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attacked from within her own partism. >> we tell you what people are saying and how the governor is responding. >> reporter: the governor did not go through the president's state of the union point by point to refute what he said, and some republicans are criticizing her for that. >> well, again, she is taking this criticism for not having gone after obama the way people in the past have done. i think in the long run her performance last night is going to wind up being a positive rather than a negative for her. >> reporter: she is also being criticized by some republicans for what she said about donald trump and immigration. >> during anxious times, it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angieest voices. we must resist that temptation. >> reporter: commentator anne coulter tweeted that trump should deport her. donald trump also criticized her saying she came to him for money. >> i consider mr. trump a friend. he was a supporter. he supported me in both campaigns, but just because you disagree with someone doesn't
you shouldn't take these things personally. >> reporter: but the speech went well enough that she is again being talked about as a possible v. p. running mate, although the cnn correspondent says that is mostly the media. >> you have to think that every candidate who is running is already thinking about if i am nominated, with whom would i want to run? >> reporter: the governor gave her response from here at the governor's mansion. the contrast in settings makes it difficult for anyone getting a state of the union response to do well. while the president has a room full of people clapping and cheering, who gives tte response is alone facing a camera. in columbia, robert kittle, 7 news. the governor is also getting some criticism for saying in her speech that the republican party has some share of the blame for the erosion of public trust. >> but she says she was just trying to tap into voters' frustrations that nothing gets done in washington. let's bring in 7 news anchor amy wood now. this is a huge issue on our
>> it is. the viewers are pretty much against the concept of this governor leaving the state of south carolina to go after a v. p. position, that she would even consider it at this point. we have about 100 comment tons facebook page. i'm not going read them alal. >> it would take a minute. >> it would take a little while. >> her ambitious is almost sinful. the state needs health care, the roads fixed and better schools. prove you can do this first before stepping up the ladder. another positive posting you picture. there are the haters in south carolina, but that is not everyone. the rest of the country sees her differently. shall -- she responsible for carolina. >> are people more interested in whether or not she would choose to run as a vice president than in her speech last night sthat the impression you're getting? >> yes, the facebook page comments are completely focused ton fact that she did say she would consider it if asked that is kind of a change in her -- >> yes.
far, so i think the viewers are responding to that aened that is really the focus on the facebook posts. >> thank you. we are also staying on top of several big stories for you tonight locally. >> we are going to check with our 7 news reporters out in the field starting with addie hampton. >> reporter: hey, guys, i'm addie hampton live. the black lives matter movement is planning a protest to happen road. they said it all stems from the december arrest of a greenville man who is claiming police brutality. sled is investigating these claims and the greenville police chief rather says he is behind his officer and he is hoping for a peaceful resolution here. now let's check in. >> thank you. i'm live in the studio tonight. the spartanburg county sheriff is asking the community for help, and that is after a woman was shot several times in her driveway. the deputies have not named any suspects or made any arrests in this case. they even southed the river for evidence.
anything to please call the sheriff's office. let's check in with christine. >> i'm christine brown where the investigators are trying to figure out who is behind illegal dumping at three locations withiithe city. a representative says that the city is responsible for all three of these sites, but they're only investigating at two of these locations. at the third site they have ordered the city to clean it all up within 90 days. back to you. >> thank you for that. and pickens county taking action to stop a local land a fill from dumping coal ash in the area. it is to suspend the land use permit for m. m. l. pickens l.l.c. they did that after they learned the company planned to use it for coal ash rather than what was approved which is construction debris. some people in flint are drinking tap water contaminated with l.e.d.
and now the e-mail shows the state officials may have known about the problem months before they told anyone. the justice department is launching an investigation while the national guard is helping distribute bottled water, filters and other supplies to the people living there. the police say a selfie has sololed a case. apparently donald chip pugh didn't like this mug shot that the ohio police had. they were using it to solicit tips from the public, so he sent them this selfie ttuse instead and it turns out it was a better photo and helped the police get the tip they needed to find and arrest in florida. the past few weeks mr. pugh has been on social media kind of taunting law enforcement, taking a selfie of himself and posting it. hey, this picture is actually better. he has also called into radio stations in ohio kind of teasing them that heis still on the run. he actually made our job easier. he put more pictures of himself out there maybe at a better angle to where people could
him so we could make that arrest. >> this is his latest mug shot. he is considered a person of interest in several cases across multiple states. a deputy is looking to become the new county sheriff. today russell lynch announced his candidacy for spartanburg county sheriff. he would challenge the current incumbent. we talked to both men about why they think they're right for the job. >> he is not doing his part or all that is possible to address the massive amount of problems and challenges our community, our youth and law enforcement are facing in today's times. >> i'm just going to continue to do the job that the people of spartanburg county have allowed know do for the past 12 years, and i want you to just think back, is it better and i think it very much is. can we improve? every day so that's what we're doing. >> and the two will go head to head in the republican primary scheduled june 14th. and things are getting wild
check out these pictures from the facebook page. they had to lead a sheep and donkey back to their owners. they didn't have rope handy, but instead they had to use crime scene tape. in the past they responded to calls about lost cows, horses and emus. i didn't see anything like that in our parts today that we're all used to wearing the coat by now. i am excited about tomorrow. >> i know. diane was saying i haven't been outside. it is cold today. you can take a little extra time another lunch. we have mostly clear skies that will continue overnight, and you can see that the temperatures are mainly in the 40s. just a few 50s showing up. cooler than yesterday. 47 an hour in spartanburg. in the morning we expect another freeze, which is just not going to bas cold as it was this morning. upstate. 20s in the mountains. we'll start out a little milder. a faster warm-up on the way. we'll talk more about that and another system for friday. >> a definite lunch break.
