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3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold******
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watching this in the pit crew traffic center. center.you are looking live at: 33 3 the coroner is investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian this morning.troopers say the accident happened along highway 253 at white horse road in front of the k-f-c about 1- 40 a-m.the coroner tells us a car hit a pedestrian....but that victim has not yet been identifed.. we'll bring you any updates on air and online. 3 3 a developing story this morning in spartanburg county...a woman **claiming to be the wife of a man killed in a hit-and-run is in jail after being charged in the crime. crime.this is video you'll s s only on fox--- only our cameras were rolling as-- angelita wright--- was taken to the spartanburg county detention center.. 3 the victim-- "brent tessnear" died sunday morning after
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down behind the hardees in cowpens. cowpens.only on fox carolina-- monday night angelita told us she thought her husband was intenionally hitshe talked about their six children he left behind---and said she had no clue who would have done this. 3 3 "personally i don't think it was an accident. that's my honest opinion. no i don't." don't." 3 "he might have been short but it takes a lot for him to get hurt that bad." bad."angelita remains behind bars this morning-- charged with hit and run resulting in a death. 3 and as you can imagine its a difficult time for tessnear's family---before the news of angelita wright's arrest-we spoke to the victim's father about the loss of his son- 3 3 3 "to lose someone so healthy and so full of life.. so much life ahead of him. i was speechless." speechless."3 cowpens police along with spartanburg county deputies are still working the case. 3
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reporting that three clemson football players have been sent home from the orange bowl for failing drug tests.clemson has not commented on those reports...but head coach dabo swinney is expected to address them this morning during the team's morning news conference. that's at 8:30 and we will bring you updates live on air.meanwhile -- the 13 and oh clemson tigers-- have a chance to go to the national championship if they can slow down oklahoma in miami tomorrow night.sports director aaron cheslock is standing by in south florida with one of the guys tasked with defending the oklahoma offense, aaron? 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 33 3 when you talk about enfnfcers in the secondary.. there's arguably no one on the field on thursday that's as impactful as jayron kearse the clemson safety. and jayron, thanks for taking some time with us. when you look at this oklahoma matchup you're going against some talented wide
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seen them all pret much before. how much does that help you in preparation?that helps me a lot. they have the same guys they had from last year. maybe a few guys who've stepped up this year. but it definitely helps when you go back and watch that film, from last year, you watch the plays they made, and you watch what you could have done better to stop those plays and i mean they're not going to go in and do anything earth shattering that we haven't a seen before, so i definitely feel like playing those guys last year and having seen those receivers on the field on game action, i definitely feel like that helps us a lot.jayron, when we talked to a bunch of the oklahoma skill players they continued to use the word embarrassing when bringing up last year's game. i know you guys are gameplanning for this year's team, but do you think you guys have a mental edge since you hammered them so bad last year?i definitely feel like we have a mental edge. they want to talk trash and talk smack to get themselves into the game, but we're just going out and playing football. we handled business last year. and we'll try to do the same thing this year. number one team in the college football playoff the whole way through, you're undefeated. and yet they're the favorite coming into this. do you feel disrespected?i really don't feel any disrespect. you can
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want. we've been the underdog numerous times this year, and we went out and handled our business and we don't see anything different with this because it's oklahoma and it's in the orange bowl. we're going to go out there and take care of our business and hopefully we come out with a win.jayron, i've got to ask you, it's been speculation for a little while now. you're projected to be a top pick in the nfl draft, have you made up your mind on whether to go pro or not?i sat down and talked to my family about it. and just talked with my surrounding support, you know i've made my mind up. but right now, i'm just focusing on taking care of business on this field and winning a national championship, and after the season i'll discuss that further with people on my corner and then come out with a decision.a game away from 3 getting to that national championship, how does that feel to you?it feels great man, these are things you dream of as a child you know
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national championship, going to the nfl and winning a super bowl. i mean right now it's really close. it's really unbelievable right now, that were actually in this position. you know from my standpoint this is something that i dreamed of like i said before and now i actually have the chance to do it, i'm going to do everything i can to make sure we come out on top and are playing in the national championship.jayron thanks so much for joining us, good luck to you. that's jayron kearse the clemson safety, you can expect to see some hard hits from him against oklahoma. we have much more clemson coverage coming up throughout the week for you here on fox carolina. tag out out 3 and don't forget to tune in tonight at 7:30 for "the orange bowl preview."aaron cheslock will have in-depth analysis and one-on-one interviews with the tigers in miami.we also have an entire section dedicated to clemson's quest for a national title on fox carolina-dot-com.they play at four o'clock on new year's eve. 3 3 meals on wheels is looking for you!and what better way to kick-off your new years resolution to give back-- by helping those in need. need.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greenville for us this morning with how you can be a volunteer, ashley?
