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the state department will released seven you know james, since they contain top-secret information. -- release e-mail chains, since they contain top-secret information. cartman trey gowdy sent us this response, "it is the fbi, not the benghazi committee, investigating the mishandling of classified information in connection with secretary clinton's use of an unsecured server to conduct official u.s. government foreign policy." carol: congressman goudy paid a visit to a local elementary school. a letter from an upstate kindergarten class led to a special gift straight from washington dc wyff news 4 patrick hussion has the story from taylors. patrick: for the kids at paris elementary school, one flag is coming down, but a new flight is going up. one that has flown over the capital dome in washington dc south carolina covers many trey
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campaign trail with marco rubio as he endorses him for president. today, the new focus -- that is these kindergartners and the flag they requested in september. rep. gowdy: i will present this flag on behalf of all the members of the south carolina desiccation.patrick: their teacher taught her class about the american flag. she says they wanted to show their patriotism. they said their flag was fated l -- awas -- their flag was faded looking. so they wrote a letter. rep. gowdy: this flag flew over the capital on 2015. rep. howdy: i felt marco did really well. recent hopeful aspirational tones. patrick: trump's decision to skip the debate? rep. gowdy: i would have wanted
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he is the -- he has been successful without taking advice from me. patrick: then it was time to raise the flag. teachers and students alike with hands on their hearts as two marines did the honors. in taylors, patrick hussion, wyff news 4. michael: the richland county coroner released to the name of a usc student found dead19-year-old rachel bandman of glen allen, virginia found unresponsive in her off-campus apartmthe complex called the hub at columbia. authorities are invested in the death as suspicious. they do not find any signs of trauma. the cause of death won't be known until toxicology reports are complete. carol: an easley man behind bars after he stopped another man i51 euros -- 51-year-old charles black faces attempted murder charges. he got into an argument with a man at the hotspot convenience
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he stabbed another man in the throat. the victim underwent surgery and to deputies. black is held at the detention center without bond. mi the man behind a well-known car dealership ran into the upstate has passed away. george coleman junior died at his home in travelers west., his family owned george coleman ford just off highway 25. coleman's father started the business back in 1930. coleman junior served the company in a number of ways, including as owner, dealer principal, and german. his funeral is set at noon at the greenville associate reformed presbyterian church. carol: an anderson school discussed the potential for downsizianderson school district four says the district has seen little growth inyears. dropping a school would save up to $1.5 million per year. one option is for pendleton elementary school to turn into a middle school. and another is to move riverside middle to a renovated mount lebanon elementary.
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interest at heart overall. but i also believe that people are passionate about their schools. all the elementary schools are wonderful. they're all spread out, they all serve different needs. to make this decision is going to be hard. carol: officials say no jobs would be lost with either option. michael: super bowl 50 is days away, but you can feel the passion from far away. the fans rallied by the thousands in charlotte. the game talk has only begun. carol: corey david is live in charlotte, where a big television kicked off for the panthers. == big celebration kickoff for the panthers. corey: there is a vibe of excitement. we were surrounded by thousands of diehard fans here to rally. a lot of people traveled a long way to be here.we ran into a woman from greenville that made the trip just like we did. take a look at this crowd. people saying, chanted -- people
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celebration. many for their favorite gear like hats, jerseys, and signs. through this sea of blue and black, we saw a bright orange jersey in the crowd of the brave panthers fans. a broncos fan who admitted she was nervous to be there. >> i am originally from denver, so i can't trade teams. i have to represent. i am so excited i can't stand it. we have waited since 2003 to go back to the super bowl. and this year we are going to win. corey: she wasn't the only excited fan ou there. this guy has no shame showing out his dance moves. even the construction workers at a nearby building stopped what they were doing to watch tthe head coach and many players also made some g appearances during the rally. we did not find any fans planning to go to the super
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but you can bet they will be watching. corey davis, wyff news 4 live in charlotte. michael: so will we. wyff news 4 will preview the game with a special show next week. our sports team it will bring you "speci -- you can catch it right here at 8:00 p.m. a week from tonight on february 5. carol: it's time to keep pounding with the panthers lwire, a collection of the latest tweets about the panthers and broncos, funs posts from our staff. you can view it by going to our wyff 4 app or look in the "right now" bar. michael: live look from our downtown greenville spycam.remember this time last week? the chief meteorologist is right here. john, it is beautiful out there. john: you had all the snow and ice gone from the upstate. still leftover snow in the mou ntains. we had our lives shot in
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light winds and temperatures warming up to near 60. corey is there with his life shot. charlotte. 54 in spartanburg. 54 in greenville and in laurens. 56 in clemson. the cold with westwind made it much colder in the mountains. only 33 in boone. 40 and asheville. 47 in franklin. will show you those numbers coming >> they are like linsey, you can drive, come try one of these. of course, why not? carol: she is the newest monster truck drivers out there. linsey read talks to us about when monster truck jam gets going to make.
