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3 sunny, cold, and 3 blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the
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3 ((wrap up)) pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching:3 3 here's a live look at the 3 3 new from overnight--the highway patrol is investigating a serious crash that temporarily blocked a greenville county road. troopers were called out to highway 25 in travelers rest around 4:15 this morning.it
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a medical helicopter was called to the scene.. but right now, we don't have information on any injuries. a-m. 3 3 the red cross is helping families in several counties over the weekend. weekend.many of those people made it out ok but sadly- one woman did die in a fire at her home in greenville county. county.ashley minelli is live county... 3 - coroner: 51-year-old barbara kern died at the hospital hospitalfire broke out at her home saturday evening on aberdare court in greenville countykern's father also lived in the home... he is now
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3 he's now one of several people displaced after fires broke spartanburg county... and two other homes in anderson... chief... have an idea what *might* have caused blaze in 3 3 3 we found ashtray and cigarettes at the bed and we also found a lot of electrical plugs at the bed. 3 red cross: - blow out candles. - put out fires before going to bedwith colder weather moving in, another reminder:- don't overload electrical outlets- space heaters: 3 foot radius, nothing touching them 3 - red cross currently helping 3 families displaced by the fires in anderson and spartanburg- right now all of
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3 3 covering our 3 counties--a buncombe county man accused of killing a couple and their unborn child is expected back in court today. today.jason owens is locked up on a list of charges-- including first degree murder, murder of an unborn child, and destroying remains.owens was arrested last march. 3 he's accused of killing j-t codd and his wife cristie, who was pregnant.the couple was reported missing march 15. 15.investigators say owens robbed and killed the codds at their home in leicester.. then destroyed their remains. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.we'll be in court this morning and we'll update you later today on the four o'clock news. 3 in greenville county--one of four suspects charged in a robbery that turned deadly is scheduled to go on trial today. today.joseph crite was shot to death in his home on lanford drive back in december of 2012. investigators believe a group of four people had gone to the house to rob him.deputies say
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at gunpoint, then killed him. four people were charged with murder-- including brandon adams.he's set to stand trial today for murder, kidnapping, and other charges.we'll be following this case and let you know what happens. 3 we're working to find out if charges are being filed in a domestic stabbing in pickens county.investigators say it happened at a home on highway 88 sunday afternoon. afternoon.deputies tell us a man was cut during a fight with his wife.that man had to be flown to the hospital. there's no word on his condition this morning. 3 3 today is the last day for you to file for flood relief from the federal government. government.fema and the small business administration are offering financial assistance for those hit by the historic flooding our state experienced in october---you have until today to register with both organizations.the money can be used on any assistance with short-term rent, repairs and property losses. 3 3 the countdown is on for clemson fans -- we're just one week away from the tigers playing in the national championship. 3 clemson-- still holds a perfect record after beating
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orange bowl thursday night. q-b- deshaun watson lead the team *and they maintained control of the game **even after losing star defensive end shaq lawson to a knee injury. it's been 34-years since clemson had a chance to win a national championship. they face alabama next monday in arizona at 8:30. 3 we'll have complete coverage right here on fox carolina of the national hampionship game. our crew will be leaving for arizona in the next couple of days.**today coach dabo swinney is expected to address the media ahead of the big game. you can find out what he has to say on fox carolina both on-air and online. 3 now for weather and traffic
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3 sunny, cold, and 3 blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. 3 ((adlibs))
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3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 it's ______.the f-b-i says they're watching a federal building in oregon that's being taken over by armed men. we'll tell what this is all about.. coming up. 3 here's a live look over clemson university-- you're watching the morning news on
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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're taking a live look over i-85 in greenville
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3 the f-b-i says they're keeping watch on a federal wildlife refuge in oregon.. where an armed group has taken control. control.the group says they're protesting the government's control of public land.they also say they're mad ranchers are being punished because they did not want to sell their land.the protesters blocked off roads, arming guard towers and restricting access sunday.a federal judge convicted a father and son duo of arson in 2001 and they're scheduled to start their sentence today. 3 this morning the buildings where the deadly san bernardino shooting happened will re-open. open.14 people were killed and others hurt last month when investigators say a husband and wife duo opened fire. nearly 600 workers are expected to head back to the inland regional center today. leaders of the center say they will meet in small groups to talk about the attack then resume work as normal.the conference center where the attack happened remains closed indefinitely. 3 president obama is scheduled to meet with the attorney
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violence.he's expected to talk about a three month plan that will include executive action. the president is expected to focus on strengthening background checks required before buying a gun.republican leaders say they will fight any legislation from the president they feel is unconstitutional.president obama will also speak at a town hall thursday at george mason university about reducing gun violence. 3 3 more than half of americans and the top one always seems to be losing weight... weight...and if it's yours.. you can have a running start this weekend.. weekend..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the travelers rest y-m-c-a who is putting on the resolution run.. 3 this saturday you can start the year off on the right foot..as lots of people are set to head here in the morning and go for a run.. run..it's the 13th resolution run held right here at the family y....where you can run
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well..now according a study by the journal of clinical psychology..whii half of people usually make a resolution...only 8 out of a hundred people actually complete it through the entire year..so if you want to at least let it last the week.. just go to fox carolina.com to sign up..it is 30 dollars for the 5k and 60 for the half marathon.. 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 sunny, cold, and blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s.
