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thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 monday brings mostly 3 cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain arrives tuesday.
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3 now lets send it 3 over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 all new this 3 morning..an early morning fire is under investigation in greenville.crews were called out a business on pine knoll drive around four this morning. we're told the flames broke out in the ceiling.there was one person inside, but they got out safely.it's not clear yet how the fire started. 3 3 following saturday's republican primary .. i is now
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presidential candidates to focus on south carolina. carolina.the primary is this saturday. saturday.after a narrow loss to hillary clinton in the nevada caucuses... bernie sanders was in greenville on sunday.about five thousand people came to his rally at bon secours wellness arena.. where he pushed his ideas on health care.. minimum wage.. and giving everyone an equal chance. 3 3 3 "if we stand together and demand that the united states government represents all of us, not just the one percent, there is nothing that we can't accomplish!!" 3 actor danny glover also appeared at the greenville rally.right now -- sanders is trailing hillary clinton in the polls here in south carolina. 3 clinton and sanders will be in columbia tomorrow night.cnn is hosting another town hall event to let south carolina voter hear from the candidates. that's happening at 8:00 tuesday night on the campus of usc. 3 here's a look at the three candidates on the ballot in south carolina.willie wilson was in spartanburg over the
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learned of any upcoming campaign stops ahead of saturday's primary. 3 a slightly smaller field of gop candidates is turning to nevada.. after south carolina gave another boost to donald trump. trump.winning the south carolina primary means trump gets all 50 of the state's delegates. delegates.it was a very close race for second place.. with marco rubio edging out ted cruz. cruz.a fourth place finish led to jeb bush dropping out of the race.ohio governor john kasich came in fifth.and despite being in last place.. doctor ben carson says his campaign is not over. 3 stay with fox carolina for continuing coverage of the presidential race.we'll have updates on the candidates all week long.and we'll have full team coverage of saturday's primary.. on air and online. 3 3 right now, pickens county authorities are looking for the person who killed a woman, then dumped her body at saluda lake. lake.fox carolina's ashley minelli is at the pickens county sheriff's office this morning, with what we know so far.
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the weapon (as far as we know) continues todaythe woman found on the boat ramp: 35 year old farah khan of townville townville investigators on scene yesterday morning:- 322 buckskin road in easley- severe trauma to the head - early investigation points to a gunshot wound- body taken in for autopsy, happening today- two men going fishing called 911 3 at this point: 3 - no details on *if* khan
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else and leftcrime stoppers: 1-888-crimesc 888-crimesc3 3 3 covering our 3 counties--anderson county authorities are investigating the death of a teen.the coroner says a 17 year old male was found dead on crompton drive in pelzer sunday night.not many details have been released, but we're told no foul play is suspected. 3 the spartanburg county sheriff's office is looking a cloned credit card. card.deputies say the card was used at a red lobster in spartanburg, and a walgreens in greenville county. investigators say he charged almost 600 dollars to the account.
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information on this person is asked to call crime stoppers. you could be eligible for a cash reward. 3 now for weather and traffic every 3 10 minutes. minutes. 3 monday brings mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain arrives tuesday. 3 ((adlibs))
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3 we're watching: country club rd 3 @ bruce ave in spartanburg spartanburg 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, 3joe-- joe-- 3 after 30 years of service to the upstate.. a local community center is in need of help.we're live in greenville with more on an upcoming benefit show for the phillis wheatley center.
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upstate-- you're watching 3 the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit
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3 the morning news on fox 3 carolina.you're taking a live look over washington d-c. 3 3 this morning, people in kalamazoo, michigan are struggling to understand what led up to a shooting rampage that left six people dead. neighbors and local leaders came together sunday night for a vigil.. one day after the shootings. 3 this morning, the man suspected in the rampage is due in court. court.45 year old jason dalton was arrested early sunday morning, following a massive manhunt.investigators say the attacks started around 6:00 saturday night.. when a woman was shot several times outside an apartment.she is expected to survive.four hours later, a father and 17 year old son were shot and killed at a car dealership.15 minutes later,
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cracker barrel parking lot.a 14 year old was injured. injured.investigators say the shootings were random.police say dalton is a married father of two, with no criminal record.they also say he works has an uber driver, and may have picked up a passenger while authorities were looking for him. 3 after several attempts to delay her appearance, the wife of bill cosby is set to testify in a lawsuit against her husband today. today.camille cosby is scheduled to give a deposition in a suit filed by seven women, who claim her husband sexually assaulted them.bill cosby denies the allegations, and is counter-suing them. attorneys for camille cosby tried to get today's testimony delayed.. but a judge denied her request on sunday. 3 3 greenville's phillis wheatley center is celebrating 30 years of service to the upstate. upstate.now, their building needs some major repairs, and they need help to fix it. it.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live this morning with details on a fundraiser
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3 a leaky roof has 3 made it quite difficult for the performers and crew on this show...this year the performace of motown hopes to raise enough money as possible to repair this roof.. roof..3 celebrating black history &; 30 years of existence,the phillis wheatley dwight woods repertory theatre presentsa&a motown tribute...it is this
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 monday brings mostly 3 cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain
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to upper 40s. rain and possible thunderstorms push in wednesday with highs in the 50s, followed by sunny and cooler conditions for thursday, friday, and the weekend. monday brings mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain arrives tuesday, with colder temperatures reaching the mid to upper 40s. rain and possible thunderstorms push in wednesday with highs in the 50s, followed by sunny and cooler conditions for thursday, friday, and the
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3
