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3 upstate road crews are working to make sure the roads and highways are safe if you need to go out.we're live in spartanburg county with more. 3 good morning.... it's monday, february 15.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 we have some school closings and delays.. because of the winter weather.several districts in the mountains are closed.in the upstate.. cherokee, union, and all spartanburg districts are closed.you can see the full list at the bottom of your screen.. and on fox carolina dot com. 3 we should mention several districts are already out
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3 wintry mix will move in throughout the 3 morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the
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send it 3 over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: anderson accidentgambrell rd @ andersonville rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 depending on 3 where you live.. you could see snow, sleet or freezing rain this morning-- morning--and even if it doesn't look too bad.. you could still run into problems on your morning commute. commute.fox carolina ashley minelli is live in travelers
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3 - highway 25, normally a trouble spot 3 - according to 3 what our *mets* are tracking, probably won't see anything like snow we saw on friday... bigger problems though and here's why: - remain around or below freezing mark in our area - light snow/freezing drizzle- thin layers of ice on the roads - could last through lunch time/early afternoon
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right - take a live look 3 - take a live look out here right now now 3 3 and we continue our team coverage. with this winter weather roads could get a little slippery. slippery.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in spartanburg where d-o-t crews are preparing the roads.hey joe. preparing the where d-o-t spartanburg live in joe gagnon is fox carolina's little slippery. slippery.could get a weather roads with this winter coverage. our team and we continue 3 and we continue our team coverage. with this winter weather roads could get a little slippery. slippery.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in spartanburg where d-o-t crews are preparing the roads.hey joe. 3 3
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3 don't forget.. our free fox carolina weather app is a great way to stay updated when winter weather hits our area. you can find all your local watches and warnings.. plus closings and delays.just text "carolina weather" to the number on your screen. 3 3 we are working to find out if today's winter weather will have an impact on the presidential campaigns. following the explosive g-o-p debate in greenville.. donald trump is scheduled to be back in town today.he's set to have
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3 and doctor ben carson is set to be in spartanburg.he's having an event at the spartanburg marriott at 7:00. we're told he'll also be taking a tour of the nutramax facility while he's in town. 3 and in the lowcountry... jeb bush is bringing in some major support.former president george w. bush will join his brother on the campaign trail for the first time during the 2016 campaign.he's set to appear at a rally in north charleston tonight at 6:00.the former president is also being featured in radio and t-v ads supporting his brother. 3 and happening right now.. marco rubio is campaigning in rock hill, south carolina.this is a live look at a town hall event that's just getting started.senator tim scott and congressman trey gowdy are also there. 3 here's a look at the six republicans running for the presidential nomination.south carolina's primary is this saturday. saturday.and democrats will vote one week later on the 27th.for more you decide coverage.. head to fox
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3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night.
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3 let's send it over to chris. watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 here's a live look over lake hartwell-- you're watching the
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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 are first. 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. bernie wants to do something about it. he gets it. i mean, he really gets it.
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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're taking a live look in weaverville. 3 3 covering our counties--an oconee county man is facing standoff with swat. swat.deputies arrested david brown on sunday.he's facing a domestic violence charge. charge.early sunday morning.. investigators were called to a home on south stonegate drive.. where someone reported shots had been fired.deputies say brown had assaulted his wife, then locked himself in the house with three children. we're told the kids were not just after ten a-m.
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board is postponing tonight's vote on a plan to close three elementary schools. schools.as we've reported.. parents and some board members have been protesting the plan.. which would close a-r lewis, holly springs, and ambler elementaries.we're told the vote is being pushed back to give the board more time to weigh their options.they are now planning to meet next monday.we'll keep following this story and update you when we learn more. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through
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monday night. tuesday begins with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix, clearing to sunshine. highs return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear skies. wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy
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with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix, clearing to sunshine. highs return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear skies.
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3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..a man is behind bars in spartanburg county after deputies say he confessed to killing 19 year old autumn hunt."akello jeter" is charged with murder.hunt's body was found thursday off sims chapel road.she'd been
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3 asheville police have charged a man with murder after a woman was found seriously injured, and later died.police say james norton is charged with killing "christina kessinger" on friday. investigators say norton was found in madison county with the victim's vehicle on saturday. 3 president obama is promising to nominate a replacement for supreme court justics antonin scalia.the 79 year old passed away saturday in texas.funeral arrangements have not been announced yet. 3 and here's a live look over i-85 in greenville--you're watching the morning news on
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live in travelers rest. 3 music fans are hoping for a huge night at the grammy awards. awards.super star "taylor swift" will face off against
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categories including album of the year.swift and "the weekend" have been nominated for 7 categories while lamar has 11.swift will open the show with a song from her album 1989.adele, justin bieber, and rihanna are just a few of the many artists expected to perform. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night.
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3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 here's a live look in weaverville--you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 good morning.... it's monday, february 15.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise. thanks for joining us on the expected to hit our area **later this morning. morning.fox carolina is watching it all for you... ashley minelli is watching conditions for us in northern greenville county.. county..joe gagnon is at the spartanburg d-o-t facility.. where crews are heading out to treat the roads. roads.but first..
