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started with a look at your forecast. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. fabulous forecast over the next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very latest.
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stretch of campaigning for the republican presidential candidates -- with just one day to go before the south carolina primary. will be scattered across the state today. the only candidates with scheduled stops in the midlands are john kasich and rubio is scheduled to stop by the marriott hotel in downtown columbia at 9 this morning. kasich is expected to be at a town hall at senate's end at 10. the other four candidates will have events focused on the upstate and the coast. three of the candidates took part in the second cnn town hall last night, taking questions from south carolina voters right here in the capital city. karin caifa has more on the candidate who dominated the day's headlines took the stage. donald trump has sparred with nearly this presidential race. and just hours before taking the stage for the town
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the university of south carolina, he was hit on his immigration policy -- by pope francis. francis, on his way back to rome following a visit to mexico -- was asked about trump's plan to build a wall between the u-s and mexico. the pontiff said to just build walls and not bridges is unchristian. trump early on called that comment, disgraceful. but here's what trump had to say later -- and jeb bush, when asked to weigh in. presidential candidate i think it was probably a little nicer statement than what you folks reported in the media. after i read it, it was a little softer. the bottom line is we have to have a border, we have to have security. we have tremendous illegal immigration presidential candidate i don't think it's appropriate to question donald trump's faith. he knows what his faith is.
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third candidate -- was asked about a touching moment thursday -- with a young man who said presidential candidate it's definitely changed me 'cuz it's slowing me down, and you know i've learned so much-listen, everyone here, you gotta celebrate other people's wins, and sometimes you've got to sit with them and cry. friday -- the final full day of campaigning here in the palmetto state, before south carolina voters go to the polls on saturday. donald trump holds a double-digit lead in most polls, but there's a real battle on -- for second and third. in columbia, south carolina, i'm karin caifa. governor nikki haley is hitting the campaign trail hard for marco rubio to help her candidate-of- choice gain more support at the polls. she's now explaining why she ultimately decided to endorse marco rubio over jeb bush- who campaigned for haley in her bid for re-election. "jeb is a dear friend and he has been a great mentor and helped me along the way. this is not about picking friends. it's about picking who you think can be the best president and i saw his
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is not a job that we can afford for anybody to fall on. so i just wanted to make sure that i put somebody in there that was going to sleep, eat and breathe it every day until we got things right and so i have a dear great respect for jeb." haley made another appearance with rubio yesterday at a stop in greenville. rubio has yet to claim victory in a primary contest. haley said her choice is not based on whether a candidate can win -- but how they can potentially change the country. with a little more than a week before south carolina's democratic primary -- a big endorsement could soon be coming for hillary clinton. a source close to congressman james clyburn says he will be publicly endorsing clinton over her rival bernie sanders. clyburn is the highest- ranking democrat in south carolina. clinton's campaign will be holding a news conference this morning at 11 at allen university. wis will be there and will bring you coverage in our later newscasts. last night -- clinton and sanders participated in a town hall hosted by msnbc in las vegas. the two candidates are in a dead heat in the polls....just a day
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democratic caucus in nevada. both candidates fielded questions from the audience at different times. while they both sparred over who would best uphold the legacy of president obama, both agreed immigration reform should be a top priority for the candidate elected as president. "we are absolutely going to introduce legislation. i'm going to call everybody on the committee, democrats and republicans alike q: within 100 days? clinton: yeah i'm going to introduce my priority legislation and this is at the top of that list. "i want to take 11 million undocumented people in this country out of the shadows. out of the fear that they are experiencing every single day." likely voters in next week's democratic primary here in south carolina favor hillary clinton over bernie sanders. clinton maintains a broad 18-point lead in our state. we've got plenty more decision 2016 coverage ahead. our michal higdon will be joining us live with more on the
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a midlands restaurant owner accused of killing a man is expected to be in court for a bond hearing today. greg leon is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection to a shooting, sunday night in lexington county. the coroner's office has not yet been able to positively identify the victim. officials say he appears to have been in the country illegally and had assumed several identities while he was in south carolina. a warrant states leon's wife was in the back seat of a truck with the victim when the shots were fired. leon turned himself in not long after the incident. the owner of a midlands estate sale company is also expected to have a bond hearing today. tony hendon was booked in jail thursday on two felony counts of breach of trust. hendon is the owner of columbia-based "real estate guys", which has been the center of several civil lawsuits that accuse hendon of ripping them off after agreeing to conduct sales. one of his charges, if convicted, carries a five year prison sentence--the other, 10 years.
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home for a child, left at school after an apparent murder-suicide. the six year old was not picked up from school wednesday. deputies checked the child's home on amsterdam drive where they found the child's mother and her estranged husband both shot to death. deputies say the shooting was the result of a domestic situation. investigators are now working to determine what exactly led up to the shooting. coming up...the gamecock women's team had a chance last night to win the sec regular season title outright with a win against georgia. see if dawn staley's squad could get things done at home. break 1 the gamecock women continue
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carolina clinches the outright regular season conference
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win over georgia. it's the third straight year that usc has won or shared the crown. usc wearing pink tonight to honor people fighting breast cancer. the gamecocks get off to a sluggish start...they're up 13-11 in the 2nd quarter when tiffany mitchell goes to work. tiff steals and lays it up to put carolina up by four.
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this time a'ja wilson grabs the rebound and scores... she finishes with 16 points and nine boards..... look how khadijah sessions closes out the half....a buzzer beating three pointer...usc leads 27-13 at recess....sessions finishes with 13 points. third quarter...tina roy from the county line....carolina is up by 16... yesterday....coach dawn staley talked about the importance of closing out games....they struggle again in the fourth quarter... usc makes just four field goals scores....the lead is down to sec......let's hear from the playoffs for the first time the field in a real game.
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next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well.
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monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very latest. break 2 more than four months after october's floods, there are still signs of rebuilding across the
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after october's floods, there
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rebuilding across the midlands. but there is also a rebuilding process that largely goes unseen, especially for those whose lives were profoundly changed. that's the case for columbia woman erika wright. our mary king has her story of survival and second chances.
