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we're going to hear from the station that's on your side, you're watching friends at 5:00. >> good evening and thanks for joining us for friends at 5:00. i'm darci strickland. >> and i'm administration administration. administration administration. administration. an andrea mock. >> other candidates are looking for an upset this weekend. craig boswell in columbia with more. >> reporter: florida senator, marco rubio dashes out of one cacaaign appearance on his way out to another as he try to woo votes. senator scott said to expect a
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one surprise could be an upset by ted cruz who has narrowed the gap with front runner, donald trump. cruz, who plans to attend justice antonin scalia's funeral saturday reminds that it's not just the presidency at stake. >> we're one step away from a radical majority that will mandate unlimited abortion on demand. >> john kasich is hoping for a strong finish. >> if you didn't like me don't tell anybody and -- >> as the campaign enters its final hours, candidates are hoping to sway unsided voters with speeches and calls. in some cases, voters arar swaying away from a candidate. >> >>: i'm still in between two.
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is a catholic priest and says donald trump's temper is a problem. >> he needs to learn humility and how to speak politely and peaceful to people. >> the polls open tomorrow at 7:00 in the morning and they close at 7:00 tomorrow night. >> well, today a judge grant add $500,000 sure ti bond to a man who is accused of killing day. greg leon owns several restaurants in the area. he is charged with attempted murder because he tried to kill his wife. >> janay frazier was in the courtroom with his bond hearing. >> are lady, dozens of family members, friends, business partners filled the courtroom this morning. they were asked to stand up to show support.
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shooting at a park and ride in lexington county. police say he opened the door of the victim's car and shot and killed him. his wife maria, who he is accused of trying to kill, said she is not afraid of her husband but doesn't want contact with him. she wants him released on bail to tata care of his restaurants and support his family. the family spoke on his character. >> i'm not afraid of him but i think --. >> i'll stand up in court to vouch for people, for clients and i can assure you that it wouldn't happen again often but i don't think it would happen again ever with this man. >> the judge set a $50,000 sure
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wife, no pass port, electronic monitor and he has to live with his parents. he still has to face a judge in federal court. he was witness in the sheriff james mets case. he pleaded guilty in that case to hiring people who were in the country illegally to work at his restaurant. ladies. >> thank you so much a.man charged in the shooting death of a teenager is now out on bond. the bond for 49-year-old scratch-gramme was set today he is charged with voluntary manslaughter after deputies say he shot 17-year-old brandon spencer last saturday morning. he said that he shot spencer after see the teen and another person stealing items from his truck. deputies say he was shot in camden and his body was found about 35 yards away from the truck.
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department arrested 29-year-old donald bunch and 30-year-old william graham, both chargeed with drug possession and attempt to distribute cocaine. police got a hip and men were arrested on butler street in columbia. columbia police have accused an uber driver over threatening a taxi driver. he was charged with making a threat with a gun. the incident happened early in the morning on february 12th. the victim said he was parked in a checkered yellow taxi parking space and he refuseed to move. he pulled a gun and pointed it at the cab driver trying to get in the space. >> now, the midland's most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist, jim gandy. today we saw plenty of sunshine over the area.
