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3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine.
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3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:left lane closed i-26 east @ exit 59/holbert cove rd/sc/nc linepickens county hwy 135 @ hwy 183 greenville edgemont dr @ w. blue ridge dri-385 north @ woodruff rd exit 35/36 35/36 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we have some breaking news in western north carolina.right now -- a henderson county school is on precautionary lockdown while deputies search for a gunman.they say an armed
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7:00 this morning.we're told that it happened near the intersection of powell street and hope creek lane. dispatchers tell us mountain community school is on lockdown.no injuries have been reported and deputies are working on a description of the suspect.as soon as we hear that lockdown is over, we will let you know. 3 3 new from overnight--troopers are investigating three deadly wrecks in the upstate and western north carolina. carolina.the first one happened around midnight in powdersville.troopers say a tow truck driver ran off of i-85 near mile marker 40.. went down an embankment and hit a tree.the coroner identified the driver as "william armstrong" from piedmont.he was not wearing a seatbelt.it's not clear what led up to the crash. 3 a second deadly crash happened in greenville county around 2:00 this morning.this was the scene on white horse road and west blue ridge drive.troopers say a pickup truck tried to turn left in front of a tractor trailer, when they collided.the driver of the pickup had to be cut from the vehicle and was taken to the hospital.his passenger was
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not been released. 3 and in polk county--one lane of i-26 is shut down because of a deadly tractor trailer crash.right now, we don't have many details.. but we're told the accident happened around 2:30 this morning.i-26 east at exit 59 is down to one lane while troopers investigate.the road is expected to reopen by 10:00 this morning. 3 3 in a fox carolina follow up--a spartanburg county man is staying in jail after deputies say he tried to kill his wife. wife.on thursday... a judge denied bond for johnathan batchelor... who's charged with attempted murder.his arrest came three weeks after his wife, stephanie, was shot multiple times.investigators say batchelor told them he had found her in the front yard of their home in moore.deputies say this week, the victim was finally able to tell them the attacker was her husband. 3 3 3 had she not improved enough to where we could interview her, i don't know where would be now" 3 "it's a shock. it has been to
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anyone."the victim is still in the hospital this morning. jonathan batchelor is due back in court in march. 3 3 the presidential candidates will be campaigning all across iowa this weekend.. ahead of monday's caucuses. caucuses.last night.. *most* of the republican candidates met up in des moines for another debate.the top seven candidates debated in prime time on fox news.the party's frontrunner, donald trump, was not there.but he wasn't forgotten. 3 3 (megyn kelly/moderator): "let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. donald trump has chosen not to attend."(ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate): "i"m a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and ben, you are a terrible surgeon. now that we've gotten the donald trump portion out of the way." (laughs) (laughs)trump refused to take part in the debate because of moderator megyn kelly. 3 but trump didn't stay too far away...while the debate was happening.. he drew a huge crowd just miles away.trump told his supporters he backed out of the debate because fox
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he had to stand up for himself. in addition.. trump says his event raised six million dollars for veterans. 3 here's a look at all the republican candidates. they'll have a debate in greenville on february 13th.. one week before south carolina's republican primary. primary.and the democratic primary is set for the 27th. you can find more election coverage on our website, fox carolina dot com. 3 3 the panthers are getting ready to head to california for super bowl 50.. and before they take off you've got one last chance to cheer them on at home. home.a big rally is happening in the queen city today. today.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in uptown charlotte with the details. 3 - live at romare bearden park- panther pride rally rally- as we saw last sunday- thousands of fans pumped about panthers bid to supwerbowl, nfc championship win- team leaving fod san fran on sunday - get to celebrate with the
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amp up crowd- sir purr, topcats - purrcussion (drumline) 3 - kicks off at noon with live music- program starts at one 3 3 fox carolina will have live coverage from san francisco for super bowl 50 starting monday night. night.3 plus-- next saturday at 7-p-m be sure to catch our special: panthers pursuit of the title. we'll have one on one interviews and more on the panthers journey to the championship game. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunshine dominates 3 3 10 minutes.
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for weather 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunshine dominates 3 with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine.
