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tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday voters across the country will head to the polls today in the temperatures, highs in the lower ttmiddle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning showdown of the 2016 presidential election. the super t tsday primaries are dominated by several southern states. as our billie jean shaw reports, the results could make or break the hopes of presidential contenders. presidential candidate "and i need your help on tuesday - the tennessee primary is
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important!" fresh off her huge win in south carolina, super tuesday could be it will increase her number of delegates i think the prize is going to be virginia, you're going to have texas." presidential candidate "i'm gonna need your help to win the democratic nomination." however, robertson says there is still a chance for bernie sanders to shine. "if sanders gets a certain threshold in the states and then a certain threshold in the win oklahoma, minnesota, and colorado tomorrow. if he doesn't do that it's going to be extremely difficult for him to cut a path to victory." and when it comes to republican front runner donald trump,..nat pop presidential candidate "i hate to say it, i'm becoming mainstream." political expert shell suber says tuesday could determine just how strong is lead is. "if donald trump starts reaching up to around that 50 percent in a lot of these states then the momentum is definitely turning in his favor if those numbers are below that forty percent, if
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then he has a real problem." suber says the proof is in numbers. "rubio and kacish voters are very similar, they probably will vote for one another if one go out. add kasich and rubio's numbers together and that is a very anti donald trump vote." tommorow's big voting day could also determine who sticks around for another round. "a lot of felt probably should've dropped out after sc, carson and kasich as well, kasich knows that there's very little chance." billie jean shaw reporting. a total of 595 republican delegates are up for grabs of the 1,237 needed to clinch the gop nomination. a new c-n-n-o-r-c poll today shows donald trump with a sizable lead, getting 49 percent of the republican primary vote. on the other side of the isle --
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are vying for more than one-thousand of the 2,383 delegates needed to win the democratic race. hillary clinton tops bernie sanders in the latest poll 55 to 38. governor nikki haley is part of a growing list of prominent republicans sounding off on donald trump over his most recent controversy. trump has come under fire after he didn't immediately denounce the support of former ku klux klan grand wizard david duke during an interview sunday. governor haley was on the campaign trail alongside senator marco rubio. at a rally in atlanta, haley said trump's behavior does not represent the republican party. "i will not stop until we fight a man that chooses not to disavow the kkk - that is not a part of our party that is not who we want as president, we will not allow that in our country." former presidential candidate mitt romney also went after trump on twitter -- saying his refusal to
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support is "disgusting" and "disqualifying." as we look ahead to super tuesday tonight, nbc will have an hour- long special of nightly news with lester holt. extended live coverage of today's contests starts at 6:30 and will continue through 7. you can also catch more of the results tonight on wis news at 11. a crime alert this morning... richland county deputies are still looking into circumstances surrounding a person who was found shot in a crashed vehicle in richland county last night. investigators say shortly after 9:30 a vehicle was found crashed in the 400 block of seton hall drive. the victim was found inside with multiple gunshot wounds and later died at the hospital. call crimestoppers if you know anything about the case. fire crews in lugoff worked throughout the night to keep an eye on a series of brushfires that broke out yesterrday evening near highway 1. the lugoff fire department says it's been able to contain the fires near the pepperidge subdivision--and that no
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impacted at this point. lugoff fire marshall will catoe says the forestry commission is also on scene. "we've got about eight fire departments on scene with 45 firefighters. we are actively trying to put the fires out. we've got two ploughs with forestry on thth ground cutting breaks." catoe says multiple crews will continue keeping an eye on the fires today. a richland county council member facing felony charges for allegedly driving drunk, is touching off worries among his fellow council members. councilman kelvin washington was released from jail sunday after being arrested for felony dui. highway patrol says two people were taken to the hospital saturday night after washington rear- ended their vehicle. if he's convicted, washington could get at least a 51 hundred dollar fine and up to 15 years in yesterday councilman seth rose told wis now is the time for washington to let someone else take over his duties on council
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become abundantly clear that mr. washington has some issues at home that he needs to address. it's my personal opinion that he'd be better served and so would the citizens of richland county. he focuses on addressing these issues at home and allow someone else to fulfill his council duties. as for this horrible incident i'm praying for everybody that's been impacted." this latest arrest comes right after washington pleaded guilty earlier this month to multiple counts of not filing a tax return. council will be in session tonight--its unclear if washington will be in attendance. a union county teacher is now "out" of her job over a de picture of her that hit the internet. the union county school system said yesterday that she has resigned. the incident happened at the union county career and technology center. the district's interim superintendent says a student got a hold of the teacher's phone and found the picture, then spread it around through text messages and social media. the union county sheriff's office is investigating to see if the student should be charged. the federal government is
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counties hit hardest by last fall's floods a combined 157 million dollars. the u.s. housing and urban development says nearly 20 million dollars will go specifically to the city of columbia. richland county will get 23 point 5 million dollars. another 16 point 3 million dollars will go to lexington county. the latest funds mean the state will receive most of the 300 million dollars congress set aside for flood aid in the budget. a northeast richland county artery shut down by last falls floods, is finally open again. spears creek church road was left impassable after an upstream dam ruptured and the spears creek roared over it and washed out a bridge back in october. since then, the road has been closed forcing drivers to detour as crews worked to repair the road over the past several months. yesterday, department of transportation officials tweeted out the announcement that the road is back open, and traffic is again moving. scdot says the repair will be in place until a
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a marker will soon go up honoring a midlands policeman who died protecting the community where he grew up the intersection at beltline boulevard and forest drive will be named after greg alia alia was shot and killed while responding to a call at the richland mall in september. senator joel lourie sponsored the bill and says it was unanimously passed in the senate. greg's wife, kassy, says the sign will represent a lifetime of memories and service. "no matter who you are, greg's someone you can get behind. that's really surreal for me. he was my husband, i mean he was my hero, obviously, but for everyone to be able to get behind him is really incredible to me," the marker will go up within the next couple of weeks. coming up...clemson football hits the practice fields following their memorable run at the college football title in 2015. plus...fans showed up in flocks yesterday to celebrate gamecock women's basketball. rick henry has more on these stories in the
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it's been less than two months since the
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final game of the 2015 season. today they were back on the field...kicking off spring practice. it's been 49 days since clemson lost to alabama in the national championship game. the tigers had a great season....finishing 14 and one...but the disappointment of losing the big game is their big motivation for 2016. they also have deshaun watson..a heisman finalist...returning for his junior year at quarterback. clemson is preparing to make another run at the title. today's about trying to get to number one. that's really what it's about. finished number two, we've been kind of climbing...trying to get to number one...and that's what everybody's objective is. there's no satisfaction on this football team, that's what i like. nobody's showing up and satisfied with last year. last year's over..this is a new year. today was the first of 15 spring practices...including the orange and white game. that's scheduled for april ninth.