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watching:3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..police in columbia are looking for two men who opened fire at the columbiana mall.investigators say a fight broke out saturday and two men pulled out guns, fired shots then took off. luckily no one was hurt. 3 the supreme court will meet for the first time today since justice antonin scalia's death. eight justices are expected to take the bench and resume the court's work.scalia was buried on saturday.its unclear when his successor will be named. 3 nascar driver denny hamlin is this year's winner of the
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truex junior in a photo-finish and the closest daytona 500 finish in history.kyle busch, kevin harvick, and carl edwards rounded out the top 5. nascar heads to atlanta this sunday. 3 and here's a live 3 look at clemson--you're watching the morning news on
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3 good monday the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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3 the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over chicago, illinois 3 a new study on 3 hollywood diversity is coming out today.it's expected to show that hollywood movie executives are failing to represent the movie crowds they entertain. entertain.the study by the
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california finds that movies and t-v produced by major media companies are "whitewashed" -- and there's not a fair representation of women.. minorities.. and gays and lesbians. the study looked at both the film and television industries..the study is being released just days before the oscars -- where some say -- lack of diversity.. is an issue.
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3 monday brings mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain arrives tuesday.3 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: watching:3
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 3 3 3 it's ______.3 it's on to south carolina after hillary clinton wins in nevada.how they are getting ready for saturday's primary--coming up. 3 here's a live look over 85 and
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3 news starts now. now. 3 pickens county deputies are working to solve a murder.. after a woman was found dead at saluda lake.we're live at the sheriff's office with what we know about the case. case.with the south 3 carolina primary behind them the republicans are looking to nevada--we've got a final look at saturday's numbers coming up. up. 3 you're going to want to keep your umbrella close by this
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rain will finally move out. 3 good morning.... it's monday, february 22.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 monday brings mostly 3 cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain arrives tuesday.
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3 time for traffic 3 with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 presidential 3 candidate donald trump is heading in to the nevada caucus tomorrow with a big win under his belt. belt.he gets 50 delegates after coming out on top in the south carolina primary. primary.trump led by 10 percentage points.marco rubio squeezed out a second place spot over ted cruz.both got just over 22 percent of the votes.and after winning less than eight percent.. jeb bush ended his presidential campaign on saturday.he came in fourth place, followed by john kasich and ben carson. carson.the state election commission says more than 700 thousand people voted in the primary.they've also gotten a record number of absentee ballots for both parties. 3 hillary clinton scored another win on saturday.she won the nevada caucuses 52 to 47 percent. percent.hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be making stops in south carolina this week.they will take part in a cnn town hall in columbia
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primary is this saturday.for more "you decide" coverage.. head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 this morning- pickens county investigators are searching for a killer-- after someone discovered a woman's body near saluda lake. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the pickens county sheriff's office this morning... and ashley- not many details to go on at this point. 3 no- coroner: 35 3 year old farah kahn's body found here, believe she was killed... and then left here... but so far-- deputies haven't said whether anyone in this area noticed what happened 3 take a look-investigators:- two men going fishing called 911 after discovering khan's body on the boat ramp here- buck skin road- discovery happened around 9 yesterday morning- early investigation points to a gun shot wound; suffered severe head trauma- woman pronounced dead on
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3 - as of yesterday: no weapon found- 1800 crime-sc crime-sc 3 3 covering our 3 counties--family and friends
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remembering the victims of a quadruple homicide that's still unsolved. unsolved.back on november second.. cathy and michael scott, along with their mothers barbara scott and violet taylor were found shot to death in a home on refuge road.no suspects were ever named. named.on saturday .. the community gathered for a vigil and balloon release.friends say they don't want the case to be forgotten. 3 3 " bring the community together, bring the family together, have some music hear some comments by friends of the family..." family..."" try to keep the the situation at the forefront of the minds of those around here..." here..."3 deputies are still asking anyone with information on the case to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 a cherokee county family is working to rebuild their home after a sunday morning fire. fire.red cross volunteers helped the family after this home on doctor martin luther king junior street in gaffney caught fire.we're told two adults and one child escaped. the red cross is helping the
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repaired. 3 law enforcement officers in anderson county say they're better prepared to find missing people thanks to special training..the sheriff's office teamed up with the national guard and state guard on sunday.they worked on ground search exercises in iva for about six hours. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 monday brings mostly 3 cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 this year's 3 nascar season is underway--the daytona 500 did not disappoint -- it ended in **historic fashion thanks to a photo-finish . .the first race of the season got started with the all-american chorus from fort bragg singing the national anthem.pole sitter chase elliot had tons of hype after the 20 year old took over the iconic 24 car.unfortunately he crashed on lap 19 and was done
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the main story, leading the 500 for 95 laps.he made a last lap push to beat out martin truex junior by a nose.kyle busch was third, kevin harvick was fourth, and carl edwards was fifth.nascar heads to atlanta this sunday.you can watch it right here on fox. 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 after 30 years of service to the upstate.. a local community center is in need of help.we're live in greenville with more on an upcoming benefit show for the phillis wheatley center. 3 here's a live look -- 3 pelham -- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. they served our country. our country should serve them better. bernie sanders
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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 3 news on fox carolina.you are looking live at clemson university. 3 3 columbia police say they need the public's help finding two suspected gunmen.