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normal with sunshine and highs back in the 40s.the next chance for rain comes late thursday into friday, with highs back in the 50s, followed by a dry, milder saturday. sunny, cold, and blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. wednesday will stay below normal with sunshine and highs back in the 40s.the next chance for rain comes late
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highs back in the 50s, followed by a dry, milder saturday.
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3 chris is in the traffic center now: 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 3 3 3 news you need to know..an autopsy is planned today for a greenville county woman who died after a house fire.the coroner says 51 year old barbara kern died saturday night at the hospital.the wade hampton fire department is fire started. 3 lawmakers return to the house today for their first session of 2016.their first order of business will be another vote to repeal president obama's health care law.the senate has already passed the measure.. which president obama said he will veto. 3 the powerball jackpot is up to
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over usc upstate in spartanburg. 3 a north carolina pastor says he's welcoming a man into his congregation after giving them quite a scare. scare.pastor larry wright says he was leading a new year's eve service at "heal the land outreach ministry".that's when an armed man walked into the church -- but the pastor says he meant no harm.pastor wright
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then was taken to a medical facility for help.the church met to talk about security sunday when the same man walked back through the church doors. 3 :53 - 1:02"how you doing, man?""hallelujah" "hallelujah"the pastors says the gunman came back to apologize for scaring everyone. he told the pastor his wife is fighting a debilitating disease and he's dealing with ptsd along with financial problems.the pastor says the man needed help and asked to join the congregation.
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3 sunny, cold, and 3 blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. 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 it's ______.nearly a year after a greenville teen's death.. the community is still looking for his killer.we'll show you how people are remembering cobey smith.. next. 3 here's a live look over greenville county--you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons.
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same here. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto . 3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 firefighters and the red cross are urging you to be careful.. after a series of upstate house fires over the weekend. we're live in greenville with the details. details.the mother of tucker hipps is talking to fox carolina after clemson
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lawsuit connected to her son's death.what she's looking forward to--coming up. up. 3 you'll want a coat and gloves as you head out the door this morning.we're looking at sunny, cold and windy conditions to start your week. 3 good morning.... it's monday, january 4.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nnole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining
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3 sunny, cold, and 3 blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 3 3 this morning -- only on fox carolina -- we're hearing from the *hipps' family, about *clemson's response to a civil lawsuit. lawsuit.19 year old tucker hipps died in 2014, after falling off a bridge near clemson university, while on a run with his fraternity. fraternity.his parents filed a wrongful death against three members of the fraternity, the fraternity itself - sigma phi epsilon - and clemson university. cindy and gary hipps allege in the suit -- sigma phi epsilon had a long-standing tradition that required pledges to jump off the bridgdgand swim to shore.a report states clemson denies ny knowledge the fraternity's tradition. 3 cindy hipps talked to fox carolina about the university's response -- saying in part--"i was very
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are ready to move forward in our legal case and get the facts." 3 no charges have been filed in the case so far.we will keep you up to date on what happens in the civil suit. 3 this morning- the red cross is helping some upstate families out after several house fires claimed the life of a greenville county woman. 3 ashley minelli is live at the red cross in greenville county... and ashley- these fires are prompting the organization to send out some reminders to people as the colder weather moves in... 3 don't know the cause of the fires- but red cross: some this winter winter- don't leave food cooking on the stove. 3 - blow out candles- and put out fires before going to bed.
