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game from bars and restaurants. that is where we find chuck ringwalt tonight. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. yep. fans are here in the vista. a big gamecocks fan is excited for the game. >> i am. i am super excited to see them win this year. and the gamecocks will pull it out. >> reporter: fans know the gamecocks did lose to the huskies last year. going into the game, what does it mean to you? >> for sure, number one, i think everybody is excited to see the gamecocks number one like they were last year and the stadium is packed. sold out. yeah. all we can hope for is the best. >> reporter: how cool is it, a lot of people at the sold out game but you are here having a blaster. >> for sure. we tried to get tickets but didn't happen. they were super high prices.
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but we are here watching the game. >> reporter: we appreciate you talking with us. chuck ringwalt, news 19, in the vista. back to you. >> we will have highlights coming up tonight at 11:00 p.m. the midlands housing trust fund got $10,000 from wells fargo for an affordable housing program today. sonia gutierrez looked into how the money will impact the community. >> i am really excited about it. i am glad to see the community is growing. >> reporter: she has lived in village at rivers edge for a couple years now. [ laughter ] [ indiscernible ] >> empty spaces. even though it was quiet. >> reporter: the neighborhood will soon be full of affordable housing. >> new homes and new development. and, you know, given opportunity for people to have nice homes.
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among those being built using loans from the midlands housing trust fund. >> in the process of getting money that we could lend to create affordable housing units out there. >> reporter: they started in 2010 and invested $640,000. >> that money has been part of financing 198 units of housing across two counties. >> the 10,000 from wells fargo will go for salaries, training and technology upgrades. >> for us, the bottom line is decreasing the number of people who are housing cost burdened who send more than 30% of their monthly income on housing costs. >> stepping stone to something better. >> reporter: sonia gutierrez, news 19 wltx. >> they hope to have a resource tool kit by the end of the year. now, the midlands most accurate forecast with chief
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>> we had a few showers move through the area this afternoon. we picked up 500-inch of rain. for the month one and 3/4 rain. temperature wide, cool this morning. 28 at the airport. 30 in the city. both locs warmed up to -- locations warmed up to 62. but it cooled off. the rain cooled us off. 46 degrees. winds from the west, southwest at 7 miles per hour. that is producing a wind chill of 42. now for tonight we are expecting mostly cloudy skies to partly cloudy skies. 33 for a low. tomorrow windy, sunshine but then the clouds build in in the afternoon with a high temperature of 45 degrees and it will be chilly this week. we will look at the forecast coming up. >> thank you so much. police need your help identifying a burglary suspect. this happened last wednesday that mattress man store.
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video from the business. officers say the suspect stole a computer. if you know who the person is, take a good look, call crime stoppers, the number is 1-888- crime-sc. you can call if you have information about this individual. the suspect attempted to steal a tire off of a used car from sloan motors early yesterday on two notch road. the owner was able to get this picture. again, if you recognize this person call 1-888-crime-sc. troopers are searching for a purple big rig involved in a fatal hit and run happening this morning on i-77 in chester county. authorities say a tractor- trailer and an suv were traveling north bound when the tractor-trailer apparently hit the car, sending it into the middian. the passenger was -- median. the passenger was killed. the truck will have damage on
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vehicle. if you have information that could help, again, please call crime stoppers. we are on your side tonight with our colonial life -- with our ask a lawyer phone bank. we are answering your legal questions for free. volunteers will be here till 7:30 p.m. taking your calls and the phones, andrea mock they have been ringing off the hook for a couple hours now. >> reporter: we so appreciative to have the volunteers here from the south carolina bar and these phones have been ringing off the hook. sitting here for two hours now. tell me about the questions you have answered. >> family court issues, apartment mold issues, satchute of limitations. all sorts of questions. >> reporter: we have talked so much since the floods about molds and mold being a problem in houses or apartments.
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the case? >> you want to contact an attorney. it depends on where you live, whether you own or rent the house or the apartment or the mobile home and call the lawyer referral service. >> reporter: what do you do if you are in a situation, say, your major is ending and you need a divorce but you can't afford it? >> the south carolina courts website has forms for self-help packet so people can go through the divorce price without hiring a lawyer. >> reporter: if somebody needs help after today who should they contact and how is the best way to get in contact with you? >> the lawyer referral service, the south carolina bar. 799-7100. >> reporter: thank you so much for being here tonight.
