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across the southeast along a stalled front that is draped over south carolina. today's rain chance goes up to 90% with 1" rain totals possible across the midlands. the daytime high will reach the upper 70s. on thursday the rain chance falls to 50% during the day and then down to 30% that night. high: 71 newberry has been under a flash flood warning for most of the day. and flooding has pushed scotts creek up out of its banks along drayton street in
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viewers have also been sending us flooding pictures from along highway 395 in newberry. our mike desumma has been checking out flooding all along the newberry county area this afternoon.
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newberry. charles, sam the city shows no signs of drying out at this point. over the last hour another another heavy downpour made its way through. that's been happening frequently since late this morning. here you can see scott's creek off wheeler street where the water level's been much higher today. higher waters been the common thing along several creeks and streams in and around the city. in one part of silverstreet today they've been keeping their eye on the saluda river. it topped its banks months ago during the historic floods --- causing a lot of damage to homes that sit at the saluda river resort. residents told me there are several people --- who are still left trying to recover from that. larry bennett --- silverstreet "uhh it got bad..campers right there.they was all under water. it was all messed up.
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tables and stuff right there in the bushes where it flooded a lot of stuff.trash cans.it all floated off." county officials say like many they will be watching the weather closely throughout the evening. they're hoping enough runoff will occur in between the heavy downpour to keep further flooding at bay. however right now the rain continues to fall. live in newberry mike desumma, wis news 10 you can get weather updates in the midlands by dowloading the wistvweather app. you can find it in your app store. and the best part...it's free! updates in the midlands by dowloading the wistvweather app. you can find it in your app store. and the best part...it's free! store.
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today the clemson tigers are trying to keep the focus on the game after three players were sent home from the orange bowl for violating team rules. head coach dabo swinney talked about the situation this morning. sports director rick henry is in miami with more. clemson head coach dabo swinney and oklahoma head coach bob stoops both held their final press conferences today before they meet in the orange bowl tomorrow night. the main topic of conversation for dabo...the suspension of three players. swinney looked relaxed and at ease this morning as he posed for pictures with the orange bowl trophy. he probably wasn't smiling too much yesterday when he sent three players home for violating team rules. wide receiver deon cain, tight end jay jay mccullough and kicker ammon lakip are all suspended from post season play. swinney says cain has a chance to return to the team next season. the clemson careers of mccullough and
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"i really hate it for them, they will have to deal with the consequences because they're missing out on a great opportunity. it's really not much anything else to add to that, but other than the fact that i'm really proud of our team. i'm really proud of how these guys handled themselves. again, it's unfortunate that three guys get the headlines, but you know, comes with the territory." the tigers were also missing a key player when they faced oklahoma in the
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quarterback deshaunn watson was out after having knee surgery, clemson won that matchup 40 to six. on the road with the tigers at the orange bowl..rick henry...wis news 10 sports. richland county deputies now say a man killed in the crash between a train and an suv was trying to get away from the train. it happened about 4:30 this morning near two notch road. the train tracks run parallel to two notch between windsor lake drive and rabon road. investigators say william boulware drove his suv off the road onto the tracks and got stuck there, then tired to get away on foot when a train came. they found boulware dead at the scene. the comedian whose been accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women was arraigned for the first time on assault charges today. bill cosby has been arraigned on one charge of aggravated indecent assault in connection with an incident in 2004. mr. cosby arrived at the elkins park,
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afternoon. he will remain free on 1 million dollars bail pending trial. he did not have to enter a plea. his next court hearing is january 14. the alleged victim is a former temple university employee who -prosecutors say -- thought of cosby as friend and mentor. the victim says cosby gave her pills and wine before sexually assaulting her. we'll have more details later on in the show. columbia mayor steve benjamin says the city has a lot on its plate in the coming year---and members of the city council will need to work together to get things done. the mayor spoke today after two new councilmen who haven't always agreed with him, joined the counci. jack kuenzie joins us from the newsroom. charles, the mayor has been able to achieve success on some huge goals like the new bull street baseball stadium. but at times, he's done that by the narrowest margins possible. as of yesterday, the makeup of the city council changed with the swearing-in of new members howard duvall and ed
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neither of them benjamin's choice in the two contested council races and both, especially duvall, critical of parts of the mayor's agenda. but benjamin told us today he's hoping to find common ground as the city tackles pressing 2015. so i've spent time with mr. duvall and reverend mcdowell some good quality time talking about things that are important to me that i believe are important to the city in making sure that we remain focused like a laser beam, local government in helping our citizens and small businesses recover from the flood. it's something we're going to have to be joined together on. we're going to have to work together to focus on the issue of affordable housing, already an issue prior to the flood. the mayor says the city has made a lot of progress fixing serious problems including fiscal issues during his tenure. he says it required unity from the council and he wants that to continue.