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responders, neighbors, all working to rescue those trapped in raging flood waters. many images- caught on camera. other things? we didn't see...like the images that erika wright won't soon forget. 05:03:44 a lot of people have said "it looks like a movie" you kind of feel like that to a degree.but it was very much real. erika's living nightmare happened in the shadow of these images captured on decker boulevard. 04:57:00 you see the white truck, there's the red and black truck.my car was a few feet over in the back basically on its nose in the trees.. before her nightmare began, the 28 year-old says she was serving as a designated driver for her friends the morning of october 4th. 05:04:12 i made sure everyone got home.and i was going home and i was five minutes from my house.and then out of nowhere a wall of water just came out of nowhere and picked my car up like a little raft and turned it around
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no i didn't. it was complete shock. i couldn't see, it was dark. i didn't know exactly what was happening. try to put down your emergency break, try to reverse.nothing was working. with her car nose down, erika stood up as the waters rose, but was trapped inside. 05:12:51 kind of luckily, a cement block from the sidewalk and a tree hit my windshield and cracked it and that's when i kicked the windshield out. ..05:13:12 but i couldn't get out that way because of the current and because there was so much debris at that time. and i was like i don't want to die in my car, i don't want my reckon with the waters she was trying to escape. 05:13:35 i got swept out. i hit two trees, and i grabbed on to another one now, in cold roaring waters, and black of night, erika fought for
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05:11:35 i was yelling.it was non-stop yelling for me. about three and half 4 hours. in the water. erika says it was in her second hour of survival that she caught sight of the men our cameras later captured being rescued from a white truck. 04:58:44 the three men on the truck.they actually were the ones, they could hear me. they kept telling me yelling at me- after the fact i found out they were telling me to hold on./ no.you couldn't hear anything except for water.. nats of cars passing from today on decker today, as part of her own healing process, erika walked with me to the very place she clung to life. her first time back since the flood. 05:42:59 so it was just holding on and trying to pull up. wrapping my legs around it. 05:44:44 long pause..yeah. the guys on the truck..they kept yelling at me and making movements to hold on to the tree.and i wanted to see my
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hours into her ordeal started a columbia firefighter named pete made it out to her in the trees. she credits the crew of columbia movements to hold on to the tree.and i wanted to see my family. hours into her ordeal started a columbia firefighter named pete made it out to her in the trees. she credits the crew of columbia 05:35:27 i'm just very grateful. i wouldn't be here without them. erika suffered a partially torn rotator cuff. doctors said she had nearly drowned and her muscles were starting to deteriorate. but erika says her physical recovery has been easier than the mental and spiritual 05:02:27 it's a daily talk i have, in my mind, with god.just trying to figure out. why did i make it out. days after her rescue, erika learned the man in the car that crashed next to hers did not survive. 04:57:54 mr. samson pringle.
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on this day, that our walk through the woods off decker took such an unexpected turn. while gathering footage, our photographer steve found this. 05:55:25 that's part of my windshield. pieces of erika's past just waiting- almost like an answer. 05:55:55 oh..i can't believe it's still here. 05:56:31 it's my cross. a gold cross..
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years before and had always hung from her rearview mirror. ".i thought i'd lost it." 05:57:03 sobs.ohhh that. a purpose. god is really here. erika's struggle to understand what happened here off decker boulevard was seemingly met with an unexpected gift reaching out from that fateful day. 05:52:11 you only do get this one life.and if you go through this, and you come out of it, you don't want to waste it. like so many, erika lost a lot on october fourth. but returning to the scene of so much pain, seemingly gave her back so much more. in columbia, mary king, wis news 10. columbia, mary king, wis news 10. erika adds while she has been able to thank everyone who was a part of her rescue, she hopes one day to reunite with all of them in person. more sunrise after this.
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jeb bush's campaign has cratered, now he just slings mud. but, it's made no difference. the state endorsed john kasich saying voters should, "ignore the blather of candidates without real credentials to lead the country." the usa today poll said kasich was the most likely republican to beat hillary clinton, beating her by eleven points.
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primary, and republican candidates are making their final push to south carolina voters. plus... warm and sunny temperatures this weekend. i'll have your first alert forecast coming up. plus... the gamecock women's basketball team is waking up this morning with an sec regular season title. a look back at the team's victory against border rival georgia. it's friday, february 19th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this
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we are officially in the final stretches of campaigning for the 2016 republican presidential candidates -- with just one day to go before the south carolina primary. all six candidates will be scattered across the state today. and last night here in columbia-- donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush reached out to south carolina voters at usc's school of law. the three candidates spoke at a town hall hosted by cnn. hot topics of conversation-- trump defending his stance on immigration after an interaction with pope francis. jeb bush even came to trump's defense on the topic of his religion. john kasich had an e etional moment after recalling an interaction with a young voter in the upstate. a recap-- coming up. we're looking ahead to some warm temratures this weekend-- with highs reaching 70 degrees. tim miller has a look at your first alert forecast on this friday! soak up the sunny to partly cloudy skies through this weekend as highs warm into the 70s. showers return monday with periods of rain tuesday and wednesday of next
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today marks the final full day of campaigning here in the palmetto state-- before voters head to the polls on saturday. last night at usc's school of
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candidates took part in a town hall hosted by cnn. donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush answered questions from voters-- ahead of the first in the south primary this weekend. donald trump found himself in the middle of a firestorm after calling pope francis quote "disgraceful," after receiving criticism from the pontiff. this comes after pope francis said trump isn't christian because he wants to build a wall to keep immigrants out of the u.s. at last night's town hall, trump called the pontiff a wonderful guy and complimented his high energy-- but said the pope doesn't understand immigration issues. "i have a lot of respect for the pope. i think he's got a lot of personality, he's very different. he's a very different kind of a guy. and i think he's doing a very misinterpreted." trump went on to say that the media may have exaggerated the interaction between the two. he said he does not feel he was fighting with the pope-- but that only one side
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jeb bush is speaking out on the backlash received by trump. bush said he believes it's not appropriate to question trump's faith. this comes after the pope questioned trump's religion due to his desire to build a wall along the u-s mexico border. john kasich spoke out about an emotional moment he shared with a young man at a campaign event on thursday. the ohio governor hugged a young voter who shared the recent difficulties in his life. at the town hall, kasich said he's seen people talk about their issues frequently on the campaign trail. he also said he believes sometimes candidates need to slow down and let people talk about their issues. presidential candidate "we've got to slow down and then we got to carry out our god-given destinies and potentials and gifts and ... yet it's definitely changed me because it's slowing me down. i've learned so much from, listen, everybody here. you've got to celebrate other people's wins, and sometimes you've got to sit with them and cry." kasich also gave his two cents on donald trump's war of words with pope francis over his pledge to build a border wall. kasich said he agrees with the pope that america
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walls. the only candidates with scheduled stops in the midlands are kasich and marco rubio. rubio is scheduled to stop by the marriott hotel in downtown columbia at 9 this morning. kasich is expected to be at a town hall at senate's end at 10. the other four candidates will have events focused on the upstate and the coast. you can stay up to date on all the campaign stops in the midlands by visiting our website at wis tv dot com. there you'll find the latest on where the candidates will be visiting. here's how the numbers are stacking up for the republican candidates nationwide. among likely republican voters -- ted cruz and donald trump lead the pack with only 2-points separating them in the latest nbc news, wall street journal poll. marco rubio trails in 3rd with john kasich, ben carson, and jeb bush following behnd. here in south carolina we're now in the final hours of absentee voting in the republican primary our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with new
