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get a final vote from council last night. council members and neighbors still had questions about the project called "brookland." and they want more specifics about how the development will affect parking and traffic flow. so -- the developer is answering those questions right now at the american legion lodge at 762 b avenue in west columbia. the meeting is open to the public. new at 7, south carolina's top prosecutor is hoping for better rules to keep state lawmakers flying straight. the general assembly's second regular session started yesterday, and attorney general alan wilson says there's still a lot to get done in terms of roads and education. but wilson hopes ethics reform will finally get over the hump at the state house. he's hoping for some judicial reform totothat would give the governor some say in appointing judges. "we need to have a system in which, when people are standing in a court of law, whether you're the defendant, a civil plaintiff, a civil defendant, a criminal defendant, or the victim, you need to know
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judge got there and the system that's in place is fair and impartial and all three branches get to have a say." wilson says he's grateful for what lawmakers accomplished last year -- in the first half of the session. he says a reformed state grand jury process is allowing him to conduct better public corruption investigations. he was grateful lawmakers passed a domestic violence bill too. expect clear and cold temperatures tonight in the upper 20s and lower 30s. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the e uth and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. saturday is dry before the next system forms in the gulf and will bring us the possibility of few showers
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the record-breaking powerball lottery drawing is tonight at 11:59 - at an all-time jackpot high of 1 point 5 billion dollars. mike desumma reports on the many people who want to make sure they have tickets ready. lines at gas stations around columbia have been steady throughout the course of the day. much like last week people were using their lunch breaks and commutes home
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make their powerball purchases. the odds of hitting tonight's jackpot are just 1 in more than 292 million. still, for players, those slim odds are better than not trying at all. for some people --- this will be playing tonight. several told me they're going into the drawing feeling confident. --- columbia "i was home i passed by the store.and i was home and i made a u-turn and i came back and i bought one e cket." virlis s. turner --- winnsboro "i'm just praying that someone will win this lottery. that's all i got to say today." much like during last week's drawing state lottery officials are hoping residents will play income tax is 5.75 compared to
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which means a winning ticket bought in north carolina would be worth millions more. some believe if more people knew-- they'd would be lining up at the state line...especially for a pot this big. a mother is upset after she says her daughter was exposed to inappropriate material on a classmate's cocouter. her 9-year-old is in fourth grade in the richland two school district. the mom says another student showed her daughter graphic sexual images. she believes the school needs to have stronger internet filters. district officials say they do have filters but content can slip through. "these are 9-year-olds and 10-year-olds we're talking the risk factor for these children to come to school and possibly see something graphic or pornographic is not something i feel comfortable sending my daughter to school with that risk." "don't put too much trust in the automated filtering. it's very, very difficult to just say 'i want to keep out
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all the good stuff on the internet." the district says students and parents have to sign 'appropriate internet use' forms at the start of each school year. right now, the richland county sheriff's office is looking for two people wanted for kidnapping and armed robbery. the victim, has special needs, he was dropped off at the corner of tyeu trail and bakersfield road after they beat and robbed him. the suspects also stole the man's book bag. the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. if you have any information, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. richland county sheriff leon lott got an unexpected workout today. and now a man is behind bars accused of breaking into an apartment and taking electronics. quavion brooker bing is charged with burglary and larceny for burglarizing a chartwell road apartment. sheriff leon lott said he saw the suspect running away so he chased him, capturing him at hunters ridge apartments. investigators linked bing to
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late last year. an upstate teenager is admitting to forcing children into sex slavery today dylan patterson pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to traffic in children by force for the purposes of prostitution. he and four others are accused of recruiting minors and young victims to work for them, then instructed them on how to solicit and charge for commercial sex acts. their indictment states that they also would physically beat or threaten the victims to scare and control them. patterson and the others could get up to life in prison. several groups across the state came together today to talk about improving children's education. inside the state house, the south carolina association for the supervision of curriculum and development held its first ever collaborative day of advocacy. they announced their new agenda that will be used by policy makers and advocates during the 2016 legislative session to help determine legislative priorities and initiatives for pre-k to 12th grade
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"well it's obviously critical. the heart of everything we do in this state should surround our children and their education. they are are future, and if we want to continue being a great state, to even go to greater heights we have got to take care of these children." participants then met with their legislators to give them copies of their agenda for public education. sometimes going above and beyond means putting your own well-being on hold. that's the case for our latest community builder, who put his business on hold after the floods to make sure he got help to those who needed it most. plus -- south carolina is warming up its salute to a civil in the days and months after the