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for the usc women's basketball team. the carolina alumni association hosted a pep rally for the gamecocks. the fans got a chance to take pictures and get autographs. the ladies were being honored for their third straight sec regular season championship. they also finished with a perfect 16 and oh conference record. admission was free tonight ....but they had to close the online registration because they reached capacity. dawn:what a great way to interact with our fans and hear them cheer us on..even on a day where we don't have to perform. a'ja:we really enjoy just coming out and interacting with our fans. they mean so much to us and give us so much support that we're just so happy to have them. alaina:this is really exciting to have seen the growth of our fan base along with the growth this program it's something that i'm really happy to see. the gamecocks will be back in action friday when they'll play in the quarterfinals of the sec tournament in jacksonville, florida. usc is looking to repeat as the conference tourney champs.
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mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper 50s to lower 60s.
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top national headlines... march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper 50s to lower 60s.
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community after an officer-involved shooting monday that left
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yesterday, hundreds of people gathered in the streets to protest police say the shooting victim was wanted on felony drug charges and ran away from officers trying to arrest him. at some point during the chase, raleigh police confirm one of their officers shot and killed the man. the victim's mother was in tears at the scene as she described what reported witnesses said they saw. "they killed my son for no reason. everybody out here said that he was running, didn't have a gun, trying to jump a fence and the officer shot my son seven times, for what? for nothing." police have not released the shooting victim's name. investigators say a gun was found at the scene. north carolina's state bureau of investigation is handling the case. a ruling by a new york judge in one case could help apple bolster its argument in another. yesterday, the judge ruled that the justice department cannot force apple to give the fbi access to data from a locked iphone in a routine brooklyn drug case. the judge's decision supports
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to assist the fbi with accessing the iphone used by one of the shooters in the december massacre in san bernardino. apple's opposition to the government's tactics has evoked a national debate over digital privacy rights and national security. the company's filing to oppose the order by a california magistrate judge is due by friday. a north carolina husband and wife were killed in an explosion at their home sunday night, despite the best efforts of neighbors and an unnamed good samaritan to save them. coleen harry has more on the story. "loud commotion - like a dumpster being dumped. it was a truck hitting the house, stuck my head out the door, saw truck, called 911." you can still see how the word emergency was an understatement. people drawn to the scene, wondering what could have caused the driver to go off the road. jerry smith says he spoke with the driver at the scene. "i gave him my jacket. i said what happened. he
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moments after the driver hit the propane tank, chris weaver says he felt no other choice but to run for help. "driver was getting out vehicle on his own, assisted him across the road, could hear the gas line spewing." a couple was inside the house. "i was yelling at her and waving - go out the back of the house. go out the back of the house. she finally heard me. she turned around, made two steps and the house blew up." neighbors say it shook the the flames shot up in the air. "you see explosions on tv. you see the movies. before that there was a lady standing in her doorway." just about the time the explosion boomed, a man drove flames. we go in right after him." " he got mr newton out first, then we got him across the road. he was coming around the corner with the lady on his shoulder carrying her." no one knows who that good samaritan is. they say they'd never seen him in their small town before. now, fallston is waiting for answers. "the driver stated when i got to him at the road he fell asleep at the wheel. i fell asleep oh god.
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"and then later on his story changed - that he was dodging a deer. so i don't know." that was coleen harry reporting. neighbors say the unnamed good samaritan wanted to remain anonymous but told some people at the scene he was a former marine. still to come this morning on sunrise... how one soldier's tremendous bravery earned him one of the military's highest honors yesterday. break 3 kristen welker coming up on today clinton
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say they feel cmarathon votes. we'll tell you what her strategy is in the final hours and how campaign officials are preparing to take on donald trump if she should make it to the general election. plus, bernie sanders vowing not to give up but what's his path and how long can he hold on? all that and more coming up on today.
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mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday a moving ceremony was held at the white house yesterday for a real american hero. navy seal edward byers received the medal of honor for rescuing an american civilian being held hostage by taliban insurgents in afghanistan. president obama described the encounter as involving "hand-to-hand combat" with multiple adversaries. here are some of a few special moments highlighting his heroic actions. "hearing english ed lept across the room and threw himself on the hostage using his own body
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another enemy fighter appeared and with his body ed kept shielding the hostage. with his bare hands ed pinned the fighter to the wall and held him until his teammates took action. it was over almost as soon as it began. in just minutes by going after those guards ed saved the lives of several teammates and that hostage." "we also welcome ed's mom, peggy, who i understand had one question when ed told her about this ceremony. 'do you think i can come?' that's so sweet. yes, mom, you're allowed to come when your son gets the medal of honor." after the ceremony, byers said he did not earn the recognition alone--emphasizing the importance of his team, and his own teammate who died during the operation. if it wasn't for that team i wouldn't be standing here today. specifically for me, my
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brother, nick checque. the award was truly his. he was an american hero and he was the hero of that operation." president obama said yesterday's ceremony is a rare opportunity for the american people to get a glimpse of a special breed of warrior that so often serves in the shadows." only five other seals have received the nation's highest medal ... for valor in combat. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten sunrise. end break right now on news 10 sunrise... off to the polls. voters in 12 states will cast their votes today as the super tuesday showdown kicks off. we're breaking down what's on
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the super tuesday showdown kicks off. we're breaking down what's on the line for the candidates today as they look to secure wins and move ahead. and... hundreds of people-- protesting the death of a 24-year-old man by a officer in raleigh. we're following the latest in the alert center... as a community looks to rise from the outrage. plus... happy first day of march! i'll have your full forecast-- coming up. it's tuesday, march first. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm michal higdon. len kiese has the morning off. it's five o'clock on this tuesday, march first. twelve states and hundreds of
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the line. republican candidates will look to stake their claim in up to 48 perent of their party's delegates. on democratic side- up to 43 percent of the party's delegates could be decided today. and with so many delegates to be won or lost-- super tuesday is expected to give us a glance at the candidate that will secure each party's nomination for president. also -- severe weather could impact millions in southerns states holding super tuesday contests. another storng storm system will make it's way east today brining the possibility of damaging storms and heavy rain. we'll be monitoring throughout the day. here in the midlands we would see a chance of showers later tonight from that same storm system. but your day ahead is shaping up to be a nice one with more unseasonably warm temperatures for your tuesday. tim miller is breaking it all down this morning in your first alert forecast. a cold front approaching the state will deliver a few late day showers tuesday into wednesday morning with 1/4" rain totals possible. cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late
