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a cool start to the weekend. 43 degrees in sumpter. 47 in orangeburg. 31 in rock hill. 35 degrees in greenwood. we have warmed up since we hit our low temperatures early this morning. we warmed up slightly. 47 in columbia. 45 sumpter. charleston. cloud cover will decrease afternoon. take a look at our satellite and radar composite over the continental united states. no major problems. rain in southern portions of texas. you can see the clouds still moving through portions of the deep south, including parts of the midlands. we will zoom in a little bit closer. a few breaks in the clouds. not expect anything rain today, but the continues will continue to decrease through the rest of the afternoon. even though we are starting off mostly cloudy this morning, the clouds will continue to decrease it looks like this afternoon. i think our forecast model does a good job of showing what we expect.
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11:30. the clouds continuing to move out by this afternoon. we will call it partly cloudy. then for tonight mostly clear skies. looking ahead towards sunday, we will see the clouds a little bit during the afternoon hours. so partly cloudy skies. maybe even mostly cloudy tomorrow afternoon. no rain expected over the weekend. it's going to be cry, but we will see a little bit more sunshine it looks like starting off on monday. lots of sunshine for the first monday of 2016. but we have some colder weather in place, even cooler than what we are seeing right now. as far as temperatures are concerned today, expect them rise 8-10 degrees. 55 columbia and lexington. and saluda. tonight cooler than this morning. in the mid-to-upper 30s. a cold start to your sunday. 34 degrees columbia and 33 aiken. and in winsboro also. but this is what we are
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colder air will be moving in kind of in the long term. 54 degrees monday. by tuesday and wednesday, right now we are expecting high temperatures in the mid-to- upper 40s. low temperatures in the mid-to-upper 20s both tuesday and wednesday. that will be. so coldest air we have seen in quite a time. then the clouds increase on thursday. a small chance for a shower thursday. 58 degrees thursday afternoon. 61 on friday. we will see a better chance for some showers. so looks like a dry weekend but colder air on the way. colby. >> thanks, daniel. nice to start with new year with sunshine. sce&g has begun closing the spill gate opened yesterday. the gate was opened yesterday afternoon bus of continued inflows of water into lake murray. that has a lot of residents in the area concerned. our news 19's chuck ring wall is
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chuck. >> reporter: thanks. right now we are in the pine grove neighborhood in lexington county off karenen brook drive. as you can see behind me, a ton of flooding out here. yesterday sce&g had opened a spill gate from lake murray that sent tons of water down through the lower saluda neighborhood and into this neighborhood and low-lying areas. this was heavily impacted. we spoke to many residents in this area. as you can see, no one is in these homes. there are not occupied. they have been gone since the flooding. but other neighbors through this neighborhood had come to speak to us and told us just how the flooding had started october 4th. they thought they were through with that. and now there hadn't been any rain, but with that spill gate being opened all of that water
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between 10 and around noon yesterday the water just started creeping up and it creeped out even further than where i'm standing and even higher than the levels right now. bit. the lexington fire department and police department were helping residents. they are checking on different neighbors. a lot of questions the folks are having on why this keeps happening, and a lot of paranoia for a lot of people. they thought they were through with this. but a couple months later the flooding keeps coming back. it's troubling for residents out here. later on we will be speaking to the residents and hearing what they have to say. >> thank you, chuck. water levels are very high once again at the national park. floodwaters are almost up to the
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according to the parks facebook page, the water is up to the deck on some sections of the elevated boardwalk. it's normally around a 10-mile hike to see the river. despite had, the park is open and they will have a ranger-led tour at 1:00 this afternoon. fema is accepting registrations through monday. president obama has declared all midlands county a federal disaster, which means the entire midlands is eligible for individual assistance. it covers losses not taken care of by insurance. if you have already registered, you don't need to reapply. a number of residents are without water today. the city of west columbia shut off water to a number of customers while waterlines are being located.
