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thanks flen kiese will join us at 5am. let's get your early morning started with a look at your forecast. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick
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this week ahead of the february 20 primary. last night, frontrunner donald trump made a stop in clemson coming off his big win in new hampshire, drawing a crowd of thousands. our chad mills was there. chad mills "donald trump described this crowd as possibly 10,000 people strong in the garrison livestock arena on clemson university. it's a place they normally cheer on a rodeo, but tonight, they were cheering on their candidate, who quickly played to this mostly orange and purple crowd." donald j. trump "i'll tell you what, the clemson tigers i was watching that game but next year all the way! great team! great team!" in front of a crowd of thousands, donald trump took a bow after an impressive victory tuesday
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now, his focus is on the palmetto state's first in the south primary. he's headed to campaign stops in louisiana and florida, but he'll be back next week for speeches in greenville, walterboro, sumter, and myrtle beach. donald j. trump "if we win here, we're going to run the table. if we win here after winning so big in new hampshire, all of these characters are going to give it up. we're going to run the table, and we're going to make american great again. that i can tell you." in this speech near clemson he aimed some of his attacks at the democrats and pointed out hillary clinton's defeat in new hampshire. donald j. trump "women don't like her. men don't like her. take a look at what's happening to her. a guy that nobody ever heard of, literally, is beating her so badly. i don't know. honestly, i talk about hillary, i honestly don't know if hillary's going to be running." he told the crowd, as president, he'd erase the national debt, repeal and replace obamacare, and build a wall to combat illegal immigration and make mexico pay for it, even though former
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calderon recently said that would never happen. donald j. trump "he said he won't pay. he won't pay for it. you know what i said? i said, 'the wall just got ten feet higher!' that's right. it's true. it's true." curtis pless "he resonates with the people. we need a leader. we don't have a leader. we need a good leader. we need a man that'll stand up for this country, love this country, and do what's right for this country." curtis pless says he's still deciding between trump and senator ted cruz, but he liked what he heard in this speech. chad mills "while trump also attacked democrats like hillary clinton and senator bernie sanders, he spent most of his time attacking fellow republican jeb bush, who he says has spent the most money, but is still running at the bottom of the pack. second place finisher in tuesday's primary, ohio governor john kasich. kasich is in the middle of a multi-day tour of south carolina, with stops planned in florence, north myrtle beach, and georgetown today.
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yesterday, he acknowledged he has spent very little time in south carolina...but is hoping he can drum up enough recognition to get voters to check his name at the polls. "and when the time comes to vote in sc, however you vote, vote with your heart and your head, not just with your head saying i've got to pick a winner. this is not a horse race where you've got money on who's going to come in first. i need your support." kasich was a surprise runner-up in new hampshire and hopes to build off the momentum and keep his campaign alive. two candidates won't be making the rounds in south carolina--after deciding to drop out the presidential race altogether yesterday. new jersey governor chris christie told his staff yesterday that he will no longer seek the republican nomination. also yesterday, former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina announced on social media she will drop out. both candidates had low numbers in tuesday's primary in new hampshire. the state african american
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black voters in south carolina to keep an open mind and consider both parties when choosing the next president. our billie jean shaw spoke with leaders from the organization, and has more. the chamber's president says it is important for african-americans to know their voice counts. issues such as criminal justice reform, poverty, education and job equality have a huge impact on the black community. gilchrist is urging black voters to look at candidates who address those issues despite their political party. he says it's important for black voters to educate themselves on what both democratic and republican candidates stand for. "for far too long the african american vote has been very predictable in the state and in many states across our country. so we have to learn how to exercise the vote and the right that has been given to our community in a way that provides leverage. we should not allow any political party whether democratic or republican to take that vote away from us." more than 820-thousand african americans are
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primaries, stephen gilchrist says every vote counts. in the studio, bjs, wis news 10. one prominent holdout says he may change his mind to stay neutral ahead of the democratic primary on feburary 27th. congressman jim clyburn said yesterday not to expect an endorsement in the next few days...but that when he gets home to his family this weekend, he may change his mind. "i think they're probably right, people would like to know where i stand irrespective of where that is. although i said at the outset that i would stay neutral in all of this, i'm beginning to feel that maybe they're right, that i need to let people know where i stand and i'll probably do that, though not today or this week." wis will continue to bring you the latest news from the campaign trail. our decision 2016 coverage continues ahead
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developing this morning... we're still waiting to learn the names of two people arrested during a traffic stop yesterday that led usc officers to a suspected mobile meth lab. a usc spokesman says the driver was pulled over wednesday evening near the corner of heyward and sumter streets. multiple agencies were called to the scene including a hazmat team, sled and drug enforcement officials. usc officials say the driver and a passenger were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. boeing has announced plans to begin cutting jobs to help cut costs, starting with executives and managers. so far boeing has not specified how many cuts are being considered. a company spokesman says the cuts would ultimately affect employment levels across all of the commercial airplane unit. voluntary departures would be called for first...but boeing says involuntary layoffs may also be necessary. south carolina state university is launching a nationwide search to find a new president for the school. the university announced yesterday a nine-member committee that will be in charge of helping the board of trustees find candidates to fill the position. doctor franklin evans has served
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interim president since he was appointed in july following the resignation of thomas elzey last year. a richland county councilman will have to pay 25 hundred dollars in fines for failing to file his state income taxes. kelvin washington pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon to three counts of failure to file a return. prosecutors say from 2012 to 2014, washington earned more than 426 thousand dollars -- which all went unreported. washington was charged during an investigation into the richland county penny tax program...however he has not been tied to any alleged 'questionable spending' within the program. a columbia city project - halted after two portions were completed in 2010 and 2012 - is now fully funded and ready for construction again. improvements to the north main street corridor were done between 2008-2012 with federal funding. the portion between anthony avenue and fuller avenue has not been completed. the project includes upgrading the pavement, putting in sidewalks and lights - as well as landscaping.
