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governor haley endorsed romney in 2012, he went down in the polls and lost the election. >> sure, that's why governor bush wanted her endorsement and i respect governor bush. the bottom line is that governor haley's interesting in south carolina, respected nationally. the leadership she's known in the last year in the -- shown in the last year in the state has impressed in america. it will help us across the country. >> the importance for me is i've never not made a decision, while it may have been the politically correct thing to do, would be to stay out f it, the point is i'm a voter, i'm south carolinaen and i needed to get out there in vote. >> in our election poll online, 90% of you are saying the endorsement will have no impact on your vote. the issues you care about like social security, national defense and immigration. jeb bush took the snaj columbia today -- snaj columbia
he doesn't think it's presidential to go back and forth with the pope. he said, he won't turn to pope francis for insight. >> i respect the pope, his voice will be heard, but dealing with isis, we need someone who has a steady hand and a strategy. >> the former florida governor says it's okay to get his guidance from the pope as a catholic, but he won't question anybody elses's christianity sfl tomorrow, jeb bush will be back in the upstate ahead of saturday's republican primary. he and his mother, are teaming up for a series of meet and greets, one in the morning at 90 at wade's restaurant in spartanburg, the other for noon at the crock center in the greenville. the potential power major endorse pts played out today, for senator rubio and governor john kasich. >> both were joined on the campaign trail today by big names from different worlds. hoping to get their favor rit to -- favorite to the finish line
>> the wellness arena, where a conservative convention. >>reporter: yeah, they are, amy, we already know that political players like governor nikki haley, senator tim scott are backing rubio, we learned this week that the state newspaper in columbia, and charleston have backed john kasich. now, we're adding football player to the mix. shaw is backing rubio, former clemson quarterback boyd is backing kasich. so now, we were looking at a gamecocks-clemson rivalry at the intersection, where sports immediate metes politics. >> more -- meets politics. >> no more excuses. >> who he is as a person will mean a lot to this country. >>reporter: never gave much thought politics until he met john kasich. >> governor kasich, is easy to decision. >>reporter: now, he's on the m campaign trail, stumping for the ohio governor, hoping to sway the entire tiger family and the
>> kasich is a very strong candidate. i think he is the candidate because of his morals and integrity, the way he carries himself, because of the way he presents himself on stage. people. >>reporter: often plays out like a football game, he is right at down the field. a friendly rival is in the game. >> it's a privilege to show my support for marco rubio and his family. >> former quarterback connor shaw campaigned with rubio on saturday, cheers for winningest quarterback. >> i think we can all agree, whether gamecocks or tigers that marco rubio should be the next president. [ applause ] . >>reporter: boyd can't help but notice the irony. >> i'm going to push kasich as much as possible. i'm confident about kasich and his abilitiess to lead.
little rivalry didn't hurt anyone, but he is taking his job seriously as well as connor shaw, they are hoping that their endorsement ks be a game-changer for each campaign saturday. reporting live tonight, addie hampton. >> a close look at tonight's conservative review convention, ted cruz and marco rubio and ben carson are expected to be there. hosting a town hall last night with three of the republican candidates, anderson cooper is in columbia tonight for another town hall with the other three, donald trump, jeb bush and kasich will have their turn. it all leads touch saturday's republican primary -- leads up to saturday's republican primary. then, a week later, saturday, february 27th, the democratic candidates have their chance to vote. well, you've within telling us -- you've been telling us
upcoming primary, the exclutive 7 news online -- exclusive 7 news online poll o. at this hour, donald trump is holding a commanding lead with 43% of those responding in the polls say they intend to vote for him saturday in the primary. number 2, marco rubio, coming in at 22%. ted cruz is in third place with 15. ben carson, john kasich, and jeb bush all have single digit percentages of support. our poll reflects only the opinions of those who have taken some time to participate on wspa.com or through 7 news app. the 7 news poll will stay open for the next 24 hours, so if you haven't weighed in yet, there's time to do so. we'll bring you final results tomorrow night, right here on 7 news beginning live at five. ed today's weather with was -- today's weather was great for mid february and it will get even better. here's christy with more. >> all right. tom, that's right, the temperatures will continue to get a little warmer each afternoon, going into and through the weekend. even if our sky conditions don't stay perfect.
right now, we're at 54 in greenville, 53 in anderson, and 50 in asheville. we've got mostly clear skies out there. and so a steady cooldown is on the way, we'll be about as cold as we r were this morning in the lower 30s by 5:00 a.m. so you'll want the jackets for sure to start the day, a fast rebound in temperature is on the way. and as warm air continues to filter in from the south and west, our warming trend will continue with a few 70s possible, and a few locations over the weekend. we'll talk more about that and increasing rain chances coming up. >> thank you. the lives of five young men, changed forever, tonight, an upstate teenager is dead after a shooting. >> and four of his peers are charged with the murder. 18-year-old -- 19-year-old dennis gibbs and 22-year-old albert taylor, and a 15-year-old in the case. brianna smith has been in easley all day tracking do unthe latest details on this -- down the latest details on this.
