but in sanders' neighboring state new hampshire, the vermont senator has a commanding 19 point lead. with the race more competitive - democratic party approves.
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lead in iowa by attacking senator sanders' voting record on gun control policies. and she is getting a big show of support from a well known gun control advocate. gabby giffords will campaign for clinton in iowa this weekend. the former congresswoman from arizona who was shot and seriously injured during an event with constituents in 2011. breaking right now in the wis alert center columbia fire is still on the scene of an early morning fire at the hunters ridge apartments on springhouse drive. heres that live picture right now. the columbia fire department says it started around 430 this morning. fire was visible from the roof upon arrival. they are reporting that everyone in the apartment complex made it out safely. that fire is now under control. no injuries are being reported however 2 families have been displaced. the richland county fire marshal is investigating. also developing this morning... an autopsy is scheduled for today for a 19 year-old university of south carolina student who was
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off-campus apartment complex. richland county coroner gary watts could only say that the student is a female and was found dead at "the hub" apartment complex on main street on thursday. watts says at this time they are investigating the death as suspicious. south carolina senator tim scott will visit richland county today. he's e eected to meet with h aff and residents at providence home on main street in columbia. later in the day, he's expected to travel to laurens county where he'll vsiit the thornwell home for children. lexington school district one is now under new leadership. the district's board has named doctor gregory little as superintendent at a meeting last night. little was one of three finalists the board narrowed down earlier this month. he currently serves as superintendent of mount airy city schools in north carolina. he'll take over for doctor karen woodard, who announced her retirement at the beginning of the school year. the search continues this morning for two burglars in sumter county. earlier this week, two men broke into the exxon on florence highway in mayesville. deputies say after breaking open the front door, the duo took an atm
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timberland brand boots. if you recognize any of these men or have any information to help investigators, call the sheriff's office crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. bond has now been set for three men locked up after a nearly year-long investigation into an organized drug ring. raheem jackson, telly jones, and jermetres kirkland are each being held on 125 thousand dollars bond. this all comes after a home search by the newberry county sheriff's office, the newberry police department, and sled which turned up drugs and multiple firearms. investigators say they found crack cocaine, marijuana, one rifle, and five pistols--one of which was reported stolen last year. they also found more than 1000 dollars in drug money. let's get a quick check of your forecast with von gaskin. a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend. early next week with a
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daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. some wild weather has moved through the state of florida. up next on sunrise -- a look at
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right now in the wis alert
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new equipment is expected to help in the search for the malaysian airliner that disappeared in the southern indian ocean almost two years ago. a chinese ship equipped with advanced sonar equipment will join the search this weekend. a wing flap found on the other side of the indian ocean on reunion island is the only debris recovered so far. last week malaysian investigators examined a piece of debris believed to be from the wreckage. they later confirmed it was not a part of the plane. the plane vanished on in march of 2014, during a flight from kuala lumpur to beijing. the detroit federation of teachers has announced a lawsuit over deplorable school conditions in the city. the suit alleges the detroit
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district allowed schools across the city to deteriorate to the point where some are unsafe. the school district is also reportedly providing a minimally sufficient education for students. dozens of inspections have taken place documenting the conditions. the florida senate has passed a bill that would expand the state's "stand your ground" law. the bill would place more burden on prosecutors to prove self-defense wasn't a factor when charging someone with assaulting or killing another person. if it becomes law, the prosecution would have to prove at a pretrial hearing that a defendant invoking stand your ground wasn't acting in self-defense. right now the burden of proof is on the defendant. florida's stand your ground law came into the national spotlight when george zimmerman used it as his defense in the death of teenager trayvon martin in 2012. people in in southeast florida are recovering this morning after a tornado ripped through the area. the national weather service confirmed a tornado touched down in delray beach on thursday. winds reached up to 85 miles-per-hour, knocking down trees, fences and power lines. surveillance video shows patio furniture being lifted into the air and winds nearly blowing one man away.
