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ladies and gentlemen, if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america. patrick: you can now add governor nikki haley to the list of those who believe marco rubio is the right candidate for the republican party. in the latest poll, rubio is behind front runner donald trump and senator ted cruz. mr. rubio: comprehensive approach to immigration has failed each time, and so now, we have to understand that the only way forward is through a step-by-step approach that begins with finally securing our border. we are a sovereign country. each country gets to determine when they come here and how they come here. patrick: ted cruz talks about the possibility of being sued by donald trump. mr. cruz: frankly, i laughed out
think anyone is surprised with and threatening to sue me, which he has done most of his life. patrick: dr. ben carson climbed seven percentage points, and tonight, he had his stage to the self as opposed to the crowded debate stage. dr. carson: by the time he got the 1960's, lbj was saying, we, the government, are going to eliminate poverty. how did that work out? more people on food stamps, broken homes, more poverty, more welfare, out of wedlock birth. crime in incarceration. everything is not only worse, it is much worse. patrick: jeb bush said he was disappointed that she did not endorse them, and this might be the reason. a poll from december showed that the governor has an 81% approval rating among likely republican primary voters. that could be a big payoff for rubio on saturday.
michael: we will see. has fallen behind ted cruz. carol: trump is behind with 26%, followed by marco rubio at 17%, john kasich at 11%, then carson at 10%, and jeb bush at 4%. just last month, trump held a 13-point lead over cruz. freedom council. carol: john lyon says both men spoke of their faith and try to keep any contest on the high road. dr. carson: the fact is, we are all people of faith. john: and dr. ben carson shared his faith with the audience. dr. carson: and then at that point, i said, you know what? it is not me. it is god.
hands. john: there was a coalition in spartanburg, with over 2500 people listening as carson also talked about those who are dragging the campaign down without naming names. dr. carson: i would say if the shoe fits, wear it. and it could be a comment about a multitude of people, quite frankly. john: senator tim scott was writing a high road of another sort. his candidates, marco rubio, picked up the endorsement of governor nikki haley. >> he seemed to be pleased, no doubt. she is a big fish in this gigantic pond. john: maybe not such good news for ted cruz, running a distant second to donald trump and now having to keep an eye on marco rubio as he continues to showcase his conservative credentials. mr. cruz: and if you want a
unapologetically, unshakable he for marriage and for life and who has a proven record of doing so, i am the only person who has the only person who has a record of doing so over and over again. john: this forum was open to those from both parties, and their values. well, they will get that opportunity this saturday. john lyon, wyff news 4, spartanburg. michael: and slamming donald trump, ted cruz called the lawsuit donald trump is threatening frivolous. they were trying to get them to take down a television ad that paints him as pro-choice and criticizes rubio of telling lies. mr. cruz: both donald and marco have a line, in addition to yelling liar to anyone who makes
policy positions. the second strategy that both donald and marco have relied upon is utter fabrications. michael: he also met with voters at the seneca family restaurant today. carol: dr. ben carson toured the greenwood genetic center, a nonprofit that provides care for families impacted by genetic disease and birth defects. dr. carson and his team took a private tour this afternoon of the diagnostic and research laboratory and afterward addressed his standing in the south carolina polls. dr. carson: i haven't changed. what has changed our circumstances. terrorist attacks, and such, and the notion that a nice person cannot be tough on terror, which isn't true by any stretch of the imagination, and if people read my programs on how to keep america safe and how to handle
michael: and we are down to it, south carolina voters only with 40 eight hours left -- 48 hours left to cast absentee votes. there are several categories where people can vote absentee, including 65 years or older. you have until 5:00 p.m. the day before each primary to cast the absentee vote in person. the polling offices will extend tomorrow and thursday of next week or absentee votes. governor nikki haley is supporting marco rubio, and others have thrown their support tied rubio, a clinic senator tim scott and representative trey gowdy.
