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the weekend and it gets better with warmer temperatures coming. myra: thank you. happening today in commitment 2016 one of c.n.n.'s , presidential town halls will be happening right here in greenville. geoff: just three days away and wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from south main street in downtown greenville with more. aly: three days away and three of the candidates at the old cigar warehouse tonight. it's quiet here now. you can see security checking the place out and making sure it is ready to go at 8:00 tonight. cnn is hosting back-back republican town halls in the state this week. anderson cooper is set to moderate both events. tonight's event in greenville features ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio. the town hall will air live on cnn. it will also stream online. the candidates will have the chance to answer questions from palmetto state voters. again, it starts at 8:00
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cigar warehouse in downtown greenville. it is across the street from fluor field. cnn will also host a town hall tomorrow night in columbia, featuring jeb bush, john kasich and donald trump. aly myles wyff news 4. geoff: thank you. the presidential candidates continue sprinting towards the primaries, making upstate visits to lobby for your vote. senator ted cruz is set to be in seneca and spartanburg today, after he was at the anderson civic center last night talking about the type of judge he would nominate for the supreme court. >> i am the only person on that stage who has spent his entire adult life fighting to defend the constitution and the bill of rights, and i give you my word every justice i put on the supreme court will be a constitutionalist who will defend our rights. geoff: cruz said he plans on remaining in the state saturday for primary day until the votes are counted. donald trump's team also expects to be in south carolina all week leading up to the primary. trump stopped by wyff 4
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he'll look back on this part of his life as a presidential candidate. >> honestly, it's been an amazing period of time, but if i didn't win and be able to affectuate these changes that are gonna make life better for people and lower the taxes for the middle class and middle income people who are getting killed and also for business which is leaving the country, we , have the highest tax rate in the world and businesses are pfizer, big companies are leaving the country, then i would consider it pretty much a waste of time. geoff: trump's set to be interviewed live this morning on "today." that starts at 7:00 a.m. myra: ohio governor john kasich touts himself as the only candidate with the experience to get things done in washington. in greenville yesterday, he acknowledged the importance of protecting religious freedom in america. >> now, this is a praying state. they tell me that faith in god is an important part of the
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frankly, it's an important part of the foundation of america, and it needs to be renewed without having to apologize that there's a creator who gave us life. myra: several hundred people showed up at the boiling springs fire district off pelham road to hear him speak. gegef: doctor ben carson's scheduled to be in greenwood this afternoon, and then spartanburg for a forum with ted cruz tonight. he made stops yesterday in roebuck, cherokee county and gaffney. carson told us he will stay in the race even if he doesn't do well in saturday's primary. >> what determines what happens for me is the support that i have from we the people. we have extremely strong social media support across the country. we have strong fundraising across the country. as long as the people continue to want me to push forward and continue to support my efforts,
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me to drop out. geoff: carson told us that as president he would fix , divisiveness in the nation. we have all the candidates visits to our area on our wyff 4 mobile app. myra: governor nikki haley may not endorse anyone ahead of saturday's primary, but she's making it clear who she is not endorsing. she did not name donald trump, but did take a veiled swipe at him. >> i think it is unfortunate when the candidate comes in to south carolina and is a note south carolina's issues. all of you know exactly how hard we fought against syrian refugees, exactly how hard we fought against guantanamo bay, exactly how've done it directly with the president and the administration and try to tell them that we don't want these things. myra: hayley's comments come after trump said haley is not fighting the federal government hard enough on syrian refugees and guantanamo detainees. geoff: on the democratic side, former president bill clinton's out campaigning for his wife hillary. he was at spartanburg community college yesterday.