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call... go through a quick orientation, and you can get on board 3 biggest need:- drivers- routes take about 1-1.5 hours- monday through friday: 10-12- all around greenville county homes - hot meals delivered to homebound residents- currently serves about 1500 people in
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3 tomorrow- - orientation is at 9:30 here at office- every thursday, can't make it, they'll work with your schedule schedule 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger
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year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 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 it's ______.a shooting in the middle of the day --what greenville county investigators are saying about what happened in taylors. 3 3 im sgt. major young from 3 spartanburg sc. im stationed here in tb gamberi. im here to represent steelers nation! go steelers!
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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.. pelham road
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3 covering our counties. in greenville county-- a woman is recovering this morning after deputies say she was shot at a taylors apartment complex. complex.deputies say they responded to the mountain trace townhomes o oshockley road on tuesday...where they found a woman shot in the leg. deputies say they *don't have reason to believe that the public is in danger. no information has been released on any suspects in the case. the woman is expected to be okay. 3 in pickens county--- were working to learn more about a pickens county man found dead in his home. 3 deputies say a neighbor called 9-1-1 after seeing the victim on the floor of his "planters way" home through a window. 3 the coroner says 54 - year old "clarence holcombe" died from a gunshot wound.deputies say there were no signs of forced entry -neighbors say holcombe was a nice -- generous man - deputies are asking anyone with information to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 this morning -- officials are bracing for more rains after issuing a high water adivsory at lake greenwood. greenwood.water was released
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into the saluda river on tuesday - impacting areas in greenwood and newberry counties-.you'll recall those areas were also hit hard during octobers historic flooding. officials are stressing that buzzard roost dam is *not in danger of a breach--but that these measures are being taken only as as precaution.greenwood county is also under a flood watch until tomorrow morning. 3 and remember - when serious weather conditions do arise - make sure you have our fox carolina weather app. you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings for your area.just text carolina weather to the number you see
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3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day with highs in the mid-60s. new year's day will become partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low 50s, and lows near freezing. it will stay clear and seasonable for the
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to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day with highs in the mid-60s. new year's day will become partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low 50s, and lows near freezing. it will stay clear and seasonable for the weekend.
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to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: asheville rock slide has been cleared fr patton ave ave 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic sponsored by pit crew traffic 3 sponsored bykevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac
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3 time for news you need to know..pickens county deputies are reminding drivers to stay safe and be ready to stop for officers on new year's eve. deputies will have check points set up across the county to crack down on drunk driving. 3 greenville police are searching for a suspect after the spinx gas station on east washington street was robbed at gunpoint early tuesday morning.anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers at 23-crime. 3 laurens county deputies are asking for your help locating suspects believed to be involved in a home burglary.if you have any information on these individuals - contact the laurens county sheriff's office. 3 if you unwrapped some of martha stewart's cookware this christmas -- listen closely! closely!macy's is recalling more than 120-thousand martha stewart frying pans.according to the consumer product safety commission...rivet covers on eight and ten inch pans can pop off and fly across your kitchen.the commission says at least three people have been injured. if you have the frying pans, you should stop using them and return them to macy's for credit.
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3 it's (time).times square isn't the only popular destination to ring in 20-16.some popular restaurants are offering up their own stylish celebrations. the details up next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville.. white hores road.you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... new york city.. big apple... time square.. new years eve preparation ... 3 new york city is a popular destination to ring in the new year...but if you don't want to freeze outside at times square...there are some other pricey places to pop the champagne. champagne.3 olive garden is one of several chain restaurants offering new year's eve holiday party reservations in new york city.
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can hold a 5-hour party...though they're not serving up any breadsticks. 3 applebees and bubba gump shrimp company are offering up similar times square party plans ranging g om 2-hundred and fifty dollars to a whopping 800!
