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3 happening 3 today, getting your questions answered about the lower richland sewer project. d-hec is having a meeting and public hearing today. leaders will accept written comments from people who have questions or concerns about the project. the meeting starts at 6:30 at hopkins park. the last day to submit written comments is march 9. 3 the state library wants to help you learn more about issues in the general assembly. the state library is a legislation resources webinar. the goal is to explain resources on the south carolina statehouse and south carolina counties websites.
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can register for it on the state library website under the events tab. 3 palmetto baptist is talking women and heart health. a cardiologist will be on hand to talk about women's risk of many symptoms in women are often undiagnosed. it's happening today at noon at palmetto baptist on sumter street. according to american heart association, heart disease is the number 1 killer of women. 3 the usc women's basketball team will open two games on the road tonight in alabama as sec play enters its final week. the gamecocks have a solid history with the crimson tide leading the series 21 to 15 after winning the last 11 meetings.tip off for the game is set for 7pm. 3 3 this morning .. the republican party has now shifted its focus to the nevada caucus... which is tomorrow .... with one less
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front runner... donald trump. trump's big win here in south carolina saturday night ... brings him even closer to his party's nomination.we'll examine what's next for the g-o-p in a few minutes.... other side... of the political aisle. 3 democratic presidential and bernie sanders... are winding down after saturday's nevada caucus... and focusing their attention on the primary here in the palmetto state. we're just five days away from democratic primary day. news 19's loren thomas has more on what's to come on saturday. 3 nat: hilary cheersafter a big night in nevada hillary clinton is looking for another win over bernie sanders here in south carolina, but jamie harrison, chairman of the south carolina democratic party says it's not going to be such an easy win."secretary clinton prevailed. she now comes into south carolina with some momentum. the polls in the state indicate that she has the lead here. so there's a lot of hard work that has to happen on both sides."harrison says both clinton and sanders have to focus on the african american vote for this primary. "in 2008, african americans made up 55% of the vote in the
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up 61% of the vote in the democratic primary. so that tells you that african american women are particularly the key demographic that both campaigns have to focus on." especially african american women ages 45 and above, where sanders has a stronger focus on young voters. 3 todd shaw, associate professor of political science and african american studies at usc says bernie sanders still has to let voters know who he is and what he's all about. "bernies is still trying to establish himself. convince african american voters this gentleman from a state that's 95% white in terms of the electorate he represents can represent us or represent me in terms of what african americans are asking. so i think that's the factor that's weighing on bernie sanders in terms of his connection in the african american community. although i think he sure is trying hard."3 shaw says clinton's powerful endorsements can also make it difficult for sanders to get
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but we'll just have to see how primary unfolds come february 27th.in columbia, loren thomas news 19 wltx. 3 we can expect to see more of bernie sanders and hilary clinton this week... as they continue to campaign in south carolina before the primary. today...clinton will continue her breaking down barriers forum... in columbia with an event at the central baptist church on clement road at 6:15... doors open at 4:45. both candidates hit the talk show circuit yesterday. clinton says even after saturday's win ... the close finish proves she still needs to show *why she's the best choice for the democrats.i know that i have to make my case, i have to demonstrate what i've achieved, i have to really make clear, look we want to make progress in our country, we want to make a real difference in people's lives, that's what i've always been about, that's what i would do as president.
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bernie sanders appeared on c- b-s' face the nation in his interview... he responded to his defeat in nevada... and addressed concerns of his widespread appeal to minority voters.i think, when the african-american community understands my record on criminal justice, my record on economics, the agenda we're bringing forth, raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, dealing with the fact that we have more people in jail, shamefully, than any other country on earth,that i am against the death penalty, secretary clinton is not, i think, as people become familiar with my ideas, we are going to do better and better. sanders also talked about whether his plans as president are *possible.... saying he must do a better job of spreading his message to voters. 3 so here's a quick recap of where we are in the election season ... saturday saw the republicans compete for the s-c primary... while the democrats held their caucus in nevada.now tomorrow ... the g-o-p will take their shot at the nevada caucus. that will
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first in the south *democratic primary.. here in south carolina.then the big day.... super tuesday ... this year it falls on march 1st... and it's when the greatest number of states hold primary elections for both major parties.this is also seen as the first real test... of a candidates *national potential. 3 for complete coverage of the democratic primary and beyond.... head to our website ... w-l-t-x dot com ... and click on sc primaries:full coverage..... under headlines. 3 3 it's been almost 5 months since last year's historic flood... and people *continue* to help others in their community.the arc of south carolina ... teamed up with the special needs focused basketball team... carolina courage... to giveeals to those affected by the flood. the event also served as the arc's m-l-k day service drive. 3 well we have a couple of messages. one is just community giving and two is working with people with intellectual and developmental
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want to give back to. so this is a way for them to be able to give back, be part of the community, and be a part of a fun event. so in addition to this particular event, we are also going to be doing a can food drive througout the year and that's another way they'll be able to give back to the community. after serving meals ... the carolina 3 courage basketball team put on a special game for fans. 3 stomach problems can cause you pain. we're on your side with could be the reason behind it. plus, the search is on for two men police say fired shots in the columbiana mall. the piece of evidence investigators have to catch the suspects. 3 plus, get ready for rain. meteorologist efren afante will explain how long you'll need your umbrella. your heart loves omega-3s. but the omega-3s in fish oil differ from megared krill oil. unlike fish oil, megared is easily absorbed by your body. megared.
