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carol: the candidates today made their final push. hillary clinton and her husband bill were both in the midlands today. michael: so was her opponent bernie sanders. wyff news 4's patrick hussion was on the trail with both campaigns. sen. sanders: it just broke? okay, there is. my electrifying personality. patrick: bernie sanders restart to students at the -- reached out to students at the historically black claflin university in orangeburg. >> someone gets picked up for possessing marijuana. what happens? they go to jail, you get a police record,r gitt? you are a wall street executive whose greed and illegal behavior helped destroy the american economy.what happens to you? you get away, you get a salary increase is what happens. patrick: not but 500 yards down the road, runner in the polls hillary clinton rallied at claflin university's
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university. mrs. clinton: there is a big divide between what i believe, what president obama believes, what congressman clyburn believes, and so many others, and what you're hearing from the republican candidate. that is why getting involved is not only a good thing to do, its essential. patrick: support for both candidates spread out over both towns. >> we have to get an education and better our lives. she is going to do that for us. >> he's going to do exactly what he is saying. >> that is my biggest hope, a lot of youth come out and vote. i hope as a result of this rally, they are more engaged in deep legal process. patrick: leftover business before the primary, both candidates continued on to columbia to rally before voters. again, senator sanders will not be in south carolina tomorrow night for the primary. he will instead be in dallas,
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rallies, mouthwash parties. hillary clinton of course has the momentum according to the polls. bernie sanders still rallying for the vote here, but he also has his eyes on super tuesday already. in orangeburg, patrick hussion, wyff news 4. carol: if you plan on voting tomorrow, we have everything you need to know posted on our wyff 4 mobile app. we'll bring you bring results as they come in, both on air and on our mobile app. michael: on the republican side, today chris christie announced he's backing donald trump for president. you may remember the new jersey governor hurled verbal jams at trump while on the campaign trail. now christie says there is no one better prepared to lead the country. christie suspended his campaign after he didn't perform well in the new hampshire primary. carol: that endorsement comes a day after a heated gop debate , where many of the attacks were aimed at trump. marco rubio led yesterday's attacks. today he held a rally in dallas, texas. there the florida senator did not hold back. he unleashed a verbal assault
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runner. rubio blasted trump, calling him "a con artist with a spotty business record who inherited his wealth." michael: also going after trump, ted cruz. today he was in nashville, tennessee. during a town hall, cruz fielded questions on a variety of topics including immigration. , but the central theme was trump. cruz said yesterday's debate gave voters a chance to see the differences between himself and donald trump. carol: also in tennessee was john kasich. he was in memphis. kasich held a town hall at the holiday inn. his campaign announced that former new jersey governor christine whitman will be backing the ohio governor. michael: talking about super tuesday ben carson was in , houston, texas today. that is according to his campaign website. there he spoke about medical innovation. then took questions at the tmc innovative institute. carson wrapped up his day with a visit to irving. there he held a town hall meeting. carol: all of this comes ahead of super tuesday. 12 states, including georgia, and one territory will hold primaries and caucuses in the race for the democratic and republican nomination. here is the list of the states
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republican primaries are held on the same day. they are alabama, arkansas, colorado, georgia, massachusetts, minnesota, oklahoma, tennessee, texas, vermont and virginia. republicans only -- alaska, north dakota and wyoming caucuses. democrats only -- american samoa caucus. nearly 600 delegates or about 25% of the total are up for grabs on tuesday. michael: let's talk about the weather for tomorrow and how it's going to feel at the south carolina polls. chief meteorologist john cessarich has the answer. john: still unseasonably cold, as you can see. i will have that election day forecast in just a moment. temperatures already in the 20's in boone, cooling down into the 30's through the mountains. even entered northeastern -- northern georgia. 32 in asheville. 37 in greenville. 38 in anderson. 43 in spartanburg. the election day forecast -- no