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voters in a dozen states across the country will the state will deliver a few cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late thursday into friday morning. voters in a dozen states across the country will head to the polls today in the biggest political showdown of the 2016
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head to the polls today in the biggest political showdown of the 2016 presidential election. on the democratic side -- sanders and clinton are vying for 1,032 of the 2,383 delegates needed to win the democratic race. keep in mind- that includes super delegates. right now hillary clinton tops bernie sanders in the latest c-n-n-o-r-c poll 55 percent to 38 percent nationally. and while political analysts think hillary clinton will do very well in the southern states, much like she did here in south carolina, -- they believe bernie sanders will remain in this race. "the most important thing that people have to realize -- many states on the democratic side are not winner take all, meaning that they are proportional. so a candidate can actually win an entire state and be awarded a certain number of delegates for winning the entire state but if senator sanders gets a certain threshold in the state and then a certain threshold in each congressional district, he will win delegates
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well." coming up in our next half hour we're taking a look at the republican side of the race where the battle is candidates looking to gain ground on frontrunner donald trump. the question this morning among the democrats-- could the race for the presidential nomination end on super tuesday? hillary clinton hopes so, as she looks to strengthen her lead on bernie sanders. but-- sanders is still putting up a fight, hoping to turn around his chances. a new cnn/orc poll shows clinton opening up a big lead nationally -- beating sanders by 17 points. the one thing both of the candidates have in common? wanting to win the democratic nomination to move on and beat the republican nominee. "we can win the democratic nomination. and if that happens, there is
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would love to do than run against donald trump. "if i am so fortunate to be the nominee i will turn my attention to whomever the republicans decide to nominate. and i can tell you this, one advantage i have is they've been sanders has an event in his home state of vermont. donald trump is confident on his ability to score a super tuesday win. the latest cnn/orc poll shows trump has the support of nearly half of the republican voters. trump spoke to supporters at a rally in virginia yesterday. despite some in the republican party distancing themselves from the candidate, trump says he remains confident in super tuesday contests with continued support from notable conservatives. presidential candidate "we just got the endorsement as you know of chris christie we just got
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senator jeff sessions whose one of the great people. we have sarah palin, great. we have so many great endorsements. just last night-- trump picked up an endorsement from former arizona governor jan brewer. meanwhile -- trump's challengers ted cruz and marco rubio are deeming the businessman as unelectable, and says if he wins the republican nomination, he could very well lose to hillary clinton should she be the democratic challenger. you'll hear from both candidates ahead on sunrise at 5:30. as we look ahead to super tuesday tonight, nbc will have an hour- long special of nightly news with lester holt. extended live coverage of today's contests starts at 6:30 and will continue through this morning in the wis alert center... tensions are on the rise in a raleigh community following an officer- involved shooting, monday that left a man dead. hundreds of people gathered last night to protest the killing of 24 year old akiel denkins, pictured here.
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police say he was shot and killed after a short foot chase near downtown raleigh. police say denkins was wanted on a felony drug charge but did not touch on why the officer shot him. witnesses say denkins was unarmed. police say they found a gun near the man's body. the community is demanding answers. "it is time for change. it is time for change. it is time for all of us to get together and say no to the injustice." the investigation will determine who the gun belongs to. the officer was identified monday night as 29-year- old senior officer d.c. twiddy. we will continue following this in the alert center. we are following a developing story this morning-- one person has died after being found shot in a crashed vehicle in richland night - a vehicle was found crashed on the 400 block of seton hall drive. the victim was found inside with multiple gunshot wounds and later died at the hospital. the richland county sheriff's department is
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fire crews in lugoff are keeping an eye on a series of woods fires that broke out near highway 1 last night. the lugoff fire department says 40 firefighters worked to contain at least 8 separate fires happened near the pepperidge subdivision overnight. they are monitoring the fires through this morning. no structures have been impacted. lugoff fire marshall will catoe says the forestry commission is investigating. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. a cold front approaching the state will deliver a few late day showers tuesday into wednesday morning with 1/4" rain totals possible. cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late thursday into friday morning. coming up on news 10 sunrise... a great start to the season for the usc baseball team-- and a great day to play
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where the gamecocks will be traveling to today as they hit the road for some in-state ball. team-- and a great day to play america's pasttime. where the gamecocks will be traveling to today as they hit the road for some in-state ball. a tiger airways jet made an emergency landing in melbourne, australia this
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reported ill. the plane landed safely after the fire brigade and ambulances were put on standby. tiger airways said the crew detected an "unusual odor" in the cabin during the descent into melbourne. the airline said that four cabin crew members underwent medical assessments on arrival and were cleared of any health problems. australian air safety investigators and engineers were examining the incident. orangeburg county sheriff's deputies are looking for a norway teen who is wanted on numerous charges including breaking into a home. 18-year-old tyrone fleming faces second- degree burglary charges, is charged for receiving stolen goods and is also wanted on two bench warrants. investigators say according to one warrant, back in september, fleming broke into a home on beason road. the home owner discovered fleming inside. if you know fleming's whereabouts now, you're asked to call 888 crime sc. a sumter man has plead guilty in federal court to attempting to defraud the irs for at least three years. u.s.
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hercules baker filed federal income tax returns that claimed false tax refunds from january of 2011 to at least april of 2014. over that time, investigators say baker approached third-party taxpayers and persuaded them to provide personal information to file the returns in an effort to get money back. baker now faces up to 10 years in prision and/or a $250-thousand dollar fine. the federal government is sending south carolina counties hit hardest by last fall's floods a combined 157 million dollars. the u.s. housing and urban development says nearly 97-million will go to the state. 20 million dollars will go specifically to the city of columbia. richland county will get 23 point 5 million dollars. and another 16 point three million dollars will go to lexington county. the latest funds mean south carolina will receive most of the 300 million dollars congress set aside for flood aid in the federal budget. a cold front approaching the state will deliver a few late day showers tuesday into
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with 1/4" rain totals possible. cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late thursday into friday morning. for the first time this season
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carolina baseball team hits the road. the gamecocks are undefeated this season, grabbing their 8th win
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series sweep of penn state. today -- usc will head to charleston to take on the citadel. first pitch is at 7 o'clock. the warm weather is perfect as football teams kick off spring practices. less than two months after playing in the national championship, the clemson tigers are already back to work monday, the team held it's first of 15 spring practice sessions. the annual orange and white game is april 9th. the gamecocks are still two weeks out from their first practice on march 15th. they'll also hold 15 sessions over the span of just under a month, wrapping up with the garnet and black game on april 9th. coming up on news 10 sunrise... a look at today's national headlines. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we're happy you're starting your morning with us.
