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now.3 it's not clear what's next for a group of protesters at a wildlife refuge in oregon... after their leader was taken to jail.we'll tell you what we know this morning. morning.after winter weather disrupted school for students all over our area.. some parents are questioning the policy.coming up, find out what they're proposing.. and how district leaders are responding. responding. 3 a clemson football star gets a special honor tonight.we're live a bon secours wellness arena with a preview. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, january 27.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the
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3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s.
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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 this morning.. we're waiting to get an update on the standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge.. after one of the protesters was killed and the group's leader was arrested. arrested.tuesday night.. investigators say ammon bundy and several others were pulled over while heading to a community meeting.at some point, shots were fired, killing one of the protesters. he's been identified as "lavoy finnicum".. who has been one of the most outspoken protesters.ammon bundy and
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bars.it's not clear how many protesters are still occupying the wildlife refuge.the group seized the refuge january second.. to protest the federal convictions of two ranchers. 3 3 covering our counties--a henderson county couple will not go to jail after a toddler was accidentally shot and killed in their home. home.heather and james stepp pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor weapons charge. they were each given 45 days in jail, which was suspended. they will also serve a year of probation and pay a fine. fine.back in october.. two year old abagail newman was staying at the stepp's home.. when she was accidentally shot by a loaded shotgun that was left on a table.prosecutors say the case is a horrible tragedy... and they hoped for a quick resolution so everyone could move on. 3 this morning, all of our upstate school districts are now back on regular schedule. schedule.now some parents in greenville county say they need a better system for deciding when snow days should be used. used.as of now.. if one part of the county is too icy.. all schools close or have a delay. some parents are suggesting
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zones.. so if some areas are clear.. those schools could open.district leaders tell us there's not an easy way to split up the county.they also say many students and staff live outside county lines.. and the first priority is making sure they can travel safely. 3 3 as clemson's men's basketball team returns to the well tonight-- one of the school's star athletes is set to accept a special award. award.fox carolina ashley minelli is live there this morning-- 3 tip off for the tigers at 7 tonight against pittsburgh-- but it's also a big night for another student athlete 3 deshaun watson will be accepting a *special* awardno details on what that award will be, presented during half time... just yesterday: schedule announced for 2016 gamehome opener: sept. 3 at auburn dabo: - tough game to
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24 years no back to back road games- another possible concern: georgia tech, thursday night game in bobby dodd, clemson fell to yellow jackets in 2014 - facing four new teams... 3 - ironically, dabo noted that "pittsburgh" could be a tough matchup for clemson football... haven't played them in 40 years... - that's who the tigers are taking on tonight... coming off a loss against viriginia last week
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3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s. 3 ((adlibs))
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3 we're watching:anderson accidents sc hwy 28 bypass @ w whitner stus hwy 29 @ plantation rdgreenville accidents industrial dr @ w georgia rdwoodruff rd @ bennetts bridge rdspartanburg accidents shoals rd @ hwy 290 hanging rock rd @ old furnace rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3joe--- joe---good morning, 3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3 you've probably never seen a mardi gras celebration like this.coming up.. we're live in helen, georgia getting a look at how they do mardi gras.. german style!
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look in washington, d.c. 3 3 new orleans fire fighters say they are battling a 6-alarm fire in a commercial building in the downtown area.crews are asking people in the area to stay away because of the fire's size.the fire chief says they first got the call around 3:30 this morning. investigators believe the fire started on the second floor but they're still working on the cause.rescue crews say one person was in the building but got out without injuries. 3 in seattle.. police are investigating a shooting at a homeless camp that left two people dead and three others hurt. hurt.police say the shooting happened just south of downtown, in a place known as
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the victims range in age from 25 to 45.police are searching for two persons of interest.. but no other details are being released. 3 3 duke energy is once again at the center of a controversial proposal--- this is just months after resolving a debate over a massive transmission line . .several environmental groups in buncombe county-- are questioning the planned natural gas facility at lake julian.state utilty regulators held a public hearing on tuesday-- critics of the new project say they know why duke energy is proposing the natural gas facility. 3 3 3 3 3 "it's simple and it's easy for them. it doesn't require any change or innovation but we need change and we need innovation to solve our energy demands for the 21st century." century." 3 3 3 "duke energy is interested in getting the approval so that we can build these units so asheville can continue to have that reliable supply of cleaner energy to serve their needs today and in the future." future."duke says the natural gas facility is a step toward
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exisiting coal-fired plant.the utility said it also has plans to install solar generation - but those specifics have yet to be determined.those in buncombe county are asking utility commmissioners to investigate the costs and impacts of the facility plan. 3 3 when you think of the holiday mardi gras..i'm sure many of you think of the new orleans.. orleans..but germany also goes all out for the pre-lent bash.. and the most german town in our area does as well.. well..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from helen georgia with more on a big weekend they are having called fasching day.. 3 3 3 fasching is one of the few times each year the normally staid germans let loose and have some fun. traditionally,
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caricature government officials and just blow off some steam without fear of reprisals - all in good fun. the fasching season begins at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month. this gives the fasching guilds in germany plenty of time to create elaborate masks and costumes for the big celebration on the last night of the season
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains.