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a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend. early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. today's picture the weather is from madison powell, round top elem send us your weather pictures to
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the usc women's basketball team has reached a milestone mark for the season. the gamecocks are now a perfect twenty-
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business at colonial life arena last night. usc hosted the ole miss rebels in an sec matchup. this game was all gamecocks, with the women taking a 14 point lead into halftime, and finishing it off in the second. usc wins 81 to 62. the women will be back in action this sunday. they'll be on the road in a ranked showdown against texas a&m. that's game is at 6 o'clock on espn-2. the men return to action tomorrow. they'll host the alabama crimson tide at colonial life at 6 o'clock. you can see that came on theheec network. up next on sunrise -- a look at your friday headlines. thanks for starting your day with news 10. kerry sanders do you hate it when you're
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their attention? well in west virginia where, because of this technology, there's an official federal coming up on today, now back to you. a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend. early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. the chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a teenager will have
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today. jason van dyke shot 17- year-old laquan mcdonald 16 times back in 2014. video of the incident was released in november, the same day he was charged. mcddonald had a knife, but appeared to be turning away from van dyke when he was shot. van dyke has pleaded not guilty, saying he feared for his life. as flint, michigan deals with a water crisis -- students and teachers at a school in nearby ohio elementary school are being warned not to drink their water for the same reason. the state's environmental protective agency warns there could be possible lead
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the district shut off the drinking fountains and sinks at gurney elementary school as a precaution. during the investigation, school is providing bottled water to their students and staff. the "affluenza teen", ethan couch, is back on u-s soil and will appear in court today. he arrived in dallas on thursday. in today's hearing, the 18-year-old will find out whether he will receive bond or be moved to an adult prison. couch was put on probation after killing four people in a drunk driving crash back in 2013. couch and his mom were arrested in mexico after fleeing the country in december. take a look at this -- a large fire on a san diego freeway after a truck plunged over the edge of an overpass. the truck burst into flames when it hit the ground, right as rush hour was getting underway. two people were in the truck when the accident happened -- and were able to climb out. crews are making finals preps to the field for next sunday's super bowl. a fresh layer of sod was laid at levi's stadium after the san francisco 49er's last game of the season.
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painted onto midfield. 70 thousand fans will pack the stadium next sunday when the panthers tata on the broncos. ahead in our next half hour of sunrise -- not your average pothole. a massive hole opens up on a road in oregon -- and then another just minutes later! that's coming up at 6:30. 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 mary king. it's 6:30. the top republican candidadas square off in the final debate before the iowa caucuses. top issues -- immigration, tackling foreign terror and electability. even with more time and on-stage dialogue, the candidates still took the opportunity to take a few jabs. "rubio: it's interesting that jeb mentions the book. that's the book where you changed your position on immigration because you used to support a path to citizenship. bush: so did you. rubio: well, but you changed the -- in the book... bush: yeah. so did you, marco.
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meanwhile, republican frontrunner donald trump skipped the gop debate to hold an event for veterans just a few miles a ay. trump claims fox news apologized and tried to persuade him to attend the debate....even up until air time. "is it for me personally a good thing, a bad thing, will i get more votes, will i get less votes, nobody knows." so did trump's absence help or hurt his campaign? so did trump's absence help or hurt his campaign? we'll show you the candidate with the top twitter trends at the start of last night's debate. also making top news this morning... an early morning fire at the hunter's ridge apartments is under investigation. this is a livivlook at that home that was damaged. the columbia fire department says it started around 430 this morning. fire was visible from the roof upon arrival. everyone in the apartment complex made it out safely. 2 families have been displaced.
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an autopsy is scheduled for today for a 19 year-old university of south carolina student who was found dead at a popular off-campus apartment complex. richland county coroner gary watts could only say that the student is a female and was found d dead at "the hub" apartment complex on main street on thursday. watts says at this time they are investigating the death as suspicious. it is a foggy start to your morning. but von gaskin says when that as the fog clears up, we'll warm up, and it will start to feel a little like spring! a wararng trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend. early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will
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following last night's republican debate....people in iowa are now a little more informed about who they think should get their support in the caucus monday. the 7 g-o-p candidates touched on everything from federal spending to immigration. our michal higdon is live in the studio with the details. one thing that all the candidates seemed to agree on last night were vows to stop isis both overseas and the threat here in the united states. in last night's fox news debated, the candidates laid out clear differences in w to do so. florida senator marco rubio called the threat from isis quote -- "extraordinary and unprecedented" and said the group "needs to be confronted." he didn't offer many specifics, though he criticized the obama administration for its current strategy. former florida governor jeb bush
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kurdish fighters and creating a sunni arab force in syria to confront isis. ohio governor john kasich stated if we want to destroy isis, it has to be in the air and on the ground. despite some differing issues on how to accomplish taking down isis, all agreed the terror group must be stopped. ted cruz: "i will apologize to nobody for the vigorousness in which i will fight terrorism, go after isis, hunt them down wherever they are, and utterly and completelylyestroy isis." marco rubio: "isis is the most dangerous jihadist group in the history of mankind. isis is now found in affiliates in over a dozen countries. isis is the group that burns people alive in cages. isis is the group that sells off little girls as brides. isis is the group that wants to trigger an apocalyptic showdown." ben carson and chris christie were not questioned about foreign terror. but christie made a reference to the san bernardino shooting -- saying people should use
