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d.c. street cars hitting the tracks. years of delays and controversy. now it's finally a reality. how much a trip will cost you and where you can catch a ride. a battle for delegates in the south carolina primary. why one does not plan to be there when the votes come in. out for a live look. union station. chilly out there. you just wait. we're in for much warmer temperatures. will it be thighs to go biking, go outside a little
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here with the answer. you know what i noticed, potholes. they just popped up like that. >> tom kierein, you're tracking the temperatures and how cold this will last. a lot of us want to know we can shed the coat. >> right now we are freezing. a clear sky this morning. first light of dawn on the eastern sky. the moon beginning to get low in the western sky. as we look at storm team 4 radar, no rain or snow anywhere in the vicinity. a few flurries in southwestern pennsylvania. that's not going to be causing any problems. it will stay well to our north. off to a dry start this morning. temperatures are chilly. down into the 20s for the mountains all the way to the bay. reagan national now is 28 degrees. there's a flag by union station. the first light of dawn beginning to show up. there is a gentle breeze. and it's going
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after this cold morning. we'll have a chilly afternoon. it will be springlike starting tomorrow through mid week. a look at that and our next chance of rain in a few minutes. fighting appears to have stopped across most areas of syria after a landmark cease-fire. if the temporary halt in fighting hold, it will mark the first time world powers have been able to negotiate a pause in the civil war. 6:02. happening today, it is final here. after years and years of controversy and delays, d.c. street cars debut this morning. it will make eight stops between union station east of oklahoma avenue northeast. they will run every 10 to 15 minutes. for now, passengers will not have to way.
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the grand opening. that is ahead at 8:30. the democrats face off today in south carolina. nbc's steve handelsman is in columbia with a look ahead. >> thanks. good morning from columbia. here in south carolina, african-americans are expected to make up the majority of voters in the democratic primary. and that seems short of power hillary clinton to an easy win. her second in a row after nevada. then comes super tuesday. 10 states democrats have major races. only in vermont, bernie sand he was's home state, does polling indicate he can win. likewise on the republican side. front-runner donald trump trailing. trump g
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endorsement yesterday of new jersey governor chris christie. on super tuesday, all eyes on texas can ted cruz lose. can hillary clinton both on the same day lock up their party's nomination. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, south carolina. >> the commonwealth is getting a lot of last minute attention. senator rubio is holding a rally sunday night. we will hear from virginia voters and find out how it will affect super tuesday. we are keeping track of both parties. last minute trip to virginia in our nbc washington app. find out where you can see where
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>> the primary is this tuesday. for voters, you will want to know this. today is the last day to cast an
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a developing story out of afghanistan. a military commander and 10 others are dead after a sue a side attack. saadabad. he blew himself up. 40 other people hurt. right now no one is taking responsibility for this attack. patients in maryland may soon have wider access to medical marijuana. the new plan would allow for a wider range of people to prescribe. >> she made her message clear for decades outside the white house. how friends and supporters
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remember one of the most visible
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welcome back at 6:09. it looks like fairfax county schools may still be in need of funding. according to the "washington post", dr. karen garza asked for a county transfer of $1.95 billion. that would be enough to cover a significant portion of the proposed $2.7 billion overall budget. the $1.88 billion in local funding in the county plans for the 2017 year. dr. garza is asking for higher teacher salaries, school bus improvements and smaller class sizes. a bill that passed the house on friday is now heading to the
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marijuana in 2013. the state does not expect to have any dispensaries until next year. today friends and supporters will remember a woman month dedicated decades of her life to fight against war and nuclear proliferation. it take place at 10:00 this morning at luther place memorial church in northwest. her friends called her connie. she joined in 1981 and kept an almost constant sreupbvigil the. she was believed to be 80 years old. 6:10 right now. you're going to need that coat this morning. but that is going to change. tom is tracking when you can expect it to get a little warmer. actually a lot warmer in what
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heart sank when he found out who was arrested. >> from attacks on platforms, to a robbery in broadway outside l'enfant. anthony has been on a mission to help troubled youth turn their life around before it's too late. that's why he joined city year. seven years ago anthony did his year of service here at stanton elementary school. >> it's very personal. i don't know how you wouldn't be invested in the lives of the kids. >> one of the kids that stood out the most was a sixth grader named andre brody. it's been seven years since anthony has seen andre. metropolitan police officers say andre was on a green line train when it pulled
