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with highs in 3 the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.taylors accident reid school rd @ lincoln rd
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3 we are just one day away from the democratic primary here in south carolina- and the candidates are gearing up for *another* day of campaigning. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at greenville county square where today- people are getting ready to cast absentee ballots. 3 - voting starts 3 at 8- polls close here at 5
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3 3 - while absentee voters cast ballot, candidates stumping around state*both* hillary clinton and bernie sanders make stops in:- orangeburg and columbia- the two are attending *get out the vote* rallys in both cities- dr. willie wilson: speaking at events in charleston today- all the info for these events on fox carolina dot com- national polls: clinton in sc palmetto poll- 64% of likely voters: clinton- 14% for 3 reminder: polls open at 7 tomorrow morning... close at 7 last week's republican primary
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3 it was another night of harsh words and accusations for the republican candidates for president. president.marco rubio and ted cruz book took direct aim at donald trump -- to try and slow down his momentum ahead of super tuesday. 3 all five remaining candidates took the stage houston texas. marco rubio questioned trump about his position on immigration, his privileged background and more. ted cruz questioned trump's credentials on being a conservative -- and accused him of being a liar. 3 3 3 "what we're seeing with donald is actually the pattern of washington - the pattern of washington dealmakers, which is they make promises, they break their word then when anyone calls them on it, they call you a liar." liar." 3 "if he hadn't inherited $200 million, you know where donald trump would be right now? selling watches in manhattan." manhattan."donald trump said during his closing statements that no one knows politicans
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it comes to issues like trade, building up the military, taking care of veterans and replacing president obama's health care law-- he will get it done. 3 governor nikki haley was in greenville on thursday at the south carolina automotive summit-- and she was -- of course -- asked about the presidential racethe governor recently endorsed marco rubio... and believes he can still get the republican nomination.she says super tuesday is critical... and that the field of candidates needs to get smaller.as for whether she'd consider being named as a running mate... here's what she had to say. 3 3 "y'know, i've said to all of them that my plate is full, that i am perfectly content. my daughter's getting ready to go off to college. i've got things in sc i still want to finish, so i have said from the very beginning that that's not something that i'm interested in." in.""i'm not interested." interested."the governor says if donald trump is the eventual nominee... she will support him.but she questioned whether he can win the general election.she also spoke about the recent controversy over president obama's plan to close guantanamo bay... and send some of the prisoners to
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carolina.she said she's quote... not going to stand for it. 3 here is a look at the republican candidates who are gearing up for super tuesday when 12 states will head to the polls. polls.and here are the democratic candidates that will be on the ballot for south carolina's primary tomorrow. remember -- for everything you need to know -- head to fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 3 a developing story out of kansas this morning.four people are **dead.. including a gunman.. after a series of shootings in the south-central part of the state. 3 the sheriff's office says the four victims including the gunman were shot inside a manufactering plant-- authorties say police killed the suspect who was an employee. they say the man had been driving through at least two towns shooting a gun out the window. they say 14 people were also injured during the attack-- 10 of them are in critical condition. 3 3 covering our counties:in oconee county --a home is destroyed -- and a family dog is **dead after a fire thursday afternoon. 3 this is a photo from the scene of wilderness road. firefighters say-it took 25-minutes to put out the
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going off inside the home. luckily-- no one was injured. the cause of the fire has been ruled accidental. 3 greenville police are issuing a warning about a phone scam involving a caller posing as an i-r-s agent. 3 police say they've gotten multiple reports where the victims say the callers demand payment for overdue taxes... and threaten to report or fine them if they don't comply. we're told the scammers try to get the victims to send cash through a prepaid debit card or wire transfer.police say the scammers use various phone numbers--some of which show up on caller i-d as government offices. offices.police say if you get one of these calls... do *not give out any information.they say if possible, try to write down the number the scammer is calling from and hang up immediately. 3 this morning -- hundreds in the upstate are waking up **without** power -- but that's a big improvement from thursday. thursday.strong winds left thousands without electricity on wednesday and thursday.some home owners were using kerosene heaters to stay warm while others stayed in a hotel. spartanburg county had the most outages at last check
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energy hopes to have everyone back up and running today. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid- 50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold******
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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 taking a live look at...taylors... wade hampton and edwards wade hampton and edwards road.we do have a few school closing and delays.. check the bottom of your screen and fox-carolina-dot com. 3 the university of missouri board of curators has fired communications professor -- melissa click.click was captured on video arguing with a police officer and a student journalist during a protest last year. she had been suspended with pay from the school since january 27. click has the right to appeal the termination. 3 3 some of the most famous cookies on earth are finally on sale.. sale..girl scout cookies are here.. here..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in our conference room with the ladies who are bring these confections to the upstate.. 3 girl scout cookies are finally on sale..you can get them throughout the upstate..
