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to dhec leaders straight ahead >> three lexington county deputies expected to be okay after they were involved in it car crash. >> the kershaw county sheriff speaks on behalf of a murder suspect at his bond hearing. hear what he had to say. >> and if you are waking up with a cold, we have the best food to help you sure that. news 19 starts now. >> good morning and thanks for waking up with us here on news
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it is february 18. >> 6:02 a.m., and we will start with the new information. the highway patrol continues to investigate an accident involving to law enforcement vehicles. we are told that to lexington sheriffs vehicles hit each other around 9:00 9:00 p.m. last night as they were responding to a call. three deputies were taken to the hospital come up but are expected to be okay this morning. no word on what led to the accident. >> a late-night fire these two elderly people homeless. it happened near the intersection of redwood court and carlton drive. you can see the flames coming from the house. the fire crews say whenenhey got there, the flames took over the home. investigators are trying to figure out at this hour what caused the fire. the crews say that the house is
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>> let's and things over two check on the weather. >> we are starting off cold all through the neighborhood. 30degrees in camden, 32 in newberry. in aiken, 34 degrees. orangeburg, warmer at 38, 37 in manning. 31degrees in columbia, clear skies and light winds out of the west at 3 miles per hour. when the kids head to the bus stop, it will need their winter gear. on the 30 degrees as they head off to school this morning. we will have sunshine today and it will feel warmer than the actual high temperature of 59 degrees. cold tonight with clear skies, 31, and as we get into tomorrow, the warming trend begins. sunshine, went out of the southeast and high of 6 3 degrees. as you get ready to head out the door, whether you are heading to school or work, we are taking it look at
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hand side as you had eastbound. traffic has moved along and no accidents irving reported on the interstates. no accidents coming in or out of columbia. still ace logo on the northeast part of town. traffic has been congested for a while but no accidents or incidents to report. if you're heading downtown, a minute commute, and from interstate 77 and black sweater, 15 minutes. the weekend is still on track for very nice conditions. we will look at that and the rain coming in for next week. >> all right, thanks. >> we do have one more traffic note to pass along. the right lane will be closed starting in just a few hours. crews will be repairing
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until 3:00 p.m. >> the possibility of a granite mine continues. there were heated conversations yesterday. addition or's had an expert witness talk about how he feels the mining company failed to help water tests in the area to make sure the water supply isn't effected. winnsboro crushed stone question the expert's opinion saying he had no specific data to back up the claims. >> the man accused of shohoing and killing a teenager and kershaw county over the weekend wiwi not know if he gets bond for a few more days. he's facing charges of manslaughter in the death of 17 -year-old brandon spencer. investigator say he shot and killed the teen after he caught him breaking into the truck.
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will in no way condone what he did, however i have known him for some time, and what these people have said about him, i concur with. i do not believe he has a flight is a flight risk or a danger to the community. >> for probably the first time, sheriff gym matthews spoke on behalf of a person that his deputies arrested. and the sheriff wasn't the sheriff wasn't the only person who took the opportunity. >> jim is a decent and honorable man, the community is better with him in it than when he is not. >> one half of the courtroom was filled with community supporters, and at first, rain and spencer's grandmother declined to speak. then she thanked matthew for his service but had more to say. >> what the court doesn't
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a two -year-old son who water see his daddy again. his dad won't be able to support him, or play football with him. >> news 19 reach out to ben willis who explains the law as it pertains to this case. >> there are times when deadly force is justified to protect your life, or the life of someone else. but, there is never an occasion when deadly force is justified to protect property. it is just that simple. >> at the tragedy for both families but there is something that the public needs to understand. >> we need to educate the public on the importance of severing that deadly force to protect property. we all want to keep our property, we work hard for it. we don't want to give it away and we don't want someone to take it from us, but we have to understand that human life is
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>> 6:08 a.m. in your life headlines, here is a new state-of-the-art clinic with free dental and i services here in the midlands. united way has expanded their services to o lp even more people and they are providing free clinics, exams, fillings and extractions for those who are underserved or underinsured. 23,000 people will be served and it will relieve the workload from emergency rooms. >> going to an emergency room will not cure your dental issue, the pain always comes back. i think that is the biggest message, when you need to go to the dentist to get the work done. >> i can go to the dentist, i can have my teeth clean and have exams being done and not worry about a high bill.
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up an appointment, go to >> a lottery ticket was sold on west beltline boulevard. the winner called his dad first and said he wanted to pay h back for taking care of him all these years. the winner played the money money money game. that sweet that he wanted to call his dad first. and from dads to moms, our mom of the day is shakira bennett. she was nominated by her mother, linda planting. she says, she is a great mother to her son, loves helping other people, she's very talented and always there for those who need her. congratulations. if you would like to nominate a mom of the day for the segment, go to and click on the banner to send in your nomination.
