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3 according to the american heart association, one in four south carolinians suffers from cardiovascular diseasetoday cardiologist patrick mccann will discuss the causes and symptoms of heart failure and the latest solutions for survival. the event will be at six p.m. at palmetto health baptist parkridge in the birch room.and coming up at 6 on news19 this morning we're talking with a heart doctor on how "not" getting enough sleep puts you at a higher risk for a heart attack. again that's when you join us for news19
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3 lexington district two schools will hold it's 4th history community event tonight. the theme is a night at the apollo theater.the students will take the stage tonight at 6pm at brookland cayce high school in cayce. 3 the south carolina legislative black caucus is starting its 2016 voter involvement campaign this evening in an effort to increase voter participation , the members of the south carolina legislative black caucus are having an after work social, called olitics & hip hopit starts at 5:00 pm at myxx mix nightlife. that's on berryhill road.the event is free and open to the public. 3 have you ever wanted to know more about solar power for you home?tonight you can find out more information including incentives the palmetto state has to offer home owerns. the free workshop starts at 5:30 at the state museum located on gervais street in columbia. 3 at the state house today,
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continue the roads topic...but with one senator on the floor blocking the votes. senator tom davis, who fillibustered the bill last year, has been taking the floor since last week, voicing his stance against raising a gas tax. although earlier "this" year, he said he would "not" block the bill. last week, davis held the floor and will likely continue that today during senate session. 3 3 the mud was flying on the eve of tonight's republican caucuses in nevada. the three top candidates in the polls spent the day in nevada attacking each other....and one of the campaigns had a major shakeup. danielle nottingham explains.
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3 3 the democratics are gearing up for the palmetto state's primary this saturday. if the polls are correct..it will be a run-a-way victory for hillary clinton. the latest cbs news survey shows clinton leading bernie sanders by 28 points.and sanders appears to be giving up on overcoming that huge lead.after campaigngng in charleston today...sanders will leave south carolina to campaign in other states tomorrow and thursday. nationwide...sanders is connecting with younger voters and it's something he's been trying to do here in south carolina. 3 hes getting a very high percentage of the young vote, and he did in iowa and new hampshire and it appears that thats going to be the case here in south carolina. but when you look at the overall electorate, the overall people that are going to turn out on saturday, that youth vote is still a relateively small percentage. so he has to make sure they turn out in
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3 3 meanwhile...mrs clinton isn't taking anything for granted...she has numerous campaign stops scheduled in our state each day between today and friday.... tonight she will continue her "breaking down barriers" forum that takes place tonight at 6:15 at central baptist church on clement road in columbia. and both sanders and clinton will take part in cnn's presidetial town hall rally tonight at usc's school of law. 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 we are on your side this morning with a potential phone scam warning in lexington. police says a man is calling people....saying his name is matthew colson and he's working on a federal criminal investigation.the phone numbers called from in 3 these reports were from 706- 250-0-38 and 903-493-6095 ...
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could be used as well.they say in order to avoid being a victim, make sure not to give out your personal information. 3 if you are looking to rent out your home in the city of columbia...you may soon have to pay a new fee. a city of columbia committee talked about changing current laws to hold landlords more accountable for their property and tenants. yesteday they went over an 11 papa ordinance...which would require property owners to buy a permit for 25 dollars a year if they want to rent out the home.council members say they hope to have the ordinance passed and take effect by july first.another public hearing will be held on this issue, but a date has not been set yet. 3 questions were raised last night over a proposed sewer line permit that would run throughout the lower richland community.dhec held a public hearing for neighbors to express their concerns over the project. many said they wouldn't be able to afford the thousands of dollars needed to tap into t new sewer line. dhec says it got the permit application from richland
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however, neighbors have been fighting the county on this project since 2014.some say there are still red flags. 3 the comments that dhec made were very disconcerting because they basically said to us we have done no environmental impact study, we've done no health assessment, we've done nothing to indicate that this is a mandatory thing that we're asking the county to do. but it's here, it's on our desk and the likelihood is, that if the pipes are the right size we'll approve it. dhec is giving folks until march 9th to submit their comments on the project before they make a decision on whether or not to approve the project. no one from richland county council was at the meeting. 3 susan alford took over the department of social services one year ago.. this month. the department is charged with taking care of some of our most vulnerable citizens... yet they have struggled for years... with high case loads, children dying under their watch and not enough places for children to stay she tells us she wants to get the agency back on track... 3 " i would like to be able
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care deeply what happens with children. and it frustrates me too. " coming up on news 19 this morning in our next half hour.. news 19's mary's sturgill talks with director alford who promises a change for the agency ... what she says to some tough questions about accountability... case loads and protecting our most vulnerable citizens. again that's coming up in the 5 oclock hour. 3 also at 5, getting out the vote. what one group is doing now to make sure you cast your ballot. plus, breaking overnight lexington county's top lawyer arrested.the charges against him and why he's faced them before. 3 and the rain is making a return and some of you are waking up to fog. meteorologist efren afante has his eye on the radar to tell us when the wet weather will start. they served our country. our country should serve them better. bernie sanders cracked the gridlock with john mccain to help clean up the mess at the v.a.
