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Mark Sanford falls short of winning primary outright, advances to runoff

Good morning! It's Wednesday, March 20. This is Christine Nelson with your first look at the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning. We're live on the air and streaming on the web right now until 7:00 a.m. so tune in to get caught up on the overnight headlines.

We have the results of yesterday's South Carolina primary. The sister of comedian Stephen Colbert easily won the democratic primary and will be on the special election ballot in May. Who her republican challenger will be is still to be determined. Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford got most of the votes but not enough of a majority to win the republican primary outright. So who will he face in next month's runoff? We'll explain why a recount is in order to find out.

LIVE: The owner of a beauty supply store owner in Pineville is attacked and robbed and it was all caught on camera. Our Cam Man Ron Lee talked to her about why she fought back and how it's not the first time she's been the target of this kind of crime.

LOOKING AHEAD: Today the man convicted of killing Monroe teenager Phylicia Barnes will be sentenced today in a Maryland courtroom. He faces decades in prison.

March Madness is alive and well! One doctor's office wants it to be a reminder to men to take charge of their health! We'll tell you about one local office offering free prostate exam screenings. We have details on how you men can sign up!

Remember, your first alert weather forecasts and traffic updates are every 10 minutes. So we're on your side helping you get out the door and where you need to go on time!

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