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bigger problems. we're back with a look at your forecast 3 winds will remain strong through this evening, as colder air filters into the carolinas and georgia. expect temperatures to fall fast, with 30's and 20's possible before midnight. winds will lessen a bit toward wednesday morning with temperatures bottoming out around 25 in the upstate and 20 in the mountains. skies will be sunny through wednesday with a lighter breeze out of the northwest. highs will warm to 45 in the upstate and only 38 in the mountains.be sure to check out .com/weather for more on the forecast and 3 and don't forget to wake up with thee morning news-- meteorologist nicole papay will have a check of the forecast as you head out the door--and traffic reporter chris scott will have the latest road conditions on your way to work.that's from 5:00 to 9:00 on thee morning news. 3 back to you. 3 new tonight 3 not too long ago president obama gave his final state of
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and the american people-- leaving his final months of his presidency with optimism. optimism.and governor nikki haley got the spotlight too, delivering the g-o-p response. response.tonight the president highlighted the future of america...wanting to make sure the american people understand the proposals to resolve issues still facing our country- including criminal justice reform, immigration, and drug abuse.at a time when there's big changes taking place around the world - the president stressed the importance that americans be involved and pay attention to the decisions being made. 3 3 "our optimism and work ethic, our spirit of discovery and innovation, our diversity and commitment to the rule of law - these things give us everything we need to ensure prosperity and security for generations to come." 3 and a greenwood woman was invited to join the first lady tonight for obama's address. edith childs is on county counciland is credited with
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unofficial slogans of president obama's 2008 campaign for president--'fired up! ready to go!'--during a campaign stop in greenwood. 3 and just moments ago...south carolina governor nikki haley gave the republican response to the president's address tonight....also turning her focus to the future...and remindingngamericans of the chance for our ccntry to take a turn in a new direction.she also reflected on the struggles south carolina has had this year...including the deadly shooting at the emanuel ame church in charleston... reminding americans to never to react in anger but in love...especially when it comes to immigrants who want to abide by our laws.she also addressed the growing threat of terrorism. 3 3 "we would make international agreements that were celebrated in israel and protested in iran, not the other wawaaround. and rather than just thanking our brave men and women in uniform, we would actually strengthen our military, so both our friends and our enemies would know
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when we fight wars we win them." them."haley went on to say....a.arica is being tested...but our country has been tested in the past and has always risen to the challenge.she says it's time to take our values and strengths to keep america the greatest country. 3 as you decide 20-16---- 3 after being cut from the main g-o-p debate line-up republican presidential candidate rand paul says he won't be participating in the upcoming debate. debate.the upcoming g-o-p debate will take place in charleston on thursdayboth paul and carley fiorina have been moved from the main stage to the "undercard debate" fox business network says they made the decision based on the most recent polls but paul's campaign is firing back--saying that they're numbers aren't accurate--and he won't take part if he's not on the main stage. 3 meantime the democratic meantime the democratic candidates are getting prepared for thier debate in charleston this sunday at 9 p- m.of course we will have full coverage of bot debates right
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course on our website 3 now to a developing story... 3 tonight ten u-s soldiers are being held in iran after officials say two navy boats briefly entered territorial waters. waters.the boats were traveling from kuwait to bahrain when u-s officals lost contact with them...officials say the crew was on a training mision in the persian gulf-- when one of the boats might failure and drifted into iranian claimed waters.it's unclear whether the ship intentionally entered iranian waters...but right now we're told the sailors are safe. safe.now u-s officials say the sailors are expected to be released in the morning.the plan is to meet to the sailors in international waters after dawn.it's unclear if the two boats will be returned with the service members. 3 back at home, we're covering our counties 3 a 2 year old is dead tonight - after a weeklong stay in the ghs children's icu. icu.the man accused of killing her is in jail facing homicide charges relating to the girl's death. death.according to the deputy