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bernie sanders has always stood with our veterans, and that's why he'e' never rush to put our men and women in harm's way. judgment. integrity. bernie.
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3 new this morning...the eleventh circuit solicitor has been charged with a dui after
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70-year old donnie myers.it happened just before 8 pm last night on old chapin road and beech creek road. highway patrol says myers was attempting to make a left turning onto beech creek road when he ran off the road and hit a utility pole. when troppers got there, they say myers was not with the vehicle. investigators say they went to his home and after questioning him determined he was the driver. myers was charged wtih dui and at last check, he was no longer in the richland county jail. myers was previously charged with a dui in 2005 in asheville north carolina. he was also cited for having an open alcohol container in his car in 2012 in lexington counun. myers was not charged with dui in that incident after he passed a field sobriety test. 3 columbia police continue to investigate saturday's incident at columbiana mall. officers believe two people pulled out guns...and fired
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experts say despite what happened...shoppers shouldn't hesitate about going back to the mall. 3 if you have some apprehension, you really should try and go back soon because the longer you wait the more the apprehension is going to grow .if you have information that can lead to the suspects...you are asked to call crimestoppers at 1-triple 8- crime-sc. 3 3
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3 the usc women are on the road. sports director reggie
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champs can keep up their change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington.
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to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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3 midlands tech held a black history month event celebrating a part of its own history.news 19 janae frazier was there. 3 *nats of bell* with a bright smile. 87-year-old zaidee morris enthusiastically rings
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bell when i wasn supposed to be ringing it." it the same bell morris heard when she had to race to class when she attended the harbison institute.. **nats of bell** the harbison campus for midlands technical college is on the site where the harbison institute once stood. it was a school that allowed african americans to further their education during a time when opportunities for minorities were slim... "zaidee morris: here were no opportunities for rural students, to go to school other than for first through third grade. and uh this gave them a chance to attend high school and look forward to something beyond that."3 morris and several of her former classmates were honored at the campus monday morning. *nats of applause* " zaidee morris: enjoyed it. it sort of brought me back home, made me feel at home. midlands
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institute alumni by showing a documentary depicting the school's legacy *singing* and also had current students honor the rich history of the alumni.... *nats** harbison institute alumna rubie schumpert says it's important for the community to remember their past.... "rubie: " let the young people know what their mothers and grandmothers and grandfathers experienced, and i think they can appreciate their education more.." " sharing and remembering their history... to carry on strive for a future.... *nats of bell* janae frazier. 3 the historic institution was open from 1911 until 1958.... the event was the first time the harbison institute alumni reunited at the campus in ten years. 3 it's not to late for you to help in the cinderella project.you can drop off gently worn dresss... at more than a dozen locations... including the news 19 studio. several girls in the midlands will then get to pick their own dress for their high school prom.the deadline for drop off is tomorrow in columbia... and march 9-th in orangeburg.we have the full list of drop off locations on
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3 cleaning up the department of social services. we put the agency's director in the hot seat to answer your questions about protecting the state's most vulnerable citizens. plus, a lexington county solicitor arrested overnight.
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this morning continues at 5. hillary clinton: wall street should never be allowed to wreck main street again. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's racism holding people back... big financial interests, drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence. that's what i want to take on. to root out all of these barriers... and together we will make progress. i'm hillary clinton,
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coming up on news19 this morning..the eleventh circuit solicitor arrested overnight. the charges against him and why he's faced them before. 3 plus...deputies need your help finding the suspect who stole a good smaritians wallet while they were helping flood victims. 3 and it's expected to be another wet and grey day in the midlands. efren's got your full forecast coming up.. news19 this morning starts right now. 3 3 new this morning...the
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year donnie myers has been charged with a dui after a car wreck in lexington. good morning and thanks for waking up with us on news19 this morning. i'm deon guillory. myers was taken to the richland county jail and that's where we find news19's savannah levins with the details..savannah... 3 3 it happened just before 8 pm last night on old chapin road and beech creek road. the highway patrol say myers was attempting to make a left during onto beech creek road when he ran off the road and hit a utility pole. when troppers arrived on scene they say the myers was not with the vehicle. investigators say they then went to his home and after questioning him determined he was the driver. myers was charged wtih dui and is currently in the richland county jail. myers was previously charged with a dui in 2005 in asheville north carolina. he was also cited for having an open alcohol container in his car in 2012

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