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entertainment studios.3 news at 5:00 starts now... now...the g-o-p's five remaining candidates are criss-crossing the country ahead of **super tuesday. coming up -- what primetime event the frontrunner is skipping.. skipping.. 3 strong winds hit much of the upstate yesterday--causing many down trees... and even this power line here in greenville county.i'm live with a report. 3 3 sunny to partly cloudy skies. gusty winds for the morning.. . temperatures in high 54. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25i'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 a lot of clean up is underway this morning after those high winds on wednesday.. this is a look at a tree down in travelers rest -- power lines were also down throughout greenville and spartanburg counties. 3 and look at this. the wind was so strong that it actually blew a trampoline on top of this house in spartanubrg county.
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3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 ((wrap up))
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traffic center. center.you are looking live at: 3 thousands of people in the thousands of 3 thousands of people in the upstate are waking up without power--all likely due to those high winds. winds.here are some of the biggest numbers:at last check more than 33-hundred duke energy customers were still without power in spartanburg county.greenville county is reporting about 37-hundred.and in anderson county about 12- hundred homes and businesses are in the dark.and in rutherford county a little more than a thousand people are without power. 3 in spartanburg county -- the damage is widespread... snapped power lines on several streets -- and downed trees have created a mess across the area. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on east park street in spartanburg where one tree took out a power line there...
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the power line- talk about current outage 3 3 - looks like tree missed house here - you can see east park street closed down now... - off of daniel morgan avenue 3 - downed trees a common scene in spartanburg- one man took matter's into his own hands- cutting branches that fell in his yard on blachard road 3 3 3 1:39:15 "it's like this, its all what a tool is made for, its what you use it for. the old country boy way is, you get the job done."
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street in spartanburg- also snapped a power line... 3 professional tree clean up: - don't take matters into your own hands, call clean up service- don't want to mess around with power 3 lines... and power tools tools 3 the wind also made for some scary moments at g-s-p airport. airport.a plane carrying 140 passengers hit a light pole wednesday night due to the weather.we're told the delta flight was headed to atlanta and was leaving from the departure gate when its wing hit the pole. no one was hurt. all the passengers were then moved to another plane. 3 dont forget to download our fox carolina weather app for continuous updates when severe
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update it around the clock. 3 the five remaining republican candidates will take center stage tonight for another debate ahead of super tuesday -- where several states will be casting their votes. 3 front-runner donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, john kasich and ben carsonwill take part in debate hosted by cnn and telemundo. it will take place at the university of houston at 8:30. cnn anchor wolf blitzer will moderate the debate. 3 and on wednesday-- all of the candidatesw **except trump spoke on fox's "the kelly file" for a town hall. a number of issues were discussed. including women in the draft--the economy, anti-muslim rhetoric and veteran affairs. here's what some of the candidates had to say. 3 3 3 "but i don't think we ought to be forcibly drafting women particularly putting them in a situation where they're in combat. combat.if women want to step forward and serve voluntarily i think that's perfectly appropriate and it's a wonderful thing but it doesn't make sense to be drafting women in combat." combat." 3 3 "we should not pitting and dividing americans against
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think we are capable of recognizing the threat of radical islam without having to demonize an entire religion, especially those americans here who are here so loyal to america." america." 3 3 "we have a bigger purpose. the purpose is not to be someone who represents their party, your purpose when you are in public life is to solve problems, create jobs and give everybody a chance to be lifted." 3 here in south carolina we are just two days away from the democractic primary --and hillary clinton is talking about breaking down barriers. clinton was in columbia on wednesday at a luncheon hosted by the the nation's oldest black sorority, alpha kappa alpha.the former secretary of state talked about racism **and also the importance of creating jobs. 3 3 3 "i just visited a program in charleston that helps turn around the lives and broaden the horizons of men coming out of prison. i'm looking for progress like that because i
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give people a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th chance to be able to make it in our country." 3 and vermont senator bernie sanders was also in columbia on wednesday --he talked about how he will fight poverty and welfare reform during a news conference. when sanders was asked how his campaign is contending with clinton's in south carolina --he said he's optimistic. 3 3 3 "this is a race where you got to get 2400 delegates. 2400 delegates. so we are in this race to win it and i think we are going to pull of one of the great political upsets." 3 and the third democratic candidate who will be on the ballot this weekend --hosted a town hall here in greenville county. chicago businessman willie wilson was at the phillis wheatley community center.he touched on many topics like education... gun violence... and domestic violence.wilson was asked about isis --and he said concerns about the middle east are imimrtant -- but we need to focus on america first. 3 3
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fix america 3 and if we fix america it will take care of isis" isis"3 wilson also donated 5-thousand- dollars to the phillis wheatley center -- who's in need of donations to help fix their roof. 3 those three democrats will be on the ballots this saturday. polls will open at 7 am and will close at 7 pm. 3 and here is a look at the republican candidates. remember for everything you need to know you decide 20-16 head to fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s.
