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we have actually seen snow in the north carolina mountains. now, the snow is farther to the north. it looks like we will have a chance to see the temperatures bump up tomorrow in the mountains. 28, boone. lawrence, greenville, all the same. let's check on a few other communities on the western part of the upstate. we're seeing salem at 29. by the end of the day, we will reach into the mid-50's for the upstate. the mountains will be pushing 50 for the afternoon high. finally, some relief from the winds. calm across the upstate. a quick look ahead. an afternoon high temperature of 55. that will happen at 4:00.
upper 50's. warmer weather for tomorrow. we will talk about that in a few minutes. myra: thank you. turning to commitment 2016 coverage, the polls are officially opened. this is sterling school. you can see the precinct v workers getting ready. a second busy weekend in a row. the polls will close tonight at 7:00. meantime, the candidates make their final push for votes. hillary clinton and bernie sanders were in south carolina yesterday, mostly in the midlands, making stops at orangeburg and in columbia at the same times. they rallied at claflin and south carolina state universities. hillary clinton there is a big : divide between what i believe, what president obama believes, what congressman clyburn believes and so many others, and what you're hearing from the republicans.
essential. bernie sanders: somebody today in south carolina gets picked up for possessing marijuana. what happens? you made may go to jail, you may get a what? a police record. you're a wall street executive who's greed and behavior help destroy the american economy. what happens to you? you get a salary increase is what happens to you. myra: later tonight, hillary clinton will be in columbia for a primary watch party, meanwhile, sanders will be in texas and minnesota in preparation for super tuesday. >> now, wyff news 4 sports. if you are heading out to vote today, we have a few reminders for you. if your voter registration card doesn't have your picture on it, you will need a state issued id or federal military id.
they close tonight at 7:00. if you are in line at 7:00 tonight you will still be allowed to vote. also if you voted in last week's republican primary, you will not be allowed to vote in the democratic one. before you head out, you might want to look at a sample ballot. you will find that on our website and the wyff 4 mobile app. as the demoratic candidates face off in south carolina today, the republican candiddates are getting ready for super tuesday. steve handelsman is in columbia and has a look ahead. >> good morning from columbia. here in south carolina today, african-americans are expected to make up the majority of voters in the democratic primary. that seems sure to empower hillary clinton into an easy win.
homestay, does polling indicate that he can win. only in one super tuesday state is donald trump trailing. ted cruz his home state of texas. trump got a boost yesterday by chris christie. on super tuesday, all eyes on texas. can ted cruz lose? can hillary clinton and donald trump, both, on the same day, lock up their partiy's nomination. myra: we have some last-minute tips on our website. if you plan to vote today you , can find them on our website and wyff 4 mobile app. and later tonight you can find live election results as the numbers come in. we will have live coverage starting at 6:00. we will have live team coverage from around the state, in columbia with hilary clinton's campaign. and coverage from a bernie sanders watch party. we will provide live updates on
polls close. in other news, this morning in , greenville county, the search continues for a double murder suspect who is on the run. bradford williams stands accused of shooting and killing two people at a nightclub in 20-14. he was released from jail in january with a ankle monitoring device as part of the home incarceration program. records show he cut off his ankle monitor thursday morning. he has friends and family that lives in taylor's. according to deputies, he has relatives as well in oconee and anderson county. if you see him you're asked to call 911. to the lowcountry now. a deputy is recovering after she was shot on the job. corporal kimber gist is from woodruff. it all began in goose creek thursday night, that's in berkeley county. she was on patrol and tried to stop a suspicious vehicle. that's when she got into a scuffle with the suspect, who then shot her twice. the suspect was later involved in a standoff with police in north charleston, he was found later dead of an apparent
deputies say gist is doing well and is in good spirits after surgery. coming up, we' explain what is brining a planned development by michelin to a halt in the upstate. also, a soiree takes place tonight, to give cats and dogs a second chance, our guest from saved by the heart have more on how you can help. dale: the sun is up and
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myra: we are taking a live look at sterling school, where you can see, voters have showed up for the democratic primary. we will have continuing coverage of today's primary throughout the morning. gambling with the lives of animals is something our guest is trying to prevent by holding a casino night fundraiser. let's welcome jessica monroe, and nathan, who will not speak. in addition to some kittens, who to be happy or? > -- who do we have here? >> this is frank.