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greenville where he talked about , the emanuel ame in charleston. >> look, this is crazy. the greatest gift south carolina has given to this country was what those christians in that church did and rev pinckney did in showing forgiveness to that disturbed young man who killed all those people, and it melted the hardest hearts in the legislature and they took the confederate flag away. geoff: the democratic primary between hillary clinton and bernie sanders is next saturday, february 27. meanwhile, sanders has a new endorsement after his visit to columbia yesterday. the daughter of eric garner appeared with sanders and threw her support behind him. garner died in a police chokehold. it happened in new york city two years ago. his death sparked nationwide protests. his daughter erica says sanders stands for the people, even when it's not popular. the sanders campaign released an
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week. myra: on the roads this morning, a live look at our scdot cameras on 385 and 85. view incidents this morning. south carolina highway patrol with a few collisions with no injuries. one is a hit and run in white horse road on greenville county and the other in spartanburg county on interstate 26 near mile marker 41 eastbound. also, a traffic note. starting at 7:00 a.m. in downtown greenville, falls park drive to south main street will be closed until 5:00 a.m. on
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[no audio] dale: more like 55 today. areas of patchy fog. not so much in downtown greenville. bosa clear and -- mostly clear and calm wind. you may see wet spots on the lawn or car. look at spartanburg, foggy from our wofford skycam. across the region, no precipitation showing. a little flurry and rain activity in the mountains that has come to an end. dry weather is settling in and will be with us through the weekend. we deserve a break, a chance to dry out and warm up. slightly cooler todayhan yesterday with the northwesterly breeze. 30's in the mountains will reach
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some of the cooler spots are boone at 32, mars hill at 32, and by the end of the day, 44 to 45 and the upstate will go from 30's in the 40's to the mid 50's for the afternoon. a quick look ahead. the cow warm -- it warms up nicely. 50's and 60's for saturday and sunday. couldn't ask for nicer winter weekend. nikole: in washington, the president draws more broad
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nomina announcer: you are watching live, local, breaking news with geoff hart, allyson powell, and weather with meteorologist dale gilbert. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. geoff: 12 minutes after 6:00 as we covered the nation this morning. president obama is standing his ground on the supreme court. myra: he says he intends to nominate someone to fill justice antonin scalia's seat on the supreme court whether republicans like it or not. nikole killion has more. nikole: president obama is calling on congress to rise above day-to-day politics and
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vote on a nominee. many think it should be up to the next president to find a replacement. the president dismissed that, saying he plans to give the senate plenty of time to give his nominee a fair hearing. >> this will be the opportunity percent endures to do their job. your job does not stop until you are voted out all your term expires. nikole: some gop senators suggested he may be open to considering the president's eventual pick. nikole killion wyff news 4 in washington. myra: thank you. the supreme court is honoring scalia this week. geoff: there will be a private ceremony and public dealing and his funeral will be on saturday.
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snow mix in the mountains of north carolina. things are clearing out and gradual clearing expected for the morning and sunny this afternoon. sunny days ahead for thursday, friday, saturday and sunday. it will warm up each day and we have that to look over two. temperatures this morning, let's check on the piedmont where greenwood is at 33. laurens at 41, two west at 40 three, so a cool morning. across the mountains, low to mid 30's will climb to mid 40's. a breeze it does make it feel more like the 20's in the mountains, so dress warmly early . by the afternoon, cooler than normal but better each day. average this time is 57. we got up to 60 yesterday and more like 55 for an upstate high today. the mountains did reach 50
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that jet stream still producing snow in the upper midwest and through the ohio valley area. cold air dips down to the south. over the next couple of days, cold air will receive and mild temperatures come back for the southeast, especially friday, saturday and sunday. headed down to the beach this weekend? 68 on sunday, mostly cloudy the partly cloudy. temperatures for the upstate today reaching mid 50's and mid 40's for the mountains. tomorrow, it gets better. upper 50's for the upstate on thursday and friday and mid 60's saturday and sunday. the mountains go from 44 today to 59 saturday and 60 on sunday. next chance for rain looks to be monday next week.
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myra: we are taking a live look through our scdot cameras on i-85 and i-385. you incidents this morning. -- few incidents this morning. a few collisions with no injuries. one in greenville county on white horse road and the other in spartanburg county on interstate 26 near mile marker 41 eastbound. a live look to our woodruff road skycam with traffic moving smoothly. that is your beat the traffic. geoff: four days from now, the biggest prize in nascar will be up for grabs as the daytona 500 comes sunday. marc dopher has more in daytona beach, florida. marc: dale earnhardt junior has to be the favorite to end appear on victory lane after the daytona 500. he has won three and finished second and third in the others. >> i go in there with a lot of
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what i wanted to do. my team is waiting for me to take it to the front and make it happened, so have this obligation, motivation from the team and the fans to get the lead as soon as possible and give them something to be excited about. they pay that money to be there and they want to see cool classes, so there was a lot going on that motivates and drives you. marc: dale earnhardt junior says if he doesn't finish in the top five, he will be disappointed. he is gunning for his third ever daytona championship. marc dopher wyff news 4. >> donald, i know winning is very important to you, but sometimes, it is ok to lose, right, guys? [applause] geoff: a full house, heart to
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what else they had to myra: "the tonight show," starring jimmy fallon featured an inside look at donald trump's visit to his childhood home. geoff: except it was a 1990's
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reunion. and with trump sad about possibly not winning the republican nomination, the cast broke out one of their signature life lessons. >> danny's right, donald. sure, i lost on star search, but that hasn't stopped me from doing impressions. right, bullwinkle? why certainly, joseph. >> look, you made it farther than anyone thought and no matter what happens, you should be very proud. >> hey, watch the hair. you guys are right. i have to stay in the race, otherwise, a clinton will be in the white house again. i mean who wants to see something from the 1990's come back in 2016? [laughter] geoff: the full skit has all the classic jokes you'd remember from the show. you can watch that online this morning. i love those reunions.
