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of the state farmers market in the town of pine ridge. no reports of any injuries tonight-- we want to bring in meteorologist von gaskin to give us an update... tonight showers will taper down to a light drizzle but never really come to an end before another round of scattered morning showers move into the midlands from the south. low: 56 expect windy and cloudy conditions with the showers ending by midday on your thursday and expect highs in the low 60s. friday skies will become partly cloudy and conditions will remain cool and dry with highs in the middle 50s. parts of lexington county were right in the tornado's path. a gymnasium at grace chapel on
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had some significant damage after two sheet metal doors were ripped out and ended up in a nearby cemetery. department of transportation crews were out clearing trees--one major one that blocked a portion of dixiana road. in leesville this evening--workers at a local logging company are cleaning up after the strong storm ripped through the area. workers say they had just gotten off lunch when the heavy rain hit tracy's logging company on north edisto road. the force of the winds were strong enough to rip part of the roof off a shed on the property and completely overturn a tractor trailer. one worker said it felt like it was a tornado. "it was coming after it destroyed this building it was coming our way. and i didn't see when it flipped that trailer, but i'd seen it
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debris was flying, and boards. it was like a twister." no one was reported injured in the storm. the damage is estimated to cost a few thousand dollars. we're just several weeks away now from south carolina's democratic primary. hillary clinton wasn't in town today, but her husband was. our chad mills was at president bill clinton's rally for his wife at allen university. he took stage a little early tonight and spoke for about thirty minutes to the very supportive crowd. he said hillary clinton, if elected, would practice inclusive politics. "she is clearly the best qualified person to be president i have ever had the chance to vote for and ask you to vote for."
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first visit to columbia since 2008 and his first trip to allen university since 2000. "we are all under an obligation to do all the good we can in all the ways we can to all the people we can for as long as we can. that's what hillary's done her whole life. that's why she ought to be president." and the 42nd president, naturally, had nothing but praise for his wife, hillary clinton, who's battling for the democratic nomination for president. clinton narrowly won the iowa caucus on monday but her chances in new hampshire are much slimmer with her challenger, senator bernie sanders, leading in the polls. political experts say that's why south carolina will be important to her. "one of the reasons you ought to vote for hillary is the next president's going to get between one and three appointments to the united states supreme court, and we can change a lot of that." president clinton touched on hillary's specific policies --
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"those of us in higher income categories should pay to make college affordable to all americans. / and, this is one place where her plan is really good. people getting pell grants can use it all if they need to for basic living expenses." but he hit an emotional note too -- in calling for unity under a hillary clinton presidency. "the most important thing that has happened to heal america in a very long time was what happened when the parishioners of that church in charleston showed their true christian faith." i talked to a number of voters there at the rally -- many of them younger. they tell me, even though some of hillary clinton's policies sound very similar to what they've heard from senator sanders, they believe clinton is the better candidate to put those ideas into action. with just a little more than three weeks until the
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carolina--thousands ofofvoters are making sure they've done their paperwork. the state election commission reports more than 39 thousand voters have taken steps to comply with the state's voter id law--getting valid picture id's. the law took hold in late 2012. critics complained some voters might have a hard time getting the right identification. but a spokesman for the commission says changes to the law have actually made it easier to vote---even when the voter does-not-have the required photo id. "regardless of whether you have a photo id or not, whether you forgot your photo id, whether you can't get a photo id, if you go to your polling place to vote, you're able to cast a ballot. that was not the case prior to photo id. prior to photo id if you didn't have a drivers license, dmv id or that paper non-voter voter registration card you didn't get started at the polling place." south carolina was the first state in the nation to require some sort of identification at the polls
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state election officials also want voters to be aware of some important deadlines if you are voting absentee. officials say you can cast your ballot in person by showing up to the county elections office up until the day before each primary. for the republicans that deadline is 5 pm on friday, feburary 19th. for the democrats, it's at the same time on friday february 26th. if you're mailing in your ballot, you have until the tuesday before the primary to request your ballot. those voting republican have until 5 pm on uesday, february 16th. democratic voters again have until 5 pm on tuesday, february 23rd. all mail-in absentee ballots must be received by 7 pm on the day of the primary.