it was the night before the championship show down and the stores were shocked -- stocked with mining merchandise. since clemson didn't win, where does all of that gear go? we have the answer. you may guess it, but we'll show you straight ahead live at 5:00. and tom crabtree here. tonight on 7 news at 6:00, a
questions some of you live at 5:00 back with an answer to the burning question that some of you may have like what happened to all of the championship shirts since clemson unfortunately didn't win tuesday anytime's game? >> the clemson gear is being donated to third world countries. several uuopen boxes of clemson's national championship apparel are already on the way to needy families around the world. it is through i should say a partnership with world vision. by the way, some clemson players have decided to go pro. some of them may not that surprising. some of em may be high round draft picks. you can head to wspa.com now to find out who is staying and who is trying to cash a paycheck on sundays next year. as clemson fans know, losing not easy. did you watch this? this is heart breaker for the minnesota vikings and their kicker blare walsh. he missed a 27-yard field goal on sunday that would have won the vikings game against the seahawks so the first graders
sending him some encouragement. >> i feel bad for you. >> keep on trying. we love you so much. >> i know you can do it. you can win the game. >> you are the best, and maybe you need to practice. love cody. >> this is what sports needs more of, don't you think. >> yes. >> the kids learning about empathy in their class. the teachers wanted a real life example and this is a very good one. they feel bad for that kicker. people always looking for the best way to lose weight, believe me, and going to the gym may not be it. we'll tell you what experts say you ought to be doing instead that is next on live at 5:00. still cold to take a morning jog, but into tomorrow things are going to be warming up quickly. i'll have more on that and the next system we're tracking coming up. first, take a look at downtown
pretty good traffic, too. this time of year ... everyone's stil so this time of year people are just getting into the tricky part of the new year's resolution, a couple of weeks into the new year. a lot of us have resolved to lose weight. for a lot of people that means more time at the gym. >> maybe you have even invest entered a fitness track tore help motivate you, but a new study suggests that some people. >> i'm wearing one. i ot it for christmas. did you hear about the study? >> some people are trying to cheat the system. and tom crabtree is here and we
have a president obama question to folks. what have yoyo found? there are a number of devices that you can use to track your calories and just how much you're burning so we're asking have those helped you lose weight? things have changed a good bit
little while ago. folks, 36%, almost 37% say no, it hasn't helped. about the same number of people say they don't even have one of the devices. around a quarter saying, yeah, it is helping. >> i honestly, to me, more
than anything, it is just a guilt motivator. you sit around after a while and you think, oh, i have walked 4,000 steps today. i should really get to 5,000 after a while. >> here is the question. it tracks every step you take. doesn't it make you feel good when you walk from your desk to the bathroom, you added the steps, but you're not really exercising at that point? >> any movement after a while is good movement. if you sit for long periods of time, in any event that is probably bad for you. it is not cheating. moving is moving. >> and i do a good hard work- out about five time as week and anything i do after that is all great. as it turns out, exercise is nono always the key to losing weight. >> yes. we lk to health experts tonight to get the real secret to slimming down.
rid of the holiday pound ? focus on healthy eating, not exercise. >> diet is 90% of your weight loss success. in fact, it matters more than how much time you spend in the gym. >> reporter: weight loss expert lisa lynn says head to the produce department to target that belly fat. >> the number one change everybody should be making is focusing on vegetables. the more vegetables you eat, it flips your hunger switch off. it will keep you feeling full. so if you're trying to lose weight, the secret is to lower blood sugar and the vegetable doss that best because of the fiber they contain. >> reporter: get creative. swap out breads and wraps with lettuce. >> wrap your tuna sandwiches in turkey instead of bread and get rid of your pasta carbs and replace them with vegetable spaghetti. >> reporter: here they spiral zucchini, squash and carrots. just steam them, add garlic
while you're at it, pick up celery. >> it is one of the best foods for weight loss. it heats up your metabolism, so it actually takes you more to digest the food than there are calories in the food. you end up with a negative caloric deficit which is what you want with weight loss. >> reporter: fruit? stick to one to two servings a day of grapefruit, berries. >> they also have the highest fibber content, but also they're easy to portion control and they're the most nutritious. >> reporter: protein of choice, seafood. >> the lighter and the whiter the fish, the better for your metabolism. cod. >> there you go. eat fewer calories than you burn. and now the a 7 news consumer alert. customers who brought mandarin oranges at wal-mart, don't eat them.
