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the morning news starts now. now.new information 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.3 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.
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3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely forrhe 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.
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3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:east north st@ stone avei-85 north3 @ exit 46/mauldin rd rd 3 here's a live look cam on-- 3 3 new this morning.. troopers are searcing for a driver after a pedestrian was hit and killed on white horse road in greenville.highway patrol says
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this morning near highway 253. troopers say the driver of a red or maroon suv hit the victim...who was walking in the roadway...then fled the scene.a passerby called 911 but not before a second vehicle hit the pedestrian. that driver did stop. troopers ask anyone with information to call the highway patrol.the victim's name has not been released. 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. night.she is now charged in 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
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3 3 3 "to lose someone so healthy and so full of life.. so much life ahead of him. i w w 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 sayay54 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 appear that anyone had broken 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 investigatatg 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.
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3 meals on wheels is looking for you!and what better way to kick-off your new years resolution to give back-- by helping those in need. need.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greenville for us this morning with how you can be a volunteer, ashley? 3 stop by the office, or just call... go through a quick orientation, and you can get on board 3 biggest 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 3 tomorrow- - orientation is at 9:30 here at office- every thursday, can't make it, they'll work with your schedule schedule
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3 this morning, we are working to this morning, we 3 3schedule schedulewith yououthey'll work can't make it, - every thursday, office9:30 here at - orientation is at tomorrow- 3 tomorrow- - orientation is at 9:30 here at office- every thursday, can't make it, they'll work with your schedule schedule 3 3 this morning, we 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
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learn more. 3 meanwhile -- the tigers are one day away from playing oklahoma in the orange bowl.sports director aaron cheslock is standing by with one of the team's clutch playmakers...aaron?? 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 well you talk about the history of the clemson program there is one guy over its recent history that's had the most experience on offense. i guess eric mac lain would be your number one but a close second charone peake, the pride of dorman hs. charone thanks for taking some time to join us right now. it's got to be a pretty good feeling for you. you're one of the leaders of this team, your careers going to come down to the wire one way or the other, but you wouldn't have it any other way. definitely not, i feel like it's a lot closer to my freshman year this year, it's been an amazing ride. we've been staying in the same hotel. doing the same things. it really makes me realize how far i've come. and i've been enjoying the ride ever since i've been here.you look at the flow of the last five years that you've been here. tajh boyd, sammy watkins, but then deshaun watson and artavis scott come in its kind of like
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refurbishing and you've been the constant. so, talk 3 about that process and how it's led to this point.yeah it all started with sammy, martavis and tajh that season with nuk. and every year we just keep getting better players. it's really just a standard that we set. and those guys just live up to it. when you saw oklahoma again, what were your first thoughts? i know for a fact it's not going to be like it was last year. but i'm really looking g forward to competing. and it's going to be a really fun game. do you expect this to be a shootout? all the experts that look at this game see it as a shootout and maybe that's because the defense didn't play as well in the last couple games. but is that the way you see this setting up?
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defense can hold up against anybody. some people can get close every now and then but i don't think it'll be a shootout i think both sides offense and defense can take care of business. i think it'll be a good game.upstate guy, you've got one crack here to bring back a national championship to the upstate, how much does that mean to you? do you think it means a little bit more to you since you're from south carolina?it definitely means a lot because not many people from south carolina have won the national championship. so it's a great thing that can go under my belt. in the history of my life.charone, good luck to you. thank you.charone peake, the clemson wide receiver... one of the many players from the upstate on this team hoping to bring a national title back to the upstate. our clemson coverage continues through the game on thursday night. 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
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3 now 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 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 ((adlibs)) 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 here's a live look along white horse rd in greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 3 hi i'm ma3 charles tate from forest city nc. i'm here in souda bay greece. just like to wish a merry christmas to my mom and my dad and my two brothers my sister, my niece and nephew. and to all my friends. hope yall have a
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news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look over a rainy 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 to drop out of the race.. leave 12 candidates to contend for the presidential nomination. nomination.and four democrats will appear on their primary ballot..for more you decide coverage.. head to fox carolina dot com. 3 as popular as hoverboards are this year, it looks like they are more dangerous than most people expected.
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injuries are being reported across the country.the latest victim is former world heavyweight champion mike tyson.tyson posting this video on twitter of himself trying out his seven-year-old daughter's pink hoverboard.his daughter can be heard saying, 'daddy i don't want you to fall off' as he twirls around on the hardwood.when he starts to move -- he crashes backwards to the ground. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic.