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the north main area. we just want to make sure it continues to be inviting for new businesses, and at the same time , make it more attractive to the businesses that are already there." city officials say they now have new federal grant dollars and penny tax funds to finish the remaining phases. the u.s. justice department is heading to court with its crackdown against the city of ferguson missouri, announcing yesterday it's suing the city. the decision comes after city mary maloney reports. : "we intend to aggressively prosecute this case and we intend to prevail." the attorney general says the city of ferguson targets african americans . : "the residents of ferguson have suffered the deprivation of their constitutional rights, the rights guaranteed to all americans, for decades. they have waited decades for justice. they should not be forced to
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investigators say some police officers would stop people and arrest them without cause -- and use unreasonable force -- to generate city revenue. : "they think i have this hoodie on, i'm a bad guy." the doj spent seven months negotiating with the city -- to reform the police department and court system. but when the deal was submitted to council members for a vote tuesday night, they changed those terms -- by adding seven amendments -- that among other things modified deadlines -- fees -- and waters down staffing requirements. : "there is no reason to enter into an agreement we know that we can not live up to. and financially impossible for us to live up to. and it serves no ones purpose for us to fail." the justice department wasted little time and
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ferguson is going under stuff and get it done." team had a chance to take over first place in the sec standings last night with a win against lsu. find out if the gamecocks could take down ben simmons and the tigers in rick henry's thursday sports wrap. break 1 the gamecock men lock up with
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first place battle. lsu comes in number one in the
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victory.... big game for usc freshman pj dozier....he feeds mindaugaus kacinas for an early bucket.... dozier with a tough drive for the layin....it's tied at 20.... second half...simmons getting nasty....he finishes with 20 points and six rebounds. thornwell running the floor....look at this gamecocks....16 points for michael. scored tied at 60....dozier goes to work...hits the "j"...fouled by simmons.....three point play to make it 63-60. dozier scores ten points in a little over three minutes....here's another three point play....usc up 76-68 with 5:30 left to play. under a minute left in the game....frank is coaching up the crowd....he wants them to get loud!!! thornwell puts the icing on the victory cake with a breakaway dunk.....usc wins it 94- to-83.
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usc, lsu and kentucky all are 8 and three in the conference......carolin a hosts kentucky saturday for sole possession of first place. catawba at newberry college...here's former sumter head coach jojo english...he's a catawba assistant... --- first half...jameel taylor with the circus shot for catawba. he led all scorers with 22 on the night..it's 9-to-6 catawba. --- but newberry wouldn't be outdone...xavier holmes with the spin and layup...he scored 10 of his 14 in the half...19-to-16 newberry --- the wolves continued to battle. here's dj copeland from downtown...he had 13
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--- newberry extends their lead here...mason spease takes the pass and drains the triple... --- and newberry wins their fourth straight...93-to-81. it looks like the usc football career of shaq davidson is over before it really had a chance to start. the big spur is reporting the wide receiver is no longer with the team and will likely transfer. he spent two years with the gamecocks but never played will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with
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keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain mix. we are first alert mode for the possibility..more to come. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week.
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the men's group f-3 has taken the midlands by storm. focusing on fitness, fellowship and faith, there are more than 100 workouts
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storm. focusing on fitness, fellowship and faith, there are more than 100 workouts a week in the midlands that bring men together from all walks of life. that includes men from a recovery program at the oliver gospel mission. this has led us to our latest community builder in partnership with mungo homes. nats 23:06:45 .if i see anybody not doing it as a team, then we'll have to do one more. nats in time and in step, sean rankin helps lead the men of the f3 group "the mission" at columbia's finlay park sean 22:49:05 f3 workouts are designed so no matter who you are.they're designed so we don't leave
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that goes for the workout.and in life. the men in this group come from all over the midlands including a residential recovery program at the oliver gospel mission. men like david bryant.aka mechanic. nats working out 22:54:54 i'm trying not to smear my make-up bryant's been working out with f3 for the last three months since he started the it's a time in my life when i succeed- that means a lot to me 23:00:09 alright second base, let's go mechanic f3's partnership with the mission has been going strong for almost a year now. it was rankin's brainchild. rankin 22:48:08 i've seen what alcohol and drugs can do to people's lives and how it can destroy men's lives and i feel like we're called as men to reach out and help other men who
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through tough stuff it's rankin's heart for his fellow man that led one of his own to nominate him as a community builder flynn bowie/ f3, nominated sean rankin 22:42:48 the goal of f3 is to build leaders and we encourage men to go in their own that's when we surprised him with this news 22:39:00 sean, all you do for the community and present you with the community builder award for charity of your choice- "well i'm going to have to figure out where that will go." thank you men- that every week in the shadow of the capital city - serve as a light to each other and those around them. if you know someone making a difference like sean, go to wistv.com slash builder to nominate him or her as a community builder. still to come this morning on
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why harry potter fans will soon have a reason to rejoice . break 3
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good mornicharleston, south carolina. donald trump soaring into the state fresh off his big win in but he's going to face a new feud with jeb bush and marco bush from turning the south carolina primary into his strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north.
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an eighth installment of the harry potter series will come out this summer. it's not a traditional book. it's a harback version of the script book for the two-part play, "harry potter and the cursed child." the play opens on july 30th in london. the publisher announced on its website today that the script will be released as a book the following day, harry potter's birthday. the play is co-written by jk rowling, jack thorne, and john tiffany. the book will be rowling's first harry potter publication in eight years. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten
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republicans make the palmetto state their main focus with the first in the south primary a little over a week away. and... cold and dry temperatures today. i'll have the latest in your first alert forecast. plus... art, put on hold. after some of you pitched in years ago to bring a mural to life in cayce....we check in to see when work will finally begin. it's thursday, february 11th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm lelekiese. it's five o'clock on this thursday, february 11th. we start with developing news overnight. fbi officials remain on the scene of the oregon wildlife refuge that's still occupied by several protesters. officers have been negotiating with those protesters and there could potentially be an end to the situation very soon. our caroline patrickis is following this story in the
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mary & len... just hours after the father of the protest leader was arrested, the remaining armed occupiers of the wildlife refuge in oregon say they will turn themselves in this morning. clyven bundy is the father of ammon bundy who led the protest that began at the start of the year. the fbi remains at the refuge overnight negotiating with at least 4 protesters who remain inside the wildlife refuge. officials say the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at officers in armored vehicles to move back. several others were arrested weeks ago. one protester died after a shooting with police. we will continue following this developing story and keep you updated. tim miller is getting your day started on this friday eve. he has your first alert forecast. dry weather is expected as we continue to the end of the work week. thursday and friday temperatures
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40s and low 50s. this weekend expect the arctic blast to continue and highs to continue in the 40s to near 50 degrees. the 2016 republican presidential candidates
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ahead of next week's "first in the south" primary. five of the candidates have planned campaignn stops today. they're looking to capitalize on south carolina votes as the field of challengers grows smaller with carly fiorina and chris christie both suspending their campaigns. a day after his convincing win in new hampshire -- donald trump made his way to the upstate to make his pitch of electability. trump told a crowd of thousands of supporters in clemson that he would win south carolina and beyond. the business mogul touted his proposed reforms as president, including erasing national debt and his controversial plan to build a wall along the mexican border to combat illegal immigration. trump says he wants mexico to foot the bill, but former mexican president felipe calderon, has said that would never happen. "he said he won't pay. he won't pay for it. you know what i said? i said, 'the wall just got ten feet higher!' that's right. it's true. it's true." while trump also attacked democratic challengers, hillary clinton and bernie sanders, he also took jabs at
