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taking a look outside. it is freezing outside. you can see that ice on the water fountain. a live look from downtown greenville. we wanted to check in with dale gilbert. dalele freezing temperatures, 32 and it has dropped down to 22 at gsp. very cold. single digits the teens -- in the teens. a breeze blowing at five to seven across the upstate and it makes it you like it is 14 in greenville. dress warmly as you head out to work. it is a cold morning. afternoon high temperatures will get into the 40's. 44 to 45 for the upstate and about 40 to 42 for the mountains. we will talk about what the rest of the week will be like in a few minutes. allyson: if you are just getting up, the icicles are on the
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geoff: aly myles downtown. this morning, she is checking on ice. aly: good morning. clear roads right now, especially around here, but you can see just how cold it is. dozens of icicles hanging off the fountain. when the water's freezing outside, it means it is possible to freeze inside your home. according to the insurance institute for home safety, we're just a couple of degeges from the temperature alert threshold. they say at 20 degrees or below, pipes are vulnerable to freeze but it can still happen at these temperatures. the best way to tell if you have a frozen pipe is if you turn on a faucet, and only a trickle comes out. pipes running against exterior walls or where your water enters the home through the foundation are most likely to freeze. keeping your faucet open, applying a heated pad or hair dryer to a frozen pipe and applying heat until full water pressure is restored can help. that is the best way to avoid an expensive and messy cleanup.
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and if you can not thaw the pipe, call a plumber. aly myles live in greenville. geoff: thank you. today, vice president biden takes to the airwaves as the white house continues its gun control push. allyson: nikole killion joins us live with on what the vp is doing. nikole: good morning. vice president joe biden is connecting a series of interviews today with communities that have been hard-hit by gun violence. it follows an emotional address by president obama. >> every time i think about those kids, it gets me mad. nikole: surrounded by parents of children who died in other shootings, the president laid out several executive actions that include for crying more dealers to get licenses and carrying out background checks.
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>> we know we e nnot stop every act of violence or evil in the world. maybe we could try to stop one act of evil, one act of violence. nikole: again, the president already facing some pushback from several republican lawmakers, including house speaker paul ryan who said the president is undermining liberty. allyson: president obama will give his final state of the union address in a week and we are learning governor haley will be delivering the republican response. nikole: that is right, which makes governor haley the first south carolina lawmaker to give the republican rebuttal. mitch mcconnell and paul ryan nominated nikki haley, calling her the right choice and proven later. her speech will immediately follow the president's state of the union addrdrs next tuesday night.
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allyson: governor nikki haley did not comment on giving the response. she talked about part of the state instead. geoff: the un security council has s t an emergency meeting after north korea's claim that they conducted a hydrogen bomb test. they said the u.s. would condemn any violations of the security council resolutions. south korea experts believe it may have actually been an atom bomb test. allyson: the u.s. service members died in a deadly attack and two others were wounded. it happened yesterday during an ongoing operation against the taliban. officials say a medical helicopter was hit by a mortar while on the ground. they say it was able to take off. the name of the service member has not been released. geoff: a wyff news 4 update in north charleston. civil rights groups are not happy that former police officer michael slager is out of jail.
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an unarmed black man last april. he was released on bond monday. that sparked threats of, quote, "midnight madness" by civil rights groups. north charleston mayor keith summey said the city will be prepared for whatever that means but doesn't think it would help the groups gain any support. he says the city locked up slager and it was the court system that let him out on bond. allyson: an update outside of atlanta, a suspect remains in the hospital after eleven children and a woman were rescued from a hostage situation. it happened yesterday morning at a hotel in dekalb county. police responded to a call about a domestic-related assault. they say korrie thomas was holding them hostage at knife point. hours later, a swat team rescued the 12 people. police say thomas stabbed himself in the neck. geoff: the is looking for a woman in connection with jewelry store robberies.
