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it's nice and dry. don't see many clouds. as a day goes on, we will have a few more coming through. we are near freezing across most of the upstate and we will have a steady climb and temperatures. it will be 43 degrees at 10:00. we will be new the freezing mark in asheville. it's 34 now in hendersonville. the same and clemson. it's 33 in greenwood. this is not alive picture from asheville, it's 31 degrees there this morning with mainly clear skies. clouds are sending out as the morning goes along. across the florida peninsula and
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what we're talking about is another shot of very cold air that will be coming in to start your week. we have a beautiful end to the weekend. you're close to 50 even in the mountains. the temperatures are going to tumble. i will show you the week ahead coming up in --. tim: union county authorities say two people died in a three-car collision. according to investigators, the crash happened yesterday in the 1300 block of west main street in union. the two victims were identified as jimmy price and tousha michelle vinson smith. the coroner says smith was a passenger in price's vehicle. investigators have not said if any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. authorities in laurens county say a teenager has been located after his parents were charged in his disappearance. friday morning, michael steward
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hudson, both of fountain inn, were arrested and charged with custodial interference and unlawful neglect of a child. deputies have also charged a third person in connection with the case. sheila neves was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. deputies believe hudson was staying with her. investigators this morning are looking into the cause of a deadly house fire. the fire broke out just before 6:00 last night along aberdare court in greenville county. according to the coroner, 51-year-old barbara ann kern became unresponsive at the scene and died a short time later at the hospital. an autopsy has been scheduled for monday. there is no word on what started the fire. and in north carolina, a 48-year-old gastonia man is accused of shooting his wife in the face and killing his next-door neighbor on new year's day. police say this man, joseph zinna, went to his neighbor's house and shot him more than once with a 12-gauge shotgun.
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into a moving vehicle that his wife was driving. zinna is scheduled to be in court tomorrow. covering the historic sc flooding now, people who suffered damage in october's massive floods have two days left to request federal aid. the deadline to apply for fema aid ends monday, january 4. the aid is available in 24 counties across the state, including greenville, spartanburg, and greenwood counties. again, this deadline is for damage from october's record flooding, not anything caused by this week's heavy rains. reverend jesse jackson is starting the new year with an effort to get you and others to the voting booth. as wyff new 4's corey davis tells us, the deadline to register before the south carolina primaries is approaching. >> student loan debt is critical out there. that's why young voters must register.
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>> we're not in enough on education. >> writes leader announced his goals of local activists in greenville at the west end community development center. >> we need to encourage our young people to vote. it does matter. >> they want to educate voters. >> it's very important to a lot of people don't know that if they are 17 years old and they will be eight teen by the election date in november, they can register to vote now. they can vote in the primary in february. >> your registration must be received by january 27. the republican primary will be february 20 and the democratic on the following week.
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communities. he touched on issues he think are affecting low income families. >> a million people are in poverty in our state and we should not turn on the affordable care act. >> he will continue his push around the south to encourage and educate as more primaries roads this year. -- approach this year. tim: you can register to vote at a local the the, online, by mail, fax, or e-mail. a local group is gearing up to celebrate the legacy of dr. martin luther king, jr. the rainbow push coalition of greenville announced several events saturday. a gala will be held on january 15 at the hyatt regency in downtown greenville. tickets are $50. a college fair with more than 20 historically black colleges and
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peace center on january 16. that event is free to the public. the mlk celebration will wrap up on january 18 with a blood drive and computer donations at the phillis wheatley center. you can find more details about these events on our web site at wyff.com. you heard us talking about this yesterday morning. travel problems forced republican presidential candidate marco rubio to miss a planned stop here in the upstate saturday. the young senator was still in south carolina though. he made stops in hilton head and lexington county. he was expected at mutt's barbeque in easley, but did not make the event. rubio's campaign says he will reschedule the visit, but so far a new date has not been announced. pamela: it's beautiful the cold this morning. look at that. it's 31 in asheville and only 30
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we have some 20's this morning. it's even colder for the work week.
