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3 we have some school delays this morning.cherokee, greenville and all spartanburg districts are on two hour delay.there are also several delays in the mountains. mcdowell county is closed.the full list is running at the bottom of your screen and on fox carolina dot com. com. 3 overnight ice melts 3 quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the
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mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching:
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3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. 3 cam on-- 3 3 3 troopers in greenville county are investigating two deadly crashes that may be weather - related.the first one happened around 7:30 monday night on villa road.greenville police say they were investigating a crash on 385.. when another vehicle hit a police car and two people who were outside their car following the first accident.a 28 year old greenville man was killed.. and another man was seriously hurt.we're told an officer was also taken to the hospital. 3 and troopers say an icy patch is to blame for a deadly crash on verdae boulevard.this accident happened around 9:30 near woodruff road.troopers say a woman was headed west on verdae.. when she hit a slick spot and crashed head on into a tow truck.that driver had to be cut from the car and died at the hospital.we're told the truck's driver was also taken to the hospital. 3 the good thing is the roads have gotten better since
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ice.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in travelers rest this morning wth a look. 3 - ad lib about 3 conditions on the way out- highway 25 is... - overnight- different story... 3 - more than 200 3 accidents across greenville co laurens road: - major wrecks- fox carolina on the scene of first crash, second one happened- man had to crawl out of his car to get to safety safetyanother wreck on near
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3 3 3 we're continuing our team weather coverage-- and spartanburg county also saw a mess.. as freezing rain hit the area monday -- causing dozens of accidents. accidents.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live not far from i-85--joe, how's it looking right now? 3 3 3 3 3
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3 overnight ice melts 3 quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn
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clear with lows in the 30s. 3 3 now let's send it 3 over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching:3
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3 it's ______.3 taylor swift is still on top of the music world.we'll tell you who else won big at last night's grammy awards. 3 here's a live look in spindale.. along highway 74-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 you're watching she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard.
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for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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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 the national mall 3 in washington, d.c. 3 3 the republican 3 presidential candidates are making more stops in the upstate today.. as we get closer to saturday's primary election. election.here's a look--doctor ben carson will be in gaffney at noon, for a lunch with the cherokee county gop.senator ted cruz has a rally at the anderson civic center tonight at 7:00.and governor john kasich will have a meet and
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3:00.tomorrow night.. cacaon, cruz and marco rubio will take part in a town hall in greenville.that will be moderated by anderson cooper and airs on cnn. 3 democratic candidate hillary clinton is getting support from her husband today.former president bill clinton will talk to voters at greenville's west end community development center t tay at 1:00. 1:00.and bernie sanders will be in columbia this morning. he'll meet with students at u-s-c... then head to charleston for a town hall.you can find more on all the candidates' visits to our area on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 for the second 3 time in her career.. taylor swift took the top honor at the 58th annual grammy awards. awards.swift is now the first woman to win two "album of the year" grammys.her album, "1989," earned her three grammys monday night, including best pop vocal album. swift also opened the show with a performance of "out of the woods." 3 one of swift's collaborators-- kendrick lamar-- swept the rap
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awards.he had the most nominations, with 11.lamar's album, "to pimp a butterfly," has gotten rave reviews from critics, and was even named a favorite of president obama's. 3 breakout country singer chris stapleton picked up another big award.his debut album, "traveller" won best country album.it was also up for album of the year.some of the other big winners included..best new artist for meghan trainor... record of the year for bruno mars' "uptown funk."and song of the year for "thinking out loud," by ed sheeran 3 and the show also featured tons of performances, including several tributes. lady gaga honored the late david bowie with a medley of 10 hits .. from "space oddity" to "heroes."
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3 overnight ice melts 3 quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s. wednesday and thursday bring back sunshine with seasonable temperatures in the upper 50s
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night. friday is the warmest day of the week with sunshine and highs in the low 60s. mid-60s move in for the weekend, with increasing clouds and a chance for rain by late sunday. overnight ice melts quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s.
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back sunshine with seasonable temperatures in the upper 50s during the day, and mid-30s at night. friday is the warmest day of the week with sunshine and highs in the low 60s. mid-60s move in for the weekend, with increasing clouds and a chance for rain by late sunday.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3
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watching:3 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 only on fox this 3 morning -- we're hearing from the wife of a firefighter killed while working at the scene of an accident one year ago. ago.sheryl stanton is speaking out for the first time about her husband, ken stanton, who
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he was a volunteer sandy springs firefighter.. who police say was hit by "charles pickens" while directing traffic.sheryl says she always thinks about first responders when the weather gets bad like during yesterday's winter weather.she wants to send out a reminder to drivers too. 3 3 "slow down and be aware. these people out there are volunteers, they aren't getting paid for this, they are doing it because they love it.""too many people are getting killed because people are driving drunk, or too fast, and just not staying home when they should." should."charles pickens is currently out bond facing a number of charges including felony dui with death. 3 we'll take a live look at usc upstate in spartanburg.. ***students there are on a two hour delay this morning**thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 good morning, i'm diana watson and i'm cody alcorn. today....first at four we'll have weather and traffic every ten minutes...and tonight at ten...the countdown to the primary... what the g-o-p candidates are doing in the
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3 welcome back to 3 the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look at lake hartwell.
