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it looks like it will be a mostly sunny day for the upstate. high-pressure keep you strive for today. monday looks good too. what are the temperatures by? it depends on where you are. very cold in western north carolina. low 20's. hendersonville, 32. a few other communities. warm jackets are definitely going to be a good idea. even 27 in spartanburg and greenwood, 29. early. by this afternoon, we see one of the good things about today, look at the winds. common the upstate.
big storm, but we get a break from that. 57, the high for today. that is still a few degrees below normal. warmer tomorrow. we will talk more about that in just a few minutes. myra: thank you. coverage this morning. this is another live look of sterling school, one of the many polling centers across the state. a second busy weekend for poll workers, as they get ready to open the polls at 7:00. on friday, hillary clinton and bernie sanders battled it out in the midlands, together, making stops in the same places at the same times. they rallied at claflin and south carolina state universities. hillary clinton there is a big : divide between what i believe, what president obama believes,
believes and so many others, and what you're hearing from the republicans. that's why getting involved is not only a good thing, but essential. bernie sanders: somebody today and south carolina gets picked up for possessing marijuana. what happens? you may go to jail, you get a what? a police record. you're a wall street executive who's greed and behavior help destroy the american economy. what happens to you? you get a salary increase is what happens to you. myra: later tonight, hillary clinton will be in columbia for a primary watch party, meanwhile, sanders will be in texas and minnesota in preparation for super tuesday. if you are heading out to vote today, we have a few reminders for yoyo to vote, if your voter registration card doesn't have
state issued id, or military id. the polls open this morning at 7:00. and close at 7:00 tonight. if you are in line at 7:00 tonight you will still be allowed to vote, as long as you are there before the polling manager says the polls have closed. also if you voted in last week's republican primary, you will not be allowed to vote in the democratic primary. and before you head to the polls, you can find a sample of today's ballot on our website and the wyff 4 mobile app. polls ahead of today's primary suggest hillary clinton should win, but will bernie sanders be able to keep the election close. nikole killion is in our -- has more from our washington newsroom. >> palmetto primary where , democratic demographics present a key test. analysts say african americans are anticipated to make-up over half of south carolina's democratic primary voters. a constituency that could be critical for hillary clinton
president obama in 2008. >> in barack obama cleaned up 2008, with african americans won a huge majority, obama did in that election. now, african americans like hillary clinton. >> we need a real fighter. >> clinton has already secured the backing of prominent south carolina congressman jim clyburn. and courted communities of color with appearances by mothers who lost sons to gun violencnc but bernie sanders has rolled out his own big endorsements from actor danny glover to director spike lee who cut this radio ad. house, he will do the right thing. sanders soars in south carolina, it's a real headache for hillary clinton. >> most polls show sanders trailing clinton by double dights in south carolina, but the vermont senator insists he's not writing off the state. myra: if you are voting today,
some last-minute tips on our website, as well as our wyff 4 mobile app. and later tonight you can find live election results as the numbers come in. starting tonight at 6:00 we will , have live team coverage from around the state, in columbia with hilary clinton's campaign. and coverage from a bernie sanders watch party. we will also have live updates on the results on air, once the polls close. we're taking a look at the republican side of the race this morning as they make their push , towards super tuesday. rivals becoming allies, as chris christie announcing he's backing donald trump for president. you may recall the new jersey governor hurled verbal jabs at trump 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. that endorsement comes after a heated gop debate, where many of the attacks were aimed at trump. marco rubio led those attacks. yesterday he held a rally in dallas, texas there the florida
he unleashed a verbal assault against the republican front runner. rubio blasted trump calling him, a con artist, with a spotty business record, who inherited his wealth. also going after trump, ted cruz. yesterday, cruz was in nashville, and during a town hall, cruz fielded questions on a variety of subjects including immigration. but the central theme was trump. cruz said this week's debate gave voters a chance to see the differences between himself and donald trump. also in tennessee, john kasich was there. 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 him. ben carson was in houston, texas yesterday. he spoke about medical innovation, then took questions at the tmc innovative institute , and wrapped up his day with a