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election commission on how voting numbers are looking so far. the biggest thing to remember -- today is it's the last day to cast your absentee ballot. if it's at a polling location, you'll have until 7pm tonight. or -- if you have an absentee ballot in your possession -- you're recommended to take it directly to a polling location because it may not get there in time if you put it in the mail. chris whitmire with the state election commission says we've seen a trend over the past several elections of more people voting absentee -- rather than going to the polls on election day. 84-thousand people have requested absentee ballots for both primaries. 51-thousand of those have been returned -- which is a new record here in the palmetto state. and whether you're voting absentee or you're voting at the polls tomorrow in the republican primary -- whitmire says the most important thing is to check where your voting location is. "make sure you know where you're going to vote. even if you've been going to the same place for
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would just go check to make sure you know where you're voting on election day." to make things easy, scvotes.gov has updated all polling locations. all you have to do is type in your name and address and it will give you all the details you need to know where to go. to make it easy we've put a link under the big red 10. according to the south carolina republican party -- a quarter of voters here in south carolina are still undecided on who they're voting for. i'll explain more on that coming up in the next half hour. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. the democratic candidates are looking ahead to the nevada caucuses this weekend. in the latest polls, likely democratic caucus-goers are split almost evenly between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. here in south carolina, clinton has an 18-point lead over sanders. clinton is also looking to capitalize on a major endorsement she could pick up in the palmetto state. we'll have more on a news conference her campaign is holding in columbia today -- ahead in our next half hour. new overnight i ithe wis alert center... anti-government protester and rancher cliven bundy will be
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bundy was indicted earlier this week and now faces charges in nevada over a standoff with federal authorities in 2014. bundy and four others including his sons ryan and ammon - led the takeover of the malheur national wildlife refuge in oregon. bundy was denied bail this week after a judge in oregon determined he is a flight risk. a sumter man is in jail after an undercover operation led to his arrest on drug charges. 20-year-old tyreek broughton was arrested on thursday after a number of drugs were found at his home. broughton faces drug possession and distribution charges. he is being held at the sumter-lee regional detention center awaiting a bond hearing. police are continuing to investigate the case. the usc women are back-to-back sec champions! the gamecocks clinched a share of the regular season title monday. last night they had a chance to take the crown outright. the only thing standing in their way -- the georgia bull dogs.
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uga and would close the game out down the stretch. the team celebrated at half court with the championship trophy. afterwards -- the players talked about their outright title, after sharing it with tennessee last season. sessions: "it's a big relief. you don't want to share first place with anyone. last year, sharing it really got under our skin and we didn't want to have that feeling that we had to share something with someone. so, just being on top and just being number one and not sharing is a great feeling, but we still have unfinished business." the gamecocks are a perffct 13 and oh in conference play so far this season. they'll play alabama next on monday. that's one of three games left before the sec tournament starts in march. the usc men are back in action tomorrow looking to rebound from back to back losses. they host florida at noon at colonial life arena. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. soak up the sunny to partly cloudy skies through this
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70s. showers return monday with periods of rain tuesday and wednesday of next with 2" rain totals possible. up next on sunrise -- it's time for some burnt rubber
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the daytona 500 is this sunday. but nascar's stars have already taken to the track for a pair of duels at daytona. the owner of a midlands estate sale company is also expected to have a bond
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism.
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also expected to have a bond hearing today. tony hendon was booked at the alvin s. glenn detention center yesterday on two felony counts of breach of trust. hendon is the owner of columbia-based "real estate guys", which has been the center of several civil lawsuits that accuse hendon of ripping them off after agreeing to conduct sales. one of his charges carries a five year prison sentence--the other, a ten-year sentence. richland county deputies are trying to find a neww home for a child, left at school after an apparent murder-suicide. the six year old was not picked up from school wednesday. deputies checked the child's home on amsterdam drive where they found the child's mother and her estranged husband both shot to death. deputies say the shooting was the result of a investigators are now working to determine what exactly led up to the shooting. soak up the sunny to partly cloudy skies through this weekend as highs warm into the 70s.
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tuesday and wednesday of next with 2" rain totals possible. drivers -- start your engines. it's race week in daytona -- and the first set of races ahead of sundays
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500 are in the books. last night were the duels at daytona -- two drivers -- start your engines. it's race week in daytona -- and the first set of races ahead of sundays 58th daytona 500 are in the books.. last night were the duels at daytona -- two short races that help determine the starting order for sunday. kyle busch one the second race. the first race was won by the sport's most popular driver -- dale earnhardt junior. the earnhardt family has had a lot of
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daytona. and this sunday's race will have some special significance to dale junior and nascar fans. we'll have more on that in our 6am hour. we've got plenty more of today's top headlines on your friday morning. stay with us right here on news 10 sunrise. kristen welker coming up on today, the war of words between senator sanders and secretary
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her church taught her to do all the good you can... for all the people you can... for as long as you can... after law school, she could have joined a high priced law firm... but instead, she worked to reform juvenile justice in south carolina... exposed racism in alabama schools... registered latino voters in texas... and provided legal aid to families in arkansas. her life's work has been about breaking barriers.s. and so wouou her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach its potential unless we all do. together.
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kristen welker coming up on today, the war of words between senator sanders and secretary clinton escalates at our msnbc telemundo town hall. we'll tell you what each candidate had to say about immigration and wall street reform. plus, donald trump versus the pope. we'll have trump's latest comments and reaction to pope controversy, all that and more coming up on today. the so-called affluenza teen will appear in court this morning to learn whether his case will be moved to adult court. ethan couch was 16- years-old when he drove drunk and caused a crash that killed four people in dallas. couch pleaded guilty and was sentenced to probation. couch and his mother later fled to mexico where they were arrested. if a judge moves the case to aduu court and he violates probation, couch could be sent to prison. supreme court justice antonin
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will lie in repose today in the great hall of the supreme court building. a private ceremony will be held before the public is invited to pay their respects. as part of supreme court tradition... a black drape has also been hung over the courtroom doors, scalia's chair on the bench, and the bench itself. scalia's funeral is expected to be held on saturday. the federal aviation administration is expected to investigate a helicopter crash in the waters of pearl harbor, hawaii. a sixteen-year-old boy is in critical condition after a helicopter made a crash landing thursday. good samaritans who saw the after a helicopter made a crash landing thursday. good samaritata who saw the crash jumped in the water to rescue the five people on board. four passengers are recovering in area hospitals. there's no word yet on what caused the crash landing. the fbi is now searching a california home connected to a relative of one of the san bernardino shooters. the home-- tied to the brother of shooter syed farook -- has reportedly searched before. but on thursday-- federal agents were seen carrying out a box of
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computer. the fbi also searched the two cars parked out front. officials said they would not discuss the reason for the search. u-s health officials have now met with brazil's health minister in the brazilian capital to discuss the zika virus outbreak. the u-s delegation to the meeting included the ambassador to brazil and a deputy director of the u-s centers for disease control. after the meeting, brazilian health minister announced that notification of zika virus cases will become mandatory in brazil. the world health organization has declared a global health emergency over the zika virus. soak up the sunny to partly cloudy skies through this weekend as highs warm into the 70s. showers return monday with periods of rain tuesday and wednesday of next with 2" rain totals possible. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day
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good morning.