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morning in north carolina. they say the woman used them, forced two employees into a back room at gunpoint, authorities said. she zip-tied the employees' hands before going to the front of the store and stealing items . the men and women are considered dangerous by the fbi and anyone with information is asked to call the fbi. one man in custody and another on the run in anderson county after the crash of a stolen be cold during a police chase. arrested but the person with them got away. allyson: you are checking out i-85 around the southern connector. be careful northbound after pelham road. the car broke down on the shoulder. also, construction could sell you town starting today on
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road with lane closures. also in spartanburg on south pine street and palmetto street, still working on the spot or pipes in the area so it lane closures. 85 looking good. the cold mornings, but not seed in the ice or anything like that in the roadway. i-385 and haywood road are all clear. geoff: take a look at this, a greenville yard covered with snow and the kids are out and having fun. before you get too excited, the families snow machine created the winter wonderland. they ran the machine overnight. allyson: we drove by that yesterday and every time, mom, can we get out? i was like, how can we avoid this house because i will have to bundled them up and bring them back. geoff: a lot of people going by their yard. dale: she is going to go deep snow angels. allyson: this may not be ice.
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yesterday, aly thought it was soft in maggie valley, but it was pretty hard and she took a bit of a header. she is back today. dale: she is a true provide out there. it is cold. if you have not been out there, it is in the teens. it is about to get into the single digits and that these spots in the mountains of north carolina, so a cold and clear night. as we look out from our woodruff road skycam, no problems as far as roads. no slippery spots being reported. anywhere where water may have collected on roads, watch out for potentially icy spots. 17 and asheville, 20 24 greenville, greenwood at 23. anderson at 24. 22 in pickens. 27 westminster so everybody is
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the mountains are in the teens. it is not windy, so that five e seven mile per hour breeze in the upstate makes it feel like 14 in greenville, 16 in greenwood and spartanburg so dress warmly. here is our four day plus, low 50's tomorrow. tomorrow afternoon, and isolated shower and then late thursday night through friday, about noon to 1:00, a good chance of rain and it tapers off for friday afternoon. saturday looks good. another chance of showers sunday this morning. geoff: thank you. leading up to the national championship game, the story alabama. really remarkable. ricardo lecompte has more, coming up. allyson: a look outside from our lake hartwell skycam. it is really cold outside. we are back with weather in a
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announcer: you are watching live, local, breaking news with geoff hart, allyson powell, and weather with meteorologist dale gilbert. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. >> progress to be the best ever, we have to beat the best. the last couple of years, alabama has been the best and
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geoff: watson embracing the challenge ahead taking on alabama. the national championship is five days away, but before the trip, dabo swinney and the tigers met with the memea. allyson: the stories about him playing and growing up in alabama huge part in the run-up to the biggest game of the year. ricardo lecompte has more with the head coach from clemson. ricardo growing up in pelham, : alabama, clemson head coach dabo swinney love the tide, loved bear bryant, played underer gene stallings as a walk-on wide receiver. his first coaching game came as a grad assistant and on monday night, he'll try to win first national championship as head coach against his alma mater. >> it's kind of cool. i mean, you know, i think it's nene. i think god has got a sense of humor. i really do. we want to be the best, so let's go play the best team out there and see if we can get it done and measure up. if we're good enough to get it done, we'll get it done.
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to work and keep working. so i think it's exactly the way i would have wanted it to be. swinney won a national title in 1992 and regardless of the outcome monday night, he says this program isn't going anywhere anytime soon. ricardo: reporting in clemson, ricardo lecompte wyff news 4 sports. allyson: thanks, ricardo. how about this? clemson is on the cover of "sports illustrated." that's weighing called me, the all-time season rushing leader. -- that's wayne gallman, and we'll be bringing you everything you need to know about the national championship matchup live from arizona in our one-hour special called "road to the title." geoff: we're also helping you get ready for the game with our live wire again. you saw w there in the right now bar at the top of our wyff 4 app. it's also on wyff4.com. the live wire is a collection of tweets about the tigers and championship game.
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throwback videos from the 1981 team to recent interviews with players. dale: this is turning out to be the coldest morning of the week.
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4 hd forecast.
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clear as he look out from paris mountain back to the city of greenville. temperatures have plummeted. 22 in greenville. high pressure is going to keep us dry today. we will stararto see a few more clouds tomorrow and a slight chance of showers by late in the afternoon. temperatures have gotten into the teens in western north carolina, franklin up it team, anders at 17. greenville at 22. -- franklin at 15, andrews at 17. greenville at 22. everybody needs a warm coat. especially with a five to seven mile per hour breeze. it drops the field to 14 in greenville and feels more like 16 or spartanburg and greenwood. dress warmly for a cold morning.
