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agree---the single most influential african- american political leader in the palmetto state and the state's only democrat in congress. congressman clyburn formally issued his backing late this morning at allen university. his decision is something of a change of plans. he had previously indicated he might not be endorsing in the current democratic primary race. and you might recall, clyburn also sat it out in 2008---when clinton was battling barack obama for the party's nomination. that later led to some friction between clyburn and former about the future. and i believe that the future of and know- how of hillary clinton as our 45th president. the clyburn endorsement could solidify secretary clinton's apparent and fairly comfortable lead in recent polling over senator bernie sanders. polls show clinton is winning
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african american voters by a substantial margin. in the newsroom jack kuenzie wis news ten. this endorsement comes as clinton is in a tough battle with bernie sanders just a day before the nevada caucuses. 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. new at noon... bond has been set at 500-thousand for midlands restaurant owner accused of killing a his wife's lover. greg leon is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection to a shooting, sunday night in lexington county. the judge set the bond for leon with multiple conditions including surrender his passport, not be in possession of deadly weapon, and be under
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lexington police say they responded to a shots fired call around 8:30 p.m. sunday night in a park- and-ride lot on riverchase way off highway 378. the coroner's office has not yet been able to positively identify the victim. leon turned himself in not long after the incident. lets take a break from the headlines to get a check on what is shaping up to be a fantastic weekend in the midlands. tim miller is tracking the great weekend and the next weather maker on the horizon. 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 some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very
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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 mon-wed and will have the very latest. and the weather is setting up for a perfect opening weekend for gamecocks baseball. this afternoon, usc opens a three game home stand against albany. the gamecocks have been among the top programs in the nation for years, but last year the team missed the ncaa tournament for the first time since 1999. there has been optimism in the offseason - many hoping this year will be a
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today's game is at 4 o'clock at founders park. first pitch on saturday is 2 and then 1:30 on sunday. today is the last chance for candidates to make their pitch to voters ahead of tomorrow's south carolina republican primary. this is a live look at at myrtle beach where voters are waiting to hear from donald trump it is a busy day across the palmetto state. with all six g-o-p candidates holding events in the upstate, here in the capital city, and along the coast. in one last push to win over south carolinans, marco rubio is criss- crossing the state today with governor nikki haley. his tour kicked off at the columbia marriott this morning where he spoke to a packed house of supporters. our billie jean shaw was there. billie jean? i've been following senator rubio's campaign trail for the past couple of days and you can really see a different energy from him since that key endorsement from governor nikki haley. this morning rubio alongside haley, rep.
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gave one more plea to supporters here in the midlands to put action behind their support by voting tomorrow. haley once again discussing why she is backing rubio referencing thier similiar lifestyles as children of parents who wanted to come to america for a better opprtunity. rubio went through his routine more of an authorative tone. now, today, what really got voters up on their feet at this particular event was his position on the war on terror. let's take a listen. "if we catch any of these terrorists alive they're not going to have the right to remain silent, they're not getting an attorney for a courthearin in manhatten and we're not sending them to sc governor they're going to guantanamo." "none of the candidates running right now has put on a uniform but he above all i think has more experience in that area than anyone else." "i really feel confident that he will make our country great again and america secure
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the first term senator is now headed to the low country where he will make 4 more apperances alongside gov. haley. tomorrow we'll truly see how much haley's endorsement has helped rubio. a recent poll shows he's holding third place, trailing behind ted cruz. in columbia, bjs, wis news 10. while many people will take to the polls tomorrow. we are in the final hours of absentee voting in the republican primary our michal higdon has more. the biggest thing to remember -- today is it's the last day to cast your absentee ballot. if you're going in person, you'll have until 5pm tonight. or -- if you have an absentee ballot in your possession -- you're encouraged to take it to your county voter registration office because if you mail it, it may not get there in time. chris whitmire with the state election commission
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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. chris whitmire: "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." to make things easy, scvotes.org 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 on this story on our webiste, plus any voting
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reporting in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. 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. you can find extensive coverage of the south carolina republican and democratic primaries on our website, wistv-dot- com. just look under our special decision 2016 tab. right now, people are paying their respects to justice antonin scalia one of the most influential, and court justices. this is a live look at inside the supreme court where justice scalia is laying in repose. nbc's pete williams has more. justice antonin scalia will lie in repose the rest of the day in the great hall of the supreme court building.
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inside by supreme court police officers, as nearly 100 of justice scalia's former law clerks stood to pay their respects, and the supreme court is open to the public today for those who want to file past and say their final goodbyes. then tomorrow, the funeral at the basilicia of the national shrine of the immaculate conception here in washington. vice-president biden will attend. when the two days of ceremonies honoring justice scalia have concluded, president obama may announce his choice of a nominee as early as next week to fill the vacancy on another person we often associate with the courtroom has passed away. pulitzer prize winner and author of "to kill a mocking bird" harper lee has died. he was 89. in july of 1960, the novel, which defined the racial troubles of the deep south, was published. the following year, lee won the pulitzer prize. the film adaptation of the novel - starring gregory peck - opened on christmas day of 1962. harper lee returned to her hometown of monroeville, alabama in 2007 after suffering
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coming up on the news at noon... break one 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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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 our country can't reach its potential unless we all do. together.
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hearing 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 new home for a child, left at school after an apparent murder-suicide. deputies checked the child's home on amsterdam drive after the six-year-old was not picked up from school wednesday.
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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. a sumter man is in jail waiting for a bond hearing after an undercover operation led to his arrest on drug charges. 20-year-old tyreek broughton was arrested thursday after authorities say marijuana and pills were found at his home. he is being held at the sumter-lee regional detention center. family and friends are saying final goodbyes to a midlands volleyball and track standout this weekend. 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 columbia first seventh- day adventist church on riverchase way in lexington.
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we sit down with al jarreau, why he is taking the stage in columbia tonight. 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
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"tell them, to go **** themselves..." he's not a reckless blowhard, or a scripted robot. he's a conservative governor with proven results. 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. 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.
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education, 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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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
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some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. we are in first alert mode mon-wed and will have the very latest. 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
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look for middle to upper 50s the rest of the week. some of the rain on tuesday could be heavy. stage at the koger center in columbia for the auntie karen foundation's 13th annual legends of concerts. joining me now...is al jarreau. 1 what this concert series is about and the importance of being a part of it? 2 talk about the significance of being apart of this event during black history month. 3 2 talk about the significance of being apart of this event during black
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3 you taught a class yesterday at dreher high school - what was that like? what did the kids say to you? 4
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get tickets. stage at the koger center in columbia for the auntie karen foundation's 13th annual legends of concerts. joining me now...is al jarreau. 1 what this concert series is about and the importance of being a part of it? 2 talk about the significance of being apart
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columbia for the auntie karen foundation's 13th annual legends of concerts. joining me now...is al jarreau.
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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 talked about sharing it with tennessee last season. sessions: "it's a big relief. you don't want to share
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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 perfect 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. 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 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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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
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