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tim: covering the nation now, the site of the san bernardino shooting rampage that left 14 people dead and 21 injured is set to reopen monday. there will be tighter security as the inland regional center's 600 employees return to work. the center has been closed since the december 2 mass shooting. a massive cleanup in oklahoma city after a house exploded. the force of the blast sent debris 200 yards away yesterday morning three people were hurt. a natural gas crew was reportedly working on the home when a fire started near a meter. that sparked the explosion that left eight homes in the neighborhood damaged. the us department of justice is investigating how blue bell creameries handled the ice cream contamination linked to 10 reported cases of listeria. three of those believed to be sickened by blue bell frozen treats died. prosecutors are examining
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committed wrong-doing in their handling of the outbreak. after weeks of gradual recalls, blue bell recalled all of its ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet, and other frozen treats sold in 23 states on april 20 of last year. coming up, people across the middle west are still stunned. there were several days of massive flooding. ok, we're here. here's dad. mom. the twins. aunt alice... you didn't tell me aunt alice was coming. of course. don't forget grandpa. can the test drive be over now? maybe just head back to the dealership? don't you want to meet my family? yep, totally.
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>> now your weather forecast. pamela: good sunday morning. our day is going to look a lot this. for the first week of the new year, were going to watch our temperatures tumble in the coming days and he will talk about lows in the morning in the teens and 20's. it will turn wet by later in the week and lots of ups and downs this coming week it's all done
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your eight degrees colder in anderson this morning. you will feel it. temperatures are right around 34 in and around greenville this morning and the wind is calm. a light westerly wind and the wind is not much of an issue today. we have much colder winds blowing in through the day tomorrow. 29 in boone, that's not too bad it significantly colder as we go west are in his 38 in tacoma. this is the satellite radar. this is an area of high pressure as far as dry conditions go. we will have some clouds around today. we are in for a dry couple of
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we will find that change later on the week are in this is the big picture across the country. no major storm systems are going on. a nice blast of cold air, a reinforcing shot is on the way for us to there will be stronger winds with it as well. it gusty with the wind tomorrow. it will be cold. it's 30 degrees in oklahoma city. that will be about their high temperature for tomorrow. the cold air begins to move in. we're going to get our share of it it's going to be a beautiful day today. you are sending the kids back to school tomorrow and it's kind of a rude awakening with a cold morning at the bus stop. at least it's dry.
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a sudden club mixed about the day today. the temperatures are just about average. big changes temperature wise for us are on the way. this is our future plus. check in with chris justus. he will time the arrival of our very cold air for tonight and the next couple of days. if you have traveled between north carolina and tennessee, we could with this colder air on the way squeeze out enough moisture for a couple of snowflakes to fly early tomorrow morning. that's going to be about it as far as any excitement goes. cold air will continue to fill in. look how beautiful and tuesday. it will continue to be nice and
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it's near 50 with a cool breeze in the mountains. it's not quite as chilly as yesterday. here it comes. 25 tonight in asheville and hendersonville. take a look, by tuesday morning we are in the 20's. we will have teens in western north carolina. we will have to remember how do i know up after our warm start to the winter. we will find the storm track coming this way by the end of the week. it should be liquid precipitation. tim: i remember how to bundle up. you are out covering the snow on the side of the highway. you bundle. pamela: i haven't pulled it all out get this year. -- yet this year. tim: thank you.
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weather, how about a dose of cuteness? ohio's columbus zoo recently gave a holiday update on a polar bear cub who's just eight weeks old. she was born on november 6. when her mother stopped caring for her the following week, the zoo staff decided to remove her from the den and raise her. last week, the zoo said the staff was pleased with how she's progressing, but are still taking things day by day. the floods that inundated parts of the midwest this week are starting to recede. now, damage assessment and cleanup is underway as cities further south brace for what's coming their way. chris pollone reports. >> in missouri, it was a day for drying out. >> two feet. >> the town was inundated after storms dumped 10 inches of water ups hearing.