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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 monster jam is back at the preview.. next. 3 here's a live look over 85 and here's a live look 3 here's a live look over 85 and pelham road-- you're watching
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look at traffic on 385 northbound in greenville county.things are moving again after an earlier accident caused a big backup. 3 3 covering our counties-- henderson county deputies are looking for the gunman who forced three schools to go on lockdown. lockdown.investigators say just before noon thursday..
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on lamplighter lane.no one was hit.three schools in the area were put on lockdown as a precaution.deputies are looking for an older model, dark colored lincoln town car. anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office. 3 buncombe county deputies need your help to track down three women accused of larceny. larceny.deputies say these pictures were taken on tuesday night, between 6:00 and 9:30. investigators say these women stole some high dollar clothing from the belk at asheville mall.. and the dicks sporting goods on tunnel road and on airport road. investigators say they may be driving a silver or gray jeep. if you know who these women are.. call buncombe county crime stoppers.at 828-255-5050. 3 3 the biggest beasts on four wheels are roaring back into the upstate.. upstate..the giant trucks of monster jam are ready to duel it out tonight and tomorrow... tomorrow...fox carolina's joe
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secours wellness arena with a preview.. 3 3 3 monster jam is roaring into the bon secours wellness arena for performances on friday, january 29 at 7:30pm and saturday, january 30th at 2:00pm &; 7:30pm. the event will feature grave digger (randy brown), scooby doo (linsey read), strait jacket (kevin king), predator (allen pezo), prowler, wild thang doug charles), big kahuna (shane england) &; big chief (chris trussell). 3
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traffic. 3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain
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sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain late tuesday into wednesday.
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3 chris is in the traffic center
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3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew cadillac! 3 3 news you need to know..health officials say three pregnant women in charleston are being tested for the zika virus.the world health organziation says the zika virus is exploding in south and central america.no cases have been confirmed in south carolina.
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spend time in an adult jail in texas today.he was deported from mexico on thursday.couch is being held in a juvenile detention center.the teen is famous for using a defense of affluenza in court. 3 the obama administration will be collecting payroll data from businesses to study whether men and women are being paid equally for the same work.the data will be collected from public and private companies with at least 100 employees. 3 a co-founder of the rock band "jefferson airplanes" has died. died.his publicist announced "paul kantner" died in san francisco thursday after getting sick earlier this week. kantner also led the transition to from the airplanes to the "jefferson starship".he survived a heart attack last year.the groups are best known for songs like "wooden ships", "somebody to love" and "white rabbit". kantner is credited with creating a music style unique to the san francisco area.he was 74. 3 and here's a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg-- 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.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over the white house. 3 the snow storm that hit the east coast kept a lot of people home from work--but not some important women in washington. washington.alaska senator lisa murkowski and maine senator susan collins found themselves to be the only memmbers on the senate floor on tuesday. **murkowski** presided over a brief administrative session to postpone business in the senate until wednesday.she made the comment that all the floor managers and pages were also women.the secretary of the senate has not responded as to whether this was the first all women session in senate history.
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3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low
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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 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news starts now. now.3 cases of the zika virus are exploding in central and south america.and this morning... health workers are looking into the possibility that the virus may have spread to south carolina. carolina. 3 a big change from last weekend.. as sunshine dominates, with highs reaching the 60s on saturday. saturday.
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about to start their journey to super bowl 50.. and you can give them a big sendoff.we're live in preview. 3 good morning.... it's friday, january 29.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 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 we're watching:wren school rd @ hwy 81/major rdhwy 135 @ hwy 183 pickens ctyashby park ln @ e. butler rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we have some breaking news in western north carolina.right now -- a henderson county school is on precautionary
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for a gunman.they say an armed robbery was called in around 7:00 this morning.we're told that it happened near the intersection of powell street and hope creek lane. dispatchers tell us mountain community school is on lockdown.no injuries have been reported and deputies are working on a description of the suspect.as soon as we hear that lockdown is over, we will let you know. 3 3 hospital workers in charleston say they're testing three pregnant women for the zika virus. virus.according to d-hec, they're still testing blood samples and n ncases of the virus have been confirmed in the state.the world health organziation says the zika virus is exploding in south and central america.leaders are now predicting there will be 4 million cases world wide by december.in the us- -- 11 states and the district of columbia are **now dealing with the virus.zika is transmitted from mosquito bites but health workers say death is rare. 3 3 covering our counties-- buncombe county deputies say they're looking for a robbery suspect who is armed and dangerous.
