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3 broad st and main in rosman-- transylvania countyhigh water on the road.. folks were told to evacuate.. 3 showers clear out this 3 morning leaving a partly to mostly cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s ahead of more rain wednesday. 3 ((wrap up))
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*********hold******3 there is debris in the road in greenville county.woodruff road d east georgia road.no new crashes or delays. delays.you are looking live in anderson county at i-85 and clemson boulevard.wet roads but traffic is moving. 3 as we said it has been a very busy overnight in asheville where heavy rain caused flooded roadways to be clclsed and several water rescues. rescues.fox carolina's ashley
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and ashley emergency crews said they had a hard time keeping up. 3 3 3
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up or not if you see standing water dont drive through it, emergency crews, police, fire are all over the city of asheville trying to keep up with calls and we dont even have enough time to put the barricades out righ t now. now. 3 3 3 asheville wasnt the only area tosee flooding overnight.
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counties are dealing with the aftermath of heavy rain. rain.in transylvania county: the city of rosman has evacuated main street.cemetary road @ the train trussel is shut down.the rest of those road closures are right there on your screen.we're also told there were some road closures in polk and henderson counties. 3 we will continue to keep an eye on the weather situation butfor news and weather information 24/7 anywhere you go download our app.just text fox carolina to 23765. 3 3 only on fox: a grieving spartanburg family wants to know who hit their loved one with a car and left them to die in the street-- 3 it happened sunday morning on cemetery street in cowpens ... by a local fast food restaurant. investigators say someone hit and killed "brent tessnear" with a vehicle. right now, the coroner is calling the hit-and-run suspicious. tessnear's family met back at the scene monday night. 3 they think the hit and run may have been intentional because he walked that road frequently. tessnear's family says six children are now without a father. 3 3 "it was an innocent man's life
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a hit and run or whether someone heard him, answer still need to be served. it's not a speeding ticketthat we're dealing with is somebody's life." life."tessnear's family wants anyone with information to come forward. cowpens police are offering a cash reward for any information that leads to an arrest. 3 3 covering our counties: greenville county deputies now believe a fight led up to a deadly shooting.. shooting..the coroner says "nathan crouch" died from a gunshot wound to the chest.deputies found him dead inside a home on perry road sunday night . his death is ruled a homicide but no arrests have been made. made.if you know anything about this incident - you're asked to call crime stoppers at 23-crime. 3 also in greenville county- deputies say they need your help finding a man who held a gun to a woman's head-- threatening to kill her. her.the sheriff's office says "ernest dennis junior" is wanted for several charges including attempted murder,
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is accused of attacking a woman last month.if you have any information on his whereabouts-call crime stoppers at 23-crime. 3 in mcdowell county-- d-s-s is trying to find a runaway teenager. 3 deputies say "david whittington" was last on saturday in nebo. they say he has family and friends throughout the county and is also from the area. d-s-s says whittington is in their custody. if you any information on where he may be - your asked to call d-s-s or the sheriff's office. 3 3 the tigers are now two days away from facing off against oklahoma in the orange bowl. the team is already in south florida practicing.sports director aaron cheslock is standing by with a look at heisman finalist deshaun watson and the impact he will have on this game. 3 3 3 3 3 3 the tigers giving up 30-plus points in each of their last two matchups.. the question is simple... can clemson stop the sooners? the number seven offense in the nation... 3rd in scoring at more than 45 points per game... game... 3
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3 oklahoma can sling 3 the ball short, medium and deep.. but tigers defensive coordinator brent venables says what really makes the sooners though to stop is the emergence of their rushing attack.. with backs samaje perrine leading the way out of the backfield, o-u's totaled 50 points in five of their last seven games.. the tigers giving up several big plays in their last couple games against south carolina and north carolina... a lot of it gets attributed to the tigers simply getting gassed... they played ten games straight to wrap up the regular season... but they say their rested and revitalized now... not a concern for arguably the best q-b in the big-12... oklahoma's baker mayfield. mayfield. 3 3 3 "it could be a shoutout but when it comes down to a shoutout it's about keeping the ball in your hands and not turning it over. i mean you can control the clock even if you're not going and scoring a touchdown every time. you can control the clock and keep it in your tempo and that's what we want to do. do. 3 3 3 " we just haven't been coming out and playing the way we've been playing the last couple
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had a great bowl practice and got back to the defense we were, with what you've seen against norte dame and stuff like that. that. 3 3 3 linebacker ben boulware sums it up by saying in their mind it's not about who lines up across the line of scrimmage... it's simply about the tigers defense playing to their own standard... more coverage coming to you from fort lauderdale at 4, 10, 11... till then... tag out out 3 3 aaron will be in 3 miami all week long ..coming up tomorrow join us for 'thee orange bowl preview.'the special kicks off here on fox- carolina at 7:30-p-m. aaron cheslock will have in-depth analysis ...and one-on-one interviews.we also have an entire section dedicated to clemson's quest for a national title on fox carolina-dot-com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 showers clear out this morning
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cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s ahead of more rain wednesday. 3 3 now to lauren with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******dot crews are 3 on their way to clean up debris in the road in greenville county.that's at woodruff road and east georgia road.no new crashes or delays.