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today's word means clockwise. i looked up this word on google, and it says it's one of the least used words. >> would you use it? >> well if i said diesel to you in conversation, would you think, clockwise? so that is interesting. we are two days from the gop primary. >> but first, some warmer weather. still some cold lingering around. the foods that you can eat to help you stay healthy. >> and all the activities that you will be doing for the
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>> the cold weather is taking a break in the midlands, but that doesn't mean that you can't catch a cold. >> any people eat chicken noodle soup or something like that, but we have some other foods. the first is spinach. >> popeye.
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harvard, eating foods rich in vitamin a can help you maintain a very strong immune system. >> i love carrots and sweet potatoes. number two, milk. people with low levels of vitamin d reported having colds more often. >> interesting. the third, garlic. doctors at nyu say garlic can prevent colds when eaten regularly. >> i wonder if that counts for the garlic that is already minced. finally, blueberries. researchers at cornell say blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit which helps combat those cold symptoms. >> i was just saying that during the commercial. it's packed with antioxidants.
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oatmeal, and i also put them in my putin shakes. >> and you can't really taste the spinach if you throw it in smoothies. i used to do that, then i started waking up at 2:00 a.m. and i couldn't wake the remains of with my blender anymore. but anyway, colder now. kind of a shift in temperatures? in the morning we start very chilly and then moved to the 60's. >> the thing is, it's not too far off of what we are actually supposed to have this time of year this early, but right now, temperatures right or below the freezing mark. 32 in newberry, in lexington 35, 38 in orangeburg and manning, 37 degrees. here in columbia, we are just below the freezing mark. 31degrees and clear skies, combing winds, but even though
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will definitely need the jacket. no activity going on in the palmetto state. the cold front that cancer yesterday as well offshore. this cold front in the new england area is bringing in cold air and that will allow the skies to be clear all throughout the day, into the afternoon and overnight. and when we start tomorrow morning, we will have clear skies once again. that will impact our weather because hour by hour, 45 degrees by 10:00, 55 by one, and as the kids get out of school, lots of sunshine. it will be mild but with the sunshine it will feel warmer. generally it's the upper 50's and down into the lower 60's in the southern communities. here in columbia, lots of sunshine and light winds out of the northeast. overnight tonight, it will be cold. the cold air will be dragging in from the north, we are expecting a low of 20 degrees and
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we still have quite a bit of sunshine for tomorrow as you begin to warm up. 63 friday, caught coverage on saturday with the high of 69. 72 sunday, but increasing cloud coverage into the evening overnight and we will have the chance for rain on monday, better chance on tuesday and then taper off by wednesday. by wednesday, we will have a high of 52 degrees. the we are not expecting any severe weather, this is the time when we are getting close to spring. and we are sponsoring this we are having these radios available at kroger's, academy of sports, and walgreens. discounted price. get them now, because remember, we had a tornado in lexington just last week. we had significant flooding in these radios are battery- operated and will let you know
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weather as we go into the overnight hours. as far as the roads, not too bad. no accidents being reported on the interstate, as we take a look at interstate 20 eastbound. the thoroughfare from malfunction junction across interstate 77 is moving well. no accidents or incidents reported right now all throughout the columbia area. a's logo as you come off of the fitch fish hatchery, and the split tween 321 and flex brody, traffic is starting to delay y as you get all the way up to knocks at it. from interstate 77 and 26, an 11 minute commute. this would be a good weekend to go out, before the rain starts coming in next week. >> all right, we are going to break. when we come back, new details with apple's fight against the
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who is on the welcome back. 6:24a.m. right now. are you in the market for some new technology? how about a computer that will cost you less than a night out at the movivi. >> take it look at the new device for may california startup. >> this is chp, the world's first $9 computer. >> this is a computer, designed in oakland and made in china. it is small but mighty. >> four gigs of storage, bluetooth and wi-fi. >> it's capable of turning a television into a bluetooth computer and it's the talking toy. >> the founders call it chp, and incredibly, it costs just at $9. originally, the goal was to to design a less expensive
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>> the cool thing about this is, it means anyone can have one. >> the ceo says the possibilities are endless. add some wires and a television, and you are surfing the web, word processing and playing music or videos. they have gone quickly, 50,000 sold in one month and 20,000 were pre- ordered in the same day. a big chunk of the customers are teachers. >> people all over the world have reached out to us. >> the chp has its limits. >> if you want to use it for a single purpose. if i just want to surf the web or work on my homework, it's what we build is going to be used by real people every day to do regular things. it's very exciting for us. >> that is interesting. it is a chilly start to this friday evening. we are looking at the forecast
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>> plus, big moves for r the president.