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tonight--hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed over who's the liberal politics. while on the gop side, the list of candidates got shorter. steve handelsman has more. hillary clinton, at tonight's forum in new hampshire, said her core is as liberal as bernie sanders' president candidate "we share a lot of the same big progressive goals, but we have different ways of going about them." that...said sanders...is the problem presidential candidate "i do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes 15 million dollars from wall street. that's just not progressive." reaction, at 9 lions tavern... "i do like sanders... "and?" "and i also like donald trumum" republican rand paul quit the race. so did rick santorum, endorsing marco rubio "someone that can bring this country together, not just moderates and conservatives but young and old." that's rubio's new hampshire
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presidential candidate "i know that if i'm the republican nominee - we're going to win the election." donald trump ...in arkansas tonight.... he's accusing ted cruz of fraud in the iowa vote. cruz accusing trump of quote, "losing it." presidential canndate "i mean we're liable to wake up one morning and donald, if he were president, would have nuked denmark." sanders is preparing for tomorrow night's debate, not assuming a new hampshire win, he says, despite his big lead in state polls. hillary clinton declared she's not conceding a sanders win kershaw county deputies now have a suspect they believe is behind multiple break-ins in bethune. the sheriff's office says over the past five weeks, numerous businesses in the town were targeted--the latest case happening yesterday at bethune elementary school. deputies say jeremy woodall was arrested after investigators found items that linked him to the crimes. he's charged with multiple
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second-degree burglary. deputies say woodall has previously been arresesd by for burglary and was released from prison last fall. a long-running battle between the city of columbia and the city's only sex shop may be coming to an end. the city has ordered taboo--on devine street---to shut down by friday. a store spokesman says the order follows a ruling by a federal judge last month upholding the city's efforts to force taboo out of business. city leaders began working to close the adult store shortly after it opened in december of 2011. the city says taboo is violating zoning rules---and if it does not close february 5th, its owner will be fined $500 a day and possibly face 30 days in jail for each day it remains open. "it's not like we're out in the street dragging you in here if you don't want to come in here. there are certain foods i don't like. i don't frequent those restaurants. but that doesn't mean i want them to shut down because i don't like the stuff that they
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that's kind of the way we feel people should feel about us. we're just in here t ting to make a living, trying to do the american thing and you know make our money, pay our bills, pay our taxes and provide for you families." the store's manager says taboo owner jeff white does not appear interested in trying to relocate the store outside the city limits. still ahead on wis news at 11: bill cosby's lawyers don't have a deal after all! and that could send accusations of rape back to court. and: is the flint water c csis also a crime? lawmakers are asking if "someone" should be prosecuted.
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the judge ruled that a promise from a former district attorney was not legally binding and does not bar prosecutors from pursuing charges against cosby. his attorney's were also seeking to remove the current district attorney from the case--that was denied. cosby's lawyers can appeal
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have not sasa if they will. a preliminary evidentiary hearing is scheduled for march 8th. the investigation into the flint water crisis took two giant leaps today. two branches of the federal government are now involved...and are raising the possibility of criminal charges. chris clackum has the latest tonight. the flint water crisis spilled over into the halls of congress wednesday... ....where the resident who first uncovered lead in flint's water... testified how bad it was. "yes, the levels of lead in my water were higher than hazardous waste levels" levels so dangerous, lee anne walters quit bathing her twin four- year-old boys in flint's water.. much less let them drink it. "we now know the horror of poison running through our taps and the negligence of the agencies paid to protect us" it's that alleged negligence, though, that was the main focus of the house hearing ....and whether it rises to criminal negligence. texas :37 - :43 "would y y say that there arere
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"if it's not criminal i don't know what is." the fbi has announced it's investigating whether environmental crimes were committed in flint's crisis... . ...which started two years ago when the city was forced by the state to switch the source of its tap water from detroit's system... to the flint river ..in order to save the state money. michigan's republican governor rick snyder has repeatedly apologized for the state's poor handling of the matter. ...while republicans on the committee say the federal e-p-a shares blame, too. "we all let the citizens of flint down." but committee democrats were forceful in disagreeing. virginia 1:22 - 1:27 "this is the consequence of putting ideology ahead of human beings" both sides blaming the other for what both say was a failure of
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tonight showers will taper down
