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breaking news in the 2016 presidential race:hillary clinton is declaring herself the winner of the iowa caucuses after a very tight democratic race.and ted cruz is the winner for republicans. hear from the candidates coming up. up. 3 dense fog advisory in effect until 10 this morning.and it looks like cloudy skies and wet conditions remain throughout the day. day.and there's a new arrival in greenville this morning.you are looking live inside the zoo where autumn the giraffe has given birth to a new calf.. we are going to show you the ***actual birth coming up. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 2.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 a dense fog advisory 3 is in place until 10am for
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overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into mid-50s to near 60. with highs reaching the and light rain today, with scattered drizzle expect overcast skies for most of the area. is in place until 10am a dense fog advisory 3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the
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3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: nc crash: right lane closedi-26 west @ 25mm/nc 251/broadwayaccident no injuries fernwood glendale rd @ clifton glendale rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 33 there is breaking news at the greenville zoo this morning. autumn the giraffe has given birth to a new calf.this is a live look through the earth
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mama and calf there..the calf is now standing.we caught the actual birth on camera less than two hours ago.we want to warn you it is a little graphic. graphic.and here it is--- is---this birth is great news for the zoo. 3 ashley minelli is live at the zoo this morning trying to get more information-ashley have you learned anything? 3 baby calf is standingkeeping us out right now 3 born about 6:15 this morning won't know sex until we do a physical at either 24 or 48 hoursthey're just keeping an eye on the baby right now, make sure he or she is okmama autumn, daddy walter- third
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in torontosecond baby calf born in 2020 was stillborn 3 jeff bulloch/with zoowe are always excited to share good news with the community. community.
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3 we are keeping a close eye on the iowa caucuses.while senator ted cruz is the winner for the republicans --the democratic race is close. close.hillary clinton is actually dedearing herself the winner--saying that even if bernie sanders wins the final precinct thats still unreported... it won't be enough to over come her lead.... 3 take a looooat the breakdown right now...neck and neck... *if* clinton is the declared winner-- she'll take 44 delegates from iowa... in the end-- the candidate with the most delegates wins the nomination. both candidates
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in iowa 3 3 "i stand here tonight breathing a big sigh of relief, thank you iowa!" 3 "the reason we have done so well here in iowa, the reason i believe we are going to do so well in new hampshire and the states that follow." 3 on the republican side.senator ted cruz proved poll numbers weren't predicting this race. he beat frontrunner donald trump with 28% of the vote... and falling one percentage point behind trump... senator marco rubio *surprised* with a *strong* third place finish. 3 3 3 "i will be our nominee thanks to what you have done here in this great state (cheers)." 3 "i'm honored, i'm just honored, i'm really honored. and i want to congratulate ted and i want to congratulate all of the incredible candidates." 3 "tonight is a victory for courageous conservatives across iowa and all across this great nation." 3 the republican side works a little bit different in iowa. the top 6 candidates all get a portion of the 30 repubulican delegates..the new hampshire
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away.donald trump has a more than 20 point lead over senator cruz there...and on the democratic side... senator sanders is currently 18 points ahead of secretary clinton in the polls. 3 the republican winner of the iowa caucus is hoping to keep the momentum going here in south carolina.ted cruz is coming to greenville for a rally later today at the t-d convention center.the event is free.. but seating is limited. doors open at 5:30.we'll also be streaming the event live on fox carolina dot com. 3 south carolina voters will head to the polls on february 20th.right now... there are 11 candidates left on the ballot. former arkansas governor mike huckabee suspended his campaign last night. night.and former maryland governor martin o'malley has dropped out of the democratic race.. leaving three candidates on south carolina's ballot.the democratic primary is february 27th. 3 stay with fox carolina for continuing coverage of you decide 2016.we're bringing you the latest on the race all morning long a later today at four, ten, and 11.you can also find much more dot com.
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3 covering our counties- henderson county deputies say a teen is due in court this morning for a shooting that put three schools on lockdown. lockdown.investigators say the 17 year old turned himself in on monday.he's facing a felony charge of discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle. friday morning.. deputies say someone fired shots into a car during an argument.no one was hurt.. but three nearby schools were put on lockdown while deputies investigated. 3 20 people are facing charges in union county, after deputies say they busted a wild party that was being streamed online. online.it happened saturday night on pine street.deputies say they were tipped off to the live stream.. where they say it looked like marijuana and cocaine were being used. law enforcement raided the house.. they say more than 200 grams of pot were inside, along with 25-hundred in cash and nine handguns.20 people were taken to jail.more charges could be coming. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon. 3 ((adlibs))
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3 we're watching:nc crash: right lane closedi-26 west @ 25mm/nc 251/broadwayaccident no injuries fernwood glendale rd @ clifton glendale rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 let's check in with joe--- joe--- 3 punxsutawney phil isn't the only groundhog who can predict whether spring will come early. we're live in chimney rock where they've got their own groundhog day event happening in a few hours.