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the future of the project now named "the commons at bull street." live from the newsroom jack kuenzie wis news ten. up next in the news at 5 as we look at our new flooding, a crucial deadline is coming up after the october floods!
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night. preparations are underway for the latest edition of the capital city's famously hot new year's eve party at main and gervais streets. this year's headline attraction is multiple grammy award winning artist lauryn hill--who will cap off a year the mayor says has been full of major challenges from the removal of the confederate flag at the state house to the october flood disaster. steve benjamin says the city and the state managed to pull through in remarkable fashion and the party will reflect that. it was a wonderful reason to celebrate. and tomorrow night i look forward to spending some time celebrating with the people of columbia and the people in the midlands in a
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create you know a few million dollars in impact for our small businesses and continues to make columbia, this is our fifth year, the place to be on new year's eve. mayor benjamin says the event helps the city with economic development as well as improving the quality of life here. the city is asking partygoers to bring food donations for flood victims. there is a flood watch for the midlands from wednesday morning - thursday morning. i'm judi gatson with a wis
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e-6 javier villanueva just drum, ft. campbell, ft. husband has conquered many challenges, including a gunshot wound in iraq, a traumatic brain she respects him for soldiering a look now at your first alert
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there is a flood watch for the midlands from wednesday morning - thursday morning. your wednesday will feature another round of showers and occasional thunderstorms as an area of low pressure moves out of the gulf of mexico and across the southeast along a stalled front that is draped over south carolina. today's rain
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rain totals possible across the midlands. the daytime high will reach the upper 70s. on thursday the rain chance falls to 50% during the day and then down to 30% that night. high: 71 new year's day will be partly cloudy with only a slight chance of showers and a touch cooler temperatures. high:60 the first weekend in january will be dry and partly cloudy. time is just about up to apply for help from fema if you suffered damage from the october floods: the deadline to register is
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we're here with rae harver from
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business administration and carl henderson from fema. time is just about up to apply for help from fema if you suffered damage from the october floods: the deadline to register is monday.
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harver with the small business administration the big thing sba is trying to get out to people is its important to get your information in with both groups before the deadline. even if you don't think you'll want an sba loan you'll have 6 months after the deadline to decide if you want to activate it. if you don't apply it's just money left on the table. 11,264 loan applications filed 4,216 loans approved $1,216,000 in loan money has been approved
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days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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the lexington sheriff's department says randy jones' wife karen was found dead inside a motel room. investigators say he took an excessive amount of medication was provided by randy. he was also planning to take his own life in the process. jones is currently being held at the lexington
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republican presidential hopeful donald trump made an appearance in the lowcountry today. trump and his camp held a campaign rally/meet and greet at the westin on hilton head island. he got the biggest applause when he said he's going to make sure they keep their gun rights. "think if you had some guns in paris on the good side..paris has the toughest gun laws in the world. in france, if you get caught with a gun..no one has guns but the bad guys." he also spoke about his plan to get the economy back on track and his plan to build a wall at the u.s./mexico border. republican candidate jeb bush is in lexington tonight for his own meet and greet. the former florida governor will be at hudson's smokehouse barbecue on sunset boulevard tonight. the event is scheduled to start at 6:30. generic toss to break
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and i'm sam bleiweis thanks for joining us. let's go to ben tanner to get a
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there is a flood watch for the midlands from wednesday morning - thursday morning. your wednesday will feature another round of showers and occasional thunderstorms as an area of low pressure moves out of the gulf of mexico and across the southeast along a stalled front that is draped over south carolina. today's rain chance goes up to 90% with 1" rain totals possible across the midlands. the daytime high will reach the upper 70s. on thursday the rain chance falls to 50% during the day and then down to 30% that night. high: 71 new year's day will be partly cloudy with only a slight chance of showers and a touch cooler temperatures. high:60 the first weekend in january will be dry and papaly cloudy. as we continue to keep a close
