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cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 3 or below. lows drop to freezing conditions. tonight, otherwise dry flurry is possible, with tennessee border 3 morning news.joining us on the thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we are counting down to super bowl 50.. and while the players are working on their game plan--a lot of panthers fans are already gathering out west ahead of sunday. sunday.fox carolina's ashley minelli is joining us from santa clara... and ashley- you ran into a fan with ties to
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3 that's right ben-as soon as we got off the plane we came over here to the nfl experience... where we caught up with one of the panthers tiniest.. and cutest fans! 3 3 this is arshelle tranit's her first super bowl and her dad is hoping she'll be the his home team.steven tran lived in bennetsville south carolina for 8 years... and since he was 12! 3 3 3 i can't even put it into words right now. i've been a fan since 95 through all the bad years the one in 15 season firewood with chris wonky and now to finally make it here it's great experience. experience. 3 the family and other people who came out to the nfl experience got to check out the vince lombardi trophy...
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3 it's just one of the many areas of the city that's dedicated to celebrating the nfl... nfl... 3 3 fox carolina's live super bowl
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tomorrow on the morning news... anchor lauren elise live from california. california.then, join us saturday night for our special-- "panthers pursuit of the title."that's at 7:00. 3 3 the push for new hampshire continues in the race for the white house.tonight.. democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders will face off in a debate. debate.last night.. the two took the stage s sarately during a town hall event on cnn.after clinton's narrow victory in iowa... the two are working to prove their differences.one issue being raised-- is which candidate is a true progressive. 3 3 (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i am a progressive who gets results."(sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "secretary clinton said well i'm paraphrasing, some people call me a moderate and i proudly say that i am a moderate. i love moderates but you can't be a moderate and a progressive, they are different. different.some of the other big topics last night included the iraq war, wall street and winning over younger voters. right now.. polls show senator sanders has a strong lead
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3 after new hampshire.. south carolina will be the next state to vote.on wednesday.. former president bill clinton visited columbia to rally support for his wife's campaign.he told the crowd.. hillary is a candidate who will fight for those who need help. 3 3 she helped farmers and small business people and manufacturers. a lot of them are republicans and they were asked, when she came up for re-election, 'why are you supporting her?' and their answer was the same...'she was the only one who ever did anything for us.' us.'another member of the clinton family will be in the upstate this week.chelsea clinton is scheduled to meet with voters in spartanburg and clemson on saturday . .here's a look at the democratic primary ballot in south carolina.voters head to the polls february 27th. 3 the republican field of candidates is slowly getting smaller.. with two more candidates dropping out on wednesday.rand paul says he's ending his presidential campaign, and will now focus on being re-elected to the senate.and rick santorum is
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he's now supporting marco rubio. rubio.here are the nine remaining candidates.south carolina's primary is february 20th. 3 3 things are expected to be drier today after some heavy rainfall wednesday -- this is a look at the swannanoa river in asheville.. which was higher than normal.other parts of western north carolina saw flash flooding. 3 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below.
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3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 an organization working to make greenville healthier is celebrating a milestone.i'll have details after the break. 3 here's a live look over falls park in greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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when the republicans weren't going after president obama they were coming after me. his attorney general. in the cabinet, i served with hillary clinton. i've known her for almost 25 years. this is a woman whose fought her whole life for children, to protect civil rights, voting rights. and today hillary is pushing hard for tougher gun laws and police accountability. if you want to make sure republicans don't take us backward help hillary move us forward.
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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.we're back with a live look over 85 and pelham road in greenville. 3 3 comedian "bill cosby" will have to face a judge next month after testimony to support his case was rejected. rejected.a philadelphia judge threw out the testimony of a former prosecutor wednesday. the former prosecutor says he granted cosby immunity from prosecution a decade ago.the comedian was arrested in december and charged with drugging a temple university worker in 2004.cosby will have a preliminary hearing on march 8th. 3 3 covering our counties--crews in greenville county are investigating a house fire that killed a pet. pet.the slater maretta fire
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ridge drive late wednesday night.the chief says the house was engulfed in flames when they arrived.we're told two people got out safely.. but a dog did not make it.it's not clear how the fire started. 3 a clinic in spartanburg county is making efforts to stop the spread of hiv and aids. aids.this sunday is national black hiv and aids awareness day.health officials say 72 percent of south carolinians living with the infection are african american.they're hoping to get more people tested to help stop the spread. spread.today, piedmont care in spartanburg is offering free, confidential testing for hiv and aids.they are located in the wells fargo building on north pine street. 3 3 for five years livewell greenville has been trying to make the upstate as healthy as possible.. possible..they say they are seeing big progress...so big.. livewell is throwing a party and you're invited.. invited..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from cleveland
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3 tomorrow at 11:30 head to the t-d convention center.. anniversary celebration.. tickets are $25..to buy them go to foxcarolina.com foxcarolina.com3 celebrate the many successes achieved by livewell greenville since their launch in 2010recognize why livewell greenville initiatives are valuable and crucial to the communityacknowledge the collective impact made on the overall health of greenville countyhighlight the ongoing initiatives and additional
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3 back to you... you... 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee
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with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day. partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry
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to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day.
