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up. 3 heavy rain and thunderstorms may slow down your commute this morning.i'll tell you when it should all clear out.. coming up. up. 3 national signing day is here. we're live at clemson with a rundown of which star high school players are expected to commit today. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, february 3.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 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with
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wind to 3 accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the
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pit now lets send it 3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:hudson rd @ devenger rde. butler rd @ i- 385white horse rd @ i-185 southern connector connector 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 new from overnight--the greenville county sheriff's office is investigating after two women were shot early this morning. morning.this happened at a home on mansion circle in piedmont.. just after 3:00 this morning.deputies tell us the two female victims were taken to the hospital, but are expected to be okay.deputies have not made any arrests. we're told neighbors reported seeing two men getting into a dark, older model acura.if you know anything about this shooting.. call 23-crime.
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3 new this morning... state investigators have cleared an upstate sheriff's department after an inmate died in custody last year. year.sled has ruled the oconee county sheriff's office and the detention center were not responsible for the death of ernest smalley, junior.smalley was arrested back in october on a family court bench warrant.he died after four days in custody.the coroner ruled it a natural death.. but smalley's family disputed that. now, sheriff mike crenshaw tells us.. the solicitor's office says the case should be closed. 3 3 covering our counties--we're working to find out if charges will be filed in the death of a haywood county toddler. toddler.according to the sheriff's office.. an autopsy showed the 17 month old boy died from blunt force trauma. investigators were called to a home in canton early sunday morning.the child was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.deputies say they are still investigating. 3 a man is wanted out of spartanburg county after deputies say he broke into his ex-girlfriend's house.. beat her up, and took their child.
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the victim says she woke up to find barton attacking her.she says he then took their two year old son and ran outside into 29 degree weather while the baby was not fully clothed. the child was later found at a friend's house.anyone with information on michael barton is asked to call the spartanburg county's sheriff's office. 3 3 with the iowa caucuses behind them... the presidential candidates are now turning to new hampshire. hampshire.tonight.. the two remaining democrats-- hillary clinton and bernie sanders-- will head to "derry" for a town hall event on c-n-n.after winning iowa by a narrow margin..clinton is looking at a much tougher battle in new hampshire.the latest c-n-n poll shows bernie sandede is leading among new hampshire democrats with 57 percent support.. compared to 34 percent for clinton. 3 and while new hampshire's primary is six days away.. the campaigns are also pushing ahead to south carolina. carolina.today.. former president bill clinton will be in columbia to stump for his wife.he'll go to allen university for a rally tonight at 6:00.before that.. clinton is also scheduled to meet with
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3 and straight from his win in iowa... republican ted cruz made a stop in greenville tuesday evening. evening.a full house greeted him at the t-d convention center.also on hand was representative jeff duncan.. who is supporting his campaign. cruz reminded the crowd of how important the south carolina primary will be. 3 3 3 south carolina this year is going to ensure that the next republican nominee and the next president of the united states is a true and proven conservative." conservative."cruz also promised voters that he will repeal every word of obamacare if he's elected.. and will pass a simple flat tax. 3 rick santorum's campaign says they're postponing his tour through south carolina.the republican candidate was supposed to make three stops in the upstate today.but his campaign says weather and other issues have forced them to postpone.there's no word on
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3 here's a look at the 11 republicans left in the race. the south carolina primary is february 20th. 20th.and this is the democratic ballot.that vote takes place february 27th. 3 3 the countdown is on for super bowl fifty..and one of the biggest things to watch will be the quarterback matchup. matchup.the panthers face a very tough opponent with the broncos' peyton manning.but cam newton is also favored to be an mvp.newton gets his share of criticism.. but head coach ron rivera says his contribution to the team is invaluable. 3 3 3 3 a lot of people don't see the things that he does behind the scenes: the workouts, the extra film time, the extra meeting time; coming in on tuesday, on his day off, to sit in with the two other quarterbacks to see what they see on tape and talk about the things that they think might work. work.super bowl 50 kicks off sunday night in san francisco. 3 and don't forget.. fox carolina has special coverage of the panthers' journey to the super bowl this weekend.
