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thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy skies 3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s.
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3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching: accidenti-85 bus south@exit 5i-585/us 176 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we still have some school we still have 3 we still have some school delays in our mountain counties this morning..these are also running at the bottom of your screen.and don't forget.. you can always find a full list of closings and delays on fox carolina dot com and on our weather app. 3 3 there's a smell lingering in southern greenville county -- and people living in the area say its so bad... at times.. its nauseating. nauseating.they say a local landfill is to blame... and
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will take action to fix it. it.fox carolina ashley minelli is live at columbia baptist church... can you smell anything now? 3 3 3 3 - dhec confirmed odor comnig from twin chimneys landfill- operators: told people living here some fixes have been made - pastor of columbia baptist: smell has gotten so bad, affecting the community 3 3 3 3 you can smell it in the church, all around. the property values have gone down, no one is values have gone around. the property it in the church, all 3 3 you can smell 3 it in the church, all around. the property values have gone down, no one is moving into this community, and the
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you can't sell to move out outmeeting tonight at columbia baptist church - 7 o'clock.- county leaders- state lawmakers - dhec 3 - know its 3 unrealistic to think it will close, want a solutioncoming up: hear from organizer of citizens group working to get a resolution resolution
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3 covering our counties--three weeks after a spartanburg county woman was shot and left for dead... her husband is now behind bars. bars.johnathan batchelor is expected to face a judge today. deputies arrested him wednesday and charged him with the attempted murder of stephanie batchelor. batchelor.investigators say she was shot in the head back on january seventh.we're told her condition recently improved enough that she could speak with investigators. investigators.her husband originally told deputies he'd found his wife shot outside their home on reidville road. authorities now say they have evidence that he was the shooter. 3 domestic violence rates in south carolina are among the highest in the nation.now, there's a new group in anderson county that's hoping to make a change. change.state representative anne thayer and county
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of a local anti-domestic violence task force.we're told they have been working with the sheriff's office and safe harbor.another member of the group is vickie fleming.her sister, rhonda, was shot and killed by her estranged husband back in 2003.now.. fleming is working to save others' lives. 3 3 3 "if i can reach one victim, save one life, then it's all worth it, because just to save one life would be enough, but the ultimate goal is to change this culture in our state." state."one of the group's goals is to get more domestic violence education in schools. their next meeting is february 8th at the old county courthouse. 3 3 today, nasa is holding a day of rememberance to mark 30 years since the challenger disaster.the shuttle broke apart just 73 seconds after launching at cape canaveral back in 1986.the cause was a failed booster engine.seven crew members were killed..
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who was going to be the first teacher in space. 3 also on board was south carolina native, dr. ronald mcnair.his hometown of lake city has declared this "ronald mcnair week." " they will honor him with a candlelight vigil tonight. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and
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remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s. 3 3 now let's send it over to the now let's send it 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: hit &; run accident lynn rd @ sc hwy 290 accident i-85 bus south @
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning joe-- joe-- 3 art on a deadline.coming up, we're live at the greenville little theater talking about their 24 hour play challenge. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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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. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. 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 the white house. 3 3 state investigators in georgia say a suspect has died after a shootout with the highway patrol.
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old "vladimir rodrieguez" died at the hospital last night.the georgia state patrol says rodrieguez led troopers on a chase on interstate 75 wednesday afternoon. authorities say he got out of his truck and began firing. firing.trooper jacob fields was shot two times.. but he is expected to make a full recovery. 3 the widow of an illinois police officer who staged his own death is now facing charges. charges.melodie gliniewicz is charged with money laundering and misusing charitable funds. investigators believe she was involved in her husband's scheme to embezzle money from the youth group he ran. 3 fox lake police lieutenant joe gliniewicz was found shot to deaththn september first.. after telling dispatchers he was chasing three suspects. suspects.authorities later determined he'd killed himself, and staged the scene to look like a murder.after his death.. investigators found evidence that he'd stolen about 10-thousand dollars in donations over several years.his wife claims she didn't know anything about the scam. 3 wendy's fast food chain is telling customers to keep a close eye on their credit and debit cards.
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looking into reports of "unusual activity" on cards that have been used at its locations.it's not clear how many customers might be affected.wendy's says they are working with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement to investigate. 3 3 some of the best pieces of art can take months and sometimes years to create...but three teams of writers and performers won't have anywhere near that long.. long..the greenville little theatre is hosting a contest for three teams to create an on-stage performance in just 24-hours.. 24-hours..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the theatre with more.. 3 starting on friday night... there will be just 24 hours for three teams to create three different one act performances..to be shown to the fine people of greenville saturday night.. night..24-hour play festival january 30, 2016 @ 8pmtickets $12.008pmjanuary 30, 2016 @
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night..3 24-hour play festivaljanuary 30, 2016 @ 8pmtickets $12.00 glt's studio 444 presents... the 7th annual 24-hour play festival.three teams of writers, directors, and actors have just 24 hours to create and stage three brand new one-act plays. one night only.
