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nigel: coming up, expert analysis from nbc's chuck todd just ahead. what his predictions are for the south carolina democratic primary happening tomorrow. gabrielle: plus, an upstate girl diagnosed with cancer is now cancer-free. how she is being honored for her bravery. john: in the greenville area, plenty of sunshine and temperatures seasonably cool.
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into the latter part of the weekend. we will talk about it next. >> you are watching live, local, breaking news with nigel robertson, gabrielle komorowski and weather with chief meteorologist john cessarich. this is wyff news 4 at 5:00 in high-definition. nigel: continuing our commitment 2016 coverage. hillary clinton has just wrapped up her campaign stop in orangeburg. wyff news 4's patrick hussion spoke to organizers beforehand, who were there pulling for clinton to win the nomination. patrick: hillary clinton and bernie sanders are battling it in the midlands, visiting two historically black schools in orangeburg. with me is a student body president at claflin university. tell me why hillary clinton is the best candidate for students in chapter lineup. -- students in south carolina. >> the choice is clear. she has money set aside for
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her plan will become more clear. patrick: bernie sanders is at claflin. you being the student body president, what have you heard heading over to south carolina state? >> a lot of students are torn, they don't know what side they want to go to. but as president, we need to make sure we get both sides. the student government association is hosting the bernie sanders event. it is our job to give the students the opportunity to see both sides of the party. patrick: what is going through your head here today -- being as involved as you are, two president of canada's taking over this -- presidential candidates taking over this area, tell us what's going through your head. >> i'm excited for the students. i hope that this translates into a high turnout of voters tomorrow.
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i hope that as a result of this rally, they are more engaged in the process. patrick: student body president at claflin university, thank you very much. a busy day in the midlands. patrick hussion, wyff news 4. gabrielle: and bernie sanders is also in orangeburg tonight. we're taking a live look outside at claflin university. sanders not on stage quite yet, but he is there. soon. he has been making campaign stops around the country today. bernie sanders was in minnesota this morning. he spoke about issues like drug addiction and low employment. take a listen. sen. sanders: when we talk about why it is that the middle class in the country is disappearing and why we see so much income and wealth inequality, one of the reasons is a series of disastrous trade policies. [applause]
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orangeburg, where sanders is soon. after the event in orangeburg, sanders is scheduled to be at a fish fry with hillary clinton later tonight. more on both candidate's stops at 6:00. nigel: now to the weather, taking a live look outside. another nice friday afternoon. gabrielle: yesterday's -- yes it is. [laughter] chief meteorologist john cessarich join uss us now. with weakened planes? john: it will be seasonally cool but plenty of sunshine. the clouds in the mountains will break up, and you will see plenty of sunshine. of sunshine , but a nice warming trend by sunday afternoon. i will show you those numbers a bit later on. right now we have cold temperatures the mountain. the wind making it feel pretty cold. the closer you get to the
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with a wind chill of 16 degrees. 39 degrees in asheville. 41 in hendersonville and franklin. seasonably cool temperatures in the upstate. we should normally be about 59 degrees for a high temperature this time of year. instead we are only 53 in greenville. only 48 spartanburg. way below average temperatures. than looking at a nice
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nigel: polls open tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. for the south carolina democratic primary. bernie sanders hoping for a strong showing after polls showing hillary clinton with a commanding lead. joining us now is chuck todd, nbc news political director and moderator of "meet the press." is south carolina make or break for the sanders campaign? chuck: i think it is, not necessarily to win. but can he keep it close? is it 9-10 points? to me, that shows a sign that sanders is making inroads with african-americans. but if he's losing by 20-25 points, as many of the polls show, then it's only foreshadowing what is going to be a hillary clinton route on hillary to on super tuesday. it's not so much win, but must
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does not even much evidence that sanders is going to do well saturday. nigel: i interviewed secretary clinton, and she is trying to speak to the concerns of sanders supporters as well. do you see that? chuck: i do. i feel like they have done a couple of things. number one, she's tried to make the campaign more about sanders than herself. that is been change number one. this is the chief challenge for him were condemned for the next 3 months. how does she both the feet and win over sanders at the same time? she has to win without hammering him. she has to be tough on him, the individual, but not on his supporters. this will be an interesting tightrope she has to walk. she cannot win this presidency if young voters don't start getting enthusiastic about her. right now they are not. they are still feeling the bern. nigel: today, governor nikki haley said that she will support trump if he is the nominee. and chris christie endorsed trump.