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all around the country... high schools attended by nfl >> you are watching live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 at 6:00 in high definition. michael: albrecht the country, high schools attended by nfl players who made it to the super bowl are getting a special gift. sam gash won a super bowl with the ravens. today he returned to hendersonville high school his alma mater to present the school with a gol it's all a part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the super bowl. >> i wanted to show that football is important to the community. the nfl has brought a light to the importance. michael: sam's brother, eric gash, is the head football coach at hendersonville high school. more than 2,000 high schools and
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coaches will be recognized this season. carol: happening today and tomorrow, monster jam 2016. 10,000 pound trucks like great decker, fluffy, and predator -- grave digger, fluffy and predator. one of the newest drivers will be linser -- linsey read in scooby-doo. she says it may be a male-dominated sport, but it's not stopping her from getting on the track. >> we are proving that girls can do this too. we are taking home wins and showing that we can play dirty. carol: to meet linsey and the other d dvers, you can still get tickets for tonight or tomorrow's shows. >> where the first school they reached out to in south carolina. michael: how about a new virtual google reality project for the clemson tigetr touch? how people worldwide will be able to go to tiger town without
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john: a live shot over lake hartwell. current chamber in anderson is 55 degrees. i will be right back. this is the wyff news 4 6:00
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it's a new virtual reality project that's being talked carol: mandy gaither has more on a project with clinton university.-- clemson university. mandy: clemson is the first university in the state to be a part of a virtual reality project called google expeditions. virtual reality is mostly talked about in terms of the future. at clemson university, that
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>> that one it turned out really well. mandy: with a camera sent to them by google, a team with clemson's creative services department took 12 panoramic 360-degree pictures of sites around campus. these shots then sent back to google along with information on each picture. eventually, it'll be part of an app that can be downloaded to an android phone. cardboard goggles will then hook up to it creating the virtual , reality. this will be used in classrooms where not only colleges will be featured, but museums and places like the great wall of china. at some point, it will also be available for download google place for. --google play storew. >> if you're a student in california in the sixth grade and you've never been to the east coast, what clemson's like on the inside and outside. mandy: not only allowing prospective students to see the campus but also people worldwide. jesse godfrey is part of the team that took the pictures. >> we tried to show as much of
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vantage point of the 12 you can really see almost every building on campus. mandy: tillman hall, bowman field, memorial stadium just some of what will be seen without stepping a foot inside. right now the project is still being tested. there's no timeline yet on when it'll be available to the public. mandy gaither, wyff news 4 in clemson. >> now your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. john: heading into the weekend, clear skies. high pressure continues to dominate. clouds earlier. they squeezed out some flurries this morning. the clouds dissipated, as excited, this afternoon. plenty of sunshine. a whole different animal in the upstate weather-we in the mountains. 33 this morning. exactly richard b this time of year.