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24 people are dead and two were missing. >> i tell the 10 year flood. >> the governors of illinois and missouri have in surveying the damage. >> now we stand ready to work to ensure the region can recover as quickly as possible and families can get back on their feet. >> the coast guard is watching from the air. the national guard is ready to help her in --. >> we have sandbags and other supplies support local first responders. >> they remain hopeful. >> we will get through this rain we will come out better on the other side than we started. focus shifts downstream as
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tim: this morning, we are hearing the desperate 911 calls made by a teenager who was lost for nearly 30 hours in the utah wilderness. >> i don't feel good. i feel like i'm gonna pass out. >> are you still by the barn? >> it's not a barn, it's hard to explain. i see snow. branches. lights? cars. tim: brayden neilson is now recovering at home. he spent 28 hours lost in four degree weather, trying to reach someone who could help before his cell phone died. curiosity led one cat into a tight spot inside a dumpster in denver. firefighters used multiple gadgets to free the eight-week-old kitten. it took them over over 45 minutes to get him out of a drain hole in the dumpster. the cat is now recovering at an animal shelter and will be put up for adoption if it isn't claimed in the next few days. and in san jose, california,
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he suffered abuse in the form of being dyed blue and suffering 20 puncture wounds. but shelter workers say the kitty, nicknamed "smurf," will most likely recover and get back to a normal cat's life. he's even become so tight with another kitten, they'll be placed in foster care together after smurf undergoes surgery next week. commitment 2016 news, while campaigning this weekend in massachusetts, presidential candidate bernie sanders was inturrupted by a donald trump supporter. >> today in america, today in america, the top -- here's a trump supporter worried about mr. trump's money. tim: sander's supporters stood up and chanted to drown out the heckler. the man was eventually removed from the event. donald trump, meantime, is pushing back against democratic frontrunner hillary clinton after her comments about the donald being featured in isis
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trump is accusing both clinton and president obama for the rise of isis. >> they have a bunch of dishonest people they've created isis. hillary clinton created isis with obama. tim: yesterday, footage from a somali terror group was released in which donald trump's proposed muslim ban is mentioned, calling the united states a "racist society that will turn against its own muslim commmunities." trump has not commented on that video. and more fuel for the hillary clinton campaign. the democratic presidential candidate has raised $55 million in the fourth quarter, topping her $100 million goal. the clinton campaign has collected $112 million since launching its campaign in april. the democratic front-runner worked hard for the money
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174 fundraisers. today, you can hear an insider's perspective on what polls don't tell you about political races. fernando espuelas interviews carl cannon, the bureau chief for "real clear politics." plus, espuelas will also take a look at what it really takes to be president, the unforgettable moments that politicians would like to forget. that's tonight, right here on wyff news 4. turning to some video, a texas police officer celebrated his 70th birthday in his patrol car and he's not planning to retire. >> it makes me proud to this uniform on and walk around this town. >> he has been putting in on longer than many of his coworkers and been alive in the spent time in three other agencies drier to that.
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when you walk out of the briefing room, is that the panic button or the trunk. >> he is controlling with the best of them. >> that's where i'm at in -- the excitement. >> there's only so much excitement he can take it -- and --. >> i still get in lot of foot pursuits. i just never catch anybody. >> he works part-time out of the service center. don't talk to him about retiring. >> as long as i'm still in good health and my wife is working full-time. as long as the let me work, i'm
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wyff news 4pamela: we take a look at our chilly start. it's close to freezing across the upstate. it's much colder on the way for the week. feel it tomorrow morning. really during the day tomorrow, colder winds will low in. tim: today is a warm up. pamela: colder fish to fry, or something.
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>> you are watching live, local news. this is wyff news four today in high definition. tim: the deadline to apply for federal aid after the historic south carolina flooding is fast approaching. good morning. papala: good morning. we are bundling up a little bit this morning. cold weather on the way, as we sent everybody back to work and school tomorrow. a gorgeous day for you to wrap up a long holiday stretch and enjoy some sunshine today. starting out near freezing this morning. by 10:00, we will be in the lower 40's. very pleasant, temperature wise.
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spartanburg to lawrence, close to the freezing mark. you are about seven-eight degrees cooler than you were yesterday morning. more cool air on the way. clouds thinning out. nice sunshine to start the day. you don't have to look too far to find the clouds in the rain. that will stay to our south. again, a reinforcing shot of colder, drier air coming down through the day tomorrow. you will notice that through the day tomorrow. a chilly start, but then really cold air moves in during the day. here we go today. by 11:00, 47. early afternoon, close to the mid-50's. you can expect that in anderson as well. a nice dry day. mid-50's, spartanburg.
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prepare for about 15 degrees colder for your mondayay we will discuss rain chances in a bit. tim: union county authorities say two people died in a three-car collision. according to investigators, the crash happened yesterday in the 1300 block of west main street in union. the two victims were identified as jimmy price and tousha michelle vinson smith the union county coroner says smith was a passenger in price's vehicle. investigators have not said if any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. authorities in laurens county say a teenager has been located, after his parents were charged in his disappearance. deputies say michael hudson ran away from the parent who has custody of him. friday morning, michael steward hudson and kelldon vaughn hudson, both of fountain inn, were arrested and charged with custodial interference and
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third person in connection with the case. contributing to the delinquency of a minor. deputies believe hudson was staying with her. investigators are looking into fire. the fire broke out just before greenville county. according to the coroner, 51 -year-old barbara ann kern, became unresponsive at the scene and died a short time later at the hospital. there is no word on what started the fire. a 48-year-old gastonia man is accused of shooting his wife in the face and killing his next-door neighbor on new year's day. covering the historic south carolina flooding. people who suffered damage in october's massive floods have two days left to request federal help.
