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and our next major weather maker. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the system has to work with is what's in question. we'll continue to watch and temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to
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the wis weather app will help you stay informed on these colder temperatures and the possibility of wintry weather heading into next week. these colder temperatures and the possibility of wintry weather heading into next week. wintry weather heading into next week. you can find it for free in your app store. you can also text the word "weather" to 80310. messaging and data rates apply. right now, ohio governor john kasich is in columbia addressing the south carolina chamber of commerce- kasich is coming off of his second place finish in new hampshire...where he said he's expecting a big fight here
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let's listen in on the event- many of the other republican presidential candidates are in greenville for
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republican presidential candidates are in greenville for the south carolina faith and family presidential forum. it just started on the campus of university. it goes until 5:30 this afternoon. ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush and ben carson are all scheduled to be there. attorney general alan wilson will be one of the moderators. the event is free. our senior reporter jack kuenzie is at the forum and will have live coverage on our later newscasts. on the democratic side, hillary clinton will campaign in the palmetto state this afternoon. she'll be in bamberg county to talk about in south carolina. her campaign is holding a town hall in denmark at denmark-olar elementary school. doors open at 1:30 and the event starts at 3. people voting absentee in richland county for the upcoming first in the south primaries have a three-hour timeframe to do so this weekend. the voter registration and elections office will be open tomorrow from 9 a-m until noon. absentee voters can head to 2020 hampton street to cast their ballots for republican and
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for the latest on decision 2016, head to wis tv dot com. there you'll find complete coverage. new at noon... deputies in orangeburg county are looking for a person of interest after they say someone test drove an s-u-v and never came back. employees of a-a again auto sales on five chop road in orangeburg told investigators a man drove off in a silver 2005 trailblazer saturday. deputies say the man arrived in a blue audi....and a woman drove away in that car. if anyone has any information on who this man is or the blue audi , they're asked to call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. some midlands high schoolers are making sure veterans get some love on this valentine's day weekend. the vets were honored by more than 300 students at richland northeast high school this morning. the 5th annual valentine's for vets "speed dating" event brings a personal touch to history. students had a chance to hear from veterans about their personal stories when fighting for our
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"everybody should have valentines for vets because it gets the kids involved to listen to all the veterans and it makes kids open up their heart to people. it's very hard for people to actually listen to people now but when you can hear the truth, it's just amazing." students had the chance to speak with more than 46 veterans. they call the event a moving experience. coming up on the news at noon.. an injury in a galaxy far, far broke his leg filming the latest star wars movie. plus... "trump did the town hall with senator tim scott, but most of his events have been the really huge ones, very big contrast, but when you go to these events, the zeal you see, you say "that's impressive." south carolina is the center of the race for the white house. we'll talk with charles molineaux about the big issues and national focus on our state.
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americcarolina ahead of the state's presidential primary. in columbia this morning, msnbc quizzed wis' charles molineaux on the campaign as we're seeing it. we have been seeing news crews from the national media at plenty of events and chris jansing and i sat down in the liberty taproom in the vista. here in south carolina, we've seen a lot of what the national media have been noticing, the few really big events for donald trump, bernie sanders and hillary clinton contrasted with the numerous smaller events for the other candidates like the rally in columbia for jeb bush we went to last night. but south carolina also has the very strong
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the republicans are fighting and ted cruz in particular. and the folks at msnbc are keeping a close eye on palmetto state black voters who have clearly been strong supporters of hillary clinton as we've seen at numerous events, but who bernie sanders has been vigourously trying to that's one area where older more inclined to stick with hillary and younger ones to embrace bernie. one big question we haven't been able to answer is whether those impressive crowds of enthusiastic supporters we keep seeing at those marquee trump events for the big show will actually turn into voters who come to the
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a british production company involved in the making of the latest star wars movie will face criminal charges over an incident where harrison ford broke his leg during filming. n-b-cs bill neely reports. 1:17-1:35 harrison ford's character han solo expects trouble in star wars but the actor didn't expect to be hit by the door of his spaceship. two years ago at britain's pinewood studios, he was filming on the set of the falcon when he was hit by a heavy, hydraulic metal door. he broke his leg. he had to be airlifted to hospital and spent weeks in a wheelchair and on crutches. now britain's main safety body says that was so serious, it's prosecuting the production company foodles, for failing to manage risk on the set. "by law", it says, "employers must take reasonable steps to protect workers- this is as true on a film set as a factory floor". the star wars production company says "cast and crew safety is always a top priority... we are
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decision" ford managed to finish the movie. and it's not the only time 73 year old ford has had a lucky escape. last year he crash landed his there's no suggestion ford is considering action against the movie makers. the force though, clearly awakening britain's health and safety officers. s/ bill neely/ nbc news/ london, england 1:17-1:35 "as for the star wars franchise, well nothing can stop it, not a lawsuit, not a broken leg. the sequel to the force awakens, so far called only star wars episode 8, has already begun spaceship door by now. back to you." nearly 24-hours later, firefighters in new jersey are continuing to battle flames at a massive warehouse. the fire, at an industrial park started thursday afternoon shortly before 3 o'clock. hundreds of firefighters from around the region
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alarm blaze. according to fire officials the fire started in warehouse containing plastic pellets. no injuries have been reported. the cause of the fire is under investigation. the final occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in oregon have surrendered and the four are expected to appear in court later today. the holdouts were the last of a group that seized the malheur national wildlife refuge on january second. the occupiers were demanding the government turn over the land to locals and to release two ranchers imprisoned for arson. still to come on the news at noon... we visit a brandy distillery in the heart of bourbon country in this weeks southern weekend. low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s.
