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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. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix
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morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the system has to work with is what's in question. we'll continue to watch and have 60s. the republican presidential candidates continue to make headlines during campaign stops here in south carolina. but last night -- the democrats took the spotlight in a televised- debate. it's the first time bernie sanders and hillary clinton have squared-off since sanders' primary win in new hampshire. last night clinton challenged sanders on several topics including health care -- calling some of his policies unrealistic. "this is not about math. this is about people's lives. and we should level with the american people about what we can do to make sure they get quality, affordable health care." "let us level with the american people. secretary clinton has been going around the country saying, 'bernie sanders wants to dismantle the affordable care act.
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their medicaid. they're going to lose their chip program.' i have fought my entire life to make sure that healthcare is a right for all people. we're not going to dismantle anything." this was part of the pbs newshour debate in wisconsin. sanders and clinton also sparred on their wall street ties and the popularity of president obama among democratic voters. we'll hear more e that exchange ahead at 5am. today in south caroina gop presidential hopefuls... ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush and ben carson will take part in the south carolina faith and family presidential forum in greenville. state attorney general alan wilson will be one of the moderators. it starts at noon today on the campus of bob jones university. our senior reporter jack kuenzie will be there to bring you coverage of the event. candidates have been increasing their conversations on family and faith in an effort to win over evangelicals in our state. it's a group that's expected to make up nearly 60-percent of the vote in
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raycom's michael clark is on the campus of winthrop university where faith and family were topics in last night's forum. republican presidential hopefulls continue to cover every inch of south carolina ahead of next weekend's primary. at winthop university, ben carson and ted cruz talked about marriage, education and prayer as a part of the carolina family values summit. at winthrop university thursday. senator ted cruz and ben carson. cruz focused on family values like marriage and life. "on the first day in office, i will instruct the u.s. department of justice to open an investigation into planned parenthood and to prosecute any and all criminal violations." carson told south carolinians that despite some polls, he thinks he'll do well here. he talked religious freedom, but also his plan to help struggling
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"i have no intention of withdrawing safety net programs for people who need them, but what i do intend to do is to create ladders of opportunity to allow people to climb out of dependency and become part of the fabric of america." all jeb bush talked about reforms for vets in columbia. we need to shrink the administrative side of the veteran's administration and expand the care for veteran's and do it in a way voters he believes not everything has a government solution. "the most important institution in society is the family, that what happens in our house is more important than the white house." john kasich continues to try and capitalize off his second place finish in new hampshire's primary with a strong palmetto state ground game. "i'm sensing a lot of support out here but you've got take the candidate missing from south carolina thursday, donald trump who is polling very well here. he was campaigning in baton rouge, louisiana. with a little more than a week
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see many other candidates come through rock hill. what happens in south carolina sends a very strong message across the south and other parts on the nation. and it's not just for one party. both democrats and republicans are looking for a big boost from our primaries. steve crump has more on the importance the palmetto state plays in politics. exit any interstate ramp in york county south carolina, and campaign signs are designed to meet the eyes. the race for the white house here is also attracting drivers up and down the radio dial. 9:37 "my name is manning kimmel. the program is called straight talk. we do it every day of the week talking about rock hill, fort mill, tega cay." wrhi's manning kimmel has had his finger on the pulse of palmetto state politics for decades. super/manning kimmel "so the parade of candidates coming through this area is more larger and more frequent than it's ever been." winthrop university is the epicenter of the upstates
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that's where the welcome tent is set up for visitors to see latest candidates on campus. today ben carson and ted cruz are taking the stage at the university's auditorium. "4:18 "as south carolina goes so goes most of the south. so this is an important primary." the remaining big question for democrats is who gets the black vote ? this week bernie sanders met with al sharpton, and hillary clinton's campaign is getting help from former charlotte mayor anthony foxx who stumping for her today in anderson, south carolina. 14:03 super/dr. michael bitzer catawba college "with her run up of super delegates so far ahead, she's got a built in advantage that he needs to cut into if he's going to be viable for the nomination." back on the radio dial, kimmel feels the big named campaigners will eventually put south carolina in the rear view mirror. "6:55 "i think when we've identified the final candidates and we get in the national rara. i think south carolina will be quickly
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you'll hear more from the candidates ahead in our next of decision 2016 coverage. last night a public meeting was held in gills creek to discuss a penny tax project to create a walking trail along the creek. this comes as some homeowners in the area continue to rebulid after october's flood. our chad mills was in gills creek for the meeting. "come on! this way! good boy! / the kids come back here and ride bikes. tammy moshier loves a walk in the woods behind her home off old woodlands road on gills creek. "he says this is a great trail, and we didn't spend one penny." moshier's home flooded in october. "it got really scary, you know, when we had to evacuate. yeah, it was scary." but moshier's rebuilding because she loves this peaceful setting. however, she says richland county is
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engineers have drawn up plans for a four-mille greenway that runs the length of gills creek from kilbourne road to bluff road. "i'm not sure why we need to spend, you know, all that tax money. trails are already there, and it's beautiful, and the neighbors keep it up, and we all watch out for one another." she's worried about a spike in questionable foot traffic in their quiet neighborhoods and the possibility of crime too. "i kind of don't like to even think about that." but others are and many of them showed up this meeting to let county officials know their feelings. the county told them the $2.2 but transportation director rob perry wants to hear feedback -- or 'i do like it here,' or 'i can live with it there.'" of course, not everyone is opposed. "we do see the long-term value of this is worth pursuing anyway, because we may not get another opportunity in well-maintained and monitored trail will actually drive off criminals and
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in the woods along gills creek. moshier disagrees. "i'm in these woods everyday, and i'm not sure the people saying that are in these woods." that was chad mills reporting. the project is in councilman greg pearce's district, who was in attendance. pearce told the crowd to beware of rumors and misinformation about the project, and that engineers will try to come up with a more desirable plan. he also doesn't believe there's enough money to build all of it. an arrest warrant has been signed for the man troopers believe was involved in a deadly hit- and-run crash in chester county monday night. the south carolina highway patrol says stevie breland of charleston is being held in charleston county on unrelated charges. they believe breland fled from the scene after rear- ending another vehicle on i-77. one of the passengers died. pieces of a purple- colored bumper were found near the scene, which
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came from the commercial truck breland was driving. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have information. the former university of south carolina running back accused of inappropriate conduct while working as a volunteer coach at spring valley high school will have all five charges against him dropped. harold green, who played with the gamecocks from 1986 to 1990, was charged with five counts of inappropriate conduct back in september 2014. authorities say green was accused of touching students and trainers that worked with the schools football program. green was removed from the spring valley high school football team after the allegations came forward. coming up...the gamecock women's team looked to get back on track last night as they hosted florida. rick henry has the highlights and post-game reaction from dawn staley next in the friday sports wrap.
