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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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>> election offices will have until wednesday to certify all votes. >> we have to clear all the vote totals off from the republican primary and use the same m mhines to go back out by friday for the following week and do it for the democratic primary. >> marco rubio began his day today in columbia. he spoke about rebuilding our military to the strongest in the world and spending more money on defense.e. he was joined with governor haley. andrea mock had an exclusive one on one with him and asked if haley could be a possible running mate. she's respected in south carolina and across the country. when someone like that says i'm voteing for marco rubio, think it adds momentum.
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everybody wants to know if you get the nod will she be cast of vp? she's got a plate full right now with her family and governor of the state. she is a talent. she's embodied what the republican party is about. i think whoever is nominee is will strongly consider her for that. >> today first district congressman, mark sanford endorseed ted cruz. the endorsement comes late in the game he said he's backing cruz because we need another fighter in washington. >> what struck me about ted is the fact that he came out want -- [ inaudible ] if you look at this room full here, we need another fighter in washington in the oval office.
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north charleston for a rally that starts at 7:00. he said all of his competitors is paid off by someone. all of them is paid off but cruz is totally controlled by the oil company. there are ways you can do it where nobody knows but take a look at who is giving ted cruz the money and he tries to act like he's independent. he's the least independent up there. >> jeb bush is campaigning with his moth never south carolina. the former florida governor campaigned with former first lady, barbara bush ngrownville today. he said his opponents are not strong enough. >> donald trump has never shown interest in anybody but himself. marco rubio and ted cruz have
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show they could make a tough decision. they're talented beyond leaf and it's possible they could do the job. they're far better than hillary clinton or bernie sanders, don't get me wrong. >> john kasich held atonal columbia today he spoke to the crowd about a number of topics including healthcare, revamping the va and getting a higher education. >> if you go out to buy a car you get what you afford. tesla cost $100,000. i'd love it but can't afford it. sometimes we shop for higher education without regard to the cost and then we ring it up and say why and what is somebody going to do about it? i think you can go to community college for a couple years. >> ben carson is consider add
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he said he has no plans to withdraw. he's speaking at a retirement center in rock hill tonight and in greenville tomorrow night. going to the democratic side, hillary clinton got an en coursement from jim cleburne. he says clinton has the leadership to deal with issues like the cost of higher education, affordable healthcare and reform the criminal justice system. >> she's had what i consider to be the experience that would make her a very compassion nat, effective and efficient president of these united states. >> cleburne also added d that her years at secretary of state and senator, give her the experience to lead america. >> bernie sanders will be back
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he has a campaign stop planned for greenville. polls show him trailing hillary clinton by double digit. for more head to and click on the primary. tomorrow we'll have you covered with the results. we'll be on the air bringing you results. >> now, the midlands most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist, jim gandy family room the sun is going down and the temperature will drop. it's curfew rently 59, winds from the south-southeast at 8 miles per hour. it's going to be clear this evening and we'll see clouds coming in. tomorrow it'll be mostly cloudy. high tomorrow 69. it's going to be mostly cloudy for the weekend. we'll definitely see rain coming in next week.
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>> today bond was set at $500,000 for greg leon. he's accused of killing his wife's lover on valentine's day. janay frazier has more today's court appearance. 49-year-old murder suspect, greg leon, arrived in court shackled. his family members cryied through out the hearing and many times he wiped tears as well. >> the caller identifies himself as greg. >> details were read aloud. he's accused of shooting and killing his wife's love never the back seat of a pickup truck at the park and ride on river chase way on valentine's day. officers found the deceased male lying on the ground between two vehicles. glnchtsz his wife of 26 years, maria, who is also a victim,
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help of her sister in law who acted as a translator. >> i'm not afraid of him but i need this. she said she didn't want contact with her husband but didn't want him locked up but needed him working and running their restaurants to support their six children. >> i could never imagine any set of circumstances where he would ever do this again. >> leon's attorney say he is not a threat to the community despite his ties to mexico. the judge granted him a $500,000 security bond, no contact with his wife. janay frazier, news 189. >> if leon posts bond he'll have to have no contact with
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port, live with his paper reps, follow a curfew and be on an electronic monitoring. he'll have to go to federal court also where he violated probation. he was witness in the case against former sheriff james mets. >> kershaw county ajudge settle bond for 49-year-old jimmy joe massie, charged with voluntary mansughter after he shot brandon spencer last saturday after he saw the teen and another person stealing items from his truck. deputyies arrested five teens they say were involved in a series of thefts. >> a jury convicted a man who killed his grandparents.