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3 now for a look at news you need to know..mcdowell county deputies are looking for 41 year old "reynaldo tapia".they say he was last seen in december.his last known address was harmony grove road in nebo.call the sheriff's office or crime stoppers if you know where he is. 3 hundreds in florida are waking up without power thanks to a tornado.the national l weather service confirmed the twister hit the town of century, near the alabama border around 4:00 monday.many schools in the area have called off classes for today. 3 president obama is planning to visit vietnam in may.he'll make the trip during an international summit in asia. the president set the meeting up on monday during a u-s summit with asian leaders in california.president obama says the goal is to improve relations. 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes.
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with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center.
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bridge/blockedi-385 north@ exit 30/i-185i-85 north@ white horse rdexit 44-46flat rock crashboth lanesclosedi-26 east @ 55 mm mmhere's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.republican front runner donald trump is back in south carolina.. and launching more attacks against his fellow candidates.more from his stop in greenville... after the break. 3 we leave you with a live look over i-85 at pelham road in greenville.. looking foggy out there--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 moves out.. and temperatures are warming up today.i'll let you know what to expect.. coming up. up. 3 after a dangerous night on the roads..warm temps mean yesterday's icy conditions are thawing out.we'll have an update.. coming up.
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february 16.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 overnight ice melts quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s.
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3 let's send it over to chris.
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 troopers in greenville county are investigating two deadly crashes that may be weather - related.the first one happened around 7:30 monday night on villa road.greenville police say they were investigating a crash on 385.. when another vehicle hit a police car and two people who'd been in the first accident.a 28 year old man was killed.. and another
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told an officer was also taken to the hospital. 3 and troopers say an icy patch is to blame for a deadly crash on verdae boulevard.this accident happened around 9:30 near woodruff road.troopers say a woman was headed west on verdae.. when she hit a slick spot and crashed head on into a tow truck.that driver had to be cut from the car and died at the hospital.we're told the truck's driver was also taken to the hospital. 3 thankfully- with temperatures warming up.. law enforcement is hoping for a much safer morning commute. commute.you will still want to watch out for an icy patch or two. twtwfox carolina's ashley minelli is live in t-r this morning... ashley- it's looking much better than what we saw l le last night. 3 - ice big problem across our area- not such a big problem
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3 last night: more 3 than 200 ax across gvl county- emergency crews shut down bridges in our area... - 385 and academy in gvl co- highway 291 bridge bridgelaurens road: 3 - major wrecks- fox carolina on the scene of first crash, second one happened- man had to crawl out of his car to get to safety 3 - talk about what the roads look like this am
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3 don't forget, you can get weather updates and alerts on your phone.. with our free fox carolina mobile app.just text carolina weather to the number on your screen for information on how you can get it. 3 3 republican front runner donald trump continues his trip to south carolina today... as the presidential primary is just four days away. away.monday night.. he spoke to a packed house in greenville.trump is still launching attacks against his fellow candidates.. including ted cruz.he's even threatening to file a lawsuit.last night, he went after the senator again. 3 3
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was on my left and they asked him about water boarding. he was incapable.. take a look at the way he answered the question. i think he's a very unstable person to start off with. he couldn't answer the question. he's going well uh.. he was afraid to say water boarding is okay." okay."3 in response.. cruz said he'd rather focus on his record and policies.. not personal attacks. 3 doctor ben carson is also back in the upstate today.on monday.. he spoke to voters in spartanburg..and talked about why he thinks the country is headed in the wrong direction. direction. 3 "we absolutely refuse to take a leadership role in the world. and what that is doing is allowing our adversaries to take the positions that will make it much more difficult for us in the future." future."3 yesterday's campaign event also featured performances from several gospel singers. carson told the crowd it's important for him to remember his faith while on the campaign trail. 3 and the bush family is coming to south carolina to support jeb's campaign. campaign.former president
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first lady laura bush appeared in north charleston monday night.he told voters his brother has the experience and character to be a great president.the former president is also being featured in several campaign ads running across the state. 3 today.. ben carson, ted cruz, and john kasich are making stops in the upstate.jeb bush, marco rubio, and donald trump will also be in south carolina. carolina.former president bill clinton will campaign in greenville for his wife, hillary.and bernie sanders will be in the midlands and lowcountry today. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 overnight ice melts quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s.
