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3 flurries possible 3 friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 ((wrap up))3 3 let's send it over to chris
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3 we're watching: watching:3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. 3 cam on-- 3 3 3 the presidential 3 candidates continue to focus on south carolina.. ahead of the first in the south primary. and today.. four republican candidates are coming to greenville for a big event. event.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at bob jones university where a presidential forum is happening today-and ashley it's not too late to get tickets for this event.
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free general admission, to event happening here here 3 - carson 12:303 - bush 1:15- rubio 2:20- cruz 4:45 4:45 3 - these 4... behind trump in the gop poll here in sc: cruz, rubio, bush, carson- last chance to see candidates ahead of tomorrow nights debate- still don't know if the four attending today's event will all be at gop debate in downtown greenville- ag alan
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3 - doors open at 11 113 3 and also 3 happening in greenville.. the next gop debate is tomorrow night. night.but this morning..it's still not clear who will be on stage. stage.based on the criteria from cbs news.. we know donald trump, ted cruz and marco rubio will be there.jeb bush is also expected to make the cut. cut.tomorrow's debate takes place at the peace center. police are warning downtown will be busier than usual.. with secret service and the
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hand.most of the roads around the peace center will be closed, starting at 8:00 tomorrow morning.you can find more information on road closures and parking on fox carolina dot com. 3 the democratic candidates squared off in their last debate before the south carolina primary. primary.the debate between hillary clinton and bernie sanders was hosted by pbs in milwaukee.clinton and sanders showed they have similar goals for the presidency.. but once again clashed on issues like the iraq war and campaign financing.sanders has gone after clinton for taking money from "super pacs".. but clinton pointed out that president obama took even more donations during his campaign in 2008. 3 3 3 let's not in any way imply here that either president obama or myself would in any way not take on any vested interest, whether it's wall street or drug companies or insurance companies or frankly the gun lobby, to stand up to do what's best for the american people." people."
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street make huge campaign contributions? i guess just for the fun of it, they want to throw money around. why does the pharmaceutical industry make huge campaign contributions, any connection? maybe the fact that our people pay the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs." drugs."after the debate.. hillary clinton is coming to south carolina today.she'll hold a town hall meeting in bamberg county this afternoon. 3 democrats in nevada will have their caucus february 20th.. followed by the south carolina democratic primary on the 27th. 3 3 covering our counties--another teen is facing charges in connection to a deadly shooting in greenville county. county.mauldin police have now charged a 16 year old girl with murder. the shooting happened january 30th outside the bojangles on east butler road. road.investigators say 19 year old savon allen was killed. authorities have said they think drugs were involved. involved.a total of four teens
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old men and another 15 year old girl. 3 in spartanburg county--a driver is being treated after crashing into a house thursday night.greer police say it happened around 9:30 on anita street.we are told the driver suffered some kind of medical issue just before the crash. one person was in the house, but was not hurt. 3 water workers in greenville county are hopeful a yellow dye found in the reedy river will be completely gone by sunday. sunday.the renewable water resources say the dye was found in water collected at the mauldin road water resource recovery facility. we're told the dye likely came by from a nearby manufacturer and is no longer showing up in its systems-officials say public or the environment. 3 minutes.
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morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s.
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3 now let's send it 3 over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. 3 cam on-- joe-- 3 it's pretty cold outside.. but this weekend, some upstate into help babies in need.
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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. 3 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.we're
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at mile marker 24 in spartanburg county... a tractor trailer crash is causing some serious issues as we hit rush hour.3 3 3 authorities in georgia a 25 year law enforcement veteran has died in the line of duty. duty.the riverdale police chief says major greg barney was shot thursday.police say he was helping clayton county officers serve a warrant, when a shootout began.the suspect was also shot and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.the georgia bureau of investigation is handling the case. 3 and today-- law enforcement across the country are encouraging everyone to wear blue.its to honor police officers killed and hurt in the line of duty. the national sheriff's association says this comes after a string of deadly attacks on police officers this week.a moment of silence will take place at one p-m eastern time. 3 the federal trial for the charleston church shootings has been delayed again. again.on thursday.. a judge ruled "dylann roof's" trial
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government decides if it will seek the death penalty.roof's attorney says he will plead guilty if the government does not seek death.prosecutors say they think the justice department will make a decision by march or april. roof's state murder trial is set to begin this summer. 3 3 it is freezing cold today..and it is sure to be just as cold tomorrow.. tomorrow..the perfect weather for taking a dip in a lake..seriously.. seriously..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from lake hartwell..because a bunch of people will be doing that correct? 3 tomorrow morning it is on..as dozens are signed up to jump into these rather cold lake hartwell.. hartwell..
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3 3 they are doing it for a good cause for sure..it's for a fund called pennies for preemies..to support babies born prematurely..it was started by grace cromer who was born prematurely herself and weighed about a pound.. registration is at 9 am...the
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portman marina in andersonto sign up..go to foxcarolina.com.. 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight
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saturday becomes sunny and cool in the 30s and mid-40s, followed by highs in the 30s sunday. monday starts with snow showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy rain by late afternoon. some light accumulation is possible before changing to rain. flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s.