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3 let's send it over 3 to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: accident left lane closedi-85 south @ exit 56/hwy 14us hwy 123 @ turner hill rd tokeena rd @ cross rds draccident/ems knollwood rd @ john b. white sr. blvd 3 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. anderson county deputies are asking for your help finding demarcus oliver.they say he's wanted in a shooting that happened on mcduffie street back in october.if you know where he is.. call 1-888-crime-sc. 3 the trial for "joey meek" will now be delayed until at least may.meek is the friend of accused charleston church shooter dylann roof.a federal judge granted a motion by meek's lawyer on wednesday. investigators say meek hid information from them. 3 world leaders and diplomats syrian refugees driven from their homes because of war.
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pledged to help victims and slow down the number of refugees to other nations. 3 ben and jerry's is rolling out some new products for those who don't eat dairy products. products.the company is introducing vegan versions of four popular flavors.the desserts are made with almond milk, and contain no dairy, eggs or honey.company reps say they've been getting requests for non-dairy ice cream for years.the new products are expected to hit stores later this month.more flavors will be added later. 3 3 it's ______.it was impressive to watch on t-v.... and now we're getting a behind the scenes look at fox's "grease live!"we'll show you how complex it was.. after the break. 3 here's a live look outside levi's stadium.. where the carolina panthers will play in super bowl 50 this sunday -- 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 the reedy river at falls park. 3 it should come as no surprise that fox's live production of "grease" the musical would be pretty complicated.now.. we're getting a look at what it was like behind the scenes. scenes. 3 "2 3 4 1 2 3 18 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 19 8 bars " "the show's associate director, carrie havel, posted this facebook video of her calling the shots sunday night. what you're hearing is a shot
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duration of the shot in beats and bars.havel called about 15-hundred shots, which were all planned out by the broadcast director.as you can see.. it was pretty intense. 3 3 3 3 2 3 4 27 4 28 2 3 4 29 4 bars 1 beat 3 (alex reginski/broadcast director) she didn't get to see it. we came off air, she was like what was the show like? and i'm like "it was great!" 3 according to nielsen.. 12-point-two million people tuned in to the live show here on fox sunday night. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center.
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.police in greenville say parents don't need to worry, following several reports of a suspicious person.we'll update you on this story.. coming up. 3 we leave you with a live look over greenville --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 good morning, i'm 3 diana watson.cody is in san
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50.watch his live reports first at four and tonight at ten.then watch my investigation into d-s-s.i sat down with the d-s-s director... susan alford! talking about high turnover with case workers and security concerns at county offices.see what's she's doing to try and fix the biggest complaints people have with d-s-s and what it means for families all over south carolina.
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n3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 the countdown is on to super bowl 50.we're live in santa clara talking about how the carolina panthers are preparing for their battle. battle.and dozens of high school football players are ready to get their college careers started.we'll tell you who's committing to clemson and carolina.. coming up. up. 3 cloudy skies today with temps staying in the 50s.and a big cool down is on the way. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 4.i'm ben hill... here with nicole papay and chris scott.lauren is on her way to california.thanks for joining us on the morning
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3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing
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3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to 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 the carolina panthers are gearing up for the biggest game of the season..and for many of the players.. they're really hoping to bring home that vince lombardi trophy for the team's owner, jerry richardson. richardson.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at levi's stadium in santa clara- and ashley many of the team members say richardson goes beyond his call of duty. 3 players describe him as a man of integrity, honor, loyal loyal 3 and they want to bring back a victory for him...richardson
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carolina's 23 years ago... credited for building and supporting the powerhouse... and the playersperhaps no one knows that better than tight end greg olsenrichardson stepped up to help when his son was having heart problems 3 3 3 "the way mr. richardson kind of stepped up and held our hand through the entire process... process...he's an incredible man, he's done a lot for my family not only related to football but he's done more for my family off the field." field."richardson- an nc native was inducted into the south carolina hall of fame last year... 3 cam newton: it would be "monumental" to bring back the vince lombardi trophy for him him
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3 fox carolina's live super bowl coverage continues all week. tomorrow on the morning news... anchor lauren elise and ashley minelli will report live from california.
