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from the station that is on your side you are watching friends @ five. >> good evening and thank you for joining us for friends @ five. >> i am darci strickland. >> i am jr berry. >> donald trump remains the -- >> i am darci strickland. >> i am andrea mock. >> donald trump remains the frontrunner. that doubles ted cruz. he is in second place, 18%.
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taking a 2 point lead in the national race. >> meanwhile a new poll shows marco rubio has been given a boost thanks to governor nikki haley's endorsement. donald trump with 33% followed by marco rubio at 20%. john kasich 15%. ted cruz 13%. jeb bush with just 8% and ben carson at 3%. 7% of the voters are undecided. cruz and bush were hurt the most by governor nikki haley's endorsement. >> with the polls set to open in 48 hours, major garrett is following all the republican candidates with two days to go before the primary. >> reporter: an undecided republican who welcomed us into his kitchen. to get a taste of his political mail.
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wednesday. >> wednesday. just today. >> right. >> you know -- [ talking at the same time ] >> not aged at all. >> not aged and not including phone calls. [ indiscernible ] [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: that last call left him confused. >> i can't tell you if it was for or against marco rubio. all i could understand was rubio. >> reporter: politics is unavailable. >> donald trump bank rolls politicians. >> marco rubio was part of the washington establishment. >> ted cruz voted to undermine our national defense. >> reporter: he feels inundated. >> do they have any effect on you? >> well, i think afafr a while they start to ve a negatiti effect. you get so much of it you n't know what to believe on them because so many are negative. >> reporter: he and his friends
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out but pros say this outreach pays off. >> all those mediums have an effect. when they are undecided on who they will vote for the advertising is going to have an impact. >> reporter: he doesn't even read the mailers or take the phone calls anymore but they can't afford not to try. >> maybe the mail piece a voter receives doesn't persuade them but the one they receive tomorrow does. advertising works. why businesses do it, why candidates do it. >> reporter: he isn't so sure. he just knows this about his family and his republican friends. >> everybody, my friends, we talk about it, hear about it, are getting tired of it. >> that was major garrett reporting. candidates continue campaigning, a record number of
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news 19's sonia gutierrez looked into the absentee vote and joins us now with details. for folks interested in doing the same do they still have time? >> reporter: yes, they have time and it is very easy. go to your election office, show them a photo i.d., south carolina doesn't have early voting but absentee voting is a way. 50,000 people already turned in their ballots. that is for the republican and democratic primary. that is record breaking. >> when we look that ab10ty numbers, there are more -- look at the ab10ty numbers, there -- abtenty numbers there are more people voting. or is it st people who would
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>> reporter: you have through the day tomorrow to vote at the county election office. if you want to vote you can vote in the democratic primary through next friday. back to you. >> good information. that you can so much -- thank you so much. >> speaking of voting a foundation out of california came to the state to talk to lawmakers about new voting systems. they said the voting machines are out dated. they say they have the technology to put south carolina back on track with a more transparent voting system. going back to paper ballots. the company out of the silicon valley says south carolina pays thousands of dollars in fees on machines. their software would be free because it is publicly funded. >> the reason it should be on
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dodged a bullet several times. sooner or later a machine will fail at the wrong time and you will have a county whose is now going to be figuring out what to do. >> the local group also spoke to lawmakers in support of the foundation urging them to look before investing in to newer voting machines. news 19's now, the midlands most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist jim gandy. >> well, today we saw plenty of sunshine over the area and that continues to be the case. a few high thin clouds passed over during the afternoon. with the sunshine we managed to warm up after a rather chill amorning. right now 50 degrees in raleigh. 56 degrees in grgrnville. 64 degreeeein macon. sunny 59 degrees, calm conditions, air mass is dry. tonight clear skies. a low temperature of 31. tomorrow sunny with a high of 63.
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increase in clouds with a temperature of 43. now the traffic this afternoon across the area. we will give you an over view here. things are around the city in good shape but there saslow down -- is a slow down through the malfunction junction area. one accident. this is on san andrews road. we are seeing a slow down in the westbound lanes of i-20. now, on the southeast side of town, it is really not too bad going out, a slow down here around pine view but then it quickly kind of makes its way and we have had a slow down here on two notch road. it is beginning to let up a little bit but they are in good shape. going from downtown to blythewood should take you 17 minutes. downtown to clemson road 14 minutes.
