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police say there were more than two hours of gunbattles. the deadly attacks were not a complete surprise to authorities, who warned last month of a credible threat. geoff: a record powerball. there were three big winners. the could be more, coming up in a minute. allyson: counting down to the first debate of the year. the republican candidates face-off tonight in north charleston. it is 5:00 now and a dale, it is not as cold this morning. dale: it will warm up nicely for the afternoon. by the afternoon, we will see mid to upper 50's in the area. these lows in the gulf impact the southeast with more clouds and likely, more rain by 2:00 or 3:00 friday. temperatures right now are coldest in the mountains, where it is 18 in franklin and 21 in andrews. low 30's from greenville to spartanburg. in union county, it is 31 degrees.
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it is in the upper 20's and low 30's for the hills of north carolina. by the end of the day, we will see 54-58 for the afternoon high. we have a lot of sunshine today. the a look for the mountains is the same with 54-55 for the afternoon high between 3:00 and 5:00. we will talk about the rain on the way for tomorrow in a few minutes. ally thank you, dale. breaking overnight. multiple winners to the larg powerball jackpot in u.s. history. geoff: a spokesperson for the california lottery first announced a winning powerball tim a store in suburban los angeles. lottery official also say winning tickets were sold in tennessee and florida. no word yet on any other winners. allyson: here are last night's winning numbers to see if you might have won. they are, 8, 27, 34, 4, 19. and the powerball is 10. you may not have hit the jackpot, but you may have won
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geoff: aly myles joins us live from greenville. what are the chances folks have to take a money? aly: it does not look like anybody here in carolina won. the good news is, at least there are some smaller prizes. by smaller i mean a few million dollars. the sign says $40 million. i was not expecting that today. the last time we saw just $40 million was november 4. that is how long it has been since there was a jackpot winner. take a look at this video from the qt i am standing up. this is how crazy it was last night. usually they sell $300 worth of tickets, but last night they sold $12,000. retailers were selling last minute tickets before the numbers were drawn. that is quite different from
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an employee last night that they had a spending plan. >> i would have really big dreams. ima volleyball coach. i would open a facility that is very big. >> i would like to build multiple shelters in cities for the homeless.>> i would find something to do with it. i have three daughters. i would find something. aly: the jackpot is not the only option. there are eight other ways to win. if you have matched four white numbers and the powerball number, that is a $50,000 prize. if you match all five white numbers, that is a $1 million prize. if you have one of those tickets, keep it in a safe place after you sign it. you do have to drive to columbia to claim one of those prizes. allyson: again, one more look at the winning numbers.
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geoff: commitment 2016. this morning, the republican presidential candidates face off in the first debate of the year right here in south carolina. that takes place in charleston. allyson: fox business network will host the debate and focus on economic, domestic and international policy issues. it will be held at the north charleston coliseum and performing arts center. the seven candidates in the main debate are donald trump, senator ted cruz, senator marco rubio, ben carson, governor chris christie, jeb bush and governor john kasich. carly fiorina, mike huckabee and rick santorum will all be in the so-called undercard debate which takes place earlier in the evening. senator rand paul did not qualify for the main debate and is boycotting the main event. geoff: the man accused of shooting down nine people inside the emanuel ame church in charleston is mentioned in the journal of a gunman in a deadly theatre shooting. the gunman behind the rampage inside a louisiana movie theater left behind a note saying quote , thank you for the wake-up call, dylann.
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police released a copy of john hauser's journal. police said houser shot and killed two people and wounded nine others before fatally shooting himself inside the theater. in the journal houser also , shared his thoughts on political figures, the media, and other races. allyson: the spartanburg county sheriff is asking for your help finding the shooter who left a mother of two to die. deputies say they arrested her husband but for an unrelated crime. investigators say someone shot stephanie batchelor multiple times as she gototome from work along reidville road last thursday. this is a picture of her from a gofundme page. deputies say her husband found her face down in the grass. her car was gone, but it was later found nearby. >> we want to know why this lady was treated that way. we want to put the right person in jail and make them accountable. so, please help us. allyson: deputies arrested her husband, johnathan batchelor on sunday. according to a report, he was
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store, though his concealed weapons permit was expired. deputies say his arrest has nothing to do with the shooting of his wife. geoff: a taylor's man stands accused of trying to hire someone to kill his ex-girlfriend. warrants say 27-year-old zacherey henderson offered someone $2700 to kill his ex. court records show henderson was charged back in november with solicitation to commit a felony and attempted murder. the sheriff's office says that person turned down henderson's offer of money. officials are investigating the death of an upstate high school varsity basketball player. the coroner's office says 18-year-old nathan tyler moore. was a senior at greer high school officials say grief counselors were on hand yesterday for students and teachers. investigators have not yet released his cause of death. but they do say there is no indication of foul play. are making budget cuts that could end up closing a school. school officials say they are
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deficit in local funding. among planned reductions, 22 teaching positions and cuts in bands and a fedex will take place. school officials ao studying the possible closing central elementary school. results are expected to be released january 21. a look at college basketball. the south carolina men's team with a loss for the first time this season. allyson: meanwhile clemson with more success. they be another ranked opponentt at the bon secours wellness arena. ricardo lecompte has highlights, coming up. geoff: dale, you were handling the pa last night. you had to have been yelling the crowd was cheering so loudly. dale: it was a great atmosphere. we appreciate everybody who came out. there may lot of duke fans -- there were a lot of duke fans as well. let's look at what is going on as we check out our layrebs -- check out our laurens skycam. these temperatures will drop a few degrees before sunrise.