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bush, who he says has spent the most money, but is still running at the bottom of the pack. john kasich will continue his south carolina tour today with stops in florence, north myrtle beach and georgetown. the ohio governor, who finished second in new hampshire, is working to gain enough recognition to keep his campaign alive in the first in the south primary. kasich made a stop in mount pleasast yesterday. we'll hear more kasich on his message to south carolina voters in our next half hour of sunrise. despite a third place finish in new hampshire, senator ted cruz had people on their feet in myrtle beach. cruz told supporters he believes he is the only republican candidate with a running track record of being a true conservative. cruz also stressed that south carolina is a critical battleground state-- where he now has 10 thousand volunteers. "and if we win south carolina we will win the republican nomination and if we win the republican nomination, we will beat bernie sasaers or hillary clinton or whichever socialist they nominate in the general election." cruz got the crowd in myrtle beach excited when talking about repealing
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stopping amnesty and securing the borders, defending life, marriage and liberty... as well as the second amendment. jeb bush will be in the midlands today to gain support and speak to voters. first up, he'll be in sumter to hold a meet and greet at baker's sweets. doors open at 2:30. the event begins at 3:30. he'll end the day in columbia with a rally at senate's end. doors open at 5:30 for the 6:30 event. happening tonight-- 'pbs newshour' will host a debate for the democratic presidential candidates. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will go head-to- head for the second time at the university of wisconsin-milwaukee. it will broadcast nationwide on pbs stations at 9. still developing this morning-- we're waiting to learn the names of two people arrested during a traffic stop...that led usc officers to a suspected mobile meth lab. a usc spokesman says the driver was pulled over last night near the corner of heyward and sumter streets. multiple agencies were called to the scene including a hazmat team, sled and drug enforcement agents. the driver and a passenger were
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we're still working to learn more on the person hit and killed while trying to cross a highway in orangeburg county. it happened just after 7 last night. troopers say the driver of an suv was heading north on u-s 301 when she hit a person crossing the highway. the driver was not hurt. highway patrol continues to investigate. chances are you drive past it everyday. an old water tower that sits on highway 321 in cayce. for years now, artists have had plans to turn it into a huge in cayce this morning with the details. public works of the heart has been leading the efforts to get a mural painted on this water tower since 2013. the group says lack of funding has created some delays. but -- plans are now coming together for artists to start painting as early as may. the goal is to depict a golfer on 38-hundred tiles that make up the water tower overlooking the practice range for the usc golf team. on one side you'll see the
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playing golf. on the other -- usc's most winningest coach, steve spurrier in a similar stance. and on top -- a gamecock golf ball. i spoke with the founder of public works of the heart, will bryan. he says all of the side tilil have been bought and sponsored by different people and businesses around the state -- but the golf ball will have to wait, due to the need for more funding. "i mean it's the first time doing a project like this that is going to be community funded project. so we were learning in the entire process. it's a massive project. we are trying to paint what is going to be the biggest hand-painted mural in the state of south carolina. so it's definitely been a learning process but we're very excited that we're getting to move forward now." bryan says they will start painting the mural at the beginning of may and it will take about 4 weeks to complete. as i mentioned, there are 38-hundred tiles total in this project, and some are still available for sponsorship.
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10 if you're looking to purchase. i'll have more details coming up in our next half hour. live in cayce, michal higdon, wis news 10. the usc women's basketball team will continue it's sec schedule tonight after taking a one game break to play uconn monday. the gamecocks suffered their first loss of the season to the huskies. but tonight -- they'll look to get back in the win column. usc will be on the road to take program -- tennessee. game time is 7 o'clock on espn 2. the usc men got a big win last night at home against lsu. the tigers got a big night out of star freshman ben simmons -- but it was the gamecocks who took control of the game en route to a 94 to 83 win. as usc makes a final push owards the ncaa tournament -- their next game will be a big opportunity to build their resume. the gamecocks welcome the kentucky wildcats to colonial life arena on saturday. that game start at noon. and tim miller's getting your day started with your
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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 to near 50 degrees. coming up on news 10 sunrise... the attorneys for confessed charleston church shooter dylann roof are
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federal court in charleston today. we'll have a live report from downtown charleston with what's expected to be discussed. breaking overnight in the alert center...
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she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us.
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dozens of ambulances were rushed the scene. the train was heading from aswan to cairo when it collided with a concrete block and derailed -- lifting the front of one car several yards into the air. witnesses are reporting the train was going too fast. egypt's roads and railways have a poor safety record, and egyptians have long complained that governments have failed to enforce basic safeguards. the attorneys for accused emanuel ame church shooter dylann roof will be in federal court today. the hearing could possibly wrinkle out a number of unanswered questions in roof's upcoming federal trial. raycom's aaron maybin is live outside the federal courthouse in downtown charleston with a look ahead this morning. today's meeting is all about the federal trial against dylann roof. we're not sure what will all get done in this morning's status hearing. but we do know roof waived his rights to appear in the meeting... ...but his lawyers will still be there and will stand
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the 21-year-old is facing 33 federal hate crime and weapons charges fofothe emanuel ame church shooting. bringing the total number of charges against him to 46. meanwhile, on the state level things are moving. he is scheduled to be tried in state court in july, where he faces the death penalty. three future dates to keep in mind for that case: on june 14th... all pretrial motions must be set. on june 28th.. 600 potential jurors will report to complete jury questionnaires. on july 11... jurors will begin being narrowed down to 12 plus some alternates. about 600 charleston-area residents will be summoned to court as potential jurors in the state trial. back to today's federal court appearance... what could attorney's leave here with today? maybe a federal trial date... that is still undetermined. the hearing is at 10 a.m. inside the federal courthouse. from downtown charleston aaron maybin for the raycom news network. attorneys for roof's friend, joey meek are also expected to
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last week, the federal judge granted a delay in his trial. meek is charged with lying to fbi agents about roof after the shooting last june. 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 to near 50 degrees. south carolina farmers devastated by october's floods could get up to 40
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under legislation now advancing in the state house. the house ways and means committee approved legislation allowing farmers in disaster-declared counties to apply for grants of up to 100 thousand dollars each. the grants could cover 20 percent of a farmer's total loss. flooding wiped out 330 million dollars worth of crops at harvest time. agriculture officials estimate farmers lost an additional 45 million dollars because they couldn't get in the fields to plant winter crops. in june, dr. cleveland sellers will step down as president of voorhees college, where he's been
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years. sellers says he wants students to have a sense of purpose beyond themselves and to continue fighting for freedom and equality. dr. sellers says he's proud to be a part of that fight. he was wounded and arrested in the orangeburg massacre in february of 19-68. it's been 48 years since that tragedy, and sellers says now the time to continue the fight for justice and peace. "the state already knows what can happen as a result of the response it had in regards to the e- mail 9. and the tragedy in orangeburg was a precursor to the emanuel 9. the question is, what has happened in terms of race relations between 1968 and now? some positive things but certainly not anywhere near enough." our meaghan norman will for awareness from voorhees college- to hear more about sellers' role in the civil rights movement, the role of hbcu's and his voorhees college- to hear more about sellers' role in the civil
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people. that's sunday morning at 11 on awareness. coming up on news 10 sunrise... dozens of students at one pennsylvania college have been sent to area hospitals after falling ill. what investigators believe could be the cause of the outbreak- as they shut down dining halls as a precaution. the director of the centers for