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3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching:
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3 let's check in with joe-- joe-- 3 conditions were pretty bad on upstate roads monday night.. but things are starting to clear out.we're live in spartanburg with an update. 3 here's a live look over clemson 3 university-- you're watching the morning news on fox
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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 i-85 in greenville county. 3 3 covering our counties--- spartanburg county investigators say they've filed charges more than a month after a hit and run crash. crash.we're told kelsey bailey was arrested friday.. after police found a car that matched the one from the crash. crash.police say bailey hit a
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back in late december.we're told that driver was seriously hurt.police say bailey told them she left the scene because she was scared. 3 anderson county investigators say they're looking for a gunman after a shooting at the jockey lot. lot.investigators say they were called out to the cancer center on east greenville street on monday afternoon at 1:45.deputies say they found a man with a gunshot wound who was taken to anmed.the man says he and his girlfriend were meeting someone at the lot when their car was shot at. investigators say the man was shot in the arm but the woman is fine.no arrests have been made. 3 3 we saw some very dangerous road conditions late monday after the freezing rain hit our area--but things are looking better this morning. morning.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live spartanburg.. joe, how are things looking your way? 3 3 3
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3 overnight ice melts quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s. wednesday and thursday bring back sunshine with seasonable temperatures in the upper 50s during the day, and mid-30s at night. friday is the warmest day of the week with sunshine and highs in the low 60s. mid-60s move in for the weekend, with increasing clouds and a chance for rain by late sunday. overnight ice melts quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s.
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back sunshine with seasonable temperatures in the upper 50s during the day, and mid-30s at night. friday is the warmest day of the week with sunshine and highs in the low 60s. mid-60s move in for the weekend, with increasing clouds and a chance for rain by late sunday.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: flat rock accidentsi-26 east@ 55 mm&; i-26 west@ exit 23/hwy 25i-85 north @ sc-8/exit 32two left lanesi-385 north@ exit 30/i-185 i-85 northjust beforeexit 46/mauldin rdhwy 292@ hwy 29 parris bridge rd@ old furnace rd rd 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 taking a look at news you need to know..investigators say 28 year old "clayborn jester" is dead after a crash involving a greenville police cruiser monday night.we're told officers were responding to an accident at 385 and villa road.. when another vehicle crashed into the scene. 3 south carolina senators will begin debating a plan to put more money into road repairs. the bill includes a 12 cent gas tax increase.. along with cuts to income and other taxes. 3 kendrick lamar and taylor swift are the big winners at the 58th grammy awards.lamar took home five trophies.. including best rap album.swift won album of the year for "1989."best new artist went to meghan trainor.. and the song "uptown funk" won two awards. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana...
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton,
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conroy" says the disease won't stop him from finishing the novel he's working on.the author has written a dozen books including titles like "the prince of tides" and "the great santini".according to the american cancer society, less of pancreatic cancer patients survive. 3 hundreds in florida are waking up without power because of a powerful tornado. tornado.the national weather service confirmed the twister hit the town of century, near the alabama border around 4:00 monday.rescue crews are working to remove debris from hundreds of buildings that were damaged.no serious injuries have been reported. thankfully sunny skies are predicted for the area during
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3 now time for 3 weather and traffic 3 overnight ice melts quickly, with morning temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. expect partly cloudy skies throughout the day with highs reaching 57 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. an isolated shower is possible, with light tn border snow. tonight, skies clear with lows in the 30s.
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3 chris is 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 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nineneo'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes.
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bamberg: i was one of the leaders in the house to take charge and say the flag has to come down now. bernie aligns more with what i'm passionate about -- addressing issues with civil rights, criminal justice reform, income disparities. change needs to happen and it needs to happen now. we need a leader like bernie who is not afraid to go against the status quo. for years he stood up against wrong, even when it wasn't popular.
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 after the winter storm.. temps warm to 57 in the upstate today.i'll let you know when more wet weather could move in. in. 3 warm temps mean the ice is melting off.we're live in northern greenville county checking things out. out. 3 and the roads are looking better as well.we have an
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county.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 16.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 delays this morning.cherokee, greenville and all spartanburg districts are on two hour delay.there are also several delays in the mountains. mcdowell county is closed.the full list is running at the bottom of your screen and on fox carolina dot com. com. 3 overnight ice melts quickly, with morning temperatures in

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