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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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3 3 3 3 cam on-- 3 3 3 we have breaking news out of greenville county:firefighters are currently working to put out an apartment fire.we're told the fire broke out at the tara aparments on lowndes hill road.at this point we dont know how bad it is.we have a crew headed to that scene and we'll pass along more as we get it. 3 all new from overnight.. out of the lowcountry, a berkeley county deputy is recovering afer being shot. shot.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 was in a standoff for hours.but just moments ago local media reported the suspect has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.the sheriff's office's facebook says the deputy is in stable condition.we'll update you on this story as it developes -- on air and online
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3 we are also following a developing story out of kansas this morning.a gunman and three other people are dead after a series of shootings in the south-central part of the state. 3 the harvey county sheriff says the suspect killed three people inside a manufacturing plant where they worked.the suspect was shot and killed by police.authorities say before the shootout.. the gunman had driven through at least two towns, shooting out of his window.14 people were injured at four different locations. most of them are in critical condition.police have not identified the gunman or a motive. 3 3 south carolina democrats are now 24 hours away from voting in the primary election.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
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3 - voting starts at 8- polls close here at 5 this evening 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 leading sanders 54-33 percent in sc sc3 - clemson university palmetto poll- 64% of likely voters: clinton- 14% for sanders- 22% undecided 3 reminder: polls open at 7 3 tomorrow morning... close at 7 *cannot* vote if you voted in
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primary 3 3 3 3primary primaryrepublican primary primary 3 3 3 (sen. ted cruz/(r) presidential candidate) "donald - you can get back on your meds now. (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "this is a lot of fun up here, i have to tell you."(sen. ted cruz/(r) presidential candidate) "donald, donald...relax." (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "go ahead. i'm relaxed. you're the republican debate of the season turned out to be the season turned
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republican the tenth 3 the tenth republican presidential debate of the season turned out to be the nastiest yet.five remaining candidates took the stage in houston last night.marco rubio and ted cruz spent the evening ripping into front-runner donald trump.they attacked him on immigration.. his foreign policy experience.. and his plan for health care.trump didn't hesitate in firing back.. causing some chaotic moments throughout the night. 3 3 (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "this guy's a choke artist, and this guy's a liar."(sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate) "this guy always goes there."(donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "you have a combination of factors - he can't do it for the obvious reason, and he can't do it because he doesn't know how to tell the truth. other than that, i rest my case."(sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate) "this is the typical thing he does." (blitzer) "one at a time, gentlemen. governor kasich, you have the floor--you will have a response, but i promised governor kasich he could respond."(ben carson/ (r) presidential candidate) "can somebody attack me,
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(laughter)this was the final debate before "super tuesday," when 11 states hold their republican primaries or stake that day. 3 3 covering our counties--a family in oconee county is after a fire on thursday. thursday.emergency crews were called to wilderness road in fair play around 2:00 in the afternoon.these are photos sent to us by fire chief charlie king.we're told it took about 25 minutes to get the flames under control controlinvestigators say a family dog died in the fire.. and everything in the home is destroyed.authorities believe it was an accident. 3 a man is going to prison for 18 years for killing a man in spartanburg county more than two years ago. ago.dannie hamilton was originally charged with murder, but agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter. manslaughter.hamilton shot and killed brandon bryant in october of 2014.the shooting happened right outside bryant's mother's home. home.witnesses say hamilton
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outside.bryant told him to stop.. and that's when he was shot. 3 this morning, a greenville police officer is working on building a bond with his new k-9 partner. partner.take a look...officer callison was recently assigned to the department's canine unit and was paired with k-9 ghost.the two are currently enrolled in a specialized training course...the police department says it's a crucial time for bonding between canines and their handlers. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 friday will be sunny and cool
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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 let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3 it's the most wonderful time of the year for those of you with a sweet tooth.we're
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the break. 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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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we are following breaking news in greenville county:firefighters are working to put out fire at
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hill road.not many details right now.. but you can see a very active scene 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.. upstate..
