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highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected tuesday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching:accident injuriesi-85 north @ 3mm oconee cty cty 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 two weeks from
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3 two weeks from today-- iowa voters will be the first in the nation to weigh in on the 2016 presidential race. race.and the democratic candidates had their last debate before the caucuses right here in south carolina. carolina.hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley squared off in charleston sunday night. clinton and sanders are neck and neck in the iowa polls.. and last night was their chance to show how they are different.the two faced off on gun control, healthcare and the economy.they also weighed in on iran.. one day after the u-s sanctions were lifted. 3 3 3 "the fact that we managed to
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that i very strongly supported that prevents iran from 3 getting a nuclear weapon and that we did that without going to war and that i believe we are seeing a thaw in our relationships with iran is a very positive step." step." 3 "we've had one good day over 36 years and i think we need more good days before we move more rapidly toward any kind of normalization and we have to be truly sure that they are going to implement the agreement and then we have to go after them and a lot of their other bad behavior in the region." region."former maryland governor martin o'malley also took part in the debate.. despite having poll numbers in the single digits.we'll hear next half hour. 3 fox carolina was in charleston for last night's debate.our own sarah danik caught up with some of the candidates' supporters to see how they 3 3 3 3 we are coming at you from charleston where the three democratic candidates are
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covering a wide range of topics - martin o'malley, bernie sanders and hillary clinton talking about everything from taxes to healthcare-- like different healthcare. also gun control. now we knew that was going to be a hot button issues here in charleston one that would be touched on in this debate these candidates a little bit earlier about their candidate gun control issues take a listen listen 3 we are right down the street from emanuel church where a lot of awful things happened and he is for making sure people who shouldnot get guns don't get guns, we are making sure we ban assault weapons 15:43:39 3 i think she has shown a life long committment to not only protecting the 2nd amendment but also to acknowledging there are commensense reforms. we can close those gun loopholes..we can close the charleston loophole as they like to call it and she's been an advocate since day one. and so i'm not anti bernie, i'm
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3 this debate is very important because it is the last time that these candidates will be showing their face to voters before the iowa caucuses on february 1. they want to make sure that their differences are highlighted and that their points are made loud and clear. so of course this is the best time to make sure to get that message out to the voters. reporting in charleston, sarah danik, fox carolina the morning news 3 four democrats are set to appear on south carolina's primary ballot in february. february.these are the 12 republican candidates.they'll have another debate in iowa next week.for more you decide coverage.. head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 the three democratic presidential candidates are staying in south carolina today.they'll be in columbia for "king day at the dome." dome."the focus of this year's rally will be calling for action on education equality. equality.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in columbia this morning- and ashley- this year's march is going to be a
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3 - first time since it began in 2000:confederate flag not flying 3 - march: zion baptist church to state house- flag: main focus of march since 2000- naacp: inequalities in state's education system- calling on s-c lawmakers to finally put a stop to "unfair treatment and create plan for sc education equality" 3 - live online- coverage at 4
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3 there are a number of events happening across our area for martin luther king day.clemson university students will take part in a day of service today. today.there is a blood drive
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- 3:00. 3:00.the red cross in hendersonville is also having a blood drive from 10 to 2:00. 2:00.and the city of greer is holding a memorial luncheon at city hall.those are just a few events happening today.we have much more on fox carolina dot 3 3 today... the search will continue for 12 marines who have been missing since thursday.one of them is from the upstate. upstate.the 12 marines vanished off the coast of hawaii... when two helicopters apparently collided during a training mission.on sunday... crews expanded their search area.officials say they've found some debris.. but aren't giving any more details. 3 one of the 12 missing marines is 22-year old sergeant jeffery sempler.he's a 2011 graduate of woodruff high school. school.we spoke with his step-dad.. jeremy beauvier.. who says he's still waiting for information on what happened.he says his son was dedicated to helping others. 3 3 "any job that he wanted to do. anything he wanted to do, he could have done. but he wanted to be a marine. he wanted to serve."
