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geoff: thank you. happening today in commitment, super tuesday voting taking place in 11 states. allyson: it is also called sec super tuesday because of the dominance of southern states voting today. we get the primary picture in georgia. >> georgia is on the mind of all candidates, with 100 two democrat and 76 republican delegates up for grabs, it's the second biggest prize on super tuesday. evangelicals and african americans hold major sway on this southern state's presidential picks. recent polls show voters democratic voters consider economy and healthcare the top issues, while republicans say the threat of terrorism is the number one issue, followed by the economy. i'm sally kidd. >> here in church, expected to be a close night if the polls are right.
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over marco rubio. that has not stop the two candidates from coming to visit each state. donald trump held a rally last night while marco rubio paid his second visit to atlanta in the past four days area meantime on the democratic side, it is projected to be an easy win for hillary clinton. clinton holds the 28 point lead over bernie sanders. arianna poindexter. geoff: thank you. we'll have full super tuesday results for you today on the wyff 4 mobile app. also, an hour long nightly news. lestor holt anchors live starting at 6:30 tonight from new york, right here on wyff 4. allyson: covering the upstate now, spartanburg county deputies say a 5-year-old boy was accidentally shot. it happened last night on rowe street in the arcadia area. deputies say the child was taken to spartanburg medical center. geoff: greenville police say a man was shot in the back overnight. officers say it happened brook haven apartments. they say the man was brought to
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injuries are not life-threatening. now, a wyff news 4 update on a fire in honea path. the 5-year-old girl pulled from the fire died from her injuries. allyson: wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from the scene of the fire on green street. aly: a devastating time, not just for the family but for the community. i'm in front of that home which burned sunday night. you can see the damage to the house. you can still see charred remains from my the house caught on fire. the news for the family has gotten worse. the anderson county coroner says 5-year-old sophia rhodes has died from her injuries. fire officials tell us the child was found between a wall and a couch in the home. the little girl was rushed to the burn unit in augusta. she died monday night of smoke inhalation. friends of the family say sophia was the youngest of five children. aly myles wyff news 4 live in
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allyson: an update now out of cleveland county, north carolina, where a husband and wife were killed in a house explosion. family members say j.b. and naomi newton died when a vehicle hit a propane tank on east stagecoach trail. the driver of the vehicle had non-life threatening injuries. neighbors say there have been other accidents at that curved section of the road. geoff: in spartanburg county, the coroner now says the four usc upstate students killed in a crash in october had been drinking alcohol. the incident happened on fourth street near boiling springs. one of the five students in the car survived. the toxicology report released yesterday show the driver james campbell and two others had a blood alcohol content above the legal limit. the coroner says he needed guidance from the state attorney general before giving out the results because some families didn't want them released. allyson: a union county teacher resigned after she says a student sent nude photos of her to other students. leigh anne arthur was a mechatronics teacher at union county high school. she tells us she took partially nude photos of herself to give
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she says a student took her phone off her desk, went through her photos and sent them to other students. the school district says she's to blame because her phone was accessible. >> where are you putting the moral of the student? he had to hit my apps button and to open up all my apps and then open my gallery. allyson: the sheriff's office is investigating if the student will be charged. geoff: at easley high school, a teacher has resigned after complaints about a poem he wrote and shared with students. gregory fish would hold classes with advanced placement english literature students at the starving artist cafe. earlier this month, he shared a poem that used the f-word. parents of easley students said it was sexually explicit. mr. fish resigned after being placed on administrative leave, but some students say it's unfair he's gone. students said a sit-in they planned for tuesday has been cancelled at the request of mr.