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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
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3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 ((weather 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
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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
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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 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: rutherford rd @ waddell rd hit &; runlowndes hill rd @ lockwood ave arbutus trail apartment fire fire 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..the family of "charles rosemond" has filed a wrongful death suit against the greenville
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rosemond was killed last december after he shot a deputy in the head.part of the lawsuit alleges the shooting resulted from excessive force... 3 a bill is heading to the desk of governor nikki haley that would prevent coal ash from being dumped in class three landfills.neighbors in pickens have been fighting coal ash from being dumped in the county for years. 3 hollywood's biggest night of the year is this sunday night. chris rock is hosting the academy awards.**the revenant** starring leonardo dicaprio is leading all films with 12 nominations. 3 it looks like apple is getting the support of other tech giants while fighting the fbi in court. court.the fbi issued a court order demanding apple develop software to break into the iphone of san bernardino shooter "syed farook".apple ceo "tim cook" says that kind of software would be a danger to the public.now google reps say they plan to file a "friend of the court" brief to support apple by next week. apple filed their formal objection the fbi court order 3 3 it's ______.an escaped unicorn
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together this morning.. and we're not talking about a fairy tale.more on the real life rescue, when we come back 3 here's a live look at usc upstate in spartanburg--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. (cat vo #1) hey cats! wanna make a new flavor combination today? (cat vo #2) yeah...let's take things up a notch! add...cheese! (cat vo #1) and we gotta have cod. (cat vo #3) woohoo, bacon! now that's a tasty flavor combination. (cat vo #1) and we're just getting started.d. (avo) new friskies cat concoctions. four deliciously different flavor combinations,
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the world a president has to grapple with. sosotimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency i ithe toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look in greenville.. crews are on scene of a fire
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3 a little girl in california has her pony back this morning.. after police say they were getting calls for an escaped unicorn. unicorn.highway patrol says the calls started coming in thursday about a unicorn running down the road.it turns out the "mythical" creature was a horse used for fairytale photo shoots named juliette. juliette belongs to 5 year old "tatum boos" .the little pony led officers on a chase lasting more than three hours. eventually, they were able to find juliette. 3 3
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blooms, so she kinds of blended in with the scenery as well.. be stealthier than we would imagined." 3 she got in a time out because she was being a bad pony." pony."thankfully the pony and everyone chasing her are fine. 5 year old tatum says something spooked the pony while she was out with a handler. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 ((weather 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 freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center.
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@ waddell rd hit &; runlowndes hill rd @ lockwood ave arbutus trail apartment fire fire 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.3 following the death of one of their own... a clemson university frat is responding to a lawsuit.coming up.. hear what they're saying about the death of tucker hipps. 3 we leave you with a live look over greenville--thee morning news on fox carolina is back
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3 good morning, i'm 3 diana watson.and i'm cody alcorn. first at four .. clemson students start their own business connecting people with clothes and accessories from their favorite films.and the service is free... see how you can get the hollywood look...and see what the city of spartanburg is doing to raise their profile and attract new business and new families. 3 you're watching the morning news on fox 3 there has to be a way. carry the centimeter, divide by 3.14 something something something... [ beeping, whirring ] great caesar salad! and now the name your price tool shows people policy options to help fit their budget. is that a true story? yeah!
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when they switch. i mean about you inventing it. i invented the story, and isn't that what really matters?
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3 the morning news starts 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 know. 3 sunny skies and cool temps today.things get really cold tonight.. followed by warmer conditions for saturday. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 26.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 ((weather 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. 3 ((wrap up)) 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-- 3
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3 ))3 we are following breaking news out of greenville county where firefighters are working to put out an apartment fire.the greenville fire chief tells us the fire started about 6:30 this morning at the tara apartments on lowndes hill road.we are working on getting more information and we'll pass it along as we get it. 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 hitting deputy dave dempsey
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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 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, and that any injuries or 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 24 hours- the polls will be
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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 lead- most recent clemson university palmetto poll- 64% of likely voters: clinton- 14% for sanders- 22% undecided 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.
