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"this is our home. this is where we live. don't destroy it. we beg you not to destroy it." one by one, they took the mic... "i am totally against the sewer project." ...and not one... "we don't need it. don't want it. can't afford it." ...had anything good to say... "it seems like, in lower richland, we get the stuff that no one else wants." ...about a proposed sewer project for lower richland county. "you've got to listen to the people, and the people have to be heard." the county council has already advanced a plan to modernize an aging sewer system that's failing in some instances. in this meeting, dhec answered questions and recorded public comments before it makes its decision on whether to permit the project or not. andre williams hopes dhec can shoot it down. even though the county has said current homeowners can keep their functioning septic tanks, he believes there's still the possibility that
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homeowners to tap into the new sewer line. "what they have told us in the previous meetings is that it can cost anywhere between $2,000 to $6,000. on an average income, as you heard here today, you know, some of these families don't make that." meanwhile, he and others don't think there's a need for a new system either. "what we'll do is review the permit based off of our current state standards that were provided to protect the health and environment." dhec will also take into consideration all of the comments it receives between now and march 9th. the congaree riverkeeper was there tonight but did not give a public comment. however, he told wis there are ongoing sewer problems in lower richland, including some that involve a couple l-r schools. he said something has to be done to fix the environmental impact coming from broken
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let's check in now on your overnight forecast. meteorologist ben tanner is standing by in the first alert weather center to give us an update. unsettled pattern the next few days as we'll see good opportunities for showers and thunderstorms today through wednesday. a cold front will enter the state today with a strong more pronounced cold front by wednesday. ahead of both will be widespread showers and rain with a chance of thunderstorms late tuesday into wednesday. rain chance between 70%-90%. today, mostly cloudy with
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developing, highs lower to middle 60s. the wedge moves in for tuesday with mostly cloudy skies, periods of showers, cooler highs lower to middle 50s. the wedge looks to break late tuesday night early over the weekend may not have involved any gunshots at all. investigators are struggling to put together evidence in the case and they're still looking over surveillance video from the scene. investigators say the did discover a book bag in some nearby woods with several bb guns in it. at this point they are working to figure out if there is a connection. witnesses tell police they saw two men armed with handguns, however they haven't been able to confirm seeing the men actually shoot. also, police haven't found any shell casings. as police work to get more
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anyone with information that can help to call crimestoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. in decision 2016 ... hillary clinton is coming to south carolina hoping to build on her win in nevada. many say she has congressman james clyburn to thank for the new momentum in her campaign. the congressman says it was his wife and three daughters who convinced him that he had an obligation to speak out. he told me he likes senator bernie sanders but he believes clinton has a better resume of proven leadership and experience. we also talked about young voters who say they admire clinton's accomplishments but don't feel she's connected to them or their issues. "when young people tell me they appreciate hillary's history and that was then and this is now, i just tell them just remember it is the resume that you were trying to build you don't want anybody to tell you 20 years after you build your resume that that was then and this is now." i also asked him about efforts
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expand their party to be more inclusive ... and if that might appeal to democrats who are looking for an alternative. "your skin color ain't what it's about, it's about what you stand for, i know enough of her history to know that there are a lot of people of color who did not quit themselves well in the public arena and so if you're going to make all of your decisions based upon skin color then you ought not be criticizing women who say they support this is clinton because she's a woman" when asked about donald trump winning the republican primary, congressman clyburn said he thinks the country is in the soundbite mode and that people aren't being as deliberate as they should be about our future. state election officials are expecting big numbers when the democrats hold their
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saturday...after more than 700 thousand ballots were cast in the republican primary last week. already, they say they've seen a record-breaking number of absentee voters. the sc election commission says as of today, there have been 20 thousand absentee ballots returned...which is nearly the the total absentee votes we say in 2012. election officials officials are expecting that number to increase even more. the deadline for absentee voting is friday. tomorrow night in prime time--the two democratic candidates will again be face-to-face with voters in columbia for a town hall broadcast by cnn. bernie sanders and hillary clinton will field questions at the event being held at the usc school of law on main street. it gets underway at 8. wis will have coverage leading up to the town hall--and highlights tomorrow night. for the republicans--nevada is next up to vote. and again, the odds are looking good for donald trump--who is leading in the polls ahead of tomorrow's caucuses. and as brian mooar reports--ted cruz and
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for second place. donald trump is hoping a third straight win tomorrow night in nevada will give him insurmountable momentum next week as the gop primary race goes nationwide. sot: michael steele, republican strategist, former rnc chair :12-:15 right now he's leading in 10 out of 14 states. you tell me who stops him." south carolina turned the republican race into a three-man contest - with marco rubio narrowly edging out ted cruz for second place. a fight that's getting even more personal. sot: sen. marco rubio :26-:30 "every single day something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue." rubio decried a cruz campaign video questioning his religious faith as the latest in a series of dirty tricks. this afternoon - cruz acknowledged the video was false - and asked his communications director, rick tyler, to resign. sen. ted cruz :45-:47 "this was a grave error of judgment." as rubio questions cruz's honesty ... cruz questions rubio's ability to win. sen. ted cruz :53-:58
