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also overnight -- you likely heard some heavy rain falling on your rooftop as a line of storms made their way across the midlands. some rain is still lingering in parts of the midlands right now so make sure to grab an umbrella on your way out of the door this morning. the good news is once that rain moves out -- it will be shaping up to be a very nice tuesday. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we
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showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next several days with daytime highs in the middle to upper 60s.overnight lows from the upper 30s to middle parts of the south. a tornado from this funnel cloud touched down in parts of northwest florida, monday. several homes and business in the town of mcdavid were damaged and thousands were left without power. schools will be closed in that area today because of the storms.
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damage as night fell over the area near century, florida. you can see numerous homes were nearly leveled, power lines and trees were down in this particular neighborhood. one woman had to be rescued from her home. "it's devastating, i tell ya. i've been through -- but it wasn't as bad as this." rescue crews say three people had to be taken to hospitals for minor treatment. remember anytime severe weather threatens, you can stay alert by downloading the wis weather app. text weather to 803-10 to download the app directly to messaging and data rates apply. it will be another busy day of campaigning in south carolina for 2016 presidential hopefuls. several gop candidates criss-crossed the state yesterday with former president george w. bush lending his support to brother jeb bush's campaign bid. dan scheneman has the latest on the race for the white house. jeb bush got some help on the campaign trail in south carolina from his brother, former president bush who had choice words for
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"in my experience the strongest person usually isn't the loudest one in the room." for his part, the billionaire dismissed jeb bush's campaign. presidential candidate:19-:25 they're having a thing. they're trying to make him think its gonna happen, personally." earlier in the day at a news conference...trump repeated attacks at another rival..... ted cruz. presidential candidate:30-:38 "he doesn't even have the right to serve as president or even run as president, he was born in canada. so i will bring that lawsuit if he doesn't apologize." senator cruz dismissed trump....and suggested the suit was a sign of desperation. republican presidential candidate:43-:46 "this is the most rattled i've ever seen donald this press conference today." on the democratic side, former secretary of state hillary clinton focused on saturday's caucus in nevada.
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presidential candidate :58-1:02 "i am not a single issue flint. presidential candidate1:10-1:18 "i've just come from a meeting that was one of the more difficult meetings that i have ever attended." analysts believe the flint water crisis is an issue that resonates with african american voters across the country. dan scheneman nbc news. another contender, florida senator marco rubio, is calling for "no" action on a new supreme court justice to replace the late antonin scalia. rubio spoke with wis news 10 on his campaign bus last night. justice scalia died over the weekend. rubio says with a new president coming in in less than a year, now is not the time for the u.s. senate to approve a new nominee and the senate should refuse to confirm a new justice regardless of who president obama picks, if anyone. he also reiterated his support for tougher immigration policies but says his policy is not "amnesty" for foreigners in the country illegally. hispanic communities are the first ones impacted by illegal immigration. it's their schools that get crowded, their hospitals that
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public services that get strained. i think, obviously, when you know someone who's here:, illegally, you know their personal story. it's very sad. but you also have to understand that this is the most generous country in the world on immigration. a million people a year immigrate to the united states, legally, permanently, every year, 1 million. no other country even comes close to that. so, it's not like were talking about being anti- immigrant. we are just saying that we have a right to choose who comes here, how they come here, and when they come here. we are a sovereign country. out reach to minorities can be very important here in south carolina in particular, where you have a very large minority community. overwhelmingly democrat. what happens in the general i support free enterprise, because it's the only economic
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the past haven't voted for us. communities that have been told by democrats for a long time that republicans don't care about people like them. well, i am people like them. i come from that background. rubio has talked about his christain faith in heavily evangelical south carolina but he says voters in less strongly christian parts of the country should also be reassured by his faith we'll have more of our interview with senator marco rubio later on sunrise. ahead of next week's democratic primary, candidate bernie sanders is making stops in the capital city. this morning, sanders will be at allen university for the "faith and justice breakfast." he's then heading over to the usc campus to speak with students in the russell house theatre. the usc town hall is for students with a valid student i.d. a giant in the civil rights movement is in town to campaign for hillary clinton. vernon jordan, who served as an influential advisor to president bill clinton, also held prominent positions with the naacp and the national urban league. he says ever since he met hillary clinton back in
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life of service. jordan acknowledges he's been friends with the clintons for many years but says he truly believes of all the candidates, hillary clinton is the most qualified and most prepared to lead our nation. "we left law school, the three of us, not together at different times but we left and came directly home to the south and we came because we were committed all three of us to race in doing something about it and improving it" jordan is meeting with small business owners today. jordan says he respects other civil rights leaders who have come out in support of sanders but encourages all voters to study the issues and then vote with your conscience. for more coverage of the candidates in the palmetto state, and for everything you need to know for the upcoming primaries, visit our website at
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investigators have released video of a cayce policeman who was shot while trying to make an arrest last november. "listen to me, put your hands behind your back. don't tense up--you're tensing up. i'ma tell you...no, i'm trying to explain to you." "listen to me, you're pulling away." "you got my hand man." "you're being charged with resisting now. you're being charged with resisting." shots fired the video was released by the cayce department of public safety monday, and was taken the night of november 17th. officers were called to the scene on lorick street, where they tried to arrest 21-year-old demetrius bryant on a drug violation. bryant then fired at them--hitting one of the officers. the other officer fired back, killing bryant. yesterday, the cayce department of public safety announced that a sled investigation has cleared officer rhett kelley and
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ballentine of any wrongdoing. ballentine returned to duty last week. officer kelly is back at work on limited duty as he continues to recover. in kershaw county two different families are devastated after a teenager was shot and killed -- and a husband and father is now behind bars. jimmy methe has been charged with voluntary manslaughter. kershaw county investigators say methe shot and killed 17-year-old brandon spencer after he found the teen stealing from his truck. wis' meaghan norman has the latest. "he got caught up in something that had a horrible ending." ranel willoughby says she tried to save her grandson's life after starting to see a pattern of bad behavior. "he had recently been caught stealing and was experimenting with marijuana./ "i've been preaching and preaching to him, 'don't do things, you're going to get in trouble." early saturday morning her worst nightmare came true. "i saw all the lights in my yard and i'm realistic, i
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opened the door and i really thought brandon had got into trouble." her grandson, 17-year-old brandon spencer had been killed. kershaw county sheriff jim matthews says the teen was stealing from a vehicle when the homeowner came outside with a gun. "jimmy methe is paying a terrible price for what he did and many people think he's fine for what he did but it's not and i don't want to see it happen to anyone else." investigators say methe shot and killed spencer as he ran away. "the bottom line is you can't pull the trigger on someone who's running away from you after they've stolen something." methe's neighbor and close friend, nicole key says her neighborhood has seen vehicle break-ins for the last 6 months. "it's a sad situation that the kid lost his life and
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that but at the same time when it happens over and over continuously and then you wake up to that, your first instinct is to go into protective mode for your family, your children and your belongings." sheriff matthews says he understands the frustration. "i get it. we want to protect our property. we don't want people stealing from us. but you cannot use deadly force to protect property." "we know what brandon was doing was wrong but we also know he that was meaghan norman reporting. coming up...knoxville has not been kind to the gamecock women's team in years past. with a third straight regular season sec title on the line, see if the gamecocks could overcome history and notch a big win against the lady vols.
