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of entertainment studios. the morning news at 5:00 starts now... now... 3 today will be mostly cloudy with rain likely toward the evening. 3 3 it's been a year since a 16-year-old greenville teen was killed just feet away from his home. what police have to say about the unsolved murder.. coming up. 3 there's less than a week left before the iowa caucuses and the democratic presidential candidates are giving it all they got. we'll recap last night's town-hall event. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, january 26i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 we want to get right to some school closings and delays this morning.many districts are still dealing with icy roads.greenville county schools - will be on a two hour delay.but bus transportation will **not be provided for students in the northern part of the county. that means blue ridge middle,
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elementary, heritage elementary, mountain view elementary, northwest middle, skyland elementary, slater-marietta elementary, tigerville elementary, and travelers rest high. high.3 these schools will also be on a two hour delay: pickens county, spartanburg districts 2 and 5, as well as cherokee, macon and swain counties countiesand these districts remain closed ....spartanburg district. 1, buncombe, asheville city, haywood, henderson, jackson, mcdowell, mitchell, polk, rutherford, transylvania, yancey and madison counties won't have school today. 3 clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon.
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and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. 3 ((wrap up))
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*********hold******3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center. center.you are looking live at: 3 it's been one year since the death of a greenville county teen... and questions still remain in the case -- the biggest of which is -- **who killed him? him?someone shot and killed 16- year-old cobey smith on a trail close to his home in the nicholtown community on january 25th, 2015. 2015.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greenville- and ashley-- the community is making another big push for answers this week. 3 - over the summer: gpd handed out gun locks... flyers searching for answers- tonight: a celebration of life
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3 - shot and killed while walking on sliding rock trail; swamp rabbit- witnesses: a few people running around- leads are still coming in to this day - no arrests yet, gpd *focusing* on case 3 3 3 3 "we have an assigned detective who's sole purpose is right now to be focused on this and he's got no other cases but that one to make sure we can try to actively pursue this." this."- candlelight vigil last nighttonight: - put down the guns young people- parade beginning at nicholtown community center at 6 3 celebration of life here at phyllis wheatley: 6:30coming up: hear from family
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3 3 in the lowcountry -- 14 citadel cadets are facing disciplinary action thth morning...it's after an extensive investigation into controversial pictures that were posted online. online.this all stemmed from pictures posted on social media back in december.they show students wearing sheets and pillowcases on their heads --that many say resemble the k-k-k.after a thorough investigation -- school leaders say the students claim they were tyring to dress as "ghosts of christmas past...." but the citadel's president says they should've had better judgment. 3 3 3 "the second they thought it was going to be offensive or could be misconstrued, they should have stopped and that was a leadership failure." failure."school leaders say seven juniors and seven freshmen are now facing
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suspensions --and one cadet has been dismissed from campus for a full year. the school says it's also expanding its diversity training. 3 3 covering our counties. things are back to normal in greenville county after crews worked to fix a broken gas line. 3 crews with the piedmont gas responded to mill street last night in taylors after residents in the area reported they were smelling gas. workers say a four-inch plastic pipe brbre--- when an excavator was doing work and hit the pipe. we're told there was no danger to the community. 3 the anderson county sheriff wants your help finding a man who was caught breaking into a home. 3 take a look at these surveillance pictures from a home on "ross street" in piedmont.the sheriff's office says the homeowner was out of town on thursday when this man broke in.if you recognize him ...or have any information about this incident...you're asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-s-c. 3 in greenville county -- some simpsonville neighborhoods are getting targeted by vandals -- again. again.police say first it was reports of b-b- guns hitting homes and churchers. now they say someone is firing
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city. investigators say they believe there are several cases like this that haven't been reported. we caught up with one family in the community who's home is covered in blue from the paintballs.they say the didn't report what happened -- but say they're happy it wasn't a bullet or bb-gun hitting their home. 3 3 "of course it makes me mad that somemee is going to go off, shooting at other people's houses, of course they probably think it's a joke but at the end it's not a joke." joke."police encourage people to report any type of vandalism as they work to identify the suspects. 3 3 we're in the final week -- before the iowa caucuses --and the democratic presidential candidates are talking about their stance on key issues. issues.last night the candidates were all featured in a town hall style event at drake university in iowa. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley showed up on stage separately and were questioned by moderator chris cuomo and audience members. all the candidates adressed major issues of the campaign trail. 3