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3 you're taking a live look in anderson county.this is i-85 near highway 153.traffic is light and moving. 3 3 it's ______.a texas teen on probation for killing four people -- is no longer on the run.where authorities finally caught up with him **and his mother-- next. 3 3 my name is spc. 3 angerlica pena im located at camp humphrey in south korea. i would like to merry christmas and happy new year to my mother, my sister, ad my son david located in
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3 you're watching 3 the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... asheville ..
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ave.. water is going down a little bit 3 a texas teen on 3 probation for killing four people in a drunken driving crash-- has been captured in mexico. 3 authorities say "ethan couch" known as the affluenza teen and his mother were found in puerto vallarta mexico on monday. they believe couch and his mother fled the states in late november after a video surfaced showing what appeared to be couch at a party involving alcohol. he avoided prison time for the crash-- after a psychologist diagnosed him with affluenza. couch could however, go to prison for up to 10-years if he's found to have violated his probation by drinking. 3 in ohio-- city leaders are bracing for protests after a grand jury voted **not to indict the police officer who shot and killed 12-year old tamir rice. 3 this is surveillance video from november 20-14.rice was killed while playing at a park near his cleveland home.
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was shot.two of the officers involved in the shooting said the gun looked *real.a witness who reported rice to 9-1-1 said the weapon the sixth- grader was holding was "probably fake."but police say the officers involved were never told that.rice's family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of cleveland. 3 in missouri --a federal judge is blocking the state from revoking an abortion license clinic. 3 the u-s district judge granted a preliminary injunction on monday to planned parenthood of kansas and mid-missouri. planned parenthood sued after the state's department of health moved to revoke their abortion license on december first. the ruling doesn't allow the clinic to immediately resume abortions because it needs to find a physician who meets state requirements. 3 if you're traveling this morning--- you may want to check your flight. 3 more than 2-thousand flights into, or across the u-s have been canceled and about 48- hundered have been delayed. it's all because of the large storm system moving through
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flight tracking service says-- no more than 150 cancelations and 4-thousand flights are seen on a typical day. believe it or not -- experts say heavy rain and strong winds -- like what we saw on monday -- are often more troubling for airlines than snowfall. we checked gsp's website and a few flights to and from chicago are already cancelled. 3 time for traffic 3 and weather every ten minutes. 3 showers clear out this morning leaving a partly to mostly cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s, ahead of more rain wednesday with highs in the 60s. skies begin to clear on new year's eve with temperatures in the mid-60s. sunshine and seasonably cold air in the 50s during the day and freezing at night move back in for friday and the weekend. showers clear out this morning leaving a partly to mostly cloudy sky and highs
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concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s, ahead of more rain wednesday with highs in the 60s. skies begin to clear on new year's eve with temperatures in the mid-60s. sunshine and seasonably cold air in the 50s during the day and freezing at night move back in for friday and the weekend. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to lauren with traffic. 3*********hold******
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watching 3 new crash in laurens county. it's at friendship road at highway 308.no injuries. injuries. 3 you're looking live on our s-c dot cam in gaffney.that's at i-85 near highway 11.pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 time for news you need to
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motorhead frontman has passed away on monday. his agent says he died l-a after a brief battle with aggressive cancer. he was 70 years old. 3 three people accused of kidnapping two little boys in asheville are waiting to be brought back to north carolina. natasha cantrell, christopher carter and chadwick agan were arrested in georgia on sunday. the boys were found safe at a fire department after an amber alert was issued. 3 jason van dyke-- the chicago police officer charged with killing 17-year laquan mcdonald is expected to enter a plea at a hearing this morning. van dyke says the teen was armed with a knife when he shot him 16-times. 3 if you're hoping for a new job hiring! 3 mau will be recruiting today at sc-works in gaffney on wilmac road. the event will run from 8:30 to 12:30 and then from two to four.bmw is looking for production associates for the plant in greer--- pay starts at fifteen
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diploma or ged, plus a year of work experience is required. 3 3 it's (time).the surprises keep coming for kobe bryant as his final season continues.what he was welcomed in charlotte with--coming up. 3 we head to break with a live look at... clemson you're watching the morning 3 news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news.