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the usc women have been road warriors the past three basketball seasons.
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tonight's game at tennessee....carolina has dropped just three conference road games during that span. the gamecocks drop to third this week in the a-p poll...they remain second in the ncaa selection committee rankings. both teams had active swat patrols tonight..... mercedes russell knocks down this shot by doniyah cliney... a'ja wilson has a nice night... 25 points and six rebounds... wilson standing tall on the defensive end...denies nia moore...a'ja blocked 5 shots on the night. diamond deshields....the transfer from north carolina
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a 16-12 lead...she leads the vols with 21 points. tina roy beats the buzzer...she gives carolina a 24-21 halftime lead. third quarter...tiffany mitchell heats up after a slow start....she drops in a three pointer to tie it at 35...... sarah imovbioh snatches the rebound....gets it to mitchell who takes it the distance.... 12 points for mitchell. usc up two. fourth quarter....tina roy pushes the lead to eight with a three pointer.... later...another triple from roy...it's an 11 point margin....56-45..... the gamecocks beat the vols for the third straight time....62-to- 56. usc is 24 and one overall, 12 and oh in the sec. they have clinched at least a share of the
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championship. like usc... s-c state's enjoying a great turn around. the bulldogs are in position to win their first meac regular season title... since the 2003-oh-four season. s-c state's a half game out of first place with a conference record of 9-and-three. the success motivates the bulldogs to work harder to earn an ncaa tournament berth. certainly a ticket to the big dance would be awesome. however... it's just as enjoyable receiving the extra attention around campus. the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few
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highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next several days with daytime highs in the middle to upper 60s.overnight lows from the upper 30s to middle 40s.
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as the battle over who will fill the vacancy left in the supreme court plays out on the campaign trail, white house officials say president obama will conduct a robust process in making his nomination. senate republicans have promised to delay confirmation of any nominee the president puts forward to replace the late conservative justice antonin scalia, who died on saturday. deputy white house press secretary eric schultz yesterday accused republicans of playing politics. he said not to expect a nominee in the next week--given the senate is in recess. "our expectation is that members of the united states senate will do their jobs, and yes, that includes republicans. that includes identifying an ample number of republicans who take their oath of office seriously, and who take their fidelity to the united states constitution seriously enough to do their jobs." the white house says the supreme court must be fully staffed as it considers a number of important cases this year.
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next monday. the colorado planned parenthood clinic targeted in a shooting rampage is back in business.. planned parenthood of the rocky mountains in colorado springs reopened yesterday. only part of the building was open because parts of it are still being repaired. the entrance was damaged by a police vehicle after a gunman shot and killed three people there in november. robert lewis dear has confessed to carrying out the shooting. he's charged with murder, attempted murder, and other counts. still to come this morning on sunrise... it was a big night for music artists as the 58th annual grammys unfolded in los angeles. find out the big winners next in the grammy wrap
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places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over
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normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next several days with daytime highs in the middle to upper 60s.overnight lows from the upper 30s to middle 40s. but otherwise, the recording academy largely spread the wealth with its honors and several major stars won for the first time. mark barger has a wrap up. nats "are we out of the woods?" taylor swift got the grammys started monday night... nats "taylor swift!" and then added to her collection ----- three awards...including album of the year for "1989". "i want to thank the fans for
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fans of rapper kendrick lamar got to celebrate nats "we gonna be alright" his show stopping performance.... and 5 grammys...including best rap album for "to pimp a we will live forever, believe that." nats "let's go beyonce, let's do it!" honors for "record of the year" went to mark ronson and bruno the people dancing to this song. thank you guys so much! the night's first time grammy winners included ed sheeran.... "song of the year" for "thinking out loud"..... and megan trainor, best new artist. nats "aw, i'm a mess." justin bieber also won his first grammy..best dance recording........ chris stapleton took best nats audio issues marred a performance by adele.... but not tributes to lost legends nats "the thrill is gone" ......including bb king... nats eagles' lead singer, glenn frey.... and glam rock icon david bowie..... nats "ground control to major tom" lady gaga's tribute medley to the singer among the highlights on music's biggest night. mark barger, nbc news. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day
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this morning. tim miller is tracking the latest. i've got your first alert forecast coming up. "but i will tell you, i've never ever met a person that lies more than ted cruz, i
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plus... on the attack. the feud between donald trump, ted cruz and jeb bush escalates during a campaign stop here in south carolina. plus -- renovations on the third floor at the main branch of richland library are on the home stretch of being complete. i'm live here this morning giving you a first look at what you can expect to see. it's tuesday, february 16th. news 10 sunrise, starts now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this tuesday, february 16th. many of the pesidential candidates are calling south carolina their home for the week as they make campaign stops ahead of the first in the south primary-- just a few days away.
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of the 2016 hopefuls are you might be waking up to some rain this morning. heavy rain fell last night throughout the midlands. tim miller says we might see a few thunderstorms early this morning. tim miller's tracking the weather this morning as you're waking up. he has your first alert forecast. low pressure will cross the south through tuesday morning and deliver 1" rain totals in some areas. expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. 2016 presidential hopefuls are pulling all the punches in an
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ahead of south carolina's all important primaries. with just 4 days of campaigning left -- the gop candidates continue multiple stops across the state. and the battle between donald trump and his republican rivals, ted cruz and jeb bush, continues to heat up. trump called cruz a liar multiple times on the campaign trail here in south carolina. trump says that some of cruz's campaign ads are misleading, and unless he apologizes, he's going to launch a lawsuit over his eligibility to run for
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presidential candidate:30-:38 "he doesn't even have the right to serve as president or even run as president, he was born in canada. so i will bring that lawsuit if he doesn't apologize." republican presidential candidate:43-:46 "this is the most rattled i've ever seen donald this press conference today." presidential candidate "i am sick and tired of him going after my family." bush continues his south carolina tour today. at 10:30, he's holding a business tour and employee town hall meeting at f-n manufacturing in columbia. at 4:15, he'll be in leesville at shealy's bar- b-que to speak to voters. at 7:30, he'll be at the usc aiken convention center for a "last word in the south" candidate forum hosted by the aiken gop. cruz will be in columbia today for a rally with governor rick perry and congressman jeff duncan. that's at the columbia armory on bluff road today at three p-m. cruz will end his day with a rally in the upstate in anderson county. donald trump will be in the palmetto state for two events. he'll be at the riverview park activity center at two p-m over in north augusta.
