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giving you a live look .. coming up. up.following back following back to back wins for donald trump.. the republican presidential candidates have another debate tonight.we'll tell you what to watch for.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 power outages are still affecting our area this morning.at last check more than 34-hundred duke energy customers were still without power in spartanburg county. greenville county is reporting about 31-hundred.and in anderson county about 11- hundred homes and businesses are in the dark.and in rutherford county a little over a thousand people are
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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)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic.
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 at least four more people have died in a powerful storm system that's affected areas from the gulf up to the east coast. coast.that system has brought heavy rain.. winds and tornadoes.in virginia.. two men and a young boy were killed wednesday when a tornado hit their mobile home. storm warnings and advisories stretched more than 14 hundred miles across the country wednesday.. putting about 50 million people in the storm's path. 3 one death was reported in
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we're told a man was killed in darlington county after being hit by a fallen tree. 3 people in the upstate are dealing with wind damage this morning... especially in spartanburg county.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 ... 3 - ad lib about the tree and the power line- talk about current outage 3 - looks like tree missed house here - you can see east park
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avenue3 - 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 "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." 3 - large tree fell on rivermond 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 lines... and power tools
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3 windy conditions 3 made a house fire in greenville much more dangerous wednesday evening.crews responded to this home on smythe street... near the lofts apartments.you can see heavy smoke in the air.there's no word on how bad the damage was.. or how the fire started. 3 3 covering our counties-- spartanburg county deputies are looking for a man accused of trying to run someone off the road, after a drug deal went bad. bad.deputies were called to the hot spot on north blackstock road tuesday. witnesses said a group of people were trying to buy drugs, and then tried to rob the dealer.they say christopher cox used his car to push theirs off the road. we're told one person had to be taken to the hospital. hospital.christopher cox is now wanted for attempted murder.call 1-888-crime-sc if you know where he is. 3 new this morning...anderson county sheriff john skipper is launching his re-election campaign today. today.the sheriff is set to speak at noon at tucker's
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skipper says he wants to keep working with schools, businesses and county leaders to make the county safer.he was first elected in 2008. 2008.but he is being challenged in his re-election bid.three other republican candidates are running against him.no democrats have announced plans to run.the primary is june 14. 3 3 tonight, the republican presidential candidates will debate again.. five days ahead of "super tuesday." tuesday."cnn and telemundo are hosting the debate in houston. after donald trump won nevada and south carolina.. the other candidates will be looking to chip away at his chances of becoming the nominee.analysts predict marco rubio and ted cruz may go after trump more aggressively than ever before. next tuesday... gop voters in 11 states-- including georgia and tennessee-- will head to the polls. 3 48 hours before the south carolina primary.. the democratic candidates are meeting with voters. voters.on wednesday, hillary clinton was in columbia. today..she will make stops on the coast and in the lowcountry.during her stop in florence, she'll also be
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cory booker.meanwhile, her husband will campaign on her behalf in the upstate.. upstate..former president bill clinton will be in mauldin this afternoon.. to take a tour of the golden strip career center.then at 4:30.. he will have a get out the vote rally at usc upstate.that event is open to the public. 3 bernie sanders will return to south carolina tomorrow.he will take a tour and have a rally at claflin university in orangeburg.there will also be a get out the vote rally and concert at township auditiorium in columbia.both events are free and open to the public. 3 the third candidate on the democratic ballot-- doctor willie wilson-- is telling upstate voters that the democratic national committee isn't giving him a fair shot. he held a town hall event at the phillis wheatley center on wednesday.. and talked about his views on gun control, education and national security.he also donated five thousand dollars to phillis wheatley to help get their roof fixed. 3 the south carolina democratic primary is this saturday.polls are open from seven am to seven pm.fox carolina will have full team coverage of
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we'll keep you updated on air and online throughout the night. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 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
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3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching:spartanburg drayton rd @ e. main sthwy 9 @ i-85 us25 @ e bowers rdwhite horse rd @ i-85 injuries/blocked injuries/blocked 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 happening this weekend... kids in the upstate have a chance to sit down to breakfast wth
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characters.we're live in spartanburg with the details. 3 here's a live look over greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood and that police brutality is used to keep folks hemmed in, and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp, like my father came up with the congress of racial equality,
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black lives matter. we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fight for all our families as if they are our own. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. 3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look at east park street in spartanburg.. one of several places dealing with serious wind damage. 3 3 this saturday..kids in spartanburg will be able to meet some of the legendary figures of childhood.. childhood..it's the storybook breakfast being put on by the spartanburg junior league.. league.. fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the leagues office with more.. 3 the junior league of