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3 remember, because 100 percent of the net revenue raised through the girl scout cookie program stays with local councils, when you purchase girl scout cookies you're not only getting a delicious treat- you're also making an important investment in your community.
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3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 ((weather hit))friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate
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temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. monday and tuesday stay in the mid-60s during the day and the 40s at night, with a slight chance for a shower, followed by widespread rain on wednesday. the week ends with sunshine and temperatures back in the 50s. friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. monday and tuesday stay in the mid-60s during the day and the 40s at night, with a slight
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by widespread rain on wednesday. the week ends with sunshine and temperatures back in the 50s. 3 ((weather hit))
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..in pickens county-- state lawmakers approved a bill on thursday that will prevent the dumping of coal ash to class 3 landfills in south carolina. if signed by the governor... the bill will prevent the company m-r-r from moving forward with a 25-million dollar lawsuit. 3 a domestic violence case against nfl quarterback johnny manziel is heading to a grand jury to determine whether he'll be indicted.the case stems from an incident between manziel and his ex-girlfriend on january 30. the cleveland browns have indicated they will release manziel next month. 3 surgeons in cleveland say they have performed the nations first uterus transplant. they say the new frontier aims to give women
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at pregnancy. the cleveland hospital said it wouldn't release any more details until a press conference next week. 3 doctors say the flu **vaccine is doing a better job this year -- compared to last year. 3 data shows the vaccine is a better match to the strains that are making people sick. doctors say last year -- the flu vaccine was less effective because the virus had "mutated."that led the c-d-c declaring an epidemic - but so far this year - its been a milder flu season. 3 3 it's (time).coming up,talk show host raven symone is once again making waves for her comments--this time about her plans for this year's elections.what's she planning to do if they don't go her way--next. 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...greenville county.. pelham road.school delays and closing rolling at the bottom of your screen.
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willing to take drastic measures if this year's presidential nomination doesn't go the way she wants. wants. 3 3 "my confession to this election is if any republican gets nominated, i'm going to move to canada with my entire family." family."that was raven symone, co-host of the view on thursday talking about this year's election.she made the comment about moving to canada saying she's seriously bought a ticket.symone who's known for her controversial comments-- confessed she doesn't have a visa and "will figure everything out" when she gets there.
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3 friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid- 50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: taylors accident reid school rd @ lincoln rd rd
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3 3 it's ______.coming up, the family of an upstate man is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the greenville county sheriff's office. why they say their loved ones death couldve been avoided. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning news.