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democratic presidential is in the capital city today to speak at two events. sanders will be at allen university for the "faith and justice breakfast" happening this morning at 10. he then will head over to the usc campus for a town student i.d. that event is starting at 11 this morning. as we get closer to the first in the south primary, be sure to right now in the alert center a flight in route to new york city had to be diverted late last night because of severe weather... delta flight 944 was sent to manchester-new hampshire last night. airline officials say the jfk-airport in new york experienced landing issues all day because of the same weather that impacted this flight there were no injuries reported in the incident. delta says it was working on hotel accommodations for the flight's 159 passengers. officials say they'll head to new york later this morning. some students at keenan high
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credited for helping deputies arrest a woman accused of making threats. 18-year old delijah robinson is charged with having a weapon on school grounds. students reported robinson sending threatening messages to their phones following a dispute, and told a school resource officer. robinson was later confronted by the officer in the school's parking lot. deputies found a gun in the front passenger seat of robinson's car. she was taken to the alvin s. glenn detention center. investigators say a midlands restaurant owner may have shot and killed a man because he was involved with his wife. it happened sunday night at a park-and-ride location off of highway 378 in lexington county. warrants from lexington police state the victim was in the back seat of a pickup truck with greg leon's wife when leon fired several shots into the vehicle. she was not injured. leon had previously been linked to the federal indictment against former lexington county sheriff james metts...and received one year probation. he's now charged with murder. over the past several years, you've likely noticed some construction and improvements happening at the
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assembly street. and there's good news -- the first part of those renovations are almost complete. and our michal higdon is live there this morning with an exclusive sneak peek at what's being done -- michal? i am on the third floor of the library -- which is set to open to the public by the end of heating and air systems to new bookshelves and furniture. this is all thanks to a bond referendum that richland county voters approved several years ago. it allowed 15 million dollars to go toward this renovation at the main richland library branch. this 3rd floor of the branch will also be used for career advancement services. you'll see more spaces with computers, more seating, and even a coaching practice interviews can be conducted. library leaders say these upgrades were requested by the community -- and everyone is excited to start using the new space. "really great because, you know, we've been talking about this like you said for
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realization of it is very exciting. our staff is excited, customers are excited. and throughout our locations everyone we show plans to says, 'when's it going to be built?'. so there's a lot of excitement around what's happening in all of our communities." the third floor should be open by the end of february and the entire branch will be completely renovated by next year. the library says what they're offering goes beyond books -- they say it's about quality of life. especially in programs they're offering to the community. i'll have more on what's new ahead in the next half hour. live at the richland library's main branch, michal higdon, wis news 10. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. low pressure will cross the south through tuesday morning and deliver 1" rain totals in some areas. expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. coming up on news 10 sunrise...
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last night as they looked to knock off an sec coming up on news 10 sunrise... the usc women were on the road last night as they looked to
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but could they continue their hot streak on the hard court? we'll have a recap of the gamecocks' matchup against tennessee-- after the break. just into the wis alert center this morning. china has confirmed a second
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while some candidates suck up to trump...or run away from him in fear... jeb bush isn't afraid. jeb bush: "that is downright wrong..." he stands up to trump for his liberal democratic positions. calls out trump for insulting women, attacking the disabled... even trashing a decorated war hero. trump: "i like peoplethat weren't captured..." jeb bush: "john mccain is an american hero..." jeb bush. the better man. the real conservative. a commander in chief. right to rise usa
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first was detected last week. the administration's branch say it confirmed a patient with the virus after they were running fever at a local airport the 28-year-old patient was exposed to an infected person in venezuela. china's first patient with the virus was discharged from hospital on sunday after a full recovery. quarantine. some democrats are insisting president obama's choice to replace supreme court justice antonin scalia get an "up or down" vote. many republicans have vowed to block it... so the next president can fill that vacancy. tracie potts is following the latest developments... from capitol hill this morning. / ranking democrat, judiciary cmte :00-:04 "it is unprecedented. it is pure politics." from capitol hill... / fmr. judiciary cmte chairman :05-:08 "it is wrong. it is not responsible." to the campaign trail... presidential candidate :09-:14 "talk about cowardice! talk about
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democrats are pushing back hard at republicans' refusal to give president obama's supreme court nominee a vote. / senate judiciary cmte :21-:28 "let's have a hearing. let's hear from our constituents what they think and then vote -- not say no vote at all." presidential candidate :29-:34 "the people of this country should send a very clear message: that is not the way our constitution works." they point out: anthony kennedy was confirmed by a democratic senate... in president reagan's final year. "the constitution does not include exemptions for election years, or for the president's last term in office." "we're in an election year, so i'm not going to pretend
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rain totals in some areas. expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. the usc women have knocked off
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to take on tennessee. usc got off to a slow start in the 1st
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night from a'ja wilson, held off the volunteers. final score 62 to 56. the usc men are looking to get back in the win column tonight. the gamecocks lost for just the 4th time this season to kentucky on saturday. they'll be in the other columbia tonight to take on missouri on the road. game time is 7 o'clock on the sec network. clemson quarterback deshaun watson was given one of the the biggest honors for college football quarterbacks last night. watson won the davey o'brien national quarterback award. deshaun retweeted this post from clemson football from the ceremony last night. a number of previous winners were also in attendance. more of today's top headlines coming up after the break. stay with us right here on news 10 sunrise. kristen welker coming up on today, hillary
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we'll go inside her strategy to regain momentum by winning nevada. also, senator bernie sanders draws big crowds in michigan, we'll tell you who he met with and why it was so emotional. all that and more coming up on today. the united states coast guard is conducting a hearing in jacksonville this morning on the tragic
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coast guard officials are expected to focus on the events that led up to the sinking of the ship. that includes previous voyages the el faro made as well as the coast guard's search and rescue efforts. a second hearing will focus on the voyage itself that took the lives of all 33 people on board. occupier cliven bundy is expected to be in court today. he'll answer to charges brought against him from an armed confrontation back in 2014 that forced federal officials to release cattle being rounded up near his ranch in nevada. bundy is the first to face charges in what some hailed as a victory in the fight to turn over federal land to state control. bundy's son ammon staged an armed sit-in on federal land in oregon for the same issue. the white house says president obama will make his first visit to vietnam in may. the announcement came after the president met with vietnam's prime minister at a summit with southeast asian leaders in california. the president's visit this spring will be a side trip while in the region for the "group of seven" summit in japan. president opbama will become the third straight
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the planned parenthood office in colorado-- which was the scene back in november of a mass shooting and police standoff, is now back open. some repairs are still being made as bullet holes can be seen on the building. officials also say new security measures are in place. one restaurant in columbus, ohio has reopened its doors-- just days after a violent machete attack left several people injured at the eatery. the healing process has just begun for the nazareth restaurant and deli. last thursday, mohamed barry walked into the restaurant and started swinging a machete, injuring four people. he was fatally shot by officers when he tried to lunge at them while wielding the machete and a knife. over in washington state, king county has issued flood alerts and warnings for three area rivers. there is a potential for widespread, moderate flooding as the day continues. king county officials say some areas could experience deep and fast flood water. low pressure will cross the south through tuesday morning and deliver 1" rain totals in some areas. expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with
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the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it
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i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right there i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it's such a small thing little thing. simple thing but it made me smile made me happy made my day share your story.