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columbia roads are effected. to find a full list head to our website wltx.com. service is expected to be restored at 8:00 this evening. now, once the water is back on, customers are urged to boil that water for at least one minute before they drink or cook with it. and starting today the city of columbia is closing three northbound lanes of trenum roads -- excuse me, between coker street. they are repairing a water main break there. drivers are being detoured through. a boil water advisory has not been issued but we will let you know if that changes. health officials say eight south carolinans have died of the flu as 2015 came to a close. seven of those people were 65 years or older. the agency says that since the flu season began in october, at least 172 people were hospitalized with the flu through december 26. clemson university is
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lawsuits about the death of a student who died during a fraternity run in september of 2014. the greenville news reports the school has filed documents answering allegations made by the parents of tucker hipps filed in an earlier lawsuit. the family says that hipps was forced to walk along a narrow hartwell. he died in september 2014. the family's lawsuit says they had a tradition of requiring pledges to jump off the bridge and swim to shore. devastating floods and videotape. officers are among the 2015 headlines that state legislators are responding to this year. legislators are offering various ways to help residents still reeling from the october storm that brought catastrophic flooding. those proposals include distributing state surplus to victims, requiring property tax relief for damaged homes anding
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bills banning students from using cell phones during class followed a viral video of a columbia teenager being yanked from her desk. a massacre in charleston resulted in a wide array of members. subjects range from a monument honoring the nine victims to a new rule on state grounds. marco rubio is in the midlands today. he is going to take part in a meet and greet scheduled for hudson smoke house in lexington beginning at 4:30 this afternoon. taking a look at some of the top headlines, president obama said because congress won't act on gun control. he will. chip reid is with the president. >> reporter: it was after the mass shooting at an oregon community college in october that the president decided he had to take executive action on guns. he made the announcement today in his weekly address, posted on the white house website. >> i directed my team at the white house to look into any
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actions i can take to help reduce gun violence. on monday, i'll meet with our attorney general, loretta limp, to discuss our options. >> reporter: sources tell cbs news the options include expanding the definition of who is in the business of selling guns. more guns sales trigger background checks and requiring enhanced reporting and tracking of lost and stolen guns. today the president blamed the republican congress for giving unilateral action. >> we know we can't stop every act of violence, but what if we tried to stop even one? what if congress did something, anything to protect our kids from gun violence? >> reporter: last month, senate republicans be blocked democratic approaches that would prevent people on the terror watch list from buying guns and require background checks for online gun purchases. meanwhile, some states are taking action on their own. in california, a new gun control law took effect today allowing judges to order the seizure of
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dangerous by their own family or by law enforcement. texas, though, is going in the other direction on gun control with a new law allowing guns to be carried openly in public places. the nra did not respond to our request for a comment. when details of the president's plan are announced, the response from gun rights supporters is expected to be furious. chip reid, cbs news hawaii. there are new developments in the bill cosby scandal. a judge in massachusetts is ordering cosby's wife to testify in a defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who accuse the comedian of sexual assault. the judge ruled she can be deposed next week with no limits on the questions she could be asked. attorneys for bill cosby plan to appeal the judge's ruling. in a separate case he was charged with assaulting a woman at his home back in 2004. the worst is over in the st.
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beginning for the areas to the south where the mississippi river is still rising. record and near record crests are predicted and there have been at least 11 levy failures. threatened. the flood fueled by more than 10 inches of rain over a three day period is blamed for 22 deaths and five people are still missing. israeli police are search forecasting a gunman who killed two people in an attack in tel-aviv. the gunman opened gunfire yesterday killing two and wounding three others before he fled the scene. shooter from an arab village in northern israel told the media they recognized the man from footage aired on news reports. police are still investigating possible motives for that attack. officials say indian troops shot and killed four gunmen. the gunmen exchanged fire with least two indian soldiers. security in that area is on
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forces work to determine a motive behind that attack. the dubai government has released video of the interior of the 63 story luxury hotel badly damaged by fire on thursday. the massive hotel is one of the most upscale hotels in dubai. only 14 people suffered minor injuries in evacuating the building. officials believe the fire began on the 0th floor terrace -- 20th floor terrace. there are protests in part of the middle east after saudi arabia said it executed 47 people convicted of terrorism charges. those executed include al-qaeda detainees and a cleric who rallied protests against the government. they are calling it a new crime carried out by the saudi royal family. in your sports news, the clemson tigers are headed to the national championship game. now, this comes after a
