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-- --len kiese will join us at 5am. let's get your early morning started with a look at your forecast. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s
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still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures. confirmed tornado to the area yesterday. multiple witnesses captured a funnel cloud moving over the west columbia area. video sent to wis shows what it looked like to the east toward i-77. the national weather service confirms that an e-f-zero tornado touched down just north of the state farmers market in the town of pine ridge. there have been no reports of any injuries. parts of lexington county were right in the tornado's path. a gymnasium at grace chapel on
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had some significant damage after two sheet metal doors were ripped out and ended up in a nearby cemetery. department of transportation crews were out clearing trees--one major one that blocked a portion of dixiana road. workers at a local leesville logging company were left cleaning up after the strong storm ripped through the area. workers say they had just gotten off lunch when the heavy rain hit tracy's logging company on north edisto road. the force of the winds were strong enough to rip part of the roof off a shed on the property and completely overturn a tractor trailer. one worker said it felt like it was a tornado. "it was coming after it destroyed this building it was coming our way. and i didn't see when it flipped that trailer, but i'd seen it when it got closer to us, debris was flying, and boards. it was like a twister." no one was reported injured in the storm. the damage is estimated to cost
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we're just several weeks away now from south carolina's democratic primary. hillary clinton wasn't in town today, but her husband was. chad mills was at president bill clinton's rally for his wife at allen university. "she is clearly the best qualified person to be president i have ever had the chance to vote for and ask you to vote for." it was president bill clinton's first visit to columbia since 2008 and his first trip to allen university since 2000. "we are all under an obligation to do all the good we can in all the ways we can to all the people we can for as long as we can. that's what hillary's done her whole life. that's why she ought to be president." and the 42nd president, naturally, had nothing but praise for his wife, hillary clinton, who's battling for the democratic nomination for president. clinton narrowly won the iowa caucus on monday but her chances in new hampshire are much slimmer with her challenger,
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sanders, leading in the polls. political experts say that's why south carolina will be important to her. "one of the reasons you ought to vote for hillary is the next president's going to get between one and three appointments to the united states supreme court, and we can change a lot of that." president clinton touched on hillary's specific policies -- from prison reform to affordable college. "those of us in higher income categories should pay to make college affordable to all americans. / and, this is one place where her plan is really good. people getting pell grants can use it all if they need to for basic living expenses." but he hit an emotional note too -- in calling for unity under a hillary clinton presidency. "the most important thing that has happened to heal america in a very long time was what happened when the parishioners of that church in charleston showed their true christian faith." that was chad mills reporting.
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yesterday for the democratic town hall. and at that town hall last night, clinton and bernie sanders clashed over who's the true champion of progressive, liberal politics. while on the gop side, the list of candidates got shorter. steve handelsman has more. hillary clinton, at tonight's forum in new hampshire, said her core is as liberal as bernie sanders' president candidate "we share a lot of the same big progressive goals, but we have different ways of going about them." that...said sanders...is the problem presidential candidate "i do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes 15 million dollars from wall street.
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reaction, at 9 lions tavern... "i do like sanders... "and?" "and i also like donald trump." republican rand paul quit the race. so did rick santorum, endorsing marco rubio "someone that can bring this country together, not just moderates and conservatives but young and old." that's rubio's new hampshire pitch. presidential candidate "i know that if i'm the republican nominee - we're going to win the election." donald trump ...in arkansas tonight.... he's accusing ted cruz of fraud "i mean we're liable to wake up one morning and donald, if he were president, would have south carolina--thousands of voters are making sure they've done their paperwork. the state election commission
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than 39 thousand voters have taken steps to comply with the state's voter id law--getting valid picture id's. the law took hold in late 2012. critics complained some voters might have a hard time getting the right identification. but a spokesman for the commission says changes to the law have actually made it easier to vote---even when the voter does-not-have the required photo id. "regardless of whether you have a photo id or not, whether you forgot your photo id, whether you can't get a photo id, if you go to your polling place to vote, you're able to cast a ballot. that was not the case prior to photo id. prior to photo id if you didn't have a drivers license, dmv id or that paper non-voter voter registration card you didn't get started at the polling place." south carolina was the first state in the nation to require some sort of identification at the polls back in 1950. state election officials also want voters to be aware of some important deadlines if you are voting absentee.
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ballot in person by showing up to the county elections office up until the day before each primary. for the republicans that deadline is 5 pm on friday, feburary 19th. for the democrats, it's at the same time on friday february 26th. if you're mailing in your ballot, you have until the tuesday before the primary to request your ballot. those voting republican have until 5 pm on tuesday, february 16th. democratic voters again have until 5 pm on tuesday, february 23rd. all mail-in absentee ballots must be received by 7 pm on the day of the primary. kershaw county deputies now have a suspect they believe is behind multiple break-ins in bethune. the sheriff's office says over the past five weeks, numerous businesses in the town were targeted--the latest case happening tuesday at bethune elementary school. deputies say jeremy woodall was arrested after investigators found items that linked him to the crimes. he's charged with multiple counts of second-degree burglary. deputies say woodall has previously been arrested by for burglary and was released from prison last
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a long-running battle between the city of columbia and the city's only sex shop may be coming to an end. the city has ordered taboo--on devine street---to shut down by friday. a store spokesman says the order follows a ruling by a federal judge last month upholding the city's efforts to force taboo out of business. city leaders began working to close the adult store shortly after it opened in december of 2011. the city says taboo is violating zoning rules---and if it does not close february 5th, its owner will be fined $500 a day and possibly face 30 days in jail for each day it remains open. "it's not like we're out in the street dragging you in here if you don't want to come in here. there are certain foods i don't like. i don't frequent those restaurants. but that doesn't mean i want them to shut down because i don't like the stuff that they sell. that's kind of the way we feel people should feel about us. we're just in here trying to our taxes and provide for you families." the store's manager says taboo owner jeff white
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trying to relocate the store outside the city limits. the sexual assault case against bill cosby will move forward--after a judge yesterday handed the comedian's lawyers two defeats in court. the judge ruled that a promise from a former district attorney was not legally binding and does not bar prosecutors from pursuing charges against cosby. his attorney's were also seeking to remove the current district attorney from the case, which was denied. cosby's lawyers can appeal yesterday's ruling, but have not said if they will. a preliminary evidentiary hearing is scheduled for march 8th. a camden educator is standing out across the country and on her way to a big salute. camden high assistant principal lesley corner has been named the state's assistant principal of the year. and now she's one of three finalists to get the title nationwide. the district says her development of four new courses and the implementation of a school-wide writing program helped her stand apart from the crowd. "i was just one of those people. i was born to be a teacher. now as far as going into