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this tuesday, february 16th. columbia fire crews were out in the heavy rains overnight working to put out a two-alarm apartment fire. fire crews say the fire started around 2:15 this morning on menlo drive at the briargate
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broad river road. we're told one person had to be rescued from the second floor of the apartments. fire officials say everyone made it out okay. investigators are now working to determine what started the fire. it's t-minus 4 days until south carolina voters head to the polls to pick the candidate who they believe will be the 2016 republican presidential nominee. 4th place new hampshire finisher jeb bush is looking to capitalize on his brother, george w. bush's record in office as president, to prove he's the candidate to beat. meanwhile, frontrunner, donald trump is denouncing any chance of bush having a top finish in the palmetto state. presidential candidate:19-:25 "his brother came today. they're having a thing. they're trying to make him competitive, but i don't think its gonna happen, personally." "in my experience the strongest person usually isn't the loudest one in the room." ahead -- you'll hear more from jeb bush himself on how he will sway south carolina voters to his side. plus a look at more candidate stops in the midlands today. plus you asked -- and they
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of the richland library are modeled after what you -- the community wanted. and this morning we're giving you a first look at everything that's new. i'll have all the details coming up in about 15 minutes. and all of that rain that fell overnight has quickly moved out of the midlands. roads will still be wet this morning, but we'll see improving conditions in your day ahead. tim miller is tracking the latest this morning in your first alert forecast. low pressure will cross the south through tuesday morning and deliver 1" rain totals in some areas. expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. 2016 presidential candidates are giving it their all in an effort to secure
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ahead of south carolina's first in the south primary. with just 4 days of campaigning left -- the gop candidates continue multiple stops across the state. republican jeb bush is garnering some support from his family as he makes his way through south carolina. former president george w. bush appeared at a jeb bush rally at the north charleston convention center on monday. jeb says his brother can vouch
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commander-in- chief. the younger bush is hoping to gain more momentum after a fourth place finish in new hampshire. "i'm going to be here for six days. we're trying to improve the good economy of south carolina. we're going t6o spend as much money as we can, meet as many people as we can. saturday is going to be a surprise because you all are going to go out and get 10 other people to do the same thing to vote for jeb bush for president." jeb will continue his campaign through south carolina today with stops here in columbia, aiken and leesville. meanwhile, florida senator, marco rubio is looking to his faith as a talking point to win over evangelical voters in our state. rubio spoke to supporters in gilbert yesterday at harmon's tree farm. rubio touched on immigration and job growth in america. during a one-on-one interview, he also talked with our charles molineaux about making faith a substantial part of his campaign. first of all it's a valid question. is the single biggest influence on my life is christianity and my faith in my lord and savior jesus christ and people deserve to know that.
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race, it's not a political issue. it's just who i am. if people want to know about it, i have an obligation to share my faith in jesus christ." rubio says he also looks to be the one republican candidate that can appeal to minority voters. you'll hear more from charles' sitdown with marco rubio later today on wis. ben carson is making a couple of stops in south carolina. he'll hold a meet and greet with aiken volunteers at the jimmy john's on whiskey road in aiken. that's happening from six to seven. later tonight at 8:30, he'll attend the "last word in the south" presidential forum at the usc aiken convocation center in aiken. john kasich will be in the midlands today for a town hall with lexington county voters. he'll be at murray's neighborhood bar and grill in cayce. that's starting tonight at seven p.m.-- doors open at 6:30. kasich will start his day off in greenville. a giant in the civil rights movement is in town to campaign for hillary clinton. vernon jordan, who served as an influential advisor to president bill clinton, will meet with small business owners today to
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to vote for hillary. jordan says hillary clinton is the most qualified and most prepared to lead our nation. jordan says he respects other civil rights leaders who have come out in support of sanders but encourages all voters to study the issues and then vote your conscience. over at usc- the nation's top journalists will gather for a presidential primary panel. nbc's craig melvin will be among the media members at the event. dean charles bierbauer of usc's college of information and communications will be the moderator. the event is free and open to the public and is tonight at 7:30. it will be held in room 231 of the williams-brice building at greene and pickens streets. as we get closer to the first in the south primary, be sure to new in the alert center several communities across the state of mississippi are left picking up debris after yesterday's round of severe storms. this is video of the aftermath there. some neighbors believe tornadoes touched down there, but the national weather service has yet to
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a witness said the twister was bearing down on her and her pets but ended up missing her house. the storm hit during school hours and school officials in weston said their tornado preparedness drills paid off. in some parts of the state the damage was severe but so far only minor injuries have been reported. columbia police are looking for two car thieves who crashed a stolen car and shot at a man in north columbia. police say a toyota camry was reported stolen monday after the owner left the keys in the ignition before going to work. a few hours later, police say the owner's son confronted the thieves after he spotted the car near farrow road. they then reportedly ran the car off the road and crashed into a neighborhood sign. the son reported that at least one of the thieves shot at him while he tried to run after them. police are asking anyone with information to call 1-888-crime-sc. more than five months after a columbia man was murdered-- his family is now increasing the reward for help in solving the case. on september 8th, police found
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junior shot dead at a home on budon court. since then, columbia police have not announced any leads in the case-- and the search for the killer continues. now, his two daughters are offering a 5 thousand dollar reward for information that can lead to an arrest. if you know anything that can help, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. investigators have released video of a cayce policeman who was shot while trying to make an arrest last november. "listen to me, put your hands behind your back. don't tense up--you're tensing up. i'ma tell you...no, i'm trying to explain to you." "listen to me, you're pulling away." "you got my hand man." "you're being charged with resisting now. you're being charged with resisting." shots fired $& the video was released by the cayce department of public safety monday, and was taken the night of november 17th. officers were called to the scene on lorick street, where they tried to arrest
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bryant on a drug violation. bryant then fired at them--hitting one of the officers. the other officer fired back, killing bryant. yesterday, the cayce department of public safety announced that a sled investigation has cleared officer rhett kelley and sergeant frank ballentine of any wrongdoing. ballentine returned to duty last week. officer kelly is back at work on limited duty as he continues to recover. governor nikki haley is expected to hold a news conference at the state house today with the director of the department of health and human services. that's happening at one today. the governor is expected to discuss the nurse family partnership program-- which will help needy populations using a model for prenatal and post-partum care. next on sunrise... music's biggest night had some notable stars taking home some big awards. we'll take a look at the grammy winners from last night's big show-- as we talk about what's trending. low pressure will cross the