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to be a help to the community and i know he wanted to come back to this area." area."today.. a prayer vigil for sergeant sempler is being planned.we're told people with gather outside woodruff city hall at noon. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected tuesday.
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3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: holland ford rd @ hwy 8/pelzerrutherford rd @ scenic dr/black ice accident injuries i-85 north @ 3mm/oconee cty ctyhere's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 a win for the carolina panthers also means a win for krispy kreme lovers in the carolinas.more on how you can take advantage of a special deal.. next. 3 here's a live look in clemson-- you're watching the
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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.we're back with a live look over i-
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3 panther fans -- it's now on to the n-f-c championship game for cam and his crew.but -- what a game on sunday! sunday!the panthers have won 12 straight home games --and they came out making all the right plays for a quick 31-to- nothing lead over the seahawks by halftime.fans got a scare in the second half .. when seatlle put up 24 unanswered points.but.. the panthers were able to hold them off.final score 31-to-24.the panthers will take on arizona at home next sunday.tickets are already sold out on ticketmaster -- but you can find them on resale sites starting at 230 dollars. 3 the panthers aren't the only winners of yesterdays big game ...you the viewer are as well.. well..krispy kreme is celebrating the march to the nfc championship by offering a pretty sweet deal. deal.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from krispy kreme in
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3 today you can bring home a dozen glazed for only $3.99... $3.99...at all krispy kremes throughout north and south carolina... this is the panthers first nfc championship game in 10 years.. where they lost to the seattle seahawks...and they hope for the same amount of luck to make it to superbowl 50..so make sure you grab a dozen anytime today at any store in the carolinas... 3 back to you.. you..
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traffic. 3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the 3 mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected
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partly cloudy skies return wednesday with highs in the upper 40s, followed by a chance for rain and wintry mix across the carolinas on thursday and friday. mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected tuesday, with highs near 40. partly cloudy skies return wednesday with highs in the upper 40s, followed by a chance for rain
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carolinas on thursday and friday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3
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3 to chris.let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 cadillac!chevrolet kevin
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look at zion baptist church in columbia. today's mlk day events start here with a prayer service at 8:30... followed by a march to the state house. 3 a south dakota groom knows that he's not only gaining a new bride --but also a very special friend in her life. life.this photo is of valerie parrott and her service dog, bella .valerie suffers from panic disorders and migraines. she says bella helps by keeping her heart rate down before a stressful situation like here on her wedding day. the photographer says this moment shows their incredible bond.
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3 it's really giving val a platform to talk about service dogs and that they're valuable life companions. 3 3 "my life wouldn't be the same without her. with bella and because of our partnership, i to the fullest." fullest."valerie says this picture is now exploding online which helps spread her
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected tuesday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center.
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.they are neck and neck in the polls.... and now hillary clinton and bernie sanders are really going after each other in the race for the white house.highlights from last night's debate in charleston.. coming up. 3 we leave you with a live look at --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. first at how the upstate is marking the mlk holiday.and tonight at ten a warning for pet owners. dog flu is
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ews on fox carolina. 3 3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 hundreds of people will gather at the state house in honor of dr. martin luther king junior.. including some big names.we're live in columbia with a preview of king day at the dome. dome. 3 you'll see a lot of sunshine today... but it's going to be very cold.i'll let you know
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up. 3 good morning.... it's monday, january 18.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and us on the morning news. 3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the 3 reaching 42 in the cold, with highs mostly sunny and 3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for
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tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected tuesday. 3 ((wrap up)) 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 3 3 for the past 16 years-- thousands of people gather on
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in our state... and this year- is no different. different.it's all to honor the legacy of the late dr. martin luther king junior. junior.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the state house this morning... with more on king day at the dome. 3 - call for "education equity" in our state's schools 3 - just like last year... since 2000- thousands will march from zion baptist church around 9:30... to capital steps - here: rally for education- supreme court: gave sc lawmakers until *this* february to come up with plan for education equity- abbeville vs. state of south carolina- ruled in favor of rural schools in impoverished areas getting equal funding 3 - confederate flag
