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>> wbtv on your side. wbtv news starts right now. >> we have all your campaign 2016 coverage right here, polls close soon in the south carolina primaries. a warm-up today, but how long will it last? leigh brock tracking the changes in your forecast. thanks for joining us, and it's time to go to the palmetto state for the candidates and the polls close in under an hour, and the question is whether or not donald trump will maintain his double-digit lead or someone gain traction. michael in spartanburg checking out what is happening with the trump campaign. >> reporter: trump supporters
spartanburg, anxiously awaiting those results that starts at 6 o'clock, and the reporters in palmetto state covering this key race. and we know that candidates are doing everything they can over the last hours to get several votes. donald trump is frontrunners and cruz and rubio to be in second place, and rubio's stock on the rise with endorsement from governor hailey. and cruz is active and have seen tweets and bush and carson are trying to stay in this race, and see what the voters have to say. an our before the polls close in the palmetto state and live for the trump team and reaction of the results. >> thanks michael. about an hour from the polls
we heard reports of long lines causing problems in the upstate. and we will have live wrap up and coverage from trump's team tonight at 11. and governor candidate jeb bush made a stop in greenville, arrived late and missed the chance of voters to wait in line, and shock hands and made hads s had -- made his way into the precinct and had harsh words to trump. >> trump can't win, this is not about reaching decision, he can't be president j. we went on to say that americans
60,000 calls to potential voters and knocked on thousands of doors. senate cruz is in the state and today relying on staff and volunteers and he chose to be in washington for justice scalia's funeral and be there tonight at the state fairgrounds. guests are arriving in columbia [inaudible] the official watch party for the south carolina governor, nikki haley, and the rubio team hoping it's enough. senator rubio is expecteded to make an appearance once the results later tonight. the early exit polls showing how voters. and this could be mean big
>> yeah, steve, you talked about the big turn-out today and voters flocked to the polls and republican candidates saying that spreading of lies. and trump, cruz and rubio making a last attempt and accusing of slinging mud, and cruz in turn is confusing rubio's campaign of making that attack up and the campaigns of bush and kasich has accused rubio of lying. and we will watch key match-ups in tonight's election as polls close. and so far google trends showing
will have full analysis on wbtv at 11. >> thanks nick, always drama in south carolina. the race is on in democratic candidates, and hillary clinton won the caucus against bernie sanders. 52-48, hillary clinton will face bernie sanders next saturday. actor will farrell was spotted to encourage voters along with clinton. and clinton tweeted out video of farrell urging to vote and saying that donated to the campaign and a fundraiser in los angeles this monday.
lower court demanding that north carolina to draw new map. and means that house primaries won't happen next month, pushed back into june. new boundaries were drawn as a safe guard saying that two majority black districts were gerrymandered. and we saw a warm up this weekend but how long it will last? it go into next week, and we have leigh brock in the first weather center. >> steve, it's february, we can't for too much. but we had a nice day today and temperature wise so nice outside. did see the cloud cover and from our clark toyota camera showing four more minutes of sun, and
and we have 60s in waynesboro, and 58 in albemarle. we hit a high of 61 this afternoon in charlotte, not bad for a february day. had a couple of sprinkles and nothing substantial, more clouds. and pushing to the south, mainly dry for now and could see a couple of sprinkles for the evening hours. and temperatures not a fast drop, 57 at 7, and 56 at 9 and 55 is your 11 o'clock temperature. heading into the day on sunday, we have warmer temperatures, if 61 was not warm up, into the upper 60s and how warm and the rain that is coming, it looks heavy. >> looking forward to it leigh. it's been a tough week for local fire departments since last
by thieves. two more local fire departments were hit overnight. wbtv reporter joins us live from the station, and who did the thieves target this time? >> reporter: steve, here at huntersville fire department broken into and thieves drove down the road, four cars in each department was broken into during the overnight hours while the firefighters were asleep. and it's not confirmed if these break-ins related to those earlier in the week. and crew from huntersville fire department says that the crew is upset but this crew won't stop their duties. >> to take advantage of anyone that calls in a 9-1-1 call, it's sad.
