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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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pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:oak grove rd @ reidville rd accidentsc290 @ s danzler rd traffic lights out 3 3 3 we are following breaking news out of greenville county where firefighters are cleaning up after 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're told the fire
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and the person who lived there was woken up by neighbors. thankfully everyone got out safely.its still not clear what started the fire.we are working on getting more information and we'll pass it along as we get it. 3 also breaking 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 died a little while ago after taking his own life.the sheriff's office's facebook says the deputy is in stable condition. we'll update you on this story as it develops -- on air and online at fox carolina dot com. 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
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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.no motive was released but the sheriff says the gunman was served a protection from abuse order shortly before the attack. 3 3 south carolina democrats are now less than 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 ballots. 3 - voting starts at 8- polls close here at 5 this evening 3 - while absentee voters cast ballot, candidates stumping
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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 sc- clemson university palmetto poll- 64% of likely voters: clinton- 14% for sanders- 22% undecided 3 reminder: polls open at 7 tomorrow morning... close at 7 *cannot* vote if you voted in last week's republican primary primary 3
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3 3 3 3 3 (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate)"if you're talking about the polls, i'm beating him awfully badly --"(sen. ted cruz/(r) presidential candidate)"but you're not beating hillary."(donald trump/(r) presidential candidate)"hey, if i can't beat her, you're really going to get killed." killed."the claws came out in houston last night.. as the five republican presidential candidates debated on cnn. marco rubio and ted cruz spent the evening ripping into front-runner donald trump.. attacking him for his stance on immigration.. and his foreign policy experience. rubio accused trump of not having a real plan for healthcare.. and using the same buzzwords to get people fired up. 3 3 (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate)"you have many different plans. you'll have competition. you'll have so many different plans."(sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate) "now he's repeating himself."(donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "no no no..." no..."(sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate) "i see him repeat himself every
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'everyone's dumb', 'he's gonna make america great again', 'we're gonna win win win', 'he's winning in the polls', and 'the lines around the state.' every night, same thing." thing."3 this was the final debate before "super tuesday," when 11 states hold their republican primaries or caucuses.595 delegates are at stake that day. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 ((adlibs))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
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the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over 3 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 covering our counties--a family in oconee county is without a home and their pet 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 had been firing his gun
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stop.. and that's when he was shot. 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 with a little more than 400. duke energy hopes to have everyone back up and running today. 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 talking girl scout cookies and where you can get them.. after the break. 3 here's a live look over greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox
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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 taking a live look in greenville county ..where firefighters are cleaning up after an apartment fire.the greenville fire chief tells us it started about 6:30 this
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on lowndes hill road.we're told the fire started in one of the units and the person who lived there was woken up by neighbors.thankfully everyone got out safely. 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 3 cookies are finally on sale.. 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
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only getting a delicious treat- you're also making an important investment in your community. 3 back to you..
