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3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.
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3 we start with some overnight developments out of easley:a 17 year old is dead and four others are behind bars charged with murder following a shooting at a bowling alley. this was the scene at the "tri city lanes" bowling alley on calhoun highway just after nine oclock wednesday night. easley police say when they arrived on the scene kejaun brown had already passed away from a gunshot wound. 3 police say pickens county deputies caught up with the suspects a short time later at this spinx on 183.jamari fair, dennis gibbs, albert taylor and a 15 year old were all taken into custody and charged with murder.investigators say they believe the suspects knew the victim and this wasnt a random act.as soon as we learn more about the case we'll pass it along. 3 3 the republican primary in south carolina is now **two days away.and the candidates are using a national stage to reach out to voters.during wednesday night town hall hosted by cnn at the old cigar warehouse in downtown greenville-- ted cruz, ben
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answered questions from moderator anderson cooper.the candidates all took the stage at separate time and were also asked questions from local voters.among the topics- -whether to take in refugees, political correctness and their stance on gun control-- 3 3 " so, my point is we'll always be a country that's open to refugees but in the 21st century if we don't know who you are, and we don't know why you're coming... we are not going to be able to allow you to come in because the threat we face is so significant now and so real." real." 3 "i don't think the military should be governed by political rrectness - should be used for social experiments. so for example if i'm elected president, we will not be drafting our daughters into combat on the frontlines." frontlines." 3 carson:"it is the fundamental right that we have to be able to protect ourselves, but we also need to take safety into
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in a reasonable way, i think your right, my right, all of our rights should be preserved." 3 tonight-- cnn will host another town hall event in columbia. the rest of the republican candidates... donald trump, jeb bush, and john kasich will be there. 3 many of the candidates will be here in the upstate again today as we get down to the wire ahead of saturday's primary. primary.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in the morning to give us a rundown. 3 kick off bright and early here in the upstate-- 3 - senator marco rubio at the swamp rabbit crossfit... doors open at 8 event kicks off at 9 - senator tim scott will be there.... - coming off a big night-- endorsement from governor nikki haley-- now has the backing of the state's most popular g-o-p leader...- *still* isn't on top in sc...- in anderson at 12:30 for a town hall at the hilton garden inn - front runner donald trump clear lead in the polls- he's making stops *all over* sc tonight before his cnn town hall tonight in columbiain the upstate: - trump heading to a
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at broad river electric cooperative... that begins at 5:30 this evening eveningand tonight- a *big* event in greenville at the well:conservative review conventionstarts at 7confirmed candidates include: senators ted cruz and marco rubio, dr. ben carsonseveral congressmen including: tim scott, trey gowdydo have to register, event costs 10 dollars 3 coming up: - gov. john kasich and sen. ted cruz also going to be making stops in the upstate... find out where in our next half hour hour 3 the democratic candidates are focused on the nevada caucuses right now where hillary clinton and bernie sanders are neck and neck. neck.the caucuses are this saturday and according to a new cnn-orc polldemocratic voters in nevada are split almost evenly between clinton and sanders.48-precent of voters support clinton-- while sander trails behind with 47- precent. clinton has a strong lead with women-- while sanders is ahead with voters under the age of 55. 3 here is a look at the democratic candidates who will face off in the south carolina primary next saturday, february 27th.