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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 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
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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 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 we're watching:accidentleft lanei-85 north@ exit 46mauldin rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet kevin whitaker sponsored by pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 and here's a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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news on fox carolina.3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over i-85 in greenville.. rain is coming
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3 most stars on youtube are young peoplebut one michigan man is bucking that trend, by showing off his piano skills. skills. 3 3 3 this is 93-year-old wally krauss who's played piano for almost all of his life and has always been interested in music.about 5 years ago, wally's son "john" decided to share his dad's gift online. but -- it wasn't until november when his videos were featured on the blog site "reddit" when their popularity exploded. 3 3 (john krauss, wally krauss' son): "i'm as amazed as he is about it, that he's got fans and they just feel his joy and his slow happy style comes and touches their hearts and they write these beautiful comments." comments."more than 14,000 people subscribe to wally's youtube channel titled "happy- piano-1".wally turns 94 in
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3 time for weather 3 with nicole. 3 morning showers turn 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 shohors 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 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 here's a live look along white horse road in greenville -- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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january 4th.3 now...clemson head coach dabo swinney is addressing the media in souou florida.he is confirming reports that three tigers players have been suspended.those reports say they failed drug tests and were sent home.the tigers are set to play in the orange bowl tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 on espn.were streaming this live on our website. 3 good morning.... 3 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
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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. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 we're watching: watching:3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 one local 3 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. year.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at their office this morning- and ashley- they're *not* asking
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3 - work with your schedule... can be as much time as you have to offer- drivers are the big need, 1-1.5 hour routes routes- monday through friday: 10-12- all around greenville county homes- hot meals delivered to homebound residents- currently serves about 1500 people in the area
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office, stop by here- fox carolina dot com for details details 3 3details detailsdot com for - fox carolina dot com for details details 3 3 covering our 3 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
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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 right now... greenwood county is under a flood warning.and officials are keeping a close eye on lake greenwood. greenwood.water was released from the buzzard roost dam into the saluda river on tuesday - impacting areas in greenwood and newberry counties-.you'll recall those areas were also hit hard during october's historic flooding. officials are stressing that buzzard roost dam is *not in danger of a breach--but that these as as precaution. 3 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 the country and the national guard is helping secure evacuated areas.five of those deaths are international soldiers whose car washed away
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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 time for weather 3 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
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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 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 we are getting 3 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 been drinking from not driving." driving."3 the pickens county sheriff's
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where they'll be doing dui checkpoints tomorrow night.we have that information for you on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 it's ______.if you have any martha stewart cookware in your kitchen.. there's a recall you need to know about. we'll have the info.. after the break. 3 here's a live look along white horse road in greenville -- 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 3 the morning news on fox carolina.you are looking live over greenville. 3 this morning.. 3 one of the indiana men accused of killing the wife of a former upstate pastor is now
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death.indianapolis prosecutors say "larry taylor" robbed and killed a man six days before the attack on amanda blackburn. blackburn.she was found shot in her home on november 10th.. and died the next day.amanda's husband davey is a former pastor at newspring church in the upstate.they were expecting their second child. child.these three men are all charged in amanda's death. investigators say they committed two other burglaries on the same day she was shot. 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 serving probation for killing four people in a dui crash back in 2013.during his trial, 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 until they're extradited. couch's mother is accused of helping him escape. 3 philadelphia eagles head coach "chip kelly" is looking for a new job this morning. morning.kelly was let go on tuesday -- just five days
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regular season.the eagles were knocked out of the playoffs on saturday after a loss to the redskins.eagles offensive coordinato pat shurmur will serve as the interim head coach for sundays game against the giants. 3 if you unwrapped some of martha stewart's cookware this christmas -- listen closely! closely!macy's is recalling more than 120-thousand martha stewart frying pans.according to the consumer product safety commission...rivet covers on eight and ten inch pans can pop off and fly across your kitchen.the commission says at least three people have been injured. if you have the frying pans, you should stop using them and return them to macy's for credit. 3 with the new year just days away, many of us will be working to improve our health, but you may want to also keep your finances in good shape. shape.here's some tips from experts --take time to sit down and review your accounts. if you have any credit card debt or loan payments -- make sure to focus on paying those off first.financial advisors say paying bills on time are
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elements of good credit.if at all possible -- try to pay more than the minimum.experts also suggest to set specific savings goal and when tax season rolls around, try to pay them off early. 3 time for weather 3 and traffic. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a
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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 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
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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 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
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3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're 3 watching:roads flooded batesville rd@ chatsworth rd standing springs 3 rd@ ashmore bridge rdharts lane @ hwy 14simpsonville simpsonville 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by 3 kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 in saint louis--eight postal workers will be splitting a
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winning lottery ticket! 3 the co-wokers say they have been playing the lottery together for 15-years and they finally hit the powerball match five this month. one member of the group said he purchased the winning ticket and was the first to discover the good news. the group is dividing the jackpot up evenly--- each receiving around 125-thousand dollars before taxes. and the quiktrip where the ticket was brought will get a 1-thousand dollar bonus check for selling the winning ticket. 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-glenn from piedmont. -jaden from moore.-sheree from abbeville-aubree from pickens is 6 today. today.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back.but first... a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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3 news you need to know... angelita wright is expected to face a judge later today after being charged in a deadly hit and run that killed a man she claims is her husband."brent tessnear" was found badly injured at the hardee's in cowpens on sunday.he later died. 3 the greenville county coroner has identified a pedestrian
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along white horse road.ronnie follett of easley died this morning. troopers are searching for teh driver of a red or maroon suv in connection. 3 head coach dabo swinney says....three players are back in the upstate and won't play tomorrow in the orange bowl. swinney says ammon lakip, deon cain and j-j mccullough violated team rules.multiple reports...including espn...say its for failing drug tests. 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 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 ((adlibs))
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3 we're watching:roads flooded batesville rd@ chatsworth rd standing springs rd@ ashmore bridge rdharts lane@ hwy 14simpsonville simpsonville 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget to join diana, cody and kendra at four, ten,
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