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and the 30's. average this time of the year is 32 and 52 for a high. more like 45 today. we have rd dropped down to 22. asheville regional airport normally has 27, 47 for a high, but today, 42 may be the best. five to seven degrees cooler for afternoon highs today. tomorrow we start to see if you more clouds with temperatures mild and back in the 50's. washington at 21, boston and 27, 17 in cincinnati and cleveland. cold air is blanketing a good bit of the country. saturday will be partly cloudy at myrtle beach, 64 for a high, chance of showers by sunday. temperatures go from 40's today the 50's tomorrow. 44 to 45 for a high in greenville and asheville
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tomorrow morning we are in the 30's. we will see it get back to 50 to 54 on friday. friday will be the best chance of rain. dry for saturday and another chance for showers on sunday. allyson: looking at the roads, good news. so far, everything looking pretty smooth. i-85 in gaffney around high street, looking good. we are not even talking in the accidents. we are talking construction in anderson on highway 76 between may street. you can see already a little slow down from some of our yellow in the areas, but lane closures could be throughout today and into the weekend, so keep that in mind. on south pine street and palmetto street, remaining closed for placing a water pipe.
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over by 4:00. 26 and 40 a smooth speed limit drive. let's take a look at i-385. i-385 and woodruff road looking smooth around the area. geoff: thank you. kristen stewart joined jimmy fallon on the tonight show for a whisper challenge.
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allyson: if you missed "the tonight show" then you missed quite a whisper challenge with kristen stewart. geoff: that is where they listen to loud music and try to guess what the other person says. >> how much wood would a woodchuck chuck? >> what? a maroon cuppa, cuppa, rooda, mona. >> i don't, i don't want him to win. >> are you doing now? how much? >> how much? wood, woody. how much wood would a much woody would -- >> a much woody wood if a woodchuck could chuck wood? >> "kung fu panda." >> call the fruit back.
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>> "kung fu panda." >> caught fruit packet. i fell like i'm yelling and puffing in your face like fruit packet. >> "kung fu panda." >> oh, "kung fu panda," yes. allyson: i think my favorite part is where the headphones and the end of yelling when they had the headphones on. geoff: they have a lot of fun on that show. allyson: i think we need to try it. geoff: all right, dale. dale: they have fun because they don't need to get up at the time we need to get that. look at the temperatures, 21 in laurens, 17 and asheville, drank win at 15. make sure the kids have warm coats. it will reach mid 40's for the upstate and the mountains look
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this will be the coldest morning of the week. time for dale's school salute and centerville in anderson is featured. these students in second grade music class are having with the moors. -- rhythm wars. they are using their light sabers help with rhythm wars. geoff: thank you. it's time now for your wyff news 4 timeline on this january 6. on this date in 2004, nasa's rover named spirit released these color photos of the surface of mars. allyson: the photos were the highest-resolution images ever taken on the surface of mars. nasa hoped the images would give clues about the possible
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microscopic life on the planet.happening now... a live l happening now, a live look where the consumer show is on day three. geoff: must have items that will be on the market the next the months from solutions for luggage and tech to wait solutions and tech that works what you sleep. we will have much more. allyson: we are taking a live look at our woodruff road skycam. it is cold.
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right -- dale, grab a coat, right? dale: any breeze makes it feel colder. some of the coldest temperatures in western north carolina. 15 in franklin, greenville at 22. let's check on a few other communities. travelers rest at 21, lineman at 22 -- lyman at 22. you factor in the breeze and it feels like 14 in greenville, 16 and spartanburg so dress warmly. temperatures broke struggle to get into the 40's. mid 40's for the upstate and low 40's or the mountains. you will talk about a warm up in a few minutes. allyson: thank you. you heard him say the temperatures will struggle to get to the 40's. geoff: aly myles let us know how cold it is. she is in downtown greenville.
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clear roads from what we see, but if you take a look at the fountain, you can see how many icicles hanging off of this. the majority of the fountain still running where it is attached to the metal pieces. according to the insurance institute for home safety, we're at prime weather for cold in the south. we are a couple of degrees from the temperature alert threshold. they say at 20 degrees or below, pipes are vulnerable to freeze but it can still happen at these temperatures. the best way to tell if you have a frozen pipe is if you turn on a faucet, and only a trickle comes out. pipes running against exterior walls or where your water enters the home through the foundation are most likely to freeze. if that happens, keep your faucet open, apply a heated pad or hair dryer to a frozen pipe and applying heat until full water pressure is restored can help. do not use a torch to try to unfreeze. and if you can not thaw the pipe, call a plumber. aly myles live in greenville. geoff: thank you.