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she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us.
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thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this friday, february 19th. "i don't like fighting with the pope actually. i don't think this is a fight. i think he said something much softer than was originally reported by the media." top stories this morning... a friendly feud. donald trump defends he made about pope francis after the pontiff questioned his faith due to
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trump spoke at a town hall here in columbia last night-- where he also spoke on whether or not he supported the iraq war back in 2002. we'll have more on that story coming up. plus-- governor nikki haley hits the campaign trail with marco rubio. why she says she chose to endorse the florida senator and how she feels he'll change the country. plus today is the last day for south carolinians to vote absentee for the republican primary. and in voters will head to the polls to cast their ballot. but -- state officialls tell us there are still about one in four south carolinians undecided on who they're voting plus -- we're looking at some beautiful weather this weekend. we're in the 60's today. but look at tomorrow -- 10 degrees warmer in the 7070s. a nice early taste of spring. soak up the sunny to partly
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weekend as highs warm into thth 70s. showers return monday with periods of rain tuesday and wednesday of next with 2" rain totals possible. first alert traffic report
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you should be aware of. you could encounter some delays whililcrews you could encounter some delays while crews work to clean up an accident on the huger street ramp getting on to interstate 126. early reports indicate a driver was headed in the wrong direction at the time of the crash. right now there's no word on any injuries. we have calls into the highway patrol to find out more about this crash and will keep you updated. we are officially in the final stretches of campaigning for the 2016 republican presidential all six republican candidates will be scattered across south carolina today. just last night-- the candidates spoke at a town hall at usc's school of law. donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush attended-- while cnn's anderson cooper moderated the
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donald trump is disputing claims that he backed the iraq war back in 2002. trump has recently voiced his opposititi for the invasion of iraq under president george w. bush's reign. but reports say trump voiced support for the war in a 2002 interview with howard stern. last night at the town hall-- the republican candidate said he could have said he supported the invasion-- but he doesn't remember what he said. "i could have said that. i wasn't a politician. it was probably the 1st time anybody asked me that question. by the time the war started, that was quite a bit before the war, i was against the war." trump also went on to say that he "wasn't a politician" at the time that he may have voiced support for the iraq war. trump has recently reprimanded george w. bush for the war. the feud between trump and jeb bush might be simmering down. bush came to trump's defense in a rare moment at last night's town hall in columbia. this comes after pope francis questioned trump's faith due to his desire
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keep immigrants out of the u-s. bush said he believes the pope should not question trump's faith. "i don't question people's christianity. i think that's a relationship that they have with their lord & savior and themselves. so i just don't think it's appropriate to question donald trump's faith." bush went on to say that trump knows what his faith is-- and that its none of his business to question his relationship with the lord. governor nikki haley continues to tour the campaign trail with marco rubio before the gop primary. earlier this week, governor haley made her decision to endorse the florida senator on his presidential run. governor haley explained on thursday at an event in anderson why she ultimately chose to endorse rubio-- instead of his republican rivals. "i don't pick people based on whether they can win or not. i pick people based on the fact that i think they can change our country. i know marco rubio can change our country. governor haley also spoke out about why she didn't choose to endorse jeb bush-- who is reportedly a friend of hers. she said bush is a great mentor
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along the way-- but that the presidential election is not about choosing friends. the democratic candidates are looking ahead to the nevada caucuses this weekend. in the latest polls, likely democratic caucus-goers are split almost evenly between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. here in south carolina, clinton has an 18-point lead over sanders. last night-- the candidates made a final push to nevada voters during a town hall. we'll have more on that coming up in about 15 minutes. be sure to stay with us right here on wis as we bring you the latest coverage throughout the first in the south primary weekend. we'll have live coverage beginning tomorrow night at 6. new in the alert center this morning... today is the deadline for drone owners to register with the faa. the rule was announced last year... before an estimated 1 million drones were sold for the holidays. only 300-thousand people registered in the first month since the rule took effect. but after today, unregistered drone owners could face heavy fines of up to 250-thousand dollars and
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users only pay 5 dollars for a three-year registration with the faa. family and friends are preparing to say final goodbyes to a midlands volleyball and track standout. 23-year-old tylaporte was killed last week in a car crash near holly springs, mississippi after colliding with an 18-wheeler. ty graduated from dutch fork high school. she had just just finished her four-year ole miss volleyball career. a visitation will be held tonight at bostick- mpkins funeral homomon colonial drive from 5 to 7. funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 at the columbia first seventh- day adventist church on riverchase way in lexington. a midlands restaurant owner accused of killing a man last weekend is expected to be in court for a bond hearing today. greg leon is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection to a shooting, sunday night in lexington county. the coroner's office has not yet been able to positively identify the victim officials say he appears to have been in the country illegally and had assumed several identities while he was in south carolina.
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in the back seat of a truck with the victim when the shots were fired. leon turned himself in not long after the incident. baseball season is officially here for the gamecocks! this afternoon-- the gamecocks open a 3 game stand against albany to start the season. usc has been among theheop programs in the nation for years -- but missed the ncaa tournament last year for the first time in 1999. there has been optimism in the offseason that this year will be a different story. today's game is at 4 o'clock at founders park. first pitch saturday is 2pm -- then 1:30 on sunday. it will be a battle of the badges in lexington county this officials on the hardwood for a good cause. this year all will the money raised at the event will go to samaritan's well, a local shelter. the showdown will happen tomorrow night at gilbert high school. dinner starts at 6 and the game is at 7. tickets are 7 dollars in advance
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today special olympics athletes will be on the hardwood for a three-on- three tournament at newberry college. more than 100 athletes from three different school districts will participate. first tip-off is at 10:30 inside eleazor arena. the event is free and open to the public. coming up on news 10 sunrise... a consumer alert to tell you about this morning involving the recall of nearly half a million items from one arts and crafts store. what you need to know on that-- south carolina's state agriculture officials are painting a bright outlook for
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going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes.
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and that police brutality is used to keep folks hemmed in, and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp, like my father came up with the congress of racial equality, like bernie sanders came up with the congress of racial equality. black lives matter. we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fighthtor all our families as if they are our own.
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crop... despite major setbacks last year. the department of agriculture
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delays from heavy rainfall a few months ago, peach growers are back working on planting new trees and installing irrigation line for the upcoming season. farmers are expecting a normal bloom date in a few weeks. soak up the sunny to p ptly cloudy skies through this weekend as highs warm into the 70s. showers return monday with periods of rain tuesday and wednesday of next with 2" rain totals possible. a risk of mold exposure has prompted michaels arts and crafts store to recall
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crafts store to recall nearly half a million artificial poinsettias.