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oklahoma in the orange bowl. the tigers scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to beat the sooners 37-17. clemson faces alabama, who beat michigan state in the cotton bowl thursday night. the national championship game will be held january 11 in glendale, arizona. and basketball news. the undefeated gamecocks taking on memphis at the colonial life arena. this is the team's final non-conference match-up of the regular season. frank martin's squad is ranked 20 in the "usa today" coach's poll and remain the only undefeated sec team. tip-off is scheduled for 6:00 tonight and the gamecocks open sec play tuesday night at auburn. former gamecocks star connor shaw says he is 100% medically clear to resume his football career. he damaged a ligament in his thumb in august. he had surgery on his hand a few
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he was then placed on injury reserve making him ineligible for the rest of the season. he started for three seasons with the gamecocks becoming the all time leaders in victories graduate being a 27-5 record. many are mourning the loss
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we will take a 3 3 if you grew up in the '90s, you probably welcome back. if you grew up in the 1990s, you probably remember screech from saved by the bell. dustin diamond made headlines last christmas when he stabbed someone in a bar fight. now he is set to spend four incident. first, he is performing two stand-up comedy shows before he begins that sentence. gorge lucas apologized for wars." he said he sold his characters to white flavors. now he says he misspoke and
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he sold to disney in 2012 for $4 billion. lucas says disney is moving the franchise in exciting directions. actor wayne rogers has died. he played trapper john mcintyre on m*a*s*h. he was on the show for just the first three of its 11 seasons, but he was revered by those devoted to the shows. he had parts in a number of tv westerns. he died at the age of 82. singer/songwriter natalie cole died if congestive heart failure. the daughter of nat king cole passed away at a los angeles hospital on new year's eve. chris martinez looks back at her life. >> reporter: her voice was unforgettable. the music in her body. natalie cole followed in the footsteps of her famous fore, nat king cole, finding her own voice and success along the way. cole won the first of nine grammys in 1975 about the hit this will be. in 1979, she received a star on
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but it was in 1991 when her pop layer reached new heights with her hit unforegottable. a virtual duet with her late father. >> unforgettable too . >> reporter: through years of success, there were setbacks. cole developed an addiction to drugs and alcohol, entering a rehab program in 1983. >> it was such a revelation, actually, for me to start liking myself after all these years. i didn't realize i was still grieving for my father at 30 something. >> reporter: cole was later diagnosed with hepatitis c and liver disease. she underwent a kidney transplant in 2009. >> i am a walking testimony to you can have scars, you can go through turbulent times, and still have victory in your life. >> reporter: cole recently canceled several tour dates, including a new year's eve performance due it to her
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natalie cole was 65 years old. chris martinez, cbs news los angeles. >> cole leaves behind sisters and a son robert yancy. they issued a statement saying natalie fought a nears courageous battle, dying how she lived with strength and honor. she will remain unforgettable in our hearts forever. new government data shows deaths related to heart failure are on the rise. the uptick started in 2012 says the cdc. heart failure is contributing cause in 310,000 deaths a year. and a new veterans affairs study finds that suicide attacks and roadside bombings may trigger more posttraumatic stress than conventional warfare. it shows higher rates in men who died during the insurgency phase of the iraqi war when guerilla tactics were used. doctors in north carolina say they may be a step closer
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a cure for als. they identified protein clumps in the brain that contribute to paralysis and early deaths in als patients. researchers hope it paves the way for a drug to help fight that disorder. after a mild start to the winter, people in the northeast are finally seeing some snow. this is footage of snow in erie, pennsylvania. it's begun to blanket areas in new york and massachusetts as well. the storm has caused some accidents, but there have been no reports of serious injuries. well, last year of course daniel, we saw snow ourselves. that's not the story this year. >> no. saluda and little mountain 39. our temperatures will be warming up later this afternoon. we will go generally in the mid 30s. we will see the clouds to decrease. we are expecting a chilly night. lows dropping that the low-to-mid 30s and then for tomorrow expecting partly cloudy conditions with highs around 57 degrees. so if does look like a chilly weekend.
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we will take a closer look at the forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you, daniel. one of the biggest new
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for some the 3 more than 50 million americans belong to a gym. one than 50 million americans belong it a gym. one of the biggest reasons people quit is because of the cost. "consumer reports" did some digging and came up with five tips for saving money and keeping your fitness regimen on track. >> reporter: it's getting -- if getting in shape is a new year's resolution, you don't have to break the bank. >> assume you can get a better deal. you can ask the right questions and visit at the right types. >> reporter: january is a great time for promotions, but wait until the end of the month when sales teams may be more eager to make a deal. consider bringing friends and asking for a group discount.