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quickly with of these southwest winds across of the southeast today. we remain dry today, but by tomorrow we have lows in the gulf that will push moisture into the southeast. showers will be likely from early afternoon tomorrow on. franklin is 18 degrees while asheville is 23 degrees. temperatures are in the mid 30's in greenwood and abbeville this morning. a few other communities in newberry and piedmont are at 32 degrees. dress warmly and by the afternoon it will be very pleasant with mid to upper 50's expected for the afternoon highs . here is a quick look at our windchill. it is 26 in spartanburg and 27 in greenville with that light breeze. 57-58 for the upstate. 54-55 in western north carolina. these are above normal
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year. it is about to turn and we will be cooler tomorrow with mid-to-upper 40's and rain. it will clear up for saturday and sunday. sunday it is starting to get colder and the first of next week's colder with 32 on monday with the mountains and 34 in the upstate. bring your warm coats for the first of next week. allyson: twitter wants you to help them out with their marketing campaign.geoff: u.s. oil prices tumble. here in vineland, home of progresso, we figured out how to get rich ingredients like bacon into 22 light soups, so if you want 100 calories or less per serving without giving up rich flavor
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allyson: 5:12 right now. a new myrtle beach ordinance allows wildlife control to shoot coyotes that are trapped in the city. you may remember this coyote who ran wild through the myrtle beach airport during a busy time just two days before christmas. the new rule says wildlife specialists could kill the coyotes with a 22-caliber bullet. dnr says that's the most humane method of execution. geoff: starting next week, a midlands town will once again have enforcement. a new police chieft working in the orangeburg coun town of north on tuesday. the entire three member police department quit last year. the former chief resigned in december and the other two officers quit in october and november. this left the town of 750 people without any police. the orangeburg county sheriff's department had been helping out in their absence.
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adopt a cat or kitten for free. tomorrow and saturday greenville county animal care will be adopting out free felines. the cats will already be spayed or neutered vaccinated, tested for disease de-wormed, and microchipped. this past summer the home of free cats and kittens events got a record of 1,330 felines new homes. they're aiming for at least 50 cap adoptions this weekend. allyson: the average age of a new mom keeps climbing in the u.s. the reason for the rise in news 4 your health. dale: mild weather today and
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announcer: now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: it is 5:16 as we look out at our various skycams. traffic is starting to pick up a little bit. we have nothing showing up in the 150 mile range. it will be dry from the mountains all the way to the coast. that is cold now with temperatures in western north carolina the coldest. franklin and andrews are both in the teens. kaysville, 22 degrees. dress warmly.
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mid-50's in the mountains and the upstate will go from the low 30's and upper 20's this morning to the upper 50's for the afternoon. that is all because of the direction the wind is coming from. when it comes from the southwest it brings and milder temperatures. a little breeze this morning makes a feel like it is in the 20's for a good bit of the upstate. normally this time of the year, 32 and the morning and 52 is the afternoon is average. today, we reach 58. the record is 82, said back in 1911. the asheville airport typically reaches the upper 40's, but it can get warm. it reached 76 in 1992. today, it will reach 54-55 degrees. these lows in the gulf will create more cloud cover tomorrow. by 2:00 or 3:00 tomorrow, the
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through friday night. i saturday he will be out of here -- by saturday it will be out of here. sunday through tuesday brings in very cold temperatures to begin the next week. down at the beach, saturday will be 58 and sunday will be 51. it will be in the upper 40's by monday. so, a cooled down for the southeast is coming. we will enjoy a mild day today with 57-58 in the upstate. the mountains will reach the mid-50's i 2:00. clouds are building with rain tomorrow. i temperatures on friday are in the mid to upper 40's. it rebou to 54 on saturday. it stays in the 40's and the mountains. it is colder sunday. monday through tuesday will be dry. geoff: thank you, dale. making headlines, a paris cafe has reopened two months after the terror attacks that left 130 people dead.
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symbols of november's attacks. gunmen killed fifteen people there and at a neighboring business. in the days afterwards, the pavement outside was littered with flowee victims. the mayor of the area where the cafe is located said with the reopening yesterday, the area past. allyson: u.s. oil prices briefly dipped below $30 a barrel 12 years. barrel. this is great news for american drivers. aaa reports the average price of a gallon of regular gas fell below $1.97 this week. this compares to $3.68 a gallon about 18-months ago. geoff: al jazeera america is shutting down. the news channel has been on the air for a little more than two years. the decision was announced yesterday at a staff meeting. officials say the station's last day will be april 30.
