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south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will votes in the nevada caucus. candidates marco rubio and ted cruz both spoke to crowds in the silver state monday. and in a last minute push for support -- donald
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atlanta to hit a rally last night in las vegas. trump is projected to win the state... but second place remains up for grabs. tonight -- democratic candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders will take part in a cnn town hall forum here in columbia. ahead of saturday's democratic primary in south carolina, both candidates will field questions from an audience at usc's school of law. you can catch it live on cnn from 8 to 10. chris cuomo will moderate. hillary clinton has a group of mothers on her side with high-profile stories that made national headlines. they spoke on behalf of her presidential campaign at mount zion missionary baptist church monday during a forum called "breaking down barriers." the group included the mothers of trayvon martin, sandra bland, eric garner, and dontre hamilton. the women say clinton is the only candidate who listened and talked with them about their concerns with gun violence, racial profiling and social justice. "she calls and says, 'what can i do for you? how can i help?' and she really listened. she was taking notes.
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her and she sat back there turned that half and hour meeting into two hours because she was going to sit there and listen to every one of our stories and take heed and see what she can do for us." the women will also make another appearance today at central baptist church in columbia. doors open at 4:45. the event begins at 6:15. meanwhile -- clinton's challenger bernie sanders is campaigning in south carolina and beyond. he made a quick stop in sumter monday before heading off to boston where he picked up an endorsement from "people's politics." he pointed to his belief that challenger, hillary clinton appears to be adopting some of his positions on issues he's been advocating. he also said despite recent primary results, he's in the race for the long haul. "we ended up doing a lot better than people thought we could do, and we will continue to do a lot better
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in the coming months, s sders said the goal for his campaign is to strongly contrast his record with clinton's. as we head into saturday's democratic primary, you still have time to vote absentee. if you want to receive a ballot by mail you must turn in your application by today. you can vote in person at your county voter registration office until 5 pm on friday. a controversial lower richland county sewer project faces its next hurdle. and neighbors are keeping up their push to shut it down. our chad mills has the latest. "this is our home. this is where we live. don't destroy it. we beg you not to destroy it." one by one, they took the mic... "i am totally against the sewer project." ...and not one... "we don't need it. don't want it. can't afford it." ...had anything good to say... "it seems like, in lower richland, we get the stuff
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...about a proposed sewer project for lower richland county. "you've got to listen to the people, and the people have to be heard." the county council has already advanced a plan to modernize an aging sewer system that's failing in some instances. in this meeting, dhec answered questions and recorded public comments before it makes its decision on whether to permit the project or not. andre williams hopes dhec can shoot it down. even though the county has said current homeowners can keep their functioning septic tanks, he believes there's still the possibility that failing tanks will cause homeowners to tap into the new sewer line. "what they have told us in the previous meetings is that it can cost anywhere between $2,000 to $6,000. on an average income, as you heard here today, you know, some of these families don't make that." meanwhile, he and others don't think there's a need for a new system either. "what we'll do is review the permit based off of our current state standards that were provided to protect the health and
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that was chad mills reporting. dhec will also take into connderation all of the comments it receives between now and march 9th. west columbia now has a new city administrator. city council unanimously approved brian carter for the job monday. carter is currently the deputy city administrator. he has worked with the city of west columbia since 1998. his term officially begins a week from wednesday on march 2nd. members of richland school district two are hoping a series of community conversations will open the lines of communication. the district met with members of the richland two community last night. doctor helen grant is the chief diversity and multicultural and inclusion officer for the district...she says the meetings are a chance for people of different backgrounds to share ideas "a t of times we talk with the people who live in our house, or who go to our church, or maybe who live right in our neighborhood, but not necessarily to a wider or more diverse group.
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what we are seeing in these community conversations is an opportunity for people to talk with people who don't necessarily look just like them or don't live in the same neighborhoods." three more of these get- togethers are scheduled in the coming weeks, but school leaders say they'll keep scheduling more as long as people are interested. midlands technical college is celebrating black history month with a special salute to its own contribution. yesterday, the school held a special ceremony honoring the contributions of its harbison campus--which operated from the 1911 to 1958 as a private 2-year college. back then it was known as "harbison junior college" and offered a path to higher education for black students during the segregation era. "it was interesting how they were strict on the kids and how they did well and how the school has improved. it was so instrumental in improving so many individuals, because without harbison, they would not have succeeded as they did." graduates from harbison got to ring the bell to
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north carolina state officials will likely soon be responding to the charlotte city council's vote to expand the city's non-discrimination ordinance. the proposos expands protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity... including allowing people to choose restrooms corresponding to the gender with which they identify. but it deals with a lot more than bathrooms, but that consumed most of the comments. last night many at charlotte's council meeting voiced concerns about the safety of children. one transgender woman told council she's not a predator, she just wants equal rights. "they are afraid that i, or people like me are going to victimize children. this idea is opposite to the reality i live in" "i believe you're actually not protecting anybody, you're doing the exact opposite. we've seen in other cities how businesses have been targeted for their beliefs, why do you think it will be any different in charlotte?" the ordinance passed in a 7 to 4 vote. the north carolina governor's
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weighed in saying it could take action if the ordinance is passed. right now there's no word on what or when action will be taken. coming up...after clinching the sec title last week, the gamecock women's team continued conference play on the road against alabama last night. rick henry has those highlights, plus the story on this year's south carolina athletic hall of fame inductees in the tuesday sportswrap. break 1 the usc women down alabama on
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the senior class of khadijah sessions, tina roy, tiffany mitchell and asia dozier also make history. the gamecocks remain number three this week in the a-p top 25. we'll pick it up in the second quarter...alaina coates hits a jumper.....carolina goes up by 12.......coates finishes with a double-double 13 points and 18 rebounds...a career high.
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three point attempt...a'ja wilson scores on the other end... gamecocks up ten at recess....32-22. third quarter...senior asia dozier pops a three pointer......this is her first game back after missing the last five with a hand injury....she scored three points in 16 minutes. fellow senior tiffany mitchell says give me that basketball....she takes it in for two....10 points for tiffany. fourth quarter....wilson puts carolina up by 16...she also has a double- double....16 points the carolina seniors now have 114 victories....that's the most the gamecocks next game is thursday at ole miss. tip-off time is nine p-m. the carolina men will also be starring in a late show this week. their home game wednesday night against tennessee will also start at nine o'clock and will be televised by the sec network. 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
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and of course...it's tough for players and coaches. the class is highlighted by a super bowl winning wide receiver....and the leading scorer for the gamecock basketball program. troy brown...a barnwell native....played his entire 15 b.j. mckie first starred at irmo high b.j. mckie first starred at irmo high school before moving on to usc. he finished his carolina career with two thousand, 119 points...the most in program history. the class of 2016 will be inducted may 16th at the columbia convention center. severe weather threat wednesday strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this
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wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday.
