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gone in greenville. allyson: but who scored in the republican presidential debate? the candidates will tell you coming up. i'm geoff hart. allyson: and i'm allyson powell. we will have everything you need to know about last night's debate coming up. geoff: let's check in with dale gilbert in for pamela wright this morning. dale: it is cold on this valentine's day morning. 24 degrees. a light breeze in greenville. it will struggle to get into the mid-30's were the afternoon. the mountains will get above freezing. winter storm warnings out for the higher mountains of north carolina. all of the areas in blue including counties in the upstate of south carolina under a winter storm watch for what is on the way tonight or tomorrow. it will not start in the upstate on this evening. for the mountains, it will start this afternoon with a few flurries and pick up after 8:00. here is the future plus forecast. we put into motion. sunday at 5:15 this afternoon.
north carolina. madison county, north buncombe county area. overnight, it is coming down over north carolina. sleet and potential of freezing rain over parts of the upstate. it continues through the day. most of the snow will be in the mountains. we will get sleet, freezing rain potential in some spots in the upstate continuing into monday morning. we will be watching this closely and giving you more updates throughout the morning. stay with us. geoff: turning to commitment 2016 this morning, the six remaining republican candidates for president all took the stage in south carolina. allyson: the group squared of at the peace center in downtown greenville. myra ruiz followed the debate. myra: there were big jobs in that the remaining six candidates took the stage last night in the cbs news debate in downtown greenville at the peace center. last night was a verbal brawl
candidates. jeb bush i am sick and tired of : him going after my family. my dad is the greatest man alive in my mind. [applause] and while donald trump was building a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. and i'm proud of what he did. [applause] donald trump the world, excuse : me. i lost hundreds of friends. the world trade center came down during the reign of george bush. ted cruz marco went on univision : in spanish and said he would not rescind president obama's illegal executive amnesty on his first day in office. marco rubio: well, first of all, i don't know how he knows what i said on univision because he doesn't speak spanish. this is a disturbing pattern. for a number of weeks now, ted cruz has just been telling lies. he lied about ben carson in iowa. he lies about planned parenthood. he lies about marriage.
things. ben carson: so many people have said to me you need to scream d jump up and down like everyone else. is that what you want? i don't think so. john kasich on these attacks, some of them are personal. i think we're fixing to lose the election to hillary clinton if we don't stop this. myra: he was speaking kind of southern there. we will have more on the debate for you and share it with you throughout the newscast including the response to justice and tone -- antonin scalia's new death. allyson: the republican candidates had a lot more to say after last nights debate at the peace center. geoff: we fought the crowds and caught up with a few of them and their supporters. donald trump: i think we done -- i think we won. i think we did a good job here at every paul said we went. thank arson i just said lord if : you really want me to do this they all say its impossible you have to open the doors. and if you open the doors i'll walk through them. and if you close the doors ill
so far he's got the door open if he doesn't close them, i will keep walking to the white house. >> i've never been more proud of jeb bush than i am right now . this is the guy i got behind when i was at 3%. he is clearly under donald trump's skin. it is a good, decent man. he stood up for his family he stood up for women he stood up for the disabled he showed sympthay to the illegal immigrants who are not rapist and drug dealers and he wants to fix illegal immigration. >> when marco is just marco. the world is a better place. and tonight marco was marco and that is why when i talk about being presidential on the stage there was none better than marco rubio tonight. he led the charge from the important issues from foreign policy. encouraging a new generation of voters and taking care of our economy. allyson: and you'll hear more from the presidential candidates later this morning on meet the press. donald trump governor john kasich. and senator marco rubio will talk to chuck todd about last nights gop debate here in greenville. geoff: hundreds of republican supporters gathered outside the peace center during the debate. allyson: many of them have
