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minute."now in the midlands. it has been a cloudy day in the midlands after storms blew through yesterday. the national weather service was on the ground today surveying the damage left behind. we'll have a live report from lexington county in a moment. but first, we want to get an update on current conditions with meteorologist ben tanner. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of temperatures. it's a day of cleanup and adding up the damage following yesterday's severe weather. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off
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afternoon and skies will clear. middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early it's a day of cleanup and adding up the damage following yesterday's severe weather. that's been case especially near leesville where high winds packed a real punch. scientist concluded today that it was caused by a microburst. wis's mike desumma joins us from steedman near leesville with more on that. mike. dawndy, charles that official word came from the national weather service earlier today. in the end it was microburst not a tornado that came through tracy's logging company yesterday. still the high winds it brought did leave a mark on the business. a microburst is caused when a huge burst of downward air hits the ground and then spreads out. meteorologists believe this specific one had winds speeds of up to 70 mph. they were strong enough to knock over a trailer --- and completely remove a section of the roof on by the storm. sot
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logging co.' "we were most grateful for that. nobody got hurt and microburst not a tornado out. meteorologists believe this completely remove a section of the roof on a hay shed. owners of the company say overall they're grateful that only property damage was caused by the storm. sot tracy gunter --- owner, 'tracy's logging co.' "we were most grateful for that. nobody got hurt and no injuries at all .only property damage so we feel real blessed and we just thank the lord for protecting everybody from harm." cleanup has been underway here at the logging company all day. owners say they're still in the process of putting a price tag on all of the damage that was caused. the national weather service did conclude that areas closer to columbia did see a tornado from yesterday's storm. that touched down near the farmers market. its winds speeds were at elast 60 miles per hours. live in leesville, mike desumma,
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the national weather service confirms that an e-f-zero tornado did touch down just north of the state farmers market in the town of pine ridge. video sent to wis shows what it looked like to the east toward i-77. multiple witnesses captured a funnel cloud moving over the west columbia area. there have been no reports of any injuries. remember anytime severe weather strikes -- you can stay alert with the wis weather app. just search wis weather in your app store. messaging and data rates do apply. months after the murder of a midlands teacher, investigators now have a suspect. 32 year old timothy gentry was gunned down near his home in columbia last july. today columbia police announced that 45 year old iban kenya patterson is being held on charges of murder and weapons possession by a convicted felon and in commission of a violent crime. patterson was actually arrested last summer for an unrelated robbery near mlk
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with police. police say their investigators and sled have now connected a 9 millimeter handgun used in that incident with gentry's murder. this is how you get the job done. this victim was truly an innocent victim who was arriving home, simply walking to his house and was at the wrong place at the wrong time. and this crime was perpetrated by a violent predator that was in our cocounity and is not going to perpetrate a crime anymore in our community. gentry was working with disabled children at shandon presbyterian in columbia and according to family members about to propose to his girlfriend at the time of the killing. we'll have more on the investigation coming up on the news at five. a woman accused of filing a false assault report against her ex-husband has been arrested. investigators say tammy bedenbaugh called police last october, saying her home was broken into by her ex and that she had been
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south congaree police say bedenbaugh's ex- husband provided several documents proving he was working at the time and was nowhere near south carolina. bedenbaugh is in the lexington county detention center waiting for her bond appearance. a recall tops news in the alert center today... honda is recalling an additional two-point-two million vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators can explode. the recall includes older model years dating back to 2005, as well as some newer 2015 and 2016 models. replacement parts will not be available until late summer. they have told dealers to provide loaner cars for free to any customer who asks for one while waiting for repair. the recall brings the number of vehicles recalled in the u.s. due to takata inflator problems to about 24 million. the problems have caused at least 11 deaths and 139 injuries worldwide. back to you. survivors of the charleston church shooting are giving a better understanding of
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two of them spoke with our billie jean shaw in an exclusive interview. felicia sanders and polly sheppard say they lost a lot when nine of their loved ones were gunned down, but that gained more faith. they say they believe their lives were spared for a reason. "i always think god allows things for different reasons. it's only what god allows.a lady keep asking me the question, where was god when he was shooting in the place? i say he was the same place when he lost his son, god was right there." tonight at 11, the women tell our billie jean shaw more on their story on survival and the moments leading up to the shooting. inside the state house- work in the south carolina senate ground to a halt and tensions rose for two hours over the state of south will whitson takes a look at the fight on the chamber floor. it started with state senator
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cherokee "we've heard it in the transportation committee, in the finance committee. it's time to have the debate on the floor." but for nearly three hours, lawmaker- "are you building i-73 or aren't you?" - after lawmaker- "all we're hearing about is wanting the roads fixed" - after lawmaker- edgefield "we don't know what the sib does, but we're gonna pass that tax increase. that is insane!" vented their frustration over the seemingly impossible task of passing a roads bill. some progress on roads seemed to be on the horizon- with the transportation committee amending the house roads bill last week to include department of transportation reform- one of governor nikki haley's three requirements for the bill. but the senate finance chair hugh leatherman announced this week the bill would stay in his committee so lawmakers could hear from the dot and state infrastructure bank on road funding- a decision senator nikki setzler willingly took responsibility for- lexington "we can ask them very direct questions and everybody hears the same thing." thursday's fight split the
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groups- senators who want the bill discussed in committee- florence "we would to the best of our ability have the best information available to us." senators who want it discussed now- "let's start fixing the roads!" senators who want to pass governor haley's 3 plans together- "that's what we've been told, put them all three together." -and senators who want to deal strictly with road funding- "y'all are wasting my time!" after starting the debate, senator peeler says he's confident things are on the right track- cherokee "i may get stung or i may get honey, but at least i vote on the roads bill. ww wis news 10 the former chair of the state democratic party is throwing his support behind vermont senator bernie sanders in the race for the white house. dick harpootlian has endorsed sanders saying he is best positioned to bring change to the country and better connects to young people. harpootlian supported barack obama in the 2008 democratic presidential primary. an olympic great is in the capitol city at this hour.