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for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. it's important to pay close attention to the forecast the next 36 hours. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll
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ambulance, police or even firefighters to the scene of an emergency with just a simple text. but as that ability spreads to our area -- law enforcement's raising a red flag. wis's allie spillyards has a look at the good, the bad... and the warning dispatchers want you to take seriously. 2:48:50 "we were just in the middle of nowhere. kind of helpless i guess." yakesha means's first memories of hearing her
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just 3 years old. "my sister and i had to listen to her screaming in the early morning hours." the abuse continued for years -- as did her feeling of isolation. 2:59 "i had to hope that somebody would come and help and do something this time. it never occurred to me to pick up our rotary phone." but now technology allows the tens of thousands like yakesha to get help through a discreet text. text to 911 first rolled out in 2014. it's quickly spreading and now available in midlands counties, including newberry. 22:30-22:47 "i thought this would be a way to reach the young generation, but as we began our research we began to see that there are some inherent flaws
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that are difficult to overcome at this stage." one of their main concerns is the challenge in locating callers. right now, texts don't ping your location like actual phone calls do. in addition, typing takes time. 18:41-18:54 "asking 'where are you?' 'what is the problem?' you know those things that take a minute or less in a telephone conversation can take 5 or 7 minutes to collect that same information by text message." so i tested it out myself. my first message was sent, and then we waited. it took a full minute to appear in the dispatch system. and altogether, our conversation took more than 3 minutes to get to the point a dispatcher knew what kind of help to send and where to send them. and when seconds matter, law enforcement says that could be too long. 21:50-22:04 "we embrace technology. this isn't an attempt to discourage technology. the quicker we can respond to you, the faster help gets there, the
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able to mitigate a situation." and while no one disagrees text to 911 offers unparalleled support for victims like yakesha... 3:59 "think k out my mom, having to pick up the phone while he's right there. law enforcement says you should always call first. 23:49 "we don't want people to think this is the new answer for everything." when every second matters some would argue there will never be a reliable replacement for a good old fashioned phone todd johnson says he believes improved technology is on the way, including the ability to locate texts. even then, he says a phone call should always come first when possible. to learn more, you can find its text to 911 consumer guide under this story on our website, wis tv dot com. still to come this morning on
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one south carolina native's rise to fame after a trip to the white house. break 3 hallie jackson good morning and this morning republican candidates are waking up ready
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in nevada. but ted cruz is dealing with some of his own new campaign drama, effectively firing a top aide for incorrectly suggesting that marco rubio was questioning the bible. it was a dramatic turn of events late yesterday and donald trump pounced on it fast continuing that line of coming up on the today show for you in just a little bit. severe weather threat wednesday strong storm system moves into the state on severe weather threat wednesday strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions
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south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will l ck out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture haley hernandez talked to an expert about what does and doesn't work. letting the flu run its course just doesn't sound as simple as everything the internet tells you to do. "the chicken soup really is effective. garlic can be a little bit effective, but other types of advice are really bad."
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for example, to sit in a sauna with the flu, is one mouzoon says needs to be ignored! "any illness that gives you a high fever is giving you that high fever to help kill off the virus. but if you add to the fever, you can actually develop heat stroke from that or brain damage from causing your body heat to rise." laying in bed is where it's at! from here, some wives tales can come in handy! "menthol and eucalyptus that open your sinuses, doesn't do anything absolutely to shorten the course, but it does alleviate some of the symptoms." and alleviating symptoms is about all you can do. which is why it's important to get an anti-viral within the first 48 hours. "it will shorten the course of the flu, if you take it too late and you're already swarming with flu viruses, you're not going to have much benefit." the also weakening the virus to make this easier to endure. "it takes a aut 2 weeks to become effective." plus, it helps protect weakened immune systems around you, like
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adults over 65-years- old. suddenly start feeling lousy again, check back with your doctor to make sure you haven't picked up some sort of secondary infection. a south carolina woman's dream come true at the white house is now an internet sensation. "how are you?-- i'm fine...oh, it's so nice to see you!" virginia mclaurin is 106 years old. she says she never thought she'd be this famous--but now millions have been delighted by the viral video of her visit to see president obama and the first lady. mclaurin was born in 1909 in mccoll, south carolina...and now lives on public assistance 3 miles from the oval office. "after i found out it was a black president, and i didn't think that would ever happen "i asked them where were the kids. they said they couldn't come. she said they couldn't come,
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the invitation was part of a black history month reception. the video of her dancing with the president and first lady earned some 9 million views in the first five hours it was posted. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day
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tracking the rain and an approaching warm-up.
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the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. plus... republicans vie for votes in the nevada caucus today. a look at who's leading the gop pack. plus if you've driven on decker boulevard, you've likely seen a massive construction project taking place. coming up i'll have the details on when the organizations are expected to move into the new decker center facility. it's tuesday, february 23rd. 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 tuesday, february 23rd. top stories this morning. two states in the spotlight today on the decision 2016 campaign trail. the republican presidential candidates are on a quest for votes in the nevada caucus. last night-- the candidates made a last minute push for support. recent polling numbers show donald trump could very well
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ahead you'll hear more on his message to voters. plus -- in south carolina, democratic candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders continue their push for votes ahead of saturday's primary. both candidates will be in the national spotlight tonight in a mothers sharing their stories today for clinton's campaign. plus -- we are officially in first alert mode preparing you for the possibility of severe weather. while we will likely only see rain today.... tomorrow morning is a big concern with a developing storm system that could bring some very rough weather to the midlands, including the possibility of tornadoes. tim miller is busy tracking this storm system. tim -- obviously a lot of changes from yesterday's forecast to today. the emphasis now on the fact that we could see tornadoes develop. strong storm system moves s to the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over
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morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. it's important to pay close attention to the forecast the
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once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. when severe weather hits the area-- you can stay up to date by downloading the wis weather app. just search for it in your app store. messaging and data rates do apply. happening tonight-- hillary clinton and bernie sanders will take questions from voters in columbia for a town hall broadcast by cnn. the two democratic candidates will speak at the event being held at the usc school of law on the event being held at the usc school of law on main street. it begins tonight at eight. wis will have coverage leading up to the town hall-- as well as highlights later tonight. meanwhile-- clinton has one south carolina congressman to thank for the new momentum in her campaign. james clyburn has endorsed clinton in her 2016 run for president. the congressman says it was his wife and three daughters who convinced him that he had an obligation to speak out. clyburn says he likes senator sanders-- but he believes clinton has a better resume of proven leadership and experience.
