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emergencies... and help people who need it!but now... they need help too!the upstate fire departments in desperate need... of more volunteer firefighters! 3 and rallying that panther pride!we're at the huge celebration today in charlotte... to send carolina off in style...as they head to the superbowl! 3 good afternoon. i'm cody alcorn. alcorn.and i'm diana watson. 3 first at four---- 3 spartanburg county deputies say a tip from a *fox carolina viewer*led investigators to determine that a woman wanted by *asheville police for making fraudulent purcheses on a cloned credit card...is also suspected of a similar crime in spartanburg! spartanburg!we first brought you these surveillance photos of the suspect here at four yesterday-these were captured at a store in asheville...where police there say the woman racked up more than 11-thousand dollars using a card number belonging to a business.deputies say after seeing our story...a worker at a spartanburg business that had been a victim of a similar incident alerted
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reached out to asheville police and determined that the *same suspect appeared to be involved in both cases.in the spartanburg county case...deputies say the business owner never lost the card...but it was somehow cloned and used to make nearly 10-thousand dollars worth of purches at local walmart stores over a two-day period last month!if you have any information you're asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 in a fox carolina investigation at four---- 3 volunteers needed...that is the call being sounded by fire departments across the state. and now small town departments who rely mainly on volunteers are having to get creative to fill the ranks. 3 one upstate department has even taken to social media offering incentives to try and get some help in the door. door.fox carolina's adrian acosta looked into the issue and adrian what are you hearing is the reason for the lack of volunteers and how is it effecting safety for residents?
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firefighters i talked to say they think people are just busier now than they have ever been and don't have the time to do it....and as for safety... firefighters say they are still getting the job done but its certainly putting a strain on resources. 3 3 3 its usually pretty quiet on belton's main street"'nats"" but when something does happen ""nats""lieutenant luke riddle and the rest of the belton fire department are ready to answer the call for help help 3 "we have 1 guy that works a 24 hour shift, we have 5 of those and everyone else is volunteers"but riddle says volunteer manpower here is thin"we have about 20 on roster we are down about 10" and belton isn't alone...according to the south carolina fire chiefs statewide...the association says currently there are just over 17 thousand volunteers in the state...but that number is no where near enough."the community is still being served but your served by volunteers sot this is straining and stressing us
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fire fighters s is a national problem as well...the national volunteer fire council says volunteerism is down 13 percent across the country "guys stay busy and its getting tougher and tougher to find someone who is dedicated to giving that time"riddle says the lack of volunteers means finding creative ways to fight fires effectively "relying on mutual aid and automatic aid so when a fire takes place not just the department where you live but also county stations come"and the problem is forcing departments to get creative to attract new volunteers..belton put this post on their facebook page offering incentives for new sign ups "our volunteers are actually paid..they get a small amount of money..compensation for running calls and attending incentive..riddle says with more volunteers..his station could improve their insurance rating...and that would save everyone money"if we lower our iso rating it lowers your homeowners and business insurance"
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heard from also runs a firefighting program in anderson districts 1 and 2 that gets high schoolers certified to be volunteers... besides that...we are told there are a number of pieces of legislation in the works..that would give volunteers tax exemptions as compensationall of this in hopes of closing this volunteer crisis at handlive in the newsroom adrian acosta the four o'clock news. 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- 3 tonight will be mostly clear with lows falling into the low 30s and md-20s. saturday will be sunny and mild, warming up into the low 60s in the upstate and mid-50s in western north carolina. the weekend only gets better on sunday as temperatures peak in the low to mid-60s area-wide under mostly sunny skies.