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of a million holiday paper boxes. the first recall involves ashland artificial poinsettia flowers sold in single stems and bushes-- while the second involves ashland holiday paper boxes. michaels stores nationwide sold the products last october and november. consumers should return the products to a michaels store for a full refund. and mcdonald's is giving a whole new meaning to chicken and waffles. it's testing what it calls the "chicken mcgriddle" at some central ohio locations. it's a chicken and pancakes sandwich... or rather... the mcchicken without the buns meets the maple- flavored pancakes of the mcgriddle. no word yet on whether the creation will make its way to columbia. we'll have plenty more of today's top headlines coming up after the break. thanks for starting your morning with us here on sunrise.
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stretch of she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of
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and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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campaigning for the republican presidential candidates -- with just one day to go before the south carolina primary. all six republican candidates will be scattered across the state today. the only candidates with scheduled stops in the midlands are john kasich and marco rubio. one thing candidates are counting on is for you to go out and vote. the big question remains -- how are south carolinians feeling about the candidates? our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with more. i spoke with matt moore, the chairman of the south carolina republican party. he says one in four republican voters are still undecided when it comes down to which candidate they'll chose in the primary. so that's a big factor when it comes down to the candidate who can sway the most votes. what your seeing on your screen are how the candidates rank here in south
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american resesrch group. despite national polls -- here in south carolina, donald trump has the clear lead with 33 percent. followed by marco rubio and john kasich. then you have ted cruz, jeb bush and ben carson respectively. but, from what we've seen in the iowa and new hampshire primaries, polls don't always foresee the winner. those with the south carolina republican party expect record turnout at the primary tomorrow -- with upwards of 650- thousand voters going to the polls. matt moore, the chairman of the south carolina republican party says the palmetto state is about twice as big as iowa and new hampshire combined. and the primary tomorrow is going to be a major test for the candidates. "in every state following, there are few candidates that have to drop out. and what's coming next for these candidates is a state by state race where you've got to compete in more than one state at one time. so momentum is very important as you leave south carolina -- i think there
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tickets out of south carolina." if you're voting absentee, you live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. your weather is shaping up to be fantastic for primary day. tim miller has your voting forecast. soak up the sunny to partly cloudy skies through this weekend as highs warm into the 70s. showers return monday with periods of rain tuesday and wednesday of next with 2" rain totals possible. with a little more than a week before south carolina's democratic primary -- a big endorsement could soon be coming for hillary clinton. a source close to congressman
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a big endorsement could soon be coming for hillary clinton. a source close to congressman james clyburn says he will be publicly endorsing clinton over her rival bernie sanders. clyburn is the highest- ranking democrat in south carolina. clinton's campaign will be holding a news conference this morning at 11 at allen university. wis will be there and will bring you coverage in our later newscasts. last night -- clinton and her democratic challenger, bernie sanders participated in a town hall hosted by msnbc in las vegas. the two candidates are in a dead heat in polls just a day away from the democratic caucus in nevada tomorrow. both candidates fielded questions from the audience at different times. while they both sparred over who would best uphold the legacy of president obama, but both agreed immigration reform should be a top priority for the candidate elected as president. "we are absolutely going to introduce legislation. i'm going to call everybody on the committee, democrats and republicans alike q: within 100 days? clinton: yeah i'm going to introduce my priority legislation and this is at the top of that list. "i want to take 11 million undocumented people in this
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out of the fear that they are experiencing every single day." likely voters in next week's democratic primary here in south carolina favor hillary clinton over bernie sanders. clinton maintains a broad 18-point lead in our state. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line. you can also mail photos to: you can also mail photos to: birthday board
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new sanctions for north korea have now been signed by president obama. congress overwhelmingly passed the measure earlier this month. the sanctions are punishment for kim jong-un's regime, after launching several nuclear and missile tests -- as well as suspected cyber attacks.
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of anyone doing business related to north korea's nuclear or weapons programs... or anyone suspected of being involved in human rights abuses in north korea. bill cosby is suing one of the women accusing him of rape. lawyers for cosby filed a lawsuit against andrea constand...according to a newly-filed complaint. in the suit..cosby claims constand violated a 2006 settlement when she worked with the montgomery county district attorney as they investigated a rape allegation. cosby wants back the more than 75-thousand dollars he paid in the settlement. lawyers from neither side would comment on the lawsuit. the e-p-a says the latest water samples show lead-removal fifiers are working for homes with high lead levels in flint, michigan. the e-p-a says the samples confirm results from earlier testing. the agency says it continues to recommend residents use the filters in their homes. it says for pregnant and breast-feeding women and kids six and under, bottled water is the safest option. and everyone else should use filtered water for drinking, cooking and for their pets.
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snow and gridlock to the sierra mountain roadways in california. traffic was at a standstill along interstate-80 on thursday. tractor trailers clogged highway lanes as they stopped to put chains on their tires. other drivers were forced to pull over along the side of the road or at nearby rest stops - crouching on the icy, slushy ground to prevent a slippery mess. highway patrol officials say chain controls along i-80 have been lifted. soak up the sunny to partly cloudy skies through this weekend as highs warm into the 70s. showers return mony with periods of rain tuesday and wednesday of next with 2" rain totals possible. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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jeb bush's campaign has cratered, now he just slings mud. but, it's made no difference. the state endorsed john kasich saying voters should, "ignore the blather of candidates without real credentials to lead the country." the usa today poll said kasich was the most likely republican to beat hillary clinton, beating her by eleven points. john kasich is presidential.
