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3 thursday will be sunny 3 and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the pit crewewraffic center. 3
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3 all new this morning.. four people are behind bars after a shooting in pickens county left a 17 year old dead. dead.all four are charged with murder. murder.easley police were called to the tri-city lanes bowling alley around 9:00 wednesday night.we are told 17 year old "kejuan brown" had been shot in the chest, and died at the scene.witnesses told officers they saw four suspects in a car together. 3 police then spotted that car at the spinx on highway 183. all four suspects in the car were taken into custody, and are behind bars this morning. morning.those suspect range in age from 15 to 22.police have not released their photos this morning. 3 3 greenville takes the national spotlight in the republican race for president. president.three of the six candidates took part in a town hall meeting in downtown wednesy night.cnn hosted the event at the old cigar warehouse.ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio took the stage separately to answer questions from anderson cooper .. and from local voters.they covered quite a few issues.. including
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whether president obama should nominate a new supreme court justice. 3 3 (sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate)there's nothing in the constitution that says he can't nominate someone. but there's also nothing in constitution that says the senate must immediately confirm it. so, the bottom line is there will be someone filling that vacancy and i think the new president should be the one who should fill that vacancy. 3 3 cruz says: "they should not. for 80 years, it has been the practice the senate not confirmed any nomination made during an election year and we shouldn't make an exception now." now." 3 (ben carson/(r) presidential candidate) "i probably would. i probably would take the opportunity to nominate someone. it doesn't necessarily mean that that person is going to be acted on or confirmed, but why not do it?" it?"and tonight will be part two of cnn's presidential town hall.anderson cooper heads to columbia to meet jeb bush, john kasich and donald trump. that starts at 8:00. 3 many of the candidates will be here in the upstate again today as we get down to the wire ahead of saturday's primary. primary.fox carolina's ashley
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us a rundown. 3 kick off bright and early here in the upstate-- 3 - senator marco rubio at the swamp rabbit crossfit... doors open at 8 event kicks off at 9 - senator tim scott will be there.... - coming off a big night-- endorsement from governor nikki haley-- now has the backing of the state's most popular g-o-p leader...- *still* isn't on top in sc...- in anderson at 12:30 for a town hall at the hilton garden inn - front runner donald trump clear lead in the polls- he's making stops *all over* sc tonight before his cnn town hall tonight in columbiain the upstate: - trump heading to a town hall meeting in gaffney at broad river electric cooperative... that begins at
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evening3 and tonight- a *big* event in greenville at the well: conservative review convention starts at 7confirmed candidates include: senators ted cruz and marco rubio, dr. ben carsonseveral congressmen including: tim scott, trey gowdydo have to registete event costs 10 dollars 3 coming up: - gov. john kasich and sen. ted cruz also going to be making stops in the upstate... find out where in our next half hour hour 3 just ahead of south carolina's primary.. a new national poll shows ted cruz is leading the pack for the first time. time.that's according to nbc news and the wall street journal.they say 28 percent of republican voters are backing
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second place with 26 percent. that's a major shift from last month.. when trump was leading by 13 points. 3 and before the democrats square off in south carolina.. they're fighting for votes in nevada. nevada.that state's democratic caucus is this saturday. saturday.and new reports say it's going to be another close race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders.a new c-n-n/ o-r-c poll says nevada democrats are split by just one percentage point.. with 48 percent for clinton.. and 47 percent for sanders. sanders.after saturday.. the candidates will focus on south carolina.the democratic primary is february 27th. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 thursday will be sunny and
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the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at hwy 81
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3 covering our counties--we've learned the name of a woman who died in a crash in pickens county wednesday. wednesday.the coroner says 33 year old tiffany lovell from easley was killed in a wreck on latham road.we're told the car she was driving collided head-on with a pickup truck around 3:00 yesterday.troopers say the truck driver, another passenger, and an eight year old passenger were also treated at greenville memorial. the crash is under investigation. 3 anderson county deputies are hoping surveillance photos will help catch two people who
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clerk.this was breaking news wednesday morning.it all happened around 2 a-m at the hickory point b-p on highway 187. 3 deputies say two men came in with bandannas over their faces.one of them jumped over the counter and grabbed cash from the register.the other suspect shot the clerk in the chest before leaving the store. we're told that clerk was able to call 911.family members say he is stable condition.anyone with information on this case is asked to call 1-888-crime s-c. 3 let's check in with joe--- joe--- 3 governor nikki haley has declared this statewide screening day for heart health. we're live in greenville, where you can get screened for free.. right now. 3 here's a live look over clemson-- you're watching the