, town hall meeting. this morning in greenville , county, the search continues for a double murder suspect, who is on the run. bradford williams stands accused of shooting and killing two people at a nightclub in 2014. he was released from jail in january with a ankle monitoring device as part of the home incarceration program. records show he cut off his ankle monitor thursday morning. deputies say williams has friends and family that live in the taylors area and in oconee and anderson county. if you see him, you are asked to call 911. to the lowcountry now. a deputy is recovering after she was shot on the job. corporal kimber gist is from woodruff. this all started in n ose creek thursday night 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 suspect, who then shot her twice. the suspect was later involved in a standoff with police in north charleston, and later found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. deputies say gist is doing well
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look at sterling school, another precinct that will be open at 7:00. we know some workers are already showing up. the polls open at 7:00. we will have continuing coverage throughout the morning. as you head out this morning, expect some slowdowns on interstate 85. construction shut down the lanes starting at 8:00 last night, in both directions, between mile markers 63 and 67. that's between the exits for highway 290 and highway 129. expect delays. disappointment continues this morning, for the people who recruit industry for oconee county. michelin north america has decided not to buy 320 acres there, in the golden corner commerce park. the project would have created
59, and cost up to $250 million. the county remains optimistic that something will eventually happen in the county. yet the county is going in pursuit of other tenants. 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 building in the early 1900s. he did major renovations, and opened up the gh 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
at the counter. myra: the department store hasn't been opened since the 1960's, but it's always been known as the bailes building, even when the county's voter and election office was there, and events when heartburn hits fight back fast tums smoothies starts dissolving the instant it touches your tongue
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myra: changing the luck of some pups and dogs is the focus of an event taking place today. as our guest tells us, lucky pup rescue plans to do that with beer. first of all, let's welcome the guests. thank you very much for being here. who do we have here? >> this is mr. higgins. myra: found in the middle of the road? >> found in the middle of the road. myra: and this nice guy here? >> this is leo. we rescued him. he was abused. someone called us out. he was shot with a pellet gun. he is a sweet dog.
you taken a lot of animals that might need some extra help. >> the event this weekend is going to help us raise money. myra: speaking of the event, we have a poster here. tell us about it. >> we have a food truck coming out, live music. there will be great raffle items . everything is benefiting mucky pup rescue. myra: there will be some potentially adoptable pets there. you are also asking for donations, give what you can. >> absolutely. we are in need of collars and leashes. we always need dog food. blankets, towels.
you can find more information about other ways to help out. you also need volunteers. >> we do. we will have lots of information on that. mr. higgins is asleep. myra: we have a quiz for you this morning on some presidential pups. here is the first one. dog. who is his master? very good. we are looking at barney, the scottish terrier. who is his owner? >> i would say c. myra: close. same family. last one here.
>> c. myra: let's see. close. wrong again. president bill clinton. let's remind everybody when this takes place. >> it is today from 2:00 to 5:00 in greenville. myra: thank you so much. nice to have you with us. >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: good morning. 6:20 is the time. it is calm. 30 degrees. it has been very windy, but the good news is the winds have gone down. if you're getting up early to
grab a warm coat. yesterday reached 53. snow in the morning. cold conditions. today, we should reach the upper 40's. here what some of the other temperatures are like here this morning, 29, asheville. spartanburg, a few degrees cooler. that's check on a couple of other communities. we are seeing 28 in lineman linem -- the big improvement will be the calm winds, maybe 3-8 for the afternoon. 60 in the upstate will be
the record is 81, set back in 1986. we can have some hot days in january. the average is 54. 50's for the full foothill areas. low 50's for the only tomorrow but the next few days. 45 and olindo -- in orlando. by the afternoon, the mid-50's in the upstate. sunday, reaching 61. that is what we will see for the upstate tomorrow. 55 by 5:00 this afternoon.