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for the usc women. they had a blue monday....losing to top ranked uconn...their first defeat of the season........ tonight they looked to get back on track against the florida gators at the c-l-a. the gamecocks come in with a 22 and one record...the gators...19 and four. tiffany mitchell leads the scoring for carolina tonight...three point y...she finishes with a game high 22 points. a'ja wilson recovering from a bruised leg suffered in the uconn game.....puts up 13 points tonight....also pulls down 9 rebounds. alaina coates puts carolina up by 18 in the second quarter...37 to 19..... she posts a double-double...14 points, 11 rebounds. usc led by 12 at the half. fourth quarter...haley lorenzen with the
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nine....64-55 with seven-43 to play. carolina's twin towers respond....wilson to coates..... this time....coates makes the steal...gets it to wilson for the layup.... the gamecocks win by 15....86 to 71. they're 23 and one overall...11 and oh in the sec. big baseball news for lexington county. the big south conference is moving it's tournament to the lexington county baseball stadium. the announcement was made today at the ballpark. the eight team double- elimination tournament will start may 24th with the championship game scheduled for may 28th. the final game will be televised by espnu. the conference was looking for a
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site to hold the tournament. the big south has four of it's eleven baseball schools located in south carolina....winthrop, charleston southern, presbyterian and coastal carolina. lexington county baseball stadium is also the home field for the blowfish....a team made up of college players that compete mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday morning.then all rain by midday.
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cold air the system has to work with is what's in question. we'll continue to watch and have updates. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s.
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in national headlines this morning.. one person is dead and three others hurt--including two law enforcement officers after a car chase on a georgia highway last night. police say an officer tried to pull over a car without a tag along interstate 75...but the driver did not stop and led them on a chase. police say the driver began firing at patrol cars. officers shot back -- killing the driver and injuring a passenger. police say they are still investigating the incident. the suspect has not yet been identified. 3 new jersey teenagers are being hailed heroes for saving more than 20 students on a runaway school bus. christine sloan has their story. three students grateful to be standing in front of us to tell their story of survival on this school bus that went out-of-control on route 22 in bridgewater, new
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medcal emergency. "his eyes were fluttering...he started swerving and it was continuous." kala wright, angelo mel-tos and gavin costello on the runaway school bus ... heading to the somerset county vocational and technical school ... when the nightmare unfolded. "i was sir ... you passed the exit and ... he said what exit? i said like the exit to get to school." all three went into action to save themselves .. and 25 other kids on the bus. wright ... in her school's public safety program because she lost her father in a motorcycle accident eight years ago ...and costello ... a boy scout ...rushed to the driver. "he kept trying to calm himself kept taking his hands off the wheel and putting it on his that is when i jumped in and pushed the car into park... i opened up the door and he kept closing it that's when kala held it open." "i just told everyone to get out to get out the bus."
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kala's phone accidentally dialed her. "you must have been terrified." "i was terrified." "i am proud of all of them i think it's a great story ...who all did the right thing and were at the right place at the right time." their school's closed -- why weren't able to get information on what exactly happened to the driver. but we know because of their heroic efforts their classmates are okay. christine slaon reporting. doctors have not released any information on the condition of the driver. still to come this morning on sunrise...looking for date ideas for your loved one this valentine's weekend? we'll have a preview of some big movies hitting theatres this weekend. break 3
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are waking up to another rough battles. you've got donald trump and ted cruz going at it including with establishment candidates, marco rubio, jeb bush, john kasich, fighting to gain some traction. we've got a look at all of it coming up on the today show in just a little bit. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix superhero. he tried it once in the 2011 film "green lantern"...an attempt that many consider a flop. he's giving it another go this
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incorporate some of reynolds' stinging wit. here's raphael seth with a look at movies in theaters this weekend. nat ryan reynolds harnesses the power of sarcasm in "deadpool." he's a regular guy who finds that he has terminal cancer. he subjects himself to experimental healing treatments that go terribly wrong. so he adopts a vigilante persona to find the people who wrecked his life and kidnapped his girl. "deadpool" is rated r. nat dakota johnson does not have sex in the city in "how to be single." she's a new yorker newly on the market but not very good at dating. so rebel wilson decides to be her hookup sherpa, helping johnson navigate love in the digital age. "how to be single" is rated r. nat ben stiller puts le tigre back on the catwalk in "zoolander 2." this follow-up to the fashion farce comes 15 years after the original. stiller and owen wilson are reunited by an international agent...trying to solve the serial murders of
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people. "zoolander 2" is rated pg-13. nat michael moore leaves the land of the free in "where to invade next." the satirical filmmaker goes in search of solutions to the problems that plague our country. and finds that the american dream is alive and well...just not in the u-s-a. that's the box office preview, raphael seth, nbc news. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten sunrise. end break right now on news 10 sunrise... battling for votes. hillary clinton and bernie
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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 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 e al office. jeb bush is a leader. he'll keep our country safe. jeb bush.
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debate as they work to win votes from minority supporters.
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cold temperatures expected over the weekend. i'm following the forecast and will have the latest. plus... we are live at dutch fork middle this morning telling you why these silver foxes make up such a "cool school"! and it's more than the energy they're showing this morning! it's friday, february 12th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this friday, february 12th. just two days after the new hampshire primary, hillary clinton and bernie sanders squared off for a debate in wisconsin. the democratic candidates touched on a wide range of topics including size of government, race relations and healthcare. we'll hear more from both clinton and sanders coming up in just a little bit.