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if you would've asked me when i was in the classroom if i would have gone into administration, i would've said there's no way i'm leaving the classroom. i absolutely loved it. i loved being with the students. but i've had opportunities that have shown me that in this position i can reach even more students." corner will attend a conference in florida at the end of the month. that's when the national recipient will be announced. coming up...it was a big day yesterday for the state's college football programs who went where, and what the coaches had to say about national signing day, ahead in rick henry's thursday sports wrap. break 1 the first national signing day
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muschamp as usc's head football coach. coach boom literally hit the ground running after he was hired in december. he instantly made tracks over to committment to south carolina. following the resignation of steve spurrier....but he was won over by muschamp and signed with i think they'll contribute in a huge way here at the university of south carolina. when you turn the tape on, i offered bryan as a ninth-grader. i didn't even realize it. i think he was 14 years old. chuck jordan, his coach has been up there for probably 30 years. he told me when i walked into the home that night. but again, those are two guys we felt like we needed to pinpoint early and make sure they understood how we felt." a lot of happiness in tiger town tonight . clemson head coach dabo swinney
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staff put together a top ten recruiting class. the tigers signees are ranked fifth by rivals and tenth by espn. dabo swinney is probably dancing the night away after the tigers put the finishing touches that class today. they landed the state's top uncommitted prospect.....fort dorchester offensive lineman john simpson....he goes with clemson over florida and lsu. clemson missed out on the nation's top recruit today....defensive lineman rashan gary from new jersey...who chooses michigan over the tigers. the tigers already had the country's number two prospect locked up...defensive tackle dexter lawrence from wake forest, north carolina. the south carolina state bulldogs sign 29 players....including 17 from the palmetto state. a cold front is somewhat stalled
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look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon
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colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures. break 2 the investigation into the flint water crisis took two giant leaps yesterday. two branches of the federal
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now involved...and are raising
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giant leaps yesterday. two branches of the federal government are now involved...and are raising the possibility of criminal charges. chris clackum has the latest tonight. the flint water crisis spilled over into the halls of congress wednesday... ....where the resident who first uncovered lead in flint's water... testified how bad it was. "yes, the levels of lead in my water were higher than hazardous waste levels" levels so dangerous, lee anne walters quit bathing her twin four- year-old boys in flint's water..
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"we now know the horror of poison running through our taps and the negligence of the agencies paid to protect us" negligence. texas :37 - :43 "would you say that there are criminal activities or results of this inaction? "if it's not criminal i don't know what is." the fbi has announced it's investigating whether environmental crimes were committed in flint's crisis... . ...which started two years ago when the city was forced by the state to switch the source of its tap water from detroit's system... to the flint river ..in order to save the state money. michigan's republican governor rick snyder has repeatedly apologized for the state's poor handling of the matter. ...while republicans on the committee say the federal e-p-a shares blame, too. "we all let the citizens of flint down." but committee democrats were forceful in disagreeing. virginia 1:22 - 1:27 what both say was a failure of when it comes to treating
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because they're at higher risk for complications, expectant moms are more likely to be hospitalized for the flu. but cdc researchers say prompt treatment with antiviral medications, like tamiflu, can help cut down the length of their stay. the study showed pregnant women with severe flu were released from the hospital five days sooner when they were treated within two days of feeling sick. still to come this morning on sunrise... a surprise guest had customers at one california store rushing to take pictures. break 3 andrea mitchell good morning and on this stage
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the first and only debate between hillary clinton and bernie sanders before the
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they have not gone head to head before, particularly because martin o'malley had been in the race until he dropped out look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday.
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video from facebook shows customers running into the sea lion fresh out of the water and taking pictures to prove what they were seeing was real. owners at the cave store say the animal must have climbed the 145 step staircase leading from the shore to the store. with a little coaxing and canned salmon, the sea lion was back to the ocean in no time. a goat named william is on the top of a most wanted list in coralville, iowa. william is a research goat who belongs to the university of iowa. he escaped while being transported to a facility in coralville on friday. this is a picture of a goat that looks like william...but isn't the missing goat. the goat's been spotted multiple times, but police and the university haven't been able to catch him. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten
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the calm after the storm. strong winds and a small tornado swept through the midlands yesterday, leaving some areas damaged this morning. and... we are live in west columbia where an ef-0 tornado touched down right here at dixiana road and charleston highway. coming up i'll show you the damage we're still seeing this morning. plus... cooler temperatures expected for today. i'll have your first alert forecast coming up. "what kind of people are we dealing with, with these politicians?" explosive accusations.
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cruz accusing the iowa caucus winner of using dirty tactics to shift votes. we have both sides of the controversy. it's february 4th on this friday eve. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this thursday, february 4th. the weather is much calmer this morning compared to what we saw just less than 24 hours ago. severe storms swept through the midlands, spawning a small tornado in west columbia. through the midlands, spawning a small tornado in west columbia. multiple witnesses captured a funnel cloud moving over the area. the national weather service confirms a weak tornado touched down. we also had reports from viewers of minor damage in the steadman community...near leesville. the national weather service in columbia has noted there was a weak rotation in that area. we sent a crew out to leesville where workers at tracy's logging company on north
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the wind was strong enough to rip part of the roof off a shed on the property and completely overturn a tractor trailer. one worker said it felt like a tornado. a weather spotter for the national weather service says a team will be in the steadman area today surveying the damage. we have team coverage as we look ahead this morning. our michal higdon is live where that tornado hit in west columbia and has more on what still needs to be cleaned up. and we are still seeing showers from that storm system as it a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will
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saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures. back to west columbia now...where some businesses along dixiana road have a lot of clean- up from severe weather that moved through. our michal higdon is live out there this morning with a look at the damage. the national weather service confirms an ef-0 tornado touched down in west columbia near dixiana road and charleston highway. grace chapel on dixiana suffered some damage. . the gymnasium's sheet metal doors were blown out and ended up in the
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scdot crews were there as well working to clear trees from the roadway. fortunately, no major structural damage was reported. just down the road -- the video of cars you're seeing is from right across from the farmers market in west columbia. you can see vehicles were damaged when high winds flipped them over. you can see the windows were blown out in others because of flying debris. according to the national weather service, the tornado was on the ground for a little more than half a mile. the tornado itself was about 50-75 yards wide. several trees were down along dixiana road as a result of the tornado and a top was blown out of one tree. thankfully, there was no major
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reported from the storm. and at this point live in west columbia, michal higdon, wis news 10. in the wis alert center this morning... more video of damage from those storms that impacted parts of the south yesterday. a tornado reportedly touched down near fort stewart, georgia. take a look at some of this damage to homes and cars in that area. dozens were displaced when the storm brought down trees on numerous homes. one woman who's home was damaged -- described the moment the storm hit. "my husband came and he jumped on top of us and we heard everything shatter and then we heard a big boom and ... it was gone and we walked out and there was nothing left." fort stewart officials say it could take up to 3 days to fully clean-up from the storm. displaced residents are being