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sommerville will look back at the team's near-perfect season during "panthers pursuit of the title." you can catch that saturday night at 7:00 on fox carolina. 3 turning to college football.. later today. we could get a glimpse into where some of the young talent will go next season. season.it's national signing day--and clemson **could land the number one recruit in the nation. nation.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in clemson this morningwith more on where some of the top players could go. 3 the rich may get a lot richer today..after being a few points away from a national championship against alabama.. the tigers may be bringing in
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nation..3 after many experts thought 3 rashan gary was going to michigan..the tides have turned after he made a stop in clemson a few days ago..now clemson is one of two options for the nose tackle.. tackle..3 4 star safety isaiah simmons from kansas tweeted his commitment to clemson last night...and many more big time names are expected to sign their letter of intent..and you can see it live on clemsontigers.com they will be having a live broadcast from right here this morning... morning...u-s-c has quite the class as well..with more than a dozen verbal commitments that just need a signature... including korey banks, wr, tyrone, ga. (former unc commitment)a stephon taylor, dt, new orleans, la. a randrecous davis, wr, atlantaa jacoby hill, de, atlanta 3 and we will be all around the upstate covering where out local players will commit.if you are at a signing day make sure to send your pictures to foxcarolinanews at foxcarolina.comor to our
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3 back to you.. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: hudson rd@ devenger rde. butler rd@ i-385 white horse rd@ i-185 southernconnector connector 3 here's a live look at the
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3 here's a live look over lake hartwell-- you're watching the
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look over i-85 in greenville. 3 3 people in two southern states are cleaning up major damage this morning after tornadoes came through on tuesday. tuesday.this is a look at pickens county, alabama... where officials confirm a large tornado hit.officials say several homes were damaged... along with a federal prison.widespread power outages were also reported... but there were only minor injuries.another tornado was confirmed in mississippi... while thunderstorms left damage in parts of tennessee. 3 one of two virginia tech students charged in the death of a 13 year old girl is due in court today. today.natalie keepers is facing accessory charges, after authorities say she helped david eisenhauer dispose of the body. body.authorities now say nicole lovell was stabbed to death last wednesday.that's the same day her mother
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was found saturday just over the north carolina state line. a neighbor tells the associated press that nicole talked about sneaking out to see her older boyfriend, whom she met online. 3 michigan's top environmental regulator will be in washington today. today.eith creagh" will provide testimony at a hearing in front of a house oversight committee.this is the first hearing on capitol hill about the water crisis in flint.a copy of keith's planned comments state he believes all levels of government share the blame.his statement also indicates michigan leaders should have required the city of flint to do a better job of treating their water. 3 if you plan on flying american airlines, there is some good news. news.company execs announced they're bringing back complimentary snacks for the first time since 2003. passengers in the main cabin can get free cookies and pretzels starting in april. american airlines is also expanding its free entertainment options on domestic flights.customers with in-seat t-vs will have access to up to 40 movies, 60
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listen to. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusus wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday with highs in the mid-50s. friday and saturday will be cool and sunny in the low to mid-50s, followed by sun and clouds on sunday. monday into tuesday next week brings colder conditions, with a chance for rain and wintry mix. heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday with highs in the mid-50s. friday and saturday will be cool and sunny in the low to mimi50s, followed by sun and clouds on sunday. monday into tuesday next week brings colder conditions, with a chance for rain and wintry mix.