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some colder weather this weekend. a cold weather system is diving south delivering a shot of possibility of some wintry weather to end out the weekend. tim miller is in the studio this morning tracking this developing system. and tim -- with enough cold air in place -- we could even see a sleet pellet or two this morning. temperatures will not be quite as cold friday morning with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s. friday turns mostly cloudy as low pressure develops off the coast with highs in the upper 40s. expect a sunny to partly cloudy weekend with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. as a system approaches early
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mix is possible monday morning turning to cold rain by afternoon into tuesday. the wis weather app will help you stay informed on these colder temperatures and the possibility of wintry weather heading into next week. you can find it for free in your app store. you can also text the word "weather" to 80310. messagigi and data rates apply. many of the republican candidates will be in greenville today for the south carolina faith and family presidential forum. it's happening from 12 to 5:30 today on the campus of bob jones university. ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush
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to be there. attorney general alan wilson will be one of the moderators. the event is free and tickets can be purchased online. our senior reporter jack kuenzie will be at the forum and will bring you the latest in our evening newscasts. the republican candidates visited winthrop university on thursday to talk about marriage, education and prayer as a part of the carolina family values summit. they're working to win over the votes of evangelicals in south carolina. it's a group that's expected to make up nearly 60-percent of the vote in south carolina's gop primary next week. we'll hear what some of the candidates have to say on sunrise at 5:30. meanwhile, on the democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders went head-to- head in milwaukee, wisconsin last night. both candidates are battling for minority votes, with sanders trying to build on momentum from his victory in new hampshire. during the two-hour showdown hosted by pbs newshour, the candidates had a few back-and-forth moments on issues ranging from wall street ties, to campaign finance reform. "let's not in anyway imply here that either president obama or myself, would in anyway not take on any
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companies, or insurance companies, or frankly, the gun lobby, to stand up to do what's best for the american people." applause "people aren't dumb, why in god's name does wall street make huge campaign contributions? i guess just for the fun of it. they want to throw money around." the candidates had lengthy exchanges on race and criminal justice reform, mentioning key african-american leaders like south carolina representative james clyburn. former florida governor jeb bush wants to turn up the heat in south carolina as he rallies to gain votes from people in the palmetto state. in columbia last night, bush spoke to a cheering crowd that stataed a rally by singing "happy birthday" to him. even after his fourth place finish in new hampshire, bush says his campaign is just getting started and he's hopeful for pulling out a win in next week's first
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"as governor, i've had the chance to be commander- in-chief of the national guard. i have lived overseas. i have worked overseas. i traveled overseas extensively. i made calls to 150 family members who lost loved ones in iraq and afghanistan. i know what's going on in the world. i have no problems speaking with fluency about foreign-policy. former president george w. bush will campaign for jeb on monday in charleston. people voting absentee in richland county for the upcoming first in the south primaries have a three-hour timeframe to do so this weekend. the voter registration and elections office will be open tomorrow from 9 a-m until noon. absentee voters can head to 2020 hampton street to cast their ballots for republican and democratic primaries. for the latest on decision 2016 as we look ahead to the first in the south primary here in the palmetto state, head to wis tv dot com. 2016 as we look ahead to the
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just into the wis alert center... new video of pope francis leaving rome this morning for a historic trip to mexico. during his five-day visit, the pope will walk through the holy door of mexico city's cathedral. you can see mexico has begun their preparations for the much anticipated visit of pope francis. francis is scheduled to celebrate mass at mexico for the much anticipated visit of pope francis. francis is scheduled to celebrate mass at mexico city's guadalupe basilica, and call for an end to violence in mexico. before arriving in mexico, the pope's first stop will be in cuba where he's expected to host an historic meeting with the leader of the russian orthodox church. a federal judge has granted a delay in the trial of confessed charleston church shooter dylann roof. prosecutors told the judge at a hearing thursday they were ready for trial, but roof's lawyers said they were not.
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both sides are waiting for the justice department's decision on whether to seek the death penalty. defense lawyers say roof will plead guilty if the death penalty is taken off the table. roof's death penalty trial for state charges is scheduled for sunrise -- we're taking you to the "coolest" school in dutch fork middle school in district 5 has it all! they're even nominated for an award to prove it! our michal higdon is live there this morning with the details. i have a group of screaming students behind me just waiting to show you how cool they are! one thing that really sets this group apart -- not their energy -- but the morale of the school as a whole. dutch fork middle school is a finalist for palmetto's finest school -- which is only awarded to one middle school each year. the school consistently receives top state and federal ratings... it was ranked the second best middle school in
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86 students qualified as national junior scholars during the last school year. the mission of dutch fork middle is to ensure the students succeed through a rigorous academic program but while in a nurturing environment. i spoke with dutch fork middle's principal, dr. gerald gary, and he says the success really boils down to the collaboration from teachers, students, and parents. "a great community -- we have all the support we could ever imagine. outstanding teachers that provide additional assistance, great instruction. our students come prepared every day because of our parents. outstanding extracurricular programs -- basketball, football, our fine arts department... we just have a lot of programs where all students can get involved." the school will find out if they've received the palmetto's finest award on march 15th. and one thing the school really takes pride in -- the programs they offer. one of those being the robotics club. i'll have more on that coming up in the next half hour. live from dutch fork middle,
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and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. temperatures will not be quite as cold friday morning with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s. friday turns mostly cloudy as low pressure develops off the coast with highs in the upper 40s. expect a sunny to partly cloudy weekend with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. as a system approaches early next week, a wintry mix is possible monday morning turning to cold rain by afternoon into tuesday. coming up on news 10 sunrise...
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the usc women's basketball t tm hosted florida last night as they looked to get back on track after their first loss. game highlights and who the team breaking in the wis alert center this morning... the world health organization
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morning - zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large scale trials. doctors say the united nation's health agency's response is "proceeding very quickly" and 15 companies have been identified as possible participants in the hunt for vaccines. this comes as the zika outbreak is continues spreadling rapidly across souou america where 3 deaths have been confirmed from in venezuela. we will continue to follow this in the alert center columbia's new baseball team is workers. the columbia fireflies are hosting a job fair at the center tomorrow. it's happening from nine a-m to two on the first floor of the center. the team is looking to fill over 300 seasonal and part-time positions- including ticket sales and merchandise. if you want to apply, you're asked to download an appliation from the columbia fireflies website.