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jackson suffered non accidental head injuries.she was admitted to the hospital on january 4.she died yesterday afternoon.her mother's live-in boyfriend - michael latimer junior was initally charged with child abuse.it was upgraded to child abuse by homicide after the child died.no one at latimer's listed address wanted to talk about the 2 year old's death. but did say latimer was not the child's father. 3 an anderson county woman...charged in the death of her newborn baby...will remain behind bars after a judge denied her bond. bond.our cameras were rolling as "joanie holcombe" appeared in court this morning.the sheriff's office says her baby was born on december 13th...and died the same day. they say holcombe confessed to placing the newborn in a plasasc bag.deputies say the baby girl's body was in the woods for weeks before she was found by a neighbor.holcombe
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denied bond.the judge advised her to get an attorney and said she could request a preliminary hearing to learn more about the charges against her. 3 and staying in anderson county tonight--the sheriff's office needs help identifying an armed robbery suspect caught on camera camerahere's a look at surveillance pictures from the shop rite store located on sayre street.you can see he's carrying a gun....the sheriff's office says the suspect helped himself to several packs of cigarettes and cash from the register.... then left in a white van.no one was hurt in the incidentbut tonight deputies need your help finding him.if you recognize the suspect or know anything about the incident...call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-s-c. 3 deputies in mcdowell county also need your help tonight- they're trying to identify the driver of an s-u-v who is suspected in crimes in marion and throughout the county.
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is a green dodge durango with tennessee tag v-1-8-4-8-g.it was last seen in a larceny case and at a car theft.the s-u-v has since been caught on camera at several stores in the marion and nebo areas. anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers at 828-65-crime. 3 and in spartanburg county--a deputy has resigned to announce his rurufor sheriff. sheriff.on january eleventh...russell lynch resigned from office after 25-years of service in spartanburg county....so he could run for the repbulican nomination for sheriff in june. tomorrow lynch is expected to officially disclose his campaign's priorities and his vision for moving forward. forward.he will of course be running in the gop primary against the current sheriff... chuck wright--who released his own statement in reaction to the lynch's decision to run... 3 saying quote:"i have never forgotten that the office of sheriff belongs to the people of spartanburg county, not me.
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good people have seen the progress we have made in our communities and they want to see that continued. i will simply continue to do as i have done since the day i was elected, which is to work hard, support the deputies in every way i can, and seek gods guidance daily to keep spartanburg as safe as possible." 3 the national championship is over 3 just one day after clemson's heartbreaking loss to alabama....the team returned to the upstate.the tigers lost 45-40 in the tight matchup but head coach dabo swinney still says he's proud of his team's season and how far they came this year. 3 after an incredible football season, clemson fans welcomed home the tigers with open arms. some people even stood in line as early as 5:00. 5:00.fox carolinas rebecca atkins was there for all the excitement and shes live for us in clemson with more on what fans ans players had to say. rebecca? 3 cody and sarah there was so much support here tonight, the
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looked surprised and overwhlemed by how many people were here. 3 there were thousands of fans here tonight anxiously waiting for the tigers return home. and when the team pulled in just after 9 o'clock the cheering and screaming for the team could be heard across the clemson campus. the players were signing autographs as well as taking photos with their fans. and i spoke with both shaq lawson as well as judah davis about what it felt like to see so many people welcome them home. 3 3 3 "it's awesome, football is a tough game, long season and you can only get through it with support like this." this." 3 they sitting out here in the cold for us waiting for us to get back, it's just amazing, i've enjoyed these three years of being at clemson, i'm gonna miss it very much." much." 3 "this may be the last time we get to see something like this at our age, were both in our seventies...(wife chimes in) "i'm planning on seeing many more!" more!" 3 "it's been so exciting, there's been nothing better
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season."the players and coaches that got off the buses seemed almost surprised to see the overwhelming number of fans out here tonight. 3 so although, the football season here at clemson may be over these fans are already talking about spring training and how excited they are for next season. cody? 3 so rebecca did the players talk about how they are feeling going into next season? season?3 they are so positive after how well this season went and they want to make it all the way next uear and bring that
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3 well listen to this--a new study suggests prescriptions for heartburn and indigestion might actually cause you more harm than good! 3 coming up we're hearing from an upstate doctor...who's weighing in on the chronic effects they could have on you! 3 plus--the powerball jackpot is steadily climbing--and it's quickly surpassing a billion dollars...meaning you could be the lucky winner!but be wary of those office lottery pools...coming up experts what experts say to do to ensure you'll get your millions. 3 and we'll continuing our coverage from arizona about last night's national championship game--we're hearing from clemson's head coach about their incredible season and how they're already looking ahead to next year. 3 coming up we'll take a look at your seven-day forecast...and what you can expect as you head out the door tomorrow morning.stay with us. 3