affecting us. wyff news 4's corey davis tells us what he learned from voters. >> we had some really great in-depth conversation with voters who were outside the peace center as the debate went on. when candidates were out there going after each other on stage, we spoke with mothers fathers, and parents, kids and even college students about what's important to them. they are really passionate about the issues that really matter most to them. jim what does the top of your sombraro say? >> it says trump, make america great again. lacks could you show us? >> can you see it? >> why do you support him? >> cause the politicians that we have now have really gone the wrong way. we've lost support and confidence from the ones we have now. we need somebody out there who will make our nation great again. >> when ted cruz stepped at liberty university and
run for president i knew right then and there i needed to back this man. he's a christian, he's conservative, he has a proven record. >> what are some issues that are important to people your age? >> definitely student loans and student debt. i think that the democrats sort of have the hand up. they're saying that they're going to give away free college and we kind of wand to know what , the republicans are going to do to help us out. >> i think as a student most of the issues revolve around around student debt. i'm kind of in that period where i'm traveling into adulthood coming out of college. student debt is a big thing, student loans. collects -- >> we also spoke to people about health care and also veterans who were really passionate and wanted to know what candidates would do to help people who leave the military and help those veterans who are trying to get care now through the v.a. system. so a lot of passionate, enthusiastic voters outside the peace enter while the debate was
corey davis, wyff news 4, in greenville. allyson: social media played a big part in last night's gop debate. people were asked to use the hashtag gop debate on twitter.to submit questions to the candidates. geoff: wyff news 4's gabrielle komorowski spoke to sean evins a member of the twitter team about how social media and twitter have broken down the barrier between candidates and voters. collects -- >> how it's changed the talk to me about how twitter has changed the debate how it's changed the whole election , process. >> well twitter is the l le movement. twitter allows people to participate whether they're next to the candidate at a rally, or they're talking to their friends, or sitting on a couch watching the debate. you are using twitter to be able to participate in the debate itself. it is like you are at the rally, every rally without actually being there.
alive using #gopdebate. opportunities for question to be asked in debate is a real thing. having your voice or live. >> eight years ago when we knew we would have someone new going to the white house, it wasn't common at the time to follow your favorite candidate on social media. >> that is exactly right. twitter has changed and allowed for much closer access to the process. you are able to follow candidates, what rallies they are at. in some cases, you can see great behind the scenes moments of candidates preparing for debate or going over notes or talking to other constituents and voters from all around the state come all around the country. it gives you access that was previously not allowable. >> best way for people to follow? >> #gopdebate tonight for the candidates, follow friends, local news organizations. twitter is a great opportunity
-- sense of community. allyson: as we head to the first in the south presidential primary next saturday make sure you download our wyff4 mobile app. geoff: and follow wyff news 4 and our reporters on facebook and twitter. allyson: the gop primary happens next saturday, february 20. followed by the democratic primary a week later on february 27. geoff: in georgia both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. and in north carolina. both primaries are on tuesday, march 15. dale: good morning. we have temperatures in the 20's across the upstate, teens in the mountains. it is going to be a cold one. we will talk about winter weather in a few moments. gilliard: you know, there's an old saying about south carolina, we're always first in the things that are last and last in the things that are first. this economy is rigged. we can do better. and
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>> we had 3 meetings, each had 2 to 300 people in them at the individual schools they were trying to close and it was a resounding no. so at some point you got to realize that the school district is actually owned by the people and you need to listen to what they have to say. the proposal now heads to the full school board. they are scheduled to vote on the 22nd. allyson: a group of fast food workers protested in the upstate. they want a raise in the minimum wage. the group gathered outside the mcdonalds on laurens road in greenville county saturday the group is asking for the minimum wage to be raised to 15 dollars an hour. and later the protestors moved to downtown greenville. as they marched at the gop debate at the peace center. a similar protest happened at the democratic debate earlier this week in milwaukee. geoff: a group of protestors gathered in falls park, and outside the peace center. they asked the gop presidential candidates to fall for a reduction. or elimination of nuclaear weapons world wide. the group called global zero
