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later on in the newscast. but afternoon. thanks for joining us for news19 at noon. i'm darci strickland. we begin today with a quick look at the weather. meteorologist efren afante here. >> at least it will be slightly warmer. definitely more sunny than early this morning. temperatures in the 20s and 30s. now we are in the 40s. winnsboro, 45. camdenton, 45. a little cooler at newberry at 43. columbia, 47. a lot of sunshine. light wind. the air is dry. the humidity only at 25%. a lot of sunshine today. 54 degrees. cold again tonight, down to 27. and a warming trend -- a short-lived one with a high of 50 degrees tomorrow. looking at the seven-day minutes. king day. there will be many events honoring the civil rights pioneer.
a baptist church in columbia at 8:30, followed by a march at the statehouse at 10:15 a.m. and a dome rally. this will be the first rally since the confederate flag was removed from the statehouse grounds back in june. news19 has learned that three major democratic presidential candidates will be at the statehouse for the event. bernie sanders, hillary clinton and martin o'malley, all are going to attend. reaction is pouring in on president obama's final state of the union address. while many democrats characterized the speech as inspirational, some republicans criticized the speech as being light on issues. craig braswell reports from washington dc. >> president obama delivered his final state of the union address and conceded he is partly to blame for the political divide that has shut down washington. >> it is one of the few regrets of my presidency. the suspicion between the parties is getting worse instead of better. >> south carolina governor
response an echo that point when she said her party needs to resist the siren call of the angriest voices. >> all i'm saying is that we have a responsibility. the way we handle issues and the way we talk about issues should be towards a solution. not towards division. >> president obama has one year and one week remaining in office. the president of candidates jockeying to succeed him had plenty to say about his state of the union address. >> hillary clinton tweeted her praise for obama's speech and the administration's work. she continued that phrase on cbs this morning. >> the president made a compelling case about the progress we have made. but the work that still lies ahead. >> the texas senator ted cruz whose get to the speech in order to campaign says he cannot wait to give his own state of the union address. >> that state of the union will be very, very different from tonight's state of the union. >> ted cruz of the fight to win the gop domination. a new poll in iowa shows him with a three point lead over donald trump, with less than
craig braswell, cbs news, washington. there is one left candidate in the north charleston gop debate tomorrow night. kentucky senator rand paul said he belongs on the main stage. but organizers determined he did not have enough support her as a result, he was going to be on the undercard debate. rand paul declined the invitation saying he will focus efforts in iowa and new hampshire. carly fiorina and mike huckabee and rick santorum have also been named participants in the earlier debate. the prime time debate will begin at 9:00. today, a senate subcommittee approved a bill that would allow page -- head to access medication -- not yet approved by the fda. senators heard from advocates who say sick people should not have to wait years for a potentially life-saving medication to be approved. the bill would allow patients to take medications that are only past by three fda approval faces.
it will have completely on these folks. but it is their decision. these people are terminal. wheel -- we know the only side effect of doing nothing his death. and if they choose to make this -- take this chance, they should have that right. >> there is no downside to it. if i'm dying, give me another chance for survival. >> the bill still has to pass the senate and house before goes to the governor's desk. a similar law has been passed. the public is invited to the statehouse today to give their comments and recommendations on the department of transportation. the legislative oversight committee is taking public comments to find ways to improve state agencies. it will take place in about a half-hour at the black building. lawmakers face of june deadline for developing a plan to improve the state public schools so more students have a chance for success. leaders pledged to respond to
ruling that poor rural students lack educational opportunities. the response will likely include more money for technology in the classroom and a summer reading program. a number of lawmakers also want to restructure the state a salary schedule to pay teachers more. but that appears unlikely to happen this year to make the orangeburg county town of north, is getting a police chief again. the entire three-member department quit last year. according to the democrat report -- the assistant chief calm wind shyer, will take over as the new north police chief next tuesday. orange. -- orangeburg county sheriff has provided protection for the town while it was up -- while it was without a police force. myrtle beach has been dealing with a coyote problem. there have been numerous sightings in recent months including one that made its way into the myrtle beach international airport before it was trapped and removed. a new ordinance approved yesterday allows wildlife control workers to use guns to