both of these are looking for forever homes. myra: that is what saves by the heart does. you focus on animals that may be a little harder to be saved. >> this year, we have a casino theme. our, "don't gamble with lives." the top winner will get a trophy. lots of goodies. we have some great restaurant sponsors and items on the silent auction. myra: we have some pictures of cats you have helped over the years, and dogs, as well. you need the funds because a lot
>> they may be older, have medical needs. it makes them difficult to get adopted out quickly, compared to a healthy animal. we do a lot of fundraising to take care of those medical needs. myra: these are animals that may be put to sleep elsewhere because they are not as desirable. >> frank was found with two broken legs. we had a lot of folks come together to make sure we had the funds needed for him. myra: this is a great party. you have it every year. year. >> some of our previous years. we have a terrific team -- a different theme each year. it is going to be a really great
myra: dancing involved as well. live entertainment. what you welcome animals most of your evidence, this is a for free -- fur free event. >> we do a lot of things where we want to show off our fur children, but this is a time to come together, relax, have a good time. myra: a lot of sponsors. >> we have dozens and dozens of volunteers -- sponsors from all kinds of places. we definitely get a lot of restaurants involved. we are really excited about that. myra: remind everybody when it takes place. >> next friday night at 7:00. we will be downtown in greer. myra: thank you for being here.
this weekend to start the change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafafid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is
no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
; 7:17. it is cold, but calm. that is the good thing. wendy across the mountains and the upstate too. the precipitation we had the last couple of mornings still in the mountains, farther north, affecting parts of west virginia, and as you can see, the ohio valley. temperatures this morning with sunshine will rebound quickly and get into the 50's for the upstate. it is interesting. both ashland greenwood are the same temperature this morning at 28. you don't see that often. a light breeze in the mountains. calm for the upstate. a beautiful morning to be out and about. for all the things going on today, from the democratic primary to the baseball games,
afternoon temperatures are going to reach 50 for the upstate. actually, 55 for the upstate. the mountains will see temperatures in the upper 40's. as we look ahead tomorrow, it gets warmer. begins at low 60's for sunday. the forecast will improve and get into the 60 range for tomorrow, more like it should be. the average typically reaches 54. that will be more like what we see tomorrow. warmer weather as we get to monday, tuesday, and wednesday. the clouds receeed. we will get a chance for showers in the forecast by tuesday. a quick look at the beach. expect temperatures today reach into the 50's.
warmer weather expected tomorrow . temperatures well into the upper 50's to 60 for the mountains. our computer is not functioning right now. that is basically what we have weather-wise. back to you. myra: thank you. if you're headed out this weekend, be ready for slowdowns on interstate construction shut 85. down lanes starting at 8:00 last night. this happen in both directions , between mile markers 63 and 67. that's between the exits for highway and highway 129. 290the construction company expects to reopen the lanes around midnight tonight. disappointment continues this morning for the people who recruit industry for oconee county. michelin north america has decided not to buy 320 acres in the golden corner commerce park. the project would have created
59 and be up to a $250 million investment. richard blackwell of oconee economic alliance says michelin let its option on the land expire. but he says the county is optimistic the project will eventually happen in the county. yet the county is going in pursuit of other tenants. it's a well-known landmark in anderson, and now it is being torn down. the bailes building is full of memories for julie johnson and jenny fretwell, they're two of george bailes senior's grandchildren, their grandfather bought the buildings in the early 1900s and he did major renovations. >> one of our favorite memories is running up and down the escalators, when we were young. it was, of course, one of the first in south carolina. just playing in the store and going down to the bargain basement and afterwards going next door to woolworths to eat at the counter.