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3 several events are happening across our area today in honor of doctor martin luther king. greenville tech students are spending time on several service projects as part of their "day of service" this morning. morning.the sterling community center is hosting a breakfast this morning.. which will also pay tribute to the emanuel nine.the sister of one of those victims is expected to speak.you can find more information on these events and others on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 rescue crews in iraq say they're looking for a group of americans who are missing. missing.local media reports three americans were kidnapped by militia in baghdad friday. reports state they were on their way to the baghdad international airport.security leaders in iraq say a contract company filed a missing persons report for three of their workers this weekend. 3 iran is getting economic relief after key sanctions were lifted against them this weekend. weekend.secretary of state john kerry reported saturday
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nuclear program enough to lift sanctions.the president is calling it a win for diplomacy and proof his deal with iran is working.iran's president says the deal is helping his country grow and develop.after the sanctions were lifted -- iran freed five american prisoners. 3 four of those prisoners were part of an exchange.they included a washington post journalist charged with espionage in december 2014.and a christian pastor who'd been a prisoner since 2011.three are resting in germany waiting to fly back to america.a fourth chose to stay in iran and a massachusetts man, released independently is already home.seven iranians had charges against them dropped by president obama as part of the exchange. 3 3 things are getting more intense in the democratic race for president. president.with just two weeks before the iowa caucuses... front runners hillary clinton and bernie sanders are fighting for every vote.they faced off in a debate sunday night in charleston.. along with former maryland governor
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clinton had their toughest battle yet.. clashing on health care.. wall street regulation.. and gun control. 3 3 3 he voted against the brady bill five times. he voted for what we call, the charleston loophole. he voted for immunity from gunmakers and sellers which the nra said, ``was the most important piece of gun legislation in 20 years. '' '' 3 "i have supported from day one an instant background check to make certain that people who should not have guns, do not have guns, and that includes people with criminal backgrounds, people who are mentally unstable." unstable."the latest poll from nbc news and the washington post shows clinton leading the democratic race by 25 points nationwide.but she has a much smaller lead in iowa.. while sanders is on top in new hampshire. 3 four democrats are set to appear on south carolina's primary ballot in february. february.these are the 12 republican candidates.they'll have another debate in iowa next week.for more you decide coverage.. head to fox
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reachinin 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. 3 cam on-- 33 3 covering our counties--the anderson county sheriff's office and the coroner are
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remains were discovered over the weekend. weekend.we're told the skeletal remains were spread out over a 20 to 30 yard wooded area between river and leader roads. roads.the coroner says the remains are an adult.. but there is no other information right now.we'll keep following this story and update you when we know more. 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 a win for the carolina panthers also means a win for krispy kreme lovers in the carolinas.more on how you can take advantage of a special deal.. next. 3 here's a live look over greenville -- you're watching the morning news on fox
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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 looking live along tiger boulevard in clemson. 3 3 a utah police officer and a suspect are dead after a weekend shooting. shooting.officer doug barney was shot and killed during a manhunt on sunday.police say they were searching for two people who had run away from a car crash.shortly after officer barney was shot.. other officers got into a shootout with the suspect... who was killed.another officer was hurt.police are now looking for a woman who was seen running with the suspect. 3 authorities in missouri are investigating after a saint louis police officer shot and killed a man inside a fast
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restaurant.police say the officer was responding to a robbery call at a kfc sunday night.when he arrived.. police say the suspect pointed a gun at him and refused to drop it. the officer fired two shots.. killing the suspect, who has not been named.police say there were witnesses and surveillance cameras inside the restaurant. 3 a private rocket company is being forced to look at their program thanks to a failed landing. landing.the private space-x company launched an unmanned rocket that put a satellite in space sunday.when the rocket tried to land upright on a platform in the pacific, it crashed.company reps tweeted that the rocket hit the platform too hard and broke a landing leg.that makes four failed landings for space-x. the company is trying to cut the cost for flights to space. 3 3 the carolina panthers are hoping to make their way to the franchise's second super bowl after beating the seahawks in the divisional round sunday. sunday.and krispy kreme is celebrating already by offering customers in both north and carolina a discount today. today.fox carolina's joe
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kreme in spartanburg with more.. 3 today you can bring home a dozen glazed for only $3.99... $3.99...3 at all krispy kremes throughout north and south carolina... this is the panthers first nfc championship game in 10 years.. where they lost to the seattle seahawks...and they hope for the same amount of luck to make it to superbowl 50..so make sure you grab a dozen anytime today at any store in the carolinas... 3 back to you..