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tracking it all in the weather center.what can we expect throughout the day? 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night.
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3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:hwy 29 @ s.
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 some schools in our area are closed, due to winter weather. most of them are in the mountains.in the upstate.. cherokee, union, and all spartanburg districts are closed.we have a full list running at the bottom of your screen.. and on fox carolina dot com. 3 you may not see a lot out your window this morning..but the winter weather could still affect your morning commute. commute.the snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected throughout the day but nicole says it may be hit or miss
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are.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in travelers rest this morning --ashley are you seeing anything where you are? 3 - highway 25, normally a trouble spot 3 - according to what our *mets* - according to 3 - according to what our *mets* are tracking, probably won't see anything like snow we saw on friday... bigger problems though and here's why: - remain around or below freezing mark in our area- light snow/freezing drizzle- thin layers of ice on the roads - could last through lunch time/early afternoon 3 - take a live look out here right now- talk about current temps, conditions conditions 3 3conditions conditionscurrent temps, - talk about nowout here right - take a live look - take a live
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3 3 and we continue 3 our team coverage. we're keeping a close eye on the roads-- it might be slick if you have to head out this morning. morning.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live spartanburg at the sc-dot.. with more on how they're preparing for the roads, joe? 3 3 3 3
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 wintry mix will move in 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions
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the day. rain becomes heavy monday night.
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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 here's a live look in rock hill, south carolina.. where presidential candidate marco rubio is making a campaign stop.we'll have more on the 2016 campaign-- including highlights from saturday's debate-- when we come back. you're watching the morning
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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 weaverville. 3 3 flags across the 3 nation are flying at half staff this morning, to honor supreme court justice antonin scalia.overnight.. scalia's body was flown to virginia from west texas.the 79 year old died saturday at a resort ranch.. where he was staying for a hunting trip.local investigators determined he died of a heart attack, but
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scalia was appointed to the supreme court by president reagan in 1986, and was known as an influential conservative voice on the bench.president obama says he will nominate a successor. 3 3 south carolina's first in the south primary is just days away.and today.. several republican candidates are back in the state.. after facing off in a tense debate in greenville. greenville.more than 13- million people tuned in to the debate saturday night at the peace center.analysts are calling it one of the ugliest so far.many of the candidates took personal shots at each other... including a very heated exchange on immigration between ted cruz and marco rubio. 3 3 3 marco went on univision in spanish and said that he would not rescind president obama's his first day in office. i have promised to rescind every single illegal executive action, including that one." one." 3 "i don't know how he knows what i said on univision because he doesn't speak spanish and second of all, the
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make... this is a disturbing pattern now, for a number of weeks now, ted cruz has just been telling lies. he lied about ben carson in iowa, he lies about planned parenthood, he lies about marriage, he's lying about all sorts of up." 3 there were also some heated moments between jeb bush and bush's brother. 3 and former president george w. bush is coming to south carolina today to campaign with his brother in north charleston.donald trump and ben carson also have campaign stops in the upstate.south carolina's primary is this saturday. saturday.and democrats will vote one week later on the 27th.for more you decide coverage.. head to fox carolina dot com. 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop the region through late are widespread
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winter storm, slippery areas throughout the wintry mix will move in wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. tuesday begins with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix, clearing to sunshine. highs return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear skies. wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night. tuesday begins with light rain and possible high elevation wintry mix,
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return to the 50s in the afternoon. the remainder of the week will become mild in the upper 50s during the day and 30s at night, with clear skies.
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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
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>> all of a sudden everything starts to let go. the ledge and everything. by this time i'd, you know, lost my sight of matt. >> and i'm looking for a hat, a tip of his board, a hand -- something sticking out of the snow. nothing. >> to see him disappear like that, and i couldn't stop it, that was very hard. >> so i just cried out to god, and i said, god, what do i do? >> and he was there. he hears your prayers.
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mondayknow... freezing temperatures are expected in our area all day long.roads are expected to get slick as well with a winter storm and freezing rain predicted later today.expect heavy rain to move in late tonight into tuesday. 3 the pickens county school board is postponing tonight's vote on a plan to close a-r lewis, holly springs, and
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the vote is being pushed back to give the board more time to weigh their options.they are now planning to meet next monday. 3 wintry mix will move in throughout the morning, leading to slippery areas on roads. winter storm, freezing rain, and winter weather alerts are widespread across the region through late day. rain will develop in the afternoon, so conditions should improve slowly through the day. rain becomes heavy monday night.
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3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching:parris bridge rd @ shoally creek rdhwy 29@ s. blackstock rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 kanye west is once again turning heads--and this time its because the rapper says he is ***53 million dollars in debt. debt.west tweeted the news to his followers hours before performing on saturday night live.and then on sunday west tweeted he is delaying the release of his album and asked fans to subscribe if they want to hear it.but then in true kanye fashion--he called for facebook founder mark zuckerberg to invest one billion dollars in his ideas... after ***quote-- "realizing he is the greatest living artist and greatest
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3 thanks for joining us for 3 the morning news on fox carolina.don't forget to join diana, cody and kendra at four, ten, and 11. 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
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