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at airport high school...afr they were forced out by smoke this morning. a news conference just wrapped up a a ort time ago. our mike desumma is at airport with the latest. mike. airport high school was evacuated and students were dismissed early because of a fire wednesday morning. assistant lexington school 2 district superintendent jim hinton tells wis there were electrical problems with a rooftop hvac unit on the vocational wing and began it to smoke, filling the wing. smoke was isolated to the wing. the evacuation went smoothly, but, hinton said, "it's cold outside!" and most students didn't have coats with them. the district took students to the nearby fulmer middle school gym. hinton said originally school administrators hoped to have students back in school by noon, but firefighters wanted to thoroughly check the building. school building would be ready for students to be admitted, so school is dismissing early. hinton said parents can pick up fulmer middle school. emergency crews have the roads blocked in front of airport high, so parents
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department of public safety responded to the fire at about 9:30 a.m. wednesday. while most of us saw just a flurry or two....it was a different sight in some parts of the midlands. while most of us saw just a flurry or two....it was a different sight in some parts of while most of us saw just a flurry or two....it was a different sight in some parts of the midlands. people in the northern counties saw a little dusting of snow last night. we got these pictures from viewers in bethune and mcbee as
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porches. the weather story this afternoon continues to be the frigid temperatures and wind. have you been outside yet? here's a live look over the capital city through the wis skycam. von gaskin has your first alert forecast...with how much higher the temps might go for us. lake wind advisory until wednesday at 11pm - expect wind gust up to 35mph wednesday will be sunny to partly cloudy, and breezy with highs in the lower/mid 40s. dry weather is expected as we continue to the end of the work week. thursday and friday temperatures will struggle to reach the upper 40s and low 50s. this weekend expect the arctic blast to continue and highs to continue in the 40s. lake wind advisory until wednesday at 11pm - expect wind gust up to 35mph wednesday will be sunny to partly cloudy, and breezy with highs in the lower/mid 40s.
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continue to the end of the work week. thursday and friday temperatures will struggle to reach the upper 40s and low 50s. this weekend expect the arctic blast to continue and highs to continue in the 40s. an early dismissal for students at airport high school...after they were forced
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an early dismissal for students at airport high out by smoke this morning. a news conference just wrapped up a short time ago. our mike desumma is at airport mike. airport high school was evacucued and students were dismissed early because of a fire wednesday morning. assistant lexington school 2 district superintendent jim hinton tells wis there were electrical problems with a rooftop hvac unit on the vocational wing and began it to smoke, filling the wing. smoke was & isolated to the wing. the evacuation went smoothly, but, hinton said, "it's cold outside!" and most students didn't have coats with them. the district took students to the nearby fulmer middle school gym. hinton said originally school administrators hoped to have students back in school by noon, but firefighters wanted to thoroughly check the building. school administrators didn't think the building would be ready for students to be admitted, so school is dismissing early. hinton said parents can pick up
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fulmer middle school. emergency crews have the roads blocked in front of airport high, so parents will need to enter fulmer from the traffic circle near midlands tech. there are no injuries. firefighters from the cayce department of public safety responded to the fire at about 9:30 a.m. wednesday. new hampshire is now in the books. now, south carolina will become
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the books. now, south carolina will become the main focus for presidential candidates especially on the g-o-p side-- ahead of next week's first in the south primary. they'll be spread out across the state throughout the day today....from clemson to charleston and myrtle beach. riding high on his number 2 finish in the granite state, right now ohio governor john kasich is in the lowcountry. while g-o-p candidates are setting their sights on the palmetto state....the democratic contenders are turning their focus to nevada. here's chris clackum with more on the campaigns, post-new hampshirere :10 - :14 :31 - :35 :54 - 1:01 1:09 - 1:14 the margin by which donald trump won the republican presidential primary in new hampshire surprised most...but trump, himself ...who was on the today show this morning.
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"i said i was gong to do well, and we really did. i guess even better than anticipated" but the biggest show. presidential candidate :22 - :25 "i was the only one with a really positive message." disappointed by how surprisingly poor he unfazed. presidential candidate :31 - :35 "i think in the months and weeks to come, you're not gong to see anyone work harder or more passionately." ted cruz came in third... but is expected to have a better showing in south carolina where the next republican primary takes place february 20th. the 20th is also when the democrats next face off... in nevada.. ...after bernie sanders turned his underdog campaign into a real fight in new hampshire. presidential candidate :54 - 1:01 "together we have sent a message that will echo from wall street to washington." while hillary clinton's campaign was bruised by the margin of her loss, she struck a note of confidence tuesday night presidential candidate 1:09 - 1:14 "it's not whether you get knocked down, it's about whether you get back up."