hasn't been opened since the 1960's, but it's always been known as the bailes building, even when the county's voter and election office was there, >> now, wyff news 4 sports. brad: nascar is in atlanta this weekend. it will be kurt busch on the pole for sunday's race. drills got underway on friday at the nfl combine. working out for scouts. keith marshall may have had the most impressive dash of the day. lightning quick. a guy who struggled to stay healthy while in college. south carolina offensive linemen pulled up -- what looks like a hamstring pull. for what it's worth, gamecock running back brandon wilds ran a
the carolina panthers are working on another contract extension and raise for rob rivera. no surprise. he has led the panthers to three consecutive titles. the last time he was awarded an extension and raise was after the 2013 season, after he was named ap coach of the year. he makes just over $4 million per season. after four days off, the clemson baseball team back at it on friday. they won the season-opening series against maine, hosting james madison this weekend. the tigers get on the board in the second. 1-0 clemson. bottom of the fifth, chase tender into the grandstand. that was his second home run of the season. just one inning later, it was pender again.
clemson beats james madison to open the series 6-1. ,south carolina opening a series against penn state down in columbia. jon jones made it 1-0. the gamecocks go up 2-0. next, marcus mooney, showing off the wheels. placed to perfection. a chance. a run comes in to score. later in the inning, it is jones. right back up the middle. clark smit fantastic. south carolina beats penn state in the season opener, 7-1. the uppep state final, take it over the box.
championship. fourth quarter bobcats down by , six. bobcats down by four. seneca down. bobcats up by one at the other end. seneca with a chance to retake it. scramble at midcourt. falcons come up with a dunk at the other end to send florida to the title game. 56-52. now for the girls. second quarter, nicole franks. she led with 19 points. now, a comeback in the final quarter.
a beautiful view. myra: let's take a look at some video from spain that caused quite an explosion. dale: check this out. over the spanish city of cordoba , it traveled at a speed of 59 miles per hour. it looks like something from a movie. myra: definitely. just as impressive as the fireworks we see in the fourth of july. wyff news four today continues. >> you are watching live, local, breaking news with myra ruiz and
myra: the polls are open. these poll have been in place for quite some time. the democratic primary taking place today across south carolina. also taking place, the search is underway for a double murder suspect, accused of cutting off his ankle monitor. dale: as we take a look across the southeast, you can see, nothing going gone across the carolinas. we have nice, clear weather to look forward to today. the temperatures on the cool side, but we see it going can the other direction. we will see some improvements in the 50's. relaxing get up into the mid-50's today. it warm jacket or sweater is a good idea this morning.
we had yesterday, even milder tomorrow. myra: thank you. turning to commitment 2016 coverage, this is another live look of sterling school. as we mentioned, the polls opened half an hour ago. the democratic primary taking place today. the candidates making final pushes for votes. yesterday, hillary clinton at bernie sanders for both in the midland, battling it out. they actually made appearances in the same places at the same times. they rallied at claflin and south carolina state universities. hillary clinton: there is a big divide between what i believe, what president obama believes, what congressman clyburn believes and so many others, and what you're hearing from the republicans. that's why getting involved is
essential. bernie sanders: somebody today in south carolina gets picked up for possessing marijuana. what happens just go you mad? you may go to jail, you get of record. you're a wall street executive who's greed and behavior help destroy the american economy. what happens to you? you get a salary increase is what happens to you. myra: later tonight, hillary clinton will be in columbia for a primary watch party, meanwhile, sanders will be in texas and minnesota in preparation for super tuesday. if you are heading out to vote today, we have a few reminders for you. to vote, if your voter registration card doesn't have your picture on it, you will need a state issued id or federal military id. the polls open this morning at 7:00. and close at 7:00 tonight. if you are in line at 7:00 tonight you will still be