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10 at wis tv dot com with more information. the time has come to take the plunge for a great use. the richland county sheriff's department is hosting a polar plunge on saturday to support southth carolina's special olympics. it's happening at lake murray public park. you must raise 50 dollars to participate in the plunge. the event kicks off at 10 a-m and the plunge starts at noon. tim miller is in the studio this friday morning tracking a developing system that could bring cold weather to the midlands on sunday. temperatures will not be quite as cold friday morning with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s. friday turns mostly cloudy as low pressure develops off the coast with highs in the upper 40s. expect a sunny to partly cloudy the usc women's basketball team is back on track after defending
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gators last night. the gamecocks bounced back after losing for the first time this season on monday to uconn. senior guard tiffany mitchell led the charge with 22 points. the gamecocks win by 15 points -- final score 86 to 71. they're 23 and 1 on the season
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usc plays tennessee on monday. a big game this weekend at colonial life arena. the usc men welcome kentucky to columbia for a game that has big implications for the sec. the gamecocks and wildcats are tied at the top of the standings with 8-and-3 conference records. lsu, who usc just beat tuesday, also has a share of first place. game time is saturday at noon. we've got plenty more of today's top headlines coming up after the break. stay with us here on sunrise. hallie jackson good morning and this morning we are waking up to another rough
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carorona where it is shaping up to be a tale of two battles. you've got donald trump and ted cruz going at it including with a new ad and a series of new ads from ted cruz today hitting trump. you've also got those establishment candidates, marco rubio, jeb bush, john kasich, fighting to gain some traction. we've got a look at all of it coming up on the today show in just a little bit. the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in oregon have surrendered-- and they're expected to appear in court today. the holdouts were the last of a group that
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refuge on january second. f-b-i agents say david fry was the last protester to surrender. the occupiers were demanding the government turn over the land to locals and to release two ranchers imprisoned for arson. one person has been killed and several injured after a stabbing attack in a restaurant in ohio. police say the unnamed suspect walked into the columbus restaurant thursday and attacked several people. four people were taken to the hospital with injuries. officials say the suspect was armed with a machete before being shot and killed by police at a nearby location. police are searching for a motive behind the attack. a new york city police officer has been found guilty of manslaughter and misconduct. 28-year old officer peter liang was convicted in the shooting death of an unarmed man in the stairwell of a public housing project back in 2014. liang testified that he didn't know anyone was in the stairway when he unintentionally fired his weapon after being startled by a noise. liang could face up to 15 years in prison. uber is expected to pay more than 28 million
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for misleading customers about safety procedures and fees. the fees will be paid to riders who made trips with teh company between january 2013 and january 2016. the lawsuits say uber charged up to two dollars and 30 cents per trip for background checks on drivers-- even though uber doesn't do fingerprint checks as taxi drivers do. the department of transportation will release its latest monthly report on air travel this morning. it will contain data for the month of december featuring flight delays, tarmac times, consumer complaints and details on passengers who were denied boardings. it's time to "hang ten" in california. the big-wave surf contest --- now called the "titans of mavericks" takes place today near half moon bay. but it can't be seen from land... it happens a half-mile offshore. the massive waves can reach up to 60-feet high. the first competition there was held in 1999 and it has since become popular with professional surfers. temperatures will not be quite as cold friday morning with lows in the upper
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friday turns mostly cloudy as low pressure develops off the coast with highs in the upper 40 expect a sunny to partly cloudy weekend with highs in the 40s and lows in the to cold rain by afternoon into showing you how cool of a school they are. from student success to tasks they put their minds
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coming up on sunrise at 5:30... our michal higdon will tell you why one program deserves to be recognized. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day
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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.
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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 and i approve this message. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this friday, february 12th. top stories as you're waking up this morning... working to gain support after
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hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off in a democratic debate that was broadcasted on pbs newshour last night. a look at what they discussed including a heated exchange on universal healthcare. plus -- we are live this morning at dutch fork middle showing you why they are such a cool school! from being a finalist for the palmetto's finest award to their students succeeding in academics... these silver foxes have it all. i'll have all the details coming up in about 15 minutes. and also making top headlines -- bitterly cold air impacting millions in the eastern half of the nation. and some of that colder air will arrive on our doorstep for the 2nd half of our weekend. tim miller is in the studio this morning tracking this developing system that could even bring some wintry precipitation our way. temperatures will not be quite as cold friday morning with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s.
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low pressure develops off the coast with highs in the upper 40s. expect a sunny to partly cloudy weekend with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. as a system approaches early next week, a wintry mix is possible monday morning turning to cold rain by afternoon into tuesday. democratic presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders fought head to head in milwaukee, wisconsin last night-- with both candidates battling for minority democratic presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders fought head to democratic presidential
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and bernie sanders fought head to head in milwaukee, wisconsin last night-- with both candidates battling for minority votes. sanders tried to gain some ground during the debate after his new hampshire victory. the two had an exchange over healthcare. clinton said sanders' plan for government funded, guaranteed, universal healthcare paid forory increasing taxes isn't realistic, and he needs to level with americans about the costs. clinton also continued a common theme of pinning sanders against president obama, saying she wants to build on obamacare, while sanders' plan would dismantle it. bernie sanders presidential candidate "i have fought my entire life to make sure that healthcare is a right for all people. we're not going to dismantle anything." hillary clinton presidential candidate "i am also conscious of the fact that we have to also clinton will be in bamberg
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talk about her education, healthcare and jobs plans for south carolinians. she will hold a "corridor of opportunity" town hall today in denmark at denmark-olar elementary school. doors for the town hall open at 1:30 and the event starts at 3. the event is open to the public. many of the republican candidates will be in greenville today for the south carolina faith and family presidential forum. it's happening from 12 to 5:30 today on the campus of bob jones university. ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush and ben carson will all be there. attorney general alan wilson will be one of the moderators of the event. the event is free and tickets can be purchased online. our senior reporter jack kuenzie will be at the forr and will bring you the latest in our evening newscasts. candidates have been increasing their conversations on family and faith in an effort to win over evangelicals in our state. it's a group that's expected to make up nearly 60-percent of the vote in south carolina's gop primary next week. thousands came out to see two of
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topics including family values... and helping struggling families. "on the first day in office, i will instruct the u.s. department of justice to open an investigation into planned parenthood and to prosecute any and all criminal violations." "i have no intention of withdrawing safety net programs for people who need them, but what i do intend to do is to create ladders of opportunity to allow people to climb out of dependency and become part of the fabric of america." carson said he would be a president who respected judaic-christian values. cruz, meanwhile, is stressing his own personal faith as well as his family's strong ties to evangelical leaders in south carolina and around the country. coming off his second place finish in new hampshire, ohio governor john kasich is making a big push in the palmetto state. today, kasich he will take part in a lunch with the south carolina chambmb of commerce in
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and will have two more events in you'll hear more from the candidates ahead in our next half hour of sunrise. in the meantime, go to wistv dot com and click on the politics page for a complete daily wrap of decision 2016 coverage. new in the alert center this morning... world powers have agreed early this morning to seek a nationwide "cessation of hostilities" in syria in a week's time. this morning - secretary of state john kerry says even with those significant accomplishments being made in the syria truce talks -much more work must be done to achieve a full-fledged cease-fire. this - as world leaders continue gathering in munich to continue discussions on ending syria's civil war. the 17-member international syria support group also agreed to accelerate and expand aid deliveries. an arrest warrant has been signed for the man troopers believe was involved in a deadly hit- and-run crash in chester county monday night. the south carolina highway patrol says stevie breland of charleston is being held in charleston county on unrelated charges. they believe breland fled from
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ending another vehicle on i-77. one of the passengers died. pieces of a purple- colored bumper were found near the scene, which authorities believe came from the commercial truck breland was driving. as some homeowners along gills creek in richland county continue to rebuild after october's flood, the county is talking about spending millions on a walking trail along that creek.. engineers have drawn up plans for a four-mille greenway that runs the length of gills creek from kilbourne road to bluff road. it's a two-point-two million dollar penny-tax project some are supporting. others are asking the county to scrap it. some neighbors are worried about a spike in questionable traffic in their neighborhoods and the possibility of crime. the county says the project was voters, so the money can't be spent on anything else, -- but, officials want feedback. "i don't want to just hear, 'i hate it.' i want to hear, 'i don't like it and here's why,' or 'i do like it here,' or 'i can live with it there.'" in a public hearing last night,
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crowd to beware of rumors and misinformation about the project. but, he did say engineers will likely go back to the drawing board to come up with a trail plan that's more desirable, possibly moving it to the other side of the creek. south carolina's standards for education in the field of science will be discussed today among leaders across the state. south carolina is one of only six states to earn a grade of "a" or "a-" on its science standards. superintendent of education molly spearman will speak at a news conference today with district leaders and curriculum specialists. that's happening today at 11 at the columbia mall on two notch road. more than four months after the state's historic floods, those who rushed into action have not been forgotten. in their second annual yellow jasmine awards thursday the columbia chamber gave the community impact award to heroes of the flood including the columbia and forest acres police departments, the columbia fire department, the richland county sheriff's department, columbia-richland 911 communications center and the south carolina national guard. the chamber acknowledged their work not only during the floods but
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other organizations and individuals were also honored for their contributions to the community. longtime lexington county councilman johnny jeffcoat was given the friend of business award. coming up on news 10 sunrise... valentine's day weekend is the perfect time to head to the theatre with your loved one-- or by yourself if you're single. and there are plenty of good flicks being released this weekend. we'll take a look during the box office preview. temperatures will not be quite as cold friday morning with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s.
