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meetings in places like school gyms, churches, restaurants, libraries, restaurants, even fire stations. only registered democrats or republicans can participate. there are more than 16-hundred precincts and the process itself can last several hours and each political party has different rules. for republicans, the process is pretty straight forward. a representative from each campaign has an opportunity to make a final pitch, then they vote secret ballot ... some sites use a printed ballot, others just a piece of scrap paper. the results are tallied and sent the gop headquarters. the democratic caucus system is a little more involved. once the meetings start, attendees must declare their
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staking out different positions in the room. but, in order to be considered "viable," a group must hit a certain threshold -- usually about 15% of the caucus turnout. after first-round votes are counted, anyone in a group that's not "viable" has the chance to align with another candidate for a second count. just to be clear, there is no secret ballot. it's all about voters be willing to take a stand and publicly show their support for a candidate. because there can be more than results are tallied by the democratic party. and coming up later, we'll hear abobo the caucusing process from senior reporter jack kuenzie. jack was in iowa during the 1980 primary season--and covered the caucuses that year. we'll also be following the results coming out of iowa tonight--and have more decision 2016
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hopefully you got a chance to enjoy a dose of spring-like weather today... meteorologist von gaskin joins us now from the weather center with a look at the week ahead. mix of sun and clouds today, arm with highs in the lower 70s. a "backdoor" cold front coming in from the north will move through tonight, not expecting much change to the forecast until a much strong front arrives wednesday. lows tonight in the middle 40s. tuesday, partly cloudy, breezy and warm, highs in the low to middle 70s. increasing clouds by evening with showers developing late. wednesday, cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms, highs in the lower 70s. rain chance 80% few showers around thursday. cooler highs near 60 clearing skies much cooler friday, highs lower 50s. investigators now think the ex
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woman killed her and left her in a field. 22-year-old andre heatley is in jail charged with murder and armed robbery. richland county deputies think he stole the victim's debit card and dumped her off farrow road. there are still a lot of unanswered questions in the case. wis' meaghan norman has the latest on the investigation. charles, it is still early so there is not a lot of information investigators are sharing with us but we are learning more about the suspect's past and the moments shortly after the
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according to sled records, andre heatley jr first faced charges in 2012 for shoplifting and again in 2014. in july of last year he was charged with discharging a weapon into a dwelling and then his most recent charge from saturday of murder and armed robbery. richland county deputies believe heatley shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, 19-year-old deanndra roach sometime thursday night or early friday morning. her body was discovered late friday afternoon. deputies say it was the victim's stolen debit card that ultimately led them to heatley. "it was based on the surveillance video we had, the fact that he was in possession of the victim's debittard and of course talking with acquaintances as well as the victim's friends. not even an hour after the victim was located we discovered he used the victim's debit card at a few atm locations throughout the area and he placed some orders as well. we're trying to determine what led up to this and this is what we're working on right now." investigators have not released a motive but i am
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communicated with each other even after they had broken up. investigators still want to talk with anyone who has a connection to the victim or suspect and may have information about the murder. if you have anything that can help, call crimestoppers, 1-888- crime-sc. in the studio, meaghan norman wis news 10. tonight--world health experts are calling an outbreak of the zika virus a global health emergency. while there have not been any confirmed cases in our state--there are a few precautions you can take. our billie jean shaw explains. the virus is carried by mosquitoes- specifically the ones found in tropical zones. if affected, you could experience fever, rash, joint pain, or red eyes. experts are saying there is proof the virus can cause birth defects. since the breakout, there are reports of babies being born with abnormally small heads and brains, there have also been cases of temporary paralysis.