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today, vice president biden takes to the airwaves falling the president's gun-control announcement. allyson: nikole killion joins us with more. nikole: today, the vice president is doing a series of interviews with local communities who have been hard hit by gun violence, following an emotional address by president obama. >> every time i think about those kids, it gets me mad. nikole: surrounded by parents of children who died in newtown and other shootings, he laid out several executive actions required more dealers to get licenses and carry out background checks. >> we know we cannot stop every act of violence, every active evil in the world. maybe we could try to stop one-act of evil, one-act of violence. nikole: the president is calling for congress to act and is
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republican lawmakers, including house speaker paul ryan who says he is undermining of liberty. nikole killion wyff news 4. allyson: thank you. nikki haley did not comment on the executive action. meanwhile, she was given a distinction no other south carolinian has before. she will give the gop response to the state of the union address next tuesday. there have been rumblings it could mean a possible vice presidential run, but a political analyst says it's too early to be talking about v.p. without a candidate yet. haley said last fall that she would consider joining the gop ticket if asked. geoff: as we covered the world the u.n. security council has , tentatively set an emergency meeting after north korea's claim that it's conducted a hydrogen bomb test. the white house says it can't confirm the test, but says the u.s. would condemn any violations of united nations security council resolutions. south korea's spy agency and outside nuclear experts believe
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allyson: a u.s. service member died in a deadly attack in afghanistan. two others were wounded. defense officials say it happened yesterday, during an ongoing operation against the taliban. officials say a medical helicopter was hit by a mortar while on the ground. they say it was able to take off. the name of the service member has not been released. geoff: a wyff news 4 update in north charleston. civil rights groups are not happy that former police officer michael slager is out of jail. slager was charged with killing an unarmed black man last april. he was released on bond monday. that sparked threats of, quote, "midnight madness" by civil rights groups. north charleston mayor keith summey sd the city will be prepared for whatever that means but doesn't think it would help the groups gain any support. he says the city locked up slager and it was the court system that let him out on bond. allyson: an update outside of atlanta, a suspect remains in the hospital after eleven children and a woman were rescued from a hostage situation. it happened yesterday morning at a hotel in dekalb county.
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a domestic-related assault. they say korrie thomas was holding them hostage at knife point. hours later, a swat team rescued the 12 people. police say thomas stabbed himself in the neck. geoff: take a look at this picture coming up because the fbi is looking for a woman in connection with jewelry store robberies in florida, georgia, south carolina, tennessee and north carolina. the most recent robbery on monday morning in north carolina and she tied up employees and rob the store. an unknown man was seen with her during the robberies in florida and georgia. they are both considered armed and dangerous by the fbi. anyone with information is asked to call the fbi at 800-225-5324. one man is in custody and another is on the run after the crash of a stolen vehicle during
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shaqwon shontez geer, 20, of anderson was arrested but the person who was with them got away. allyson: it is winter, but city leaders in spartanburg say the economic development success story is the biggest in the state. they welcomed 57 new businesses and 500 new jobs and more are coming. city leaders say the momentum is in thanks to teamwork between the city, county and chamber of commerce. the city is in -- the city even has a website seespartanburgrise.com to help you track the momentum. geoff: take a look at this. a greenville yard covered in snow, but before you get too excited, the family snow machine created this. they tell us they ran the machine again overnight. a lot of their neighbors will be asking if they can hang out for a while. allyson: we may be dropping by this afternoon.
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dale: we are off to a great start. the great thing for birthday parties. we will bring the snow. today is the coldest of the week . we will talk about warmer
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast.