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of membership you need. some gyms let you pay less for limited access and fewer perks. >> if they are not going to utilize the amenities, they can pay $10 a month. your gym for a cheaper plan since it may not be advertised. number three, see if your boss is willing to share the cost. >> many of those programs include discounts on gym memberships or the ability to access on site work facilities. >> reporter: check your health insurance policies. some bluecross blueshield members can pay $25 a month. finally, if you don't know how often you will be able to work out or if you are the kind of person who likes to mix it up, consider a pay as you go membership. with these types of deals you with sign up at more than one type of gym and pay when you use the facility. don't forget most gyms offer free trial passes for the day or sometimes up to a week. that way you can have a better feel for the gym before you sign
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speaking of resolutions, 37% of americans will make financial resolutions for 2016 courting to fidelity investments. among those the top three are to save more, spend less, and pay off debt. however, researchers say 50% of us bail on our resolutions within six months of making them. experts have tips to help you stay the course. first, write your resolutions down. try three to start. make the resolution concrete instead of more. a better resolution would be to consider 6% of my salary to my retirement plan. two to four times checking on your progress a year. one be, aim for zero consumer debt, which includes credit card and auto loans. two, maintain six to 12 months of emergency reserve funds. three, max a mize your
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drivers pay the second cheapest gas prices in ten years during 2015. the annual average price of gas in 2015 was $7.40. about 94 cents last than 2014. today's average gallon is down to $2 nationwide and is significantly lower here in south carolina. mcdonald's is offering a claims into what they may look like in the future. it's a bar style restaurant hoping in hong kong. it offers customers a chance to customize burgers and salads on touchscreens. assembly line workers assemble the burgers behind a glass. this sunday after new year is the prime time to start the search for a soulmate according to match.com. there is a 60% high in new singles joining between christmas and valentine's day. according to the dating site, it
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match.com expects there will be a hike on the sunday after new year's as people start looking for ways to accomplish resolutions like finding love. so a happy00ing those people looking for love in 2016. still to come on news 19
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ill you're watching news 19 saturday morning. good morning. thanks for sticking around with news 19 saturday morning. i am colby gallagher. sce&g has begun closing the spill gate opened yesterday reducing outflows from saluda hydro. they have opened the spill gates twice in the last several days in an effort to reduce the water from lake murray. the water that has been released has been flowing into the lower saluda river causing problems from neighborhoods. chuck has more. >> reporter: thanks, coal
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right now we are out on karen brook drive. i have don with me. don, tell me a little bit about what has been going on these past couple of days. >> well, the water started coming in here a couple days ago and it started coming in pretty hard in this area. now, we live on the other side of the sub division. so most of the neighbors got together and come down and -- pardon me -- come down to kind of self-patrol what was going on and we couldn't get any answers from sce&g because they said they were going to be flooding the place and this is our second go around since the first part of october. and it's been, as you can tell, it's devastation that has been awful for the folks, particularly over here. now, for the first part of october, the whole subdivision was under.
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all those roads were flooded, ruined, knocked out. our house didn't get a bit of water in it. even fema people were trying to figure out how that happened. there is an explanation, but we won't go into that. we watched it close. a lot of the homes out here are people who have -- when bill gets here, he'll probably tell you he redid the would, in his house. a lot of them don't have flood insurance. mortgage clear. you don't need flood insurance. who would have ever expected this to happen? >> reporter: the flood came and washed away, you know, these people had to rebuild. you told me this house was brick and they put up siding and then, you know, a few months later they opened the floodgates over at the dam and then it pushes this water right through and any work, as you see right here with this house, is just, you know, they got to restart? >> well, it was the new year greeting, i guess you could call it. first day of the year and,
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this lady was quite upset because this house was actually to be condemned. but they rechanged their mind about how they were going to do it and you can see how it come out now. basically, the bricks, similar to the light base, we came by here, they spent, i guess, a couple of weeks taking all the bricks off. all it was was just a structure. but this is what they have done to it now. a great looking house out of it now. now the poor girl is going through the same thing. she was having a nervous breakdown, i understand, last night and yesterday when she came over to see what the house looked like. but something's got to be done. i mean, this is ridiculous to have to go every time it starts pouring down rain you think, well, are we going to get flooded out or not? but this side is the low area. this side over here is the low area. and the river is only about a mile away.