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and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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3 in richland county...deputies continue to investigate a shooting from over the weekend. the say they responded to a shots fired
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darrell's place ... that's a bar at 17-27 percival road... near i-77.deputies say they found a victim shot in the lower body..that person was taken to the hospital.his conidition is unknown at this time.investigators say he was shot as he came out of the bar. if you have any information that could help ... please call crimestoppers at 1-triple-8-crime-s-c. 3 3 a kershaw county man charged in the shooting death of a teenager - is now out on bond. he's 49 year old jim methe. methe is charged with voluntary manslaughter after kershaw county deputies say he shot 17-year-old brandon spencer two weekends ago. methe told investigators that he shot spencer after seeing the teen and another person stealing items from his truck. methe's bond was set for $200 thousand dollars. 3 in columbia...authorities continue to look for two men they say fired shots in columbiana mall saturday night columbia police chief... skip holbrook... says the whole thing started with a fist fight around 7pm. eventually
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shots were fired in the air. that of course sent everyone scrambling for safety...no injuries have been reported as a result of the shooting. holbrook says they have surviellance video that shows two men running from the scene ... another man was also seen in that video... but holbrook beleives he was breaking up the fight... and will not be charged.authorities are asking for anyone with photos or video of the incident.. to release it to them.you can also call crimestoppers at 1-triple 8--crime-s-c. 3 3
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3 opening day for usc baseball. alyssa lang has all the action
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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... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct,
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there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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3 tons of folks went to the midlands tech... harbison campus... to play the music and light the lights... for the muppet show last night. it was part of an event called... all toegether now... which featured a screening of the original muppet movie... and band with kermit .. fozzie and other muppets.s. brought to life by the muppeteers.event organizers say they picked this show for the theatre... because of it's appeal to viewers both young and old. 3 we look at 3 thousands of acts that tour the country to see which ones would interest our neighbors and the midlands and as soon as i saw sing along with the muppet movie, i thought it was perfect because we have grandparents and parents and now young children who are all muppet fans and this is something they can all enjoy together and the college is a
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henson ... daughter of original muppet creator... jim henson. 3 you've got 2 more days to get your dresses in for the cinderella project.its a program that provides gently used dresses for high school girls to wear to the prom.you can make a donation at more than a dozen locations including the news 19 studio. the deadline for drop off is wednesday, february 24-th in columbia and march 9-th in orangeburg.we have the full list of drop off locations on our website w-l-t-x dot com 3 keeping your family safe ahead of severe weather.where you can get a weather radio. plus, it's the democrats turn to focus on south carolina. a preview of the primary and where the republicans are
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this morning continues at 5am. coming up on news19 this morning..the rain is making a comeback today...meterologist efren afante will tell you just how long we can expect the wet weather. 3 plus...it's the democrats turn to win over south
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democrat primary gets closer and what the gop candidates are planning in nevada. 3 and columbia police continue to search for the suspect invovled in a shooting at columbiana mall over the weekend..the latest details ahead..news19 this morning starts now... 3 3 the rain is making it's return to the midlands today but so are the warmer temperatures.. good morning and thanks for waking up with us here on news19 this morning..it's monday, february 22nd, i'm deon guillory. and i'm savannah levins. let's toss things over to meterologist 3 efren afante on what we can expect to see the rest of the day. efren... 3 3

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