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opened fire at a mall saturday night around 7:00.they say both men fired shots in the air after a fight.the sheriff says no one was hurt. investigators are reviewing security footage to learn the identity of the suspects. witnesses say customers were hiding in stores for hours after the shots were fired. 3 3 rescue crews are cleaning up from a deadly cyclone in fiji that killed dozens. dozens.the cyclone hit the islands this weekend.crews say they expect the death toll to rise because they haven't reached the worst-hit outer islands.more than 6-thousand families are staying in emergency shelters.forecasters say winds reached speeds up to 180 miles per hour.it's now being called the strongest storm in the southern hemisphere on record. 3 lawyers for a gun company are asking that a judge dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit against their client. client.the north carolina gun company "freedom group" made the rifle used in the sandy hook massacre in 2012.20 elementary students and 6 teachers were killed. prosecutors say the rifle used is to dangerous to sell to the public.defense lawyers say
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federal law that shields gun makers from most lawsuits over criminal use of their products. 3 3 for decades the phillis wheatley center has been important and safe place for families to go in the sterling community of greenville... greenville...but they need your help..their roof is in serious need of repair. repair.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the dwight woods reperatory inside the phillis 3 wheatley center with more on a benefit happening this weekend. 3 a leaky roof has made it quite difficult for the performers and crew on this show...this year the performace of motown hopes to raise enough money as possible to repair this roof.. roof..celebrating black history &; 30 years of
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dwight woods repertory theatre presentsa&a motown tribute... it is this saturday at the t-d convention center..3
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3 3 3 3 time for weather 3 and traffic. 3 monday brings mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in
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tuesday, with colder temperatures reaching the mid to upper 40s. rain and possible thunderstorms push in wednesday with highs in the 50s, followed by sunny and cooler conditions for thursday, friday, and the weekend. monday brings mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain arrives tuesday, with colder temperatures reaching the mid to upper 40s. rain and possible thunderstorms push in
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50s, followed by sunny and cooler conditions for
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weekend.3 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching:wade hampton blvd3 @ hwy 291white horse rd@ cochran avemoon acres ave@ blakley rdmoped ax
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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- outs...-happy 13th tristan. -happy birthday lula from asheville. asheville.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
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3 news you need to know...the man accused of killing six people in kalamazoo michigan is due in court today. investgators say 45 year old "jason dalton" went on a shooting rampage saturday night.there's no word on a motive. 3 investigators in pickens county are trying to figure out who killed a woman whose body was found near a boat ramp.deputies believe farah khan was killed before her body was dumped at the saluda lake. 3 the south carolina democratic primary is this saturday. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be making stops across the state this week. tomorrow-- c-n-n will host a town hall in columbia. 3 the five remaining republican candidates are campaigning in nevada for the caucuses on tuesday.donald trump is coming off a big win in south carolina.marco rubio and ted cruz rounded out the top three. 3 monday brings mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain and possible a thunderstorm. highs peak in the mid-60s upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. tonight, scattered rain continues with lows in the 40s. heavier rain arrives tuesday.
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3 let's get one last look at 3 traffic. 3 we're watching:wade 3 hampton blvd@ hwy 291white horse rd@ cochran avemoon acres ave@ blakley rdmoped ax ax
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3 temperatures 3 may be above freezing in our area but snow is still coming down up in canada. canada.workers with the toronto zoo posted this video of a giant panda in the snow last week.they say he's such a big fan that he woke up and got excited as soon as he saw the snow outside his cave.you can see the panda tumble down the snowy hill.he liked it so much...he took another ride down the hill. 3 thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget to join diana,
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3 ((close show)) >> today, a living gospel legend. he is dying on the inside. >> it got to the point where i couldn't get out of bed. >> the stigma and shame. >> the power that he
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>> but on tour, now you are being very silly. >> he has a new set of wheels. on today's "700 club". >>pat: welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to this edition of the "700 club". politics gets stranger and stranger. sit down, trump would fade away. instead he's the clear front runner among republicans, and amazingly he won a victory in south carolina with strong support from evangelical christians. >> marco rubio narrowed ted cruz. >> donald trump's victory in south

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