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morning and deliver 1"expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. music's biggest night had some
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place in los angeles last night. record of the year went to "uptown funk" by mark ronson and bruno mars. it also won best pop group performance. taylor swift took home 3 grammys- including a huge win for album of the year for "1989." ed sheeran won song of the year for "thinking out loud." meghan trainor won best new artist. kendrick lamar won the most grammys of the night with 5-- including best rap album and best rap performance. chris stapleton won best country album. "hamilton" won best musical theatre album. filming has now officially started on the next installment of the star wars
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walt disney has announced that shooting has now begun on star wars episode 8. it's happening in the united kingdom. the announcement was accompanied by a short video that shows the filming where episode seven left off. we're told cast favorities like mark hamill and carrie fisher are slated to reprise their roles. benicio del toro and laura dern are joining the cast as well. episode eight will hit theaters in december 2017. we'll have more of today's top
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stay with us right here on sunrise. some big renovations at the
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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, and i approve this message. while some candidates suck up to trump...or run away from him in fear... jeb bush isn't afraid. jeb bush: "that is downright wrong..." he stands up to trump for his liberal democratic positions. calls out trump for insulting women, attacking the disabled... even trashing a decorated war hero. trump: "i like peoplethat weren't captured..." jeb bush: "john mccain is an american hero..." jeb bush. the better man. the real conservative. a commander in chief. right to rise usa
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if you've visited before, you know the main branch has a floor dedicated to helping the community advance in their careers. and part of that renovation is nearly complete. our michal higdon is live there this morning giving you a first look at what you can expect to see. the renovations on the 3rd floor of the main libary are more than just new furniture, bookshelves, and new rooms. this will be a revamped office dedicated to career services for the community -- appropriately called the new career, business and research center.
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business and job center which saw thousands of folks using resources. and with this revamping county and library officials hope more will take advantage. there will be a career coaching center -- where those in the community can come to get help with their resume, practice their interviewing skills and more. more than a dozen computers will be available specifically for job seeking. the best thing about it all -- these services are free and readily available to the public. "we are on the cutting edge -- and i like to say that the services we offer in the business, careers and research. which is our new name, is truly a flagship service that the library is able to provide for our customers and also makes that community connection possible." library officials hope to have the new career, business and research center open by the end of february. we will have all of the details listed on this story on our website a little later
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including a link to see what renovations are being done each day -- and which main branch, michal higdon, wis news 10. presidents day weekend is traditionally the start of the spring housing market... which is the busiest time of year for home sales. but according to the latest numbers from the national association of realtors, inventory at the end of december was down nearly four percent from a year ago. the supply of homes for sale was the lowest since the start of 2005. as for january, the national association of realtor's listing site, realtor dot com, reported listings were down an even sharper 4.4 percent from a year ago. the popularity of e- books such as the nook and the kindle made a lot of people think bookstores would become a thing of the past. well, not anymore. data from the u-s census bureau shows bookstores are again on the rise. bookstore sales rose by two-and-a-half- percent last year, from 10-point-nine- billion-dollars to 11-
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that's the first year- over-year increase for the industry since 2007. low pressure will cross the south through tuesday morning and deliver 1" rain totals in some areas. expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to: send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line. you can also mail photos to: notice. photos cannot be returned.
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the naacp may call for civil disobedience over the water crisis in flint, michigan. the association's president, cornell brooks, has given michigan's embattled governor 30 days to come up with a timeline for fixing flint's water problems. brooks also says he wants governor rick snyder to say how much the repairs will cost. flint's drinking water has continued to have elevated levels of lead. the naacp says more would be done to fix the water problems if flint as a city was wealthier. investigators in texas are working to find out what
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well. the flames broke out monday night in frio county-- about 55 miles southwest of san antonio. reports say something exploded-- which may have caused the fire. firefighters have not yet confirmed an official cause. so far, there haven't been any reports of injuries. crews from the national weather service will be out in florida today to survey some damage after suspected tornadoes touched down along the state's pandhandle. officials say one of the apparent twisters swept through the area north of pensacola. at least 10 homes were reportedly destroyed, but no injuries were reported. the tornadoes were part of a large winter storm system causing snow, sleet, strong winds and rain. parts of central louisiana are working to recover this morning after a severe storm blew through parts of the state- causing damage to trees and power lines. in one area- a strong wind gust ripped the roof off a car and sent it flying into a restaurant. the national weather service hasn't yet reported, it's unclear how serious they are.
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south through tuesday morning and deliver 1" rain totals in some areas. expect much warmer temperatures for the rest of the week with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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weather lingering this morning. tim miller is tracking the latest. i've got your first alert forecast coming up. "but i will tell you, i've never ever met a person that lies more than ted cruz, i have never ever seen anything like it." plus... on the attack. donald trump calls out republican challengers ted cruz and jeb bush during campaign stops here in south carolina. more on their political jabs
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plus -- renovations on the third floor at the main branch of richland library are on the home stretch of being complete. i'm live here this morning giving you a first look at what you can expect to see. it's tuesday, february 16th. news 10 sunrise, starts now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock. many of the presidential candidates are calling south carolina their home for the week as they make campaign stops ahead of the first in the south primary-- just a few days away. we'll take a look at where many of the 2016 hopefuls are stopping today in the palmetto state as they make a final push to swing votes. you might be waking up to some rain this morning. heavy rain fell last night
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tim miller says we might still see a few thunderstorms early this morning. morning. tim miller's tracking the weather this morning as you're waking up. he has your first alert forecast. the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s.