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on the base. the charlotte area also saw damage from severe storms. take a look at this. heavy rain and high winds brought this tree down on this house. there were no reports of injuries. in charlotte -- duke energy says close to five thousand people were without power in mecklenburg county during the height of those storms. republican presidential candidate donald trump is making headlines this morning -- calling for a "do-over" in the iowa caucus race. the 2nd place finisher is accusing ted cruz of pulling tricks in his monday win. trump launched one of his harshest attacks at cruz yesterday on twitter saying cruz quote "didn't win iowa, he illegally stole it." trump accused cruz staffers of bad politics for reportedly insinuating on caucus night that challenger ben carson might drop out. cruz of course if firing back. presidential candidate "american people are not interested in this circus side show of insults. you know, my girls are five and seven, and i gotta tell you caroline and catherine are
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meanwhile, cruz has apologized to ben carson. cruz said his staffers made a mistake by not checking with carson for a follow-up statement regarding a cnn article claiming carson is taking a break before campaigning in new hampshire. the today show will have more on this after sunrise. meanwhile, trump is up for another nomination. the republican candidate and billionaire businessman has been nominated for the nobel peace prize by someone who hasn't yet been named. trump is in the running for the prize among women's rights activists, groups who welcomed syrian refugees, negotiators who ended five decades of civil war in colombia, and national security agency leaker edward snowden. two republican candidates have officially ended their run for the white house in 2016. former pennsylvania senator rick santorum announced he's ending his campaign and is now endorsing marco rubio for
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kentucky senator rand paul also announced he's ending his campaign. both failed to gain adequate amounts of support in this year's race. it's now down to two democrats in the presidential race following the iowa caucuses. hillary clinton and bernie sanders spoke directly to voters at a town hall in new hampshire last night. sanders slammed clinton, questioning her claims on being a 'progressive' versus a 'moderate' candidate. clinton fired back, urging voters to look at her record. clinton said the main goal is to prevent the election of a republican candidate to the white house, while sanders said he would love the opportunity to run againt donald trump. presidential candidate "the goal has to be to prevent the republicans from getting back into the white house and undoing all the progress that has been made by president obama." presidential candidate "i would love the opportunity, frankly, i'm prejudice. i want trump to win the republican nomination. and i would love the opportunity to run against him. i think we would win by a lot. " tonight on msnbc, clinton and sanders will
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chuck todd and rachel maddow will moderate the debate at the university of new hampshire beginning at 9pm. happening today... the united service organization is celebrating 75 years of working with america's service members. the organization's location at the columbia metropolitan airport is expected to have a birthday party from 11 a-m this morning until two. the uso works to strengthen america's military service members by keeping them in touch with their family, home and country. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday
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a slight chance of showers early coming up on news 10 sunrise... much at stake as the gamecock women's basketball team practices their game for a matchup tonight at colonial life arena. a look ahead to tonight's game against kentucky and what the gamecocks are
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in the wis alert center... a kansas man has admitted his guilt in an these lil' chickies and lil' doggies are small, -but they're intense. -yeah. -it's like my niece, hannah. -and you, uh, take karate? show him how intense you are. -yah! yah! ah! -(karate sounds) hey! now finish him. big flavor in a little package. new lil' chickies and lil' doggies.
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two coneys or two burgers, and two tots and two drinks. -yeah. -it's like i'm seeing double. speaking of double. look. (yells) you guys wanna hang out sometime? oh, man. i think i nailed it. now two can eat for $9.99 all month long.
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extremist-inspired plot to bomb a military base. 21 year old john booker planned to detonate a vehicle bomb outside fort riley in april of 2015. his accomplices were fbi informants and the "bomb" was made with non- explosive materials. he pled guilty to one count each of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and attempted destruction of government property by fire or explosion. he will face a sentence of up to 30 years in prison. new this morning... south congaree police are looking to track down a woman accused of filing a false assault report against her ex-husband. investigators say tammy bedenbaugh called police back in october, saying her home was broken into by her ex.
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assaulted her in her home. police say bedenbaugh's ex-husband provided several documents to police saying he was working during the time of the incident, and was nowhere near south carolina. police believe she may be in the beaufort area. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you can help, a columbia sexual assault suspect remains in jail this morning on 300- thousand dollars bond. police say 21-year-old carlos hernandez turned himself in wednesday morning at c-p-d headquarters. officers say he's the same man they called a "person of interest" after these images were captured on surveillance video near the 800 block of barnwell street. that's where a woman told police a man sexually assaulted her at gunpoint saturday night. hernandez is now charged with first degree criminal sexual assault and kidnapping. for the first time, the richland library in blythewood is closer to getting a new look. those renovation designs will be revealed at a public meeting tonight. it will be the first time any improvements have been made to the current 4- thousand
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building that opened in 1992. those behind the plan say two million of the 59 million dollar bond referendum will enhance the library experience in blythewood. "this particular branch is about 4,000 square feet and we are going to add on about 2,400 square feet, so we will have more space for all the things that we hope that we can offer the community." tonight's meeting will provide people with answers to questions they may have about the new design. it's from 4:30 to 6:30 at the richland library in blythewood. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon
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colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures. another big game tonight for the
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women's basketball team. the gamecocks play the 18th ranked kentucky wildcats tonight at colonial life arena. opening tip is at 7 o'clock. a win tonight would mean the gamecocks would be undefeated heading into a monday night it was a busy day for college football teams around the nation, as coaches anxiously waited for the country's top
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waited for the country's top high school football prospects to chose their school. clemson had a great day -- and pulled in the number 8 ranked class, according to espn. they did miss out on the nation's top recruit, rashan gary, who chose michigan over the tigers. meanwhile -- will muschamp's landed 24 recruits to cap off his first class as the gamecocks head coach. south carolina's freshman class is ranked 27th in the nation. coming up on news 10 sunrise... stopping the zika virus in its tracks. more on what president obama and brazil's more on what president obama and brazil's president have teamed up to do to fight the zika virus after the world health organization declared the disease an international emergency. hallie jackson
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u-s investigators say they've now confirmed the first cyber attack that knocked out part of the ukranian power grid. the attack in december caused a blackout that affected more than 200- thousand people. investigators from the u-s department of energy and homeland security as well as the fbi traveled to ukraine to investigate. a team of hackers reportedly coorinated an attack on six different power companies in which they destroyed computers and internal systems that were used to restart power. no one has claimed responsibility for the apparent bombing that blew a big hole in a commercial airliner over somalia. the pilot reportedly blamed a "terrible explosion" for the incident. the plane made an emergency landing tuesday in mogadishu, where it took off. witnesses said one passenger, who was on fire, was sucked out at 14-thousand feet. the airliner, an east african carrier, is investigating the incident. the house oversight and government reform committee will hold a hearing on the rising cost of prescription drugs.
