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good wednesday afternoon. thank you for joining us for news19 at noon. i'm darci strickland. we have a very rainy start to the day. it is windy in the midlands. we are also dealing with the chance of severe weather. meteorologist efren afante is here with answers to the questions of -- how much longer we will have this tornado watch. >> the tornado watch and at about a half hour ago. covering all the midlands. and affect now and going until 6:00 tonight. you can see the activity right
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it is not severe at this time right now. the heavy concentration moving through eastern saluda county into newberry. it is warm out there. 77 degrees. wind out of the south. you can download the updates.
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hosting a weather radio expo until 8:00 this evening at the kroger located on the corner of two notch in northeast colombia. you will be able to buy a new weather radio for as little as $30. and there will be google on hand to get you all set up. meteorologist christine gallagher is there now. she is live with the details. i know it has been a busy morning for us so far. >> reporter: it has been a busy morning weather wise. we have been busy here at kroger. i want to introduce you to my friend robert. he just bought a radio -- it was just program for him. tell me why you came here today and got this radio. >> i happened to be in the area. my old radio broke about a week ago. i knew i ias going to have to get another one. this is great that i came here and found the fear to get another one updated. my other one was about eight years old.
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>> so is this program for richland county? >> kershaw county. >> this one is programmed for the specific county that you are living in. that is what robert god. right here, we have this -- programs. tell me what you said after you program that. >> i told him to take it home and plug it in because we are under a tornado watch. and it may save his life this afternoon. that is the important thing. have a plan. have multiple ways to get the information. stay tuned all day. it could be an active day. >> we also have courtney with wltx here. and we have andrew with south carolina emergency management. he has the hurricane tracker map. he has information on earthquakes. if you want to talk about emergency preparedness, he is the guy to talk to.
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tonight. live here at sparkle very square at kroger back to you. >> thank you very much. making headlines today, devon are nikki haley and u.s. the president are announcing a statewide effort to fight cyber crime called sc cyber. it partners with state government, academic and the state leading industry. the goal is to help train people about security techniques. the counter -- to counter cyber criminals. they talked about how the university will get involved. >> we want our own students to have more coursework in cybersecurity. more internships to work in the private sector and in the government sector. how great would it be to receive your bachelors degree from a south carolina university and say that i studied cybersecurity.
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in 2012, the revenue department was hit by a massive hack involving millions of adult's information stolen. the sheriffs department says they need your help looking for armed robbery suspects. this happened just after 8:00 monday night at the great china wall restaurant on broad river road. the suspects entered the back door and stole the cash register. they had faces -- their faces from surveillance cameras. the sheriff hopes someone is recognizing them from their clothing. if you have any information, call crime stoppers. we are three days away from the democratic primary. the candidates making stops in the palmetto state. hillary clinton is expected to be in columbia this afternoon for a luncheon. last night, clinton spoke out against gun violence at a forum along with mothers who lost their children to gun violence. senator bernie sanders
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poverty issues. he talked about the impact of welfare reform legislation passed during the clinton administration. >> what that legislation was about was how we as a government treat the most country. i happened to believe we need welfare reform. but the goal of welfare reform is to get people to stand on them get jobs and the job training they need. help them get the childcare work. help them get the healthcare they need -- need. >> meanwhile donald trump that his third straight win last night. he beat out the rest of the gop field in the nevada caucuses. we have the latest. >> we love the nevada. we love nevada. thank you. >> donald trump scored a huge victory in the nevada caucuses tuesday night. >> we won get -- of
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we won with the old. we won with a highly educated and the poorly educated. >> 46% with the hispanics. >> marco rubio and ted cruz are downplaying the results from the caucuses. each claim they are the only one who can beat donald trump. and both agree there is still time to take them down. >> i think it is important to take a deep breath. first of all, the republican nomination is decided by delegates. there are 1200 delegates you have to have. we are nowhere near that number. >> donald trump has won 81 delegates so far. and 595 delegates at stake. >> i cannot wait to get home to the great state of texas. >> texas has become a must win state for ted cruz. if the senator hopes to remain a viable alternative to donald trump. >> it is our duty as texas conservatives to support a
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>> wednesday, he picked up the endorsement of texas governor greg abbott. cbs news, the white house. >> for complete coverage of the democratic primary, this to our website at, and click on c -- sc primary, full coverage under the headlines. the u.s. the man's best team will be home tonight looking for a win against tennessee. the gamecocks are fresh off a victory over florida last saturday. and they are in second place in the sec standings. tipoff is set for 9:00 at the colonial life arena.
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noon, a closer look hillary clinton: wall street should never be allowed to wreck main street again. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's racism holding people back... big financial interests, drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence. that's what i want to take on. to root out all of these barriers... and together we will make progress. i'm hillary clinton,
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welcome back to wltx news19 at noon. if you are just tuning in now, the midlands -- all counties are under a tornado watch effective right now until 7:00 this evening. that prediction center has issued that because the storms
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if they become severe, they could show some significant activity as they go through the afternoon. right now, a strong wind moving through -- fairfield county, to newberry -- all the way the heaviest concentration now is along this line that none of these are severe. i want to stress that none of them are severe. they are moving very quickly at almost 50 miles per hour straight up to the north, northeast. you can see the line stretches all the way into parts of the western french. we will be dealing with this for quite a while. temperatures are unbelievably warm. seventy-five in lexington. seventy-five in orangeburg. seventy-five in saint matthews. here in columbia, 77 degrees. wind out of the south right now. upwards of 30 miles per hour. sustained wind. the wind gust is worse. forty up to 50 miles per hour wind gusts. especially in the northwest and northern parts of the communities in the midlands.