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several days with daytime highs in the middle to upper 60s.overnight lows from the upper 30s to middle 40s. first alert traffic report 2016 presidential hopefuls are pulling out all the stops, in an effort to
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ahead of south carolina's all important primaries. with just 4 days of campaigning left -- the gop candidates continue multiple stops across the state. and the battle between donald trump and his republican rivals, ted cruz and jeb bush, continues to heat up. trump called cruz a liar multiple times on the campaign trail here in south carolina. he also says some of cruz's ads are misleading, and brought up cruz's eligibility to run while threatening to sue. the bush's meanwhile, took a unified stand against trump's recent criticisms of the family, with jeb's brother george campaigning at his side. presidential candidate:30-:38 "he doesn't even have the right to serve as president or even run as president, he was born in canada. so i will bring that lawsuit if he doesn't apologize." republican presidential candidate:43-:46 "this is the most rattled i've ever seen donald this press conference today." there seems to be a lot of name calling going on, but i want to remind you what our good dad
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labels are for soup cans. we'll have more from that bush rally in our next half hour. meanwhile -- jeb continues his south carolina tour today. at 10:30, he's holding a business tour and employee town hall meeting at f-n manufacturing in columbia. at 4:15, he'll be in leesville "last word in the south" candidate forum hosted by the aiken gop. cruz will be in columbia today for a rally with governor rick perry and congressman jeff duncan. that's at the columbia armory on bluff road today at three p-m. cruz will end his day with a rally in the upstate in anderson county. donald trump will be in the palmetto state for two events. he'll be at the riverview park activity center at two p-m over in north augusta. later in the day, he'll be speaking at beaufort high school in the performing arts center. that's happening at six p-m. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is in the capital city today to speak at two events. sanders will be at allen university for the "faith
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he then will head over to the usc campus for a town i.d. that event is starting at 11 this morning. as we get closer to the first in the south primary, be sure to check out the latest just coming into the alert center moments ago top u.s. officials will travel to cuba today to sign an aviation pact that restores airline service between the u.s. and cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. u-s airlines still have to apply for permission from u.s. regulators to fly specific routes before they sell tickets to cuba. they will have 15 days starting today to submit route applications to the u.s. transportation department. the arrangement allows only 20 round-trip flights per day between the us and havana. some students at keenan high school are being credited for helping deputies arrest a woman accused of making threats. 18-year old delijah robinson is charged with having a weapon on school grounds.
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sending threatening messages to their phones following a dispute, and told a school resource officer. robinson was later confronted by the officer in the school's parking lot. deputies found a gun in the investigators say a midlands restaurant owner may have shot and killed a man because he was involved with his wife. it happened sunday night at a park-and-ride location off of highway 378 in lexington county. warrants from lexington police state the victim was in the back seat of a pickup truck with greg leon's wife when leon fired several shots into the vehicle. she was not injured. leon had previously been linked to the federal indictment against former lexington county sheriff james metts...and received one year probation. he's now charged with murder. over the past several years, you've likely noticed some construction and improvements happening at the main richland county library on assembly street. and there's good news -- the first part of those renovations are almost complete. and our michal higdon is live there this morning with an exclusive sneak peek at what's
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-- michal? i am on the third floor of the library -- which is set to open to the public by the end of february. and take a look at how different it looks! everything is new -- from new heating and air systems to new bookshelves and furniture. this is all thanks to a bond referendum that richland county voters approved several years ago. it allowed 15 million dollars to go toward this renovation at the main richland library branch. this 3rd floor of the branch will also be used for career advancement services. you'll see more spaces with computers, more seating, and even a coaching suite where practice interviews can be conducted. library leaders say these upgrades were requested by the community -- and everyone is excited to start using the new space. "really great because, you know, we've been talking about this like you said for many years -- so to see the realization of it is very exciting. our staff is
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and throughout our locations everyone we show plans to says, 'when's it going to be built?'. so there's a lot of excitement around what's happening in all of our communities." the third floor should be open by the end of february and the entire branch will be completely renovated by next year. the library says what they're offering goes beyond books -- they say it's about quality of life. especially in programs they're offering to the community. i'll have more on what's new ahead in the next half hour. live at the richland library's main branch, michal higdon, wis news 10. 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next
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last -- looking to knock off an sec rival. but could they overcome a slow start against tennessee? that's up next on sunrise. just into the wis alert center this morning. four people are dead this
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jeb bush once stood tall. before his campaign sank like arock and he started desperately slinging mud on fellow republicans. that's not presidential, jeb. john kasich did cut ohio's taxes. cut state spending. turned a deficit into a surplus. brought back jobs from mexico and china.
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that's conservative, and that's presidential.
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others injured in a gas explosion at a residential building in russia. it happened in a city about 160 miles northeast of moscow. drone footage from russia's emergency ministry shows emergency workers at the scene in the aftermath searching through debris. one section of the five- story building came crashing down in the blast. a criminal case has been opened into the circumstances of the explosion. the planned parenthood office in colorado which was the scene of a mass shooting and police standoff in november, is now back open. some repairs are still being made and bullet holes are still visible. planned parenthood organizers say that immediately after the shooting, they vowed to open the offices again as soon as possible. officials say new security measures are in place. the white house says president obama will make his first visit to vietnam in may.