projecting 53. tomorrow, highs of 62-64. upper 50's expected by monday. we have that to look forward to. nice weather on monday. a chance for afternoon showers on tuesday, and a little better chance on tuesday. mild temperatures for the first half of the week erie a little cooler for thursday and friday. we had winds taking down trees. all the horrible weather. even though we had people losing power, we were spared. myra: speaking of winds, a look at pennsylvania now. people are getting help from neighbors, and business owners. this is lancaster county. windy and cold conditions are
a lot of heavy equipment needed to get the job done. people from the homage committ -- -- amish community helping out. for julie, no one was hurt. we are also learning about a deadly shooting 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 thursday afternoon. went into the business and opened fire. police say the first officer on the scene, took down the shooter single-handedly. back here in the upstate, the boys and girls championship
wren and dreher squared off in the first game last night. the lady hurricanes from wren considered it a home game because their school is only miles away. >> that's kind of been our motto, we don't loose 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 twenty minutes away so we hope we got the home court still. >> i know what it's going to be like and i am ready, i'm excited. myra: wren fought hard, trailing by 10 points most of the game, but they staged a 4th quarter comeback and got within two points, but finished a little short. there will be 3 other boys and girls championship games starting at 11:00. it's time now for your wyff news 4 timeline, on this february 27th. on this date in 1973, members of the american indian movement began a three-month occupation of the hamlet of wounded knee, south dakota. that's where the u.s. seventh cavalry massacred some 300 sioux in 1890. the demonstrators took eleven residents of the historic sioux
federal agents shot two sioux men to death and wounded several more during the standoff. going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood and that police brutality is used to keep folks hemmed in, and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp, like my father came up with the congress of racial equality,
black lives matter. we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fight for all our families as if they are our own.
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myra: we're going to take a look outside. it is cold. dale: and calm. that is the good news. the sunrise officially happens at 7:01 this morning. more sunshine tomorrow. myra: take a look at this big fireball in spain. this is caught on camera over the span skies. we're told this is part of a -- what do you call those -- a comet. this is from the calar alto observatory. dale: it was traveling about 59 miles per hour and crashed against the atmosphere, creating
it looks almost like a bomb going off. no one was hurt. it was a beautiful, spectacular meteor in the sky. myra: they are trying to figure out if it is related to to others they have had. dale: we have had windy, cold weather. the good news is the winds are coming down. myra: wyff news 4 continues. >> you are watching live, local, breaking news with myra ruiz and weather with meteorologist pamela wright. myra: we are taking a live look at sterling school, where precinct workers already showed up. they are getting ready to open the polls can about half an hour. this morning, a search is underway for this man, a double murder suspect, accused of
good morning erie nice to have you with us. dale: thank you, i'mm filling in for pam of this morning. it looks like lots of sunshine across the southeast. no precipitation expected today for the mountains or the upstate. over the last couple of days, the wind has been the big story. tremendous winds continue. it produced some snow in the mountains. today, it looks like that action is still happening in virginia, and parts of the ohio valley area. we get the chance to dry out and enjoy some sunshine. low 20's in franklin, andrews. right at 30-31 for greenville. by the end of the day, we will see temperatures in the 50's. struggling to get up to 50 in the mountains.
a quick look ahead. afternoon temperatures reaching 55 for today. a high of 50 by 3:00. we will be back, talking about warmer weather for tomorrow in just a few minutes. myra: thank you. turning to commitment 2016 coverage this morning, we're taking a live look at sterling school. they had poll worker showing up about half an hour ago. and about half an hour, doors will open for voters who want to take part in south carolina's democratic primary. the candidates, meantime, are making a final push for votes. on friday, hillary clinton and bernie sanders were in the same area, making stops in orangeburg and in columbia at the same times. they rallied at claflin and south carolina state universities.