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having postdebate yesterday? chuck: i think what you are seeing -- there are the famous five stages of grief when it may be comes to donald trump. the final stage is acceptance. think you are starting to see the symbolism of christie's endorsement. the timing is great, just after marco rubio has momentum.all of a sudden trump steps on that momentum by doing what, producing an endorsement of someone that is rubio's debate kryptonite. but symbolically, chris christie is a card-carrying member of the republican establishment.this is a guy that ran the campaign for the republican governors association , raises money, all those things. and he's saying it's ok to be for donald trump. now you have nikki haley saying, i will support him if he's the nominee. we are in the five stages of
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are creeping into the acceptance mode. nigel: chuck todd, thank you very much for talking with us on friday pre democratic primary. thank you very much. chuck: you got it. nigel: if you're voting tomorrow we have everything you need to , know posted on our wyff 4 mobile app. you can check your voter status and find out where you need to vote. we also have a sample ballot and a video to show you how to cast your vote right at your fingertips on the wyff 4 mobile app. coming up, walmart has been hit with a new lawsuit alleging its parmesan cheese contains wood pulp. gabrielle: this rare beatles record is hitting the auction much it could sell for. john: the pollen count outside, tree pollen was in the high category.
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mold they served our country. our country should serve them better. bernie sanders cracked the gridlock with john mccain to help clean up the mess at the v.a. and strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders has always stood with our veterans, and that's why he'll never rush to put our men and women in harm's way. judgment. integrity. bernie.
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gabrielle: macy's is changing its coupon policy. the retailer will no longer accept coupons for clearance items. macy's, which has long been known for its stackable dollar and percentage-off coupons says coupons can still be used on full-price and sale items. a macy's spokesperson said clearance items will still be deeply discounted, and the
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shopping experience easier for customers. nigel: walmart has been hit with a lawsuit over its great value-brand grated parmesan cheese. the suit claims the brand's 100% grated parmesan cheese is not true. i think i have this in my pantry right now. in the complaint, a customer claims the product contains 7-10% cellulose. that is a filler and anti-clumping agent derived from wood pulp. a walmart spokesman says the company will review the allegations. gabrielle: if you're looking for a family vehicle with cheap insurance, honda's minivan might be for you. according to a new study the , honda odyssey l.x. is the cheapest to insure costing drivers an average of a little over $1000 a year. rounding out the top 3 on the least expensive include. honda's cr-v lx, and the dodge grand caravan avp. the most expensive vehicle to
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, averaging over $4,000 a year. nigel: and did you know, today is national pistachio day? the little green nut has been cultivated in the middle east since biblical times. but it only came to the u.s. in the late 19th century. the trees don't need much rain, and grow best in a hot environment. it takes between 7-10 years for a pistachio tree to mature and bear fruit. they are a good source of protein and fiber, along with vitamin b-6. gabrielle: and delicious. must-see video here. first to the nhl, this could be the save of the season. the philly flyers goalie made 24 saves during the game last night. but take a look at this one. the puck appears to go in, andaman aside all -- and minnesota wild team begins to cheer. but after a closer look, you can see the pocket bounces off the
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win. nigel: from the ice to the basketball court, duke guard grayson allen appears to have intentionally tripped an opposing player. allen said he wanted to keep playing physical and the ended up tangling up and falling. has apparently tripped an opponent. earlier this month for tripping a louisville player. no foul was called on this one, review the game. gabrielle: artists in a northern croatia are getting ready for easter by painting huge easter eggs. they are six feet tall, part of a local tourist board initiative called "easter eggs from the heart." nigel: are those dinosaur eggs? [laughter] where do they come from? gabrielle: only available in croatia. they will be sent to several european cities as gifts, just in time for good friday.
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nigel: take a look at this massive volcano or option in indonesia. smoke was billowing out over 9000 feet into the sky. scientists say this eruption was one the biggest since early last year. the government says areas as far as five miles away have been declared a high risk of danger zone.more than 10,000 have been evacuated since 2010. >> now your live super doppler 4 hd with a forecast. john: once those eggs hatch, there will be a little key wrecks inside. -- little t-rex inside. thank god the weekend is so close. i will have to wait until 11:30 tonight for my weekend once the news is over. like you really care, sorry, i'm rambling. snow showers through west virginia. these snow showers will continue around charleston, not south carolina, but west virginia. we might squeeze out a couple
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tennessee-north carolina line. the clouds are hanging tough in the mountains of northline up. another piece of energy over my shoulder in the upper atmosphere, producing clouds. it will swing in, producing more clouds later on tonight in western photo lineup. not expecting any precipitation. clouds might hang around into early tomorrow morning. they will dissipate. expect more sunshine tomorrow afternoon. it will be a beautiful day sunday. there are a few clouds in the distance toward the tennessee line. clouds get thicker. this is a live shot over asheville. temperature was, it is currently a cold 39 in asheville. 29 in boone. 41 in hendersonville. 46 in spartanburg. pretty cold air, especially with a northeasterly breeze. 54 in laurens and greenwood. 56 in abbeville. milder, 60 in dakoa.
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as far as the wind, breezy across certain areas. some of us had fairly light winds. the computer is slowing down on me again. come on, even the computer wants to take a break this weekend. northwind at 70 miles per hour. northwest wind at 20 miles per hour inb oone. -- northwind at 17 miles per hour. a variable wind from five miles per hour in laurens and greenwood, up to 21 miles per hour in boone. you can be cold in certain areas, than a wind chill at 16 degrees in boone. franklin. a windchill of 45 degrees in dakoa. 57 and clumpy a and charleston. -- 57 in columbia and charleston. 53 in wilmington.
