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3 upstate road crews are working to make sure the roads and highways are safe if you need to go out.we're live in spartanburg county with more. 3 good morning.... it's monday, february 15.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 we have some school closings today.. because of the winter weather.several districts in the mountains are closed.in the upstate.. cherokee, union, and all spartanburg districts are closed.you can see the full list at the bottom of your screen.. and on fox carolina dot com. 3 we should mention several districts are already out because of president's day.
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throughout the 3 morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night.
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3 let's send it over 3 to chris with traffic. 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 depending on where you live.. you could see snow, sleet or freezing rain this morning-- morning--and even if it doesn't look too bad.. you could still run into problems on your morning commute. commute.fox carolina ashley minelli is live in travelers rest with more, ashley? 3 - highway 25, normally a
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3 - according to what our *mets* are tracking, probably won't see anything like snow we saw on friday... bigger problems though and here's why: - remain around or below freezing mark in our area- light snow/freezing drizzle- thin layers of ice on the roads - could last through lunch time/early afternoon 3 - take a live look out here right now now 3 3 and we continue our team coverage. with this winter weather roads could get a little slippery. slippery.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in spartanburg where d-o-t crews are preparing the roads.hey joe. 3 3 3 3
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3 don't forget.. our free fox
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carolina our free fox 3 don't forget.. our free fox carolina weather app is a great way to stay updated when winter weather hits our area. you can find all your local watches and warnings.. plus closings and delays.just text "carolina weather" to the number on your screen.3 3 3 we are working to find out if today's winter weather will have an impact on the presidential campaigns. following the explosive g-o-p debate in greenville.. donald trump is scheduled to be back in town today.he's set to have a rally at the t- convention center at 7:00. 3 and doctor ben carson is set to be in spartanburg.he's having an event at the spartanburg marriott at 7:00. we're told he'll also be taking a tour of the nutramax facility while he's in town. 3 and in the lowcountry... jeb
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support.former president george w. bush will join his brother on the campaign trail for the first time during the 2016 campaign.he's set to appear at a rally in north charleston tonight at 6:00.the former president is also being featured in radio and t-v ads supporting his brother. 3 here's a look at the six republicans running for the presidential nomination.south carolina's primary is this saturday. saturday.and democrats will vote one week later on the 27th.for more you decide coverage.. head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 wintry mix will move in
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leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. 3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center.
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3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 here's a live look over lake hartwell-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 you're watching 3 the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over i- greenville.
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3 investigators 3 say a two year old is seriously hurt after a crash involving a greenville police officer. officer.the highway patrol says the accident happened around 11:45 saturday night on east faris road and cleveland street.troopers say a driver turning left failed to yield.. and hit the police cruiser. we're told a toddler was not restrained properly in the sedan, and was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries.the driver of that car-- jeffery briggs-- was charged with failure to yield. the police officer was not hurt. 3 the pickens county school board is postponing tonight's vote on a plan to close three elementary schools. schools.as we've reported.. parents and some board members have been protesting the plan.. which would close a-r lewis, holly springs, and ambler elementaries.we're told the vote is being pushed back to give the board more time to weigh their options.they are now planning to meet next monday.we'll keep following this story and update you when we learn more. 3 3 we are keeping a close eye on the weather this morning.. as snow, sleet and freezing rain
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across our area.this is a live look in travelers rest.so far, our crew hasn't seen any flurries.. but it is very cold. 3 time for weather 3 and traffic. traffic. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing
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alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. tuesday begins with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix, clearing to sunshine. highs return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear skies. wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather
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the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. tuesday begins with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix, clearing to sunshine. highs return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: no delays, bad roads or accidents accidents 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by 3 kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 a utah teen is making every girl in his school feel special thanks to his valentines day generosity.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look at usc upstate in spartanburg 3 3 news you need to know..a man is behind bars in spartanburg county after deputies say he confessed to killing 19 year old autumn hunt."akello jeter" is charged with murder.hunt's body was found thursday off sims chapel road.she'd been missing since february 3rd. 3 investigators say officer- involved shootings in south carolina are up.according to sled, there were 48 last year which is the highest number since sled began tracking the shootings in 1999.they say suspects pulled guns on officers in more than half of the shootings. 3 president obama is promising
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supreme court justics antonin scalia.the 79 year old passed away saturday in texas.funeral arrangements have not been announced yet. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes improve slowly through conditions should in the afternoon, so the region through late winter weather alerts roads. winter storm, slippery areas on morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread acrossssthe region through late day. rain will develop in the
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should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's 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--
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3 we leave you with a live look over i-85 in greenville --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 3 you're watching the morning 3
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3 good morning.... it's monday, february 15.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise. thanks for joining us on the morning news.winter weather is hitting our area today.. and your morning commute. commute.fox carolina has team coverage for you...ashley minelli is watching conditions for us in northern greenville county.. county..joe gagnon is at the spartanburg d-o-t facility.. treat the roads. roads.but first.. tracking it all in the weather center.what can we expect throughout the day? 3 wintry mix will move in 3 throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the
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should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 some schools in our area are closed, due to winter weather. most of them are in the mountains.in the upstate.. cherokee, union, and all spartanburg districts are closed.we have a full list running at the bottom of your screen.. and on fox carolina dot com. 3 you may not see a lot out your window this morning..but the winter weather could still affect your morning commute. commute.the snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected throughout the day but nicole says it may be hit or miss depending on where you are. are.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in travelers rest this morning --ashley are
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3 - highway 25, normally a trouble spot 3 - according to what our *mets* are tracking, probably won't see anything like snow we saw on friday... bigger problems though and here's why: - remain around or below freezing mark in our area- light snow/freezing drizzle- thin layers of ice on the roads - could last through lunch time/early afternoon 3 - take a live look out here right now- talk about current
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3 3 and we continue our team coverage. we're keeping a close eye on the roads-- it might be slick if you have to head out this morning. morning.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live spartanburg at the sc-dot.. with more on how
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on
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rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain bebemes heavy monday night.
