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and that means the jackpot is even bigger!we'll tell you how much the pot is now worth.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 7.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon.
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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 breaking news out of paris where police say a man was shot and killed outside a
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station.police say the man was holding a knife and had wires coming from his clothes in the northern part of the city. explosive squads are now on scene.this comes on the one year anniversary of the attacks inside the charlie hebdo magazine when 11 people and a police officer were killed.we'll pass along more 3 information as we get it. 3 3 this morning..seneca police chief john covington says his officers are investigating one of the worst cases of child abuse he's ever seen. seen.we're told an infant is fighting for her life... while her mother's boyfriend sits behind bars. bars.19 year old leroy morris was arrested wednesday.on tuesday.. police say a woman brought her six week old daughter to the hospital. police say the baby had multiple injuries, including a broken collarbone, and fractured eye socket.
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been taking care of the child. police say he admitted that he'd gotten frustrated with the baby's crying.. and he shook and threw her. investigators say the baby is in very critical condition. we're told morris is due in court l ler this morning. 3 this morning.. we're working to find out what happened to a double murder suspect who died in custody. custody.pickens county deputies say "albert bowen" died wednesday morning.we're told bowen had been taken out of state for mental evaluations.u-s marshals say they were trying to bring him back, when he suffered some kind of health emergency. emergency.bowen was facing two counts of murrr in the deaths of bill isaacs and dickie stewart.the men were gunned down back in september on north homestead road. road.investigators say isaacs-- who was a former pickens high coach-- was shot outside his home.deputies say stewart was trying to help isaacs when he was shot. 3 3 covering our counites-- deputies in buncombe county are searching for a missing teen.15 year old jessica crawford is from black mountain.we're told she's five feet tall with brown hair and blue eyes.investigators say
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burke counties.if you see her.. you're asked to call the buncombe county sheriff's office. 3 family and friends in anderson county are working to make sure people don't forget the case of missing baby leonna wright. wright.on wednesday, teddy bears and balloons were placed on her billboard.this week marks seven months since leonna disappeared from an apartment complex in pendleton. her mother's boyfriend, travis jones, was the last person to see her.he's now locked up on neglect charges related to leonna's sister.but no one has been charged in the baby's disappearance.family members are still begging for answers. 3 3 3 "our family is in deep deep deep pain... and we need answers." answers." 3 "she's a one year old baby, what do 1 year old babies play with... teddy bears and they love balloons and things like that so we want people to remember that she's just a child an innocent baby and that if anybody knows or has the answers we need them to speak up." up."3 deputies tell us they have no new leads.. but the case is
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call 1-888-crime-sc.you can be anonymous. 3 3 w from overnight--the powerball jackpot has now reached an all time high.. after no one won last night's drawing. drawing.lottery workers say no one matched all of the numbers to win the 500 million dollar prize.in south carolina.. three people won 50-thousand dollars. dollars.here are those numbers. 2-11-47-62-63 the powerball was 17and the power play was 3.it's now estimated the jackpot has grown to 675 million.the next drawing is saturday night here on fox carolina. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s.