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allyson: as we take a look at the roads, i-85 around highway 290, watch out for construction between mile marker 60 and 66. not seen in the slow down from that. an accident on white horse road with no injuries reported. travel times on the interstate looking good. let's see how you look around haywood road. that is your beat the traffic. geoff: all right, we would like to have a day like yesterday. dale: 73 and belittle breezy yesterday and the beautiful springlike day. today is more like mid-60's with skies -- with clouds of starting to build. 43 right now in spartanburg. wofford will play baseball at 4:00 and they will get that game in before the stormy weather comes this evening. a quick look at the southeast. pretty good shape this morning
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early afternoon, maybe an isolated showers in the mountains and especially later in the evening, showers and thunderstorms rumbled through the upstate and mountains. behind that front, cooler temperatures tomorrow. 45 in greenville. 43 in spartanburg. in cherokee county, 42 and gaffney and union up 43. fairly nice for this time of the year. by the afternoon, we get to the 60's, 66 for the heart. here is our future plus forecast. computer model showing a few clouds early and then we start to see around 3:00, 4:00, isolated showers in the mountains of north carolina and most of it still in akoni county and georgia. it starts to get active between 9:00 and midnight when that line rumbles through. clear in: conditions expected in the upstate tomorrow. might see a flurry or two tomorrow morning in the higher elevations of north carolina
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tomorrow, instead of mid 60's like today, it will be more like mid-50's. instead of 61 in the mountains like today, it will stay in the 40's for highs tomorrow. we will show you the full report in a few minutes. allyson: thank you. next on n ff news 4 today, an emotional erin andrews on the stand testifing about the secret nude video of her posted on the internet.>> it upsets me. it's so embarrassing. it was my private time, and i never thought this would happen. allyson: more of her testimony,
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wants will never happen. 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. allyson: an investigation underway after a north carolina police officer shot and killed a chase suspect. police say the suspect was wanted on felony drug charges. they say he ran away from officers trying to arrest him. at some point during the chase, police say officer d.c. twiddy shot and killed the man. an investigation is on going. ohio police say four students shot during a high school shooting are expected to be ok. investigators say a 14-year-old opened fire inside madison
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cafeteria monday. two students were shot and two others were hurt while trying to get away. again, their injuries are not life threatening. officers say the gunman was taken into custody near school grounds. geoff: virginia police officer ashley guindon to be laid to rest today. her body was escorted by dozens of police cars and motorcycles monday night to hylton memorial chapel. that's where her funeral service will be held at noon. the prince william county officer was shot and killed in the line of duty last saturday. it was her first day on patrol. she and two other officers were responding to a domestic violence call when she was shot. turning to nashville now and the casesenvolving the secret nude video of erin andrews. yesterday, she gave an emotional testimony. >> probably for like three months everybody thought it was a publicity stunt. the front page of "the new york
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fox news and cbs, everybody put up that i was doing it for publicity and attention and that ripped me apart. geoff: andrews broke down in tears at several points during her testimony, saying she felt ashamed and humiliated. andrews said she wanted to be respected as the girl next door who loved sports. instead, she says now she's the girl with the hotel scandal. andrews is suing the man who shot the video, michael david barrett, as well as the owner and manager of the nashville marriott for $75 million. allyson: trying to duplicate last season's success, the clemson tige back on the grid iron for spring practice. what head coach dabo sweeney is seeing in his players already,
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dale: mild day >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. dale: good morning. looking out at 385 inbound and traffic starting to pick up. we had a beautiful day yesterday at 73. clouds will build today, especially this afternoon and evening. the next cold front already kicking up pretty good showers in arkansas, parts of missouri and it will impact us into the evening hours.
