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have a great morning. good 33 morning columbia. thanks for joining us. i'm eric weisfeld. and i'm rochelle dean. we're live from main and gervais. the time's now 5:00. it's a cold start to your monday morning... so you'll want to bundle up before you head out the door... yeah these freezing temperatures are sure to wake you up once you step outside. with more on what we can expect for the remainder of the day... here's
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traffic update as you head out and about this morning. and good news at the top of the hour... there are no incidents to report in or around the capital city. but as always we will continue to keep our eyes on the road and update you if anything changes for your morning commute. a-b-c columbia wants to help you jump start your day. we have a quick rundown of your top morning headlines. a few flurries here over the weekend in the capital city... otherwise... we dodged a major winter storm. authorities throughout the blizzard- blanketed eastern u-s are still cautioning against unnecessary y driving, as residents gear up to start the work week. we're taking a look at the numbers from winter storm jonas... and it's one for the record books. glengary, west virigina got hit the hardest with 42-inches of snow. new york city saw just over two feet of snow... and more than 22-inches of snow settled over washington d.c. the big blizzard could prove costly... experts saying the economic impact could reach up to 850-million dollars. back here at
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shaking off snow... and getting back to normal. according to the south carolina emergency management division... state government offices in spartanburg county will operate on a two hour delay today. and offices in lancaster county will operate on a 90-minute delay... due to inclement weather conditions. and officials say three people have died in south carolina during the massive winter storm. officials say an elderly couple has been found dead in their greenville home due to carbon monoxide poisoning. authorities say 87-year old rober bell and his wife... ruby... lost power during the storm and set up a generator in the garage. authorities say the propped open garage door somehow closed and the house filled with carbon monoxide. and highghy patrol officials say a pedestrian has been killed in a weather-related crash in greenville county. his name, has not yet been released. it's a historic moment at mother emanuel a-m-e church in charleston. for
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founded 200-years ago... a woman is now serving as the church's pastor. reverend doctor betty deas clark was welcomed by church members yesterday. she's the first pastor named since reverend clementa pinckney was shot and killed... along with eight- other parishioners last june. reverend clark's first sermon spoke about hope. she says, she's excited for the opportunity and the journey ahead. turning our attention to the crime beat... a pair of suspects in an armed robbery of a lexington coun business, are also wanted for trying to use checks stolen from the same business. lexington county sheriff's department detectives says two latino men robbed la gavi-o-ta grocery on augusta highway january 10th. the suspects took cash and checks... and investigators say one of the men has cashed or tried cashing them at businesses in greenville, kershaw and saluda counties. he's been captured on surveillance cameras at some of the businesses. if you have any information on this case, call crimestoppers at one-triple-eight-crime-s-c. and investigators are looking
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that sent two teenagers to the hospital. the richland county sheriff's department says the incident happened at a party in the 2-hundred block of foxhunt road yesterday morning. officials say two teen boys were shot multiple times in the lower body and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. authorities say the victims were standing behind a car, when several suspects approached them. one suspect fired multiple rounds at both victims. if you know anything about this case, again, you're asked to call crimestoppers. and a man is behind bars this morning... after firing shots at deputies who were responding to a domestic disturbance call. richland county sheriff's deputies say it happened on camrose court. that's in northeast richland county near long leaf middle school. deputies say arkeem breeland's charges include attempted murder. deputies say he fired shots at them when they got to the scene... then took off into the woods. after he was captured, we're told he was treated for hypothermia and a pre-existing condition at the hospital.
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and its good news for panther's fans. that's right... the carolina panthers have prowled their way into a win... defeating the arizona cardinals in last night's n- f-c championship. they'll be taking on the denver broncos in super bowl 50... february seventh. now with their eyes on the prize... panther's quarter back cam newton says... of course, the team will just... keep pounding. 33 this is newton's first trip to the super bowl. it's the panthers' second
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second in 12-years.33 still to come... it's another chance to taste victory. our mike gillespie has much more on the panthers' win... and what we can expect from super bowl 50. mostly clear and cold this morning.expect more sunshine and highs near 60 this
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from main and gervais. 33 here's a quick look at stories that are making headlines across the country. a weekend of sledding, snowboarding... and all around just staying-put has come to an end. and now residents along the east coast are dealing with a huge clean-up... and what's sure to be a messy morning commute.