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while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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friday turns mostly cloudy as low pressure develops off the coast with highs in the upper 40s. expect a sunny to partly cloudy weekend with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. as a system approaches early next week, a wintry mix is possible monday morning turning to cold rain by afternoon into tuesday. one tennessee congressman wants
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a stop to shrinking airline seats. steve cohen introduced legislation to make the f- a-a establish minimum standards for how big seats have to be. he says it's not just for comfort, but for health and safety as well, noting that the f-a-a requires planes to be capable of rapid evacuation in case of an emergency. according to seat guru, the average width of an airline seat has shrunk since the 1990s from 18 and a half inches to 16 and a half inches. it's going to cost a little extra to visit universal studios in florida. reports say a one-day adult
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universal's two orlando theme parks will now cost 105 dollars- which is up three dollars from last year. the cost of a park-to-park ticket is also going up to 155 dollars from 147. one-day tickets for children ages three to nine are now 100 dollars. in all, a family of four should expect to pay at least 610 dollars. in your box office preview this valentine's day weekend... ryan reynolds harnesses the power of sarcasm in "deadpool." he's a regular guy who finds that he has terminal cancer. he subjects himself to experimental healing treatments that go terribly wrong. so he sets out to find the people who wrecked his life and kidnapped his girl. "deadpool" is rated r. coming out right before valentine's day-- "how to be single." dakota johnson stars as a new yorker newly on the market but not very good at dating. so rebel wilson decides to be her hookup sherpa, helping johnson navigate love in the
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ben stiller is putting le tigre back on the catwalk in "zoolander 2." this follow-up to the fashion farce "zoolander" comes 15 years after the original. ben stiller and owen wilson are reunited by an international agent...trying to solve the serial murders of the world's most beautiful people. "zoolalaer 2" is rated pg-13. it's friday and that means it's time to take a look at cool schools in the midlands. we are at dutch fork middle school this morning showing you how cool of middle school this morning showing you how cool of a school they are. next on sunrise... our michal higdon will show you how students are using technology in the classroom for interactive learning. this morning on sunrise -- we're showing you why the silver foxes at dutch fork
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we told you about the school being a finalist for the year's palmetto's finest award. and one part of that is their project lead the way program. our michal higdon is live there this morning with all the details. their project this morning is to help you get out of bed! but once they head to school -- project lead the way is really a gateway into technology. specifically the robotics teams. right now, teams are working to create their own robot -- not only building the exterior, but creating the computer that makes it work as well. their goal is make the robot pick up a ball and shoot it into a hoop -- essentially like basketball. students tell me though it's a lot harder than you may think. but, they add, the rigorous coursework and challenges they're faced with help them grow as students and a person in figuring out what they want to do in the future. take a listen to some of their favorite moments. "being able to interact with my other team members and figure it out with
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shooting and having a part on the robot that doesn't work and then having to go through and test all these different things to figure out what will work." "the opportunities you get in there and the performance level and grade of the teaches allows you to take that class truly and vigorously so it's really fun to learn it in a more in-depth experience." and tomorrow -- that in- depth experience will continue as dutch fork middle holds its first state-wide robotics competition. teams from all over the palmetto state will gather to see who is the best. from the best in robotics to the best in campaigns they've launched -- i'll have more reasons why dutch fork middle is such a cool school coming up in the 6am live from dutch fork middle, michal higdon, wis news 10. love is in the air tonight at the south carolina state museum with a valentine's day event amore ya'll!" the museum says the event will combine history and astronomy through a special planetarium show,
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tours. guests can spend time under the real stars in the boeing observatory as well. the event starts at 6 and ends at 9pm. ticket prices are 12 for members and 15 for non-members. husbands take note... this is one way to earn points on valentines day. a man in indiana says he wanted so he bought this billboard. it reads "pat and patty forever... 27 years and counting... you complete me.. love pat." his wife says she isn't sure how he'll be able to top this surprise next year. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!!