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reporting something suspicious. carson says he has a "teddy roosevelt" philosophy -- anyone from around the world is welcome if they want to be american, if not they should stay where they are. live in the studio, michal higdon, wis news 10. some five miles away at drake university, republican frontrunner donald trump held an event for veterans. about 700 people attended the event, including fellow gop candidates rick santorum and mike huckabee after the undercard debate. they said they were there to support veterans. trump told the crowd he would have preferred to be at the debate, but said he was committed to supporting veterans. "this is an honor, this is really an honor, i didn't want to be here i have to be honest. i wanted to be about 5 minutes away, and i've enjoyed that, all the online polls said i've done very well with that, the debates, and i've had a kick with it, but you have to stick up for your rights." and while he didn't make a presence at the actual debate, donald trump made a
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on social media. the republican presidential frontrunner was still the most talked about candidate online, dominating the twitterverse while the candidates were on stage at the time of the actual debate. so did donald trump, "trump" last night's debate? the nbc today show will have a live report from iowa later this morning right after sunrise. president obama is weighing in on the 2016 presidential election. speaking from a democratic caucus retreat on thursday in baltimore, the president aid he believes a democrat will take control of his spot in the oval office, come november. the president weighed in the issue of foreign terror saying we will not strengthen leadership around the world by allowing politicians to insult muslims or pit groups of americans against each other. it was president obama's last address to house democrats. in the wis alert center this morning pentagon officials say more support is needed in the fight against the islamic state. a report coming from the pentagon states that hundred more trainers, advisers
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need to be sent to iraq and syria. this as the campaign to isolate the islamic state intensifies. the report says rise of the islamic state has alarmed the white house. a senior administration official says the president is willing to consider raising the stakes in both iraq and syria. military officials say they believe they have made significant progress in the fight against the islamic state. right now the us has 37 hundred troops in iraq. school choice week wraps up today in south carolina and across the country. there were 218 school choice events in the palmetto state and more than 16-thousand nationwide. the goal of the week was to raise awareness among parents that they have choices when its comes to k through 12 education. organizers say now is the time to start the school search process for next year, but parents need to make sure to visit schools, talk with teachers, and fully evaluate their options. happening today- the south carolina department of natural resources is opening
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farmers market in west columbia. dnr officials say people will be able to renew hunting and d fishing licenses, permits and tags, and watercraft registrations among things at the new location. those with dnr and state agriculture leaders hope the new partnership for the regional service office will lead to shorter wait times and ample parking. the opening is happening at 11 this morning. also happening today- central carolina technical college will break ground on an expansion on its campus in kershaw county. the college says its expanding to meet the needs of the county as they enter into a new era of higher education and workforce development. the groundbreaking ceremony is happening at 11 this morning. up next on sunrise -- counting down to the big game! a report from charlotte, where later today panthers fans will be getting "pepped up" for next sunday! today fort jackson will officially open its new post
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general who received the medal of honor. major general george l. mabry, jr. joined the army in sumter after graduating from presbyterian college in 1940. general mabry earned the medal of honor in world war ii for his actions in
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the way through a german minefield and captured three german bunkers. he had landed with the fourth infantry on the beaches of normandy on d-day. general mabry retired in 1975. the new post headquarters opens at 2pm today. a small south carolina town came together for a vigil last night -- to mark the 30th anniversary of the challenger disaster. many people in the small town of lake city, south carolina can remember where they were and what they were doing 30 years agogowhen space shuttle challenger broke apart on live t-v killing all seven astronauts on board. that's because one of their own dr. ronald mcnair was on board that flight. back in 1950, at just nine-years-old, ron refused to leave a segregated library in lake city without being allowed to check out some books. he was selected to be an astronaut in 1978. "your environment doesn't necessarily define you and define your level of possibility of achievement. you define your limits." ronald mcnair flew a successful mission aboard challenger in
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african-american in space. it was his second mission aboard challenger two years later that ended in tragedy. a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend. early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. we are just nine days away from the big game between the carolina panthers
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broncos. the excitement among panthers nation will hit a fever pitch today, when fans gather in uptown charlotte for the panthers pride rally. ashton pellom joins us from the park where that rally will be held. the rally is scheduled to start
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the main program beginning at 1:00. if you're headed there, or anywhere uptown today, there are some street closures to keep in mind. mint street between martin luther king and 4th will close at 9:30 this morning. most of m-l-k between church and graham will be closed at 11:00 a-m. and 3rd street between church and mint will also be closed. as far as the rally itself... there will be appearances by players, sir purr, the top cats and the purrcussion drumline. charlotte center city partners tells wbtv that this has been a massive undertaking, but they hope it will add to the super bowl excitement here in the queen city. "you can't go anywhere in charlotte. you can't go to the y to work out, you can't go to a restaurant in the evening pat mccrory will be at today's rally, but one thing we still don't know is which panthers players weill be there. officials are keeping that a surprise. live in uptown charlotte, ashton pellom, for the raycom news network.