also if you voted in last week's republican primary, you will not be allowed to vote in the democratic primary. and before you head to the polls, you can take a look at the ballot on our website and the wyff 4 mobile app. polls ahead of today's primary suggest hillary clinton should win, but will bernie sanders be able to keep the election close. nikole killion has more from washington. >> being able >> now, wyff news 4 sports. to win the minority vote in big numbers is critical for democrats. >> analysts say african americans are anticipated to make-up over half of south carolina's democratic primary voters a constituency that could , be critical for hillary clinton after losing the state to president obama in 2008. >> barack obama cleaned up with african americans won a huge
election. now, african americans like hillary clinton. >> clinton has already secured the backing of prominent south carolina congressman jim clyburn. and courted communities of color with appearances by mothers who lost sons to gun violence, < > but bernie sanders has rolled out his own big endorsements from actor danny glover to director spike lee who cut this radio ad, hoping to chip away at clinton's support. >> if for some reason bernie sanders soars in south carolina, it's a real headache for hillary clinton. >> most polls show sanders trailing clinton by double dights in south carolina, but the vermont senator insists he's not writing off the state. in washington, i'm nikole killion reporting. myra: if you plan on voting today, we have all the last minute tips you need, you can find them on our website and wyff 4 mobile app.
provide live coverage across the state. from columbia with hilary , clinton's campaign. and coverage from a bernie sanders watch party. we will also have live updates on the results on air, once the polls close. let's take a look at the republican side this morning, as they make their push towards super tuesday. rivals have become allies, with chris christie announcing he's backing donald trump for president. you may recall the new jersey governor hurled verbal jabs at trump on the campaign trail. now, christie says there is no one better prepared to lead the country. christie suspended his campaign after he didn't perform well in the nehampshire primary. that endorsement comes after a heated gop debate, where many of the attacks were aimed at trump. marco rubio led those attacks. yesterday he held a rally in dallas, texas there the florida senator did not hold back. he unleashed a verbal assault against the republican front runner. rubio blasted trump calling him, a con artist, with a spotty business record, who inherited
also going after trump, ted cruz. he was a national yesterday, during a town hall, cruz fielded questions on a variety of subjects including immigration. ,but the central theme was , trump. cruz said this week's debate gave voters a chance to see the differences between himself and donald trump. also in tennessee yesterday was john kasich. he was in memphis. his campaign announced that former new jersey governor christine whitman will be backing the ohio governor. ben carson was in houston, texas yesterday. he spoke about medical innovation, then took questions at the tmc innovative institute carson wrapped up his day with a visit to irving, texas for a town hall meeting. in other news in greenville , county, the search continues for a double murder suspect, who is on the run. bradford williams stands accused of shooting and killing two people at a nightclub in 2014.
device as part of the home incarceration program. records show he cut off his ankle monitor thursday morning. deputies say williams has friends and family that live in the taylors area and in oconee and anderson county. if you see him, please call 911. to the lowcountry now. a deputy is recovering after she was shot on the job. corporal kimber gist is from woodruff. she was involved in an incident that began in goose creek thursday night, that's in berkeley county. she was on patrol and tried to stop a suspicious vehicle. she ends up getting into a then shot her twice. the suspect was later involved in a standoff with police in north charleston, he was found later dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. deputies say gist is doing well and is in good spirits after surgery. straight ahead, our guest is leading a movement to get people to eat less and move more. author braxton cosby will give a
dale: here is a beautiful view from our anderson skycam. it is chilly, but a do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that
job. i'm hillary clinton
when it comes to leading a myra: when it comes to leading a healthier life, our guest says it's not simply about the food we put on our plates. but also how we feed our spirits. let's welcome dr. braxton cosby, author of t free for life. thank you for being here this morning. people might be familiar with your voice because you have a regular radio program in atlanta. >> now i run a blog. myra: we also want to point out that you are one of the 50 most beautiful atlantans.