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s. the weekend will be sunny and spring-like, with highs in the low to mid-60s. the next round of rain holds
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partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s. the weekend will be sunny and spring-like, with highs in the low to mid-60s. the next round of rain holds off until wednesday next week.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 3 3 to chris.let's send it over 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: hit &; run accident lynn rd @ sc hwy 290 accident i-85 bus south @ exit 5/ i-585/us 176 acacident in westminster harbert park cir @ us hwy 123 123 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by keviviwhitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. greenville police are asking for your opinion on body cameras for officers.they're asking you to come out to a public meeting tonight at 6:30. it's in greenville at the pleasant valley connection on old augusta road. 3 south carolina lieutenant governor "henry mcmaster" is endorsing republican front runner donald trump for president.he announced it during trumps campaign stop in lexington wednesday night. 3 trump says he will skip tonight's debate in iowa.the 11 other republican candidates will face off in the fox news hosted debate.the four candidates with the lowest poll numbers will debate at 7:00.all the others will take the stage at 9:00. 3 here's a live look at north pleasantburg drive in greenville--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look over greenville. 3 if you're trying to lose weight, or just get more active then you may need to download a smart phone app. app.a new pilot study by the american cancer society shows smartphone reminders are successful at getting people
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suggests more activity reduces the risk of cancer.researchers used an app to measure movement for a week and used reminders to move around.the study was funded by the cancer society and done with the university of oklahoma health sciences center.
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every 10 minutes. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew trtrffic center. 3 we're watching: hit &; run accident lynn rd @ sc hwy 290 accident i-85 bus south @ exit 5/ i-585/us 176 accident in westminster harbert park
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.we've got another chance for you and your family to win tickets to this weekend's monster jam at the well--grab your pen and paper--the word of the day is coming up. 3 we leave you with a live look over clemson --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 news starts now. now.it's been nearly a month since armed men took over an oregon wildlife refuge.. and the standoff could soon be over.we'll tell you what the group's leader is saying. saying.plus.. things are moving forward in the state's case against dylann roof.we'll tell you what we've learned about the jury selection. selection. 3 people in part of greenville county say a landfill is making life miserable.. and they want it fixed.we'll tell you what's happening later today. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 27.i'm ben hill. hill.anan i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 we still have some districts
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delayed schedules this morning. you can see them there on your screen.that list is also on fox carolina dot com and on our weather app. app. 3 partly cloudy skies 3 with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to
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brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: hit &; run accident lynn rd @ sc hwy 290 accident i-85 bus south @ exit 5/ i-585/us 176 accident in westminster harbert park cir @ us hwy 123 123 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 this morning.. a nearly month- long standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge may be over. over.the leader of the protest is behind bars.. but he sent a
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3 "please stand down. please stand down." down."that message came from "ammon bundy," one day after he and several others were arrested... and one member of his group was shot and killed. bundy and his followers took over the refuge earlier this month, to protest the federal government.wednesday night.. some of the protesters left. three of them were arrested. it's not clear how many are still inside. 3 we have new information in the upcoming trial for dylann roof. roof.on wednesday, a judge announced 600 charleston residents will be brought in to be considered for the jury. that process is set to start june 28. 28.roof is charged with killing these nine people at emanuel ame church last summer. prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty. 3 3 covering our counties--a suspected purse snatcher is now facing an attempted murder charge after crashing into a greenville county deputy. deputy.easley police say they were investigating a purse theft at the academy sports store.. when they started
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greenville county deputies joined in the chase.at one point, we're told the suspect slammed on his brakes, causing a deputy to hit his car. investigators say the suspect ran away.. but was later caught.this morning, we're waiting to learn his name.. and find out how the deputy is doing, 3 the buncombe county sheriff's office is asking for help finding the gunman responsible for shooting two homes. homes.the shooting happened just before 1:30 monday morning at the intersection of pinebrook road and new stock road.investigators say bullets hit the sign at the entrance of the pinebrook farms subdivision.we're told people were home but thankfully no one was hurt.you're asked to call crime stoppers, using the number on your screen, if you have any information. 3 there's a stinky situation going on in southern greenville county... and people living in the area are asking county leaders to do something about it. it.d-hec says there's an odor problem at twin chimneys landfill... and people who live around it says it's so foul, it's making them *feel* sick. sick.ashley minelli is live at columbia baptist church with
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3 citizens group helped organize this meeting tonight... 3 - 7 o clock here at columbia baptist church- county leaders - state lawmakers- dhec dhecpeople living in the area: - you can smell landfill inside church- when wind blows a certain way... *nauseating* the years- here's how one 3 3 3 it smells like vomit, raw
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mean, it's horrendous---we were told that we would not even know it was there. and actually for the first few years, it was not a problem.-- problem.--durant ashmore:- been told some fixes have been made... - operators say drilling more wells to capture/burn off more gas 3 - problem affecting property values- no one is moving in to the neighborhood neighborhooddoes it smell now? 3 3 now? does it smell 3 now?
