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3 teens and 20s start 3 the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty conditions are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic.
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watching:3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we're following 3 some breaking news out of greenville county.firefighters are on the scene of a fire on emily lane.emergency workers tell us the fire was reported just before six oclock and both firefighters and deputies were called to the scene.we're told the road is shut down near laurel trace circle.we have a crew checking it out and we'll bring you more information as we get it. 3 also in anderson county. broadway station and whitefiled firefighters are on the scene of a house fire near blue ridge circle.they say fire started around 5 o'clock this morning. luckily no injuries were reported. no word on how the fire was started. stay with fox- carolina on air and online as
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3 3 with this bitter cold weather sticking around... many dangers of *not* bundling up. up.and there are also some aware of-- of--fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in pickens county... how's it feeling out there? 3 - ad lib about the weather temperature 3 - we've seen a lot of people bundling up over the past few days... - that will continue
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morning... wind chill can make it feel 20 degress... 3 - frost bite: cover nose, toes, fingers, face... etc- hypothermia: body temperature dips below 95 degrees... babies and elderly people most at risk- shoveling snow: take breaks, drink water, keep back straight, use your legs 3 - bottom line: bundle up up 3 fire crews are 3 also warning people about using space heaters in these cold temperatures.. after an
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on wednesday. wednesday.the fire broke out around five a-m on lowell court in una.according to firefighters.. the homeowner woke up to find an electric heater had set his comforter on fire.fire crews say this shows how dangerous these heaters can be. 3 3 3 "just when its cold be extremely careful. make sure that if you do use an alternate, make sure youve read the directions and you follow all the directions to be safe." safe."3 we're told that homeowner was treated for minor burns.and this morning, the red cross is offering assistance. 3 3 covering our counties--the search for a missing western north carolina man has moved into oconee county. county.scott turner is missing out of haywood county.we're told he went to work monday morning, and never returned home. home.the next day.. family members found his truck along highway 107 in mountain rest. on wednesday.. crews spent hours searching the area for turner. turner.if you see him.. or if you know where he might be.. you are asked to call the
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3 we're working to find out if there was any damage after a fire at a spartanburg county hospital. hospital.crews from four departments were called out to mary black hospital just after 6:00 wednesday night.the e-r was evacuated.. but no injuries were reported.we're told the fire was in a dumpster, but it's not clear exactly what sparked it. 3 3 the republican presidential candidates are setting their sights on south carolina. today, doctor ben carson will meet with voters in gaffney. gaffney.and marco rubio is spending his second day in the state. state.on wednesday.. he made an appearance in spartanburg. rubio is trying to bounce back after taking fifth place in the new hampshire primary.the man who won new hampshire-- donald trump-- was also in the upstate wednesday.he drew a huge crowd for his rally at 3 3 3 "common core, we're going keep. trade, we're going to the roof, we're going to make it so great." are going to give it up, we're going to run the table, and we will make america great again, i can tell you, okay? okay? 3 when we declared our independence, our creators
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don't come from the government our rights come from god. and it's true truewe are living out our faith. we need a president, and you better hope we have a president that lives out the teachings of their faith. faith.south carolina congressman trey gowdy and senator tim scott are both supporting rubio's campaign. donald trump has gotten an endorsement from lieutenant governor henry mcmaster. 3 two more republicans have dropped out of the presidential race.former ceo carly fiorina and new jersey governor chris christie suspended their campaigns on wednesday.both finished near the bottom in tuesday's new hampshire primary. 3 that leaves seven candidates still running for the republican presidential nomination.we are still waiting to find out which ones will take part in saturday's debate in greenville. greenville.cbs news says in order to qualify-- candidates must have done well in iowa and new hampshire... and must be in the top five in a south
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debate starts at 9:00 at the peace center. 3 democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders will face off again tonight. tonight.pbs is hosting a debate at the university of wisconsin in milwaukee.hillary clinton will be looking for new ways to win support.. after she lost to bernie sanders in new hampshire.. and just barely won in iowa. clinton's campaign says they're preparing to get much more aggressive in their approach.this will be the democrats' last debate until next month. 3 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 teens and 20s start the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty conditions are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop 3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching:
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3 good morning, 3joe-- joe-- 3 if you've been watching the greenville zoo's baby giraffe online..you'll soon be able to see him or her in person.we're live at the zoo with details on how you can also help pick a name for the new baby. 3 here's a live look 3 in pickens-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 you're watching if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders.
