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tv   WYFF News 4 5pm  NBC  February 12, 2016 5:00pm-5:30pm EST

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most of us with only a trace to one or two inches. now the arctic air starts to move in with the northwesterly wind. one to three plus inches of snow are possible tonight. strong winds and arctic air coming in. wind chill advisory starting at midnight. wind-chill could go down to five below zero. right now, chris joins me and it looks like it's going to be the middle. >> that's the case. wind is the freezing rain began? it looks like we will see a little bit of everything. timing this out is awfully tricky. primarily, and ice storm across
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our latest computer monitor shows as much as 3/10 of an inch in the hendersonville area. that would be problematic. here's the latest impact. as we head for monday morning, snow and sleet. monday evening it turns to freezing rain. it continues into tuesday morning. if that's delayed, that could be more ice. >> absolutely. we are talking about a major ice storm. a lot of computer models pushing the arctic air out way too quickly. >> thank you very much. marco rubio isn't wasting any time here in south carolina
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rallies from the low country to the upstate. he's rallying at the greenville downtown airport now rubio has said he's confident in his chances here. he says south carolina is strong on national security and so is he. we'll have more on his stop in the upstate,coming up at 5:30 . also right now several , republican candidates are talking faith and family at bob jones university. gabrielle: right now senator ted cruz is on the stage let's listen in live at the event now. my question to you because faith was such a unifying factor here, as president, what role would
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the political religious racial and economic divisions that divide many americans. >> thank you for that question. my faith is integral to who i am. you're right that the tragic shooting at the church provided a powerful illustration of how they can bring us together. it also was a real missed opportunity for us. one of the saddest things in the last seven years of the obama presidency is that at every turn, the president tries to divide us. on racial lines, on ethnic lines, on religious socioeconomic lines. i think we should have a president who works to unify us. instead of politicizing the horrible tragedy, as a christian the idea of someone coming into
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praying with people and then them. that's a level of evil and depravity it is difficult to get your mind around. talking about emmanuel ame. i actually talked to him about that. there is a lot of conversation and a lot of people collecting information about what set of the fence there on. so many candidates will be here tomorrow for the debate. it is deathly going to be interesting. gabrielle: many candidates at the university today.
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>> today every candidate , answered the same questions on a number of topics centered around faith and strong families. south carolina attorney general alan wilson asked a lot of the questions today. dr. ben carson former governor jeb bush and senator marco rubio already took the stage. let's take a listen to what they said about including faith with leading the country. dr. carson: i think the presidency is a tremendous opportunity to effect the whole being of the country. it's a bully pull pit where you get to either talk about ways to divide people or bring people together. we are called the united states of america, not the divided states of america. and we have much more in common with each other than the things that separate us. what has happened is we have
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division to hold sway in our society and hence there is a war on women and race war and income wars and there are age wars and there are religious wars, a war on anything anyone can imagine because they live by the adage of divide and conquer and its -- it is really up to we the people and it helps tremendously when you have a president who recognizes we the american people are not each other's enemies. the enemies are those that are trying to divide us. >> my faith means everything to me. i was a young man married on the run. i had a business we started from scratch. we were blowing and going like you do when you are young and
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there was a point in 1988 where i lost my way. i was overwhelmed, involved in too many things. one night, reading the bible, i got a serenity. the lord came to me and from that moment on, i have been a christian. it has been a guiding light for my life. senator rubio: what is this country founded on? it is not founded on a poltical principal. america was founded on a powerful sprititual principal. here's the principal it's the truth you're rights do not come from government. your rights don't come from your leaders. your rights don't even come from the constitution. your rights come from god. >> senator cruz is still on stage. he is the last of the candidates to speak today. at 530, we'll have much more on how the candidates plan to help military families and veterans. corey davis, wyff news 4, live in greenville. gabrielle: we will see you at 530.
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former governor jeb bush was in , anderson. speaking to a room full of supporters at the civic center. security and how his family has helped shape him. >> i am a ym. i am part of the establishment i have been typecast as that. i get to tell the story of being a disruptor as well. when i was governor, we turn the state capital upside down and change things and think it's -- and things got better. i want to take a combination of having the experience of being the son and brother of a president, and also a successful governor. that is the case i am making. gabrielle: afterwards bush signed autographs and took pictures with supporters. why he says south carolina is a good place for him coming up at 6:00. in abbeville ted cruz's father , was talking to voters about why they should vote for his son. at natty's on trinity rafael cruz talked about his son's defense of 2nd amendment rights
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for what america represents. >> my son ted cruz is running against what he calls the washington cartel. corrupt career politicians in both parties. again, i want to ask you to join us. together we can make america again that shining city on the hill to the glory of god. gabrielle: rafael cruz also talked about how this election will shape the future in terms of the supreme court. he says it's imperative that voters elect someon who will honor the constitution. nigel: we are your home for your commitment 2016 residential coverage. tomorrow the gop candidates will take the stage for their final debate. as soon as the debate ends, make sure you switch to news four at 11:00.