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off to work and school carried you probably will not need an umbrella for the upstate and the mountains may seek a few scattered showers by the time kids get out of school and 5:00 on for the upstate, especially 7:00 to midnight. asheville will reach 61. cooler in marshall at 34 and waynesville at 34. brevard i-39. : the mountains and 40's for the most part in the upstate. spartanburg and 39. by the afternoon, we get to the mid 60 range. the average at gsp is 64 a high. -- average at gsp is 60 four hd. average in the mountains is 54 and got up to 76 back in 2006. that is the record. the high expected today to reach 61. our next weather maker comes in
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temperatures tomorrow and the next couple of days. one more springlike day and then it feels like winter tomorrow. afternoon high for the upstate, 66 in the mountains will see temperatures reached to the low 60's. scattered showers in the mountains from 2:00 to 3:00 on and after 4:00 for the upstate but more likely between 7:00 and midnight tonight. colder temperatures tomorrow and the next couple of days. it warms up to normal on saturday and warmer than normal percent in monday. looks like a nice weekend. allyson: taking a look at the roads. i-85 at highway 150 three, traffic moving smoothly on interstates. a few things to tell you about. power lines in piedmont, a careful near wren middle school. working to clear those out-of-the-way. do not want to approach power lines. in greenville on white horse
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red and yellow means well below speed limit drive around that accident. interstate looking good. 26 and 40 at 29 minutes from i to 40 to the tennessee-north carolina line. 385 and 85 good as well. geoff: thank you. 49 days. that's how long of an offseason it was for clemson football, but the tigers are officialy back on the field, preparing for the 2016 season. head coach dabo swinney says he sees the hunger from his players trying to duplicate last season's success. >> they got a pep in their step. they understand how small of margin error is. we finished number two. we're trying to get to number one, and that's everybody's objective. and nobody, there is no satisfication from this team at
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that's what i like. geoff: clemson will hold a orange and white spring game on april 9, same for the carolina gamecocks who have yet to start spring ball. in the nfl now, the chicago bears have placed the franchise tag on former gamecock wide receiver alshon jeffrey. that tag is used for a player who is getting close to becoming a free agent. it gives the team time to negotiate with the player and try to keep them around. a team only has one franchise tag a year. with the tag, jeffery would get about $14.6 million if he doesn't reach a multi-year deal with the bears by july 15. now to the basketball court, as some high school teams look to bring home state trophies this week. wyff news 4 sports director brad fralick has more. brad: it is championship week here in south carolina. three teams from the upsate will play for state titles this weekend, and for one boys team, it's the first trip to the final in 23 years.
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ranked at or near the top of the state rankings all season long. the rebels come into the state title game at 24 and four. byrnes will face irmo in the 4a boys final, a program that has made a habit of winning state championships. rebels coach layne fowler, says he thinks his group is special. >> i've got great kids that i trust. they are seniors. we are a pretty vetweran team. -- we are pretty veteran team. they have been through a lot of tough games. we are excited about playing coach whipple at irmo. they have a really good team, so we will see what happens. brad: a byrnes state championship would be the first since 1990, when the rebels won the 3a state championship. three teams from the upstate will play for state championships this weekend in columbia. the byrnes boys will face irmo friday night at 8:30, the chirst church girls will play for their 5th state title saturday at 11:00 a.m., and abbeville is in the 2a boys title game for the first time ever. they play saturday at 4:00. allyson: a nearly year long mission for a u.s. astronaut
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over comma geoff: great to have you with us.
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has been handed over for the first time in a year. allyson: astronaut scott kelly handed over command to astronaut tim kopra yesterday. kelly is set to return to earth after almost a year in space. his 340-day mission is the longest by 125 days for nasa. >> some of us, guys in the black shirts here, are going home tomorrow, which of course, is always bitteteweet when you leave this incredible place. allyson: it is funny to see the way they have to hold their arms. it comes to a dramatic end wednesday on the remote steppes of kazakhstan. the astronaut will ride a soyuz spacecraft back with two russians, including mikhail kornienko, his roommate, for the past year. geoff: incredible. almost one year. dale: i can't imagine. claustrophobia.
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geoff: it has got to do something to you. a remarkable journey and i'm sure we will hear more when they are officially on ground. dale: wish them a safe trip home. beautiful morning. 45 degrees, cooler at 30's and spots and by the end of the day, we start to see a few scattered showers late afternoon. this evening, showers and thunderstorms come in with the front. keep that in mind for your evening plans. take an umbrella because there's a chance he will need it. geoff: thank you. it's time now for your wyff news 4 timeline on this march 1. on this date in 2004, terry nichols went to trial in oklahoma for being an accomplice of oklahoma city bomber timothy mcveigh. the explosion at the murrah federal building claimed 168 lives. allyson: at the time of the trial, nichols was already serving a federal sentence of life in prison without parole. he was eventually convicted on 161 counts of first-degree murder and received 161 more life sentences from the state of oklahoma.entences from the state of
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allyson: in this morning's headlines a small earthquake hit
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geoff: the u.s. geological survey says a magnitude 2.4 quake hit outside of burnsville, north carolna. so far, we have not received any reports of damage. earthquaketracker.com reports the quake happened a little after 9:30. allyson: a live look from dallas, texas, and minneapolis, minnesota, just three of the states in super tuesday today. first, check of weather with dale gilbert. dale: it is cool and spots but no precipitation expected until later this afternoon until after 2:00 in the mountains and after 4:00 in the upstate. it is marching across missouri and arkansas. this morning, upper 40's in the upstate will reach 66 for the afternoon high. a chance of showers after 4:00 or 5:00. in the mountains, 37 this morning will climb to 61.