where brown was shot and killed, and friends say that only they stopped here to use the bathroom, when they came out, they heard a gunshot. now, we were there last night as the police were investigating who shot brown. they p able to put out -- they were able to put out an alert on the car that the suspects were travelling in and a few hours later, they were caught. police say they believe that albert taylor pulled that trigger. but that dennis gibbs, fair and the 15-year-old were with them. in court today, the suspects had quite a lot to say. >> any questions? >> yeah, i've got a question, what are these cameras for. >> it's the news media. >> oh, the news media. what's up. follow me on twitter. >>reporter: obviously, very loud and boisterous inside of the courtroom today. the fourth suspect was not in the courtroom because he is a juvenile. brianna smith, 7 news.
his pickup was hit by a man being chased by authorities. >> it happened early this morning, on in powdersville at the intersection of highway 153 and highway 81. learning tonight, more about the victim and the man that authorities say caused his death. 7 news reporter dave jordan is in powdersville now with details. dave. >>reporter: well, amy, that man has been identified as 62-year-old stephen burnett in the wrong place at the wrong time, authorities are telling us his life came toen a end at this intersection in powdersville after f the rt nos tell us a man running from greenville county deputies -- trying to arrest 25-year-old dexter reeves on four active warrants. that crash shut down the intersection for hours by mid-morning, accident reconstruction crews were on the scene, and once they were done, the cleanup began. now, burnett's family and friends were too distraught to speak with me on camera.
coming as a surprise for them. as for reeves, he is in the hospital, recovering from his injury, and will likely face additional charges in connection with the death. the greenville sheriff's deputies telling us they are interviewing the witnesses. they will speak with the reporters who may have additional questions as it pertains to this officer involved chase. in powdersville, dave jordan, 7 news. a follow up to a story we brought you this afternoon on wspa.com. greenville police tell us that a man found injured inside of a car, near downtown, was not shot. as initially thought. this is air 7 video from the scene at the intersection of butler avenue and pickney street. the officers found the man after responding to reports of a gun being discharged in the area. he was treated at the hospital. coming up on 7 news at 6:00,
anderson, chad silvers is accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a female student. the school director says they're working with law enforcement on this investigation, into exactly what happened. new tonight, your school is hiding secrets about teachers who couldn't hack it in the classroom. bad reviews, and explicit details of bad behavior are hidden away in secret files. >> investigative reporter gordon deal is here to show you what that means for your child. >> we know most teachers, work hard, care deeply, act professionally, it's a tough job. but we found some upstate school districts that use secret contracts called separation agreements, it's hard to weed out the very few teacher whos have a troubled past. it allows the school districts to get rid of teachers without having to fire them. the district never says why, the bad review, every parent complaint, that a teacher has in their personnel file, is taken out, and put in a new secret
while, that teacher is free to find a new job somewhere else. >> you can understand why that would be a little unsettling to somebody. >> well, again, we're not talking about high level offenses, we're talking about performance based issues. >> what does that mean, performance based? >> they're not performing to the standard in the classroom. >>reporter: they've had 9 of those agreements in the last three years, so we're going to let you decide. what is and what isn't a high level offense. because we've got access to some om those secret files and at 11:00, our investigation will reveal the secrets. amy. >> we will be watching. thank you, gordon. straight ahead on 7 news at 6:00, a heart attack mistaken for something else. a local man says he's lucky to
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the centers for disease control. >> an upstate man knows that reality all too well. rachelle pence explains how he suffered from a heart attack and thought it was something else. he's thanking his coworkers. >>reporter: february 4th, started like any other day. >> i can get up at 5:00, work at 6:00. >>reporter: he works for greenville health system and that day his job required heavy lifting at a local office. >> the lifting some of the printers. it hit me.
coworkers he was okay frng he real bad. i said, well, i'm not so sure this is heart burn. >> i told randy, you stay right here, you know, i'm going to get some help. >>reporter: surprisingly, just down the hall, was a nurse. it was only her fourth day on the job, and she was in the building by chance. >> had my stethoscope, i grabbed it. >>reporter: he was set on taking his truck to the next stop. >> we really need to get you did the hospital. >> the ladies, weren't going to take no for an answer. >>reporter: at the hospital, doctors found one of his arteries 99% blocked. >> three other arteries were 70%. >>reporter: something he may not have known until too late. these are some of the heavy item ms was here to pick up that day when he started experiencing symptoms, two weeks later, they're still here, and he's back to get them and feeling so much better.