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profesflood. that includes r.b. gallup who put his business on hold. that's why he's our latest communini builder in partnership with mungo homes. here's mary king. more than three months since october's historic flood, dottie lafitte's condo is still a shell. dottie lafitte 20:42:35 this used to be a happy home beforehe great flood..this is the entrance for you.the kitchen was in there. her forest acres home backs up to gills greek, but on october 4th.the creek found its way inside. dottie: while dottie vividly recalls the mess, she also says remembers the help that came rushing in. led by her son's business partner & professional homebuilder r.b. gallup.volunteers were able to strip dottie's home and
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dottie: 20:49:43 it meant the world to me that these guys came over here and rb led them over here to me because we were really more concerned about people that had young children and families that were totally displaced rb would lead similar efforts at several other homes after the flood. earl mcleod/exec. director bia 20:41:43 it's particularly admirable that he kind of sacrificed his business to help others. he had an opportunity to go out and sign some contracts, but he dedicated two weeks in volunteer efforts it's a reason why this group of people was eager to be there when we surprised rb with this news 28:38:06 matt mungo/mungo homes i just wanted to say that for all the things you've done for our community since the flood and since with your work with the st. bernard project and home works.that you have been nominated and chosen as our community builder rb very humbly accepted. rb gallup 20:55:19 i was just one person and luckily we
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work with/20:52:20 i feel like the lord calls everyone to do their own part, and for me i'm a homebuilder and that's my specialty and i have the means to make a difference in the community, nominate them as a community builder at slash builder. expect clear and cold temperatures tonight in the upper 20s and lower 30s. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are
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saturday is dry before the next system forms in the gulf and will bring us the possibility of few showers on sunday.
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"horse sockies!" a midlands woman is using a unique design to take the equestrian world by storm.. a pair of colorful socks was the answer to an orangeburg woman's quest to help support her
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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when her husband's business tanked, joanna godwin used her love of horses to create the perfect sock for paddock boots. with just a 1,000 dollar credit -- she filled her trunk with the socks that will not slip inside her boots. 95% of the equestrian stores she visited chose to stock her product. now six years later, she's gone from one design to 50 -- and has expanded into fashion boutiques. yes there are. i would not be telling the truth if i did not say i do have days when i get discouraged just like anybody else, and i try to turn that discouragement into determination."
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creating leather totes she hopes will last a lifetime. she's still working on prototypes and will sell them to stores soon. the next republican presidential debate is in north charleston tomorrow. it will feature seven candidates on the primetime stage. donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, chris christie, jeb bush and john kasich will take the main stage. two candidates will be and the democrats are planning to be in columbia en masse next week. "one day south carolina will be a better state. and why is this true? because mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the lord.glory!" soon it'll be king day in the
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presidential candidates hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will be in town for 'king day at the dome 2016' on monday. the event is held annually at the state house and is hosted by the naacp. coming up in sports... the panthers continue to prepare for the playoffs in the queen city. plus... the gamecocks look to roll over the crimson tide in alabama tonight on the hardwood. sports is next. tigers leaving tiger town for a new future. several clemson football stars
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to turn pro. safety jayron kearse,, and defensive end kevin dodd will forgo their senior season to enter the nfl draft. redshirt sophomor cornerback mackensie alexander will do the same. those three join junior shaq lawson... as starting defensive players leaving clemson early. all great players... who were instrumental in the tigers success this season. offensively, running back wayne gallman elected to return for the 2016 season. this past year... gallman set the program single season rushing record. over in the queen city... the panthers continue to prepare for sunday's nfc divisional playoff with the seahawks at home. it's a rematch from earlier in the season.
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they know a lot has change for both teams since that week six meeting. this is also a rematch from the nfc divisional round last year, but cam newton told us it's not at all a revenge game. when asked the main difference between the team this time last year versus right now.... it's more about how they are off the field... than on it. newton: "everybody has been pitching in and saying let's sell out for each other. that's the environment coach rivera has always wanted. always have for his teams and you see it come game day. it's different when it comes the fourth quarter and it's a much needed stop by the defense and you're looking at a person.... you like 'hey man... come let's go'. now you're looking at a guy you know a little bit about him. know his mom. met his sister... and it's like now this is what or form... and it shows." talking hoops now... carolina looks to keep rolling as they face the roll
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15th ranked usc visits alabama. game time set for nine. the 15-and-oh gamecocks enter the showdown playing great basketball. the key to carolina's success to date... a strong work ethic and desire to do the right things on and off the court. martin: "nothing good ever comes easy in life. and if you fall victim to thinking that it's easy... you're going to end up failing. you have to earn your way through things. you have to go out and earn respect. you have to go out and earn the opportunity to win. and our guys have done that. that doesn't start a day after a loss. that's an everyday thing." one final check of the forecast expect clear and cold
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the upper 20s and lower 30s. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressusu will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. saturday is dry before the next
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