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anacostia station and shots were fired. >> police have two people in custody. >> when i saw andre broadie, my heart sank. >> the same andre he mentored years ago. it was 16 graves who pulled the trigger. but both teens were arrested shortly after on the south capitol bridge. while metro increases patrols to stop the violence, people like anthony continue the work to try to reach young people before it's too late. >> it's tragic. but our work is never done. ? both teens charged with armed robbery and are held without bond. this man wanted for sexual assault. he is 22-year-old edwin martinez. they believe he
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woman's home last saturday morning in the alexandria section of fairfax county and raped the woman. it has been nearly a week since this happened. no arrests have been made. the victim may have known her attacker who goes by the name javier. it's not quite clear was targeted. if you think you have seen him, call police. >> 6:16 is your time on this saturday. it's pretty bad in spots. >> and cold. what a dramatic change for you, david. >> welcome back from cuba. >> it's a different climate. >> how warm was it while you were there? >> it was about mid-70s. >> oh, nice. nice. >> we're going to kind of get a preview for you this weekend. >> it will be coming our way, but not until tomorrow. this morning off to a cold start. live view from the storm team 4 tower
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we have an apricot sky. a little banana maybe and a little granola. sunrise 6:44. we are subfreezing from the bay to the eastern shore. 28 at reagan national. low to mid-20s in many of the rural areas. storm team 4 radar not showing any rain or snow in our vicinity. this little gray patch in morgantown, west virginia. it will not come our way. just a few high clouds coming through the morning hours. by midday, mostly sunny sky. by afternoon hours, all clear by late afternoon. overnight tonight, under a clear sky. so a great evening for you to get out. hour by hour, sun at 6:44. by then still be below freezing. by rate r
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should climb up to 48 degrees. by 4:00, upper 40s. just below 50 with quite a bit of sunshine. thankfully we won't have the strong, gusty wind like we had yesterday. the wind has really diminished. between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m., a chilly morning. by the time you head back home, we'll be back down to 40 degrees by 10:00, 11:00 tonight under a clear sky. a nice evening to get out. storm team 4 four-day forecast. by dawn sunday, much of the region down to the low to mid-30s. average high 51. it will be 10 degrees warmer than that. 60 degrees. lots of sunshine. a great day to get out and enjoy this. get exercise. get in a run. take the kids hiking or a back ride. we'll be around 60 tomorrow much the mild weather continues monday and t
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tuesday. probably more clouds on tuesday. and then wednesday that is our next chance of rain. storm team 4 seven-day outlook. chance of rain on wednesday with highs around 60 degrees. chillier weather wednesday. partly sunny, upper 40s. maybe a chance of rain and snow on friday with temperatures mid to upper 30s. maybe some minor accumulation on of snow. we will keep you posted on that. a week from today, your weekend outlook, sunday a few scattered flurries. temperatures in the upper 30s. that is the next weekend, a weekend from today. they're supposed to save you money on car insurance. why smartphone apps
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let's look at what happens happening. red line every 12 to 24 minutes. silver line, every 10 minutes. blue line, 24 minutes. the yellow line, a little bit of a tweak. overall, they are calling it regular service. only here this weekend, regular service between huntington and
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mt. vernon square. have a great weekend. >> melissa, we'll see you then. some questions for you to consider. how fast do you drive is and how hard do you brake? >> auto insurers keep track of that information through apps on your phone. harry hairston found that there are loopholes inside the fine print that could expose your personal information. >> have your habits track with a device in your car. here's footage of a similar device. state farm's drive safe and save. she said she drove with the tracker 30 days two years
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>> i pay $83 a month for my car inches. i was paying 180 something a month. >> she's not alone. about 4 in 10 americans find it acceptable for auto insurance companies to monitor their driving habgts with a device inside their car. habits like slamming on the brakes, the time of day or night you drive, and how fast you go. >> everybody likes a good deal. what's important is consumers aren't being taken for a ride. >> the associate director of the electronic pry face information center or epic. questions about privacy are growing as companies use new technologies for drivers. >> do they have access into who is texting. are you texting and driving? allstate, liberty mutual,
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progressive said its app will roll out later this year or early next year. it already launched a pilot app. while they all say they won't sell your personal information, that won't stop them from giving it away. >> we know insurance companies want to have it. who are the other entities? law enforcement. what's the process there? >> progressive and state farm all say your information can be shared with third parties. liberty mutual said it won't share any personal identifiable to third parties. >> it raises many questions about private litigants. >> it raises data security questions. how safe is this data?