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3 "we are far better than the sort of fascist rhetoric that you hear spewed out by donald trump, the enduring symbol of our country is not a barbed wire fence, it is the statue of liberty." liberty." 3 i believe that every kid in this country who has the ability and the desire should be able to get a higher education regardless 3 of the income of his family. and i will pay for that with a tax on wall street speculation." speculation." 3 i said hey take all my emails make them public. that had never been done before. by 3 anybody. it is kind of a unique situation. 3 the most recent c-n-n poll shows clinton with 46 percent support in iowa to sanders' 44 percent support--with o'malley trailing at four percent. 3 here is a look at all four democratic candidates. candidates.and this is a look at all the republican candidates running for the gop nomination.the iowa caucus is february 1. you can find
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about the candidates on fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******
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run accident wade hampton blvd ifo the q-t @ rushmore drblack ice on road sc hwy 9 @ bible church rd rdyou're taking a live look at 3 3 it's ______.the panthers are heading to the super bowl...are you??up next -- the best way to plan the trip of a lifetime. 3 we head to break with a live look at... usc-upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... boiling springs... highway-9 at bible church road. 3 3 a texas grand jury has **cleared planned parenthood of wrongdoing over a series of controversial undercover videos. videos.the videos suggested that planned parenthood illegally sold fetal tissue and organs.the jury instead indicted the two anti-abortion activists behii the staged videos that sparked the controversy.planned parenthood alleges the group edited the footage to suggest it sells fetal tissue for profit.but others claim the activists were acting as investigative journalists in an effort to reveal the truth. 3 3 super bowl fever is high in the carolinas --which means fans don't mind paying big bucks to go to the big game. but how do you plan the trip-- should you let a travel agency
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you?superbowl 50 in san fransisco and fans are trying to figure out how to get there..they've been waiting all season long and they're prepared to pay for it.we caught up a huge panthers fan --he even married a former panthers cheerleader.and says superbowl 50 is special to him -- and plans to book his own trip --but travel agencies are offering other trip options too. 3 3 3 3 "its something i've been wanting to do since i was 10 years old, its been a dream of mine, so yeah i'm excited about t ing. going. 3 3 "things are going to be booking up really quickly, if not already the prices will be really high. so, its good to get something that's already contracted so the price is set and you're not getting skyrockets on a lot of those hotels and flights flightstriple-a superbowl packages include flight, game ticket, rental car and hotel - all wrapped up in one complete package. and agents recommend acting quickly if you want to get in the game. 3 and many in the spartanburg community are hoping when the team returns for training camp they'll be super bowl champs.
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record-breaking 77-thousand fans came to wofford college to watch the panthers practice. the spartanburg convention and visitors bureau says that brought in more than 8-million dollars.the growth is only expected to continue - as downtown develops - making more room for visiting panther fans, as well as the hometown crowd. 3 time for traffic and weather
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3 clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. thursday stays partly cloudy and cool with highs in the mid to upper 40s, followed by a warmer, sunny day friday in the upper 50s. the weekend continues with sunshine and above-average temperatures, in the low to mid-60s. clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53
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mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. thursday stays partly cloudy and cool with highs in the mid to upper 40s, followed by a warmer, sunny day friday in the upper 50s. the weekend continues with sunshine and above-average temperatures, in the low to mid-60s.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: hit &; run accident wade hampton blvd ifo the q-t @ rushmore drblack ice on road sc hwy 9 @ bible church rd rd
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... greenville county 3 a famous spanish bullfighter is facing criticism for a picture online.it shows im holding his five-month old daughter with a bull right beside him.. him..francisco ordonez comes from a long line of famed spanish bullfighters.in the photo he mentions how is
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generation in a bullfighting family -- including his father and grandfather. francisco says his father did the same thing to him in another photo he posted saying "history repeats itself"but many are speaking out against the family photo...saying he put his daughter in harms way.
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3 clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center.
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*********hold******we're watching this: hit &; run accident wade hampton blvd ifo the q-t @ rushmore drblack ice on road sc hwy 9 @ bible church rd rd 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.a job scam that could land you in jail.several people have fallen for it.now, an upstate sheriff is sending out a warning.the details up next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news.
