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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 let's send it over to chris
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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 all new this morning.. four all new this 3 3 3 cam on--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 3 all new this morning.. four people are behind bars after a shooting in pickens county left a 17 year old dead. dead.all four are charged wititmurder.
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called to the tri-city lanes bowling alley around 9:00 wednesday night.we are told 17 year old "kejuan brown" had been shot in the chest, and died at the scene.witnesses told officers they saw four suspects in a car together. 3 police then spotted that car at the spinx on highway 183. all four suspects in the car were taken into custody, and are behind bars this morning. morning.those suspect range in age from 15 to 22.police have not released their photos this morning. 3 3 greenville takes the national spotlight in the republican race for president. president.three of the six candidates took part in a town hall meeting in downtown wednesday night.cnn hosted the event at the old cigar warehouse.ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio took the stage separately to answer questions from anderson cooper .. and from local voters.they covered quite a few issues.. including refugees.. gun control.. and whether president obama should nominate a new supreme court justice. 3 3 3 (sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate)there's nothing in the constitution that says he can't nominate someone. but there's also nothing in constitution that
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immediately confirm it. so, the bottom line is there will be someone filling that vacancy and i think the new president should be the one 3 3 cruz says: "they should not. for 80 years, it has been the practice the senate not confirmed any nomination made during an election year and we now." candidate) "i probably would. i probably would take the opportunity to nominate someone. it doesn't necessarily an that that person is going to be acted on or confirmed, but why not do it?" it?"and tonight will be part two of cnn's presidential town hall.anderson cooper heads to columbia to meet jeb bush, john kasich and donald trump. that starts at 8:00. 3 many of the candidates will be here in ththupstate again today as we get down to the wire ahead of saturday's primary. primary.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in the newsroom this morning to give us a rundown. 3 kick off bright and early here
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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 town hall meeting in gaffney 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
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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 just ahead of south carolina's primary.. a new national poll shows ted cruz is leading the pack for the first time. time.that's according to nbc news and the wall street journal.they say 28 percent of republican voters are backing cruz.donald trump came in second place with 26 percent. that's a major shift from last month.. when trump was leading by 13 points. 3 and before the democrats square off in south carolina.. they're fighting for votes in nevada. nevada.that state's democratic caucus is this saturday. saturday.and new reports say it's going to be another close race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders.a new
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democrats are split by just one percentage point.. with 48 percent for clinton.. and 47 percent for sanders. sanders.after saturday.. the candidates will focus on south carolina.the democratic primary is february 27th. 3 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 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
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3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 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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covering our 3 covering our counties--we've learned the name of a woman who died in a crash in pickens county wednesday. wednesday.the coroner says 33 year old tiffany lovell from easley was killed in a wreck on latham road.we're told the car she was driving collided head-on with a pickup truck around 3:00 yesterday.troopers say the truck driver, another passenger, and an eight year old passenger were also treated at greenville memorial. the crash is under investigation. 3 anderson county deputies are hoping surveillance photos will help catch two people who shot a gas station clerk. clerk.this was breaking news wednesday morning.it all happened around 2 a-m at the hickory point b-p on highway 187. 3 deputies say two men came in with bandannas over their faces.one of them jumped over the counter and grabbed cash from the register.the other suspect shot the clerk in the chest before leaving the store. we're told that clerk was able to call 911.family members say he is stable condition.anyone with information on this case
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s-c. 3 let's check in with joe--- joe--- 3 governor nikki haley has declared this statewide screening day for heart health. we're live in greenville, where you can get screened for free.. right now. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- 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 w wh pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're greenville 3 3 a man who claimed to be a refugee is being blamed for a deadly attack in turkey. turkey.at least 28 were killed and dozens were hurt.turkey's prime minister believes the man was targeting military personnel when he blew himself up on wedneday.the attacker's fingerprints were identifed as a syrian refugee.no organization has claimed responsibility for the attack. 3 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 first president in 90 years to visit the country.the trip is expected next month and would be the final step in normalizing relations between the two countries.since the
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the past 14 months, embassies have reopened in both countries. 3 3 do you know your numbers?do you know how healthy your heart is?.. is?..if not.. you can find out in a matter of minutes this morning.. morning..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the bon secours wellness arena because they are having a free health screening.. 3 3 3 3 join us for a free heart health screeningfebruary 18, 20167am - 9am or while supplies lastbon secours wellness arenacomplimentary parking in the vip lot off of church streetthe basic heart health screening includes:full
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blood glucosebmirisk assessment fasting is recommended for accurate results. no pre- registration required. 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather 3 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. 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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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 bringsgsmore 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 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris.