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is the best person for 3 it's going to be another beautiful day in the midlands full of sunshine and warmer temperatures. >> it's going to be another beautiful day in the midlands, full of sunshine and warmer temperatures. good morning and thanks for waking up with us on this thursday. >> let's send things over to the meteorologist to check what we have today. cold start for the morning but sunshine in sight. >> just like yesterday, cold temperatures to start, lots of sunshine in the afternoon, but our temperatures are starting off but it cold. 32 and winnsboro, 32 in newberry, and we get down to aiken, 34, 35 in saint matthews. in lumbia, 31 degrees. . clear skies and light wins, but even though we don't have a windchill, it still bottom line freezing cold out there. kids will need hats, gloves and jackets.
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like we had mentioned. 59degrees for the high with light winds out of the northeast at five to 10 miles per hour. very cool tonight with the low of 31. clear skies overnight tonight, and that go into tomorrow. sunshine will warm up back into the 60's, 63 for the afternoon high. as far as the roads, adding ready to head off to school or work, this is interstate 26. you can see traffic in both directions have been picking up, bubufortunately, no accidents at least downstream if you are heading towards malfunction junction. we do have an accident off of broad river road it, so be aware of that. traffic delays haven't picked up yet but that could change every so often. you are looking at about seven minutes, and it the 15 minute commute. we are getting ready for the weekend, and you don't want to
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coming in. >> we are just two days away now from the gop primary here in south carolina, and the candidates our states. >> we will hear from what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail, plus jr berry tells us where they will be today. >> we are down to the last two days of the republican willllrisscross the state today looking for votes. marco rubio will hit the campaign trail with the support of governor haley. he visits greenville and anderson today. last night, the governor talked about why she decided to endorse the florida senator. >> i thought from a different perspective, that this is serious. this matters. so i thought, first and foremost, as a mom, who wants her kids to be safe in our country. who wants her children to have
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that they can be better than we were, which is what my parents wanted for us. i am the military wife of a combat veteran. i want a president who will have the backs of our military veterans, and those in active duty. i want a president that knows that when we fight wars, we win wars, but i want a president who understands that they have to go back to washington dc and bring a conscience back to our republicans. >> that endorsement may have, as a bit of a surprise to jeb bush. two years ago he was campaigning with nikki haley and her reelection campaign, and at the time, she told reporters that bush played a big heart in her winning office in 2010. he said her support is probably the most meaningful endorsement in the state. he said he is disappointed with
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forward with his campaign. he makes stops today in florence, rock hill and columbia. donald trump will be visiting keel while island this afternoon, gaffney, and columbia tonight. in sumter, he talked about his planned but america back on top which means keeping large companies and the money they generate in the united states. >> the politicians and democrats and republicans want totoet the money back in, but we have a president who is not a leader. if i were president, within ten minutes i would have everybody bringing it back in. everyone agrees, they can't agree, this has been going on for years. so companies are leaving the united states to get their money. >> he claims if he wins here saturday, he can run the table
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ted cruz continues to lash out against trump. his campaign received a cease and desist letter threatening to sue him over eight campaign ad. that has footage from trump in 1999 talking about abortion. trump says his views have changed since then and he wants the ad pulled. >> the operative words and not add come from donald trump's own mouth, and i understand. it's a candidate as they record like donald trump, how he could consider someone pointing to his actual record as being defamation. >> he will be making a campaign stop in easily this morning. then carson campaigned near fort jackson and says his issues affect all of the country, not just one political party. >> the issues that i tend to emphasize are not democrat or republican issues. they are american issues. you know, the economy, and our lack of responsibility in
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that is coming, that is not a democrat or republican issue. dealing with isis, and global terrorism. >> despite low poll numbers, carson says he intends to stay in the race even after the south carolina primary is over. ohio governor john john kasich will be in clemson and then back in columbia tonight. he talked about restarting the economy, starting more programs to help the youth, and having a more aggressive stance on china. >> i mean, there will be a decision coming about whether they own the south china sea and the east islands, and we have to honor that. we also have to warn the chinese. there are options that we and our friends can take in the pacific to make it clear to the chinese that we are not going to tolerate this kind of aggressive behavior.
