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highlights from today's game against kentucky. wis news 10 at 6pm starts now. good evening. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm allie spillyards. breaking news into the wis newsroom -- associate supreme court justice antonin scalia has died. he was found dead at a ranch in west texas today according to multiple reports. scalia had served on the supreme court since 1986. he was 79. presidential politics in the palmetto state are heating up one week away from the first in the south primaries. tonight -- gop candidates are in greenville for a debate and wis has team coverage. our will whitson is focusing on what you can expect from the candidates.
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talking to the voters. let's start with you charles. this debate stands out starkly from the previous ones. one issue that has been crucial for some republicans but has largely been in the background, has been appointments to the supreme court. justice scalias death propels that to the top of the list, starting tonight some of the crowds outside of the peace center tonight hav been showing off their allegiance including to thefictional frank underwood of house of cards. but seriously hoping for some substance in tonight's conversation. this is also the first debate where all of the republican presidential contenders will be on stage at the same time. with ted cruz and donald trump each trying to
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top-tier meanwhile, marco rubio and john kasich trying to make hay out of their strong performances in the iowa caucuses and the new hampshire primary. meanwhile, the voters want to hear their concerns addressed. "john kasich i heard him talk in chicago. and i hitched up my airstream and said "what can i do for this guy?" and if all i can do is drive around the country that's what i'm going to do. > "trump represents something that's a little different in american politics so i'm glad to see it. what do you want to hear him say tonight? the un politically correct thing. >what do you want to hear any of young people of today. this is my grandson. i want to see what they have for the young people, what kind of programs they have for education. > "just mainly immigration and jobs. keeping jobs here." >"less arguing and more substance. has there not been enough substance? not really.
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"make america great all i want but rather than just telling what you're going to propose what you're going to propose. what you're going to do. all that grandstanding and hate talk i ain't with all that stuff you know." thanks charles! and news 10's will whitson is also at the peace center in greenville with and news 10's will whitson is also at the peace center in greenville with a look at why tonight is make or break for some of the candidates. will. take a look over here- google runs their minute by minute searches of candidates in the battleground states- and as you can see, some of these lines are moving all over the place.
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each candidate wants to be at the top of this list. for donald trump- that means maintaining dominance in the debate. he's ind the mid 30s in recent south carolina polls- and if he hangs on to that, he can win the palmetto state. for other candidates- it's gonna be about screen time- and lots of it. place in the horse race- or give can change the race. it happened in 2012, it happened prior to then. i think what people want to hear in south carolina is very clearly and specifically from all these candidates is what they're going to do to address america's biggest challenges." matt mentioned how a debate can make or break a candidate- we saw that before new hampshire with marco rubio- he was riding high after iowa, but took a hit in the debate and never recovered. and here in 2012- newt gingrich
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speaking about americans' many midlands residents are continuing to get their ballots in early ahead of the primaries. the lexington county elections office was one of votes today. so far the office says more than 37-hundred ballots. the deadline for the absentee ballot for the republican primary is next friday -- february 19th. the absentee deadline for the democratic primary is february 26th. wis is following the presidential candidates as they make their rounds through the palmetto state. for more on our decision 2016 coverage visit our website wistv.com. time now for a check of the forecast. possible freezing rain and a flurry or two. meteorologist von gaskin has been keeping a close eye on the winter system and has the details from the first alert weather system. stay with wis for the latest weather updates by
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it's free; just search wis in your app store. stay with wis for the latest weather updates by downloading the wisweatherapp. it's free; just search wis in your app store. nearly burned to the ground. back to work. the team hosted a job fair today at the columbia back to work. the team hosted a job fair today at the columbia metropolitan convention center
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workers to staff its ballpark.
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise)
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kershaw county investigators arrested 49- year-old jimmy methe of camden after he shot and killed a 17 year old boy. early this morning deputies were called out to a home in east camden for reports of a shooting. methe met the deputies and told them he caught two people stealing items from his truck.
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away - killing him. he is charged with voluntary manslaughter. a bond hearing is set for next week. a fire off of garners ferry road ripped through a home early this afternoon. columbia fire crews responded to the home on trotter road at around 3 pm. they were able to get the fire under control. no one was injured but five people were left displaced by the flames. investigators are currently looking into what caused the fire. the columbia fireflies are putting local residents back to work. the team hosted a job fair today at the columbia metropolitan convention center -- looking for workers to staff its ballpark. team officials were taking applications for part time seasonal jobs including ushers and ticket takers for spirit communications park. fireflies officials say they took in about 600 applications and looking for more. for more information on how you can apply for one of these jobs visit wistv dot
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there's a link under the big red 10. the capital city will be approaching an infamous anniversary next week. pause for 3 secs on cannon firing nats re-enactors shot cannons in west columbia today to recreate the firing on columbia. this wednesday marks 151 years since much of the city was burned to close out the civil war. the attack on the city was launched by union major general william t. sherman --- although accounts vary on which side actually started the fire. the event was put together by the lt. general wade hampton camp of the sons of confederate veterans. a 16 year old girl from forest acres is raising money for military veterans one mile at a time. this spring ellerbe kinard is going on a 110 mile electric trike alongside 600 veterans. they'll be going from the pentagon in arlington to the civil war battlefields in gettysburg pa.