on the campaign trail in recent days with jeb bush, and representative jeff elgin is supporting ted cruz. michael: as soon as the polls close at 7:00, we will bring you a full night of election results. live reports from across the upstate from the parties, many of them in greenville, and we will cover these for you with everything you need to know about the south carolina gop primary, numbers and reaction right here on wyff news 4 and on our mobile app. carol: turning to the democratic race, it looks like it will be a tough battle ground for hillary clinton and bernie sanders in nevada. 48 percent say they support clinton, 47% sanders. the democratic cost six -- caucus is on saturday. michael: and hillary clinton
reform and criticize bernie sanders for calling president obama week and disappointing. carol: meanwhile, her opponent, bernie sanders, spoke at morehouse college. nearly 5000 people attended. the senator focused on campaign finance reform, income inequality, and criminal justice. michael: and president obama is planning a historic trip to cuba, the first time in nearly 90 years a sitting president has visited the island nation. this is the latest step in normalizing relations between the united states and cuba. carol: unseasonably cool in the upstate. michael: meteorologist john cessarich. john: the clouds moving across the line from tennessee and into north carolina and also the north georgia mountains with some clouds, and we might squeeze out a snowflake or two. otherwise, the clouds are keeping the temperature from
franklin, a pair of 39 in spartanburg and greenville, 41 in anderson. if your wake-up weather looks like this. drive. -- dry. 26, the overnight low, and the sunrise in the mountains at 7 :12. we will talk about the weekend, coming up. carol? carol: there was a shooting at a bowling alley just after 9:00 at the tri-city bowling alley. parking lot, and you can download the wyff 4 app for the latest on this developing story. michael: and two south carolina police officer's will not be of a drug suspect. the two officers from the cayce attempting to arrest the suspect
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carol: a federal judge has ordered apple to help the fbi of the san bernardino shooters. the fbi once apple to invent new software that would bypass a key security feature that erases all data after 10 wrong passcode applico argues the order could endanger telephone privacy for hundreds of law-abiding -- hundreds of millions of law-abiding citizens around the world. carol: -- michael: daytona. mark: marc dopher has more. marc: it was designed to give daytona international speedway more of a stadium field.
>> i know personally, when i pull up, and you're on the highway and look at it from outside, you are like, wow, it is pretty amazing, but stepping in it, it was absolutely amazing. every area is so nice. it definitely takes racing on the speedway to a new level, especially for the fan experience. >> i insure everybody would like to have a stadium like daytona has come up but i have heard the price tag was like hundreds of millions, so i am pretty sure the track in owensboro, kentucky, is not going to have a stadium next week, but maybe other people can dream to have this kind of race track that is here at daytona now, because it is simply amazing. marc: the track owner, joie chitwood, says the daytona racing project isn't quite over yet.
doppler 4 hd weather forecast. john: as i mentioned earlier, clouds hanging tough back into north georgia, especially along the tennessee line, even some flurries in west virginia, a slight chance of squeezing out a flurry in the mountains, but that is about it. 33 when we started off this morning, and what about a high of 57? exactly where we should be for this time of year. at the asheville regional airport, pretty close to normal, actually four degrees above, and north/northwest. six degrees below the average in the mountains. i top of the peace center, our camera looking down on downtown greenville, -- on top of the peace center. 34 in asheville. 34 in toccoa. as far as temperatures in the upstate, it is pretty chilly out, to say the least.