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3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: greenville accident injurieslog shoals rd @ griffin rdus hwy @ little texas rdeast stone ave @ i-385 &; laurens rd rd3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 back to you guys: 3 happening now---- 3 the panthers keep pounding...and the fans keep cheering!this is a look at park earlier this afternoon as thousands of fans came out to send off their super bowl bound team! 3 the panthers' have had a
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and taking home the nfc title. and as they get ready to play in the super bowl...fans are coming out to show off their panthers pride. pride.fox carolina' andrew reeser joins us live in charlotte withi more on how the team and fans are celebrating this afternoon, right andrew? 3 that's righta&though fans have cleared out of the park behind me...they say they had to come out today to celebrate the panthers amazing season so far and their upcoming trip to the big game. 3 thousands filled romare bearden park this afternoona& bringing signs and chants for the panthers following their super bowl bid and nfcfc championship win.several players showed up to celebrate the send off including ***fans and players alike saying this season has been a memorable one and they can't wait to see how the team does against the broncos. 3 3 3 "i've adopted the panthers as my team back when they first started here. and it's a happy time and i love going to a
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to be here." here." 3 "i knew we had it. once we got passed those first four r games i knew there was nothing else to stop us. our schedule was too easy after that." that."now the team will take off for san francisco on sunday.and full media coverage begins monday night.fox carolina's sports director aaron cheslock will be joining them with live reports start monday too. 3 now coming upa&we caught up with one of the team's biggest fansa&a topcat cheerleader. but we met her off the field...in an upstate classroom. the details coming up at 4:30.live in charlotte, andrew reeser the four o'clock
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3 still to come--3 a lesson some greenville county elementary school students...won't forget! forget!congressman trey gowdy's *personal and *patriotic delivery to these kindergarten students!and we're there for the big surprise! surprise!plus...a western north carolina neighborhood on edge...after an attempted home invasion!we're hearing from a neighbor... who describes how the victim came *face-to-face with the armed suspects!and a deadly night on upstate roads! three crashes...in three counties...claim three lives!
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3 new at four----
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school is showing its american pride by flying a brand new flag...thanks to representative trey gowdy...who hand-delivered the american flag this morning! morning! 3 3 3 3 3 paris elementary teacher jennifer snow says her class learned about the american flag back in september...and asked students to write the congressman and ask him to send a new one to fly outside their school in taylors.they say the current flag was old and faded.snow says her students were shocked when gowdy responded...saying he would *personally deliever a new flag!gowdy stopped by our station today and told us why he wanted to make such a personal and patriotic delivery to the students. 3 3 "it's just my favorite part of the job man i love it." it.""i just thought it was so cool that they wrote and that they cared enough to write, then the least i could do was go deliver the flag." flag.""see kids smile and see
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that over arguing with one of my colleagues on the other side of the isle any day." day."the teacher says her class has also reached out to lawmakers at the state house to ask for a new south carolina state flag! 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes----first let's get a check of the weather with chief meteorologist kendra kent---- 3 mostly clear skies on the way tonight! saturday morning will start with chilly temperatures in the low 30s for the upstate and upper 20s in the mountains. sunny skies will
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highs warming to above normal levels! saturday afternoon will be in the low 60s for the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains.sunday will bring more mild and pleasant weather! highs will reach 65 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains under sunshine. things will start to change early next week as clouds roll in and rain chances go up! there will be a slight chance of showers monday, but the best chance comes late tuesday into wednesday morning. we could see a few strong storms late tuesday night. temperatures will take a big drop for wednesday and thursday as highs get back
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3 3 for weather 24 hours a day, log on to fox carolina dot com and click on the weather tab 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: greenville accident injurieslog shoals rd @ griffin rdus hwy 25 @ little texas rdeast stone ave @ i-385 rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 pit crew traffic sponsored the carolina law group 3 back to you guys:
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counties at four---- 3 it was a deadly night on upstate and mountain roads...with crashes across three counties...claiming three lives. lives.in anderson county- highway patrol says a tow truck driver died after running off the road along eye-85 just after midnight. troopers say the driver--identified as william armstrong--ran off the road, down an embankment, across a parking lot, and hit a tree.he died at the scene. 3 in greenville county-the coroner says 27-year-old "joseph bryant" was killed in a crash just after 2 this morning on white horse road and west blue ridge road. trooper say a tanker truck was turning left onto blue ridge when it was hit by on oncoming pickup truck.bryant was a passenger in that truck.the driver of the truck was trapped inside...and had to be mechanically removed form the truck.he was taken to the hospital.his condition is unknown this afternoon. 3 then...around 2-30 this morning in polk county-one lane of eye-26 east was closed
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deadly crash involving a tractor trailer.the crash happened near exit 59 -- holbert cover road.the victim's identity has not been released. 3 a pickens county man is locked up--charged with attempted murder...after deputies say another man was found stabbed in the throat! throat!the sheriff's office says the victim got into an argument with this man-- charles black--leading up to the stabbing.they say the men were in a moving truck and had pulled into the parking lot of the "hot spot" station on calhoun memorial highway just after midnight...when the stabbing happened. happened.the victim was rushed to the hospital where he underwent hours of surgery.he is expected to survive.black is being held without bond this afternoon. 3 to henderson county now-where a neighborhood is on edge after an attempted armed robbery and home invasion that prompted a lockdown at a nearby school. school.deputies say they were called to hope creek lane just after 7 this morning...after getting reports that two suspects tried to break into a home.one of them armed.right
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it happened...the mountain community school was placed on precautionary lockdown while a search got underway.the lockdown was later lifted.but residents are still on alert. one neighbor describes what the victim says happened... 3 3 3 "he came downstairs, seen the two guys, actually come into physical contact with one of the gentlemen. at that time, when he was pushing the other gentleman, the other guy raised a gun at him. tom raised his hand, got a hold of the guy with the gun and shoved both the gentlemen out the door at the same time. at that time, they took off on foot through the woods." 3 at last check...no arrests have been made.if you have any information on the identities of the suspects caught on camera-- camera--you're asked to call the henderson county sheriff's office or crime stoppers at the number on your screen. 3 still to come--a north carolina bank manager is being called a hero after his brave actions thwarted a robbery! robbery!he jumped into action...protecting his customers and staff...as an armed burglar tried to bust in!
