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>> say that again. >> abc def g >> abc def gh i jklm and lp. >> you have the right to remain silence. >> following his arrest early this week, dashcam video arrest of donnie myers has been released. thank you for being with us on thursday. it was monday night when donnie myers crashed into a utility pole. when a state trooper got there he had already left the scene. the trooper found him at his home. on the video you can see the trooper going inside the home asking questions.
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gazing his explanation. desk in his explanation. >> how much have you had to drink? >> i have had one drink. >> to pick you up? >> i told him to get me out of here. he brought me to the house. >> the trooper asked myers to step out of his helmet into the garage to susuort does perform a sobriety test. the video captured it all. >> i would like to read you
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say your abcs for me. >> say that again. place your hands behind your back, sir. i am going to place to under arrest for driving under the influence. >> oh, man. i cannot believe this. >> we are going to drive down to the detention center. >> myers blew a 0.9 at the richland county jail nearly 2 1/2 hours after the accident. so far he has not issued a statement to the press. efforts to reach you have been unsuccessful. the fall out from all of this
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a rally was called for donnie myers to resign. several community members were there. they said if myers is not quick, they will find someone to run against him. >> he needs to get help. he had a utility pole. next time to be someone else. it will be too late when that happens. >> this is not his first encounter with the law. in 2005 he was pulled over in asheville and charged with dui. he later pled into charges while driving while impaired. he was also charged four years ago in lexington county for having an opening container. if you'd like to see the full video of his arrest, head to
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it continues to be windy today. we saw winds gusting here in columbia up to 40 miles per hour. the low this morning was 45 degrees at the airport and the city. we warmed up to 55 degrees in the city and 57 degrees at the airport. right now we are under mostly clear skies. our winter from the west at 17 miles per hour. they are beginning to me -- diminish a little bit. we will be seeing a low temperature of 35 degrees. tomorrow will be sunny with a high temperature of 57. tomorrow night the skies will be clear. the winds will be light. we are expecting a low of 30 degrees. a development group lots to bring an outlet mall to casey. eb development added a page to their website and calling the project the columbia capital outlets.
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it is a positive step in the right direction. >> reporter: eb development recently added a page to their website was details the location for the capital outlets. it is right along highway 77. this man says although this information is online, it is not definite. >> it is so early in the game. nothing has been signed are presented to the city. it is just the early stages. >> reporter: the land is currently owned by scana. further development is all part of a growth and development plan. >> they were looking for some high retail outlets to add to it. there is a hotel coming here. it is part of a master plan
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>> reporter: the project may or may have not been planned. >> i think it will bring a lot more business. it >> it will probably bring more people to the side of town. >> reporter: he says others are concerned because of what has happened to other malls in the area. >> i remember when the mall opened up. it was a prime area. the e center is doing very well. there is a concern about the big buildings that are empty. i would be surprised if this doesn't happen. >> reporter: in kc, wltz not ask -- wltx 19 news. another week has ended th the senate not voting on state roads. senator lee bright brought a
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he says that they are going to do their best to stop it. he says he has all the patients in the world. the state chamber of commerce as it was time to vote. senators say they would rather pay for pothole damage. susan all third addressed the senate oversight committee. the senator spent hours asking questions about plans to improve the organization. she says she is optimistic about the improvements that have been made so far. she pointed out that staff turnover rates have gone down. they said they need funds to pay caseworkers more to give them incentives to stay. >> we are deliberate. we are intentional. we are targeted. we are moving toward something that will be very good for the state. we have to do and equality way.
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the committee that we have made some progress. we have a ways to go to where we want to be. >> the committee had so many questions they could not finish today. they have scheduled another meeting next week. there is a new effort to protect south carolina groups who want to start their meetings with a public prayer. the bill that first approval today at the statehouse. >> reporter: the state senate and house start with invocations. city councils comic county councils and school boards have run into problems for public prayers. they are recommending a bill. if it does not require anyone to do any of this but it lays out a formula or a format that if they want to do it, they can do it this way. it will be constitutional. >> reporter: a senate cup subcommittee pass the bills that goes double committee.
