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for closed captioning."3 several areas in the midlands are feeling the impact of the continuous rain in the forecast.in newberry county...many neighborhoods saw flooding. a-b-c columbia's jennifer ready joins us live in the
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details...jennifer? eric...in many neighborhoods in newberry this afternoon...police and firefighters were both on the scene to block off flooded and dangerous roads...in addition...they also helped
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evacuate. 3 in 3 addition...officials remind motorists during the floods that if they do run into a barricade...blocking off the road...not to drive through or move the barricade for your safety. from the newsroom, jennifer ready, a-b-c columbia news. comedian bill cosby is facing sexual assault charges in pennsylvania.
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prosecutor announced this morning...cosby has been charged with felony aggravated indecent assault. the 78-year- old actor was arraigned this afternoon. those charges stem from a woman's accusation that cosby drugged and abused her at his philadelphia-area home in 2004. more than forty women have come forward to publicly accuse cosby of assaulting them over the last four decades. cosby has long denied wrongdoing. we have new information tonight on a train accident that left one man dead this morning. richland county coroner gary watts says 34 year old william boulware was standing outside of his car which was stuck on the tracks near rabon and two notch roads. at four-thirty this morning the amtrak train struck the car and boulware. the incident is under investigation by "the richland county sheriff's department". a gaston man is facing charges after deputies say he helped his wife commit suicide. investigators say at some point between december 20th and the 21st...randy jones
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amount of medication to his wife karen jones in a room at motel six on burning tree drive. deputies tell us randy jones was also planning to overdose before they arrived...responding to a reported domestic dispute. investigators say jones is also charged with destroying several items in the room. richland county deputies say an argument over chicken lead to a stabbing. deputies responded to a home on ranch road just after nine last night. according to investigators a man and his wife were arguing over whether or not to go to "church's chicken" for dinner. deputies tell us the husband knocked the wife out with a punch...but when she came to she stabbed him multiple times in the upper body. his injuries are not life threatening. the countdown is on. this was the scene behind us this afternoon as set up began for columbia's famously hot new year's celebration. if you're planning on coming downtown for the event...concert gates open at six. miss lauryn
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headliner...she'll take the stage at 10:30 followed by the countdown and fireworks show at midnight. you have a chance to start the new year off right by helping midlands flood victims. officials with "u-s-c relief" announced they're partnering with "famously hot new year." there will be volunteers at every entrance to the downtown columbia new year's eve celebration taking donations of non-perishable food items for "harvest hope" and monetary donations for "the one s-c flood relief fund". 3 we're now less than 24 hours away from the kick off of the college football playoff and clemson's pursuit of a national title. a-b-c columbia's mike gillespie joins us live now from miami where the tigers will take on oklahoma tomorrow afternoon...the excitement is building here mike...i can
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intense in miami. 3 a-b-c columbia is asking you to start the new year by saving lives. we're teaming up the red cross and encouraging midlands residents to donate blood at our new year blood drive.with details and more on the importance of donating blood... here's a-b-c
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been 9 3 he has presidential pedigree but he's behind in the polls. up next we'll look ahead to jeb bush's campaign stop in the midlands. plus the g-o-p front runner rallies supporters in the low country. stay with us for more a-b-c
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from main and gervais. right now republican presidential candidate jeb
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midlands. the former florida governor is hosting a meet and greet at hudson's smokehouse barbecue in lexington. a-b-c columbia has a crew at the event. earlier this week...bush said democratic front runner hillary clinton quote "has no clue about leading the country" and that g-o-p leader donald trump is quote "not serious about being a candidate". speaking of "the donald" he was in the low country this morning. trump held a campaign rally at the westin hilton head island resort and spa. trump defended his recent decision to attack hillary clinton by bringing up the monica lewinsky scandal. trump's next campaign event in the state will take place in rock hill in january. the republican presidential primary takes place february 20th. cloudy and rainy out there today, what will the weather look like for the start of 2016? your seven day
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columbia news at six. coming up, this time tomorrow clemson will be in the middle of its college football semifinal game against oklahoma. they'll be doing it
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players...including their
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back to miami for a 3 coming up, this time tomorrow clemson will be in the middle of its college football semifinal game against oklahoma. they'll be doing it without three suspended players...including their second-leading receiver.we're back to o miami for a live
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wrapping up the hype and getting close to game time.hi, i'm tim hill.the 3+ weeks of talking about the college football playoff semifinal game between clemson and oklahoma officially ending this morning with the final coaches press conferences. our mike gillespie escaping the rain around here and braving the south florida
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miami.mike? tim, a very hot 3 and muggy miami gardens the 2012 orange bowl blowout by west virginia got kevin steele fired as clemson's defensive coordinator.today steele...lsu's defensive coordinator this season...hired as will muschamp's replacement as the auburn defensive coordinator. steele will get a chance to get a little revenge against swinney.auburn hosts clemson to open up the season next year. today muschamp's buddy lance thompson running the auburn defense against memphis in the birmingham bowl.
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candidate to join muschamp's new gamecock coaching staff. the tigers' taking on one of the top nfl quarterback prospects...and shutting down peyton lynch.the interception to start the 2nd half helps lead to 21 unanswered auburn points.jeremy johnson and company finish out a disappointing season on a positive note.auburn beats memphis 31-10.the tigers finish with a 7 and 6 record. mississippi state looking to get the sec to 3 and 0 in bowl games.at last check the bulldogs up 37-21 on nc state late in the third quarter at the belk bowl in charlotte. busy night of basketball...usc hosting francis marion.clemson trying to get its first win in
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