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morning, expect one to three plus inches. northwest winds gusting to over 35 miles per hour. most of the mountains and north carolina have a wind chill advisory now until noon tomorrow. your wake up weather looks like this. it will be cold all day. sonny with a cool breeze. a bitterly cold wind in the mountains. single-digit wind-chill. michael: commitment 2016 tomorrow. all of the republicans left standing after new hampshire will be on this -- debate stage. carol: held rallies from the low marco rubio country to the upstate. he also spoke with news 4's
-- patrick: since tuesday's fifth place finish in the new hampshire primary, senator rubio is taking no chances here as he canvases south carolina with a message to voters. and on the way to one of those rallies, we were invited onboard the rubio tour bus where we had a chance to talk about that message. sanator rubio: our country is struggling right now in manufacturing, but south carolina's growing. you have boeing, michelin, bmw, all these businesses that are coming here and making things here. patrick: looking ahead to greenville, rubio talked about how he plan's to deal with front-runner donald trump. sanator rubio: it's been hard to point out policy differences with donald because he doesn't outline any policy. he's running on message, on attitude, not on policy. i think that's gonna change. it's gonna have to change. patrick: some have pitted rubio against jeb bush in south carolina where bush once led in the polls. their relationship spans 20 years. how has that changed in the last year? sanator rubio: well we can't talk as often as we once did because we're running for the same position right now, so it makes that harder. but personally, i have tremendous esteem for him as a person,
i'm not running against jeb. i didn't get into this race to stop him. patrick: and rubio said he's confident in his chances here in south carolina on february 20. >> we've spent a lot of time here personally, and as a candidate. of course it's a state that cares a lot about the issue that i'm most passionate about, and that's national security. patrick: the former college football player says he's in the middle of the second quarter of his run for the white house, but in south carolina. >> for south carolina we're in the 4th quarter. patrick: in greenville, patrick hussion wyff news 4. running for president talked to hundreds of voters at bob jones university. faith and family were the main topics of the forum today. >> all of our policies should be aimed at creating strong familiies, because that is the basic unit for a strong nation. governor bush: you know, it is politically correct i guess now wife, a man and a woman that are organized around loving their
soul is just one choice. if you have that view, the choice that will create the greatest possibility for families, to be loving and wholesome and that children have now a right to succeed then -- a chance to succeed then , you're being judgemental. so there's always that challenge. sanator rubio: we shouldn't have any policies that are anti-family. we have a tax code that punishes marriage but punishes child formation. that's why i have an increase in the child tax credit. senator cruz: i do think government policies have contributed to the breakdown of families. you look at government policies, for example our broken welfare system. you're doing nobody a favor when gvernment policies penalize marriage. make it that you get more money staying single mom than you do if you marry the father of your child. michael: all 4 of those candidates will challenge each other on the debate stage tomorrow at the peace center. carol: before going to
there. his campaign moved the meet and greet to the civic center for more room. he talked about the need for a president who focuses on the people. afterwards, he talked about south carolina. governor bush: this is a good place for me because this is a state that believes in a strong national defense, and they want a commander and chief. someone who can make tough decisions and support the military because we've had 7 years of sequester, and gutting the military, and a president who doesn't believe america's leadership in the world is a good thing. i do. carol: bush also told voters his first priority as president would be to stop isis. michael: senator ted cruz spoke of religion in america in greenville tonight. cruz gave the opening prayer and remarks during the winterjam christian concert. this is the bon secours wellness arena. tonight, cruz said religious liberty and values are under assault in america. but he says he sees a spirit of revival and awakening around the country. carol: in abbeville, ted cruz's father campaigned on behalf of his son. rafael cruz told voters his son has fought hard to uphold the
cruz also talked about how this election will shape the future in terms of the supreme court. the new president will likely appoint justices. michael: meanwhile, donald trump has threatened to sue senator ted cruz for "not being a natural born citizen." in a tweet, trump wrote "if ted cruz doesn't clean up his act, stop cheating and doing negative ads, i have standing to sue him for not being a natural born citizen." trump has said if cruz wins the republican nomination, democrats would argue the senator is ineligible for the presidency. carol: meanwhile, john kasich was in columbia today. he spoke during a chamber of commerce event in the state capital. the ohio governor says he has momentum in south carolina. kasich says his campaign has had to scramble to find bigger venues in the palmetto state. he hopes that message resonates with voters. michael: the republican field is smaller tonight. jim gilmore has decided to suspend his campaign. gilmore didn't even break 1% of the vote in the new hampshire
he also didn't do well in iowa. that leaves six candidates in the race. they are donald trump ted cruz,marco rubio jeb bush,john kasich,and ben carson carol: a heads up as you travel this weekend. because of the gop presidential debate the city of greenville , has closed some roads. as you can see in this map they are the red lines. broad street from river to main street. main street from court to murphy street south laurens street from broad to court street and court street from main to river street. they will be closed from 8:00 in the morning saturday to 2:00 in the morning on sunday. michael: don't forget wyff 4 is , your home for commitment 20-16 coverage. tomorrow the gop presidential candidates will take to the -- as soon as the debate ends tomorrow night, be sure you switch to us. we will have live team coverage. we will have reaction and analysis. carol: on the democratic side.
