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tv   News 19 430am  CBS  December 31, 2015 4:30am-5:00am EST

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have a great day. o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o3 good morning and happy new year's eve day. thanks for waking up with news 19 this morning i'm mary sturgill. your time is 4:30...the rain continues for most of the midlands this morining... but we could be getting a break... just in time to celebrate the new year...i'm joined by news19 metoeroligst 3 efren afante....good morning efren... 3 3 chat
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3 we've seen some heavy rain over the past few days... and as a result... sce&g opened up one spillway... releasing water from the lake murray dam... earlier this morning. news 19's loren thomas has more on what led up to that decison.3 3 nat: siren soundsyou may have heard sirens along the saluda river as south carolina electric and gas conducted tests. "we did that today just to make sure that they're working properly."ginny jones with sce&g says there has been a lot of interest in the river and the water levels following the october flood. lake murray sits above the saluda river...meaning water released from the dam goes there. "so when we operate at saluda hydro we release water into the lower saluda river and so the sirens are designed to let someone who might be boating or swimming on the river so they'll know that there will be a change in the water level."those sirens are something john derrick and his friends appreciate. on wednesday they were out on the saluda river and took notice to the higher water levels. "in the back of our minds we're always taking precautions. we never boat alone, we're always wearing our life jacket and helmet and we take as many safety precautions as possible."in a statement from sce&g they said that they will be opening one spill gate...releasing up to an additional 18,000 cubic feet per second inflow...and say that residents will take notice to lake levels continuing to rise, but they will not exceed the 360 licensed operating level...meaning the level set by the federal emergency regulation commission.jones says for people concerned about the sirens... "the sirens we sounded today would not ever indicate that people needed to evacuate. local law
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something that was needed." 3 3 now just to put it in
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october flooding... sce&g opened 4 and a half... of their six spillways to release water.... there is only one open now. 3 newberry county residents continue tg see some flooding issues this morning. sheriff lee foster says yesterday... three people had to be evacuated from their homes on wheeler street... because of the high water levels.several roads in the county are blocked off by barricades... due to the heavy rainfall. foster says if you e in a low lying area... or live near a creek ... you need to be aware of the water levels and make a plan that allows you to leave quickly... if you need to. and if you e driving and cannot see the pavement under the water... be sure to turn around. 3 3 the day is here... and it's time to celebrate the new year..nearly 30-thousand people will pack downtown columbia... around the state house... for the amously hot new yearcelebration tonight. despite rainy weather crews willl be back out this morning putting the final details on the biggest party in the
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columbia and streets in that area... will be closed this morning... and into tonight so make sure to find alternate routes. 3 and speaking of tonight's big event...grammy award winning artist... lauryn hill... is headlining this year. famously hot new years is on main and gervais in downtown columbia... and its free. but of course just like last year... you can watch it from the comfort of your own home... as news 19 will broadcast the event live from 11pm to 12-30 am. 3 if you are planning to go out tonight ... and will be drinking... be sure to be responsible. cab rides will be stationed near the fountain in five points ....near the tin roof in the vista... and near the corner of lady street and sumter street from 11 pm until 3am new years day.the first ten dollars are covered... as long as you are going to a residence or hotel within richland and lexington counties.to take advantage of the program... you must call checker yellow cab prior to the ride... or let the driver know you are a k-w beverage
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3 if you do plan on heading downtown tonight...don't forget that usc will be collecting non perishable food donations for harvest hope. u-s-c volunteers will have people at all the entrances to this year's party in downtown columbia ... collecting canned goods and monetary donations that will go to the one sc flood relief fund. 3 if midnight is a little too late for your litle ones... edventure children's museum has a new year's countdown for you.they are hosting a kid friendly party... beginning this morning at 9. and just before noon the kids will be able to countdown to 2016 with a ball drop.the party is free with museum admission. 3 still to come... a fight over chicken dinner lands two people in the hospital... why they may be facing charges on top of the injuries. 3 then ... what coach dabo swinney says about three suspended players who won't get to play in the orange bowl... that's coming up in
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o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o3 the search continues in sumter... as police there look for three suspects in connection to an attempted murder.they're looking for 21- year-old henry dingle ... 20- year-old... kevin smith... and 18-year-old william spann.4 other men have already been arrested in connection to this case.police responded to a shots fired call on frazier street shortly before 4pm on tuesday. detectives think the three men could be involved in other cases as well.all three are believed to be armed and dangerous.if you have information that could help call crimestoppers at 1-888-crime-s-c. 3 in richland county...author ities say a husband and wife's fight over a chicken dinner... landed them both in the hospital.it happened on ranch road near decker boulevard and percival road.deputies say the wife wanted to get chicken at church's... and the couple got into an argument... that's
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punched the wife knocking her out. he said when the woman came to... she grabbed a knife and stabbed her husband multiple times in the upper body.authorities say both were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. they say charges will be filed against the
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let's end this. man (sternly): where do you think you're going? mr. mucus: to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. man: you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. i'm good all day. [announcer:] mucinex keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 hours.
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3 many women debate where is the best place to have a baby... a new study may help you decide.. researchers in oregon compared the risks of giving birth in a hospital... and at home. they found a significantly higher risk of death or seizure for the baby in planned out-of-hospital births compared to planned hospital births. the rate of caesarian section births was much lower outside the hospital setting... but the risk of blood transfusion for the mother was higher for births at home. 3 vitamin d may one day be used to treat people with multiple sclerosis. in a preliminary study... researchers at john hopkins found high doses of vitamin d3... helped reduce the severity of the disease. doctors say more testing is needed. 3 there's a lot of public awareness about concussions right now -- especially how these injuries can impact our
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months... and even longer... but thanks to a tool... a high school student in ohio is developing ... young people could get a faster diagnosis. 3 eric solender is a 17 year old senior. he was in eighth grade, when one moment at basketball practice changed his life. (sot: eric solender, high school senior)"i was coming down for a rebound. and as i was coming down other kid was jumping up and his nose slammed me in the back of the head."(sot: max solender, father)"eric was starting to slur his words."that concussion took eric out of school for nearly 5 months. (sot: eric solender, high school senior)"serious serious headaches"(sot: gretchen solender, mother)"there's a big personality change."(sot: max solender, father)"it was horrible. you don't want to see your child going through that kind of a kind of agony."a full year later - eric was back and in school full time. the early diagnosis was key to his full recovery: (sot: dr. catherine mcgill, child psychologist)"eric's parents did a wonderful job recognizing and responding and because of that even though he had a prolonged recovery, the access to medical care he was able to get quickly did indeed help him."now eric is creating a new tool to help others fight concussions: (nats)this is the microsoft kinect -- and a new test eric is creating in his computer science class.(nats)"this hand's my left, this hand's my right."he's designing it to measure motor skills.. and coordination while moving your hands and feet..(nats)"it's a test of reaction time."and how well a patient can respond to audio and visual cues.(nats)"blue... orange."the movements may seem simple, but for someone with a concussion -- they're quite difficult.(sot: eric solender, high school senior)"i couldn't do this kind of thing. and i couldn't touch my nose."eric hopes access to this tool on the sidelines at a game, or even at home, can quickly identify concussion symptoms in athletes. he's hoping to put the test on a video game will appeal to young patients
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3 coming up on news 19 this morning... the recent rain is causing some flooding... and making it difficult for some people to get to work... what lengths a business who deals with water every day... is
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