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3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.red lights out on woodruff rd @ hwy 296 at walgreens. use as a four way stop accident on the shoulder of 85 north at exit 60/hwy 101 no delaystravel alert for wet roads and rain this morning. reduce your speed, watch for standing water on the roads. be safe!! safe!! 3 you are looking live at: 3
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candidates will be in columbia today.. ahead of the south carolina primary election this saturday. 3 the c-n-n town hall will take place tonight at 8. vermont senator bernie sanders is expected to take the stage first. followed by former secretary of state hillary clinton.the candidates will answer questions from local voters.the event will be held at the u-s-c campus. 3 and out west -- the republicans are getting ready for the nevada caucuses. donald trump is coming off his big win here in south carolina and new hampshire.marco rubio and ted cruz are hoping to gain some more momentum -- but trump is a heavy favorite to win again. 3 ted cruz is looking for a new national spokesman -- after asking for the resignation of rick tyler. tyler.its all because of a video falsely depicting marco rubio dismissing the bible. 3 the video in question - tweeted by the former cruz campaign member - misquotes rubio as suggesting the bible does not have many answers in it.but the florida senator actually said the bible has "all" the answers. 3 3 you guys have to be seeing
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something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue, and in this case goes after my faith. so i understand, i guess one of their spokespersons apologized and i'll accept his apology, but this is a pattern now and i think we're now at a point where we start asking about accountability," accountability,"this was a grave error of judgement. it turned out the news story he sent around was false but i'll tell you, even if it was true, we are not a campaign that is going to question the faith of another candidate. candidate.senator rubio narrowly beat cruz for second place during south carolina's primary on saturday. 3 here is a look at the fifi remaining republican candidates who again are now focused today's nevada caucus. we will bring you the results as they come in. in.and here's a look at the democratic candidates. remember for everything you need to know on the presidental hopefuls including this weekends primary election is on fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 3 covering our counties:the pickens county sheriff's office is still trying to figure out "who" **killed a
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a boat ramp. ramp."farah khan" was found by two fisherman at the saluda lake ramp.. on buckskin road sunday morning. morning.authorities say the 35-year-old mother was shot in the head --and her death has been ruled a homicide.so far no suspects have been named in this casasif know anything -- -you're asked to call the pickens county sheriff's office or crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-s-c. crime-s-c.khan leaves behind four children.her family has set a up a go-fund-me page to help with funeral expenses -- you can find the link on fox carolina dot com. 3 in greenville county. a man is in the hospital after being shot while sitting in his car it happened monday at the oakland place apartments.law enforcement and forensic units were on scene for several hours investigating. investigators say they are looking for two male suspects. 3 3 3 "they were in the parking lot and shot at his vehicle and struck the victim in the head area." area." 3 "sooner or later, we're going to pack our stuff and leave because my kids love to play
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dangerous for the kids." "it is an area we see drug related activity and violence in that area." area."3 people at the oakland place apartments say enough is enough, and they want something done about the crime in the area. there's been no update on the victim's condition. 3 in laurens county- a woman accused of leading deputies on a *high* speed chase a few weeks ago... is accused of doing it again! 3 back in january deputies say kay thooson took them on a six mile chase... with just three wheels on her car.fox carolina's ashley minelli is at the detention center with more. 3 still waiting to find that out-- last time around-- charged with failure to stop for blue lights... here's a look at the scene *after* chase ended deputies:- late last night, sometime after 10: chase through laurens county- ended on holly street... near elm street- still don't know *what* started the chase deputies:- last time around thomason called 911 requesting ambulance, repeatedly called back... saying she would drive
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6-mile chase in a car missing a wheel 3 as soon as we learn more charges against against ms. thomason we will pass them along. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will
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s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this:red lights out on woodruff rd @ hwy 296 at walgreens. use as a four way stop accident on the shoulder of 85 north at exit 60/hwy 101 no delaystravel alert for wet roads and rain this morning. reduce your speed, watch for standing water on the roads. be safe!! safe!! 3 3 you're taking a live look at 3 3 it's ______. ______.there is a great opportunity for your kids this summer throguh usc upstate. i'll tell you why you might want to set some time aside tonight. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc-up stateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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hillary clinton: i do not believe we live in a single-issue country. the economy is rigged in favor of the top. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's poison in the water... hardworking immigrant families living in fear... racism holding people back... wall street and big financial interests along with drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence. that's what i want to take on.