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we are one day away from the
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republican candidates are making their final push to south carolina voters. plus... warm and sunny temperatures this weekend. i'll have your first alert forecast coming up. plus... the gamecock women are champs good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock. today -- candidates will make their last plea for votes for tomorrow's south you can see another busy day ahead for the candidates all around the state. last night here in columbia three of those candidates -- donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush -- reached out to south carolina voters at usc's school of law. they took questions during a cnn town hall --
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hall's on back to back nights. hot topics from last night -- trump defending his stance on immigration after comments from pope francis that called into question his christian views. jeb bush even came to trump's defense on the topic of his religion. john kasich meanwhile had an emotional moment after recalling an interaction with a young voter in the upstate. a full recap coming up. we're looking ahead to some warm temperatures this weekend-- with highs reaching 70 degrees. tim miller has a look at your first alert forecast on this friday! fabulous forecast over the next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for
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the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very latest. first alert traffic report donald trump found himself in the middle of a firestorm after
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"disgraceful," after receiving criticism from the pontiff. his pointed comments came after pope francis said trump isn't christian because he wants to build a wall to keep immigrants out of the u.s. -- saying christians "build bridges". at last night's cnn toto hall, trump had a mixed response to understand immigration issues, but also the pope's comments may have been blown out of proportion "i have a lot of respect for the pope. i think he's got a lot of personality, he's very different. he's a very different kind of a guy. that, i think he was very much misinterpreted." trump went on to say that the media may have exaggerated the interaction between the two. he said he does not feel he was fighting with the pope-- but that only one side was shown by the media. jeb bush is spoke out on all the backlash. even with the two feuding
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bush said he believes it's not appropriate to question trump's faith. we'll have more of his comments coming up at 6:30. john kasich spoke out about an emotional moment he shared with a young man at a campaign event on thursday. the ohio governor hugged a young voter who shared the recent difficulties in his life. at the town hall, kasich said he's seen people talk about their issues frequently on the campaign trail. he also said he believes sometimes candidates need to slow down and let people talk about their issues. presidential candidate "we've got to slow down and then we got to carry out our god-given destinies and potentials and gifts and ... yet it's definitely changed me because it's slowing me down. i've learned so much from, listen, everybody here. you've got to celebrate other people's wins, and sometimes you've got to sit with them and cry." kasich also gave his two cents on donald trump's war of words with pope francis over his pledge to build a border wall. kasich said he agrees with the pope that america needs to build bridges-- and not
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the only candidates with scheduled stops in the midlands are kasich and marco rubio. rubio is scheduled to stop by the marriott hotel in downtown columbia at 9 this morning. kasich is expected to be at a town hall at senate's end at 10. the other four candidates will have events focused on the upstate and the coast. you can stay up to date on all the campaign stops in the midlands by visiting the politics page of wis tv dot com. here's how the numbers are stacking up for the republican candidates nationwide. among likely republican voters -- ted cruz and donald trump lead the pack with only 2-points separating them in the latest nbc news, wall street journal poll. marco rubio trails in 3rd with john kasich, ben carson, and jeb bush following behind. here in south carolina we're now in the final hours of absentee voting in the republican primary our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with new information from the state election commission on how voting numbers are looking so far. the biggest thing to remember -- today is it's the last day to cast your absentee ballot. if it's at a polling location,
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tonight. or -- if you have an absentee ballot in your possession -- you're recommended to take it directly to a polling location because it may not get there in time if you put it in the mail. chris whitmire with the state election commission says we've seen a trend over the past several elections of more people voting absentee -- rather than going to the polls on election day. 84-thousand people have requested absentee ballots for both primaries. 51-thousand of those have been returned -- which is a new record here in the palmetto state. and whether you're voting absentee or you're voting at the polls tomorrow in the republican primary -- whitmire says the most important thing is to check where your voting location is. "make sure you know where you're going to vote. even if you've been going to the same place for years and years and year, i would just go check to make sure you know where you're voting on election day."
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has updated all polling locations. all you have to do is type in your name and address and it will give you all the details you need to know where to go. to make it easy we've put a link voters here in south carolina are still undecided on who higdon, wis news 10. the democratic candidates are looking ahead to the nevada caucuses this weekend. in the latest polls, likely democratic caucus-goers are split almost evenly between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. here in south carolina, clinton has an 18-point lead over sanders. clinton is also looking to capitalize on a major endorsement she could pick up in the palmetto state. we'll have more on a news conference her campaign is holding in columbia today -- ahead in our next half hour. new w the alert center this morning... two suspects are dead after an officer-involved shooting in california overnight. take a look at the heavy police presence on the scene last night. santa ana police say an officer responded to a call of a
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suspects had a gun, thats when shots were fired. two suspects were killed and two are in custody police are trying to determine if the four men involved in thursday's shooting have gang ties. the usc women are back-to-back sec champions! the gamecocks clinched a share of the regular season title monday. last night they had a chance to take the crown outright. the only thing standing in their way -- the georgia bull dogs. usc opened up a big lead over uga and would close the game out down the stretch. the team celebrated at half court with the championship trophy. afterwards -- the players t tked about their outright title, after sharing it with tennessee last season. sessions: "it's a big relief. you don't want to share first place with anyone. last year, sharing it really got under our skin and we didn't so, just being on top and just being number one and not sharing is a great feeling, but we still have unfinished business." the gamecocks are a perfect 13 and oh in conference play so far
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they'll play alabama next on monday. that's one of three games left before the sec tournament starts in march. the usc men are back in action tomorrow looking to rebound from back to back losses. they host florida at noon at colonial life arena. and -- expected in your first alert forecast today. here's tim miller. fabulous forecast over the next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very latest. and up next -- i'll have your
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a doorway to magic will open up wide in the capital city tonight. that's thanks to mickey, minnie and the gang. more on the family fun that's here for one night only...and a special guest who's helping us to jump start our day. up next. new overnight in the alert
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"tell them, to go **** themselves..." he's not a reckless blowhard, or a scripted robot.
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he led the nation in job creation and beat the teachers union to enact massive reform. jeb bush. over 40 retired generals and admirals and 12 medal of honor recipients know he's the commander in chief we need now. conservative, proven and prepared. jeb bush for president. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. of a helicopter crash in the waters of pearl harbor in
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you see the chopper hovering above this lake, and then it crashes into the water. bystanders jumped in to rescue the five people on board. a 16-year-old boy is reported in critical condition as a result of that crash. no word yet on what caused it. the faa is expected to investigate. a sumter man is in jail after an undercover operation led to his arrest on drug charges. 20-year-old tyreek broughton was arrested thursday after a marijuana and pills were found at his home.. he is being held at the sumter-lee regional detention center awaiting a bond hearing. the owner of a midlands estate sale company is also expected to have a bond hearing today. tony hendon was booked at the alvin s. glenn detention center yesterday on two felony counts of breach of trust. hendon is the owner of columbia-based "real estate guys", which has been the center of several civil lawsuits that accuse hendon of ripping them off after agreeing to conduct sales. one of his charges carries a five year prison sentence--the other, a ten-year sentence. richland county deputies are
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home for a child, left at school after an apparent murder-suicide. the six year old was not picked up from school wednesday. deputies checked the child's home on amsterdam drive where they found mother and her estranged husband both shot to death. deputies say the shooting was the result of a domestic situation. investigators are now working to determine what exactly led up to the shooting. fabulous forecast over the next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a
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moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very latest. a doorway to magic will open up
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life arena. disney live! is bringing mickey, minnie and 25 of your favorite disney characters to columbia to help share and inspire a world of imagination. so we thought we'd get a jump start by bringing mickey mouse in the house this morning... and with him disney live's abigail baltezar- macias. good morning to you both... i understand mickey has some special magic for us this morning. show details: join mickey mouse, minnie mouse and the comical duo of donald and goofy as 25 of your favorite characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! see the fairy godmother
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gown in a split second; the toy story gang defy the dimensions of andy's toy box with the help of the green army men; and the spectacular stage debut of rapunzel and flynn rider as they rise into the sky amidst the floating lanterns. with special appearances by snow white, tinker bell and aladdin's genie, you never know what to expect or who might join in the fun. in disney live! mickey and minnie's doorway to magic, you
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place: colonial life arena, 801 lincoln street, columbia, sc tickets: lexington medical center box office inside colonial life arena, ticketmaster.com or 800- 745-3000 tickets start at $23! social media: 'follow' us on twitter- @clamktg 'like' us on facebook- colonial life arena 'follow' us on instagram- coloniallifearena
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in history. his memory will be honored in the supreme court's great hall where his casket will lie respects too. president obama and the first lady will be among those filing past today, vice president biden will attend saturday's funeral. fabulous forecast over the next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of mon-wed and will have the very latest. the so-called affluenza teen
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appear in court this morning to learn whether his case will be moved to adult court. ethan couch was 16- years-old when he drove drunk and caused a crash that killed four people in dallas. couch pleaded guilty and was sentenced to probation. he and his mother fled to mexico last year after video surfaced that showed him possibly violating that probation. if the case goes to adult court, he could do prison time. the federal government is using biometric technology for the first time to verify the identities of foreigners leaving the united states on foot. before now, foreigners who left the country were rarely checked by u.s. as of yesterday, travelers now stand in front of a machine that scans the eye and facial features. the fbi is now searching a california with possible ties to one of the san bernardino shooters. the home-- tied to the brother of shooter syed farook -- has reportedly been searched before. on thursday-- federal agents were seen
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a computer. the fbi also searched two cars parked out front. officials said they would not discuss the reason for the search. an estimated forty- thousand acres of land continued to burn overnight across oklahoma. there are multiple fires spread throughout the state -- fueled by gusty winds after a record heat spell dried up grass and brush. so far there are no reports of deaths -- but a number of homes are lost. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half
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jeb bush's campaign has cratered, now he just slings mud. but, it's made no difference. the state endorsed john kasich saying voters should, "ignore the blather of candidates without real credentials to lead the country." the usa today poll said kasich was the most likely republican to beat hillary clinton, beating her by eleven points. john kasich is presidential.