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3 the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... usc-upstate 3 when it comes to 3 basketball there really is no other than michael jordan--so you can imagine how kobe bryant felt when he was publicly honored by the n-b-a.great. b-a.great. 3 "i want to congratulate you on an unbelievable career-- when i look like.. competeive drive i saw in your eye" eye"
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were drafted by the charoltte hornets... i've always been a big brother, little brother to me." me."michael jordan took the time to record that specal message that aired during player introductions before monday's game between the lakers and the hornets.jordan ofcourse owns the hornets.kobe actually played m-j eight times early in his career.as many know he is retiring at the end of the season. 3 now to weather with nicole 3 showers clear out this morning
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cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s ahead of more rain wednesday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to traffic with lauren. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we've picked up a 3 new crash in chesnee.it's at turkey farm road and pruitt road near little buck creek.no injuries there3 and we're watching a crash in laurens county.it's at friendship road at highway 308. no injuries. injuries.
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dot cam in greenville.i-385 at highway 417. 3 3 it's ______.one of the suspects accused in a kidnapping that sparked an amber alert goes before a judge..coming up what's next for three other suspects. 3 we head to break with a live look at... transylvania county... broad st and main in rosman folks have been told to evacuate-- water is receding a lilile in some areas... you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning 3 rain showers early this morning. with sunshine by the afternoon. temperature in the 70s. with occasional showers overnight. 3 3 and in buncombe 3 county a flood watch is in effect after heavy rain fall-- causing road closures. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, december 29i'm lauren elise, with meteorologist nicole papay.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 showers clear out this 3 morning leaving a partly to
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the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s ahead of more rain wednesday. 3 let's send it over to lauren. 3*********hold******
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watching a 3 crash in chesnee.it's at turkey farm road and pruitt road near little buck creek.no injuries thereand a crash in laurens county should be clearing soon.it's at friendship road at highway 308. no injuries. injuries. 3 you're looking live at our s-c dot cam in greenville.385 at haywood d road.roads are wet but traffic is moving. 3 overnight flooding in asheville caused quite the mess in and around the downtown area.this morning several roads are closed after rushing water filled the streets. streets.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live there this morning---and ashley a scary night for some drivers who had to be rescued. 3 - several 3 reports of rescues- still
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rivers will continue to flood- talk about swannanoa river right now now3 - biltmore village flooded - van stuck on lodge street friend of driver says water was knee high deep- several rescues across the area- boats deployed- again- concern not over yet 3 3
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and flood through the morning, some areas have receeded but that desnt mean it cant again exceed its banks. banks.buncombe:- french broad *flood* warning in effect until 9 tonight 3 - swannanoa feeds right into french broad- portions of it flooding:lyman st near riverside road 3 3 asheville wasnt 3 the only area to 3 see flooding overnight.several
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counties are dealing with the aftermath of heavy rain. rain.in transylvania county: the city of rosman has evacuated main street.cemetary road @ the train trussel is shut down.the rest of those road closures are right there on your screen.we're also told there were somomroad closures in polk and henderson counties. 3 3 three suspect accused in an asheville kidnapping are still waiting to be brought back to north carolina. carolina. these two boys are safe after police say they were abducted on sunday. 3 now, four people are locked up---including a woman who's accused of being paid to go along with the kidnapping- trena weaver was in court in buncombe county yesterday. arrest warrants show one of the suspects paid "trena weaver" 20 dollars to drive the two kids.and police say she was under the influence at that time.police say three year old harlee and one year old elijah joyner were abducted from a home sunday.. and were later found safe in swannanoa.the other three suspects were arrested in jackson county, georgia.it's not clear when they'll be