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i hope your day is off to a good start. it is a cold start everybody as temperatures have dropped to the low 20's and teams. greenville at 22. light breeze makes it feel like 14. no precipitation falling are expected today. tomorrow afternoon, maybe an isolated rain shower and temperatures will be better and we don't have to worry about bitter cold mornings the rest of the week. it will be cool but nothing like this morning. boone dropped to 10, laurens to 21 but rebounded to 23. teens in western north carolina and any breeze makes it feel colder. five to eight mile per hour breeze in greenville and spartanburg makes it feel like 14 in greenville and 16 is the windchill in spartanburg the cold temperatures across the region. sunshine will help. 44 to 45 for the upstate and low 40's may be the best in the
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we have some mild days coming back. thursday will hit low 50's, make 50's by friday for the upstate and the mountains will get into the mid-50's saturday. upper 50's saturday and saturday may be the best outdoor day. friday through early afternoon, a good chance of rain with a slight chance of showers on sunday. next week kind of back to normal but cold this morning. allyson: taking a look at the roads on i-85 near highway 29 in spartanburg county, northbound lanes with debris. other than that, the interstates are clear. in taylors, accident on rutherford road, no injuries reported. it is in the road currently as we speak. in anderson, highway 76 could be slow throughout saturday from
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construction is causing lane closures. also playing closures in spartanburg county on south pine street and palmetto street. replacing water pipes and it should be done by 4:00. 85 but this would speed limit drive, two minutes from business 85 to i-26. we will keep you updated with any issues. let's take a look outside the 85 and he would road. -- outside 385 and haywood road. brad: the story line between dabo swinney and the university of alabama run deep. from being born and raised in pelham, to dreaming of attending alabama and head coach bear bryant. he walked on and look at his mom in an apartment for three years and he ended up walking on and
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earning a scholarship and winning a national title, and it is only fitting that as a coach, the first time swinney has a chance at a national title, is against the crimson tide. >> this is the way it ought to be. if you're going to play for a championship and you have the opportunity to play against the team that has been kind of the standard, you know, i think that we're excited about that. we embrace that and look forward to competing against them. brad: should be a fantastic matchup. alabama going through fourth championship in seven years, clemson trying to become the first fbs team ever to finish a season 15 and 0. geoff: thank you. former clemson tiger is in the hospital. he went to the hospital friday to get medication to help control his diabetic condition. when he was checked in, they found the leg infection and he was allowed to go to the bears and lions gate under the
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the former clemson tiger retired in 1994 and he does live in south carolina. aly: looking like a winter wonderland and feeling like one, too. we have tips and checks to make
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when we go to the store, i find my box of honey bunches of oats and i'm checking to see if i packaged it. best cereal in the world right there. if the last 3 letters were p22, that's me. allyson: if you are just getting up, it is cold outside. geoff: a little bit colder than yesterday. aly myles is downtown and
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seen here this morning. aly: good morning. definitely a date to bundle up. take a look at the icicles on the fountain behind me. those have been sticking around since we got. here around 4:00 a.m. so bundle up. before you head out, they sure your pipes are going to be staying the way they should, and god -- unthawed. according to the insurance institute for home safety, we're just a couple of degrees from the temperature alert threshold. they say at 20 degrees or below, pipes are vulnerable to freeze but it can still happen at these temperatures. the best way to tell if you have a frozen pipe is if you turn on a faucet, and only a trickle comes out. pipes running against exterior walls or where your water enters the home through the foundation are most likely to freeze. keeping your faucet open, applying a heated pad or hair dryer to a frozen pipe and applying heat until full water pressure is restored can help.
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unfreeze. and if you can not thaw the pipe, call a plumber. aly myles live in greenville. allyson: thank you. taking a look at the roads. wrote and hagan retreading taylors. one i did not have a chance to make a map is blocking on greenville on saluda dam road. traffic is starting to pick up. if you're heading in anderson, watch out for construction on highway 76 on palmetto street and south pine street. let's see how we look around woodruff road. that is i-385. dale: sunrise happens at 7:37. starting to see early predawn light.