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cool in the 30s and mid-40s, followed by highs in the 30s sunday. monday starts with snow showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy rain by late afternoon. some light accumulation is possible before changing to rain. flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. saturday becomes sunny and
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followed by highs in the 30s sunday. monday starts with snow showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy rain by late afternoon. some light accumulation is possible before changing to rain. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris.
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3 3 we're watching: deadly crash hwy 290@ berry shoals rd rd 3 west lanesclosedi-26 west@ 24 mmpit crew traffic sponsored by 3 kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 here's a live look at clemson-- thee morning news on fox
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o the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look at i-26 at mile marker 24 in spartanburg county... a tractor trailer crash is causing some serious issues as we hit rush hour.3 3 the final season of american idol is underway.. and we've seen a lot of musicians use that show to launch their careers. careers.but a group right out of spartanburg, never planned on making it big, that way. 3 3 3
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abbey elmore is only 16. she says she's been writing and performing songs since she was 12.the group is releasing a song from their first album on valentine's day.and they say they want to encourage other musicians to never give up on their dreams, because they 3 3 "people connect to your music, and to our music... and just having people respond to that positively, knowing that they get it and understand cause it's real life experiences." experiences."3 the group performs across the upstate and in nearby states, their album is dropping this spring. 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 flurries possible friday
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then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit
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3 we're watching:deadly crashhwy 290@ berry shoals rd rd 3 3 west lanesclosedi-26 west@ 24 mm3 3 3 3 it's ______.the fight to stop a coal ash dump in pickens county is going to the statehouse.we'll tell you what some lawmakers are proposing.. next. 3 we leave you with a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm diana watson.first at
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the way ... we'll take a look at five things that can land you in the e-r if you're not careful.and it's decision time for voters ... and the g-o-p candidates have stops all over the upstate tomorrow to win your support in the primary. hear from them on the ten
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3 news starts now. now. 3 the gop presidential candidates are going all over
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your votes.we're live at bob jones university where some of about faith and family, later today. today. 3 some of you could see flurries this morning.. as cold conditions linger.we'll see what's in store for the weekend.. coming up. 3 3 we are following two breaking stories in the traffic department.quite a mess this friday morningthis is a live look at i-26 where the westbound side is shutdown-- after multiple crashes in spartanburg county--this is live look right now--we're told there were injuries and a medical helicopter was called out--you can definitely expect back ups if you have to travel through there.chris will talk about some detours coming up here in just a moment. 3 also in spartanburg county we're told the coroner was called out to a wreck in duncan.this one happening on highway 290 near howell road. we're told it was a head-on crash.we have a photographer headed to that scene and we'll pass along more as we get it. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 12.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and
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3 flurries possible 3 friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry
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3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching:deadly crashhwy rd 3 3 west lanesclosedi-26 west@ 24 3 3 the presidential 3 candidates continue to focus on south carolina.. ahead of the first in the south primary.
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greenville for a big event. event.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at bob jones university where a presidential forum is happening today-and ashley it's not too late to get tickets for this event. 3 - go online to fox carolina- free general admission, to event happening here here 3 - carson 12:30- bush 1:15- rubio 2:20- cruz 4:45 4:45 3 - these 4... behind trump in the gop poll here in sc: cruz, rubio, bush, carson- last chance to see candidates ahead of tomorrow nights debate- still don't know if the four attending today's event will all be at gop debate in downtown greenville- ag alan
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3 - doors open at 11 11 3 and also happening in greenville.. the next gop debate is tomorrow next gop debate greenville.. the happening in and also happening in greenville.. the next gop debate is tomorrow night. night.but this morning..it's still not clear who will be on stage. stage.based on the criteria from cbs news.. we know donald trump, ted cruz and marco rubio will be there.jeb bush is also expected to make the cut. cut.tomorrow's debate takes place at the peace center. police are warning downtown will be busier than usual.. with secret service and the media on hand. hand.most of the roads around the peace center will be closed, starting at 8:00 tomorrow morning.you can find more information on road closures and parking on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 all new this morning... one person is recovering after a fire at a motel in greenville. the gantt fire department responded to the country hearth inn on bruce road just before 5:00 this morning.we're told it appears the fire started with a heater in an
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from a nearby room got burned while trying to put out the flames.no one else was hurt. 3 3 covering our counties-- deputies in spartanburg county say a suspect in an armed robbery is locked up.. but they're still looking for his accomplice. accomplice.they need your help to find matthew hemphill. deputies think he may be driving a '97 or 2007 burgundy bmw sedan.investigators say hemphill was identified by the other suspect in the robbery. robbery.investigators say zavion anderson admitted to the crime.he is behind bars this morning. morning.deputies say the two were caught on surveillance robbing the scotchman convenience store on north blackstock road back on january 31st.if you know where matthew hemphill is.. you're asked to call 1-888-crime-sc. 3 people in pickens county are protesting a plan to dispose coal ash in a local landfill. and now state lawmakers are also getting involved. involved.residents are asking d-hec to reject a proposal from the company "mmr pickens llc" to dump thousands of tons of coal ash at a landfill in liberty.neighbors and county
