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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 r0s with a light breeze.
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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-- 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
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3 also in anderson county. broadway station and whitefield fififighters 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 with this bitter cold weather sticking around... many experts are warning of the dangers of *not* bundling up. up.and there are also some other things you need to be 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 right now, talk about the current temperature 3 - we've seen a lot of people bundling up over the past few w days... - that will continue through weekend- this morning... wind chill can make
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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 3 3 3 bundle up up- bottom line: 3 use your legsback straight, drink water, keep take breaks, drink water, keep back straight, use your legs 3 - bottom line: bundle up up
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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 oconee or haywood county sheriff's offices. 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
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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 clemson. 3 3 3 "common core, we're going keep. trade, we're going to make great. military, through the roof, we're going to make it so great." great."all of these characters 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 did, by saying that our rights 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
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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 carolina poll.saturday night's debate starts at 9:00 at the peace center. 3 democrats hillary clinton and again tonight. tonight.pbs is hosting a debate at the university of wisconsin in milwaukee.hillary clintotowill 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
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democrats' last debate until next month. 3 now 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 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 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 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.
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look over 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" says 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 january second.. to protest federal land-use policies. 3 3 thousands of people have been watching the greenville zoo's
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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 3 greenville zoo with more.. 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
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3 back to you..
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic. traffic.3 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
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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
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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
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching: hwy 101@ j verne smith pkwy injurieshwy 290 @ i-85s.batesville rd@ pelham rd &; dry pocket rd/3 vehiclesroper mtn rd @ godfrey
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way 3 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over clemson. 3 have you ever wondered if animals can tell if you're happy or sad? sad?according to a new study published with the royal society, horses might be able to understand human emotions. scientists showed a group of horses pictures of different facial expressions.they say angry faces increased the heart rate of horses.they also say the horses reacted negatively.scientists say this
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horses distinguish positive and negative human facial expressions. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 teens and 20s start the day, but sunny skies bring highs to 47 in the upstate and 35 in the mountains. gusty nditions are expected through noon for high elevations. tonight, lows drop into the 20s with a light breeze.
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3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: hwy 101@ j verne smith pkwy injurieshwy 290 @ i-85s.batesville rd@ pelham rd &; dry pocket rd/3 vehiclesroper mtn rd @ godfrey rdpelham rd @ milestone way way 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 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.
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greenville --you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. mymylan -- 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. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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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 bititr 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 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 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: s.batesville rd @ dry pocket rd3 vehicles
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rd@ milestone way way 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 parents in pickens county are pretty concerned this morning- after they say the district *sprung* a proposal on them to shut down some of the mountain schools. schools.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the district office.. and ashley- parents are saying-- this is all happening *too* fast. 3 - just notified about this on monday... the plan is to close these three schools schools- a.r. lewis- holly springs- ambler elementary elementary- at meetings last night... - many parents spoke out- feel board already made up their mind- kids there, devestated- parents feel this is the wrong move
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3 movethis is the wrong 3 move 3 3 3 you give us a week to get prepared to offer some alternative situations or proposals and its not long enough. enough.3 we know that people love their schools, they love their schools the way they are and change is always difficult no matter what the change is. we're going to do our best to make that change as smooth as possible if the decision is made. 3 district leaders:- closing school will save nearly 12 million dollars- several of the kids will be sent to haygood elementary after closing3 3 concerning to parents: - how quickly this decision was made... plan announced on
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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 in spartanburg county--police are trying to figure out who would steal from a girl scouts camp. camp.it happened at the camp on scout drive in spartanburg.. sometime between six o'clock monday night and seven tuesday morning. morning.police say the thieves made off with several items - including a microwave, ten two-way radios, a tv, a computer, and three mountain bikes.police tell us they
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fingerprints at the scene-but so far, no suspects have been identified. 3 we want to an update a story we ran earlier this morning: union police say a suspected bank robber is in custody. custody.we're told glen roth was arrested in ashburn, georgia on wednesday.earlier that morning.. union police say he robbed the founders federal credit union on north duncan bypass.officers say roth told bank employees he had a gun.. and got away with cash.we're told the fbi and georgia state patrol took him into custody.it's not clear when he will be extradited back to union county. 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. voters.today.. marco rubio 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
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peace center... one week before the primary. 3 people in downtown greenville are preparing for an extremely busy weekend. weekend.that gop 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.. but you'll want to be prepared if you head out.for more information on parking and road closures.. just head to fox carolina dot com. 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 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 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:s.batesville rd @ dry pocket rdroper mtn rd@ godfrey rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the
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3 good morning, joe-- 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 over lake hartwell-- you're watching the
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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 rolina.you are looking live over greenville. 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
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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 deputy was called to a crowded 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.
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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 greenville zoo with more. 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 3giraffe.. 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 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. friday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance for tn border snow, and highs in the mid-40s. the weekend stays dry with sunshe 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
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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. 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 for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 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 and time for birthday shout-
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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, provide living wages for working people, 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.
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news you need to know...family members are asking for your help to find a man who's missing from haywood county.investigators say scott turner's truck was found tuesday in oconee county.if you see him.. you're asked to call 911. 3 republican presidential hopefuls doctor ben carson and marco rubio will be in town today.carson will meet with voters at the gaffney visitor center at 3:00.at 4:00 rubio will be at southside christian in greenville. 3 the democratic presidential candidates will debate tonight in milwaukee.this will be the last debate between hillary
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3 the final four armed protesters at an oregon wildlife refuge are expected to surrender today.the standoff has been going on since january second.the group's leader, ammon bundy, is behind bars. 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 3 breeze.
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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 the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 after months of anticipation, we're getting our first look "fuller house". house". 3 "i've waited my whole life to
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home!"the trailer for the 90's show revival was released this week.most of the stars from the original show "full house" were in the trailer.netflix also released a behind the scenes feature on tuesday to go along with the trailer. although mary kate and ashley won't be in the show, the cast says they refernce them so they're not forgotten.fuller house will be available on netflix february 26th. 3 thanks for 3 joining us for 3 the morning news on fox 3 carolina.don't forget to join diana, cody and kendra at
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and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, healtltcare and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism.
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