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to root out all of these barriers... becaususi think america can only live up to its potential when we make sure that every american has a chance to live up to his or her potential. i'm hillary clinton,
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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--we're taking a live look at... sc- dot cam.. spartanburg county.. eye-85 at gossett road mile marker 80 3 3 in michigan-- police say they still have no idea what caused an uber driver to kill six people -- but they do say he admitted to the crimes. crimes.jason dalton-- was denied bond on monday.he told the judge he wanted to remain
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dalton shot eight people.. killing six on saturday.among the victims... a father and his teenage son who were out car shopping.the other attacks happened in an apartment complex parking lot... and at a cracker barrel, where four women were killed. investigators say dalton picked up uber passengers **in between the shootings. 3 this attack has some questioning the safety of uber and its drivers.the company's security chief says before saturday-- they had no reason to believe anything was wrong with dalton. dalton.uber says dalton **cleared a background check and was approved to be a driver on january 25. he had given more than 100 rides. rides.here in the upstate -- local uber drivers hope dalton's story doesn't discourage people from ing the service.michelle black owns a boutique in mauldin -- called social butterfly --and she also has another job as an uber driver.black says she's been paying a lot of attention to the story in michigan -- but doesnt think the shootings have anything to do with the company. 3 3 3 3 "i haven't had any issues and
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it's something deeper than that- he just happended to be an uber driver. driver.uber issued a statement on their website -- saying they're horrified by the violence and are cooperating with police.reps with company say their prayers are with the victim's families. 3 3 30 of the brightest students in the upstate will embark on an incredible journey this summer.. summer..and those students could be you..or perhaps your kids.. kids..fox rolina's joe gagnon is live from downtown spartanburg with more.. 3 today they are accepting applications for those 30 coveted spots in the academic outreach program program 3 the academic outreach camp 3 will introduce students to exciting and real world
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and statistics. in addition, their team work and leadership skills will be honed and improved. students will gain hands-on experience in learning and applying lean and six sigma tools to computerized challenges, physical simulations, case studies and teaching games. students will also have the opportunity to meet with manufacturing professionals using these tools and skills as part of their careers. students will also participate in an in-depth tour of bmw and usc upstate's healthcare simulation center. they will even get a chance to improve their driving skills behind the wheel of a bmw vehicle. 3 if that sounds interesting to you..or your kid who is in high school...there is an information session tonight at the george dean johnson jr. building of business and economics tonight from 5-7... camps will be held for two weeks from june 13th-24th.. 3 3 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 cloudy with light rain off and
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remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday, with colder temperatures in the low 50s. friday and saturday remain sunny and cold, in the 50s during the day and freezing at night. sunday warms back to near 60s with sunshine. cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s.