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violence at a prison in northern mexico has left 52 inmates dead and 12
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officials say no inmates escaped during a brutal fight between rival factions at the prison, a riot that did not involve guns. relatives of inmates went to the prison, demanding information and shaking the gates. it's mexico's deadliest prison riot in many years. the clinton foundation has received a subpoena from the state department's inspector general. but the charity is reportedly not the focus of an investigation. the washington post reports that the subpoena requested documents about the charity's projects during hillary clinton's time as secretary of state -- specifically projects that required federal government approval. there is reportedly no indication the investigation is looking into hillary clinton herself. temperatures will not be quite as cold friday morning with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s. friday turns mostly cloudy as low pressure develops off the coast with highs in the as a system approaches early the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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sanders face off in a debate. how the legacy of president obama became a big talking point between the candidates. and... cold temperatures expected over the weekend. i'm following the forecast and will have the latest. plus... we are live at dutch fork middle this morning telling you why these silver foxes make up such a "cool school"! and it's more than the energy they're showing this morning! good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock. just two days after the new hampshire primary, hillary clinton and bernie sanders squared off for a debate in wisconsin. the democratic candidates touched on a wide range of topics including size of government, race relations and healthcare. president obama's name was also brought up
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saying sanders sounded more like a republican than a democrat in his criticisms of the president. we'll hear more from both clinton and sanders coming up in just a little bit. plus, we are looking ahead to some colder weather this weekend. a cold weather system is diving south delivering a shot of possibility of some wintry weather to end out the weekend. tim miller is in the studio this morning tracking this developing system. and tim -- with enough cold air in place -- we could even see a sleet pellet or two this morning. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high
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30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday the amount of cold air the system has to work with is what's in question. we'll continue to watch and have updates. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s. first alert traffic report the wis weather app will help you stay informed on these colder temperatures and the possibility of wintry weather heading into next
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you can find it for free in your app store. you can also text the word "weather" to 80310. messaging and data rates apply. hillary clinton turned up the pressure on bernie sanders during a debate last night in wisconsin. both candidates are battling for minority votes, with sanders trying to build on momentum from his victory in new hampshire. during the two-hour showdown hosted by pbs newshour, the candidates went back-and-forth on issues ranging from wall street ties, to campaign finance reform. on multiple occasions, clinton made it a point to align herself with and give praise to president obama. "let's not in anyway imply here that either president obama or myself, would in anyway not take on any vested interest, whether it's wall street, or drug companies, or insurance companies, or frankly, the gun lobby, to stand up to do
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american people." applause "people aren't dumb, why in god's name does wall street make huge campaign contributions? i guess just for the fun of it. they want to throw money around." the candidates had lengthy exchanges on race and criminal justice reform, mentioning key african-american leaders like south carolina and criminal justice reform, mentioning key african-american leaders like south carolina representative james clyburn. many of the republican presidential candidates will be in greenville today for the south carolina faith and family presidential forum. it's happening from 12 to 5:30 today on the campus of bob jones university. ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush and ben carson are all scheduled to be there. attorney general alan wilson will be one of the moderators. the event is free and tickets can be purchased online. our senior reporter jack kuenzie will covering the
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some of the candidates visited winthrop university thursday to talk about marriage, education and prayer as a part of the carolina family values summit. they're working to win over the votes of evangelicals in south carolina. it's a group that's expected to make up nearly 60-percent of the vote in south carolina's gop primary next week. we'll hear from some of the candidates in our 6:30 half hour. former florida governor jeb bush wants to turn up the heat in south carolina as he rallies to gain votes from people in the palmetto state. in columbia last night, bush spoke to a cheering crowd that started a rally by singing "happy birthday" to him. even after his fourth place says his campaign is just getting started and he's hopeful for pulling out a win in next week's first in the south primary. "as governor, i've had the chance to be commander- in-chief of the national guard. i have lived overseas. i have worked overseas. i traveled overseas extensively. i made calls to 150 family world. i have no problems speaking with fluency about foreign-policy. former president george w. bush will campaign for
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people voting absentee in richland county for the upcoming first in the south primaries have a three-hour timeframe to do so this weekend. the voter registration and elections office will be open tomorrow from 9 a-m until noon. absentee voters can head to 2020 hampton street to cast their ballots for republican and democratic primaries. for the latest on decision 2016 as we look ahead to the first in the south primary here in the palmetto state, head to wis tv dot com. there you'll find complete coverage. new in the alert center... three people have now died in venezuela from complications related to the zika virus. the deaths come as latin american countries battle the virus, which is believed to cause brain damage in babies. there are more than 300 confirmed cases of the
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brazil has reported the most cases, sparking major concern with it hosting the 2016 summer olympics in august. this morning the world health organization reports a vaccine could be 18 months away from large scale trials. a federal judge has granted a delay in the trial of confessed charleston church shooter dylann roof. prosecutors told the judge at a hearing thursday they were ready for trial, but roof's lawyers said they were not. roof himself was not in court. both sides are waiting for the justice department's decision on whether to seek the death penalty. defense lawyers say roof will plead guilty if the death penalty is taken off the table. roof's death penalty trial for state charges is scheduled for july 11. dutch fork middle school is one of the coolest schools in the midlands. among its many initiatives -- one that you've probably heard of is the "hate won't win" campaign. our michal higdon is live at dutch fork middle this morning with the details. like the attention they are
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cheering... this campaign has gained national attention. and students at dutch fork middle have made a choice to treat each other with kindness and respect in an effort to encourage diversity and tolerance. ultimately showing that hate won't win. the campaign was inspired following the charleston church shootings last summer. alana simmons, the granddaughter of charleston shooting victim daniel simmons, spoke with the dutch fork middle students. members of the junior beta club helped start the campaign in their own hallways. since its launch -- the initiative has gained pledges from governor nikki haley, clemson football head coach dabo swinney, and a letter from president barack obama. i spoke with some of the students about how they would encourage the community to take part. "just the littlest things like being nice to someone on the side of the road just helps everything." "don't hate and the more people that talk about it, it's just going to go more and more and get bigger and bigger." "it doesn't take much to
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so the little things are really what matter." talk about being an example -- it never hurts for all of us to be kind to one another. from being champions in the hallways to champions one another. from being champions in the hallways to champions on the court... i'll tell you how cool the silver foxes basketball team is coming up in the next half hour. live at dutch fork middle, michal higdon, wis news 10. the usc women's basketball team is back on track after defending home court against the florida gators last night. the gamecocks bounced back after losing for the first time this season on monday to uconn. senior guard tiffany mitchell led the charge with 22 points. the gamecocks win by 15 points -- final score 86 to 71.
