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morning.. but things should clear out later today.we'll see what's in store for the first weekend of 2016.. coming up. up. 3 it's time to go bowling.the clemson tigers are just hours away from taking on oklahoma in the orange bowl.we're live in florida with a preview 3 good morning.... it's thursday, december 31.i'm lauren elise.... here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 happy new year, sydney, australia!they are ringing in
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3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts
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3 now lets 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 time to talk some sports... clemson and oklahoma have a chance to go to the national championship... kickoff of the orange bowl is just hours away.. away..sports director aaron cheslock is live for us all morning in south florida.. and aaron, a lot of trash talk
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3 yeah, we've heard it from several players.. but the most recent came from clemson cornerback mackensie alexander... who's projected as a first round draft pick... pick... 3 the tigers corner locking down essentially every number one receiver he's faced this year.. most notably notre dames will fuller.. last season he only gave up 20 completions total.. this season, alexander's given up only 11 receptions... total.. they've played 12 games.. so that's less than a catch per game... o-u's sterling shepards no or sanity receiver
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hundred and 11 touchdowns... so when alexander was asked about his thoughts on the sooner receiver.. you'd expect to hear: he's a great player or a big challenge.. dabo swinney says that.. but not the tigers corner... 3 3 3 3 "he's number 3, and he's 5'10" and he plays for ou, there's nothing to say about the guy. he plays for ou. that's all i've got to say about the guy." guy." 3 "tough matchup, he's got his hands full. a great player. shifty, a strong guy. excellent ball skills, great ability to run after the catch. he's a very talented guy. i think he's top-10 in the country right now in touchdowns, so he's got his hands full. going to be a battle right there. and that's what you expect. it's the final four. there's no weaknesses on any one of these teams. whatever 11 run out
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all good players on both sides. so there'll be great matchups everywhere. everywhere.there certainly will be... now the two faced off last year in the russell athletic bowl.. shepard held to just one catch for 13 yards by the clemson corner... they even got into it a little bit before kickoff.. 3 just one of the many storylines heading into this one... it's of course oklahomas shot at payback... the tigers crushing the sooners 40-6 in last year's bowl game... but what does that mean for this year ? we'll take a closer look up...
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3 fox carolina will have continuing orange bowl coverage later today...you can follow us on facebook and twitter for the latest updates. and aaron will have a full wrap up of the game tonight at 10. 3 3 bill cosby -- once t-v's most beloved dad -- is out on a million dollar bond this morning after being charged with a sex crime. crime.cosby was charged on wednesday in pennsylvania with a felony count of aggravated indecent assault.the alleged incident happened in 2004.the case marks the first time cosby has been charged with sexual misconduct despite years of allegations by dozens of women. he has denied all of those claims. 3 the mother of of the so-called "affluenza teen" is back in the u-s this morning. morning."tonya couch" was flown from mexico into l-a this morning and taken away by u-s marshals at the airport. her son -- ethan -- is still in mexico at an immigration office after a judge granted him a delayed deportation. the
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border from texas, where ethan is on probation for a drunken driving crash that killed 4 people in 2013.he used "affluenza" as a defense in that case. 3 3 happening now.. the midwest is dealing with dangerous flooding. in missouri -- officials have now completely shut down interstate 55 because of flooding.rivers in the area also experiences historic flooding. the u-s army corps of engineers says flooded water has spilled over nine federal levees in the saint louis area. 3 in the upstate this morning many in greenwood are feeling the impact of all the rain we've seen. seen.emergency management workers says at least six families were evacuated from their homes in the wilson creek mobile home park-- roads were washed out and some cars submerged under water. the u-s 25 bypass at burgess drive was closed because of flooding. and in 96 a man and two passengers were swept away in their car on paysinger road and had to be rescued by firefighters.both the phoenix and 96 fire departments responded to that rescue and
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red cross set up a shelter for those who had to leave home. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing
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drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 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 let's check in 3 with ashley-- ashley-- 3 if your kids can't stay up till midnight.. there's a
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new year before the sun goes down.we're live at the bon secours wellness arena with all the details. 3 3 3 i'm lt. lizzie 3 arrowsmith deployed to al udeid air base qatar i want to wish my family and friends in spartanburg sc a merry christmas and happy new years.