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all the info for these events on fox carolina dot com 3 - polls open: 7 to 7 tomorrow, can't vote if you voted last week- absentee voting today: 8 to 5pm 5pm 3 after winning 3 after winning south carolina and nevada... republican candidate donald trump is fending off attacks from his two closest rivals. rivals.marco rubio and ted cruz both went after trump during a rowdy debate on cnn thursday night.both worked to discredit trump as a candidate.. saying he's not qualified to be president, and doesn't have a real plan.they
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making personal attacks. 3 3 (sen. ted cruz/(r) presidential candidate)"every time anyone points at donald's actual record, what he said on national television, donald yells liar. let me tell you something, falsely accusing someone of a lying is itself a lie itself and it's something donald does daily." daily."trump:"i got along with everybody. you get along with nobody. you don't have one republican senator and you've worked with them every day of your life-- although you've skipped a lot of days-- these are minor details-- you don't have one republican senator backing you .. not one. you don't have the endorsement of one republican senator and you work with these people. you should be ashamed of yourself." yourself."this morning, marco rubio is getting praise for the way he challenged trump on the issues.meanwhile, the bottom two candidates-- ben carson and john kasich-- struggled for speaking time. this was the last debate before 11 states head to the
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 ((weather 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 freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: accident injuriesoak grove rd @ sc296 tara apartment fire lowndes dr 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 it's the most wonderful time of the year for with a sweet tooth.girl scout cookies and where you can get them.. after the break. 3 here's a live look over clemson-- you're watching the
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hillary clinton: i do not believe we live in a single-issue 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. whether it's poison in the water... hardworking immigrant families living in fear... racism holding people back... wall street and big financial interests along with drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence. that's what i want to take on. i'm running for president to root out all of these barriers... because i think america can only live up to its potential when we make sure that every american has a chance to live up to his or her potential. i'm hillary clinton,
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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
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looking live over greenville. 3 3 pickens county neighbors may not have to worry about coal ash being dumped in some landfills any more. more.state lawmakers approved a bill that will prevent the dumping of coal ash in class-3 landfills on thursday.many people have voiced opposition to bringing coal ash into pickens county.the company "m-r-r" is suing the county for 25 million dollars.. because they want to dump coal ash at a landfill in liberty. if the bill is signed by the governor, it will stop the company's lawsuit. 3 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 including one at the 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
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county two weeks ago. the charges totaled more than 500-dollars. if you have have information - you are asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 3 thin mints.. caramel delights and peanut butter patties are back.. back..girl scout cookies are on sale..and we have the scoop on where to get them.. them..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live inside our conference room full of cookies with more.. 3 girl scout cookies are finally on sale..you can get them throughout the upstate.. upstate.. 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
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you're also making an important investment in your community. 3 back to you..
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 ((weather 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 freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into
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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 chance for a shower, followed by widespread rain on wednesday. the week ends with sunshine and temperatures back
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: tara apartment firelowndes hill rd/closed @ lockwood dr accident injuriesoak grove rd @ sc296 sc296here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker 3 3 news you need to know..a gunman and three other people are dead after a series of shootings in kansas.the harvey county sheriff says they were killed inside a manufacturing plant where they worked.the suspect was shot and killed by police. 3 a berkeley county deputy is recovering after being shot overnight.investigators say the female deputy was shot while getting out of her car in goose creek around midnight. moments ago local media after shooting himself. 3 south carolina voters will head to the polls tomorrow for the democratic primary.polls show front runner hillary clinton is leading bernie sanders and willie wilson by a wide margin.we'll have complete coverage all day tomorrow online and on air. 3 three people are **alive this morning thanks to the quick thinking of two pilots. pilots.pilots of an asia pacific airways cargo jet made a spectacular emergency landing earlier this morning
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working -- only leaving the back wheels to land with.you can see the front of the plane hitting the ground.no injuries were reported plus -- there was no smoke or fire, and airport operations went on as normal. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -phillip from hendersonville. -happy 50th to doris.-hanna from conestee. conestee.for the weekend---kim from greenwood. greenwood.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
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look in greenville.. crews are on scene of a fire at the tara apartments on lowndes hill road...the good news, we're told no one was hurt. 3 actors, 3 directors, and fans are gearing up for hollywood's biggest night of the year this sunday -- but it's not without controversy. controversy.the academy awards is being criticized for not honoring enough black people. critics have been calling on host chris rock to boycott the show.t-v host steve harvey encouraged rock to go on with the show on thursday.others are focusing on actor leonadro dicaprio who's favored to win the first oscar of his career for his role in "the revenant". the film has been nominated for 12 oscars.
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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 now time for weather and traffic 3 ((weather 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
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sunny and cool with highs in the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: oak grove rd @ reidville rd accidentsc290 @ s danzler rd traffic lights out out 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's ______.3 the republican presidential debate turns into an all out brawl.hear how the candidates are going after each other.. coming up at 8:00. 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 every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 you're watching there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon.
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can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for your vote. honey, would some captain d's make you feel better? yeeeaah! (woo)
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3 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.
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will be 3 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))

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