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north carolina. allyson: happening today in commitment 2016, super tuesday voting takes place in 11 states. geoff: that includes georgia. nikole killion has more from the white house. nikole: this is one of the biggest days in the race for the white house and it could be make or break for many candidates. more the 1400 delegates are at stake with democrats need to about one third to win the nomination and republicans will allocate nearly half after contest in four states. donald trump and hillary clinton hope to expand their lead, but it may not be game over. several of the presidential candidates have hinted they may hold up for more critical contest a few weeks from now, many known as super tuesdays. geoff: thank you. we'll have full super tuesday results for you today, right on the wyff 4 mobile app.
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nightly news tonight right here on wyff news 4. lester holt will be anchoring live from new york. allyson: covering the upstate now, spartanburg county deputies say a 5-year-old boy was accidentally shot. it happened last night on rowe street in the arcadia area. deputies say the child was taken to spartanburg medical center. geoff: greenville police say a man was shot in the back overnight. officers say it happened brook -- it happened at brookhaven apartments. they say the man was brought to greenville memorial and his injuries are not life-threatening. now, a wyff news 4 update on a fire in honea path. we brought you this is breaking news yesterday morning. the 5-year-old girl pulled from the fire died from her injuries. allyson: wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from the scene of the fire on green street. aly: we live where that home burned down on sunday night. you can see the damage to the house behind me.
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anderson county coroner that 5-year-old sophia rhodes has died from her injuries. fire officials tell us the child was found between a wall and a couch in the home. the little girl was rushed to the burn unit in augusta. she died monday night of smoke inhalation. friends of the family say sophia was the youngest of five children. aly myles wyff news 4 live in honea path. allyson: see why. an update now out of cleveland -- thank you. an update now out of cleveland county, north carolina, where a husband and wife were killed in a house explosion. family members say j.b. and naomi newton died when a vehicle hit a propane tank on east stagecoach trail. the driver of the vehicle had non-life threatening injuries. neighbors say there have been other accidents at that curved section of the road. geoff: in spartanburg county the , coroner now says the four usc upstate students killed in a crash in october had been drinking alcohol. the incident happened on fourth street near boiling springs. one of the five students in the car survived. the toxicology report released yesterday, show the driver james campbell and two others had a blood alcohol content above the legal limit.
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guidance from the state attorney general before giving out the results because some families didn't want them released. allyson: a union county teacher has resigned avoiding a disciplinary hearing for pictures taken from her phone. leigh anne arthur was a electronics -- mechatronics teacher in the career and technology center at union county high school she tells us she took valentines photos of herself showing partial nudity for her husband, but says a student at the school took photos with his phone of the pictures from her phone on her desk, and sent them to other students. the school district says she is to blame because her own was accessible. >> where are you putting the morals of the student? he had to hit might apps button -- he had to hit my apps button and open up my gallery. allyson: that sheriff's office is investigating if the student will be charged. geoff: at easley high school, a teacher has resigned after complaints about a poem he wrote and shared with students. gregory fish would hold classes with advanced placement english literature students at the starving artist cafe.