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turing pharmaceuticals, martin shkreli, is expected to testify. that hearing is scheduled to begin at nine a-m on capitol hill. bundy has been indicted by a federal grand jury in portland. the indictment was against bundy and 10 others who joined him at the occupation of an oregon wildlife refuge. they are being charged with felony conspiracy. the 11 people were accused of using intimidation to prevent federal officers from doing their work at the refuge in the sparsely populated southeast oregon town of burns. officials from brazil say the country is working with the united states to create a vaccine against the zika virus. brazil's president said she and barack obama are partnering to fight against the mosquito-borne disease that the world health organization has declared an international emergency. the zika virus has been linked to a spike in babies born with a rare birth defect called microcephaly. just six years removed from a government bailout, general motors reported its best profit margin ever. the largest automaker in the u-s now sells more
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home. g-m's profit margin reached seven point one percent up from four point two percent in 2014. it's also the highest it has ever been in g-m's 107- year history. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this thursday, february 4th. your top stories this morning... continued clean-up from yesterday's round of severe weather. the national weather service confirmed an e- f-zero tornado touched down in west columbia. mark creighton caught the storm on camera yesterday. several others spotted the
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one of the hardest hit areas was off dixiana road in west columbia. our michal higdon is live there this morning with the latest. i'm at grace chapel church right at charleston highway and dixiana road. the tornado yesterday caused the sheet metal doors to be blown out and several trees in the area fell because of winds and rain. but it wasn't just here in west columbia that saw the severity of the storm. i'll show you some other areas around the midlands affected in about 15 minutes. live in west columbia, michal higdon, wis news 10. we also had viewers send us pictures of minor damage in steadman near leesville. wis went to tracy's logging
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edisto road where the wind was strong enough to completely overturn a tractor trailer and rip part of the roof off a shed on the property. the national weather service in columbia has noted there was a weak rotation in that area and a nws weather spotter says a team will be in that area today surveying the damage. this weather is much calmer this morning. you will still need your umbrella for a few lingering showers in parts of the midlands. tim miller has your forecast. a cold f fnt is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will
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during the severe weather, many of you sent us video and pictures like this one from grant storm from the village on bluff road. in downtown sumter- jillian huckeba caught this shot of the storm moving in. richard murphy in bishopville had this view of the storm which moved across
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midlands. and this is a view of the storm from swansea given to us by elizabeth alexander. we want to say thank you to everyone who kept us posted about what your were seeing in your backyard. you can always tweet or post your facebook pictures to the wis page. remember anytime severe weather strikes -- you can stay alele with the wis weather app. just search wis weather in your app store. messaging and data rates do apply. family and friends are preparing to say goodbye to a young woman who investigators say was killed by her ex-boyfriend. deanndra roach's funeral will be held at noon today at the rehoboth baptist church on hardscrabble road. richland county deputies found her body on farrow road last friday after she was shot. roach's ex-boyfriend has been charged with her murder. deputies are still investigating the case. kershaw county deputies now have a suspect they believe is behind multiple break-ins in bethune. the sheriff's office says over the past five weeks, numerous businesses in the town were targeted--the latest case happening yesterday at
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deputies say jeremy woodall charged with multiple counts of second-degree burglary after investigators found items that linked him to the crimes. deputies say woodall has previously been arrested by for burglary and was released from prison last fall. coming off the heels of the iowa caucuses, things are heating up between republican candidates ted cruz and donald trump. trump has now accused cruz of rigging the system and 'stealing' votes in iowa. trump says cruz's results should be quote "nullified." cruz has fired back, saying trump is just being a sore loser after coming in second during the iowa caucuses. we'll hear reaction from both candidates during our six a-m hour of sunrise. rick santorum has e eed his republican presidential bid. the former pennsylvania senator made the announcement on fox news last night. since announcing his run back in may, santorum's campaign failed to pick up any momentum. santorum also announced he's now supporting senator marco rubio as the presidential pick. santorum praised rubio's policies to support working americans and address national security threats. someone who has a real
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the threat of isis, real understanding of the threat of fundamentalist islam and has experience, i mean one of the things i wanted is someone who has some experience in this area, and that's why we decided to support marco rubio. santorum won the 2012 iowa caucuses, and was the final republican presidential challenger to mitt romney. in the 2016 race, santorum never qualified for the primetime stage in any of the seven republican presidential debates. the 42nd president, bill clinton, paid columbia a visit last night. he spoke at allen university to encourage south carolina democrats to vote for his wife, hillary clinton, in the upcoming primary. he said hillary, if elected, would practice inclusive politics. clinton narrowly won the iowa caucus on monday but her chances in new hampshire are much slimmer with her challenger, senator bernie sanders, leading in the polls. political experts say that's why south carolina will be political experts say that's why south carolina will be important to her. "she is clearly the best qualified person to be president
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vote for and ask you to vote for." wis talked to a number of voters at the rally. most said, even though some of hillary clinton's policies sound similar to what they've heard from senator sanders, they believe clinton is the better candidate to put those ideas into action. tonight on msnbc, clinton and sanders will go one-on-one for the first time. chuck todd and rachel maddow will moderate the debate at the university of new hampshire beginning at 9pm. when voters in new hampshire make their presidential choice next tuesday, wis will be there. starting monday, our will whitson will be providing live coverage of the primary. both chambers of the south carolina legislature are taking some time off. they are expected to take a break the week after easter, and the house is also expected to take two more weeks off. house speaker jay lucas says the house won't meet the week leading up to the first in the south primary on february 20th. lucas says the house can take more time off without falling
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house's call for a shorter session. a bill shortening the session by a month has also advanced to the senate floor. the south carolina supreme court now has a new chief justice. legislators elected south carolina court of appeals judge john few on wednesday after chief justice jean toal retired back in december. it's few's third attempt at a seat on the high court. few says he's excited and relieved by the vote. few received 92 votes to bruce williams' 73 votes. williams is also a judge on the court of appeals. the trial has been delayed for joey meek, the friend of charleston church shooter dylann roof. u.s. district judge richard gergel granted a motion from meek's attorney, requesting the trial be delayed until may, so the defense could review evidence in the case. investigators allege 21- year-old meek failed to tell investigators all he knew about roof's plans to shoot nine people at emanuel ame church back in june. roof is charged with nine counts of murder in state court with hate crimes in federal court. nearly 8 months after the tragic
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ame church we now have a better understanding of what happened that night. in an exclusive interview, our billie jean shaw spoke with two of the survivors. felecia sanders and polly sheppard describe the moments they witnessed nine of their loved ones gunned down. from close friends to family members, their lives changed forever. that night the women say they lost so much but gained more faith. they say they believe their lives were spared for a reason. "i always think god allows things for different reasons. it's only what god allows.a lady keep asking me the question, where was god when he was shooting in the place? i say he was the same place when he lost his son, god was right there." tonight at 11, the women tell our billie jean shaw more on their story on survival and the moments leading up to the shooting. coming up on news 10 sunrise... one college football recruit jumps at the chance to sign with a recruiting powerhouse. incredible video trending its
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media this morning of a very nonconventional way to make your college pick. we'll tell you more, next. more than 158-thousand dirt devil vacuums are being recalled in the u-s due to america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing. you're looking for smarts... and guts. we looked at each candidate... we studied their record... we know... looked them over... we checked them out... and we chose one. there's only one. jeb bush. he's got a plan. he'll keep us safe. he's a president - a commander in chief. jeb bush. best prepared to be commander in chief. right to rise usa
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when the republicans weren't going after president obama they were coming after me. his attorney general. in the cabinet, i served with hillary clinton. i've known her for almost 25 years. this is a woman whose fought her whole life for children, to protect civil rights, voting rights. and today hillary is pushing hard for tougher gun laws and police accountability. if you want to make sure republicans don't take us backward help hillary move us forward.