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dale: 5:17 is the time as we look at our morning temperatures. they are chilly. spartanburg at 25. breeze out of the east at six. it may climb 10 degrees today, but that is all we will see. we will have a cold, mostly cloudy day today. we're under a winter storm watch or tonight through tomorrow night. it impacts northeastern georgia and counties along north carolina-south carolina border. greenville, spartanburg, oconee, pickens, cherokee, york county all involved. get above 40 in the mountains of north carolina and it becomes a winter storm warning. this is the area that will be impacted the most from yancey, mcdowell, continuing to the east of their boone and hickory area. we could see the worst of this storm. edward produce snow, sleet, freezing rain as potential problems in the mountains of north carolina. the upstate will see sleet changing to rain starting late tonight into tomorrow. temperatures across the region
let's check on a few other communities where it is 18 and waynesville, 16 in marshall. marshal at 15. provide a 21. temperatures today in the mountains will maybe get up to 30. it will be a cold day today. our winds aren't real strong. 5-13. even 5-6, eight mile per hour breeze makes it feel like it is in the teens in the upstate and feels like minus one in boone. they will be a cold day today, setting the stage for the storm coming in. i will run the future plus for you and you will be a look to see when it will impact the area. normal this time of the year for greenville, spartanburg. we will be reaching 56 for a high. 20 degrees cooler today with 56 the projected high. today, 29 may the best we get up to. 29-30. cold weather. a gesturing ushering
starting this afternoon and in in the mountains like tonight after 11:00. we start to see winter precipitation in parts of the upstate. it will be cold for a good bit of the country. here is the computer model, the future plus. let's run it. we start with clouds this morning. this afternoon, 4:00, we see snow in the mountains of north carolina. still nothing in the upstate until later on tonight after 11:00 or so when we start to see some snow on the south carolina mountains. widespread snow across north carolina. this actually is sleet. we will see sleet over part of the upstate early monday morning. that will continue through the morning hours until it warms up above that and then it will change over to rain. again, mountains of north carolina late tonight into tomorrow that will be impacted the most. some of the south carolina mountains may get up enough to cause decisions to be made about school. we will watch this closely throughout the day today. temperatures for the upstate,
for the mountains, struggling to get up to 30 today. staying below freezing all day. the winter weather begins in the mountains later this afternoon. tomorrow is when we see -- tomorrow morning, especially, wintry weather changing to rain later in the day. another chance for the mountains of north carolina. rain for the upstate. it dries up and starts to warm up wednesday. back to normal thursday. above normal for friday and saturday. geoff: 20 minutes after 5:00 a , loss on the supreme court. justice antonin scalia, the court's longest-serving justice, died saturday. allyson: he was 79. scalia was one of the court's most influential conservative members. wyff news 4 myra ruiz joins us now to explain. myra: president barack obama called justice scalia one of the towering legal figures our our time. barack obama justice scalia : dedicated his life to the cornerstone of our democracy the
scalia's death immediately sparked a political battle about who should nominate his successor. myra: many republicans in congress and on the campaign trail are calling for the seat to be filled after the next president takes over. president obama says the decision is bigger than any one party. barack obama: i plan to fulfill might constitutional response abilities to nominate a successor in due time. there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the senate to fulfill its respoibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. myra: a president obama nominee is expected to face stiff opposition from republicans worried about losing a conservative vote on the bench. justice scalia was confirmed to the court in 1986 after a 98-0 vote, unlikely we'll see that with his successor. myra: the supreme court has already heard but not decided big cases involving immigration,
many recent cases have been decided by a 5-4 margin, so the vacancy on the court could have major repercussions. geoff: antonin scalia was part of a 5 to 4 conservative majority on the court, and republicans are eager to protect that. the front men to the american band that was playing a show in paris when terrorists attacked the theater is now speaking out. eagles of death metal was playing at the bataclan on november 13 last year when islamic extremists bombarded the performance, killing 89 people. the band returned to their european tour today. jess hughes talked about that horrific day in an emotional interview recently. >> i mean i know it sounds terrible. but i didn't see a single coward. i didn't see anyone do anything cowardly. i just saw people doing some of the most beautiful things that a person can do and for lack of a better way to describe it my friends died very beautifully, they died very well, with great courage, you know.