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>> thank you very much. two deputies injured in a car accident have been released from the hospital. one other is still in the hospital recovering. they responded to a call of a burglary when they crashed last night. we spoke with the resident who heard last night's accident, and ran out to the scene. >> this morning cops car squished in in the front. debris all over the highway. up to the red light up here. and i walked down and seen the other car and that is not what happened, it was just terrible. what -- my first thoughts were i hope they are doing okay. >> the highway patrol is continuing to investigate that accident. in richland county two
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-- been arrested after an armed robbery. one is 14, and the other is 18- year-old diamante watts. they are charged with armed robbery. at 8:30 p.m. deputies say the 23-year-old victim was walking in the 6300 block of fairfield road when the suspect robbed the victim at gun point before taking off on their bikes. police saw the teens in the area and turned them over to richland county deputies. richland county deputies need your help finding a man wanted for attempted murder. a 19-year-old, back on december 26 the day after christmas, deputies say he and a victim had an argument that circle k. the argument ended with him shooting the victim. they say he may be traveling in a crown victoria. if you know where he is call crime stoppers, that number is 1-888-crime-sc. okayay
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in florida, a robber met his match when he came up against a trained boxer on valentine's day at a volgreens. a -- walgreen's. a man came into rob the pharmacy. david west was there, check this out, guess what, yeah, yeah, he gave him that and that, yeah, look at that. now you are scared. look at that. david west, that is it. getting it done. he was there visiting his girlfriend who worked at the walgreen's. he happens to have two state boxing titles. yes, he does. and west was like you are not messing with my girlfriend on her shift. look at this. watch this again. watch this. i could watch this all day. [ laughter ] >> makes me so happy. after a punch or two he subdued the suspect till police were arrived and the bad guy was arrested. yes, david west, you can come
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your mom should be proud. yeah, buddy. yeah. yeah. get my fist. >> he picked the wrong walgreen's. >> wrong day. [ talking at the same time ] >> valentine's day, day of love. what are you doing? who are you holding up -- [ talking at the same time ] >> day of love. law enforcement would say don't do that. don't step in the -- [ talking at the same time ] >> that is true. he could have had a gun -- [ talking at the same time ] >> when you go into rob the pharmacy, be prepared to -- >> you never know when there is a two time boxing champion that will give you the smack down. bam. >> or a mama who needs meds for her child. [ talking at the same time ] >> she would have taken you out. got in the way -- >> i will take you out. [ talking at the same time ] [ laughter ] >> all right. stay with us.
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af you have got six more days to get your dresses in for the cinderella projects. it provides dressss for high school girls to wear to e prom. you can make a donation at a dozen locations, including right here at news 19. the deadline is february 24,
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list of drop off locations on our website at just head to our website www.wltx.com. we have interesting dresses. >> we do. >> today i took a wedding dress -- >> wow! >> long, short. sparkly. whatever you have in your closet, anything, just bring it down to us. >> i say i get a dress and just wear it one day for the show. >> i would do that. jim, are you in or out -- [ talking at the same time ] >> tuxedo -- [ talking at the same time ] formal. >> friends @ five formal. friends @ five -- >> march your calendars. you are all invited. >> jim? >> did you enjoy your prom? [ talking at the same time ] >> you didn't go -- [ talking at the same time ] [ laughter ]
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the night off of studying. >> i grew up in florida, that was the last place we were interested in going. >> going everything else -- >> beach. >> i had a good time. the weather -- [ talking at the same time ] >> been out in the garden. it is getting to be that time of the year. boy! nice day outside. clear skies. plenty of sunshine and that warmed us up. satellite showing clear skies and for our -- once in a while, we have one storm system that we are watching. this is in the northern rockies at the moment. it will be moving to the east. high pressure over the northeastern part of the country is continuing to influence our weather but it is warming up in the mid-section.