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hazard. the recall covers three models of the dirt devil total pet cyclonic upright vacuums. there have been 14 reports of a prong on the electric cord plug detaching and remaining in an electrical outlet, which poses an electrical shock risk. no injuries have been reported. consumers should stop using the vacuums and contact dirt devil for instructions on receiving a free replacement vacuum. as the super bowl approaches, many people are buying and setting up new tvs in their homes. but, consumers should also be aware of the tip- over danger that tvs can pose to children. the result of children climbing on furniture and tvs can end in tragedy. reports say one child dies every two weeks and one is injured every 24 minutes when a tv or piece of furtniture falls on them. tvs should be mounted to the wall with a bracket or anchored to a stable piece of furniture that's appropriate for the tvs size and weight. the weather is much calmer this
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compared to what we saw just less than 24 hours ago. severe storms swept through the midlands, spawning a small tornado in west columbia. confirms a weak tornado touched down. those storms certainly packed a punch yesterday when they moved through. of course several warnings were issued when that funnel cloud was spotted. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s
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30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday
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commitment to a college football team, but it certainly could be considered the coolest. ole miss recruit deontay anderson skydived his way to the rebels on national signing day in a video posted by
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from manvel, texas, who literally jumped through the choices of texas, lsu and of course, ole miss. take a look at this. one company is coming up with a solution for your two o'clock slump when you need a cup of coffee and it's nowhere in sight. it's a new bracelet called "joule" and it's working to help coffee drinkers across the nation avoid the the bracelet reportedly contains fda-approved patches that send a buzz of caffeine through the skin-- almost like drinking a cup of coffee. the body absorbs the patch over
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four hours... so you'll get the alert without the jitteriness. the bracelet is expected to ship later this year, and it'll cost 29 dollars with 30 caffeine patches included. today marks world cancer day. its mission is to bring awareness to those suffering from cancer and prevent deaths by raising awareness and education about cancer. world cancer day works to ask governments and people across the world to take action. you can use social media to share the statement "we can, i can" to show your support to take action against the world's deadliest disease. we've got more of today's top headlines coming up after the break.
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just into the wis alert centerthe un has just made a decision in the case against "wikileaks" founder julian assange -- ruling that he was unlawfully detained. that's according to one of the first reports we are seeing just released from the bbc. this comes after assage says he would surrender to british police tomorrow if the un ruled against him. the un has been investigating whether assange had been illegally detained in 2012 where he's been in london since. assange is wanted for questioning regarding an reported sexual assault case in sweden. we're told a warrant for his arrest remains in
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it will be a day of clean- up for some areas around the midlands today after wednesday's round of rough weather. parts of lexington county were some of the hardest hit. our michal higdon is live off dixiana road in west columbia. michal, what are you seeing right now? i'm at grace chapel church right at charleston highway and dixiana road. the tornado yesterday caused the sheet metal doors to be blown out and several trees in the area fell because of winds and rain. but it wasn't just here in west columbia that saw the severity of the storm. in leesville -- workers at a local logging company says the strong storm ripped through the area. workers say they had just gotten off lunch when the heavy rain hit tracy's logging company on north edisto road. the force of the winds were strong enough to rip part of the roof off a shed on the property and completely overturn a tractor trailer. one worker said it felt like it
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"it was coming after it destroyed this building it was coming our way. and i didn't see when it flipped that trailer, but i'd seen it when it got closer to us, debris was flying, and boards. it was like a twister." "it was coming after it destroyed this building it was coming our way. and i didn't see when it flipped that trailer, but i'd seen it when it got closer to us, debris was flying, and boards. it was like a twister." the national weather service in columbia has noted there was a weak rotation in that area and a nws weather spotter says a team will be in that area nws weather spotter says a team will be in that area today surveying the damage. live in west columbia, michal higdon, wis news 10. the san francisco skyline is
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and some orange too. the so called "super bowl city" set up downtown has been fan-central all week ahead of the big game sunday. panthers fans are on their way to cheer their team on. a number of fans were seen wednesday at charlotte-douglas international airport heading to california as the panthers chase history. it would be carolina's first championship. the wis sports team will be "live with the panthers this week. joe gorchow is heading to california to bring the super bowl exprience back home to you. his live coverage from santa clara starts tomorrow afternoon on wis. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!!
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(donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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more potential health problems associated with flint's toxic water crisis are surfacing this morning. health officials are investigating if the lead- tainted water is causing skin rashes. michigan's department of health and human services says they want to make sure there aren't more cases as a result of flint's lead-laced water. the huge recall takata airbags is expanding to include more recent car models. airbags from the japanese
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are at risk for exploding as they inflate, firing out shards of metal and causing serious injuries. so far, more than 20- million older cars have been recalled. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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tornado to the midlands. that system, is now heading out. and... we are live in west columbia where an ef-0 tornado touched down right here at dixiana road and charleston highway. coming up i'll show you the damage we're still seeing this morning. plus... cooler temperatures expected for today. i'll have your first alert forecast coming up. "by the way, this guy ted cruz.. ted cruz goes out.. you talk about liars." explosive accusations. donald trump's new tear on ted cruz -- calling for a re-do in iowa after he says the senator used dirty tactics to shift votes. we have both sides of the controversy. it's february 4th on this friday eve. and news 10 sunrise starts right friday eve. and news 10 sunrise starts right
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good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock. the weather is much calmer this morning compared to what we saw just less than 24 hours ago. here's that video you saw moments ago of a funnel cloud seen moving through west columbia wednesday. the national weather service confirms a weak tornado touched down. we also had reports from viewers of minor damage in the steadman community...near leesville. the national weather service in columbia has noted there was a weak rotation in that area. we also sent a crew out to leesville where workers at tracy's logging company on north edisto road say the wind was strong enough to rip part of the roof off a shed and tip over a tractor trailer. one worker said it felt like a tornado. a weather spotter for the national weather service says a team will be in the steadman area today surveying the damage. we have team coverage as we look
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our michal higdon is live where that tornado hit in west columbia and has more on what still needs to be cleaned up. and we are still seeing showers from that storm system as it continues to move out. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures. first alert traffic report back to west columbia now...where some
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back to west columbia now...where some businesses along dixiana road have a lot of clean- up from severe weather that moved through. our michal higdon is live out there this morning with a look at the damage. the national weather service confirms an ef-0 tornado touched down in west columbia near dixiana road and charleston highway. grace chapel on dixiana suffered some damage.