diabolical synchronicity, saying the gunshots began ringing out at the last note of one of their songs. allyson: amtrak service has come to a standstill after a bridge in new orleans went up in flames. dozens of firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze on boats and with helicopters. officials for amtrak say between 4 and 8 freight trains and 2 passenger trains travel across the bridge each day. officials are working to determine the cause of the fire, and it is unclear how long service will be disrupted. geoff: there are two new suspects in a string of multi million dollar jewelry heists across the south. the u.s. attorney's office is charging larry and michael gilmore with conspiracy to interfere with commerce. prosecutors say the two provided surveillance video and security codes to the robbers. those suspects, abigail kemp and lewis jones, are accused of stealing jewelry from six stores in several states, including the carolinas. allyson: a new sled report says the rate of violent crime has declined more than 12% between
the report says assault on law enforcement officers increased more than 6% during the same period. 40 more results than in 2012 and there were 293 murders in the state in 2013. previous year. >> tens of millions are being cold temperatures grip much of mercury dipping below zero in several cities. more on the extreme cold and dangerous conditions. kristin: in the bitter cold and snow near harrisburg pennsylvania, a massive and deadly pile up. as many as 50 cars and big rigs. >> there was a whole pile, one folded right in half. kristin at least three people : dead. others pinned in the twisted metal
windchills below zero. >> make sure they got the buses coming, these people are getting cold quite. >> another tractor trailer driver didn't have anything in his trailer so he said you can all get in the back and stay warm ashley fisher was driving along route 78 with her two young daughters. forecasters believe a snow squall moved through, blowing snow and limiting visibility. >> for my count, six tractor-trailers piled on top of each other in the median. it is one of these things were if we were two minutes early, where would we have been? more than 40 people were transported to local hospitals. temperatures plunging lower than many places have seen in more than a decade. >> everything that i could
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>> live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. allyson: allyson powell in with geoff hart. the debate in the upstate may be over. geoff: but the presidential candidates have just begun taking the gloves off in south carolina. everything you need to know about last night's debate here this morning. with the potential of another winter storm in our area, let's get with dale and the weather center. what can we expect over the next day or two? dale: another event starting tonight continuing through tomorrow. it is going to be impacting the mountains of north carolina more so than the upstate. the upstate will get winter weather, too. laurens at 25 degrees this morning. it is cold. it will struggle to get into the mid 30's. counties under a winter storm watch include oconee, pickens, greenville, spartanburg
counties east of asheville from a dow all the way up through the boone-hickory area under a winter storm warning. they will get impacted the most. 2-6 inches of snow and the potential from anywhere between the 10th and a quarter of an inch of ice developing. freezing rain, sleet, snow all a part of this next system. the upstate will see a little snow starting at midnight tonight changing to sleet and changing over to rain. ample impact driving a little, more so in the mountains of south carolina, northern greenville county, pickens county will be impacted starting late tonight into tomorrow. temperatures right now with breeze is blowing feel like they are in the teens. 18 in anderson, laurens feels like 15. 10 degree chill down with that wind. in the mountains, three in boone, 11 in hendersonville. here is our computer model, the future plus to let you know when the winter weather will start. this afternoon, 5:00, it starts in the mountains of north
nothing in the upstate intel after 11:00 tonight. overnight, we see snow in western north carolina. some of the mountains of south carolina, northern pickens, greenville county will see snow. this is sleet over other part of the upstate. it continues monday. mainly sleet and possibly freezing rain in the upstate. snow and sleet in the mountains of north carolina. then it all changes over to rain by tomorrow afternoon, tomorrow evening. basically, it is going to be an overnight morning event through noontime that will have -- we will have three watching as far as the upstate is concerned. temperature of 37 for the upstate high today. the mountains of north carolina will just get up to 30. it be a cold valentine's day. later on this afternoon in the mountains, later on tonight in the upstate before winter weather starts to kick in.
