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minutes.3 on a deadly hit and run.this morning.. a woman who claimed to be the victim's wife is now charged with killing him.. him.. 3 they serve thousands of people each week.. and now meals on wheels needs your help.we're live with more details. details.and the clemson tigers could be without three players in tomorrow's bowl game, following reports they were suspended.we're following the latest from south florida, coming up. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, december 30.i'm lauren elise.... here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 morning showers turn 3 to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the
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flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 we're watching: 3 accident injurieswhite horse rd @ grove rdaccident injuries hwy 9 @ i-85 north north 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 new this morning.. one person is dead after getting hit by a car on white horse road in greenville.highway patrol says the crash happened around 1:30 this morning near the intersection of white horse and 253.the coroner confirms one person has died, but has not released their name. troopers are investigating. 3 3 this morning--new developments in the hit and run death of a cowpens man.investigators now say this woman is responsible. this is exclusive video of angelita wright being brought to jail tuesday night.
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the death of brent tessnear 3 you may remember.. fox carolina spoke with angelita wright just 24 hours before she was arrested. arrested.she told us she was tessnear's wife, but investigators now say that's not confirmed.she also said she thought someone had intentionally run him over. tessnear was found sunday morning behind the hardees in cowpens... and died in the hospital.this morning.. we're hearing from tessnear's father.. who says he's devastated. 3 3 3 "to lose someone so healthy and so full of life.. so much life ahead of him. i was speechless." speechless."3 angelita wright is charged with hit and run resulting in death.she's in the spartanburg county detention center this morning. 3 3 covering our counties--the pickens county sheriff's office is looking for a killer after a man was found shot to death in his home. home.the coroner says 54 year old clarence holcombe was found dead tuesday on planters way in easley. easley.investigators say he'd been shot in the chest. deputies tell us it didn't
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in to the house.no suspects have been named. named.if you know anything about this murder call 1-888-crime-sc. 3 spartanburg county authorities are investigating a suspicious fire.it happened monday at a duplex on norris street.police say the building was condemned, and had no power or running water.the entire unit was destroyed. 3 3 meals on wheels is looking for you!what better way to kick-off your new year than by giving back.fox carolina's ashley minelli is in greenville for us this morning with more how you can be a volunteer, ashley? 3 3 stop by the office, or just call... go through a quick orientation, and you can get on boardbiggest need:- drivers - routes take about 1-1.5 hours - monday through friday: 10-12 - all around greenville county homes- hot meals delivered to homebound residents- currently
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the areatomorrow- - orientation is at 9:30 here at office- every thursday, can't make it, they'll work with your schedule
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3 this morning, we 3 are working to confirm reports that three clemson players have been suspended right before the orange bowl. bowl.several sources-- including espn-- are reporting the players failed drug tests and were sent home.head coach dabo swinney is set to have a press conference at 8:30.we'll be there and bring you updates on air and online when we learn more. 3 we've been following the clemson tigers as they prepare for tomorrow's orange bowl in south florida.this morning.. fox carolina sports director aaron cheslock is checking in with one of the team's biggest offensive assets.. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 "all the talk about clemson's high-powered offense, we've got artavis scott, arguably the biggest playmaker outside of deshaun watson and that's artavis scott. and artavis, thanks for joining us and making some time. rematch with oklahoma, you had a heck of a play to start that game last year, can we expect that again? i mean it's going to be a great game. playing them is always a tough matchup.