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washington. along with discussing the emerging health threat of the virus, they'll discuss president obama's request for one point eight billion dollars in emergency funding to combat zika. work on a zika vaccine is already underway. the disease continues to rapidly spread across south america-- prompting worry among travelers. secretary of state john kerry has arrived in germany for high-level talks on syria. kerry is expected to attend an annual security conference in munich, where he is looking to reach an agreement with other world powers on ways to try to end syria's civil war. the secretary of state has said he hopes to secure an agreement on a ceasefire that would allow humanitarian aid into syria-- by the end of this week. officials believe 100 college students in pennsylvania may have become sick with the norovirus. students at ursinus college reportedly fell ill
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and all had similar symptoms, including vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration. nearly two dozen students have been sent to an area hospital. as a precaution, the college has temporarily closed part of its dining hall for cleaning. authorities this morning are investigating the cause of a school bus crash in southern california that sent four people to the hospital. the crash happened wednesday afternoon when the bus carrying more than a dozen high school students collided head-on with a car. the majority of the students on the bus had moderate injuries....and were sent home. still no word on what caused the crash. passengers aboard royal caribbean's 'anthem of the seas' ship had their cruise cut short because of rough seas and a forecast suggesting the seas could get rougher. the luxury liner returned to port in bayonne, new jersey wednesday night. the ship's captain said passenger safety and the need for everyone onboard to enjoy their vacation is what led him to turn the boat around. royal caribbean is expected to provide each guest with a full refund of the fare paid for their cruise. the time is now 5:--.
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hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. the first job of a president is to protect america. our next president must be prepared to lead. i know jeb. i know his good heart and his strong backbone. jeb will unite our country.
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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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sunrise. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this thursday, february 11th. fbi officials remain on the
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wildlife refuge that's still occupied by several protesters. officers have been negotiating with those protesters and there could potentially be an end to the situation very soon. we are following this story on sunrise and will have more information coming up in our six a-m hour. the plan to paint this water tower in cayce has been in the works for several years now. now it looks like things have finally fallen into place for those strokes of art to begin. i'll have the details coming up in about 15 minutes. tim miller's getting your friday eve started with your first alert forecast. 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 to near 50 degrees. classes at t rport high school are expected to resume this morning after a fire that happened in a
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heating and cooling unit there yesterday. firefighters say no one was hurt when the small fire broke out above one of the wings of the high school yesterday morning. all 12-hundred students inside were evacuated and taken to fulmer middle school. coming off the heels of his
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hampshire primary, donald trump paid a visit to the upstate to speak to supporters. trump spoke to an energized crowd near clemson university wednesday, saying he is the only candidate who could win south carolina. he also attacked rival jeb bush-- especially on the issues of immigration and education. we'll hear more on what trump had to say during our six a-m hour of sunrise. with a second place finish in new hampshire, the pressure is on in south carolina for john kasich. kasich will speak to supporters in florence...north myrtle beach and georgetown today wednesday, he spoke to supporters in mount pleasant. the ohio governor says that while he hasn't spent a lot of time in south carolina, he's hoping to garner enough support to keep his campaign alive and have voters recognize him at the polls. "and when the time comes to vote in sc, however you vote, vote with your heart and your head, not just with your head saying i've got to pick a winner. this is not a horse race where you've got money on who's going to come in first. i need your support." marco rubio is trying to make a strong comeback
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rubio will be in simpsonville, myrtle beach and sun city today. he spoke in spartanburg and here in columbia yesterday. rubio says he's ready to step up as leader in the presidential race, after finishing a disappointing fifth place in new hampshire. "this is the time to choose now. the field has been winnowed. there are less people in it now. when it started, one out of eight republicans were running. now it's down to about five or six. and it's okay to like all of us. but only one can win. we have got to nominate someone that can win but is a conservative, a real conservative." "you!" "yes, that's going to be me. that's right. " during his speeches, rubio did not mention his feud with chris christie during saturday's republican debate. happening tonight-- 'pbs newshour' will host a debate for democratic presidential candidates. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will go head-to- head for the second time at the university of wisconsin-milwaukee. it will broadcast nationwide on pbs
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for complete decision 2016 coverage, head to our website at wis tv dot com. new in the alert center this morning... we're learning investigators are looking at possible manslaughter charges as a probe begins into the flint, michigan water crisis. just this week - the man leading the investigation, todd flood - says if officicls are found to have been grossly negligent - they could face manslaughter charges. the investigation includes possible crimes that may have happened because of the poisoning. corrosive tap water has caused the level of lead in childrens' blood to soar - sparking fears of permanent neurological damage. sparking fears of permanent neurological damage. investigations are working to determine whether it was an "honest mistake" or a "gross negligence." south carolina state university is launching a nationwide search to find a new president for the school. the university has announced a nine-member committee that will be in charge of helping the board of trustees find
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position. doctor franklin evans has served as the s-c state's interim president since he was appointed in july following the resignation of thomas elzey last year. boeing has announced a round of job cuts to help cut costs. the company says it will begin reductions with executives and managers-- but so far has not specified how many cuts are being considered. boeing says the cuts would ultimately affect employment levels across all of the commercial airplane unit. voluntary departures would be called for first... but boeing says involuntary layoffs may also be necessary. tonight -- parents in the kershaw community will meet with one of the school board members to further discuss the consolidation plan for mt. pisgah elementary and bethune elementary. this comes after a parent requested board member ron blackmon to do a q&a session -- to which he agreed. the questions have already been given to blackmon to which he will respond tonight. the impromptu meeting will be tonight at 6:30 at north central high school's auditorium and anyone from the community is welcome. richland county leaders are looking to you for input
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that would be built along gills creek. the proposed project consists of 4-miles of greenway and a concrete sidewalk trail from kilbourne to bluff road in richland county. the trail is outlined in yellow on this map. leaders look to have the design completed by this spring with construction to begin early next year. the richland penny program development team is hold a public meeting tonight from 6:30 to 8. it's at brennen elementary school on deveraux road in columbia. columbine- virginia tech- san bernardino, california. all active shooter situations with mass casualties. it's the kind of nightmare situation you pray you're never in - an active shooter invading with the intent to rack up the body count. what would you do? experts say it's a matter of 15 seconds that could determine your chances of survival. the recommendations on what you should do have changed - that's because law enforcement response has changed. when it comes to responding to an active shooter, authorities response has changed. when it comes to responding to
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act quicker, and that means what you do to stall until they get there is critical. ""people think that when you call 911, we're gonna be there quick. we are gonna be there quick. done. so you have to take some kind of action." but, what is the right action? tonight at 11, our special report on active shooter situations. we'll take you inside civilian active shooter training - and show you the difference simple actions can make. coming up on news 10 sunrise... more sweet treats for singles as valentine's day quickly approaches. dairy queen has a new pick-me-up treat made especially for those stuck at dry weather is expected as we
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms,
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that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton,
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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 to near 50 degrees. dairy queen wants to provide a
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the "single's blizzard" has salted caramel truffles, reese's peanut butter cups, peanut butter topping and dairy queen's soft serve ice cream all blended together. it's a sweet way to keep your love cravings at bay if you're single! you can get the treat at participating dairy queen locations right now until valentine's day on sunday. if you thought harry potter was over and done with, think again. an eighth installment of the harry potter series will come out this summer.