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here 40 years and never seen anything like it. we made it through hugo and didn't have this kind of devastation. but it's bad. it's bad, bad, bad. >> reporter: tell me where you go from here. like you said, when it rains, you know, you have that sense of paranoia. tell me about that. >> we try to get a weather report on television or something like that keep posted. we have about four or five guys on our side of town, one of our kind of the ramrod of the place is mark fuge, and he keeps -- he notifies us by internet of what's going on. and we all try to work together to just help each other. i mean, that's what this has come to now. we have got a lot of elderly people. i say elderly people. we got people who are retired that moved out here and some of them have only been here a
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the house around the corner, a woman completely redid her house a couple months ago, three, four months ago, maybe six months ago, didn't have flood insurance, and it got up in her house. wiped it out after they had remodeled the place. >> reporter: i really appreciate you coming out to speak to us. i hope this water recedes and you are able to rebuild. thanks again and good luck with everything. chuck ringwalt, news 19, wltx. >> thanks, chuck. now, he was speaking about a lot of the paranoia from people. a good thing to report, daniel. no rain in the forecast for a few days? >> yeah, this weekend is going to be dry. rain in the forecast long term. thursday or friday. this weekend should be pleasant. cooler than what we have been seeing. it is going to be dry. satellite and radar composite confirms clouds. those clouds are slowly eroding away and we should see more sunshine later this afternoon. temperatures are still chilly even at 11:00. 47 degrees in the capital city.
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38 in ashville. 37 degrees in knoxvil. 56 in savannah. partly cloudy skies later today. mostly cloudy skies tonight. 34 degrees the low. for the next five days we still expect dry weather. 54 degrees on monday. colder air moves into the wednesday. right now looking for high upper 40s with lows maybe in the mid-to-upper 20s. but we will take a look at your seven-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> all right. thanks, daniel. water levels are very high once again. the october. according to the parks facebook page, the water is up to the deck on some sections of the elevated boardwalk. now, they say it usually takes a minute -- or it takes a minute to walk to the visitor center to where you can see that water, but it is normally ten miles around to see the river.
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open today and they are having a ranger led tour at 1:00 this afternoon. a reminder time is running out to apply for individual assistance through fema. it originally was the 3rd. since that falls on a sunday fema is accepting registrations through monday. president obama has declared all midlands counties a federal disaster area, which means the entire midlands is eligible for individual assistance. the money covers losses not taken care of by insurance. if you have already registered, you do not need to reapply. a number of midlands residents are without water today. the city of west columbia has shut off water service to a number of customers to be done while water lanes are repaired. water customers on about 20 west columbia roads will be effected. to find that full list of affected areas head to our website wltx.com. service is expected to be restored at 8:00 this evening. once your water is back on, customers you are urge to boil their water for at least one minute before you drink or you
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starting today the city of columbia is closing three lanes between coker street and forest drive. the city is repairing at the water main break. drivers are being detoured at coker street, which is expected to cause delays for anybody planning to head through that area. a boil water advisory has not been issued, but we will let you know if that anges. health officials say at least eight south carolinans have died of the flu as 2015 came to a close. seven of those who died were 65 years old or older. the agency says that since the flu season began in october, 172 people were hospitalized with the flu through december 26. clemson university is denying allegations made in lawsuits about the death of a student who died during a fraternity run in september of 2014. the greenville news reports the school has filed documents answering allegations made by the parents of tucker hipps in an earlier lawsuit. the family says that hipps was forced to walk along a narrow
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he died in september 2014 and his body was found in the water below the bridge. the family's lawsuit allegations that the sigma phi epsilon had a long standing tradition of requiring pledges to jump off the bridge and then swim to shore. devastating floods and videotaped officers are among the 2015 headlines that state legislators are responding to in bills proposed for debate this year. legislators are offering various ways to help residents reeling from the october storm that brought cat traffic flooding to the state. requiring property tax relief for damaged homes, and also loaning money to help repair dams. bills banning students from using cell phone in class follow the viral video of a columbia teenager being i can yanked from her desk. the massacre at a historic black
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gop presidential hopeful museum is in the midlands today. he is going to take place in a meet and greet at hudson's smoke house in lexington. that is set to begin at 4:30. israeli police are searching to for a gunman who killed two people in tel-aviv. the gunman opened fire outside a bar in tel-aviv yesterday afternoon killing two and wounding three others before fleeing that scene. relatives of the alleged shooter from an arab village in northern you israel said they recognized the man from news reports. police are investigating possible motives for that attack. and officials say indian troops have shot and killed four gunmen who entered an indian air force base with the border of pakistan. the gunmen exchanged fire with security fors killing two indian forces. security is on heightened alert adds they work to determine a motive behind that i tack.