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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
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3 it's ______.coming up, a close friend to a mother of four-- who was found dead at a pickens county boat ramp is shedding light on her life and the children she left behind. why she's asking the community for help, next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news. do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much
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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 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... greenville county.. west washington street closed... utility pole down..
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3 only on fox-- a close friend of this mother of four--who was killed and left at an upstate boat landing-- is sharing more on her life and the children she left behind. 3 on tuesday -- we learned kasey waldrop was charged with her murder --after pickens county deputies say two fisherman found khan on sunday.the sheriff's office says they were friends -- but didn't provide any other details on the deadly shooting. 3 kahn leaves behind four children. her close friend is asking the community to help in out in anyway they can -- to take care of the kids so they can all stay together. she says kahn was a beautiful and happy woman who's life revolved around her children. 3 3 3 "she loved everything about life, everything about her children (starts crying) everything about anybody she can help in anyway... she was just a good person." person."khan's funeral will be held this friday at the palmetto mortuary. if you would like to help this family -- we have the link to the go fund me page on our website. 3
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pickens county-- a man is out of jail on bond after clemson police say he had a gun on campus. 3 charles brown is charged with possession of a firearm on school property.police say brown had the gun in an apartment in calhoun courts. they tell us brown was a guest at the apartment and is not a student or an employee at the university. 3 in greenville county.it looks like a convention center wont be built in downtown greenville any time soon. soon.the city was looking for information on the possible location, size and layoututf the hypothetical convention center -- and after a year long study -- a 250 page report revealed it doesn't look to be feasible right now. researchers say its because of sizing limitations based on the current historic and botanical areas in the city.
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3 expect a sunny, breezy day for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday and saturday 3 will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a
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comes monday with otherwise dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s. expect a sunny, breezy day for most on thursday with highs in e mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a slight chance for showers comes monday with otherwisese dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3 3 with traffic.now to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******
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accident injuriesballard rd @ cherokee rd &; grant rd rd 3 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 english singer and songwriter--- adele is the latest artist to stand behind pop star **kesha**. **kesha**.after winning the best female award at the "brit awards" on wednesday adele took a moment to publicly support kesha.kesha is in a lawsuit against her producer "doctor luke" who she accused of emotionally and sexually abusing her. lady gaga and taylor swift have also shown support. kesha released a statement on wednesday saying
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3 it's (time).coming up, a shocking moment caught all on camera--a man's pants pocket is on fire. how it happened is straight ahead. 3 we head to break with a live look at...spartanburg county.. east park avenue .. tree down.. part of yesterdays strong wind..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.. pelham road 3 in kentucky -- a man is recovering after suffering severe burns from an e- cigarette exploding in his pocket --and it was all caught on camera. camera.take a look--you can see the man walking up to the register to pay when--the e-cigarette battery suddenly explodes. he then runs out of the store struggling to get his burning pants off--those who were working the cash register say they couldn't believe what was happening.the man was driven to a hospital
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3 now to weather with nicole 3 expect sunny, breezy 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold
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below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: anderson accidents cely ln @ anderson rd ballard rd @ cherokee rd injuries injuries
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3 its been several months since greenville county deputy dave dempsey was shot and nearly killed in the line of duty dutythis video of police swarming the apartments where dempsey was shot are unforgettable --and so are these images of deputy dempsey being released from the hospital -- 41 daysafter he was shot in the head.but what many people have never seen.. is what happened in the time between. 3 3 3 "they first said dave's ok but he's been shot...there was a good six hours where we didn't know if he was going to live or die" die"tonight on the ten o'clock news adrian acosta sits down with amy dempsey to talk for the first time about the night her husband was shot --and the day to day struggle that followed for her and her family .you'll also hear what obstacles are ahead in deputy dempsey's road to recovery. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now.. 3 strong winds hit much of the upstate yesterday--ill give you a closer look at some of the demage.i'm live with a report. 3 3 sunny to partly cloudy skies. gusty winds for the morning.. . temperatures in high 54. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25i'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 let's take a live look in downtown greenville. this utility pole got pushed over on west washington street from wednesday wind damage this morning there are still thousands without power in the upstate. 3 and in mauldin --the winds whipped the roof right off a bus shelter at the golden strip career center.it actually landed on the roof of the main building.. causing
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students or staff were hurt. 3 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures
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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:anderson accidents cely ln @ anderson rd ballard rd @ cherokee rd injuries injuries 3 you're looking live at: 3 in spartanburg county- downed trees and snapped power lines are a *common* sight this morning.. after high winds whipped through the area. area.and thousands are *still* without power in the area as a result. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on east park street... and ashley- luckily the tree behind you *missed* the house...