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kasich is not pulling very well. he already announced he will be in south carolina for the primary but is taking his campaign to boston this weekend. cbs news will come out with their final poll of the south carolina primary leader today. it is their last poll before voting takes place on saturday. we will have those numbers for you later say both on-air and online at that's the latest from the campaign trail. >> thank you, jr. around the nation, the white house is expected to detail plans of president obama's historic trip to cuba. it marks the first for a sitting us president in nearly nine decades. it comes after cuba and the us moved to reopen diplomatic relations 15 months ago. >> the debate between silicon valley and the government rages
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refused to comply with a court order to unlock this iphone of san bernardino shooter, syed farook. many cited with apple, while others sympathize with federal authorities. the government is asking apple to create software that would disable the security feature on the iphone. >> money news this morning. a new survey finds businesses are falling behind when it comes to accepting chip enabled credit cards. according to the management firm, only 37% businesses can read the cards. it is widely used in canada and europe and it is considered more secure than traditional cards that require the swipe of the magnetic strip. >> a new survey finds that 37%
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>> welcome back to news 19 on this chilly thursday morning in the midlands. 36 in saluda, 35 in lexington, orangeburg 30 a degrees, 30 degrees in camden, 32 and winnsboro and in newberry. in columbia we are sitting at 31 degrees, and the average low temperature is 61. sunrise at 7:06 a.m. and sunset at 6:11 p.m. clear skies through the palmetto state, the cold front is now well offshore. another cold front in the northern part of the us which is striking cold and dry air, and that will not only cool us off but will keep us from having any cloud coverage. 45degrees by 10:00, sunshine by 11 at 49 degrees. as we get into the afternoon, highs in the upper 50's and it down to the lower 60's. tonight with clear skies, temperatures will drop
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low of 29 in saluda, 27 in newberry, 31 in columbia and manning, 29 degrees by tomorrow morning. sunshine for tomorrow, 63 degrees, and it gets warmer by saturday. 69. sunday we will have increasing clouds in the afternoon but we will hit 72 degrees. 66 for the high with the chance of showers, and light and moderate rainfall on tuesday with the high of 58. we will have a high of 53 degrees. keep in mind, because of the fact that we are dealing with significant weather, we had some flooding issues in october. we had tornadoes in lexington, and midland radio has these available now at ace special discounted price. you can get these now at your kroger's stores, walgreens and academy of sports. these radios are valuable,
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. today is national drink welcome back. 6:51a.m., and today is national drink wine day. in honor of that, a study says that millennial's are drinking more than ever. they drink 32% of the wine in the us last year, more than any other generation. that's according to the wine market council. the report defines millennial's as the 79 million americans between the ages of 31 and 38, they drink 31.6 million cases
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two cases per person. among those frequent drinkers, under 30, two thirds were women. i'm not really surprised. two cases per person over a whole year doesn't seem like that much. but i guess there are always people who may be don't drink or don't drink wine. >> it is interesting. let us know what you think. >> two lexington county
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it's ___ the time is >> thanks for waking up with us here on news 19 this morning. it's thursday, february 18. >> the time is 6:56 a.m. this morning, the highway patrol continues to investigate an accident in involving to law enforcement vehicles. three deputies were taken to the hospital, but they are expected to be okay. no word on what led to the accident. >> a late-night fire leaves to elderly people homeless. it happened in the intersection of route would court and carlton drive. the couple was rescued and taken to the hospital as it precaution. investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the fire. crews say the house is a total loss. happening today, the blue ribbon committee will make recommendations to the city council today on prioritizing flood recovery projects and relief fund.
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public from to until 4:00 in the richland county administration building in downtown columbia. >> and in sports, the gamecocks are back at the colonial life arena with the winner looking to win the regular-season title when against georgia. >> dan, right now, taking a look at the road conditions on interstate 26. this is over at mile marker 102. traffic is moving along and we'll have one accident being reported right now. one accident will be on interstate 26, and this will be in the westbound lane as you get off of broad river road. traffic hasn't started to back up yet, but be aware of that. 31degrees right now, clear skies and light winds out of the west at 3 miles per hour. skies are clear and it will
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do we have an area of high pressure, but lots of dry air as well. when the kids get out of school today, 50 a degrees, sunny and mild. high temperature today of 50 a degrees, and with clear skies, pretty cold. went out of the east at 5 miles per hour and lots of sunshine for tomorrow. 63, 69 on saturday, increasing cloud cover on sunday with the high of 72. then the rain comes back. the possibility of a better chance of rain and we will have a high of 53 degrees. >> looking forward to that weekend, it will be beautiful. >> if you stay inside, you are missing out. >> you are definitely missing out if you don't enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures.
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pick up one of those weather radios. >> degrees, academy of sports and walgreens, they are on special right now. >> and when you get home tonight, have a glass of wine
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good morning. it is thursday, february 18th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." ted cruz dares donald trump to sue himver an attack ad. we reveal the results of a new national cbs news poll. google backs rival apple in its fight against the fbi over unlocking a terrorist's cell phone. how about this? seven marathon on seven continents in seven days! a single mom who is the first american woman to complete this daunting challenge. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. this has not been a typically race by any sense and i don't think anyone is surprised that donald is threaten to sue people. he has done that most of his adult life. >> slugging it out in south carolina. >> he didn't doesn't have one public endorsement from the senate. think of it.


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