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released video of the interior of the 63-story luxury hotel thursday. the massive hole tell is one of dubai. 14 people suffered minor injuries when they evacuated the building. officials believe the fire began on the 0th floor terrace. this is the latest of several fires that damaged skyscrapers this dubai. protests in the middle east after saudi arabia said it executed 47 people convicted of terrorism charges. those include al-qaeda detainees and a prom in any event shiite cleric. a militia is condemning the execution, calling it a new crime carried out by the saudi royal family. sports news. the tigers of course everyone talking about it, headed to the national championship game. now, this comes after a dominating performance against oklahoma in the orange bowl. the tigers scored 21 unanswered points in the second half
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clemson was claimed to be the underdog heading into the bowl. after the victory, the team says they were happy to prove their doubters wrong. >> all the doubt that we had, we overcome adversity. now we can go to the national championship in arizona and enjoy it, baby. >> it's so great. i challenged them on the sideline. i was like, man, you got to play this. in your opportunity. that's going to be it for next year. i'm good. >> woo! >> where we came from, losing all those players last year, everybody down this year, going through camp knowing that, you know, we can do whatever we put our minds to. it's amazing. >> we just go out there and try to execute plays every time. i new we're down in florida state, too.
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and we just -- when adversity hits, we try to come out on top. >> obviously, they kind of made a mistake that miami made and woke up a sleeping giant. that's not who we are or what we're about. obviously, you don't want to antagonize them. the guys took it personal up front. we told them we are going to win this game in the french and the oliver gospel mission, they -- in the trenches and the offensive line came to play. >> that's sweet. you know, man, i thank them for this opportunity, man. >> funny because you grow up watching the games and it's a big game but you still try to make it the next game and not blow it up too much. that's what we'll try to do. >> we have a lot of great leaders on the defense. most of the guys responded pretty well. you know, we went out and, you know, got stops when we needed them, you know. we made adjustments and, you know, we executed, man. >> lots of excitement
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clemson now faces alabama, who beat michigan state in the cotton bowl thursday night. the national championship game is january 11 in glendale, arizona. of course, our team will be there. usc basketball team plays at home tonight. the undefeated gamecocks take on memphis. this will be the team's final non-conference match-up. franc martin's squad is ranked 20th and remains the only undefeated sec team. this is the most successful start to the season for the program in over 80 years. tip-off 6:00 tonight. the gamecocks open tuesday night at auburn. connor shaw says he is 100% medically cleared to resume his football career. the cleveland browns quarterback damaged a ligament in his thumb during a pre-season game in august and had surgery a few weeks later. he was placed on injury reserve making him ineligible for the rest of the year. he starred three seasons with
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school's all time leader in victories graduating with a 27- 5 record.
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with a good saturday morning to you. yesterday, january 1st, it was a mild day. especially during the morning hours. we had some colder air start spilling in. we made it to 66 yesterday afternoon. today we are expecting high temperatures around 55 degrees. that's much closer to what we typically expect for this time of year. normal high temperature for today is 56 degrees. our normal low is 33 degrees. this morning we dropped down to 45 trees here in the capital city. our records for today safe again. 78 degrees is the record high. set in 1952. the record low 10 degrees set in 1928. still pretty chilly across the midlands. low-to-mid 40s.