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the warm front pushes into the mid-west. 53 rock hill and florence. 55 in sumter. 58 degrees orangeburg. 59 columbia and 60 in augusta. computer model tonight under clear skies. we will see sunshine as a warming trend comes in and clouds throughout the weekend. cloudy, mostly cloudy skies on saturday and sunday but no rain expected and it will continue to be warming up. tonight 29 newberry. 31 columbia. 32 sumter and 34 orangeburg. tomorrow high temperatures of 59 newberry. 51 aiken. 63 columbia. 63 bishopville. 61 degrees st. matthews. our seven-day forecast, well, we will see mostly cloudy skies but still warming up to 69 on
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but then a storm system will move through the southeast. this will give us rain on monday with a high of 69. a front will be coming through and rain monday night into tuesday. with a high of 57. that rain should be ending monday night. and we dry out thursday with a low of 35 and a high of 58. >> no reason to use the exexcuse on saturday if you are vote -- excuse on saturday if you are voting. perfect weather. >> thank you. apple is getting support from google in its battle with the fbi. the ceo of google says apple is right to defy an order to help unlock the iphone used by one of the san bernardino killers. cbs learned apple's lawyers are prepared to fight all the way
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>> the fbi is locked out of syed farook's iphone. the u.s. judge ordered apple to disable the auto erase feature that wipes outdata if the wrong pass code is entered 10 times. apple ceo said they don't have the technology and that developing it would create a backdoor to that iphone but millions of devices. the white house defended the department of justice's request. the war on tearer and the right to privacy collide, he says apple and the fbi both have compelling, yet competing interests. >> apple is saying if you only promise you will use it once it will get used again and again. >> reporter: google ceo posted a series of tweets wednesday
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give law enforcement access to databased on valid legal orders but that is different than requiring companies to enable hacking of devices and data. apple says it doesn't have the technology to do what the fbi wants but a top official tells cbs news apple could write the software to comply with the ruling. cbs news, washington. in the two months since syed farook and tashfeen malik killed 14 people in san bernardino in the terror attacks, the fbi has been pouring over their electronic internet history and they discovered evidence that the pair sympathized with isis and other radical islamic groups. stay with us, coming up
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some belts may not if you own a toyota suv listen up, this is important. toyota is recalling 3 million vehicles because of a faulty seatbelt in the back seat. parents, that is stressful.
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the models, rav 4, rav 4ev and vanguards. you can take it to your dealer, there will be no cost to customers. a survey find businesses are falling behind when it comes to accepting chip enabled credit cards. 37% of businesses read the cards. the chip technology is used in canada and europe and considered more secure than traditional cards that require the swipe. if you bought a cash 5 ticket in sumter, a tohundred thousand dollars ticket was sold last night. -- $200,000 ticket was sold last night. you have 180 days to claim your prize. and let me say about that chip thing, target now has the chips. what i don't like it takes
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is done it makes a noise. [ making news ] which makes me believe i have done something wrong. i would like them to change it to a ding or something. >> see,. [ making noise ] means don't leave your card. i didn't keep my hand on it, i just stuck it in there. hey, hey, you are about to leave me -- >> you are not offended by the noise? i would like a chime or a ding -- >> burt tweeting. like a microwave. >> i would like a happier noise. next time you go to target listen how the machine yells at you. >> we will see if it gets changed. coming up next, is the cheese you are putting on your food made of cotton products?
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you will not believ change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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you are watching news 19 friends @ five with andrea mock and darci strickland. >> thank you for joining us for friends @ five. pope francis is sounding off on republican presidential candidate donald trumpler. this was interesting. why -- donald trump. this was interesting. the pope responded to trump building a boarder.
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only about building walls and not building bridges is not a christian. donald trump responded in mount pleasant. >> for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. if and when the vatican is attacked by isis, which is theyey are ultimate trophy, i can promise you the pope would have only wished and prayed that donald trump would have been president. >> also reacting to that comment today jeb bush. our interview with jeb bush, he sided with the pope. bush said donald trump's ideas are fear more than reform policy.
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chances of winning are remote. building a wall and making mexico pay for it is not a policy. it is a sentiment that appeals to people's anger. we need to control the boarder and there is a way of doing it. >> we will have more of our interview with jeb bush when you join us tonight at 7:00 p.m. ted cruz addressed the republican women's club in greenville this afternoon. he talked about justice scalia and the open seat on the supreme court. >> we are one justice away from the supreme court ordering veterans memorials taken down across south carolina and across the country. [ indiscernible ] >> we are not far from the court ordering the -- [ indiscernible ] to remove the
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the tombstones of our fallen soldiers. >> . >> marco rubio is making the most of his endorsements by governor nikki haley. he invited governor nikki haley to join his town hall in greenville and he was joined by tim scott. he will need to do well in south carolina. >> this is why i am proud to have their support. these are people who understand what makes america special and are willing to do whatever it takes to make this nation greater than it has ever been and if you give me the chance i will work with leaders -- [ indiscernible ] >> you give me the chance to be your president i will unite this country as best we can. i will never ask you to be angry at another group of americans so i can win an election. >> well, ben carson was in orangeburg for the bridging the gap town hall.