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3 you're watching the morning
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hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look along wade hampton boulevard in taylors. 3 3 there's less than 24 hours left in 2015... but right now there's another countdown happening right here in downtown greenville... 3 ashley minelli is live at the well this morning-- on the ice-- where the count down to "noon year" is kicking off in just a few hours.ashley- what's this all about? 3 chance for kids, families to enjoy new year... without
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bed-times3 - kids enjoy skating on the ice - noisemakers to count down "noon" years eve- also the last day to enjoy skating on the big ice 3 $5 kids 6 and under$7 ages 7 and up$3 to rent skates (or bring your own for no rental fee) 3 count-down begins at 10 this morning... skating continues until 2 skating morning... skating continues until 2 this
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until
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begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with highs in the 50s, and lows near freezing. next week begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could come late-week. mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until
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begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with highs in the 50s, and lows near freezing. next week begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could come late-week. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3
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county we're watching: 3 3 3 now:traffic center chris is in the 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3
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county hit &; run accident i-85 north between 9-11 mm mm 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by pit crew traffic sponsored by pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 now for a look at news you need to know..the highway patrol is looking for the driver who hit a man on white horse road and didn't stop. ronnie follett died early wednesday morning.troopers are looking for a red or maroon suv with damage on the front end or driver's side. 3 anderson police are looking for information after an officer was assaulted last month.police say they arrested two people for making drugs nearby.. and officers believe
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attack.chief jim stewart is set to release more about this case later today. 3 the big apple is getting ready to ring in the new year tonight.hundreds of thousands of people are expected to pack the streets.check points and barricades were set up early this morning.all bags are to be inspected with backpacks, duffle bags, and alcohol all being banned. 3 we'll take a live look there in times square --you're watching the morning news on
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live at some gray skies over greenville county. 3 in california--a 2 year old cancer survivor who had her arm amputated has a new friend who understands her condition. condition.the parents of little "scarlette" say they
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kitten that she would like. they say that's when they heard about a little kitten named holly.it turns out holly had to have a leg amputated after she suffered a traumatic injury.scarlette's family adopted the kitten on christmas eve and after the amputation, scarlette is now cancer free. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper
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warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 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-- 3
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3 it's ______.excitement is building for clemson fans.. as the team is just hours away from hitting the field in the orange bowl.aaron cheslock joins us live from florida with a preview.. after the break. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg -- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3
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now.3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 the clemson tigers are just hours away from taking on oklahoma in the orange bowl. we're live in florida with a preview preview 3 if your kids can't stay up till midnight.. there's a chance for them to ring in the new year before the sun goes down.we're live at the bon
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3 good morning.... it's thursday, december 31.i'm lauren elise.... here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news.happy new year's eve.. 3 mostly cloudy today 3 with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree,
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this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:accident andersonw queen st @us hwy 76 76 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's almost time 3 clemson fans...we're less than eight hours from the tigers squaring off with oklahoma in the orange bowl... bowl...aaron cheslock has been following the tigers all week down in south florida.and it's the second straight year these two teams have f fed each other, so what's different... 3 well arguably the two best players on the field are... oklahoma quarterback baker mayfield and the heisman finalist out of tigertown deshaun watson... watson... 3 remember it was cole stoudt under center for clemson in the russell athletic bowl last year... not deshaun watson...
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not baker mayfield... both of these guys can change the cocolexion of the game in a heartbeat... the tigers obliterated o-u 40-6 in orlando... sooner players and coaches called the performance embarrassing... dabo swinney, asked about keeping his team focused on this year's matchup... in an interesting way... if he had any quote "jedi mind tricks"... 3 3 3 3 jedi mind tricks. is that star wars? no jedi mind tricks. last year's performance isn't going to win this year. different teams. you know they turned the ball over five times against us and we're a good team. that's not going to be a pretty result. if we turn the ball over five times. it's not going to be a pretty result. when you put the film on, they know who can play. pretty quickly. all you've got to do is put the film on, and oklahoma will get your attention."
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ranked tigers going undefeated this year.. it's oklahoma that comes into matchup as about a 4-point favorite... 3 and one of the reasons why is the tigers defense looking a little beat-down towards the end of the year.. we'll check in with dabo swinney on the health of his team coming up... up...
