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3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear and cold with lows in
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3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center. center.you are looking live at:
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3 the same storm system we're watching this morning has **killed at least three people in lousiana and mississippi. mississippi.this is a look from central lousiana ... two people died there... and seven others were critically hurt when severe weather hit an r-v park.in mississippi, one person was killed near hattiesburgit's estimated at least seven tornadoes hit those two states. 3 and as this storm heads east...here in south carolina...the tornado threat is shutting down schools- school districts in horry and georgetown counties, along the coast... will be closed as a precaution today. 3 as nicole mentioned -- we're seeing that system coming toward us.we're monitoring conditions in studio -- and from the field. field.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in spartanburg county. 3 - this one area we know gets hit when flash flooding moves in- that's a concern through this evening: watch is under
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tonight3 - so far we haven't seen too many issues on roads- debris here on the road at .... - saturated ground: power problems and downed trees 3 - will be a concern all day until rain moves out out 3 dont forget to download the fox carolina weather app.and if you have a data plan you can still get continuous coverage even when the power goes out during severe weather. we'll also have up-to-the-minute updates on fox carolina-dot-com as well as all our social media pages for weather. 3 3 three in a row -- this morning --republican front-runner donald trump is coming off another **big win after the nevada caucuses.
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preliminary entrance polls -- six in ten voters say they're angry at the way the government is working -- and about half of them support trump. trump walked away with 42 percent of the votes.this is his third win -- following victories here in south carolina and new hampshire. 3 3 3 "of course, if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning the country. and soon the country is going to start winning, winning, winning." winning."marco rubio and ted cruz are vying for second place -- ahead of john kasich and ben carson. the republican race now moves on to next week's super tuesday --when a dozen states will have presidential primaries. 3 the democratic candidates for president will be making campaign stops in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary. primary.during tuesday nights town hall at the university of south carolina -- hillary clinton and bernie sanders took the stage separately.they touched on issues like race
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3 clinton even mentioned zachary hammond--an upstate teenager who was shot and killed by a seneca police officer during an undercover drug bust back in july. july.this is a look at the dashcam video from that night. the police officer says hammond used his car as a weapon and that he shot in self defense..but hammond's family disagrees.clinton said deadly force should *always be a last resort for officers. 3 3 3 3 "we have too many instances, here in south carolina we had walter scott, in north charleston. there was a young white teenager if i remember, zachary hammond who was unarmed and killed in a police action here in south carolina. we have lost too many young people so what's the answer?" 3 bernie sanders also talked about racism.he accused donald trump and others of forming a "racist effort" to delegitimize the president. president. 3 3 "my dad came from poland. i'm running for president. guess what? no one's asked for my
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skin"sanders also talked about the presidents plan to close guantanamo bay-saying *if the people there are terrorists they need to stay in jail-- but he also thinks the president is right in trying to shut down guantanamo bay. there are concerns -- here in south carolina -- that some of those detainees could be housed in charleston. 3 here's a look at the democratic candidates who will be on the primary ballot this saturday. bernie sanders will be in columbia at 9 this morning -- for a press conference at the double tree. hillary clinton will also be in columbia for.. a day at the capitol luncheon.it's happening around two oclock at brookland baptist church. willie wilson will have a meet and greet at the phillis wheatley community center tonight at 7:30. 3 and here is a look at the five remaining republican candidates. remember -- for everything you need to know on you decide 20-16 -- head to fox carolina-dot-com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs
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wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear and cold with lows in the 30s.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: this: 3 you're taking a live look at 3 3 it's ______.one of the biggest construction construction projects in the state is underway in greenville county around i-85 and 385. coming
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...spartanburg county... eye-85 at mile marker 73... rain.. flood and wind advisory. 3 3 covering our counties. in anderson county-troopers are looking for a driver who they say drove off after hitting two people on the side of the road. 3 troopers say a truck driver stopped to help another driver on highway-24.. near "abercrombie road" on tuesday. they say the tow truck driver
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ready to load the car when a car came down the road and hit both men. the man who called for the tow truck says -- six inches could have made the difference between life and death. 3 3 3 "i was scared, i grabbed myself, i told my friend, tell my family and friends that i love them cause you know i didn't know how bad the injures was the extend of the injuries." 3 highway patrol say they're looking for a 2000 to 2006 burgundy toyota corolla similar to the one you see on your screen.they say the drivers's side mirror will be missing.anyone with information is asked to call south carolina highway patrol. 3 in greenville county -- if you drive near the eye-85 and 385 interchange.. you may have noticed construction underway for one of the biggest projects in the state. state.on tuesday--the d-o-t released video of what what everthing will look like once the gateway project is finished.this is the second largest road contruction in d- o-t history and its going to take at least three years. engineers working on the
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will be expanding and go all the way under roper mountain road.they say they will also be making intersection improvements at woodruff road. 3 3 3 "200 thousand cars per day travel this interchange as it is. in 2035 we're anticipating that that number is going to go to 350 thousand cars per day. so, there's a great increase in traffic that we're anticipating." anticipating."crews says the north side of woodruff road will have another lane between 85 and 385. other intersections will also be re- done to add turn lanes. 3 time for traffic and weather
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3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear with lows in the 30s. thursday and friday remain breezy with sunshine, and highs in the low 50s. the weekend warms into the 50s to near 60 with clear skies both days. the next chance for rain arrives monday. storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible
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taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear with lows in the 30s. thursday and friday remain breezy with sunshine, and highs in the low 50s. the weekend warms into the 50s to near 60 with clear skies both days. the next chance for rain arrives monday.