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appreciate hillary's history and that was then and this is now, i tell them just remember it is the resume that you were trying to build, you don't want anybody to tell you 20 years after you build your resume that that was then and this is now." deliberate about the future. hillary clinton has a group of mothers on her side with high-profile stories that made national headlines. they spoke on behalf of her presidential campaign at mount zion missionary baptist church monday during a forum called "breaking down barriers." the group included the mothers of trayvon martin, sandra bland, eric garner, and dontre hamilton. they'll speak again tonight at central baptist church in columbia. ahead in our next half hour -- you'll hear from one of the mothers on her personal conversation with hillary. with the democrats looking ahead in south carolina -- the focus on the republicans shifts west with the nevada caucus today. marco rubio, ted cruz and donald
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there yesterday looking to drum up last minute support in the "silver state." donald trump is projected to win the state -- but it's still to early to tell who will take the second place spot. right now -- donald trump leads the gop pack nationally with 67 delegates. of course he picked up the most from his major victory here in south carolina. ted cruz and rubio follow with 11 and 10. ohio governor john kasich has 5. ben carson - 3. donald trump is hoping to hit the jackpot in nevada today picking up a good chunk of the 30 delegates the state has to offer. at a rally in las vegas last night-- trump told a crowd of about 10-thousand people that they have to get out and vote on his behalf. "if you assume we're going to tie, you're going to go out and vote or as they would say in the old school caucus, but forget the word caucus, just go out and vote, okay." trump also took the opportunity to attack rival, ted cruz. trump is expected to hold one final rally this afternoon, before voters begin caucusing as early
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lookingnghead-- one north charleston pastor wants to challenge senator tim scott in his re-election campaign this year. at his announcement on monday, pastor thomas dixon says he wants to reach out to people who feel they are under- represented 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. in the wis alert center this morning... ininstigators are still working to learn the motive behind an uber driver's shooting rampage that left 6 people dead in kalamazoo, michigan over the weekend. 45 year old jason dalton is being charged with 6 counts of murder after his appearance in court monday the prosecutor sa so far, has not given a motive. officials say when asked if he had anything to say - he responded that he would prefer to remain silent. 8 people were shot. 6 were killed. if convicted, dalton could be
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prison. lexington police say they have received several reports of scammers trying to take advantage of people in the midst of tax season. police say a man- claiming to be an irs agent is calling people regarding a federal criminal investigation. the calls appear to be from two there on your screen. if you get a call that is suspicious-- police are asking you to never give out any personal information and to not call" registry list. columbia police are still working to piece together evidence that could be related to the reported shooting at the columbiana centre mall over the weekend. investigators say they discovered a book bag in some nearby woods with several bb guns in it. at this point they are working to figure out if there is a connection. witnesses tell police they saw two men armed with handguns, however they haven't been able to confirm seeing the men actually shoot. police also haven't found any shell casings. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have any information that can help.
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that is expected to bring more business to the decker boulevard area is closer to completion. you've likely noticed the transformation of the old kroger shopping center at the intersection of decker boulevard and o'neil court. our michal higdon is live there this morning with an update on the project. it's quiet right now, but in a couple of hours this area will be filled with more than 100 construction workers looking to get these buildings behind me in order before the end of the year. you can see in this video what the outside of the building is going to look like with the gray paneling. these renovated buildings will be home to the central court magistrate -- which will include traffic courts, magistrate courts, the richland county sheriff's regional headquarters and a community room. i spoke with sheriff leon lott who says he pushed for a place for the community to be able to come together in a secure and safe environment. "it's centrally located in that region where all the traffic is at. there's going to be a lot of people coming in and out of there with the traffic court and
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so us having a regional headquarters there and just that visibility and that presence will provide security." i spoke with the project manager who says despite the october floods causing some delays -- construction is still on schedule for organizations to move in by the end of the year. i'll have those details coming up in the next half hour. live in richland county, michal higdon, wis news 10. the senior class for usc women has made history. the number 3 ranked gamecocks were on the road last night for an sec alabama. usc handled the fighting tied easily -- cruising to a 66 to 46 win. with that win the gamecock seniors -- khadijah sessions, tina roy, tiffany mitchell and asia dozier -- now have 114 victories in their career. the most ever over a 4 year span. usc has just two games left in the regular season. next up is ole miss on thursday.
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field today after sweeping theiei season opening series vs albany. the gamecocks host appalachian state this afternoon. game time is 4 o'clock at founders park. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the
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development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. it's important to pay close attention to the forecast the next 36 hours. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. what leaders in charleston are doing to commemorate the life of one victim-- through art. breaking in the alert center right now...
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in th hillary clinton: wall street should never be allowed to wreck main streetetgain. ericans 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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right now it's unclear how many more are injured. the mayor of that small dutchch town where it happened says the train is in a
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but that there are serious injuries involved. we are working to get photos from the scene. that is the latest from the alert center a former camden policeman now faces criminal charges over accusations that 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 wawahing the video on his personal cell phone. hardin is also accused of exposing himself outside his car. if he is convicted-- he could get up to 10 years in prison. the richland county penny team is listening to 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. for information about how to submit your questions and concerns, head to our website wistv.com and click on this story. happening today-- a world
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painting a wall-sized mural in honor of one of the emanuel nine victims. r. robots will paint a geometrical mural on the john dart library in charleston. the painting will honor cynthia hurd... a former charleston county library employee who was killed at the ame church last june. hurd was the branch manager at the dart branch for 21 years. the mural is being funded in educational programming at the libraries where she worked. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions
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south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance
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time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. it's important to pay close attention to the forecast the next 36 hours. once the sysysm moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. lexington county's battle of the badges netted thousands for local shelter
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weekend. the sheriff's department says the annual battle on the hard court between the lexington county department of public safety and the sheriff's department brought in 12- thousand dollars. public safety took home bragging rights this year with a 10-point victory over the sheriff's department. however- lexington county sheriff jay koon won the free throw contest at halftime. the race for the place for columbia's st. lawrence place had record turnout over the weekend. 340 people participated in the annual 5k saturday to raise money to support homeless families who live at st. lawrence place. usc women's basketball coach dawn staley and her non-profit innersole supported this year's race and our own judi gatson helped st. lawrence place is a 30-home community for homeless families in the midlands that aims to help get them back on their feet through specialized d programs. up next on sunrise-- a look at your headlines for this tuesday. thanks for starting your day
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10. good morning and this morning republican there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a riggededconomy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon.