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 i ithe mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected tuesday, with highs near 40. partly cloudy skies return wednesday with highs in the upper 40s, followed by a
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across the carolinas on thursday and friday. mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with l ls in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected tuesday, with highs near 40. partly cloudy skies return wednesday with highs in the upper 40s,
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and wintry mix across the carolinas on thursday and friday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic: 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 chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 taking a look at news you need to know..rescue crews are expanding their search for 12 missing marines off the coast of hawaii.army reps believe two helicopters collided during a training missing thursday.among the missing is sergeant jeffrey sampler from woodruff. 3 schools and businesses all across our area will be celebrating the life of doctor martin luther king junior today.we have a long list of service days, luncheons, and carolina dot com.
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host their first nfc title game in franchise history on sunday.they beat the seattle seahawks yesterday 31-24. carolina hosts the cardinals on the 24th for a chance to play in the super bowl.kick off is set for 6:40 right here on fox carolina. 3 a new report is showing the world's 62 richest billionaires own as much wealth as half the wwld combined. combined.the report was released by oxfam international for the world economic forum in switzerland. the organization says that top group saw their wealth grow by half a trillion dollars in five years.according to the report -- 20 percent of the globe lives below the extreme poverty line. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -kathy from gray court.-cindee from calhoun falls.-hartley from abbeville. abbeville.if you'd like us to ntion 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
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3 we're back with a 3 live look at --zion baptist church in columbia.today's martin luther king day events will start here with a prayer service at 8:30.that will be followed by a march to the state house.. for "king day at
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3 two sailors are safe thanks to a coast guard rescue mission off the coast of washington state. state.coast guard leaders say the sailors were traveling in the boat for ten days before crews were alerted saturday. video shows the sailors being pulled up on a helicopter.the rescue mission was about five miles off the coast of washington state. mechanical problems and choppy waves were blamed for keeping the sailors out at sea so long. 3 workers at the national zoo in washington d-c are planning for extra visitors thanks to a super cute addition. addition.visitors flocked to get a look at the new five month old panda, bei bei , at his debut.one group said they got to the zoo hours before it opened just to be first in line.workers warn seeing little bei bei can be a struggle because he sleeps most of the day.bei bei was med by first lady michelle obama and china's first lady back in september. 3 now time for weather and
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3 mostly sunny and cold, with highs reaching 42 in the upstate and 33 in the mountains. a wind chill advisory remains in place for high elevations until noon. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the teens to around 20. more sunshine and cold temperatures are expected
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3 3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching:pelham rd @ i-85 white horse rd @ old white horserutherford rd @ scenic dr/black ice black ice reported on roadway country club rd @ n. pine stmoore rd @ wren school rdi-85 north @ 3mm/oconee cty cty 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's ______.the democratic candidates for president get tough on each other in their last debate before the iowa caucuses.we'll have a recap..next. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffff updates every 10 minutes. minutes.
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news on fox carolina. the morning news starts now. now.a search effort is underway after 12 u-s marines went missing.. and one of them is from our area.coming up.. you'll hear from his family.. and how you can show your support today. today. 3 the annual king day rally at the dome is just hours away... and this year's event will be much different.we're live in columbia with a preview. 3 good morning.... 3 it's monday, january 18.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott.
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