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3 3 with the south carolina primary in less than week...gop candidates will be flocking to our state... in hopes of winning voters over. up first... marco rubio.he'll
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and florence today with senator tim scott by his side. this is a part of his *5 campaign stops across the state. 3 ted cruz will also be in florence. he's holding a rally at the southeastern institute of manufacturing & technology. the rally starts at 6. 3 former florida governor jeb bush and his brother ...former president george w. bush... will be in the lowcountry.they are hosting a rally at the north charleston performing arts center... from 6 to 7. 3 and leading gop candidate donald trump will be in the upstate for his rally. its starts at 7 tonight ... at the t-d convention center in greenville. 3 for all things related to the primary and where the candidates are going to be in our state ... just head to our website... wltx dot com... and click the national politics tab to your left. 3 the body of the late supreme court justice - antonin scalia - is being transported back to the washington area today. yesterday - a justice of the
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79-year-old died of natural causes...after he suddenly passed away during a hunting trip to texas. don champion has the latest from washington - where a battle is already underway over who should replace him
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3 3 funeral arrangements for scalia have yet to be announced. with 4 conservatives and 4 liberals remaining...the nominee would ultimately tip the balance of the court.) 3 3 new this morning, lexington police make an arrest after a man was shot and killed. that arrest happening overnight. police were called out to the
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of interstate 20 sunday. when they arrived officer said they found a man on the ground in the park and ride area. police say more information about this case will be released later r is morning. 3 3 a kershaw county man is charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed a seventeen year old. according to the sheriff's department that teen was attempting to steal from the man's truck.at about 3 am saturday kershaw county deputies responded to a shooting on nordin drive in east camden.there...they found 17-year-old brandon spencer lying dead in the middle of the road from a gunshot wound to the head.49-year-old jimmy methe has been charged with his death. 3
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states."> 3 sheriff matthews said with a long back log of cases... this case may not be heard in trial for months or even years. 3 in richland county...a woman is waking up in jail this morning after deputies say she cut her husband with a knife. deputies say around three, saturday afternoon, 53- year-old vivian jeffrey was trying to cut the tires on her husband's car... when he tried to stop her... that's when they say she cut him several times with a knife.he is expected to be okay.jeffrey has been charged with criminal domestic violence. 3 3 the number 2 usc women's basketball team will take to the court again tonight. they'll face off against number 25 tennessee on the road in knoxville. this is the gamecock's fifth-straight nationally ranked opponent and it's seventh in the last nine game games. tip off for tonight's game is at 7pm. 3 columbia parks and recreaton will host the black history extravaganza today. the event is for all ages and will include live entertainment...
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activities begin at ten am at greenview park on david street. tickets are five dollars a person and can be bought at any recreation center. 3 3 tonight the biggest names in music will come together. it's all for the 58th grammy awards right here on wltx at 8. musician and actor ll cool j will host this year's awards ceremony. this year the grammy's are making sure you feel like you are a part of the show with the "grammy cam"--- which will capture video from the winner's circle.and of course we want you to get in on the action. make sure you tweet along with us here tonight at hashtag grammys 19. and coming up in our 6 oclock hour here on news19 this morning...we're sitting down with music experts on their picks on who shoudl take home the golden statue. 3 if you received a box of chocolates for valentine's day ..you are not alone. in the u.s. some 60 million pounds of chocolate are
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day..but it's not the candy boyd huppert will be featuring in this morning's story ..it's the box that it comes in.
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3 chat3 3 we are just getting started here on news 19 this morning... including a trending story about one man who skipped work for 6 years. but first, you'll want to bundle up as you head out this morning-- efren let's us kinow just how cold we can expect today. 3 also, we are kicking off random acts of kindness today with a tool that could save your life. the local school using a weather radio to teach students and stay safe.