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" aid ends monday, january 4th. to aid is available in 24 including greenville, counties across the state including greenville, spartanbururand greenwood , counties. again this deadline is for damage from october's record flooding, not any damage caused by this week's heavy rains. jesse jackson is starting the new year with an effort to get you and others to the voting booth. as corey davis tells us, the deadline to register before the south carolina primaries is approaching. >> reverend jesse jackson says it's a simple thought, but a big task to get young voters to the polls. >> we are spending too much money on weapons and warfare and not enough money on education. young folk have and interest in voting to make our society more civil, more safe, and more secure. >> the civil rights leader announced his goals, with local activists in his hometown of greenville, at the west end community development center.
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our young people and some of our older people to vote because it does matter. very important because a lot it isvery important because a lot of people don't know that if they're 17 years old and they'll be 18 by the election day in november 2016, they can register to vote now and they can vote in the primary in february. >> your voter registration must be received by january 27th to vote in the upcoming south carolina presidential primaries. the republican primary will be held february 20th, with the democratic primary scheduled for the following week on february 27th. jackson stressed that voting could help make a difference in communities. he touched on issues he believes are affecting low-income families in south carolina. >> a million people in poverty in our state and 250,000 have no health insurance. we should not turn down the affordable healthcare act and that will enable people to be able to work their way out of poverty. >> jackson says he will continue his push around the south, to encourage and educate, as more primaries approach this
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corey davis, wyff news four, in greenville. tim: it is actually quite easy to register to vote. you can do so at your local dmv online through the state , election commission, by mail, fax, or sending an e-mail. right now a local group is , gearing up to celebrate the legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. the rainbow push coalition of greenville announced several events. a gala will be held on january 15th at the hyatt regency hotel in downtown greenville. tickets are 50 dollars. with more than 20 historically a college fairwith more than 20 historically black colleges and universities, is planned at the peace center on january 16th, that event is free to the public. >> we ask african americans to come and donate blood because
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tim: we have a lot more information about these events on our website. travel problems forced republican presidential candidate marco rubio to miss a planned stop in the upstate yesterday. the young senator was still in south carolina though, making stops in hilton head and lexington county, but he was expected at mutt's barbeque in easley, but did not make the event. rubio's campaign says he will reschedule the visit, but so far a new date has not been announced. coming up, and news for your health if you think you are , watching your weight by drinking diet soda, a new study may change your mind. pamela: good sunday morning. a chilly one. 34 right now in charlotte. certainly a big day there with tampa bay in town to play the
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kickoff at 4:25.
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tim: in news for your health this morning, new research shows that nobody died from the flu this season in north carolina compared to the 26 deaths at , this same time last year. the weekly flu report from the state department of health and human services shows no documented influenza deaths as of officials say the spring-like december 26. weather might be among the reasons. they add the flu doesn't spread as efficiently in warm weather as in cold, when people are more likely to congregate together. a lot of people think drinking diet soda will help them reduce weight. new research shows it may not be as good for the waistline as originally thought. according to the "journal of the academy of nurition and dietetics", people ate higher calorie foods when drinking diet
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researchers found those who drank alcohol and sugary beverages had the largest increase in calories. they also found people who had diet drinks ate more foods more than 20% of dogs suffer from osteoararritis. a new stem cell delivery method could offer treatment without needing surgery to harvest the cells. monica robins reports. coop is an eleven and a half year old irish setter who has way to his pelvis. it made it difficult for him to walk. every basic traditional treatment wasn't working, that's when his owner, veterinarian jeffrey richman, decided to try a new type of stem cell treatment. >> now, he walks. stem cell treatment in pets is , not new, but usually required surgically removing fat to
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>> most of the animals that we deal with that are stem cell candidates are older and most of the people want to avoid anesthesia and surgery. >> so doctor richman found new approach. stem cells collected from k-9 amniotic fluid after a dog gives birth -- the cells are sent to him from a lab where he keeps them frozen until needed, then no surgery required. just an iv. >> we dispense the stem cells into a bag of fluids and they have the ability to go anywhere in the body where they are needed. >> coop was his first patient and he saw results almost immediately. a few weeks later, his improvement is clear. pamela: good sunday morning. you will bundle up a bit if you are taking the dog of this morning. you see some 20's on the map in western north carolina. franklin, 22. this is not the coldest we will fill this week.