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as warming trend to begin. 52 up in raleigh, 57 in charlotte, 63 in augusta and macon is at 656789 currently we have sunshine, 62 degrees. the air mass dry and winds are from the south-southeast at 8 miles per hour. tonight we're expecting to see a cloud increase before daybreak. tomorrow, winds out of the southwest, 69 the high temperature and tomorrow night mostly cloudy with a low of 51. we do have a couple of accidents to talk about this afternoon. it seem like they're multiplying here. we had this one accident here on the westbound lanes of i-20. notice how it's really slowed the traffic down across the north part of the city and now
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that have occurred here at the exit ramp, for one. this one is on i-20 going -- i- 26 rather, going through malfunction junction. not too bad heading out the sumter highway. on the northeast side of town most of the interstates are in good shape there is an accident on two notch road. this is clemson road here. we've had a slow-down here on i- 20. seems to be getting better. if you're going from downtown to blythewood, at the moment, it should take about 15 minutes. downtown to clemson road about 13 minutes. the rest of the forecast is coming up. >> thousands paid final respects to supreme court
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president obama and the first lady remembered the justice. he died of natural causes over the weekend during a hunting trip to texas. scalia's death has sparked a fierce debate in washington and on the campaign trail about who should replace him. the funeral set for tomorrow. >> the author well known for "to kill a mocking bird" has dieed. harper lee died at the age of 8 9. she wrote the novel about a child's view of racial injustice. it was published in 1960 and won a pulitzer prize. >> >>: a creature wash on shore monday. picture have been sent to the south carolina department of
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can help identify it. so far their best guesses are a tarpon, a giant squid or a spurgeon. >> some said it was some type of shark, the shark that's long. i can't think of the name of it. i don't remember. >> i'm tireed of stuff washing ashore. >> that was gross. >> sick and tired of thing washing ashore. can we put that up one more time? next time you go to hilton head and something brushing up against your leg it cocod be that. >> where is the top? where is the head? i don't know what that is. where is the bottom. >> whatever it is, it's roting. >> you know who would know what that is?
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he's online right now. is that an eye? a mouth? what is that? disgusting. >> sea creature according to jim gandy. that ruins hilton head for me. >> it's rubbing up against your leg and you think it's debris. >> gross. on to something so much better. today is the 19th. >> we love our teachers and we love when we can combine things. we're going to introduce you to february's buddy call survivor. >> my name is b-killer and math is what i know.
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hate to brag but when it bamberg: i was one of the leaders in the house to take charge and say the flag has to come down now. bernie aligns more with what i'm passionate about -- addressing issues with civil rights, criminal justice reform, income disparities. change needs to happen and it needs to happen now. we need a leader like bernie who is not afraid to go against the status quo. for years he stood up against t ong, even when it wasn't popular.
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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
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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. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. you only have five more days to get your dresses in r the cinderella project. they provide gently used dresses for proms. you can make a donation at the news 19 studio and other locations. deadlines for drop ofofis february 1-9d in columbia and march 9th in orangeburg. >> if you live in columbia and you're making dinner, hang on a second. we have a boil water advisory
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they've issue an advisory there the 1200 block of college street and # 00 block of sumter street. res denies there need to boil their water for a full minute before drink it or cooking with it. it's friday night. go out and get some dinner. >> order a pizza. that sounds delicious. >> it's great right now. go outside and maybe visit an outside cafe. it is. it could be an outside dining cafe for sure. >> that's perfect. perfect weather! >> this morning it was a bit chilly. we saw temperatures getting down into the 20s and 30s. 27 in rock hill for a low, 30 in sumter, 33-degrees in orangeburg. on the satellite picture, we've had clear skies through out the day. high pressure senor just