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latest on the winter storm. 33 panther fans waking up with another long-awaited chance at a super bowl win. eric has more. the carolina panthers are heading to super bowl 50...find out how they got there. and the carolina women's basketball team still undefeated after a tough
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minute to win it. 33 and as if panther fans need another reason to smile... this latest win means... a bargain for your breakfast. because of the panthers' win over the arizona cardinals... krispy kreme is offering a special deal: a dozen original glazed donuts for just 3.99. and you don't have to wait until february seventh to show your panthers' spirit. krispy kreme will be selling specialal panthers football donuts... to celebrate the team's trip to super bowl 50. still to come... the winter weather put a damper on some weekend plans. find out where some
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land on your calendar. stay
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main and gervais. welcome ensure hardworking families take advantage of all earned income and child tax credits... leading you to larger and immediate refunds. participants should have a valid photo i-d and a social security card. for more information on this year's tax prep sites... you can visit coopmin dot org. and due to the winter weather over the weekend... the summit on 21st century policing was canceled... the summit will now be held on april second at the medallion conference center. sheriff leon lott is encouraging citizens to attend and discuss his strategic plan and community and professional
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33 33 we're checking out what will be making headlines later today. here's eric with your "look ahead."33 the weather isn't
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students from an important program at edventure children's museum... it's the first "be-a-boss, youth summit"... that was held over the weekend. as part of the event... several community leaders talked to the students over lunch, about some of the challenges the kids face every day. 33 williams says close to 2- hundred students from across the state and from the augusta, georgia area took part in the summit. and speaking of edventure... there's a new exhibit looming over visitors at the children's museum... "dinos, the big dig" is now open. guests can check out...or run from...robotic dinosaurs like triceratops and stegosaurus. they can also dig for fossils and even pan for
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through april 24th.33 still to come... we're talking vote 20-16... and the latest on a possible late-addition to the race to
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and gervais. the two were escorted out of the building. you may remember... a muslim woman wearing a hijab was escorted out of another trump campaign event earlier this month in south carolina. she stood up in silent protest while trump was speaking. and on the other side of the political fence... democratic presidential
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and marco rubio are clinching endorsements from iowa's largest newspaper... the des moines... the endorsements mean the paper supports those two to be their parties' nominees. this comes just nine days before iowa's presidential caucuses. and the race to the white house is looking at a possible new presidential candidate... that's right... former new york city mayor, michael bloomberg... may be considering a popoible independent presidential run. that's what a source told c-n-n saturday. the source says the 73-year old is expected to make a decision sometime in march. a spokesperson for the former mayor declined to comment.33 still to come... we're talking winter storm jonas... and those taking the brunt of that
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gervais. wake you up once you step outside. with more on what we can expect for the remainder of
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t jonathan kennedy.33 33 we want to give you a quick traffic update as you head out
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good news ... there are no incidents to report in or around the capital city. but as always we will continue to keep our eyes on the road and update you if anything changes for your morning commute. a-b-c columbia wants to help you jump start your day. we have a quick rundown of your top headlines. a few flurries here over the weekend in the capital city... otherwise... we dodged a major winter storm. authorities throughout the blizzard-blanketed eastern u-s are still cautioning against unnecessary driving, as residents gear up to start the work week. we're taking a look at the numbers from winter storm jonas... and it's one for the record books. glengary, west virigina got covered with 42-inches of snow. new york city saw just over two feet of snow... and while more than 22-inches of snow settleed over washington d.c. the big blizzard could prove costly... experts saying the economic impact could reach up to 850-million
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here at home... officials say three people have died in south carolina during the massive winter storm. officials say an elderly couple has been found dead in their greenville home due to carbon monoxide poisoning. authorities say 87-year old rober bell and his wife... ruby... lost power during the storm and set up a generator in the garage. authorities say the propped open garage door somehow closed and the house filled with carbon monoxide. and highway patrol officials say a pedestrian has been killed in a weather-related crash in greenville county. his name, has not yet been released. turning our attention to the crime beat... a sumter mother missing for a week, has now turned herself in to police... and now faces child neglect charges. sumter police say 27-year-old shardae davis took off on january 15th, leaving her two young kids alone at home. davis is charged with two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child. if convicted, she faces fines set
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or no more than 10 years in prison on each charge. columbia police say the suspect in an armed robbery at a barbershop last night, has died. officials say he was shot by ctims at the shop... in the 4000 block of fort jackson boulevard. several victims, including kids, were inside "next up barber and beauty" at the time. we're told two of the victims, carrying valid concealed weapons, shot at both suspects. one of them was able to escape. none of the victims was hurt. if you know anything about this case, call crimestoppers at one-triple- eight-crime s-c. and the man accused of assaulting a victim on greene street thursday, has turned himself into columbia police. officials say 21-year-old harold jacobsen is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. police say jacobsen punched a victim in the head, causing him to fall and hit his head on the concrete, early thursday morning in the 2-thousand
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is still in the hospital. no word on his condition, super bowl 50 is set. and its good news for panther's fans. that's right... the carolina panthers have prowled their way into a win... defeating the arizona cardinals in last night's n- f-c championship. they'll be taking on the denver broncos in super bowl 50... february seventh. now with their eyes on the prize... panther's quarter back cam newton says... of course, the team will just... keep 33 this is newton's first trip to the super bowl. it's the panthers' second super bowl appearance and their first in 12-years. our mike gillespie will have a lot more on the panthers'
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later in sports.33 still to come... it's not all snow shovels and staying inside after winter storm jonas. it's a battle in a blizzard for some east coast residents.mostly clear and cold this morning.expect more sunshihi and highs near 60
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live from main and gervais. good morning. topping "america's money" -- the years. >> it's down eight cents over the last two weeks to a national average of $1.83 a gallon. much lower in some areas. products shipped by truck are getting cheaper. some air fairs as well. "the revenant" was number one at the box office this week end. >> hundreds of theaters were closed due to the storm. "star wars" was in second. and "ride along 2" was in third. wilson tweeted these images.