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you can see, it did *not* miss the power line here here 3 - off of daniel morgan avenue- one of *several* downed trees throughout spartanburg county- closed down roads... and kicked out power here 3 check this out... the wind scooped up this trampoline, and it landed *perfectly* on a home homeowner- tried to get it offquite a phenomenal sight.... 3 3 3 "i think it blowed up here and hit these blocks up here and i don't know it just got airborne, and it's crazy how it landed right side up, you know!" know!"- right down the street... one of her neighbors took matter's her neighbors street... one of - right down the - right down the street...
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matter's into his own hands- cutting branches that fell in his yard on blachard road 3 - tons of cleanup today... professionals do recommend calling them in... especially in situations like this one one 3 3 spartanburg county deputies say they are looking for a man who tried to run a car off the road---- after a bad drug deal. 3 christopher cox is charged
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3 deputies say they responded to the hot spot on north blackstock road on tuesday. witnesses told deputies a group of people in a car were trying to buy drugs but when they realized they were fake--they robbed the dealer. deputies say cox then hopped into his car... and ran their car off the road. one person was taken to the hospital. 3 in anderson county: police are **still looking for a man they say stabbed a security guard at the anderson mall. 3 police say "abe cowan" tried to leave the dillard's store with stolen clothes -when the security officer tried to stop him - he reportedly threw the bag at him, pulled out a knife, and cut the officer's arm.this happened back on febraury 12-th. 12-th.authorities say-- cowan took off running... and is now wanted on several charges if you have any information on his whereabouts s your asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. 3 3 the five remaining republican candidates will take center stage tonight for their final debate before super tuesday when voters in several states will cast their ballots. 3 front-runner donald trump, ted
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and ben carsonwill take part in debate hosted by cnn and telemundo. it will take place at the university of houston at 8:30. cnn anchor wolf blitzer will moderate the debate. 3 later today-- president bill clinton will be in the upstate rallying for hillary as we get closer to saturday's primary. primary.president bill clinton is expected to visit the golden strip career center in mauldin at 2 pm. then he'll be at usc-upstate in spartanburg for the "get out the vote" campaign at 4:30. the event is open tothe public. 3 and hillary clinton has a packed schedule today.she will be at a town hall in kingstree at 11: 30 am. then she'll be at a breaking down barriers town hall event in florence.clinton will also head to myrtle beach for a "get out the vote" event at five.then she'll wrap up in north charleston for a presidential town hall .all the events are free with registration. 3 and remember the democratic primary in south carolina is *this saturday.these are the three candidates who will appear on your ballot. ballot.the winner will face off against one of these five republican candidates. 3 3 covering our counties:a
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is hoping the community will rally around them to save it from going under. under.hollywild animal park met with the community wednesday morning during a public forum.park leaders asked what changes need to be made to make the park a better place.they say hollywild is at a crossroads after a tough year in 20-15.now they're asking you to help them reach an ambitious goal. 3 3 3 3 3 "coming out to the park weekends in march and daily in april, we have people who can donate funds to help us meet our fundraising goal it's an ambitious goal we know that but in 16 years we've never asked like this before and so we're asking now and really trying to establish the 3 foundation for hollywild's existence for long into the future." future."the parks director says hollywild may have to close their doors for good if they can't get enough support from the community.if you have any suggestions for the animal park--we've got a link on fox
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******
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crew traffic center:anderson accidents cely ln @ anderson rd ballard rd @ cherokee rd injuries injuries 3 you are taking a 3 a dozen local football standouts are hoping to impress scouts at the nfl combine. combine.but.. panthers general manager dave gettleman says he's more focused on players already on carolina's roster. roster.gettleman talked to the media wednesday about former greenwood high standout josh norman.the star cornerback is now eligible for free agency. the g-m says they're trying to re-sign him. 3 "i dont believe in drafting and developing players for other teams. for some reason it doesn't make sense. so yes, w e !re going to have the conversation and do the best we can. and nothing's changed. we are going to try to get a deal done. if not, there are options, and maybe the tag gets used." used."norman is a candidate for the franchise tag.carolina has until next tuesday to choose a player to place the franchise tag on.