south carolina. in the ad the husband of one of the emanuel nine talks about the shooting death of his wife last june. -- less and about what he says june, is hillary clintons commitment to gun control. the ads title is simply one word, standing. we showed the ad to two african american pastors and asked does it go too far? >> my initial reflex reaction was i cringed. i felt immediate exploitation and emotional manipulation. >> 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 pastors say it is the victims husbands right to use what happened to his wife to try and get something done. michael: you may have noticed the frank underwood 2016 campaign headquarters pop up on
peace center. carol: the fictional netflix political drama house of cards is trying to make a splash at the republican debate. wyff news 4's john lyon has an inside look at the campaign john: fans got a chance to sit in frank underwood's chair. >> it is great to have something like this in greenville. >> it is no coincidence the fictional democratic senator from gaffney opened his faux campaign office today close to the republican debate site. many here think underwood could hold his own against what the gop has to offer. >> frank needs to be frank. frank is number 1 he can do no wrong. he needs to be representative of gaffney up the street. >> do you think he could stand up to trump rubio and bush? >> i definitely think so, i think he's a strong candidate
>> the underwood campaign is keeping things pretty close to the vest, but rumor has it that the candidate may be in the upstate. >> i would pass out and die if frank underwood legitimately walked in the door. >> seriously? >> yes. i would die. it's frank underwood. >> i would be really excited. i don't know. i don't think i could like think. >> the pop up campaign headquarters was a big hit with voters offering massages, free food, and opportunities for great selfies dogs were even welcome. >> i think it's a once in a lifetime opportunity so why not bring the dog as well? john: john lyon wyff news 4 greenville >> winter weather advisory continues. we will talk about a very cold
to the latest in the battle against the zika virus. world health official say carol: to the latest in the battle against the zika virus. world health official say possible vaccines are at least eighteen months away from trials. today, the world health organization said 15 companies are working on the search for a vaccine, but two in particular are showing promise. one developed here in the u.s., the other in india. the organization also believes the link between the mosquito-borne virus and microcephaly, abnormally small heads in some newborn children, is more and more probable. the zika outbreak has been spreading rapidly across latin america. but several cases have been reported in the us including at least one confirmed case in georgia, and one suspected case in south carolina. michael: fast-food chains are set to get some relief from calorie labeling requirements. today on the house side, congress approved a new bill. it says the rules scheduled to go into effect this year are too burdensome. republicans hoped to ease the requirements and lessen financial penalties for businesses that have to comply. the new bill makes it easier for
in place. the bill now heads to senate. carol: greenville county deputies have arrested two people in connection to a murder. dale mathis and davia smith both stand accused of killing jamie howard. his body was found by a hunter in a fieled on burrell road in taylors last month. the coroner says howard was stabbed to death. michael: to anderson now. right now, police are on the hunt for a man they say stabbed a security officer at the anderson mall. police say this man was caught shoplifting around 7:00 tonight. a security officer tried to arrest him, but that's when the man stabbed the officer on the forearm. the officer was taken to a hospital. he suffered a deep wound. if you have any information on his whereabouts, contact the anderson police department. carol: in other news. the greenville zoo announced the name and gender of its newest resident today. meet tatu. he is autumn and walter's third calf, born on february second at the greenville zoo. tatu means third child in swahili.
across the world were able to watch tatu's birth live online. michael: just ahead of valentine's day, it was a night to shine for some people in the upstate tonight. hundreds of teens and adults with special needs enjoyed an unforgettable prom night. it was made possible by the tim tebow foundation. the prom was held at the brookwood church simpsonville. the night was packed with all the glitz and glamour. some prom goers say it's a night they won't forget. and they won't forget. >> because it's fun to talk to everyone and be with my friends. it's for jesus and the special greg'sit's for jesus and the special needs and they all did a great job, go special needs michael: the night to shine event was held at more than 200 churches in 48 states. now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. john: here's a live shot of the in spartanburg.