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about the health and environmental impact.on thursday.. the south carolina house passed a bill to limit where coal ash can be dumped.a similar bill has been introduced in the state senate. we'll be following these bills and we'll let you know what happens. 3 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s
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stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center:3 3 we're watching: deadly crash hwy 290@ berry shoals rd/howell rdwest lanes closed west @ 24 mm mmhere's a live look at the
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3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 it's pretty cold outside.. but this weekend, some upstate folks are taking the plunge into frigid waters to help babies in need.we're live at lake hartwell, next. 3 here's a live look over clemson-- you're watching 3 the morning news on fox
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america runs on dunkin'. 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're looking live at i-26 west in spartanburg county.the interstate is shut down, because of multiple crashes at mile marker 24. 3 3 four armed protesters in oregon will face a federal judge today. today.they were the final four occupiers to be holed up in a federal wild life building.all four turned themselves in thursday ending a six week
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say they're upset at federal policies regarding public land. the fbi says the surrender of all 4 was smooth without any problems.the suspects were identified as sean and sandra anderson, jeff banta, and david fry. 3 pope francis is on his way to north america today. today.he left rome with his entourage overnight.his first stop will be in havana to meet with the head of the russian orthodox church.pope franics says he wants to work on improving relations between the catholic church and the orthodox church.the pontiff will also make a stop in mexico during his trip before heading back to rome next thursday. 3 3 it is going to be bitter cold tomorrow morning..but when you ehad outside tomorrow..don't grab your winter jacket..get your swim trunks.. trunks..and then.. jump in a lake.. lake..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the portman marina on lake hartwell in anderson to explain why..
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dozens are signed up to jump into these rather cold lake hartwell.. hartwell..they are doing it for a good cause for sure.. it's for a fund called pennies for preemies..to support babies born prematurely..it was started by grace cromer who was born prematurely herself and weighed about a pound..registration is at 9 am...the plunging begins at 10..at the portman marina in andersonto sign up..go to foxcarolina.com.. 3 back to you..
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes.3 3 flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime,
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tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. saturday becomes sunny and cool in the 30s and mid-40s, followed by highs in the 30s sunday. monday starts with snow showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy
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light accumulation is 3 possible before changing to rain.flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. saturday becomes sunny and cool in the 30s and mid-40s, followed by highs in the 30s sunday. monday starts with snow showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy
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light accumulation is possible before changing to rain. flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. saturday becomes sunny and cool in the 30s and mid-40s, followed by highs in the 30s sunday. monday starts with snow showers and possible sleet, then changes to heavy
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light accumulation is possible before changing to rain. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 hwy 290west lanesclosedi-26 west@ 24 mm mmi-26 i-26 3 here's a live look at the
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gilliard: you know, there's an old saying about south carolina, we're always first in the things that are last and last in the things that areirst. this economy is rigged. we can do better. and that's where bernie comes in. bernie is not in the pocket of wall street. we don't have to depend on the so-called wall street giants. everybody knows the problem.
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3 we're back with a live look over i-85 and pelham road. 3 bmw execs are calling their greer plant one of the nation's top exporters. exporters.they say the greer plant exported nearly 10-billion dollars worth of vehicles last year.that would top their export totals of 2014 by nearly a billion dollars.those numbers make the greer plant the top exporter in the u-s two years in a row. more than 280-thousand vehicles were shipped from the plant last year.it sends bmw x- models to more than 140 markets across the globe. 3 greenville county animal care reps say they have the perfect gift for your loved on valentine's day daythis saturday **only the shelter is waving the adoption
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spayed or neutered...vaccin ated...microchipped and tested. leaders at the shelter say they're offering the special to make it easy for anyone thinking about adopt a pet. greenville animal care is located on furman hall road. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the
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in the mountains. tonight stays dry and cold in the 20s. 3 3 chris is in the traffic center: 290 3 3 west lanesclosedi-26 west@ 24
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3 3 3 carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock.
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re the morning news starts now. now. 3 the gop presidential candidates are going all over south carolina, working for your votes.we're live at bob jones university where some of the candidates will be talking about faith and family, later today. today.plus, the democratic candidates face off in their last debate before the south carolina primary.you'll hear how hillary clinton and bernie sanders are making their case.. coming up. up. 3 some of you could see flurries this morning.. as cold conditions linger.we'll see what's in store for the weekend.. coming up. 3 3 we are following two breaking stories in the traffic department.quite a mess this friday morningthis is a live look at i-26 westbound-3 -in spartanburg county--where traffic is slow-going.we're told there was a wreck around 530 this morning and a medical helicopter was called out--
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ups if you have to travel through there but we are told one lane is open now.chris will talk about some detours coming up here in just a moment. 3 also in spartanburg county we're told the coroner was called out to a wreck in duncan.this is a live look now. this one happening on highway 290 near howell road.we're told it was a head-on crash. chris is also following this one. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 12.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 flurries possible friday morning through lunchtime, then snow develops near tennessee in the mountains. otherwise, skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s upstate, and upper 30s

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