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it's a hardback version of the script book for the two-part play, "harry potter and the cursed child." the play opens on july 30th in london. the publisher announced on its website that the script will be released as a book the following day-- which is harry potter's birthday. the play is co-written by j-k rowling, jack thorne and john tiffany. the book will be rowling's first harry potter publication in eight years. coming up on news 10 sunrise...one midlands weekly workout is helping to build a lot more than muscles. more on one group of men who are helping to build- up one another...and the community builder behind it all. plans to paint a gamecock water
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the first job of a president is to protect america. our next president must be prepared to lead. i know jeb. i know his good heart and d s 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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mural are finally moving forward.
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years for funding. even though the project is now "a go" organizers are hoping the community will help with the final touches. our michal higdon is live in cayce this morning where this work of art will be located -- michal? what has made this mural on highway 321 a reality are major sponsorships from businesses. the most recent -- sherwin williams.s. more than 70 percent of the mural has been sponsored from those in the community. and the group heading the project hopes others will pitch in to help with remaining expenses. the artist that's been chosen to do this is eric henn -- and you can see in this video some of the other murals he's worked on in the past. the golfing mural that will be painted on this 88-feet tall tower in cayce overlooks the usc golfing team's practice range. will bryan, the founder of the group heading this project, says the money spent on each tile square not only helps beautify the community -- it will help improve lives with a portiononf funds to be donated to help those in need. "not only are we creating a really awesome mural here in the midlands, it's also
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hope food bank. for every dollar that is sponsored for this mural, we're donating a meal to harvest hope food bank. so not only are you beautifying the community, but you're also helping people in need." the mural will feature golfing enthusiasts, darius rucker and former usc football coach, steve spurrier. painting will begin in may and finished by june. some funding is still needed for the gamecock golf ball that will top the tower. it will be painted at the same time if enough people sponsor it. to be notified when you can sponsor a square -- the website to go to is right on your screen. we've put that link under the big red 10 on on wistv.com. live in cayce, michal higdon, wis news 10. one columbia weekly workout is giving midlands men more than a healthy lifestyle...and it's led us to our latest community builder in partnership with mungo homes. the group f3- which stands for
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fellowship and faith has been in columbia for more than three years. last year, sean rankin f3 columbia reached out to start a partnership with oliver gospel mission's residential recovery program which helps men fight alcohol and drug addiction. every week men from all over the community and the mission come together at finlay park to work out and encourage one another. 22:49:07 everyone's going through something whether its financial, or problem in your marriage or problem at work or maybe it's a drug or alcohol problem we're all the same. one of the things we really focus on is we're all struggling and we all need to be ccountable and be here to support each othe wis and mungo homes surprised rankin at a recent workout with the news that his heart for his fellow man is one of the reasons surprised rankin at a recent workout with the news that his heart for his fellow man is one of the reasons why he's our latest community builder. rankin will receive a 1- thousand dollar donation to the non-profit of his choice through the
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if you know someone making a difference like sean, go to wistv.com slash builder to nominate him or her as a community builder. two days of asking has turned hospital. take a look! "3, 2, 1...turn! alright!" thanks to so many of you and your generous donations..163 thousand, 945 dollars were raised for palmetto health children's hospital. the money will ultimately help fund a specialized playground for kids on the hospital grounds. this was the 15th year for radiothon. happy birthday to everyone celebrating
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two california sheriff's deputies have been killed after the plane they were flying crashed into the
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james chavez and scott ballantyne were assisting officers on the ground in the arrest of a suspect in possession of a weapon when the plane crashed yesterday. officers say it's too early to tell what caused the crash, but parachutes on board the single engine aircraft were not deployed. the u-s senate has approved new sanctions against north korea. it's meant to punish the country for recent nuclear and balistic missile tests, as well as for their cyber- security attacks and human rights abuses. the bill passed with a unanimous 96 to zero. republican candidates ted cruz and marco rubio took a break from the campaign trail to sign the bill. it's now going to the house before it gets to president obama. rescue workers are continuing to search through the rubble of an apartment block in taiwan after its collapse. more than 90 people are still missing after the collapse of the 17-story building in a six-point-four magnitude earthquake on saturday. at last check, 46 people have been reported dead. no more survivors have been found since monday night.
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ohio are back open this morning after a multi- vehicle accident. dozens of cars and at least 15 tractor-trailers were involved in a crash on wednesday. investigators say damaged vehicles veered off the road and got trapped under other cars. i-90 had to be shut down as crews worked to clear the scene. several serious injuries have been reported, although no fatalities have been confirmed. 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 to near 50
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republicans make the palmetto state their main focus with the first in the south primary a little over a week away. and... cold and dry temperatures today. i'll have the latest in your first alert forecast. plus... art, put on hold. after some of you pitched in years ago to bring a mural to life in cayce....we check in to see when work will finally begin. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock we start with developing news overnight. fbi officials remain on the scene of the oregon wildlife refuge that's still occupied by several protesters. officers have been negotiating with those protesters and there could potentially be an end to the situation very soon. our caroline patrickis is following this story in the alert center.