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have won a state so far - me and donald trump." march first - super tuesday - including those in virginia ... where john kasich is being forced to clarify this statement about how women supported him in the 1970s. sot: gov. john kasich 1:12-1:23 "we just got an army of people who - and many women who left their kitchens to go out and go door to door and to put yard signs up for me. all the way back when, you know, things were different." and things will be different - with super tuesday looming as a potential game- changer in the gop race. audio outcue: "brian mooar, nbc news, washington." west columbia has a new cityty administrator tonight. today, the city council unanimously approved brian carter for the job. carter is currently the deputy city administrator he has worked with the city of west columbia since 1998. his term officially begins a week from wednesday on march 2nd. midlands technical college is celebrating blblck history month with a special salute to its own contribution.
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special ceremony honoring the contributions of its harbison campus--which operated from the 1911 to 1958 as a private 2-year college. back then it was known as "harbison junior college" and offered a path to higher education for black students during the segregation era. "it was interesting how they were strict on the kids and how they did well and how the school has improved. it was so instrumental in improving so many individuals, because without harbison, they would not have succeeded as they did." graduates from harbison got to ring the bell to conclude today's ceremonies. members of richland school district two are hoping a series of community conversations will open the lines of communication tonight the district met with members of the richland two community .
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diversity and multicultural and inclusion officer for the are a chance for to share ideas "a lot of times we talk with the people who live in our house, or who go to our church, or maybe who live right in our neighborhood, but not necessarily to a wider or more diverse group. and i think part of what we are seeing in these community for people to talk with people who don't necessarily look just like them or don't live in the same neighborhoods." three more of these get togethers are scheduled but school leaders say they'll keep scheduling more as long as people are interested. the next event on march 10th at the village at sandhill community room. the event will be specifically geared toward students. coming up in wis news 10 at 11: the next big step forward in calling 911 might have to wait for another next big step to make it work. "as we began our research we began to see that there are some
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verbal communication in emergency situations." we'll see why a simple "call" for help, might still be better
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simple text. but as that ability spreads to our area -- law enforcement's raising a red flag. wis's allie spillyards is here with a look at the good, the bad... and the warning dispatchers want you to take seriously. if you live in one of these two midlands counties, you can opt to text 911 rather than call. it's technology that could benefit a lot of people, but law enforcement is begging the majority of us not to use it. 2:48:50 "we were just in the middle of nowhere. kind of helpless i guess." yakesha means's first memories of hearing her father beat up her mom begin at just 3 years old.
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to her screaming in the early morning hours." the abuse continued for years -- as did her feeling of isolation. 2:59 "i had to hope that somebody would come and help and do something this time. it never occurred to me to pick up our rotary phone." but now technology allows the tens of thousands like yakesha to get help through a discreet text. text to 911 first rolled out in 2014. it's quickly spreading and now available in midlands counties, including newberry. 22:30-22:47 "i thought this would be a way to reach the young generation, but as we began our research we began to see that there are some inherent flaws with non verbal communication that are difficult to overcome at this stage." one of their main concerns is
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locating callers. right now, texts don't ping your location like actual phone calls do. in addition, typing takes time. 18:41-18:54 "asking 'where are you?' 'what is the problem?' you know those things that take a minute or less in a telephone conversation can take 5 or 7 minutes to collect that same information by text message." so i tested it out myself. my first message was sent, and then we waited. it took a full minute to appear in the dispatch system. and altogether, our conversation took more than 3 minutes to get to the point a dispatcher knew what kind of help to send and where to send them. and when seconds matter, law enforcement says that could be too long. 21:50-22:04 "we embrace technology. this isn't an attempt to discourage technology. the quicker we can respond to you, the faster help gets there, the
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able to mitigate a situation." and while no one disagrees text to 911 offers unparalleled support for victims like yakesha... 3:59 "think about my mom, having to pick up the phone while he's right there. law enforcement says you should always call first. 23:49 "we don't want people to think this is the new answer for everything." when every second matters some would argue there will never be a reliable replacement for a good old fashioned phone call. here's the good news--todd johnson told me he believes improved technology is on the way, including the ability to locate texts. even then, he says a phone call should always come first when possible. the fcc echoes that. to learn more, you can find its text to 911 consumer guide under this story on our website, wis tv dot com. stay with us for morornews at 11. up next, we'll get a look at
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her church taught her to do all the good you can... for all the people you can... for as long as you can... after law school, she could have joined a high priced law firm... but instead, she worked to reform juvenile justice in south carolina... exposed racism in alabama schools... registered latino voters in texas... and provided legal aid to families in arkansas.