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why she says she chose florida senator marco rubio -- and how she feels he'll change the country. plus today is the last day for south carolinians to vote absentee for the republican primary. and in voters will head to the polls to cast their ballot. but -- state officialls tell us there are still about one in four south carolinians undecided on who they're voting for. i'll have the details coming up in about 15 minutes. plus -- we're looking at some beautiful weather this weekend. this weekend. we're in the 60's today. but look at tomorrow -- 10 degrees warmer in the 70's. a nice early taste of spring. a nice early taste of spring. tim miller has your forecast. fabulous forecast over the next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with
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lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very latest. an overnight crash on the huger street ramp getting on to interstate 126 is under investigation.
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an overnight crash on the huger street ramp getting on to interstate 126 is under investigation. it was reported just after 3:30 this morning. under investigation. it was reported just after 3:30 this morning. early reports indicate a driver was headed in the wrong direction at the time of the crash. right now there's no word on n y injuries. we have calls into investigators to find out more about this crash. we'll keep you updated. just into the wis alert center this morning... donald trump is now leading tomorrows south carolina republican primary by 5 points down from his 16-point lead in the state a month ago, according to results from a new nbc news, wall street journal, marist poll. trump gets support from 28 percent of likely republican primary voters in the state, while ted
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they're followed by marco rubio at 15 percent. jeb bush at 13 percent, and john kasich and ben carson at 9 percent each. all other recent public polling in south carolina has shown trump with a strong double-digit lead in the state. we are officially in the final stretches of campaigning for the 2016 republican presidential candidates -- with just one day to go before the south carolina primary. all six republican candidates will be scattered across south carolina today. just last night-- the candidates spoke at a town hall at usc's school of donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush attended-- while cnn's event. donald trump is disputing claims that he backed the iraq war back in 2002. trump has recently voiced his opposition for the invasion of iraq under president george w. bush's reign. but reports say trump voiced support for the war in a 2 22 interview with howard stern. last night at the town hall-- the republican candidate said he could have said he supported the
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remember what he said. "i could have said that. i wasn't a politician. it was probably the 1st time anybody asked me that question. by the time the war started, that was quite a bit before the war, i was against the war." trump also went on to say that he "wasn't a politician" at the time that he may have voiced support for the iraq war. trump has recently reprimanded george w. support for the iraq war. trump has recently reprimanded george w. bush for the war. the feud between trump and jeb bush might be simmering down. bush came to trump's defense in a rare moment at last night's town halalin columbia. this comes after pope francis questioned trump's faith due to his desire to build a wall to keep immigrants out of the u-s. bush said he believes the pope should not question trump's faith. "i don't question people's christianity. i think that's a relationship that they have with their lord & savior and themselves. so i just don't think it's appropriate to question donald trump's faith." bush went on to say that trump knows what his faith is-- and that its none of
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relationship with the lord. governor nikki haley continues to tour the campaign trail with marco rubio before the gop primary. earlier this week, governor haley made her decision to endorse the florida senator on his presidential run. governor haley explained on thursday at an event in anderson why she ultimately chose to endorse rubio-- instead of his republican rivals. "i don't pick people based on whether they can win or not. i pick people based on the fact that i think they can change our country. i know marco rubio can change our country. governor haley also spoke out about why she didn't choose to endorse jeb bush-- who is reportedly a friend of hers. she said bush is a great mentor and has helped her along the way-- but that the presidential election is not about choosing friends. be sure to stay with us right here on wis as w wbring you the beginning tomorrow night at 6. the democratic candidates are looking ahead to the nevada caucuses this weekend.
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democratic caucus-goers are split almost evenly between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. here in south carolina, clinton has an 18-point lead over sanders. last night-- the candidates made a final push to nevada voters during a town hall. we'll have more on that coming up in about 15 minutes. family and friends are preparing to say final goodbyes to a midlands volleyball and track standout. 23-year-old tylaporte was killed last week in a car crash near holly springs, mississippi after colliding with an 18-wheeler. ty graduated from dutch fork high school. she had just just finished her four-year ole miss volleyball career. a visitation will be held tonight at bostick- tompkins funeral home on colonial drive from 5 to 7. funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 at the columbibifirst seventh- day adventist church on riverchase way in lexington. a midlands restaurant owner accused of killing a man last weekend is expected to be in court for a bond hearing today. greg leon is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection to a shooting, sunday night in lexington county. the coroner's office has not yet
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positively identify the victim officials say he appears to have been in the country illegally and had assumed the victim when the shots were fired. leon turned himself in not long after the incident. baseball season is officially here for the gamecocks! this afternoon-- the gamecocks open a 3 game stand against albany to start the season. usc has been among the top programs in the nation for years -- but missed the ncaa tournament last year for the first time in 1999. there has been optimism in the offseason that this year will be a different story. today's game is at 4 o'clock at founders park. first pitch saturday is 2pm -- then 1:30 on sunday. it will be a battle of the badges in lexington county this saturday night. each year sheriff's deputies go head-to-head with public safety officials on the hardwood for a good cause. this year all of the money raised at the event will go to samaritan's well, a local shelter. the showdown will happen
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gilbert high school. dinner starts at 6 and the game is at 7. tickets are 7 dollars in advance or 10 dollars at fuel! the daytona 500 is this sunday. but nascar's stars have already taken to the track for a pair of duels at daytona. fabulous forecast over the next fabulous forecast over the next
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in educucion, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism.
