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allyson: >> live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. donald trump: the lieutenant governor of south carolina i would take him over the gov any time because we won. >> the people of iowa new hampshire and south carolina have spoken and i really respect their decision so tonight i am
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allyson: the gop primary for south carolina is over, trump wins but there's one less candidate in the race for the white house. geoff: we have your results from the gop primary, but first, let's take a look at the weather. we have a dense fog advisory. pamela: we do. i think we will see its think down into the upstate as well. the advisory is telling you widespread visibility is one quarter mile or less. we have rdc not across the area this morning. we will anticipate that until 10:00. the advisory is up for polk and rutherford counties and extending over to charlotte and up towards greensboro. it is quite foggy over the upstate. the moisture continues to increase. the temperatures have gone down enough that they are mashed up with the dew point temperature. we're seeing the moisture
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i expected to stay sick. here we are mainly in the 50's in the upstate. we will make it into the 60's by 11:00. very mild, even though we will have a lot of clouds around. big changes for the work week. i will show you in just a few. geoff: thank you. the south carolina primary has come and gone. still standing donald trump. ,allyson: yesterday's primary ended with jeb bush bowing out of the race. here's another look at those gop primary results. donald trump, walking away with the vote there. ted cruz and marco rubio practically tied here in south carolina. john kasich and ben carson finished lowest. it was jeb bush who announced he's dropping out of the race. geoff: nice to be with you myra. no surprise here that donald trump won the primary. myra: that's right. it was pretty much expected that
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during his speech last night, he said he expects to gather more votes as his gop opponets drop out of the race for president, donald trump: it's a couple of the other candidates drop out, and if you add their scores together, it's going to equal trunk. they don't understand, as people drop out, i'm going to get a lot of the votes. >> patrick hussion was in spartanburg with trump supporters, and he described the atmosphere as the results came in last night. >> here at the spartanburg marriott, donald trump has wrapped up marco rubio had a . comingngnto tonight marco rubio had a handful of big , endorsements from south carolina. donald trump, not as many, but there is one man who has been following him. that is lieutenant governor
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,let's talk about how your night is going. >> wonderful. a great night. i don't know if i had a better nighghin politics ever. this is wonderful. >> walk us through the process of deciding to get behind donald trump here in south carolina, as you have. >> i watched the debates and read as much as i could like everybody else. and i finally made the decision and it was time. and so i did and i sure am glad i did. he is a spectacular candidate and as you know he has great accomplishments in a variety of fields. he's been enormously successful. the fact that he would give that up to attempt to become the president of the country -- certainly not because he needs the money, notoriety, or the same -- he wants to do something.
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again. i see in him the greatest chance right now, and at this point in history with economic stagnation long time ago. but here's a man who has the vision and the understanding and the power, personal power, and ambition, and drive and skill to get the job done. geoff:>> lieutenant governor told me that he plans to still be there to support donald trump. but he has a job to do here in south carolina. meanwhile trump is headed on to , nevada. myra: back to you. allyson: thank you. another big headline coming out of the south carolina primary. jeb bush ending his campaign for president. geoff: he made that announcement
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>> you could hear the surprise in the room, as bush made his announcement. >> the people of iowa and new hampshire and south carolina have spoken and i really respect their decision. tonight, i am suspending my campaign. [applause] allyson:>> bush thanked his supporters and staff who never gave up in this campaign. i talked to several of them after this announcement, no one was expecting this, i saw tears in the eyes of some, so many here surprised by bush's decision to bow out. tim dyar and his family came down from pendleton to support bush. here's what he had to say just moments after learning bush will no longer be seeking the republican nomination. >> i did not expect this at all tonight.
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staffers and i said when did you find out. they said, the same time you did. when lindsey graham came out his demeanor and jeb's demeanor kind of tipped it a little bit. i'm really heartbroken. jeb has a good heart. he's taken a special interest in me, my family, and my son. really sad. >> i really thought we would pull forward for another fuse aids. that's ok. god has a plan in all of this. >> i talked to several people who said they don't know who they will support now. geoff: many had eyes on to wood finish second in the primary. senator ted cruz or marco rubio. allyson: the two finished in a virtual tie for second, with rubio earning a small percentage more than cruz. wyff news four's tim waller was
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while our nigel robertson was with the ted cruz campaign. >> it wasn't the first place finish he was looking for, but marco rubio in a tie for second place with challenger ted cruz. >> if it is god's will that we history will say that on this night in south carolina we took the first steps forward in the beginning of a new american [applause] thank you, south carolina. >> rubio said to him, the state of south carolina will always be the place of new beginnings and a fresh start. >> it was not the night senator crewuz was hoping for.