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we still have a dip in the jet stream. this ridge will build out in the middle part of the country. that wove mer us into the latter part of the weekend in through most of early next week. then we wait for another storm system out here in california. that will come up and over the ridge. it will become the potential for severe weather into early next week. looks like that system will come in a late tuesday into wednesday morning. if that happens, we will be stable enough where we won't see severe weather. cold here through most of the east. a bni of a warm-uit in the country. we can expect mainly clear skies, light winds. winds becoming late in the upstate. a very cold wind in the mountains, variable cloudiness. overnight low 25 degrees. bright sunshine over the weekend, pleasant afternoon with a high of 56. in the asheville area, sunny in the afternoon with a chilly breeze.
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high temperature48. high temperature 48 degrees. a big warm up sunday afternoon, mild chapters monday, tuesday, and wednesday. we called him again behind the storm system thursday and friday of next week. -- we coold down again behind the storm system. gabrielle: we want to show you some u-local shots of the day. this is a beautiful rainbow taken near lake hartwell. they said they followed it all the way to the end, but unfortunately did not find any gold. nigel: the old luck of the irish. take a look at his butyl sunrise in greenville. look at all those colors. just upload your pictures to the u-local section of her website, you never know, you might see them here on the air. one of the rarest of all the beatles records is being auctioned off next month. this record is described as the holy grail. it was the band's first. and actually helped them get a
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the song "hello little girl" is on one side and "till there was you" is on the other.
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nine-year-old lily hillary clinton: i do not believe we live in a single-issue country. the economy is rigged in favor of the top. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's poison in the water... hardworking immigrant families living in fear... racism holding people back... wall street and big financial interests along with drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence. that's what i want to take on. i'm running for president to root out all of these barriers... because i think america can only live up to its potential when we make sure that every american has a chance
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i'm hillary clinton,
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nigel: late last year we brought you the remarkable story of nine-year-old lily. she had been diagnosed with cancer and her doctors gave her just weeks to live. gabrielle: but as wyff news 4's allyson powell reports, what happened next is motivating and inspiring others. [applause] allyson: those cheers are for lily mueller. a 9-year-old girl who not only shows an incredible amount of bravery by beating cancer. >> i was sent home because the cancer was back and i had only 2-6 weeks to live. now i am back here. [applause] allyson: but tells her story remarkably well. that's why the luekemia and lymphoma society chose her as their 2016 girl of the year.
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note of optimism. she always has a smile on her face and shows true grit through all treatments, times we feel stressed out she's there a , constant reminder that we can push through this as she does. allyson: a constant reminder to keep fighting for the cause. something people like patrick noble will need as he competes to raise money for lls in a 10 week competition. >> our goal is $55,000. it will be raised through corporate sponsorships, various silent auctions through items, numerous events kicked off last make it through may 5. events like crossfit competition, a volleyball, a benefit concert, a comedy night. all sorts of things in the greenville area in general. allyson: noble is just one 8 men and women nominated in the upstate to raise money, a cause he believes in because it's become personal. >> my father was diagnosed with lymphoma.
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directly help him as a tribute. allyson: a sentiment lily echoed. >> i want to thank you all for raising money. it's not just hoping me, it's helping the whole family. i am lily mueller, and this is why i'm here today. [applause] allyson: grateful to be here today while helping inspire for tomorrow. allyson powell, wyff news 4 in greenville. nigel: the goal is to raise $55,000 for the leukemia and lymphoma society. gabrielle: the campaign wraps up next week. nigel: thanks for joining us for the news at 5:00. >> this is wyff news 4 at 6:00 in high-definition. carol: the day before the south carolina democratic primary, where the candidates are spending the last remaining hours. michael: plus, onward and upward. displaced men at the solution recovery center's apartments
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morning's fire. bernie sanders and hillary clinton holding events side-by-side tonight as the polls get ready to open tomorrow morning. carol: patrick russian has been down in the midlands keeping up with all that is happening. patrick: here in south carolina state, it's hillary clinton.but 300 yards down the road at claflin university, bernie sanders at the exact same time. earlier today we learned that senator centers will not be in south carolina tomorrow for the primary. he will instead be in texas and then in minnesota for a rallies, not watch parties. last week in the republican primary, governor john kasich is the only candidate to leave the state on saturday, up massachusetts. senator sanders has his eyes on the upcoming states making up super tuesday nxet week. tonight, a rally at the historically black school of claflin university.
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voters so far in a previous contest against hillary clinton. we will see how he does with young african-american voters. in orangeburg, patrick hussion, wyff news 4. michael: as you said, senator centers speaking at claflin university. carol: let's listen in live. sen. sanders: historically black universities and colleges, doing a great job educating young people. [applause] what this campaign is about is taking a hard look at national priorities. when we have 20 of the wealthiest people in this country owning more wealth than the bottom 50% of america. 150 million people. anybody here think that is right? >> no. sne.en. sanders: we have republicans that want to get hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to the top 1%. it does not make sense to me.


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