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y sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have
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drivers -- start your engines. it's race week in daytona -- and
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set of races ahead of sundays 58th daytona 500 are in the books. last night were the duels at daytona -- two short races that help determine the starting order for sunday. kyle busch won the second race. the first race was won by the sport's most popular driver -- dale earnhardt junior. earnhardt has had a lot of success at daytona -- winning the 500 twice. this year's 500 will bring back some sad memories for nascar fans. it will be the 15th daytona 500 since dale earnhardt senior was killed in the race back in 2001. yesterday marked 15 years to the day. earnhardt was a seven time nascar champion -- and won the
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let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america
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today this more than a year after spaceshiptwo was destroyed in an accident that killed a pilot... today, space line founder richard branson will unveil the new spaceshiptwo. it's designed to carry up to six passengers on a high-speed flight to the fringes of space. at an altitude above 62 miles, the founder says passengers will experience a few minutes of weightlessness and see the earth below. this is video of the virgin galactic plane that crash back in 2014. we are officially in the final stretch of campaigning for the republican presidential candidates -- with just one day to go before the south carolina primary.
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will be scattered across the state today. the only candidates with scheduled stops in the midlands are john kasich and marco rubio. one thing candidates are counting on is for you to go out and vote. the big question remains -- how are south carolinians feeling about the candidates? our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with more. i spoke with matt moore, the chairman of the south carolina republican party. he says one in four republican voters are still undecided when it comes down to which candidate they'll chose in the primary. so that's a big factor when it comes down to the candidate who can sway the most votes. what your seeing on your screen are new numbers released just moments ago a new nbc news, wall street journal, marist poll on how candidates are doing here in south carolina. donald trump's lead was cut significantly here in the palmetto state, but still leads with 28 percent. followed by ted cruz and marco rubio. then you have jeb bush, john kasich and ben carson respectively. but, from what we've seen in the
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primaries, polls don't always foresee the winner. those with the south carolina republican party expect record turnout at the primary tomorrow -- with upwards of 650- thousand voters going to the polls. matt moore, the chairman of the south carolina repupuican party says the palmetto state is about twice as big as iowa and new hampshire combined. and the primary tomorrow is going to be a major test for the candidates. "in every state following, there are few candidates that have to drop out. and what's coming next for these candidates is a state by state race where you've got to compete in more than one state at one time. so momentum is very important as you leave south carolina -- i think there are only a few tickets out of south carolina." if you're voting absentee, you have until 5 tonight to take your ballot to your county voter registration office. and then polls are open from 7am to 7pm tomorrow. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. your weather is shaping up to be
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tim miller has your voting forecast. fabulous forecast over the next few days as high pressure is in place. look for mostly sunny skies today through the weekend with highs today in the lower 60s.near 70 saturday and low to middle 70s sunday. a pattern change by monday as a storm system moves our way and will increase clouds and our rain chances monday wednesday.of course temperatures will cool down as well. highs monday and tuesday in the lower 60s, look for middle to upper 50s the rest of be coming for hillary clinton. a source close to congressman james clyburn says he will be publicly endorsing clinton over her rival bernie sanders. clyburn is the highest- ranking democrat in south carolina. clinton's campaign will be holding a news conference this morning at 11 at allen university. wis will be there and will bring you coverage in our later newscasts. last night -- clinton and her
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challenger, bernie sanders participated in a town hall hosted by msnbc in las vegas. the two candidates are in a dead heat in polls just a day away from the democratic caucus in nevada tomorrow. both candidates fielded questions from the audience at different times. while they both sparred over who would best uphold the legacy of president obama, but both agreed immigration reform should be a top priority for the candidate elected as president. "we are absolutely going to introduce legislation. i'm going to call everybody on the committee, democrats and republicans alike q: within 100 days? clinton: yeah i'm going to introduce my priority legislation and this is at the top of that list. "i want to take 11 million undocumented people in this country out of the shadows. out of the fear that they are experiencing every single day." likely voters in next week's democratic primary here in south carolina favor hillary clinton over bernie sanders. clinton maintains a broad 18-point lead in our state. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final
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and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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breaking news just into wis... official: american warplanes struck targets in libya overnight, hitting is
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a midlands restaurant owner accused of killing a man is expected to be in court for a bond hearing this morning. greg leon is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection to a shooting, sunday night in lexington county. the coroner's office has not yet been able to positively identify the victim. leon turned himself in not long after the incident. the owner of a midlands estate sale company is also expected to have a bond hearing today. tony hendon was booked in jail thursday on two felony counts of breach of trust. hendon is the owner of columbia-based "real estate guys", which has been the center of several civil lawsuits that accuse hendon of ripping them off after agreeing to conduct sales. republican donald trump is leading the pack among likely voters here in south carolina. trump will be campaigning along the coast today, but he was in
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cnn town hall where he defended comments he made about pope francis after the pontiff questioned his faith due to his immigration views. the nbc today show will be digging more into that side of the story ahead after sunrise.g and a reminder. today is the last day to turn in your absentee ballot in the republican primary. you have until 5pm today to turn them into your county voter registration office. polls for electronic voting will be open tomorrow from 7am to 7pm. and the usc women are back-to-back sec champions! the gamecocks clinched a share of the regular season title monday. last night they had a chance to take the crown outright. the only thing standing in their way -- the georgia bull dogs. usc opened up a big lead over uga and would close the game out down
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her church taught her to do all the good you can... for all the people you can... for as long as you can... after law school, she could have joined a high priced law firm... but instead, she worked to reform juvenile justice in south carolina... exposed racism in alabama schools... registered latino voters in texas... and provided legal aid to families in arkansas. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of you- she understands that
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holy war of words. donald trump responds after the pope questions his faith for wanting to build a wall along the mexican border. >> he has an awfully big wall at the vat cannicanvatican. >> we'll talk to donald trump live. on the democratic side,illary clinton is booed for a dig at bernie sanders. >> doesn't know what the last democratic president did. it's true. it's true. >> as our new poll shows that race tightening. paying respects. the body of justice antonin scalia set to lie in repose at the supreme court today. president obama scheduled to be there, but facing growing criticism over his decision not to attend tomorrow's funeral. moment of impact. a sightseeing helicopter crashes near pearl harbor. why the pilots actions saved lives.

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