thanking everyone who po ten shlgly saved -- potentially saved his life. thanks to this circle, it's not a sad ending. randy's heart has never been more full of love and appreciation. >> it's more than you can see. >>reporter: rachelle pence, 7 news. >> he's wem on his way to living -- well on his way to living a healthy year lifestyle. >> nurses and doctors want to remind you to know the signs of a heart attack and act quickly if you see someone experiencing the symptoms. a lot of folks, as we get closer to the weekend are hoping it will keep on getting better. our weather will stay very quiet, beautiful for tomorrow. we are going to start out with cold temperatures, though, just like we did today. and really what you would expect for this time of the year. so we'll be around freezing. going into tomorrow morning. a faster warmup, though, tomorrow will carry us to readings that are above average for this time of the year.
up in the upstate. more clouds and mostly dry, a warm saturday and better rain chances come into the picture for us by sunday night. most of the weekend is going to be try, etch though we'll see an -- even though we'll see an increase in cloud cover saturday. high pressure at the surface, the center to the north keeping things very quiet across the eastern third of the country tonight. upper level winds, still out of the northwest, high clouds streaming in. but we're not looking for any lower clouds to trap that heat and we'll get rid of the heat we got today. and that will set us up for a chilly start to our friday. a bun dant sunshine. breezy at types, not really a windy day. and then getting into saturday, morning, we'll find more in the way of cloud cover, can't even rule out a few spots of rain in north carolina. but the upstate has a much better chance of staying dry. and then as we get into sunday, starting to see the rain chances increasing as the system
50 in asheville, lower 50s in spartanburg, 54 in laurens and 53 in anderson. here's what to expect for the next 72 hours. looking good as far as the temperature goes. sky conditions clouds back in the picture by saturday. and it will be mostly cloudy, but mostly dry. into sunday, there's a good chance the majority of the daylight hours will be dry. but the trend will be for the shower chances to increase. we'll be close to 70 for a high on sunday. we'll hold on to the warm weather into early next week. but the first half of next week, is looking very unsettled. a good chance of rain, we get the chillier weather back by tuesday. when highs will stop in the lower 50s. and there's your mountain forecast, expect a beautiful day tomorrow, 54 for a high. 60 with more clouds on saturday. into sunday, increasing rain chances, as far as the coverage goes. best chance of rain for us will be monday into tuesday. and as that system wraps up, cold air comes in, and the mountains will have a chance to see a little snow by wednesday afternoon. if this system keeps on the same
everyone, i just want to say thank you for an amazing 12-year career. this was the part where i was going to ride off into the sunset. but seeing how there's no sunset, i'm just going to ride off. >> and the guy who gave his fellow defensive lineman cowboy boots at the super bowl, jared allen played 12 seasons in the league, most of the past season.
we're sure you'll want to get a win, but protect your equipment. >> the philosophy through the duals is to protect the car and understand where it's strengths are and the weaknesses are. ultimately you want the same car. >> because like we saw in practice tonight, you get into a bit of a snit and get into the back of the pack. 6 wildcard drivers going into the final race tonight. >> clemson, assuring it's the 500 race in the acc play over boston college, another big niem for -- 2 # points for the team leader in that regard. tigers going on to the victory, 65-54. the fact that they shot only 30 frers three point range. >> i thought this was big for us, that to just come back home and get, you know, beat the teams that we needed to beat, and you know, kind of find a
games, i thought that was very encouraging. >> now 0-13. >> the bomb going down, duke ahead, joel berry triess to win it. partially blocked and how do you like that? the devils with a bit of a bump pi road r but they go into chapel hill and win meeting one of the rivalry show down on the season. that is a huge victory for coach k and company. >> high school hoops, last night, burns trying to move on in 4a. mann. in spartanburg, meanwhile, it is the vikings, scott, 24 points. he led the way, vikings survived by 3. and double overtime. they beat ridge view. 3a girls and 1a girls play tonight. finally, from that ball game last night in chapel hill, check out brice johnson, flying in there to follow with the jam and
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holy war between trump and the pope. >> for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. >> pelley: also tonight, two days before the nevada caucus, a personal side of hillary clinton. >> my mother met me at the door, and she said, "there is no room for cowards in this house." >> pelley: a hospital pays ransom to hackers to get its computers back. and from football to footlights. >> i got good feet. >> pelley: a former nfl star pulls off the play of a lifetime it may sound odd, but all i care about is love captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. reporting tonight from las vegas.
here at ceasar's palace never bet on this, but in a campaign that has seen just about everything, we now have donald trump feuding with the pope. it started when francis, on his flight home from mexico, said that if trump wants to build a wall on the mexican border, he is not a christian. then, all hell broke loose. major garrett is in south carolina. >> for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. >> reporter: donald trump said propaganda. >> so they met with the pope, and they, obviously, got to the pope, and they're telling him what a bad guy donald trump is. he doesn't know me. warning: >> if and when the have the is attacked by isis, which, as everyone knows, is isis' ultimate trophy, i can promise you that the pope would have only wished and prayed that donald trump would have been president. >> reporter: trump said no