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3 time now for a random act of kindness that can make a huge difference.it's still winter but spring is just around the corner and we know only too well how severe weather has impacted the midlands. that's why w-l-t-x is your weather ready national ambassador.with many of our communities still dealing with the effects of the october floods and tornado damage earlier this month, news 19's efren afante headed to doby's mill elementary to give them needed weather equipment. the area was hit hard by the october floods. the assistant principal was more than happy to receive a weather radio. 3 assistant principal- john "i mean we might even be able back to another school that may not have one. it allows us quickly. we can send them an going on and we get something. say hey, get ready for this. it allows us to get the
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the best way we can."3 folger also said he is excited to use the new weather radio
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students. 3 ad lib more information on 3
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the debate on the roads you drive continues in the state house--the price tag for repairs.coming up.... we'll introduce you to the *kid* who won valentines day....that and your top trending stories coming up in whats brewing. something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice
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3 a utah teen is making headlines...for making sure
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special on valentines day. 17-year-old... hayden godfrey... bought 800 flowers... one for every girl at his high school.why.... he says no girl should feel alone on valentines day.he ordered the flowers himself.... recruited some friends... and passed them out.the high school senior worked 3 jobs... for over a year and half to pull this off. 3 he says all this cost about
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3 the happiest place on earth... extends to dogs... after a meet up between two pups... goes viral. this is ace -- he's a guide dog in training. last year -- his owner sandy decided to go to disneyland to help with his training.. that's when ace got to meet pluto. he was so excited to meet pluto... but was also trying to play cool... like anyone who meets a celeb for the first time. the video has been seen more than 17 million times on social media!chat 3 - 3 a 69-year-old spanish man was fined this week after officials discovered he hadn't shown up to work for at least six years.ironically, the
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only when the deputy mayor attempted to give him an award for 20 years of "loyal and dedicated" service in 2010. the investigation into garcia determined he hadn't been to his office for at least six yearsnd possibly as long as 14 years and had done "absolutely no work" between 2007 and 2010.a legal case was launched against the man joaquin garcia that year. it finally wrapped up this week, with garcia, who retired in 2011, losing an appeal and
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approximately 3 $30,000. chat3 3 ahead at 5:30... small businesses impact by the october floods get help from the city-- how the new grant program worksplus, a midlands business continues to rise from the flood waters...their story of perserverence and hope. 3 while some candidates suck up to trump...or run away from him in fear... jeb bush isn't afraid. jeb bush: "that is downright wrong..." he stands up to trump for his liberal democratic positions. calls out trump for insulting women, attacking the disabled... even trashing a decorated war hero. trump: "i like peoplethat weren't captured..." jeb bush: "john mccain is an american hero..." jeb bush. the better man. the real conservative. a commander in chief.
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is responsible for the content of this message. she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done...
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. gilliard: you know, there's an old saying about south carolina, we're always first in the things that are last and last in the things that are first. this economy is rigged. we can do better. and that's where bernie comes in. bernie is not in the pocket of wall street. we don't have to depend on the so-called wall street giants. everybody knows the problem. bernie wants to do something about it. he gets it. i mean, he really gets it.
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3 3 a columbia fire captain has been arrested after being accused of inappropriately touching a co-worker. he's 38 year old jeffrey rish.rish is accused of inappropriately touching a male firefighter back on october 6 while working on blume court.he is now out on a 5-thousand dollar pr bond.rish is a 16 year veteran of the department and has been placed on investigatory suspension pending the outcome of his charges. 3 new numbers out from sled show violent crime rates are down in our state. the rate of violent crime dropped more than 12 percent... while the rate of property crime was down almost 6 percent in our state from 2012 to 2013. however... assaults on law enforcement officers increased.
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state in 2013... that's down almost 14 percent from the previous year.at the same time... there were 679 assaults on law officers... 40 more... than in 2012. 3 3 pope francis travels to mexico southern border later today. he had a jam-packed sunday that included an outdoor mass. adriana diaz has the latest from mexico city.