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>> now your live, super doppler four hd forecast. pamela: 5:44. the warm and wet days we experienced a lot of are done for now. we will talk about the temperatures taking a dive with lows in the teens and 20's coming up this week. a little later in the week, we will talk about the rain chances coming back into the mix. will any of the precipitation arrive when the cold air is in place to go that is the big? . we are a little bit cooler this morning across the area.
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nice and clear in lawrence. our winds will shift and be a little more out of the north by tomorrow. wins, not too much of an issue, but the temperatures will take a dive. you are only at 27 in rutherford son. here is a picture through the southeast. as we continue to send out the clouds, they continue to deal with rain along the texas-louisiana coastline, and through the florida peninsula. the wet pattern we were in, not moving for a few days. that is where the unsettled weather will come in. we will benefit from an area of high pressure, but it will also
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across the country, a lot of that is putting many areas back to normal for this time the. 18 in billings. nothing extreme. as for us, it will be quite an extreme drop. our temperatures will be much below average for the first time in a while. here is the way the day goes. across the mountains, this is the warmest day you will have in a while. we will shave off about 15 degrees tomorrow. it looks good for today. the farther south you are,
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it is through the day tomorrow that things really open up. early tomorrow morning, is it enough to squeeze out snowflakes ? we could certainly see that happen for a brief window of time. it does not take much moisture for that to occur. we are nice and clear through tuesday. it will be beautiful, but it will also turn quite cold. we are mild for the upstate. for tonight, close to freezing. the cold winds will build this evening. you will feel them especially through the day when the winds could gust up to 40 miles per
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tuesday, the coldest day of the week, starting in the 20's. we will stay in the 30's. tim: this is huge in the automotive industry. fiat chrysler jeep is ending as the hottest vehicle brand 2015 among individual consumers. it's also increasing its reliance on rental fleet sales, which is believed to be a risky strategy that could damage the brand's image. according to the wall street journal, deliveries of jeeps to rental companies in the first 10 months of this year -- i guess last year -- was 57% over the same period a year ago. ricardo: the tiger and gamecocks get four and five commitments.
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as an everyday business person, and not colonel sanders, why sometimes i'm just too busy to cook dinner. so, i just pick up kfc's twenty dollar family fill up with eight pieces of delicious, original recipe chicken.
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ricardo:>> foundation that it is not a south. we compete with the best in the country. if you are looking for an opportunity to go, clemson is the best place for you. ricardo: clemson got a commitment from one of the best linebackers in the country, and
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ray sean smith says he is coming to clemson, the best rated linebacker in the country. he said he was all in to choosing clemson over auburn and lsu. >> i loved it from the first time i was there. the coach, he knows football. ricardo: usc's will must cchamp also getting a big commitment. it is not easy to beat the crimson tide on the recruiting trail. when asked about it, he said he liked the fact that he is committed to rebuilding south carolina, and that is something he wants to be a part of. check this out.
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he gets in the end zone. one more touchdown from michelle. they are up 24-3. gibson gives them credit here. they chose to touchdowns in the third quarter. they managed to knock down the hill mary. the ducks beat penn state 24-17. basketball. michael ferreira leading the way. 16 points. check out the buzzer from that this. tie things up. we go to break, 42-42. the second half -- basketball. the gamecock made a record. 18 field goals.
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frank martin finishes 13-0. they will head into play shortly. clemson basketball hosting state. jordan roper had the hot hand. he was fantastic. clemson builds a four-point lead. how about seven three-pointers. one more time on the fastbreak. clemson manages to beat.
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how about the terriers opening. 25 points to lead the terriers. also a good t afternoon for eric garcia. 17 points of his own as walker manages to hold off. the final, 77-86. this one was all paladin. kendrick ferreira cleans it up, gets his fullback. stephen kroon buries the triple. no problem as they win, 85-67. this one coming down to the wire.
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there were no bigger points in the game than those there. a chance to tie the game. they cannot quite do it. a great win. it has been a struggle for the spartans at times this season, but they beat the kangaroos. d.c. goes on the road and wins. that is the first win of the season. as i said, a couple of weeks ago, pc will give a lot of people a lot of problems this season. spending the season in new hampshire. they win a shoot out against the manchester monarchs. of course, it is the final week of the regular season. carolina panthers play at 4:30. all they have to do is beat the
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they can lose, and arizona must lose, but if they win and the advantage.
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>> live, local, breaking news. tim: new this morning, we are getting our first look at the parents charged in the disaperance of a missing upstate team. good morning. tim waller here this morning. myra taking the day off. pamela: welcome. let's talk temperatures. tim: i think we should. pamela: it is chilly this morning at 6:00.
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