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3 cloudy skies and another chance for showers today.i'll tell you about a weekend warmup.. straight ahead. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 28.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 with highs reaching 50 partly cloudy skies 3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountaiai. showers remain possible in far
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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 ((wrap up)) 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
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3 still a few 3 still a few 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 they're hoping county leaders will take action to fix the smelly situation. 3 fox carolina ashley minelli is live at columbia baptist church... can you smell anything now? 3 3
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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 moving into this community, and the property values are to where you can't sell to move out out3 meeting tonight at columbia baptist church - 7 o'clock.- county leaders- state lawmakers
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3 - know its unrealistic to think it will close, want a solutioncoming up: hear from organizer of citizens group working to get a resolution resolution 3 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
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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 councilman tom allen are part 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."3 one of the group's goals is to get more domestic violence
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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.. including christa mcauliffe.. 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 now 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 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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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 85 in greenville-- you're watching
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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 taking a live look at i-85 in greenville 3 3 state investigators in georgia say a suspect has died after a shootout with the highway patrol.
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old "israel 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 death on 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..
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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. 3 back to you..
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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
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker 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
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7:00.all the others will take the stage at 9:00. 3 and here's a live look outside bon secours wellness arena. preparations are underway for monster jam.we'll have one more chance for you to win tickets tomorrow on the morning news.we're back after this.
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welcome back to 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over usc upstate in spartanburg. 3 an exotic animal in florida is back with it's owner after waking up with a 99 year old woman. woman."raymond fernandez" says his pet kinkajou named "banana" escaped while he was moving.earlier this week, the 99 year old woman says she woke up in the middle of the night to find the pet sleeping on her chest.she says it ran
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screamed.the kinkajou was taken to a vet then given back to fernandez.he says "banana" has been his pet for five years.. 3 time for weather with nicole. 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.
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below. friday brings sunny skies and seasonable temperatures back to the mid-50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3
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is recovering after getting into a crash with a suspected purse snatcher.we'll tell you what happened.. coming up. 3 we're live inside bon secours wellness arena.100 truckloads of dirt are being brought in for this weekend's monster jam. you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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the morning 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
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3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 28.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 we still have a few western north carolina school districts on 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 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
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3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 3 with chris.time for traffic 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 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 message to his followers on wednesday. wednesday. 3 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.
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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 chasing a suspicious vehicle. 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
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number on your screen, if you have any information. 3 more than 100 new jobs are coming to spartanburg county. county."trelleborg wheel systems" is expanding its facility near spartanburg's west side.on wednesday... governor nikki haley attended an event to celebrate the 50- million dollar expansion. trelleborg is the biggest global supplier of off road tires.if you are interested in applying for a job there.. we have more information on the "as seen on" section of fox carolina dot com. 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 more on this issue... ashley? 3 citizens group helped organize this meeting tonight... 3 - 7 o clock here at columbia
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- state lawmakers- dhec dhecpeople living in the area: - you can smell landfill inside church- when wind blows a certain way... *nauseating* smell- its gotten worse over the years- here's how one person living here described odor 3 3 3 it smells like vomit, raw sewage and raw pig guts. i 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.--3 durant ashmore:- been told some fixes have been made... -
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wells to capture/burn off more gas 3 - problem affecting property values- no one is moving in to the neighborhood
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 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.
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3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:n. pleasantburg dr@ rutherford rd rd 3 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 eir 24 hour play challenge. 3 we're live inside bon secours wellness arena.100 truckloads of dirt are being brought in for this weekend's monster jam. you're watching the morning
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he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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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.
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3 the man accused of a shooting a planned parenthood clinic in colorado will be mentally evaluated. evaluated."robert dear" was transferred to a state hospital for the exam.his lawyer requested the exam be delayed in december but a judge denied the request.dear said he wanted to fire his public defender and represent himself but must wait on the exam to see if he can.he's charged with a long list of charges including murder for the november attack on the clinic that killed three people. 3 if a new bill that was approved by a senate committee is signed into law, syrian refugees in south carolina will be closely watched. watched.the senate committee passed a bill wednesday that would require refugees to register with the state.the bill also allows sled to track them.refugee sponsors will be held liable for damages if the refugees commit an act of terrorism.republican leaders say the federal government doesn't do enough to check the background of refugees. governor nikki haley says it's
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be identified once they rive in the state. 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 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
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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. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs reaching 50 in the upstate and 46 in the mountains. showers remain possible in far
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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. 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
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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 for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watchingngaccident free and traffic rush improving improving 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 tennis star serena williams is one win away from her 7-th
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title.williams has never lost in an australian open final.if she wins, this will be her 22-nd grand slam title.she beat out the fourth seed agnieszka radwanska to make it to the final.according to the tournament schedule, serena will face seventh ranked "angelique kerber" on saturday.this is the first grand slam singles final in rber's career. 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-mikasia from laurens. -bryant from lyman. lyman.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, ssd 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 3 3 3 3
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3 we're back with news you need to know...johnathan batchelor is expected to face a judge in spartanburg county today. deputies have charged him with attempted murder in the january 7th shooting of his wife, stephanie.she is still recovering this morning. 3 d-hec says there's an odor problem at twin chimneys
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the area say the smell is so bad, they *feel* sick.a community meeting will be held tonight at 7:00 at columbia baptist church to address the issue. 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 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
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3 ((adlibs))((adlibs)) 3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching: accident/ems springside ave@ academy st/hwy 123 123
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3 3 the budweiser clydesdale family has a new member to welcome to the team. team.company reps say "mac" was born tuesday at the warm springs ranch in boonville, missouri.mom and baby are both happy and healthy.the ranch is home to more than 160 clydesdales.we're told macs' name is in honor of its clydesdales being "the most macro of all icons".budweiser also says his name honors their company tagline -- "proudly a macro beer." 3 another live look inside bon secours wellness arena.preps are underway for "monster jam." we'll be live there tomorrow on the morning news.. and
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