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with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s. thursday will be partly cloudy and seasonable with highs in the 40s to low 50s. friday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, but the weekend warms into the low to mid-60s with sunny skies. mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s. thursday will be partly cloudy and seasonable with highs in the 40s to low 50s. friday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, but the weekend warms into the low to mid-60s with sunny skies.
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3 chris is in the 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching:anderson accidents sc hwy 28 bypass @ w whitner sthwy 178 @ clemson blvd/ifocole's car wash greenville accidents woodruff rd @ bennetts bridge rd spartanburg accidents shoals rd @ hwy 290hanging rock rd @ old furnace 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 news you need to know..south carolina leaders will be in columbia today for a school choice rally.around 3-thousand are expected to meet at the state house steps today at 10:00.state superintendent of education "molly spearman" will be one of many speakers. 3 longtime upstate business owner vic bailey has died. bailey was a former spartanburg county councilman who owned several car dealerships.he was 89 years old. 3 donald trump says he will not participate in a republican presidential debate on fox news tomorrow night.trump has been in a feud with host megyn kelly, who will be one of the moderators.this will be the last debate before the iowa caucuses. 3 character actor abe vigoda is being remembered this morning. morning.vigoda spent years as a stage actor before landing a breakout role in "the godfather."he went on to earn
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t-v show "barney miller." younger generations may remember vigoda from his appearances on conan o'brien and david letterman's shows. abe vigoda was 94 years old. 3 and here's a live look over greenville --you're watching the morning news on fox
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live along mauldin road at i-85. 3 a high school in california is doing their part to help families file their income taxes each year. year.leaders with santa barbara high school say for the last twenty-three years their students have been helping low-income families file taxes for free.according to the school, the students are certified by the i-r-s.a retired i-r-s agent looks over their work for mistakes. teachers say it's been a great way to teach kids real-life
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used those skills to get paid internships at local tax firms. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic.
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3 time for traffic.3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: anderson accidents sc hwy 28 bypass @ w whitner sthwy 178 @ clemson blvd/ifocole's car wash greenville accidents woodruff rd @ bennetts bridge rd spartanburg accidents shoals rd @ hwy 290hanging rock rd @ old furnace rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.an upstate pastor is trying to find money stolen from his church.who he thinks might be responsible--coming up. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate--you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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now.he's been dominating the polls in the republican race for president.. but now donald trump says he won't take part in the next debate.we'll explain why... just ahead. ahead. 3 a clemson football star gets a special honor tonight.we're live a bon secours wellness arena with a preview. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, january 27.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 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s.
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3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 presidential candidate donald trump is making a campaign stop in the midlands today. today.this comes after his announcement that he won't take part in tomorrow's republican debate. debate.trump is citing his ongoing issues with fox news and host megyn kelly.he's accused kelly of being biased against him during a previous debate, and he called on the network to remove her as a moderator.fox news issued a statement saying they won't give in to his demands.they also say trump is still welcome at the debate and will be treated fairly if he participates. 3 here's a look at the field of 12 candidates..without trump.. the top seven will debate on the main stage in des moines tomorrow night.the remaining four candidates will debate at seven p-m. 3 the two democratic front-runners are now butting heads over whether they should have another debate. debate.leaders at the democratic national committee have come under fire for only scheduling six debates for this primary season.now.. msnbc and a new hampshire newspaper say they're doing their own debate next week.. ahead of that state's primary.
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accepted the invitation.. and hillary clinton's campaign is apparently putting pressure on bernie sanders to take part. the dnc has warned candidates against participating in un-sanctioned debates. 3 and we have an important reminder for south carolina voters.if you plan to vote in the democratic primary... today is the last day to register.the democratic primary is saturday, february 27.these are the candidates you'll see on your ballot.for more on how to register.. head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 a greenville county man will face a grand jury on charges for his connection to a deadly shooting. shooting."timiya massey" faced a judge monday where his case was sent to a grand jury.he's accused in the death of "anthony nutridge" back in september at the dolphin apartments on north franklin road.massey's attorney argues the shooting was a drug deal gone bad.but investigators say evidence shows it was a robbery that led to the shooting. 3 a union county pastor is asking a thief to come forward to give back nearly a thousand dollars. dollars.the pastor from the lakeside baptist church says
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office at night.he and union county investigators believe the thief may be a church member.the pastor says he's willing to forgive the thief but he's concerned about security at the church. 3 south carolina leaders are inviting you to join them to support school choice week. week.state leaders are expected to be at a rally in columbia today.around three thousand are expected to meet at the state house steps for the "my s-c education" rally at 10:00.state superintendent of education "molly spearman" will be one of many speakers at the rally.organizers say they plan to celebrate all forms of education but want parents to have the freedom to send their children to the best schooling option. 3 3 it's a big week for clemson sports-- the 2016 football schedule is out... and quarterback deshaun watson is being recognized tonight... it's happening at the well as the tigers return to the hardwood.... 3 fox carolina ashley minelli is live from the well with more, ashley? 3 - clemson bball coming home
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while they battle for a win against pittsburgh... another favorite star will be cheering them on 3 - de-shaun watson is making an appearance at the game tonight - getting a special reward at halftime - the award comes day after 2016 schedule is announced for tigers football some highlights:- open season at auburn on sept. 3- no back-to-back road games for just second season in 24 years - four new teams on the schedule: including what dabo dubbed an "outstanding pittsburgh"-- haven't played in 40 years - check out entire schedule on fox carolina dot com 3 ironically: that's the team clemson is hoping to take down tonight- tip off is 7 here at the well
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s.