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can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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officials had to close a 12-mile stretch of highway in honolulu because of this... giant waves washing over the roads. and some are carrying big rocks with them. only emergency vehicles, city buses, and residents were allowed to pass. but officials are still warning them to be careful. department of transportation workers are still cleaning up debris left by the waves. president obama has a plan to shut down guantanamo bay.
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submit the outline to congress today. the president says the prison is too costly to maintain. congress had opposed previous plans to shut guantanamo bay down. the current proposal involves transferring most of the detainees to other countries. those deemed too dangerous for travel will be sent to a detention facility here in the u-s. apple's supporters are planning a protest against the f-b-i today. supporters are expected to demonstrate in 50 different apple stores across the u-s at 5-p-m. causing the discord... a judge ordered apple to assist in the san bernadino terrorism investigation... by helping the f-b-i hack into shooter syed farook's locked iphone. so far... apple has resisted. victims and affected families are also expected to take action through their attorney...filing a brief of support for the department of justice. camille cosby was deposed monday in a civil suit regarding her husband bill cosby's alleged involvement in the sexual assaults of seven women. officials say she is not a defendant in the defamation suit filed by seven women, but was compelled to testify by way of deposition. the women accuse bill cosby of
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by denying their allegations of sexual assault - which he has repeatedly done. the next deposition is set for march 14-th. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front.
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this tuesday, february 23rd. your top stories this morning... vying for votes. the 2016 republican candidates are in nevada preparing for the caucus today--
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heated exchange between two candidates. meanwhile, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are competing for top spot here in south carolina. we'll have the latest. plus the transformation of the old kroger shopping center on decker boulevard is now taking shape. not only will there be more dust and construction at what will be the decker center -- crews will soon be ripping apart this parking lot, to repave a new one. despite what looks like controlled chaos -- managers say the project is right on schedule, and under budget. i'll have all the details coming up. plus -- we have our eye on a developing weather system that will likely bring severe weather to our state tomorrow. a strong cold front is expected to cross the midlands bringing with it the potential for storms that could very well produce tornadoes. our tim miller is tracking this developing weather situation, and says you need to take this storm system very seriously.
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the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge
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the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am republican presidential candidates hope their last-minute campaigning efforts will pay off in today's nevada caucus. the state has 30 delegates up for grabs,
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big test in a state with a heavy latino population. the latest poll shows donald trump with a 16 point lead over ted cruz in the state. donald trump and ted cruz are continuing to take jabs at each other before the nevada caucus tonight. a fired-up cruz spoke before an audience of about 800 people-- where he took a jab against trump and warned against republicans who are too progressive. trump, meanwhile, called cruz quote "sick," and said there is something wrong with him. "you know i would note, it's easy for a political candidate to say he wants to make america great again, you can even take that, print it and put it on a baseball cap, but the question to ask is, do you understand the principles that made america great in the first place." "i'll tell you, so the evangelicals didn't vote for him, ya know why, because they don't like liars, they're really smart people, they don't want to vote for a liar." trump is projected to win nevada
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early to o ll who will take the second place spot. following his loss in nevada-- democrat bernie sanders says he believes he can still win many other states. sanders spoke at an event in boston on monday-- saying the goal for his campaign is to strongly contrast his record with rival hillary clinton. he claims that clinton has been adopting some of his positions on the issues he's been advocating. he also said he's in the race for the long haul-- and plans to fight for the american people. "and what the american people have got to determine is which candidate, whose life work is about standing up to the billionaire class, standing up to wall street, standing up to corporate interests and who has not. that's what this campaign is essentially about." clinton and sanders will take questions from voters sanders and clinton will take questions from voters in columbia for a town hall broadcast by cnn. the two democratic candidates
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the event being held at the usc school of law on main street. it begins tonight at eight. wis will have coverage leading up to the town hall-- as well as highlights later r night. hillary clinton has a group of mothers on her side with high-profile stories to tell. in sumter yesterday they spoke for her presidential campaign at mount zion missionary baptist church in a forum called "breaking down barriers." the group included the mothers of trayvon martin, sandra bland, eric garner, and dontre hamilton. the mothers say clinton is the only candidate who listened and talked with them about their concerns with gun violence, racial profiling and social justice. "she calls and says, 'what can i do for you? how can i help?' and she really listened. she was taking notes. we all sat around the table with her and she one of our stories and take heed and see what she can do for r ." the women are speaking across
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clinton's 'breaking down barriers' forum. bernie sanders' wife, jane sanders, will be in south carolina today to speak on education here in the palmetto state. she's expected to hear from local parents and families-- and share senator sanders' vision for creating educational opportunities in the state. that's happening today at five the event is free and is open to the public. breaking right now in the alert center a firefighter is among 6 injured in an early morning apartment fire in bronx, new york this is a photo from our nbc affiliate were learning at least six people are injured including a firefighter in this incident the fire could still be seen burning through the upper floors around 4 am this morning with smoke descending on the surrounding streets officials say it is under control as of right now but firefighters remain on the scene. all who were injured are
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newberry police say a tennessee man is now in custody for holding up a midlands bank on monday. investigators believe this man- herbert pugh- walked into the bb&t on wilson road in newberry around 12:45 monday and handed a teller a note demanding money. police say once he was given the money, he took off. when ofofcers arrived on scene they set-up a perimeter and used k-9's to track down the suspect. pugh is now being held at the newberry county detention center on charges related to the robbery. columbia police are still working to piece together evidence that could be related to the reported shooting at the columbiana centre mall over the weekend. investigators say they discovered a book bag in some nearby woods with several bb guns in it. at this point they are working to figure out if there is a connection. witnesses tell police they saw two men armed with handguns, however they haven't been able to confirm seeing the men actually shoot. police also haven't found any shell casings. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have any information that can help. a controversial lower richland county sewer project faces its next hurdle. and neighbors are keeping up
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shut it down. last night in a public hearing, the department of health and environmental control answered questions and recorded public comments before making its decision on whether to permit the project. the county council has already advanced a plan to modernize an aging sewer system that's failing in some instances. "what we'll do is review the permit based off of our current state standards that were provided to protect the health and environment." dhec will also take into consideration all of the comments it receives between now and march 9th. of course, many neighbors feel the project isn't needed -- and fear it'll cost them more. coming up on news 10 sunrise... a plan to place one endangered species on an isolated island. find out why residents are rattled at the new proposal. we are following the threat of
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that's expected to take effect tonight through tomorrow morning. you'll likely hear tornado watches and warnings issued-- but do you know the difference between the two? tim miller is here to explain the difference-- as we track the forecast that has
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your morning commute. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions evail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out
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conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolatetestorm in some areas,s, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. it's important to pay close attention to the forecast the next 36 hours. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, s ses clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the