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camera!plus...with the spread of the zika virus on the rise...concerns are growing...including here in south carolina!some woman are now being tested for the disease linked to serious birth defects!
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hey, guys, it's annie. now, if you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to save money, especially when it comes to your weekly grocery trip. well, with walmart every day low prices, saving money while keeping the pantry full... that's easier than you think. in head-to-head shopping,
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greenville, the total amountsaved at walmart vs. bi-lo was $27.40 on this week's groceries - that's 19%. so head to walmart and see what you could save with their every day low prices. 3 3 we're back with weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- 3 tonight will be mostly clear with lows falling into the low 30s and md-20s. saturday will be sunny and mild, warming up into the low 60s in the upstate and mid-50s in western north carolina. the weekend only gets better on sunday as temperatures peak in the low to mid-60s area-wide under mostly sunny skies. 3 3 ((wrap up))
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3 now lets send it 3 over to chris scott in 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 still to come--teacher by week...topcat come weekend! weekend!she's spent this
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panthers on to victory!now this upstate teacher is heading to san fransisco for super bowl 50!only on fox-we catch up with her--and her students--before she heads west! west!plus...one local family is sharing their story of survival just ahead of heart month.how they hope the diagnosis of their infant son...will help raise awareness for heart disease! disease! 3 3
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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, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and p pise as one of america's best mayors.
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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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3 3 new this afternoon...were getting more information o o cases being tested right here in south carolina that some fear may be the zika virus. virus.international health officials say the virus is exploding in central and south america--and now three women are being tested for it right here in south carolina. carolina.according to d-hec, they're still testing blood samples and no cases of the virus have been confirmed in the state.leaders are now predicting there will be 4 million cases world wide by december.zika is transmitted from mosquito bites but health
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a major area of concern is for pregnant women as the virus is linked to birth defects and brain damage.we caught up with a dhec doctor this afternoon who tells us why they're stepping in. 3 3 right now weve been contacted by healthcare providers who are concerned, they have patients who traveled to coutnries where there is widespread zika virus and patients potentially had symptons and were concerned so they contacted us for testing. testing.now again...dhec says there are no confirmed cases in south carolina...and the only cases confirmed in the u-s so far are connected to travel to the affected countries.we'll be sure to monitor this developing story and will bring you updates as we learn more about the virus and if more patients are tested here in south carolina. 3 new at four---- 3 monday marks the start of heart month.it's an important time where families and doctors come together to share stories of survivial in the hopes of raising awarenes of how common a killer heart
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be.earlier today we caught up with the niles family and their 22-month-old son.hampton was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect before birth.his family knew he would one day have to undergo open heart surgery but he was so sick after birth...emergency surgery was performed at just 8 days old and they did not know if he would survive!after another surgery at 6 months old...hampton is now a healthy, active toddler.and his parents say despite the difficulties he faced...they arargreatful for the support they received along the way. 3 3 3 3 it was an extremely tough process for our family family 3 3 it was a very trying time. through the support of a lot of great organizations like the american heart association and the emerson rose foundation we realized we werent on our own.there were peopel who had been through it before and there were people there to support us. we are just so greatful for this event and for hampton to be the little heart honoree. honoree.hampton is one of
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honored at next month's heart ball in greenville--if you're interested in attending--it's set for saturday february 20-th at the t-d convention center.tickets are stililfor sale and all the money raised goes to support the american heart association right here in the upstate.for more information head to our website. 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- - 3 3 tonight will be mostly clear with lows falling into the low 30s and md-20s. saturday will be sunny and mild, warming up into the low 60s in the upstate and mid-50s in western
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only gets better on sunday as temperatures peak in the low to mid-60s area-wide under mostly sunny skies. 3 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: hwy 14@ woodruff rdfews chapel rdifo blue ridge highlaurens rd@ hwy 291log shoals rd @ griffin rd rd 3 here's a live look at the
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3 back to you guys: 3 only on fox---- 3 super bowl dreams are coming true at a gaffney middle school...we caught up with the sixth grade science teacher... who moonlights as a carolina panthers topcat! 3 she's headed to the super bowl to cheer on her team...and no one's more excited than her students! students!fox carolina's andrew reeser joins us live in charlotte where the panthers just got a big sendoff from their devoted fans...andrew the energy was palpable downtown today. 3 it was...but you know what... the excitement of the students at granard middle school just down the road in gaffney... might rival the excitement here..i mean how many 6th graders can say their science teacher is a panthers topcat cheerleader?