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologisisnicole papay, chris scott with pit
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look at the greenville zoo's giraffe cam.. where that new baby was born about two hours ago.we're told it will take a few days before we can learn the gender. 3 3 it's groundhog day and punxsutawney phil has already declared there will be an early spring. spring.but perhaps we should be looking at a more local groundhog today for accuracy. accuracy.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from where grady the groundhog resides.. chimney rock state park in north carolina. 3 3 3 punxsutawney who? grady's big
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grady the groundhog, our animal month away! grady the groundhog, our animal ambassador and local celebrity, will awaken from hibernation for his tenth annual shadow sighting, weather permitting, on grady's groundhog day tuesday, february 2, from 10:30am-12pm. he outwitted punxsutawney phil to predict the weather correctly last year, but can he do it again? kids' crafts and programs for the entire family will be offered. 3 3 3
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with
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near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon with highs in the upper 60s. partly cloudy skies return thursday with cooler temperatures in the mid-50s, and it will stay clear with highs in the low 50s and lows near freezing for friday and the weekend. a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near
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the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon with highs in the upper 60s. partly cloudy skies return thursday with cooler temperatures in the mid-50s, and it will stay clear with highs in the low 50s and lows near freezing for friday and the weekend.
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3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching: right lane closedi-26 west@ 25mmnc
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franklin avefernwood glendale rd @ clifton glendale rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.."darell johnson" will spend the next 7 years behind bars.he was sentenced monday for hitting two greenville police officers with a car.investigators say the incident happened at the shemwood crossing apartment complex in 2014. 3 19 year old justin sullivan is set to go on trial later this month.. after federal investigators say he plotted an attack for isis.the western north carolina teen appeared in federal court monday.he faces up to 80 years in prison. 3 south carolina senator tim scott is expected to endorse republican presidential candidate marco rubio today. the florida senator placed
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3 the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over a foggy greenville county. 3 pop star "adele" is asking politicians to not use her music during campaign rallies. rallies.adele has avoided getting involved in politics ever since she's been in the public spotlight.donald trump has been cited for using her music more than any other candidate.he's been known for laying skyfall and rolling in the deep to pump up crowds. other candidates have used her hit "hello".trump has also gotten in trouble for using music from aerosmith frontman "steven tyler". 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of
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skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching:right lane closedi-26 west@ 25mmnc 251/broadwayus hwy 29 @ franklin avefernwood glendale rd @ clifton glendale rd rd 3 3
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 here's a live look at the greenville zoo's giraffe cam-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news starts now. now.we are following developments from iowa-- hillary clinton is declaring victory after a very tight democratic caucus--and ted cruz is waking up with the republican winner.we'll breaking it all down for you. you. 3 dense fog advisory in effect until 10 this morning.and it looks like cloudy skies and wet conditions remain throughout the day. day.and we are following some breaking news from the
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giraffe gave birth to a calf earlier this morning.you are lookokg at it live there--we will show you the actual birth and go to ashley minelli for more detai --coming up. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 2.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon.
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3 time for traffic with chris. 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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3 we are watching iowa closely this morning:it all comes down to one precinct... right now-- hillary clinton and bernie sanders are *still* waiting to find out who won the democratic caucuses--but clinton is declaring herself the winner. winner.looking at the percentage break down... this is as close as it gets...the winner takes *all* 44 delegates with them from iowa... based on simple math:- the precinct in polk county that we're waiting on is only worth a few points... so clinton's camp says even if sanders wins it-it's not enough to overtake her lead. both candidates... though were pleased with early results in iowa. 3 3 3 "what iowa has begun tonight
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revolution.""i am excited about really getting into the debate with senator sanders about the best way forward to fight for us, and america." america." and on the republican side--senator ted cruz walking out victorious... donald trump suffered a loss after leading in the polls going in... and senator marco rubio gained new momentum... landing in a close third behind trump. 3 3 "this is the moment they said would never happen." happen.""we finished second, and i want to tell you something. i'm just honored, i'm really honored." honored.""the state of iowa has spoken... iowa has sent notcie that the republican nominee and the next president of the united states... will be chosen by the most incredible, powerful force where all soverignty resides in our nation, by we the people, the american people." people."the top six candidates in the republican race will split the 30 delegates in iowa based on percentage break down... ben carson, rand paul, and jeb bush rounded out the
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ahead to new hampshire... donald trump has a more than 20 point lead over cruz...on the democratic side... senator sanders is 18 points ahead of clinton. 3 new hampshire's primary is one week away.. but many of the candidates are looking ahead to south carolina. carolina.the republican winner of the iowa caucus-- ted cruz-- is headed to greenville tonight for a rally a athe t-d convention center. center.second place winner donald trump will be in florence today. today.and the des moines register reports rick santorum will kick off a tour of all 46 south carolina counties.. starting tomorrow. 3 here's a look the 11 republicans left in the race. south carolina's primary is february 20th. 20th.and these are the remaining democrats.the democratic primary in south carolina is february 27th. 3 3 back to our breaking news at the greenville zoo this morning.autumn the giraffe has given birth to a new calf.this is a live look through the earth cam right now.as you can see mama and calf there..we caught the actual birth on camera less than an hour ago.
