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a tornado watch is in effect for much of the viewing area until 7 pm. lets go right to meteorologist tim miller who is tracking the system. severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves thursday. we're still getting in more video from parts of the southeast that were hit hard by the line of strong storms. there are confirmed tornadoes in
temperatures tonight through thursday. severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through storms. there are confirmed tornadoes in several states. and at least three people are dead and 30 more injured from the storms. nbc's jacob rason has the latest from convent, louisiana. :00-:05
1:16-1:32 behind me is what is left of sugar hill mobile home park, more than 150 homes now just piles of ruble. some of them thrown blocks from where they were originally. two people died here, more than 30 were hospitalized, seven of those critical. and they have been searching for three people missing who may be trapped in the ruble. a desperate search for survivors.. hope nearly lost. some 150 mobile homes.. ripped to shreds. trucks twisted like toys..a neighborhood wiped off the map.. dozens were injured.. many of them pulled from the rubble.. barely alive. s/ colonel michael edmonson/louisiana state police "we're asking for calm for this we're asking for
needs that." some 19 million people were at risk during round one of the massive winter storm. all the way to pensacola, florida.. where this neighborhood took a direct hit. nat: "we just held on to each other said maybe we'll make it maybe we won't" overall.. there were overturned semi trucks, a gutted gold's gym.. and thomas howard.. who watched a tornado blow right convent, louisiana.. nobody is giving up yet.. now the search will resume for those three people still missing and the clean up will also be began as this severe weather i'm jacob rascon in southeast louisiana, back to you now to southwest georgia....where people are cleaning up in the light of day. here's raycom news network's andrew gorton with a look at the damage there. storms rolled through southwest georgia overnight causing damage to plenty of trees, all over southwest georgia. we have seen where they have had to clear the roadways of trees, downed powerlines as well. we have also seen a mobile home that was picked up and moved two feet off of its foundation. as well as huge uprooted trees.
these trees behind me are probably a good thirty to forty feet tall. in this area of whigham, georgia there was a radar indicated tornado around 3 am this morning. also the radar indicated winds of about 70 miles an hour. so whether this is an isolated tornado or straight line winds, the damage is still here in southwest georgia. for the raycom news network. i'm andrew gorton. you can stay informed on any weather systems moving through our area by downloading the wis weather app. you can also get weather alerts sent straight to your phone. it's free in your app store. standard data and messaging rates may apply. senator bernie sanders is hoping to gain momentum heading into saturday's democratic primary. this morning, he spoike in columbia on the issue of poverty. our caroline patrickis was there. good afternoon, the countdown is on, just 3 days until south carolina residents head to the polls for the democratic primary election. this morning democratic presidential hopeful bernie sanders spoke at an event here in columbia.
the palmetto state out of poverty. he said if elected president he wants to address this crisis. recapping on what he's previously said and that's his push to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour with that he veered into a laundry list of issues he thinks the u.s faces when it comes to poverty. "where we are today is to remember how we got where we are, to understand that in the richest country in the history of the world, we do not have to have children living in extreme poverty. we need a government that represents all of us and not just the wealthy and the powerful." the senator was joined this morning by south carolina representatives joe neal and justin bamberg. when asked if he was writing south carolina off - he insisted he wasn't. he agreed that it could be a hard state to win but also said he's focusing on other states ahead of super tuesday reporting in columbia, i'm caroline patrickis, wis
hillary clinton has two stops in the midlands this afternoon. this afternoon she'll be in west columbia at an open-to-the-public luncheon at the brookland baptist conference center. that is scheduled to start at 2:15 later in the day, clinton will be in sumter to speak at a morris college event. for the republicans, donald trump came out as the winner in last night's wild-west showdown in the nevada caucus. as the g-o-p duked it out there, the democrats were answering questions here in midlands. reid binion has more. :00 - :03 :28 - :32 :38 - :40 :46 - :57 1:10 - 1:15 "now we're winning winning winning the country." donald trump rode to victory in the nevada caucuses tuesday.... "we won with young, we won with old, we one with highly educated, we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated." but with trump highly favored even before the results started coming in... ...the real fight was between ted cruz and marco rubio for second place. cruz, spinning his showing in nevada as
"we are one step closer to turning the the pages on the failures on the obama-clinton disaster." rubio, touting his establishment- candidate identity as critical for a general election win. "i am a conservative that can unite this party." as the republicans watched the nevada returns come in, democrats hit them on the issue of race at c- n-n's south carolina town hall. "this birther issue which we heard from donald trump and others - a racist effort to try to delegitimize the president of the united states." ...bernie sanders, courting the minority vote ahead of the state's saturday primary. ...and hitting rival hillary clinton over her paid speeches to wall street, demanding she release the transcripts clinton -- saying she would... on one condition presidential candidate "sure, if everybody does it, and that includes the republicans. why is there one standard for me, and not for everybody else." i'm reid binion reporting. we are now just three days from the 'first in the south' democratic primary. if you can not make it out to the polls this saturday, you still have time to vote absentee.