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy skies 3 with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s.
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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. cam on-- 3 3 right now.. 3 3 cam on--at the s.c.d.o.t. here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 right now..we're giving you and your family a chance to see monster jam this weekend at the bon secours wellness arena.we've got a set of four tickets to the show.. for either this friday or saturday. the retail value is 176 dollars.tickets must be picked up by tomorrow.here's how to
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and listen for the code word. then.. go like us on facebook, and use the word to fill out the contest form.here is today's word-- word--"pit."you must be 18 and a resident of our viewing area in the carolinas or georgia. contest rules are on fox carolina dot com.good luck! 3 good morning joe-- joe-- 3 art on a deadline.coming up, we're live at the greenville little theater talking about their 24 hour play challenge. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- you're watching the
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3 you're watching 3 the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to 3 the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live over i-85 in greenville. 3 3 a ban of sorority activity at duke university has partially been lifted after a student was hospitalized because of alcohol. alcohol.the school's v-p of student affairs say the student was hospitalized during rush.most sororities hold their formal recruitment this month and according to the school's website, saturday was "bid day".the student is expected to recover and be released.leaders say the
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like study breaks, sisterhood events, and community service activities. 3 south carolina lawmakers are working on passing a bill that would pay for high school students to train for in-state jobs. jobs.the bill passed the house by a wide margin on wednesday. if signed into law, it would also pay for unemployed people to get job training as well. students would be allowed to take courses that would count toward their diploma and a technical certificate or associate's degree.there's still no word on how much the "pathways initiative" will cost tax-payers. 3 3 friday night.. teams of writers.. directors and performers will be hard at work.. work..they will be trying to create a brand new play ready to be shown in front of an audience in just 24 hours.. hours..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from where it is happening at the greenville little theatre with more.. 3 starting on 3 friday night...there will be
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to create three different one act performances..to be shown to the fine people of greenville saturday night.. night..24-hour play festival january 30, 2016 @ 8pmtickets $12.00glt's studio 444 presents...the 7th annual 24- hour play festival.three teams of writers, directors, and actors have just 24 hours to create and stage three brand new one-act plays. one night only.
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you.. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 partly cloudy skies 3 with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s. the weekend
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with highs in the low to mid- 60s. the next round of rain holds off until wednesday next week. partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and
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to the mid-50s. the weekend will be sunny and spring-like, with highs in the low to mid- 60s. the next round of rain holds off until wednesday next week. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic: 3
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3 we're watching: accident blockedneely ferry rd @ fairview rde. blackstock rd @ wo ezell blvdn. pine st @ i-85 3 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 whitaker sponsored by pit crew traffic cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. johnathan batchelor is expected to face a judge today charged with attempted murder. spartanburg county deputies
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stephanie and left her for dead earlier this month.we're told she recovered enough to talk with investigators. 3 georgia state trooper "jacob fields" is **recovering after being shot twice wednesday. investigators say "israel rodriguez" led troopers on a chase -- crashed his car -- then opened fire on fields. troopers say they were forced to return fire.rodriguez **died in the hospital. 3 today marks the 30 year anniversary of the challenger space shuttle exploding.less than two minuets after lift off, the shuttle blew up in mid-air.seven crew members were killed on board.the shuttle program was shut down for nearly three years after the disaster. 3 gerber has a new face for their company and she is a cutie. cutie.company reps announced 7 month old "isla" as the winner of their annual baby photo contest.the little girl from michigan won her parents 50-thousand dollars.isla beat out 170-thousand other entries.
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jackson in a comedy set to be released later this year. year.actor "joseph fiennes" is a white actor best known for his role as william shakespeare in shakespeare in love.he was recently cast as the king of pop in a comedy titled "elizabeth, michael, and marlon".the plot is based on a 2011 vanity fair article about a cross country road trip jackson, marlon brando, and elizabeth taylor made after the terror attack on 9-11.many know jackson suffered from a condition that caused his skin to lose pigment and lighten-- but critics are still unhappy about the choice. 3 movie critics are also upset that no black actors or actresses were nominated for an academy award for the second straight year.activists have been calling for a boycott of the show.president obama was asked about the controversy.he says it's an example of a broader issue.the president says everyone should get a fair shot and the film industry needs to look for talent and provide opportunity to everybody. 3 now time for weather and
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3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far southern counties. tonight clears out, with a slight chance for tn border snow. lows drop to freezing or below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable tempepetures back to the mid-50s.
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3 chris is in the 3 chris is in the 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 it's ______.people in part of greenville county say a local landfill is making life miserable.. and they want it fixed.coming up at 8:00 ashley minelli tells us what they're planning later today. 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 traffic updates every 10 minutes.
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the morning news starts now. now.three weeks after a spartanburg county woman was found shot outside her home.. deputies now say her husband is responsible.new details in that investigation are coming up. up. 3 people in part of greenville county say a landfill is making life miserable.. and they want it fixed.we'll tell you what's happening later today.
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