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dot 3 com and the bottom of your screen. 3 sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunshine and mild temperatures linger for the rest of the week.
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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 3 cam on--at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we're following breaking news out of laurens county-- deputies are looking for two suspects in a home invasion and shooting.it happened around 5:45 this morning on christian drive.we're told one person in the house was shot in the leg and had to be flown to the hospital.deputies say nonoing was stolen from the
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but is okay.we don't have a good description of the suspects.. but anyone with information on this case is asked to call 1-888-crime-sc. 3 and all new out of anderson county... deputies are searching for two suspects in a robbery and shooting at a gas station. station.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on the scene in anderson county... what do we know? 3 3 3 3 - deputies on scene- store clerk called 9-1-1 around 2am; shot- taken to hospital; condition unknown- no arrests made yet- not first robbery- our reports: sept 2013, last feb, people living here say within last 6 mos- working to confirm that 3 3
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3 3 also all new--fire crews in oconee county will be investigating today.. after a neighborhood club house was destroyed overnight.this happened in the "waterside crossing" community at lake keowee.. just after 2:00 this
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tells us the building was completely in flames when they arrived, and soon collapsed. crews from several departments got the fire out in about 10 minutes.there's no word on a cause this morning. 3 3 covering our counties-dozens of volunteers are helping in the search for a missing man in greenville county. county.tuesday marked one week since anyone saw adam worley. family members say it is unusual for the father of three to just disappear. disappear.dozens of volunteers showed up to search around the area of the home on tuesday. greenville county deputies tell us s ey've searched the area three times, but have no leads as to where worley could be.anyone with information is asked to call greenville county deputies at 271-5210. 3 deputies in anderson county are looking for a man who's accused of attacking a worker at a mall. mall.abe cowan is wanted for assault and armed robbery.the incident happened friday at the anderson mall dillard's store.deputies say cowan was attempting to shoplift.. when a security officer tried to stop him.investigators say cowan pulled a knife and cut the officer's arm.if you know where abe cowan is.. call anderson police. 3
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the republican presidential primary .. and the candidates are getting a lot of face time with south carolina voters. voters.there are two big events in the upstate tonight. tonight.a faith and freedom coalition forum is happening at first baptist church in north spartanburg.we're told all of the candidates were invited.ted cruz and ben carson are only ones confirmed to be there.the event starts at six, and is free ..but you must register. 3 then at 8:00... cruz, carson and marco rubio will be in greenville for a town hall. we're told this is a closed event.. but you can watch it on cnn.the other candidates-- donald trump, jeb bush and john kasich will have their town hall in columbia tomorrow. 3 donald trump may be leading in south carolina's polls.. but he's not winning over the state's top republican. republican.on tuesday, governor nikki haley said trump will not get her endorsement. endorsement. 3 "you know when you have candidates that come in that go against governors, it's everything a governor doesn't want in a president. because we don't want a president that's just going to bash and just sit there and tell us what we're not doing right, we want a president who's gonna
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fight."3 the governor's remarks come after trump criticized her on monday.. claiming she didn't do enough to keep syrian refugees and guantanamo bay prisoners out of the state. haley says trump doesn't have all the facts. 3 here's another look at the six republicans running for the nominations.south carolina's primary is saturday. saturday.and the democratic primary is one week later on the 27th.coming up next half hour.. we'll tell you what you need to know before you head to the polls. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunshine and mild temperatures linger for the rest of the week.
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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
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3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 a big party is benefitting meals on wheels this weekend. we're live in anderson with a preview. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- 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 carolina.you're taking a live look over greenville 3 3 funeral arrangements are being prepared for supreme court justice antonin scalia. scalia.on tuesday.. black drapes were placed over his empty chair at the court. friday morning.. scalia will lie in repose inside the great hall of the supreme court.his funeral will be saturday in washington, d-c.flags across the nation will fly at half staff until his burial.scalia died on saturday during a trip to texas.the 79 year old 30 years.