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last year but i mean we're going to into it confident and we're just going to play our game.how much confidence does it give you, when you beat them 40-6, when deshaun didn't even play. now you've got him back, obviously you'd like to have mike williams back, but other than that you've got all your horses ready to go. you have to feel pretty confident going into this one.we're confident every game. we trust our preparation of things we've done to get to this point. we're not going to change anything, we're just going to go into this game like we normally do. and just keep our drive focused and keep doing what we're doing every week.how are you feeling? is the knee ok with running, cutting the whole thing?oh yeah, i'm back. it was just a little thing i had to get through. i'm back, i've been rehabbing, to get my knee right but it's just going to be a great opportunity to see what i've been doing and to trust in the process and trust in the recovery and once i get
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class, you guys have made such a huge impact coming to clemson. you came here to win a national championship. that's the goal. but you're so close now, just one game away, how does it feel? does it feel any different than one of those games that you've done? you've played notre dame, you've played florida state, does it feel different?it's not much different, it's only different because it's the name and the playoffs. that's the biggest difference that there is. all these games that we've played are big games. you think about if we would have lost? it would have been a big game so it's going to be. but just to be on this type of stage is huge. we're going to take advantage of it. i'm looking forward to it and i can't wait to play. alright, i want you to be honest with me right now. you walk out of that field, is there a better skill position player out there than you?don't get scared...i'm not being scared, but i'm not going to say nothing about it. i mean, i know i'm a good player, and i know there's other good players but i know in a good player. i'm gonna keep that there.you're a game away from the national title, how's that feel?it feels great. we're going to go out there and we're going to execute and we're going to have fun. and we're going to enjoy it.a lot of folks in the upstate
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much artavis. good luck to you. that's artavis scott, the wide receiver for the clemson tigers, we'll have much more clemson tigers coverage on the morning news al throughout the day. til then, 3 3 our coverage of the tigers in south florida continues tonight on fox carolina.we are bringing you "the orange bowl preview."aaron cheslock will have more one on one interviews.. plus analysis of tomorrow's game against oklahoma.that's tonight at 7:30 here on fox carolina. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will
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tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 3 now let's send it 3 over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching:3 accident injurieswhite horse rd @ grove rdaccident injuries hwy 9 @ i-85 north
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 you're watching 3 the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over i- 85 at pelham road in greenville. 3 3 republican presidential candidate donald trump returns to south carolina today.he's set to have a campaign rally in hilton head this morning at 11 a-m.and trump will be back in the palmetto state next week for another rally at winthrop university. 3 the republican field of presidential candidates is a little smaller this morning. morning.former new york governor george pataki says he's out of the race.pataki announced his candidacy in may... but never gained in the polls.and that kept him out of all of the main stage debates. 3 pataki is the fifth republican
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leave 12 candidates to contend for the presidential nomination. nomination.and four democrats will appear on their primary ballot.. 3 it looks like democratic candidate martin o'malley is workrkg to win over voters.. one by one. one.after snowstorms hit iowa monday.. only one person showed up to o'malley's campaign event.instead of canceling, the former maryland governor sat down with the voter-- who says he's undecided.a photographer says the two talked about a range of issues.iowans will be the first to vote in the presidential primaries.their caucus is february first. 3 time for weather and traffic.
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3 morning showers turn 3 to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by
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mid-60s. new year's day will become partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low 50s, and lows near freezing. it will stay clear and seasonable for the weekend. morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day with highs in the
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become partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low 50s, and lows near freezing. it will stay clear
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 it's ______.another case of an exploding hoverboard.. this time.. right here in the upstate.we'll tell you about a very close call for one local family. 3 here's a live look at usc upstate in spartanburg county-- thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look over pelham road at the 85 exit. 3 exploding hoverboards have become a huge issue across the country -- and now an upstate family knows firsthand their potential dangers. dangers.mauldin firefighters say a hoverboard is to blame for a house fire tuesday afternoon.they say it started in a home on windbrush lane in the plantation greene subdivision.we're told the battery caught fire after it was taken off the charger burning a chair, carpet and sending smoke through the home. one firefighter describes what happened. 3
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area 15 feet - they blew to 25 feet. they blew apart - they desenegrated and it went across the house. and they were lucky fire didn't start anywhere else 25 feet away- because there were charrred pieces of battery on the floor melted." melted."firefighters say this is the first case of a hoverboard fire in south carolina.local state farm insurance agents say your house policy could be in jeopardy if you don't take care of liability issues with
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.we're less than 48 hours away from ringing in 2016.. and if you plan to go out and celebrate.. law enforcement is once again reminding you not to drink and drive. 3 we leave you with a live look over clemson --thee morning news on fox carolina is back
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news starts now. now.there are reports out of florida that three clemson players have been sent home.. days before the orange bowl. we'll tell you what we know.. coming up. up. 3 they serve thousands of people each week.. and now meals on wheels needs your help.we're live with more details.