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the system along the eastern sea board. this has been prodoesing high winds here through parts of the midwest. it's been pumping a lot of warm air through mississippi river valley. not much in the way of precipitation. we're beginning to feel that. right now it's 56 in florence, over in myrtle beach at 56, 62 in orangeburg and columbia. computer model is indicate clear skies through evening. closer to daybreak we'll see the clouds coming in. tomorrow they build in and it's going to be mostly cloudy. mostly cloudy tomorrow night but then on sunday this is going to be a batch of rain. our computer model wants to bring the rain from the
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it approaches late sunday afternoon. it fades rapidly. cloudy on monday but increaseing chance of rain monday night. for the area tonight we're expecting low temperatures in the low 40s, 41 in newberry, 42 in winnsboro, 43 in columbia and orangeburg. tomorrow we're expecking highs of 55 in newberry, camden 68, 69 in columbia. 70 in sumter and 71 in manning. here is our seven day forecast. it's going to continue to warm- up through the weekend. a slight chance of showers on sunday. the clouds come in on monday. we'll see an increaseing chance of rain during day with a high of 65. our best chance of vein tuesday with a high of 56. we'll see a second shot of rain
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of a 55. thursday it'll be partly cloudy, 57 degrees, sunny lay dis. >> jim, thank you. the third ranked women's basketball team at a pinning- out last night against georgia. the gamecocks won 61-51. the win locked in the sec regular season title. this is the third straight year the ladies are sec champs glnchtsz today is the 1-9d of the month. we're reminding you to perform your monthly self breast exam. we introduce you to a survivor today. east ridge high school opened their doors and she's been a teacher there for more than 29 years. this is a leleon in what it
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for the last 29 years, students at richland northeast high school could bet good money that betsy was going to be in the classroom a.recent diagnosis changed not only how she teaches but what she's teaching. >> it all started about go and a half weeks ago. i woke up and i felt a sharp pain, like a burning pain in my breasts and i knew that wasn't good. test results confirmed the mass she felt is breast cancer in its worst form. >> inflammatory breast cancer is rare. 1% are inflammatory. you can't detect it until it becomes inflamed which is why i woke up with the pain. it's aggressive and rapid
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come that monday i went to a sure junichi had a port put in and i started chemo two days later. in that time she's relied on faith, family and friends at home and the home of the cavaliers. >> i was just given this box here full of cards and cash, i think, i hope, [ laughter ] just kidding. the cavalier family gave me this poster which is thumb prints of the faculty and they've initialed it. we're really a family. >> when you're family you make important decisions together like which wig will work best. the students are helping me pick it out and what color. >> dock errors optimistic about her treatment and she has the same positive outlook. you always get up and go forward. i've always participated in fundraisers for breast cancer awareness and now out's me.
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to me. i'm hoping, by the fall, i'll have a new head of hair and be well on my way to good health. the shot that is i'm getting after i have the chemo is a new technology they didn't have six months ago. >> call 19, call our buddy now and do yourself exam. >> there you have it. call your buddy right now. signing up for the buddy call 19 is easy to do, gogoto wltx.com. i love her. i don't know her and i love her. >> everything about her attitude is amazing. i got the story from dana fisher, our produceer. she knew her. you said the picture of her
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did that two days ago. after her second chemo. she had her cad log and kids in the classroom were helping fehr pick a wig. we're praying for her. >> absolutely. we're sending her prayers and strength. she's inspired so many for the last 29 years. coming up next on friends at 5:00.
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more than a one third of americans are not getting good night's sleep. that probably doesn't come as a surprise. sleep experts recommend adults sleep seven hours a night. anything less is linked to obesity, abetes, heart disease. >> now to a health alert for new moms. doctor say your child could be at risk of vitamin d deficiency if you're breast feeding after a year. they have a higher risk of a bone disorder called rickets.
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alternating with milk. >> bad news for coffee lovers. some of the hot drinks could have more sugar than soda. one organization found that flavored drinks have up to 25- teaspoons per serving. a single can of coke has 9. they're working to reduce added sugar in the drinks,. >> i know that frappuccinos are worse for you because it's like amileing shake but there are things you can get. you can do a sugar free latte or something with skim milk. mocha means chocolate syrup in it.