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of winning the nomination. >> i think the chances are good. because you have to recognition that it is like the all american fast track, baseball. you don't call the game after the second or third inning. there is a reason for that. i think as time goes on people begin to pay attention to what is being said. they become serious. it is not just the bright shining object. they begin to say what is going to effect the future of this country. >> and ohio governor john kasich was campaigning in the lowcountry today. he told supporters in mount pleasant he is rising. >> tied for third in the republican field and that is coming from -- like 1%. so, you know, what is
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obscurity for a long time. didn't bother me. it is nice. then you don't have people bothering you. but then we have prison and as people begin to hear more and more of what i have to say, we are all part of this orchestra. >> with two days before the first in the south primary the eyes are on south carolina. today i had a chance to talk about the politics of south carolina and the issues important to voters on npr. along with the host we discussed the importance of jeb bush having a strong showing in the state, governor nikki haley's marco rubio endorsement and whether or not endorsements matter to voters. now, the midlands most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist jim gandy. >> it has been sunny today. we have clear skies right now.
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and for tonight we will to see light winds, clear skies -- into see light winds, clear skies. tomorrow sunny again and a high temperature of 63 degrees. and as we go forward into the weekend we will see clouds coming in but it is going to remain dry and it will be warming up. 69 on saturday. 73 degrees on sunday. monday we start to see rain coming in with a high temperature of 67. and cooler air comes in on tuesday. that is also going to be the best chance for rain with a high temperature of 57. now an update on the traffic around the area this afternoon. and things have been moving in good shape. first of all, go out to the northeast side of town. where right now things moving good. slow down here on two notch road, 21 miles per hour. southwest side of town, interstates are all in good shape. no problems there.
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here is malfunction junction. right now the average speed is 15 miles per hour. we have other slow downs as well. right here in the westbound lanes of i-20 from about the malfunction junction area to highway 1. it will be slow there. if you are going from downtown to harvardson boulevard 16 minutes. and from downtown to lexington on highway 378 will take you 28 minutes. ladies, back to you. >> thank you. a legend and coming to the midlands. krsi for the free hip hop family day in columbia april 9. playing classics that span 20 years live on main street. love, peace and hip hop, hands on art exhibits, activities, music, dance performances and
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krsi first appeared in 1986. releasing the first hit single south rocks. another big name is scheduled to perform in the midland. big freeda will headline the free river concert april 16. he has been an underground sensation but really appeared in beyonce's formation video and starring in her reality show. it is hosted by nickelodeon theater. this is the 10th year and every year it gets bigger and bigger. >> just like the hip hop family festival -- [ talking at the same time ] >> more things every year. >> just when you think you tent like somebody, give it a shot -- don't like something give it a shot. boy born without a hand is
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and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good jobobs not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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boy is looking forward to being able to write with his hand thanks to a college. born without a right hand his family says he has always learned to adapt and now he won't have to. news 19's colby gallagher has the story. >> all right. >> we take those things for granted. every day we are able to do
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see your son do it for the first time, it was -- it was emotional. >> reporter: at 13-years-old he gave his mom a right handed greeting for the first time as his father watched on. he had no idea a trip to the college two weeks ago would end in him becoming the latest project. >> i came here to learn ababt 3d printing and stuff and they called me out and said they were working on my hand. >> they had been trying to get somebody to do this for them for a while and when they asked us we had never done anything like it so we decided to take it on as a challenge. we wanted to him the young man. >> it was daunting at first. but now that we have gotten through the process, you know, we were happy with the challenge. it was an interesting challenge.
