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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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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-- 3 3 3 following a big win in south carolina... presidential candidate donald trump is expected to have a repeat performance in nevada. nevada.that state's republican caucus gets underway at 8:00 eastern time tonight. tonight.the most recent poll from cnn shows trump with a whopping 45 percent of the votes.just like in south carolina.. marco rubio and ted cruz will be fighting for second place. 3 the democratic candidates are heading to south carolina,
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hillary clinton and bernie sanders will take part in a cnn town hall in columbia tonight.we'll have more on today's other campaign stops in our next half hour. 3 3 covering our counties-- investigators in jackson county are working to figure out what caused a deadly fire. deputies were called to a home on "enchanted forest drive" in sylva around 7:30 sunday morning.we're told one person was found dead in the home. their name has not been released.deputies don't suspect foul play.state authorities are investigating. 3 a shooting in greer that sent one man to the hospital now has his neighbors scared... and on high alert. alert.people living in the oakland place apartment complex say crime is an increasing problem in their community. community.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greer.. and ashley- police are still searching for the suspects in this case. 3 - two men involved in this shooting- told victim shot while inside his car car 3 - scene yesterday really shook up this community- greer
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yesterday really - scene yesterday really shook up this community- greer police say shooting happened yesterday afternoon- spent hours on scene investigating- people living here: may be time to move 3 3 "sooner or later, we're going to pack our stuff and leave because my kids love to play outside and it's getting too dangerous for the kids." kids." 3 "it is an area we see drug related activity and violence in that area." area."police:- victim already at the hospital when they arrived on scene- cousin drove him there after shooting 3 - don't have update on victim's condition- police said injuries appear to be "non life threatening" threatening"- any suspect
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any suspect description? 3 leaders in spartanburg are approving two land grants aimed at revitalizing the north side of the city. city.city council is giving a grant to northside development, that will be used on brawley street.we're told the company plans to build affordable housing there.this grant is part of the city's larger efforts to clean up abandoned homes.. and make improvements for existing homeowners on the north side. 3 3 "the city previously purchased and demolished these properties with hopes of redevelopment. northside development group has positioned itself to redevelop those properties by leveraging resources and making resources available so by the city donating that property it puts the northside development group in a position to redevelop them" them"3 the city also granted 25- thousand dollars to hope ministries.that group is partnering with miracle hill to help homeless people get back on their feet. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 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. 3 3 now let't'send it over to the traffic center. 3 3 traffic center.over to the now let's send it 3 now let's send it over to the
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3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- joe-- 3joe-- joe-- 3 there's a great opportunity coming up for high schoolers who love science and math. we're live in spartanburg with details on how to apply.
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greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 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 ars. 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. i'm running for president to root out all of these barriers...
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news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over clemson. 3 3 the kalamazoo county prosecutor insists a deadly shooting rampage was random. random.investigators say "jason dalton" shot and killed six people and injured 2 others -- on saturday.he appeared in court monday and was denied bond.the prosecutor says dalton was not targeting anyone in particular and a motive may never be known. uber's security chief says several customers complained about dalton but they had no reason to believe he was doing anything suspicious. 3 white house staff will submit a plan to congress today to shut down the detention facility at guantanamo bay. bay.defense leaders say the plan will cost up to 475- million dollars but shutting down the facility will save 180-million dollars a year. authorities say less dangerous prisoners will be shiied to facilities over-seas.the president says he's working with the defense department to move about 60 prisoners to the
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3 lawmakers in washington are working through a multi- billion dollar request from the president to fight zika virus.president obama sent a nearly 2-billion dollar proposal to fight the virus in the u-s and latin america monday.he's also asking to use left over funds from the fight against ebola in 2014 to combat zika.the president says he wants to work with governors to help fight the spread of the virus.there are confirmed cases of zika in north carolina and georgia but not south carolina. 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 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 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 drdring 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...