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>> it is at the state and federal level. >> i have been studying and have begun a review of this to see if there is a legislative remedy. >> if you're part of the 63% that doesn't want to be driving, you may be for the same folks. she's lucky she got out when she did. >> just too much information that's vulnerable. harry hairston reporting. none on of the insurance companies agreed to on-camera interviews. in statements they all addressed the issue of customer security. geico is the only one that does not use this technology. starting on tuesday, you will be able to text 911 during an emergency. loudoun will be one of the few that will accept text messages to their emergency numbers. texting 911 can be helpful for folks who are
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or those in threatens situations, hostage situations. if you can, calling 911 always the best option. 6:27 your time now. going to feel like spring this weekend. but don't get too comfortable. tom is tracking when you can expect rain and possibly snow in your neighborhood. ? say it ain't so. new this morning, would you have new video that is into the news 4 newsroom. a brutal beatdown is. this caught on camera. this graphic assault and the man they need to help capture. days away from a majoror of decision 2016. the power of super tuesday and the influence virginia voters have head to the polls next week. the presidential candidates are
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d.c. streetcars are finally ready to roll. this comes after years of controversy and delays. it kicks off at 10:00 a.m. a live preview with adam tuss at 10:30. democrats facing off in south carolina. hillary clinton's advantage among younger black people is cutting into bernie sanders's lead among younger voteers overall. he may be a no-show in thea
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in the deadly kansas shootings is facing charges herself. she transferred the tkphrobg and ak-47 to sell trick through a pawnsh pawnshop. >> time 6:31. it is chilly outside. we are in for a nice, warm weekend. temperatures will start to go up. we will finally start to see some sun. >> get out and wash the car, take the dog for a walk. the person that has the answersis tom kierein. hey there, tom >> yeah. if you don't mind brisk, chilly women, great the day to get outside. right now pretty cold. the first light of day across the region. you will need a warm coat, gloves. thaeurt sunglasses. we'll stay dry with plenty of
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a gentle breeze. live view at union station. by 10:00, upper 30s with bright sunshine. by 2:00 this afternoon. >> mid-40s. maybe 3:00, 4:00, briefly into is the upper 40s. by 6:00 p.m., clear sky, back to the mid-40s. our next chances for rain, maybe a little snow coming up this half hour. thank you, tom. 6:32. new this morning, police just released video of a brutal attack in the district. you may find some of this video disturbing. it happened 11:00 tuesday night in front of the a restaurant and bar on columbia road in northwest. we are still work to go find out more about the victim who was violently kicked there. he was taken to the hospital. now, if you recognize the attack er who was wearing a football jersey, police would
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hear from you. 11 states along with the commonwealth will cast ballots. it seems the heated back and forth is a turnoff for some virginia voters. i caught up with a few of them in haymarket, virginia. in what is everyone's hometown, or so the sign says. >> i'm not interesting in name-calling or insults. >> inside a fashion-forward salon, diane gray sees today's campaign rhetoric as backwards and decisive. steurblgs she has her pick. >> i was leaning towards bernie sanders. however, i don't think he will be able to accomplish his skwraepbld. i don't think it's realistic. so i will vote for hillary. i just don't like that. >> a self-described democrat. >> kasich and hillary. >> in the neighboring cupcake
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caitlyn's first time voting for president. >> bernie sanders is my one at the moment. >> donald trump at 38%. john kasich and ben carson tied at eight. >> a lot of trump supporters. i'm not discounting donald trump. he has brought an interesting element. >> we met mom of three stephanie taylor. she favors more conservative value. >> i think from what i've heard ted cruz is top of thal category. i know marco rubio as well is very conservative. >> mother always told me if you don't vote you can't complain. >> thank you, david. well, we now know of one
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confirmed death in our region. 49-year-old garcia was found in rock creek drainage. garcia was trying to wait out the storm when it flooded and he drowned. >> a serial stick up artist years behind bars. a judge ordered him to prison for more than 25 years. >> brook was a one man crime wave. businesses were able 24 hours a day. businesses that you and i count on to go to late at night. >> he is already serving a decade behind bars. he was arrested during a traffic stop police found a gun and bag of cash. actress
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be taking up a large portion of downtown this morning. they are taping a movie about the life of jackie kennedy. sit happening near 17th street between e street and constitution avenue between 9:00 this morning and 4:00en this afternoon. >> 6:36. a heated merger. the conditions that need to be made as they finalize a deal. a 97-year-old threatened to be kicked on out of her home. why she was told she had to be out in 60
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we built our factories here because of a huge natural resource. not the land. the water. or power sources.