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republicans in 11 states and donald trump is expected to win big, except for texas where ted cruz is still polling strong. meanwhile, marco rubio is getting g in the mud. this race just getting dirtier and donald trump seems to be able to make coming up on today. nasa astronaut scott kelly is preparing to come back down to earth after nearly a year in space. he's been at the international space station longer than than any other u-s astronaut. kelly's current mission has lasted 340 days. in his last briefing before heading home, kelly told reporters that he is feeling good. once he lands, kelly will undergo a battery of physical and scientific tests. this is his fourth mission in space. four students were hurt after a shooting at an ohio high school monday. police say a 14-year- old student opened fire inside the madison junior-senior high school cafeteria monday morning. two students were shot and two others
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the students are expected to be okay. police say the shooter ran from the building and dropped the weapon but was taken into custody near school grounds. police say they do have a motive but are not releasing it at this time. an emotional erin andrews took the stand in nashville monday to testify about the secret nude video taken of her and posted on the internet. andrews broke down in tears at several points during her testimony. the sportscaster says she suffers from depression, panic attacks, and anxiety on a daily basis because of the incident. she says "no one believed" her that she had no idea about the tape. andrews is suing michael barrett - the man who shot the video - and the owner of the nashville marriott for 75-million dollars. toronto entrepreneurs are workign to tackle the world's problem...with a new invention. morgan wyatt, a bio- chemist, and jackson wyatt have come up with a compostable mosquito trap that's already racking up international sales. and their idea comes along just as the world is looking for ways to stop the
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the user only needs to add water and the trap mimics the breeding grounds of the pesky insect. right now, the company is looking for clients globally. check out this wild video out of arlington, texas. a driver plows their car into a gas pump-- and it was all caught on tape! the incident happened on monday. in the video, you can see the driver frantically try to free passengers from the car before flames from the gas pump get more intense. firefighters got the flames under control in about two hours. police have not said if anyone was injured or what caused the driver to lose control. google says one of its self-driving vehicles was at least partially responsible for an accident with a city bus. it's the company's first admission that one of its cars played a part in causing a crash. the minor collision took place in google's hometown of mountain view, california. the bus hit the car after it switched lanes unexpectedly. the google car was reportedly traveling at less than two miles per hour, the bus about 15 miles per hour. no one was injured in the
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a cold front approaching the state will deliver a few late day showers tuesday into wednesday morning with 1/4" rain totals possible. cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late thursday into friday morning. a midlands chick-fil-a is getting some national attention...
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was selected to be featured in one of the company's latest commercials. the new ad drives home the chain's locally owned, locally served brand and west columbia was one of only two locations selected to represent chick-fil-a nationwide. simms was born and raised here in columbia. the ad focuses on family, hometown hospitality and the responsbility of giving back. "you know this is a home away from home for our employees and for our guests that come and dine with us. we talk about the chick fil a family all the time and its an honor to be able to do life with our employees and to help grow them into leaders in our community as well." simms owns the west columbia location as well as the chick-fil-a saluda pointe. there are nearly 2000 independently owned and operated chick-fil-a restaurants around the country. you can see the commercial air right here on nbc throughout the season of the voice. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day
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i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this tuesday, march first. your top stories this morning... 7 candidates on both sides looking to secure major delegates today in super tuesday primary contests. but -- all eyes are also on the two frontrunners in the races. republican donald trump and democrat hillary clinton with new polling numbers that suggest those candidates could be their party's likely nominee. we'll look at how the candidates are looking to capitalize on today's momentum. plus-- we're expecting to see a chance of showers later tonight from a storm system making its way east and bringing the possibility of damaging storms and heavy rain. but your day ahead is shaping up to be a nice one with more unseasonably warm temperatures for your tuesday. tim miller is tracking the temperatures expected in your day ahead. a cold front approaching the state will deliver a few late day showers tuesday into wednesday morning with 1/4" rain totals possible. cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late thursday into
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first alert traffic report 12 states will hold voting
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being dubbed "super tuesday." political experts say today could make or break some campaigns -- specifically on the republican side. a total of 595 republican delegates are up for grabs of the 1,237 needed to clinch the gop nomination. a new c-n-n-o-r-c poll today shows donald trump with a sizable lead, getting 49 percent of the republican primary vote followed by marco rubio with 16 percent and ted cruz with 15 percent. a local political expert says today's vote could determine where each candidate stands in the future of this race. "the momentum builds -- it seems to move very quick. and once there's the appearance of someone steamrolling through
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very quickly. and it's very close to that point for donald trump at this point." it's important to note -- that two-thirds of republican votes so far have been toward one of the other four candidates. and political experts say after the more than twelve states vote today -- we will have a better idea of which candidates will still be in the race. senator ted cruz is defending his home turf in texas. yesterday, the republican candidate campaigned across the state in a bid to win its huge delegate prize today on super tuesday. rival donald trump said he thinks he has a very good chance of winning the lone star state. but cruz told reporters in dallas-- he's confident in his texas chances, despite trump's momentum. cruz says a strong texas performance will narrow the gop contest to a two- person race between he and trump. "we're working to get every vote we can a win is winning texas. a win in texas is very simple it is winning texas" "donald trump is, in all likelihood, gonna have a big chuck of delegates and we
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chunk of delegates and i think clear, this is a 2 man race." meanwhile, marco rubio is still fighting to win his meanwhile, marco rubio is still fighting to win his first state in the republican nominating contest. the florida senator has consistently placed 2nd or 3rd in primary voting contests thus far. rubio was in tennessee yesterday where he made several mentions of donald trump -- calling the gop frontrunner "unelectable" referencing trump's reported failure to immediately disavow support from a white supremacist leader. rubio also attacked trump's record. "what he's saying to people isn't true. it doesn't match his record. and yet somehow it's gotten to this point. it's gotten too far. it's called a con job. and we are not going to allow a con artist to take control of the party of lincoln and reagan." rubio also held rallies in super tuesday nominating states of georgia, arkansas, and oklahoma.
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rally is accusing a secret servicecegent of choking him and slamming him to the gruond. check out this video from the virginia rally on monday. time magazine photographer chris morris told cnn he stepped just 18 inches outside the media pen when the agent put his hands around his neck. trump's campaign has not yet commented on the incident. the secret service also says it is aware of the incident and is working with local law enforcement on the matter. on the democratic side-- hillary clinton is hoping her south carolina landslide becomes an even bigger super tuesday victory lap against rival bernie sanders. right now a new national poll has clinton leading sanders by about 17- percent. the delegate fight with bernie sanders is expected to continue-- but a strong super tuesday finish could send her speeding ahead in the race. clinton has been shifting her focus from beating sanders to beating republicans-- while sanders has been working to draw big crowds of supporters who support his call for a political revolution. presidential candidate tomorrow in 11 states, including massachusetts, there will be
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deciding. we anticipate winning many of them and a majority of them right here in massachusetts. we anticipate winning many of ever stopped being great, what new in the alert center... a louisiana sheriff's captain who released a combative video earlier this month that targeted alleged gang members and generated millions of views -- resigned monday. sheriff clay higgins says that he was not forced to resign, but said quote -- "i've turned in my badge as a matter of conscience." in the original video, which was posted earlier this month, higgins appeared on camera surrounded by law some of whom were holding rifles -- after identifying seven wanted members of a violent street gang whom he described as "animals" and "heathens." a richland county council member facing felony charges for allegedly driving drunk, is touching off worries among his fellow council members. councilman kelvin washington was released from jail sunday after being
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dui. highway patrol says two people were taken to the hospital saturday night after washington rear- ended their vehicle. if he's convicted, washington could get at least a 51 hundred dollar fine and up to 15 years in prison. yesterday councilman seth rose told wis now is the time for washington to let someone else take over his duties on council. council will be in session tonight--its unclear if washington will be in attendance. a union county teacher is now out of her job over a nude picture of her that hit the internet. the union county school system said on monday that she has resigned. the incident happened at the union county career and technology center. the district's interim superintendent says a student got a hold of the teacher's phone and found the picture, then spread it around through text messages and social media. the union county sheriff's office is investigating to see if the student should be charged. lexington county is going green for st. patrick's day and the blowfish baseball team is lending a helping hand.