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history inspired her. her father hamilton received the purple heart for his service in iraq and currently struggles with ptsd. ellerbe's ride will benefit the sd gunner fund --- which goes to support wounded vets with the cost of owning service animals. "it's quite possibly one of the best feelings i've ever had. i've always been one that likes to see other people happy. that likes to motivate and encourage other people and put a smile to their face.i couldn't ask for a better feeling." ellerbe will be making her trip the 26th. if you'd like to learn more about her campaign or find out ways you can help, head to wistv dot com and click on the big red 10. stay with us more on how little students are making big noise to stop drug abuse. plus von gaskin has a check of your forecast. kids were making some noise today at a
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westwood high school hosted 'stompfest' --- a step dancing contest put on by the dare association of south carolina. eight teams from around the midlands took part including elementary, middle and high school age children. in the end the top prize went to
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lion golden steppers from sumter. all proceeds from contest entry fees will support the dare program. it's certainly not ideal weather for swimming but that didn't stop many people from taking a dip today for a good cause. there was a good turnout for the annual "polar weather for swimming but that didn't stop many people from taking a dip today for a good cause. there was a good turnout for the
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today for a good cause. there was a good turnout for the annual "polar plunge" at lake murray. the event is in its fourth year and is part of the "law enforcement torch run" to activities for special olympics athletes. coming up in sports... carolina and kentucky square off in the battle of the s-e-c's best. plus... clemson looks to bounce back with a home showdown with georgia tech. highlights of both games and more next. today...
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bamberg: i was one of the leaders in the house to take charge and say the flag has to come down now.
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addressing issues with civil rights, criminal justice reform, income disparities. change needs to happen and it needs to happen now. we need a leader like bernie who is not afraid to go against the status quo. for years he stood up against wrong, even when it wasn't popular.
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thrashed carolina with first place in the sec on the line. as usc head coach frank martin said afterwards... his group was thrown around like little rag dolls. the wildcats showing no mercy in columbia. less than three minutes into the game... kentucky head coach john calipari lost his cool. he was upset about something... barking at the officials... had to be restrained and then was ejected from the game. same thing happend to him in 2014 in columbia. coach cal... can't stay on the bench in the cla apparently. === to the game... sindarius thornwell on the drive... finsihes around the rim. ===
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michael carrera spots up from three. drains it. team high 25. usc up 8-7. === from there tyler ulis took over. masterfully guiding the wildcats.... dished out 12 dimes. this one finds isaiah briscoe for two. === ulis... stays in attack mode. keeps it himself here... goes off glass and in. he dropped a career high 27. === p-j dozier answers in transition. strolls up the floor... pops a shot and sinks it. carolina trails 19-16. === then it gets out of hand fast. dozier turns it over... jamal murray scoops the ball up and slams it. === kentucky pulling away... marcus lee rocks the rim. wildcats up 15 at the break. === pouring it on in the second half... ulis... tosses the ball off the back board... for lee to finish. coach martin needs a time out to digest what's happening. === only gets worse... duane notice thinks he has a steal... ulis has other plans for the ball... and it's headed lee's way.
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the gamecocks thoroughly beaten 89- 62 by kentucky. usc understandably disappointed after this one. martin: "i think they have been the best team in this conference, and they knew first place was at stake today. they came in here to prove a point. we didn't do a good job of matching the energy, toughness, the discipline you have to be able to be in first place this time of year." carrera: "i think we just had a bad game. we just didn't prepare well for kentucky." martin: "show up to school tomorrow with a big black eye. that's happened to me as a kid get punched in the face... but everyone knows your willing to fight for what's yours though. we'll walk proudly with two big clemson in search of a better result at home today. the tigers need a good one... considering their in a bit of a funk. clemson's lost three of its last
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irmo native jordan roper ready to === we pick it up in the second half.. rolls off a ball screen and heads to the paint... and puts two off glass. he finishes with 15. === the yellowjackets. they force a steal... avery holmes flies the other way... and finishes with the up and under. tigers up four. under eight to play. === another steal... this time roper catches up to the ball... misses on the other end... donte grantham on clean up patrol to tip home two. clemson leads by six. === tigers pull away late... holmes... weaves his way thru traffic... and scoops in two more. tigers pick up a much needed win 66-52 over georgia tech. meanwhile... s-c state entered today with a share of first place in the meac. bulldogs unable to remain there... with a 60 - 57 loss at home over savannah state. bulldogs fall to 9-3 in the meac... 14-12 overall. stay with us we're be right
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one final check of your forecast
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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
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and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. of the news at six. remember, you can get breaking news first on w- i-s t-v dot com.
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on this saturday night, breaking news. antonin scalia, the longest serving justice on the u.s. supreme court is dead. he was the court's most influential conservative. tonight, we look back at his life and his legacy. deadly weather.
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crash in a massive pileup in pennsylvania. a large part of the country endures extreme life-threatening cold. the showdown. tonight, republicans debate. a make or break moment for some of the six remaining candidates. will rub yoio rebound. the pop pushe pushing on the pressure to step up the fight against corruption and violence. gasoline delivered to your car on demand. night "nightly news" begins now. from nbc world headquarters in new york, this is nbc nightly news. reporting tonight, erica hill. good evening. justice antonin scalia, the supreme court's most influential conservative has died. the 79-year-old appointed by president

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