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they build world-class products. and that builds communities. and a better future. for all of us. because making something in america means so much, to so many. weathertech. proudly made in america. new developments in the fight against the zika virus. cdc now openly recommending that pregnant women planning to travel to rio for the olympics consider not going.
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it detects antibodies that fight off the infection but can sometimes give false positive results. mosquito season begins may 1st. imagine being asked to leave a house you have lived for more than 60 years. 97-year-old marie hatch is fighting back. the cottage was owned by a friend who hatch promised she could live in the house for life. but a distant relative now opens the house and said hatch must be out in 60 days. they say the eviction is elder abuse. there is no word from the new owner on of the home. coming up on 6:40 now. the sun, as you can see,
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you will see a lot of it this weekend. how warm you can expect it to get. when we will see rain and snow return >> a major data breach just got a lot bigger. how
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we have the "today" show next. let's see what they have coming up. joining us live from new york. good morning, guys. >>
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>> good morning to you guys. ahead on a saturday morning on "today", boy, they are keeping us busy. a road show like no others. donald trump and chris christie hitting the trail together. we will as well. a lot of questions about whether a big win for hillary clinton could help grab a firm hold of the democratic nomination. we have it all covered for you. jennifer garner breaking her silence after her public breakup with ben affleck. what is she is doing now >> and a i tkpwaeud to the oscars ahead of the big award show. we'll take you behind the scenes with those two lovely ladies. and rascal flats went to go intern for the country superstars. we will see if they can pass that test coming up this this morning. >> best internship ever. >> it's been entertaining to watch. all right, guys. we'll see you coming up.
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>> thanks. today the george washington masonic temp will be a national landmark. they are designated by the secretary of interior. after two years of discussion, pepco and xcelon can emerge. but conditions first have to be met. it was voted 2-1 for the $7 billion merger once conditions are met. both countries have to agree to sevel changes, including collar power and financial power accounting methods. it will help improve their recommendations. it holds no lasting benefits for rate payers. you can have your say on
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it happens 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. today. the next take place monday night between 6:30 and 9:30 in southwest. irs data breach we told you about just got a whole lot bigger. irs investigators say tax payer accounts may have been compromised, up to 400,000. the irs is working to notify folks who were affected. they are e-mailing them and sending them actually by mail service. those people will get free identity theft protection. they are asking the high court to block a rolling to remain one
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clinic remaining. a panel ruled that the law could be enforced even if the legal fight were continues. a nail salon owner is accused of help to go ship marijuana to the d.c. area from california. his name salon, relaxed nails and spa was raided as part of a u.s. postal inspector investigation. and police arrested a man in california who was sending the marijuana. the names are levi coffin and harriet tubman. >> all became heroes of the underground railroad. many whose names
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well-known. but their actions are in no way less important. how the pearl affair gave life to a movement. >> it is april 1848. on a morning fairly early in the month, slave owners will get up. they won't smell any biscuits, bacon frying. this is the largest escape in the history of the underground railroad. men, women and children were able to make it 150 miles down the potomac and just almost as they began to make the left turn to freedom, their sails drew slack. they had to pull into c
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harbor. pwup it was the organization that put this move together. there were people whose job it was to make sure that all of the escapees, if you will, potentially escapees got together in particular places. but not too many at the same place at the same time. because people had to be constantly on guard less they be betrayed. actually a black hat driver would betray a portion of people of the pearl. >> did that become a moment or story that transcended that moment and became encouraging to other groups of people who would try to get away to freedom later on? >> folks needed examples. you couldn't be guaranteed.