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33 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: road washout just before exit 56/hwy 14 on i-85 south south 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic 3 sponsosod by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..brevard
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24 year old matthew jenkins. they say he was last seen on february 16 and has some medical issues--anyone with information is asked to call the police. 3 anderson county deputies say they're trying to figure out how a s-u-v that was reported stolen was found submerged in the saluda river tuesday morning. they say no one was inside the s-u-v at the time. 3 spartanburg police are working to track down vandals who they say spraypainted graffiti throughout cleveland park. if you saw anything... or have any information call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 we head to break with a live look at...you're watching flood advidosry.. flood advidosry.. rain.. wind-- at...clemson... with a live look at...clemson... rain.. wind-- flood advidosry.. you'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...greenville county.. eye-85... at mile marker 44..
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3 in virginia -- a kind gesture from a starbucks employee has gone viral.. after she wrote a note to a frequent customer. 3 ibby piracha-- who is deaf received a note from the cashier that read quote: "i've been learning asl just so you can have the same experience as everyone else."piracha shared a photo of the note on his facebook page saying he goes to the starbucks three times a week and the starbucks barista recently asked him what he wanted to drink in sign language.he said he shared the post to show how amazing it feels to get that support.
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3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear and cold with lows in the 30s.
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3 chris is in the 3 traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: road washout just before exit 56/hwy 14 on i-85 south south 3 you're looking live at: 3 we head to break with a live look at...can't see much.. rain drops on our tower cam over pelham road.. you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news.
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now..
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3 thunderstorms-- high winds and flash flood warning this morning. we'll look at the rest of the week, coming up. 3 3 and just like niocle said high winds and flash flooding. i'm live in spartanburg with more on the severe weather watch. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, february 24i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 severe weather is our big concern this morning.this storm system has already wreaked havoc on the gulf coast.this is video in lamar county mississippi where one person was killed.two others were killed in lousiana.and dozens are injured, many of them seriously. seriously. 3 and here is a look in our area at sc-dot cam greenville county.. 385 haywood road. where we are closely watching storms.... wet roads....
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3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes
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the 30s. 3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:road washout just before exit 56/hwy 14 on i-85 south south 3 you're looking live at:
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3 as nicole tracks the chance for severe storms in the weather center our fox carolina crews are keeping an eye on things outside. outside.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in spartanburg county--ashley how's it looking? 3 - this one area we know gets hit when flash flooding moves in- that's a concern through this evening: watch is under effect until 6pm tonight tonight- so far we haven't seen too many issues on roads-
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.... - saturated ground: power problems and downed trees 3 - will be a concern all day until rain moves out out 3 stay with fox carolina both on air and online for continuous weather coverage.we are on until nine but we will also have continuous updates on fox carolina-dot-com as well as facebook and twitter.you can also download our weather and news apps.remember if you have a data plan you can still get updates if your power goes out. 3
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cecebrating another big win this morning -- this one in nevada. nevada.trump won the nevada caucuses by nearly double digits over second place marco rubio to earn 12 delegates. rubio barely edged out ted cruz by a percenenge point giving both candidates 5 delegates each.doctor ben carson and ohio governor john kasich both had poor showings. trump says beating kasich in nevada is only a sign of things to come. 3 3 3 "and you know what i really am happy about because i've been saying it for a long time, 46% with the hispanics, 46%, number one with hispanics." (cheers) (cheers)trump won 45 percent of the vote in nevada. 3 here is a look at the five remaining republican candidates.they will look to gain a huge boost this coming tuesday with 11 states heading to the polls -- including georgia.nearly 600 delegates are up for grabs on march first. 3 and here's a look at the three democratic candidates who will appear on the south carolina primary ballot on saturday.
