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and thanks for waking up with news 19 this morningi'm savannah levins. your time is 4:30...i'm joined now 3 by meterologist efren afante ...good morning efren. 3 3 chat 3
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3 3 the first in the south republican primary is tomorrow and the gop candidates are doing one last push for votes by traveling across the state jeb bush will hold met and greets today with the former first lady barbara bush in spartanburg and greenville. at 9am he'll be at the wade restuarant and then at the the kroc community center at noon. tonight bush will head to central for a rally at the d- w daniel high school..
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will be in columbia at 10am for a town hall. that's being held at the hall at senate's end located on senate street. then he'll head to conway for a horry county town hall at the horry georgetown techinal college. 3 marco rubio has a busy day today with campaign events. he'll be in columbia first for a town hall at 9 am at the marriott hotel on hampton street. rubio will then head to pawley's island followed by hilton head .in the afternoon he'll be in north charleston for a rally and then will head to the upstate for a rally at in clemson at the madren conference center pavillion. that's taking place at 7:30 tonight. 3 there's also word that an illinois judge will hear testimony today on whether cruz is eligible to run for president.cruz was born in canada....and his mother is an american citizen.the eligibility question has been issue in the far there's no comment from cruz. 3 jeb bush is putting a lot on the line in south
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improve his stock in the campaign. before last night's hall jeb bush sat down with our joyce koh ... to talk about donald trump ... governor haley and what his top issues would be if president. 3 great presidents dont push people down to make themselves look better. donald trump, could you imagine donald trump in the oval office?taking jabs at current gop front-runner donald trump....and his disappointments of presdient obama,...for 7 years, we've languished as a nation becasue this gifted man had nothing in his background that could suggest he could lead...and he hasnt florida's former leader, who's last name has been in the oval office more than once, says he's running for president to restore optimism. youve got to be prepared as a leader to deal with these unforseen things jeb bush says this is one thing he's learned from watching his brother and father lead the country. lessons of dogged determination after mistakes were made in iraq, which my brother accepted , he adapted and changed his policies then stayed with it even though it wasnt popular. bush said south carolina reflects the values he thinks the country needs. this state is grounded in
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trmp...disparaging, divisivemness, i take south carolina values any day of the week. 3 3 in response to governor haley endorsing marco rubio, bush says he will continue to campaign just as he has been doing. 3 and before voters head to the polls tomorrow we caught up with a few before the debate to ask them what they are looking for in a candidate. so anything with that and conversion therapy
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3 3 for complete coverage head to our website ... w-l-t-x dot com ... and click on sc primaries:full coverage under headlines. 3 3 the restaurant owner accused of murering his wife''s lover on valentine's day will have a bond court hearing today. 49-year-old greg leon is charged with murder in the death of arturo all happened sunday night at the park and ride on riverchase way in lexington county.according to the warrant for his arrest...leon opened the door of a bravo's vehicle then shot and killed the man.investigators say he also attempted to murder his wife who was also in the car...but the bullets missed her.he's currently at at the lexington county jail.2 year's ago leon was in involved in the public corruption investigation in lexington county. he got probation and a fine, but no jail time,
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was helpful in the prosecution of former sheriff jimmy metts. 3 lexington county councilman bobby keisler is inviting the community to a join him at the park to pray for the deputies hurt in the car accident wednesday night. the prayer ceremony will be held tonight at 6:30 at the park on nazareth road in red bank. 3 tonight the second annual eliza bowl fundraiser will celebrate 3 million dollars raised. the eliza bowl raises funds for the cure sanfilippo foundation. this year's event will be at leaside in columbia at six thirty. there will be food, entertainment and a silent auction. tickets are available for 50 dollars a person. 3 this morning newberry college will host its three on three basketball tournament over 100 athletes will participate in the event to benefit special olympics.first tipoff will begin in eleazer arena on college street at ten thirty a-m.the event is free and open to the public.