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this event..and many kids will see these legends of children's tales in person.. person.. 3 saturday, february 27, 201610am cleveland park event center choose between 5 table themes: eric carle, thomas the train, pinkalicious, dr. seuss, and pete the catwe will have face painting, music, and storybook characters!children will receive a copy of a spartanburg based book written by jls president- elect leah anderson
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you..3 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 expect a sunny, breezy day for most on thursday with highs in
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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 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
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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.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching:spartanburg drayton rd @ e. main sthwy 9 @ i-85 us25 @ e bowers rdwhite horse rd @ i-85 injuries/blocked injuries/blocked 3
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 president obama is remembering the life and legacy of the late ray charles. charles.the obama's paid tribute to the legendary singer and song writer wednesday at the white house. usher, demi lovato, and the band perry all came out to perform charles' music.the tribute concert was taped as a smithsonian special honoring ray charles.the program air friday on pbs.it's the final
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taped during the obama administration. 3 3 it's ______.espn and one of their reporters are being sued by an nfl player.what they're accused of doing--next. 3 here's a live look over greenville-thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning
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live look at clemson university 3 the espn network and nfl reporter "adam schefter" are facing a lawsuit from new york giants defensive end "jason pierre-paul". paul".the lawsuit was filed wednesday by the defensive end. he's asking for more than 15- thousand dollars in damages after schefter posted his medical records last summer.he claims his privacy was violated.you may remember pierre-paul lost several fingers in a fireworks accident on july fourth.the reporter justified his decision saying a picture of the rrords proved his accuracy in reporting the story. 3 time for weather and traffic
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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.
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3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:hwy 291@ chalmers rdwhite horse rd@ i-85 i-85 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.leaders at hollywild animal park are asking neighbors to step up and help.. or else the park may close.more on that story when we come back. 3 we leave you with a live look at 85/pelham--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes.
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3 good morning, i'm 3 cody alcorn.and i'm diana watson. first at four...congestion, runny nose and a cougha&from at-home remedies to a simple surgery to fix your sinus issuesa&we've got the story at 4. and new at ten..its been several months now since greenville county deputy dave dempsey was shot and nearly killed in the line of duty. only on fox...hear from his wife...amy dempsey... for the first time..she talks about the night her husband was shot, their day to day struggles....and the obstacles ahead in deputy dempsey's recovery. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 not as windy as yesterday.. but breezy conditions are expected.tonight, things get much colder. colder. 3 high winds leave a big mess in spartanburg county.we're giving you a live look .. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25.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 take a live look in downtown greenville. during yesterday's high winds, a utility pole was pushed into power lines along whitestone glendale road. this morning there are still thousands without power in the
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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 some damage.thankfully no students or staff were hurt. 3 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on 3 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 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 in spartanburg 3 in spartanburg county- downed trees and snapped power lines are a *common* sight this morning.. after high winds whipped through the area... wreaking havoc. havoc.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... 3 it did miss the house... but 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 herecheck this out... the wind
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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 3 up, you know!" know!"- right down the street... one of her neighbors took matters 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
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one 3 dont forget to download our fox carolina weather app for continuous updates when severe weather moves into our area.we update it around the clock. 3 3 anderson county investigators say they need the communities support to find a man accused of stabbing a security guard. guard.police say "abe cowan" tried to leave the anderson mall with stolen clothes earlier this month. month.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.if you see him or know where he
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1-888-crime-sc. 3 a spartanburg county animal park 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 financially, with volunteer effort, with in-kind donations, with support to insure that we have a strong future moving forward. it's time we asked and it's time the community responds." responds."3 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 carolina dot com. 3 3 tonight, the republican presidential candidates will debate again.. five days ahead of "super tuesday." tuesday."cnn and telemundo are hosting the debate in houston.
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and south carolina.. the other candidates will be looking to chip away at his chances of becoming the nominee.analysts predict marco rubio and ted cruz may go after trump more aggressively than ever before. next tuesday... gop voters in 11 states-- including georgia and tennessee-- will head to the polls. 3 the democratic candidates are campaigning in south carolina, ahead of saturday's primary. hillary clinton heads to the lowcountry today.. while her husband will be in mauldin and at usc upstate this afternoon. bernie sanders returns to the midlands tomorrow.you can find details on all the candidates' stops in our area on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers.
