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ahead of the strong cold front, it's at that point things could become unstable enough to produce thunderstorms we'll have to wait and see how that plays out over the next 24 hours. the front moves through by latest wednesday, skies clear for the rest of the week with sunny conditions and cooler temperatures. a midlands woman accused of driving drunk now faces an even more serious charge for what turned out to be a fatal crash. jack kuenzie is in the newsroom to explain the case. judi, the highway patrol says 31 year old andalyn mills of pelion was under the influence when her car smashed into another vehicle in the gilbert area. the patrol first charged mills with dui----but today said the charge has been upgraded to felony dui resulting in death. that happened because the collision led to the death of a seven month old baby---unborn at the titi of impapa---who later died as a result of blunt force trauma and other factors
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the crash happened february 13th shortly before 1:00 o'clock in the afternoon on old two notch road between hayes crossing road and juniper springs road in gilbert. the patrol says mills' 1995 cadillac crossed the centerline, head-on into a ford truck driven by a 34 year old gilbert man and his pregnant fiance. she has asked that her name not be used. all three adults were injured and had to be treated at a hospital. but the crash forced a premature birth through emergency c-section. three days later, the baby died. if you look at it a felony dui can carry upwards of 25 years in prison so it's something that we take seriously. it's something that we see occur on our roadways in all too often senseless acts that occur because people make that poor decision to get behind the wheel after being impaired and it's something as trooper that we live every day to go out and protect the people of south carolina. and it's heartbreaking to see these innocent people get hit by
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mills has been denied bond. injuries to the child's parents were not life- threatening. jack kuenzie wis news ten. tonight, columbia police are struggling to put together evidence in the case of what was reported as a shooting in the columbiana centre mall saturday night. they're still looking over surveillance video from the mall that night. investigators did discover a book bag in some woods near the mall. they found several bb guns inside. at this point they are working to figure out if there is a connection. witnesses tell police they saw two black males armed with handguns, however they can't confirm seeing the suspects actually shoot. also, police haven't found any shell casings. i f you know anything that can help investigators, call crimestoppers at 1-888-crime-sc new technology's quickly spreading around the midlands that allows those in an emergency to text 911 instead of call.
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law enforcement says it comes with a big warning. allie spillyards sat down officials to find out why they say you should always call first. right now, text to 911 is available in kershaw and newberry counties, and i've been told by both fairfield county and richland county that they're in the process of launching it. for anyone in one of the counties where it's available they can simply send a text to 911 to get in touch with a dispatcher. the newberry county sheriff's office says it was excited about this technology at first, thinking it might offer better protection for a younger generation. but they say while it's good technology... it's just not there yet. "if they choose to use this, even though we highly discourage it. if they choose to use this, they must understand the limitations of text versus that actual phone call." of course there are still a
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catch my full story at 11 for more on the good and bad of this new technology and what experts think it means about the future of emergency response services. live in the studio, allie spillyards, wis news 10. a former camden policeman is now criminally charged over accusations he watched porn in his patrol car. a warrant shows 41- year-old marshall hardin the second was charged with misconduct in office on friday. in december sled agents say someone saw hardin park his cruiser in a park while he was on duty and touch himself sexually while watching the video on his personal cell phone. hardin is also accused of exposing himself outside his car. if hes convicted he could get up to 10 years in prison. some concerned families in lower richland now accuse dhec of using old information to support a controversial project. state officials say the lower richland sewer project is needed to fix environmental issues. the project would hook up new sewer lines in areas
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septic tanks but, the hopkins and lower richland citizens united group says plans for the project are based on an outdated environmental study. "those pumping stations are going to find their way next to churches, schools, homes, businesses, day care centers - that's what they had outlined on the initial thing they brought to us a year and a half ago." critics are also worried about the cost -- and how it could affect lower income residents. the meeting is at hopkins park tonight at 6:30. the richland county penny team is taking stock of how people in the area feel about the gills creek greenway project. the proposed project run four miles along the creek from kilbourne road to bluff road. the group is urging you to send any questions or concerns you have about the project by this friday. "the two most common comments are really centered around two things.