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best way to prevent the virus according to experts. they suggest wearing long sleeved shirts and pants. stay in places with air conditioning or that use window and door screens to keep mosquitoes outside. lastly, use epa approved insect repellents. if you develop symptoms consistent with zika infection, your health care provider along with dhec will determine whether testing is appropriate. in the newsroom, bjs, wis news 10. the city of columbia is changing its policy on the use of tasers by police. the change comes in the wake of a fourth circuit court of appeals ruling. the court says police should only use the devices when there are elements of safety and a threat of immediate danger. the court says non- compliance by a subject is not sufficient justification. chief skip holbrook says his department's legal counsel believes the ruling should be complied with immediately. the matter will be the topic of a resolution before
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within the hour, the mayor of lexington is expected to put his plan for the new year to the public in his 'state of the town' address. tonight, mayor steve mcdougal expected to talk about the response to october's unprecedented flood, as well as developments like project icehouse-- which is a 900 seat amphitheater that will be located downtown. councilwoman kathy maness says with a a the recent and future development projects, she also expects him to speak about the new computerized traffic signalization that was put in place last month. "we'll continue to look at the growth, and we have some new developments coming up which is exciting. but, we've got to make sure we handle this development right, that we handle the traffic." mayor macdougall's address is expected to begin at 6:30. the usc men's basketball team is back as a top-
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coming off of saturday's win over alabama, usc is now ranked 25th in the latest ap poll. the gamecocks are 23rd in the coaches poll. usc defeated the crimson tide 78 to 64 at colonial life arena in the two schools' second meeting of the season. alabama won in the first matchup. usc's next game is a road game against georgia--tomorrow night at 7. coming up, tonight's iowa caucuses could make or break some presidential candidts. but we'll see why they may not set the tone for the coming months of the
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but for all the attention focused on the hawkeye state, the results might not predict what happens over the next few months. jack kuenzie saw the caucus
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when he worked in iowa. he's here with more. the media landscape might be more intense now. we didn't have the 24 hour news cycle back then or social media. but there are some themes that eem to have resurfaced compared to what it was in 1980. today---we have outsiders and candidates who didn't seem at first to have much of a chance to be taken seriously---though none of the candidates then came completely from outside government. the candidates then included people with deep experience in state government as well as congress. george herbert walker bush had served both in congress and as cia director. we also had a couple of governors and two u-s senators---howard baker and bob dole. candidates with celebrity backgrounds too. like donald trump----ronald reagan was best known to many as an actor, tv host and in iowa, a sports broadcaster. but iowa was not particularly
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reagan campaign either----and he lost by two per cent to bush. jimmy carter tried for a second term in iowa----and clobbered ted kennedy two to one. but reagan roared back in new hampshire and south carolina----something trump is expected to do this time around. south carolina played a big role in 1980 to help reagan win the nomination. he beat texas governor john connally by a 25 point margin----helped in part possibly by a bit of political chicanery from south carolina's lee atwater, who cooked up a rumor about connally ying to buy the black vote. there was one constant from 1980 to today. nbc's tom brokaw working then and again today----still covering the big political story 36 years later. that photo snapped just a few feet away from our broadcast
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ahead of the "first in the south" primary here in south carolina later this month--presidential candidates from both parties have been invited to weigh in on issues of faith. the conservative leadership project says the 2016 "faith and family presidential forum" will be on february 12th at bob jones university in greenville. that's just over a week before voters will go to the polls for the gop primary. the forum will be moderated by attorney
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smith of the palmetto family. and in the capital city this week-- former president bill clinton returns to the campaign trail to stump for his wife--democratic frontrunner hillary y inton. clinton will speak at a rally at the john hurst gymnatorium at allen university wednesday night. doors for the event open at 4:30--the event itself starts at 6. expect temperatures to stay mostly warm throughout the week-- after the break, we'll get the full breakdown in your forecast. break 2 i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it amazing right? i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right there i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it's such a small thing little thing. simple thing but it made me smile made me happy
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the lower 70s. a "backdoor" cold front coming in from the north will move through tonight, not expecting much change to the forecast until a much strong front arrives wednesday. lows tonight in the middle 40s. tuesday, partly cloudy, breezy and warm, highs in the low to middle 70s. increasing clouds by evening with showers developing late. wednesday, cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms, highs in the
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chance 80% few showers around thursday. cooler highs near 60 clearing skies much cooler friday, highs lower 50s. coming up in sports... the gamecocks men look ahead to a showdown at
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plus... an injury update on usc women's senior guard asia dozier is on the way. sports is next. break 3 he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush.
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the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his l le 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, tacklingnglimate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics,
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[ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. the ap poll dropped the usc men from the ranks... the gamecocks now sit at number 25 in today's poll. usc's 23rd in the coaches poll. carolina's 19-2 overall... and tied for second in the sec with a 6-2 conference mark. the gamecocks latest win came over the weekend at home saturday against alabama. usc defeated 'bama 78-64. in the game... freshman forward chris silva dropped 12 points in his first career start. the plan this tuesday at georgia... is to have
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again because of what he brings to the table defensively. martin: "what does he do? he brings an unbelievable amount of energy, toughness, and passion and enthusiasm. he messes a lot things up offensively, but he makes up for it with protecting the rim and then his ball screen defense. a lot of people go to ball screens this day and age. he guards ball screens the way he ask him to guard ball screens. on the court last night... usc senior women's guard... asia dozier injured her right hand... in carolina's 70-63 win at texas a&m. it came on this play... when dozier attempted to steal the ball. dozier left the game and did not return. she's listed as day-to- day. in the victory at texas a&m...
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wilson and tiffany mitchell played at a high level. wilson dropped 27 points and added 10 rebounds. the closer... mitchell... did most of her damage in the final 20 minutes. 18 of her 20 points came in the final two quarters. after the game... coach dawn staley talked about what contributed to the difference in mitchell's game and the team's success offensively in the second half. staley: 'what happened was we put our players in position to get better looks. i thought our defense created easy offense for us. tiffany mitchell got us a couple of steals and got some clean looks at the basket. she just needed to see the ball
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the final pollsls show just how close it is on both sides. can trump close the deal, or will cruz take down the front-runner? and can marco rubio surise with a strong showing? and for hillary clinton, can she fight off a surging bernie sanders, or will 2008 repeat
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