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>> can i tell you guys anything else. friday, i'm tireed. knowledge. coming up, i had a chance to sit down and talk with marco
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i asked 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. you're watching news 19's friends at 5:00 with andrea
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half hour of friends at 5:00. with the gop primary beginning soon, the candidates are making a final push. >> marco rubio began his day speak to a packed room at the downtown marriott. there was lot of support from state leads as well. representative trey dowdy was there, representative tim scott, governor nikki haley and frank martin. they all joined rubio on stage asking for supporters to join him. rubio spoke a lot about the veteran and military. he said the military is the smallest and the weakest it's been in hundreds of years. he's promised to rebuild the military and get the air force newer jets. in an exclusive one on one interview today i spoke to him and asked him how he'd make sure the veterans receive
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>> i passed the va account built act in 2014. i worked with bernie sanders on that. we agreed on that. if you're not doing a good job at the va we should have the power to fire you. the most important thing we need to do is give your veteran as choice. they should be able to go toni hospital or doctor they want to. it's going to make sure our veterans are getting care they deserve. coming up later on to night i asked if he won the nomination if he chose governor nikki haley for a running mate. see what he has to say. >> >>: donald trump talks about bringing jobs back to america. >> when did apple computer, we need to have them start making computers and iphones here.
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china and places. we're going to bring jobs back. >> ted cruz held a rally in charleston and he referenceed constitutional rights and appointing a new justice. he got an en -- endorsement from phil robertson today. >> [ inaudible ] >> bibles and gunshot brought us here and it'll be bibles and gunshot that keeps us here. >> ohio governor john kasich continues to campaign across the state this. morning he spoke with supporters at a town hall meeting in columbia.
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governor kasich after the e sven. he said he is keeping a positive outlook going into the primary tomorrow. going into new hampshire, frankly the reason people are saying i'm in the groove is because my numbers have gone up. nothing has changed. remember what they said? they said you're going to go to south carolina and you have to change your message. nothing has changed because people have the same conscientious all across this country and i'm going to try to be as positive and above the fray as i can. if i don't win it'll be okay. >> kasich held a town hall meeting in conway this afternoon as well. >> florida governor jeb bush was campaigning in the upstate and joined by his moth e,
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she took swipe at his rivals. donald trump has never shown interest in anybody but himself. marco rubio and ted cruz has shown nothing in their past that suggests they could make a tough decision. tay ear talented beyond belief and it's possible they could do the job. they're far better than hillary clinton or bernie sanders, don't get me wrong but is there anything in their past that says they have the met toll do this job? if you're vote nrg the republican presidential primary tomorrow you'll walk in, cast a vote and leave. it takes voter registration offices weeks of careful planning and preparation for the primary to run smoothly.
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have been pick up their belongings to take to the precincts. the work begins when the polls close. veto certify the election and veto use the same machine that is we have to take out again. we have to clear all of the vote totals off from the republican primary and use the same machines to go back out by friday. >> jefferson wants to remind voters they need a valid photo id. if you ear confused on where you need to vote visit svvolt.org. >> congressman stimuli burn announce thad he endorses clinton to become the next president. >> the change we seek for this great country will not come
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we need a real fighter and i believe hillary clinton is that fighter. >> cleburne also said that she that is experience to lead, especially in matters of foreign affairs. now, the midlands most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist, jim gandy. 's been sunny through out the day and we've been warming up. 62 degrees right now. winds from the south-southeast at 8 miles per hour. we start out with clear sky tonight and clouds by daybreak. tomorrow will be mostly cloudy, still warm, up to 69 degrees and a high of 70 on sunday with a slight chance of a shower. we'll see a better chance on monday and it's increaseing
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high of 56 and still a chance of rain for wednesday and a high of 55. today we've seen a number of accidents. this is an overview and most of the accidents have been here on the northern part of the city. we'll go to the northeast side of town. we do have an accident here on two notch road near the kroger. further into town we have another accident. the interstates seem to be in good shape. there is a slow down here on the northbound lane of i-77. on the northwest side of town we've had a number of delays. we have three accidents being worked on broad river road,
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the average speed here is 2 pipes per hour and that continues to be a problem on i- 20. quite slow. if you're going from downtown to harviston boulevard, should be shouldn't be bad. downtown to lexington about 26 minutes. still ahead today on friends at 5:00, it's the start
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they served our country. our country should serve them 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. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. "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 recipients know he's the commander in chief we need now. conservative, proven and prepared. jeb bush for president. right to rise usa is responsible for the content
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if people are listening to gamecocks baseball they're listening to how you perform under the lights as billion. also have to make the trip across town for basketball. how do you balance that? >> caffeine helps. it's a lot of fun. this is what you live for as a broadcaster. 21-5 basketball and you switch over the baseball and they are always a contender, you're always seeing a high level team, the more they win the better you seem to sound. i hope to sound better this spring.