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now: 3 3 3 we're watching:brook forest dr @ hillside lanesheriff mill rd @ hwy 8i-85 north@ hwy 3 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 and here's a live look at usc upstate in spartanburg--you're watching the morning news on
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fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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college.at city hall there are several panthers decals along the windows.there's also a sign inside 'the beacon' restaurant that says "spartanburg loves the carolina panthers". people are welcome to come in and sign the poster. one of the owners says the sign will be brought to the super bowl.wofford college is also taking a picture and sending to the panthers. 3 3 "everyone is just beyond excited, we just really feel like they're a part of our family cause they are with us every summer. our food service folks are so excited to cause they get to know the players really really well during training camp." camp."the city encourages anyone who is interested to come out on thursday morning at 10:00 to take a group picture in your panthers gear. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool
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3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: brook forest dr @ hillside laneschool bus crash sheriff mill rd@ hwy 8i-85 north@ hwy 101/exit 60left lane lane 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 here's a live look at --you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news starts now. now.the parents of a clemson student who died more than a year ago are still working to get justice.coming up.. we have new information on the lawsuits filed in the death of tucker hipps. hipps. 3 heavy rain and thunderstorms may slow down your commute
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when it should all clear out.. coming up. up. 3 national signing day is here. we're live at clemson with a rundown of which star high school players are expected to commit today. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, february 3.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 heavy rain and t-storms likely
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highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 we're watching: brook forest dr @ hillside laneschool bus crash sheriff mill rd@ hwy 8i-85 north@ hwy 101/exit 60left lane lane 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 two lalauits filed by the family of tucker hipps have been consolidated meaning they'll be decided - in *one trial. trial.the hipps' family filed a suit for wrongful death and survival action -- each one looking for up to 25-million in damages.those have now been combined.oconee county deputies continue to investigate the death of the 19-year-old clemson tudent. student.those lawsuits allege hipps was hazed by members of the sigma phi epsilon
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in lake hartwell back in september of 20-14. 14.you can read the entired combine lawsuit on our website...foxcarolina.com.the trial is expected to last at least two weeks. 3 the u-s marines say they're working to salvage the wreckage from two helicopters that went down last month. month.the u-s marines say they found a very small amount of human remains off hawaii's coast.back on january 14th.. witnesses reported seeing two marine choppers collide in a mid-air fireball. fireball.12 marines were on board.. including woodruff native effrey sempler. 3 3 covering our counties---the haywood county sheriff's office needs your help identifying a suspect accused of breaking into a home. home.it happened on hickory hill road....at lake e junaluska just after 9 p-m monday. monday.investigators say this man kicked in the door of a home.we're told the man was trying to steal items from the home but the owner scared him causing him to drop the items. according to deputies, he got away in this mercury s-u-v with temporary tags.if you know who this is.. call the
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3 in greenville county:the better business bureau is warning people about an online business based out of simpsonville called-- "campox company" 3 the **b-b-b** says they recieved nine complaints after customers say they never got the camping and hiking gear they paid for **or had trouble with the products. the bbb says only two of the complaints have been resolved. but we spoke to the company's owner who says they simply got too many orders over the holidays and fell behind.he says winter orders should be all be shipped by next week. 3 3 as the carolina panthers get ready to take on the denver broncos, the big story to watch will be peyton manning versus carolina's defense. defense.luke kuechly and company will have the tough task of stopping one of the all time greats.the 39 year old future hall of famer has already won a super bowl title and countless other awards.but with all of his experience, manning says carolina has one of the best defenses he's seen. the last time peyton faced the panthers was back in 2012 when
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3 and remember - we'll have live coverage from san francisco and super bowl 50 the rest of the week.ashley minelli will bring you live reports from out west starting tomorrow. tomorrow.and on saturday at 7:00 be sure to catch the panthers pursuit of the title.. we'll have one on one interviews and everything you need to know about the journey to the super bowl. 3 it's national signing day! and the spotlight is here on the upstate--- as the nations top recruit *may decide to play football at clemson. 3 fox carolina's joe gagnon is live for us this morning with more on national signing day. joe? 3 they expect a big day on the clemson campus with some big recruits including potentially the number one recruit in the nation headed here to tiger town 3 and in face a live broadcast will be happening from right
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updates on who will sign their national letter of intent..and we will have every single update online and on our website at foxcarolina.com... including a live stream of coach swinney press conference scheduled at 2:30 this afternoon. afternoon.3 u-s-c has quite the class as well..with more than a dozen verbal commitments that just need a signature... including korey banks, wr, tyrone, ga. (former unc commitment)a stephon taylor, dt, new orleans, la.a randrecous davis, wr, atlantaa jacoby hill, de, atlanta 3 and we won't be able to make it to every high school this morning..so if you are at a signing fay make sure to send your pictures to foxcarolinanews at foxcarolina dot comor to our foxcarolina news facebook page.. page..
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with
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wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday.