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the game's date are on the balls. the date, of course, february 7th. >> tickets are 4,000 bucks. >> at a minimum. amazing. zprnchts and that's "america's money." if you're looking to save money on your medicare part d prescriptions, walgreens says, carpe med diem. seize the day to get more out of life and medicare part d. just switch to walgreens for savings that'll be the highlight of your day. now preview the cost of your copay before you fill.
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33 some washington d-c residents with a case of cabin fever are making the best of their situation with a snowball fight... yeah... a mass snowball fight was organized by the washington d-c snowball fight association... and it even had a theme... snow wars many converged on d-c's historic dupont circle district to have some fun with the record snowfall... this was just one of several
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the nation's capitol. 33 we're now going to turn our attention to your rochelle dean has a look at what is making headlines in the medical community. a new study is linking childrens weight to their sleep habits... and its showing kids are setting themselves up for health problems later in life. with more... holly firfer
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33 still to come... the "cake boss" is expanding the business what town is getting a sweet and tasty
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we're live gervais. gas here in south carolina is about one-62-a-gallon. and here's some more sweet news. the "cake boss" is expanding his business. buddy valastro... star of t-l-c's "cake boss," is opening a location in dallas, texas... this march. the family business is best known for cannoli, lobster tail and elaborate custom cakes. and it looks like we may have a baking-battle on our hands. buddy's opening up business... right across the street from a "sprinkles cupcakes" store. it looks like the snow didn't stop
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on the silver screen. eric, what topped the box office this weekend? leonardo dicaprio is conquering the top spot at this weekends box office... his survivalist movie, "the revenant" is expected to bring in 16-million dollars. "star wars: the force awakens" is taking the second place spot... with more than 14- million in earnings. it's followed by ice cube's comedy, "ride along two" earning close to 13-million dollars. and coming in fourth... robert de niro's "dirty grandpa"... grossing an estimated 11-and-a-half million. it's as good as finding gold for "saturday night live" writers. we're talking about sarah palin's return to the political spotlight... after endorsing republican presidential f fnt-runner... donald trump. the endorsement sparked the inspiration for saturday's opening for s-n-l. palin's popular comedic impersonator.. . tina fey...returned to mock the interaction between palin and trump. this is the second time in five weeks that fey has played palin on the sketch-comedy show. fey impersonated palin last month... while hosting
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and a video of basketball star, shaquille o'neal... playing ball with some kids in florida is going viral... the kids had the police called on them after one of their neighbors complained they were playing too loudly in the street. a gainesville police officer decided to shoot some hoops with the kids instead of reprimanding them. shaq heard the story and went back to e neighborhood with the officer... surprising them with another game of basketball. still to come... saint pats isn't here just yet... but we're still complimenting the day with an irish delight... that's next in your day in history. stay with us. we're live
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33 out the day in history. -world's largest diamond found in 1905-first winter olympics is in 1924-kennedy holds first
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conference in 1961 today is... bubble wrap appreciation day... national 33 opposite day... and national irish coffee day... that's all 33 the time that we have for the first hour of good morning columbia. but we're coming right back. so be sure to
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gervais. . captioning provided by caption associates, llc www.captionassociates.com. eric: good morning, columbia. we're glad you are starting your monday right here with us. i'm eric weisfeld. >> rochelle: and i'm rochelle dean. we're live from main and gervais. the time's now 6:00. >> eric: it's a cool start to your monday morning but i think you will like what we have as the day goes on. >> rochelle: you do have to bundle up this morning because we have freezing temperatures but things may be looking up. let's turn things over to jonathan kennedy. >> jonathan: it's monday and
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should be warmer today of the that will be good news. not much warmth out there this morning, 29 in downtown columbia. a couple spots cooler, around 27 for camden and bishopville. only a couple spots above freezing. winnsboro and saluda at 34. everybody else at or below freezing. cloud cover moved in sooner so those areas have been able to moderate temperatures more than we have. sticking with the cloud cover mixing in throughout the day, mix of sun and clouds throughout much of the morning due to the sheer expanse of the system moving in but not causing much of a disturbance but clouds. not seeing anything else outside, winds calm, nice quiet pattern for us. we will see wind out of the south and southwest today but
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sustained 5 to 10, not expecting lot of interaction, it should bring us a dry and sunny forecast. two high pressure systems, one around d.c., one off the coast of carolina, that will bring in wind from the south that will allow us to see warmer air. we've been stuck with wind out of the north when we saw the wedge move in and allowed us to see wintry presip, but this low, this will kick things going. notice no rain associated with this system right now, that will change. we expect the cold front to swing ththugh and bring us a good chance of rain tuesday night into wednesday morning. models right now at least until midnight tuesday night into wednesday morning before any rain gets lear. sunshine today, clouds tomorrow for sure probably, but likely to see a nice dry forecast for your beginning of the work week. it will be nice and warm hopefully as well. expecting temperatures in the
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the southwest, mostly sunny skies, an ideal set up, the opposite of what we were seeing over the weekend. hopefully we see the full sunshine and whole gamut of warmth as well. >> eric: hopefully more safe conditions. first half of our show things looked good. >> rochelle: and nothing happening right now. if that changes as you head out for your morning commute we will pass it along to you. as always, abc columbia wants to help you jump start your day. >> eric: we have a quick rundown of your top morning headlines. a few flurries here over the weekend in the capital city, otherwise we dodged a major winter storm. authorities throughout the blizzard-blanketed eastern u.s. are still cautioning against unnecessary driving, as residents gear up to start the work week. we're taking a look at the numbers from winter storm jonas and it's one for the record books. glengary, west virigina, got covered with 42-inches of snow.