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warmed up nicely seven degrees above average. the northwest win in the mountains gusting to 30 miles per hour. even though it was seasonably chilly, the wind made it even colder. high 47 should be this time of year. the wind every cold. still very breezy. the branches swaying a bit. this is a live shot in asheville. still very breezy and cold. 40 in asheville. 33 in boone. 62 in alberton. much laser threat the upstate -- much nicer throughout the upstate. 52 in greenwood. 56 in pickens. upper 60's in walhalla. 52 in greenville, laurens, and union. spartanburg at 52. 54 in dakoa. what a difference between the mountains and upstwind out of the northwest at 12 miles per hour. it is gradually coming down. it gives us a windchill of 27
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27 in boone. humidity levels coming down. only 22% in downtown greenville. 55 in columbia. 58 in charleston. 58 also in macon. only 39 degrees in bristol. colder to the north. 61 in savanna, just as warm as orlando and miami. i'i'm sure they are bundled up in florida.that is chilly for those folks . the west. e south through the weekend. that means a nice warming trend.big storm system out west will affect us, but not into early next week. high-pressure moves away by tomorrow morning. we still get a cold start to the day with southwesterly breeze. it will be a very nice day for tomorrow. as we go through sunday, maybe if you want clouds rise in the even milder temperatures sunday afternoon. this front is becoming very
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maybe a major outbreak of severe thunderstorms and nato's early next week. -- and tornadoes early next week. we watch it closely and keep you updated on that. clear skies and light winds. overnight low just above the freezidiminishing winds with mainly clear skies in the mountains. overnight low limits 20's. bright sunshine, a pleasant afternoon. high-temperature about 61. forecasting 38 degrees at 1:00 a.m.. warming up into the low 50's by lunchtime. -- 38 degrees by 9:00 a.m. a milder afternoon. only in the upper 40's. upper 50's for highs tomorrow. we quickly warm up to the upper 50's by 4:00 in the afternoon. four day splus -- milder on sunday. unsettled weather into next week.all liquid precipitation. the following week looks very interesting.
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novak the -- now back to you. carol: he said very interesting. michael: i don't want to be very interesting. carol: now to the excitement in charlotte. it is really building. marc: it is the talk everywhere. it was the talk at my son's elementary school. everyone is talking about the pantrsgreg olsen has become one of the best in the nfl,a a -- and he may hav ea big say in how the panthers play on sunday. 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,
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in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, 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 applause ] 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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>> now wyff news 4 sports. >> i think guys are getting used to traveling to greenville.
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it has been a lot of fun for me. brad: clemson has been good at their home away from home, winning 5 in a row at the well. they begin a three-game road trip intel hassey florida state. two more days of workouts before super bowl 50. one guys i could have a big impact on the panthers is the tight end. i'm talking about greg olson. he's having a career year. the broncos have struggled with him, especially against new england last week. it's actually some thing denver struggled with year. olsen says it's a big deal to get to the super bowl. but they are happy just getting there. -- aren't happy just getting there. >> we can't get caught up in the fact that we aree going to win. our approach and everything -- you can't let the outside stuff cloud that. we are not just happy to be part of this. we learned this and -- we earned this.
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for the second consecutive season. he has become one of cam newton's favorite targets. the 22nd ranked gamecocks hosting alabama tomorrow afternoon. legends weekend down in columbia. as of last night, less than 100 tickets still available for tomorrow's game. today was the first official day of the college baseball season. although the content tigers have worked out all day, monte lee says his guys only to compete right now. there will be a new head coach in the dugout for the tigers. monte lee says his guys ready to go. chris okey is one of a handful of returning position players. lee says he likes what he sees. >> we have gotten all of our fundamental work out of the way. the ground balls, the fly balls, catching bull pens. now it's time to cross the white
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solidify some jobs going into february 19th. getting ready for opening day. i feel like we are in season right now. our guys are chomping at the bit to compete. brad: clemson opens the season victory 19th against maine. the gamecocks also been practice. the first team in a long time that doesn't have a single player that has played in a college world series. we will hear from coach holbrook at 11:00. with all the success, it's hard to believe that no one has college world series experience. michael: it feels like the college football season. jo especially in afternoon. 60's in the afternoon. even on sunday for the mountains. fairly mild temperatures next week, almost springlike.springlike showers . coming in tuesday night, we could see a few thunderstorms possibly.
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towards the end of next week. michael: what is the very interesting part two weeks from now? carol: we are running out of time, so-- john: is that it? computer models are-- carol: thank you for watching. [laughter] michael: good night everybody. [captioning performed by the
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