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tv   WIS News 10 Midday  NBC  February 17, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm EST

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with just a few days to the g-o-p primary, the weather is setting up to be great as candidates swarm all over south carolina. we're giving you a live look through the wis skycam over downtown columbia. tim miller is in the first alert weather center looking at a surge of springlike temperatures over the next few days. skies clear this midday, highs lower 60s. high pressure comes in thursday through the weekend.we'll start out cool thursday with highs near 60 then warm to the 70s by the weekend with sunny to mostly sunny skies. overnight lows from the lower 30s friday morning to upper 40s by monday am. our next organized rain chance come early next week.until then it's a taste of spring! people living near fort jackson may see still see some some smoke rising this afternoon. but no need to worry. the fort's forestry branch
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people living near fort jackson may see still see some some smoke rising this afternoon. but no need to worry. the fort's forestry branch conducted a prescribed burn this there are just 3 days left until voters head to the polls for the republican presidential primary.
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meet and greet in seneca. this is a live look at that event at the seneca family restaurant on by pass 123. tonight, cruz will hold a rally in spartanburg at oakbrook preparatory school. that's at 6. ben carson is making several appearances around the midlands today. his day began with a stop at cromer's peanuts in columbia. the republican spoke with entrepreneurs and discussed start-up companies. carson also spoke about what he has to do to earn the support of south carolina voters, including evangelicals. "i'm not going to change who i am. if they resonate with somebody who has the3 kind of values that are very consistent with the evangelical mission, i'm here. if they prefer something more boisterous and something that doesn't fit into the traditional definition of evangelicals, that's up to them." carson has another appearance that's set to get underway shortly. at 12:30, he'll hold a meet and greet at the grille on
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and greet at the grille on main in newberry. senator tim scott was on the campaign trial this morning giving a warm welcome to "the next president of the united states marco rubio!" rubio held a town hall meeting in mt. pleasant and stressed the importance of electing a president who is a true conservative... and who has the record to back it up. he said he's ready to be that president and listed his political experience and his accomplishments as a u.s. senator. "but i'm asking you to vote for me because i'm as conservative as anyone in this race. and i have a 15 year record to prove it. but i'm also the one who can unify this party if we don't come together. we can't win. and of all the people left in this race, i am the one who can not just the party, but the movement." rubio will also be in chapin for a town hall at
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rubio will take the stage with both ted cruz and ben carson tonight in a town hall hosted by cnn in it will be broadcast live at 8pm and will be cooper. meanwhile in the lowcountry john kasich is talking to voters in bluffton. this is a live look at a rally at the bluffton kasich is seeing some growing crowds here in south carolina after his second place finish in new hampshire. last night, kasich was in cayce for a town hall. at the event he pledged to keep his campaign positive, while selling his ideas to the audience. "we cannot wait or think that some president is hoping to come riding into south carolina on a white horse and solve our problems." the g-o-p frontrunner just wrapped up an event in bluffton. bluffton.