divide between what i believe, what president obama believes, what congressman clyburn believes and so many others, and what you're hearing from the republicans. that's why getting involved is not only a good thing, but essential. bernie sanders: somebody today in south carolina gets picked up for possessing marijuana. what happens? you may go to jail, you may get a what? a police record. you're a wall street executive who's greed and behavior help destroy the american economy. what happens to you? you get a salary increase is what happens to you. myra: later tonight, hillary clinton will be in columbia for a primary watch party, meanwhile, sanders will be in texas and minnesota in preparation for super tuesday. if you are heading out to vote today, we have a few reminders for you. if your voter registration card
you will need a state issued id or federal military id. the polls open this morning at 7:00. and close at 7:00 tonight. if you are in line at 7:00 tonight you will still be , allowed to vote. if you voted in last week's republican primary, you will not be allowed to vote in the democratic primary. and before you head to the polls, you can find a sample of the ballot -- we have been talking about hillary clinton and bernie sanders, but there is another candidate -- he is still actually in the race. as the candidates face off in south carolina today, the republican candidates are getting ready for super tuesday. steve handelsman is in columbia with a look ahead. >> here in south carolina today, african americans are expected to make up the majority of
that sure -- seem sure to empower hillary clinton to an easy win. then comes super tuesday were to -- where 10 states have races. only in vermont, bernie sanders home state, does the senator looked like he can win. trump got a boost by the endorsement yesterday of new jersey governor chris christie. on super tuesday, all eyes on texas, ken ted cruz blues? can donaldcan donald trump and hillary clinton, both, on the same day, bulk of their party's nomination. myra: for those of you heading out to vote today, we have all the last minute tips you will need on our website, as well as
tonight you can find live , election results as the numbers come in. starting tonight at 6:00 we will , have live team coverage from around the state, in columbia with hilary clinton's campaign. and coverage from a bernie sanders watch party. we will also have live updates on the results on air, once the polls close. in other news, this morning in , greenville county, the search continues for a double murder suspect, who is on the run. bradford williams is accused of shooting and killing two people at a nightclub in 2014. he was released from jail in january with a ankle monitoring device as part of the home incarceration program. records show he cut off his ankle monitor on deputies say thursday. williams has friends and family that live in the taylors area and in oconee and anderson county. if you see him you're asked to call 911. to the lowcountry now. a deputy is recovering after she was shot on the job. corporal kimber gist is from woodruff. this all began in goose creek thursday night, that's in
we are told gist was on patrol and tried to stop a suspicious vehicle. she got into a scuffle with a suspect to then shot her twice. 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. here in greenville county, the family attorney of a robbery victim, killed by deputies, is speaking out about the case. attorney fletcher smith is accusing deputies of excessive force and not following protocol. this stems from the death of charles rosemond on december 10th. 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
>> the family is happy that officer dempsey survived. they are happy that he is recovering. their sense of loss is they have a loved one that cannot come home, that did not survive. myra: the attorney for the sheriff's office says their official answer will deny claims that deputies did not identify themselves. straight ahead, march madness is upon us. as our guest tells us, it is not focused on basketball, but the cat competition. dale: temperatures are chilly in the there's moving... and there's moving with move free ultra. it has triple-action support
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>> this is or ryan, and it told cap that is available for adoption. he is an absolute love. myra: so many cats up for adoption. >> we want to cut that number down with our march madness program. myra: tell us what happens in march? >> cats will produce thousands of kittens that there are not enough homes for. we are trying to get ahead of that with a program called march madness, a free fur all. myra: you have a video, a public service announcement.