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"full house" without the twins. dale: mrs. hope in vitamin to pickens elementary yesterday, got the fourth graders together. i got the hat, t-shirt, a card. everyone signed it and a nice boost from all the fourth graders. we took a picture, a group picture of everyone together in the library where we got together and talked about weather. thank you so much of pickens elementary. look at this cookie cake. myra: that would have been a tragedy on the set. dale: thank you, pickens elementary. we are terrible with the cakes. today's weather will climb to the mid 50's for the afternoon
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the mid 40's for today. dry weather for the next several days to look forward to. we have a from duncan chapel elementary teachers for our school salute. it is miss holidays fifth grade class and they took a brain break to enjoy the snow last friday. thank you for sending that in. thank you for everyone at pickens elementary for the nice visit. geoff: a reminder, there are delays and closings and you will see them on the bottom of your screen. it's time now for your wyff news 4 timeline on this february 17. on this date in 2002, the new transportation security administration took charge of civil aviation security from the faa and airlines. myra: federal agents were hired and trained to inspect
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all 429 commercial airports. geoff: following breaking news, anderson county deputies searching for shooter after a convenience store clerk was shot in anderson after a robbery after 2:00 a.m. at the hickory point bp on highway 187. the clerk called 911 after the shooting and was taken to the hospital for surgery.
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myra: also come up by a cruise responded to calls of explosions in anderson. they put out a fire at sunbelt rentals after 1:30. they believe it may have been equipment behind the building that caught fire. geoff: in commitment 2016, the latest poll showing donald trump and hillary clinton with commanding leads in south carolina. myra: hillary clinton leads with 56% to bernie sanders 38%. donald trump leads with 38% to ted cruz's 28% and marco rubio's 28% -- 14%. first, we will take a live look at the woodruff road skycam. morning. school closings and delays today you will see in the ticker below. let's check in with dale.
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mountains of north carolina. across the upstate, a couple of sprinkles. 37 degrees and clearing as a look out from our laurens skycam. they will be areas of patchy fog along the clouds and by the afternoon, for the ride home from school, sunny in the upstate with mid 50's in the mountains cooler today and reaching mid 40's. we will talk about the rest of the week and the nice weekend in a few minutes. myra: thank you. happening today, the gop presidential candidates hope to use cnn town halls to lobby for your vote saturday. geoff: one of the two town halls is happening right here in greenville. wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from greenville with more. aly: good morning. we're here at the old cigar warehouse on south main street downtown. it's quiet here now. that won't be the case at 8:00 tonight.
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just the only other folks out here this morning. cnn is hosting back-back republican town hall events in the state this week. anderson cooper is set to moderate both events. tonight's in greenville features ben carson, ted cru, and marco rubio. the town hall will air live on cnn. it will also stream online. cnn will also host a town hall tomorrow night in columbia, featuring jeb bush, john kasich, and donald trump. again it starts at 8:00 tonight, right here at the old cigar warehouse in downtown greenville. aly myles wyff news 4. geoff: thank you. the presidential candidates continue sprinting towards the primaries, making upstate visits to lobby for your vote. senator ted cruz is set to be in seneca and spartanburg today after he was at the anderson , civic center last night talking about the type of judge he would nominate for the supreme court. >> i am the only person on that stage who has spent his entire adult life fighting to defend the constitution and the bill of
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, supreme court will be a principled constitutionalist who will defend our rights. geoff: cruz z id he plans on remaining in the state saturday for primary day until the votes are counted. donald trump's team also expects to be in south carolina all week leading up to the primary. trump stopped by wyff 4 yesterday to talk about how he'll look back on this part of his life as a presidential candidate. >> it is the most interesting period of my life. the top reporter said, how does it feel? when you have then is so incredible, but i said i have not done anything. if we don't win, i don't consider it, but he said i was wrong and away i have change politics should be considered.