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will be on the primary ballots this saturday. polls are open from seven until seven.for more information on the candidates leading up to the primaries head to fox-carolina-dot-com 3 and just a reminder-- if you are going to vote-- bring a photo i-d.which can be any one of these:a south carolina driver's license---or an i-d card issued by the dmv.a voter registration card with photo--- or a federal military id--or a u-s passport. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to
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3 now to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: this: 3 you're taking a live look at
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3 3 3 it's ______.coming up, one man is in jail after deputies say he tried to pose as an officer. how investigators say he was busted--next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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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 taking a live look at...usc- upstate 3 3 covering our counties. in buncombe county -- we are learning more about a high school student who was shot to death outside of his apartment. 3 police say- kyri logan died wednesday morning at mission hospital.logan- was a junior and played football for erwin high school.he would have turned eighteen on friday. friday.investigators say-they have identified persons of interest in the shooting.but been released. 3
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trying to figure out how an easley man got a hold to one of their badges. 3 the sheriff's office says alan gunter-- is behind bars--- accused of posing as a greenville county deputy and trying to steal a car. they say when they interviewed gunter he actually showed them a greenville county badge. 3 investigators say it started at a home on pope field road over the weekend when gunter told a man to give up his car. we're told the victim called the sheriff's office and gunter was arrested on scene. he's charged with attempted police officer. 3 if you live in pendleton listen up....a boil water advisory is still in effect -- this morning.water pressure was lost after water main breaks on lebanon road... micasa drive and west main street.residents are advised to vigorously boil water for at least a full minute before drinking or cooking--officials are waiting for test results before lifting the advisory. 3 time for traffic and weather
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3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. partly cloudy skies and mild air start the weekend saturday with highs in the mid- 60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by
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monday clouds and rain move in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s and low 60s through midweek. thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. partly cloudy skies and mild air start the weekend saturday with highs in the mid- 60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by sunday. sunday night into
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in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s and low 60s through midweek. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold******
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3 we're watching this: deer accidentss pine st @ southgate rdus hwy 221 @ old switzer rd powdersville accident no details sc hwy 81 @ sc hwy 153 153 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet kevin
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..the search continues for two men in anderson county after a clerk was shot during robbery at the hickory point b-p wednesday morning. deputies say the suspects were caught on surveillance. the victim is in stable but critical condition. 3 cliven bundy and four others were indicted by a federal grand jury in connection to an april 2014 standoff with officers at his nevada ranch. bundy as well as his sons were indicted on 16 felony charges. 3 governor nikki haley has made her choice and is endorsing marco rubio for president. she made the announcement wednesday -- just days before the primary.haley said there are a lot of good people running for president, but her job was to find one who could do it best. 3 with the south carolina primary just two days away --a new poll shows senator ted cruz is leading the republican presidential field over donald
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nationally.a new n-b-c news - wall street journal poll reports 28-percent of republican voters asked are backing cruz.trump is close behind with 26-percent support. it's a big change from the same poll last month, which gave trump a wide 13-point lead over cruz.pollsters say it's too soon to tell if the shift is permanent or temporary.but cruz and his supporters were celebrating the news here in the upstate. 3 3 it's (time).coming up, one man's student loan debt landed him in handcuffs. the details are straight ahead. 3 we head to break with a live look at... downtown easley.. you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... usc upstate 3 a texas man says -- he's just now finding out about some student loan debt he has from
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u-s marshals showed up at his home.. and arrested him. him.paul aker says the marshals forced him to the ground and it wasnt until the ride to jail where he finally learned it was for an outstanding loan.aker says he paid off two previous loans after graduating in 1987--but had no clue he still owed 15- hundred dollars.aker says he was taken directly to court where we was ordered to pay 12-hundred dollars for the cost of his arrest and agree on a payment plan for the loan. the us marshall says they only brought out weapons after aker told them **he had a gun and he was arrested because he
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3 now to weather with nicole 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold******
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watching this: 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 coming up tonight at 10:do sled background checks paint a *complete* picture of a person's criminal history? 3 when the state law enforcement division sent us the rap sheet for accused colorado planned parenthood shooter-- robert dear-- we found it *didn't* include *all* of his past arrests in south carolina.sled *and* its former director *both* weighed in on *who's* ultimately responsible for inputting that information.... and why - in some cases - it's missing. 3 3 3 there are very often times when the information that you're seeking is not neatly packed in an arrest, conviction, and disposition on that sentence... sentence...tonight on thee 10
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what *we* found out about this man-- robert dear-- and what south carolina courts had to say about some of his *prior* arrests... *not* found in a sled check.plus- details on what the former sled director believes should be done... to make a person's past... more accessible.it's a story you'll see only on fox. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now..the republican candidates are trying to win over south carolina voters with just two days until the primary.we'll show you how some of them faired at last night's town hall in greenville. greenville. 3 today will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 18i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay.