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nominate someone who is well qualified to replace justice scalia.and he's urging the senate to take a vote when the time comes.majority leader mitch mcconnell has already threatened to block whoever the president nominates.. saying the choice should be left for the next person in the oval office.but president obama says it is their constitutional duty to carry out the nomination process. there is no word on who he will choose. 3 pope francis wraps up his five day trip to mexico today. today.he's expected to visit a prison and stop at the texas border.about 30-thousand people are expected to meet at the sun bowl stadium in el paso to watch the pontiff hold a large, outdoor mass across the border.he's also scheduled to meet with mexican workers and grassroots groups.his trip to mexico has focused on visiting the poorest people in the country hurt by drug violence. 3 3 friday night you can party like you are on bourbon street to feed those who need it most.. most..meals on wheels of anderson is hosting a mardi gras party to help the hundreds of homebound
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day..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from meals on wheels with more.. 3 3 3 mardi gras in the electric city will be held friday, february 19, 2016 at the anderson civic center. this new orleans themed event features a live band, delicious food from your local favorite restaurants, cold beverages and a silent auction. beads, boas, and mardi gras style masks greet guests so you can get right into the spirit of the event. and along with a dance-party band, guests can enjoy "street vendors" reminiscent of those in the popular jackson square district.individual mardi gras tickets are $35, and reserved tables are also available as a "table of friends" sponsorship. the sponsorship is $350 and reserves a table for eight displaying your business or group's name and includes eight tickets. buy your tickets today! 3 a link to get your tickets is at foxcarolina.com
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunny skies linger for thursday and friday, with highs in the mid to upper 50s.
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further, reaching 66 on saturday with partly cloudy skies. sunday stays warm in the upper 60s with increasing clouds. scattered rain returns for monday and tuesday, with highs cooling back into the upper 50s. sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunny skies linger for thursday and friday, with highs in the mid to upper 50s. the weekend warms even further, reaching 66 on saturday with partly cloudy
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the upper 60s with increasing clouds. scattered rain returns for monday and tuesday, with highs cooling back into the upper 50s. 3 ((weather hit))
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now: 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 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..the pickens county school board says its looking for other solutions.. before they decide to three elementary schools. they're holding workshops next tuesday, february 23rd.. followed by march first and march eighth.
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being advised to boil their water until 4:15 this afternoon.pendleton water works reps say a water main break prompted the advisory. you're asked to boil water for at least a minute before drinking or cooking. 3 a german shorthaired pointer named c-j is the winner of the 140-th westminster dog show.he beat out nearly 28-hundred other dogs in madison square garden tuesday night.a borzoi named lucy took second place. 3 and here's a live look in downtown greenville--you're watching the morning news on
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all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're hartwell. 3 an animal shelter in california is taking donations to help a newborn horse who was rescued from a ravine. ravine.firefighters repelled down the steep ravine to get
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two days with a broken pelvis. rescuers say the colt **who is less than a week old** was found stranded in a pool of water it was named "valentine" because itwas rescued on the holiday on sunday.valentine needs surgery its expected to cost10-thousand dollars.police want to know how the calf got in the ravine. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunshine and mild temperatures linger for the rest of the
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.the national spotlight will be back on greenville tonight, as some of the republican presidential candidates take part in a town hall event.the details.. are coming up. 3 here's a live look over greenville--you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm diana 3 watson. tonight at ten, we'll show you how a local dog trainer is turning rescue dogs into service dogs to help people with diabetes.and first at four .. we'll have weather and traffic every ten minutes. see you later today.