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and use space heaters with care. 3 cause of all fires under investigation... in greenville county- where that deadly fire happened, wade hampton fire chief: did everything they could to save her 3 they did an excellent job like i say, the first truck in attacked the fire. the second truck in which was right behind the first truck, did the search and rescue and they actually did do cpr on the victim and had a pulse and had a heart rate before they left the scene. 3 - coroner: 51 year old barbara kern died inside home on aberdare court- cause of fire still under investigation 3 - another fire happened in spartanburg over the weekend- on charlie mae *campbell lane- two other fires in anderson county displaced two families
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3 in total: - red cross is helping four families out this morninghere in greenville county: - told barbara kern's father also lived at the home, staying with relatives right now now 3 3 covering our counties--today.. one of four people charged in the 2012 murder of a greenville county woman is set to go on trial. trial.chiquita johnson was shot and killed outside the highland square apartments in december of 2012.four men were arrested and charged in her death.today, one of them, christopher cobb is due to go on trial.he's facing murder and attempted murder charges. we'll be following this case and let you know what happens. 3 laurens county deputies say three people are facing charges after a missing teen
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weekend.14 year old michael hudson was found saturday.the teen's aunt-- who is his guardian-- says he ran away from home last month. month.deputies say his parents-- michael and kelldon hudson-- later found him.they are charged with custodial interference and unlawful neglect toward a child. child.and on saturday.. deputies also arrested shelia neves.investigators believe her. 3 this morning, spartanburg county deputies are looking for two armed robbery suspects. suspects.we're told the "el diamante" gas station on asheville highway was robbed saturday night.deputies say two men wearing ski masks walked in with guns.. and got away with cash.anyone with information on this case is asked to call the spartanburg county sheriff's office. 3 friends and family in greenville county are still lookininfor justice for a teen who was shot and killed nearly one year ago. ago.16 year old cobey smith was killed last january 25 on the sliding rock creek trail. no one has been arrested.over the weekend.. people came together to honor his memory. 3
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cobey."community activist jack logan organized saturday's event.. which is the first of several vigils being planned this month.family and friends of cobey smith attended.. and are still asking for anyone with information on his death to come forward. 3 3 3 "and knowing you have some ruthless, cowawaice, punks out here, who committed this crime, walking the streets, i want him behind bars because i had a mother, and this is a mother, and i feel her pain." 3 greenville police are investigating this case.anyone with information is asked to call 1-888-crime-sc. 3 3 today is the deadline for flood victims from october's historic rains to apply for federal aid. aid.the flooding affected communities in 24 counties in the palmetto state.today is also the deadline for returning disaster loan applications to the u-s small business administration.fema has approved nearly 80 million
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than 30-thousand applicants. homeowners may be eligible for loans up to 200-thousand dollars while business owners y borrow up to 2-million dollars for damaged property. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny, cold, and blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s.
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3 now time for traffic with 3 now time for now time for 3 traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 in the nfl--the panthers will have home field advantage for the playoffs...the first time in franchise history. 3 the team clinched the spot on sunday against the bucs.cam newton ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more to beat the bucs 38-to-10. that gave the panthers their 11th straight win at home.newton *also tied the n-f-l record for most career touchdowns
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3 as the nfl post-season begins-- many coaches are waking up uncertain about their future. future.today is called "black monday" in the nfl--the day many coaches who didnt do so well this season get their walking papers.the browns, 49ers, and eagles have already fired their coaches..reports show coaches with the colts, lions, dolphins, giants, and titans are also in danger of losing their jobs today. falcons coach "dan quinn" has not been named in reports after ending the season 8 and 8. 3 3 it's ______.if you have any cash left over from christmas.. you might want to invest in a lottery ticket. more on this week's huge powerball jackpot.. next 3 here's a live look -over ab tech in asheville- you're watching the morning news on
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>> don't tackle this new year's resolution on your own, coming january 4th, "the 700 club" shows you how to protect t ur finances, nationally known money experts reveal their secrets to help you, get out of debt, save money, find your dream career,
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financial success, watch "the 700 club" five part series,