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feet of snow and more than 22-inches of snow settled over washington, d.c. the big blizzard could prove costly, experts saying the economic impact could reach up to $850 million. back here at home the upstate still shaking off snow and getting back to normal. >> rochelle: according to the south carolina emergency management division, state government offices in spartanburg will operate on a two-hour delay today. and offices in lancaster county will operate on a 90-minute delay due to inclement weather conditions. and officials say three people have died in south carolina during the massive winter storm. officials say an elderly couple has been found dead in their greenville home due to carbon monoxide poisoning. authorities say 87-year old robert bell and his wife ruby lost power during the storm and set up a generator in the garage. authorities say the propped open garage door somehow closed and the house filled with carbon monoxide.
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a pedestrian has been killed in a weather-related crash in greenville county. identified. rochelle: it's a historic moment at mother emanuel ame church in charleston. for the first time since it was founded 200 years ago, a woman is now serving as the church's pastor. reverend dr. betty deas clark was welcomed by church members yesterday. she's the first pastor named since reverend clementa pinckney was shot and killed along with eight other parishioners last june. reverend clark's first sermon spoke about hope. she says she's excited for the opportunity and the journey that lies ahead. rochelle: turning our attention to the crime beat, a pair of suspects in an armed robbery of a lexington county business are also wanted for trying to use checks stolen from the same business. >> eric: lexington county sheriff's department detectives says two latino men robbed la gaviota grocery on augusta highway on january 10th. the suspects took cash and checks and investigatrs say one
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cashing them at businesses in greenville, kershaw, and saluda counties. he's been captured on surveillance cameras at some of the businesses. if you have any information on this case, call crimestoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. eric: and investigators are looking for the suspects in a shooting that sent two teenagers to the hospital. richland county sheriff's department says the incident happened at a party in the 200 block of foxhunt road yesterday morning. officials say two teen boys were shot multiple times in the lower body and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. authorities say the victims were standing behind a car, when several suspects approached them. one suspect fired multiple rounds at both victims. if you know anything about this case, again, you're asked to call crimestoppers. eric: and a man is behind bars this morning after firing shots at deputies who were responding to a domestic disturbance call. richland county sheriff's deputies say it happened on camrose court. that's in northeast richland county near long leaf middle school. deputies say arkeem breeland's charges include attempted
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deputies say he fired shots at them when they got to the scene and then took off into the woods. after he was captured, we're told he was treated for hypothermia and a pre-existing condition at the hospital. eric: super bowl 50 is set. and it's great news for you panther's fans. >> rochelle: that's right, the carolina panthers have prowled their way into a win, defeating the arizona cardinals in last night's nfc championship. they'll be taking on the denver broncos in super bowl 50 which is february 7th. now with their eyes on the prize, panther's quarterback cam newton says, of course, the team will just keep pounding. >> we are paving our own story right now, we are not done. our pen has a lot more ink left, i'm happy to say it and blessed to say it and put ourselves in this situation we created and it's great to see. >> rochelle: this is newton's first trip to the super bowl. it's the panthers' second super
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in 12 years. more than a decade before they were able to get back on the grid iron. >> cam and peyton. >> rochelle: we'll see who makes it. eric: still to come, it's another chance to taste victory. >> rochelle: our mike gillespie has much more on the panthers' win and what we can expect from super bowl 50. >> jonathan: and a clear and cold start this morning, clouds and temperatures below freezing across the board but expect sunshine and warmer weather coming our way this afternoon. i'll have details next.
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main and gervais.
