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tonight at a rally at south carolina state university. she says it is important for everyone to vote in the primary, especially young people, because there are lots of issues that impact them in the future and says there is a big divide on what each party believes, and how they will address the issue, including how to pay for a college education. >> we are going to make college affordable. we are going to lower the cost. we are going to make it possible to go to college, get free tuition. you will not have to borrow money to attend college. a college like this that has such a storied history deserves our help and support. >> tonight clinton will be in columbia for a rally that starts at 8:00. her husband, former president bill clinton is expected to be there. meanwhile bernie sanders held a rally today as part of operation get out the vote. he is hosting a event at the township auditorium near
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you will hear from him coming up tonight at 7:00 and 11:00. >> despite the polls showing hillary clinton way ahead, a number of voters telling us they have not decided who they will be voting for. our chuck chuck spoke to -- of them. what are they waiting for? >> reporter: many say they won't make up their minds until they are standing there in front of the screen staring at their choices. >> i have a couple of ideasment i like bernie, i like hillary. >> but with less than 24 hours until the south carolina primary, this student says he is not sure who he will cast his ballot with. and this woman, emily shoe, says she isn't decided either. >> there is a little pull for hillary clinton being a woman
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with her that i can't stand behind. bernie sanders seems good, as well. it is a hard call. >> reporter: she says their differences in policy sway her, but it is more than just that. >> it is a attitude. it sounds loosely based but it has to be something i follow. >> reporter: she is nervous and wishes she could see more of each candidate. >> all that i hear on the media is what they will do for the black community which is really important to me. it is a bigger picture, like, what are you going to do for the next 4 to 8 years for america? >> reporter: with the time running out, they all say it will come down to the wire, still with no clue who they will side with and vote for. >> it will come down to the moment. i will be in front of the screen wondering. >> it is an important decision but i am still not sure. >> some of the polling places
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to find out where you need to photo tomorrow, go to our -- vote tomorrow, go to our website at keep in mind, if you voted last week, you can't vote this week. a reminder, in lexington the race against hunger is taking place in the morning which could impact your route to the precincts. right now you can see the changes to roads on your screen. the race may also affect your ability to get in and out of neighborhoods. the roads are expected to be reopened around 10:30 in the morning. we have more information on this at our website. speaking of which, for more complete coverage of the democratic primary, head to click on the primary full coverage under headlines. tomorrow night we will be bringing you the latest results as they come in beginning at 7:00. senator lindsey graham roasted the presidential candidates at the washington press club foundation annual dinner. the dinner speeches are usually lighthearted and designed to be funny. graham said if you kill ted
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and the trial is at the senate, no one will convict you. however, he wasn't making jokes when he talked about donald trump. >> i don't know how i can best describe donald trump. but i can say this, that i don't think he understands what makes america great. and i know i am supposed to be funny, but -- i am not really happy about where the country is right now. i can make a million donald trump jokes, and i have, but our party and our country is going to have to up its game. you are going to have to ask him harder questions. >> before ending his remarks graham reminded him of his endorsement of jeb bush which always failed. he put a baseball cap with donald trump's slogan saying make america great again,
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the grand magic still exists. well, it has been a nice day, though it has been a cool day outside. right now the sun is going down and the temperature is 55 degrees. winds are from west-northwest at 8 miles per hour. the winds will be the diminishing tonight with calm condition, clear sky, a low temperature of 29 degrees. tomorrow it will be sunny with a high temperature of 58 degrees. it will be sunny and dry for the weekend. it is also going to be warming up this weekend. that will continue into next week. we will have that forecast in a moment. >> thank you. a midlands group is estimating about 30,000 people still need help with the flood recovery. if you are one of those people or no someone who needs assistance, we have a group that has more than a million dollars and they are ready to help with long term flood recovery. >> reporter: when the flood first happened our official