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on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon. 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--
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3 we're just four days away from the college football championship. championship.the undefeated clemson tigers are busy getting ready for their trip out west.the team leaves for arizona tomorrow. 3 you can cheer the tigers on as they fly out west if you want. fans are asked to head to the westzone around 11:45 tomorrow. players and coaches will load the buses and leave at approximately 12:30.the band and spirit squad will also be out there cheering the team on. fans will not have access to the team at the airport. 3 coming up monday night.. you'll want to tune in for our special report--"undefeated: clemson's return to the championship."we'll be going in depth on the tigers first shot at the national title since 1981.that's monday night at 7:00 right here on fox carolina. 3
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3 here's a live look over greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're following breaking news out of new york where a rescue mission is underway to free several miners trapped in an elevator 900 feet underground. cnn is reporting four of the 17 miners have been rescued at the salt mine in lansing.the miners have been stuck since just before midnight but appear to be in good health. crews are providing the miners with heat packs and blankets to keep them warm.we'll stay on top of this and keep you updated. 3 3 today marks the one year anniversary of the deadly attacks at the french satirical magazine, "charlie hebdo". hebdo".gunmen opened fire at the magazine's office killing eight staff members.the attack prompted days of terror in the city including -- shootings at a grocery store and in the suburbs.a total of 17 people were killed that week. 3 day traders in china are hoping for quick turnaround after asian markets have
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week.this morning trading was stopped just 30 minuets after the markets opened for the second time this week.they were forced to stop because of newly installed mechanisms designed to limit market volatility.that marks the shortest trading day in the markets history.analysts say worries about china's currency weakening are causing markets to drop. 3 3 a group of armed protesters in oregon is getting opposition from the local sheriff. sheriff.the sheriff in harney county announced in a community meeting that armed militia need to "pick up and go home".neighghrs cheered but others in the meeting said the community needs to support the demonstrators.the armed militia is holding onto a federal building at a nature preserve to protest two ranchers sentenced to prison and government control of public land. 3 3 for all you foodies out there- today marks the start of an 11- day food fest you won't want to miss. 3 it's restaurant week! 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in downtown greenville this morning-- and ashley- this year- there's a lot of restaurants joining in... even some new ones! 3 playright one of the new
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*30* restaurants on the list list- it's one of several offering up a 3-course meal for $30 this yearchance to eat at some of the most high end in the upstate at an affordable price- rick erwin's, larkin's- greer: the strip club- simpsonville: stella'salso great deals at favorites like carolina ale house offering a 2 for $25 menu, palmetto ale house- runs today through january 17th 3 sampling some of the deals this morning:- lazy goat- roost - southern pressed juice
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic. traffic.3 3 partly cloudy skies with highs
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clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with lows in the 40s. saturday starts with partly cloudy skies, but rain moves in during the afternoon. sunday starts with a few showers but clears to sunshine near 60 in the afternoon. next week, colder air settles back in for monday, tuesday, and
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with highs in the low 50s area- wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with lows in the 40s. saturday starts with partly cloudy skies, but rain moves in during the afternoon. sunday starts with a few showers but clears to sunshine near 60 in the afternoon. next week, colder air settles back
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wednesday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching: pelham rd @ boland court &; garlington rd langley rd @ tigerville rd white horse rd @ w. marion rd e. blackstock rd @ reidville rd rd 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 now for a look at news you need to know..church and state leaders want to know who's behind three cases of vandalism in simpsonville. investigators say rocky creek baptist, bethlehem baptist and calvary baptist had dozens of windows shot out by pellet or b-b guns this week.call 23-crime if you have any information. 3 later today "costa pleicones" will be sworn in as south carolina's chief justice.the greenville native will be the state's first chief justice in more than a decade.he's replacing "jean toal" who stepped down last year at the age of 72. 3 president obama is expected to veto a bill today that's headed to his desk.lawmakers approved a measure wednesday that would repeal key measures of the affordable care act and cut the national deficit. 3 a chicago man is getting recognized online for his construction skills after building an igloo in the downtown area. area.it was built right in the middle of a busy intersection this week.social media users
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homeless man but it turns out the man -- named "david sudler" -- lives across the street in a high-rise.sudler says he has a hobby of clearing sidewalks and calls the structure artwork. 3 and here's a live look at usc upstate--you're watching the
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3 the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over 85 and pelham road in
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3 t-v personality mike rowe says he's innocnet of robbing a bank -- and he can prove it. it.the medford police department in oregon released pictures of a man suspected of robbing a bank earlier monday. users on social media were quick to point out he looked a lot like rowe.the actor says he found out about the man on social media but pointed out he's much taller than the suspect.he also said he can prove he was in kansas on mondnd if necessary. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on
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low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: groce rd @ hwy 292/lymane. blackstock rd @ reidville rdpelham rd @ boland court &; garlington rdwhite horse rd @ w. marion rd rd 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 at clemson-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. if you or someone you know is headed to arizona for the title game...we know you're going there for the tigers... but while you're in the phoenix area... we'll tell you what to do and see while you're there...the story first at four today.plus our live coverage from arizona begins later today with live reports at four, ten and eleven.
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3 the morning news starts now. now.3 law enforcement in greenville county is investigating after three churches were targeted by vandals.what we know about the damage.. coming up.