insight and out. you are trying to help people with your book. you have a book signing today. >> i take all of my experience as a doctor, personal trainer, and bring them together to make the most copperheads of boooo it teaches people to beat the system, and nourish the body, soul, and spirit. it debunks some metabolism myths. myra: we have a graphic with the key points you just mentioned. besides eating food that boosts your metabolism, you talk about the importance of strength training. >> you talk about putting on lean muscle mass.
your sleep thing you do in exercise once you put on muscle mass. myra: i want to read this book. also, claiming victory for yourself. >> i love the buddy up principle. there are 13 chapters and 13 principles. all things you can do to enhance your fitness. budding up -- buddying up, happy accountability. myra: you are with him. soda, not always a good idea. water, good, but boring. you are giving us an example of something you can put in for
lines. the most impressive, are sugar-free green tea. it has a cognitive item. for special cold morning, all you have to do, if you don't feel like having iced tea, poor this -- pour this in here. myra: the lights come back. you have hot teen. -- hot tea. that's great. he will be in greenwood today. tell us about the book signing. >> we will be on main street from 11:00 to 1:00. myra: if they have any questions, they can call
i know you will be in its patient to many people. thank you. thank you so much. >> thank you for having us. myra: gladly. coming up, the governor of michigan is working to give the people of flint, a break on their water bills. also, another live look at the democratic process in action. we have some in the middle of a time when senior poverty is increasing. republicans and some democrats came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security
>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: good morning. 7:46 as we look out from the anderson county skycam. the lake is calm, like glass. all of the skycam showing beautiful conditions. by the afternoon, mostly sunny across western north carolina. over the last couple of days, we have had strong winds blowing.
ohio valley area getting some winter weather. we just have cool conditions down south. we are 27 in spartanburg, one of the cooler spots in the upstate this morning. leles see how it looks and rutherfordton. a little cooler. everybody needs a warm coat for the early morning hours. by the afternoon, we see it do better than yesterday, reaching 55 in the upstate. pushing near 50 in the mountains. the winds are a lot lighter. calm for much of the upstate. a beautiful day for the outdoor events today. tomorrow, it will actually be
we g g a more southwesterly flow that will assure in the 60's tomorrow. we have a couple of really pretty days ahead. across the country, still chilly and spots -- in spots. down south, we stay dry through monday, and tuesday, that's when we have a chance for afternoon showers once again. tomorrow, looking good with 60's for the highest. -- for the highs. we will talk more about what you can expect in just a few minutes. myra: thank you. after the largest snowfall in nine years last week, the tallest peak in the canary islands remains covered in snow. the government of the canary islands has reopened the
park because they want more people to view this beautiful landscape. the snowfall amounted to more than five inches, an unusual event, and freezing temperatures have kept the snow pack from melting. plows and other heavy equipment were called in to clear the roads so people can have access to be the part hearing we are learning more about a deadly shooting rampage in kansas. police have identified the man allegedly behind the attack. three people died 14 were hurt. , officials say the shooting happened at a business called excel industries. it is a place that makes lawn mower parts. it is just north of wichita. the gunman has been identified as 38-year-old cedric ford. police say he was served a protection from abuse order thursday afternoon. police say that the first officer on the scene took down the shooter single-handedly. to the latest in the zika outbreak. nine pregnant women in the u.s. have now been infected with the virus.
go up. that is according to the centers for disease control and prevention. 10 other case are suspected. two of those pregnancies ended in miscarriage. two were aborted. one baby was born with severe brain abnormalities. healthy. all of the women had traveled to countries where zika is spreading. michigan's governor has authorized spending in aid to $30 million help pay flint residents' water bills in the wake of the city's lead-tainted water crisis. the governor signed the legislation in flint yesterday, saying people shouldn't have to pay for water they cannot drink. the plan will pay for 65% of the water portion of the bills, covering water used for drinking, cooking or bathing. residents are still responsible for the sewer portion of their bills. >> this is about having urgency, this is about using common sense, this is about working together, and it's about solving this issue and taking this
myra: michigan's governor says this brings total emergency funding for flint by the state of michigan to $70 million. several people have been displaced after a fire at the tara apartments in greenville. the solutions recovery center houses recovering addicts and alcoholics there. it's part of their sober living program. the fire displaced more than 20 of the residents there, but the executive director says, all of them had a place to sleep last night. >> my main concern right now is where these guys are going to live and housing them and making sure they don't lose a step. myra: the cause of the fire remains under investigation. an upstate teacher is without a job, and faces charges, after police say she hit a student. 40-year-old brandy overmyer faces third-degree assault charges.