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don't forget to make the switch. now to the hillary clinton campaign today a new campaign ad , was released that reflected back on the tragic shooting at emanuel ame church back in june. the ad had mixed initial reactions. >> somebody called me on the phone. >> here it is hillary clinton's newest ad in south carolina. in the ad the husband of one of the emanuel nine talks about the tragic loss of his wife last june and about what he says is hillary clintons commitment to gun control. >> my initial reflex reaction was i cringed. i felt immediate exploitation and emotional manipulation. >> we showed the ad to two
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i don't endorse any particular candidate right now and i am certainly a second amendment believer but i think the ad touches the heart of what we need to do as a country and why these laws are important. >> both said this ad speaks directly to congregations like theirs. i know that there is an effort for her to secure the african american vote. >> but does it go too far? i believe that touches a deep place in everybody soul i mean wow automatically you are going to feel compassion you are going to feel like you cant imagine what he is going trough but that's politics though. i asked them both and even though their reactions to the ad were different they both say the fact that it's a personal story told by a victims husband who wants something done they say that was his choice. >> he beyond all of us has a right to say i chose to take part in this and if he decides thats what he wants to do then who are we to say wether we should or should not because his loss is
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and real. nigel: the title of the ad is simply one word standing. greenville area. we have dried out. degrees. gilliard: you know, there's an old saying about south carolina, we're always first in the things that are last and last in the things that are first. this economy is rigged. we can do better. and that's where bernie comes in. bernie is not in the pocket of wall street. we don't have to depend on the so-called wall street giants. everybody knows the problem. bernie wants to do something about it. he gets it. i mean, he really gets it.
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happening now in henderson county. a 911 call this morning... led to the discovery of two dead men at a motel in flat rock. these are pictures of the mountain inn and suites.... on upward road off interstate 26 shot by sky 4. officials found the bodies of.... john matthew tucker and leonard paul lefford jr. the cause of the death.... is unde r gabrielle: the missing man's body was found in oconee county according to a family spokesman. the man was reported missing on monday. his truck was found wednesday. the coroner has not confirmed the identity yet. nigel: a homicide investigation is underway in spartanburg county. the body was discovered yesterday afternoon.
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a cause of death but has said foul play was involved. also in spartanburg county, troopers in action happened early this morning near mile marker 44. these are pictures from the scene. highway patrol reported injuries in the crash. early this morning, a deadly accident on 290 killed two people and injured a third. 42-year-old nicholas merrin. the cause of death is still under investigation. alan miles was at the scene. >> this was the scene just before 7:00 this morning.
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investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what happened. >> highway patrol says because of the volume of traffic, they're often minor crashes on this road. rarely something this deadly. >> most of all receive this area is minor fender bender's. obviously this one is different. we do have a loss of life in this crash. >> but workers we spoke to, on and off camera, say, it's a difficult highway to turn onto. >> i go left so having to go across 4 lanes of traffic is, you've got to be very careful. >> christy seay says, drivers speed and folks turning, rarely look across the median. >> the scary part is when you turn into the median, you don't know if theres another car coming in to the median to turn in one of the work places. >> people fly on this road so, it is dangerous. >> wyff news 4 in duncan. nigel: the condition of the
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. john: we had to spartanburg early this morning. watch the snow come in very quickly from the west. watch how fast it turns white. a dusting and a half inch to an inch around downtown spartanburg. the sun came out as expected this afternoon. i hope you enjoyed the snow while you could get the not last long. the roads were pretty much fine because the ground is pretty warm. still a few accidents around the area. that's our live shot. we are having to deal with our major winter storm.
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upstate. we got a little more than that. it's intensifying your offshore. the arctic air will gradually start settling in. live super doppler showing a few flurries. overnight tonight as the wind starts pick up the northwest cold dry arctic starts to sleep in. it will bring in some moisture. winter weather advisory tonight. snow. this starts at midnight tonight.
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52 minus five degrees. most of the north of i 85. we are way above the freezing mark. this piece of energy will move away. our next potential storm here is going to track. once it develops over the weekend. the goes farther south, that means more cold air. look at all this cold air. the forecast for tonight clearing skies 24 degrees. the showers. scatteredlurries cold wind temperatures 22 in the
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our storm system comes in on monday. umbrella winner for tonight. congratulations to mandate. nigel: -- gabrielle: big news out of the greenville zoo. the newest giraffe there is a boy. he was born on february 2. people around the world watched as the draft can -- as the baby's mother gave birth. the zoo says his new name means
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he gabrielle: walgreens will begin selling a medication meant to reverse hair when overdoses. stores in 35 states and
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it is used as an antidote to overdoses from heroin and other opioids. walgreens will also install kiosks where people can dispose of unwanted drugs. researchers asked over 200 doctors to incorporate new protocols for prescribing antibiotics for respiratory infections. the interventions, which included suggesting alternatives, writing notes in patient files to justify the prescription, and peer comparisons, significantly reduced the amount of antibiotics the doctors dispensed. carol: a new study reveals weight loss surgery may help improve survival for patients over 35. researchers compared nearly eight-thousand bariatric surgery patients of all ages, to severely obese people who did not have the procedure. they found gastric bypass surgery was associated with
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younger patients didn't receive something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism.
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and i apprpre this message. happening now... several republican presidential l candidates ar gabrielle: several republican candidates are talking state in family.
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we will have more straight ahead on what the candidates say they plan to do for military families. nigel: marco among those stopping at the upstate. gabrielle: this at claims marco rubio try to give amnesty to illegal immigrants. >> you are watching live, local, breaking news with nigel robertson. this is wyff news 4 5:00. gabrielle: before we get to our commitment 2016 coverage, we must talk about the weather. the snow was heavy at times. nigel: meteorologists are in the studio right now. john: do you really want to hear this?
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not going to happen. the arctic air will move into the mountains. as expected, we hit flurries. anywhere from a traced to an inch or two of snow from that system. now the cold arctic air will sweep across our area. winter weather advisory overnight tonight for the western north carolina counties that border tennessee. wind chill kicks in at midnight tonight. which track will be critical? if it tracks in the middle chris


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