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george's deli on old county home road in leicester. investigators say the suspect tried to rob the store around 10:00 thursday morning.they say he drove away in a white two door suv -- possibly an 80 or 90's model chevrolet blazer or gmc.deputies think the suv has extensive front-end damage. if you recognize the man or the car -- call the sheriff's office. 3 greenville county leaders say they're going to take carof a powerful smell upsetting neighbors. neighbors.d-hec says the smell is coming from the twin chimneys landfill.neighbors in the area say it's so bad, they're getting sick.d-hec hosted a meeting to fix the problem at columbia baptist church thursday night. organizers say they're going to capture the gas and burn it for energy starting next month. leaders say they had plans to take care of it later this year but that all changed. 3 3 3 "this plan was in place more than a year ago, but we've moved it up and want to implement it now to address
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issue.they got into the jibber jabber of how the landfill works and that was not our concern and all that, and that was no our concern, that's their concern, all we wanted to know is how they were going to address our problems, like the smell. smell.neighbors say they're also worried about property values dropping and the landfill having a negative impact on the environment. 3 3 as the panthers 3 as the panthers prepare to head west for super bowl 50-- the queen city is sending them off with a big party. party.and it's all going down in just a few hours. hours.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in uptown charlotte with details on the bash. hey ashley 3 - all kicks off at noon today rain or shine- right here at romare bearden park
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celebration, big crowd like the one after nfc champ game last sunday- live music with "purrcussion" drumline- sirr paw- topcats- black and blue crew amping up crowd- second super bowl appearance for panthers in franchise history-
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3 - panthers take off for san fran on sunday- super bowl 50 feb 7; denverbroncos 3 3 a north carolina man is paying the price after he made a bet *against the carolina panthers. panthers.he says he was convinced they wouldn't go to the super bowl.. and told co- workers he'd paint himself blue if they made it. it.this week.. ricky woods made good on that bet.he stood shirtless on the side of franklin boulevard in gastonia... waving to traffic. and despite the humiliation.. woods is still betting against the panthers.he says if they win.. he'll stand out in front
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 now 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 this weekend may 3 be a great time to think about the warmer days that are ahead. ahead.the upstate boat show is
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convention center in greenville.the annual event started yesterday and will feature a variety of fishing, ski and recreational boats plus jet skis.the show runs through sunday.we've got more information on times and admission prices under the as seen on section of foxcarolina- dot-com. 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 monster jam is back at the well.we've got a live preview.. next. 3 here's a live look over clemson-- you're watching the
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he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of 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.you are looking live over i-85 in greenville.
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3 the biggest trucks imagainable are back in the upstate... upstate...monster jam has arrived at the well.. well..fox carolina's joe gagnon has a preview of the big weekend.. 3 live interview: linsey read, scooby doo driver driver 3 monster jam is roaring into the bon secours wellness arena for performances on friday, january 29 at 7:30pm and saturday, january 30th at 2:00pm &; 7:30pm. the event will feature grave digger (randy brown), scooby doo (linsey read), strait jacket (kevin king), predator (allen pezo), prowler, wild thang
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(shane england) &; big chief (chris trussell). 3 3 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 sunshine dominates 3 and traffic.time for weather 3 3
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3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain late tuesday into wednesday. sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the
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mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain late tuesday into wednesday.
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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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3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-happy birthday carmichael.-also to grinrose. -john from seneca.-steve from piedmont. piedmont.-brady from pendleton. -brantley from spartanburg. spartanburg.for the weekend-- -emily from simpsonville. from simpsonville. simpsonville.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 we're back with news you need to know...one lane of i-26 in polk county is still shut down following a deadly tractor trailer crash.we're told the accident happened around 2:30 this morning.the road is expected to reopen by 10:00 this morning. 3 michelin is hiring entry-level production operators. applications will be accepted today from nine to six at the s-c works mcalister square office in greenville.you must beat least 18 years old and willing to work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule. 3 the republican candidates for president are hoping their arguments made an impression on voters.all candidates except donald trump took the stage thursday night in iowa.
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3 sunshine dominates mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountain wind could tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. 3 ((adlibs)) traffic. watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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