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call cleaning buckets. that is what the united methodist church has said. since then they have helped over 150 families. >> it is $150,000 we have been given in grants and funds donations. >> reporter: they are ready to help more. >> we provide roofing, floors, tearing out drywall, whatever the case may be that they need assistance in. that is what those funds will go to. >> reporter: it is a holistic approach -- >> to helping the person find the funds they need, find the resources they need, and even going as far as finding the spiritual care they need. >> reporter: for families that live in low income communities -- >> with the damage they received, the funding from fema or other government agencies won't be enough to get them back up on their feet and running again. >> reporter: you have to be a homeowner for some of the funds, but for not all. >> you have to call the sister hotline number. >> reporter: and chelsea will
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>> we will talk about your normalcy, what was taken from you during the flood, what did you lose? how bad withly was your home affected -- badly was your home affected and what needs to get you back to your life before the flood. >> reporter: and the goal is to make sure that all rise from the flood. >> as a church and space community, our goal is to reach out to those with the best need. >> reporter: sewn sewn, station -- hannah anderson -- sonia gutierrez, news 19. >> visit our website at for details on how you can apply and the requirements. a letter from the state revenue department is showing that there are issues with the richland county penny tax program. the letter says that everything from failure to perform required audits and excessive public relations expenditures and administrative expenses are prohibited by law. however, the richland county
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hard to address these problems. a councilman is hoping the kibble will take another look at the options he brought to the table in january. >> i sponsored reforms several weeks ago that address the vast majority of the issues raised in the latest department of representative letter. if it had been passed by council, there would be no need for the letter. that is one of the frustrations i have. once i receive the results of the audit, i sponsor the reforms and they have been bogged down by council and its processes. >> one of the reforms including funding small local business enterprise programs with money from the county's general fund instead of the penny program. the state revenue department is giving county council 30 days to begin making changes to that program. we now know the name of the man killed yesterday in a single car accident off of bluff road. he is 63-year-old robert evans of columbia. troopers say he died after his
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bluff road and overturned. the crash remains under investigation. tonight a berkeley sheriff deputy is recovering after she was shot twice during a traffic stop this morning. corporal kimber gives is doing remarkably well and in good spirits after surgery, shot twice during a scuffle after stopping a suspicious vehicle. the suspect, 36-year-old travis smith of north charleston, was found dead of a self inflicted gunshot wound. president obama is nominating a state supreme court justice to be a federal judge, don beatty of spartanburg. it could shake up two races for the state's highest court, the state judicial merit screening commission is accepting applications for races for the chief justice and associate justice on the state supreme court next year. applications for the judicial seat are being taken through march 7th. beatty would replace retiring
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obama is also nominating spartanburg attorney donald coggins to replace righting federal judge joe ander son. tonight we are on your side with a car seat recall. evenflo is recalling 56,000 of transition 3-in-1 car seats because curious kids can loose the harness, increasing the risk of injury in an accident. the problem only affects the seats when they are used as forward-facing harness boosters. they are notifying owners and will send a kit with a new seat pad and front adjustor assembly. columbia hospital is taking part in a nationwide va stand down from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the main lobby of the hospital off of garner road. you can learn more about the benefits available regarding your health care and benefits and there will also be resources and services information available for homeless veterans. it is free and open to all veterans.
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across the midlands. jim is coming back with can details, though, on sun and
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way for the somebody was asking me when the next winterfest will be, it will be thursday, march 15th, so mark your calendars. but no worries about weather right now. we have had nice weather. it has been on the cool side, but we are in great shape for the weekend because high pressure is dominating the weather across the country, from the rockies to the southeast. just clouds here in the ohio river valley and that is it.