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morning. waking up with a few clouds and certainly cold temperatures. temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s but everybody below freezing and likely to warm up with sunshine today. but we will probably be slowed down by cloud cover, look for mostly cloudy skies and high near 60. i think there will be several spots that don't get to 60 but the warmer spots probably will if everything goes as planned. tonight will be another cool night, not below freezing, 35. it will be a chilly start waking up tuesday. >> rochelle: thank you, jonathan. rochelle: here's a quick look at stories that are making headlines across the country. a new video released by the islamic state group shows the extend of planning that went into the november terror attacks that took place in paris. the video shows the nine attackers committing atrocities in is-controlled territory while plotting the paris attacks that left 130 people dead. officials say the video is likely to serve as a recruitment to rally followers.
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obama reportedly plans to tackle one legacy of what's known as the cia's "secret war," during the vietnam era. the president's aides say he's expected to announce a major initiative to clear unexploded u.s. bombs in laos. the communist nation, next to vietnam, was targeted by u.s. aircraft during the war but an estimated 30% % the ordinance didn't explode on impact. to this day, they continue to kill people when set off in laos. the president will make his initiative official during his landmark trip to laos this fall. rochelle: and there are no major injuries to report aftft a magnitude 7.1 quake rattled south-central alaska. the earthquake did cause gas leaks, house fires and power outages. and 20 people are being housed in a temporary shelter. the alaska earthquake center recorded some 30 aftershocks following the quake. rochelle: panther fans
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long-awaited chance at a super bowl win. ishor eric, what can you tell us? >> eric: the carolina panthers are heading to super bowl 50 find out how they got there. and the carolina women's basketball team still undefeated after a tough weekend on the road. mike gillespie has your sports minute to win it. >> two of the best teams in the nfl going at it in charlotte for the nfc championships, panthers andardinals. we pick it up in the first quarter, cam newton finds ginn, he turns on turbo, 22 yards to the house, look at those moves. 10-nothing panthers, up early. later in the half, panthers up 10 and then cam newton turns on superman and gets a touchdown.
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>> when these guys step to the forefront and put it out there, it's awesome. i couldn't be more proud of a group of young men than i am of these men. >> starting this in the first quarter, broncos with the ball, peyton falling back, broncos strike first. later, tom brady intercepted by stewart, so denver takes a 17-9 lead into the half. to the fourth, last chance for tom brady, he finds ron at the end of the end zone, two-point game. intercepted. [lost audio] >> eric: and as if panther fans need another reason to smile, this latest win means a bargain for your breakfast. because of the panthers' win over the arizona cardinals, krispy kreme is offering a
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glazed donuts for just 3.99. and you don't have to wait until february 7th to show your panthers' spirit. krispy kreme will be selling special panthers football donuts to celebrate the team's trip to super bowl 50. eric: still to come, the winter weather put a damper on some weekend plans. find out where some rescheduled events will now land on your calendar. >> jonathan: and starting out your monday with cold conditions but the sunshine will likely warm us up near 60 this afternoon. details next.
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main andndervais. rochelle: welcome back to good morning columbia, thanks for waking up with us on this monday morning. your time right now 6:18. >> jonathan: let's take a bite out of your morning menu, sponsored by bojangles'. it's tax season and we've got a y for you to get some help for free. the cooperative ministry's is providing free tax prep services at various locations throughout the midlands. the services are available to ensure hardworking families take advantage of all earned income and child tax credits leading you to a larger and immediate refund. participants should have a valid photo i.d. and a social security card. for more information on this year's tax prep sites, you can visit coopmin.org. >> rochelle: that helps a lot and free service, take advantage of that. rochelle: and due to the winter weather over the weekend,
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policing has been n stponed. the summit will now be held on april 2nd at the medallion conference center. sheriff leon lott is encouraging citizens to attend and discuss his strategic plan and community and professional development programs. so, a few things that are taking place that were originally scheduled, had to be moved a little bit because of the weather. no weather to worry about except the chill. >> jonathan: cold this morning but we are expecting warmer air as soon as this afternoon. we have a little cloud cover to deal with but i think we will see sunshine as well with highs near 60 this afternoon, i think we will be well into the 60stomorrow, then a cold front comes our way bringing a chance of rain wednesday and thursday but good news is cold air and rain be short lived, we'll be back to sunshine and warm weather by the weekend. >> rochelle: it will be good. >> jonathan: comparing to what some are seeing in the northeast, i was watching over the weekend, holy cow, they were getting all kinds of snow and wind and all kind of stuff. >> rochelle: brutal. yes. rochelle: we're checking out what will be making headlines