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3 3 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 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, 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
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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. 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 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3
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3 we're watching: n blackstock
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3 to chris.let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: n blackstock rd @ hayne sthwy 290 @ tucapau rd injuries injurieshere'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 sheriff's office is still trying to
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mother of four and left her body on a boat ramp."farah khan" was found by two fisherman at the saluda lake ramp.. on buckskin road sunday morning.so far no suspects have been named. 3 the charlotte city council is moving forward with an ordinance that expands people's protection based on sexual orientation and gender identity.governor pat mccrory says he's opposed to it and believes the ordinance is a threat to public safety. 3 bill cosby's wife will continue her deposition next month after answering questions for more than two hours monday.camille cosby's testimony is believed to be the first she has given since dozens of women accused her husband of sexual assault. 3 a 106-year-old woman-- born here in south carolina -- says one of her dreams finally came true. true.virginia mclaurin got to visit the white house and meet president obama and the first lady.she was so excited she even danced her way inside!in 2014-- mclaurin started a social media campaign to meet the first family.white house workers posted this happy
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lived through 18 presidents. 3 3 it's ______.the game show jeopardy says one group of people may soon be ineligible to appear on the show.what producers are working on changing--next. 3 here's a live look over pelham road at i-85 in greenville-- thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes.
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news on fox carolina.this is a live look at --usc upstate 3 producers of the game show jeopardy say they're working to fix a rule that may prevent canadians from appearing on the show. show.according to producers, a privacy law change in canada would prevent potential contestants from taking an online quiz.the online quiz is the first step to getting on the show.producers say they're working to resolve the issue so canadians can appear on the show.ironically -- the show's host alex trebek is from canada. 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
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's 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 it's ______.there's good news for neighbors who have been fighting a plan to dump coal ash in pickens county.we'll coming up. 3 we leave you with a live look at over i-85 in greenville-- thee morning news on fox
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 greer police are looking for a gunman.. after a shooting left neighbors rattled.we're live in greer with what we know about the investigation. investigation.the democratic presidential candidates are looking for a win in south carolina.we'll tell you where they'll be stopping later today. today. 3 rain in the forecast through tomorrow.i'll tell you when things should dry up.
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hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 let's take a live look out along east saint john street in spartanburg. 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 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 in this morning's most wanted.. pickens county deputies are trying to find the person who shot and killed a mother of four. four.sunday morning, the body of "farah kahn" was found on a boat ramp at saluda lake. lake.investigators say she'd been shot in the head.. and her death is ruled a homicide. so far, no suspects have been named.anyone with information on this case is asked to call 1-888-crime-sc. crime-sc.kahn leaves behind four children.. and her family has set up a go fund me to pay for funeral costs.if you'd like to help, we have a link on our website, fox carolina dot com. 3 a shooting in greer that sent a man to the hospital- is weighing heavy on the community where he lives. lives.people we spoke with at the oakland place apartment complex say the area is getting too dangerous. dangerous.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greer this morning-and ashley- even police say crime is a problem in this area. 3 greer police:- drug related activity, violence 3 3 - broad daylight: people livig here saw evidence of that yesterday afternoon - police say a shooting happened here,
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while inside his car, already at the hospital when they the hospital car, already at - victim shot parking lotbroken glass in found blood and happened here, shooting afternoon that yesterday saw evidence of people livig here - broad daylight: 3 3 activity, violence 3 3 - broad dayligig: people livig here saw evidence of that yesterday afternoon - police say a shooting happened here, found blood and broken glass in parking lot- victim shot while inside his car, already at the hospital when they arrived- resident we spoke with: scary to see this so close to home 3 3 "i seen the crime scene with all of the tape. it was pretty horrible and a sight the kids don't need to see." see." 3 "what we would love to do is whoever did this- get them off the streets." streets." 3 - forensics and police spent several hours on scene investigating- searching for
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3 - have not 3 - have not released any suspect descriptions at this point point- update on victim's condition? 3 3 we're just a few days away from south carolina's democratic primary.. and the presidential candidates are in the palmetto state to connect with voters. voters.former secretary of state hillary clinton will be in columbia this evening for a forum called "breaking down barriers."a group of five women who have lost children to gun violence or police incidents are traveling around the state, sharing their stories.they include the mothers of trayvon martin, sandra bland and eric garner. the forum will also be held in this morning. 3 also in columbia.. the wife of senator bernie sanders is campaigning for her husband. doctor jane sanders will hold an education forum later this afternoon.she's expected to talk to parents and families about her husband's plan for creating better educational opportunities for south carolina. 3 tonight, clinton and sanders
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south carolina.. for a town hall event.it's being hosted by cnn.clinton and sanders will take the stage separately to answer questions from voters.that starts at 8:00. 3 a third democratic candidate is also returning to south carolina.doctor willie wilson is set to meet with the black caucus at the statehouse this afternoon.he'll also be in greenville tomorrow night, for a meet and greet at the phillis wheatley community center. 3 another reminder-- the south carolina democratic primary is this saturday.polls are open from seven a-m to seven p-m. fox carolina will have full team coverage on air and online.. as the results come in. 3 it's looking like republican front runner donald trump will score another victory later today. today.the nevada republican caucuses are happening tonight. trump is polling ahead of the other four candidates in the state.and just like in south carolina.. marco rubio and ted cruz will be battling for second place.nevada has 30 delegates in the republican national convention.