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now.. 3 today will be mostly cloudy with rain likely toward the evening. 3 3 it's been a year since a 16-year-old greenville teen was killed just feet away from
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to say about the unsolved murder.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, january 26i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the
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3 clouds increase today 3 with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. 3 let's send it over to chris.
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*********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:hit &; run accident wade hampton blvd ifo the q-t @ rushmore drblack ice on road sc hwy 9 @ bible church rd rd 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's a case that's rocked the nicholtown community here in greenville-- a teenager gunned down in his own neighborhood. neighborhood.and one year later -- police are still **searching for his killer. killer.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live from nicholtown.. where a special ceremony will be held tonight- ashley- are police any closer to an arrest at this point?
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this week- gpd: a detective dedicated solely to this case case- this is 16 year old cobey smith- shot and killed here in nicholtown community- night of january 25th, 2015 20153 last night:- friends and family gathered at his home to hold a candlelight vigil... talked to family and friends still hoping for peace in case 3 3 3 "my brother will get justice, even though it's taken a long process." process." 3 "it kind of makes you wonder, like has anybody given up, it just makes you ask questions like what's going on? on?police: not giving up- here's a look back at that scene- smith found dead on sliding rock trail... offshoot of swamp rabbit... just around corner from his home in this
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3 tonight:3 - put down the guns young people hosting a "celebration of life" in smith's honor... at 6:30more info onlinetips: 864-23-crime 864-23-crime 3 3 only on fox --we are hearing from family members after a nine year old anderson county boy was shot during a drive-by shooting. shooting.it all happened saturday night on crooked creek courta&we're told the boy was shot in the legs--his family says when shots rang out he covered his 2-year-old sister to protect her. and investigators are still searching for answers as to who may have fired the shots
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3 "he is a heroa&when this happened he protected his little sister and older brother" brother""do you know that that little boy crawled to where his parents were and said mom and dad i've been shot" shot"detectives say they have no suspects in the case and are investigatinganyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 3 covering our counties --in greenville county--police say footprints in the snow led to a man's arrest. arrest.leo brannon is in jail this morning charged with breaking into a car. car.they say a homeowner called 9-1-1 after she saw brannon trying to break into her car along parkins mill road.officers say his foot printsled them to four other driveways--and eventually to him...at the bojangles on laurens road. 3 pickens county school district leaders are working to figure out how to save money but make necessary upgrades needed at a local elementary school.
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elementary parent-teacher- organization and others urged the school board not to close the small school at monday's meeting.some board members believe consolidating some schools may be the best option... when it comes to the district's bottom line.hagood students could potentially go to three other elementary schools in the county.right now... many families say they will keep pushing... for what's best for their kids. 3 we have a lot of work ahead of us but we do not have much time. the administrative staff, they have got to know, they have got to hire teachers, they have got to get people moved, if we do move them, we have got lots of work to do and we have got to do it quickly. quickly.the district is looking for new locations for adult education as well as alternative education... and one idea is to close hagood and move those services there. they say they hope to improve the effienciency of existing schools.the board hopes to present proposals by mid-march. 3 it's a job scam that may not be new -- but there have been several reports of victims in the upstate.
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sheriff says people hoping to get "work from home" jobs are being targeted.they're asked to re-label packages they receive from the employer-- then re-ship them...without ever knowing they've been involved in a crime. 3 3 3 3 once they tracked it they sent me a label for me to send it back out and they called my job a logistics clerk - after i sent the pkg out they would notify me and tell me something was coming and at that time that's when my mother actually got the call from the woman saying that i was the one using her card 3 3 you've been a victim of a scam and all you're doing is relocating stolen items that have been purchased on a compromised credit card 3 the sheriff says the secret service is helping investigate. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic.
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3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:hit &; run accident wade hampton blvd ifo the q-t @ rushmore drblack ice on road sc hwy 9 @ bible church rd rd 3 3 you are taking a live look at: 3 3 it's ______.new changes are coming for juveniles in president is banning. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county... pelham road. 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 taking a live look at...boiling springs...
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3 an overnight lockdown is over at winston-salem state university. university.police lifted the lockdown several hours after someone reported seeing a person with a gun on campus monday night.no shots were ever reported and investigators say the suspect left the area with two men.no arrests have been made. 3 law enforcement in california are looking for three orange county inmates after they rappelled from the jail's roof friday.all three are considered extremely dangerous with possible gang connections. rewards of about 50-thousand dollars are being offered for help in their capture.jail reps say this is the first escape at the facility since 1996. 3 meanwhile juveniles in federal prison will not have to worry about solitary confinement anymore. anymore.president obama says he's banning that punishment because of the long-term psychological effects it has on inmates.he made the announcement monday along with other reforms designed to improve federal prisons.the change is expected to affect about ten thousand prisoners.
