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bus in sight and no word from the district, they are fed up. >> we didn't hear nothing. 7:13 p.m. my child came home from being on the bus at 2:30 p.m. >> reporter: she stood outside her home waititg for her son. the minutes turned to hours without any bus. >> i called the bus station. the transportation office. nobody answered. leave a message. they don't call back. i don't have a number for the bus driver so i am concerned. i called the school. the kids already left. >> reporter: her son and 16 other disabled students were stuck on the broken down bus without food, water or access to bath rooms. her son was one of those children. >> i come home and no child. i am scared. i don't know if something happened. i don't know if the driver got kidnapped. wow don't know. couldn't get no answer -- you don't know. couldn't get no answer.
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this is the 11th time the bus broke down and the parents aren't wrong in saying this is a bigger issue. >> we are at the mercy of what the state givers us in terms of equipment to repair. even staff. the mechanics. the bus shop is understaffed. getting the parts and keeping the buses running. >> reporter: a monitor should have been provided with an emergency contact list. >> we did not do a good job of notifying the parents. we didn't do a good job of having the contact information. i apologize for that but that has been addressed. again. >> reporter: he says they are already looking at the route for next year and working on making them more efficient and requesting a handicap bus be left in the lot at all times.
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>> thank you. charleston now. new evidence in the walter scott case. asking for swabs from michael slager's taser after sled looked at new evidence found. today a judge said he is giving a investigator extra time to analyze the evidence. slager is accused of killing scott in april. he is out on bond. now, the midlands most meteorologist jim gandy. >> watching an area of rain that is moving through the tennessee river valley. moved in to western north carolina. it is moving into drier air. so there is only a slight chance we will see rain. right now temperatures across the area look like this. skies. temperatures 60 degrees. winds from the southwest at 6 miles per hour. tonight we are expecting a low temperature of 41 with an increase in clouds and a slight
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that will be tonight. tomorrow it will be partly cloudy with a high temperature of 62. it should be dry for the work week. we will look at the forecast in a moment. governor nikki haley announced a new partnership that aims to reduce preterm births and child hospitalizations. 1200 families receive intervention. it involves pairing nurses with moms on medicaid. the nurses make home visits birthday. the new announcement means 3,200 additional mothers will years. >> this will reduce on domestic violence, this will reduce on numbers of visits to the emergency room, this will reduce on sicknesses, on so rural areas. this will be driving to rural areas to meet with moms.
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normally have the resources. >> south carolina ranks fifth worse in the child poverty with 27% of all children below the federal poverty levels. 5,000 people are homeless statewide. a new program is putting the homeless back to work in the hopes of getting them on the road to recovery. news 19's sonia gutierrez has the details. >> reporter: not everyone can cash in on a job. some sometimes that leads to homeless homelelsness. that was the case for her. >> within two months i found a job. >> reporter: till she found the back to work program. >> i appreciate what transition has done for me. what sc works has done for me. >> reporter: one of 19 people to graduate in december. >> have a great day.
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the success of the first program prompted another round that started this week. >> job coach works with you on a daily basis and you talk about what you want to do, goals and then job coach assists you with that. started. >> every individual that wants to work should have the opportunity work and we would like it help with that. >> reporter: with he wants toepi-- >> reporter: with he wants to help put more people -- where he wants to help put more people back to work. >> you will use your brain or your back. tired of using my back. >> reporter: he is tired of being on the streets. >> i am hoping to get an office job. i would really like to do something where i am mentally in n gauged. -- engaged. >> i am proud of myself for the accomplishments i made. >> reporter: sonia gutierrez, news 19 wltx.
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boot camp where you get to work on your resume and polishing up job fields. only open for the transition homeless center but they hope to expand it. a little bit different style of campaigning for donald trump today. he is accustomed to holding rally wheres he addresses voters but this morning he went on the campaign trail. and stopped in for breakfast, taking pictures and signing autographs and then headed to a rally in augusta and spoke about the second amendment. >> so i will tell you what, so second amendment is under siege and we are going to save the second amendment. i will tell you what, people want to destroy it. president obama just did the executive order, chunk after chunk after chunk. >> ted cruz held a campaign
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he says if elected he will fix the problems the -- problems at the va and appeal obama care and says political games will stop. >> people will be forgiven this election season for thinking at times it seems like a circus. i can't imagine why anyone would think that. [ laughter ] >> but the time is over. the time for games is over. we need a leader who is prepared. >> marco rubio was in buford hosting a town hall there. he said elecs are about choices and pointed out the differences competitors. >> what is the difference between you and donald trump.
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differences -- [ laughter ] . >> policies -- [ indiscernible ] . >> ted has been weak on national security. >> jeb bush spent the day in columbia and in lexington county, he hosted a town hall with employees who build firearms for the military. there were many veterans who asked what he would do for healthcare. >> men and women in uniform are deserving on being in the front of the line. they needed to be treated with dignity and respect. right now they are not. my commitment is to fulfill our commitment for people who kept us safe. they will be in the front of the line. heads will roll outside the veterans affairs.
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join him on the campaign trail later this week. >> john kasich made several stops in the upstate and at 7:00 p.m. he is speaking at a town hall. also tonight at 7:00 p.m. ben carson is hosting a meet and greet in aiken. and days away from the primary governor nikki haley says she hasn't decided who to endorse. she has been getting calls from the candidates and got a visit from george w. bush on behalf of his brother. governor nikki haley ruled out supporting donald trump saying he didn't know south carolina issues. the governor did not give a time table on when she is making a decision. she may not endorse any candidate at all. bernie sanders made a couple stops in columbia. he went to allen university this morning for a prayer breakfast and then headed to a
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he plan to make college free is drawing unvoters -- young voters in. he said ittient be a burden -- it shouldn't be a burden to get a higher education. >> it exists -- how much does tuition cost in germany? free. >> former president bill clinton toured the manufacturing and industrial spartanburg community college this morning and then made a trip to greenville to campaign for his wife at the community development center. >> for all things related to the south carolina primary head to our website www.wltx.com and click on sc primaries. full coverage under headlines. keep in mind you can only vote in one primary. weather.