city. the ordinance comes after wildlife trappers say he was forced to club the animal to death because of the city's officials say coyotes first appeared in the upstate in the late 70s and have since spread to all counties in south carolina. the disaster recovery center at the main branch of the rich on library, will close this afternoon. you have until 6:00 p.m. tonight to stop by the library on assembly street to speak to an expert about flood recovery. after the center closes, you will still be able to speak with a fema representative by calling the hotline. the number is 800-621-3362. the information is also available on our website. the pentagon says 10 sailors held in iran are back in american care. there are no indications they were harmed. the nine men and one woman were
drifted into iranian territory of waters. the u.s. military says one of the boats had a mechanical breakdown. sailors were flown to a u.s. base in the gulf where they will give their account of how the incident happened. the white house says -- new lines of communication with iran established during nuclear negotiations were key to getting the u.s. navy sailors released quickly. vice president joe biden said this morning that the u.s. did not apologize to iran for the incident. now the drug lord joaquin guzman, is back in a mason -- maximum security prison -- chances. the mexican government is moving him from cell to cell. there is 24 hour surveillance of him including every part of his cell. the one he escaped from in july had a blind spot around the shower. the national guard has been activated in michigan to
filters in the city of flint. officials there are asking the federal government for help dealing with the drinking water crisis caused by lead contamination. water contamination began after a state appointed manager switched the source from the detroit system to the flint river, to save money. football team. nfl owners voted yesterday to angeles. fans in st. louis say they are sad to see the team lead. the san diego chargers have a year-long option to join the rams at the new facility followed by the oakland raiders. the undefeated men's basketball team -- usc lays today. they traveled to alabama to face the crimson tide. the men moved up in the polls after a win over vanderbilt of this weekend. the team is now ranked as the scenes in the usa today coaches poll. and 19th in the ap all. there 15-0 for the season. and 2-0 in the sec.
still ahead today -- another cold start this started off wednesday with temperatures in the 20s. saint matthews. only 30 do it -- 32 in winnsboro. newberry owing -- 28. right now, temperatures have moved into the 40s. saluda, 45. statewide, temperatures are still rather chilly. especially into the upstate. greenville and spartanburg, 41. temperatures to be walking out on the beach.
charleston, 50 degrees. in columbia, 47 degrees. a lot of sunshine. the dew point, only 13, making the relative humidity 25. the air is very dry. light wind right now. the wind and the cold air -- all thanks to an area of high pressure slowly moving over. a cold front is stalleoff to the deep south. south of -- south of i-40. this will give us a chance for cold temperatures. not dropping as quickly into the afternoon. this afternoon -- overnight tonight and into tomorrow, pretty much clear skies. and then thursday night into cloud coverage. that is when the chance of rain comes back. not today though. highs today, 51 in newberry. saluda, 52. sumpter, 54. in columbia, a high of 54. sunshine and continuing throughout the day. clear skies tonight. it will be chilly. 27 degrees. the cold temperatures throughout
low as 23 in newberry, up to 28 orangeburg. we're watching the cold air. two features we're watching -- an area of low pressure in the central plains. gulf. these two will start migrating into the deep south. state, that is when we get a chance of rain. it will not last all weekend. quickly that tomorrow, we will have an influx of warm temperatures -- up to 60 degrees. the rain will move in by friday. light to moderate rainfall expected. a high of only 55. clearing out by saturday. as we get into sunday -- it will be quite windy. on martin luther king day, it will be cold. starting out at 28. for the next several days, we will have lows in the upper 20s, with highs in the middle to upper 40s. stay with us here at news19. we will be back after the break. no weeknight dinner is
the one we're making howard is helping you stick to your new year's resolution of eating healthy. he has a unique twist on some vegetables. >> this time of year, our markets are brimming with winter veggies. the good thing about these are, they are reasonable and super versatile. which means they are just as it in our suit as they are sautied. but my new favorite way to make them, has to be roasted. let me show you. we start by cutting cauliflower into florets and placing them in a large bowl. to that, we add brussels sprouts
along with some carrots and butternut squash. you will wananto make sure everything is cut about the same size so they cook evenly. when it comes to cutting the butternut squash, we found that it is easier to cut into chunks before removing the skin. better yet -- if the market already has them cubes, pick those up. now all we have to do is toss them with olive oil and mixed with seasoning before roasting them. when these babies are tender on the inside and crispy on the edges, are you ever in for a treat. the natural sugars come out making these eras the stable. i do hope you will go online and get the recipe for what we call, roasted winter veggies. veggies. kitchen. where today, we found a seasonable way for you to say, ooh it is so good!
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