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columbia, still 43 newbury. that's the cool spot across the midlands at this hour. 43 winsboro, camden, bishopville and sumpter. but pretty quiet weather for the most part across the deep south. you see the showers down towards louisiana and at least parts of florida. still got this cloud cover streaming in. as the clouds continue to stream in, we do expect a decrease in clouds later today. we will call it at least partly cloudy conditions during the afternoon hours. we are not expecting rain. it's going to be a dry weekend and it looks like this dry weather will continue for a good portion of next week as well. we will put our forecast in motion for you. 12:30 this afternoon the clouds beginning to decrease. here comes the partly cloudy conditions later this afternoon. mostly clear skies tonight. we will say partly cloudy skies tomorrow. still a shower off the coast. then as we work our way into monday, first monday of 2016, we are expecting a lot of sunshine. we will start to see some colder air spill into the midlands it
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colder air on the way. this weekend going to be pleasant and dry. highs this afternoon generally in the mid-to-low 50s. saluda and bishopville 50s. lows tonight colder than this morning. expecting lows to drop into the mid-to-low 30s. st. matthews and aiken shooting for a low of 34 degrees in lexington and columbia. so a cold start to your sunday afternoon. things will be warming up pretty afternoon. 57 degrees our high sunday. partly cloudy conditions. monday 54 degrees. that colder air moves in. of weeks. low temperatures dropping down into the mid-to-upper 20s both days. and then the clouds increase on thursday. thursday. better chance for rain comes in on friday. high temperatures moderating 60s.
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continue in a woman in texas found a unique way to help those impacted by recent tornados. she is collect the breast milk for mothers who have lost their supplies because of the storms. >> reporter: it's one of the last things you'd expect on a doorstep. an icebox with directions. >> they started coming in too fast. >> reporter: and the last thing candace thought she would be collecting. >> the generosity of moms to other moms is amazing. this one is november 29th and it's 5 ounces. >> reporter: bagged and on ice in her freezers. >> liquid gold. >> reporter: the tornado missed her home by miles. by now we have all seen the aftermath, the destruction, the damage. candace and three other moms wanted to give more than clothes. >> the idea of having a waiting list of people that want to
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>> reporter: a few ounces turned into hundreds. hundreds became thousands. they need add facebook page to manage it all. they are hoping people flock to it. >> hours of moms' lives pumping this milk. the generous hearts that it milk is incredible. >> reporter: candace is now looking for moms that need this milk. some have already been helped. worthy. >> reporter: losing it all together is disastrous. the group is very clear to recipients that the milk is donated and not officially screened. they receive only from donors who don't smoke and aren't taking medication. >> i hope it's a good thing for the people that i haven't met yet. >> reporter: for these moms, a
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>> here is an interesting story out of idaho. a homeowner woke to a loud crash and found an evenenmore startling sight in his basement. an elk fell through a window well and into the basement. it took wildlife officers more than two hours to get the elk out. they drove it up the basement stairs and out the front door by barricading the path with furniture. elk are being pushed into residents areas by rising snow levels in idaho. another heartwarming dog story. poe is an instagram star. he notched off one thing from his bucket list. a walk on beach. here is his story. >> reporter: we call them our fur babies. but poe hasn't been a puppy for around 15 years. >> like a lot of dog owners, he is like my kid. >> reporter: it was nearly a year ago he was diagnosed with kidney failure and developed tumors. >> you could have days.
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>> reporter: he isn't even on his last legs. though those gave out over the summer. this is his only chance at mobility. >> that's as far as he walks at any one time. >> reporter: they say all dogs go to heaven. the beach is poe's. >> this is perfect this is what it's going to be like in doggie heaven, you know, waves crashing. sand on his paws. >> reporter: with every day possibly his last, his owner decided to make them memorable. it was his most celebrated through the power of social media with over 125,000 people following his last moments on instagram. in reality, fans drove for hours just to pat the pet. >> first thing i do, i get up and i check instagram to see how po he is doing this last morning. >> reporter: this is the last time he will put his paws in the water. 2015 ended up being prettying great.
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>> nice story. >> nice start to the year. here, too. >> it's going to be dry this weekend. going to cool down midweek. 55 degrees today. we are looking for highs though tuesday and wednesday. 40s. lows in the mid-to-upper 20s. so some of colder weather on the way. put on your jackets. not the rain jackets. that's all the time we have.
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