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the weather will be grea she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton.
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take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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you are watching news 19 at 6:00 p.m. with jr berry and darci strickland. good day to play hooky but we didn't. we came to work.
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dedicated to had cause. >> needed a pay check. >> and that. and friday is pay day. but it was nice out there. >> this is just the start of something and with baseball season kicking off on friday, just in time. we have rain that we are tracking. moving across the tennessee river valley today. it moved in to the upstate of south carolina and closing in on the charlotte area. however this is moving more towards the east and all of this rain is moving into dry air. so a lot of it will be diminishing before it could get into the area. let me show you what is going on. this is the area of rain. the weather system is still back in south eastern missouri and it will be moving across the clear skies later on tonight -- across the carolinas later on tonight. now over new york state and moving away from us.
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through, we will be under dry conditions for the rest of the week. temperatures have been nice. we warmed up nicely today. it is a little cooler upstate. 59 degrees in sumpter, charleston 63. and here is what our caul is projecting. clouds mew -- computer model projecting. clouds moving in. a chance of a shower. but it moves in quickly and then we have partly cloudy skies for tomorrow. and then tomorrow night, we will be clearing out completely and we will see nothing but sunshine through thursday. it will be dry from there on. here is what we are expecting tonight. low temperatures dropping down into the upper 30s. low 40s. 37 in newberry and camden. 41 degrees in columbia and sumter. 42 orangeburg. tomorrow high temperatures of 59 in newberry. 61 degrees winnsboro. 62 columbia. 63 st. matthews.
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our seven-day forecast, it is a dry one. seeing sunshine and cooler on thursday with a high of 58 but here we go with friday, sunny, 62 degrees. on saturday mostly sunny. warming up to 70. it will be partly cloudy skies on sunday. with a high temperature of 72 but the clouds will be increasing monday. a chance of showers but a better chance of rain monday night into tuesday and cooler tuesday with a high of 53. >> i will take it. >> you know? dry weather on the weekend. deal with rain monday and tuesday. that is fine but it is beautiful. >> perfect for this weekend. good time to get outdoors. >> thank you. baseball. reggie anderson now. good weather for it. >> probably about the best weather forecast we had for baseball. talking maps. the -- hoops. gamecocks taking on the tigers
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out here is the cbs evening news tonight, president obama told us how he intends to replace u.s. supreme court justice antonin n alia. we will have the reaction to his plan. plus tornadoes in the south.
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half a century threatens starvation for millions in
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to the on the road again. >> yeah. they need a win tonight. a game you should been and you better win. gamecocks men facing missouri who has been reeling. they are in the bottom of the sec. gamecocks looking to get back in the win column after saturday's loss to kentucky.
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will be a different game. a win over mizzou would not be a resume builter. >> you ever to -- builder. >> you have tastudy tape -- to study tape and see what the other team tried to do to -- to bother you. you have to see what you tried to do that worked and didn't work. and you have to make subtle adjustments. in conference play, unlike this past saturday, most of those games come down a the last 3 or 4 minutes. >> yesterday clemson quarterback and heisman trophy finalist deshaun watson accepted the trophy for winning the davey o'brien trophy -- award. goes to the top quarterback in the country. in 2016 deshaun watson is motivated to help the tigers take the next step and part of
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in off season work outs. >> we did a lot. we did a lot for the program. clemson university. we didn't finish the main goal, that was to win it all. we fell short. so we have a lot to prove and a lot to get better at. [ indiscernible ] >> i understand that, you know, complacency can ruin you. it can take you away from being the greatest or the best you can be. i have more to work on. on and off the field. i know i can improve at something. that is what drives me and that is why where y play football -- why i play football. i want to be the best player every. i want to do it again. >> spring practice is around the corner for the gamecocks.
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on the field. sec media days, day four, the last day, they will be joined on thursday by lsu and ole miss. and former usc linebacker coach is on the list of candidates for the defensive coordinator position at south carolina state. he coached at arkansas, louisiana monroe and jacksonville state. if that happens that would be a great hire. somebody with sec experience. that would be his first coordinating role. >> everything he does is intriguing. >> he will do it with a smile.
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how choosing your favorite here is a look at what is ncis followed by ncis new orleans and limitless and then keep it here for news 19 at 11:00 p.m. change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity.
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against four flavors across four categories. heat. the chips that get the most votes will hit the shelves and the others go bye by. voting now -- bye-bye. voting now. someone could win $1,000 in the give away and one person could win $250,000. for eating chips. i have been eating chips for over 40 years and no one has given me a dollar for it yet. >> i like the plane chip. >> plain? >> no cheese? no barbecue? no spice? [ talking at the same time ] >> no. just plain. >> come on, you are not going to win anything for that. plain chips? >> what i like. >> okay.
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>> we are >> pelley: an election prediction from president obama. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. >> pelley: also tonight, violent weather in the south, including a tornado on an interstate. >> it was, basically, like the "twister" movie. >> pelley: extreme weather is being fueled by el nino, and tonight we'll look at the effects from the u.s. to africa, where millions are threatened with famine. >> people haven't been able to plant the crops they need to survive. >> pelley: and it's show time for america's top dogs. >> it doesn't get any better. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: late today, the president weighed in on the political phenomenon that is donald trump. president obama was answering a

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