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a big game. >> hopefully a lot of wins. the women got it started yesterday. we'll see if south carolina can get off to a strong start here. albany is not going to be a slouch. they come in wanting to prove themselves. south carolina willllhave the sell out crowd behind them. should be a thrilling weekend and one that produces a lot of w's for the gamecocks. >> andy, thank you. stay tuned to news 19 and we'll have more coming from founder's park. >> alice sthank you. baseball going on all weekend. take the family out and enjoy. coming up, is there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system 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.
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can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is 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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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.
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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. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. today in gandy's garden, we're getting ready for planting our seeds. it's february but there are things you need to do in preparation for spring planning. jackie jordan from the clemson extension services is with me today. jackie, one of the important things that needs to be done is a soil test. >> definitely. we want to see the ph of the
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are pre sen and at what level so we can make smart decision about fertilizeing. >> right. now our garden and a lot of gardens went through tough times last yeye. are there recircumstantial dual effects from the flood? >> you want to wait 90 days from the flood waters moving through. there was a lot of bacteria in that water. you know that because you lost a lot. we lost a whole crop. >> we've had a lot of rainfall since then. >> it't'been adequate. >> you should be fine. let's go ahead and tell us about what we need to do in order to take soil test. the soil sample, what we want to do is get a clean bucket and
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we want to take several samples. we're going to take samples, mix them all together and submit two cups for analysis. that can be done at the richland county extension office on clemson road and there are kiosks at woodley's and gardner's out post. great. so we've got three places we've got to do. rose beds, blueberries and inground garden. >> blueberries like acidic soil. we want to make sure we're right on track with the ph. >> how much do we need for that? >> we still want about toecaps but we take it from the immediate area around the blueberries. you need two cups to run a
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>> so once they have the soil sample, now at these kiosks, how much is it going to cost? >> $6 to sample and we take cash of check only. that's good to know. >> how often do they need to do it during year? >> at least once a year, especially if you're vegetable gardening. you never know if you need to replace nutrients, particularly potassium. lawn, flower beds, minimum once every two years. we're going to take our soil samples, you take yours and we'll be 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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newberry and lawrence. it was organized by the newberry college students. >> they get to show what they've been working on to get here and it's a great way for them to be embraced and celebrated by the community. if you're looking to volunteer for the special olympics, the basketball tournament is in april. >> that's going to do it for friends at 5:00 on this beautiful friday evening. >> make sure you get out and vote this saturday or next
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>> we're going to w right now news 19 at 6 t. we're checking in with the candidates on their final day of campaigning before the presidential primary.
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accused of killing his wife's lover was granted bond today but remains behind bars. >> we'll take you to founder's park for baseball. >> reporter: the station that's on your r side, you're watching news 19 at 6:00. >> well, it is down to wire here in south carolina where voter also lineup at the polls in the morning for the first in the south presidential primary. thanks for being with us. i'm j.r. berry. >> and i'm darci strict landnd voter registration offices say they spent months planning for you. we go behind the scenes in sumter county to see what goes behind making the vote. >> all week sumter county
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meeting with the elections director. >> these are your commissioners visiting your presinct. >> reporter: is a lot of work that goes before. the presidential primary takes about 15dys, test the machine and making sure it all works. >> onon they make sure they have everything they need to run smoothly, they leave but the preparation continues. >> i'll take that and on the way home i'll go out to st. john school and set up the machines and plug them in so the battery can be ready to go in the morning. >> jefferson says all of this planning is what makes it a quick trip for the voter if you have an id.

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