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watches across the midlands--we're getting new pictures in from viewers of some of the flooding already taking place in newberry. sam shows newberry flooding
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new pictures in from viewers of some of the flooding already taking place in newberry. sam shows newberry flooding pics. the city of columbia is planning to close all three
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road this weekend. it's between coker street and forest drive this saturday. city crews have been working on
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water customers are currently being served by a bypass line. a boil water advisory has not been issued. 53 years of history came to a close in july when the confederate battle flag was removed from the state house grounds. the flag was the center of controversy for many years in south carolina. some saw it as a sign of slavery and to others it is a symbol of heritage. as we count down to the end of 2015, judi gatson has a look back at this year's number three story for our wis year in review. :01 :27 :35 :50 1:28 an hisisric call in south carolina. haley: "it's time to remove the flag from the state house grounds." gov. nikki haley signed a bill to remove the battle flag from the state house grounds after the fatal shootings at mother emanuel ame church in charleston that took nine lives, including that of senator clementa pinckney - a man who tried many times to have the flag taken down. mclawhorn: "that flag has been a symbol that has terrorized people over the
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represents heritage. jamie graham: "we've never seen the flag as a flag of hatred whatsoever... only a flag of heritage." it was up to an honor guard from the state highway patrol to remove the battle flag. the seven officers--black and white---in formation marching from the right side of the state house as you see it pole to bring down the flag in less than 30 seconds as many in the crowd of onlookers cheered. those officers then rolled up the battle flag and marched it to the state house steps to turn it over for transport to the confederate relic room contained within the state museum building. soon after, the flag's pole and the fencing around it were also removed. "we can move forward as a state in harmony. and we can honor the nine blessed souls who are now in heaven." in columbia, judi gatson, wis
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today, the land looks like it did back in 2000 before the flag was placed behind the confederate memorial. it could cost a million dollars to create a proper exhibit for the battle flag at the relic room. that will be included in the relic room's budget request to be presented to t t legislature next month in january. coming up on wis--plenty of clouds and showers in the forecast in the midlands throughout the day. we'll check in with meteorologist ben tanner. plus--the usc men's basketball team is striving for perfection as they aim for another win against francis marion. details on the game tonight
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there is a flood watch for the midlands from wednesday morning - thursday morning. your wednesday will feature
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showers and occasional thunderstorms as an area of low pressure moves out of the gulf of mexico and across the southeast along a stalled front that is draped over south carolina. today's rain chance goes up to 90% with 1" rain totals possible across the midlands. the daytime high will reach the upper 70s. on thursday the rain chance falls to 50% during the day and then down to 30% that night. high: 71 new year's day will be partly cloudy with only a slight chance of showers and a touch cooler temperatures. high:60 the first weekend in january
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clemson's head coach dabo swinney says the team can go right through it's rough patch before the
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it's rough patch before the orange bowl three of the tigers have been sent home for violating team orange bowl three of the tigers have been sent home for violating team rules. sports director rick henry is in miami with more. the tigers will take on the oklahoma sooners a little short handed tomorrow. head coach dabo swinney has suspended three players for the orange bowl for violating team rules. wide receiver deon cain, tightend jay jay mccullough and kicker ammon lakip have all been sent home. according to multiple rereorts all three failed a drug
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cain a freshman has evolved as one of the tigers top receivers. instead he's out for the postseason. "ame is a senior so he has graduated already and jay jay is not a senior but he will have an opportunity to come back to school next week, and he has a chance to graduate by the summer and he will have the opportunity to move on. if he wants to play somewhere else next year, he will have the opportunity to do that. but he won't be back with us. dion had the opportunity to come back to school and rejoin the team at some point if he grows up and does what he needs to do. if he doesn't then he won't so it's pretty simple."