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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. 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
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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. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center now:
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3 3 we're watching: woodmont school rd @ n flat rock rdhood
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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 now for a look at news you need to know..the family of "charles rosemond" has filed a wrongful death suit against the greenville county's sheriff's office.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
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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 and here's a live look at -- you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live at greenville. 3 an oregon business owner says she has a new health spa open -- and it uses beer to take care of health problems.. problems..sally champa says her "hop in the spa" is the
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customers soak in a blend of beer, hops, and barley.champa says the soak helps with insomnia and relaxation.she says the inspiration came from a client who visited a beer spa in europe for pain from a car crash.sally says business has been booming ever since she opened. 3 time for weather with nicole. 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 freezing. saturday stays sunny
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50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching:woodmont school rd @ n flat rock rdhood rd@ carr rdn mcelhaney rd @ sc101 sc101 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.following the death of one of their own... a
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responding to a lawsuit.coming up.. hear what they're saying about the death of tucker hipps. 3 here's a live look at usc upstate--you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 3
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i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. 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 need to know. 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
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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 freezing. saturday stays sunny and cool with highs in the mid- 50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris.3 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 we are following breaking news out of greenville county where firefighters are cleaning up after 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're told the fire started in one of the units and the person who lived there was woken up by neighbors. thankfully everyone got out safely.its still not clear what started the fire.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
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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 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 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
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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 this time tomorrow 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 lead- most recent clemson university palmetto poll- 64% of likely voters: clinton- 14% for sanders- 22% undecided
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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 3 - polls open: 7 to 7 tomorrow, can't vote if you voted last week- absentee voting today: 8 5pm 3 after winning south carolina and nevada... republican candidate donald trump is fending off attacks from his two closest off attacks from trump is fending candidate donald republican and nevada... south carolina 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
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discredit trump as a candidate.. saying he's not qualified to be president, and doesn't have a real plan.they also accused him of being hypocritical in his stance on immigration. 3 3 rubio:"if he builds the wall the way he built trump towers he'll be using illegal immigrant labor to do it." (cheers)trump:"so cute. such a cute sound bite."rubio:"no it's not a sound bite, it's a fact. go online and google it. 'donald trump polish workers' you'll see it." it."this morning, 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 polls for super tuesday. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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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 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: rutherford rd@ belvue rdwoodmont rd@ flat
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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 talking girl scout cookies and where you can get them.. after the break. 3 here's a live look over greenville-- you're watching
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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 are looking live at the tara apartments on lowndes hill road in greenville.the greenville fire chief tells us
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this morning..we're told the fire started in one of the units and the person who lived there was woken up by neighbors.thankfully everyone got out safely.its still not clear what started the fire. 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 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.
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credit card at red lobster in spartanburg and at a walgreen's in greenville 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 people in greenville county are being warned not to be fooled by a phone scam. scam.greenville police say they've been getting calls from victims saying the scam involves a person posing as an irs agent.payment is demanded for overdue taxes and victims are threatened with fines and deportation. deportation.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 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..
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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 only getting a delicious treat- you're also making an important investment in your community. 3 back to you.. you..
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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
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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
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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. 3 ((adlibs))
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3 3 traffic.to chris for let's send it over 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching:wade hamptonblvd @ lee rdhwy 123@ white horse rd rutherford rd@ belvue rd rd
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-travis from easley. -lindsey from greer is 20. -rhonda from greenville.-a belated shout out to huckbuck from mount carmel carmel-crystal lynn from gray court. court.weekend shoutouts-- -deanna from walhalla.-travis from augusta.-michael from greenville.-mazell from greenville greenvilleif 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 good morning, i'm diana watson. and i'm cody alcorn. first at four .. clemson students start their own business connecting people with clothes and 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
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head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone... flip your thinking about buying your next one. 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, like bernie sanders came up with the congress of racial equality. 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
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you need to know...a berkeley county deputy is recovering after being shot overnight.investigators say while getting out of her car in goose creek around midnight. local media reported the suspect died after shooting himself. 3 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 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 ((adlibs)) 3 ((adlibs))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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the mid-50s, but warms into the low 60s by sunday. 3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching: 3 3 thanks for joining us for the morning joining us for thanks for 3 thanks for joining us for the
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don't forget to join diana, cody and kendra at four, ten, and 11.and we'll be back here tomorrow night for full team coverage of the south carolina democratic primary.happy
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>> wendy: coming up, from the front lines of the fight against isis. >> when they went off, we could see the white smoke in the distance.
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>> we've got to go for the bunker. there is another in coming round. >> wendy: and then...an aids patient gets a second chance at life. >> that's totally god. >> wendy: on today's "700 club." >> pat: well, welcome to "the 700 club." it's shocking, folks, but isis has added to their list of horrors. they're now using chemical weapons against the peshmerga in northern iraq. we'll have that story because our guy, chuck holton, was there on the scene. there is no question about it. and who is going to call them into account? well, there was more republican brouhaha last night. donald trump found himself in the cross hairs as marco rubio and ted cruz targeted the front-runner in the last debate before the big super tuesday

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