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as the only men with experience to get things done in washington. he'd knowledge the importance of protecting religious freedom in america. >> now, this is a praying state. they tell me that faith in god is an important part of the foundation of south carolina. frankly, it's an important part of the foundation of america, and it needs to be renewed without having to apologize that there's a creator who gave us life. myra: several hundred people showed up at the boiling springs fire district off pelham road to hear him speak. geoff: doctor ben carson's scheduled to be in greenwood this afternoon, and then spartanburg for a forum with ted cruz tonight. he made stops yesterday in roebuck, cherokee county and gaffney. carson told us he will stay in the race even if he doesn't do well in saturday's primary. >> what determines what happens for me is the support that i have from we the people. we have extremely strong social media support across the
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we have strong fundraising across the country. as long as the people continue to want me to push forward and continue to support my efforts, there's absolutely no reason for me to drop out. geoff: carson told us that as president he would fix , divisiveness in the nation. we have all the candidates visits to our area on our wyff 4 mobile app. myra: governor nikki haley may not endorse anyone ahead of saturday's primary, but she's making it clear who she is not endorsing. haley did not name trump but did take a veiled swipe at him. >> i think it is unfortunate when a candidate comes into south carolina and is in no south carolina's issues. all of you know exactly how hard we fought against syrian refugees, exactly how hard we fought against guantanamo bay, exactly how've done it directly with the president and the administration and try to tell them that we don't want t tse things. myra: hayley's comments come after trump said haley is not
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hard enough on syrian refugees and guantanamo detainees. geoff: on the democratic side, former president bill clinton's out campaigning for his wife hillary. he was at spartanburg community college yesterday. then he made his way to greenville where he talked about , the emanuel ame in charleston. >> look, this is crazy. the greatest gift south carolina has given to this country was what those christians in that church did in showing forgiveness to that disturbed young man who killed all those people, and it melted the hardest hearts in the legislature and they took the confederate flag away. geoff: the democratic primary between hillary clinton and bernie sanders is next saturday february 27. , meanwhile, sanders has a new endorsement after his visit to columbia yesterday. the daughter of eric garner appeared with sanders and threw her support behind him.
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chokehold. it happened in new york city two years ago. his death sparked nationwide protests. his daughter erica says sanders stands for the people even when it's not popular. the sanders campaign released an ad featuring erica garner, last week. myra: we will have more on the traffic, coming up. dale: it is looking good with
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. dale: good morning. thank you for getting up with us. 39 degrees in greenville. 60 yesterday with a little shower activity overnight. some areas are seeing fog. there are spots on the highway where you will see thick patches of fog. precipitation coming to an end and clouds give way to sunshine. upper 30's and the 40's in the upstate and piedmont will climb to the mid 50's for the afternoon. asheville will climb about 10 degrees and richmond 40's for today and back to normal by tomorrow. the breeze out of the northwest
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cooler in the mountains. a nice afternoon, a couple degrees cooler than yesterday and tomorrow, temperatures rebound. by the weekend, we are looking at mid 60's saturday and sunday and mild in the mountains. here's the four-day plus forecast with no rain until monday. that is our next chance of showers. the wonderful weekend. myra: taking a live look at our scdot cameras along i-85, along with 385. very few incidents this morning. south carolina highway patrol report in a few collisions with no injuries. a hit and run on white horse road in greenville county and another happened in spartanburg county on interstate 26 near mile marker 41 in the eastbound lane. the traffic note, starting at
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from boggs street to south main street will be closed until 5:00 on friday. a live look at clemson boulevard . that is your beat the traffic. brad: good morning. the gamecocks on the road trying to do something the program has never done. that is go to missouri and win. they were not able to get that done. the gamecocks reeling a bit after the blowout loss to kentucky over the weekend. duane notice gets the pass along the sideline and he knocks down the three. missouri up five. off the miss, missouri's terrence phillips gets the rebound, lays it in and draws the foul. that made it an eight point missouri lead. missouri up six. south carolina's michael carrera knocks down the three to draw the gamecocks to within three. missouri up one. off the miss, notice gets the offensive rebound and puts it back in. notice had 21 points on the night. point lead.