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heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday, with colder temperatures in the low 50s. friday and saturday remain sunny and cold, in the 50s during the day and freezing at night. sunday warms back to near 60s with sunshine.3
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: accident on woodruff rd @ i-85/injuries red lights out on woodruff rd @ hwy 296 at walgreens.s.se as a four way stop accident on the shoulder of 85 north at exit 60/hwy 101 no delays travel alert for wet roads and rain this morning. reduce your speed, watch for standing water on the roads. be safe!! safe!! 3 3 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3
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know..columbia police now say there is no evidence to prove that a shooting took place at columbiana mall on saturday. they say no shell casings have been found - and no suspects have been identified. 3 newberry police say they have identified the guy they say robbed a bank. they say k9-units tracked down herbert pugh near the b-b-and-t bank on wilson roadafter employees say he handed them a note and demanded money. pugh is charged with robbery. 3 a former substitute teacher in anderson county is facing charges--accused of stealing prescription medications from a school nurse.police say morgan kidd confessed to taking the medications at crescent high school on february 8th.kidd is no longer employed by the school district. 3 twtwew automotive facilities will be bringing hundreds of new jobs to hendersonville--- 3 north carolina governor pat mccrory announced on monday that-- linimar corporation is adding a fourth plant to their north carolina locations and g-f automotive - a swiss company - is opening up their first plant in the u.s. the companies will invest more than 215 million dollars in henderson county - to make
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parts.these companies are expected to open in the mills river area - and bring 350 jobs. 3 3 it's (time).coming up, dayton 500 winner denny hamlin has been dreaming about the win for years.we'll show you the proof. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county.. it's hard to see but raining out..eye-85you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...eye- 85... mile marker 42.. raining.. 3 the mother of nascar driver denny hamlin says he's been dreaming of winning the daytona 500 since he was little and she has proof. proof.hamlin edged out martin truex junior on sunday in the
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race history. history.his mom posted this picture to twitter on the same day.she says it was a short essay hamlin wrote in elementary school.hamlin writes that he wanted to win the daytona 500 on february 17, 1998.he also says he would want his car to be red, white, and blue because that was bill
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3 now to weather 3 with nicole 3 cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're
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3 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up, one upstate animal park is reaching out to the community to help them stay open. why they need all the support they can get -- coming up. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstate...spartan burg.. rain.you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same...
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i'm hillary clinton
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now..while south carolina prepares for the democratic primary this weekend.the nevada caucuses are being held today for the republicans.you decide 20-16 coverage coming up. up. 3 heavy rain and storms on the way--i'll give you a timeline of it all. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday february 23i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the
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3 we're talking weather this morning and it looks the rain couple more days this week. this is a live look at spartanburg county.you can see some wet roads.. raining this morning. nicole how long can we expect this to stick around. around. 3 cloudy with light rain off and
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remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday. 3 let's send it over 3 to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:accident on woodruff rd @ i-85/injuriesred lights out on woodruff rd @ hwy 296 at walgreens. use as a four way stop accident on the shoulder of 85 north at exit 60/hwy 101 no delaystravel alert for wet roads and rain this morning. reduce your
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water on the roads. be safe!! safe!! 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 republican front runner donald trump is hoping to use his momentum to win more votes out west today. today.the republicans have been campaigning in nevada for the past few days ahead of today's caucuses.donald trump is coming off big wins in new hampshire and here in south carolina.marco rubio and ted cruz are looking to break out of a close race for second to upset trump. 3 a local vietnam veteran says he's thankful for presidential candidate marco rubio going the extra mile to make sure he's okay. okay.vietnam veteran -- larry mccullough -- **passed out** as rubio was finishing up his speech last friday in clemson. medical teams came in to help. rubio stopped and led the crowd in prayer for the man. but it turns out he called mccullough to follow up.. and make sure he's recovering. 3 3 3 hey larry this is marco rubio we were worried about you but