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3 a lot of rain expected today as we close out 2015.i'll look ahead to your new years eve forecast.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, december 30.i'm lauren elise.... here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger
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year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 this morning, we are working to confirm reports that three clemson football players have been suspended right before the orange bowl. bowl.several sources-- including espn-- are reporting the players failed drug tests and were sent home.head coach dabo swinney is set to have a press conference in about an hour.fox carolina's crew will be there and we will update you here on the morning news when we learn more. 3 as the tigers prepare for tomorrow's bowl game.. many are being asked if they plan on going pro. pro.fox carolina's aaron cheslock caught up with a couple of those players tuesday.. including cornerback mackensie alexander, who is expected to go in the first round of the nfl draft if he goes pro.jayron kearse is also expected to go in the first few rounds.but this week.. both players say they're just not thinking about the nfl at the moment. 3 3 3 my family's behind me through
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focusing on that. that's not one of the things i'm focused worried about honestly. i'm at clemson, i'm enjoying it, i'm here with my teammates and that's all that matters, so there's no decision that has been made. made. 3 you know i've made my mind up but right now i'm focused on taking care of business on this field, and winning the national championship. championship.we'll be hearing more from the tigers throughout the morning news.. 3 and you'll want to tune in tonight for "the orange bowl preview."aaron cheslock will have more one on one interviews.. plus analysis of tomorrow's game against oklahoma.that's tonight at 7:30 here on fox carolina. 3 3 covering our counties-- greenville county deputies say there is no threat to the public after a shooting that sent a woman to the hospital. hospital.it happened around 4:00 tuesday afternoon at a housing complex on shockley road in taylors.we're told a woman was shot in the leg and should be okay.at last check, no arrests had been made. 3 deputies in laurens county are looking for two possible
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the two people in these surveillance pictures are believed to be connected to a home burglary.if you know who they are.. call the laurens county sheriff's office. 3 simpsonville police are also looking for two suspected burglars.police say these two men are accused of robbing several homes that were under construction.police say several large appliances were taken from homes last month. fountain inn police and greenville county deputies say they're investigating similar incidents.if you know where these guys are.. call 23-crime. 3 3 one local organization is hoping some people's new year resolutions will lead them to volunteer."meals on wheels" of greenville county is in need of drivers in the new year.fox carolina's ashley minelli joins us from their office with more on how you can get involved.
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or just call... go through a quick orientation, and you can get on boardbiggest need:- drivers- routes take about 1-1.5 hours- monday through friday: 10-12- all around greenville county homes- hot meals delivered to homebound residents- currently serves about 1500 people in the area tomorrow- - orientation is at 9:30 here at office- every thursday, can't make it, they'll work with your schedule 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood for the upstate in the heavy downpours likely to afternoon rain, with morning showers turn 3 10 minutes. minutes.and traffic every time for weather 3 3 schedulewith your schedule 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy
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upstate in the 3 afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching:
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3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 we are getting close to the big new year's eve celebration.. and law enforcement is giving their annual warning about drunk driving. driving.police and highway patrol will be out doing their usual new year's eve checkpoints tomorrow night.if you plan to go out to celebrate.. they're advising you to make plans now for a designated driver to get you home. 3 3 "we say it every year and people don't listen, but it's very simple. get somebody to drive you who is not drinking. have someone who can control the crowd if you've got several there and make sure they can stop somebody who's
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driving."the pickens county sheriff's office has released a list of where they'll be doing dui checkpoints tomorrow night.we have that information for you on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 it's ______.devastating floods in missouri have alreadyeft hundreds without homes.. and this morning, the threat is not over 3 here's a live look over ab tech in asheville-- you're watching the morning news on
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3 you're watching what if the sweet stevia leaf was discovered... ...before the sugarcane. after people were enjoying truvia in their coffee and everything else... ...sugar would come along and go, "hey, i'm sweet too." "sure, sugar, you're very sweet, but we've already got sweetness minus calorie-ness." it would be kinda awkward. truvia.