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president met with vietnam's prime minister at a summit with southeast asian leaders in california. the president's visit this spring will be a side trip while in the region for the "group of seven" summit in japan. president obama will become the third straight president to visit vietnam. the brazilian government has deployed 55-thousand soldiers to the streets to help fight off the mosquito that transmits zika. the soldiers were accompanying health workers monday, who visited houses and applied larvicides and insecticides in moist areas where the mosquitos are likely to breed. brazilian scientists have linked the zika virus to the increase in the number of children born with microcephaly in the country since 2015. florida is one of the states with a confirmed tornado touch down as a severe system moved across the south monday. its part of the same system that is giving us some rain this morning. this tornado was caught on camera in century florida -- and caused some serious damage while it was on the ground. people were out digging through the rubble after that twister knocked down some buildings and knocked out
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toss to weather the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next several days with daytime highs in the middle to upper 60s.overnight lows from the upper 30s to middle 40s. today's picture the weather is from arrington earle, hammond school send us your weather pictures to
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the usc women have knocked off another ranked opponent. the gamecocks were on the road to take on tennessee. usc got off to a slow start in the 1st quarter -- but behind a 25 point night from a'ja wilson, held off the volunteers. final score 62 to 56. the usc men are looking to get back in the win column tonight. the gamecocks lost for just the 4th time this season to kentucky on saturday. they'll be in the other columbia tonight to take on missouri on the road. game time is 7 o'clock on the sec network. up next on sunrise -- a look at your tuesday headlines. thanks for starting your day with news 10. kristen welker coming up on today, hillary
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race in harlem, wwe'll go inside her strategy to regain momentum by winning nevada. also, senator bernie sanders draws big crowds in michigan, the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this
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coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next several days with daytime highs in the middle to the 90s. the national weather service says cities up and down the state had record high temperatures monday. part of orange county topped out at 94 degrees. forecasters say the heat will continue through today -- but a cool down is not far off as some rain is heading toward the state. a tennessee judge has ruled there is enough probable cause to move forward with charges against three high school officials facing allegations for failing to report sexual abuse of basketball players. the head basketball coach, assistant coach, and athletic director of ooltewah high school all pleaded not guilty to the charges monday. four players are accused of sexually assaulting a teammate in a cabin while on team trip in december. the coaches were upstairs when the
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the united states coast guard is conducting a hearing in jacksonville this morning on the sinking of the el faro cargo ship. that hearing will focus on the backgrounds of crew members and a second hearing will focus specifically on the voyage when it sank, killing everyone on board. activist cliven bundy is expected in court today to answer to charges brought against him from an armed confrontation back in 2014 that forced federal officials to release cattle being rounded up near his ranch in nevada. bundy is the first to face charges in what some hailed as a victory in the fight to turn over federal land to state control. bundy's son ammon staged an armed sit in on federal land in oregon this year for the same issue. for the second time -- taylor swift took home the grammy for album of the year. she won monday night's top prize for her multi-hit, best-selling album "1989." she beat out kendrick lamar, chris stapleton, alabama shakes and the weeknd. ed sheeran won song of the year for "thinking out
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meghan trainor won best new artist. kendrick lamar won the most grammys of the night with 5-- including best rap album and best rap performance. chris stapleton won best country album. "hamilton" won best musical theatre album. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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candidate who they believe will be the 2016 republican presidential nominee. 4th place new hampshire finisher jeb bush is looking to capitalize on his brother, george w. bush's record in office as president, to prove he's the candidate to beat. meanwhile, frontrunner, donald trump is denouncing any chance of bush having a top finish in the palmetto state. presidential candidate:19-:25 "his brother came today. they're having a thing. they're trying to make him competitive, but i don't think its gonna happen, personally." "in my experience the strongest person usually isn't the loudest one in the room." ahead -- you'll hear more from jeb bush himself on how he will sway south carolina voters to his side. plus a look at more candidate stops in the midlands today. plus you asked -- and they answered. renovations to the main branch of the richland library are modeled after what you -- the community wanted. and this morning we're giving you a first look at everything that's new. i'll have all the details coming up in about 15 minutes. a strong storm system also moved
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off severe weather. a tornado from this funnel cloud touched down in parts of northwest florida, monday. the town of mcdavid were damaged and power. schools will be closed in that area today because of the storms. and all of that rain that fell overnight from that same system has quickly moved out of the midlands. roads will still be wet this morning, but we'll see improving conditions in the day ahead. and tim miller's keeping an eye on ---- in your first alert forecast. the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the
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we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next breaking right now in the wis alert center this
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russia is denying accusations that it is responsible for attacking hospitals and schools in northern syria that left 50 civilians dead on monday. this statement just coming in this morning from president vladmir putin's spokesman -- who says there's no proof that russia is behind the attack. syrian officials reported missle attacks on at least five medical facilities and two schools there. the united nations say targeting such facilities amount to war crimes. the strikes came days after world powers - including russia - agreed to
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one of the highlights from the campaign trail monday -- an appearance by president george w. bush, campaigning with his brother and candidate, jeb. the brothers were together at a rally in north charleston. jeb says his brother can vouch for his readiness to become commander-in- chief. the younger bush is hoping to gain more momentum after a fourth place finish in new hampshire. former president, george w. bush made it known, he intended to point out differences in the campaign of his brother, and that of frontrunner donald trump. "i understand that americans are angry and frustrated. but we do not need someone in the oval office who mirrors and inflames our anger and frustration." "saturday is going to be a surprise because you all are going to go out and get 10 other people to do the same thing to vote for jeb bush for president." jeb will continue his campaign through south carolina today
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aiken and leesville. florida senator, marco rubio is looking to his faith as a talking point to win over evangelical voters in our state. rubio spoke to supporters in gilbert yesterday at harmon's tree farm. during a one-on-one interview, he talked with our charles molineaux about making faith a substantial part of his campaign. first of all it's a valid question. is the single biggest influence on my life is christianity and my faith in my lord and savior jesus christ and people deserve to know that. as far as how it impacts the race, it's not a political issue. it's just who i am. if people want to know about it, i have an obligation to share my faith in jesus christ." rubio says he also looks to be the one republican candidate that can appeal to minority voters. you'll hear more from charles' sitdown with marco rubio later today on wis. ben carson is making a couple of stops in south carolina. he'll hold a meet and greet with in aiken -- the details are on your screen. later tonight he'll attend the "last word in the south"
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aiken. john kasich will start his day in greenville before coming to the midlands. he's holding a town hall with lexington county voters at murray's neighborhood bar and grill in cayce. a giant in the civil rights movement is in town to campaign for hillary clinton. vernon jordan, who served as an influential advisor to president bill clinton, will meet with small business owners today to encourage them to vote for hillary. jordan says hillary clinton is the most qualified and most prepared to lead our nation. jordan says he respects other civil rights leaders who have come out in support of sanders but encourages all voters to study the issues and then vote your conscience. over at usc- the nation's top journalists will gather for a presidential primary panel. nbc's craig melvin will be among the media members at the event. dean charles bierbauer of usc's college of information and communications will be the moderator. the event is free and open to the public and is tonight at 7:30. it will be held in room 231 of the williams-brice building at greene and pickens streets.