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3 natat granard middle school in found her first ago. 3 3 "i wnted to help kids, i wanted to make an impact on people's lives..."but her other career... career... 3 music"dab! bang bang bang into the classroom... classroom... 3 music "boom boom boom boomm (dab) bang bang bang bang." yup...she's a carolina panthers topcat...and it. 3 3 "its extraordinatrry becauyse she has to come here and go through us, then she has to go the stadium and travel everywhere."her students are some of her biggest fans... hoping to catch a glimpse of her during the super bowl 50 broadcast from san francisco... when the panthers pursue the title. 3 3 "imma be hollering, imma be jumping up and down." down." 3 "i'm in my third season as a topcat." topcat.""it really was a childhood dream...and when i was in elementary school i had committed to myself in my head that i wanted to be a professional cheerleader."she didn't get the gig on her first audition...but she kept at it. 3 3 "it's just that persistance and that perseverance and the willingness to work hard... when you finally achieve that
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a good real life lesson for her science and social studies students... students... 3 "what does the word organism mean?""any living thing.""any living thing!"who are learning to not give up if they don't get it right the first time... time... 3 "she makes it seem really easy." easy." 3 "i love the kids and i iwant them to be the best that they can be."now, as she gets ready to head to san francisco...with her topcat family.... family.... 3 "it's every professional cheerleaders dreamher kids are dreaming of a panthers predictions... 3 "50 to 0.""uh huh" "priobably a hundred to zero." zero.""imma say 32 to 28." 28." 3 "i don't want to jinx us...we e are superstitious...but i'm confident we are coming home with a win." 3 keenan couldn't make it to today's rally here in charlotte because she of course was in school...but she heads to san francisco thursday...then of course the panthers face the denver broncos the following sunday.
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reeser the four o clock news. 3 as the panthers prepare to head west for the big game... fox carolina will have live coverage from san francisco for super bowl 50 starting monday at 10-p-m. 10-p-m.and on saturday february the 6th at 7-p-mbe sure to catch the panthers pursuit of the title - for one on one interviews and everything panthers in the hours before the big game. 3 on the fox carolina money watch---- 3 the dow jones closed out the month of january down 5 and a half percent...despite the dow jones going up nearly 400 points today--closing at 16- thousand 466. 466.and the nasdaq up 107 points to close at 46-hundred 13. 3 later today---- 3 the biggest beasts on four wheels are roaring back into the upstate..the giant trucks of monster jam are ready to
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tomorrow...fox carolina's joe gagnon has a preview from the bon secours wellness arena. 3 3 3 3 3 good afternoon you guys,we're inside the well, where in just a matter of hours, these big monster jam trucks are going to be inside the well going crazy, they are huge, they are at least fifteen hundred to two thousand horsepower, and they can go up to one hundred miles per hour, they are gigantic, and you'll get to see the best of the best, of these monster jam trucks, including gravedigger, straight jacket, predator, prowler, and scooby doo, we talked to the driver of scooby doo, lindsay reed, and she says she can't be more excited to be here in the upstate... upstate... 3 " it's the best thing ever, i mean scooby doo is such an awesome name, it's such a great truck it's got the ears up there and the tail wagging around, the kids up there just go nuts for it, and it just fuels my fire to get out there and do awesome..."there's a show tonight at seven thirty and then tomorrow there's a show at two and again at seven thirty pm so a wonderful pit party from eleven to twelve thirty, and you'll be able to see these trucks up close and personal and meet all the
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party are 10 dollars if you want tickets to the show contact the box office so you can see these monsters in person back to you 3 be sure to wake up bright and early with joe and the morning news crew from five to nine a-m!they'll have weather and traffic every 10 minutes... plus all the news you need to knowowefore you head out the door! 3 still to come--the state department declares *22 emails on hillary clinton's account... *top secret! secret!just three days before the iowa caucuses...the obama adminstration says clinton's unsecured home server contained closely guarded secrets...and material of the highest levels of classification!and congressman trey gowdy is weighing in whether the emails and benghazi case should impact her chances of winning the presidency! presidency!plus...a north carolina bank manager holds on
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robber tries to force his way in!police say the manager's actions may have saved lives! and the heroic act was captured on surveillance! surveillance! 3 3 3 i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape.