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day parade in downtown lexington is expected to be held on saturday, march 12th at two p-m. news regarding lexington county's week-long celebration of saint patrick's day will be a news conference will be held at one p-m at the corner of main and church street at "blowfish on main." tonight -- the university of south carolina will host a public dialogue on school resource officers. after an incident involving a resource officer at spring valley high school went viral last year, many parents and educators have asked what the role of resource officers should be in schools. tonight's forum, hosted by the school of law and college of education, runs from 6 to 7:30 at the school of law on main street. it is free and o on to the public. coming up on news 10 sunrise... it's a meal fit only for a presidential candidate. one restaurant is serving up a slice of "the donald"... in an effort to attract some attention from the republican frontrunner. that, and more- as we take a look at what's trending this morning. a cold front approaching the
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to debates... but now one restaurant wants to see how he holds up in a hot oven. customers of joe's world famous pizzeria in northern alabama can find out by ordering up a slice of "the donald" for lunch. a student artist was able to create a stencil drawing of the face and hair of donald trump -- and pizza maker joe carlucci was able to bake a trump pizza. the pie is a classic cheese -- baked in a stone fired oven. and you may be wondering how it tastes...
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that answer too, and maybe one day from trump himself. "mustache cat" now has a permanent place to call home. the abandoned kitten -- so nicknamed because of home. the abandoned kitten -- so nicknamed because of a black patch of fur shaped like a mustache above her mouth -- was found last week in fresno, california. she was dumped inside a large box of items left outside a salvation army donation center. the cat was taken to a no-kill shelter, which received dozens of applications from people hoping to adopt her. the new owner says she will name the cat, "mustachio." if you want to get a little nutty today- that's perfectly
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today is national peanut butter day. peanut butter is consumed in 90 percent of u-s households. and here's something to think about the next time you open a jar-- it takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter. up next on news 10 sunrise-- we've got more of today's top headlines. thanks for starting your day with us. a judge ruled monday that the
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department cannot force apple to provide the fbi with access to data from a locked i-phone in a routine brooklyn drug case. the judge's decision supports apple's controversial stance on not assisting the fbi with accessing the a-phone used by one of the suspected shooters in the san bernardino terrorist attacks. apple's opposition to the government's tactics has evoked a national debate over digital privacy rights. apple's filing to oppose the order by a california magistrate judge is due by friday. new york city's plans to fine restaurants that don't post salt warnings on certain
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been placed on a temporary hold. the national restaurant association asked for the order after a judge ruled the city could fine restaurants that don't comply with the rule. the association is appealing that decision. health officials say they're confident the rule will be upheld and won't issue violations while the injunction is in place. good news for those cruising with carnival. the cruise line has now improved its onboard beverage package by adding pricier drinks to the program. it now includes drinks costing up to 50 dollars. previously, the ceiling had been 10 dollars, leaving many top-shelf liquors beyond reach when purchasing the beverage package. carnival's enhanced "cheers!" beverage program will take effect today. a cold front approaching the state will deliver a few late day showers tuesday into wednesday morning with 1/4" rain totals possible. cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late thursday into friday morning. happy birthday to everyone
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virginia police officer ashley guindon will be laid to rest today. guindon and two other officers were responding to a domestic violence call when accused shooter ronald hamilton fired his gun and shot all three officers. only guindon died from her injuries. it was her first day on patrol. last night- her body was escorted by dozens of police cars and motorcycles. her funeral service is expected to be held at
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a former cab driver accused of murdering two virginia college students is expected to seek a plea deal in the coming days. jesse matthew is accused of killing 18-year-old hannah graham back in 2014, and back in 2009. prosecutors say they were planning to seek the death penalty if the case went to trial. matthew is already serving three life sentences in a separate case. he was convicted of sexually assaulting a 26- year-old woman back in 2005. a u-s bank is now being questioned in the fifa corruption scandal that has rocked the sports world. citigroup has reportedly been subpoenaed by u-s officials investigating bribery, corruption and money laundering. fifa officials reportedly used various u-s banks to transfer and receive 150 million dollars in bribes and kickbacks. investigators are questioning whether citigroup turned a blind eye to suspicious transactions. nasa is looking to go supersonic. the space agency granted a 20-million dollar contract to lockheed martin to develop a passenger jet that can
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sound. this is a preliminary design. nasa says the plan is intended to make flying safer, greener and quieter. the jet would use technology to create a soft thump instead of rattling sonic booms while in flight. sonic booms trigger sounds that can be heard for miles. a cold front approaching the state will deliver a few late day showers tuesday into wednesday morning with 1/4" rain totals possible. cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another few showers late thursday into friday morning. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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race for president. and -- hundreds protesting the death of a 24-year-old man by a officer in raleigh. we're following the latest in the alert center... as a community looks to rise from the outrage. up. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm michal higdon. len kiese has the morning off.
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twelve states and hundreds of delegates on the line. republican candidates will look to stake their claim in up to 48 percent of their party's delegates. on democratic side- up to 43 percent of the party's delegates could be decided today. and with so many delegates to be won or lost-- super tuesday is expected to give us a glance at the candidate that will secure each party's nomination for president. severe weather could impact millions in southerns states holding super tuesday contests. another strong storm system will make it's way east today. we'll be monitoring throughout the day. here in the midlands we would see a chance of showers later tonight from that same storm system. but your day ahead is shaping up to be a nice one with more unseasonably warm temperatures. tim miller is breaking it all down this morning in your first alert forecast. march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our
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tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper 50s to lower 60s. first alert traffic report
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the biggest political showdown of the 2016 presidential election. on the democratic side -- sanders and clinton are vying for 1,032 of the 2,383 delegates needed to win the democratic race. keep in mind- that includes super delegates. right now hillary clinton tops right now hillary clinton tops bernie sanders in the latest c-n-n-o-r-c poll 55 percent to 38 percent nationally. and while political analysts think hillary clinton will do very well in the southern states, much like she did here in south carolina, -- they believe bernie sanders will remain in this race.
