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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.
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heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic 3 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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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, ahead of saturday's primary. 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
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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 police say shooting happened yesterday afternoon- spent hours on scene investigating- people living here: may be time to move3 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."
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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"3 - 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
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grant is part of the city's larger efforts to clean up abandoned homes.. and make improvements for existing homeowners on the north side. 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 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 families recieved after the 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
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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."3 a wife of one of the officers has that 'blue lives matter ticket" and she plans on framing it. 3 now 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. 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
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3 if you're looking for something to do with your children this weekend, the junior league of spartanburg says they have the perfect event. event.the organization is hosting a storybook breakfast on saturday morning.it's being held at the cleveland park event center starting at 10:00. there will be five different table themes to choose from including thomas the train and doctor seuss.tickets are still available starting at 15 dollars for kids. 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 details on how to apply. 3 here's a live look 3 a usc upstate-- you're watching the morning news on
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for full meals starting at just $4.99, it's gotta be d's. 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 along highway 14 in greer. 3
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prosecutor says a deadly shooting rampage was totally random. random.investigators say "jason dalton" shot 6 people to death saturday and injured 2 others.he appeared in court monday and was denied bond.a 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 shipped to facilities over-seas.the president says he's working with the defense department to move about 60 prisoners to the u-s. 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
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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 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
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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
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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 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.
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looking live over pelham road at 85.. a big backup happening. we'll get an update from chris in traffic.. in just a minute. 3 leaders in australia say its time to reform unemployment benefits because they're being abused. abused.government leaders say the jobless rate is growing but it's because people are refusing to work.they say unemployment applications site reasons like -- work will ruin golf plans or it's preventing the applicant from becoming an actor.the employment minister says jobless benefits are a safety net for anyone who cannot find a job.he says it shouldn't be an option for work. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 cloudy with light rain off and on through the day. highs will remain in the upper 40s to low
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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 the morning news starts now. now.
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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. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 23.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 we have been watching a big mess on i-85 at pelham road in greenville...chris scott will have an update in traffic in just a minute. 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.
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3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 3 3 we are expecting to get new information this morning about a mother of four who was found dead on a boat ramp. ramp.the pickens county sheriff says he will hold a news conference at 11 this morning regarding the death of "farah kahn"." kahn" was found sunday morning on that ramp at saluda lake. been shot in the head.. and her death is ruled a homicide. so far, no suspects have beenamed. named.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. we will be there for this morning's news conference and will pass along the information we receive.. 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
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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, 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." e." 3 "what we would love to do is whoever did this- get them off the streets."
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3 - forensics and police spent several hours on scene investigating- searching for two men involved with shooting 3 - have not released any suspect descriptions at this point point- update on 3 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 greenville and spartanburg this morning. 3 also in columbia.. the wife of
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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 will go to the university of 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 withthhe 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
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carolina.. marco rubio and ted cruz will be battling for second place.nevada has 30 delegates in the republican national convention. 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. wednesday brings t-storms, heavy rain and wind, and possible flooding. sunshine returns thursday.
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3 now time for traffic with chris. 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
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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 from m-m-r to move the case forward quicker.in the meantime, state senator larry martin is working on legislation that could also block the company's plan. 3 members of an activist group say they're upset at a cross built into an oconee county building. building.the cross is built into a porch at a seneca water treatment plant.reps with the freedom from religion foundation say it needs to be removed because it violates the constitution.the cross was built last year in memory of a liberty man who worked at the site in 2014.people in the area say they disagree with the group and think the cross should stay. 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 you're watching 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... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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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 cleveland park events center.. where spartanburg county sheriff chuck wright is hosting a prayer breakfast this morning. 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 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.
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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 restroom that corresponds to 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
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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 weather and traffic. 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.
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3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic sponsored by 3 kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 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 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-nikki from greenville. -angel from spartanburg. spartanburg.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
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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 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm diana watson. first at four we'll have weather and traffic every ten minutes.and tonight at ten... simpsonville city council gets back to business for the first time ... since their last controversial meeting when the mayor kicked out a councilwoman. see what happens tonight on the ten oclock news. 3 honey, would some captain d's make you feel better? yeeeaah! (woo) when you love seafood this much... back again? i hope it's just a clumsy phase. ...it's gotta be d's. anything's worth it
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3 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 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.the county prosecutor insists his rampage was random and that we may never know a motive.. investigators say admitted to shooting 6 people to death on saturday. 3 the nevada caucuses are being held today.front runner donald trump is looking for a third straight win.marco rubio and ted cruz are hoping to upset trump.30 delegates are up for grabs. 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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3 a california mom says she's using wine to motivate herself to stay in shape. shape."april storey" became internet famous in january for a short video she posted online.she titled it "the wine workout" that combines working out with alcohol.according to storey, she came up with the idea while thinking of a new year's eve celebration.the idea has taken off with dozens of other wine-inspired workouts on youtube.storey has several other workout videos that don't involve wine as well. 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)) change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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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... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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>> a muslim survives a massive brain aneurysm. >> i had to shut my eyes because they felt like out. >> the question is why? >> god saved me to tell his love story through my life. >> and then a student is issued a challenged. >> he bet me $5 that i would o not go go to not go to that church. >> and he becomes an instrument for change. >> we have got to be able to trust one another. >> on today's "700 club." >> pat: hey, welcome,
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this edition of "the 700 club." you're not going to hear much about it here in the united states, but our good friends, obama's buddies, in tehran, are working hard to develop a missile program. a missile program that could be used to launch nuclear weapons to threaten israel and europe, possibly even the u.s.a. >> terry: iron says iran says the u.s. won't learn how powerful its missile system is until it is too late. >> reporter: iran's missile program is one of the most ambitious and the world. it ranges from long-range ballistic missiles that could reach europe, to shorter-range missiles already used against israel and saudi arabia. >> officially the claim is that the missile industry is for defense purposes only.

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