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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--
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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 looking live over pelham road in greenville. 3 3 in spartanburg county-deputies say a man has confessed to killing a teen- and then leaving her body in a field. 3 20-year old akello jeter is charged with murder. murder.investigators say he admitted to killing 19-year old autumn hunt. hunt's body was discovered in a wooded area off sims chapel road on thursday.the coroner says she was shot to death. death.investigators say- they interviewed jeter and he told authorities details about the crime scene that only the suspect would know. authorities say he confessed to acting alone. 3 3 flags across the nation are flying at half staff this
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court justice antonin scalia. overnight.. scalia's body was flown to virginia from west texas.the 79 year old died saturday at a resort ranch.. where he was staying for a hunting trip.local investigators determined he died of a heart attack, but did not order an autopsy. scalia was appointed to the supreme court by president reagan in 1986, and was known as an influential conservative voice on the bench. 3 justice scalia's death is already causing a political battle. battle.it is up to the president to nominate supreme court justices.. who must be confirmed by the senate. president obama says he intends to fulfill his constitutional duty to make the nomination.but republican lawmakers say he should leave the appointment for the next president.the senate is off this week for the president's 3 3 winter weather is already causing problems around the eastern part of the country. indiana authorities had to shut down a highway sunday afternoon.. after nearly 50
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during a snowstorm.at least 10 people were taken to the hospital. hospital.this morning.. snow has already fallen in washington, d.c.forecasters predict a mix of snow, sleet and rain will come down throughout the morning.leaders in d-c and virginia say thousands of plows and sand trucks are on standby, ready to clear the roads.government offices are closed for president's day. every 10 minutes. minutes.
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throughout the morning, roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. tuesday begins with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix, clearing to sunshine. highs return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear skies. wintry mix will move in throughout the morning,
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roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. tuesday begins with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix, clearing to sunshine. highs return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear skies.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3
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3 traffic:now time for 3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching:accident gambrell rd @andersonville rd rd
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traffic sponsored by pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 taking a look at news you need to know..freezing temperatures are expected in our area all day long.roads are expected to get slick as well with a winter storm and freezing rain predicted later today.expect heavy rain to move in late tonight into tuesday. 3 former president george w. bush will join his brother jeb on the campaign trail.he's set to appear at a rally in north charleston tonight at 6:00.the former president is also being featured in radio and t-v ads supporting his brother. 3 pope francis will celebrate mexico's indians later today. he'll be visiting for a mass that will be broadcast in three languages.the visit marks the midway point of his trip to mexico. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -gavin from brevard.-happy 13th anniversary to reverend billy and deborah.
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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 a live look in weaverville. 3 3 following the fiery republican debate in greenville.. south carolina voters are getting more chances to hear from the presidential candidates. candidates.cnn is hosting two town hall events this week.. including one in the upstate.
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cruz, and marco rubio will be at a town hall in greenville. then on thursday.. donald trump, jeb bush, and john kasich will be in columbia. anderson cooper will moderate both events, which will air on cnn.there's no word yet on where the greenville event will take place. 3 the candidates are scheduled to make more campaign stops in our area today, if the weather cooperates.donald trump has a campaign rally at greenville's t-d convention center tonight at 7:00.and ben carson will appear at the spartanburg marriott.. at 7:00.you can watch those events streaming live on fox carolina dot com. 3 here's a look at the six republicans running for the presidential nomination.south carolina's primary is this saturday. saturday.and democrats will vote one week later on the 27th.for more you decide coverage.. head to fox carolina dot com.
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3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. 3
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3 we're watching:anderson accidentgambrell rd @ andersonville rd rd 3 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
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minutes. the morning news starts now. now. 3 wintry mix is expected to move in this morning.. creating icy spots on the roads.i'll tell you when it should turn into rain later today. today. 3 some of you could see freezing rain, sleet or even snow today. we're live in travelers rest watching it all for you.
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3 upstate road crews are working to make sure the roads and highways are safe if you need to go out.we're live in spartanburg county with more. 3 good morning.... it's monday, february 15.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 we have some school closings and delays.. because of the winter weather.several districts in the mountains are closed.in the upstate.. cherokee, union, and all spartanburg districts are closed.you can see the full list at the bottom of your screen.. and on fox carolina dot com. 3 we should mention several districts are already out

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