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*********hold******3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.greenville accident wofford rd @ sc290
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rd3 you are looking 3 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
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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- 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
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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. caucuses. according to the 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 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
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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 and police shootings. 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
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3 bernie sanders also weighed in on the issue-- accusing 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 birth certificate. maybe it's the color of my skin" 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 also concerns that some of those detainees could be house at the naval brig 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
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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 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 with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this:greenville accident wofford rd @ sc290 laurens county neely ferry rd @ ekom beach rd rd 3 you're taking a live look at
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3 it's ______.good morning joe. joe.hey you guys.spartanburg methodist college is hosting quite the event.don't miss out on all the hip hop action coming up. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstate.. wet sidewalk.. wind and flood advisory... 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 taking a carolina--news on fox the morning welcome back to 3 pit crew traffic 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...greenville county.. wet roads... highway-29.... mile
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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 was in the median getting ready to load the car when a car came down the road and hit both men. 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 to give drivers a look at what the finished product will look like.engineers predict it's
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years.workers say lanes along eye-85 will stretch under roper mountain road.woodruff road will be improved and added as well. 3 3 if you like hip hop dancing-- then tonight is a special night for you here in the upstate.. upstate..spartanburg methodist college is hosting a dance concert..starring a team with lots of talent..and a couple of guys who may have a bit of work to do.. do..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the college with a preview.. 3 tonight is the night for the blue chucks dance team..and two of their guests tonight.. the show is on at 7..
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3 the blue chucks, spartanburg methodist college's new hip- hop dance team, take the stage for their first public performance wednesday night, they'll have two very special guests: president scott cochran and economics professor jonathan keisler, neither of whom have any formal dance training. the popular duo will join students for just one number, but it should be enough to answer the question: can they bring the moves?
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3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 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
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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 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
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skies both days. the next chance for rain arrives monday.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: minor accident battleground rd @ green lake rdlaurens county neely ferry rd @ hwy 76 &; ekom beach rd rd
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chevrolet cadillac 3 we head to break with a live look at...spartanburg county.. howard street and newcut road.. area in the past had issue with flash flodding. ashely minelli is live for us this morning ...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 taking a live look at...anderson county... clemson blvd exit 19.. 3 if you've ever wanted to know how quickly you could get out of a locked room, you'll soon be able to test your luck. luck.a business called **breakout games** is coming to north main street in greenville.the game challenges you and friends to solve puzzles, riddles, and codes to escape a locked room.this will
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location in south carolina. scenarios include a kidnapping, an art heist, a james bond style escape, and an active volcano.an opening date has not yet been announced. 3 now to weather with nicole 3 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated
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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 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 we head to break with a live look at... usc upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news at 6:30 starts now.. now.. 3 thunderstorms-- high winds and flash flood warning this morning. we'll look at the rest of the week, coming up.
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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 greenville county.. a wet pelham road.. its raining. where we are closely watching storms.... wind and flood
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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 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 as nicole tracks the chance for severe storms in the weather center our fox carolina crews are keeping an eye on things outside.
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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- debris here on the road at .... - saturated ground: power
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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 3 donald trump supporters are celebrating another big win this morning this one in nevada. nevada.trump won the nevada caucus by nearly double digits over second place marco rubio to earn 12 legates.rubio barely edged out ted cruz by a percentage point giving both
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doctor ben carson and ohio governor john kasich both had poor showings.trump says he is winning among all voters. 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 42 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. bernie sanders will be talking 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
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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 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 austin.fox is credited with 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
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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 will 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 storms early could bring damaging wind, flooding rain, and a possible isolated tornado. rain will taper off
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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 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 3 you are taking a live look at:
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3 it's ______.good morning joe. joe.good morning it's ______.3 it's ______.good morning joe. joe.hey you guys.spartanburg methodist college is hosting quite the event.don't miss out all the hip hop action coming up. 3 we head to break with a live look at... a wet sidewalk at usc-upstate.. 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 taking a live look we're taking a carolina---news on
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to 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at...greenville county... pelham road.. where its really coming down. 3 the blue chucks dance team is making its debut tonight at spartanburg methodist college.. and they are having two very special guests to hit the stage as well.. well..the president of the school and an economics professor will join them..both with no formal dance training.. training..speaking of which -- fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the college with more.. 3 tonight is the night for the
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two of their guests tonight.. the show is on at 7.. 7.. 3 the blue chucks, spartanburg methodist college's new hip- hop dance team, take the stage for their first public performance wednesday night, they'll have two very special guests: president scott cochran and economics professor jonathan keisler, neither of whom have any formal dance training. the popular duo will join students for just one number, but it should be enough to answer the question: can they bring the moves?
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3 back to you.. you.. 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
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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 first responders in asheville are going up against each other today--for the battle of the badges. badges.but its all for a life saving cause.the "battle of the badges" blood drive starts at eight this morning at first baptist church and runs until five this evening.the asheville police and fire departments as well as highway patrol and other agencies are taking part.blood donors will vote for their favorite team before they give blood and the winner will be announced at the end of the day.the red cross says winter is always a time when blood donations are low. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county..
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3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at...greenville county.. white horse road.. mm 44 it's raning. flas flood warning.. wind advisory in effect.. 3 a private rocket company is planning a launch in florida later today. today.space-x reps say their rocket is scheduled to launch just before 7:00 from cape canaveral air force station. the falcon 9 rocket is carrying the heaviest satelite it's ever attempted to carry. spacex is working to recover from a failed launch last summer.today's launch will use an upgraded rocket.the rocket is set to land on an ocean platform about 400 miles off the florida coast.
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taking credit for a buzzer beater from about 80 feet out. out. 3 3 3 : "i drew that up at the time-out. i said 'hey listen, when we get the rebound make a three from about 85-feet and we'll be good'". good'".3 that's the head coach of the vanderbilt's mens basketball team.he's talking about a shot that his player "josh henderson" sank as time expired in the first half. henderson didn't even jump to nail the shot on tuesday.the commodores used that shot to beat the florida gators 87 to 74 on the 3 now to weather and traffic
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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. 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 it's ______.republican front runner donald trump is on a roll.supporters are celebrating his big win in nevada--so what's up next? 3 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 hillary clinton: i do not believe we live in a single-e-sue 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.
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3 news starts now. now.severe weather kills at least three people along the gulf coast.. and destroys dozens of homes.now that same system is headed our way. 3 3 storms roll through this morning, bringing the chance for high winds, floods and tornadoes.we are tracking it all for you ..next. ..next. 3 this weather system is hitting right in the middle of rush hour..we are keeping an eye on conditions, and letting you know what to expect as you head out. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, february 24.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott.
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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 and cold with lows in

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