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poem that used the f-word. parents said it was sexually explicit. mr. fish resigned after being placed on administrative leave but some students say it's unfair he's gone. students said a sit-in theyy planned for tuesday has been cancelled at the request of mr. fish's wife. allyson: pretty smooth this morning on your commute, but the evening commute could be wet. dale: weather changes this evening. a pretty picture from
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. dale: 6:38 the time. 41 degrees, a bumped up a couple degrees, in spartanburg. sunrise happens at 6:58. we start out sunny and then clouds will build as the day goes on ahead of the front that will be marching across the mississippi valley area and tennessee. it is starting to affect us about 2:00 or 3:00 for the mountains and about 4:00 or 5:00 for the upstate. about 6:00 to midnight, a chance of thunderstorms grumbling through. load 30's in franklin, mid 40's
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cool for the morning but by the afternoon, temperatures reach 66 for the mountains. clear this morning and clouds build around 4:00 or 5:00 with a few showers. the front will come over the north carolina border between 6:00 and 8:00 and between 9:00 and midnight. evening, take an umbrella or rain jacket. tomorrow morning, it will be chilly in the mountains and there might be a flurry or two with cool temperatures expected for tomorrow. for the upstate today, 66. for the mountains, 61. we will look at that four-day plus forecast in our next report. allyson: checking the roads now. i-85 around the yellow mall in gaffney, everything smooth on the interstates. we are looking at power lines in
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just cleaned them up in piedmont at more road, but be careful around wren middle school. in accident in greenville off of white corset road and old growth road. about 19 miles an hour. -- off of white corset road and old growth road. about 19 miles an hour. 85 and 385 not slow. take a look outside at haywood road. that is your beat the traffic. brad: good morning. the tigers will play their final home game against virginia, an opportunity to not cash knock off a top five team on senior night tomorrow night. clemson will host 4th ranked virginia, and although the tigers ncaa tournament chances are likely over without an acc tournament championship, despite back to back losses, a win over number 4 virginia would be an awfully nice way to send out the three seniors at the bon secours wellness arena. >> we were pretty disappointed in our performances the past few games, but, i mean we just have to move forward, and take what
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experiences, and try to grind. that's all we can do at this point, is take what weve learned and try to string together some wins. brad: clemson and virginia tip tonight at 7:00 in downtown greenville. geoff: thank you. trending on the hardwood today, take a look at this. the los angeles clippers introducing a new mascot. this is chuck the condor flying down from the rafters at halftime. how about the owner of the team doing a little game? this is former microsoft ceo and now clippers owner steve ballmer with the trampoline dunk. he is 59. pretty good. two thumbs up. another live look from dallas,
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odor control worth celebrating. allyson: in our news to go a , small earthquake hit north carolina overnight. geoff: the u.s. geological survey says a magnitude 2.4 quake hit outside of burnsville, north carolna. that's in yancey county. so far, we have not received any reports of damage. earthquaketracker.com reports the quake happened a little after 9:30. allyson: a live look now from our hilton-greenville skycam.
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dale: the first half of the day, yes, but clouds will build in. 36 degrees this morning and sunrise happens that 5:58 for today. it will warm up into the mid-60's, low 60's in the mountains, but the next front this afternoon kicks up a few showers. this evening, showers and thunderstorms expected with the system. that is what is it not forecast. behind that france, cooler temperatures as you look at our four day plus forecast. the default tomorrow for the upstate and 40's in the mountains. by saturday, nice beginning to the weekend with a beautiful sunday and monday shaping up. the weekend looking good. allyson: thank you. taking a look at the roads, the main concern is in greenville that white horse road and old grove road. other than that, everything is
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should be a smooth drive. let's pick a look outside 385. traffic picking up in the northbound lanes. that is your beat the traffic. happening today in commitment 2016, super tuesday voting takes place in 11 states. geoff: this just in, nbc released a new poll before voting begins. nbc news survey monkey online poll shows donald trump is pulling nearly 20% above the closest gop rival, senator marco rubio. as for the democrats, hillary clinton up on bernie sanders at 51% to 41%, more than 1400 delegates at stake, which could make or break some candidates. several have hinted that they could hold out for even more critical contest as two weeks from now, known as many super tuesday. we will have full super tuesday results later today, right on the wyff 4 mobile app.