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saturday night for our special-- "panthers pursuit of the title."that's at 7:00. 3 some of the nation's top high school athletes have a bright future ahead of them. wednesday was national signing day -- --according to espn, florida state is at the top of the 20-16 recruiting class -- followed by alabama -- lsu and ole miss. clemson came in at number eight -- and south carolina ranked 27th. 3 clemson didn't land the number one recriut in the nation -- rashan gary ended up picking michigan.but -- the tigers got some highly ranked prospects... including trayvon mullen -- the number 2 ranked cornerback in the country.he's the highest ranked defensive back for clemson since mackensie alexander. mullen is one of 23- signees in clemson's recruiting class. 3 will muschamp had his first signing day as usc's head coach.one if his key recruits is from right here in the upstate.byrnes high wide receiver chavis dawkins has signed on to be a gamecock. he's following former his former coach, bobby bentley, who's now usc's runningbacks
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total of 24 recruits on wednesday. 3 3 covering our counties--as anderson county deputies work to track down an attempted murder suspect... *we* actually heard from him last night. night.demarcus oliver is wanted in a shooting that happened back in october. deputies say he shot someone several times during a fight. fight.when we posted this story on our facebook page wednesday.. oliver himself actually commented.. saying "i'm outta here."fox carolina has reached to law enforcement. if you know where demarcus oliver is.. call 1- 888-crime-sc. 3 investigators in greenville county say a suspicious person report is now solved.. and there's no threat to the community. community.earlier this week, we told you neighbors reported seeing a suspicious man taking photos in the north main street area.greenville police say they were able to catch up with the man on wednesday.it turns out, he works for a newspaper service, and was working to make sure papers were being delivered.no charges will be filed.
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office is inviting you to another "coffee with a cop" event this morning.deputies will be meeting with neighbors at "palmetto sweets and company," starting at 8:00 this morning.everyone is invited to come out and get to know your local law officers. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below.
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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 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 an organization working to make greenville healthier is celebrating a milestone.i'll
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3 here's a live look at the reedy river in downtown greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox
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3 wiki-leaks founder "julian assange" says he will surrender to police if a u-n panel rules against him. him.he tweeted that he would accept arrest if the panel decides he lost his case--but if they rule **in his favor he expects to have his passport handed over and there be no further attempts to take him into custody.assange is accused of sexual assault in sweden.he took refuge in london in 2012 saying those accusations are false.the u-n is investigating if he was illegally detained after a complaint from assange.a ruling is expected on friday. 3 "johnson and johnson" is teaming up with a biotech company to find a cure for type one diabetes.the company "via-cyte" is working on a stem cell treatment that researchers believe could cure type one.researchers are already testing the treatment on a small number of diabetic patients.company reps say if the treatment works, it will end the need for insulin injections and blood sugar testing. 3 3 for five years the staff at livewell greenville has been
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the upstate better than ever.. ever..now the group says they have seen major progress since it began in 2010.. 2010..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from cleveland park along the swamp rabbit trail with more on their accomplishments.. 3 tomorrow at 11:30 head to the t-d convention center.. anniversary celebration.. tickets are $25..to buy them go to foxcarolina.com foxcarolina.comcelebrate the many successes achieved by livewell greenville since their launch in 2010recognize why livewell greenville initiatives are valuable and crucial to the community acknowledge the collective impact made on the overall health of greenville county highlight the ongoing initiatives and additional projects planned through 2020 3 back to you... you...
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3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee
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with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day. partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in
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a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching:accident left lane closedi-85 south @ exit 56/hwy 14us hwy 123 @ turner hill rd tokeena rd @ cross rds draccident/ems knollwood rd @ john b. white sr. blvd 3 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. democratic presidential candidates bernie sanders and hillary clinton will face off for a debate tonight in new hampshire.the event sponsored by msnbc will kick off at nine oclock.both candidates took the stage separately last night for a town hall style event. 3 there now only nine republican candidates running for president.rand paul and rick santorum announced they were suspending their campaigns on wednesday after not gaining any momentum in the iowa caucus.santorum says he's now endorsing marco rubio. 3 the case against comedian "bill cosby" will proceed to a preliminary hearing next month. a philadelphia judge threw out the testimony of a former
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would have helped cosby's case. the comedian is charged with drugging a temple university worker in 2004. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -john from boiling springs. -happy 9th birthday to sloan. -bubba from calhoun falls. falls.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 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 you're watching the morning
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3 if you plan to file your taxes online, you may run into some problems today. today.the irs says it has stopped accepting e-files because of problems with their computer systems.they say refunds are most likely to be affected with other services but the website is still available.irs reps say their systems will be out of service until at least the end of the day today.they also say if you've already filed, you will not be impacted. 3 for the first time -- arizona researchers say they've caught a rare jaguar on camera. camera.this is video of the only known wild jaguar in the u-s.he was seen roaming around arizona's santa rita mountains. the center for biological diversity released new video wednesday of "el jefe" or "boss" in spanish.the seven year old giant cat has been living in the santa rita
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years.conservationists say his habitat is being threatened by a newly proposed copper mine. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3
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3 we're watching: old furnace rd @ cannon brooke drgap creek rd @ hampton rdhwy 14 @ westmorland rdhwy 153 @ hwy 123 jonesville rd @ woodruff rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 3 3 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. here's a live look here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 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
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the morning news starts now. now. 3 panthers fans can't wait to see their team battle the broncos in super bowl 50.we're live in santa clara this morning with more. more. 3 cloudy skies today with temps cloudy skies 3 cloudy skies today with temps staying in the 50s.and a big cool down is on the way. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 4.i'm ben
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