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3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: 3
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3 3 it's ______.as we approach new years eve-- you may want to think twice before popping the champagne and getting behind the wheel. coming up, what upstate law agencies are doing to keep the roads safe, straight ahead. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news at 6:30 starts now.. now.. 3 meals on wheels are looking for volunteers to help deliver food to those in need. i'm live with a report. 3 3 rain moves in through this morning and gets heavy toward midday. highs will reach the low 60s. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, december 30i'm lauren elisewith traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the
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3 morning showers turn 3 to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 we're learning more about one of the men charged in the death of a pastor's wife -- who has ties to the upstate. investigators say one of the suspects...is **now charged in **another deadly robbery. robbery.prosecutors say "larry taylor" is accused of robbing and killing a man in early november. november.indianapolis police say he's one of three men also charged in the murder of amanda blackburn.she was once involved with the ministry at
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husband davey.the two moved to indiana--where they began their own church.amanda was shot and killed inside her home on november 10th.she was pregnant at the time of her death. death.taylor, jalen watson, and diano gordon are also facing charges in the crime. taylor and watson are also accused in two other burglaries - which happened that same day. 3 3 a hoverboard is being blamed for a house fire in mauldin -- firefighters say it **exploded. **exploded.it happened in the plantation greene subdivision. mauldin firefighters say it burned furniture and carpet - and sent smoke throughout the house.it's believed to be the first case in south carolina. this is one of the two hoverboards - the family bought their sons for christmas.it looks similar to this -another burned out hoverboard from a different state. 3 3 "the batteries went in one area 15 feet - they blew to 25 feet. they blew apart - they desenegrated and it went across the house. and they were lucky fire didn't start anywhere else 25 feet away- because there were charrred
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melted."a local state farm insurance agent tells us with hoverboard fires...anytime there's a possibly liability and its not corrected that could jeopardize your policy. 3 new year's eve is tomorrow!and that means law enforecement is stepping up enforcement on those driving under the influence. influence.pickens county deputies will be out conducting sobriety check points on thursday and friday. deputies will be stationed at: walhalla highway and terrapin crossing road in pickens.south norris drive at cook road in norris.and on moorefield memorial highway in liberty. sheriff rick clark tells us why planning ahead is so important... 3 3 3 3 "take that extra minute. call for a ride. go ahead and plan you somewhere or come pick you up. have a sober driver. and invest five or ten minutes into doing something smart, so you don't ruin your life forever or kill somebody else." else."3 tomorrow night...deputies will also be out at three locations north fishtrap road, old
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pickens speedway and farrs bridge road at clear dawn drive. 3 3 one local organization is hoping some people's new year resolutions will lead them to volunteer."meals on wheels" of greenville county is in need of drivers in the new year. year.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at their office this morning- and ashley- they're *not* asking for a *huge* time commitment 3 - work with your schedule... can be as much time as you have to offer- drivers are the big need, 1-1.5 hour routes routes- monday through friday: 10-12- all around greenville county homes- hot meals delivered to homebound residents- currently serves
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3 - easy to get involved- call office, stop by here- fox carolina dot com for details details 3 3 this morning -- e-s-p-n is reporting that three clemson football players have been sent home from the orange bowl for failing drug tests.clemson has not commented on those reports...but head coach dabo swinney is expected to address them this morning during the team's morning news conference. that's at 8:30 and
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on air.despite that obvious distraction -- tiger players are trying to stay focused...and have a little fun. fun.take a look...during the tigers media day on tuesday...you saw q-b deshaun watson like you haven't seen him before...letting the other tiger quarterbacks do it for him. not surprisingly, it got pretty fun...take a look. 3 3 3 3 this is nick shuessler with fox carolina we've got a few questions for my dog. is it true that you have a crush on sam ponder? ponder? 3 you're gonna get me in trouble! i know you've got a girl back at home, but let's just hear it.i guess a little one. one. 3 coming up -- we have a one-on- one interview with tigers wide receiver artavis scott you won't want to miss. 3 and don't forget to tune in tonight at 7:30 for "thee orange bowl preview."aaron cheslock will have in-depth analysis and one-on-one interviews with the tigers in miami.we also have an entire section dedicated to clemson's
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fox carolina-dot-com.they play at four o'clock on new year's eve. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day.