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on wyff news 4. it begins at lester holt will be 6:30. anchoring live from new york. allyson: covering the upstate now, spartanburg county deputies say a 5-year-old boy was accidentally shot. geoff: it happened last night on rowe street in the arcadia area. deputies say the child was taken to spartanburg medical center. allyson: a man was shot in the back overnight on -- and the brookhaven apartments and his injuries are not life-threatening. now, a wyff news 4 update on a fire in honea path. the 5-year-old girl pulled from the fire died from her injuries. geoff: wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from the scene of the fire on green street. aly: we are live at the scene of the home which burned sunday night. you can see the damage to the house, and the news for the family has gotten worse. the anderson county coroner says 5-year-old sophia rhodes has
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fire officials tell us the child was found between a wall and a couch in the home. the little girl was rushed to the burn unit in augusta. she died monday night of smoke inhalation. friends of the family say sophia was the youngest of five children. aly myles wyff news 4 live in honea path. geoff: thank you. an update kind of cleveland, county, where husband and wife were killed in the house explosion. family members say j.b. and naomi newton died when a vehicle hit a propane tank on east stagecoach trail. the driver of the vehicle had non-life threatening injuries. neighbors say there have been other accidents at that curved section of the road. allyson: an update in spartanburg county, the coroner now says the four usc upstate students killed in a crash in october had been drinking alcohol. the incident happened on fourth street near boiling springs. one of the five students in the car survived. the toxicology report released yesterday show the driver james campbell and two others had a
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legal limit. the coroner says he needed guidance from the state attorney general before giving out the results because some families didn't want them released. geoff: a union county teacher resigned after she says a student sent nude photos of her to other students. leigh anne arthur was a mechatronics teacher at union county high school. she tells us she took partially nude photos of herself to give to her husband. she says a student took her phone off her desk, went through her photos and sent them to other students. the school district says she's to blame because her phone was accessible. the sheriff's office is investigating if the student will be charged. allyson: at easley high school, a teacher has resigned after complaints about a poem he wrote and shared with students. gregory fish would hold classes with advanced placement english literature students at the starving artist cafe. earlier this month, he shared a poem that used the f-word. parents say it was sexually explicit. mr. fish resigned after being placed on administrative leave,
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unfair he's gone. they canceled it sit in planned at the request of mr. fish's wife. geoff: an investigation into it after the chase suspect was shot and killed right the north carolina police officer. police say the suspect was wanted on felony drug charges. they say he ran away from officers trying to arrest him. at some point during the chase, police say officer d.c. twiddy shot and killed the man. an investigation is on going. allyson: ohio police say four students shot during a high school shooting are expected to be ok. investigators say a 14-year-old opened fire inside madison junior-senior high school cafeteria monday. two students were shot and two others were hurt while trying to get away. again, their injuries are not life threatening. officers say the gunman was taken into custody near school grounds. geoff: virginia police officer ashley guindon to be laid to rest today. her body was escorted by dozens of police cars and motorcycles monday night to hylton memorial chapel. that's where her funeral service will be held at noon. the prince william county officer was shot and killed in
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it was her first day on patrol. she and two other officers were responding to a domestic violence call when she was shot. turning to nashville now and the case involving the secret nude video of erin andrews. yesterday, she gave an emotional testimony. allyson: andrews broke down in tears at several points during her testimony, saying she felt ashamed and humiliated. andrews said she wanted to be respected as the girl next door who loved sports. instead, she says now she's the girl with the hotel scandal. andrews is suing the man who shot the video, michael david barrett, as well as the owner and manager of the nashville marriott for $75 million. geoff: 49 days, come along -- how long it was for clemson's football season. they are preparing for the upcoming season. head coach says they seek hunger
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wide receiver mike williams participated in all drills yesterday, except being tackled to the ground, as he recovers from a neck injury, and swinney has wide receiver deon cain focusing on issues off the field instead of practicing right now. allyson: the chicago bears have placed the franchise tag on former gamecock wide receiver alshon jeffrey. that tag is used for a player who is getting close to becoming a free agent. it gives the team time to negotiate with the player and try to keep them around. a team only has one franchise tag a year. with the tag, jeffery would get about $14.6 million if he doesn't reach a multi-year deal with the bears by july 15. command of the international space station has been handed over for the first time in over a year. scott kelly handed over the command.