thousand 16 this money mind area. while nald trump was building a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. i am proud of what he did. donald trump: i lost hundreds of friends. the world trade center came down. ted cruz: a win on univision and said he would not recent presidents obama's illegal
marco rubio: i don't know what -- how he knows what i said on univision because he doesn't speak spanish. this is a disturbing pattern. for a number of weeks, ted cruz has just been telling lies. he lied about ben carson in iowa. he lies about marriage. he is lying about all sorts of things. now he makes things up. ben carson: so many people said to me you need to scream and jump up and down like everybody else. is that what you really want? what you just saw? i don't think so. john kasich these attacks, some : of them are personal. i think we're fixing to lose the election to hillary clinton if we don't stop this. myra: we do have more on the debate for you. we'll share with you throughout response to antonin scalia's
donald trump: according to every call, we one. >> i said lord, if you want me to do this, they all say it is important t and possible, you have to open the door. so far, he has the door open. i keep walking until he closes. if he doesn't close, i will walk to the white house. >> i have never been more proud of jeb bush and i am right now. this is the guy i got behind when he was at 3%. he is on a -- under donald trump's skin. he is a good, decent man. he stood up for his family, for women who have been disparaged. for the disabled. he showed sympathy for the illegal immigrants were not all rapists and drug dealers. >> when marco is marco, the world is a better place. that is why i -- when i talk about being presidential on the stage, there is none better than marco rubio. he led the charge from foreign
generation of voters, and taking care of the economy. geoff: coming up on wyff, donald trump, john kasich, marco rubio will all be on meet the press with chuck todd following last night's gop debate in greenville. many of them have issues -- opinions on issues that affect us. >> we had some really great in-depth conversation with voters who were outside the peace center as the debate went on. when candidates were out there going after each other on stage, we spoke with mothers fathers, grand parents, kids and even college students about what's important to them. they are really passionate about the issues that really matter most to them. what does the top of your sombraro say? >> it says trump, make america
>> why do you support him? >> because the politicians we have now have gone the wrong way. we have lost to and confidence from the ones we have now. we need someone out there who will make our nation great again. >> went ted cruz stepped out at liberty university and proclaimed he would run for president, i knew right then and there i needed to back this man. he is a christian, he is conservative, he has a proven record. >> what are issues important to people your age? collects student loans and student debt. i think the democrats have a hand up on the republicans on that. they are saying they will give away free college. we want to know whether a aut -- what the republicans will do to help us out. >> as a student, most of the issues revolve around student
like i said, i am in that period when i'm traveling into adulthood coming out of college. student debt is a big thing, student loans. >> we also spoke to people about health care and veterans who were really passionate wanting to know what candidates would do to help people who leave the military and the veterans who are trying to get care now through the pa system. a lot of passionate, enthusiastic voters outside the peace center while the debate was going on. geoff: social media played a big part in last night's debate. people use the #gop debate to submit westerns to the candidates. allyson: gabrielle spoke to sean evans, and member of the twitter team about how social media and twitter have broken down the barrier between candidates and voters. gabrielle: talk to me about how twitter has changed the whole election process. >> it is the life moment.
paid whether they are next to the candidate at a rally or talking to their friends about the issues that matter to them or whether they are sitting on a couch watching the debate. you are actually able, u ung twitter, to participate in the debate itself. it is like you are at the rally, every rally without actually being there. in some cases, like the debate tonight, you are able to tweet live using #gopdebate. heard lives, something i was not previously accessible years ago. >> eight years ago when we knew we were going to have someone new going to the white house, it wasn't common at the time to be able to just follow your favorite candidate on social media. >> that is exact a right. twitter has changed and allowed for much closer access to the process. you are able to follow candidates, you are able to see what rallies they are at. in some cases, you can see great
candidates preparing for the debate or going over notes are talking to other constituents and voters from around the state and around the country. it gives you access that was previously not allowable. follow #election 2016, friends, local news organizations. twitter is a great opportunity for finding your sense of community. >> thank you so much. allyson: as we head into the first south presidential primary, make sure you download our wyff mobile app. geoff: and follow wyff news 4 and our reporters on facebook and twitter. and again the gop primary happens on saturday, february 20. followed by the democratic primary a week later on february 27. in georgia both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. and in north carolina. both primaries are on tuesday,
geoff: both candidates launch rallies to get out the vote efforts to get undecided voters to the polls. clinton talked about the economy while sanders made a prediction. hillary clinton: republicans want us to forget how hard it was. i won't let them forget. it was there bad economic politics and policies under a republican president that sent us in to the great recession. bernie sanders: we surprise them in iowa. we surprise them in new hampshire, we are going to surprise them here in nevada. thank you all. allyson: nevada's democratic caucuses are coming up. geoff: coming up later tonight on matter of fact. host fernando espuelas explores what happens when the presidential candidates face a more diverse electorate in the new south. allyson: and dnc chairwoman debbie wasserman schultz discusses the race between bernie sanders and hillary clinton that no one saw coming. plus, what beyonce may have in
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allyson: 5:43 in news for your health, now to the anger , resulting from a new cdc warning some say incites fear and paranoia in women who want to become pregnant. natalie morales has more natalie the new cdc report : intended to caution not just pregnant women but all women about the dangers of drinking
but what it said set off a , firestorm instead. more than 3 million u.s. women are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, having sex, and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy. and suggesting that not only pregnant women, but those who could potentially be pregnant should not drink alcohol at all.