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the gymnasium's sheet metal doors were blown out and ended up in the cemetery. scdot crews were there as well working to clear trees from the roadway. fortunately, no major structural damage was reported. just down the road -- the video of cars you're seeing is from right across from the farmers market in west columbia. you can see vehicles were damaged when high winds flipped them over. you can see the windows were blown out in others because of flying debris. according to the national weather service, the tornado was on the ground for a little more than half a mile. the tornado itself was about 50-75 yards wide. several trees were down along dixiana road as a result of the tornado and a top was blown out of one tree. thankfully, there was no major
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reported from the storm. and at this point live in west columbia, michal higdon, wis news 10. just coming into the wis alert center this morning... colorado police are investigating a hospital after a former employee may have exposed thousands of patients to hiv, hepatitis b or hepatitis c. the swedish medical center in englewood, near denver says at least 29- hundred patients should get tested for the viruses. the hospital itself has not identified the worker in question, but medical licensisi records indicate his name is rocky allen. records show he was employed up until january 22nd. the hospital says there is no evidence of patient exposure but they are offering free and confidential testing to anyone who had surgery during the time of the tech's
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a south carolina woman faces felony charges after filing a false police report against her ex husband. south congaree police say tammy bedenbaugh called police back in october, saying her ex husband broke into her home -- tied her up -- and sexually assaulted her. she allegedly gave a sworn written statement backing her claims. police say bedenbaugh's ex-husband provided several documents to police to show he was working at the time, and nowhere near south carolina. there is now a warrant out for her arrest and police believe she may be in the beaufort area. a columbia sexual assault suspect remains in jail this morning on 300- thousand dollars bond. police say 21-year-old carlos hernandez turned himself in wednesday morning at c-p-d headquarters. officers say he's the same man they called a "person of interest" after these images were captured on surveillance video near the 800 block of barnwell street. that's where a woman told police a man sexually assaulted her at gunpoint saturday night. hernandez is now charged with first degree criminal sexual assault and
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republican presidential candidate donald trump is making headlines this morning -- calling for a "do-over" in the iowa caucus race. trump says ted cruz played dirty in his monday win-- posting on twitter that cruz quote "didn't win iowa, he illegally stole it." trump accused cruz staffers of trying to get votes by insinuating on caucus night that challenger ben carson was dropping out -- which was not true. cruz is now firing b bk presidential candidate "american people are not interested in this circus side show of insults. you know, my girls are five and seven, and i gotta tell you every day when he loses. " cruz has since apologized to ben carson -- saying his staffer misinterpreted a cnn article which said carson was taking a break before heading to new hampshire. the today show will have more on this after sunrise. meanwhile, trump is up for
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the republican candidate and billionaire businessman has been nominated for the nobel peace prize by someone who hasn't yet been named. trump is in the running for the prize among women's rights activists, groups who welcomed syrian refugees, negotiators who ended five decades of civil war in colombia, and national security agency leaker edward snowden. two republican candidates have officially ended their run for the white house in 2016. former pennsnsvania senator rick santorum announced he's ending his campaign and is now endorsing marco rubio for president. kentucky senator rand paul also announced he's ending his campaign. it's now down to two democrats in the presidential race following the iowa caucuses. hillary clinton and bernie sanders spoke directly to voters at a town hall in new hampshire last night. sanders slammed clinton, questioning her claims on being a 'progressive' versus a 'moderate' candidate. clinton fired back, urging voters to look at her record.
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prevent the election of a republican candidate to the white house, while sanders said he would love the opportunity to run against donald trump. presidential candidate "the goal has to be to prevent the republicans from getting back into the white house and undoing all the progress that has been made by president obama." presidential candidate "i would love the opportunity, frankly, i'm prejudice. i want trump to win the republican nomination. and i would love the opportunity to run against him. i think we would win by a lot. " tonight on msnbc, clinton and sanders will go one-on-one. chuck todd and rachel maddow will moderate a debate at the university of new hampshire beginning at 9pm. happening today... the united service organization is celebrating 75 years of f orking with america's service members. the organization's location at the columbia metropolitan airport is expected to have a birthday party from 11 a-m this morning until two. the uso works to strengthen america's military service members by keeping them in n uch with their family, home and
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and -- expected in your first alert forecast today. here's tim miller. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well b bow normal temperatures. up next on news 10 sunrise -- the usc women preparing for a pair of tough-tests. they've got a top 20 showdown
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kentucky -- with a rematch against the might uconn huskies on the horizon. right now in the alert center...
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in the philippinnes right now. they're protesting the enhanced defense cooperation agreement entered by the philippines and u.s governments. the group is marching towards the u-s embassy on the same day the
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they were blocked by anti-riot police just short of the embassy. the protesters also burnt an american flag before dispersing peacefully. health officials tell the associate press that brazil needs to share more of its data on the zika virus. labs doing research in the u.s. and brazil say they need virus who are infected. under brazilian law, it is technically illegal to share genetic material. brazilian officials do say they're working with the united states to create a vaccine. brazil's president said she and barack obama are partnering to fight against the mosquito-borne illness that the world health organization has declared an international emergency. zika virus has been detected in 12 states across the country, and washington d.c. charlotte was one of many cities around the south that saw damage wednesday's severe storms. take a look at this. heavy rain and high winds brought this tree down on this house. there were no reports of injuries. in charlotte -- duke energy says
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thousand people were without power in mecklenburg county during the height of those storms. toss to weather a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures. today's picture the weather is from peyton mooney, round top elem send us your weather pictures to
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for the first time, the richland library in blythewood is getting
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renovation designs will be revealed at a meeting tonight being called "the big reveal." it will be the first time any improvements have been made to the 4-thousand square foot building that opened in 1992. the two-million-dollar investment is part of a 59 million dollar bond referendum that officials say will enhance the library experience in blythewood. "this particular branch is about 4,000 square feet and we are going to add on about 2,400 square feet, so we will have more space for all the things that we hope that we can offer the community." the meeting will provide people with answers to questions they may have about the new design. it takes place from 4:30 to 6:30 at the richland library in blythewood. it takes place from 4:30 to 6:30 at the richland library in blythewood. another big game tonight for the usc women's basketball team. the gamecocks play the 18th ranked kentucky wildcats tonight at colonial life arena. opening tip is at 7 o'clock.