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investigating the tainted water in flint but state democrats fear his findings won't be impartial. impartial.according to democrats, one investigator working with the attorney general donated thousands of dollars to republican campaigns.meanwhile lawyers representing flint residents in a lawsuit over the toxic water have subpoenaed michigan governor rick snyder.they want emails, text messages or other documents sent or received by snyder or his staff relating to the flint water crisis over
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3 time for traffic 3 and weather every ten minutes. 3 clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. thursday stays partly cloudy and cool with highs in the mid to upper 40s, followed by a warmer, sunny day friday in the upper 50s. the weekend
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above-average temperatures, in the low to mid-60s. clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back in by wednesday evening. thursday stays partly cloudy and cool with highs in the mid to upper 40s, followed by a warmer, sunny day friday in the upper 50s. the weekend continues with sunshine and above-average temperatures, in
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 time for news you need to know...the top three democratic candidates are hoping their performance at an iowa town hall monday convinced iowa voters to pick them.all three touched on hot topics like education, donald trump, and their voting.the iowa caucuses are monday. 3 president obama will issue his latest budget proposal next week.the proposal will include more access to retirement savings accounts and adjust older accounts.president obama says if his proposal passes, 30 million americans will have access to retirement accounts. 3 14 citadel cadets have been punished after photos of them dressed in all white with pillow cases on their heads were posted online last month. all students will also have to attend additional diversity training as a result. 3 florida state university leaders are finally reaching a resolution with the former student who claimed
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3 "erica kinsman" accused winston of rape back in 20- 12...prompting the lawsuit-- claiming the school didn't investigate her allegations well enough.winston was never charged in the case.in a settlement erica kinsman has agreed to drop her lawsuit for 250-thousand dollars plus 700- thousand dollars for her attorneys.and under the deal, f-s-u is *not* admitting any wrongdoing. 3 3 it's ______.coming up ...a north carolina baby has quite the birthday story.we'll tell you about her unique situation up next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstate 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 good morning, i'm diana watson. and i'm cody tonight at ten, a special new greenville.we'll be at the ribbon cutting for the new cancer survivor's park. and first at four we'll have traffic every ten minutes. later today at four, 10 and 11.
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3 welcome back--we're taking a
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springs... highway-9 at 3 bible church road.. 3 it looks like mcdonald's customers are loving the new all day breakfast menu. menu.the company posted quarterly sales numbers that are up nearly six percent for u-s stores.business analysts say other menu tweaks are also helping.mickey d's c-e-o says the restaurant will also work on adding "premium" items to the menu this year.global demand in asia is also another factor analysts believe are behind the surging numbers. 3 a north carolina baby girl will have a unique birthday story to share for the rest of her life. life.last week the girl's mother went to the doctor's office to see if she was ready to give birth.she says two doctors sent her home saying she wasn't ready.friday morning, they tried to get back to the hospital but the snow storm shut them in -- forcing her to deliver at home. her family says thankfully paramedics made it just in time. 3 3 3 "i can't wait till she's old
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she's our little snow angel baby." baby."mother and daughter are doing well...they say their baby...named annabelle, was healthy when she arrived. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 clouds increase today with showers by late afternoon. highs reach 53 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. widespread rain becomes likely by wednesday morning, with a chance for tn border wintry mix. dry conditions move back
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on: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.it's been a year since a 16-year-old grenville teen was killed just feet away from his home. what police have to say about the unsolved murder.. coming up. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top you the days top stories until nine o'clock.throughout our four hours of news you can
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field, plus weather and the morning news at 6:00 starts now... now... 3 today will be mostly cloudy with rain likely toward the evening. 3 3 it's been a year since a 16-year-old greenville teen was killed just feet away from his home. what police have to say about the unsolved murder.. coming up. 3 less than one week away from the iowa caucuses and the democratic presidental candidates are giving it all they got. we'll recap last night's town-hall event. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, january 26i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 we want to get right to some school closings and delays this morning.many districts are still dealing with icy
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