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you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live along white horse road in greenville.crews are responding to an accident there.we are working to find out more information.. chris scott will have updates for us in pit crew traffic. 3 3 hundreds of people in hundreds of hundreds of people in missouri are adjusting to life without their homes this morning. morning.dozens of neighborhoods have been evacuated and other areas are bracing for flooding from storms earlier this week.19 levees in missouri and illinois are being monitored this morning as the mississppi river rises. so far this week there have been dozens of weather related deaths across
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guard is helping secure evacuated areas.five of those deaths are international soldiers whose car washed away in flooding over the weekend. 3 and while much of the south- east is dealing with flooding, the northeast is getting hammered with winter weather. tuesday brought up to a half foot of snow to new england while areas of new york saw more than half a foot. meteorologists are linking this snow storm to the same system that brought deadly tornadoes to the midwest this weekend.more winter weather is in the forecast for many of the same areas up north. 3 a texas teen and his mother are expected to be extradited back to the u-s from mexico today. today.18 year old "ethan couch" is suspected of leading to the deaths of 4 people during a deadly d-u-i crash in 2013.during his hearing back then, a psychologist testified couch suffered from "affluenza" saying his parents let him do what he wanted due to their affluent lifestyles. he and his mother are being held at immigration offices
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couch's mother is accused of helping him escape. 3 nearly a week after a mine collapsed in china, state media says crews are trying to rescue 8 survivors. survivors.state media says the 8 people were rescued nearly a week after the mine collapsed on christmas day.one worker was killed in the collapse. crews have not reached the survivors but are talking with them and sending them provisions underground. investigators say the owner committed suicide and local leaders have been fired after the collapse. 3 3 a family from liberty says they need help driving their daughter around town because she suffers from a rare disorder. disorder.the family says their little daughter "rylee" needs a wheelchair because she's been diagnosededwith rett syndrome.it impacts speech and body movements -- mostly affecting girls.rylee's family says they need a wheel chair accessible van and are turning to the community for help. 3 3 3 i've never had to ask for anything and it's hard for me but people keep on telling me you're not asking for you, you're asking for rylee and
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do really need it for rylee 3 their goal is to raise 20- thousand dollars to help pay for the van.rylee is supposed to get a wheelchair in a few weeks and will most likely never walk in her life.you can find more information at fox carolina dot com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely r the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a
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out with lingering clouds by late day with highs in the mid-60s. new year's day will become partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low 50s, and lows near freezing. it will stay clear and seasonable for the weekend. morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by
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mid-60s. new year's day will become partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low 50s, and lows near freezing. it will stay clear and seasonable for the weekend.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 we're back with a live look over usc upstate 3 a greenville county woman says she needs help keeping a piece of her family history from being destroyed. destroyed.kayla powell says her family owned little texas grocery before it was shut down years ago.now the store in travelers rest is at risk of being condemned due to safety violations after an inspection earlier this month. she explains what the store means to her and the community.
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the first place they had met their father, inside of this building, so it's more than just a structure or something that's been in the family, it means a lot to a lot of people." people."the county is giving powell until january 15th to make repairs to keep the store.she's since turned to social media for help saving the store.you can find a link to the fundraising efforts on fox carolina dot com. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a
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out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 3 chris is in the 3 traffic center: 3 we're watchihi: i-85 north @ exit 21/hwy 178i-85 south @ 23 mmgreenville: east north st @ stone ave ave 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 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 weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes.
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