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we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few.
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elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over i-3 85 in greenville. 3 3 a nevada rancher, whose son led a weeks-long standoff at a federal wildlife refuge... is now behind bars. bars.prison records show cliven bundy was arrested in oregon late wednesday night. according to a facebook page for the "bundy ranch" -- he was arrested shortly after landing at the airport in portland, oregon.bundy is facing federal charges related to a 2014 standoff at his ranch in nevada. 3 bundy's son, ammon, is also behind bars for organizing a takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in the town of burns. and this morning, that standoff is expected to finally end.after the f-b-i began moving in on them.. the four remaining protesters agreed to surrender this morning.the standoff began
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federal land-use policies. 3 3 thousands of people have been watching the greenville zoo's nine day old giraffe on the zoo's earth cam.and you'll soon be able to see the little one in person. person.the baby is almost ready for his *or* her debut. debut.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the greenville zoo with more.. 3 saturday is the 3 day when the zoo reopens after annual maintenence...and you can see many of the amazing animals here including the yet to be named baby giraffe.. giraffe..it has not been revealed what gender the six
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it has not been named yet either..today is the last day to send in your suggestion... go to foxcarolina.com and click on the as seen on section to find out how to vote..
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you..3 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 teens and 20s start 3 the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty
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through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze. friday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance for tn border snow, and highs in the mid-40s. the weekend stays dry with sunshine and a breeze, highs in the 40s saturday, and 30s on sunday. monday brings the next chance for daytime snow, changing to rain late. stick with us for the latest. teens and 20s start the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty conditions are expected through noon for
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drop into the 20s with a light breeze. friday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance for tn border snow, and highs in the mid-40s. the weekend stays dry with sunshine and a breeze, highs in the 40s saturday, and 30s on sunday. monday brings the next chance for daytime snow, changing to rain late. stick with us for the latest.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching:
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3 here's a live look 3 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.. prosecutors are working on setting a federal trial date for accused church shooter dylann roof.lawyers say they want to wait until after the state trial in july.federal prosecutors have not said if they will pursue the death penalty. 3 the greenville county sheriff's office is asking for your help finding adam worley. his family says worley hasn't been seen since monday.they say he was last seen in the greer area.call the sheriff's office if you have any information. 3 a bill is expected to head to the president's desk that would permanently block governments from taxing access to the internet.senators are expected to vote today on the bi-partisan measure that would
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3 here's a live look over greenville --thee morning news on fox 3 carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to 3 the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look
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3 a couple of 3 simpsonville elementary students are in the record books this morning because of their dedication to fitness. fitness.this is "amanda" who hula hooped non-stop for 5 hours and 5 minutes with a 3 and-a-half pound hula hoop. that breaks a school record and ranks 19th nationally. "dominique cox" is ranked in the top ten nationally for running a mile in 6 minutes-26 seconds.one teacher says it's important to get kids into fitness early in life. 3 3 7:41:22 "because of their growth and development right now, this is the time we need to get them into good healthy habits. becauseover time if the habits aren't developed here at a younger age, as they get older, they cannot promote the health and fitness into, it doesnot continue into their adult life." 7:41:40 7:41:40both students we mentioned earlier are now in the record books for project fit america.project fit is a
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dedicated to reducing childhood obesity. 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every
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but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty conditions are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching:3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's ______.weekends are always busy in downtown greenville.. but this weekend might be a little crazy.how police and businesses are preparing for all the events.. next. 3 we leave you 3 with a live look in pickens-- thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. [ female announcer ] most of the time it's easy to know which option is better. other times, not so much.