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tonight trump will head to the midlands. he'll be at the sumter county civic center at seven. after that trump will head down to charleston. he is the only candidate confirmed for an msnbc town hall. that starts at 8 o'clock. trump is expected to take questions from voters. the final republican candidate, jeb bush, just beaufort. he is trying to keep the focus on the issues after a social media post raised a few eyebrows. the former florida governor was in columbia yesterday when he tweeted a photo of a handgun engraved with a personalized insignia that jeb bush." the tweet simply said "america." it went viral online -- with that led bush to speak up and explain himself. presidential candidate "the purpose was we went to a gun manufacturing facility where lots of jobs are created, high wage jobs and received a gun and i was honored to have it." the picture was reportedly posted after bush visited the f-n company. he says the tweet was a nod to his appearance there and his attempt to win over south carolina 2nd
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a major voice in the republican party in the palmetto state, governor nikki haley, says she isn't ready to endorse a candidate. governor haley said if she endorses a candidate, she would not be endorsing donald trump. she says governors want a president who will work with and fight for them-- not bash them. that came after trump said haley isn't fighting the government hard enough on syrian refugees and guantanamo detainees. haley calld trump's comments "obama-like." we are tracking all the presidential candidates as they make their way across our state today. we have everything you need to know to prepare for the primaries at wistv.com. in just a few hours, a camden man charged with shooting and killing a 17 year old he says was stealing from his truck will be in bond court. jimmy methe is charged with voluntary manslaughter. methe told police saturday morning he saw 17 year old brandon spencer and another unnamed person breaking into his he then shot at them, killing spencer. investigators say because they
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he fired, it did not qualify as self defense under state law. that hearing is at two. kershaw county deputies say an undercover operation led to the arrest of a man who has a lengthy criminal history involving drugs. deputies say this is the third time raymond jones, jr. has been arrested on drug-related charges- and this time they found him with 15 pounds of marijuana...along with crack cocaine and a handgun. investigators say they received tips jones had been dealing drugs in the county over the past year. in addition to facing drug charges, jones is also charged with resisting arrest and driving under suspension. inside the state house... today senators are diving into a big debate on roads. senators started meeting two hours early today-- and that debate could last well into the evening hours. the proposal getting the most attention would raise the gas tax by 12 cents a gallon over three years and increase or add a number of other fees. senators are also working to honor the victims of the
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the senate judiciary committee has unanimously approved a resolution declaring june 17th as "mother emanuel nine day" the resolution encourages south carolinians to reflect on race relations on the one- year anniversary of the shooting in charleston that killed nine people. it was approved by the house last month. a celebration for a major milestone for a big company in south carolina. hundreds gathered as the 100th 787 dreamliner built at boeing's north charleston facility rolled out for delivery to american airlines. the dreamliner is used for long overseas. the plane has tall ceilings and bigger windows than most planes. storage space for luggage. boeing has also made a big donation to help restore a historic building at allen university in columbia. the company gave the university 100-thousand dollars to help pay for the chappelle auditorium. it's a site of historic speeches by dr. martin luther king, jr. and muhammad ali. boeing made the donation in honor of the late reverend clementa pinckney -- he
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major advocate for restoring the building. officails say construction should be complete later this year. richland one is rolling out a new process for families to enroll in its pre-kindergarten programs. starting march first, families with a four-year old will have to apply online. but prior to registering, parents must attend a and bring important documents. one of those meetings is tonight at 6 at st. middle school. for more information we've put a link under the big red 10. the pope's visit to mexico making an impact across the border. coming up... we look at the papal mass in mexico that's expected to draw thousands in the u-s. plus, tech giant apple preparing to battle the federal government. the debate between protecting people privacy and accessing information on a terrorist attack. break one today pope francis is making his final stops on his trip to mexico. more than a jeb bush once stood tall. before his campaign sank like arock
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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. that's john kasich, that's conservative, and that's presidential.
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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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the moment, just across the border in el paso. that's where we find jay gray with more. here at the sun bowl at the university of texas el paso campus. later today 50 thousand or more are expected to gather here to listen as the pope delivers his final mass from just across the will say mass to more than a million who will gather in mexico and those tens of thousands who will be here. it will be a mix of theology and technology this afternoon. there will be a two way video feed so the pope will be able to see and hear those gathered here as they watch and listen to his message. we expect to see people fill
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before the mass this afternoon. they will join in prayer and song celebrating the papal visit. that is the latest for now , i'm jay gray for nbc news. pope francis is also scheduled to meet with mexican workers, grassroots groups and employers. grassroots groups and employers. apple's ceo says the company will fight a judge's order to help the fbi unlock an iphone owned by syed farook, one of the san bernardino attackers. a judge in california ruled requiring apple to disable a feature that wipes the phone's data after 10 incorrect password attempts allowing the fbi to try millions of password combinations without threatening data. however...a letter signed by apple's c-e-o tim cook warns that complying with the order would entail building "a backdoor to the iphone," creating
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dangerous to create." the government said it owes it to victims' families to investigate every aspect of the attack. the f-d-a has released new guidelines for keeping the zika virus out of the u-s blood supply. the agency is asking people who recently traveled to affected countries to wait four weeks before donating blood. this also applies to everyone who had sexual contact with those travelers. most people affected by zika don't show any symptoms. but doctors say the four- week wait should be enough for their immune systems to clear the virus. if you think it's healthier to go past the soda machine and getting a fancy coffee you may want to think again. a new study found some flavored coffee drinks can have more sugar than a soda. the group, action on sugar", says it analyzed 131 hot drinks from coffee shops in the u-k. they found some of the drinks can contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar. that's three times more sugar in one can of soda... and more than three times the maximum adult daily intake recommended by the american heart association.