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people have to realize -- many states on the democratic side are not winner take all, meaning that they are proportional. so a candidate can actually win an entire state and be awarded a certain number of delegates for winning the entire state but if senator sanders gets a certain threshold in the state and then a certain threshold in each congressional district, he will win delegates that way as well." coming up in our next half hour we're taking a look at the republican side of coming up in our next half hour we're taking a look at the gain ground on frontrunner donald trump. for hillary clinton -- super tuesday will be about padding a big lead in that delegate count -- and perhaps wrapping up the nomination all together. but-- sanders is still putting up a fight hoping states like colorado, massachusetts, minnesota, oklahoma, and his home state of vermont will help swing things back his way. as sanders and clinton go head to head -- there is one thing they've agreed on
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they fell they can beat whoever comes out of the other side. "we can win the democratic nomination. and if that happens, there is nothing more than i would love to do than run against donald trump. "if i am so fortunate to be the nominee i will turn my attention to whomever the republicans decide to nominate. and i can tell you this, one advantage i have is they've been after me for 25 years and i'm still standing. clinton will be in florida today to watch the results, while sanders has an event in his home state of vermont. donald trump is as confident as ever that he'll score a a super tuesday win. the latest cnn/orc poll shows trump has the support of nearly half of the republican voters. despite some in the republican
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distancing themselves from the candidate, trump says he remains confident in super tuesday contests with continued support from notable conservatives. presidential candidate "we just got the endorsement as you know of chris christie we just got the endorsement of senator jeff sessions whose one of the great people. we have sarah palin, great. we have so many great endorsements. just last night-- trump picked up an endorsement from former arizona governor jan brewer. meanwhile -- trump's challengers ted cruz and marco rubio are deeming the businessman as unelectable saying he would lose to hillary clinton should she be the democratic challenger. you'll hear from both candidates ahead on sunrise at 6:30. tonight -nbc will have an hour-long special of nightly news with lester holt. extended live coverage of today's contests starts at 6:30 and runs through 7:30. you can also catch more of the results tonight on wis news at 11. this morning in the wis alert center... tensions are on the rise in a
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officer-involved shooting, monday that left one man dead. hundreds of people gathered last night to protest the killing of 24 year old akiel denkins, pictured here. in a brief news conference, police say he was shot and killed after a short foot chase near downtown raleigh. police say denkins was wanted on a felony drug charge but did not touch on why the officer shot him. witnesses say denkins was unarmed. the victim's mother was in tears on the scene, and is demanding answers from police. "they killed my son for no reason. everybody out here said that he was running, didn't have a gun, trying to jump a fence and the officer shot my son seven times, for what? for nothing." police are giving a different report from witnesses. officers say they found a gun near denkin's body. an investigation will determine who the gun belongs to. police identified the officer who fired the gun as 29-year-old senior officer
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we are following a developing story this morning-- one person has died after being found shot in a crashed vehicle in richland county. richland county investigators say shortly after 9:30 last night - a vehicle was found crashed on the 400 block of seton hall drive. the victim was found inside with multiple gunshot wounds and later died at the hospital. the richland county sheriff's department is investigating. fire crews in lugoff are keeping an eye on a series of woods fires that broke out near highway 1 last night. the lugoff fire department says 40 firefighters worked to contain at least 8 separate fires happened near the pepperidge subdivision overnight. they are monitoring the fires through this morning. no structures have been impacted. lugoff fire marshall will catoe says the forestry commission is investigating. orangeburg county sheriff's deputies are looking for a norway teen who is wanted on numerous charges including breaking into a home. 18-year-old tyrone fleming faces second- degree burglary charges, is
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stolen goods and is also wanted on two bench warrants. investigators say according to one warrant, back in september, fleming broke into a home on beason road. the home owner discovered fleming inside. if you know fleming's whereabouts now, you're asked to call 888 crime sc. a sumter man has plead guilty in federal court to attempting to defraud the irs filed federal income tax returns that claimed false tax refunds from january of 2011 to at least april of 2014. over that time, investigators say baker approached third-party taxpayers and persuaded them to provide personal information to file the returns in an effort to get money back. baker now faces up to 10 years in prision and/or a $250-thousand dollar fine. and -- expected in your first alert forecast today. here's tim miller. march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late
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showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper 50s to lower 60s. it's great weather for some football! and spring practices have already started for some
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up next -- a look at the practice schedules for the gamecocks and clemson just into the alert center this
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the u.s. state department says it has released the final batch of hillary clinton's emails. the last set of emails comes from the 52- thousand messages on hilary clinton's private computer sever. the department has been regularly releasing batches of her work emails in keeping with a judge's order. monday's release of the final 1,700 messages does not end the controversy for clinton. republican rivals in the battle for the november presidential election have cited the email controversy in saying clinton is unfit for the presidency. the secretary-general of nato says the cease-fire in syria is "largely holding," though he remains concerned about the
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buildup in the country. his comments were made on a visit to kuwait on monday. the secretary-general cited increased ground troops, naval forces in the mediterranean, and airstrikes that have targeted non-isis opposition groups. the united nations has been delivering aid to areas in need -- but says it has no plans for ground troops. federal, state and local leaders gathered at the university of michigan, flint campus monday for a forum to discuss the city's water crisis. audience members peppered the panel with concerns about replacing the water systems' lead pipes to aid in cleaning up the water. the state did not require flint to use anti-corrosive chemicals in those pipes when the city switched off of detroit's water system -- something michigan's lieutenant governor says needs to change. michigan "i won't be satisfied until all three types of different testing show the same results but even that being said i want to make it absolutely clear that regardless of the effectiveness of that coating, that the right
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eradicate the existence of lead in the system." as a result of what happened in flint, the epa is encouraging all states to review their procedures for treating and sampling water. the agency plans to make the results of nationwide testing available to the public. check out this wild video out of arlington, texas. a driver plows their car into a gas pump-- and it was all caught on tape! the incident happened on monday. in the video, you can see the driver frantically try to free passengers from the car before flames from the gas pump get more intense. firefighters got the flames under control in about two hours. police have not said if anyone was injured or what caused the driver to lose control. march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures,
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70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper
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today's picture the weather is from ana lu muela kiser & mattie crosland, hammond school send us your weather pictures to po box 367, columbia, sc 29202. for the first time this season -- the south carolina baseball team hits the road.