county voter registration office until 5 p-m on friday. after the democratic primary here, there are just a few days until "super tuesday." next tuesday, 12 states including georgia, alabama, and tennessee will hold primaries. after the dust settles on tuesday night, the delegate count could give a clear picture of the nominee in both parties. before super tuesday, cnn will host one more republican debate. that's on thursday at 8:30 from houston, texas. we have extensive coverage of the democratic primary and the preparations for super tuesday from both sides on wis-tv-dot-com. just click on the specail decision 2016 section. right now, the state's roads bill is stuck as senator tom davis continues to filibuster. davis spent nearly seven hours on the senate floor yesterday, his third full day blocking the bill. he wants senators to change how the board that governs the department of transportation is appointed before giving the agency more money. lawmakers have yet to call for a vote to sit davis down. there are more than 200 amendments to the bill to
a new plan for the confederate battle flag that used to fly outside the state house could move the confederate relic room and military museum to the lowcountry. the state house ways and means committee unanimously advanced a proposal analysis of available museum space in charleston. the museum's governing board has spending more than 3 million dollars to renovate the museum and create an exhibit for the flag. south carolina house lawmakers have unanimously approved legislation that aims to help the state's tax agency reduce income tax fraud. that vote moves the deadline for businesses to send employees wage documents to the revenue department up by a month to january 31st. businesses are already required to send employees w-2 statements by that same date. state officials say this legislation is key in combating tax refund fraud. public and private entities across south carolina are now planning to work together to fend off cyber
governor nikki haley was on hand today for the official launch of 's-c cyber.' the new state wide initiative includes the help of u-s-c, ibm the state national guard along with other partners. the university will be on the front lines of enlisting experts and providing training to prevent cyber crimes for state offices --- as well as industry big and small. governor haley said training to prevent hacks has become a routine for several state departments. this comes after the state department of revenue was hacked in 2012. "we're constantly trying to break in to every one of our systems to see how full proof it is.because what we have to remember is those who that attack never stop trying and so if that's the case we can never stop working to make sure we keep things safe." across the state about 2,300 people are employed in the cyber security field. u-s-c president harris pastides says he expects that number will grow under the
deputies investigating complaints of drug activity in orangeburg county led to the man. investigators say they were patrolling an area at broken arrow and old number six highway near eutawville last week. they noticed a car in a parking lot and questioned the people inside. isiah williams admitted having drugs in the center console, deputies found about four ounces of marijuana. williams was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. bond was set at $7,500 next on the news at noon... a new investigation after more than a dozen reports of the zika virus in the u-s break one going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood
and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp, like my father came up with the congress of racial equality, like bernie sanders came up with the congress of racial equality. black lives matter. we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fight for all our families as if they are our own.
sexually. with serious birth defects possibly linked to the virus - the warning now includes sexual partners from anybody returning from a zika hot zone. nbc's tom costello reports. :26 to :35 1:13 to 1:21 the c-d-c's announcement, now raising the level of concern...whether the zika virus might find new victims here in the united states... nationwide so far health authorities report 82 cases in 21- states...plus dc. now 14 new reports of the zika virus possibly transmitted through sexual contact... dr. anne schuchat, cdc deputy director: in each of the episodes, a man was traveling to a zika-affected area, developed symptoms that were consistent with zika, and within two weeks of the man's symptoms, the female partner developed symptoms consistent with zika virus. the cdc says it's' working to determine exactly how long the
person's system and still be the agency continues to warn pregnant women and women who may become pregnant to avoid the areas. up until now doctors believed only a small number of patients have contracted zika through sexual transmissions. now - the c-d-c is urging all men who have been to zika areas to abstain from sex when they return to the u-s or use condoms...especially if there partner is pregnant. dr william schaffner, infectious disease specialist at vanderbilt medical center ws: take the appropriate precautions, so they don't get zika infection and they might be pregnant at the same time. brazil families are now coping with caring for their children diagnosed with microcephaly...the rare birth defect associated with abnormally small heads and brains, thought to be linked to the virus... and causing anxiety among athletes preparing for the olympics in rio this summer -- some athletes have already indicated they may avoid the games altogether. nat: fumigating latin america and the caribbean
stop the spread of the zika infected mosquitos...while no vaccine leaves even more people potentially at risk... that's tom costello reporting. the big warning though... if you have traveled to a country on the zika warning list, or your sexual partner has.. the stakes here could be very high and you may want to talk to your doctor or health care provider. a kentucky man is recovering after he says an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pocket. look at this surviellence video. the man says the battery exploded while he was at a register inside a convenience store over the weekend. the clerk says it took him a moment to realize what was happening. "i was shocked! i was like what was that? you have a bomb in your pocket? i was like that! you carry your bomb in your pocket? i was totally shocked and just like this my hands were on my head." the man had second degree burns on his leg and with help was able to get to the hospital. in your consumer news, amazon is moving into the clothing industry.
website for a while, but now amazon doesn't just want to sell cloths it wants to make them too. retail analyst with key banc, a corporate financing company, reports amazon will introduce several private label clothing brands and started selling them on their website. the different brands are making everything from men's dress shoes and suits to women's dresses and handbags. amazon has not confirmed the move. mastercard says it will soon officially launch a new i-d verification, specifically facial recognition. the company's new program is called "mastercard identity check", it's already become known as "self- pay." instead of memorizing a password or spend time resetting a password, mastercard identity check uses facial biometrics and fingerprints. using an app from mastercard users will take a quick selfie to verify purchases made online. to keep people from stealing your picture and using it for verification, mastercard uses an algorithm that requires users to blink while taking the selfie.
but instead, she worked to reform juvenile justice in south carolina... exposed racism in alabama schools... registered latino voters in texas... and provided legal aid to families in arkansas. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach its potential unless we all do. together.
to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. severe threat is less as much of through the state. clearing skies and cooler
develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler
i'm the mayor of south carolina's capital city but this is my most important job. it's why i took the time to write an open letter to my daughters explaining why i'm working so hard to elect hillary clinton. yes...i know she'll get equal pay for women... make college more affordable... and stop the republicans from taking us backwards. but i also know that she'll fight for an america where all of our sons and daughters have a chance to reach their god given potential. let's move forward with hillary clinton.
in the middle of a time when senior poverty is increasing. republicans and some democrats came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them.
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