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access.wgbh.org3 good evening and thanks for being with us on this tuesday. 3 3 the 20-16 presidential at evening, thank you for being with us on this tuesday, that 2016 presidential election has candidates looking for support but the reverend franklin graham says he is campaigning for god. he was in columbia today with his decision america tour. a tour calls for churches to come together at state capitals across the country and pray for national leaders and encourages christians to vote. today, with south carolina's event. graham believes that the rallies will bring christian values back to the ballot box. colby gallagher has more in the thousands who showed up for today's event. >> i don't see any hope for
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our society is unraveling and it's coming apart shannon i just think it is amazing that we can pull this many people together. god is good. and he is still working. >>reporter:thousands of south carolinians paddled up to listen to franklin graham as he delivered his message ahead of the presidential election. >> no political party parties going to be able to turn the system around >>reporter:graham 50 state decision america tour is encouraging christians and god is the only thing that can turn our country around. >> we wanted to be an example to our kids to know it support to come together, all walks of life, all ages, ages of life to be able to come together and join together and prayers to show them what that looks like, at a young age to set that example. >>reporter:grandma spoke of the importance of bible toting candidates in all forms of office.
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she stands for, or not, and faith you have to believe that god is in control of all things and that he knows what is best for us. it's our duty to obey what he says which means to pray and give thanks and pray. >>reporter:not everyone in the crowd agreed with cram all -- however. she says that is not only christian to pray, all sets of faith should be considered a. >> that is what's important, is our shared compassion. not a shared set of beliefs, because no two people are ever going to believe exactly the same thing. but, we can have a shared concern for each other >>reporter:despite their different faiths, the group agreed the momentum needs to continue so that all citizens come out and feel like their vote matters in november. colby gallagher, news 19 wltx. >> south carolina was his fifth stop, tomorrow he will make his six. a nearby atlanta. south carolina comes in at number eight among the most
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recent poll asked people about how often they go to a religious service in question them about how religion is important to them. they found 51% of those they talk to, in our state,e,were considered very religious. 31% were considered moderately present -- religious while 18% were identified as nonreligious. south carolina state university students and staff joined together for a prayer circle on the orangeburg campus today. in light of the school's recent financial struggles a group prayed for a brighter future for the students and community leaders say they want people to have a positive perception of the school. >> you know, when it comes down to it this community sticks togegeer regardless. even the students are a south carolina state they show that today. >> today's prayer was sponsored by the south carolina state university religious life counsel and student life and leadership. some of you out there saw a
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afternoon. we had reports of flurries from columbia and other areas. there may even be a few more evening is over. about. south carolina's weatherman jim gandy is watching things for us now, and just a few hit and miss flurries here and there, that is about it. the radars continuing to show throughout the afternoon and precipitation. much of the precipitation showing up is not even making it to the ground. all you will see as a few flurries, brief snow shower trying to make its way into newberry county and aiken county. much of the activities already diminished. that would be the will be the trend the rest of the evening. today it was chilly out there, the clouds kept temperatures down for the low this morning 35 at the airport, 30 for in the city, 42 degrees in the city, and 40 for degrees at the airport. our temperature 37 degrees, winds out of the west at 70 miles per hour.
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27 degrees outside. tonight, we expect the actual temperature to get down to 27 degrees, but the wind will make you feel colder than that. a decrease in clouds tomorrow, mostly sunny 40 for degrees, tomorrow night we are expecting a low temperature of 23. the cold weather will last into the weekend. we will look at that forecast coming up. the state transportation department had leaders today getting some tough questions during a meeting with senators. they are trying to decide on weather or not to raise the gas tax to fund the repairs to roads and how to reform the agency. transportation leaders say they need more money if they want to fix the broken roads. the agency said the current greatest area of needs are paving interstates, dealing with bridges and congestion points. senator tom davis, and nikki sattler also shared concerns after hearing from the agency. >> what really struck me was the frock admission by the chairman of the commissioners, saying that sure, he takes
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time and gives a deference i will can take care of the concerns they expressed per that goes right to the heart at what all of us have been saying in regards to a lack of a statewide transportation system. >> i'm concerned about the rankings within the department heads to the type -- the criteria they use and the lack of waiting of economic development. i think they need to deal with what the safety of the people of south carolina, what drives economic development, what drives jobs and fixing our current roads >> the state transportation department will continue their presentation tomorrow morning after a similar meeting with the infrastructure bank. us customs and border protection agency they have recently seized hover boards now, worth about $1.6 million at the port of charleston for the agency says they have seized two shipments containing over 2300 counterfeit hover boards. agents say the hover boards were manufactured in china, do
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custom leaders say the boards often contain counterfeit lithium ion batteries that can be a fire hazard. columbia police and their following new development in the shooting death of 14-year- old najeer buggs. he was shot and killed after playing basketball in the grand street area last summer. investigators say they are actively following new developments tonight based on forensic evidence. they are also working to find if there are any additional witnesses. they are asking if you believe you have any information in the case you are urged to call crimestoppers at 888-crime-sc. richland deputies also need your help finding a shooting suspect. last thursday they were called to j tree road and auburn leaf drive to investigate a shooting there. as a passenger, and a car, was shot in the upper body. that person is still in the hospital. they are looking for a silver
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pickup truck if you have any information call crimestoppers at 888-crime-sc. richland up it is also need your help finding two suspects one of her -- for fraud. the suspect stole the victims credit card and use it at the walmart on two notch road back on january 24. investigators say they spent about a hundred $70. if you have any information you believe is valuable call crimestoppers at 888-crime-sc. a lawsuit has been filed in federal court against the us energy department in regards to the mocks facility at srs and aiken county. the state attorney general says the energy department has violated laws by not finishing construction on the facility. supposed to dispose of weapons s grade plutonium. he is asking the court to find the energy department and order the plutonium be removed and stop plutonium from coming into srs until the facility is up and working.