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 3 3 all eyes on south carolina this week.. ahead of the first in the south presidential primary.we'll tell you about two big events with the candidates in our area.. coming up. up.and if you plan to vote in the primaries.. there are some
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know before you go to the polls.we'll fill you in.. next. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, february 17.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the
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north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunshine and mild temperatures linger for the rest of the week. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 3 3 all new from overnight-- deputies in laurens county are searching for two suspects who broke into a home and shot the homeowner. homeowner.it happened around 5:45 this morning on christian drive.we're told one person in the house was shot in the leg and had to be flown to the hospital.deputies say nothing was stolen from the house.a child was also inside, but is okay.we don't have a good description of the suspects.. but anyone with information on this case is asked to call 1-888-crime-sc. 3 in anderson county--a gas station clerk is in the hospital after being shot during a robbery.now, deputies are looking for two suspects. suspects.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on the scene in anderson county... what do we know? 3 3 3 3 - deputies on scene- store
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shot- taken to hospital; condition unknown- no arrests made yet- not first robbery- our reports: sept 2013, last feb, people living here say within last 6 mos- working to confirm that 3 3 3
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3 3 covering our counties--we've just learned a teen has died after he was shot in buncombe county. county.asheville police say
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1:00 tuesday afternoon at the deaverview apartments.17 year old kyri logan was seriously hurt.we're told he died at the hospital early this morning. asheville police tell us they have named some persons of interest.. but aren't releasing that information just yet.anyone with information on this case is asked to call asheville police. 3 members of the pickens county school board say they're looking for other solutions.. before they decide to close three schools. schools.they've been talking about closing a-r lewis, holly springs, and ambler elementaries.after protests from parents.. a vote on the decision was pushed back.now, board members are holding three workshops to talk about other options. options.those meetings are set for next tuesday, february 23rd.. followed by march first and march eighth.we're told a final recommendation will be made at the board's meeting on the 14th. 3 3 the republican presidential candidates are coming back to the upstate today.. just three days before south carolina voters head to the polls. polls.tonight.. first baptist church in north spartanburg is hosting a faith and freedom
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carson and ted cruz have confirmed they'll be there. that starts at 6:00. 6:00.then at 8:00-- carson, cruz and marco rubio will be in downtown greenville.they are taking part in a forum hosted by cnn.a second forum is taking place tomorrow night in columbia.. with the other three candidates. 3 before you head to the polls.. there are some things you need to know. know.election officials say you don't have to be registered with a party.. but you can only vote in **one of the primaries.they also say you should be aware of who is still in the race.some of the candidates who have dropped out will still be listed on your ballot.and finally.. you must have a valid photo i-d.. i-d..this is a look at the types of i-ds you can use.. including a driver's license, military i-d or passport. 3 here's another look at the six republicans running for the nominations.south carolina's primary is saturday. saturday.and the democratic primary is one week later on the 27th.we have much more election coverage on fox carolina dot com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight,
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sunshine and mild temperatures linger for the rest of the week. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:3 car crash in anderson w. whitner st@ whitehall rdhwy 291 @ augusta rdhwy 11 @ hwy 25i-85 north @ exit44/white horse/left lane lane 3 3 here's a live look at the
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3 visitors to the greenville zoo are finally getting a closer look at one of the zoo's new babies."tatu" the giraffe went on display for the first time tuesday... two weeks after he was born."tatu" -- which means "third" in swahili--is the third calf born to the zoo's resident giraffe's autumn and walter.zoo officials say he's excited to enjoy the sunnier, warmer weather. 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 a big party is benefitting meals on wheels this weekend. we're live in anderson with a
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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.you are looking live at the old cigar warehouse in downtown greenville.that's where cnn is holding a presidential town hall tonight.ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio will be there. 3 3 south carolina lawmakers in the senate will soon vote on a resolution to honor the emanuel nine. nine.the resolution would make june 17 as mother emanuel nine day.a senate committee approved the resolution tuesday unanimously. unanimously.the house approved the resolution three weeks ago. all nine died last summer. dylann roof is facing state and federal charges for the killings.he's slated to face state charges in july. prosecutors say they will
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3 the ceo of apple says he's opposing a federal judge's order to help investigators break into a killer's i-phone. i-phone.a court wants apple to help the f-b-i get access into the phone of san bernardino shooter syed farook. farook.farook and his wife killed 14 people in december.. before dying in a police shootout.now, apple ceo tim cook says the court is asking his company to create phone- hacking technology that doesn't exist.he also says creating a way to get around the i-phone's security would be dangerous if the software got into the wrong hands. 3 3 meals on wheels in anderson county has grown quite a bit... in the 70's.. they served 30 homebound clients..now it is in the hundreds.. hundreds..but they need your help..and you can do so..by going to a huge party.. party..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from meals on wheels in anderson with more.. 3 3 3 mardi gras in the electric city will be held friday, february 19, 2016 at the anderson civic center. this new orleans themed event features a live band, delicious food from your local
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beverages and a silent auction. beads, boas, and mardi gras style masks greet guests so you can get right into the spirit of the event. and along with a dance-party band, guests can enjoy "street vendors" reminiscent of those in the popular jackson square district.individual mardi gras tickets are $35, and reserved tables are also available as a "table of friends" sponsorship. the sponsorship is $350 and reserves a table for eight displaying your business or group's name and includes eight tickets. buy your tickets today! 3 a link to get your tickets is at foxcarolina.com
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3 time for weather and traffic.