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3 fox carolina will have continuing orange bowl coverage later today...you can follow us on facebook and twitter for the latest updates. and aaron will have a full wrap up of the game tonight at 10. 3 3 covering our counties--today a police chief in anderson county is expected to talk more about an attack on one of his officers. officers.the police chief says ficer "kristin brady" was attacked around two on the morning of november 16.the chief says it happened at the dead end of edenbrook drive. investigators say the person attacked officer brady before and tried stealing her gun.the person eventually ran off into the woods. woods.anderson police arrested these two -- kristi hendricks and bryan gray -- on drug
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connected to the attack in some way.this morning at 10:00, the police chief will release more details about the case. 3 a greenville county non-profit says it may take them a while before they can help anyone after their tools and trailer were stolen. stolen.leaders with rebuild upstate says the equipment was taken late tuesday night. rebuild upstate helps elderly, handicapped, and less fortunate families with home repairs.leaders says without their tools and trailer -- they aren't able to work with families anymore.simpsonville police say these kinds of thefts are common this time of year and business and home owners need to take extra prprautions. 3 many across the upstate and western north carolina are cleaning up after this week's flooding.this is video at artspace charter school in buncombe county earlier this week.a mudslide caused this mess with clean up still going on.all the carpet had be removed---and will have to be replaced.they're asking for help cleaning up the building---if you can - contact the artspace charter school- 3
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*countdown* to midnight... there's another event on the clock that greenville county kids won't want to miss! 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the well this morning.. where ashley- there's a big party at 12... noon! 3 chance for kids, families to enjoy new yearar. without busting bed-times bed-times- kids enjoy skating on the ice- noisemakers to count down "noon" years eve- also the last day to enjoy skating on the big ice 3 $5 kids 6 and under$7 ages 7 and up$3 to rent skates (or bring your own for no rental fee)rental fee)own for no $3 to rent skates under$5 kids 6 and big ice 3 skating on the day to enjoy - also the last "noon" years eve count down - noisemakers to ice skating on the - kids enjoy skating on the ice- noisemakers to count down "noon" years eve- also the last day to enjoy skating on the big ice 3 $5 kids 6 and under$7 ages 7
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bring your own for no rental fee) 3 count-down begins at 10 this morning... skating continues until 2 this afternoon 3 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-
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50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic with chris.traffic with now time for 3 now time for traffic with
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3 we're watching: accident/ems verdae blvd @ woodruff rd accident w queen st @ us hwy 76 accident/ems verdae blvd @ woodruff rd rdhere's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 it's ______.a million people are expected to gather in the big apple to ring in 2016. we'll tell you how officials are working to keep people safe. 3 here's a live look over wade hampton boulevard in taylors-- you're watching the morning
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3 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 are looking live over greenville county.
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3 families in brussels, belgium will have to celebrate the new year privately this year. year.all public celebrations -- including fireworks -- have been called off due to terror concerns.the mayor says two suspects from a muslim biker gang were arrested tuesday on suspicion of being involved in a plot to attack sites in brussels during new year's festivities.investigators are working to see if there's a link between the suspects and isis but have confirmed they're not connected to the deadly november attacks in paris. 3 closer to home -- the big apple is getting ready to ring in the new year tonight. tonight.on tuesday --- city leaders including the mayor, n-y-p-d, and the f-b-i reviewed plans to keep visitors safe in time square. around a million people are expected to pack the streets. the police commissioner says his department has been planning for tonight since last year.check points and barricades were set up early this morning.all bags are to be inspected with backpacks, duffle bags, and alcohol all being banned.
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popular spots to ring in the new year -- but it's not the only place to celebrate. celebrate.in mount olive north carolina -- the town gets together for the annual pickle drop.the mount olive pickle company drops a three foot pickle into a tank at 7:00 tonight so families can enjoy the festivities.in folly beach south carolina they have a flip flop drop followed by fire works at midnight.and in brasstown north carolina -- a live opossum will be droped in a plexiglass box at midnight. 3 time for weather and traffic.
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slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with highs in the 50s, and lows near freezing. next week begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could
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today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with highs in the 50s, and lows near freezing. next week begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could
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3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: batesville rd @ squires gate dr verdae blvd @ woodruff rd
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-eric from laurens. -karen from union.-brandon from starr. starr.-israel from easley. -henry from easley.-roger from gaffney. gaffney.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 we're back with news you need to know...this morning many in greenwood are feeling the impact of all the rain we've seen during the past few days. emergency management workers says at least six families are being helped by the red cross after being force to evacuate. 3 bill cosby's lawyer is
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assault charges against the comedian.cosby was charged in pennsylvania wednesday and given a one million dollar bail which he posted.the charges are connected to a 2004 accusation of a former temple university worker. 3 the clemson tigers are just hours away from playing for a spot in the national title game.they take on the oklahoma sooners this afternoon at 4:00 in the orange bowl.we'll have a recap and all the highlights tonight on the ten o'clock news. 3 tonight on fox carolina--you can ring in the new year with "pitbull's new year's revolution."the party starts at 8:00.that will be followed by the ten o'clock news.then after the news, pitbull's new year's revolution will be back on at 11:00 and run until 12:30 am.. right here on fox carolina. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts
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3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's get one last look at 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 thank you for 3 thank you for spending your 2015 with us here on the morning news.we hope you've had a great year.we will be off tomorrow morning.. so we will see you back here monday morning at 5 a-m.have a safe
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