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your "look ahead." >> eric: when you think of winter weather you may think of curling up with some hot chocolate or strong coffee. but the snow called for something a little stronger down at the convention center this weekend. hundreds came together to sample brews from across the state and around the world. the world beer festival featured more than 20 brewers just from south carolina. but the hops, barley and yeast did not end there. the festival had suds on tap from belgium, north carolina, and everywhere in between making for quite the tasting menu for brew lovers. >> i like a hard cidar beer by mckenzie, black cherry and then i like traditional beers like blue moon. >> eric: world beer festvals are presented by all about beer magazine, which is based in durham, north carolina. there you go, little beer information. >> rochelle: and you don't have
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i've never been but people say it's fun. thanks, eric. let's checks on vote 2016. and the latest on a possible late-addition to the race to the white house. who will it be? we'll tell you next. we are live from main and gervais. hey, there. intoday's "techbytes" -- a smaller and cheaper iphone. >> the iphone 5ss will have a rear camera and touch i.d. >> the new device is expected to be unveiled in march and hit stores in april. >> samsung is speeding up on virtual reality. >> they're focusing on kree
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>> jonathan: 6:26, cloudy day, temperatures below zero, but we will warm up. we are dealing with clouds but i think the wind out of the southwest will usher them to the north but a cloudy start to the day but i don't think that will detour us too much from the warmer air this afternoon. >> eric: thank you, jonathan. eric: it's more protesters taking to a campaign event for republican presidential hopeful donald trump. >> rochelle: that's right, trump spoke at a rally in iowa over the weekend. at the event, he started talking about radical islamic terrorism. officials said two men on the balcony held up a white banner with the words "stop hate" on it. one appeared to be wearing a red
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when he left trump said: he wasn't wearing one of those hats, was he? you may remember a muslim woman wearing a hijab was escorted out of another trump campaign event earlier this month in south carolina. rochelle: and on the other side of the political fence, democratic presidential hopefuls hillary clinton and marco rubio are clinching endorsements from iowa's largest newspaper "the des moines register." the endorsements mean the paper supports those two to be their parties' nominees. this comes just nine days before iowa's presidential caucuses. rochelle: and the race to the white house is looking at a possible new presidential candidate. >> eric: that's right, former new york city mayor michael bloomberg may be considering possible independent presidential run. that's what a source told cnn on saturday. the sosoce says the 73-year-old is expected to make a decision sometime in march. a spokesperson for the former mayor declined to comment. but the plot could thicken. >> rochelle: it might. sometimes they have to throw it out there, get the rumor started, tell you enough to get
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>> eric: like hillary did it. not too much. eric: still to come, we're talking winter storm jonas. >> rochelle: and those taking the brunt of that winter weather on the east coast we'll tell you. stay with us, we are live from main and gervais. >> jonathan: right now, we are dealing with cold air but thankfully warmer air on thee way soon in downtown columbia, little cloud cover. more sunshine. i'll have details next.
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main and gervais. eric: good morning, columbia. it is monday, we're glad you are starting it with us. i'm eric weisfeld. >> rochelle: and i'm rochelle dean. we're live from main and gervais. your time 6:31. >> eric: it starts out cold but we have good news. make sure you bundle up. >> rochelle: grab your hat and coat. we are hovering around the freezing mark but we might see light at the end of the cold tunnel by the time the day progresses. let's turn things over to jonathan kennedy. good morning. >> jonathan: very cold start, temperatures belel freezing across the board, seeing a little cloud cover. we are hoping for more clear
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to help warm us up. right now mostly clear. let's look from our roof cam from the state house, pretty quiet start to the day, calm winds, it's cold and that will be the case through the morning hours. we are expecting to see warmer afternoon. tempmpatures 30 downtown, 30 in camden, 31 at the airport in lexington. saluda 32. we are seeing more 20s pop up as we head through the early morning hours today. cloud cover moving in, that will be here for much of the morning, i think. we will see sunshine mixed in and it won't completely block out the sunshine but i think we will see a decent amount of cloud cover early on and see it wayne this afternoon into tonight which will allow us to cool down. winds zero across the board, that's rare.
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is usually seeing a breath of wind but nothing happening. we will see that change later today, wind out of the southwest will bring us warmer air by later on this afternoon. we'll look for this double dose of high pressure to keep us dry in the form of no rain fall or other precipitation but enough moisture to get the clouds going. notice the dry air in the florida panhandle, that will push the clouds to the north. we will see warmer temperatures. we have rain on the way but probably not until tuesday night, early wednesday morning if you watch the time stamp. looking for a dry set up today and tomorrow. highs near 60, mostly sunny, wind out of the southwest 5 to 10, ideal set up, so maybe if you can get some lunch outside, enjoy the sunshine while we have it, but it does look like it will be a cold start to the day.