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if it would be a second or third place win. in the end it was razor thin but the senator ended up coming up in third place. in front of a very large and energetic crowd, ted cruz told his supporter that this race is far from over. he says, he will win the republican nomination, and will beat the democrats in november. he said, quote, we are the only campaign that has beaten and can beat donald trump. >> in iowa, they said it couldn't be done, and we won. [applause] in new hampshire, they said a conservative, a bible believing christian, could not compete and we defied expectations. and tonight despite millions and millions of dollars of false and nasty attacks despite the entirety of the political
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south carolina has given us another remarkable result. >> the cruz campaign had an aggressive ground game in south carolina. they are now taking that ground game to nevada. their hope is for a strong showing on super tuesday, especially in his home state of texas. geoff: thank you. now to dr. ben carson. his campaign started with strong pull numbers late last year, but he came up last in the south carolina primary. allyson: dr. ben carson made up his mind to stay in the race.
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allyson: mike mccormick followed his campaign from greenville and talks about his motivation to continue his bid for the white house. >> not the outcome dr. ben carson wanted from the primary. still, a huge crowd, and dr. chris saying that is the enthusiasm he found at the precincts he visited. on tuesday, he told us no matter what happened, he was staying in it. he is keeping his word, telling the crowd tonight, we will take america back. dr. ben carson staying in the race. geoff: there was only one candidate not watching the results in south carolina. that was john kasich. allyson: instead, he focused on the states getting ready to vote on super tuesday. he started the day in vermont. then traveled to massachusetts
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he discussed the fact that he didn't spend the day in south carolina. >> we were there only about 6-7 days and i wish there had been a little bit more time, but people thought we would not do better than getting a few people to fill a volkswagen and we'll at least get them to fill a van so we feel good. allyson: kasich is hoping his strong finish in new hampshire will resonate with gop voters in new england on super tuesday. coming up, authorities in whoever opened fire in a crowded mall. pamela: there is patchy, dense fog across the area. it is especially sick and -- th
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geoff: the results from south carolina and nevada are in. jeb bush pulling out. allyson: donald trump secured a win in the palmetto state while hillary clinton came out on top in the silver state. political analyst marc sandalow joins us now live from washington to break it all down, why is trump's victory in south carolina so important? >> as you well know, south carolina has an incredibly good record picking the eventual nominees.
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being a war hero, he called the war in iraq a mistake, and called bush a liar. and, he got in a verbal dispute with the pope. that is typically not a winning strategy. something else is going on here. the polls last night suggest it is anger. anger at the washington establishment, anger at immigrants, and muslims in particular. we will have to see how far anger takes donald trump. geoff: an important win for hillary clinton. what was the difference? >> is it is partly the demographic makeup. there were no african-american -- virtually no african-american voters in iowa and new
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this is critical for any democrat to be able to do. the last successful democratic candidate for the presidency, who won the white vote in america, lyndon johnson in 1964. it is absolutely critical that african-americans get out the vote for the democrats. south carolina is a place that
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. pamela: 6:21. that sunday morning. looking pretty good from our spartanburg skycam this morning. we do have some patchy fog in spartanburg county. we do have a little more of a breeze. it has not settled into thickly. it is 52 degrees, mostly cloudy. winds are calm.