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about public safety, and the other is from the other side of the house, those that desire to have a greenway for the health and the public benefits." the program manager for the richland county penny program says they've gotten about 200 comments. for information about how to submit your questions and concerns, head to our website wistv.com and click on this story. the republican race in south carolina is over--but for the democrats there is still five days left before voters will make their picks for their nominee. stopped at serindipity cafe in sumter. he touched on his campaign being called too ambitious...saying every idea he has brought fourth is what the american people want. sanders encouraged people to go out and have their voice heard in what he called a free and fair election. state election officials are expecting big numbers for the democratic primary on saturday...after more than 700 thousand ballots were cast in the republican
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already, they say they've seen a record-breaking number of absentee voters. the sc election commission says as of today, there have been 20 thousand absentee ballots returned...which is nearly the the total absentee votes we say in 2012. election officials officials are expecting that number to increase even more. the deadline for absentee voting is friday. if you're casting your vote this saturday, keep in mind there are five forms of photo id that are acceptable to use when voting. but what if you don't have a photo i.d? wis' billie jean shaw spoke with state election officials about the options you have. judi and charles, a spokesman for the state elections commission says those who do not have a photo id can vote by casting a provisional ballot. once at your polling place, you will be asked to provide your voter registration card. here is a sample of how it looks, you received this card when you registred to vote. net you'll fill out this affidavit giving a valid reason on why you were unable to get a photo id.
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form including an illness, lack of transportation and family responsibilities. om there, county election will approve your vote. "that ballot's gonna count unless someone can prove that you were lying on your affidavit meaning i'm lying about who i say am, that's what you're signing on that affidavit. i'm chris whitemire, if somebody comes forward and proves that i'm not who i say i was, that's the only way it's going to count. in the history of photo id that's never happened." and for those of you who have an id but may accidentally leave it behind saturday, whitemire says you too will have to vote using a provisional ballot. however, you will have to show your photo id to the election commission before they certify the election which is usually the following thursday after the primary. in the studio, bjs, wis news 10. with one day until the republican caucuses in nevada, senator ted cruz is letting go of his communications
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this all follows a posting of a video that falsely depicted marco rubio dismissing the bible. rubio demanded accountability during a news conference earlier today--saying the falsehood was part of a pattern from the cruz campaign. and shortly before a campaign rally in las vegas, cruz told reporters his campaign has a standard of conduct every staffer must follow. cruz called the story a "grave error of judgment" and said his campaign would not question the faith of another candidate. after the break--a south carolina senator up for re-election now has a challenger from the left. plus--find out more about the health risk officials say could be right under your feet. break 2 u.s. health officials are spelling out a new warning for people
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flooring that could cause cancer. the centers for disease control
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the risk of certain flooring made by lumber liquidators is three times higher than the cdc itself had calculated three weeks ago. the cdc says that's because of formaldehyde found in select versions of the company's flooring. officials say customers should take steps to reduce exposure. lumber liquidators' stock plunged 20 percent today after the cdc's findings. a north charleston pastor says he will challenge senator tim scott in his re-election campaign this year. at his announcement today, pastor thomas dixon says he wants to reach out to people who feel they are underrepresented by current elected officials. dixon is planning to run as a democrat. senator scott is currently serving out the term once occupied by jim demint who resigned in 2013. the nation's governors were in washington d.c. today to meet with president obama. it's the seventh time obama has invited all governors to the white house since taking office. the president touched on some key topics including gun violence, the zika virus, china, and infrastructure spending.
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in the final year of your last term, working as hard as you can to get as much done as possible for the folks you represent- fixing roads, educating our children, helping people re-train, appointing judges. the usual stuff." the president also mentioned the weekend attack of six people in kalamazoo, michigan--saying that he's been in touch with law enforcement about providing federal support in the investigation. after the break--get ready for some more rain over the next few days. we'll find out just what's ahead this week in your full forecast. break 2 says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong.