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just hours after the father of the protest leader was arrested, the remaining armed occupiers of the wildlife refuge in oregon say they will turn themselves in this morning. it's unclear what cliven bundy is being charged with at the time, he was arrested late last night after landing in portland, oregon. the fbi is now on the scene at the refuge overnight negotiating with at least 4 protesters who remain inside. officials say the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at officers in armored vehicles to move back. several others were arrested weeks ago. several others were arrested weeks ago. one protester died after a shooting with police. again - the armed occupiers are expected to turn themselves in this morning. tim miller is getting your day started on this friday eve. he has your first alert forecast. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s
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cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain mix. we are first alert mode for the possibility..more to come. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week
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the 2016 republican presidential candidates will once again be criss- crossing the palmetto state ahead of next week's "first in the south" primary. five of the candidates have planned campaign stops today. they're looking to capitalize on south carolina votes as the field of challengers grows smaller with carly fiorina and chris christie both suspending their campaigns wednesday. a day after his convincing win in new hampshire -- donald trump made his way to the upstate to make his pitch of electability. trump told a crowd of thousands of supporters in clemson that he would win south carolina and beyond. the business mogul touted his proposed reforms as president, including erasing national debt and his controversial plan to build a wall along the mexican border to combat illegal immigration. trump says he wants mexico to foot the bill, but former mexican president felipe calderon, has said that would
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"he said he won't pay. he won't pay for it. you know what i said? i said, 'the wall just got ten feet higher!' that's right. it's true. it's true." trump went on to attack the democratic challengers, hillary clinton and bernie sanders, while also taking jabs at fellow republican jeb bush, who he says has spent the most money, but is still running at the bottom of the pack. john kasich will continue his south carolina tour today with stops in florence, north myrtle beach and georgetown. the ohio governor finished second in new hampshire and is working to gain enough recognition to keep his campaign alive in the first in the south primary. kasich made a stop in mount pleasant yesterday. we'll hear more kasich on his message to south carolina voters in our next half hour of sunrise. despite a third place finish in new hampshire, senator ted cruz had people on their feet in myrtle beach. cruz told supporters he believes he is the only republican candidate with a running track record of being a true conservative. cruz also stressed that south carolina is a critical
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now has 10 thousand volunteers. "and if we win south carolina we will win the republican nomination and if we win the republican nomination, we will beat bernie sanders or hillary clinton or whichever socialist they nominate in the general election." cruz got the crowd in myrtle beach excited when talking about repealing obamacare, stopping amnesty and securing the borders, defending life, marriage and liberty... as well as the second amendment. jeb bush is the only candidate scheduled to be here in the midlands today. first up, he'll be in sumter to hold a meet and greet at baker's sweets. doors open at 2:30. the event begins at 3:30. he'll end the day in columbia happening tonight-- 'pbs newshour' will host a debate for the democratic presidential candidates. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will go head-to- head for the second time at the university of wisconsin-milwaukee. it will broadcast nationwide on pbs stations at 9.
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we're waiting to learn the names of two people arrested during a traffic stop...that led usc officers to a suspected mobile meth lab. a usc spokesman says the driver multiple agencies were called to the scene including a hazmat team, sled and drug enforcement agents. the driver and a passenger were charged with manufacturing meth. we're still working to learn more on the person hit and killed while trying to cross a highway in orangeburg county. it happened just after 7 last night. troopers say the driver of an suv was heading north highway patrol continues to investigate. chances are you drive past it everyday. an old water tower that sits on highway 321 in cayce. for years now, artists have had plans to turn it into a huge work of art. and now it looks like work will soon begin. our michal higdon joins us live in cayce this morning with the details. public works of the heart has been leading the efforts to get a mural painted on this water tower since 2013. the group says lack of funding
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but -- plans are now coming together for artists to start painting as early as may. the goal is to depict a golfer on 38-hundred tiles that make up the water tower overlooking the practice range for the usc golf team. on one side you'll see the silhouette of darius rucker playing golf. on the other -- usc's most winningest coach, steve spurrier in a similar stance. and on top -- a gamecock golf ball. i spoke with the founder of public works of the heart, will bryan. he says all of the side tiles have been bought and sponsored by different people and businesses around the state -- but the golf ball will have to wait, due to the need for more funding. around the state -- but the golf ball will have to wait, due to the need for more funding. is going to be community funded project. so we were learning in the entire process. it's a massive project. we are trying to paint what is going to be the biggest hand-painted mural in the state of south carolina. so it's definitely been a learning process but we're very excited that we're
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bryan says they will start painting the mural at the beginning of may and it will take about 4 weeks to complete. as i mentioned, there are 38-hundred tiles total in this project, and some are still available for sponsorship. we have a link under the big red 10 if you're looking to purchase. i'll have more details coming up in our next half hour. live in cayce, michal higdon, wis news 10. and -- expected in your first alert forecast today. here's tim miller. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm
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winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain improve by the end of next week still to come this morning on sunrise - - the attorneys for confessed charleston church shooter dylann roof are expected to be in federal court in charleston today. we'll have a report from downtown charleston with what's expected to be discussed. that story coming up in about 10 minutes.
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a police standoff is underway right now in fargo, north dakota after a police officer was shot overnight. authorities say 33-year- old officer jason moszer was shot as he responded to a domestic violence call. the suspect allegedly shot at his wife who managed to escape. we're told officer moszer is in critical condition and is not expected to surivive his injuries. police say the situation is still ongoing after nine hours - noting there has been no contact with the suspect. at this point, the gunman is reported to be held up inside the home where officers attempt to negotiate with him. as of now - police remain on the scene working to end the situation peacefully. officials believe 100 college students in pennsylvania may have become sick with norovirus. students at ursinus college reportedly fell ill after dinnertime tuesday night-- and all had similar symptoms. nearly two dozen students were sent to the hospital. as a precaution, the college has temporarily closed part of its
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a luxury cruiseliner that took it's passengers on a wild trip through rough sees has returned to port in new jersey. the ship was trashed after heading through a storm last weekend -- and the decision to return home was made not long after. many passengers questioned the decision to risk going through the rough weather in the first place. royal caribbean is expected to provide each guest with a full refund of the fare paid for their cruise. president obama returned to springfield, illinois wednesday, to mark 9 years since he launched his presidential campaign. the president spoke to state lawmakers saying during his time in the illinois legislature, respect bewteen parties gave room for progress. obama says he regrets that since his time as president, the tone of politics has gotten worse. "we've always gone through periods when our democracy seems stuck, and when that happens we have to find a new way of doing business. we are in one of those moments. meanwhile -- a former white house staffer is giving some insight on who president obama
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wanted elected in november. former white house press secretary jay carney said during an interview with cnn he believes the president would prefer hillary clinton. president obama has not endorsed a candidate -- and the white house declined comment on carney's remarks. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain mix. we are first alert mode for the possibility..more to come. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week. today's picture the weather is
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the usc women's basketball team will continue it's sec schedule tonight after taking a one game break to play uconn monday. the gamecocks suffered their first loss of the season to the huskies. but tonight -- they'll look to get back in the win column. usc will be at home to play florida. game time is 7 o'clock on the sec network plus. the usc men got a big win last night at home against lsu. the tigers got a big night out of star freshman ben simmons -- but it was the gamecocks who took control of e game en route to a 94 to 83 win. as usc makes a final push towards the ncaa tournament -- their next game will be a big opportunity to build their resume. the gamecocks welcome the kentucky wildcats to colonial life arena on saturday.
