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3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 9.i'm ben hill... here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 tuesday will be cold 3 and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30n 30 in th
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breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 3 several 3 several communities in western north carolina -- especially near the tennessee border -- are seeing some **snow this morning. morning.fox carolina's andrew reeser joins us live in **asheville --and andrew -- whether you live in the mountains or upstate people can expect to either deal with winter weather this week. 3 temperatures today not expected to get higher than the 30s...higher than the today not temperatures 3 today not expected to get higher than the 30s...we are watching a winter storm warning for several counties...
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7 this morning. 3 take a look...this was last night in asheville...light snowfall 3 was the story there...not enough to accumulate...in other coununes however, especially along the tennessee border...snow is sticking around.the big story today in asheville though are the temperatures...highs expected to remain in the 30s...and that cold weather not going anywhere for the next few days... 3 but when the winter storm warning expires around 7 today...a winter storm watch will be in effect...snow always likely with these falling temperatures.ben?
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3 our fox carolina weather app is a great tool for keeping up with the latest winter storm watches and warnings in your area.you can also find a list of school closings and delays. just text "carolina weather" to the number on your screen. 3 winter weather is already hitting the northeast.. and it's not over yet. yet.the national weather service says a wind-driven winter storm could dump four to eight inches of snow on northern new england by tomorrow.southern massachusetts has already seen several inches of by the time it's all over.. forecasters say massachusetts and rhode island could get up to nine inches of snow. 3 3 right now.. the first presidential primary of 2016 is underway in new hampshire. and some of the results are already in. in.voters in the small town of dixville notch headed to the
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the democratic side.. bernie sanders took all four votes. and republican john kasich came out ahead of donald trump.. by a vote of 3 to 2. new hampshire law allows towns with less than 100 people to open their polls at midnight. in the town of millsfield, ted the winners. 3 south carolina is the next state to vote.this is a look at the democrats appearing on the ballot february 27th.we've learned hillary clinton is planning a stop in the state this friday.. but details have not been released. released.and you can expect a lot of visits from the republican candidates before the primary.they will be in greenville this saturday night, for a debate at the peace center.the primary is one week later on the 20th. 3 and while several have dropped out.. one more candidate could be joining the presidential race. race.former new york city mayor michael bloomberg says he is considering a run for president.he tells the "financial times" that he's listening to the current candidates, and he thinks america deserves better.
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dollars.. and is expected to runs. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris.
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3 to chris.let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 let's check in with joe-- joe-- 3 some people really love wings.. and if you're one of them.. there's a giveaway today that you'll want to get
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(vo) shop all makes, models and colors in your neighborhood... all with worry-free ownership. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone... shift your thinking about buying your next one. 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.you're taking a live look in asheville. 3 3 new from overnight--eight people are overnight--new from 3 new from overnight--eight people are dead and 150 are hurt after two trains collided in germany. germany.rescue and recovery efforts are now underway in the southern region of bavaria. police say two trains hit head- on during the morning rush hour. hour.german media says the rail line is used by people who commute to munich for work. police say the crash site is between a river and a forest, making it difficult for crews to reach the scene.
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3 covering our counties--a student in franklin county, georgia is in serious trouble after investigators say they posted a terror threat on social media. media.the sheriff's office says the threat was made on the "kik" app.. and was directed at franklin county high school.deputies say they were able to trace the message to a student, who's now charged with terroristic threats and acts.school officials say the incident is under investigation, but school safety was never compromised. 3 families and school officials in pickens county are at odds over a proposal to close three schools. schools.several school board members are considering closing a-r lewis... holly springs.. and ambler elementary. elementary.the plan was discussed during a packed meeting monday night.under the proposal-- dacusville elementary would have kindergarten through fourth graders.and dacusville middle would house fifth through eighth grades.school officials say it would save 11-point-eight million dollars. but the plan is causing division within the school
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3 alex saitta/ pickens co. school board"we just spent over the last few years nearly 10 million dollars on those three schools to totally renovate them add classrooms to them now to actually turn around and close them would be a complete waste of money." money."john eby/spokesman, pickens co schools"the board looked at all the ways they could cut costs they realized there was no way to cut costs of millions and millions of dollars over several years without looking at school consolidation." consolidation."we're told public meetings are planned tomorrow at the three schools that are slated to close.the school board will take a vote monday. 3 3 a new restaurant in town is really going to make it worth your while to be one of its first customers..free food for a year.. year..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from where it is happening at east coast wings on the parkway.. 3 today is a good day to head to work a big later than normal.. because the first customers here for its grand opening
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wings...join us to enjoy 5 3 free wings with the purchase of an entrae all day long and the chance to win some fun prizes the first 50 people in the door will win free wings for a year....east coast has had a soft opening for customers for a couple of months now..but today it is the grand opening...it has received an average of 4.4 stars in facebook reviews..the doors open at 11..so be sure to get here well before that..