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by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunny skies linger for thursday and friday, with highs in the mid to upper 50s. the weekend warms even further, reaching 66 on saturday with partly cloudy skies. sunday stays warm in the upper 60s with increasing clouds. scattered rain returns for monday and tuesday, with highs cooling back into the upper 50s. sunny &; cool early, followed by highs in at 58 in the upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from
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tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunny skies linger for thursday and friday, with highs in the mid to upper 50s. the weekend warms even further, reaching 66 on saturday with partly cloudy skies. sunday stays warm in the upper 60s with increasing clouds. scattered rain returns for monday and tuesday, with highs cooling back into the upper 50s.
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3 let's send it over to chris
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3 3 3 we're watching:3 car crash in anderson w. whitner st@ whitehall rdhwy 291 @ augusta rdhwy 11 @ hwy 25 25 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 later today we're expected to meet the second winners of the historic powerball jackpot. jackpot.the jackpot reached more than a billion-and- a-half-dollars in january.it was eventually won by three lucky players.a tennessee couple was the first to come forward.a press conference is set to take place at the florida lottery headquarters to reveal the second winner.a third winning ticket was sold in california - but that winner hasn't come forward yet. 3 3 and time for birthday shout-
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today.-cory from easley.-happy belated birthday: brittany from moore. moore.-angie from burnsville. burnsville.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 (vo) with thousands of quality pre-owned vehicles... and exceptional customer service, head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone...
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3 we're back with news you need to know...anderson county deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the hickory point in anderson.we're told the clerk was shot in the chest and taken to the hospital around 2:00 this morning.deputies say they're looking for two men. 3 the family of adam worley say he's been missing from greer for more than a week.dozens of volunteers searched for him tuesday in greenville county. anyone with information is asked to call greenville county deputies at 271-5210. 3 supreme court justice "antonin scalia"'s funeral will be held saturday at 11:00 in washington, d.c.on friday, he will lie in repose at the supreme court which is open to the public.his body was found at a west texas ranch on satuday during a hunting trip. 3 tonight at 8:00 marco rubio, ted cruz, and ben carson will take part in a town hall hosted by cnn at the old cigar warehouse in greenville.the event is closed to the public. tomorrow night donald trump, jeb bush and john kasich will take part in another cnn town hall in columbia. 3 sunny &; cool early, followed
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upstate and 48 in the mountains. winds come from the north at 5-10 mph. tonight, lows return to near freezing. sunshine and mild temperatures linger for the rest of the week.
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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 a pooch named c-j can now claim he's truly the top dog in the world. world. the german shorthaired pointer won the 140-th westminster kennel club on tuesday.he beat out nearly 28- hundred other dogs in madison square garden.c-j's grandmother won the title back in 2005.his name actually stands for "california journey".a borzoi named lucy took second place.this year, seven new breeds were entered
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3 one dog seemed more focused on getting treats than winning the top prize.as he was being walked around the arena, he kept nibbling at his handler's pocket.the longer they walked, the more he tried to snag a snack.he may not have won a ribbon, but he won over the audience. 3 thanks for 3 joining us for the morning news on fox carolina.don't forget to join diana, cody and
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3 ((close show)) >> wendy: coming up... >> i knew i was innocent, but i knew he didn't care. >> wendy: ...accused and convicted. >> the entire place went dark. i couldn't see anything. >> wendy: ...of crimes they didn't commit. the sheriff was going to do everything in his power to make sure i went to prison. >> wendy: ...and they went to prison.
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>> pat: well, welcome to "the 700 club". i'm so glad you're with us today. we have some tremendous stories for you; you don't want to miss any of them. you know, when i was involved in politics and ministry in south carolina, i recognized that that was a state that depended on free trade. they needed trade for their textiles and for their automobile companies coming in. they were open for business for everybody. so donald trump has come in with a message of protectionism and bash the chinese, etc., etc., and for some reason the people of south carolina don't seem to care. trump is leading in the polls two to one over cruz. but cruz is building an army of evangelical pastors that may surprise everybodyment buteverybody. but in the process, the battle for that nomination in south carolina has turned vicious. the candidates are

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