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3 3 covering our counties:a mcdowell county father and son are facing charges after getting into a fight last week. week.deputies say 64 year old "thomas stafford" and 30 year old "daniel stafford" were in their marion home on the 21st when they started arguing. reports show the two men started attacking each other and that's when the son grabbed a hatchet.deputies say the father grabbed a gun and opened fire in self defense.he missed daniel but hit his other son in the arm who was then taken to the hospital. 3 a greenville county man is out of jail after deputies said he pointed a gun at neighbors walking their dog on christmas. christmas.this is a look at cody cole.investigators say cole sped by the neighbors in the parkins mill area.the neighbors motioned for cole to slow down and that's they say when he got into a fight with them.deputies say show cole left then came back with a gun and pointed it at the neighbors.deputies say cole nfessed to the crime. 3 south carolina lawmaker trey
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florida senator marco rubio is getting backlash from donald trump. trump.after gowdy announced his support -- trump called him out.trump criticized how gowdy handled the benghazi hearings, calling them a disaster.gowdy is expected to campaign with rubio in iowa this week -- but bad weather forced them to cancel plans on monday. 3 and with new hampshire's presidential primary in the near future -- new jersey governor chris christie is trying to get momentum there. christie has visited the state more than any other candidate and put lots of campaign dollars into t-v ads.it looks to be working.his numbers went up in recent republican polls in the state.front-runner donald trump has critized him for not paying enough attention to his home state. 3 trump and two of thirteen candidates running for the republican nomination -- --there are four candidates on the democratic side- for all your you decide 2016 coverage head to fox carolina dot com- 3 3 we're just two days away from
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tiger coverage for you all week long including thee orange bowl preview tomorrow night. 3 fox carolina sports director aaron cheslock is one-on-one with the players **all week long. and this morning he talks to probably one of the most underrated players on the clemson defense-- "cordrea tankersley" about the teams defense and how they will match up with oklahoma. 3 3 3 "you look at this oklahoma offense, a team that's scored fifty-plus points in five of their last seven games, how do you guys gameplan for an offense that's that high-caliber?" caliber?" 3 "well we just go out there and do what we've been doing every single week, we know they're a great team and they're going to go out there and compete, they're going to go out there and try to make all l e plays, it's just up to us to try and stop them. like i said they're just a great team, with a great quarterback. and great coaches so we look forward to the task." task."with a tigers win against the sooners on thursday.. they have a shot at the national championship title. you can catch "the orange bowl preview" tomorrow
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carolina at 7:30. 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 showers clear out this morning leaving a partly to mostly cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight,t,clouds increase with lows in the 50s ahead of more rain wednesday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to lauren with traffic. 3*********hold******
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crashes 3 but union county crews are on their way to clean up a tree in the road that's blocked. it's at kennedy mill road at lemonade road.we are keeping an eye on a crash in chesnee that should be clearing soon. it's at turkey farm road and pruitt road.no injuries there there 3 3 3 you are taking a live look at: 3 3 it's ______.3 chicago's mayor is cutting his family vacation short.we'll tell you why. 3 we head to break with a live look at...ab-tech you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at... asheville .. swananoa river rd at biltmore ave.. water is going down a
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3 chicago mayor 3 "rahm emanuel" will be coming back to the u-s this afternoon after cutting his family vacation short. short.workers at his office says he's coming back to talk about the deadly double shooting from saturday.police say a 19 year old forced them to open fire when he was "combative" toward officers.55 year old bettie jones -- who lived close by -- was accidentally shot and killed. mayor emanuel says he will work to restore trust in the police department.emanuel's approval rating is now at 18 percent and protesters are calling for his removal. 3 thousands of stranded cuban migrants are one step closer to finding a new home in the united states. states.it's all thanks to a new deal reached by central american leaders.reps with the costa rican foreign ministry say cuban migrants will be airlifted to el salvador in january th bussed through mexico.leaders with costa rica say they're trying to find a new home for the cuban migrants after nicaragua
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3 neighborhoods across the country are getting pounded by severe weather including tornadoes, flooding..and even blizzard conditions. conditions.over the past week -- rescue crews say dozens ofof people have been killed including 4 soldiers in missouri.communities that are cleaning up from the tornados are now dealing with snow storms in texas.the weather is also messing up flight plans all across the u-s with hundreds of airlines canceling flights out of chicago's o'hare airport along with delays at other airports including g-s-p. 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 showers clear out this morning leaving a partly to mostly cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage contins from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s, ahead of more rain wednesday with highs in the 60s. skies begin to clear on new year's eve with temperatures in the mid-60s. sunshine and seasonably cold