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22 degrees with teens all across the region this morning. dress warmly for a cold morning across the area. the sun will get it into the 40's, but it is bitter cold and any breeze at all, five to six mile per hour breeze, makes it feel like it is in the teens. just warmly. no precipitation expected today. tomorrow gets back into the low 50's. tomorrow night through friday, half the day, we have our best chance of rain. temperatures over the weekend not as cold, in the 50's. one day it clears up and will not be as cold as this morning. allyson: thank you. for the first time a south , carolinian will be giving the gop response to the state of the union address. geoff: governor nikki haley will make the speech on january 12. they could make possible price president run, but a political
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be talking about the vice president without a presidential candidate. governor haley said she would consider joining the gop ticket it fast. allyson: president obama has called the struggle to pass gun-control legislation the biggest struggle in office. president obama issued executive orders to tighten the rules, requiring background checks on gun sales in our nation. he got emotional, citing the mass shootings at columbine, virginia tech, and sandy hook elementary. he's also calling for a step-up in research and technology to make sure triggers aren't pulled accidentally. south carolina attorney general alan wilson says president obama is overstepping the power of the presidency. geoff: an emergency meeting after north korea's claim that they had conducted hydrogen bomb test. the white house says they cannot confirm the test but the u.s. would condemn any violations of u.n. council resolutions. the spy agency and outside
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have been an atom bomb test. allyson: the u.s. service member died in an attack in afghanistan and two others wounded. in happened yesterday during an ongoing operation against the taliban. officials say a medical helicopter was hit by a mortar while on the ground. they say it was able to take off. the name of the service member has not been released. in north charleston civil rights , groups are not happy that former police officer michael slager is out of jail. geoff: slager was charged with killing an unarmed black man last april. he was released on bond monday. that sparked threats of, quote, "midnight madness" by civil rights groups. north charleston mayor keith summey said the city will be prepared for whatever that means but doesn't think it would help , the groups gain any support. he says the city locked up slager and it was the court system that let him out on bond. college football national title may be in the spotlight right now, but south carolina on the hardwood is having quite the start.
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wyff news 4's brad fralick with details. brad: the incredible start continues for the south carolina gamecocks, 14-0, to start. the combined 27-0 trina men and women's teams. the open-air against auburn and the gamecocks opened the play with a win for the first time since 2011. they pull away in the first half and on the end of the alley-oop and then they pass to wayne for a corner three. thorne well making the wing off of the assist and duane noticed 12 points off the bench and south carolina wins the opener against auburn. 81-69 was the final. the clemson tigers with a huge road test at syracuse. again that came down to the wire. clemson down by three, buries the three to tie with 5.5 seconds left so we had to ot tied at 61. landry huge in the game, 19
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he puts it in and the foul. really big in this game, final sequence, clemson up by one. syracuse intercepts the inbound pass with a fight for the basketball. syracuse with a golden opportunity to win and the shot does not fall. it goes out of bounds and syracuse and clemson runs the clock out and they beat syracuse, 74-73. allyson: sticking with clemson, the tigers in the title game on monday and you have been sending in a bunch of ulocal photos. carolyn posted this picture of saint these cans of soda's or brought in by dr. clemson's 1981 title and user mama put this up after the orange bowl win. we will be talking more about clemson before the game next week with a live one hour
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join our sports team beginning at 7:00 p.m. we have a live wire in the right now are and it is also on wyff 4.com. it is a collection of tweets about the tigers and the championship game. geoff: a little something for the tigers right now? allyson: i think. geoff: we are five days away and we can see if they will pull off what many would consider a shocker. allyson: and kelly pull off a smooth. to work? -- and can we pull up smooth commute to work? on broadway drive and saluda dam road, walking the road. also in spartanburg county, watch out for those two areas. the interstate are smooth. how does it look for the weather?
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you will be greeted by teens and low 20's. teens in the mountains, 22 and greenville with afternoon highs of 42 to 45. mild temperatures tomorrow, especially in the morning. about 10 degrees weather, upper 20's to low 30's and low 50's at tomorrow with a slight chance of showers late thursday. the best chance of rain will be friday. saturday looks good with another chance of showers in the forecast on sunday. what the next week, this morning is the coldest. geoff: thank you. north korea says they have tested the powerful nuclear bomb. allyson: it is trying international condemnation, prompting to have an emergency session. nikole killion joins us live with how the white house react. nikole: the white house says they cannot confirm the nuclear test, however, they are
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or other test have been conducted. it registered as magnitude 5.1. they made the announcement on state television that they successfully conducted a hydrogen bomb test underground after its president signed an order. south korea is calling this a provocation about the united nation says they plan to hold a special emergency security council meeting later today. allyson: how concerned is the white house? nikole: very concerned. especially -- a spokesperson says if the test was confirmed, it would be a violation of u.n. resolutions and it called on north korea to abide by the international obligations and said that the u.s. has made clear it will not accept north korean nuclear states. geoff: nikole killion live in our exclusive newsroom. thank you.
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