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headache and weakness. i am ready to put hep c behind me. i am ready to be cured. are you ready? ask your hep c specialist if harvoni is right for you. 3 as you decide 20-16---- 3 the marathon has turned into a sprint. only days remain before voters go to caucus in iowa. 3 ryan nobles joins us live in iowa with more on how the candidates are pulling out all the stops. 3 you have to actually work to *not* run io nta presidential candidate this week in iowa. and with close races for both parties.. every single move these candidates make could have an impact on the outcome. 3 3 3 it is crunch time in iowa. iowa. 3 "if you stand up for me monday night, i will stand up and fight for you as hard as i can."on friday alone-- the
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dozen different events across the state. hoping to convince minds. 3 "think hard about what you want in the next president and commander-in-chief."tim wheeldon is undecided undecided "what are you still deciding over? which candidate has less hate and more hope for the country." a strong showing in the nation's first showdown could be a momentum candidates realize that.. working overtime to close the deal. deal."i believe that it is our campaign that is generating the excitement and interest for a large voter turnout." 3 "the iowa caucus is an investment for voters.... which means candidates like hillary clinton have to pump their voters up to participate.. and big rallies like these help to pump their supporters up."laren skulty is one of them. them."it's nice her being a woman, having someone from our perspective she's just a really strong candidate"a mad
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state.. with the campaigns of many hanging in the balance. 3 and while the candidates are busy here in iowa.. they are are not taking their eye off new hampshire either. many will split timeetween the two states.. and some onhe t republican side have abandoned iowa to focus all their energy on the granite state. in des moines, i'm ryan nobles. 3 ryan, did donald trump skipping the gop debate last night have any impact on the ratings? ratings?it would have been a great debate eight months ago, but it almost is irrelevant now in the era of trump because, the fact is they're going after each other, and donald trump is still leading in the polls. he was the winner in absentia, of that debate last nightwhile cruz was fending off attas,ck donald trump took his show -- and loyal supporters -- down the road in des moines, holding a fundraiser for veterans charities --
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3 and speaking of hillary clinton..were learning new information from the state department regarding the emails clinton kept on a private server. server.officials saying they've learned 22 emails on the server were considered "top secret" and they won't be releasing them.it's unclear if clinton herself sent the emails.it's just one of the many issues many republican candidates have been on the offensive with regard to clinton's campaign. carly fiorina saying last night that clinton should be indicted for her roll in the bengazi case. south carolina congressman trey gowdy is the chairman of
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investigating what happened in bengazi--he stopped by the fox carolina studio today and weighed in on the indictment issue... 3 3 3 "i think the qualification for being in office or seeking office should be a little bit higher than whether or not you've been indicted by a grand jury. if that's your only defense, well i haven't been indicted yet, maybe you [should] reevaluate and i'm talking to myself, i'm not talking to her or any one else. i have a really high service is an honor." honor." 3 fiorina is one of a dozen republican candidates running for the gop nomination. nomination. 3 and clinton is one of four democratic candidates. we've got more on all of candidates up on our website fox carolina dot com. 3 now time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes---- kendra's here with a look at your forecast. forecast. 3
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3 mostly clear skies on the way tonight! saturday morning will start with chilly temperatures in the low 30s for the upstate and upper 20s in the mountains. sunny skies will dominate through the day, with highs warming to above normal levels! saturday afternoon will be in the low 60s for the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains.sunday will bring more mild and pleasant weather! highs will reach 65 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains under sunshine. things will start to change
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in and rain chances go up! there will be a slight chance of showers monday, but the best chance comes late tuesday into wednesday morning. we could see a few strong storms late tuesday night. temperatures will take a big drop for wednesday and thursday as highs get back into the 40s for many spots.be sure to check out www.foxcarolina.com/weather for more on the forecast and interactive radar
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3 and make sure to download our new fox carolina weather app. you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings