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sunny skies and cold at 7:00 a.m., 30. warming up to 53 degrees. when the polls close at 7:00, clear skies and chili at 45 degrees. i will talk about sunday's weather coming up a bit later on. michael: to greenville county, where devotees are looking for a double murder suspect. accused in searching -- killing two people in a nightclub. he was released with an ankle monitoring device, but records indicates he cut off that ankle monitor sometime yesterday morning. williams as friends and family that live in the taylor's area and in oconee county and innocent county as well. if you see him, do not hesitate to call 911. carol: to the lowcountry now. a deputy is recovering after she was shot on the job. corporal kimber gist is from woodruff. it all began in goose creek last night. that's in berkeley county. gist was on patrol and tried to stop a suspicious vehicle. officials say that's when she got into a scuffle with the
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the suspect was later involved in a standoff with police in north charleston. he was found later dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. meanwhile, deputies say gist is doing well and is in good spirits after surgery. michael: back to greenville county, where the family attorney of a robbery victim killed by deputies has plenty to say. attorney fletcher smith is accusing deputies of excessive force and not following protocol. it steams from the death of charles rosemond on december 10. rosemond shot deputy dave dempsey in the head when they tried to enter his home. deputies feared that someone inside might have been hurt after responding to calls of a robbery. the attorney claims deputies did not identify themselves before entering. >> the family is happy that officer dempsey survived and they're happy that he's recovering. but their sense of loss is that they have a loved one that can't
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michael: the attorney for the sheriff's office says their official answer will deny claims that deputies did not identify themselves. carol: new details on yesterday's deadly shooting rampage in kansas. police have identified the man allegedly behind the attack. three people were killed. 14 were hurt. officials say the shooting happened at a business called excel industries. that's a plant that makes lawn mower parts. it is just north of wichita. the gunman has been identified as 38-year-old cedric ford. police say he was served a protection from abuse order yesterday afternoon. that happened just before he went into the business and opened fire. police say the first officer on scene took down the shooter single-handedly. michael: eight years before the 9/11 attacks, the world trade center was the target of a different terrorist attack. 23 years ago today, a bomb went off inside a truck. it was parked in a garage beneath the world trade center. six people were killed that day. more than 1,000 injured. today hundreds gathered around the 9/11 memorial to commemorate
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six suspects were convicted for their role in the bombing. a seventh was never caught. carol: parents, you need to hear this. evenflo is recalling more than 56,000 combination booster seats. officials say children may access the seat's harness adjuster button and loosen the harness themselves. they say this would increase the risk of injury in a crash. the recall involves evenflo's transitions 3-in-1 combination booster seats. they were manufactured before january 29. no injuries have been reported. michael: here is a medical breakthrough. doctors have performed the first uterus transplant in the u.s. the cleveland clinic says the 9-hour surgery was performed on a 26-year-old woman. doctors used a uterus from a deceased organ donor. the recipient was reported in stable condition thursday. it's expected to take a year for the uterus to heal. after that, the uterus will be implanted with the patient's pre-frozen eggs with the expectation of pregnancy. any babies born will be delivered by c-section. after carrying one or two
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, hysterectomy to remove the transplanted uterus. carol: to the latest in the zika outbreak. nine pregnant women in the u.s. have now been infected with the virus. that number is only expected to rise. that is according to the centers for disease control and prevention. 10 other cases are suspected. 2 of those pregnancies ended in miscarriage. 2 were aborted. one baby was born with severe brain abnormalities. the others are apparently healthy. all of the women had traveled to countries where zika is spreading. michael: coming up next on news 4, an update with a young man with a dream and a challenge. he has defied the odds. john: current pollen count. yesterday it was in the high caligari -- high category for trees. mold remains in the low category.