we are showing up to workday in and out every county. >> the huntersville fire department tweeted for a number of neighbors what they can do to pay for the damage to the cars of the firefighters. if you have information on this string of incidents you are urged to report to crime stoppers. >> thanks. thousands gathered to observe
for the love of his country. he knew well what a close rung thing the founding of our nation was. and he found in that founding as did the founders themselves a blessing. >> among those who attended the mass, vice president joe biden along with eight supreme court justices. >> all right, let's talk about temperatures today, we 61 for a
could catch up over the next (scal): good day, m'lady! i am sir-can-a-lot, here to save you from another breakfast bore. wake up those eggs with glorious spam! see what spam can! do... at spam.com >> warm afternoon but we felt a few sprinkles outside. >> yeah, a couple outside and still hit 61 , and warmer tomorrow, gets better for your day tomorrow. what we are looking at now, mainly cloudy skies and here's your scott clark camera, and looking decent, and maybe heading out for dinner and you will like the temperatures. and again it's february and you
and look at the numbers... part of the reason our southwestwardly breeze, into the milder temperatures and pulls in more humidity and makes it feel more pleasant, here's the numbers... a couple of 60s showing up waynesboro and rockingham, and tomorrow heading back to the 60s and, this is why, with a high-pressure system, off shore, like the bermuda system in the summertime, and not that dramatic. but pulling in the warmer temperatures and making for cloudy and had a couple of showers not a bad day for february. and what it looks like as the precipitation is concerned.
most showers moving off to the south, and still a sprinkle in the overnight hours. and heading into the overnight upper 40s and low 50s for the first part of your sunday. and rest of the day, 52 by 8 o'clock, and 65 in the middle of your day, and 68 is your afternoon high, not far from the 70 mark tomorrow. we have a shower fact a little higher than today but nothing like next week. the high temperatures tomorrow, most areas upper 60s and a couple of 70s showing up. 71 in gastonia, and 73 in waynesboro and 73 in rockingham. what is going on, we have high pressure in place, and pulling up our temperatures. for tomorrow morning it never
but there is a cold front to the north of us and that has its eye on us. and not much for your day tomorrow. we still hold on to the southwardly flow and mild weather. and shower chance for the second half of your day, and that dives monday. and we have another chance on monday, a high pressure out of the east, and for a couple of days that thing that we called cold-air damnming is what we have ahead... back into the 40s on tuesday, and 50% chance of rain and 50s on wednesday with a 90% chance of rain. and even things out and closer in sunshine and temperatures
sports. >> thanks, let's start with miami and north carolina fans, and pumped before the game. and first half tied at 13, brice the dunk. and would draw the foul. that would put unc up by two. but miami mcclelom knocked down there three pointer. and then in the second half meeks with the block and ahead to johnson, gets the dunk, 72-42 tar heels. running with it in the second half, the final 96-71, unc. to duke and louisville, big first half for this guy, grayson allen, and hits the three and
another three. and from the corner drains another three, and before the half is over, another one. and at the half he would have 15 points. second-half succession thornton throws to no one, and it's a turnover, 54-49 blue devils. and duke misses the three and with the offensive are bound, and lee sticks the three to give louisville the lead by one. and lee gets the pass on the wing and drains the three from well beyond the arc, 61-57 louisville. duke going on lose their cool and then coach k getting a tech, and no body and allen called for a charge, doesn't like that and
as well. now louisville up four, thornton with the floater that won't fall and louisville wins the game 71-64, what a thriller that was. florida taking on south carolina, former football coach steve spurrier on hand for this one with his wife. here with the great position the rebound and put it back for two. and later in the first half tie today at 30, robinson for florida knocks down the three. so the gators go up by three, and then tied up at 64 with 1:45 left south carolina can't make the basket but in the end game cocks pull it out. and now nc state hosti clemson, this comes down to the
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clinton in today's democratic caucuses. republicans are casting votes in south carolina, where polls will close just about 30 minutes from now. the emotional farewell to supreme court justice antonin scalia. the harrowing final words from the doomed ship "el faro." >> the clock is ticking. >> axelrod: and a suburban village deploying big-city surveillance tactics. is this the town that knows too much? captioning sponsored by cbs >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. we begin with a campaign 2016 update from nevada where cbs news projects hillary clinton has defeated bernie sanders in today's democratic caucuses. have a look at the numbers as the count continues at this point, clinton with 52% to sanders' 48%. on the republican side, polls