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 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. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday.
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3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 covering our counties--a company's plans to dump coal ash in pickens county are on hold for now. now.we've been following this story for months.the company "m-r-r" is suing the county for 25 million dollars.. because they want to dump coal ash at a landfill in liberty. the plan has drawn a lot of protests from neighbors.now, a judge is denying a request
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forward quicker.in the meantime, state senator larry martin is working on legislation that could also block the company's plan. 3 hundreds of new jobs are coming to henderson county thanks to two automotive plants. plants.north carolina governor pat mccrory was in hendersonville monday night to announce the the new facilities.linimar corporation is adding a fourth plant to their north carolina locations and gf 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. 3 3 anyway this company could have gone anywhere they picked a new site and a great county and it's going to have a tremendous long-term impact on western north carolina. 3 these companies are expected to locate in the mills river area.350 new jobs are expected to be added to the area. 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 there's a great opportunity coming up for high schoolers who love science and math. we're live in spartanburg with
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3 here's a live look over clemson-- 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
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looking live along highway 14 in greer 3 3 a georgia man is heading to trial -- accused of killing his son by leaving him in a hot car. car.justin harris appeared in court monday for his final round of motions hearing before his trial begins. prosecutors say he left his son cooper in their suv during the summer of 2014 intentionally because he was unhappy with his marriage. defense lawyers say they can prove harris loved his son too much.prosecutors say evidence shows harris researched living without children and sexted multiple women shortly before cooper's death. 3 charlotte city council members are working to expand their nondiscrimination ordinance. ordinance.they voted in approval of the ordinance monday night.governor pat mccrory says he's opposed to it and believes the ordinance is a threat to public safety. the proposal expands protection based on sexual orientation and gender identity.one revision would allow people to choose the
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the gender they identify with. 3 3 u-s-c upstate is looking for 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 3 the academic outreach camp will introduce students to exciting and real world applications of mathematics 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
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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 weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 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 floododg. 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
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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.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 taking a look at news you need to know..neighbors in the oakland place apartment complex say gun violence is on the rise in their area.police say one man was shot in the head monday near the complex. he is expected to be okay but police are looking for two suspects. 3 kalamazoo shooting suspect "jason dalton" is being held without bond this morning.he faced a judge monday.the county prosecutor insists his rampage was totally random. investigators say he shot 6 people to death saturday and injured 2 others. 3 republican voters in nevada are headed to the polls today for their caucus.front runner donald trump is looking for a third straight win.marco rubio and ted cruz are hoping to upset trump.30 delegates are
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3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -happy birthday nikki from greenville.-lena from greenville.-mark from greer. greer.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
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3 we're back with a live look along east saint john street
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3 pbs will soon have round the clock programming for kids. kids.starting this fall the station will offer a free, 24-hour channel with children's programming.in case you don't have a television, the programming will be live streamed online or on their kids app.developers say they're working on allowing children to easily switch between programming and activities online to enhance learning. 3 one pickens county elementary school can boast they have one of the best readers in the area. area.a-r lewis elementary and hagood elementary have been part of an eight week read- a-thon.a-r lewis won the read-a-thon and honored the individual high performer landon tillman.missus "michelle clayton"'s third grade class was the team winner.congressman jeff duncan honored the winners on monday. the winners were also recognized on february 13-th at a clemson university men's basketball game. 3 now time for weather and
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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 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: augusta rd@ white horse rdroper mtn rd@ i-385i-85 south@ pelham rd/exit 54left lane lane 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3
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toward some upstate police officers is going viral this morning.we'll show you, and hear from one of those officers, coming up at 8:00. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. (vo) shop all makes, models and colors in your neighborhood... all with worry-free ownership. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone...
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3caucuses. caucuses.in the nevada are looking good who's chances we'll tell you out west. nomination heads presidential the fight for the investigation. investigation.the we know about greer with what we're live in rattled.neighbors shooting left gunman.. after a looking for a greer police are 3 3 greer police are looking for a gunman.. after a shooting left neighbors rattled.we're live in greer with what we know about the investigation. investigation.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--over clemson
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