>> they want fewer babies with fetal alcohol syndrome and that is a great thing to want. to tell all young women, as a potential baby vessel, here is our recommendation for you, that is where it gets muddied. natalie the recommendation seen : by some as a patronizing lesson that suggests women are not in control of their bodies. one woman tweeting, this has to be a joke, right? insulting derogatory garbage. the cdc's mention of contraceptives, also struck a nerve amongst critics. >> am i a person or a thing that might potentially at one point contain a baby. it seems like when you're saying never drink anything if you're not on birth control, you're viewing me as the latter not as the former. natalie but the recommendation : is based on plenty of science. studies show there's no known safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy, and one in 10 pregnant women in the u.s. admit to drinking alcohol at
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and 26 vitamins and minerals. ensure. take life in! dale: coming up on 5:48. we have seen a couple of flurries and western north carolina. northeastern georgia has gotten a flurry or two overnight. this is not the beginning of the storm. it will be later on this afternoon before it starts to pick up. cold air blowing down has got us under a winter storm watch. all of the counties highlighted in blue, northern georgia across the upstate, south carolina, oconee, york county. areas in pink, that is a winter storm warning. that is what will be impact of the most. anywhere from 2-6 inches of snow
for the rest of the area, it will be a mix of snow and sleet. the mountains of south carolina may get an inch or two of snow. most of the rest of the area will see less than that. basically, it is going to start this afternoon tonight in the mountains this afternoon. later on tonight after 11:00 for the upstate continuing through the morning hours tomorrow when it is the coldest. then it changes over to rain by tomorrow afternoon. this conveyor belt of cold air blowing down from canada has really got as chill down this morning. 13 in boone, 21 in hendersonville. 28 and abbeville. greenville and spartanburg in the mid 20's. it feels colder because we have 3-9 mile-per-hour wind. the wind chill now makes it feel like 18 in greenenlle and two in boone. dress warmly for this valentine's day. average this time of the year with a nice, sunny typical day in february, we see 56 for a high. today will be about 20 degrees
the mountains are the same. instead of 51, more like 29-30. 21 degrees cooler than normal. things are going to improve by the mid-to end of the coming week after a cold sunday. here comes the cold air. you can see the winter weather developing with that system in parts of kentucky, tennessee, heading for the carolinas later on this afternoon and this evening. let's take our computer model, the future plus, and show you when it will impact the area. we have seen a few flurries overnight. 4:00, 5:00, a gets more active in the mountains of north carolina. let's continue the model. by overnight, we start to see snow. widespread across western north carolina. some of this into the mountains of south carolina, northern greenville, pickens county. areas of peak -- pink represents lead. we will see sleet or a good bit of the upstate through the morning hours tomorrow. then it changes to rain in the afternoon. in the mountains, it starts out
sleet on top of that while the upstate will get a little sleet and then it will change to rain. there is a wick look at expected highs for valentine's day. 35-37 for the upstate cities. for the mountains of north carolina, just struggling to get up to 30 today. as we look ahead with the four-day plus forecast, cool, rainy monday with snow in the morning. by the afternoon, it will all be rain. there will be a little wintry weather in the mountains again tuesday morning. the upstate basically rain. sign up by wednesday. warm up by the weekend. since the five next saturday. mid 50's in the mountains. better weather for next weekend. geoff: sounds like spring is around the corner with us kind of temperatures. allyson: i like the 65. how would you like to jump into lake hartwell when the temperature is not 65 but 49 degrees and close to freezing? that is what roughly 100 people did yesterday morning to raise money for the charity pennies
>> it was started by student grace cromer who was a triplet. they were born at 27 weeks. there were going to be a lot of convocations, but they are now healthy teenagers. her charity is helping support families with preemies and special needs. you did that -- allyson: you do that, didn't you? geoff: i was there with my wife and my youngest. it was a great morning. more than 100 people jumped in. they didn't go in together. they went into by two or in this particular case, with three of us. we went. 49 degrees. that felt really good. allyson: you turned around really quickly. geoff: it was for a great cause. they did such a great job with that charity, being a high school or. i'm not sure what the total was that he raised, but a lot of people were out there. allyson: you are brave.