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-- 11-and-oh on the sec. usc plays tennessee on monday. a big game this weekend at colonial life arena. the usc men welcome kentucky to columbia for a game that has big implications for the sec. the gamecocks and wildcats are tied at the top of the standings with 8-and-3 conference records. lsu, who usc just beat tuesday, also has a share of first place. game time is saturday at noon. and -- expected in your first alert forecast today. here's tim miller. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the system has to work
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question. we'll continue to watch and have updates. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s. coming up next on news 10 sunrise... a much anticipated visit...pope francis has left rome this morning for a trip to mexico. why this trip will be a historic one - that's next from the alert center. just into the wis alert
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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, for doing the same thing 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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international airport this morning - before arriving in mexico, the pope's first stop will be in cuba where he's expected to host an historic meeting with the leader of the russian orthodox church. it will be the first meeting between the heads of the catholic and russian orthodox churches in history. he will later fly to mexico where he will spend 5 days - you can see the city has already begun preparations for this much anticipated visit. more than 30 advocacy groups are asking a federal election officials withdraw changes made to a national form requiring residents of kansas, alabama and georgia to provide proof of u.s. citizenship in order to register to vote. the naacp is among the groups that sent a letter thursday to the u.s. election assistance commission, saying the impact would be significant because it is a presidential election year. the eac had no immediate comment. president barack obama will nominate doctor john b. king junior to serve as education department secretary. king has served as acting secretary since anne duncan
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december. lawmakers expected to give king's nomination "speedy consideration." king oversaw federal education programs for preschool through 12th grade before becoming acting secretary. crews in charlott eare wasting no time in preparing for this next possible round of winter weather. charlotte and north carolina dot workers have they don't accumulate any ice from possible freezing rain. we're not expecting any of the wintry mix here until the start of next week -- but low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system
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precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the system has to work with is what's in question. we'll continue to watch and have updates. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s. today's picture the weather is from reily, hammond school send us your weather pictures to po box 367,
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columbia's new baseball team is looking for workers. the columbia fireflies are hosting a job fair at the columbia metropolitan convention center tomorrow. it's happening from nine a-m to two. the team is looking to fill over 300 seasonal and part-time positions- including
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merchandise. if you want to apply, you're asked to download an application from the columbia fireflies website. we've put a link on the big red 10 at wis tv dot com. the time has come to take the plunge for a great cause. the richland county sheriff's department is hosting a polar plunge on saturday to support south carolina's special olympics. it's happening at lake murray public park. you must raise 50 dollars to participate in the plunge. the event kicks off at 10 a-m and the plunge starts at noon. up next on sunrise -- a look at what's making headlines around the nation. including what a judge has ordered of bill cosby's wife camille in connection to a lawsuit filed against her husband. a new york city police officer
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manslaughter thursday, has been fired. the news broke shortly after officer peter liang was convicted for the 2014 shooting death of akai gurley. liang was patrolling a dark stairwell with his gun drawn and says he fired by accident because a noise startled him. the bullet ricocheted off a wall and hit gurley. he faces up to 15 years in prison. the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in oregon have surrendered-- and they're expected to appear in court today. the holdouts were the last of a group that seized the malheur national wildlife refuge on january second. the occupiers were demanding the government turn over the land to locals and to release two ranchers imprisoned for arson. a federal judge in massachusetts
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deposition in a defamation lawsuit against her husband. but -- the judge says camille cosby can refuse to answer questions about private marital conversations. in the lawsuit, seven women claim cosby defamed them by branding them as liars after they went public with accusations that he sexually assaulted them decades ago. the department of transportation will release its latest monthly report on air travel this morning. it will contain data for the month of december featuring flight delays, tarmac times, consumer complaints and details on passengers who were denied boardings. the agency will also be releasing full year data for 2015. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the
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temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s. we are taking you inside dutch fork middle school this morning showing you how cool of a school they are. how cool of a school they are. from student success to tasks they put their minds to... good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm mary king. it's 6:30. "madam secretary, that is a low blow." melee in milwaukee. the gloves come off between democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders in their latest round of debate. clinton takes several jabs at sanders in an effort to regain voter ground following her defeat in the new hampshire you'll hear more on clinton's challenge to sanders regarding
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plus -- we are live this morning at dutch fork middle showing you why they are such a cool school! from being a finalist for the palmetto's finest award to their students succeeding in academics... these silver foxes have it all. i'll have all the details coming up in about 15 minutes. and also making top headlines -- bitterly cold air impacting millions in the eastern half of the nation. and some of that colder air will arrive on our doorstep for the 2nd half of our weekend. tim miller is in the studio this morning tracking this developing system that could even bring some wintry precipitation our way. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the
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some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the system has to work with is what's in question. we'll continue to watch and have updates. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s. new video in the alert center
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impact of this latest winter storm. whiteout conditions brought major headaches to commuters in new york thursday... take a look at this - the snow fell heavy and fast on interstate 90 causing limited visability and traffic delays. multiple accidents were reported along a three- mile stretch of the highway. several cars and big rigs were also involved in the crashes. police confirmed the accidents were all weather related. we also want to give you a live look right now in new jersey where a massive warehouse fire continues to burn this morning. flames began burning through the 500-thousand square feet of warehouses at veterans industrial park
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firefighters have been struggling to battle the blaze with strong winter winds and freezing temperatures. no injuries have been reported, but witnesses say they've heard numerous strong explosions. president obama's name was brought up more than 20 times during last night's democratic debate -- as hillary clinton made a clear effort to align herself with the president, and swing his supporters away from bernie sanders. pbs newshour hosted the debate in milwaukee. a big talking point was healthcare. clinton said sanders' plan for government funded, guaranteed, universal healthcare paid for by increasing taxes isn't realistic, and he needs to level with americans about the costs. clinton says her plan is to build on obamacare and close loopholes, while sanders' plan would dismantle it. bernie sanders presidential candidate "i have fought my entire life to make sure that healthcare is a right for all people. we're not going to dismantle anything."
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presidential candidate "i am also conscious of the fact that we have to also be very clear, especially with young people, about what kind of government is going to do what for them and what it will cost." clinton is now heading to south carolina today to campaign. she'll be in bamberg county to talk about that healtchare plan, along with education and jobs plans for south carolinians. she's holding a "corridor of opportunity" town hall in denmark at denmark- olar elementary school. doors open at 1:30 and the event starts at 3. it is open to the public. many of the republican candidates will be in greenville today for the south carolina faith and family presidential forum. it's happening from 12 to 5:30 today on the campus of bob jones university. ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush and ben carson will all be there. attorney general alan wilson will be one of the moderators of the event. the event is free and tickets can be purchased online. our senior reporter jack kuenzie will be repoting from the forum this afternoon. their conversations on family and
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evangelicals in our state. it's a group that's expected to make up nearly 60-percent of the vote in south carolina's gop primary next week. thousands came out to see two of the candidates at a forum at winthrop university last night. senator ted cruz and ben carson spoke about a lot of different topics including family values... and helping struggling families. "on the first day in office, i will instruct the u.s. department of justice to open an investigation into planned parenthood and to prosecute any and all criminal violations." "i have no intention of withdrawing safety net programs for people who need them, but what i do intend to do is to create ladders of opportunity to allow people to climb out of dependency and become part of the fabric of america." carson said he would be a president who respected judaic-christian values. cruz, meanwhile, is stressing his own personal faith as well as his family's strong ties to evangelical leaders in south carolina and around the country. coming off his second place
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hampshire, ohio governor john kasich is making a big push in the palmetto state. have two more events in orangeburg and bluffton. you'll hear more from the candidates ahead in our next page for a complete daily wrap of decision 2016 coverage. an arrest warrant has been signed for the man troopers believe was involved in a deadly hit- and-run crash in chester breland of charleston is being held in charleston county on unrelated charges. they believe breland fled from the scene after rear- ending another vehicle on i-77. one of the passengers died. pieces of a purple- colored bumper were found near the scene, which authorities believe came from the commercial truck breland was driving. as some homeowners along gills creek in richland county continue to rebuild after october's flood, the county is talking about spending millions on a walking trail along that creek.