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expand its passport services at all of its stores across the country. last year they started allowing customers to schedule appointments for passport photos at all of its 45-hundred stores. u-p-s reported an eight- percent increase in passport service-sales last month over january of 2015. it's in response to an expected surge in demand, as nearly 50- million american passports expire over the next three years. still to come on the news at noon.... coming together in the capital city to promote reading. getting a look at the "together we can read" initiative. skies clear this midday, highs lower 60s. high pressure comes in thursday through the weekend.we'll start out cool thursday with highs near 60 then warm to the 70s by the weekend with sunny to mostly sunny skies. overnight lows from the lower 30s friday morning to upper 40s by monday am. our next organized rain chance come early next week.until then it's a taste of spring!
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weekend.we'll start out cool thursday with highs near 60 then warm to the 70s by the weekend with sunny to mostly sunny skies. overnight lows from the lower 30s friday morning to upper 40s by monday am. our next organized rain chance come early next week.until then
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weekend.we'll start out cool thursday with highs near 60 then warm to the 70s by the weekend with sunny to mostly sunny skies. overnight lows from the lower 30s friday morning to upper 40s by monday am. our next organized rain chance come early next week.until then it's a taste of spring! weekend.we'll start out cool thursday with highs near 60 then warm to the 70s by the weekend with sunny to mostly sunny skies.
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30s friday morning to upper 40s by monday am. our next organized rain chance come early next week.until then it's a taste of spring! columbia city and richland school district one leaders are coming together today to stress weekend.we'll start out cool thursday with highs near 60 then warm to the 70s by the weekend with sunny to mostly sunny skies. overnight lows from the lower
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one leaders are coming together today to stress the importance of reading readiness in the classroom. it's part of the "together we can read" initiative. our michal higdon has more on the group the program is targeting. today's kickoff is the 8th year that the city and richland one have partnered to show 3rd graders, the importance of reading and literacy for success. the idea behind "together we can read" is to engage students and connect them with community leaders who read to each classroom. i spoke with ida thompson with richland school district one. she says the program specifically targets 3rd graders who are at the pivotal age where adequate reading skills must be obtained before they are moved on to higher grades. it's a reason state legislators passed the "read to succeed" bill a couple of years ago. beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, if a child can't
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they will be held back for it opens the doors to everything. whether you're reading for information, or reading for fun, or reading for a personal interest that you may have. there's nothing in our lives where we can't apply the things at the foundation of a program like this." what's neat about this initiative is they try to choose a book that has a connection to the palmetto state -- and the one city leaders picked this year was written by a student in the lowcountry. you can find those details on this story on wistv.com. reporting in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. the news at noon will be right
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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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some appreciation to folks doing the right thing...like going the speed limit. "i got something else for you ok, i got you a gift card to chick-fil-a, we are doing random acts of kindness to the people, thank you so much, thank you." as part of random acts of kindness week, the richland county sheriff's department partnered with chick-fil-a and target to hand out gift cards to unsuspecting people. the deputies took the day to go beyond their call of duty and say 'thank you.'
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things every day...and they often go unnoticed. "it's a rarity that we get to go out into the community in a sense where we are giving back in a totally opposite perspective in a way that we have been trained to do. we are actually just letting people know that we appreciate you doing a good job on the roads or helping out with acts of kindness." we're sure you don't need any extra incentive to do the right thing....but, deputies will continue their random acts of kindness through the day. so you just might find yourself with a gift card. skies clear this midday, highs lower 60s. high pressure comes in thursday through the weekend.we'll start out cool thursday with highs near 60 then warm to the 70s by the weekend with sunny to mostly sunny skies. overnight lows from the lower 30s friday morning
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