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news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look over greenville--- 3 3 a man who claimed to be a refugee is being blamed for a deadly attack in turkey. turkey.at least 28 were killed and dozens were hurt.turkey's
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man was targeting military personnel when he blew himself up on wedneday.his fingerprints were identifed as a syrian refugee.no organization has claimed responsibility for the attack. 3 3 later today -- we should learn more about president obama's upcoming trip to cuba. cuba.we know it will be historic, he will become the first president in 90 years to visit the country.the trip is expected next month and would be the final step in normalizing relations between the two countries.since the relationship has changed over the past 14 months, embassies have reopened in both countries. 3 3 do you know your numbers?do you know how healthy your heart is?.. is?..if not.. you can find out in a matter of minutes this morning.. morning..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the bon secours wellness arena because they are having a free health screening.. 3 3
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3 join us for a free heart health screeningfebruary 18, 20167am - 9am or while supplies lastbon secours wellness arenacomplimentary parking in the vip lot off of church streetthe basic heart health screening includes:full lipid profileblood pressure blood glucosebmirisk assessment fasting is recommended for accurate results. no pre- registration required. 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic.
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you..3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in
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and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. partly cloudy skies and mild air start the weekend saturday with highs in the mid- 60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by sunday. sunday night into monday clouds and rain move in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s and low 60s through midweek. thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. partly cloudy skies and mild air start the weekend
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60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by sunday. sunday night into monday clouds and rain move in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s
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3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. governor nikki haley is
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president. she made the announcement wednesday -- just days before the primary.south carolina congressman trey gowdy and senator tim scott are also supporting rubio. 3 toyota is recalling nearly three million rav four.. rav four e-v.. and vanguard suvs.. because of possible seat belt issues.the company says a free repair will be available at its dealerships. 3 the pope is back at the vatican after his five day trip to mexico,the pontiff wrapped up his visit with a mass at the u.s.-mexico border. he called on governments worldwide to open their hearts when it comes to immigration. 3 two giant teddy bears are safely back at a store in wisconsin after being stolen. and take a look --their rescue was all caught on police dash cam.authorities say two women stole the bears, along with chocolates from a local drugstore.police later stopped the suspects' vehicle, arrested the women and saved the bears. 3 and here's a live look at usc
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3 welcome baba to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live inside swamp rabbit crossfit.. presidential candidate marco rubio is set to be there this morning.. along with senator tim scott. we'll be streaming that event live on fox carolina dot com starting at 9:00. 3 a los angeles hospital is out thousands of dollar after having to pay off computer hackers to get their systems back up and running. running.hollywood presbyterian medical dished out about 17- thousand dollars to get out of the bind.staff there says they started noticing a problem about two weeks ago- when they got locked out of certain systems... and couldn't communicate electronically. administrators made the call to pay the "ransom" over the internet to get the system back on track as quickly as possible.the f-b-i is investigating the case. 3 time for weather with nicole.
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seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's ______.it's all about south carolina for the republican presidential candidates.we'll run down where you can catch up with them.. after the break. 3 here's a live look down in kiawah island, south carolina-- you're watching the morning
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news starts now. now.a pickens county teen is dead.. and now police have charged four people with murder.we'll have the latest on this case, next. next.48 hours before the polls open in south carolina... and
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president are working for every last vote.more on where you can catch up with them today.. coming up. up. 3 sunny and seasonably cool today.i'll let you know what to expect ahead of the weekend, next. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 18.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news.we are following a deadly crash in anderson county, that has a busy road blocked off.we'll start with chris scott in pit crew traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 3 3 all new this morning.. four people are behind bars after a shooting in pickens county left a 17 year old dead. dead.all four are charged with murder.