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across the baseline to phillips for the layup and the foul. missouri knocks off the gamecocks 72 to 67, drop back to back games for first time. the clemson tigers are trying to play their way into the field of 68, with five games remaining in the regular season. the tigers need to win most if not all of them, beginning with boston college tonight. brad brownell says his guys know exactly what is at stake these last couple weeks. >> there are a handful of teams that know they are in. and there are probobly 50 of us that are in a situation where it is how we play in the last couple weeks of the season. you know, i hope our team just executes and plays well. brad: clemson hosts boston college tonight in downtown greenville at 7:00 at the well.
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candidates coming to down 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. i'm hillary clinton,
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[ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sandersrs and i approve this message. geoff: we continue to follow breaking news in anderson county were deputies are searching for shooter after a convenience store clerk was shot in the chest during a robbery in anderson. myra: it happened after 2:00 on the hickory point bp. the man called the police and
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geoff: also, fire crews put that a fire at sunbelt rentals after 1:30. investigators believe it may have been equipment behind the building that caught fire. taking a live look now from our lake hartwell skycam here behind us. looks like a nice looking day. myra: does it make you want to go fishing? dale: every day makes me want to fish. cloudy this morning but sunshine this afternoon. watch out for areas of patchy fog. doesn't seem to be a problem on 385. there goes the rain, the last event this week. looks like sunny weather ahead to take us to saturday, sunday and a chance of showers on monday. highs today go from 30's in the 40's and mid 50's for the upstate. we will show you the weekend in
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geoff: a live look from our woodruff road skycam. very few incidents to report on this wednesday morning. two new incidents just happened, both with no injuries. one is an animal on centerville road in anderson and the other a hit and run in greenville county on augusta road and white horse road which does that point towards roadblock. -- which does have quite horse road block. happening today, the gop presidential candidates hope to use cnn town halls to lobby for your vote saturday. myra: one of the two town halls is happening right here in greenville. wyff news 4's aly myles joins us . aly: very quiet right now outside of the old cigar warehouse across from fluor field, but that won't be the case at 8:00 tonight. they are already getting set up for this town hall. cnn is hosting back-back republican town hall events in
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anderson cooper is set to moderate both events. tonight's in greenville features ben carson, ted cruz, and marco rubio. the town hall will air live on cnn. it will also stream online. the candidates will answer questions from palmetto state viewers at 8:00 tonight at the old cigar warehouse in downtown greenville. cnn will also host a town hall tomorrow night in columbia, featuring jejebush, john kasich, and donald trump. aly myles wyff news 4. myra: thank you. the presidential candidates continue sprinting towards the primaries making upstate visits to lobby for your vote. geoff: senator ted cruz is set to be in seneca and spartanburg today, after he made three stops across the state yesterday. he finished up last night at the anderson civic center. cruz said he plans on remaining in the state saturday for primary day until the votes are counted. myra: donald trump's team also expects to be in south carolina all week leading up to the primary. trump stopped by wyff 4 yesterday to talk about how he'll look back on this part of his life as a presidential candidate.
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covered with us, including the issue of syrian refugees and health care on our wyff 4 mobile app for you. trump's set to be interviewed live this morning on today that starts at 7:00 a.m. -- on "today," and that starts at 7:00 a.m. geoff: this morning, ohio governor john kasich touts himself as the only candidate with the experience to get things done in washington. he spoke in greenville yesterday about the economy. he also acknowledged the importance of protecting religious freedom in america. several hundred people showed up at the boiling springs fire district off pelham road to hear him speak. myra: doctor ben carson's scheduled to be in greenwood this afternoon, and then spartanburg for a forum with ted cruz tonight. he made stops yesterday in roebuck, cherokee county and gaffney. carson told us he will stay in the race even if he doesn't do well in saturday's primary. carson told us that as president he would fix divisiveness in the , nation. we have all the candidates visits to our area on our wyff 4 mobile app. geoff: governor nikki haley may not endorse anyone ahead of
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making it clear who she is not endorsing. haley did not name trump but did take a veiled swipe at him yesterday, saying it's unfortunate when a candidate comes to south carolina without knowing about the state's issues. hayley's comments come after trump said haley is not fighting the federal government hard enoughghn syrian refugees and guantanamo detainees. myra: on the democratic side, former president bill clinton's out campaigning for his wife hillary. he was at spartanburg community college yesterday, then he made his way to greenville, where he talked about health care immigration, education and gun , control. he also said the greatest gift south carolina has given to the u.s. was it's response to the charleston church shooting last june. geoff: meanwhile, bernie sandede has a new endorsement after his visit to columbia yesterday. this is video of eric garner who died at the hands of new york city police two years ago. garner's daughter erica appeared with sanders at the university of south carolina and threw her
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erica garner says sanders stands for the people even when it's not popular. the sanders campaign released an ad featuring erica garner, last week. don't forget, the democratic primary between hillary clinton and bernie sanders is next saturday, february 27. myra: some national news, in california, apple must help the fbi rake into the iphone once used by accused san bernardino shooting suspect syed farook. he died in a shootout after they reportedly killed his coworkers in san bernardino. since then, they have not been able to unlock his phone. geoff: in paris, a tribute concert in memory of those killed in last year's paris attack. the rock band eagles of death
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terrorist attacked the bataclan concert hall. the band played at another venue across town and the lead singer is from greenville. the great american race is just four days away and while dale earnhardt junior is the favorite to win, all eyes early in the week are on rookie and pole sitter chase elliott. marc dopher has that story from daytona beach. marc: for the second straight year, the 254 will lead them to the line at the daytona 500, but it's not jeff gordon, it's chase elliott. >> we recognize it was a great day on sunday. ever since, it is about the team and the kind of car they brought. there was nothing special i did on sunday to make that happen. it is about those guys in what they brought to the table. but that was one lap, not 500 miles, so we have to go out and do our jobs. marc: the new driver of the 254 is the youngest ever pole winner here at daytona. he is just 20-years-old.