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anderson county after authorities say he tried to take off with an ambulance.. with a paramedic still inside! inside! 3 cloudy today with highs in the 50s.and rain is moving in ahead of the weekend. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 7.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries
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saturday afternoon. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:buncombe st@ pete hollis blvdpelham rd@ boland courtold furnace rd@ hwy 9groce rd@ hwy 292lymane. blackstock rd@ reidville rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 we're following breaking news out of new york where a rescue mission is underway to free several miners trapped in an elevator 900 feet underground. cnn is reporting four of the 17 miners have been rescued at the salt mine in lansing. lansing.the miners have been stuck since just before midnight but appear to be in good health.crews are providing the miners with heat packs and blankets to keep them warm.we'll stay on top of this and keep you updated. 3 breaking news out of paris where police say a man was shot and killed outside a police station. station.police say the man was holding a knife and had wires coming from his clothes in the northern part of the city. explosive squads are now on scene.this comes on the one year anniversary of the attacks inside the charlie hebdo magazine when 11 people and a police officer were information as we get it. 3 3 there's a wild story out of laurens county this morning.
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them on a chase early this morning in a car with only **three** wheels is behind bars. bars.deputies say the woman called 9-1-1 severaltimes around 5 am saying she needed medical help and that she was going to drive herself to the hospital.in her last call she said she hit a deer and lost a wheel on her car.deputies say they caught up with her on charlottes road and tried to pull her over but she wouldnt stop.deputies say she them led them on a six mile chase--and almost hit several cars head-on as she went in the wrong direction.deputies say it all ended when she ran into stop sticks near curry road. the woman's name has not been released but she is facing several charges. 3 3 church and state leaders want to know who's behind three cases of vandalism in simpsonville. simpsonville.investigators say rocky creek baptist, bethlehem baptist and calvary baptist had dozens of windows shot out by pellet or b-b guns this week.we're told no one was at the church when the shootings happened but car windows and church vehicles were damaged. no arrests have been made.if you have any information--
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3 3 covering our counties--a greenville county man will spend 40 years in prison for a robbery that turned deadly. deadly.on wednesday.. a jury found 22 year old brandon adams guilty in the burglary, robbery and killing of joseph crite. crite.crite was shot and killed in his home on lanford drive in 2012.deputies say adams was one of four people who broke into the house. house.this is a look at the other three suspects.we're told adams will spend 40 years in prison without parole. 3 an anderson county man is out of jail after deputies say he tried to steal an ambulance with a paramedic still inside. inside.take a look at lenny ware.police say he tried to steal a medshore ambulance outside anmed hospital wednesday morning. morning.officials tells us paramedics had just dropped off a patient when ware jumped in and started driving away. we're told ware had just been released from the hospital.the paramedic was able to stop ware with the help of a 3 3 with just a few days to go -- many clemson fans are
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alabama. 3 so, fox carolina talked to former head coach danny ford. ford.ford was the last coach to lead the 19-81 team to a national title. that's the only national championship in football that clemson has.we asked coach ford what it will take for the tigers to add another trophy to their case -- here's what he had to say. 3 3 3 "if alabama turns it over then alabama can win certainly, but there is a reason they are underdogs because they havent yet caught up with alabama in recruiting but they certainly can win they just have to play really well" well"3 ford added that he believes clemson has a big advantage with quarterback deshaun watson --but he said he thinks alabama has the upperhand on defense and on special teams. 3 our live coverage from arizona starts today on the four o'clock news.and dont forget - monday at 7.tune in for our special reportundefeated:
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championship.we'll be going in depth on the tigers shot at the national title. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon.