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3 if you're one of millions who take popular drugs for heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux - listen up! up!that's right- a new study out suggests the popular medicines could be linked to chronic kidney disease-- disease--we caught up with a doctor at greenville health system who tells us the study shows a *link between the disease and medications...but says just like any prescription there are risks. he says there's no proof these drugs *cause kidney disease directly--but may be a contributing factor for some. 3 3 "what we know is patients who, in this study, who where taking proton pump inhibitors also had high blood pressure, also were over weight, also were on a number of other medicines." medicines.""i take into account the risk of all the medicines for my patients. when used safetly and appropriately under the care of a doctor, they are very safe." safe."again baber does
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doctor to find what's the best fit for you.the full study can medicine" journal. 3 trending tonight 3 powerball fever is taking over the upstate!one point five *billion dollars is up for grabs-and that number continues to grow. grow.the jackpot has a cash value of 930 *million dollars- and that has people lining up all over the country to buy tickets.get this the odds of hitting the jackpot on a single ticket are one in 292-point-two million...some say they're superstitious...an d will buy tickets based on birthdays...or other important dates in their lives.and experts warn--the office lottery pool could be a lawsuit waiting to happen--and suggest the best thing to do if you're going to participate in one--is to draw up an agreement...get signatures...make copies....and send emails to ensure everyone is included if they want to be. be.remember - you can catch the powerball drawing tomorrow night on fox carolina at 10:59
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3 chief meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with a look
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3 winds will remain strong through this evening, as colder air filters into the carolinas and georgia. expect temperatures to fall fast,t, with 30's and 20's possible before midnight. winds will lessen a bit toward wednesday morning with temperatures bottoming out around 25 in the upstate and 20 in the mountains. skies will be e sunny through wednesday with a lighter breeze out of the northwest. highs will warm to 45 in the upstate and only 38 in the mountains.thursday will bring more sunny weather, with temperatures warming back to normal levels for this time of year. highs will reach 52 in the upstate and 47 in the mountains.showers will move in late friday, and it looks like all of the precipitation should be rain area-wide through friday evening and overnight. colder air will push in for the weekend, then another system will approach for sunday.sunday's storm system is very uncertain. two out of the three long range models are keeping the rain and winter weather well south of our ea, while one of the models (gfs) is bringing a rain/snow mix then a few hours
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mountains and northeast georgia. for now, my forecast is going with the odds, so i however, we'll have the monitor how the models handle the evolution of the low pressure through the week. can't rule out some winter tuned! 3 and make sure to download our new fox carolina weather app. you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings for your area.just text download! 3 well still to come we have plenty to get to in sports-- 3 that's right we're going back out to arizona to hear from clemson head coach dabo swinney--who says despite last night's loss...they'll be back for another national champioohip soon. 3 plus the carolina panthers are getting ready for the playoffs this weekend--but first head coach ron rivera is getting a recognized by his colleagues... we'll tell you about it up next. 3 3 theeigers heartbreaking loss
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leaves a lot of fans and alumni saying "what if"? 3 but sports director aaron cheslock says the tigers players and coaches are already looking towards next year.. and saying what now? aaron wraps up our championship coverage from arizona.. 3 3 33 3 3 3 3 3 3 tuned!sunday, so stay weather for out some winter week. can't rule through the week. can't rule out some winter
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3 and make sure to download our new fox carolina weather app. you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings for your area.carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 well still to come we have plenty to get to in sports-- 3 that's right we're going back out to arizona to hear from clemson head coach dabo swinney--who says despite last night's loss...they'll be back for another national
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3 plus the carolina panthers are getting ready for the playoyos this weekend--but first head coach ron rivera is getting a recognized by his colleagues... we'll tell you about it up next.