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until they do, the fog will likely continue to develop. 50 and anderson. 53, greenwood. it is really mild for all of us. asheville, above the norm. in greenville, where the winds have been less than three miles per hour for the morning -- that is what we call calm -- you will see, they will pick up as the day goes on. testing 20-25 at times. certainly, winds have changed. we already have some patchy dense fog in the upstate. enough for an 53 until 10:00 is morning. know that you will likely run into that if you're heading out early on your sunday. some very light showers
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mainly the showers will be light today. we have plenty more on the way. you can see from the national picture, tapping into the pacific, this moisture streaming across the southeast. showers coming our way. our temperatures will be very mild today. you can see that is the case from texas on up to the northeast. 49, boston. that is not bad for february morning. this will be our last mild day. then, the rain chances increase, and the colder air moves in. here we are at 11:00. we will be tracking a few showers. tomorrow morning, dale will have live super doppler hd going, as you try to get the door on your monday morning. your drive home on monday will
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tuesday, starting out with showers in the morning. tuesday and wednesday, the heaviest rain could come through. here is your day in anderson. spotty showers around. temperatures in the mid to upper 60's. cloudy, rainy for the first half of the week. we then dry out. late wednesday, this is all rain across the area. geoff: thank you. coming up, more commitment 2016 coverage. a strong voter turnout in greenville county, where the most registered voters live in south carolina. allyson: wyff news 4 corey davis reports more of you went to the last two republican presidential primaries. >> there nearly registered 300,000 voters in greenville people voted. it was busy for workers behind the scenes.
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with information from precincts across the county. ballots from all of the precincts were counted here at the county headquarters. poll workers across the county had to troubleshoot throughout the day. we're told they mostly had to deal with normal hiccups, .like people who came in with old addresses. >> the numbers fell off in the afternoon, but a lot of people voted before 1:00. >> how was your voting experience? >> very quick. >> voters at the riverside high school precinct hardly had to wait in line. there was a high turnout there with more than 575 voters. folks here at the office will be back at it again for the democratic primary. if you need to change your address, they advise that you get it done before tuesday, otherwise you'll have to get it done at your polling place, and that could put you there a
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myra: we are going to take a look at our morning headlines now. columbia police say that a fight led to shots being fired at a crowded mall. the columbia police chief said the incident happened at the columbiana mall last night, when two men were fighting and a , third man jumped in. police said at some point two of the men pulled out guns, and shot into the air. investigators said once the shots were fired, the people involved ran away. right now police have not case. friends and family gathered in pendleton yesterday. people killed in a quadruple homicide. the vigil to remember mike and kathy scott barbara scott and , violet taylor was held at veterans park in pendleton yesterday afternoon. you may remember, all were found shot today inside their home last november. in the case. earlier this month, anderson county deputies are consulting with criminal profilers with sled, hoping to gain some
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who would do such a crime. this morning, authorities in greenville are trying to figure out how a boat and is up in the middle of t a busy road. sky4 was over this at east north street and pleasantburg drive. geoff: thank you. time for our news four timeline on this 21st day of february. on this day in the first 1947, commercial instant camera was introduced, several models before this version. edwin land demonstrated the polaroid land camera at a meeting of the optical society of america. allyson: photographers soon discovered the benefits and gratification of their ima there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system
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>> you are watching live, local,
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weather with meteorologist pamela wright. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. donald trump: the lieutenant governor of south carolina, i will take him over the government any time, because we won. jeb bush: the people of south carolina, iowa, and new hampshire have spoken. i'm suspending my campaign. allyson: now, there is one must candidate in the race for the white house. geoff: a big saturday for donald trump. sshocking news. jeb bush, more on that ahead. first, pamela wright. fog, very much the story this morning. pamela: it continues to thicken. things are under control.
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50's across the upstate. 40's mainly in western north carolina. the fog is thickening. i rain chances are increasing significantly. i will break this down for you day by day. this will be the warmest day all week, even with all the clouds. geoff: the south carolina gop primary has come and gone. still standing, donald trump. allyson: that's right. yesterday's primary ended with jeb bush bowing out of the race. here's another look at those gop primary results. donald trump, walking away with the vote there. ted cruz and marco rubio practically tied here in south carolina. geoff: again it was jeb bush who , announced he's dropping out of the race. us now.