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3 the morning news at 6:30 starts now.. now.. 3 the democratic candidates have been making stops throughout the palmetto stateto get voters on their side ahead of saturday's primary election. i'm live with a report on where they will be today and what you need know for tomorrow. 3 3 mostly clear in the upstate with snow in the mountains. lows down to around 30. sunny today with highs in the 50s. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 26i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the
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3 friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid- 50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center:
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3 we are following some breaking news from the low country:a berkeley county sheriff's deputy is being treated at the hospital after being shot overnight. overnight.investigators say the female deputy was getting out of her car in goose creek around midnight when she was shot.north charleston police say the suspect is currently in a stand off with officers in a home.they think he's injured and bleeding.so far, three people have been able to escape from the home.we'll update you on this story as it developes -- on air and online at fox carolina dot com. 3 3 the family of an upstate man killed in an officer involved shooting has filed a wrongful death suit against the greenville county's sheriff's office and sheriff steve loftis. 3 charles rosemond died last year in december --after an officer-involved shooting inside his home --while deputies were investigating a reported robbery. 3 this was the scene outside rosemond's apartment complex in taylors.deputies say they identifed themselves before forcing entry into the home. rosemond fired one shot
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in the head before deputies returned fire. the lawsuit filed on thursday --alleges the shooting resulted from excessive force... and that deputies hadn't been invited into the home. 3 deputy dempsey spent more than month in the hospital after suffering that gunshot to the head.he is at home but still has a long road to recovery. rosemond's family says they are praying for his health but say the lawsuit has nothing to do with him.attorneys for the greenville county sheriff's office say they will repond to the lawsuit within the next 30 days.sled says their investigation into that night is still active. 3 in the on-going legal battle surrounding the death of clemson student tucker hipps -- the sigma phi epsion fraternity has filed a response to a lawsuit from hipps' family. 3 hipps died in september of 2014 while on an early morning run with his fraternity brothers.that fraternity-- is denying any responsibility for tucker's death. death.the fraternity denies hipps' fall, injuries and death from the highway-93 bridge were caused by fraternity brothers' gross negligence and recklessness,
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damages sustained were caused by hipps' own fault" while the fraternity did confirm tucker was elected pledge class president- they went on to deny dozens of other allegations that hipps' family has made.the wrongful death lawsuit seeks more than $25 million in damages against clemson university, the fraternity and some of its members.no criminal charges have ever been filed in hipps' death. 3 3 in a little more than 24 hours- the polls will be open for the *first in the south* democratic primary. 3 and today -- the candidates are stumping in the palmetto state -- hoping to earn some last minute support. support.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at greenville county square with more details on the race-ashley? 3 nationally: clinton sanders race a lot closer than it looks here in sc...where avg. polls show clinton with a 21 point lead lead3 - most recent clemson university palmetto poll- 64% of likely voters: clinton- 14%
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3 - while absentee voters cast ballot, candidates stumping around state*both* hillary clinton and bernie sanders make stops in:- orangeburg and columbia- the two are attending *get out the vote* rallys in both cities- dr. willie wilson: speaking at events in charleston today- all the info for these events
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3 - polls open: 7 to 7 tomorrow, can't vote if you voted last week- absentee voting today: 8 to 5pm 5pm 3 the candidates have been reaching out to voters in south carolina all week in anticipation of saturday's primary.hillary clinton's husband and former president bill clinton was in both greenville and spartanburg supporting hillary.he said there are many issues in the state hillary would fix if she's elected.clinton touched on the deadly shootings in charleston from last summer. 3 3 "it proves that when we all act like grown ups and listen to each other we can all do something good together. but you can't have nine people dying everytime you want something good to happen. i'm not diminishing it, it was beautiful. but i still believe and hilary really believes we have to pass universal background checks before we give people guns. and we have to check their mental health records." 3 clinton is heavily favored in
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carolina race.while senator bernie sanders has made campaign stops in the palmetto state, he's also spending his time in the midwest.he hosted a campaign rally in ohio before taking part in a community forum on the water crisis in flint michigan thursday.he boasted that his campaign is reaching voters and they like the message he's spreading. 3 3 when you do some of these polls which has bernie sanders against trump or hillary clinton against trump almost all of those polls have us beating trump by wider margins. 3 while the democratic candidates are campaigning in our area, the republican candidates took part in their final debate before super tuesday. tuesday.donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, and john kasich all made their case to voters during a debate thursday night in houston. analysts say carson and kasich got lost among the big three. they also say the debate was rowdy with not many policy issues being discussed.rubio and cruz wanted to make an impression and took direct shots at donald trump. 3 3 "he says five things.