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in powdersvillesc hwy 81/anderson rd shutdown @ sc hwy 153 openalternatives: hood rd and river rdaccident asheville highway (hwy 176) at john dodd rd rd 3 3 3 here's a live look at hwy 81-- here's a live look here's a live look at hwy 81--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. governor nikki haley 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 cliven bundy and four others are facing 16 felony charges
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2014 standoff with federal officers at his nevada ranch. bundy as well as his sons were indicted on wednesday. they are locked up in oregon. 3 the pope is back at the vatican after his five day trip to mexico,the pontiff wrapped up his visit with a mass at the u.s.-mexico border. he called on governments worldwide to open their hearts when it comes to immigration. 3 nearly three million toyota s- u-vs are being recalled worldwide.. because of possible seatbelt issues. issues.toyota says a flaw could cause some of the rear seatbelts to fail.the recall affects the rav-four.. rav-four e-v.. and the vanguard.most were built between 2005 and 20-14.toyota says a free repair will be available at its dealerships. 3 3 it's ______.if your purse or wallet is much lighter these days.. you're not the only one. coming up.. new research on just how little cash most americans are now carrying. 3 here's a live look at clemson-- thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look over greenville. 3 if you looked in your wallet right now would you have any cash?if the answer is **no** -- you're among the majority. majority.first came debit cards and now it seems digigal wallet apps like apple pat and google wallet are leading to even less people carrying cash.
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reported 1 billion dollars in transactions in january -- nearly 10 times as much as 2014.company officials say people under 30 years old are the ones using it most. 3 time for 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. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit
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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 it's ______.it's all about it's ______.3 it's ______.it's all about south carolina for the republican presidential candidates.we'll run down where you can catch up with them.. after the break. 3 we leave you with a live look at lake hartwell--thee morning news on fox carolina is back
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3 the morning news starts now. now.a pickens county teen is dead.. and now police have charged four people with murder.we'll have the latest on this case, next. next.48 hours before the polls open in south carolina... and the gop candidates for president are working for every last vote.more on where you can catch up with them today.. coming up. up. 3 sunny and seasonably cool today.i'll let you know what to expect ahead of the weekend, next.
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thursday, february 18.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.we are following some breaking news in the traffic department. we'll start with chris scott for an update... 3 we're watching: watching:
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send it 3 over to nicole 3 for a look at weather. 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 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 all new this morning.. four people are behind bars after a shooting in pickens county left a 17 year old dead. dead.all four are charged with murder. murder.easley police were called to the tri-city lanes bowling alley around 9:00 wednesday night.we are told 17
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been shot in the chest, and died at the scene.witnesses told officers they saw four suspects in a car together. 3 police then spotted that car at the spinx on highway 183. all four suspects in the car were taken into custody, and are behind bars this morning. morning.those suspect range in age from 15 to 22.police have not released their photos this morning. 3 3 with south carolina's republican primary just two days away.. governor nikki haley is giving her support to marco rubio.she announced her endorsement wednesday.. saying he has he passion and dedication she's looking for. we're told the governor will be joining rubio on the campaign trail.south carolina congressman trey gowdy and senator tim scott are also supporting rubio. 3 if you're still an *undecided* g-o-p 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...
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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 senators ted include: confirmed starts at 7at the wellin 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 register online, event costs 10 dollars dollarsand for a more *personal* event... you can dine with senator ted uz at mutts barbecue in powdersvillele. 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 town hall today... he'll be in clemson for a 2:15 town hall at the strom thurmond institute... doors
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3 trump, rubio also campaigning, more on them coming upall events online at fox carolina dot com... 3 3 tonight in columbia.. cnn will host their second town hall event with the candidates. candidates.jeb bush, john kasich, and donald trump will be there.. answering questions from cnn's anderson cooper.. as well as voters. voters.last night, the spotlight was on downtown greenville.. where ben carson, ted cruz, and marco rubio participated in the town hall.