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gamecocks would be undefeated heading into a monday night showdown with the top ranked, defending national champion uconn huskies. it was a busy day for college football teams around the nation, as coaches anxiously waited for the country's top high school football prospects to chose their school. clemson had a great day -- and pulled in the number 8 ranked class, according to espn. they did miss out on the nation's top recruit, rashan gary, who chose michigan over the tigers. meanwhile -- will muschamp's landed 24 recruits to cap off his first class as the gamecocks head coach. south carolina's freshman class is ranked 27th in the nation. up next on sunrise -- a look at your thursday headlines. including -- a 63-million dollar lottery prize waiting to be climbed, with time running out. a cold front is somewhat stalled
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look for areas of showers and rain on and o o through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday slight chance of showers early today, lawmakers on capitol hill will have a hearing on the
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capitol hill will have a hearing on the rising cost of prescription drugs. the embattled former ceo of turing pharmaceuticals, martin shkreli, is expected to testify before the house oversight and government reform committee. shkreli made national headlines when his company inflated the cost of a drug used to treat hiv by more than 5-thousand percent last year. the leader of the oregon wildlife refuge protesters, ammon bundy, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in portland. 10 others who joined him during the occupation were also indicted on felony conspiracy officers from doing their work at the refuge in the sparsely populated southeast oregon town of burns. a criminal case against bill cosby in pennsylvania will go forward. against bill cosby in pennsylvania will go forward. a judge denied cosby's motion to dismiss the case in court wednesday. the comedian is facing sexual assault charges brought by one of his many accusers, andrea constand. cosby's lawyers argued the current case should be dismissed because of a promise made some 10-years ago by a then-district attorney not to prosecute him.
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in california is just hours away from missing out on $63 million dollars. in august -- someone bought a winning ticket for california's superlotto plus game at a 7-eleven in los angeles, but lottery officials say that person hasn't come forward. the deadline is 5 o'clock today. a bit of a twist in the story rejected for being too damaged. ahead at 6:30 on sunrise -- too close for comfort! how two people in australia describe the moment lightning struck just inches from where how two people in australia describe the moment lightning struck just inches from where they were standing. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing. you're looking for smarts... and guts. we looked at each candidate... we studied their record... we know... looked them over... we checked them out... and we chose one. there's only one. jeb bush. he's got a plan. he'll keep us safe. he's a president - a commander in chief. jeb bush. best prepared to be commander in chief. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 6:30. your top stories this morning... continued clean-up from yesterday's round of severe weather. the national weather service
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f-zero tornado touched down in west columbia. mark creighton caught the storm on camera yesterday. several others spotted the funnel cloud as it formed. one of the hardest hit areas was off dixiana road in west columbia. our michal higdon is live there this morning with the latest. i'm at grace chapel church right at charleston highway and dixiana road. the tornado yesterday caused the sheet metal doors to be blown out and several trees in the area fell because of winds and rain. but it wasn't just here in west columbia that saw the severity of the storm. i'll show you some other areas around the midlands affected in about 15 minutes. live in west columbia, michal higdon, wis news 10. we also had viewers send us pictures of minor damage in steadman near
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wis went to tracy's logging company on north edisto road where the wind was strong enough to completely overturn a tractor trailer and rip part of the roof off a shed on the property. the national weather service in columbia has noted there was a weak rotation in that area, and a team will be there today surveying the damage. this weather is much calmer this morning. you will still need your umbrella for a few lingering showers in parts of the midlands. tim miller has your forecast. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us
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sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures. during the severe weather, many of you sent us video and pictures like this one from grant nesmith who had this view of the storm from the village on bluff road. in downtown sumter- jillian huckeba caught
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in. richard murphy in bishopville had this view of the storm which moved across much of the midlands. and this is a view of the storm from swansea given to us by elizabeth alexander. we want to say thank you to everyone who kept us posted about what your were seeing in your backyard. you can always tweet or post your facebook pictures to the wis page. remember anytime severe weather strikes -- you can stay alert with the wis weather app. just search wis weather in your app store. messaging and data rates do apply. family and friends are preparing to say goodbye to a young woman who investigators say was killed by her ex-boyfriend. deanndra roach's funeral will be held at noon today at the rehoboth baptist church on hardscrabble road. richland county deputies found her body on farrow road last friday after she was shot. roach's ex-boyfriend has been charged with her murder. deputies are still investigating the case. the trial has been delayed for joey meek, the friend of charleston church shooter
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u.s. district judge richard gergel granted a motion from meek's attorney, requesting the trial be delayed until may, so the defense could review evidence in the case. investigators allege 21- year-old meek failed to tell investigators all he knew about roof's plans to shoot nine people at emanuel ame church back in june. roof is charged with nine counts of murder in state court with hate crimes in federal court. right now in the wis alert center... the irs says it has stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns because of problems with some of its computer systems. the agency said they are experiencing a "hardware failure." irs.gov is working but the "where's my refund" and other services are down for at least a day. the outage could affect refunds, but the irs says it doesn't anticipate "major disruptions." the irs says 90 percent of taxpayers will still receive refunds within three weeks. senator ted cruz is responsible for obamacare. those are the latest fiery remarks coming from republican
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trump -- who has launched a new offensive against his closest rival. this is how he explained his argument to a group of arkansas supporters. "he's the one that got justice roberts onto the united states supreme court. he pushed him, he approved him and justice roberts approved obamacare twice when it should've been rejected. his vote got it over the top. ted cruz did that. ted cruz gave us obamacare. believe me." for the record, cruz was not yet in the senate when justice roberts was confirmed in 2005. he did voice his support for roberts publicly when roberts was up for the supreme court, but has since criticized him for supporting obamacare. rick santorum has ended his republican presidential bid. the former pennsylvania senator made the announcement on fox news last night. since announcing his run back in may, santorum's campaign failed to pick up any momentum. santorum also announced he's now supporting senator marco rubio as the presidential pick.