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he's leading in the polls, and the lines around the states. every night, same thing." 3 "i'm the only one on the stage who has hired people. you haven't hired anybody." (cheer) (cheer)"in 2013, when i was leading the fight against the gang of eight amnesty bill, where was donald? he was firing dennis rodman on 'celebrity apprentice.'" 3 the next debate will be after super tuesday in detroit sponsored by fox news. 3 here is a look at the five republican candidates running for the nomination led by donald trump. 3 hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and willie wilson will all appear on the democratic ballot in tomorrow's primary.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. 3 ((weather hit))friday will be sunny and cool with highs in
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and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:hwy 14 greer @ gibb shoals rdreid school rd @ lincoln rd rd 3
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at...usc upstate 3 we want to get back to that county:breaking news in back to that we want to get we want to get back to that breaking news in berkley county:a sheriff's deputy is being treated at the hospital after being shot overnight. overnight.this video just came in.investigators say the female deputy was getting out of her car in goose creek arouou midnight when she was shot.north charleston police say the suspect is currently in a stand off with officers in a home.they think he's injured and bleeding.so far, three people have been able to escape from the home.we'll update you on this story as it developes -- on air and online at fox carolina dot com. 3 3 covering our counties: spartanburg county deputies need your help finding a man they say used cloned credit cards. cards.this is a look at the suspect but they don't know his name.they say he is tied to a string of thefts
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walgreen's in spartanburg. according to investigators -- the man bought more than 500- dollars with the bad card. card.he also used a fake credit card at red lobster in spartanburg and at a walgreen's in greenville county two weeks ago. the 500-dollars. 3 if you have have information - you are asked to call crime 3 3 thin mints.. caramel delights and peanut butter patties are back.. back..girl scout cookies are on where to get them.. them..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live inside r conference room full of cookies with more.. 3 girl scout cookies are finally on sale..you can get them throughout the upstate..
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3 remember, because 100 percent of the net revenue raised through the girl scout cookie program stays with local councils, when you purchase girl scout cookies you're not only getting a delicious treat- you're also making an important investment in your community.
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3 back to you..
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3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 ((weather 3 hit))friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below
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and cool with highs in the mid- 50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. monday and tuesday stay in the mid-60s during the day and the 40s at night, with a slight chance for a shower, followed by widespread rain on wednesday. the week ends with sunshine and temperatures back in the 50s. friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-
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60s by sunday. monday and tuesday stay in the mid-60s during the day and the 40s at night, with a slight chance for a shower, followed by widespread rain on wednesday. the week ends with sunshine and temperatures back in the 50s.
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3 now to pit crew 3 traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching:accident hwy 14 greer @ gibb shoals rd cartee rd@hwy 178
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3 you are taking a live look at: pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 if you always want to stay on top of what's going on in downtown greenville, now you can with an app. app.city leaders announced they've launched "greenville-sc" as the city's official app.it's directly connected to the city's website. website.special events, parking information, and city news are all on the app.users can also get emergency alerts, view meeting agendas, and make online payments.greenville sc is free on the mobile app store. 3 3 it's ______.coming up ...one the nba's best players continues to dominate the league, but not everyone is happy about the way he's winning. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenvilee county.. pelham road. we do have some school closing and delays running at the bottom of your screen. 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers.
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3 welcome back--we're taking a
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3 american idol is down to the ten final candidates including one teen from south carolina. carolina. 3 3 'come on skinny love, just last again' 3 that was bluffton's own lee jean who won a spot in the top ten.the 16 year old was the last person - chosen from group of 14- to move on. american idol season one winner, kelly clarkson was a special guest judge last night. clarkson told lee "to bring it" until the end.american idol will air next thursday right here on fox carolina. 3 golden state warriors guard stephen curry is having the best season of his career, but video game developers say his style is causing them problems. problems.nba 2-k developers say curry's playing style is contrary to their entire philosophy of their video game. the game is based on advanced metrics that prevent players from taking crazy shots and dribbling too much.they say that style is exactly how curry plays -- even describing him as a rule breaker. developers are having difficulty accurately
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3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 ((weather hit))friday will be highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mountains. drop back below freezing. saturday with highs in the mid-the low 60s by sunday. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold******
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on: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.the republicans take part in another explosive debate ahead of super tuesday-- we'll show you how heated it got in our next hour. 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 now. now. 3 south carolina democrats.. it's almost your turn to vote in the 2016 presidential race. we're live in greenville county with everything you need to know. know.sparks fly in the lone star state...things got very heated during last night's gop debate in texas.coming up, hear how the candidates took aim at donald trump.. and how he fired back.. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 26.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 friday will be sunny and cool
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sunny 3 friday will be sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s for the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. temperatures tonight drop back below freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid- 50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3

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