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weighed in on a federal judge's recent order telling apple unlock the i-phone of san bernardino shooter syed 3 3 3 cruz: i think apple has the right side of the global every iphone on the market.' market.' 3 for law enforcement to get a judicial search order, that's consistent with the 4th amendment. that how the bill of rights operates. to say 'apple open this phone - not anderson's phone, not everyone here, open this phone." phone." 3 carson: right now we're faced with tremendous threats and radical jihadists who want to destroy us. us.apple needs to sit down the government." government." 3 rubio: "there might be valuable information on that phone from the san bernardino killers that could lead us to preventing future crimes or future attacks, future terrorist attacks. so i think we're going to have to figure out a way for it by working with silicon valley and the tech industry on this." 3 another reminder-- south carolina's primary is this
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photo i-d.. and you can only vote in one primary election. election.the democratic primary is saturday, february 27th. 3 3 covering our counties--a former oconee county officer is one of 27 people facing charges in a huge drug raid. raid.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.we're told an oconee county detention center officer-- joy hunter-- was among those charged.the sheriff says she has been fired. 3 school officials in haywood county say an elementary school will shut down. down.the citizen-times reports the board voted this week to close "central elementary" in waynesville.the district is trying to make up for a two-point-four million budget deficit.officials say the state will now have to sign off on the decision. 3 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 thursday will be sunny 3 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 standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: scuffletown rd @ woodruff rdpine valley rd @ valley brook rdpowdersville
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closed 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 let's check in with joe--- joe--- 3 governor nikki haley has declared this statewide screening day for heart health. we're live in greenville, where you can get screened for free.. right now. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate -- you're watching the
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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 and pelham road. 3 3 a new report from the national safety council is out and not only are traffic deaths on the rise--south carolina is high on the list. list.the council reports an
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nationwide in fatal accidents from 2014 to 2015--the largest year to year increase in 50 years.more than 38-thousand people were killed on u.s. roads, and 4.4 million people were seriously hurt.among the biggest increases: south carolina with a 16 percent increase in deadly wrecks. 3 cliven bundy is now facing 16 federal charges after being indicted in nevada. nevada.bundy and four others are charged in connection to the armed standoff near his ranch in 2014 over grazing fees.the 69-year-old rancher was arrested last week in oregon where his sons had taken control of a wildlife refuge.bundy's sons were also among those indicted wednesday. bundy's charges include conspiracy to commit an offense against the united states.all the defendents are in custody in oregon. 3 3 if you don't seem to have time to stop by the doctor's office for a health screening..then we have good news for you this morning.. morning..the bon secours wellness arena is living up to its name by offering free and
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morning..3 fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the well with more.. 3 3 join us for a free heart health screeningfebruary 18, 20167am - 9am or while supplies lastbon secours wellness arenacomplimentary parking in the vip lot off of church streetthe basic heart health screening includes:full lipid profileblood pressure blood glucosebmirisk assessment fasting is recommended for accurate results. no pre- registration required. 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic
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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 more sunshine with and 30s. friday brings lows drop into the 20s mountains. tonight and near 50 in the 50s for the upstate with highs in the mid-and seasonably cool 3 10 minutes. minutes.and traffic every time for weather 3 back to you.. you..3 back to you..
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every 10 minutes. 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
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sunday. sunday night into 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 monday clouds and rain move
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into tuesday and wednesday. daytime highs stay in the 50s and low 60s through midweek.
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3 now time for 3 traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching:scuffletown rd @ woodruff rdpine valley rd @ valley brook rdpowdersville accident hwy 81 fatal crash closed closed
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 taking a look at news you need to know..four people are locked up on murder charges after a 17 year old was shot and killed in easley.police say kejuan brown was shot outside the "tri city lanes" bowling alley wednesday night. the four suspects were arrested a short time later. 3 cnn will hold its second town hall with the gop presidential candidates tonight.jeb bush, john kasich and donald trump will take part in columbia.the other three candidates appeared in greenville last night. 3 more details are expected to be released today about president obama's historic trip to cuba next month.mr. obama will be the first president in 90 years to visit the country.the trip would be the final step in normalizing relations between the two countries. 3 a town in australia is being taken over by tumbleweeds. tumbleweeds.it is summertime down under.. and dry conditions have led to a boost in the "hairy panic" variety
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the weeds are piled as high as roof tops.it's cool to look at.. but neighbors say cleaning up the weeds is a hassle.city leaders won't step in, because they say it's not a fire hazard. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -katrina from gaffney.-cuyler from anderson.-candace from greenville.-allison from clinton. clinton.-anterrea from anderson.-kenzie from pendleton. pendleton.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
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3 we're back with a live look at lake hartwell. 3 from shelters, to service dogs.... miracle paws in anderson is now involved in a very special program. they are taking dogs given to animal shelters and training them to be diabetic alert dogs. we're told they use a swab sample from their clients low and high blood sugar and then train the dog to alert their partner when something is wrong.a simpsonville family actually helped start the program because one of their children has diabetes. 3 3 "he's a great companion for the boys as well, not just the blood sugars but he's cameron's companion, life saver, he's amazing actually, just a really cool dog to have." have."
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extremely good at finding these scent swabs on us, here outside, in public, then they go into live alerts, where if i were to go into a natural low, they'd be able to alert me." me."miracle paws says many of their clients are children.if you are interested in getting one of the dogs for you or a family member, you can head to fox carolina-dot-com. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 thursday will be sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and near 50 in the mountains.
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and 30s. friday brings more sunshine with highs warming to near 60. 3 3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching:edwards rd/ howell rd@ botany rdwade hampton blvd@ gap creek rd scuffletown rd @ woodruff rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's ______.you've still got time to hear from the presidential candidates before saturday's gop primary.we'll run down where those candidates will be today... coming up at 8:00. 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.all new this morning... four people are behind bars in pickens county.. after a shooting left a 17 year old dead.we'll tell you what we learned overnight. overnight.the focus on south carolina continues for the republican presidential candidates.coming up, we'll recap last night's town hall in greenville.. and tell you where the gop hopefuls will be today. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 18.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.we are following a deadly crash in anderson county, that has a busy road blocked off.we'll start with chris scott in pit crew traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 thursday will be sunny 3 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 now lets send it over to the pit crewewraffic center. 3

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