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i am totally blind. and sometimes i struggle to sleep at night, and stay awake during the day. this is called non-24. learn more by calling 844-824-2424. or visit your24info.com. 3 the tigers heartbreaking loss in the national championship leaves a lot of fans and alumni saying "what if"? 3 but sports director aaron cheslock says the tigers players and coaches are already looking towards next year.. and saying what now? aaron wraps up our championship coverage from
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3 3 3 "the clemson tigers pursuit of perfection comes to an end here in arizona, a tough loss, as tough as you can imagine. but a ton of optimism for this program going forward. forward. 3 "it won't be 34 years before we're going to be back i promise you that. our team is built to sustain success. we've got the right ingredients, from a toughness standpoint, from a talent standpoint and just the will to win and the culture we have in our program.the talent level looks top notch again next season... a lot of question marks though... shaq lawson and travis blanks head to the nfl... mackensie alexander and jayron kearse not making a decision yet.. both fully expected to turn pro.. the unknowns are running back wayne gallman, riversides kevin dodd, and cordrea tankersley.. but the tigers will get their mackey award finalist back... back... 3 "i'm gonna come back for my senior year. i'm pretty excited about it. we've got a lot of weapons coming back as well, and i'm not going to leave the number one
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jordan leggett says the steps the tigers took in 2015 should leap them into an elite status among college football programs..."if they don't respect us now, they will. this program's come a long and it's coming along fast so, i mean the analysts don't like us as much but hopefully they see our heart after this whole game and how we responded. everything that happened to us and all the adversity. hopefully they'll start to respect us a little bit more." seniors though.. guys like dorman's chrarone peake come up a step short.. they'll lose four of five offensive linemen too.. guys like eric mac lain... but the guy who calls himself mr clemson says they can use the loss in the title game to catapult over the final hurdle next year. year. 3 "i think that maybe a loss is a little more empowering than a win going into the offseason. i think if they can take this into their training, take this into their spring ball, the feeling that they have right now. they're going to be a de ferrous group. group. 3 "we'll be back, next year's in tampa of course, jordan's coming back, tay's coming
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wayne decides to come back. we'll basically have our whole offense back. we play maybe 30-40 freshmen, so we have a lot of guys coming back, young talent. and we've got a good recruiting class coming in so, this is going to motivate us and we'll learn from it. it. 3 "and the biggest reason for tigers fans to be excited is of course deshaun watson. a guy who finished third in the heisman voting, second in the national championship game, you can only figure number four is going for number one next year. live in phoenix...aaron cheslock fox carolina sports." 3 and back at home...as the carolina panthers prepare for their big divisional playoff game this weekend...their head coach is getting some high honors. honors.today ron rivera was named coach of the year by sporting news.rivera picked up the first time honor in a landslide vote by his fellow head coaches.you'll recall...the panthers have had a banner year....starting the season off undefeated and finishing just 15 and 1.
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focusing on sunday's big game against seattle...starting at 1 p-m right here on fox carolina. 3 and actor morgan freeman turned into salt!coming up check out this incredible portrait...and find out how long it took the artist to make it! it!3 and chief meteorologist kendra kent is working on your
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3 and one artist is immortalizing actor morgan freeman-- in salt! salt!that's right....the connecticut artist created this portrait using only salt to do it....he says he took a photo of freeman while using a playing card to draw the outline.he says it then took him 14-hours to complete...and as you'll see in a instagram video...it took just a few seconds to destroy it!
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3 let's get a last look of the forecast with meteorologist kendra kent kentwinds will remain strong through this evening, as colder air filters into the carolinas and georgia. expect temperatures to fall fast, with 30's and 20's possible before midnight.
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