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a proposal by massachusetts wildlife officials has many residents rattled. the proposal would relocate the about 200 timber rattlesnakes left that are native to massachusetts to an isolalad island called mount zion. mount zion is a 14- hundred acre island that is off limits to the public. wildlife officials say the snakes are endangered because of human interference. residents fear the serpents will eventually slither to the surrounding woods, while officialalsay the public has no venom to worry about. no word when the proposal would be put into place. they say every dog has its day... just ask the next labrador retriever you
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labs have a lot to wag their tails about these days. according to the american kennel club, the breed is now in its 25th year as the top u.s. dog breed. it's the longest reign since the akc started ranking canines in the 1880's. but some other breeds also have a lot to bark about. beagles, bulldogs, golden retrievers and german shepherds are also part of the five top breeds. akc officials say the list shows americans prefer easy to carereor, family funnogs. the rankings were based on registered dogs belonging to some 184 akc-recognized breeds. we have plenty more of today's top headlines coming up on
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construction is bulldozing along at the new decker center in richland county. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against
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if you've driven past it -- the facade of the building
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it's part of a big revitalization project in the international corridor area. our michal higdon is live there this morning with an update on how things are moving along. you can definitely see construction crews have been busy -- here on the outside workers are trying to put on the exterior of the building as well as finishing rooms and everything inside. managers say the project is still under budget, but while it was ahead of schedule for a some time -- the october floods did cause some delays. crews worked to contain runoff from the site from all of the rain we've seen -- which in turn -- the project manager says they were able to put in additional storm water measures. since then, everything is back to running on schedule -- including the project being 2 million
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richland county leaders are anxious for the new life the decker center will bring. off and the new skin is on the building -- it's going to look like a fantastic facility. it's going to be a great economic development driver for this community." "what it's going to do for the businesses along the corridor, we just can't even imagine how exciting it's going to be." the project manager tells me the organizations moving in here -- including traffic courts and the richland county sheriff's department regional headquarters -- will be able to move in by homeowners with a mortgage are feeling pretty confident these days... according to a recent survey by mortgage company loandepot, 46 percent of homeowners expect an increase in their home's equity this year. 85 percent expect as much as a
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rise in their home's equity. however, industry- wide reports forecast gains will range between 2.3 and 4.7 percenenthis year. only 3 percent of homeowners expect their equity to fall in 2016, and 27 percent expect it to remain the same. bankrate-dot-com says more than half of americans surveyed have more emergency savings than credit card debit. a bankrate financial analyst says millennials have learned from their parents' mistakes and are more cautious when it comes to saving for that rainy day. only 22 percent have more credit card debt than emergency savings. "free shipping" just got a little harder to come by for amazon's non-prime shoppers. if you spend enough money on the web retailer, you get free shipping. but amazon just raised the minimum amount -- so now you'll have to shell out 49 dollars before an order ships for free. that's a 40-percent increase from the previous minimum of 35 dollars. amazon prime memberships -- which cost 99-bucks a year -- are not affected. happy birthday to everyone celebrating
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cracked the gridlock with john mccain to help clean up the mess at the v.a. and strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders has always stood with our veterans, and that's why he'll never rush to put our men and women in harm's way. judgment. integrity. bernie.
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a teenager injured in a helicopter crash at pearl harbor has died. the 16-year-old boy was one of five people on board the chopper when it went down in front of scores of bystanders thursday. he was pulled from the water, still strapped into his seat. two other family members are still in the hospital. a third has been released. the crash happened near the u-s-s arizona memorial in hawaii. it was captured on video and quickly went viral. jury selection has begun in the lawsuit filed by sports broadcaster erin andrews. andrews filed a 75 million dollar lawsuit against the franchise owner of a nashville hotel, the manager and the man who admitted to secretly taking nude videos of andrews back in 2008. in 2010-- michael david barrett pleaded guilty in federal court to renting hotel rooms next to andrews in three cities. barrett shot videos of andrews through a peep hole. he was sentenced to 30 months in
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strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the e oler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an strong storm system moves into
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temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. and - republicans vie for votes in the nevada caucus. what's at stake today for the gop candidates. plus -- breaking overnight. a state prosecutor charged with in trouble with the law. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock.
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two states in spotlight today on the decision 2016 campaign trail. the republican presidential candidates looking to secure delegates in the nevada caucus. recent polling numbers show donald trump could very well pick up his next victory there. ahead you'll hear more on his message to voters. plus -- in south carolina, democratic candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders continue their push for votes ahead of saturday's primary. both candidates will take part in cnn town hall right here in columbia. we'll have more on that event, plus more on the group of mothers sharing their stories today for clinton's campaign. plus -- we are officially in first alert moddpreparing you for the possibility of severe weather. while we will likely only see rain today.... tomorrow morning is a big concern with a developing storm system that could bring some tim miller is busy tracking this storm system. tim -- obviously a lot of changes from yesterday's forecast to today. the emphasis now on the fact that we could see tornadoes develop. strong storm system moves into the state on
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thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moistutu along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with
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2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. tonight-- hillary clinton and bernie sanders will take questions from voters in columbia for a town hall broadcast by cnn. the two democratic candidates will speak at the event being held at the usc school of law on main street. it begins tonight at eight. wis will have coverage leading up to the town hall-- as well as highlights later tonight. meanwhile-- clinton has one uth carolina congressman to thank for the new momentum in her campaign. james clyburn has endorsed clinton in her 2016 run for president. the congressman says it was his wife and three daughters who convinced him that he had an obligation to speak out. clyburn says he likes senator sanders-- but he believes
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proven leadership and experience. "when young people tell me they appreciate hillary's history and that was then and this is now, i tell them just remember it is the resume that you were trying to build, you don't want anybody to tell you 20 years after you build your resume that that thinks people aren't being as deliberate about the future. hillary clinton has a group of mothers on her side with high-profile stories that made national headlines. they spoke on behalf of her presidential campaign at mount zion missionary baptist church monday during a forum called "breaking down barriers." the group included the mothers of trayvon martin, sandra bland, eric garner, and dontre hamilton. they'll speak again tonight at central baptist church in columbia. ahead in our next half hour -- you'll hear from one of the mothers on her personal conversation with hillary. with the democrats looking ahead
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on the republicans shifts west with the nevada caucus today. marco rubio, ted cruz and donald trump were all there yesterday looking to drum up last minute support in the "silver state." donald trump is projected to win the state -- but it's still to early to tell who will take the second place spot. right now -- donald trump leads the gop pack nationally with 67 delegates. of course he picked up the most from his major victory here in south carolina. ted cruz and rubio follow with 11 and 10. ohio governor john kasich has 5. ben carson - 3. donald trump is hoping to hit the jackpot in nevada today picking up a good chunk of the 30 delegates the state has to offer. at a rally in las vegas last night-- trump told a crowd of about 10-thousand people that they have to get out and vote on his behalf. "if you assume we're going to tie, you're going to go out and vote or as they would say in the old school caucus, but forget the word caucus, just go out and vote, okay." trump also took the opportunity to attack rival, ted cruz.