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carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 now lets send it over to chris 3 3 we're watching: hwy 14@ woodruff rdfews chapel rdifo blue ridge highlaurens rd@ hwy 291log shoals rd @ griffin rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by the carolina law group 3 back to you guys: 3 we are covering the carolinas today---- 3 we now know the identity of a 19-year-old u-s-c student from virginia who was found dead at
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complex.the coroner says rachel brandman was found unresponsive by a roommate around 4-30 yesterday afternoon.at this time...he says her death is being investigated as suspicious...but that no signs of trauma were found.the police departments says her death will be considered suspicious until toxicology results or other factors prove otherwise.the cause of death is pending those results. 3 we're getting a look at surveillance video out of zebulon, north carolina--where the brave actions of a bank manager were caught on camera...as he fought to protect his staff and customers during an attempted bank robbery! robbery!the manager of the p-n-c bank branch happened to be standing in the lobby looking out the door...when he saw a man dressed in all black running across the parking lot toward the bank door!police say as the suspect grabbed the door...the manager pulled it back shut!the susect then pulls a gun and starts hitting the window of the door with
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give!eventually...the suspect did...and ran off without ever setting foot in the bank! 3 3 3 "if the suspect had made it into the bank, you never know what's going to happen then. the guys obviously agitated, obviously has a gun so it could have been much worse had he made it into the bank." bank." hero and i've told him so." so." 3 bank employees had already pushed the alarm button.police arrived in under a minute to find people inside the bank scared...but safe, thanks to the manager!the suspect has yet to be identified. 3 stick around for news you need to know at four... four...cloned credit cards used in two different counties in our area!the sheriff's office says they were able to connect the cases...thanks to our story!but they still need
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3 we're back with news you need to know---- 3 spartanburg county deputies say a tip from a *fox carolina viewer*led investigators to determine that a woman wanted
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making fraudulent purcheses on a cloned credit card...is also suspected of a similar crime in spartanburg! spartanburg!we first brought you these surveillance photos of the suspect here at four yesterday-these were captured at a store in asheville...where police there say the woman racked up more than 11-thousand dollars using a card number belonging to a business.deputies say after seeing our story...a worker at a spartanburg business that had been a victim of a similar incident alerted investigators...who then reached out to asheville police and determined that the *same suspect appeared to be involved in both cases.in the spartanburg county case...deputies say the business owner never lost the card...but it was somehow cloned and used to make nearly 10-thousand dollars worth of purches at local walmart stores over a two-day period last month!if you have any information you're asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 a henderson county neighborhood is on edge after an attempted armed robbery that prompted a lockdown at a nearby school. school.deputies say they were called to hope creek lane just after 7 this morning...after getting reports that two
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home.one of them armed.right behind the neighborhood where it happened...the mountain community school was placed on precautionary lockdown while a search got underway.the lockdown was later lifted. deputies say the suspects were caught on surveillance. surveillance.if you have any information...you're asked to call the henderson county sheriff's office or crime stoppers at the number on your screen. 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- - 3 3 tonight will be mostly clear with lows falling into the low 30s and md-20s. saturday will be sunny and mild, warming up into the low 60s in the upstate and mid-50s in western north carolina. the weekend only gets better on sunday as temperatures peak in the low to mid-60s area-wide under mostly sunny skies. 3
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3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 back to you guys: 3 and tonight at ten...seems like people alalys talk about hospital food... food...but now there's a movement to make it healthier and get rid of greasy fast food options like chickfila and mcdonalds... 3 we'll see what hospitals are being singled out by this group... including one upstate. 3 and we heard from you during the last winter storm... many of you worried about pets
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ten we'll tell you which local town is considering a new law that would require pet owners to bring in their animals when
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