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here it is the end of february. we don't have brutally cold temperatures anywhere in the country. it is chilly up in the northeast. temperatures in the 30s here in the southeast and 50s. it has been warming up in the plain states. here in south carolina at the moment it is 47 degrees up in rock hill. 53 in sumter, 55 for columbia and orangeburg, 54 over in the augusta area. winds are diminishing. right now they are generally in the range of 5 to 10 miles per hour. now the sun is going down and the winds will diminish with it. you can see on our computer models tonight we will be seeing clear skies in the area. it will be sunny tomorrow. we will continue to see dry weather through the weekend. lots of sunshine. it is not until we get to monday we will see a few clouds coming in. it will be partly cloudy on monday but no rain. tomorrow we will have chilly temperatures in the upper 20s to low 30s.
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29 in columbia, 30 in sumter and 32 in orangeburg. for tomorrow we will be seeing high temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s, maybe 61 degrees in manning. 59 in saint matthews. 58 in columbia and 57 in wince borrow. here is our seven-day forecast. we will be warming up over the weekend, 58 on sunday. by midweek we will see a front approaching that could bring us a next chance of rain. we will see a high temperature of 66. cooler thursday, 60 degrees for a high temperature. then friday morning we will see another chance for shower, maybe not as good a chance. it will be mostly cloudy and it will be cool, 58 degrees. you can expect after that, after that weekend, the following week it will be much warmer. >> as we creep into march. >> we will get there. yes. spring is coming.
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take you out to founder's well, at least it was sunny for the baseball game. >> i was in the shade and it wasn't sunny, it was cool. i asked her if i could borrow a blanket and she didn't. but we survived!
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let's head to the park for the highlights. the fans showed up. they were ready to rock-and- roll. you can see john joans in the dugout. the bottom of the 1st inning. john will send this one out of the yard to left field. there you see it bounding around, a solo home run, 1-0 gamecocks. an clark submit gets the call. right now the -- clark schmit gets the call. we will have an update tonight at 11:00. in the up-state the tigers taking on madison in the second weekend as the clemson baseball coach. here is a solo home run. clemson is up 3-1 in the 6th inning. we let you know how they do he do in the final score tonight
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and here is vegas taking on mississippi state. an overtime win over florida. and let's get on the road here. look at this bad loss over missouri. and someone that has not seen post season scc action, but he believes the team has what it needs to go far. >> it was an okay game. just trying to do anything for us to win. and i feel like we had the team to beat every game, so we are just focusing on winning. >> and that is very angel cal with the lighgh hitting him
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here is a more than solid year for don. the grier native has had to patiently wait his turn but once he sees the opportunity, he made the most of it. >> in my freshman year of 2012 we had a lot of guys, especially the defensive end, we were really deep. then those guys got up and guys like myself had the chance to step up. >> this is a guy who thought he would be a starter and really came on strong. now he has a good chance to be drafted. >> i like the way he said it,
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>> pizza they served our country.
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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. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. pizza hut is giving free pizza to anyone that goes to the restaurant on monday and shows they were born on leap day. you have to prove it and they will give a you a free eat pan pi.
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leap year babies' days were special and help them honor it in a big day. >> do you know anybody born on february 29th? >> no. not a single person. >> neither do i. >> but i guess we will know on monday with people walking around with free pizza. >> right! we are out of time but we will take another look at the democratic presidential primary, the campaign, and hear from the candidates with complete coverage coming up on
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the cbs evening news is >> pelley: the campaign deteriorates. >> donald trump is a con artist. >> pelley: and the front-runner get an endorsement no one saw coming. also tonight, zika virus is
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in the u.s. one child has a birth defect. the deadly shootings in kansas. what might have triggered the rampage and the hero cop who stopped him. and steve hartman with the special bond between child and duck. >> i'm his mom. >> reporter: you're not really his mom. >> yup, i'm his mom. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this may go down as the week the party of lincoln devolved into a crippling civil war of the own. there was nothing grand in the old party's debate last night-- name calling, mocking, attempts at humiliation reached lows that many republicans would say are beneath the dignity of the office that the candidates are seeking. maybe it reflected desperation, as time runs short before next week's super tuesday, which is likely the last chance to catch


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