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called to the tri-city lanes bowling alley around 9:00 wednesday night.we are told 17 year old "kejuan brown" had been shot in the chest, and died at the scene.witnesses told officers they saw four suspects in a car together. 3 police then spotted that car at the spinx on highway 183. all four suspects in the car were taken into custody, and are behind bars this morning. morning.those suspect range in age from 15 to 22.police have not released their photos this morning. 3 3 with south carolina's republican primary just two days away.. governor nikki haley is giving her support to marco rubio.she announced her endorsement wednesday.. saying he has he passion and dedication she's looking for. we're told the governor will be joining rubio on the campaign trail.south carolina congressman trey gowdy and senator tim scott are also supporting rubio. 3 if you're still an *undecided* g-o-p voter... or just want to see your candidate of choice in person... there's a lot of campaign events happening 3 ashley minelli is live in our newsroom with a run-down of
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3 tonight-not only candidates coming together in one spot... but several elected officials will be at the conservative review convention here in greenville greenvilleat the wellstarts at 7confirmed candidates include: senators ted cruz and marco rubio, dr. ben carsonseveral congressmen including: tim scott, trey gowdydo have to register online, event costs 10 dollars dollars3 and for a more *personal* event... you can dine with senator ted cruz at mutts barbecue in powdersville... he'll be there at 3 today... *after* a scheduled with greenville county republican women at the poinsett club at noon...governor john kasich is also hosting a town hall today... he'll be in clemson for a 2:15 town hall at the
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doors open there at 1:15 3 trump, rubio also campaigning, more on them coming upall events online at fox carolina dot com... 3 3 tonight in columbia.. cnn will host their second town hall event with the candidates. candidates.jeb bush, john kasich, and donald trump will be there.. answering questions from cnn's anderson cooper.. as well as voters. voters.last night, the spotlight was on downtown greenville.. where ben carson, ted cruz, and marco rubio participated in the town hall. they covered quite a few issues.. including gun control
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judge's recent order telling apple unlock the i-phone of farook. 3 3 cruz: i think apple has the right side of the global 'don't make us do this to every iphone on the market.' market.' 3 for law enforcement to get a judicial search order, that's consistent with the 4th amendment. that how the bill of rights operates. to say 'apple open this phone - not anderson's phone, not everyone here, open this phone." phone." 3 carson: right now we're faced with tremendous threats and radical jihadists who want to destroy us. us.apple needs to sit down with trustworthy members of the government." government." 3 rubio: "there might be valuable information on that phone from the san bernardino killers that could lead us to preventing future crimes or future attacks, future terrorist attacks. so i think we're going to have to figure out a way for it by working with silicon valley and the tech industry on this." 3 another reminder-- south carolina's primary is this saturday.you must have a valid
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vote in one primary election. election.the democratic 27th. 3 3 covering our counties--a former oconee county officer is one of 27 people facing charges in a huge drug raid. raid.the sheriff's office says they discovered up to 9-point-5-million-dollars worth of drugs connected to horace mayfield's drug trafficking ring.agencies in south carolina and georgia assisted in taking down the ring.we're told an oconee county detention center officer-- joy hunter-- was among those charged.the sheriff says she has been fired. 3 school officials in haywood county say an elementary school will shut down. down.the citizen-times reports the board voted this week to close "central elementary" in waynesville.the district is trying to make up for a two-point-four million budget deficit.officials say the state will now have to sign off on the decision. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in
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and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: hwy 418 @ burgess school rdstyles rd @ hwy 290 290 3 here's a live look at the
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3 let's check in with joe--- joe--- 3 governor nikki haley has declared this statewide screening day for heart health. we're live in greenville, where you can get screened for free.. right now. 3 3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm diana watson. first at four, we'v got weather and traffic every ten minute..and tonight at ten..do sled background checks paint a *complete* picture of a person's criminal history? when the state law enforcement division sent us the rap sheet for accused colorado planned parenthood shooter-- robert dear-- we found it *didn't* include *all* his past arrests in south carolina... and the outcome of those cases.
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investigates why information was missing ...and what the former sled director believes should be done... to make accessing a person's past... more accessible...accurate...
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live inside swamp rabbit crossfit.. presidential candidate marco rubio is set to be there this morning.. along with senator tim scott. we'll be streaming that event live on fox carolina dot com starting at 9:00. 3 3 in florida-- after more than a month--two powerball millionaires have come forward. forward.**david kaltschmit** and maureen smith say they didn't watch the live powerball drawing on january 13th and didn't find out until the next morning that they had won. the couple claimed their lump sum of 328-million dollars. the overall jackpot was the largest in history at 1-point-5 billion dollars.