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shut down may be linked to falling oil prices. the al-jazeera media group is owned by the oil-rich government of qatar. allyson: u.s. customs and border protection officers in pharr, texas intercepted over 2,000 pounds of what appeared to be marijuana hidden in a shipment of fresh carrots. officers assigned to the pharr international bridge cargo facility encountered the trailer on sunday. when officers inspected the vehicle, agents discovered packages of suspected narcotics hidden among the vegetables. the carrot-shaped packages of alleged marijuana carry an estimated street value o o $499,000. the case is currently under investigation. geoff: the michigan national guard went into action yesterday after being called in to help deal with the water crisis in flint. the city's drinking water became contaminated with too much lead after the city switched its water supply in 2014 to save money. the national guard distributed bottlelewater, water filters and blood tests kits to check for lead poisoning. in a news conference wednesday, governor rick snyder took tough
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he doubled down on his commitment to solve the water crisis. the water crisis began in april 2014 when the city in a cost-cutting move stopped getting its water from detroit and began sourcing it from the much saltier flint river. environmentalists believe the salt corroded the lead pipes , which supplied the city's water. allyson: the michigan national guard jumped into action after being called in to help deal with the water crisis in flint. the water crisis began in 2014, when the city in a cost-cutting move stopped getting its water from detroit and began sourcing it from the much saltier flint river, which we just told you about. environmentalists believe the salt corroded the lead pipes which supplied the city's water. the national guard distributed bottled water, water filters and blood tests kits to check for lead poisoning. geoff: in consumer news, chipotle says it is confident that its e-coli crisis is coming to an end. chipotle's ceo says its executives met with officials
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control and prevention last week. he says the restaurant chain is hopeful the cdc will soon declare the e. coli outbreak over. they outbreak began in october and infected dozens of people in nine u.s. states. meanwhile, chipotle will launch a new marketing campaign next month aimed at luring back customers. twitter is working on a way to turn your tweets into advertisements. according to digital marketing company digiday, twitter plans to gather product-related tweets for advertisers to choose from. if your tweet is chosen, you will receive a direct message asking for permission for the advertiser to use your tweet. digiday says this will give businesses an ability to advertise products using every day people, and some people may trust other twitter users more than a celebrity or pitch man. new government data shows american women are babies at an older age. the average age of first-time
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26.3 in 2014. experts say the decrease in teen births had the largest impact on this change. 5:23 now as we take a look at our timeline on this january 14. on this day in 2005, a european space probe landed certainly on the surface of the saturn moon. the spacecraft successfully transmitted information after touching down following a seven-yearallyson: scientists at the european space agency in germany corrupted into applause. titan is saturn's largest moon and the only one with a thick atmosphere rich with methane. experts think the atmosphere resembled that of a young earth. taking a look outside now at our hilton-greenville skycam. it is a cold morning, but it should be clear on the road.
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jeff: good morning. >> i'm jeff rossen. coming up this morning on today, an all-new rossen reports safety alert. you can see this fire going on behind me. we're inside a lab just outside of chicago where we are burning an older style home and then we're going to burn a more modern home. experts say the older homes burn a lot slower, up to five times slower, giving you more time to get out. back in the old days, you'd have about 17 minutes to get out of your house once that fire started. today, it is about three minutes. why? it's all because of the way new, popular furniture is made. we have the side by side demonstration you need to see
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here on today. here in vineland, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chicken. white breast meat chicken every time. so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight, do what we do...make it progresso. oooh, i think i saw dessert! hey! steven stay strong! what's that? you...you want me to eat you? honey, he didn't say that! don't fight your instincts! with each for 150 calories or less, try our lemon bars, brownies, and cheesecakes.
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast.
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300 mile range. no precipitation from the mountains to the coast.the clear and cold beginning and it will rebound nicely with sunshine and the upstate will reach 58. make sure the kids are dressed warmly early and get out doors and enjoy. same for the mountains, teens and 20's early and new mid-fifties with the afternoon. for the ride home tomorrow, there will probably be rain, so keep that in mind and have the nice today. allyson: we will take a very nice day today. in this morning's bus, february is usually known to celebrate your sweetheart. geoff: mark zuckerberg hopes he will celebrate friends who have made a difference in your life. he is encouraging facebook users to celebrate friends day which , february 4. also happens to be facebook's 12th birthday. in a post, zuckerberg says friend's day is a moment to cherish the friendships that
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he's encouraging users to share their stories of friendship. he encourages users to stay connected online. he has done all right for himself. allyson: i like that idea. it is a day to remember how much our friends mean to us. our news continues right now. [captioning made possible by wyff-tv] [captioning performed by theal captioning institutepo.ogeoff: breaking this morning, police in indonesia say seven people, including four -- five attackers have been confirmed dead in jakarta. witnesses say three suicide bombers exploded themselves in a starbucks cafe today. no one has claimed responsibility, but suspicion is likely to fall on islamic
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