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in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, weather. 3 ((wrap up))
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pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: us221 @ i-26 blalock rd @ sc hwy 9hwy 290 @ i-85 i-85 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 this morning a five year old girl is fighting for her life after a house fire in honea path. path.the fire happened late last night and this morning her family is asking everyone for prayers. prayers.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on green street-ashley- what have you learned? 3 guys, the little girl's aunt has told us her name is sophia and she is currently in critical condition--fighting for her life. life.the family is asking everyone to ift her up prayer this morning.her aunt says she
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fire chief: pulled out of home in cardiac arrest stabilized at hospital, flown to the augusta burn center - happened around 10:30 last night 3 don't have details surrounding what *sparked* firetalk about the damage behind me 3 but again that family is asking for prayers.
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3 covering our counties--the man accused of killing three people and leading authorities on a chase is due back in court this morning. morning.pierre griffin faces three counts of murder, along with other charges. charges.back in october.. asheville police say griffin killed alexandra king and tatianna diz.. then dumped broad river. river.the same night.. police say he went to the pisgah view apartments, where he shot and johnson.investigators say he took off in johnson's car.. leading them on a chase into polk county.griffin was injured in a shootout on i-26. griffin is due in court at
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there and let you know what happens. 3 greenville county deputies are still looking for a double murder suspect who escaped custody. custody.bradford williams has been missing since thursday morning.that's when deputies say he cut off his ankle monitor. monitor.williams was let out on house arrest last month.. while he waits for his murder trial.he's accused of killing two men outside the bugatti grand nightclub back in november of 2014. 2014.investigators say williams has connections to people in greenville, anderson and oconee counties.he could be driving a 2005 cadillac deville with the tag number you see here.if you see bradford williams.. call 911. 3 in greenville county-- a boy scout is home safe this morning after spending the night alone in the woods. woods.deputies say the 12 year old was on a trip to jones gap with his boy scout troop on saturday afternoon.. when he got separated.crews searched for him through the night.. but he wasn't discovered until sunday afternoon.scout leaders tell us.. it's unusual for the boys to get lost.. but they do know survival skills in case this happens.
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3 he learned how to make it through a night of cold without any protection. so he's learned a lot from the boy scouts and it paid off in this situation. situation."we teach each other, if you happen to get separated. stay where you are, especially when the sun goes down." down."3 we're told the boy was checked out by a medical team and is okay. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: reidville rd@ wilder drsc357 @ gap creek rd us221 @ i-26 i-26 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 hollywood awards season has wrapped up with its biggest awards show. show.and this morning, one star is celebrating a win that was a long time coming. coming.leonardo dicaprio took home the best actor oscar for "the revenant."this was his first oscar win.he's been nominated five times over the last 22 years."the revenant" also won for best director and best cinematography.. but was beaten out in the best picture category. 3 the top prize went to "spotlight".. the real life story about how journalists at the boston globe uncovered the abuse scandal in the catholic church.the movie also won best original screenplay. 3 best actress goes to first time nominee brie larson for "room."she beat out two
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blanchett and jennifer lawrence.we'll have more on the oscars throughout the morning.. including how host chris rock addressed the lack of diversity with the nominees.. coming up. 3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3 lockheed is debuting a new flight simulator in greenville today.we're live with a preview, next. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- 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 taking a live look over greenville. 3 3 south carolina's primaries are over.. and now the focus turns to "super tuesday." tuesday."tomorrow is the biggest day in the presidential race.. with 13 states holding primaries or caucuses.for the republicans -- 595 delegates are at stake. donald trump remains his party's front runner.. even after another controversy erupted this weekend.trump is being criticized for being slow to reject an endorsement
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duke.trump's closest competitors-- marco rubio and ted cruz-- both used that controversy to attack him during their weekend campaign stops. 3 on the democrats' side.. hillary clinton is bringing a lot of momentum into super tuesday.. after her huge win in south carolina.she took more than 73 percent of the votes.. giving her 39 delegates bernie sanders won 14 delegates. 3 3 a new flight simulator is launching today at lockheed martins greenville facility.. facility..the t-50a is as close as it gets to flying an actual fighter jet..and this morning some special guests are headed to the upstate to try it out first hand.. hand..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from lockheed martin with more... 3 3 3 lockheed martin will host a t-50a cockpit demonstrator event at 9:30 a.m. on monday, feb. 29, at its greenville operations. greenville is the company's preferred final assembly and checkout (faco) site for the aircraft in the u.s. air force's advanced pilot training (apt) competition.u.s. sen. lindsey graham (r-sc) and u.s. rep. trey gowdy (sc-4) will be our special guests as lockheed martin officials highlight the t-50a's fighter-like performance capabilities, which were developed jointly
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industries (kai) to replace the t-38 and train pilots to fly the f-16. f-22 and f-35 fighter aircraft. 3
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic.