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3 news starts now. now. 3 temps in the teens and 20s to start the day.i'll tell you how long the bitter cold will continue. continue. 3 members of the pickens county school board are looking to save millions of dollars.. by making changes that would affect hundreds of students. we're live in pickens with more on how parents are pushing back. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 11.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining
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3 teens and 20s start 3 the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty conditions are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 3 3 3 we're following some breaking news out of greenville county. this is a live look along emily lane, where crews are responding to a house fire. emergency workers tell us the fire was reported just before six oclock and both firefighters and deputies were called to the scene.we're told the road is shut down near laurel trace circle. 3 also in anderson county. broadway station and whitefiled firefighters are on the scene of a house fire near blue ridge circle.they say fire started around 5 o'clock this morning. luckily no injuries were reported. no word on how the fire was started. stay with fox- carolina on air and online as we learn more information. 3 3 this morning, parents in pickens county are hoping to stop the school board from moving ahead with plans to shut down three schools.. and shuffle students around. around.a vote is planned next week on the proposal to close...a.r. lewis, holly springs and ambler elementary.
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is live at the pickens county school district... so ashley- when will a final decision be made? 3 - board making a final vote on monday monday- many people feel, board already made up their mind- didn't stop them from speaking out at meetings around district last night- kids there, devestated- parents feel this is the wrong 3 3 3 "the mountain schools are their own community. i just feel like if we close these schools the morale is going to go down." down.""our pledge is that no matter the size of the school, large or small, students can be successful. and we've proven that year after year that they can be successful." 3 district leaders:- closing school will save nearly 12
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the kids will be sent to haygood elementary after closing 3 concerning to 3 parents: - how quickly this decision was made... plan
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3 - any teacher layoffs? 3 3 covering our counites-- anderson county deputies say they've arrested a young man who tried to kill his grandfather. grandfather.joshua driver is charged with attempted murder. on tuesday, deputies were called to a home in belton.. where a man says his 18 year old grandson had hit him in the head with a baseball bat. the man was taken to the hospital.we're told driver was later arrested in williamston. 3 union county authorities need your help to find a bank robbery suspect. suspect.police are looking for glen roth.they say he's wanted for robbing the founders federal credit union on north duncan bypass yesterday morning.we're told he threatened workers with a gun.. and got away with cash. roth was last seen driving a silver pontiac sunfire - with south carolina tags.he is considered armed and dangerous. if you see him - call 911. 3 3 with nine days to go before south carolina's republican primary... the presidential candidates are doubling down on efforts to win over voters.
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continues his swing through the state.at 4:00.. he's having an event at southside christian school in greenville. and doctor ben carson is meeting with voters in cherokee county.he'll be at the gaffney visitor's center at 3:00. 3:00.most of the candidates will be in greenville on saturday.the next republican debate is happening at the peace center... one week before the primary. 3 people in downtown greenville are preparing for an extremely busy weekend. weekend.that republican debate will mean road closures and tons of security. security.and that's not the only event happening.the swamp rabbits and the clemson basketball team have games at the well.plus..it's valentine's weekend.restaurant owners and police tell us.. they are working ahead to accommodate the extra crowds. 3 3 3 what we do is we have our normal hours and usually add an hour on each side opening and closing and if we fill up all those time slots we add some more so we'll be opening at 4 on sat and serving til 11 sat night" 3 it should be fairly easy, all the parking garages will be accessible - although one side of the garage may be closed
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going on downtown, everything will be available availablefor more information on parking and road closures.. just head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 teens and 20s start the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty conditions are expected
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elevations. 3 tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe-- joe--
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greenville zoo's baby giraffe online..you'll soon be able to see him or her in person.we're live at the zoo with details on how you can also help pick a name for the new baby. 3 here's a live look over i-85 and pelham road-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. dunkin' donuts' unbelievable selection of breakfast sandwiches freshly made all day -- and now you can enjoy two english muffin egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches for $4.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look along emily lane in greenville.crews are responding to a house fire. we're told the fire was reported just before 6:00.both firefighters and deputies were called to the scene.we're told the road is shut down near laurel trace circle. 3 3 lawmakers in washington say the obama administration is in support of a bill to help solve the water crisis in flint. flint.the bill would send 765-million dollars to the city.it would help fix and replace lead-contaminated pipes and provide healthcare for children poisoned by the bad water.sources say the white house budget director likes the plan but wants to talk about improving the bill. the obama administration is talking about including money for flint in the spending request to fight the zika virus. 3 flags are flying at half staff in maryland for two deputies killed in the line of duty. duty.investigators say one