here's a time lapse. moderate to briefly heavy snow. as fast as it moved in, it no doubt. it melted away as we went to this afternoon. that was the storm system in spartanburg. actually all across the area. right along the i 95 corridor. anywhere from a trace to a dusting. look how fast the system moved. it's all about the atlantic ocean now. arctic air filtering in. we will see as much as one to three inches of snow possible. a few flurries down into parts of the foothills. your winter weather advisory
three to four inches of snow in the slopes right along the tennessee north carolina line. speaking of higher amounts, we're talking about windchill advisory. the windchill advisory for most of western north carolina. that's from now until noon tomorrow. plus five to -15 degrees. here are some of the storm reports. between i-85 and 26 a couple of flakes. some sleet was also mixed in. 41 right now in greenville. look at this wind. the windchill of five very windy
15 degrees and it will only get worse. the arctic i is way up your. -- arctic high is way up here. some of the coldest air we have seen so far this winter will go across our area. there is our storm system that will come in. by sunday morning, arctic air is on top of us. the wind is driving in extremely cold dry arctic air. in western north carolina, the heaviest snow. a potential ice storm through the foothills. we will keep you updated over the weekend.
24 degrees windy with scattered flurries. bright sunshine but a very cold breeze in the upper 30's. scattered flurries and snow showers. 22 degrees with wind-chill in the low teens. dangerously cold this weekend. here comes our storm on monday. mainly snow for the mountains. the snow in the upstate will quickly change to freezing rain. it. carol: now to sports.
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>> now, wyff news 4 sports. >> i mean we aren't going to talk about winning the league. we are going to talk about playing better basketball, playing more disciplined, and if we can get that right, the numbers will be there for us in our favor. brad: the south carolina women can wrap up at least a share of the sec regular season title with a win sunday at tennessee. the gamecocks are 23-1 and 11-0 in league play. a showdown for the south carolina men for the top spot in the sec. south carolina will host kentucky in front of a sold-out crowd tomorrow afternoon in columbia. the gamecocks are 21-3, and 8-3 in sec play. the wildcats are also 8-3 in sec play. the last time south carolina beat kentucky was two years ago at colonial life arena, and frank martin says with as good as these teams are, the sec deserves more respect in the polls than it gets. the top 20 teams in the league aren't ranked any higher than number 20, and south carolina isn't ranked in one of the polls. >> i can't complain about our publicity.
years. you have to earn that, and you don't get it by winning a game in february. we have to stay in the moment. my comment is more based on our league and the way it's viewew. i don't know, maybe i'm wrong. is there another bcs conference, where the number 1 and 2 seeds are not ranked? i have no idea. that doesn't make sense to me though. brad: he has a sold-out house tomorrow. the game tips at noon, and will be televised on espn, clemson needs to rattle off a few wins to work itself back onto the ncaa tournament bubble, clemson has lost back to back games, and three of its last the tigers four. have 6 games remaining in the regular season before the acc tournament, and likely need to win 5 of those 6 to have a shot an an ncaa tournament bebeh, . clemson hosts georgia tech saturday afternoon at 2 at the well in downtown greenville, it
tomorrow for the crew at the well, clemson plays at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, and as soon as that game is over, the crew turn the basketball arena, into a hockey arena, the swamp rabbits, and norfolk admirals, play tomorrow night at 8, brad: -- the nascar season officially begins this weekend, and for the first time all winter. cars were on the track today, a year ago, nascar did away with offseason testing, so tires met asphault this afternoon at the newly renovated daytona international speedway, tomorrow is the sprint unlimited, and the next week is race week in advance of the daytona 500, last years 500 winner, joey logano says the single goal for this season, is to win the championship at the end. >> you know i feel like we have had 2 championship seasons that are trophy. we have a lot of confidence. we know what it takes to win the whole thing. we have been on that edge. arguably, with the most wins last year, we should have been there. brad: logano led all drivers with 6 wins last year, but finished 6th in the chase, again the sprint unlimited is tomorrow
a former wide receiver hopes young people that were in the crowd tonight will see that all is possible if you put in hard work and dedication. >> one of the toughest challenges is to remain humble and understand everything you are receiving is a blessing. brad: the tigers open spring drills on a couple of weeks. carol: another look at tomorrow's weather after the break. michael: but first here's seth myer's with a preview with
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coldest night. 19 in the upstate. 11 in the mountains. arctic air on top of us most of the week. it will most likely start off with frozen precipitation and freezing raiai probably late in the day on monday. michael: it's beautiful and then it goes away. carol: thanks for watching wyff news 4 at 11:00.
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