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3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: brook forest dr @ hillside laneschool bus crash sheriff mill rd@ hwy 8i-85 north@ hwy 101/exit 60left lane lane 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 it's ______.he's supported them for years.. and now the clemson tigers are giving back to a special fan.we'll show
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3 here's a live look over clemson-- you're watching the
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hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you are looking live over i-85 and pelham road 3 3 presidential hopeful donald trump says his decision to skip the republican debate in iowa may have cost him the caucus. caucus.you may remember trump boycotted the fox network debate because of a conflict with moderator megyn kelly. but trump says even though he came in second to ted cruz, he would skip the debate again if he had to.he held a fundraiser for veterans instead of going to the debate where 6 million dollars was raised. 3 here's a look at the 11 republicans left in the race. their next debate is saturday night in new hampshire. hampshire.the democratic candidates are still battling over their debate schedule. msnbc is planning a debate in new hampshire for tomorrow night... but the sanders campaign says they won't take part unless clinton agrees to
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3 3 later today -- president obama is scheduled to visit a u-s mosque for the first time while in office. office.he's expected to stop by the islamic society of baltimore which houses a mosque and school.white house staffers say president obama will talk about the need to speak out against bigotry and reject indifference.he became the first sitting president to speak at the israeli embassy last week and talked about 3 3 the clemson tigers are letting a greenville man who's in hospice care-- know they appreciate his support. support.family, friends, and staff members surprised gary johns tuesday morning at the gardens at eastside assisted living facility.johns is a lifelong clemson fan but suffers from dementia.his loved ones say that doesn't stop him from talking about clemson all the time. johns was at the orange bowl in 19-82 when the tigers won the national championship. 3 3 3 0:49-1:00 ive been a fan of clemson every since i was a kid, i was raised on orange orange 3 0:42-52 you can'n'spell hospice without hope and this
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at the end of their life. when they don't have a lot to look forward to this is something that brightens his day. day.3 the tiger mascot also came out to help celebrate with cupcakes and orange and purple decorations. 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping
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cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday with highs in the mid-50s. friday and saturday will be cool and sunny in the low to mid-50s, followed by sun and clouds on sunday. monday into tuesday next week brings colder conditions, with a chance for rain and wintry mix. heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday
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friday and saturday will be cool and sunny in the low to mid-50s, followed by sun and clouds on sunday. monday into tuesday next week brings colder conditions, with a chance for rain and wintry mix.
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for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: west faris rd @ grove rdbrookforest dr @ hillside ln bus accident. no one hurt on the bus. bus. 3 here's a live look at that bus crash--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 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
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3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm diana watson. it's signing day for college bound athletes..we'll have live coverage from clemson to columbia on the four oclock news.and don't miss sports director aaron checklock's live reports from san fransisco .. as we countdown to super bowl 50 .. at four and ten...plus new at ten...former president bill clinton in south carolina to thinks this state will back hillary in the primary. 3 with at&t the choice is yours.
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3 we're back with news you need to know...greenville county deputies are looking for who shot two women in piedmont early this morning.the shooting happened on mansion circle just after three oclock..the women are expected to be ok. 3 severe weather is leaving its mark as it moves across several states.tornadoes were reported in both alabama and missisppi tuesday.people in tennessee arealso cleaning up after thunderstorms left behind damage. 3 democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders are getting ready for a town hall event in new hampshire tonight.the latest c-n-n poll shows sanders having a large lead there after clinton won the iowa caucus.new hampshire's primary is coming up on tuesday. 3 today is national signing day for highschool athletes across the u-s.the number one recruit in the nation "rashan gary" is expected to announce if he'll go to clemson in the fall.the
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they're hoping to sign today. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday.
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3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at that bus crash-- 3 3 with the super 3 bowl just 4 days away, football fans are using all kinds of unique ways to show their support for the panthers and broncos. broncos.a woman named "rebecca herberg" says she's knitting sweaters to show her support for denver.herberg isn't just knitting a few, she's making 150 of them for a herd of goats.they own just 14 goats but are expecting quite a few
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girls get orange and the boys of course get blue.she says the team's success has won her over. 3 thanks for 3 joining us for the morning news on fox carolina.don't
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