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thinglarry mccullough says he's doing just fine.he thinks he fainted from not eating enough and standing for a long period of time. 3 both bernie sanders and hillary clinton will be in columbia tonight for cnn's townhall meeting at the university of south carolina. carolina.before hand clinton will be talking about gun violance.she's scheduled to be at a "breaking down barriers" rally in columbia.clinton will meet with mothers who have been killed in shootings.the rally is being held at the central baptist church starting at 6:15. 3 democratic candidate "willie wilson" will be reaching out to voters this week.the businessman says he's working hard to get his voice out to voters in the palmetto state. today he'll meet with the south carolina black caucus at the statehouse.tomorrow, he will have a meet and greet here in greenville at the phillis wheatley community center. 3 here's a look at the democratic candidates.the south carolina democratic primary \is this saturday. 3 and here is a look at the five remaining republican candidates who again are now focused today's nevada caucus. we will bring you the results as they come in.for everything you need to know on the
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this weekends primary election is on fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 3 we're working to learn the name of a person who's body was found in a burned out jackson county home. home.the sheriff's office says they were called out to a house fire on enchanted forest drive around 7:30 sunday morning.deputies say that's when the body was found.they don't suspect foul play but have called in state investigators to help out with the case.deputies say they're working to figure out the cause of the fire but don't believe foul play was involved. 3 greenwood county investigators facing charges this morning. morning.this is a look at thomas smith.police say he walked into the south state bank on bypass 72 on thursday carrying a bank bag.when he got to the counter...police say smith gave the teller a note, demanding money then ran off with cash.police say he was arrested monday morning around 9:00. 3 a popular spartanburg county animal park says they need your help to stay open. open.hollywild animal park's board of directors is inviting you to a meeting to share your
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future.director kim atchley says a fire that killed dozens of exotic animals last year is giving the community the wrong impression about the park.she says hollywild relies on visitors and supporters to stay open. 3 3 3 "if we don't have the funding to keep our doors open and to keep everyone fed and cared for to the standard that we expect of ourselves then we have to look at other options but deep in my being i really feel the community is going to respond and say, i never realized they are here, they do need our help and we want them to continue to grow and flourish." flourish."you can share your thoughts at a meeting *this wednesday morning at 8:30 at the spartanburg area chamber of commerce. commerce.you can read hollywild's full statement on our website...foxcarolina.com- 3 paying it forward is something that people do daily....but a group of upstate police officers and their families experienced it first hand -after their dinner bill was taken care of. 3 this was the reciept that the table of officers and their
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tab was paid for at the los cabos bar and grill in inman. the woman who picked up the tab wrote "blue lives matter". 3 one of the restaurant owners said he was very surprised to hear the women wanted to pay a bill for so many people. he said the woman didn't want the officers knowing who she was. we got one of the officers reaction after he found out, here's what he has to say. 3 3 3 "it just floored a bunch of us, we were passing it down the table and a couple of the wives really thought it was special cause you know they see how the officers react to getting on work.... coming off work and dealing with that at home, not just on the job but dealing with their individual police officers, so they thought it was really really special." special."a wife of one of the officers is keeping that 'blue lives matter ticket".she says she plans on framing it. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:accident on woodruff rd @ i-85/injuries red lights out on woodruff rd @ hwy 296 at walgreens. use as a four way stop accident on the shoulder of 85 north at exit 60/hwy 101 no delays travel alert for wet roads and rain this morning. reduce your speed, watch for standing water on the roads. be safe!! safe!! 3 3 3 it's ______. ______.there is a great opportunity for your kids this summer.i'll tell you why you might want to set some time aside tonight. 3 we head to break with a live look at...you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're
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dot cam... duncan... highway- 290.. 3 national health inspectors say your laminate floors may be making you sick. sick.the cdc says earlier this month they found unhealthy levels of formaldehyde in laminate floors sold at lumber liquidators made in china. investigators say the formaldehyde is irritating customers health.they also say studies are showing the flooring from china is three times more likely to cause cancer than laminate floors from china and europe.the china made floors are no longer being sold.company reps say they're working to fix the problem. 3 for the first time in nearly four decades -- we're getting to hear *space *music recordings from apollo 10. 10. 3 3 "the music sound outer-spacey doesn't it?""you hear that? that whistling sound?""yes""wooooo"
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conversation between three astronauts on the far side of the moon.they had lost radio contact with mission control - but data recorders captured everything they said. 3 3 u-s-c upstate is looking f f some of the smartest students in high school..to take part in a one of a kind camp.. camp..the academic outreach camp is accepting applications..and it is two weeks of amazing experiences.. experiences..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from downtown spartanburg with more.. 3 today they are accepting applications for those 30 coveted spots in the academic outreach program program
