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number is now down to 1200 homes and businesses. it all came from the strong storm system which was under a tornado watch. >> the highest wind gusts was 57 miles per hour and that was this afternoon behind the cold front. right now e front to the east but we still have a few light showers moving rapidly eastward across the midlands. they are really not much. we do have partly cloudy skies right now and are temperature 60 degrees. the air masses dry and we have wind sustained from the west at 24 miles per hour. we are still seeing gusts up to 40 miles per hour. for tonight it will be when the and a high -- windy and a high
it will be mostly sunny and windy tomorrow. the high temperature of 56 degrees and going forward we will be seeing sunny dry weekend and will be warming up by sunday. nothing like getting to go home. a one -- a midlands woman and her family getting to do that almost 5 months after they were left homeless after the flood. thanks to the united way and other foundations along with countless volunteers jennifer geiser's home is ready for her to move back in. >> the struggle isn't over and it continues for a lot of us and it will continue for years to come. we have to keep coming together as a community and working forward to put as much of this behind us as we can and make a new day. >> jennifer sa she plans to
this is the first owner occupied rebuild. they have 120 applicants and 45 people on their waiting list. hillary clinton campaigned against the midlands. earlier she spoke to supporters at brookland baptist church conference center. we had a chance to speak with the former first lady one-on- one on a number of topics including the possibility of guantanamo bay detainees being sent to south carolina and if she's concerned about constant questions about her emails in benghazi. aussie didn't talk about the emails, she told me she doesn't think benghazi will be an issue. >> i do not believe it will be. i testified for 11 hours. they said very clearly after it was over there was nothing new there because we have been saying the same thing for quite some time. i don't see any issues.
interested in is how are we going to solve some of our problems and work together. are we going to make the economy work for everybody. >> talk about an issue that's been in the news this week in south carolina. resident obama talking about closing down guantanamo again and possibly those detainees coming just outside of charleston. he says that something she will fight. what is your position? >> i know the president hasn't made any decision about where they would be moved to. yes to work with congress and he has to pay attention to what the state is saying. i hope he can cooperate in order to get this behind us because i believe keeping guantanamo open provides a propaganda document -- argument for isis.
a way to close it and i know that it will only come with cooperation from congress. >> mrs. clinton has a busy day tomorrow. she will be in florence and myrtle beach and north charleston. her husband will be campaigning tomorrow friday in rock hill spartanburg and winnsboro and friday he will travel to aiken. bernie sanders spent most of his day campaigning out of state in missouri. before leaving columbia this morning he talked about the poverty rate in our country and he attributed the increase to a 1996 welfare reform bill that was supported by mrs. clinton. he said something needs to be done to help the poor. >> i happen to believe we need real welfare reform but the goal of welfare reform is to get peopop to stand on ththr own two feet to help them and get them jobs and the training they need to help them get the child care they need so they
health care they need as well. the most vulnerable people in the country. >> sanders is going to be in oklahoma and he is not leaving south carolina he will return on friday. donald trump continues to maintain his lead as the parties front runner. his opponents are looking to super tuesday to try and gain momentum. >> be confounded republican party establishment they wish what happens in vegas stays in vegas but donald trumums march to the nomination would be hard to bet against. today the victor was in virginia one of 12 states with contest next tuesday. >> we had an exciting evening last night. >> in nevada trump ran the table winning almost every category of voter.
highly educated, poorly educated. >> there were twice as many caucus goers as four years ago. most of them were angry with washington and six out of 10 said the next president should be a political outsider. perfect fit for trump's rivals have endorsements but no wins. the senator told cbs this morning that will change. >> we will win in florida the race. that will help us and as far as going into next week we feel map. >> ted cruz is trying to grab a victory in texas where the governor just endorsed him. >> texas has 155 delegates.
texas has alone almost 15 set of the delegates you need to be the republican nominee. >> john kasich noted that he is within the margin of error in the race against trunk -- trump. >> in effort to slow trump down they are increasing calls to see has passed tax returns. mitt romney is saying that we have good reason to believe there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. both parties have march both parties have march 1 circled on their calendars. more than one dozen states and territories are holding elections to split up national convention delegates. nine states that primary elections for both parties and several others have caucuses. a house lawmaker was to use
maintenance on public colleges. in the past the governor has been opposed to initiate -- issuing up on bill. representative says he agrees with the governor that they shouldn't find new construction but he adds that the state has a responsibility to prevent existing buildings from falling apart. merrill says colleges would have to meet certain conditions such as freezing or lowering tuition. struck a week after blocking the roads bill from a vote this session senator tom davis sat down tonight. however senator lee bright standout taking over his spot continuing the filibuster. the department of transportation needs to be reformed saying he doesn't think the roads bill will pass the session and he says there are at least one dozen conservative senators who are willing to fight the bill.