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3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew
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center: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 we start with some overnight developments out of easley:a 17 year old is dead and four others are behind bars charged with murder following a shooting at a bowling alley. alley.this was the scene at the "tri city lanes" bowling alley on calhoun highway just after nine oclock wednesday night.easley police say when they arrived on the scene kejaun brown had already passed away from a gunshot wound. 3 police say pickens county deputies caught up with the suspects a short time later at this spinx on 183.jamari fair, dennis gibbs, albert taylor and a 15 year old were all taken into custody and charged with murder.investigators say they believe the suspects knew
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random act.as soon as we learn more about the case we'll pass it along. 3 3 cnn is will have it's second town hall in columbia tonight-- after a successful event last night at the old cigar warehouse in greenville. 3 with just two days before the south carolina primary the republicans are trying to win over those undecided voters. the town hall style allowed the candidates to take the stage separately.they answered questions on race and policing, the president's plan to go to cuba and.. and apple being asked to crack into phones for the f-b-i 3 3 3 "but i also know that there are communities in this country where minority communities and the police department have a terrible relationship." relationship." 3 "i think it's a real mistake. i think the president ought to instead be pushing for a free cuba." cuba." 3 "i think apple and probably a lot of other people don't necessarily trust the government" government""but we're going to have to get over that because right now we're faced with
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jihadists who want to destroy us." us."each candidate spoke for about 45-minutes to an hour. and took questions from a wide range of people.tonight donald trump, john kasich and jeb bush will take part in a similar town hall in columbia. 3 if you're still an *undecided* voter... or just want to see your candidate of choice in person... there's a lot of campaign events happening across the upstate today. 3 ashley minelli is live in our newsroom with a run-down of what's happening today... ashley? 3 tonight-not only candidates coming together in one spot... but several elected officials will be at the conservative review convention here in greenville greenvilleat the wellstarts at 7confirmed candidates include: senators ted cruz and marco rubio, dr. ben carsonseveral congressmen including: tim scott, trey gowdydo have to
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10 dollars dollarsand for a more *personal* event... you can dine with senator ted cruz at mutts barbecue in powdersville... he'll be there at 3 today... *after* a scheduled with greenville county republican women at the poinsett club at noon... governor john kasich is also hosting a toto hall today... he'll be in clemson for a 2:15 town hall at the strom thurmond institute... doors open there at 1:15 3 trump, rubio also campaigning, more on them coming upall events online at fox carolina dot com... 3
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marco rubio got a key endorsement here in south carolina: governor nikki haley 3 and it could be the boost he needs -- just days before the primary. primary.governor haley made the annoucement wednesday and said she wants someone with passion that will work for all the people.haley will now be making campaign stops with rubio through saturday. 3 3 3 3 -i wanted somebody with fight, i wanted somebody with passion, i wanted somebody with conviction to do the right thing but i wanted somebody humble enough to remember that you work for all the people.-- people.--rubio -- who's already been endorsed by senator tim scott and representative trey gowdy -- is polling in at third place in south carolina, behind donald trump and ted cruz. 3 and these are the republican candidates who will be on the primary ballots this saturday. polls are open from seven until seven. seven.here is a look at the democratic candidates who will face on saturday for the nevada caucuses and then here in south carolina on february 27th. 3 3 covering our counties. in
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two others are recovering after a deadly crash near easley. easley.troopers say the head-on crash happened on "latham road" around three oclock on wednesday afternoon. the coroner says the driver of one of the vehicles--tiffany lovell died on scene.the other driver -- along with a passenger and an 8-year-old child were rushed to the hospital.we're working learning their conditions. 3 a drug raid has ended with 27 people behind bars and an oconee county detention center officer without a job. job.the sheriff's office says they discovered up to 9-point-5-million-dollars worth of drugs connected to horace mayfield's drug trafficking ring.agencies in south carolina and georgia assisted in taking down the ring. ring.and according to warrants oconee county detention officer joy hunter was also arrested in georgia related to the investigations.the circumstances surrounding her termination are unclear. 3 time f f weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 thursday will be sunny and
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the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 3 you are taking a live look at:
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3 it's ______.3 president obama will become the president in decades to visit cuba...but not everyone agrees with the trip.details and what we should learn today are straight ahead. 3 we head to break with a live look at...you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news. hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm
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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 taking a live look at... greenville county.. 3 later today -- we should learn more about president obama's upcoming trip to cuba. cuba.we know it will be historic, he will become the
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country.the trip is reportedly in mid-march.it would be the final step in normalizing relations between the two countries.since the relationship has changed over the past 14 months, embassies have reopened in both countries.presidential candidates, ted cruz and marco say the president should *not make the trip. 3 the f-d-a is issuing new guidelines for blood donors in order to keep the zika virus spreading.the agency is asking people who recently traveled to affected countries to wait four weeks before donating blood.this also applies to everyone who had sexual contact with those travelers. most people affected by zika don't show any symptoms.but doctors say the four-week wait should be enough for their immune systems to clear the virus.zika is spreading through latin america, central africa and southeast asia. 3 at the university of texas in austin -- students will soon be allowed to carry handguns. the university president approved guidelines that comply with a state law.the law allows concealed handgun
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weapons into classrooms starting august first.the president says he does not believe handguns belong on campus...but state law requires public universities to allow it. 3 boxer manny pacquiao is being dropped by nike after controversial remarks he made during an interview in the phillipines.the fighter said people in gay relationshshs are quote "worse than animals". nike said the company opposes any discrimmination and has a long history of standing up for the lgbt community. pacquiao is currently a member of the house of representatives in the phillipines and is running for the country's senate.he has since backed down but right after the interview said he was just telling the truth of what the bible says.