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never thought we could say lunch outside. >> jonathan: 35 and windy, not an option. >> eric: we want to tell you what is going on on the roads. >> rochelle: good news, nothing happening in and around the city but we will keep our eyes on the road and pass any of the changes along to you for your morning commute. and abc columbia wants to help you jump start your day. >> eric: we have a quick rundown of your top morning headlines. a few flurries here over the weekend in the capital city, otherwise we dodged a major winter storm. authorities throughout the blizzard-blanketed eastern u.s. are still cautioning against unnecessary driving, as residents gear up to start the work week. we're taking a look at the numbers from winter storm jonas and it's one for the record books. glengary, west virigina, got covered with 42-inches of snow. new york city saw just over two feet of snow and more than 22-inches of snow settled over washington, d.c. the big blizzard could prove
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economic impact could reach up to $850 million. back here at home the upstate still shaking off snow and getting back to normal. >> rochelle: according to the south carolina emergency management division, state government offices in spartanburg county will operate on a two-hour delay today. and offices in lancaster county will operate on a 90-minute delay due to inclement weather conditions. back at home officials say three people have died in south carolina during the massive winter storm. officials say an elderly couple has been found dead in their greenville home due to carbon monoxide poisoning. authorities say 87-year old robert bell and his wife ruby lost power during the storm and set up a generator in the garage. authorities say the propped open garage door somehow closed and the house filled with carbon monoxide. the highway patrol officials say a pedestrian has been killed in a weather-related crash in greenville county.
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yet been identified. rochelle: turning our attention to the crime beat, a sumter mother, missing for a week, has now turned herself in to police and now faces child neglect charges. sumter police say 27-year-old shardae davis took off on january 15th, leaving her two young kids alone at home. davis is chargededith two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child. if convicted, she faces fines set at the discretion of a judge, or no more than 10 years in prison on each charge. rochelle: columbia police say the suspect in an armed robbery at a barbershop over the weekend, has died. officials say he was shot by victims at the shop in the 4000 block of fort jackson boulevard. several victims, including kids, were inside "next up barber and beauty" at the time. we're told two of the victims, carrying valid concealed weapons, shot at both suspects. one of them was able to escape. none of the victims was hurt. if you know anything about this
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1-888-crime-sc. rochelle: and the man accused of assaulting a victim on greene street thursday, has turned himself into columbia police. >> eric: officials say 21-year-old harold jacobsen is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. police say jacobsen punched a victim in the head, , using him to fall and hit his head on the concrete, early thursday morning in the 2000 block of greene. the victim is still in the hospital. no word on his condition. eric: super bowl 50 is set and its good news for panther's fans. >> rochelle: that's right, the carolina panthers have prowled their way into a win defeating the arizona cardinals in last night's nfc championship. they'll be taking on the denver broncos in super bowl 50 february 7th. now with their eyes on the prize panther's quarterback cam newton says there's nothing to do but keep pounding. >> we're paving our open story
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our pen still has a lot of ink, i'm happy to say that and proud to say that and put our situation.self in this situation i'm proud to say. >> rococlle: this is newton's first trip to the super bowl. it's the panthers' second super bowl appearance and their first in 12 years. more than a decade but they've got there. we'll see who get the bragging rights. eric: still to come, the song "let it snow" may have finally worn out its welcome. >> rochelle: we're taking a closer look at the weekend's winter weather. >> jonathan: no winter weather for us this morning. we are looking for more sunshine and warmer temperatures later today. i'll have details next.
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main and gervais. >> jonathan: time is now 6:42 on this monday morning. it's a cold start so be sure to bundle up as you head out the door, dress in layers because you probably won't need the big coat. expect sunshine to return to the forecast in full effect and warm air to return as well. highs near 60. if you are heading out this morning, chilly at lunchtime, then we crack into the 50s and continue to climb and i'm really looking forward to the weather. it's cold over the weekend even when we weren't seeing the brunt from everybody else. it's hard to complain but certainly getting the cold air. eric: winter storm jonas is getting documented in a pretty impressive way. >> jonathan: yeah, this time-lapse video was recorded by a 15-year-old living in a washington, d.c. suburb. chase higgins says he put his phone in his living room window at about 1:00 friday afternoon right aroundndhe time the storm was beginning to hit the d.c. area. chase says he left it in the window until late saturday night
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that snow accumulation. time lapse of that storm, i saw one from west virginia, you probably have seen it, this guy has a skeleton along a telephone pole with a yard stick and it completely covers the skeleton. time lapse shows it keeps >> eric: i'm guessing they are not going to get the 60 degree weather today. >> jonathan: not today. >> eric: it pays to be in south carolina. we're now going to turn our attention to your health. >> jonathan: rochelle dean has a look at what is making headlines in the medical community. good morning, rochelle. rochelle: good morning, jonathan. good morning, eric. the house is postponing votes this week due to winter storm jonas. this includes one on overriding president barack obama's health care veto. senators plan to begin work again wednesday night extending a delay imposed even before the storm hit.
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to pass along. it is for various brands of packaged salad that could be linked to a deadly listeria outbreak. the centers for disease control and prevention says twelve people were hospitalized in six states. one patient has died from the listeria infection. officials say all the patients ate packaged salads that came from a dole processing plant in springfield, ohio. dole has since issued a voluntary recall for all its salads with the manufacturing code containing the listeria infection. rochelle: and close to 300 colonoscopy patients in massachusetts may have been exposed to potentially deadly disease. officials say there was a possibility to exposure to hiv as well as hepatitis "b" and "c." that's because the colonoscopy instruments were not properly disinfected. the hospital says there's relatively little chance that patients were actually infected but have notified those patients that need screening for those diseases. rochelle: still to come, time to dust off some old knickknacks and find out just how much your antique treasures are worth.