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3 also happening today..the usc baseball season begins. the gamecocks host albany for a three-game series. first pitch today is 4 p.m. at founders park with saturday game at 2 p.m. and sunday series finale at 1:30. 3 the usc women's basketball team managed to lock down the s-e-c regular season title over georgia last night. a strong defensive effort pushed usc to a 61 to 51 win. the team is now a a perfect 13-0 in sec play and moved to 25-1 overall. sports director reggie anderson will have all the highlights coming up a little later. the gamecocks will be back in action monday night when they are on the road against alabama. tip off is set for 7pm. 3 meanwhile, the usc men's basketball team will be looking for a win tomorrow as they host florida to another sellout crowd. this will be the lone meeting between the two squads this regular season. game time is set for
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3 still to come this morning...the owner of an estate sale business arrsted for 'breach of trust'... charged with ripping off people who have lost loved ones... 3 then...we have a beautiful weekend ahead.. efren afante will tell us how warm it will get and how lng the sunshine will stick around...your full weather forecast is after the 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 education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. 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,
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there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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3 in richland county...the owner of estate sales guys has been arrested for breach of trust.he's 58 year old tony hendon investigators say hendon did not pay people who entrusted him to sell happened on at least two occasions in november of 2014 and december of 2014.they say he had agreed to sell approximated 94-thousand dollars worth of belongings and never paid the two victims or returned the items.hendon is still under investigation and deputies say he could face more charges. 3 also out of richland county....the search continues this morning for a man wanted
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december.deputies say on december 26....19 year old yakiem breeland shot a man at the circle k gas station in the 4300 block of hardscrabble road.the victim is out of the hospital and recovering. if you know where breeland is're asked to call crimestoppers at 1-triple- crime-sc. 3 a richland county man is suing to block the resettlement of refugees in south carolina.the lawsuit was brought by walter bilbro.... who warns resettling refugees brings the potential for terrorism or violent crime.the suit names governor haley...d-s-s and two nonprofits that help resettle refugees.the governor has asked no syrian refugees be resettled before making sure they have no ties to terror groups.lutheran services carolinas says the agency has resettled two o refugees and has not been told more are coming. dss is reviewing the lawsuit.
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3 still to come 3 this morning...a big night for the usc womens basketball team last night....reggie anderson will tell us what coveted title they have earned and
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headlines, next going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood and that police brutality is used to keep folks hemmed in, and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp,
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like bernie sanders came up with the congress of racial equality. black lives matter. we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fight for all our families as if they are our own.
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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 education, health care and jobs, 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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3 disney's mickey and minnie mouse return to the colonial life arena tonightmickey and minnie's doorway to magic will take place at start at twenty dollars online at ticketmaster dot com or in person at the box officethe performance will cast twenty five disney favorites including goofy, cinderella, tinkerbell and rapunzel. 3 a hip hop legend is coming to the midlandsk-r-s one will appear as the headline act for the free hip-hop family day in downtown columbia on april 9....playing a full set of hip hop classics that spans 20 years live on main street. k-r-s one first appeared on the rap scene in 1986 with boogie down productions releasing hs first hit single south bronx. 3 another big name in hip hop is scheduled to perform in the
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headline this year's indie grits free river concert on april 16th.. the new orleans rapper has been an underground sensation for years, but recently has earned mainstream fame by appearing in beyonce's "formation" video and starring in her own reality show...the indie grits festival is hosted by the nickelodeon theatre.. this is the 10th year for the festival.. 3 3 we are expecting some beautiful weather this weekend, and with that, many of you may be heading out to our restaurants.news19's colby gallagher has your high and low restaurant scores from the week. 3 let's start with some follow ups.jin's hibachi & chinese in columbia was visited again on february 12th and received a 100.after being reported for dead bugs, sahara on main was also inspected again on the 12th and scored a 100.during a second follow-up, el paso in lexington got a 98. a fourth visit is not required.out of the dhec routine inspection reports we received this week, there were no low scores and no reports of pests.onto this week's hall of catch seafood market on saint andrews road, tacos el puebla
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two notch road all scored perfect 100's.enjoy! 3 much more still to come this morning...a midlands middle school boy able to use his dominant hand for the first time... thanks for a prosthetic made specially for him...that story aftter the break. 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.
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for us. i'm hillary clinton
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the sun and warmer temperatures are expected to be back today just in time for the weekend. good morning and thanks for waking up with news19 this morning it's friday feburary 19th.i'm deon guillory. and i'm savannah's going to feel a little like spring already in the midlands...let's get a
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good morning efren. toss to efren 3 3


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