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and freezing at night move back in for friday and the weekend. showers clear out this morning leaving a partly to mostly cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the ovovnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s, ahead of more rain wednesday with highs in the 60s. skies begin to clear on new year's eve with temperatures in the mid-60s. sunshine and seasonably cold air in the 50s during the day and freezing at night move back in for friday and the weekend. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold******
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in 3 asheville.it's at crockett road at tunnel road.no word on injuries but that is where roads are flooded.in anderson -- a crash that's blocking the road at concord road and harris bridge road.a tree is blocking lanes at carolina country club road at mcabee road in spartanburg.and union county crews are on their way to clean up a tree in the road that's blocked.it's at kennedy mill road at lemonade road. road. 3 3 3 you are taking a live look at i-85 in greenville at the pelham road exit.:pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 time for news you need to know...cleveland police officers timothy loehmann and frank garmback will not face charges in the death of 12 year old "tamir rice".a grand jury decided not to indict them monday.rice was shot and killed at a rec center last november while holding a toy gun. 3 a report from an organization called the "committee to protect journalists" says 69
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job this year.the report says terrorists are to blame for the nearly 30 of them including the attack on the paris magazine "charlie hebdo". 3 a wanted texas teenager and his mother have been captured in mexico.ethan couch was on probation for causing the deaths of four people in a drunk driving crash.he made headlines when a doctor said he suffered from affluenza because he was babied by his wealthy parents. 3 with the new year just three days away -- healthier diets are at the top of some of our lists. lists.health experts say the best way to improve your diet is by cutting out sugar.they warn that sugar is often hiding in foods that don't taste sweet -- like breads, pastas, and dressings.they say -- while many fruits and milk have sugar, the health benefits often outweigh the negative effects.experts say reducing sugar can be hard because it triggers reward centers in our brain. 3 3 it's ______.coming up ...there
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spartanburg soon.we'll tell you when their grand opening is expected.. look at... greenville county.. eye-85 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back--3 we're taking a live look at... transylvania county... broad st and main in rosman folks have recused-evacuated-- water is receding a little in some areas... 3 despite an effort for the 3 goverment to get everyone health care --numbers show as many as five million americans are falling through the cracks. cracks.according to usa-today their employers are finding loopholes like classifying them as part-time workers or independent contractors--which eliminates the obligation to provide heath care.surveys show up to 20% of businesses have cut or plan to cut workers' hours to avoid paying for health benefits. many
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not expanded medicaid to include low-wage earners. many workers say they cant afford health care on near poverty wages. 3 a new place to eat in spartanburg is opening soon. soon.the upstate beer garden restaurant and social haus is getting ready for their grand opening on new years eve.the new location will feature two levels with two outdoor bear gardens and menus from an executive chef.doors for the grand opening on thursday will open at 11:00 in the morning to get ready for the orange bowl.the beer garden will also be booking late night bands in the future. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 showers clear out this morning leaving a partly to mostly cloudy sky and highs in the low 70s. river flood concerns remain all day as drainage continues from the overnight. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 50s ahead of more rain wednesday. 3 3 now for a look at traffic
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*********hold******we're keeping an 3 eye on a crash in anderson -- it's blocking the road at concord road and harris bridge road.no injuries reported. we're also keeping an eye on a crash in asheville.it's at crockett road at tunnel road. no word on injuries but that is where roads are flooded. down in greenwood there's a crash at nation road and miller road.no injuries reported there. there. 3 you're looking live at our s-c dot cam in gaffney.this is i-85 near exit 90 at the outlets:
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3 it's ______.flooded roads and water rescues overnight in asheville.coming up what emergency workers are warning you about-- 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus
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