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little graphic. graphic.and here it is--- is---right now we don't know the 3 calf's gender.but this birth is great news for the zoo. 3 ashley minelli is live at the zoo this morning trying to get more information-ashley have you learned anything? 3 baby calf is standingkeeping us out right now 3 born about 6:15 this morning won't know sex until we do a physical at either 24 or 48 hoursthey're just keeping an eye on the baby right now, make sure he or she is okmama autumn, daddy walter- third babyfirst kiko is now in a zoo in torontosecond baby calf
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3 "it's always great to 3 "it's always great to have a baby animal and something like this where we can share it with the community and i don't he brings attention to greenville zoo but greenville as a whole, the city of greenville is on the map and a lot of places because of this baby giraffe."
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3 jeff bullock/with zoowe are always excited to share good news with the community. community. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon. 3 ((weather hit))
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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 let's check in with joe--- joe--- 3 punxsutawney phil isn't the only groundhog who can predict whether spring will come early. we're live in chimney rock where they've got their own groundhog day event happening in a few hours. 3 here's a live look over a foggy clemson university -- you're watching the morning
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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
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looking live at the greenville zoo's giraffe cam.autumn gave birth to that calf around 6:15 this morning. 3 3 the carolina panthers and denver broncos will hit the field in california today.. to practice ahead of sunday's super bowl. bowl.monday night was media night out in california. players and coaches took turns answering questions.our crew caught up with greenwood native josh norman.. to see how he feels about facing denver's peyton manning. 3 3 3 i enjoy every challenge. the reason why i enjoy it.. it makes you better as an opponent.. as a player.. as trying to be one of the best.. only creates greatness within yourself.. 3 and remember - we'll have live coverage from san francisco all week long ahead of super bowl 50. 50.and on saturday at 7-p-mbe sure to catch the panthers
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everything you need to know about the journey to the superbowl. 3 3 while punxsutawney phil in pennsylvania will get all the attention for groundhog day today..north carolina is home to its own groundhog that may be more accurate.. accurate..grady the groundhog lives in chimney rock..and according to his handlers.. he's been right about the end of winter three years in a row. row.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from chimney rock with more.. 3 3 3 punxsutawney who? grady's big day is less than a month away! grady the groundhog, our animal ambassador and local celebrity, will awaken from hibernation for his tenth annual shadow sighting, weather permitting, on grady's groundhog day tuesday, february 2, from 10:30am-12pm. he outwitted punxsutawney phil to predict the weather correctly last year, but can he do it again? kids' crafts
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family will be offered. 3 3 3 3
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3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon with highs in the upper 60s. partly cloudy skies return thursday with cooler temperatures in the mid-50s, and it will stay clear with highs in the low 50s and lows
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the weekend. a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear out to windy conditions in the afternoon with highs in the upper 60s. partly cloudy skies return thursday with cooler temperatures in the mid-50s, and it will stay clear with highs in the low 50s and lows near freezing for friday and
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3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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know..after a close democratic race in the iowa caucus, front-runner hillary clinton is declaring a win over bernie sanders. democratic party workers have not announced an official winner.officials are calling this the closest caucus in history. 3 senator ted cruz won by a much larger margin in iowa monday. his 28 percent beat out front runner donald trump's 24
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rubio was a close third with 23 percent of the vote. 3 the results in iowa prompted two candidates to drop out of the race for their party nomination.democrat "martin o'malley" announced his end midway through vote-counting monday.republican mike huckabee dropped out. 3 autumn the giraffe at the greenville zoo is a new mama this morning.she gave birth to a calf just after six oclock. right now we don't know the calf's gender.the zoo is accepting baby names and say they will choose a name this week. 3 a dense fog advisory is in place until 10am for most of the area. expect overcast skies with scattered drizzle and light rain today, with highs reaching the mid-50s to near 60. tonight, lows drop into the 50s. heavy rain and possible t-storms arrive wednesday morning, and clear
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afternoon. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching:beaumont ave@ isom stus hwy 221@ cavalier way lewis burnett dr @ parris bridge rdhwy 291ifo krispy kremecorn rd @ miller rdold augusta rd@ fork shoals rd 3 3 if you're not a fan of winter, it looks like you're in luck
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phil.the handlers of the famous groundhog says phil did *not see his shadow this morning.that means spring is supposed to come early this year.handlers pulled phil from his home this morning at sunrise just before 7:30. punxsutawney phil has predicted early spring only 19 times in history. 3 thanks for 3 joining us for the morning news on fox carolina.don't
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