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two life sentences plus 30 years. he set his grand parents on fire. his grandfather, 68-year-old died from blunt force trauma before the fire. his grand moth e, 79-year-old janice hopper, died as a result of the fire. an uber driver was arrested for threatening a checkered yellow taxi cab driver. barrinin eszabia was parked in a space designated for the cab driver. the driver told him he needed to move and that's when he pulled the gun. coming up next on news 19 at 6:00, sunny and warm day and
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be warm but rain and 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.
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like my father came up with the congress of racial equality, 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. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. >> you're watching news 19 at 6:00 with j.r.
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>> come one come all. you're invited, wednesday, 8:00- 8:00, at kroger in northeast columbia. you can boisvert a new weather radio at the event. people will be on hand to help you get it set up. the news is the weather radio displays are up in wall phoenix, kroger and academy sports stories. jim gandy, you'll be there? >> i will. let me just add if you have an old weather radio and it's still working, bring g it in and we'll trouble shoot it. if you're having trouble with it just bring it in and we'll see if we can take care of it. no stormy weather. the radio won't be needed this week then.
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system though, moving through the great lakes region and it's been headed more towards the east. as the high moves out the warmer air is moving in. look at these temperatures across the country right now. basically 60s and 70s through the nation's mid section. the cold air is being push into the forth east, 36-degrees in new york city, dallas 77, phoenix is at 80 degrees. it's warm throughout the west implete going to warm-up over the weekend as well. 53-degrees in florence, myrtle beach to 48 degrees. 57 in sumter, 59 in columbia, 60 in orangeburg and augusta. tonight we'll see clear skies. towards daybreak we see the clouds coming in. tomorrow mostly cloudy and no rain.
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cloudy skies into sunday but a batch of rain comes into the northwestern part of the state sunday, late sunday afternoon some of the showers may make their way into the midlands but tay ear fading fast. a better chance for rain comes next week. here is our forecast tonight. low of 41 in newberry and camden, 44 in orangeburg, tomorrow, high temperatures of 66 in newberry, 68 in aiken, winnsboro and columbia 69, 70 in sumter and 71 in orangeburg. seven day looks like this. sunday mostly cloudy, 73 degrees. on monday rain starts to move in. we'll see a high of 65. the best chance for rain is tuesday and a second shot on wednesday. toning cooler, 55 wednesday. thursday it'll be partly cloudy and 57 degrees and by next
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but not until after the 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 e eryone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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you open up the season quite sing the national anthem? why do you think the cops were called. gamecocks open up 2016 at
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let's etherington out there, founders on board, there the chad holbrook and brandon mcelwain. he'll be playing quarterback for the gamecocks football team. he got a nice ovation announced with the reserves. bottom of the 2nd ining, top i should say. bottom of the 2nd, clark with a sac fly and that scores john jones with the first run of 2016. game cox go up 1-0. bottom of the 3rd ining, jones is back at the plate with the bases loaded. he's going to drop a 3 run double into center field. that will clear the bases and that gives the gamecocks a 4-0 lead. they've been rolling and bats are hot. there is another one, dom thompson williams.
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it's 9-1, gamecocks in the 6th ining. alyssa caught up with fan ons the property for the first time as gamecock basketball -- baseball is back. >> fans talked to me about how special it is to be here on opening day. you never know what the weather is going to be like. it's such a beautiful day. you want to see what the guys can do and see what kind of team we may have. i love watching hockey. opening day mean as new beginning. we missed the playoffs last year and that's our goal, the make the playoffs. really the goal is to make omaha. that takes a special goal and season.
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a sweep over all -- grammy award wining singer and actress, jennifer holiday, is in the midlands. tomorrow she's taking part in the ninth annual african american celebration at st. john's in hop continuous. there will be food, fun, games and it's free and open to everyone. >> a reminder that the polls are going to be open in the morning from 7:00 in the morning until 7:00 tomorrow night. we'll be here with complete coverage.
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cbs evening news is "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.
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jeb bush for president. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. >> pelley: pax romana. >> i think he's a terrific person. >> pelley: trump makes peace with the pope on the eve of a critical weekend for both parties in the presidential race. also tonight, law enforcement's
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phones of criminal suspects. remembering author harper lee, and her american classic. >> it was a sin to kill a mockingbird. >> pelley: and steve hartman, when a young boy summoned the police, they responded in force. >> i didn't know it was going to be this big, really. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: tomorrow could be a turning point in the race for the white house. democrat hillary clinton, who scweekd by in iowa, only to be buried in a new hampshire landslide, faces even odds against bernie sananrs in nevada. ted cruz is closing on republican donald trump, is looking to south carolina for a second win. the rest of the g.o.p. candidates are struggling to keep their campaigns alive. we're going to start with the democrats tonight. here's nancy cordes.


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