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the gamecocks are undefeated this season, grabbing their 8th win sunday in a series sweep of penn state. today -- usc will head to charleston to take on the citadel. first pitch is at 7 o'clock. the warm weather is perfect as football teams kick off spring practices. less than two months after playing in the national of 15 spring practice sessions. the annual orange and white game is april 9th. the gamecocks are still two weeks out from their first practice on march 15th. they'll also hold 15 sessions over the span of just under a month, wrapping up with the garnet and black game on april 9th. up next on sunrise -- a look at your tuesday headlines. thanks for starting your day
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four students are recovering in ohio after being hurt during a shooting in their cafeteria monday. police say a 14-year- old student opened fire inside madison junior-senior high school. two students were shot and two others were hurt while trying to run away. they're all expected to be okay. the alleged shooter was taken into custody near school grounds. police say they do have a motive
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time. an emotional erin andrews took the stand in nashville to testify about the secret nude video taken of her and posted on the internet. andrews broke down in tears at several points as she described having to watch the video with fbi agents while trying to prove she had nothing to do with the tape. some have accused her of setting the whole thing up to garner fame. andrews is suing the man who shot the video and the owner of the nashville marriott for 75-million dollars. the united states has asked the u-n security council to schedule a vote this afternoon on a resolution that would impose tough new sanctions on north korea after the country's latest nuclear test. a vote on the resolution has been held up for several days by russia. russia says it wants more time to study the lengthy text put together by the united sates and china. the family of late supreme court justice antonin scalia will hold a memorial in his honor today. it will be held at the mayflower hotel in washington d-c. scalia died on february 13-th in texas. multiple supreme court justices are expected to give remarks at the
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nasa astronaut scott kelly is heading back to earth after nearly a year in space. he's been at the international space station longer than than any other u-s astronaut. kelly's current mission has lasted 340 days. in his last briefing before heading home, kelly told reporters that he is feeling good. once he lands, kelly will undergo a battery of physical and scientific tests. this is his fourth mission in space. march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper
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i'm mary king. it's 6:30. your top stories this morning... 7 candidates on both sides looking to secure major delegates today in super tuesday primary contests. but -- all eyes are also on the two frontrunners in the races. republican donald trump and democrat hillary clinton with new polling numbers that suggest those candidates could be their party's likely nominee. we'll look at how the candidates are looking to capitalize on today's momentum. plus-- we're expecting to see a chance of showers later tonight from a storm system making its way east and bringing the possibility of damaging storms and heavy rain. but your day ahead is shaping up to be a nice one with more unseasonably warm temperatures for your tuesday. tim miller is tracking the temperatures expected in your day ahead. and tim miller's keeping an eye
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forecast. march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper 50s to lower 60s.
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12 states will hold voting contests today on what's being dubbed "super tuesday." political experts say today could make or break some contests today on what's being dubbed "super tuesday." political experts say today could make or break some campaigns -- specifically on the republican side. a total of 595 republican delegates are up for grabs of the 1,237 needed to clinch the gop nomination. a new c-n-n-o-r-c poll today shows donald trump with a sizable lead, getting 49 percent of the republican primary vote followed by marco rubio with 16 percent and ted cruz with 15 percent. a local political expert says today's vote could determine where each candidate stands in
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future of this race. "the momentum builds -- it seems to move very quick. and once there's the appearance of someone steamrolling through these primaries, it becomes over very quickly. and it's very close to that point for donald trump at this point." it's important to note -- that two-thirds of republican votes so far have been toward one of the other four candidates. and political experts say after the more than twelve states vote today -- we will have a better idea of which candidates will still be in the race. defending home turf will be the key today for senator ted cruz. yesterday, the republican candidate campaigned across texas in a bid to win its huge delegate prize. rival donald trump said he thinks he has a very good chance of winning the lone star state. but cruz told reporters in dallas-- he's confident in his texas chances, despite trump's momentum. cruz says a strong texas performance will narrow the gop contest to a two- person race between he and trump. "we're working to get every vote
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winning texas. a win in texas is very simple it is winning texas" "donald trump is, in all likelihood, gonna have a big chuck of delegates and we are, i believe, gonna have a big chunk of delegates and i think everyone else will be way, way, way behind. at that point, it will become abundantly clear, this is a 2 man race." meanwhile, marco rubio is still fighting to win his first state in the republican nominating contest. the florida senator has consistently placed 2nd or 3rd in primary voting contests thus far. rubio was in tennessee yesterday where he made several mentions of donald trump -- calling the gop frontrunner "unelectable" referencing trump's reported failure to immediately disavow support from a white supremacist leader. rubio also attacked trump's record. "what he's saying to people isn't true. it doesn't match his record. and yet somehow it's gotten to this point. it's gotten too far. it's called a con job. and we are not going to allow a con artist to take control of the party of lincoln and
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rubio also held rallies in super tuesday nominating states of georgia, arkansas, and oklahoma. a bit of wild scene at a trump campaign event monday -- where a photographer is accusing a secret service agent of choking him and slamming him to the ground. time magazine photographer chris morris told cnn he stepped just 18 inches outside the media pen when the agent put his hands around his neck. trump's campaign has not yet commented on the incident. the secret service also says it is aware of the incident and is working with local law enforcement on the matter. on the democratic side-- hillary clinton is hoping her south carolina landslide becomes an even bigger super tuesday victory lap against rival bernie sanders. right now a new national poll has clinton leading sanders by about 17- percent. a strong super tuesday could give her just about all the delegates she needs to wrap up the race. with such a commanding lead, clinton has been shifting her focus from beating sanders to beating republicans-- while sanders has been working to draw big crowds of supporters who support his call for a political
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presidential candidate tomorrow in 11 states, including massachusetts, there will be over 800 delegates up for deciding. we anticipate winning many of them and a majority of them right here in massachusetts. presidential candidate "yes, i don't think america has ever stopped being great, what we need to do now is make america whole." clinton is expected to do very well in the southern states today -- while sanders is hoping to win big in his home state of vermont, and pick up a few more states farther west. a judge ruled monday that the united states justice department cannot force apple to provide the fbi with access to data from a locked i-phone in a brooklyn drug case. the judge's decision supports apple's controversial stance on not assisting the fbi with accessing the i-phone used by one of the suspected shooters in the san bernardino terrorist attacks. apple's opposition to the
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evoked a national debate over digital privacy rights. apple's filing to oppose the order by a california judge is due by friday. lexington county is going green for st. patrick's day and the blowfish baseball team is lending a helping hand. the first-ever saint patrick's day parade in downtown lexington is expected to be held on saturday, march 12th at two p-m. news regarding lexington county's week-long celebration of saint patrick's day will be released today. a news conference will be held at one p-m at the corner of main and church street at "blowfish on main." tonight -- the university of south carolina will host a public dialogue on school resource officers. after this incident involving a resource officer at spring valley high school went viral last year, many parents and educators have asked what the role of resource officers should be in schools. tonight's forum, hosted by the school of law and college of education, runs from 6 to 7:30 at the school of law on main street. it is free and open to the