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final rally this afternoon, before voters begin caucusing as early as five p-m pacific time. looking ahead-- one north charleston pastor wants to challenge senator tim scott in his re-election campaign this year. at his announcement on monday, pastor thomas dixon says he wants to reach out to people who feel they are under- represented by current elected officials. dixon is planning to run as a democrat. senator scott is currently just coming into the wis alert center this morning.. eleventh circuit solicitor donnie myers has been arrested for dui. the highway patrol responded to old chapin and beech creek roads in lexington last night to investigate a single vehicle crash. troopers found the vehicle ran off the roadway, striking a utility pole. no one was inside the car when troopers checked it. myers was arrested when officers went to his home and determined it was his car. this is not myers' first dui charge.
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and served a year probation. in 2012 -- he was charged with having an open container. in that case he paid a fine to avoid court. a former camden policeman now faces criminal charges over accusations that 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 he is convicted-- he could get up to 10 years in prison. in richland county, a project that is expected to bring more business to the decker boulevard area is closer to completion. you've likely noticed the transformation of the old kroger shopping center at the update on the project. it's quiet right now, but in a
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construction workers looking to get these buildings behind me in order before the end of the year. you can see in this video what the outside of the building is going to look like with the gray include traffic courts, magistrate courts, the richland county sheriff's regional headquarters and a community room. i spoke with sheriff leon lott who says he pushed for a place for the community to be able to come together in a secure and safe environment. for a place for the community to be able to come together in a secure and safe environment. "it's centrally located in that region where all the traffic is at. there's going to be a lot of people coming in and out of there with the traffic court and the court system there. so us having a regional headquarters there and just that visibility and that presence will provide security." i spoke with the project manager who says despite the october floods causing some delays --
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schedule for organizations to move in by the end of the year. i'll have those details coming up in the next half hour. live in richland county, michal higdon, wis news 10. the richland county penny team is listening to 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. for information about how to submit your questions and concerns, head to our website wistv.com and click on this story. and -- expected in your first alert forecast today. here's tim miller. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front
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south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out they got another win last night
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motive behind an uber driver's shooting rampage that left 6 people dead in kalamazoo, michigan over the weekend. 45 year old jason dalton is being charged with 6 counts of murder after his appearance in court monday the prosecutor says dalton admitted to his involvement in the shootings but so far, has not given a motive. officials say when asked if he had anything to say - he responded that he would prefer to remain silent. 8 people were shot. 6 were killed. if convicted, dalton could be sentenced to life in prison. uber now says it received complaints about jason dalton from several passengers saturday -- but prior to that night had no reason to believe anything was amiss with dalton. one passenger reported to police
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driving erratically more than an hour before the shootings began. uber's security chief says the company immediately suspends drivers accused of violent acts -- but in the case of erratic driving, it typically contacts the driver first to make sure it hears both sides. a huge fire appeared to destroy a warehouse in southern california overnight. the fire started just before midnight -- about 9 o'clock on the west coast. dozens of firefighters responded to the scene, with some still there this morning to watch hot spots. no injuries were reported. it's unknown how the fire started. and this morning we are watching a very serious weather situation developing. this storm system is expected to cause widespread severe weather across the south. strong tornadoes are a possibility. and by tomorrow morning those storms could be on our doorstep. our tim miller is tracking this closely.. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of
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today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event.
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important to pay close attention to the forecast the next 36 hours. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. today's picture the weather is from aleena staley, pineview elem send us your weather pictures to po box 367, columbia, sc 29202. the senior class for usc women has made history. the number 3 r rked gamecocks were on the road last night for an sec showdown against alabama. usc handled the tide easily-- cruising to a 66 to 46 win. with that win the gamecock seniors -- khadijah sessions, tina roy, tiffany mitchell and asia dozier -- now have 114 victories in
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the most ever over a 4 year span. usc has just two games left in the regular season. next up is ole miss on thursday. the gamecock baseball team returns to the field today after sweeping their season opening series vs albany. the gamecocks host appalachian state this afternoon. game time is 4 o'clock at founders park. up next on sunrise -- a look at your tuesday headlines. thanks for starting your morning with news 10. hallie jackson good morning and this morning republican candidates arereaking
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in nevada. but ted cruz is dealing with some of his own new campaign drama, effectively firing a top aide for incorrectly suggesting that marco rubio was questioning the bible. it was a dramatic turn of events late yesterday trump pounced on it fast continuing that line of attack that ted cruz is in his words playing quote "dirty tricks." we're going to have a look at all of this coming up on the today show for you in just a little bit. "and it's time for the signatories to step up and for the bloodshed to come to an end." a call to action from the white house over a new syan ceasefire agreement. the united states and russia -- which are the co-chairs of the international syria support group -- announced the deal monday. it goes into effect this saturday. the deal calls for and end to fighting between the syrian regime and it's allies, and the armed opposition. the white house says president obama spoke to russian president vladimir putin on the phone
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president obama is moving forward with his campaign promise to shut down guantanamo bay. white house officials will submit the outline to congress today. congress had opposed previous plans to shut guantanamo bay down. the current proposal involves transferring most of the detainees to other countries. those deemed too dangerous for travel will be sent to a detention facility here in the u-s. camille cosby was deposed monday in a civil suit regarding her husband bill cosby's's alleged involvement in the sexual assaults of seven women. officials say she is not a defendant in the defamation suit filed by seven women, but was compelled to testify by way of deposition. the women accuse bill cosby of defaming them by denying their allegations of sexual assault. the next deposition is set for march 14-th. a small plane crashed onto a small street in southern california and caused damaged to several parked cars. an f-a-a official says the plane tried to return to the airport it took off from for unknown reasons shortly after departing. the plane was heavily damaged -- but there were no reports of
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strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s.. tonight wednesday: thth weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the
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front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. it's important to pay close attention to the forecast the next 36 hours. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes.