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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
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to live up to his or her potential. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. a greenville citadel cadet has made history at the military school. michael: a greenville citadel cadet has made history at the military school. cameron massengale lost his right hand in a work accident in 2014. we caught up with him earlier this year as he was training to become a member of the prestigious summerall guard. we have learned tonight that he did it. he is a member of that elite patroon. being a member of the summerall
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honors that can be achieved at the citadel. congratulations as well as , upstate natives brett albertson, nathan chew, anthony crosby, william ferguson, mason garrett, avery hyatt, michael newton, and cory taylor. carol: high school basketball is bringing the crowds to downtown greenville this weekend. 16 boys and girls teams competing for the upper state championships in greenville tonight and tomorrow. michael: and wyff news 4's john lyon went star gazing. on the wren lady hurricanes, he found a shooting star whose high school career started in middle school. john: wren and dreher tip off the upper state championships at the bon secours arena, and it doesn't take long to get the ball in nakol franks' hands and for her to net her first bucket. nakol: my strength is definitely shooting, i've been recruited by colleges to be a shooter. john: nakol has been playing high school ball since the 7th grade and this is her second
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state championship. nakol: i know what it's going to be like and i am ready, i'm excited. john: bring it on? >> yes sir. [laughter] john: head coach lynn hicks brings a senior heavy team to this game and because it is so close to wren the team considers it a home game. coach hicks: that's kind of been our motto, we don't lose at home. and there are several of those seniors who have never lost a home ball game. we're in a home uniform. we're in greenville 20 minutes away so we hope we got the home court still. john: the championships are an annual event at bon secours and the staff here does all it can to make it special for the players -- win or lose. >> it's so great to see the athletes on the court and to be able to play on such a large stage and see themselves on the scoreboard and see their families in the stands. john: wren trail dreher by double digits most of the game playing against a taller team. ,>> we both put our pants on the same way, hers are just a little bit longer than mine. john: but showed a lot of heart by mounting a 4th quarter comeback making it a two point , game with a chance to win in
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but it wasn't to be, and wren fell a little short. six more, 3 boys and 3 girls upper state champions will be crowned on this for tomorrow. state finals will be in columbia next weekend. john lyon, wyff news 4, greenville. carol: it's a well-known landmark in anderson in the process of being torn down. the bailes building is full of memories for julie johnson and jenny fretwell. they're two of george bailes senior's grandchildren. their grandfather bought the buildings in the early 1900's. he did major renovations and opened up the g.h. bailes and company department store. >> one of our favorite memories is running up and down the escalators when we were young. it was of course the first one in south carolina. just playing in the store and going down to the bargain basement and afterwards going next door to woolworths to eat at the counter. carol: the department store hasn't been opened since the
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but it's always been known as the bailes building, even when the county's voter and election office was there. michael: the price of a first class stamp will soon go down. back in 2014, the u.s. postal service was granted permission to temporarily increase stamp prices. the price hike was contingent upon a planned price drop this year. that surcharge is slated to end april 10. the cost of mailing a one ounce letter will drop from 49 to 47 cents. commercial prices will also decrease. >> now your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. john: satellite picture in radar showing mostly clear skies outside the mountains and upstate. a few thin high cirrus clouds building in. as expected, variable clouds. they will hang around through at least tomorrow morning, then gradually break off. pieces of energy in the upper atmosphere bump into the mountains, producing clouds, but no precipitation. we started at 33 at the gsp
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you 534. still six degrees below average. -- we warmed up to 53 degrees. the wind and high temperature 40 degrees, much colder than it should be. we should be 54. 14 degrees below average, far from the record highs or record lows. on this friday evening chilly outside, but at least it is clear.a. a live shot from on top of the peace center in downtown greenville. 27 in boone. 32 in spartanburg. 27 in franlklin. 25 in dakoa. upstate. it's getting pretty chilly. it will be tricky because of the high thin cirrus clouds keeping it from dropping to quickly. if it thins out, the temperature will drop quickly.
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42 in walhalla, much milder. either way it's going to be cold tonight.very little wind in the upstate . still a bit of a present 5-12 mile per hour. -- still a bit of a breeze at 5-12 miles per hour. 23 the windchill in hendersonville. humidity much lower in the upstate. more moisture coming in with the system in the upper atmosphere. 27 in bristol, tennessee. 40 in chattanooga and atlanta and columbia. 44 in charleston. here's what it looks like temperature wise in the southeast. he's -- this computer has been acting very strange. we don't have the map, but at least you have the temperatures. 40 savanna. 50 in new orleans. it's pretty chilly, even all the way down through florida. nationally, you can see the clouds, some snow showers continuing off the great lakes. it's cold across most of the eastern half the country. 49 in orlando. 40 in denver. high-pressure to our southwest.