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campaigning for hillary clinton. kwan is visiting with college democrats at the moore school of business in columbia. she previously served as an envoy for the u.s. state department. before south carolina, voters in new hampshire will make their voice heard. wis will be there for the primary. starting monday, our will whitson will be providing live coverage. president obama is calling on americans to pull together in the name of their faith. this morning, the president spoke at the national prayer breakfast in washington, d.c. about spreading a message of love among all religions. he also spoke on following the examples set by jesus. "his love gives us the power to resist fearous temptation. he gives us the courage to reach out to others across that divide, rather than push people away." the address came just one day after the president made his first visit to a mosque
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a longtime friend to america's troops is celebrating a big birthday. the uso is celebrating its 75th anniversary. at columbia metropolitan airport today, the south carolina chapter of the u.s.o. cut the cake to mark the 75th anniversary of the u.s. o. volunteers and staff at the aiport greet around 7- thousand military service members every month in february 1941, president franklin roosevelt helped organize the united service organizations. still ahead on the news at four...buyer beware. an excited football fan is telling how his super bowl dream turned into a nightmare. "i get the envelope there's no signature required it feels a little light to be carrying these tickets so i open it up and it's just blank paper inside." next, we'll see how one victim protected d mself.
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go to the super bowl is offering us all a brutal lesson in taking some of the pain out of scams. he agreed to pay six thousand dollars to get tickets. instead, he got a nasty surprise. dave young explains. :00 :21-:26 --reporter pkg-as follows-- "all right just got these tickets in the mail." this was supposed to be a happy ending for cody submeier. "searching for tickets never been to a superbowl before so it was all just about going to this game." he turned to craigslist after finding processing fees on other sites were hundreds of dollars a ticket. "i found this one seller who was
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tickets three thousand dollars each which was a good deal but not unreasonable that it was an obvious scam or anything like that." wary of craigslist scams... he found out he could protect his money if he paid a fee and used "protected paypal." "reached out to him and said 'are you okay with paypal but it's going to be the protected paypal so you're not going to get your money if this is a scam and he said yea that's fine we'll do it that way." the two exchanged a series of text messages for days as cody waited for his tickets. after all his precautions... just days before the superbowl his girlfriend recorded him opening the package. "we're going to open this now." "but i honestly thought yeah the tickets are going to be real there's nobody that would go through these lengths knowing that the purchase is protected." "there's no tickets in here." "are e u being serious?" "yeah." "i get the envelope there's no signature required it feels a little light to be carrying these tickets so i open it up and it's just blank paper inside." after the shock he went into action. "i went through it the right way so my money's protected i open a case with both paypal. the denver police department have
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so he decided to help out by talking to us. "there's a part of me that just being a denver native and a denver broncos fan wants to get the word out there so so that other people aren't scammed into this." police have tracked the scammer to a man in kansas. they warn that scammers are stepping up their game and setting their sights on fans who might be desperate to find tickets to the game sunday. fake tickets aside, super bowl 50 is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u.s. history. an online report says the average ticket price is just under five thousand dollars for the game in santa clara, california. that's hundreds of dollars more than the record- setting ticket price for the floyd mayweather-manny pacquiao fight last spring... experts say the silicon valley's
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income is likely a factor in high ticket prices. we have much more super bowl coverage ahead on the news at five. we'll take a look at the carolina panthers' long road to super bowl 50...including how the team got off the ground starting with just an idea and eventually becoming one of the most popular teams in the nfl. if you are like most of us and can't make it to the super bowl in person, don't worry...we have you covered. the wis sports team will be "live with the panthers" this week. joe gorchow is heading to clara starts tomorrow afternoon on wis. time now for an update on your weather. for that we turn to meteorologist ben tanner. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and
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temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will
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a slight chance of showers early sunday watch things for early next week as we'll feel the chill with well below normal temperatures. still ahead on the news at ur... it promises to be a packed house when the uconn huskies come to columbia next week.
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when the uconn huskies come to columbia next week. but the gamecocks still have some work to do first. we'll get you ready for tonight's game against
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it's going to be another huge night at the colonial life arena. america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing.
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and guts. we looked at each candidate... we studied their record... we know... looked them over... we checked them out... and we chose one. there's only one. jeb bush. he's got a plan. he'll keep us safe. he's a president - a commander in chief. jeb bush. best prepared to be commander in chief. right to rise usa
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their undefeated record on the line against the 18th ranked kentucky wildcats. opening tip is at 7 o'clock. and coach dawn staley is hoping for a huge turnout. "we got one more opportunity, one more opportunity to get against kentucky to sell the place
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tonight's game can also be seen on the sec network. a win tonight would set up a battle of the unbeatens monday night. that's when the top ranked and defending national champion uconn huskies come to town for what promises to be the biggest game of the year so far. let's get an update on your weather with ben. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around
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be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s
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