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what's america's best-selling brand of trucks? you're in for a big surprise, pal. actually, you're not. it's ford f-series, again. and, it wasn't even close. same trucks that have been leading the industry for 39 straight years. why? game changin' innovation. like f-150's high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy. which helps make it stronger, more capable and more efficient than ever. innovation. it's why f-series is making
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of scattered morning showers move into the midlands from the south. low: 56 expect windy and cloudy conditions with the showers ending by midday on your thursday and expect highs in the low 60s. friday skies will become partly cloudy and conditions will remain cool and dry with highs in the middle 50s. a camden educator is standing of scattered morning showers move into the midlands from the south. low: 56 expect windy and cloudy conditions with the showers ending by midday on your thursday and
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friday skies will become partly cloudy and conditions will remain cool and dry with highs in the middle 50s. a camden educator is standing out across the country and on her way to a big
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camden high assistant principal lesley corner has been named the state's assistant principal of the year. and now she's one of three finalists to get the title nationwide. the district tells us her
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courses and the implementation of a school-wide writing program helped her stand apart from the crowd. corner will attend a conference in florida at the end of the month. that's when the national recipient will be announced. everyone is talking about next week's showdown between the gamecocks and uconn ... but coach staley and the team are focused on a top 20 match-up tomorrow night. when we caught up with the team today, coach said they are battle tested and prepared. it looks like the uconn game will be a sellout but she's really hoping usc students and fans will show up, show out and sellout before the huskies come to town. "we got one more opportunity, one more opportunity to get against kentucky to sell the place out this was a successful signi8ng day for palmetto state college football
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football both the tigers and gamecocks land some some talented players. also the south carolina state bullogs get their share of in- state players...sports
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for will muschamp as usc's head football coach. coach boom literally hit the
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after he was hired in december. he instantly made tracks over to richland northeast to talk to linebacker t.j. brunson. he was committed to louisville at the time....but after visiting with muschamp and taking an official visit to usc....brunson flipped his committment to south carolina. that same day...he also visited conway wide receiver bryan edwards. he had decommitted from usc following the resignation of steve spurrier....but he was decommitted from usc following the resignation of steve spurrier....but he was won over by muschamp and signed with the gameocks. "i'm glad we got them. i think they're both really good football players. i think they'll contribute in a huge way here at the university of south carolina. when you turn the tape on, i offered bryan as a ninth-grader. i didn't even realize it. i think he was 14 years old. chuck jordan, his coach has been up there for probably 30 years. he told me when i walked into the home that night. but again, those are two guys we felt like we needed to pinpoint early and make sure they understood how we felt." there's a lot of happiness in tiger
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swinney and his staff put together a top ten recruiting class. the tigers signees are ranked fifth by rivals and tenth by espn. dabo swinney is probably dancing the night away after the tigers put the finishing touches that class today. they landed the state's top uncommitted prospect.....fort dorchester offensive lineman john simpson....he goes with clemson over florida and lsu. clemson missed out on the nation's top recruit today....defensive lineman rashan gary from new jersey...who chooses michigan over the tigers. the tigers already had the country's number two prospect locked up...defensive tackle dexter lawrence from wake forest, north carolina. dabo:but just real simple..we got bettete today. that's what we're always trying to do as a program...continue to improve..continue to get
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today. and the thing that always excites me and never gets old for me..when a young person chooses to come be a part of our program. simpson:honestly, i just wanted it to be more like family. i wanted it to be...i like the atmosphere at clemson...i love it. i feel like coach caldwell and coach elliott..you know my recruiting coach...he's from around here..so he's going to make sure i'm right. he's going to make sure i turn into the man my mom wants me to be. the south carolina state bulldogs sign 29 players....including 17 from the palmetto state. coach buddy pough lands a talented tight end from here in the midlands. tyler schadewald from lexington high school has signed with the bulldogs. schadewald made our football friday highlights a number of times this past season. he had 48 catches for 952 yards and nine touchdowns as he helped the wildcats to a 13 and two record. pough: "we've got a good sprinkle of in-state guys. you know, we think that most of those guys should
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