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for a four-mille greenway that runs the length of gills creek from kilbourne road to bluff road. it's a two-point-two million dollar penny-tax project some are supporting. others are asking the county to scrap it. some neighbors are worried about a spike in questionable traffic in their neighborhoods and the possibility of crime. the county says the project was approved by voters, so the money can't be spent on anything else, -- but, officials want feedback. "i don't want to just hear, 'i hate it.' i want to hear, 'i don't like it and here's why,' or 'i do like it here,' or 'i can live with it there.'" in a public hearing last night, councilman greg pearce told the crowd to beware of rumors and misinformation about the project. but, he did say engineers will likely go back to the drawing board to come up with a trail do you feel the love yet? valentine's day is just two days away. up next on sunrise -- how you can celebrate the special day this weekend at the state
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we are in first alert mode preparing you for colder weather
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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 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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there's also the possibility we could see some wintry precipitation as we start next week. our tim miller is tracking this developing system. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix
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morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the system has to work with is what's in question. we'll continue to watch and have updates. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s. love is in the air tonight at
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museum with a valentine's day event called "that's amore ya'll!" the museum says the event will combine history and astronomy through a special planetarium show, unique artifacts and gallery tours. guests can spend time under the real stars in the boeing observatory as well. the event starts at 6 and ends at 9pm. ticket prices are 12 for members and 15 for non-members. later this morning -- the today show is taking you to ----- the love lab. jeff rossen will take a look at the science of love with a group of researches who say they can determine who you're attracted to, and even how long a relationship will last. again that story coming up this morning on today. it's friday and that means it's time to take a look at
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we are at dutch fork middle it's time to take a look at cool schools in the midlands. we are at dutch fork middle school this morning showing you how cool of a school they are. next on sunrise... our michal higdon will show you how students are using technology in the classroom for interactive learning. new in the alert center this morning... world powers have agreed early
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to seek a nationwide "cessation of hostilities" in syria in a week's time. this morning - secretary of state john kerry says even with significant accomplishments being made in the syria truce talks -much more work must be done to achieve a full-fledged cease-fire. this - as world leaders continue gathering in munich to continue discussions on ending syria's civil war. the 17-member international syria support group also agreed to accelerate and expand aid deliveries.
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the field of science will be discussed today among leaders across the state. south carolina is one of only six states to earn a grade of "a" or "a-" on its science standards. superintendent of education molly spearman will speak at a news conference today with district leaders and curriculum specialists. that's happening today at 11 at the columbia mall on two notch road. south carolina could soon have a new way to pick its top educator. on thursday, the state house approved a plan to ask voters to change the constitution whether the state superintendent of education should continue to be elected... or chosen by the governor. governor nikki haley is pushing for the change. if voters approve the the last election for in 2018. more than four months after the state's historic floods, those who rushed into action have not been forgotten. in their second annual yellow jasmine awards thursday the columbia chamber gave the community impact award to heroes of the flood including the columbia and forest acres police departments, the columbia fire department, the richland county sheriff's department, columbia-richland 911
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and the south carolina national guard. the chamber acknowledged their work not only during the floods but every day. other organizations and individuals were also honored for their contributions to the community. longtime lexington county councilman johnny jeffcoat was given the friend of business award. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm rain by midday. the amount of cold air the we have been at dutch fork middle school all morning showing you why it is such a
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from academics to campaigns that have gained national attention -- the silver foxes strive to be amazing. and one group that knows exactly how to do that -- is the basketball team. our michal higdon is live there this morning with all the details. talk about champions -- the dutch fork middle basketball team is back to back pac champions! on monday night these silver foxes took home the pac 15 trophy. and here to talk a little bit more about the victory vibes -- basketball coach smith. the 2014-2015 c-team football team and c-team basketball team both went undefeated and won pac 15 championships. from sports programs to fine arts, students at dutch fork middle participated in student activities and top awards. in 2014, their eighth grade band received straight superior ratings at the south
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seventh grade band received all superior ratings at the carowinds music festival. all three of their orchestras received superior ratings at the annual concert festival and at carowinds competitions, and seven chorus students competed at a spring music festival. in addition to fine arts, we offer a wide array of other student activites, including: beta club, sports and student council. charity is also important at community. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather.
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top headlines this morning... some major sparring on the debate stage last night between democratic presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders. government, race- relations, healthcare and even president obama were major
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contention between the candidates. the today show is breaking it all down in a live report after sunrise. gop presidential hopefuls -- ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush and ben carson will take part in the south carolina faith and family presidential forum in greenville. state attorney general alan wilson will be one of the moderators. it starts at noon today on the campus of bob jones university. our senior reporter jack kuenzie will be there to bring you coverage of the event. the columbia fireflies are hosting a job fair at the columbia metropolitan convention center tomorrow. it's happening from nine a-m to two. the team is looking to fill over 300 seasonal and part-time site and look for this story. the richland county sheriff's department is hosting a polar plunge on saturday to support south carolina's special olympics. it's happening at lake murray and the plunge starts at noon. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now
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highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of the amount of cold air the system has to work with is 60s. a big game this weekend at colonial life arena. the usc men welcome kentucky to columbia for a game that has big implications for the sec. the gamecocks and wildcats are tied at the top of the standings with 8-and-3 conference records. lsu, who usc just beat tuesday, also has a share of first place. game time is saturday at noon. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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cuddle up. valentine's day weekend off to a bone-chilling start. 19 in d.c. 16 in new york. 8 in boston. if you think that's cold, al says, just wait. standing by herrmann man. hillary clinton comes to the president's defense during the debate. >> the kind of criticism we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> madame secretary, that is a low blow. >> will that strategy help or hurt her? machete attack. a man storms into an ohio restaurant and randomly slashes four people. >> this was a brutal attack. >> the suspect eventually shot and killed by police. the fbi investigating. wicked big air.
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