this applies to the eight-ounce jars of the mar dan ins. they have already been ganged from store shelves. wow. what a beautiful day out there today with all day sunshine. there's a live look at downtown greenville, jaw little bit of daylight left. not much. and clear skies that should continue for most of us through the overnight. just a few clouds moving through at best. so clear skies. very dry air in place. expect another cold one. overall, quiet weather with another freeze on the way for us tonight a light freeze for the upstate. more of a moderate freeze ton way for the mountains. it seems like it is going to be a warm, beautiful day for tomorrow afternoon over the 10 degrees what we saw today and then our next chance of rain is going to return to the area on friday, and then the second system ton way that will skirt by do our south on sunday morning. that looks like it has a better chance to bring the mountains a little snow. possibly rain for the upstate. and still tracking that one to
the satellite map tonight shows very quiet conditions. mostly clear skies across the western arolinas a few clouds here in the eastern part of tennessee. some of those could move through or into the area later tonight, but with little fanfare. down to the south we have the tropical jet stream. lots of clouds, even showers over south florida. we're going to start to see clouds ton increase from the west and southwest by late tomorrow night that will be ahead of the next system that is going to bring us some rain on friday. for tomorrow, the things stay very quiet. we'll get off to a clear and cold start for the day. high pressure is down to our south. that will build farther to the east. so the westerly and southerly component to the wind, expect a warm afternoon with some highs in the upstate getting up to 60 degrees. by friday morning, we have a cloud cover back, a few showers out there during the first half of the day. a better chance of rain in the afternoon. some of the rainfall amounts could top a half inch or more than that depending on where the heavy showers are able to
carolina to georgia. 41 in asheville. 47 in spartanburg. here is your greenville's own planner. right now we're at 48. we'll get down to 32 for a low. look at that, sunshine and 60 for tomorrow. here is a look at what to expect for the next 72 hours. 60 will be our high tomorrow. 49, a chance of rain on friday. 57 degrees on saturday. and then that next system arrives. we cool down a bit more. right now a chance of a few rain showers in the upstate with colder weather into early next week. and there is your mountain forecast. beautiful for tomorrow a chance of rain as we get into friday. and then a colder system could bring the mountains a little bit of snow shower activity on sunday morning. and that is quickly out of here. the high also stay below freezing in the mountains on monday. >> thank you. next on live at 5:00, a new invention could stop thieves in their tracks while trying to steal your car. we'll show you how a simple switch could prevent you from being a victim.
we're working on, a woman fighting for her life after being shot multiple times in her own front yard. the sher marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
welcome back to live at 5 .. john edwards wants to represent victims of the volkswagen emissions scandal. he has sent a letter to a federal judge ... asking to join the plaatiffs' steering committee. edwards was a trial lawyer before he became a senator and democratic presidential candidate. volkswagen is facing 500 civil lawsuits for rigging its cars to cheat on emissions tests. a new invention..could keep you from becoming the a new invention could keep you from becoming the next victim of a car thief. it is called a battery kill switch. the red key connects to a scar battery and can cut off power when you park your car. the device can be installed under the hood or inside your
eye like the cruise control switch. it costs as little as $20 at the auto parts store. >> a clever idea. >> and hoping to get a little help thawing out his frozen car, he might be out of luck. this is just incredible. stick around
and we'll tell you why this man's plan to get his car back could take longer than expected. first, a live look at already thawed cars, no, just trees. and all over the carolinas and
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icca rare sight, even for people used to this weathee. >> this is the first time with something this severe. >> reporter: and frank owns frank's flatbed service and he says the owner of the car made a few phone calls to get his vehicle back a local garage was contacted. they called him, and he examed the situation. aflacing at it, he says there is no way they can hook up the car and pull it out. >> there is nothing on that car strong enough that i could hock on -- hook on to to pull it out of that ice. the ice is frozen right up to the bottom of the door. so it has got to be a foot deep. >> reporter: he has two plans to get this car out. >> we're thinking we're going to start with a lot of salt. a lot of salt. and possibly bring down the hot water steam gun. like a hot water pressure washer and try to melt the ice around it. possibly chip away at it a little bit if you need to. basically what we need to do is free up the wheels. once we can free up the wheels,
shop and thaw it out that way. >> reporter: if that doesn't work, what is plan b.? >> reporter: and spring for buffalo, that is like july. >> it doesn't make you want to move to buffalo, does isn't it? >> no, it doesn't. that was brittany smallwood reporting, by the way. >> stay with us. >> 7 news at 6:00 starts now. a claim of excessive force is bringing threats of protest. how the move is hoping to bring change. also tonight, a popular upstate sheriff is being challenged in the upcoming primary. the changes this newcomer wants to see in local law enforcement. and tonight, nene details about a school bus fire in greenville county. seven students were on board at the time. the officials tell us flames started from a battery cable. everyone was able to get off safely. the students from northwest middle and travelers west were later transported on a second bus.