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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.
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to root out all of these barriers... and together we will make progress. i'm hillary clinton,
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thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 6:30. we are following overnight breaking news on the dui arrest of 11th circuit solicitor, donnie myers. he was arrested last night after the highway patrol responded to a crash at old chapin and beech creek roads in lexington. no one was inside the car when troopers checked it,
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myers' car and went to his home where they determined he had been driving under the influence. a breath test revealed that myers had a point-zero- nine blood alcohol content. now -- this is not myers' first dui charge. in 2005 he plead guilty to dui and served a year probation. in 2012 -- he was charged with having an open container. these are pictures from the night he was stopped near his home in may of 2012 following a usc baseball game. in that case he paid a fine to avoid court. we'll be following this story in the day ahead. other top stories this morning... vying for votete the 2016 republican candidates are in nevada preparing for the caucus today-- but not without a heated exchange between two candidates. meanwhile, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are competing for top spot here in south carolina. we'll have the latest. plus the transformation of the old kroger shopping center on decker boulevard is now taking shape. not only will there be more dust and construction at what will be the
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crews will soon be ripping apart this parking lot, to repave a new one. despite what looks like controlled chaos -- managers say the project is right on schedule, and under budget. i'll have all the details coming up. plus -- we have our eye on a developing weather system that will likely bring severe weather to our state tomorrow. a strong cold front is expected to cross the midlands bringing with it the potential for storms that could very well produce tornadoes. our tim miller is tracking this developing weather situation, and says you need to take this storm system very seriously. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail
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and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm m some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during the day wednesday. my thinking is the best chance for severe weather is during the time the warm front develops. there will be plenty of moisture along with strong winds in the upper atmosphere that will be the right ingredients for the development of severe thunderstorms. the likelihood of tornado development is high with the best time frame between 5am 2pm this has the potential to be a life threating event. it's important to pay close
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see sunny cooler conditions the efforts will pay off in today's nevada caucus. the state has 30 delegates up for grabs, and it's the candidates' first big test in a state with a heavy latino population. the latest poll shows donald trump with a 16 point lead over ted cruz in the state. trump and cruz are continuing to take jabs at each on the campaign trail a fired-up cruz spoke before an audience of about 800 people-- where he warned that trump is a republicans who is too progressive. trump, meanwhile, called cruz quote "sick," and said there is something wrong with him. "you know i would note, it's easy for a political candidate to say he wants to make america great again, you can even take that, print it and put it on a baseball cap, but the question to ask is, do you understand the principles that made america great in the first place." "i'll tell you, so the evangelicals didn't vote for
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don't like liars, they're really smart people, they don't want to vote for a liar." trump is projected to win nevada -- but it's still too early to tell who will take the second place spot. following his loss in nevada-- democrat bernie sanders says he believes he can still win many other states. sanders spoke at an event in boston on monday-- saying the goal for his campaign is to strongly contrast his record with rival hillary clinton. he claims that clinton has been adopting some of his positions on the issues he's been advocating. he also said he's in the race for the long haul-- and plans to fight for the american people. "and what the american people have got to determine is which candidate, whose life work is about standing up to the billionaire class, standing up to wall street, standing up to corporate interests and who has not. that's what this campaign is essentially about." tonight -- sanders and clinton
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from voters in columbia for a town hall broadcast by cnn. that's at the usc school of law on main street at from voters in columbia for a town hall broadcast by cnn. that's at the usc school of law on main street at 8pm. it begins tonight at eight. hillary clinton has a group of mothers on her side with high-profile stories to tell. in sumter yesterday they spoke for her presidential campaign at mount zion missionary baptist church in a forum called "breaking down barriers." the group included the mothers of trayvon martin, sandra bland, eric garner, and dontre hamilton. the mothers say clinton is the only candidate who listened and talked with them about their concncns with gun violence, racial profiling and social justice. "she calls and says, 'what can i do for you? how can i help?' and she really listened. she was taking notes. we all sat around the table with her and she sat back there listen to every one of our ories and take heed and see what she can do for us."
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the state as part of clinton's 'breaking down barriers' forum. bernie sanders' wife, jane sanders, will be in south carolina today to speak on education here in the palmetto state. she's expected to hear from local parents and families-- and share senator sanders' vision for creating educational opportunities in the state. that's happening today at five at the cecil a. tillis center on simpkins lane in columbia. the event is free and is open to the public. in the wis alert center this morning... cities around the world are expected to protest the fbi's effort to make apple create a backdoor to the iphone. this follows the tense standoff between the fbi and apple. protests are planned across the nation today in more than 30 cities to support the tech giant's refusal to unlock the san bernardino gunman's iphone. protests are planned outside apple stores in san francisco, los angeles and
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headquarters in washington. despite the protests -- a new poll shows 51 percent of people say apple should help the fbi unlock the phone. 38-percent side with apple. newberry police say a tennessee man is now in custody for holding up a midlands bank on monday. investigators believe this man- herbert pugh- walked into the bb&t on wilson road in newberry around 12:45 monday and handed a teller a note demanding money. police say once he was given the money, he took off. when officers arrived on scene they set-up a perimeter and used k-9's to track down the suspect. pugh is now being held at the newberry county detention center on charges related to the robbery. columbia police are still working to piece together evidence that could be related to the reported shooting at the columbiana centre mall over the weekend. investigators say they discovered a book bag in
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bb guns in it. at this point they are working to figure out if there is a connection. witnesses tell police they saw two men armed with handguns, however they haven't been able to confirm seeing the men actually shoot. police also haven't found any shell casings. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have any information that can help. a controversial lower richland county sewer project faces its next hurdle. and neighbors are keeping up their push to shut it down. last night in a public hearing, the department of health and environmental control answered questions and recorded public comments before making its decision on whether to permit the project. the county council has already advanced a plan to modernize an aging sewer system that's failing in some instances. dhec will also take into consideration all of the comments it receives between now and march 9th. later this morning on sunrise -- president obama proposes a massive funding plan to fight zika. a look at that plan on its way to congress today, and where some of the funds will
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we are following the threat of severe weather that's expected to take effect going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood 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,
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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 fight for all our families as if they are our own.