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and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach its potential unless we all do. together. a stronger country. few days as we'll see good opportunities for showers and thunderstorms today through wednesday.
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state today with a strong more pronounced cold front by wednesday. aheadadf both will be widespread showers and rain with a chance of thunderstorms late tuesday into wednesday. rain chance between 70%-90%. today, mostly cloudy with showers and areas of rain developing, highs lower to middle 60s. the wedge moves in for tuesday with mostly cloudy skies, periods of showers, cooler highs lower to middle 50s. the wedge looks to break late tuesday night early wednesday as warmer air moves in ahead of the strong cold front, it's at that point things could become unstable enough to
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we'll have to wait and see how that plays out over the next 24 hours. the front moves through by latest wednesday, skies clear for the rest of the week with sunny conditions and cooler temperatures. a south carolina woman's dream come true at the white house is now an internet
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"how are you?-- i'm fine...oh, it's so nice to see yoyo" virginia mclaurin is 106 years old. she says she never thought she'd be this famous--but now millions have been delighted by the viral video of her visit to see president obama and the first
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mclaurin was born in 1909 in mccol, south carolina...and now lives on public assistance 3 miles from the oval office. "after i found out it was a black president, and i didn't think that would ever happen "i asked them where were the kids. they said they couldn't come. she said they couldn't come, they in school." the invitation was part of a black history month reception. the video of her dancing with the president and first lady earned some 9 million views in the first five hours it was posted. some well known names will soon be enshrined in the south carolina athletic hall of fame. and the usc women's basketball team reaches another milestone... they also pick up another victory....... we've got highlights of their record setting win against
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roy, tiffany mitchell and asia dozier also make history. the gamecocks remain number three this week in the a-p top 25. we'll pick it up in the second quarter...alaina coates hits a jumper.....carolina goes up by 12.......coates finishes with a double-double 13 points and 18 rebounds...a career high. here alaina grabs the missed three point attempt...a'ja wilson scores on the other end... gamecocks up ten at recess....32-22. third quarter...senior asia dozier pops a three pointer......this is her first game back after missing the last five with a hand injury....she scored three points in 16 minutes. fellow senior tiffany mitchell says give me that basketball....she takes it in for two....10 points for tiffany. fourth quarter....wilson puts carolina up by 16...she also has a double- double....16 points and ten boards. usc wins it 66-46.....they
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one....14 and oh in the sec....... the carolina seniors now have 114 victories....that's the most of any class over their 4 year career....it breaks the mark set by the class of 2015. the gamecocks next game is thursday at ole miss. tip-off time is nine p-m. the carolina men will also be starring in a late show this week. their home game wednesday night against tennessee will also start at nine o'clock and will be televised by the sec network. you'll be hard pressed to find anyone who likes the 9pm start time. it's not ideal for fans who have to go to work the next morning...and students..especially youngsters who have school the next day. and of course...it's tough for players and coaches. martin: "i don't think it's fair to our players. i don't not a fan. if i get in trouble for saying that it is what it is. i'm just not a fan. i understand television is a big part of what we do. i wish there would be a better solution than nine o'clock starts."
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of fame has elected eight new members. the class is highlighted by a super bowl winning wide receiver....and the leading scorer for the gamecock basketball program. troy brown...a barnwell native....played his entire 15 year nfl career with the new england patriots....he helped them win three super bowl rings. b.j. mckie first starred at irmo high school before moving on to usc. he finished his carolina career with two thousand, 119 points...the most in program history. the class of 2016 will be inducted may 16th at the
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they served our country. our country should serve t tm better. bernie sanders cracked the gridlock with john mccain to help clean up the mess at the v.a. and strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders has always stood with our veterans, and that's why he'll never rush to put our men and women in harm's way. judgment. integrity. bernie.
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