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic.3 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in
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mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. wednesday will be sunny and cold with a strong breeze, highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night. thursday stays sunny and cold, with a slight chance for mountain snow showers again by friday. the weekend will remain sunny, but colder than
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will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. wednesday will be sunny and cold with a strong breeze, highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night.
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with a slight chance for mountain snow showers again by friday. the weekend will remain sunny, but colder than normal in the low 40s.
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3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching: stalled vehicle right lanei-85 south @ exit 56/57 56/57 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. greenville police are looking
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little caesar's on augusta street.it happened around 11:30 saturday night.police say they got away with cash and a cell phone.call 23-crime if you can help. 3 mardi gras celebrations continue in new orleans today.. with fat tuesday. floats and marching bands will take parts in parades through the city, which begin this morning. 3 the u-s-c women's basketball team ended their 22 game winning streak with a loss to number one u-conn monday night. colonial life arena was sold out for the game.final score-- 66 to 54. 3 and here's a live look over lake hartwell--you're watching
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over i-85 in greenville.
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your cell phone?a lot of people admit that they depend on their phone for everything and that may not be a good thing thingresearchers are actually calling this dependence digital amnesia and say its causing people to become less intelligent. instead of trying to rely on our memory--we look to our phones for instant answers. researchers suggest you put the phone down and practice using your memory instead! 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 tuesday will be cold and
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skies and a 3 chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 ((weather hit))
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3 we're watching:stalled vehicle right lanei-85 southexit 56/57 56/57 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.the polls are open in new hampshire.we'll tell you which direction one early vote went when we return. 3 here's a live look at clemson university --you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 get ready for cold and breezy conditions today.. with a chance for snow in the mountains and flurries in the upstate. upstate. 3 snow has already fallen in parts of western north carolina.we're live in asheville taking a look. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 9.i'm ben hill...
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chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 let's take a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills
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overnight. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:stalled vehicle right lanei-85 southexit 56/57 56/57 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 whether it be the snow, the cold or the blustery wind--no matter where you live you will need to bundle up this morning. morning.fox carolina's andrew reeser joins us live from asheville with the latest on this cold blast that doesn't look like it will be letting up anytime soon. 3 some light snow in asheville last night...now giving way to frigid temperatures here... here...many counties here in western north caorlina remain under a winter storm warning. swain, yancey, madison, mitchell, jackson, haywood and graham counties all under threat of severe winter weather until 7 this morning... last night in asheville there was light snowfall...snow looking like it's going to stay mostly near the tenessee border...not much accumulation apparent around here...the big story today here in the
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3 temps not expected to get above 30...highs today area wide in the 30s and lows in the 20s...we are feeling it today...we'll let you know if we hear of any. ben?