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3 3 concerned about the zika virus, mexican officials started aerial anti-mosquito spraying and house-to-house fumigation to protect the pope from the disease 3 3 the senate gets back to work
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bill. those talks started thursday. department of transportation secretary christy hall has given senators many options for the bill.they could agree to spend 65 million dollars extra a year to repair interstates but do no bridge work or expansion. another option would include 800 million dollars to fix bridges and widen major highways.debates on the bill continue this week. 3 imagine celebrating a milestone -- only to have everything you've worked for... ripped away... just days later. that's what one columbia bakery says happened... but they didn't let it keep them down.news19's colby gallagher has their story... of how they're rising above all the obstacles october's flood placed in their way. 3 " ""it was just devastating walking in. there was a 50- pound bag of flour from our kitchen that floated all the way to the front door. that's how devastating it was, it was just so much water."on september 29th, jon rogers was celebrating the one-year anniversary of chocolate nirvana's new location. on october 4th, it was gone."it was about a little over waist high of water. everything was
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lost everything."chocolate nirvana became another victim of october's historic flood, but rather than close, rogers says the continuous support from the public pushed him to find a solution.nat popenter der kitchen, a commercial use building used mostly by start-up companies and food vendors. owner david roberts made a deal with rogers, and 2501 main street became just what the recipe needed. "it was just gut wrenching to hear him and to listen about the experience. it was fantastic that i could set them up here so they could get back on their feet."despite having every tool imagineable to create the delicious treats they're known for, rogers says it's now time to find a permanent home."the money's dropped so much because of not having the retail part of it. we're talking with david right now about opening retail and going back and forth on location, back and forth to here. so it's helping, the kitchen helps us a lot."just like baking a cake, rogers knows the steps and the finished product will take time -- but 3 will be well worth the wait.
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3 rogers hopes to have a permanent location picked out by march.chat 3 the october flood had a huge impact on small businesses- the city's effort to alleviate the financial burden.w-l-t-x is your official grammy's station- what you can expect during tonight's biggest night of music. 3 plus, a big night for the gamecock women-alyssa lang gives us a preview.
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3 the city of columbia's 3 office of business opportunitues is launching the small business diaster recovery loan program. it's designed to assist small businesses in columbia impacted by the historic flood. here to tell us more about the program is paul
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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the excitement over tonight's 58th annual grammy awards is growing as music's best singers and musicians prepare
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show will okita takes us inside the staples center in los angeles.
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3 3 the eagles will honor the band's co-founder glenn frey. and natalie cole, earth, wind, & fire's maurice white, stone temple pilots' scott weiland are among the other artists who will also be remembered. the 58th annual grammy awards show, hosted by ll cool j,
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on wtlx at 8pm. 3 3 new devleopments overnight in a weekend shooting-- more local headlines ahead...also, what the death of justice scalia means on the presidential election- and we're talking music-- grammy
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3 supreme court justice antonin scalia dies in texas over the weekend..what it means for the presidential campaign... 3 plus...lexington police have made an arrest in the shooting death overnight. the details ahead. 3 and the grammy awards are tonight...we'll sit down with music experts on w w they think should take home music's biggest honor. news19 this 3 3 3 with the south carolina gop primary just a few days flocking to our state... in hopes of winn . >> candidates will be talking to our state and hoping to win over your vote.
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morning -- to news 19 this morning. speech endless talk campaigns up first. marco rubio ten -- marco rubio will be coming to lexington with tim scott by his side. ted cruz will also be in florence holding a rally at southeastern institute of manufacturing antics algae. that rally starts at six. >> jeb bush and his former president brother george bush will host a rally at the north charleston performing arts center from six to seven. and leading gop candidate donald trump will be in the upstate for his really starting at seven tonight at the td convention center in greenville turco for all things related to the primary and where they're going to be in our state, had to our website at wltx.com and click the national politics tab on the left side of the page. meanwhile the death of

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