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highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold front arrives tuesday night into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine. mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold front arrives tuesday night into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine.
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now: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 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.. greenville county deputies say they're looking for a man and woman who broke into a home on nash mill road sunday night. we're told the suspects robbed the homeowners at gun point around 1030.no arrests have been made. 3 billy taylor is due in a greenville county court today. he's charged in a deadly shooting on pelham road in 2014.investigators say rodney
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and died at the scene.the second victim-- ashley hiott-- was badly hurt, but survived. 3 later today navy seal "edward byers" will be awarded the medal of honor by president obama.defense leaders say he rescued doctor dilip joseph and two others who were held hostage in 2012.documents state he protected them from an armed guard in afghanistan. 3 and here's a live look at clemson--you're watching the
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over greenville. 3 "steph curry's" superstar status continues to grow on the court. court.curry and the rest of the golden state warriors showed off why they're the
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midway through their game against the oklahoma city thunder, curry rolled his ankle.he came back to lead golden state to a 3 point win. curry hit a 35 foot jumper to put the game into overtime -- then hit the game winner with point-6 seconds left on the clock.he tied a record with 12 three pointers in the game giving him 288 for the season. that's already an nba record and the warriors have 24 more games to play. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather.
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3 time for traffic.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 it's ______.the academy awards have been under fire for the nominees' lack of diversity... and many were wondering how host chris rock would respond. you'll find out, after the break. 3 here's a live look at usc upstate in spartanburg--you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm diana watson.tonight ten...a fox carolina investigation.an upstate sheriff has declared war on meth...and is giving fox carolina an exclusive inside look at the fight in oconee county.see how they're trying to clean the streets, cut down on crime and reach out to kids about the dangers of drugs we'll see you tonight at ten and first at four with weather and traffic every ten minutes.
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3 the morning 3 news starts now. now. 3 a child is in the hospital this morning after being
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we're live in honea path with what we know.. coming up. up.3 south carolina is behind them.. and now the presidential candidates are getting ready for the biggest day of the 2016 race.more on super tuesday.. coming up. up. 3 sunny, warm conditions expected today.. along with a strong breeze.i'll tell you when rain comes back into the forecast. 3 good morning.... it's monday, february 29-- leap day.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.
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highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 we're watching:w. georgia rd @ stenhouse rdboiling springs rd @ devenger rdpoinsett hwy @ perry rdanderson county accidents us76 @ sc187n. main st @ concord rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 this morning the family of a little girl is asking for prayers after she was pulled from a house fire and is fighting for her life.(the fire happened late last night in honea path. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on green street- ashley- we understand you learned some new informaiton. 3 guys, the little girl's aunt has told us her name is sophia and she is currently in
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for her life. life.the family is asking everyone to ift her up prayer this morning.her aunt says she was internal smoke inhalation. fire chief: pulled out of home in cardiac arrest stabilized at hospital, flown to the augusta burn center - happened around 10:30 last night3 3 3 3 "it really affects everybody even the adults and when you have a child it cuts deeper" deeper"3 don't have details surrounding what *sparked* fire 3 don't have details surrounding
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the damage behind me 3 3 3 covering our counties--a greenville county home invasion is under investigation this morning. morning.deputies say a man and woman broke into a home on nash mill road around 10:30 sunday night.they say the suspects robbed the homeowners at gun point then took off in their car.thankfully no one was hurt but so far no arrests have been made.if you know anything about the robbery, call the sheriff's office.