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3 right now, some serious winter weather is hitting the northeast.this is video from massachusetts.. where several inches of snow have already fallen.the national weather service says parts of new england could see up to nine inches of snow by wednesday. 3 3 today is primary day in new hampshire.. and this morning, the first votes are already in. in.voters in the small town of dixville headed to the polls overnight.republican john kasich took the lead.. winning three out of five votes.bernie sanders won all four democratic votes.the latest cnn poll shows sanders has a 26 point lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. donald trump is the republican front-runner .. leading by 14 points. 3 after today... the focus turns to south carolina.saturday night.. the next republican debate is happening in greenville at the peace center. the primary is one week later on the 20th. 20th.and south carolina
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polls on the 27th.to find out more about when the candidates will be in our area.. just head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 covering our counties--a greenville county man is behind bars after deputies say he stabbed his own brother... right in front of their mother. mother.ryan mcbride is now charged with murder, following his brother's death. death.we're told sean mcbride passed away friday, one month after the attack. attack.back on january fourth.. pattie burroughs says her son ryan came to her house demanding money.when he was refused.. burroughs says ryan became violent.that's when she says her other son stepped in.. 3 3 3 i feel like sean saved my life, because he grabbed ryan by the ankles and pulled him down. the next thing i knew, he was stabbing sean right there in the living room." room."pattie burroughs says she's not quite ready to forgive her son.this morning, ryan mcbride is being held on no bond.visitation and funeral services for sean mcbride are later today at travelers rest
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3 spartanburg county deputies say a man who went missing on monday is now safe. safe.overnight, deputies said jimmy bunn was located in kershaw county.he'd been reported missing earlier in the day, when he didn't return home.we're told bunn's truck had broken down, and he was taken to a local hospital. deputies say he is okay. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic with
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3 3 chris.traffic with now time for 3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 let's check in with joe-- joe-- 3 some people really love wings.. and if you're one of them.. there's a giveaway today that you'll want to get in on.we're live in greer with more details, coming up. 3 here's a live look over bourbon street in new orleans. fat tuesday parades are getting underway later this morning. you're watching the
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(vo) shop all makes, models and colors in your neighborhood... all with worry-free ownership. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone...
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you are looking live in asheville.
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3 usc's women's 3 basketball team was handed its first loss of the season. season.the gamecocks faced number one uconn monday night. both were 22 and oh going in. the teams played in front of a sold out colonial life arena. the huskies took a 15 point lead during the second quarter and never looked back.final score: 66-to-54.the women gamecocks are still ranked number two. 3 steve spurrier is no longer the south carolina gamecocks head coach but he's not cutting ties with the school just yet.the ex coach has accepted a position as special assistant to president harris pastides and athletic director ray tanner.spurrier has met with several donors and boosters at a few basketball games this 3 the wofford terriers are winning games and setting records in spartanburg. spartanburg.during its game monday night at the benjamin johnson arena the team hit **17** of its 21 three point attempts -- we're talking 81- percent.here's a look at some video of it.that sets an n-c- a-a division one men's basketball record.that
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92 to 60 win over the virginia military institute. 3 the carolina panthers are back home from super bowl 50.the team received a warm welcome home monday evening--dozens of fans either lined up at the airport or stadium.the charlotte fire department even saluted the team with an honorary spray over at the airport.players and coaches took time to shake hands with their faithful at bank of america stadium.despite losing sunday--fans say the are already looking forward to next season. 3 3 if you're a big fan of chicken wings then you'll like this.... an upstate restaurants is giving away free wings for a year today.. today..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from where it is happening...east coast wings and grill on the parkway in greer.. 3 today is a good day to head to work a big later than normal.. because the first customers here for its grand opening
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wings...join us to enjoy 5 free wings with the purchase of an entrae all day long and the chance to win some fun prizes the first 50 people in the door will win free wings for a year....east coast has had a soft opening for customers for a couple of months now..but today it is the grand opening...it has received an average of 4.4 stars in facebook reviews..the doors open at 11..so be sure to get here well before that.. 3 back to you..
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3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. wednesday will be sunny and cold with a strong breeze, highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night. thursday 3 3 the low 40s.colder than normal in friday. the weekend mountain snow stays sunny and cold, single digits and teens the 20s and 30s, with highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night. thursday stays sunny
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for mountain snow showers again by friday. the weekend will remain sunny, but colder
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3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 3 news you need to know...voting is underway in new hampshire for the first in the nation presidential primary.a c-n-n poll still shows donald trump and bernie sanders as the frontrunners there. 3 president obama has unveiled his budget proposal for 20-17. it heavily focuses on adding money for clean energy and funding cancer research.the budget is unlikely to pass the republican controlled congress. 3 the pickens county school board is proposing to close three schools.the board said it would save nearly 12 million dollars.a full vote will be held monday.
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breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight.
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3 let's s t one last look at traffic. watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 one bunny in scottland is looking for a good home--but he's going to need a lot of carrots! carrots!this is atlas--the giant continental rabbit!at just seven months old he's already the size of a small dog and still has some growing to do!he is also up for adoptioiothose taking care of him say he can be mischivious and needs lots of space but loves to cuddle!
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