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we are appreciative to have them. back to you. >> all right. thank you. we live in a high tech world where things are changing. including the way our kids communicate. they are using secret codes these days on their phones and computers that most parents don't understand. pir. meaning parent in room. authorities advise parents to educate themselves if talk to -- and talk to their kids. >> if you see strange acronyms on your child's phone, it is time to sit down and have a conversation with your child. >> we want to help you crack the codes, head over to and click on this story. you will find a list of 100 codes that the children are using. still ahead tonight a non- profit has spent 25 years helping parent of special needs
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doors. couples that took together live longer together. tomorrow on news 19 this morning we have a recipe for your sweetheart that is good for their heart and valentine's day is not just for lovers. deals for those celebrating
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sports on you are watching news 19 at 7:00 p.m. with jr berry. children with special needs need special advocates and one group that provided that for the past quarter century may have to close their doors come july. news 19's mary sturgill talked to a parent who says without the organization her child would not be where he is today. >> reporter: to look at the high schooler now you would not
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a child that kept him from learning. >> he was having spacing out, he was not as attentive in class so he was missing information. >> reporter: she says through training work shops shops and support pro parents of south carolina helped her help her son when educators wanted to place him in a self-contained classroom. >> i was aware that was not supposed to be the first line of an educational opportunity. >> reporter: they trained her on what ledgewing to use -- language to use. >> the system tells you what they usually do and what they usually do is not always what is best for your situation. >> reporter: now they need help of their own. they lost the parent training grant from the department of education. $280,000 a year.
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to leverage other money. >> reporter: she is the executive director and says she cut back everywhere she can to keep the doors open. >> had to let staff go. i had staff who are now part time, who were full time. including myself. and cut my salary. >> reporter: as a parent she knows the importance of knowledge. >> we are having to charge for training which we never had to do in the past. we want to continue to provide it free. a lot of families can't afford it. >> sometimes you don't know what you don't know. >> reporter: mary sturgill, news 19 wltx. >> they cannot apply for another 5 years but they are looking at other grants to fill the void. they will do everything to stay open. there are also other groups in the state. if you would like to help we
7:12 pm state museums celebrating. they spent the day catering to schools and family with special needs. a smaller crowd and quiet areas. and the museum provided extra staff at many exhibits. this is the time where they could connect with others facing similar challenges. >> we had a few friends and little friends come in and we have never been able to go to the theater, we have a hard time with the things going on. with all the modifications the families and parents do to. >> they are hoping to do more in the fall. jim gandy is standing by now. it was kind of okay out there today but that's not the case the rest of the week? >> that's right. 62 degrees today.
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well, before we get to the forecast. our ask a lawyer phone bank is still underway till the bottom of the hour now. we have volunteers with the south carolina bar association manning the phones in our lobby. (803)647-0299 is the number to call. (803)647-0299. you have 10 minutes to call in and get your legal questions
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now, the midlands most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist jim gandy. >> we had rain come through but now the rain is pushing off to the east. right now you can see it is moving out of the midland. there was a line of showers with the front but even those faded. the front is moving through the midland. a few breaks in the clouds. the rain is along the coast now and we still have some shower activities in georgia. a lot overgladiness there and that -- of cloudiness there and that might spill into the area over night. storm in the great lakes moving to the east. with the front coming through, with the storm system the winds will be up during the day light hours but at night the winds diminish. the temperatures right now. where the rain has been it is
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myrtle beach 54 degrees. charleston 48. 42 sumter. 46 degrees in columbia. 43 greenwood. our computer model, tonight skies clearing. we will see a few clouds at times. tomorrow we start with sunshine but then we will be seeing clouds building up in the afternoon. only to see those fade tomorrow night and then on wednesday we expect to see mostly sunny skies. it will be cold mid-week. tonight the cold air comes in. 34 for a low in newberry. 34 orangeburg. highs tomorrow in the mid-40s with 45 degrees in columbia. look ahead, on wednesday still windy. and more sunshine. still a high temperature of 45 degrees. winds diminish wednesday night and thursday morning a low of 23 with a high of 47. 50 on friday. a front comes through friday
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on sunday we are expecting a high of just 43 degrees before it rebounds to 50 on monday. all of that is below normal for this time of year. >> i will bepulling the coat out this year. -- be pulling the coat out this week. still ahead, with the super bowl, advertisers spent millions to create
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sce&g will conduct an conducting an annual test of sirens at the lake murray dam tomorrow. they will go off for 3 minutes at noon.
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thing some folks looked forward to on superbowl sunday many everybody had their favorite commercials of the super bowl. usc has a class studies super bowl commercials and yesterday was the 13th year student evaluated each crowning a winner. >> really opened my eyes to, you know, what i want, if i go that route in my career after graduation. where do i want my ad to stick out, what do you want it to say? >> steve harvey's ad won first place. and before we leave you tonight, our phone bank, our ask a lawyer phone bank, going on for 5 more minutes still 7:30 p.m. (803)647-0299 is the number to call if you have a legal question. south carolina bar association has members here answering the phones. again (803)647-0299 is that number.
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update fraught colonial life arena, uconn having their way,
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