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for nasa and it comes to a dramatic end on wednesday at the remote steps of kazakhstan. geoff: yesterday, something happened that has not happened in one decade, a question during a supreme court argument. he asked several questions. the questions concerned the reach of a federal law that bans people convicted of domestic violence from running -- from owning guns. the last time justice thomas asked the question was in february 2006. let's see what is on the roads. allyson: travel times on the interstate are smooth. good news. this is the only accident in greenville on white horse road and old-growth road. it is causing the slow down. other than that, pretty quiet. i-385 and haywood road. geoff: we are still above normal but cooler than yesterday. dale: yes, yesterday got up to
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every day for the end of february and first of march. 45 in greenville will climb to 66. 36 and asheville will get up to 61 for the afternoon. here is the future plus in motion. we will see showers between 3:00 and 5:00, just isolated. we see have your showers coming in after 6:00 and into the evening. if you are headed out to watch virginia and clemson play, take an umbrella or rain jacket because it could be raining after the game and it pushes on to midnight. chilly in the mountains tomorrow and maybe an isolated flurry overnight with cooler temperatures. tomorrow will be 30's and 40's in the morning and climbing tomorrow to mid 50's for highs and the audience in the mountains. cool for the next couple of days and another chance of showers on thursday, thursday night. saturday and sunday with upper 50's for the upstate, mid 50's in the mountains and moorman to
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nice weekend -- and performing to the 60's on sunday and monday. nice weekend. geoff: super tuesday voting taking place in 11 states today. allyson: nikole killion joins us live with the final look at the day. went to the latest numbers show? nikole: for republicans, donald trump is pulling ahead in many states, in some cases, double digits. in places like massachusetts and virginia, but texas is the big price for the candidates which will hand out the most delegates today. right now, polls show ted cruz is leading there. he wants to win his home state. meantime, for democrats, hillary clinton is pulling ahead in many southern states while bernie sanders is expected to win his home state of vermont. geoff: what are the candidates going to be doing on this day? nikole: believe it or not, they are already looking past super tuesday, so many are campaigning in states that are holding the upcoming contests, including
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today in ohio, kentucky and florida. marco rubio and clinton will also be in the sunshine state. you have bernie sanders and ted cruz who are sticking around in the super tuesday states. senator sanders staying in vermont, which is building today as well as senator ted cruz who plans to stay in texas. allyson: so much focus on super tuesday, but what about mini super tuesday? nikole: this is coming up two weeks from now where we will have a couple of their critical contest like ohio and florida, north carolina. that is going to be march 15. what is critical here is that this is the point in the race for many states start becoming win or take all, which i know you are familiar with that in south carolina, so you will have candidates able to rack up more delegates if they are able to in particular states, so that is
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geoff: thank you and have a good day. nikole killion live in the white house this morning. much more on super tuesday coming up on "today."
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we wil good morning. march madness. voters in 12 states head to the polls on this super tuesday. the most crucial day of the election so far. crump and clinton way out in front. will they deliver knockout blows or can rubio, cruz and sanders hang on? our decision 2016 team has it covered from every angle. the director of the fbi and one of apple's top executives facing off in congress today in their battle over unlocking iphones, as a judge deals the government a big blow in court. tearful testimony. erin andrews breaks down over the video of her most private moments she says left her humiliated and ashamed. >> everybody said i was doing it for publicity and attention and that ripped me apart. >> her convicted stalker also
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>> i pulled the plug out and waited for the opportunity. >> was it your intent to hopefully get her without clothes on? >> yes. >> will jurors hold him and the hotel responsible in andrew's $75 million lawsuit? homeward bound. after 11 long months in space, astronaut scott kelly is coming back to earth. the celebration that nasa is planning today, tuesday, march 1st, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today", super tuesday, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on to super tuesday morning. imagine this were the day you were coming back to earth like astronaut scott kelly. just a boring campaign season. >> when's the next rocket out of here? anyway, we'll have more on that coming up later on.

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