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first three games of this season following a june arrest for cocaine possession and dui. mccullough also missed the season opener because of an academic suspension. on the road with the tigers at the orange bowl..rick henry...wis news 10 sports. the usc mens basketball team will look to keep their hot start to the season going tonight. the 11-and-oh gamecocks are back in action tonight at home. you can see the game on the sec network.. coming up on wis--if you got some cookware made from a cooking icon for christmas, you might need to take it back! plus--a twitter giant is taking steps to change its policy on violent posts...after growing outrage over terrorist social networking. break if you got new martha stewart cookware for christmas...you should check
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anncr: when the attacks come here... ...the person behindndhis desk will have to protect your family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken counter-terrorism surveillance, like ted cruz? will he have skipped crucial national security hearings and votes just to campaign, like marco rubio? 27 generals and admirals
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because jeb has the experience and knowledge to protect your family. right to rise usa is responsible
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macy's is recalling more than 120-thousand martha stewart frying pans. rivet covers on those eight and ten inch pans can pop off and fly across your kitchen. at least three people have received minor injuries that way. if you have the frying pans, you should stop using them and return them to macy's for credit. after 15 years, toys r us will be closing its doors at its times square location in new
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the flagship location will close at 6 tonight. the store was popular with tourists, who stop to take photos beside the giant lego empire state building. toys r us has not yet identified a new flagship store, but say they're actively searching for space in manhattan. the "year ahead in housing" report from real estate site trulia has some interesting news for anyone looking to buy a new home. they found an increasing number of americans want to buy a home, including a surge in millennials looking to become first time buyers but many fear rising interest rates will put home buying out of reach. trulia predicts the key will be where you decide to buy. the real steals will be in the so-called "bargain belt" -- southern and midwestern locations. if you plan to put your home up for sale in 2016, you can increase your chances of selling by taking note of some easy fixes. first, you can depersonalize your home
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faceless, fancy photos or art. that way, potential buyers can picture themselves living there and not you. you should also clean and de-clutter so the space looks bigger. if your house is empty, consider staging the rooms and updating the kitchen and bathrooms if needed. first impressions matter, so you could also try adding fresh flowers to your garden to appeal to buyers. twitter users who post hateful or violent speech on the social network will be booted from the site. a new twitter speech policy enhances the fight against hate speech and gives twitter more explicit ability to remove violators from the site. twitter, facebook and other social networks have faced criticism for failing to stop terrorists from using their channels to communicate. coming up on wis--mike tyson posts an epic hoverboard fail. plus--painting with a splash! a seal in russia gets in the creative spirit! break dramatic footage captured the
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north yorkshire and parts of it collapsed into a river as peole watched in shock. the bridge had already been shut due to structural concerns caused by flooding due to storms in recent days. the collapse of the bridge caused a gas leak in the area as broken pipes were exposed. a brazen thief stole an elderly woman's purse as she prayed at a florida church. the man walked in and apparently
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then left. he quickly returned and casually took the bag. the 84-year-old victim followed him out, but he got away. her purse was later recovered-- but without her wallet, money and other valuables. trending now--a baby girl born just barely weeks before the beginning of the third trimester is being called the smallest surviving baby born at a popular charlotte hospital. e'layah faith was born 14 weeks early at carolinas medical center, in charlotte, in late september. e'layah weighed 10 ounces and measured just 10 inches long at birth. her parents call her their miracle baby. doctors say they came up with a special formula of breast milk and formula to help the baby gain weight. reality star rob kardashian has been hospitalized after falling ill over the weekend-- according to tmz, doctors have diagnosed the 28- year-old with diabetes-- a condition kardashian was unaware he had. kardashian has struggled with
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weight gain over recent years. unlike the rest of his family on years. add former heavyweight boxing champ mike tyson to the list of people who have taken a spill on a hoverboard. he posted video of the episode on his twitter account. in it, you see mike riding his daughter's hoverboard when things suddenly go wrong. he takes a hard spill, but wasn't down for the count. he says he wasn't seriously hurt adding on twitter... seemed like a good idea to ride my daughter's hoverboard but guess not... a 50-foot humpback whale made a rare appearance in rhode island. the whale was seen making a colossal splash near narragansett bay for about 45 minutes. humpbacks aren't supposed to be lingering around there this time of year. like many new englanders, the humpback heads for warmer climes once the mercury begins to drop every year.
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rare visitor to shallow coastal waters. this is a giant squid, seen in on christmas eve. normally, these enormous creatures are found only in the deep ocean. the diver who shot this video estimated the mollusk was nearly four meters long -- that's about 13 feet! the squid eventually made its way away from the marina and out to sea. a rare seal surprised its keepers at a russian aquatic park by painting a picture using brushes held in its mouth. while the selection of colors was up to a trainer, the creative part was done by the seal, which jumped out of water with a brush in its mouth and applied paint on canvas fixed by the side of the pool. when the painting was ready, the seal, following the trainer's command, "signed" it by adding the first letter of its name - laska
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it later was sold to spectators at a special auction. thanks for joining us for the news at 5. we'll be right back.
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and columbia's mayor says don't expect big changes all at once in the landmark bull street project.; plus-- "swoosh...jedi mind tricks." and clemsons head coach says he's got no tricks up his sleeve against oklahoma...but the tigers are hoping the force will be strong good evening and welcome to the news at six. i'm sam bleiweis. thanks for joining us this evening. i'm charles molineaux. right now, rain is bringing significant flooding to portions of the northern midlands. a flash flood watch is still in effect for several counties across the state. let's get right to the current conditions out there...meteorologist ben tanner is in the first alert
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