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you might make it and you might not. but such was the desire for freedom that you took the ultimate risk for the ultimate prize. freedom. >> it's fascinating. be sure to join aaron gilchrist a little later as we celebrate black history month with a special program, journey to freedom, here on nbc 4. >> 6:49 is your time right now. we have tom kierein with us. a beautiful image to start off the morning. >> spectacular. >> again, we show you our video window. should lift your mood. there's a live view overlooking washington. another view of the sunrise from our tower camera showing the sun was up. sunrise was five minutes ago. mostly clear sky. a few high clouds drifting over us now.
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winter. certainly february acting like february. from the mountains all the way to the bay. couple spots northern virginia. near 20. manassas down to warrenton. you need to larry up. right now nothing on storm team 4 radar other than a few flurries. this gray patch in southwestern, pennsylvania will stay well to our north. a few high clouds through the morning hours. mid level clouds around noon time. the rest of the afternoon sunshine, blue sky. a terrific february day with the wind greatly diminished. overnight, it will be much more pleasant as you head on out over a clear sky. a great day to felt tpherz. take the kid on a hike. 40 by 11:00. mid 40s by 2:00. may briefly get into the 40s by 4:00. back to the mid 40s by 6:00 p.m. if you're going
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hovering between 6:00 and 8:00 in the mid-40s. then back to 40 degrees. clear skies, light wind overnight tonight. by dawn on sunday, down to the mid 30s. afternoon highs according to 60 degrees tomorrow afternoon. bright and sunny. terrific day to get out and enjoy this wonderful springlike weather here. 10 degrees above the average high. low 40s with another gorgeous day. lots of sunshine. near 60 degrees. then into the low 60s on tuesday. a lot of clouds around, though. mid-40s in the morning. so this mild pattern lasts sunday, monday, tuesday. we keep it going on wednesday too. highs around 60 on wednesday. storm team 4 seven day outhook, our next chance on wednesday. maybe showers coming on through. maybe not
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partly sunny, but chillier on thursday. friday, enough moisture and cold air for maybe rain change to go a bit of snow. maybe a light accumulation. highs in the 30s. next saturday a week from today, sunshine into the mid 40s. >> here are 4 things you need to know. d.c. streetcars making their debut. friends and supporters will remember a woman who devoted decades of her life to fighting against war and nuclear proliferation. she died in late january. she was believed to have been 80 years old. in the race for the white house, the demts
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today in south carolina. hillary clinton seems to be ahead in the polls. while bernie sanders may be a no show in the state tonight. and a film crew will shut down e street and constitution avenue from 9:00 this morning until 4:00 this afternoon. they are taping a movie about the life of jackie kennedy. ? will you and your husband come to prom with us? >> a local high school put a 4 to the
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for a cup of coffee just because you're a woman. so why does congress think it's ok that women get paid 20% less than a man for doing the same job? i'll fight for pay equity, to protect planned parenthood, choice for women, and expand paid and family leave. now some politicians will belittle this as a women's agenda. more proof that we just need more women in congress. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message.
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looking for something to do this weekend? light yards. a family event from 3:00 to today. and a giant lite brite. admission is free. >> you might remember a few weekends ago on news 4 today we were talking about a prom story. some of us had never gone to prom and were never asked. >> who in particular? >> i was one of them. >> that's about to change, though. >> we heard you never went to your high school prom. >> so on april 23rd, we'll be having a prom for pediatr
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will you and your husband come to prom with us? a group of students from freedom high school has invited angie and husband robert to join us. it will benefit pediatric cancer research. >> the flowers are such a nice touch. >> what about the answer? >> wow. the pressure is on. >> you're playing hard to get. >> i have to ultimate the other half. >> we need an answer by then. >> you cannot turn them down. >> okay. it is time to wrap up
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good morning. joined at the hip. shooting from the lip. >> marco rubio, your campaign is almost over, buddy. >> chris christie turns attack dog for donald trump. rubio firing back. >> donald probably needs a lifeline after last night. he called in chris christie. >> how this tag team could impact trump on super tuesday. while the democratic side, the focus is on south carolina. hillary clinton and bernie sanders taking shots at each other as voter s go to the poll in the palmetto state. heroic chief. details about the police chief able to stop a gunman ending a rampage in kansas. the ex-girlfriend is now under


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