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the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brorolyn 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, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you
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i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. treatment after an apparent carbon monoxide leak thursday. beaumont officials say the children and adults from marshall middle school were being treated thursday for injuries non- life threatening. numerous students and faculty reported symptoms including nausea and headaches. one student lost consciousness briefly. all were treated and released. friday classes have beenn canceled. a leading tropical medicine expert is warning people that the zika virus could spread to north america. the zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in brazil,
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latin america. the mosquito-borne disease is spread by infected bites from the insect. the zika virus is believed to have first been discovered over 70 years ago in africa, where it could still turn up today. "anywhere where the mosquitoes exist you could see infections in the future. it could spread further north, it could feasibly get into the southern united states and it could potentially go back into africa." as the virus spreads from brazil, other countries in the americas are likely to see cases of babies with zika-linked birth defects. health officials are looking at a number of different ways to contrain the zika virus. we told you yesterday about a british group using modified mosquitos. in el salvador, there is a program under way that is using fish that eat mosquito larvae. the program was actually launched in 2012 to fight another disease spread by mosquitoes, but it's being adapted. the three biggest airlines are allowing some customers to cancel their trips to
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virus zika. united's policy includes travel to all areas mentioned by the c-d-c. delta's customers must request refunds or make changes by february 29th to avoid fees. american airlines will allow customers a reffd if they provide a doctor's note stating they're unable to travel to one of four cities due to pregnancy. zika has been linked to an epidemic of birth defects and is said to be spreading to the u-s. a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the area from the west. the ridge will shift the winds and allow temperatures to warm up to the 60s through the weekend. early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high temperatures will soar to the lower and middle 70s. our average high this time of year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. the next chance of rain will arrive midweek. the-f-b-i released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed
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national wildlife refuge in oregon. officicis showed video taken by an f-b-i plane that was overhead during the incident. they say lavoy finicum's vehicle tried to maneuver around the roadblock and got stuck in a snowbank. when finicum got out of the truck he reached toward his pocket and was shot.
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refuge. we're learning more about the arrest of an english teacher accused of helping three inmates escape from a california jail last friday. 44-year-old noo-sha-farin ravaghi was arrested thursday and is being charged with aiding in the escape. investigators believe she provided google maps and other materials to help the three inmates prepare for the escape. she's one of 5 people arrested this week in this investigation. the three inmates remain on the loose, police believe they could be living in a white van. two huge sinkholes opened up on the same street in oregon thursday. the largest of the two took out most of the travel lanes on highway 101. the second sinkhole is right across the street. both opened up within a short period of time. that section of road is now closed for repairs. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final
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and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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the final gop debate ahead of the iowa caucuses is setting the tone for
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gather monday to make their pick for a potential president. 7 candidates took the stage. top issues -- immigration, leadership, and foreign terror. notably abscent from the debate -- republican frontrunner, donald trump. he stood firm in not attending the debate due to the ongoning issues with the network. he instead hosted a veterans event close by, acknowledging that fox news apologized to him for it's past treatment. the today show is also looking ahead to iowa following the final gop debate. nbc will have a live report in just a few moments after sunrise. an autopsy isischeduled for today for a 19 year-old university of south carolina student who was found dead at the hub" apartment complex on main street on thursday. richland county coroner gary watts could only say that the student is a female and that at this time they are investigating the death as suspicious. deputies say an escaped inmate
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broke into a school and stole a gun and ammo. zachery reaves was seen at christian academy school on surveillance video just hours after his escape monday night. that school has not commented on why there was a weapon inside the school. if you've see reaves -- call call 911. columbia fire is still on the scene of an early morning fire at the hunters ridge apartments on springhouse drive. the fire reportedly ststted around 430 this morning. no injuries are being reported however 2 families have been displaced. the fire is now under control. the richland county fire marshal is investigating. a warming trend will begin today. a ridge of high pressure will move into the weekend. early next week with a southwesterly wind, daytime high year is in the upper 50s, so enjoy the unseasonably weather. with news 10 sunrise.
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