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those to print the pieces and assemble the hand. >> as you get stronger that grip will get stronger. >> reporter: it only took one moment for everyone to realize their lives have changed. >> feels great. >> there is always that feeling different and this gives him an opportunity not feel so different. that is satisfying. >> reporter: colby gallagher, news 19 wltx. >> he says he is scared to think about what he can do now because having o hand hasn't hindered him. they went to show off his new hand to his friends. so excited for him. it is amazing what happens with 3d -- [ talking at the same time ] >> i don't understand it. how they put the parts in there, how they know what parts they need --
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3d printing, yes, it is amazing when you get that product at the end but it is the e coding, the thinking -- that is what all the kids are doing now. >> amazing. >> we know what he is going to do, he is going to climb trees. [ talking at the same time ] [ laughter ] >> be careful climbing trees. we were trying to figure out how to untweet a tweet. >> we are not smarter than a fifth grader. not at all. all right. coming up next, are you serving your kids a cotton product instead of cheese tonight? you will not believe e what experts found in "tell them, to go **** themselves..." he's not a reckless blowhard, or a scripted robot. he's a conservative governor with proven results. he led the nation in job creation and beat the teachers union to enact massive reform. jeb bush. over 40 retired generals and admirals and 12 medal of honor
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conservative, proven and prepared. jeb bush for president. right to rise usa is responsible for the content
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in
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to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton,
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okay. brace yourself. parmesan cheese may contain more than just cheese. companies use sellue lose and some use large amounts as a filler. michelle miller visited a cheese maker who is now warning people about this fake cheese. >> reporter: sprinkles on pasta, or salads, american's appetite for cheese has been
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experts believe some of the parmesan cheese isn't real cheese and it is costing them. >> americans are consuming 100 million pounds annually. >> reporter: sell ulose is a culprit. while 2 to 4% is acceptable they found more in two brands it tested. essential every day 100% grated parmesan cheese was 8.8%. while walmart's great value 100% grated parmesan cheese came in at 7.8%. walmart would not comment for this story but he told cbs they pulled the parmesan cheese from the stores as we continue to investigate the matter. to help customers distinguish between the cheeses that are
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fillers, a true cheese seal. they will start putting it on all of their products and urge others to adopt this seal as well. michelle miller cbs news, new jersey. >> the fda says it takes economic fraud seriously. they warned a cheese maker its product did not contain any parmesan cheese. the company later went bankrupt. it is like a wood pulp. like cotton. how you make cotton. so, like -- [ talking at the same time ] >> trust issusu. >> right. >> my cheese is not cheese -- [ talking at the same time ] >> wood pulp, cotton thing. the best money you will spend is going to -- go to a nice store. get a brick of parmesan cheese.
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if you are not buying your cheese in the refrigerated section, that is a problem. [ talking at the same time ] >> cotton. take your cotton t-shirt. >> that is why i have trust issues. >> jim gandy said fiber. i don't want that kind of fiber. >> if you are buying a product like milk or cheese and you are getting it in the non- refrigeration aisles think about that. [ talking at the same time ] >> i thought i knjw cheese. coming up next, are you paying $150 a month for cable
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the first in the south presidential primary. donald trump continues to lead in south carolina. good evening and thank you for being with us. i am jr berry. >> i am darci strickland. >> while donald trump is leading the e poll. marco rubio appears to have been given a boost by governor nikki haley's endorsement. donald trump leads with 33%. followed by marco rubio 23%. john kasich in third place, 15%. jeb bush comes in -- ted cruz at 13% and jeb bush and ben carson trail in single digits. however that poll is different from a statewide survey taken earlier this week. donald trump in the lead with 33% while ted cruz and marco rubio neck and neck in second place. >> not sure what kind of t to expect saturday but a record number of people voted
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news 19's sonia gutierrez with more on that. a lot of people cashing in their votes. >> reporter: that's right. south carolina doesn't have early voting but for those who can make it saturday there is ----ho can't make it saturday there is augustine -- is absentee voting. >> i thought it was my responsibility to come and do what i know i need to do. >> reporter: she added herself to the record breaking absentee votes. >> as of now 50,000 ballots have been returned. that is for both primaries. >> reporter: spokesperson for the commission says the percentage of absentee voters in every election continues to rise. bullet what motivates people to come in early? >> candidates, campaigns. the parties have been pushing absentee voting. >> reporter: that with the fact that both of our neighboring states have early voting and we don't.

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