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every ten 3 minutes. 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. partly cloudy skies and mild air start the weekend saturday with highs in the mid- 60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by sunday. sunday night into monday clouds and rain move in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday.
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and low 60s through midweek. thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. partly cloudy skies and mild air start the weekend saturday with highs in the mid- 60s, followed by increasing clouds and highs near 68 by sunday. sunday night into monday clouds and rain move in, with wet weather lingering into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s
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3 now to pit crew 3 traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching: fatal accident in powdersvillesc hwy 81 @ sc hwy 153 153 3 3 you are taking a live look at: pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..pickens
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people are in custody after killing 17 year old kejaun brown brown was shot and killed at the tri-city lanes bowling alley in easley wednesday night.deputies believe the suspects knew the victim. 3 donald trump, jeb bush, and john kasich will be in columbia tonight for round two of cnn's town hall.marco rubio, ted cruz and ben carson were in greenville last night for the first part hosted by anderson cooper. 3 polls show that voters in nevada seem to be evenly split between hillary clinton and bernie sanders ahead of saturday's caucuses.many of the voters say their decision is based on the candidates opinions for the economy. 3 if you are looking for work--lowe's is hiring. hiring.a job fair is being held today as all of its upstate stores look to hire between 15 and 30 seasonal workers.the job fair is happening from nine to noon at the greenville goodwill job connection on haywood road.you do need to go to lowe's website and apply online and complete the assessment test before coming today's job fair. 3
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than sprinkling a little parmesan cheese on your pasta or pizza--but you may be surprised at what it could be made up of.what a new study is revealing--next. 3 we head to break with a live look at... 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers.
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3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at...breaking news.. coroner called out to a crash in anderson county.anderson road at highway-153.out crew on the scene says 81 is blocked.around 4:30 this morning 3 if you are a "walking dead" fan you probably know that this past sunday's episode was intense--so intense someone called the police. police.police in great falls, montana say they responded to a call that there were loud noises and gunshots coming from a nearby apartment.but when officers arrived....they realized quickly it was a false alarm--and it was just a group or people watching the t-v show with the windows open. 3 if you plan on having
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skip the parmesan cheese after you hear this. this.according to a new study by bloomberg news many companies are adding **cellulose** to their parmesan cheese--which is a common food additive made from wood pulp!an independent laboratory found that products like walmart store's great value amd kraft both use it even though it says 100% parmesan cheese on the label. but while it seems gross, the fda says it is harmless and probably found in more food than you think. 3 now to weather and traffic
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3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60.
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3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on:fatal accident in powdersvillesc hwy 81 @ sc hwy 153 153 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up, many of the republican candidates will be here in the upstate again today as we edge closer to saturday's primary election. we'll tell you where they will be next. 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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we're following breaking news out of anderson county. the coroner has been called out to a deadly crash on anderson road coroner has been called to the scene of a crash on anderson road at highway 153, according to dispatchers.the coroner's office confirmed a fatality was involved.around 4:30 a.m. patrol is investigating the crash. 3 3 news at 6:00 starts now... now...an upstate turns into a this morning a and four suspects are in the details straight ahead. ahead.and the republican candidates for 3 county. out of anderson
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out of anderson county. the coroner has been called out to a deadly crash on anderson road at highway-153.it happened around 4:30 this morning. 81 is blocked as you can see. as soon we learn more we'lll pass it along. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 18i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains. tonight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. friday brings more
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near 60. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center. center.you are looking live at: 3 3 we start with 3 we start with some overnight developments out of easley:a 17 year old is dead and four others are behind bars charged with murder following a shooting at a bowling alley in easley. easley.this was the scene at

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