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two different incidents. it was pretty much expected that donald trump would take the palmetto state. last night he thanked the voters of south carolina. donald trump: i want to begin by thanking the people of south carolina, this is a special state. myra: he also got some boos when he addressed his victory, while mentioning other candidates in the race. donald trump: i think we're going to do very very well. i want to also congratulate the other candidates. in particular, i have to say ted and marco did a really good job, they did quite well as i understand. come on, just one minute. one second. good. we go back to board tomorrow morning, tomorrow morning we'll be back, but i just want to congratulate the other candidates. it's nothing easy about running for president, i can tell you. it's tough, it's nasty, it's
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when you win, it's beautiful. we are going to start winning for our country, we're going to start winning. myra: now, trump can say he has one in south carolina, into addition to new hampshire. republicans have a caucus this tuesday, and trump says he looks forward to winning there as well. and then onto super tuesday. geoff: another big headline following the south carolina , primary, jeb bush is ending his campaign for president. allyson: bush made the announcement to his supporters were in. >> the people of iowa and new hampshire and south carolina have spoken and i really respect their decision. tonight i am suspending my , campaign.
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mandy gaither has more from columbia. >> you could hear the surprise in the room as jeb bush announced he's suspending his campaign. i talked to supporters who were not expecting this at all. i saw tears in the eyes of some of them. they were hoping the campaign would continue, but it was not to be. i talked to them about who they might support, and many of them told me they don't know. geoff: thank you. many had eyes on who would finished second. senator ted cruz or senator marco rubio. allyson: the two finished in a virtual tie with rubio earning a small percentage more than cruz. wyff news four's tim waller was with marco rubio in columbia. while our nigel robertson was with ted cruz campaign. >> it wasn't the first place finish he was looking for, but for marco rubio a tie for second
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cruz gave rubio's campaign the , jumpstart it very much needed. >> if it is god's will that we should win this election, then night in south carolina we took the first steps forward in the beginning of a new american sanctuary. thank you, south carolina. [applause] >> rubio said to him, the state of south carolina will always be the place of new beginnings and a fresh start. >> it was not the night senator cruz was hoping for. he event told the crowd he didn't know if it would be a second or third place win. in the end it was razor thin but the senator ended up coming up in third place. in front of a very large and energetic crowd, ted cruz told his supporter that this race is far from over. he says, he will win the republican nomination, and will beat the democrats in november. he said, quote, we are the only
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beat donald trump. >> in iowa, they said it couldn't be done, and we won. [applause] in new hampshire, they set a conservative, a bible believing christian could not compete, and we decide expectations. tonight, despite millions and millions of dollars of false and nasty attacks, despite the entirety of the political establishment coming together against us, south carolina has
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>> the cruz campaign had a remarkable ground game in south carolina. they're not taking that to nevada. their hope is for a strong showing on super tuesday, especially in his home state of texas. geoff: after starting his campaign with strong poll numbers late last year, ben carson ended up coming in last in the primary. allyson: despite his finish in south carolina and before jeb , bush dropped out doctor carson , said he is staying in the race. >> when this thing started, there were 17 candidates. there are only 6 now, and i'm still one of them. and, i'm not going anywhere. [applause] allyson: mike mccormick was following the carson campaign
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>> not the outcome dr. ben carson wondered from saturday's primary. still, a huge crowd, a huge showing of support that happened here at the embassy suites in greenville. sdr. carson saying it was that kind of enthusiasm he found at the precinct he visited, and that is why he is staying in it. when we saw him on tuesday, he told us then, no matter what happened in the primary, he was staying in it. he is keeping his word, telling the crowd tonight, we will take america back. dr. ben carson staying in the race. geoff: governor john kasich was the only candidate not watching the returns in south carolina, . allyson: instead he focused on , the states getting ready to vote on super tuesday. he started the day in vermont. then traveled to massachusetts where he spoke to supporters. he discussed the fact that he didn't spend the day in south carolina. he also acknowledged the fact that he isn't the favorite nor is he the front runner right now. but he's still proud of how
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>> they said in about a week or so, he can't do very well in south carolina. he's just going to call it in. tonight, one more time, we have defined and overcome expectations and south carolina in about 6-7 days. allyson: kasich is hoping his strong finish in new hampshire will resonate with gop voters in new england on super tuesday. geoff: coming up, thousands show up in washington, d.c. to remember the life of justice antonin scalia. pamela: we have some advisories out across the area, especially in parts of western north
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the funeral mass for 79-year old justice antonin scalia. allyson: the supreme court justice's son, a catholic priest, led the mass attended by , vice president joe biden, other court justices and some u.s. senators. jennifer johnson has our story. >> draped in an american flag, the casket of justice antonin scalia was taken into the nation's largest roman catholic church, the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception. over politicians, friends and 3300 family came to pay their respects, including his fellow supreme court justices. former and current congressman and presidential hopefuls also attended the service, vice president joe biden, came too. despite criticism president obama was not there citing his large security detail, but paid tribute to the justice at the
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scalia's son, the reverend paul scalia delivered the homily. father scalia, one of the justices nine children, added humor to the somber ceremony, telling a story of his father coming to church for confession, only to learn his son was the priest on duty. scalia who died last weekend at a texas ranch spent nearly three decades on the nation's high court. he was considered one of the country's most influential conservatives. geoff: president obama says he will nominate justice scalia's replacement in due time. allyson: there are threats from the republican-led senate that it won't happen until a new president is elected. geoff: coming up, we have the latest on a shooting spree that left several dead. looking for answers.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. 4 hd weather forecast. pamela:: 46. good sunday morning. here is the view on the square. temperature wise, we are very it is partly cloudy. a little bit of a break. the clouds will continue to sicken -- thicken. a very hazy view now. the winds are calm. the dew point temperature close to our actual temperature. we are seeing it condense and sink down to the surface.