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tomorrow morning. they will displayed, plenty of sunshine. a pleasant afternoon with fairly light winds. as the high ships over more florida, the highs come in during the day sunday. might see high tin cirrus c louds, the much milder. this front is going to push through monday, it might produce a chance of a shower. wait for another system to comment the middle of the week. light winds, low 23 and give state. variable cloudiness. not as cold tonight. bright sunshine tomorrow, and pleasant overnight. high temperature of 56 degrees becoming sunny and the mountains. four day plus looks like this. a nice warm-up saturday, high 56. we won't have degrees sunday afternoon. -- we warm up 10 degrees sunday afternoon. a chance of thunderstorms tuesday into wednesday morning. a cold front comes in. the timing, if it comes in late at night and early morning, like
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ago, we might miss severe weather. either way, enjoy your weekend. carol: we'll keep our fingers crossed. michael: wild finish tonight at the well. carol: >> the 3a upper state finals living up to the billing. seneca going punch for punch. clemson in south carolina, both using the long ball to do damage
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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>> now wyff news 4 sports. brad: nascar is in atlanta this weekend qualifying tonight. kyle busch edges big brother kurt busch for the pole. but the 18 failed post qualifying inspection, so it will be kurt busch on the pole for sunday's race. the on-field drills began this morning in indianapolis at the nfl combine. the offensive lineman, running backs, and special teams, working out for scouts today. and georgia running back keith marshall may have had the most impressive 40 yard dash of the day. marshall, in 2 passes, ran a 4.29, followed by a 4.31 40 yard dash.
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healthy while in college. obviously he has explosive speed. south carolina offensive lineman brandon shell pulled up while running the 40. what looked like a hamstring pull. gamecock running back brandon wilds ran a 4.54 40 yard dash today. according to the charlotte observer, the panthers are working on another contract extension for head coach ron rivera. no surprise here, he's led the panthers to 3 straight division titles and the appearance in super bowl 50. he's awarded with an extension and raise after the 2013 season when named ap coach of the year. rivera makes just over $4 million per season. after four days off, the clemson baseball team is back on the field this afternoon. clemson won 2 of 3 against maine to open the season last weekend. james madison in town for a 3 game series this weekend. tigers get on the board in the second inning. the all-american catcher chris okey drills a 2-2 pitch to dead
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okey's first homerun on the season. big offensive numbers affect -- expected out of him. chase pinder into the chapman grandstands. that is a solo shot. but just an inning later, in the sixth, pinder with his second home run of the day. third home run of the season, a three-run shot. that gives clemson a 6-1 lead. they going to beat james madison 6-1. south carolina opening a series this afternoon against penn state. bottom of the second inning 6'5" , chris cullen takes 6'8" taylor lehman deep to left off the wall, brings in tolbert. gamecocks go up 2-0. next batter, marcus mooney showing off the wheels. no chance to get him out.
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later in the inning, john jones, having a home run earlier in the day. gamecocks go up 4-0. they win by a final score of 8-1. furman over dayton today. wofford over writer 12-4. evansville beats usc upstate 5-2. the upper state finals take over the bon secours wellness arena this weekend in downtown greenville, 3a games tonight, everyone else tomorrow. 3a boys upper state championship. number one ac flora facing seneca. 44-38. bobcats down 4. final half minute of the game. seneca trailing by 2. tristen hudson with the big 3-pointer, bobcats in front by 1. at the other end, ac flora with the score. they eliminate seneca by a score
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on the girls side, nicole franks knocks down the step back 3. dreher survives in this one, topping 51-49 the final score. both -- great final season for both dreher and wren. michael: feel better brad. how about late-night?
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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.
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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 to live up to his or her potential. i'm hillary clinton,
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john: this weekend -- tomorrow is pleasant afternoon to rogers. light winds. 48 degrees, not as cold in the mountains. a nice warm up sunday afternoon. that will feel mighty fine. carol: thank you for watching wyff news 4 at 11:00. that is continues at 5:00 in the morning.
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we appreciate your company. we are always on the mobile app and carol: have a good night. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its
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