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dopher wyff news 4. geoff: thank you. looks nice down there. a reminder, there is a boiled water advisory in pendleton. people on lebanon road and west main street should boil their water for a full minute before drinking or cooking. myra: a live look from anderson, where deputies are searching for a shooter after convenience store clerk was shot in the chest during what investigators say was a robbery. this happened just after 2:00 at the hickory point bp on highway 187. the clerk called 911 after the shooting and was taken to the hospital for surgery. a final look at traffic on the roads this morning. just two new incidents. both with no injuries. one involved in animal and the roadway in anderson on centerville road. the other is hit and runa in
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and white house road. that would does have white horse road blocked. geoff: normal temperatures for this time of year. dale: they will beginning back to normal by tomorrow. yesterday, up to 60 in today more like mid-fifties. foggy in spartanburg. some areas has fog locked in, but it will give way to afternoon sunshine and the clouds and precipitation from last night will move out and we will have a nice day today with temperatures a couple degrees cooler than normal. the mountains will climb to mid 40's and the upstate will reach mid 50's. tomorrow, temperatures go from 55 to 60 per afternoon highs. as a look ahead with the four day plus forecast, we will be in the mid-60's saturday and sunday. warmer than normal weather on friday through the weekend.
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showers in the forecast. it gets cool next tuesday. geoff: thank you. this morning on "today," the battle for south carolina continues as gopopresidential candidates duke it out here, including marco rubio telling reporters that ted cruz has a pattern of making stuff up over the past two weeks of his campaign. peter alexander has more from columbia. peter alexander: good day to you. i'm peter alexander here in columbia, south carolina, outside the state house. coming up this morning, more on barack obama's comments wading into the furious fight among republicans to replace him in the white house. president obama dismissing the party's front-runner donald trump, saying he's not going to be president, saying the job is hard. marketing, it's not reality tv, he added. coming up this morning on the "today" show, we'll have more on my exclusive one-on-one conversation with jeb bush, desperate for a comeback in a state that has embraced both his father and his brother. all that ahead when we see you on "today."
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with donald trump, just moments away. myra: be sure to pick up "the greenville news," and you can read about how the health board will vote on restructuring plans. a lot of changes could take place. geoff: let's leave you with a shot from our breaking news at the convenience store where a convenience store clerk was shot during a robbery in anderson. we will bring you the latest. [captioning made possible by wyff-tv] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, caption content and accuracy.
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good morning. the government versus the tech giant. apple's ceo vows to fight a judge's order forcing it to hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino killers. is the company taking a stand for its customers or making it harder for law enforcement to keep us safe? southern discomfort. the republican presidential candidates brawl in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary. even the president gets in on the action. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show.
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respond. >> you're lucky i didn't run last time when romney ran, because you would have been a one-term president. >> fresh polls from south carolina and nevada with the voting three days away. we'll hear from mr. trump when he joins us live. no mas! in a rare expression of anger, pope francis vividly frustrated, scolding on eager tofollowers tugging on his arm, causing him to topple over a man in a wheelchair. it's a dog beat dog world tonight. german shorthead is the best in show at the westminster dog show, beating out 2 rksz,700 other dogs, to have his day today, wednesday, february 17th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer

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