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with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: greenville/greer accidents hwy 14 @ i-85hwy 291 south @ chalmers rdspartanburg crash asheville hwy @ old furnace
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 happening this weekend... kids in the upstate have a chance to sit down to breakfast wth their favorite storybook characters.we're live in spartanburg with the details. 3 here's a live look over 85 and pelham- you're watching the
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live just off the coast of queens, new york.. where a coast guard vessel ran aground early this morning. officials say it was helping a fishing boat when the accident happened.everyone on board is okay. 3 3 health workers are monitoring three pregnant women in florida who have tested
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virus.the secretary of health announced the cases on wednesday saying all three cases are travel related.those three cases now brings the total in florida to 32.so far there have been no *confirmed cases in south carolina.health workers have identified several cases in georgia and north carolina.world leaders are calling zika in south america an epidemic. 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 honored to be considered.he has experience on the bench as a former federal judge.senate minority leader harry reid says he will back the governor. majority leader mitch mcconnell says lawmakers will not hold hearings or vote on any of the president's nominations. 3 3 the spartanburg junior league is just days away from one of
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imaginable..it's the storybook breakfast and it is this saturday.. saturday..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the hub city with more.. 3 3 3 saturday, february 27, 201610am cleveland park event center choose between 5 table themes: eric carle, thomas the train, pinkalicious, dr. seuss, and pete the catwe will have face painting, music, and storybook characters!children will receive a copy of a spartanburg based book written by jls president- elect leah anderson
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3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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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 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
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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 slight chance for showers comes monday with otherwise
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midweek, highs in the 3 60s, and lows in the 40s.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching:spring forest@ haywood/howell rds batesville
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s. buncombe rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 taking a look at news you need to know..at least four more people are dead following a powerful storm system that traveled from the gulf up to the east coast.in virginia.. two men and a young boy were killed wednesday.one death was reported in darlington county south carolina. 3 county deputies are looking for a man-- hes accused of trying to run someone off the road, after a drug deal went bad.we're told it happened at the hot spot on north blackstock road tuesday.if you see christopher cox call 1-888-crime-sc. 3 south carolina's budget writing committee will finish work on a plan to spend millions on roads, and give teachers a pay raise today.the seven-point-five billion dollar plan was tentatively approved on wednesday.the budget provides 250 million dollars for road work. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -happy birthday linda.
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-carlos from greenville.-casey from piedmont. piedmont.-anita from spartanburg.-wanda from lyman. -marcia from georgia.-linton from greer. greer.-geneva from clemson. -cayden from pickens. pickens.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back, but first -- a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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3 you're watching 3 we're back with a live look at west washington street in greenville.yesterday's high winds caused a utility pole to
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lines.part of the road there is blocked off 3 dutch researchers say kids who exercise in the class room may do better in school. school.scientists worked with five hundred second and third graders for two years.half got traditional lessons and the rest had physical activity mixed with their lessons.they say results show the students who were active had significantly higher scores on math and spelling.findings appear in the journal "pediatrics." 3 an anderson county school bus driver is being recognized for saving a child's life. life.the mother of 8 year old "brayden burns" says he was almost hit by a speeding mini-van on february first. district administrators credit "sacajawea blassingame" for blowing her horn at the student to stop him from crossing the street.just seconds later the van blew past the bus.blassingame was
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of the board of school trustees.she was given a certificate. 3 now time for weather and traffic 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
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sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.the republican presidential race is down to five candidates.. and they're
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another debate.we'll have a preview.. after the break. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. (vo) shop all makes, models and colors in your neighborhood... all with worry-free ownership. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone...
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tonight. 3 high winds leave a big mess in spartanburg county.we're giving you a live look .. coming up. up.following back to back wins for donald trump.. the republican presidential candidates have another debate tonight.we'll tell you what to watch for.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 power outages are still affecting our area this morning.at last check more than 34-hundred duke energy customers were still without power in spartanburg county. greenville county is reporting about 28-hundred.and in anderson county about 11- hundred homes and businesses are in the dark.and in rutherford county a little over a thousand people are

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