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up next on sunrise -- a look at headlines from around the nation. including what the u-s olympic committee is doing to ease the fears of athletes concerned about zika virus in brazil. the attorneys for accused
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she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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shooter dylann roof will be in federal court today. the hearing could possibly wrinkle out a number of unanswered questions in roof's upcoming federal trial. raycom's aaron maybin is outside
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downtown charleston with a look ahead this morning. today's meeting is all about the federal trial against dylann roof. we're not sure what will all get done in this morning's status hearing. but we do know roof waived his rights to appear in the meeting... ...but his lawyers will still be there and will stand before judge richard gergel. the 21-year-old is facing 33 federal hate crime and weapons charges for the emanuel ame church shooting. bringing the total number of charges against him to 46. meanwhile, on the state level things are moving. he is scheduled to be tried in state court in july, where he faces the death penalty. three future dates to keep in mind for that case: on june 14th... all pretrial motions must be set. on june 28th.. 600 potential jurors will report to complete jury questionnaires. on july 11... jurors will begin being narrowed down to 12 plus some alternates. about 600 charleston-area residents will be summoned to court as potential jurors in the state
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back to today's federal court appearance... what could attorney's leave here with today? maybe a federal trial date... that is still undetermined. the hearing is at 10 a.m. inside the federal courthouse. from downtown charleston aaron maybin for the raycom news network. attorneys for roof's friend, joey meek are also expected to be at the hearing. last week, the federal judge roof after the shooting last june. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a
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we are first alert mode for the possibility..more to come. two deputies shot who were shot and killed wednesday. one of the deputies was killed when responding to a disturbance call in a crowded restaurant. the second was killed in an exchange of gunfire with the suspect, who had left the scene. the gunman also died in that shootout. this all happened about 20 miles northeast of baltimore. today in washington -- the director of the centers for disease control will discuss the threat of the zika virus. that discussion will also include president obama's request for one point eight billion dollars in emergency funding to fight the virus. work on a zika vaccine is already underway. meanwhile -- the u.s. olympmp committee is hiring two infectious disease specialists to advise potential olympians who are worried about the zika outbreak in brazil. usoc ceo scott blackmun has sent a letter to all potential olympians, acknowledging the growing worries over the virus. earlier this week u.s. soccer goalkeeper hope solo told sports illustrated if the olympics were held right now, she wouldn't go. north korea's state- run
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released video of the country's recent rocket launch. north korea put a satellite into orbit on sunday but the united states sees the launch as a cover for development of ballistic missile technology. the u-n security council strongly condemned the launch and promised to take action. the u-s senate voted to approve new sanctions against north korea last night. 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.
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thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 6:30. fbi officials remain on the scene of the oregon wildlife refuge that's still occupied by several protesters. officers have been negotiating with those protesters and there could potentially be an end to the situation very soon. we are following this story on sunrise and will have more information coming up in our six a-m hour. "we win here, we're going to run the table. if we win here after winning so big in new hampshire, all of these characters are going to give it up." new hampshire primary winner donald trump pulls
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clemson rally yesterday. but 2nd place finisher -- john kasich says don't count him out in the palmetto state. more on the candidates looking for your support as we inch closer to next week's gop primary. the plan to paint this water tower in cayce has been in the works for several years now. now it looks like things have finally fallen into place for those strokes of art to begin. i'll have the details coming up in about 15 minutes. plus you are definitely going to need to bundle up. it is cold outside this morning! tim miller's got your first alert forecast. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with
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keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain mix. we are first alert mode for the possibility..more to come. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week. students at airport high school
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classes for their normal schedule today, after a fire in an a/c unit led school officials to send them home wednesday. no one was injured by that fire. all 12-hundred students were evacuated and taken to fulmer middle school. coming off the heels of his victory in the new hampshire primary, donald trump paid a visit to the upstate to speak to supporters. trump spoke to an energized crowd near clemson university wednesday, saying he is the only candidate who could win south carolina. he also attacked rival jeb bush-- especially on the issues of immigration and education. we'll hear more on what trump had to say during our six a-m hour of sunrise. with a second place finish in new hampshire, the pressure is on in south carolina for john kasich. kasich will speak to supporters in florence...north myrtle beach and georgetown today wednesday, he spoke to supporters in mount pleasant. the ohio governor says that while he hasn't spent a lot of time in south carolina, he's hoping to garner enough support to keep his campaign alive and have voters recognize him at the polls. "and when the time comes to vote in sc, however you vote, vote with your
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head, not just with your head to come in first. i need your support." marco rubio is trying to make a strong comeback in south carolina. rubio will be in simpsonville, myrtle beach and sun city today. he spoke in spartanburg and here in columbia yesterday. rubio says he's ready to step up as leader in the presidential race, after finishing a disappointing fifth place in new hampshire. "this is the time to choose now. the field has been winnowed. there are less people in it n n. when it started, one out of eight republicans were running. now it's down to about five or six. and it's okay to like all of us. but only one can win. we have got to nominate someone that can win but is a
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conservative." "you!" "yes, that's going to be me. that's right. " during his speeches, rubio did not mention his feud with chris christie during saturday's republican debate. happening tonight-- 'pbs newshour' will host a debate for democratic presidential candidates. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will go head-to- head for the second time at the university of wisconsin-milwaukee. it will broadcast nationwide on pbs stations at 9 pm. for complete decision 2016 coverage, head to our website at wis tv dot com. breaking in the alert center... u.s officials say russia has proposed a march 1st ceasefire in syria... however - the u.s. says it wants it now. the talk of new ceasefire plans comes as world leaders are meeting in munich right now to discuss bringing an end to syria's civil war. the conflict there has killed more than a quarter-million people. defense secretary ash carter saying the u.s. is determined to accelerate the war campaign and recapture as soon as possible the islamic
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syria and iraq. tonight -- parents in the kershaw community will meet with one of the school board members to discuss the consolidation plan for mt. pisgah elementary and bethune elementary. a parent requested board member ron blackmon to do a q&a session -- and he agreed. blackmon will respond to questions that have already been submitted. the meeting is at 6:30 at north central high school's auditorium. richland county leaders are looking to you for input on the design a greenway section that would be built along gills creek. the proposed project consists of 4-miles of greenway and a concrete sidewalk from kilbourne to bluff road. the trail is outlined in red on this map. leaders want the design completed by this spring -- with construction starting early next year. you can read more about it online at wistv dot com. the richland penny program development team is holding a public meeting tonight from 6:30 to 8. it's at brennen elementary school on deveraux road
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coming up on news 10 sunrise...one midlands weekly workout is helping to build a lot more than muscles. more on one group of men who are helping to build- up one another...and the
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take a look at tdozens of cars and at least 15 tractor-trailers were involved in the crash wednesday. as you can see in the video -- conditions were not ideal, with some snow falling at the time of that accident. there were some serious injuries, but no fatalities reported. tim miller r ys we could have some winter weather of our own to start next week -- but today it's just cold. let's get a check of your forecast. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of
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weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain mix. we are first alert mode for r e possibility..more to come. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next
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one columbia weekly workout is giving midlands men more than a healthy lifestyle...and it's led us to our latest community builder in partnership with mungo homes. the group f3- which stands for fitness, fellowship and faith has been in columbia for more than three years. last year, sean rankin f3 columbia reached out to start a partnership with oliver gospel mission's residential recovery program which helps men fight alcohol and drug addiction. every week men from all over the community and the mission come together at finlay park to work out and encourage one another. 22:49:07 everyone's going through something whether its financial, or problem in your marriage or problem at work or maybe it's
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alcohol problem we're all the same. one of the things we really focus o ois we're all struggling and we all need to be accountable and be here to support each othe wis and mungo homes surprised rankin at a recent workout with the news that his heart for his fellow man is one of the reasons why he's our latest community builder. rankin will receive a 1- thousand dollar donation to the non-profit of his choice through the michael j. mungo foundation. if you know someone making a difference like sean, go to wistv.com slash builder to nominate him or her as a community builder. two days of asking has turned into thousands of dollars in support for the annual b106.7 radiothon for palmetto health children's hospital. take a look! "3, 2, 1...turn! alright!" thanks to so many of you and your generous donations..163 thousand, 945 dollars were raised for palmetto health children's the money will ultimately help
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playground for kids on the hospital grounds. this was the 15th year for
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dunkin' donuts' unbelievable selection of breakfast sandwiches freshly made all day -- and now you can enjoy two english muffin egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches for $4.