superintendent says overmyer no school. the superintendent says this type of behavior cannot and will not be tolerated in laurens school district 55. in anderson county highway , patrol troopers say they have found a car involved with a hit and run earlier this week. troopers say this toyota corolla was found on the side of michelin boulevard yesterday morning. the hit and run happened before 11:00 on tuesday morning near airport road. they say a tow truck driver and their customer were hit by this vehicle. both suffered non-life threatening injuries. if you can help police identify the driver of this car, call police immediately. the upstate boys and girls basketball championships continue later today at the bons secours arena here in greenville. wren and dreher squared off in the first game last night. they had a large crowd
>> that's kind of been our motto, we don't loose at home and there are several of those seniors who have never lost a home ball game. we're in a home uniform, we're in greenville twenty minutes away so we hope we got the home court still. >> i know what it's going to be like and i am ready, i'm excited. myra: wren fought hard, trailing by 10 points most of the game, they staged a fourth quarter comeback and got within two points, but finished a little short. there will be three other boys and girls championship games starting at 11:00.
you wear of hillary clinton: i do not believe we live in a single-issue country. the economy is rigged in favor of the top. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's poison in the water... hardworking immigrant families living in fear... racism holding people back... wall street and big financial interests along with drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence.
myra: turning to commitment 2016 coverage this morning. another live look at sterling school, where you can see voters heading out for the primary. the
polls open at 7:00 this morning. they will close tonight at 7:00. meantime, candidates have made their final push for votes. later tonight, hillary clinton will be in columbia for primary watch party. sanders is in texas and minnesota. starting tonight 6:00, we will have live team coverage from around the state. we will be in columbia with hillary clinton's campaign and have coverage from the bernie we will be bringing you live updates on the results, as they come in on-air and online after the holes close. our other top story this morning, greenville county deputies are searching a double murder suspect, bradford williams stands accused of at a nightclub in he was
released from jail in january with a ankle monitoring device as part of the home incarceration program. records show he cut off his ankle monitor thursday morning. deputies say williams has friends and family that live in the taylors area and in oconee and anderson county. if you see him, call 911. a good day for something one to drink. dale: yes, a nice chilly morning. it is common in the upstate with upper 20's, low 30's by the afternoon. we will get up to 55 for the afternoon. in the mountains, upper 40's, 50 expected. it gets warmer tomorrow by a good 5-9 degrees. it will get up to 64 on sunday. the mountains will be chilly early. 30. a few more clouds moving to the area monday. still mild. tuesday, wednesday, a chance for
myra: we're good morning. joined at the hip. shooting from the lip. >> marco rubio, your campaign is almost over, buddy. >> chris christie turns attack dog for donald trump. rubio firing back. >> donald probably needs a lifeline after last night. he called in chris christie. >> how this tag team could
while the democratic side, the focus is on south carolina. hillary clinton and bernie sanders taking shots at each other as voters ss go to the polls in the palmetto state. heroic chief. details about the police chief able to stop a gunmannding a rampage in kansas. the ex-girlfriend is now under arrest. and breaking her silence. jennifer garner speaking out for the first time since slitting with ben affleck. what she has to say about the nanny and what really broke them up. and moving and grooving. president obama with an impromptu performance during the white house tribute to ray charles. hey ho >> even the first lady looked surprised. today, saturday, february 27th, 2016.