myra: basically you are trying to emphasize the cycle of cats that keeps on coming. >> that's what happens. a cap will have kittens, they become cats, and have more kittens. we can stop that. myra: the donation you have will help, on a first-come, first serve basis, take care of spaying and neutering. >> for cats. applications are available on her website. just download an application, fill it out, get it in to us. we will process as many vouchers gone. we think we can stop the birth
myra: we have a quiz for you. presidential cats. who had willie as a feline? >> i'm going to take a guess, the first president bush. myra: close. his son. sox? >> the clintons. myra: this is an older cat. sean shined as the first kitty under which administration? >> carter. myra: you are close. jimmy carter also had assignees. this is gerald ford's daughters kitty. how can people get some help with the kitties? >> on her webpage. fill out an application, and get
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there have been flurries of snow. that has come to an end. 24, andrews. those are the colder places. we're seeing 29 in asheville. the same for greenwood. the check on a few other communities. we're seeing laurens county, 28. crossville hill, 28. everyone needs a warm jacket early. by the afternoon, we will see the mid-50's f fr today in the upstate. pushing 50 in the mountains. that is a welcome sight there. it looks like weather will cooperate for whatever you have planned today. normally, we would see 60 for the average high. today is a little cooler than that. we will do better tomorrow. 81 is the record for today, set
dale: myra: thank you. we will take a look at money matters this morning. officials say hackers potentially accessed over 720,000 taxpayer data starting in february 2015. the irs first reported the attack in may 2015 and claimed the criminals compromised about accounts. 100,000 the agency says it will send mailings to affected taxpayers beginning monday. parents listen up. evenflo is recalling more than 56,000 combination booster seats. officials say children may have access to the seat's harness adjuster button and loosen the harness. 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 made before january 29th.
macy's is changing its coupon policy. the retailer will no longer accept coupons for clearance items. macy's has long been known for its stackable dollar and percent off coupons, and 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 change is an effort to make the shopping experience easier for customers. walmart has been hit with a lawsuit over its great value-brand grated parmesan cheese. the suit claims the brand's 100 percent grated parmesan cheese is not true. 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.
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poll for sunday's race. the on field drills finally got underway on friday at the nfl combine. working out for scouts. keith marshall may have had the most impressive dash of the day. lightning quick. a guy who struggled to stay healthy while in college. south carolina offense carolina offense of lineman pulled up. it looked like a hamstring pull. for what it's worth, gamecock running back brandon wilds ran a 4-5-4. the carolina panthers are working on another contract extension and raise for rob rivera. no surprise. he has led the panthers to three consecutive division titles and an appearance in the approval 50. the last time he was awarded an
the 2013 season, after he was named ap coach of the year. he makes just over $4 million per season. after four days off, the clemson baseball team back at it on friday. they won the season-opening series against maine, hosting james madison this weekend. the tigers get on board in the second. that made it 1-0 clemson. bottom of the fifth, chase tender into the grandstand. that was the second home run of the season. just one inning later, it was pender again. this time with runners on base. clemson beats james madison to open the season, 6-1. south carolina, opening a series against penn state down and in columbia.
next, marcus mooney, showing off the wheels. placed to perfection. the second baseman doesn't have a chance. a run comes in to score. later in the inning, it is jones. right back up the middle. fantastic on the mount, as south carolina beats penn state in the season opener, 7-1. more college baseball scores for you. the upper state final, take it over the box. the boys upper state championship. bobcats down by six. bobcats down by four. the final half minute seneca , down. bobcats up by one at the other end.
it. scramble at midcourt. falcons come up with a dunk at the other end to send florida to the title game. now for the girls. second quarter, nicole franks. she led with 19 points. now, a comeback in the final quarter. the lead was trimmed to 47-43. three. with five seconds left, trying to tie it. can't get a shot off. 51-49. the rest of the upper state championships are played throughout the day.
brad fralick. >> live, local, breaking news. myra: we are taking a live look inside sterling school. the search is underway for a double murder suspect accused of , cutting off his ankle monitor. good morning. it is 7:00. i myra ruiz -- i am myra ruiz. dale: i'm dale gilbert, in for pamela. it is chilly, but we have clear skies. sunrise officially happens at 7:01. as you can see, we have nice, sunny weather to look forward to.
we have actually seen snow in the north carolina mountains. now, the snow is farther to the north. it looks like we will have a chance to see the temperatures bump up tomorrow in the mountains. 28, boone. lawrence, greenville, all the same. let's check on a few other communities on the western part of the upstate. we're seeing salem at 29. by the end of the day, we will reach into the mid-50's for the upstate. the mountains will be pushing 50 for the afternoon high. finally, some relief from the winds. calm across the upstate. a quick look ahead. an afternoon high temperature of 55. that will happen at 4:00.