turning to the front of a michigan man who wants to make valentine's day. allyson: matt hill's friends face and contact information on a billboard. the 25-year-old bachelor said he was surprised by the gesture, but he is making the most of it. hill seems to enjoy the simple things in life and explained his ideal date night activity. >> perfect date is pretty much a bonfire out in the middle of the woods, at somebody's house, small party, something like that. geoff: hill said he's gotten multiple calls, texts and emails from potential companions. but he's looking for more than just a fling. he wants someone to settle down with. allyson: now to a heartwarming reunion between a man and a man's best friend. the man who is disabled really needs him.
kevin young had a friend call -- care for his cocker spaniel poodle mix while he recovered from surgery. the dog ran away trying to find young. that is one holly hill began a search and rescue mission. he was missing for almost a month. yesterday, a city employee spotted him. >> i couldn't be happier. he is the closest thing to a child that i've got. >> this is why i got into law enforcement. helping someone like this. allyson: he was over i'm chris bosh. when i was sidelined with blood clots in my lung, it was serious.
treatment with xarelto . hey guys! hey, finally, somebody i can look up to... ...besides arnie. xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there's limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, i tried warfarin, but the blood testing and dietary restrictions... don't get me started on that. i didn't have to. we started on xarelto . nice pass. safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious, and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto
or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. you know xarelto is the #1 prescribed blood thinner in its class. that's a big win. it is for me. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto ... ...was the right move for us.
>> grayson all and -- grayson allen calls duke to a win over virginia. south carolina vaulted into first place in the fcc with wins over texas a&m and lsu in the past week. now they can announce their arrival with a win over one of the bluebloods in college basketball, kentucky. john was ejected three minutes into the contest. throwing out in a loss in 2000 14, when it settled, michael carrera scored a team-high 25 points to give the gamecocks a one point lead. i was all kentucky entire u.s.. a career-high 20 74 u.s.. kentucky goes on to dominate south carolina on saturday. the final score 89-62. the clemson tigers hosting georgia tech on saturday.
he finished with 16 points. lead the way was 17. he also reach the 1000 point mark in his clemson career. tigers get back in the win column with a 66-52 win. from an wins on senior day against mercer, 85-74. wofford picks up a 10 point win over said it all. ufc upstate snaps up a 10 game losing streak. presbyterian college falls. your final, 91-61. nascar sprint unlimited at daytona last night. the) goes into overtime. remember there are new rules for overtime. hamlin in front as a caution fight comes out. congratulations to dorman and eastside, both picking up wrestling state titles.
>> live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. geoff: debating it out. republican candidates took the gloves off in the upstate. allyson: what candidates said after the debate. geoff: i'm geoff hart. allyson: on allyson powell. thank you for joining us on this valentine's day. we have everything you need to know about last night's debate coming up. geoff: let's check in with dale gilbert in for pamela this morning. dale: we are under a winter storm watch tonight into tomorrow. it will be cold all of this valentine's day. greenville currently a 24. teens in the mountains. feeling colder with the breeze blowing. the area that will get impacted