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3 it's ______.lawmakers are divided if the president should appoint a supreme court replacement for the late justice scalia.we'll tell you about one name that's being talked about. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson 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... spartanburg county.. east park avenue.. tree down from strong winds on wednesday. school delays. check the bottom of your screen. 3 with just months left in office, president obama is considering several supreme court candidates to replace justice antonin scalia. scalia.white house sources say one of the candidates is nevada's republican governor "brain sandoval".sandoval says he has not been contacted by the president but says he's
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has experience on the bench as a former federal judge. majority leader mitch mcconnell still maintains that lawmakers will not hold hearings or vote on any of the president's nominations. 3 this morning -- president obama is facing a new lawsuit against his health care plan. six states have filed suit against the president over responsibility to pay for the healthcare legislation..texas, wisconsin, kansas, louisiana, indiana, and nebraska all filed their cases on wednesday. prosecutors want an injunction against federal rules saying states have to pay federal fees.they also want a refund for what's been paid.documents estimate up to 15-billion dollars are scheduled to collected by the federal government during the next decade. 3 virginia is one of the latest states to be waking up to storm damage and flooding. powerful winds blew through the state wednesday killing 4 people and knocking out power to thousands of homes. forecasters say it's the same system that slammed gulf coast
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3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 expect a sunny, breezy day for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear
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or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a slight chance for showers comes monday with otherwise dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s. expect a sunny, breezy day for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a
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comes monday with otherwise dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s.
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3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching:anderson accidents cely ln @ anderson rd
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3 you are taking a live look at: pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadidiac 3 3 news you need to know... madison county deputies are asking for your help finding 37 year old "johnny cook".they say he was last seen in november of last year.call the sheriff's office if you see him. 3 colorado state law maker "patrick neville" wants to allow guns in colorado schools. neville survived the columbine high school shooting in 19-99. he introduced a bill tuesday that would allow teachers with concealed weapon permits to carry guns. 3 gsp airport workers are fixing a light pole that was hit by an airplane.delta reps say the weather caused one of their planes to hit the pole
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passangers were moved to another plane. 3 we head to break with a live look at.. downtown greenville.. utility pole got pushed over on west washington street from wednesday wind damage. 3 but first let's take a look at numbers. 3 3 you're watching the morning
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it replenishes weak spots with natural calcium to strengthen enamel four times better. colgate enamel health. stronger, healthy enamel. 3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at... greenville county.. pelham road.. 3 american idol's final season is getting closer to wrapping up and each contestant is fighting to make it to the top ten. ten. 3 3 'roses are red, roses are red, most of the time' 3 that was mackenzie bourg performing his orginal song "roses".so far four contestants have been saved by the judges- moving them into the next round. the rest of the field is fighting to win over your vote.the top ten finalists will be announced *tonight night right here on fox carolina starting at 8:00. 3 and former american idol
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caleb johnson stopped by our studio wednesday.he just released his new single, holding on, last tuesday. 3 3 "momma said stay away from the wild girls. you know i never listened fell into fatal kissing now that i'm under your spell the sky will break but i'm holding on..." 3 caleb says he wrote that song last year.it's now available on itunes and amazon-caleb's record will be coming out later this year.he's also been back on idol as a mentor for the final season and says he'll be back for the finale. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 expect sunny, breezy
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thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 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: 3
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yesterday's strong wind gust caused a lot of damage here in the upstate. ashley minelli is live for us with the aftermath 3 greenville county be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long.we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes. minutes. feel a cold sore coming on? only abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign.
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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 and i approve this message. the morning news at 6:00
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now...the g-o-p's five remaining candidates are criss-crossing the country ahead of **super tuesday. coming up -- what primetime event the frontrunner is skipping.. skipping.. 3 strong winds hit much of the upstate yesterday--causing many down trees... and even this power line here in greenville county.i'm live with a report. 3 3 sunny to partly cloudy skies. gusty winds for the morning.. . temperatures in high 5 5 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25i'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 let's take a live look in downtown greenville. this utility pole got pushed over on west washington street from wednesday wind damage this morning there are still thousands without power in the upstate. 3 and look at this. the wind
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blew a trampoline on top of this house in spartanubrg county. 3 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s.

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