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she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton.
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through wednesday. a cold front will enter the state today with a strong more pronounced cold front by wednesday. ahead of both will be widespread showers and rain with a chance of
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tuesday into wednesday. rain chance between 70%-90%. today, mostly cloudy with showers and areas of rain developing, highs lower to middle 60s. the wedge moves in for tuesday with mostly cloudy skies, periods of showers, cooler highs lower to middle 50s. the wedge looks to break late tuesday night early wednesday as warmer air moves in ahead of the strong cold front, it's at that point things could become unstable enough to produce thunderstorms we'll have to wait and see how that plays out over the next 24 hours. the front moves through by latest wednesday, skies clear for the rest of the week with sunny conditions and cooler temperatures. the usc men are preparing to star in
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plus a 500 mile nascar race is decided by four inches....sports is next!!! break 3 the carolina men's basketball team will star in the late show wednesday
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hillary clinton: wall street should never be allowed to wreck main street again. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's racism holding people back... big financial interests, drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence. that's what i want to take on. to root out all of these barriers... and together we will make progress. i'm hillary clinton,
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usc's game with tennessee will tip off at 9pm on the sec network. why so late? the gamecocks and volunteers are part of a doubleheader wednesday on the
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network. the first game at seven..features georgia at auburn. you'll be hard pressed to find anyone who likes the 9pm start time. it's not ideal for fans who have to go to work the next morning...and students..especially youngsters who have school the next day. it's bad for media members on deadline....and let's not forget the people most affected by the late tip.....the players and coaches. martin: "i don't think it's fair to our players. i don't think it's fair more importantly to the traveling team. obviously the fans. i'm not a fan. not a fan. if i get in trouble for saying that it is what it is. i'm just not a fan. i understand television is a big part of what we do. i wish there would be a better solution than nine o'clock starts." notice: "the only thing that's different we still get to go to class in the momoing at that time anyways so it's not anything different for us." the usc women are on the road tonight at alabama. it's a chance for the seniors to
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something else on their to do list. a win will put carolina closer to finishing their sec schedule undefeated...they're 13 and oh with three games left. they've already clinched the regular season conference title and the number one seed for the sec tournament. also a victory tonight over the crimson tide will give the carolina seniors 114 wins...making them the winningest class in program history. staley: "no one could have imagined this class being the winningest class in school history. it's the people and the classes that have come before them that set them up t tdo that. really happy they could finish it off." dozier: "i mean it's a great thing. speaks wonders to how far this program has come. how coach staley has developed teams year to year. work ethic has always been there for us. has been the biggest thing for us coming in as freshman to work hard. it's paid off." nascar fans will be talking for years about the fantastic finish yesterday
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final lap of the 500...matt kenseth in the yellow number 20 has the lead...he goes high to block denny hamlin....that didn't quite work out..... hamlin squeezes his way to the front...then he and martin truex jr. bang doors to the
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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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together. a stronger country. breaking news. tonight an uber driver is charged with murder, and prosecutors say he admitted he's the gunman who went on a vicious rampage killing people in between picking up frightened passengers. breaking news in the race for president. a major shake-up in the ted cruz campaign. a top aide fired. tonight is donald trump unstoppable? cosby's wife forced to testify as her husband's accusers take him to court. what did she know?
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homes across the country. the cdc says the toxic danger is worse than was first reported. and 106 years old with moves better than most teens. tonight we talked to the woman so excited at the white house she broke out her dance moves with the president. "nightly news" begins right now." >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this the "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. good evening. uber says tonight there were no red flags, no warnings about the michigan driver who was formally charged this afternoon with the murders of six people while he was on the job in the kalamazoo area on saturday night. a father and a son are among the dead. two other people were wounded in the bizizre and apparently random shooting spree that according to the prosecutor james dalton has admitted to, but there is still no answer as to why. nbc's blake mccoy was at today owes

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