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your monday, it's a little hard to get out of bed but i promise it will be worth it this afternoon. sunshine and highs near 60.
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main and gervais. >> jonathan: 6:47. we are looking at the models
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at rain coming our way mid-week. this will be late late tuesday night into wednesday. more a wednesday-thursday based on the latest projections. for now we are sticking with dry conditions. it will be a little cold this morning but we should be in the 60s later this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon. >> rochelle: looking good and getting better. thanks, jonathan. rochelle: time to clean the dust off those old knickknacks. we're talking "antiques roadshow" midlands style. the state museum held its winter "museum roadshow" over the weekend. people brought their family heirlooms and artifacts for experts to determine what they're worth. >> i've done this for over 30 years. i'm from charleston, i started this when i was a little girl going to the charleston market and picking up things for not a lot of money and now i have giant collections that are in museums around the country that the joy of what i do is hearing the story from other people. >> rochelle: the experts who appraise your things say they
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precious pieces. rochelle: it's not all about super bowl rings this morning. we can't forget the red carpet. can we, eric? >> eric: of course not. in fact, chris rock is working on some new material before the oscars air right here on abc columbia sunday, february 28th. abc's jason nathanson has that and more in your showbiz wrap. >> reporter: chris rock is hard at work rewriting his material for next month's oscars. that's the word from the producer of the academy awards who tells "entertainment tonight" rock is reportedly planning to include more provocative material after a few black celebrities decided not to attend the oscars due to a lack of diversity in the nominations. >> let's do the math. reporter: speaking of the oscars, matt damon, up for best actor for his role in "the martian," is praising just announced changes promised by the academy. at the sundance film festival damon called the moves to increase diversity "a strong first step" >> matt damon: this is not going to be solved overnight. it's huge, systemic in injustices around race and gender in the industry and in
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>> reporter: the 88th academy awards goes down february 28th. reporter: one film up for best picture at the oscars, "the revanant" has taken the top spot at the box office, an estimated 16 million bucks for the drama, the new "star wars" finished second. ice cube's "ride along 2" came in third. reporter: miss universe wants to add a new title to her resume -- bond girl. pia alonzo wurtzbach, who took the crown after steve harvey mistakenly announced miss colombia as the winner, made the pitch during a news cocoerence in her native philippines sunday. and that's what's happening in hollywood. jason nathanson, abc news, los angeles. eric: still to come, grabbing a cold one at one chilly bar. some east coast residents are getting creative when it comes to happy hour. that's coming up. >> jonathan: and a cold start for us, we are not dealing with snow, we're looking at sunshine and warmer air this afternoon. i'll have details next. keep it here.
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gervais. >> jonathan: good monday morning. whereby below freezing and we will see a cold start, but as you head out you are expecting to see nice warm air coming our way and return to the forecast for us at home.
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sunny skies that will allow us to cool back down. because we will see the warmer air, i don't think we have that much colder air tonight but a cold start tomorrow with lows in the mid-30s. >> eric: some people are making a good thing out of jonas. >> rochelle: a group at willard hotel got creative to toast the end of the blizzard, a know a lot of glasses were toasted. they saw more snow than i think i've seen in quite some time. a champagne bar. thigh deep. >> eric: west virginia got hit hard, jonathan said parts of north carolina mountains. still to come, st. pat's but we're still complimenting
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history. >> jonathan: a cold start today but we will see sunshine and warmer weather. i'll let you know what will be in the seven day coming up.
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main and gervais. >> jonathan: a freezing cold start to your monday forecast but we will see warm air finally come our way this afternoon. look for a high near 60, we will be in the 40s until lunchtime and crack into the 50s at
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we will be chilly this tonight, 35. more cloud cover filtering in and rain late tuesday night into wednesday. temperatures bounce back, friday back to the sunshine, highs around 60 and very nice weekend, just about perfect, 65 and 67. >> eric: we are definitity bouncing back. >> rochelle: we couldn't have got there any sooner, it was starting to get a little too cold even for my liking and i like the cold. >> eric: super bowl 50 is set. >> rochelle: the panthers have prowled their way into a win beating the cardinals in a nail biter. now they are taking on the denver broncos february 7th. it's the panther's second super
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i can't call it a nail biter because panthers were up for a considerable part of the game. let's check out the day in history. the world's largest diamond is found in 1905. the first winter olympics is in 1924. television news conference in 1961. >> eric: today is bubble wrap appreciation day, national opposite day, and national irish coffee day. we're glad you started your day right here with good morning columbia. "good morning, america" is next. good morning, america. digging out. millions buried by the blizzard of 2016. now scrambling to clear all that record-breaking snow. >> this is horrible. we've been stuck in the truck for 13 1/2 hours. >> thousands of flights canceled. this morning the struggle to get cities up and running and people
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