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services for many latinos because of transportation, or language barriers. a local organization brought it to them. here is news 19's sonja gutierrez. >>reporter: drove one hour to get here. without health insurance, she says this is the only option she has to get care. and because she does not know when and where the next health fair will be, she couldn't risk passing more time without the service. it is a service, and spanish, that she says helps her open up and clearly explain how she feels. in this case, grateful to have this opportunity. sometimes, because of the language, people do not know generally where the facilities
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says that is why they are here. >> our families are mostly uninsured, they have barriers and limitations to get connection with resources, so we are the bridge between the latino community and the services. >>reporter:they provided vaccines and lexington medical center provided free mammograms. this woman says she has never gotten a flu shot before. >> our latino community has been growing in south carolina, very fast. we have more and more participants each time >>reporter: sonja gutierrez, news 19 wltx. >> the group is trying to do two-three health as a year they are shooting for another one sometime this summer. stella still ahead, after new
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candidates house is getting closer to south carolina. tomorrow on news 19 this candidates will be including one meeting with a top state leader. charger cables. our moneyman is cutting the cord that is becoming between you the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veteranan now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions,
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fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and a alause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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at appropriate time-take video the polls closed, and most of new hampshire about 15 minutes ago. but not all of the polls there, we understand, are close. therefore we are not expecting any projections for many of the major news outlets and tell at least 8 o'clock tonight. if the polling holds true, if what we think is going to happen is going to happen, donald trump should be winning in new hampshire tonight, and bernie sanders should be defeating hillary clinton on the democratic side. however, new hampshire voters today saying at least a big majority of them, nearly 50% saying they waited until the last minute to make their
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today. those polls may be skewed just a little bit. i will tell you, the latest numbers perhaps include very early voting thth morning in on the democratic side, bernie so far, hillary clinton with 32%, and right now we are showing a three-way tie on the republican side with ted cruz, john casey, and donald trump with a 24% of the vote. these numbers will be updated in just a few moments. as we mentioned the democratic so catamenial award nominee angela bassett traveled to the midlands today to campaign for the hillary clinton. she alal was in orangeburg speaking to students at sc s tate. >> i am hoping that the message is, you know, gets across how important it is to vote not just in -- it is a vote. in the major as well as
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it is a better quality of life in various communities. by putting those in office, you know, who would serve the people as opposed to their own self interest or the interest of you know the wealthy, or of corporations. 3 3 our state is alright, turning our
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the men are seven-three, lsu is something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton,
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we are seeing clouds a good part of the day, it has been windy and a little bit of precipitation coming in from the west, scatters no-shows they are diminishing. any chance you will see any flurries is probably going to be in the next hour, or two. we are beginning to see breaks in the clouds on the western side of the appellations you can see where it is clearing and that will be spreading across our area later on tonight. decreasing clouds, the main storm system up over the great lakes region, a lot of cold air is spilling self, it is dry over much of the rest of the country.
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weather right on through the weekend. this is what we saw as far as the high temperatures concern today. we had winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour with the clouds are kept temperatures down. only got up to 40 degrees in greenwood, 43 sumter, 40 for columbia and orangeburg, 48 down in charleston, temperatures have been dropping. it's now 30 for degrees in greenwood and raquel. 37 columbia, 38 augustine and sumter, 39 degrees and orangeburg. keep in mind, still a bit windy outside. these are the sustained winds right now, and generally they are around 15 miles per hour, little bit stronger over in a gusto where it is sustained at 20, this is what it feels like. it feels like it is 25 in greenwood and rock hill, 27 columbia, 28 sumter, 31 and orangeburg.
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we will be dropping down to 24 newberry, 25 over and salute h er, 27 for columbia and sumter, 28 manning and orangeburg. tomorrow, we will see some sunshine but it is going to be windy and still going to be cold. we are projecting about 41 degrees in newberry, 43 camden, 40 for columbia and st. matthew's. maybe 46 over and manning. our seven day forecast. on thursday, we will see a low temperature of 33 with a high of 50, partly cloudy on friday with a high of 50 degrees but then another cold front comes through friday night, on saturday the cold air starts to come in it is going to be windy a high of 49 degrees we will feel the full effects of the cold air mass on sunday with a low of 21 and a high of 40 degrees. and then monday, we will start to see clouds coming in with a chance of showers monday afternoon into the evening with a high of 48. by the time you get to tuesday our weather pattern starts to change it will be mostly sunny with a high of 57. still ahead, our state is filled with veterans on today
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the republican candidates meeting in a debate on saturday night beginning at 9 o'clock
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host of face the nation today a career fair was held for retired servicemembers, veterans and their family members. the goal is to help families reenter the civilian workforce. the event was hosted by the south carolina. that is our time for now. of course, cong up tonight at 11 p.m.
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of what's goin the o.j. simpson slow-speed chase. you will see it on the hit miniseries. but whatever happened to the real white bronco. 22 years later, "inside edition" tracks down the long lost bronco. >> mysteries of o.j.'s white ford bronco revealed. >> exclusive. where it's been hidden a way for all these years. then, beyonce. anger and praise over her black panther inspired halftime show. >> if you have a message, now is the time to do it. >> i don't think halftime was the appropriate spot. big push for votes. >> being so far along in the pregnancy, does that worry you. >> what trump told the potty
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