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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: 3 3 it's ______.the manhunt for a texas teen and his mom ends more than a thousand miles away.the latest on what's ahead in the "affluenza case" up next. 3 we head to break with a live look at... usc-upstateyou'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
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at... ab- tech 3 a texas teen who 3 pleaded guilty in a deadly dui crash...claiming he didn't know what he was doing due to "affluenza" is expected in court later today. today.ethan couch and his mother were captured 12- hundred miles away in mexico monday night.prosecutors say they fled the country after couch was seen in an online video allegedly playing beer pong--which is a violation of his probation.if found guilty...couch could face up to 120 days in an adult jail, followed by 10 years of probation.while his mom could face a two- to 10-year sentence if convicted of hindering his apprehension. 3 3 g-o-p front runner "donald trump" will be in the palmetto state this morning. morning.he's making a campaign stop in the low country.trump will be stopping at the westin down in hilton head at 11.
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state on january 8-th making a stop at winthrop university in rock hill. 3 and it's the end of the campaign road for george pataki this morning. morning.the former new york governor announced tuesday he's ending his bid for the repuplican presidential nomination.pataki failed to gain traction in the crowded field. field.that leaves just 12 republican candidates running for the 20-16 nomination. nomination.and there are only four left on the democratic side.we've got details on all the candidates up on foxcarolina dot com. 3 twitter is revising their policy to cut down on social media violence. violence.leaders with the social media giant say the new policy emphasizes the fact that administrators will suspend or ban users.they say users who threaten others or act in a way they determine hateful will be punished with the new policy.the change comes as critics have been calling on twitter to take a more serious approach toward extremist groups. 3 people across the country...and western north carolina are continuing to clean up after severe storms and flooding. flooding.residents in buncombe
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after yesterday's flooding spent much of tuesday cleaning up their flood damaged homes. and across the country more than 18 million live in areas still under flood warnings. missouri is one of the states grappling with deadly flooding...as rivers continue to rise....and 19 levees are being monitored for flooding. there have been at least 49 weather-related deaths in the past week. 3 time for traffic and weather
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3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day with highs in the mid-60s. new year's day will become partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low 50s, and lows near
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and seasonable for the weekend. morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a chance for showers, then dry out with lingering clouds by late day with highs in the mid-60s. new year's day will become partly cloudy and
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the low 50s, and lows near freezing. it will stay clear and seasonable for the weekend. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to pit crew traffic.
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*********hold****** 3 we are watching:accident with injuries on white horse rd @ grove rd rd 3 3 you are taking a live look at: pit crew traffic sponsored by 3 pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 time for news you need to know..anderson police are looking for the owners of two dogs that officers say they were forced to kill tuesday. police say the dogs were attacking three people near the intersection of osborne avenue and shirley street.the owners could face charges. 3 three suspected thieves are facing charges in boone north carolina this morning.they were arrested after deputies
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gunpoint by the homeowner.the sheriff warns home owners to be very careful when dealing with thieves. 3 angelita wright is expected to face a judge later today after being charged in a deadly hit and run that killed a man she claims is her husband."brent tessnear" was found badly injured at the hardee's in cowpens on sunday.he later died. 3 with the new year just days away, many of us will be working to improve our health, but you may want to also keep your finances in good shape. shape.here's some tips from experts --take time to sit down and review your accounts. if you have any credit card debt or loan payments -- make sure to focus on paying those off first.financial advisors say paying bills on time are one of the most important elements of good credit.if at all possible -- try to pay more than the minimum.experts also suggest to set specific savings goal and when tax season rolls around, try to pay them off early. 3 3 it's ______.coming up ... change is coming to philly... the latest on who is taking over as eagles head coach
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3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county.. pelham road 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3
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3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at... clemson 3 the phildelphia 3 the phildelphia eagles are searching for a new coach this morning after firing chip kelly. kelly.the eagles' ceo posted the announcement on the team's website on tuesday.kelly was 6-9 this season...just his third year with the team.kelly coming to philly after coaching for the university of oregon.eagles' offensive coordinator pat shurmur will serve as interim coach. 3 if you'll be up late tonight- you may get a chance to catch funnyman jerry seinfeld and
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3 on the season seven premiere of seinfeld's series-- "comedians in cars getting coffee" ---president obama drives the comedian around the white house in a 1963 corvette stingray split window coupe--a rarity as obama is not normally allowed to get behind the wheel of the car.the show airs tonight on "crackle's" free streaming services at 11:30. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 morning showers turn to afternoon rain, with heavy downpours likely for the upstate in the afternoon. a flood watch is in effect until early thursday. highs will make it into the mid-60s. tonight, a few showers linger with lows in the 50s. new year's eve will start with a
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out with lingering clouds by late day. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on: on: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up, as the tigers get ready to take on the sooners in south florida.
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their stand-out players...artavis scott.hear from him up 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 weather and traffic updates
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