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tomorrow morning.
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issued-- but do you know the difference between the two? tim miller is here to explain the difference-- as we track the forecast that has the ability to affect your morning commute. strong storm system moves into
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wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers,s,n isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60
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upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm front. brisk south winds will kick out the wedge and temperatures will rise into the middle 70s during thousands for local shelter samaritan's well over the weekend. the sheriff's department says the annual battle on the hard court between the lexington county department of public safety and the sheriff's department brought in 12- thousand dollars. public safety took home bragging
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victory over the sheriff's department. however- lexington county sheriff jay koon won the free throw contest at halftime. the race for the place for columbia's st. lawrence place had record turnout over the weekend. 340 people participated in the annual 5k saturday to raise money to support homeless families who live at st. lawrence place. usc women's basketball coach dawn staley and her non-profit innersole supported this year's race and our own judi gatson helped kickoff the event. st. lawrence place is a 30-home community for homeless families in the midlands that aims to help get them back on their feet through specialized programs. we have a very special announcement to make-- as one of our very own will be recognized as an outstanding woman here in south carolina. mary king will be honored by the palmetto center for women today. the organization honors inspirational womenennd those in leadership roles throughout the community. the awards ceremony starts at 12:15 today. our judi gatson will be emceeing
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morning.... the total death toll from a powerful cyclone in fiji has climbed to 29 people. winds from cyclone winston, which tore through the pacific island chain saturday and early sunday, reached 177 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm in fiji's recorded history. now the island is left picking up the pieces in the aftermath of that storm aid agencies are arriving in the most affected part of the country. strong storm system moves into
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wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. today, a weak cold front is over the state this morning, north of the front wedge like conditions prevail south of the front its cloudy and mild. where the front decides to stall out is where the cooler conditions will be for most of the day before south winds take over the entire area ahead of the stronger cold front. look for scattered showers, an isolated storm in some areas, highs will be tricky today as some will see near 60 others middle to upper 60s. tonight wednesday: that weak cold front will change identity and come back at us as a warm the zikakairus in latin america and the u.s. he's also asking to redirect some leftover
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zika has been spreading through countries such as brazil, but is also being transmitted by mosquitoes in puerto rico, the virgin islands, and american samoa. travelers have also returned to the continental u.s. with the virus -- which has been linked to birth defects. north carolina state officials will likely soon be responding to the charlotte city council's vote to expand the city's non-discrimination ordinance. the proposal expands protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity... including allowing people to choose restrooms corresponding to the gender with which they identify. but it deals with a lot more than bathrooms, but that consumed most of the comments. last night many at charlotte's council meeting voiced concerns about the safety of children. one transgender woman told council she's not a predator, she just wants equal rights. "they are afraid that i, or people like me are going to victimize children. this idea is opposite to the reality i live in" "i believe you're actually not protecting anybody, you're doing the exact opposite. we've seen in
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been targeted for their beliefs, why do you think it will be any different in charlotte?" the ordinance passed in a 7 to 4 vote. the north carolina governor's office has weighed in saying it could take action if the ordinance is passed. right now there's no word on what or when action will be taken. construction is bulldozing along at the new decker center in richland county. if you've driven past it -- the facade of the building is beginning to take shape. it's part of a big revitalization project in the international corridor area. our michal higdon is live there this morning with an update on how things are moving along. you can definitely see construction crews have been busy -- here on the outside workers are trying to put on the exterior of the building as well as finishing rooms and everything inside. managers say the project is still under budget, but while it was ahead of schedule for a some time -- the october floods did cause
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crews worked to contain runoff from the site from all of the rain we've seen -- which in turn -- the project manager says they were able to put in additional storm water measures. since then, everything is back to running on schedule -- including the project being 2 million dollars under budget. richland county leaders are anxious for the new life the decker center will bring. "we can assure the public that once this is done -- once the skin of this building has been taken off and the new skin is on the building -- it's going to look like a fantastic facility. it's going to be a great economic development driver for this community." "what it's going to do for the businesses along the corridor, we just can't even imagine how exciting it's going to be." the project manager tells me the organizations moving in here -- including traffic courts and the richland county sheriff's department regional headquarters -- will be able to move in by
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construction stays on schedule. live in richland county, michal higdon, wis news 10. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather.
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top stories this morning.. eleventh circuit solicitor donnie myers arrested last
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highway patrol responded to a crash at old chapin and beech creek roads in lexington. no one was inside the car when troopers checked it, but they found it was myers' car and went to his home where they determined he had been driving under the influence. a breath test revealed that myers had a point-zero- nine blood alcohol content. in a new nbc news poll this morning-- democratic presidential frontrunner hillary clinton is leading nationally with hispanic and african-american voters. just ahead of south carolina's democratic primary, clinton leads bernie sanders nationally among minority voters 65 percent to 22 percent and 46 percent to 43 percent, respectively. in the republican race, donald trump leads nationally with 36 p pcent, followed by ted cruz and marco rubio with 19 percent and 16 percent support, respectively. republican candidates hope their last-minute campaigning efforts will pay off in today's nevada caucus. the state has 30 delegates up for grabs, and it's the candidates' first big test in a state with a heavy latino population.
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trump with a 16 point lead over ted cruz in the state. and we will be watching a developing storm system today that could bring us severe weather tomorrow morning. a strong cold front is expected to cross the midlands bringing with it the potential for tornadoes. strong storm system moves into the state on wednesday with severe
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good morning. winning hand. donald trump with a strong lead heading into today's caucus in nevada. he plays tough guy with the protester at his rally. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. >> as he and marco rubio take swings at ted cruz over alleged dirty tricks. >> every single day, something comes out of the cruz campaign that's untrue. >> while the other candidates ss ss slug it out, it's trump on the
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bill gates sides with the fbi, saying apple should unlock the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. >> this is a specific case where the government is asking for access to informatatn. >> will apple relent under mounting pressure, or will it be up to a judge to decide? fighting for life. the mother of the 14-year-old girl shot by an uber driver in michigan is speaking out. >> it was a miracle. >> this morning, how that young girl proved she was alive even as the hopes of doctors were fading. erin andrews gets her day in court after a stalker records her behind closed doors. when the hotel negligent for letting it today? opening statements get underway today, tuesday, february 23rd,

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