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the south primary, be sure to check out the latest of our political coverage on our website at wis tv dot com. more than five months after a columbia man was murdered-- his family is now increasing the reward for help in solving the case. on september 8th, police found charles kusko junior shot dead at a home on budon court. since then, columbia police have not announced any leads in the case-- and the search for the killer continues. now, his two daughters are offering a 5 thousand that can lead to an arrest. if you know anything that can help, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. a shooting investigation in sumter ended with the suspected victim in police custody. officers say they responded to the piggy wiggly on broad street around noon monday after getting a call that someone was shot in the leg. the man- christopher thorpe- told officers he was shot as a car passed by while outside of the goodwill on broad. officers say they once they located thorpe's vehicle, they found a handgun and a small amount of marijuana including filing a false report.
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quarter back -- is adding to his trophy case. which prestigious honor he was awarded last night, after leading the tigers to one of their best seasons ever. the warm front is now through
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morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky
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windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next several days with daytime highs in the middle to upper 60s.overnight lows from the upper 30s to middle
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clemson's heisman finalist quarterback deshaun watson was given one of the the biggest honors for college football quarterbacks last night. watson won the davey o'brien national quarterback award. deshaun retweeted this post from clemson football from the ceremony last night. a number of previous winners
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the naacp may call for civil disobedience over the water crisis in flint, michigan. the association's president, cornell brooks, has given michigan's embattled governor 30 days to come up with a timeline for fixing flint's water problems. brooks also says he wants governor rick snyder to say how much the repairs will cost. flint's drinking water has continued to have elevated levels of lead. the naacp says more would be done to fix the water problems if flint as a city was wealthier. crews from the national weather service will be out in florida today to survey some damage after suspected tornadoes touched down along the state's pandhandle. officials say one of the apparent twisters swept through the area north of pensacola. at least 10 homes were reportedly destroyed, but no injuries were reported.
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the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front, in fact high pressure and a good deal of sunshine over the next few days will see above normal highs. first, we need to get through the rain. showers with a few thunderstorms this morning will quickly race to the coast by sunrise we'll start to clear the sky before noon. it will be windy and warmer with highs in the lower to middle 60s. sunny and dry over the next several days with daytime highs in the middle to upper 60s.overnight lows from the upper 30s to middle 40s. in the alert center...
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venezuela have agreed this morning to freeze oil production levels if other producers do the same. the decision this morning follows an unexpected, closed-door meeting involving the four countries. prices have fallen sharply since summer 2014 this move comes in the hopes of helping prices recover from their lowest in more than a decade. investigators have released video of a cayce policeman who was shot while trying to make an arrest last november. "listen to me, put your hands behind your back. don't tense up--you're tensing up. i'ma tell you...no, i'm trying to explain to you." "listen to me, you're pulling away." "you got my hand man." "you're being charged with resisting now. you're being charged with resisting." shots fired the video was released by the cayce department of public safety monday, and was taken the night of november 17th. officers were called to the
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where they tried to arrest 21-year-old demetrius bryant on a drug violation. bryant then fired at them--hitting one of the officers. the other officer fired back, killing bryant. yesterday, the cayce department of public safety announced that a sled investigation has cleared officer rhett kelley and sergeant frank ballentine of any wrongdoing. ballentine returned to duty last week. officer kelly is back at work on limited duty as he continues to recover. some big renovations at the richland library are underway. if you've visited before, you know the main branch has a floor dedicated to helping the community advance in their careers. and part of that renovation is nearly complete. our michal higdon is live there this morning giving you a first look at what you can expect to see. the renovations on the 3rd floor of the main libary are more than just new furniture, bookshelves, and new rooms. this will be a revamped office dedicated to career services for the community -- appropriately called the new career, business and
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it was previously called the business and job center which saw thousands of folks using resources. and with this revamping county and library officials hope more will take advantage. there will be a career coaching center -- where those in the community can come to get help with their resume, practice their interviewing skills and more. more than a dozen computers will be available specifically for job seeking. the best thing about it all -- these services are free and readily available to the public. "we are on the cutting edge -- and i like to say that the services we offer in the business, careers and research. which is our new name, is truly a flagship service that the library is able to provide for our customers and also makes that community connection possible." library officials hope to have
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research center open by the end of february. we will have all of the details listed on this story on our website a little later this morning. including a link to see what renovations are being done each day -- and which resources will be available to you. live from the richland library main branch, michal higdon, wis news 10. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day with us! if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. 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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some brand new poll numbers just released by nbc news and "survey monkey" this morning. 56-percent of republican voters now believe donald trump will be the party's nominee. that's a 14-percent increase from last week's although he also still leads among white evangelicals, trump's margin over challenger ted cruz has shrunk from 20-points to just 9-points. nbc news finds trump leads the gop field with 38 percent support, followed by texas sen. ted cruz with 18 percent support. florida sen. marco rubio falls third with 14 support followed by ben carson holding at 8- percent support. ohio gov. john kasich rises to a two-month
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on the democratic side -- hillary clinton leads sen. bernie sanders by 10 points, holding steady with 50 percent support among democratic voters. this marks the lowest national margin between clinton and sanders in seven weeks. many of the 2016 presidential candidates have numerous stops in south carolina today. we'll have a full list, plus a link to registrations posted online at wistv dot com. look for it on our home page. over at usc- the nation's top journalists will gather for a presidential primary panel. nbc's craig melvin will be among the media members at the event. dean charles bierbauer of usc's college of information and communications will be the moderator. the event is free and open to the public and is tonight at 7:30. it will be held in room 231 of the williams-brice building at columbia fire crews battled heavy rains overnight to put out an apartment fire. it started around 2:15 this we're told one person had to be rescued -- and everyone made it out okay. 12 unites were affected. investigators are working to determine a cause.
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back in the win column tonight. the gamecocks lost for just the 4th time this season to kentucky on saturday. they'll be on the road tonight to play missouri. game time is 7 o'clock on the sec network. the warm front is now through the midlands this morning and temperatures 30 warmer in some places.so the wedge is gone! a cold front will move through by midday, this front does not have much cold air behind the front,
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good morning. winter wallop. nearly 50 million americans waking up to a sloppy commute. a massive storm sweeping across at least 17 states, from north carolina to new england. a tornado outbreak across the south. a 94-year-old woman trapped inside her home. >> hallelujah! >> first responders and volunteers form a human chain to pull the woman from the debris. ultimatum. donald trump now threatening to
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doesn't stop running attack ads. >> ted is an unstable guy. i've never, ever met a person that lies more than ted cruz. >> and trump doubles down on his attacks on the bush family as the former president hit it is trail for his brother. supreme battle. could the president name his nominee for the court as early as next week? there's a showdown between the successor for justice antonin scalia. triumphs, tributes and trip-ups. taylor swift comes away with a big award and possibly a message for kanye west. >> people will try to cut your success or take credit for your accomplishments and fame. >> while adele's performance
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