won't see a restructure. we don't want to see an increase at on that so we will push for. that's what we need to be debating. >> senator bright will hold the floor when he said he comes back into session tomorrow morning. and lexington and anti- drunk driving rally is going to be taking place in front of the courthouse tomorrow. the event is expected to highlight the latest ui charge against don myers. the longtime prosecutor was arrested monday night after a single car accident. the organizers expected to call for his resignation thing is no longer credible to prosecute dui cases. tomorrow's rally is set for noon. after a string of problems facing financial losses the wild animal park and spartanburg county could close.
needs to raise $500,000 by the end of the year. $250,000 annually to stay open. earlier this year 27 animals died due to an electrical fire in a barn. last month park officials agreed to pay close to $200,000 in fines while 15 violations of the animal welfare act. christian alliance for orphans in the midlands will be holding their first community action meeting next week. one of their missions is to help foster children in our state. next tuesday they will be filling 50 backpacks called journey bags with items that foster children need. >> we started meeting and we are small group but we have a big old. -- goal. we know not everybody can foster but everybody could pack
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>> behind the cold front and the winds are continuing to best out. before the front came through it was a warm day outside. we were amazed. we got enough sunshine and were a coming in that we reached 80 degrees. it was 77 degrees upstate so they can get quite as warm. here's the latest situation. we have the front that is moving into the area now and we still have a few clouds coming through. it is partly cloudy and it will stay that way and it is windy. the system has moved on up into northeastern ohio and it is continuing to move to the northeast and you can see the extent of the precipitation.
this is still a potent storm system and it is windy all the way through the southeast. here's what we are seeing is farce temperatures. the cold air's coming in behind the front. the winds tonight are sustained at 24 miles per hour. it's up there and the gusts up to 40 miles per hour. for the next few hours we will continue to see wind gusts up around 35 miles per hour. our computer model is indicating tomorrow you will be seeing sonny skies and it will be -- mostly sunny skies and it will be clear. tonight low temperatures of 39
columbia and sumter. tomorrow we will be seeing high temperatures of 55 degrees in newberry and 54 in winchester -- winnsboro. looking ahead the winds will die down on friday and it will be 56 degrees. saturday will be sunny with a low of 30 and a high 57 degrees. sunday we start to warm up. 65 degrees on sunday and breezy partly cloudy on monday with a high of 60 degrees.
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we are not laying down tonight. they were taking on the team they make the most of it. it is mitch rigs he's been hired -- hit. brandon taylor will get into the act newberry up double digits. lots of good passing the alma mater does not have it the wolves win this one 98-69. high school hoops making which about to sumter.
dangerous as it goes on. trace the three driving does it to drop. back on the other end theodore for the skyhawks. the barons would respond with hometown advantage. he's going to the college of charleston gets it on the inside gets the bucket. first game back after missing a few weeks with a knee injury. still kinda rusty. 64-49. windy afternoon for some
no shortage of pregame excitement. gamecocks up 2-0. makes it 3-0. same inning is tj hopkins and he will crush this one to left field. is a three run shot caroline is up 6-0. this is the first game on season. they take this one 16-4. steve jr. maybe returning to gainesville. he was at usc for the past 11 seasons working on -- on the
will cave. >> i think it will be very difficult for mr. mcknl toconnell, that if the public conclude this person is well qualified. that the senate should stand in the way, simply for political reasons. >> reporter: mr. obama published a blog. detailing what he is looking for in a nominee. senate minority leader harry reid offered a surprise pick. nevada's republican governor, brian sandoval. >> i know if he were picked i would support the man. republicans like senator mike lee say they're holding firm until after the election no
>> there is absolutely nothing unprecedented and absolutely nothing improper the senate choosing to withhold consent of the president's nm knee to the supreme court. >> reporter: sandoval's office says no one has contacted him about vegt. but vetting. he called obamacare unconstitutional. that is one reason the sandoval buzz is the white house and reid playing games. >> jan crawford.