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to voters about poverty in columbia this morning at 9:00. hillary clinton will also be in columbia this afternoon to speak at a sorority luncheon around 2:00.then at 5:30 -- she'll be in sumter for a "breaking down barriers" town hall.tonight -- willie wilson will be here in greenville for a meet and greet and the phillis wheatley center.that event starts at 7:30.remember -- for everything you need to know on the election head to fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 3 greer police are giving a better description of the car they say two shooting suspects may be driving. driving.police say they found a shooting victim at the hospital monday afternoon around 1:30.according to reports, the man was shot near the oakland place apartments -- claiming he had been jumped. a police report states the two men were likely driving a gold suv with south carolina plates. if you have any information on the gunmen or their suv- contact greer police. 3 3 covering our counties: greenville county officers are mourning the loss of one of their four-legged officers. officers.the greenville police department says the veteran k9 "fox" has died.fox joined the force in 2006 and was partnered with officer michael
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hundreds of arrests - including an armed suspect who hijacked a bus carrying special needs students. greenville police say fox also helped remove more than a million dollars in drugs from the streets. 3 parents in pickens county say they're willing to fight to keep three public schools open. open.a-r lewis, holly springs and ambler elementaries may be shut down.. to save the district almost twelve *million dollars. dollars.a vote on the decision has been pushed back after protests from parents.parents met in easley tuesday night to discuss the proposal.they say their kids love their schools.. and they wiwi do whatever it takes to keep them open. open.there will be two more workshops on tuesday march 1st and tuesday march 8th.the board will then meet on march 14th to make a final recommendation. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.3 3 storms early could bring
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and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear and cold with lows in the 30s.
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3 now to chris 3 with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:pickens cty crash no injuries evergreen acres rd @ j and d dr i-85 south @ exit 56/hwy 14 road washout just before exit 56/hwy 14 14 3 3 you are taking a live look at:
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3 it's ______.leaders with a polygamous sect in utah are facing charges this morning. what they're accused of doing- 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstate... wind flood advisory you'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... spartanburg county... howard street. ashley is there live for us this morning.as she mention tts area was an issue last fall with flash flooding... expected to see some rain. 3 search crews in nepal confirm 23 people, including two children have been killed in a small plane crash this morning. morning.airport workers say the brand new plane had a short flight time but they lost communication with the
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about 4:00 this morning, search crews say they found the plane's wreckage in the mountains of nepal.its too early to tell what caused the crash. 3 top leaders with a polygamous sect in salt lake city utah are facing federal charges. they were arrested tuesday on suspicion of food stamp fraud and money laundering.the group is associated with warren jeffs - a felon who used to lead a mormon church.federal prosecutors say the illegal food stamp operation has been going on for a year.an indictment states they were teaching others how to use the benefits system illegally. 3 whole foods is working to make life easier for their customers. customers.according to several sources, the grocery chain signed a five year partnership with a company called "instacart".the start up company is a delivery service that will now work exclusively with whole foods.sources also say whole foods is investing a large amount of money into the delivery business as well. 3 time for traffic and weather
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3 storms early could 3 bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear with lows in the 30s. thursday and friday remain breezy with sunshine, and highs in the low 50s. the weekend warms into the 50s to near 60 with clear skies both days. the next chance for rain
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could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear with lows in the 30s. thursday and friday remain breezy with sunshine, and highs in the low 50s. the weekend warms into the 50s to near 60 with clear skies both days. the next chance for rain arrives monday.
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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..friends of lindsey motley say she has lost her battle to cancer.the greenville women inspired the lindsey's lights campaign across the globe.her friends tell us she was surrounded by family.she was only 29 years old. 3 the director of hollywild is asking for your thoughts about running the park.you're invited to share your thoughts with hollywild leaders this morning at the spartanburg area chamber of commerce.the forum starts at 8:30. 3 thousands in georgia, florida, and louisiana are dealing with the aftermath of severe storms. forecasters say at least three people were killed tuesday from the same system.according to the national weather service, at least seven tornadoes hit areas across the deep south yesterday. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson.. wind and
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at four 3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at...greenville county... white horse seseng some wet road.. 3 beyonce is coming to north carolina in may and unlike some other cities -- she won't be facing a boycott from the raleigh police union. union.her formation world tour stops by raleigh on may third. the raleigh police union announced they will not boycott the singer in response to her super bowl half time act and new video.unions across the nation have called for officers to boycott her music and are urging them not to work security at her shows. many believe her act contains
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3 denny hamlin is looking to follow up his big daytona win with a victory in atlanta on sunday but it won't be easy. easy.the last time a nascar driver won the daytona 500 then followed it with a win the next sunday was matt kenseth in 2009.drivers will also be dealing with differant style cars in atlanta than daytona.hamlin will face stiff competition from kevin harvick who's always done well there. you can catch that race right here on fox carolina at 1:00. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power
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clear and cold with lows in the 30s. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on: on: 3 you're looking live at:
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3 it's ______.coming up, we're keeping an eye on the weather. nicole's in the weather center. and ashley minelli is out in the field.we'll show you what she's seeing, next. 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
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the morning news at 6:00 starts now... now...he is on a roll--donald trump rakes in another victory. what he had to say after winning the nevada caucuses--coming. coming. 3 thunderstorms-- high winds and flash flood warning this morning. we'll look at the rest of the week, coming up. 3 3 and just like niocle said high winds and flash flooding. i'm live in spartanburg with more on the severe weather watch. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, february 24i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 we're talking weather this morning. thunderstorms. this is a live look in greenville
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looking a little wet... 3 3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off in the afternoon, with highs reaching the low 60s. a strong wind remains in place, with possible trees down and power problems. tonight becomes clear and cold with lows in the 30s. 3 ((wrap up))
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