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inside the state house -- a filibuster over a roads bill that started last week is expected to continue again today. senator lee bright says he and other senators will carry out that filibuster as long as it takes to get the bill done right. lawmakers have been discussing increasing the gas tax -- said she would only approve on two conditions -- reform for the dot and an income tax break to balance out the tax hike. senator bright says there is enough surplus this year for roads that the gas tax increase is unnecessary, and wants to focus solely on reforming the dot. it's almost time for post- season play in college basketball. and the usc women appear to be in good shape for a top seed in the ncaa tournament. that story just ahead. march coming in like a lamb with
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a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves highs upper 50s to lower 60s. a midlands chick-fil-a is getting some national
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that's after owner britt simms was selected to be featured in one of the company's latest commercials. the new ad drives home the chain's locally owned, locally served brand and west columbia was one of only two locations selected to represent chick-fil-a nationwide. simms was born and raised here in columbia. the ad focuses on family, hometown hospitality and the responsbility of giving back. "you know this is a home away from home for our employees and for our guests that come and dine with us. we talk about the chick fil a family all the time and its an honor to be able to do life with our employees and to help grow them into leaders in our community as well." simms owns the west columbia location as well as the chick-fil-a saluda pointe. there are nearly 2000 independently owned and operated chick-fil-a restaurants around the country. you can see the commercial air right here on nbc throughout the season of the voice. the ncaa has revealed its final women's basketball top 10 list two weeks before
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and the gamecocks are sitting pretty. uconn, south carolina, notre dame and baylor are still the four no. 1 seeds according to the committee. the top 16 teams host the opening two rounds of the ncaa tournament. the ncaa announce the entire 64 team field on march 14, after conference tournaments
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officers' shooting of a 17-year-old boy over the weekend. the group "utah against police brutality" organized the rally on behalf of abdullahi mohamed, who was shot saturday in downtown salt lake. mohamed remains in critical condition after police say he and another person were beating a man with "metal objects." officers say he continued to attack the man after he was ordered to stop, prompting the shooting. an investigation is underway. virginia police officer ashley guindon will be laid to rest today. last night- her body was escorted by dozens of police cars and motorcycles. guindon and two other officers were responding to a domestic violence call when accused shooter ronald hamilton fired his gun and shot all three officers. only guindon died from her injuries. it was her first day on patrol. her funeral service is expected to be held at noon today. a former cab driver accused of
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virginia college students is expected to seek a plea deal in the coming days. jesse matthew is accused of abducting and killing 18-year-old hannah graham back in 2014, and 20-year-old morgan harrington back in 2009. prosecutors say they were planning to seek the death penalty if the case went to trial. matthew is already serving three life sentences in a separate case. he was convicted of sexually assaulting a 26- year-old woman back in 2005. a small passenger bus and four fuel pumps were destroyed in a dramatic fire at a san francisco gas station. officials say the bus driver pulled into the station monday after his engine started overheating and smoking. the potential for explosions forced fire crews to retreat to a safe position and douse the bus in water. officials are still trying to figure out if a series of loud booms heard during the fire were from exploding tires or a gas tank.
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roughly a half hour after it began. one firefighter suffered minor injuries, no civilians were hurt. march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning. rain chance 50% tonight into wednesday morning. a few showers wednesday morning otherwise partly cloudy, breezy and cooler, highs in the lower 60s. dry thursday before another shot of rain moves in and out for late thursday night through midday friday. rain chance 60%. highs upper 50s to lower 60s. a richland county council member facing felony charges for allegedly driving
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off worries among his fellow council members. councilman kelvin washington was released from jail sunday after being arrested for felony dui. highway patrol says two people were taken to the hospital saturday night after washington rear- ended their vehicle. if he's convicted, washington could get at least a 51 hundred dollar fine and up to 15 years in prison. yesterday councilman seth rose told wis now is the time for washington to let someone else take over his duties on council. council will be in session tonight--its unclear if washington will be in attendance. the federal government is sending south carolina counties hit hardest by last fall's floods a combined 157 million dollars. the u.s. housing and urban development says nearly 97-million will go to the state. 20 million dollars will go specifically to the city of columbia. richland county will get 23 point 5 million dollars. and another 16 point three million dollars will go to lexington county. the latest funds mean south
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most of the 300 million dollars congress set aside for flood aid in the federal budget. a northeast richland county artery shut down by last falls floods, is finally open again. spears creek church road was left impassable after an upstream dam ruptured and the spears creek roared over it and washed out a bridge back in october. since then, the road has been closed forcing drivers to detour as crews worked to repair the road over the past several months. monday, dot officials tweeted out the announcement that the road is back open, and traffic is again moving. scdot says the repair will be in place until a separate widening project is started. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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your top stories this morning... 7 candidates on both sides looking to secure major delegates today in super tuesday primary contests. republican donald trump and democrat hillary clinton with new polling numbers that suggest those candidates could be their party's likely nominee. just released this morning -- a new cnn- orc poll showing electability numbers most likely to emerge
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clinton topping donald trump 52% to 44% among registered voters. that result has tilted in clinton's favor since the last cnn/orc poll on the match-up in january. but clinton could have a tougher time against ted cruz or marco rubio if they become the nominees. polling finds her trailing by just a percentage point or two. sanders -- who enjoys the most positive favorable rating of any presidential candidate in the field, according to the poll -- tops all three republicans by wide margins: 57% to 40% against cruz. 55% to 43% against trump. and 53% to 45% against rubio. tonight -nbc will have an hour-long special of nightly news with lester holt. extended live coverage of today's contests starts at 6:30 and runs through 7:30. catch the results on wis news at 11. fire crews in lugoff are keeping an eye on a series of woods fires that broke out near highway 1 last night. the lugoff fire department says 40 firefighters worked to contain at least 8 separate fires happened near the pepperidge subdivision overnight.
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through this morning. no structures have been impacted. march coming in like a lamb with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures, highs in the lower to middle 70s. a cold front is just off to our west and will be here by tonight. look for increasing clouds by late afternoon with scattered showers and a thunderstorm or two late night into wednesday morning.
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good morning. march madness. voters in 12 states head to the polls on this super tuesday. the most crucial day of the election so far. crump and clinton way out in front. will they deliver knockout blows or can rubio, cruz and sanders hang on? our decision 2016 team has it covered from every angle. the director of the fbi and one of apple's top executives facing off in congress today in their battle over unlocking
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government a big blow in court. tearful testimony. erin andrews breaks down over the video of her most private moments she says left her humiliated and ashamed. >> everybody said i was doing it for publicity and attention and that ripped me apart. >> her convicted stalker also taking the stand. >> i pulled the plug out and waited for the opportunity. >> was it your intent to hopefully get her without clothes on? >> yes. >> will jurors hold him and the hotel responsible in andrew's $75 million lawsuit? homeward bound. after 11 long months in space, astronaut scott kelly is coming back to earth. the celebration that nasa is planning today, tuesday, march 1st, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today", super tuesday, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie,

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