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state law a ruling the u. s. supreme court made in 2014. the court says the board can opened with prayer as long as it does not discriminate. no one is required to take part. >> the county, the city and the savannah river site where having prayer and received hot letters that said they could not have prayer anymore. since then, they adopted policies that are in line with the new statute. >> reporter: the national freedom from religion foundation says they are against the bill. he says legally school boards are to be like school districts not legislative bodies. >> reporter: the senator says the supreme court has already enrolled. >> he added that the bill balances the free exercise of
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the parents of the student who died two years ago testified on behalf of the transparency act today. joshua putnam is sponsoring the bill. if approved it would make universities publicly post any infraction foany inner-city organization has. schools will have to post the information on the website so that they can see them before deciding to join an organization. >> had we known what we know now, tucker never would have been on that bridge that morning. >> she says the information was not available to her or her husband when they took tucker to the fraternity he was pledging. the bill will be further discussed in a meeting next week. police released the identity today of a man who was shot to death in a lexington park in law on valentines day.
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investigators say he was shot by the restaurant owner. he was charged with attempted murder because police feel he
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some are -- the five things you don't know that are costing you big time.
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better memory. the clintons were on the campaign trail today. the clintons were on the campaign trail today. the former president made stops in rock hill and spartanburg. hillary clinton was all over
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one of her rallies she talked about her plans to continue with the affordable healthcare ads. >> i don't know who they talk to. they all have insurance. every one of those republicans have insurance. some of them that you pay for because they are in the senate of the united states. it takes a lot of goal for them to say we don't need that affordable care act. let's turn the clock back on 19 million people. i honestly don't know who they talk to. the people i talked to thank me for defending that affordable care act. they say me for standing on behalf of president obama. >> with that said, she told me yesterday she believes changes need to be made to obamacare to make it more affordable. she is on the campaign trail again tomorrow at south
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center day -- senator bernie sanders is in oklahoma today. he has plans to be back in south carolina tomorrow. justin bamberg is a senator sanders supporter. >> a lot of people say bernie you are a one issue candidate. i don't agree with that. if i were totosay he is a one issue candidate, that one issue is the people of this country. it is social justice, economic justice. if you are a citizen who is concerned about not just where your life is going but what kind of life are we going to leave in this country for our young people? bernie sanders is someone you need to seriously consider. >tomorrow's rally gets underway at 3:30. jim gandy, we had a little bit of wind out there today.
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>> 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. 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,
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strong winds that we have seen over the past couple of days have been ushering in. we yesterday we had a high temperature of 80 degrees and today it was 57 in columbia and orangeburg. it was 57 and sumter. the cool air has continued to settle in. we had heart -- partly cloudy skies during the day.
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over the mountains. this skies clearing out a good part of south carolina. the main storm system is far to the north. we are continuing to see the cold air come down into the nations midsection and into the ohio river valley. temperatures are generally in the 30s through the ohio river valley. dallas is at 54 degrees. you can see the cold air has settled southward. now in the midlands it is 45 degrees in newberry. it is 49 in columbia, 48 and sumter and 50 and orangeburg. outdoor winds are still out. we are not seeing the guys that we saw earlier today. it is mainly sustained winds in the range of 10 to 15 miles per hour and they are continuing to diminish. overnight the cold air will settle in. we will have a low of 32 in
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tomorrow i temperatures will be back up into the mid-to upper 50s. 55 degrees in saluted, 56 in winnsboro, 57 for columbia. hours seven-day forecast looks like this. on saturday we will start out with a low of 30 and a high of 58. it will be dry over the weekend with a lot of sunshine. monday will be partly cloudy and 70 degrees.
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thunderstorms on wednesday with 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.
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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.
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>> i think you're a sleaze ball. >> and he's really a dude. now inside edition with deborah norville. >> hello, everybody and thank you for joining us. with donald trump's continued strength in the polls and the primaries, congress members are taking him seriously contemplating what it would be like to deal with a president trump. one thing is for sure. it would be different. consider, for example, some of the things mr. trump has said during his many visits with radio shock jock howard stern. >> donald trump appeared on howard stern's radio show 24 times, but now some of those shoot from the lip interviews are being used against the gop front runner. >> the one site buzzfeed just posted excerpts from trump's appearances with howard stern dating back to 1997 and in them trump had some startling things to say about women including his wife melania.


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