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she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper
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monday a quick moving storm system could give us a brush of winter precipitation with a chance of a freezing rain mix early monday morning.then all rain by midday. the amount of cold air the system has to work with is what's in question.
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have updates. temperatures will greatly improve by the end of next week with highs in the low to middle 60s. skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet
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northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. and while kentucky is famous for bourbon, "copper and kings" is know for brandy. molly mckinney stopped by to check out the vibe of the unique distillery. molly: welcome to the southern weekend were here with joe heron who owns copper and kings distillery in louisville, ky. let's start by acknowledging the elephant in the room, you own a distillery, but you own a distillery that is not the common liquor of choice here in louisville. joe: i thought you were talking about me when you
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molly: you don't own a bourbon distillery in louisville. joe: we own an american brandy distillery in louisville, ky. molly: i actually don't know what brandy is, and how it's made. joe: ok, you're not alone, you're not alone. here is the cheat sheet; so whisky is distilled beer and brandy is distilled wine. molly: how long does the whole process take to finish? joe: probably about 8 hours. molly: what are all the things people get to see on the tours here? joe: well, you obviously can see the process of distillation, and then they can walk down into the gallery where we have an exhibition on the art of rock, of rock and roll. with original photography from the first photographer from rolling stone magazine, baron wolman, then you get up on the roof where you can taste some delicious american brandy. joe: now for what's called the copper and kings express.
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joe: yea, i do! molly: i should start. for more ideas on your own southern weekend head over to wistv-dot- com and click on the southern weekend box on the home page. iowa and new hampshire are yesterday's news. the caucuses and the nation's first primary have helped winnow the field for both democrats and the gop. but with remaining candidates now focusing much of their attention on the first southern primary here in the palmetto state, they face a far different political landscape. in south carolina, republicans have to tap into a large pro-military, strong defense community. one with a track record of launching two men named bush into the presidency. some, including texas senator
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look for salvation from the 65 per cent of south carolina gop voters who describe themselves as evangelical or born-again. most significantly for democrats clinton and sanders---an african- american constituency that generated 56 per cent of the party's primary turnout in 2008. after barely winning iowa and her crushing defeat in new hampshire, secretary clinton and her supporters have a desperate mission to motivate black voters here or her campaign may not be able to recover. since 1980, south carolina has been a spot- on predictor of the eventual republican nominee---with one glaring exception. in 2012, gop voters chose newt gingrich over mitt romney, an outcome that may have had more to do with a breakout debate performance than a sudden desire by the party overall to buy into the former house speaker's agenda. still, some might see the gingrich win as another example of south carolina
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conventional political wisdom. this is after all, a state with a lengthy history of contrarian views. the state where the first shots were fired at fort sumter and a place where a rebel banner went up at the state house in 1961 and stayed there until just last summer. we are now in a presidential election cycle that clearly celebrates outsiders and rule- breakers. we will find out this month whether this state will help grow their campaigns. or if voters will turn away from the lure of revolutionary and radical change---and back toward the mainstream. that's my take, what's yours? columbia's new baseball team is looking for
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the columbia fireflies are hosting a job fair at the columbia metropolitan convention center tomorrow. it's happening from nine a-m to two. the team is looking to fill over 300 seasonal and part-time positions- including ticket sales and merchandise. if you want to apply, you're asked to download an application from the columbia fireflies website. we've put a link in the story at wis tv dot com. the time has come to take the plunge for a great cause. the south carolina department of public safety is hosting a polar plunge on saturday to support south carolina's special olympics. it's happening at lake murray public park. you must raise 50 dollars to participate in the plunge. the event kicks off at 10 a-m
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low pressure will form off our coast and move to the north today. look for mostly cloudy skies now through early afternoon with a slight chance of a quick shower and or sleet in the northern midlands. some sunshine by afternoon, highs in the upper 40s. arctic air comes in on sunday with highs 15+ degrees below normal, high sunday in the upper 30s. monday a quick moving storm
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