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sold in tennessee and california. the west coast winner has yet to come forward. 3 3 if you don't seem to have time to stop by the doctor's office for a health screening..then we have good news for you this morning.. morning..the bon secours wellness arena is living up to its name by offering free and fast health screenings this morning.. morning..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the well with more.. 3 3 3 3 3 join us for a free heart health screeningfebruary 18, 20167am - 9am or while supplies lastbon secours wellness arenacomplimentary parking in the vip lot off of church streetthe basic heart health screening includes:full lipid profileblood pressure blood glucosebmirisk assessment fasting is recommended for accurate results. no pre- registration required. 3 back to you..
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3 time for weather and traffic. 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to
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and mild air start the weekend saturday with highs in the mid- 60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by sunday. sunday night into monday clouds and rain move in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s and low 60s through midweek. thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. partly cloudy skies
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saturday with highs in the mid- 60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by sunday. sunday night into monday clouds and rain move in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s and low 60s through midweek.
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3 let's send it over 3 to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: hearon circle @ asheville rd hwy 418 @ burgess school rdstyles rd @
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290 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 nearly three million toyota s- u-vs are being recalled worldwide.. because of possible seatbelt issues. issues.toyota says a flaw could cause some of the rear seatbelts to fail.the recall affects the rav-four.. rav-four e-v.. and the vanguard.most were built between 2005 and 20-14.toyota says a free repair will be available at its dealerships. 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-savannah from greenville.-brantley from rosman.-a belated shoutout to trena from spartanburg. spartanburg.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the
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hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back.but first... a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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i support bernie sanders because i think that his ideas are much more forward thinking and innovative than any of the other candidates. when bernie sanders is engaging with the black lives matter movement it's proof positive that he doesn't just give lip service to being supportive of issues that matter to people of color in this country. and when he is elected we will see long-overdue changes to our criminal justice system that continues to criminalize people just for being black.
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3 news you need to know...four people are locked up on murder charges after a 17 year old was shot and killed in easley. police say kejuan brown was shot outside the "tri city lanes" bowling alley wednesday night.the four suspects were arrested a short time later. 3 turkish authorities say six soldiers have been killed after a bomb hit an armored military vehicle. today's blast comes a day after a suicide bomber killed 28 people and injured 60 others an attack on military personnel. 3 more details are expected to be released today about president obama's historic trip to cuba next month.mr. obama will be the first president in 90 years to visit the country. 3 cnn will hold its second town hall with the republican presidential candidates tonight.jeb bush, john kasich and donald trump will take part in columbia.the other three candidates appeared in greenville last night. 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate
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tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's get one last look at
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3 we're watching:hwy 418@ burgess school rdhwy 81 fatalclosed closed 3 here's a live look at highway 81 3 3 a *slow* speed police chase is making headlines in florida... after a man went for a joy-ride with some *heavy* machinery. 3 police say the chase started when driver of a back-hoe dumped boulders on the road in the keys... he drove up and down the bridge for more than an hour damaging the road and sides of the bridge.... and even a police cruiser! when the driver finally left the bridge, deputies stopped the back-hoe with spike strips.the driver was examined at a
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3 another live 3 look at swamp rabbit crossfit in greenville.. marco rubio set to appear in just minutes. you can watch live on fox carolina dot com.carolina dot live on fox you can watch 3 live on fox carolina dot com. thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget to join diana,
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3 ((close show)) >> wendy: cancer treatment -- >> it is a painless process -- >> wendy: -- without chemotherapy. plus, a firefighter dislocates her shoulder, and nothing could end her pain. >> just putting on my task. >> wendy: watch this hero get healed on a sunday morning. >> i was just back at it. >> pat: well, welcome to this edition of "the 700 club." you know, the airwaves and the newspapers are full of reports now that the republicans are committing
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brett barnes is saying they're going to lose the election. the nastiness has been introduced into this election by none other than donald trump. there was a thing, when i did my little political thing. we stuck to the 11th commandment, thou shalt speak ill of no fellow republican. you cannot have people shooting at each other, viciously, and think that won't go into the general election. and it will poison the waters for your ultimate nominee. so i just think when we see charges of lies, threats of lawsuits, allegations of dirty tricks -- the brutal battle for votes, the race is on in the crucial south carolina primary. but it will also be over on saturday, at least this phase of it. and then voters will have

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