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january 4th.3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you are looking live over i-85 in greenville 3 3 people in india are bracing for tremors after a massive earthquake shook the country sunday morning. morning.india's meteorological department says a 6 point 8 quake hit the city of imphal about a half dozen people have been confirmed dead with dozens of others injured. rescue crews say the tremors cracked walls and collapsed high rise buildings.witnesses report the quake lasted up to two minutes in some neighborhoods. 3 diplomats and embassysytaff from iran are moving out of saudi arabia this morning after the two countries announced they have cut ties. the two countries ended relations after iranian protesters set fires in the saudi embassy.leaders in saudi arabia executed nearly 50 people saturday --including a prominent shiite cleric --
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president called the executions disrespectful to his nations and must be stopped.political analysts say the decision to part ways between saudi arabia and iran will likely affect surrounding nations. 3 later this morning we're expected to learn more about a plan to reform the chicago police force. force."sharon fairly" was appointed to reform the independent police review authority.her appointment came after video of a teen being shot and killed was released and sparked protests. **fairly** is expected to announce staffing changes she's made since december. according to the chicago tribune -- only two out of 409 shootings investigated by the review authority have been found unjustified since 2007. 3 a new survey is showing there's a group of doctors who don't think pre-teens need a vaccine against h-p-v. p-v.the results of the study were published in the journal "pediatrics" -- showing vaccine rates for h-p-v are lower than recommended.h-p-v has been shown to cause cancer. the vaccine is recommended to be given to kids before
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estimated about a third of teens in the u-s are sexually active by the age of 16. 3 if you're feeling like the new year is bringing you new luck -- you may want to try for the powerball on wednesday. wednesday.the drawing will be worth 400 million dollars.. after no one won saturday's drawing.that's the **largest pot since september of 20-13 when someone from south carolina won.lottery officials say the new powerball rules that went into effect in october are helping bring bigger prizes to the game. 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 sunny, cold, and blustery
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reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. wednesday will stay below normal with sunshine and highs back in the 40s.the next chance for rain comes late thursday into friday, with highs back in the 50s, followed by a dry, milder saturday. sunny, cold, and blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings
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temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. wednesday will stay below normal with sunshine and highs back in the 40s.the next chance for rain comes late thursday into friday, with highs back in the 50s, followed by a dry, milder saturday.
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3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: old augusta rd @ augusta stold easley bridge rd @ welcome rdi-85 south@ pelham rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-happy 1st birthday to atlanta from anderson. anderson.belated shoutouts-- -robert from travelers rest. -katelyn from spartanburg. -kristyn from spartanburg. spartanburg.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
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3 news you need to know..a buncombe county man accused of a killing a couple and their unborn child is due back in court.deputies say jason owens killed **jt codd** and his wife **christie** who was pregnant back in march and then burned their remains. proescutors are seeking the death penalty. 3 today is the last day for you to file for flood relief from the federal government.fema and the small business administration are offering financial assistance for those hit by the historic flooding our state experienced in october--- 3 a group of armed protesters in oregon are guarding a federal wildlife refuge for a third day.the group says they're protesting the government's control of public land and two ranchers being prosecuted for arson. 3 president obama says he's going to try and reduce gun violence in his final year in
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with the attorney general today to talk about a plan. he'll be at george mason university to talk about gun violence in a town hall meeting thursday. 3 sunny, cold, and blustery today, with highs only reaching the 30s and 40s, and wind gusts up to 25 mph. tonight, lows drop into the 20s area-wide. tuesday brings more sunshine and cold temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s.
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3 let's get one 3 last look at traffic. 3 we're watching: old augusta rd @ augusta stold easley bridge rd @ welcome rdi-85 south@ pelham rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 a deer in minnesota is alive this morning thanks to the daring efforts of a deaf man. man.steven peterson says he was driving home when he spotted a deer floating in an icy river.peterson says he
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worried he couldn't hear them because he's deaf.he pushed a log out towards the deer and put a trailer strap around it and pulled it to safety. peterson says he named the deer miss ice river. 3 thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget to join diana,
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>> do you have more month than money? >> i owe, i owe, i owe, off to work i go. >> are you swimming in debt? get real tips that can save you cash. >> build up you'll succeed. >> on today's "700 club." >> pat: welcome back ladies and gentlemen, to this edition of "700 club." we have been off our live show a couple of days. nice to be with you again. tensions rising in the middle east. i am going to tell you what the lord showed me during a time of
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