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understanding of the, of the threat of isis, real understanding of the threat of fundamentalist islam and has experience, i mean one of the things i wanted is someone who has some experience in this area, and that's why we decided to support marco rubio." santorum won the 2012 iowa caucuses, and was the final republican presidential challenger to mitt romney. the 42nd president, bill clinton, paid columbia a visit last night. he spoke at allen university to encourage south carolina democrats to vote for his wife, hillary clinton, in the upcoming primary. he said hillary, if elected, would practice inclusive politics. clinton narrowly won the iowa caucus on monday and trails bernie sanders in new hampshire. political experts say that's why south carolina will be important to her. "she is clearly the best qualified person to be president i have ever had the chance to vote for and ask you to vote for." wis talked to a number of voters at the rally. most said, even though some of
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policies sound similar to what they've heard from senator sanders, they believe clinton can put those plans into action before south carolina, voters in new hampshire will make their voice heard. wis will be there for the primary. starting monday, our will whitson will be providing live coverage. ahead on sunrise -- counting down to the big game! san francisco has turned into "super bowl city", as panthers fans begin to head out to cheer on their team. the san francisco skyline is light up with black and blue, and some orange
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the so called "super bowl city" set up downtown has been fan-central all week ahead of the big game sunday. panthers fans are on their way to cheer their team on. a number of fans were seen wednesday at charlotte-douglas international airport heading to california as the panthers chase history. it would be carolina's first championship. the wis sports team will be "live with the panthers this week.
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california to bring the super bowl exprience back home to you. his live coverage from santa clara starts tomorrow afternoon on wis. people around the midlands will be cleaning up the mess left behind after severe storms moved through our area. here's that video of a funnel cloud in west columbia, which was reported to us by a multiple viewers. the national weather service did later confirm a weak tornado touched down. there were some tense moments as this system moved through the midlands -- with tornado warnings in several counties. tim miller -- what did this system look like as it was developing? a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by late afternoon and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for friday and saturday with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s
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form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures.
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watch out! scary moments for two people in sydney, australia who found themselves too close for comfort when lightning struck during strong strong storms this past weekend. the men say they had just decided not to take their boat out when the bolt hit. they told an australian television station they "felt the static" from the lightning bolt. just into the wis alert center
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the un has just made a decision in the case against "wikileaks" founder julian assange -- ruling that he was unlawfully detained. that's according to one of the first reports we are seeing just released from the bbc. this comes after assage says he would surrender to british police tomorrow if the un ruled against him. the un has been investigating whether assange had been illegally detained in 2012 where he's been in london since. assange is wanted for questioning regarding an reported sexual assault case in sweden. we're told a warrant for his arrest remains in place. it will be a day of clean- up for some areas around the midlands today after wednesday's round of rough weather. parts of lexington county were some of the hardest hit. our michal higdon is live off dixiana road in west columbia. michal, what are you seeing right now? i'm at grace chapel church right at charleston
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the tornado yesterday caused the sheet metal doors to be blown out and several trees in the area fell because of winds and rain. but it wasn't just here in west columbia that saw the severity of the storm. in leesville -- workers at a local logging company says the strong storm ripped through the area. workers say they had just gotten off lunch when the heavy rain hit tracy's logging company on north edisto road. the force of the winds were strong enough to rip part of the roof off a shed on the property and completely overturn a tractor trailer. one worker said it felt like it was a tornado. "it was coming after it destroyed this building it was coming our way. and i didn't see when it flipped that trailer, but i'd seen it when it got closer to us,
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it was like a twister." there were no injuries reported. the national weather service in columbia has noted there was a weak rotation in that area and a nws weather spotter says a team will be in that area today surveying the damage. live in west columbia, michal higdon, wis news 10. a cold front is somewhat stalled over the state today look for areas of showers and rain on and off through early afternoon. temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 the front will be off the coast by tonight, rain ends by with highs in the middle 50s overnight lows middle 30s friday morning to upper 20s saturday. still thinking low pressure will form off the coast late saturday into sunday.this will give us a slight chance of showers early sunday we'll feel the chill most of next week with well below normal temperatures.
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themselves in to the richland county sheriff's department for allegedly stealing from a non-profit organization. sheriff leon lott says fredrick miller and his normal temperatures. a husband and wife have turned themselves in to the richland county sheriff's department for allegedly stealing from a non-profit organization. sheriff leon lott says fredrick miller and his wife terrie are face a number of charges related to conspiracy, after they reoprtedly stole more than 15-thousand dollars from the non-profit, celebrate freedom foundation. lott says fredrick miller was a volunteer cfo for the organization when he issued 27 unauthorized checks to his wife's account. the couple was transported to the alvin s. glenn detention center. nearly 8 months after the tragic shooting at emanuel ame church we now have a better understanding of what happened that night. in an exclusive interview, our billie jean shaw spoke with two of the survivors. felecia sanders and polly sheppard describe the moments they witnessed nine of their loved ones gunned down.
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members, their lives changed forever. that night the women say they lost so much but gained more faith. they say they believe their lives were spared for a reason. "i always think god allows things for different reasons. it's only what god allows.a lady keep asking me the question, where was god when he was shooting in the place? i say he was the same place when he lost his son, god was right there." tonight at 11, the women tell our billie jean shaw more on their story on survival and the moments leading up to the shooting. the time is now . coming up, wewel have one final check of your traffic thanks for starting your day with us! dunkin' donuts' unbelievable selection of breakfast sandwiches freshly made all day -- and now you can enjoy two english muffin
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the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. a south carolina teenager who police say plotted to join isis and attack u.s. troops was denied parole who police say plotted to join isis and attack u.s. troops was denied parole this week. the teenager, who was 16 at the time of his arrest in york county, pleaded guilty to a gun charge in 2015. he's being housed at the department of juvenile justice here in columbia. the teen's lawyer said he could remain at djj until he turns 21, or until he's granted parole by the board. he's scheduled for another
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months. family and friends are preparing to say goodbye to a young woman who investigators say was killed by her ex-boyfriend. deanndra roach's funeral will be held at noon today at the rehoboth baptist church on hardscrabble road. richland county deputies found her body on farrow road last friday after she was shot. roach's ex-boyfriend has been charged with her murder. deputies are still investigating the case. happening today... the united service organization is celebrating 75 years of working with america's service members. the organization's location at the columbia metropolitan airport is expected to have a birthday party from 11 a-m this morning until two. the uso works to strengthen america's military service members by keeping them in touch with their family, home and country. another big game tonight for the usc women's basketball team. the gamecocks play the 18th ranked kentucky wildcats tonight at colonial life arena. opening tip is at 7 o'clock. a win tonight would mean the gamecocks would be undefeated heading into a monday night showdown with the top ranked, defending national champion uconn huskies.
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presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders will square off in their first head to head debate, after martin o'malley pulled out of the race. the d date starts at 9 o'clock at the university of new hampshire. chuck todd and rachel maddow will moderate. continued clean-up from yesterday's round of severe weather. the national weather service confirmed an e- f-zero tornado touched down in west columbia. mark creighton caught the storm on camera yesterday. several others spotted the funnel cloud as it formed. we also had viewers send us pictures of minor damage in steadman near leesville. wis went to tracy's logging company on north edisto road where the wind was strong enough to completely overturn a tractor trailer and rip part of the roof in that area. a team will be there today surveying the damage. a cold front is somewhat stalled temperatures will hold steady much of the day to around 60 and skies will clear. colder, drier air settles in for still thinking low pressure will
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