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chris christie is said to be contemplating an end to his campaign. chris clackum, nbc news. an announcement about christie's future could come as soon as today. christie cancelled a scheduled appearance in charleston to instead head home to new jersey. be sure to head over to our website at wis tv dot com for more decision 2016 coverage. one man is facing charges after columbia police say they uncovered thousands of dollars' worth of marijuana inside a homemade grow house. investigators arrested justin helps and charged him with manufacturing marijuana. police say officers found more than 45 marijuana plants inside a home on caroline drive near leesburg road in south columbia tuesday. they say 10 of the plants were mature and say one plant can producee pound of pot wroth about 35- hundred dollars. investigators say the plants have an estimated street value of more than $164,000. at last check, city of columbia water crews
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10-inch water main break near t t 11- hundred block of st. andrews road. homes and businesses on st. andrewers road from lawrence street to broad river road remain under a boil water advisory this afternoon. we'll let you know when the repairs are done and the advisory has been lifted. relatives of a columbia teenager murdered last summer are making a new appeal for help to find justice. the family of najeer buggs called for his killers to turn themselves in....and for anyone with information to come forward. najeer was shot and killed last july near the corner of grand street and grand court -- off of colonial drive. police say they have new forensic evidence that was processed by sled analysts. "i have battles every day. i cry every day. you know, i have to look at my son on an his birthday last year we was at the bowling alley. this year, we will spend it crying. it's torture." najeer would have turned 15 this upcoming monday. if you have any information on this shooting call crimestoppers at 1-888-
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south carolina has delivered a blow to the obama administration's energy policy. state attorney general alan wilson filed suit tuesday against the federal government for the second time over an unfinished project near aiken, that would convert nuclear weapons components into reactor fuel. the suit seeks daily fines of 1 million dollars for missing the january 1st deadline. coming up on the news at noon... the winter is the time doctors say we see an increase in people dealing with the flu. how this season is shaping up. plus, bringing healthy food to table for families in need. how one local organization is looking to reach that goal. break one
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i know jeb. i know his good heart and his strong backbone. jeb will unite our country. he knows how to bring the world together against terror. he knows when tough measures must be taken. experience and judgment count in the oval office. jeb bush is a leader. he'll keep our country safe. jeb bush.
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doctors say they see an increase in patients coming down with the flu. our michal higdon did some digging on how this flu season is comparing to years past. the good news -- so far this season is stacking up to be pretty mild -- especially compared to what we saw last year. the latest data from the south carolina department of health and environmental control shows there were 500 laboratory-confirmed cases for the week ending january 30th of this year. that's compared to the more than 3-thousand cases we saw this years. you can see by the numbers on your screen, last flu season was the worst we've seen in a while with more year, the flu vaccine wasn't the best match to the strains we were seeing -- which could be the difference compared to this year. teresa foo: "so the good news this year is that the flu vaccine is actually a good influenza b. the vaccine is actually a good match this year. so hopefully all of those people who got vaccinated -- maybe the symptoms will include fever, cough, sore throat and muscle doctor, stay at home because it
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peak flu season is usually in january or february -- but this season has been mild so far. doctors hope it stays that way. reporting in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. a star women's soccer player is the latest person to voice concerns about the outbreak of the zika virus when talking about the upcoming olympics in brazil. a star women's soccer player is the latest person to voice concerns about the outbreak of the zika virus when talking about the upcoming olympics in brazil. u-s goalkeeper hope solo told sports illustrated that if she had to make a choice today, she would not go to the summer games in rio. solo says she feels that competing in the olympics should be a safe environment for every athlete, male and female alike. on monday the u.s. olympic committee said it
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reconsider competing because of zika. the woman's national soccer team are currently in the middle of qualifying for the 2016 summer games. a scare for north carolina head basketball coach roy williams during the game last night. the tarheels were at boston college and trailing in the second half when, after talking with an official williams appears to become lightheaded before collapsing in front of the heels' bench. williams got immediate attention from the teams' medical staff and was helped to the locker-room. williams attributed the dizzy spell to vertigo in a post game interview u-n-c went on to win 68-65. wis has partnered with b106.7 and the palmetto health children's hospital for 2016's radiothon. radiothon is still raising money today so the children's hospital can build a playground for children in the hospital. the equipment needed will be handicapped accessible, for children who have iv's, and those with processing disorders. palmetto health is asking that you open your heart and donate
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"our playroom is awesome and our child-life people are awesome! this just provides another experience for them while they're here so they can be active and they can be outside. i would just plead with everybody to dig deep and give." you can donate until 7 o'clock tonight. the number to call to donate is 803-434-3000 or toll free at 866-434-b106, so call now. one local organization is kicking off food check out week with one goal in mind: bringing healthy and affordable food to the dinner table for those families on a budget. representatives from the american farm bureau women's leadership committee in south carolina are delivering food, money and other necessities to ronald mcdonald house charities here in columbia this morning. it's all a part of "food check-out week" - a nationwide program. the event ms to find ways to
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healthy foods on a tight budget with donations kicking off this morning "that is one of our main goals is to make them feel like they are walking into home and that they dont have the pressure of having to cook after spending all day in group plan, we get in here and cook." atkinson says it's an exciting time to be a part of the ronald mcdonald house. she says they are looking forward to moving in their new house in june 2016. lake wind advisory until wednesday at 11pm - expect wind gust up to 35mph wednesday will be sunny to partly cloudy, and breezy with highs in the lower/mid 40s. dry weather is expected as we continue to the end of the work week. thursday and friday temperatures will struggle to reach the upper continue in the 40s. break two lake wind advisory until
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to reach the upper 40s and low 50s. this weekend expect the arctic blast to continue and highs to continue in the
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breaking news into the wis newsroom... richland county councilman
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washington is expected to plead guilty this afternoon to charges of failing to file tax returns. washington is accused of failing to file returns for three years in a row, starting in 2012. those charges emerged after the
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of revenue began investigating administration of the richland county penny tax. administration of the richland
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breaking news into the wis newsroom... richland county councilman kelvin washington is expected to plead ilty this afternoon to charges of failing to file tax returns. washington is accused of failing to file returns for three years in a row, starting in 2012. those charges emerged after the state department of revenue began investigating administration of the richland county penny tax. washington was charged last month after a department of revenue investigation into the penny tax program found evidence he failed to file state tax returns. he's out of jail on a $15,000 p-r bond. lake wind advisory until wednesday at 11pm - expect wind gust up to 35mph wednesday will be sunny to partly cloudy, and breezy with highs in the
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