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3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: buncombe st@ pete hollis blvdpelham rd@ boland courtold furnace rd@ hwy 9groce rd@ hwy 292lymane. blackstock rd@ reidville rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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tech in asheville-- you're watching the morning news on
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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 at traffic over 85 and pelham 3 3 state law enforcement in texas says the trooper who arrested "sandra bland" is now off the job. job."brian encinia" is being fired after he was indicted wednesday for lying to a grand jury.encinia was the trooper who pulled over sandra bland last summer.bland died in her jail cell three days later.her family has alleged excessive force might have been used during her arrest.encinia could face a year in jail if he's convicted of perjury. 3 3 investigators outside of atlanta say a 20- hour standoff has ended with the death of a father and his two year old son. son.police in guinnett county responded to a domestic
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authorities say a man barricaded himself in the home. after about 20 hours.. police entered the home when they heard gunshots.police say the man had shot his two year old son, then turned the gun on himself.no one else was hurt. 3 after nearly a year of meetings.. governor nikki haley's domestic violence task force is set to talk about their progress. progress.during a press conference today.. we're told members of the group will give their recommendations for moving forward.that task force began meeting back in february of last year.governor haley created the group because south carolina has one of the highest rates for domestic violence in the nation. lawmakers in the state house also passed a law to toughen up penalties and restrict gun access for convicted abusers. 3 3 this morning.. a former governor of new mexico says he's launching another run for the white house. house.gary johnson says he's running as a libertarian. he calls himself a fiscal conservative and a social liberal and says he's going to fight debt.johnson previously ran as a libertarian in 2012. he most recently served asashe
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marijuana marketing and distribution company based in nevada. 3 this is a look at who you'll see on february's primary ballot.12 republicans are running for their party's nomination. nomination.and four democrats will appear on the south carolina ballot.for more election coverage.. head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 you might want to consider putting your *healthy* eating habits on hold for the next 11 days... so you can eat at some of the most talked about restaurants in the upstate-- for a great deal! deal!today marks the start of restaurant week in downtown greenville... greenville...fox carolina's ashley minelli is checking out some of the restaurants taking part.. 3 most deals: 3 course meal for $30 or $35 bucks.... definitely affordable when some of the restaurants on the list offering just dinner for that price priceso many to choose from- more than 30 on the listhigh end downtown: american grocery, rare steakhouselocal eateries around the upstate
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spartanburg, deals at a lot of placestijuana flats on woodruff road buy one get one freeruns today through january 17th 3 sampling a bunch of different places-- 3
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3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with lows in the 40s. saturday starts with partly cloudy skies, but rain moves in during the afternoon. sunday starts with a few showers but clears to sunshine near 60 in the afternoon. next
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in for monday, tuesday, and wednesday. partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area- wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with lows in the 40s. saturday starts with partly cloudy skies, but rain moves in during the afternoon. sunday starts with a few showers but clears to sunshine near 60 in the afternoon. next
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in for monday, tuesday, and wednesday. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: hwy 221 @ bryant rdold furnace rd @ hwy 9 groce rd @ hwy 292 lyman buncombe st @ pete hollis blvd i-85 south @ exit 51/385 51/385 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 super star janet jackson is shutting down rumors she has throat cancer after postponing her world tour. tour.jackson posted a two minute clip from her song "the great forever" on her twitter account followed by a personal message in which she says the rumors are not true, she does not have cancer, she is recovering.she did not specify though what illness she is dealing with.two weeks ago she announced she was putting off her "unbreakable" tour to have a surgical procedure.she says her doctors have approved her concerts that are scheduled
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stop in columbia on march 6th will be rescheduled but she says to hold on to your ticket. 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-nimo from greenville. -treva from greenville.-vickie from pelzer. pelzer.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 3 3
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3 we're back with news you need to know...we're working to find out what happened to "albert bowen" who died in custody.pickens county deputies say the double murder suspect died wednesday morning from a health emergency.he's charged in the deaths of bill isaacs and dickie stewart. 3 the harney county sheriff in oregon is asking a group of armed protesters to clear out of a federal building. neighbors in the community are split in their support of the protesters.the group says they're mad about two ranchers are in prison and government control of land. 3 the powerball jackpot has now reached an all time high.. after no one won last night's drawing.it's now estimated the jackpot has grown to 675 million.the next drawing is saturday night here on fox carolina. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s.
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on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon.
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traffic. 3 we're watching: hwy 221 @ bryant rdold furnace rd @ hwy 9 groce rd @ hwy 292 lyman buncombe st @ pete hollis blvd 51/385 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 after selling millions of records and winning dozens of awards, rap mogul kyana west is going to hollywood. hollywood. 3 is this kanye west? 3 what are you doing here? (laughing) (laughing)3 kyana made a surprise appearance on idol's season premier last night.he brought
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impromptu rap on the show and was given a golden ticket to the next round.idol's farewell season continues tonight for another round of audtions right here on fox carolina.it starts at 8:00. 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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