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will introduce students to exciting and real world applications of mathematics and statistics. in addition, their am work and leadership skills will be honed and improved. students will gain hands-on experience in learning and applying lean and six sigma tools to computerized challenges, physical simulations, case studies and teaching games. students will also have the opportunity to meet with manufacturing professionals using these tools and skills asasart of their careers. students will also participate in an in-depth tour of bmw and
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even get a chance to improve their driving skills behind the wheel of a bmw vehicle. 3 if that sounds interesting to you..or your kid who is in high there is an session tonight dean johnson jr. business and tonight from 5- 7...camps will be held for two weeks from june 13th-24th.. 3 3 3 3 time for traffic 3 and weather every ten minutes. 3 cloudy with light rain 3 off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday
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and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday, with colder temperatures in the low 50s. friday and saturday remain sunny and cold, in the 50s during the day and freezing at night. sunday warms back to near 60s with sunshine. cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday, with colder temperatures in the low 50s.
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sunny and cold, in the 50s during the day and freezing at night. sunday warms back to near 60s with sunshine.
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3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching: watching:
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 time for news you need to know..the laurens county sheriff's office says "kay thomason" is in trouble with the law after leading them on a chase.they say it ended on holly street in clinton last night.deputies say she *also led them on a chase in january while driving a car with only three wheels. 3 bernie sanders and hillary clinton will share their views with voters tonight during a town hall in columbia.it's being hosted by cnn on the university of south carolina campus.the town hall will run from 8:00 until 10:00.the primary is saturday. 3 white house staff will submit a plan to congress today to shut down the detention facility at guantanamo bay. defense leaders say the plan will cost up to 475-million
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facility will save 180-million dollars a year. 3 we head to break with a live look at...spartanbug county... rain.. wet 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers.
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my computer's dying again. you'll need to email us so we can issue you a ticket. but you're right here. it's protocol. or, you can try staples tech services next day guarantee. it's fast and done right. i'll do that instead. that's not protocol marsha. in by noon, out by 5 the next day.
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3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at...spartanburg.. usc upstate... rain showers.. you can the is ground wet 3 greer police officers are using their time-off to mentor children in the community. community.detective jonathan mcwhite launched the mentoring program.the goal of the program is to visit kids at their schools and take them to community events.officers say they don't want kids to feel like they can't talk to officers.they feel like the program is a great way to build trust in the area.police say they want neighbors to feel free to report crime without fear from the department. 3 one local teen is raising the bar when it comes to asking
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3 "its a yes. oh my god" god"that was jared burns asking his sweetheart "ashlyn donald" to prom.the pendleton high student plowed the word "prom?" into a field at the double-d farm in townville then flew ashlyn up in the air to ask her out.burns borrowed the plane from a friend to pop the question. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s.
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heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on: on:
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3 3 3 3 live at:you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.the republican candidates will try and get closer to winning their party's nomination for president today as they head into the nevada caucuses.more on you decide 20-16 -- after the break. 3 greenville county.. be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long.we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. four hours of catch live reports from the field, plus
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minutes.?3 the morning news starts now. now.the fight for the republican presidential nomination heads out west. we'll tell you who's chances are looking good in the nevada caucuses. caucuses. 3 rain in the forecast through tomorrow.i'll tell you when things should dry up. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 23.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 let's take a live look outside
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3 cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low 50s. tonight, widespread rain arrives with lows in the 40s. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching: 3180 n blackstock rd hwy 290 @ tucapau rd injuriesstalled vehicle right lanei-85 south @ pelham rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--at the s.c.d.o.t. 3 pelham rd rdright laneinjurieshwy 290 @ rd 3180 n blackstock

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