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this is one of -- where the cold front is. it is racing through the palmetto state. the reason why we have the tornado watch. and a lot of clearing skies ahead of this. giving us a chance for instability. behind the cold front, the skies are starting to clear. although there is cloud coverage in the way, when the cold front makes its way through, we will start to clear out. the storm prediction center still has us under a slight risk for severe weather five. and an enhanced risk -- or category -- into the piedmont. all the activity is expected in central and northeastern parts of north carolina into virginia. all of that fortunately has bypassed us. but we are still under the gun -- the possibility of heavy rainfall. not as prevalent. a windy conditions gusting at 30 miles per hour. small hail possible. and the chance for an isolated tornado. highs today getting into the middle to upper 70s.
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and everything gets out of here by tomorrow. it will be very windy. a high of 55 degrees. fifty-seven on saturday. sunshine will continue way into the seven-day forecast. we just have to get through today and tonight. so far, it looks like we will be watching this all throughout the afternoon. >> all right. thank you so much. sitting here with two very special ladies. a woman who needs no introduction and has her own reputation here in south carolina. they are here to talk to us about -- i want to get this correct -- it is called the sister code, the inaugural event tomorrow at the columbia convention center. thank you so m mh for joining us. >> thank you for having us. >> talk to us about the sister code. >> the audience -- probably a particularly younger audience -- probably think of the sister code in a different way. we are using the term to talk real women. we have seen a lot of people
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because of the presidential primary. a group of us were talking. we noticed that there were a couple things missing. what was missing were voices from black women. when you look at who actually votes -- black women are the highest voting group. so we thought it would be good to just talk about issues. this is not about a campaign or a candidate. it is about the electorate. not the election. trying to just inform voters of issues. because when all of these cameras and attention are gone, we will still be here with the same set of problems. >> we need an informed electorate. you are one of the panelists. what are you prepared to talk about tomorrow? >> from a business perspective -- one thing about african- american women -- we are growing. there are specific issues that are impacted with us. several disparities.
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and healthcare. those issues are issues we're not talking about necessarily in our community. we were talking about how people don't even know the issues and how they impact your day-to-day lives. we were talking about the disparities impacted by decisions made on the presidential level and making informed decisions. >> whatatlse is on the menu? >> of the core for most us is faith. we know that in spite of us all -- we all know that is what keeps us all going. it keeps us all sustained. we want this conversation to be is an opportunity for black women in the area to come together -- to deal with those three issues in particular. anything else that comes up -- after all, we are sisters.
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just really want this to be informative. and people need to be engaged and make a difference in the community. >> it is all tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. at the columbia convention center. >> is it a fee? >> it is free of charge. >> we ask that you register. the last time i checked, it may have been sold out. if people want to come, we may be a will do -- to -- able to open it up. >> real women, real voices, real talk. hillary clinton: wall street should never be allowed to wreck main street again. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's racism holding people back... big financial interests, drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence.
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to root out all of these barriers... and together we will make progress. i'm hillary clinton,
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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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nothing seems to be more comforting this time of year than a steaming bowl of soup. and when it is homemade, all the better.
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our, from scratch, split pea soup, that is so good and so easy. you will want to make this over and over again. we start by sautiing some stew meat and vegetable oil. when it is brown, we add potatoes to the pot along with carrots, celery and onions. we add some good amount of chicken broth. our split peas, and a bit of salt and pepper. in case you are wondering, split peas are simply regular peas that have been removed from the pod, dried and split in half. when this comes to a boil, we will turn it down and let it simmer until it is tender. the nice thing about thth, we can customize it by using replacing chicken broth with beef broth -- no matter which way you go, when you dish this
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comfort at its best. i do hope you will go online and get the recipe for our easy split pea soup and some of the had. it is so warm and satisfying, there is a pretty good chance round favorite. i'm howard in the mr. food test kitchen where today we found 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
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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 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, and i ask for your vote. lowe's presents: how to put your foot in your mouth. man, wish my yard looked like yours. hey, the grass is always greener on the other side of the... sorry.
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how much will it cost you? we will have answers to those questions when you join us today for, friends at five. the wind is wicked out there. we're watching a lot of showers and storms. none of them are severe in the midlands. we had a tornado watch in effect until 7:00 for all of our counties within the viewing area. the heavy concentration of nonsevere thunderstorms right now -- moving from the south -- and heading toward south congaree, red bank, all the way over to lake murray and into parts of prosperity over to winnsboro. very carefully. down into parts of aiken and then entering into surrounding areas. when the storms are e t of
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and a lot cooler weather. orangeburg five and lexington one have canceled afterschool activities because of the weather. will if you have students in students in either of those activities. called the district if you need more information. that
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>> chelsea: oh, come on. thunder, are you? >> summer: no, i'm -- i'm just scared about luca, that what i warned him about came true. [ door opens ] >> adam: [ sighs ] it is not fun out there. and that l ltle bit of snow that we got's already turned into ice. >> chelsea: i'm glad you made it home in one piece. >> adam: me, too. and what are you doing here? you taking refuge? >> summer: no, not exactly. >> adam: well, you can tell me about it over a drink. how's that sound? >> summer: uh, why -- why are your hands shaking? >> adam: huh? >> chelsea: summer said that your father ordered you to kill someone. i -- i told her that's insane. tell me that isn't true.


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