it is 40 degrees right now in gaffney. 43 degrees in newberry. the temperatures will drop off, and the wind is still howling. 13 miles per hour in hendersonville. this is giving us a windchill of 22, and it feels like 24 degrees in asheville. even a wind chill of 33 in spartanburg. 23 in boone. it always increases a bit as we squeeze down the atmosphere at night, and this system out here in the rockies and out west, a lot of rain in the lower valleys in california, washington, oregon, even in parts of utah and nevada, and in the cascades, pretty heavy snow, and in the sierra nevada range. this will come down here and look like this. i was hoping we would finally get out of this winter tight pattern, but unfortunately, we
there is a dip in the jets. -- jet. 56 degrees in oklahoma city. so as we go through the night, this was a storm system that brought us our snow in the mountains, the wet snow and the rain, moving out to the. it was a week system w --eak weak system. unseasonably warm, and this is going to pass through but not before we get into the weekend. still, pretty nice weather. if forecast tonight, merely clear skies and cold, the loan you the freezing mark, the mountains probably cloudy skies with a cool breeze. tomorrow, in the spartanburg area, plenty of sunshine, the temperature 56 degrees, and we will start off at 40 at 9:00 a.m., upper 40's by around noon time. asheville, for tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, not as cold, lighter winds, and that is the
warming up to 45 degrees at lunchtime, 50 the high at 3:00 in the afternoon. so it will be nice, milder on friday, and a bit of a warm-up, even though more cloudiness over the weekend. into next week, unfortunately, a front is going to start out on top of us, and it will be unsettled, and we may have a wind kick in, so we may get wedged in where we see chilly temperatures below average, edit tuesday. -- and it might be cooler than this on tuesday. it might be enough to produce some wet snow in the mountains, maybe in the upstate as it tracks in just the right place and also intensifies, at least that bears watching, and that will be next week. carol: clemson is still in control of its destiny. brad: yes, they found a way to win against a team tonight.
announcer: now, wyff news 4 sports. brad: ready much in control of their destiny, but most of the games are must win games, including tonight. the game against boston college, coming
into play tonight, a back-and-forth first half, with a couple of dunks. check that one out, over seven feet. clemson did trail, 34-31 at the break. dante pulls up on the break and drillsa three. vry holmes, he was 17 on the night with five assists, and then blossomgame with the dagger. george roper. eight rebounds. clemson wins their ninth acc game of the year, 65-54. people have to start paying
>> in the history of the school, acc, somebody check that. first ever. if that is the case, then this team needs to get a little more positive press about some things. i think there are times when we think our tradition and history is a little better than it is. we have had pockets of success as a really good things, and we are trying to do more, and this team has done some things that other teams in the history of the school have not done. brad: clemson still in control of its own destiny, with tigers at n.c. state saturday, and at chapel hill, the tar heels led most of the game. north carolina up high one. a foul. the shot does not fall, but he hits both free falls -- throws. no timeout from laurie. he wants to go. bderry's shot, partially
with it and stuns north carolina. they beat the tar heels, 74-73. and a high school back about playoffs tonight, the 2a and 4a, and this is for all of tonight's scores. check out the wyff 4 app. and the duels are tomorrow night to set the field with daytona 500, and with all he has had, one thing kyle busch has never done is win the great american race. defending sprint cup champion. ricardo: capturing his first ever sprint cup championship, and now he starts the season by capturing his first ever daytona 500? >> to win the daytona 500, that is what it is all about. that is what a lot of drivers' seasons are built on, and i would love to come out here and
championship last year and to win the daytona 500 this year. ricardo: it will not take long to find it what he has read this takes place thursday night. reporting from daytona, wyff news 4 sports. brad: and clemson wide receiver gerommone hopper as decided to transfer to another school for his finer year of eligibility. that makes them eligible to transfer and play right away. three passes, 129 yards, and he will play his fifth year elsewhere paid we are not sure where yet. carol: another look at the
john: i was like, i just want to -- we were in the weather center groaning. and there is still a chance it could be all the rain, and it looks like rain in the upstate and a rain/snow mix in the mountains. that is how strong it is, but it will be chilly and tap, and look at the weekend. even for the primary, looking pretty good, very mild temperatures, in the 60's, mid to upper 60's, a lot of clouds around, and maybe some rain that comes in sunday afternoon, and that it settles on top of us next week, and that is why we seebrad: -- why we see often on
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