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panera bread for a man causing problems.they say he sat in the booth with 67 year old "david evans" to ask him how he was doing and that's when evans shot the deputy. another officer was shot during a shoot out that killed evans.both deputies who were shot later died in the hospital.no bystanders were hurt. 3 nearly 61-hundred people are safe this morning after surviving a scary cruise ship ride. ride.the royal caribbean's "anthem of the seas" docked in new jersey wednesday night around 9:00.the ship sailed into a major storm over the atlantic on sunday.powerful winds and 30 foot waves rocked the ship causing passengers to get sick.4 people reported injuries and parts of the ship were damaged.company reps say the passengers will get a full refund and money off a future cruise. 3 3 the greenville zoo's baby giraffe is now nine days old... and he or she still doesn't have a name. name.but.. you still have time to make a suggestion before the baby goes on display this weekend. weekend.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the
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3 saturday is the day when the zoo reopens after annual maintenence...and you can see many of the amazing animals here including the yet to be named baby giraffe.. giraffe..it has not been revealed what gender the six foot tall little one is..and it has not been named yet either..today is the last day to send in your suggestion... go to foxcarolina.com and click on the as seen on section to find out how to vote.. 3 back to you..
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 teens and 20s start the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in
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conditions are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze. friday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance for tn border snow, and highs in the mid-40s. the weekend stays dry with sunshine and a 40s saturday, and 30s on sunday. monday brings the next chance for daytime snow, changing to rain late. stick with us for the latest. teens and 20s start the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the
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are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze. friday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance for tn border snow, and highs in the mid-40s. the weekend stays dry with sunshine and a breeze, highs in the 40s saturday, and 30s on sunday. monday brings the next chance for daytime snow, changing to rain late. stick with us for the latest.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..the family of scott turner are asking for your help finding a western north carolina man. haywood county investigators say the search for him has moved into oconee county. you're asked to call the sheriff's department of either county if you see turner. 3 the final group of armed protesters in oregon are expected to surrender today. the four people say they will leave their guns in their vehicles and walk to a federal check point.they're the final members of a group that took over a federal building last month. 3 democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders will face off again tonight.pbs is hosting a debate at the university of wisconsin in milwaukee. clinton's campaign says they're preparing to get much more aggressive after losing the new hampshire primary. 3 time for birthday shout-outs,
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-terry from piedmont.-kaylee from fork shoals.-joe from piedmont-amber from greer. greer.-ava in anderson. anderson.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 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 3 3
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3 you're watching the mo she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done...
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 3 we're back with a live look
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3 if you're bundling up your kids to keep them warm this winter, make sure their coats aren't too big. big.consumer reports and safe kids upstate are warning that bulky coats can be dangerous in a car seat.reps say a bulky coat may affect how the child restraints work in the car seat.in case of a crash, they say the restraints may loosen and possibly throw the child from the car seat. 3 3 3 if the carseat is not used properly then it cant do its job to protect your child and the most important part is having that harness strap sucrlly fafaned and you not being able to able to pinch any of the straps that is lose lose3 workers with safe kids upstate -- which is part of ghs' children's hospital -- offer an alternative.they say to buckle your child in their seat without a coat and then put the coat over them like a blanket. 3 now time for weather and
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3 teens and 20s start the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty conditions are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze.
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3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: pelham rd @ milestone wayhwy 153 @ hwy 81 accident injuriesberry shoals rd @ duncan reidville rd rd 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- you're watching the morning
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes,
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ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. 3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 temps in the teens and 20s to start the day.i'll tell you how long the bitter cold will continue. continue. 3 bundle up as you head out this morning..these temperatures could be dangerous.we're talking cold weather safety.. coming up. up.we are nine days away from the first in the south presidential primary.. and the republican candidates are making their way to our area. hear what they're telling upstate voters.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 11.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott.
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