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until 10:00 this morning. check out the winds. they are light, for now. i can't point and shoot from this direction, by the way, i have to do everything this way. here we are with the winds picking up. see how much better i do it this way. the breeze will pick up as the day goes on. know the as that goes on, more moisture and clouds will be driven this way. showers will be mixed in. the dense fog advisory until 10:00 this morning. over toward charlotte, light showers. nothing serious, as far as the wind goes, but no we will have
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a tricky situation this morning. we will see the moisture stream in today. moisture as well coming out of the gulf of mexico. as the week goes on, we will add some jet stream energy to this. i love :00 tonight, spotty showers. count on those often on today. your monday drive home, very tricky across the upstate. check in with john through the day tomorrow and on into tuesday, where dale will very likely be tracking some heavy to moderate showers across the area. the overall pattern will stay with us through the week. enjoy the breeze across the
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only 46 on tuesday. that keeps you at 42 in andersonville and hendersonville. it is rain, even in the mountains. bc drier conditions for the second half of the week. geoff: thank you. governor haley joined the thousands of others from south carolina who headed to the polls yesterday. allyson: she voted, of course, for senator marco rubio, who she endorsed a few days ago. >> i am very excited, it is a great day in south carolina. we are seeing a lot of turnout at the polls. the weather is perfect, people are excited. we make presidents in south carolina and we think it's going to be a great day for marco rubio. geoff: now, the democratic primary less than a week away. allyson: hillary clinton and
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week getting ready for the nevada caucus. it was hillary clinton earning a very close win over bernie sanders. hillary clinton: is this a great night or what? we just one nevada -- wo nevada. nbernie sanders: what this entire campaign has been about is the issue of momentum, bringing more more people into the political process. allyson: bernie sanders will be making a stop today in greenville, at the bon secours wellness arena. myra: we will turn to our morning headlines now. columbia police say a fight led to shots being fired at a crowded mall. the columbia police chief said the incident happened at the columbiana mall last night, when two men were fighting. a third man jumped in. police said at some point two of the men pulled out guns, and fired shots into the air.
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shots were ha fired, the people involved ran. several law enforcement agencies in kalamazoo are scrambling to find answers after multiple people were shot and killed at random saturday night. the shootings happened over a five hour time period at various locations around kalamazoo county. the highest body count was in the parking lot of a cracker barrel restaurant in texas township, where police are saying five people died. six people in all were killed, and police are saying up to three more people are critically injured. shortly after midnight police said they arrested a person of interest who they have strong -- they believe could be the shooter. >> we don't know why. there is no connection between any of them. this all appears to be random. this is the worst-case scenario
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myra: in mississippi, police say that a police officer and a gunman are dead after a several hour stand-off that ended with gunfire overnight. investigators say officers were called to the home of 45-year-old charles lambert for a domestic dispute late friday. after a six hour stand-off, two tactical units entered the home and exchanged gunfire with lambert. lambert was killed along with narcotics agent lee tartt. they say lambert's wife and 10-year-old daughter were inside the home during the stand-off but were safely rescued. geoff: coming up, we will preview an nbc special,
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