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3 now time for 3 traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:n. main st @ country club rdwade hampton blvd @ hwy 14hwy 221 @ i-26 accident hwy 178 @ clemson blvd ifo cole's car wash wash 3 here's a live look at the
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3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3 you've probably never seen a mardi gras celebration like this.coming up.. we're live in helen, georgia getting a look at how they do mardi gras.. german style! 3 here's a live look over 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.you are looking live over greenville. 3 3 federal agents in milwaukee say a man is behind bars for trying to attack a masonic temple.
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year old "samy hamzeh" was arrested tuesday for owning guns not registered to him. they say he had plans to travel to the middle east and kill israelis but that didn't work out for him.reps with the fbi say hamzeh talked about his plans to attack the temple bought guns from. 3 school is cancelled today for one district in indianapolis: as they mourn the loss of a principal who leaders say sacrificed her own life to save at least two students. students.workers at **amy beverland elementary** say "susan jordan" pushed the kids out of the way of an on coming bus.investigators say the bus hit jordan and killed her tuesday.the bus driver says she doesn't know what caused the bus to lurch forward.the students who were saved are recovering from serious injuries. 3 health leaders say you need to be aware of the zika virus if you're planning to travel internationally. internationally.the c-d-c sent out an alert earlier this week. they say at least one person tested positive in arkansas and virginia.most of the
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central and south america and the caribbean.zika is spread by mosquito bites and can cause birth defects and developmental issues in babies. symptoms include a fever, pink eye and a rash.if you're pregnant and plan on traveling internationally, you're encouraged to talk with your doctor first. 3 3 when you think of mardi gras.. i'm sure you think of the new orleans.. orleans..but germany also goes all out for the pre-lent bash.. and the most german town in our area does as well.. well..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from helen georgia with more on a big weekend they are having called fasching day.. 3 3 3 fasching is one of the few
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staid germans let loose and have some fun. traditionally, it is a time to act out, caricature government officials and just blow off some steam without fear of reprisals - all in good fun. the fasching season begins at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month. this gives the fasching guilds in germany plenty of time to create elaborate masks and costumes for the big celebration on the last night of the season
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3 3 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in with morning showers mostly cloudy skies 3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to
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will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s. thursday will be partly cloudy and seasonable with highs in the 40s to low 50s. friday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, but the weekend warms into the low to mid-60s with sunny skies. mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. tonight stays partly cloudy with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s. thursday will be partly
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highs in the 40s to low 50s. friday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, but the weekend warms into the low to mid-60s with sunny skies.
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3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-jeremy from gray court. -jerry from travelers rest. rest.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back.but first... a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3
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3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm cody alcorn. first at four, we'll be in columbia for a school choice rally.find out what they're asking lawmakers for this year.and tonight at ten..a new for women who want to start a doctors roast it... roast it... roast it... slice it. new, hand-carved slow-roasted sirloin.
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3 news you need to know..ammon bundy is in federal custody
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dead after an incident with authorities.it all happened during a traffic stop on tuesday.seven others were arrested.the group took over a wildlife refuge last month to protest federal management of public land. 3 heather and james stepp will not go to jail after a toddler was accidentally shot and killed in their henderson county home.they will serve a year of probation and pay a fine.back in october.. abagail newman was staying at the stepp's home.. when she was accidentally shot. 3 today is international holocaust remembrance day. thousands of events are planned to honor the victims and survivors of the holocaust during world war two.today marks the anniversary of the liberation of the auschwitz death camp in poland. 3 governor nikki haley is scheduled to be in spartanburg for a ribbon cutting this morning at 10:30.the ribbon cutting will take place at trelleborg wheel systems.the company is expected to invest 50-million dollars into the local economy. 3 mostly cloudy skies with morning showers will move out late in the day, leading to some afternoon sunshine. highs will reach 51 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains.
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with lows in the 20s to mid- 30s. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching::laurens rd @
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hampton blvd @ hwy 14 14 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 oklahoma city police say they have a new worker protecting their police station. station.officers say this goose showed up at their station and has been loyal ever since.they say he greets the officers, patrols the parking lots and even eats donuts.police say the goose has even chased away a "surfeit" of skunks that was harassing the officers.the officers are now trying to come up with a name for their loyal goose. 3 before we go... we want to wish a happy birthday to our own nicole papay, and web producer dal kalsi.thanks for
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news on fox carolina.don't forgeto join diana, cody and
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the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality,
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he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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