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the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. wall street is expected to have a rough start to the day after stocks in some global markets took a major plunge this morning. stocks in hong kong tanked almost four percent at the start of the first day of trading after the lunar new year holiday. share prices dropped in the early hours of trading... amid growing fears over the global economy. south korea's stock market staged its biggest daily drop in nearly four years, down 2.9 percent. european stocks are also down significantly. the aiken county sheriff's
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county employee found their vehicle with bullet holes in it. investigators say an ems worker discovered the holes during a shift change at substation 3 -- which is on the georgia side of aiken county. they believe it happened sometime overnight from tuesday into wednesday morning. it's unclear if the act was sheriff's department. kershaw county investigators have arrested a camden man suspected of dealing heroin after an undercover operation. 32-year-old ronald boone has been charged with distribution and trafficking heroin. narcotics investigators made a controlled purchase of heroin from boone last month. this month, they discovered he received a large shipment of heroin. boone is being held at the kershaw county detention center on 200-thousand dollars bond. columbine- virginia tech- san bernardino, california. all active shooter situations with mass casualties. it's the kind of nightmare situation you pray you're never in - an active shooter invading with the intent to rack up the body count. what would you do?
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seconds that could determine your chances of survival. the recommendations on what you should do have changed - that's because law enforcement response has changed. when it comes to responding to an active shooter, authorities act quicker, and that means what you do to stall until they get there is critical. ""people think that when you call 911, we're gonna be there quick. we are gonna be there quick. done. so you have to take some kind of action." but, what is the right action? tonight at 11, our special report on active shooter situations. we'll take you inside civilian active shooter training - and show you the difference simple actions can make. strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to the north. not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the
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highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain mix. we are first alert mode for the possibility..more to come. project organizers had to wait years for funding. even though the project is now "a go" organizers are hoping the community will help with the final touches. our michal higdon is live in cayce this morning where this work of art will be located -- michal? what has made this mural on highway 321 a reality are major sponsorships from businesses. the most recent -- sherwin williams. more than 70 percent of the mural has been sponsored from those in the community. and the group heading the project hopes others will pitch in to help with remaining expenses. the artist that's been chosen to do this is eric henn -- and you can see in this video some of the
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the past. the golfing mural that will be painted on this 88-feet tall tower in cayce overlooks the usc golfing team's practice range. will bryan, the founder of the group heading this project, says the money spent on each tile square not only helps beautify the community -- it "not only are we creating a really awesome mural here in the midlands, it's also going to help harvest hope food bank. for every dollar that is sponsored for this mural, we're donating a meal to harvest hope food bank. so not only are you beautifying the community, but you're also helping people in need." the mural will feature golfing enthusiasts, darius rucker and former usc football coach, steve spurrier. painting will begin in may and finished by june. some funding is still needed for the gamecock golf ball that will top the tower. it will be painted at the same time if enough people sponsor it. to be notified when you can sponsor a square --
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your screen. we've put that link under the big red 10 on on wistv.com. live in cayce, michal higdon, wis news 10. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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race as hot as ever. senator sanders having his best fundraising day ever after that new hampshire primary win over hillary clinton, whose campaign is trying to regroup. both sides are preparing for the
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in milwaukee; it's all coming up here on today. top headlines this morning... 4 protestors still holed up inside an oregon wildlife refuged are expected to turn themselves into authorities sometime today. right now fbi officials are still outside the refuge trying to negotiate with those remaining protesters. the today show will have more ahead. we're waiting to learn the names of two people arrested during a traffic stop...that led usc officers to a suspected mobile meth lab. a usc spokesman says the driver was pulled over last night near the corner of heyward and sumter students at airport high school will return to classes as normal today. yesterday a fire in an a/c unit led school officials to
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school where they were eventually dismissed early. no one was injured by that fire. the deadline is approaching for people to sign up to tour fort jackson. major general roger cloutier, is hosting an eight-hour tour to give local citizens an opportunititto see how soldiers live and train. the deadline to register for the february 19th tour is tomorrow. to register, call fort jackson at 751-1474. the 2016 republican presidential candidates will once again be criss- crossing the palmetto state ahead of next week's "first in the south" primary. five of the candidates have planned campaign stops today. jeb bush is the only candidate scheduled to be here in the midlands today. he'll be in sumter to hold a meet and greet at baker's sweets. doors open at 2:30. he'll end the day in columbia with a rally at strong high pressure in place will keep us sunny, cold and dry over the next few days. we'll see a few more clouds friday as it looks possible that low pressure will form off our coast and scoot to
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north. not much moisture to work with so going to keep it dry. highs middle to upper 40s as promised, another shot of cold air comes in for the weekend. highs will continue to be 15+ degrees below normal. keeping an eye on late sunday into monday as a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation..this would be a rain/snow or freezing rain mix. we are first alert mode for the possibility..more to come. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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