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three people and leading authorities on a chase is due back in court this morning. morning.pierre griffin faces three counts of murder, along with other charges. charges.back in october.. asheville police say griffin killed alexandra king and tatianna diz.. then dumped their bodies in the french broad river. river.the same night.. police say he went to the pisgah view apartments, where he shot and killed uhon johnson. johnson.investigators say he took off in johnson's car.. leading them on a chase into polk county.griffin was injured in a shootout on i-26. he is due in court at 9:00 this morning.we'll be there and let you know what happens. 3 a man accused in a double shooting in greenville county is due in court today. today.billy taylor is charged with murder, attempted murder and other counts related to the 2014 shooting on pelham road.investigators say taylor was in a fight outside the former croc's bar.. when shots were fired.the bullets hit two people in a car on pelham road. rodney nesbitt-- an iraq war veteran was killed.a second person-- ashley hiott-- survived but was badly hurt. taylor was denied bond in the case.we'll be in court today
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afternoon at 4:00. 3 3 the presidential campaign season shifts into high gear this week.tomorrow, the polls will open in a dozen states for "super tuesday." tuesday."it's the biggest voting day of the primary season.for republicans.. nearly 600 delegates are at stake.. and the candidates will be fighting to slow down donald trump's momentum. momentum.trump has the most delegates so far, and is still leading the polls in most states. 3 in the democratic race.. hillary clinton continues to top the national polls. polls.she's coming off a huge victory here in south carolina.. where she took 73 percent of the votes, compared to 26 percent for bernie sanders.after four contests.. clinton has 91 delegates.. and analysts say tomorrow could be her chance to increase her lead over sanders even further. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the mountains. a strong breeze drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late bringing the return of wet weather.
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3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: w. georgia rd @ stenhouse rdboiling springs rd @ devenger rdpoinsett hwy @ perry rdanderson county accidents us76 @ sc187n. main st @ concord rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the
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3 3 talking about last night's academy awards...singer sam smith has another trophy on his shelf this morning.he won the best original song oscar for his james bond theme "writing's on the wall."the 23 year old is one of the youngest people to ever win the award. 3 the big story going into last night's academy awards was the lack of diversity with the nominees. nominees.host chris rock addressed the issue right away. away.(chris rock): 3 "i'm here at the academy awards otherwise known as the white people's choice awards." awards.""we've got all this controversy. no black nominees. and people are like, 'chris you should boycott. chris you should quit. you should quit.'" quit.'""i thought about
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real hard. but i realized, they're gonna have the oscars anyway. they're not gonna cancel the oscars because i quit. and the last thing i need is to lose another job to kevin hart! okay?" okay?"3 rock continued to joke about the controversy throughout the night, and is getting great reviews this morning. 3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3 lockheed is debuting a new flight simulator in greenville preview, next. 3 here's a live look over clemson-- you're watching the
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>> conservative firebrand ted cruz has been shaking things up in washington since his arrival as a freshman senator. >> this country remains a country, i believe, grounded in principles, grounded in faith. >> and this republican presidential campaign is no different. >> that is my hope, that we will energize and mobilize cocorageous conservatives all over this country to pull this country back.
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house fire in honea path.a five year old girl was pulled from this fire sunday night, and this morning, she is in the augusta burn center.family members tell us she is in critical condition. 3 3 3 an american student is asking the north korean government to forgive him for stealing a sign. sign.21 year old "otto warmbier" was sat in front of media in north korea.he apologized for stealing a political slogan from a staff- only section of a hotel he was staying at.state leaders are calling the theft an anti- state crime.the university of virginia student says he was taking it for a trophy because he was offered payment for the slogan. 3 later today a navy seal who saved an american hostage will be recognized for his bravery. bravery."edward byers" will be awarded the medal of honor by president obama.byers is a senior navy chief who rescued the american hostage from
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2012.military leaders identified the hostage as doctor dilip joseph from was kidnapped with his driver and afghan interpreter.documents state byers used his body as shield to protect the doctor while fighting off an armed guard. 3 3 before he took public office.. u-s senator lindsey graham was in the air force..and this morning he is trying his hand at a state of the art simulator here in greenville.. greenville..it's called the t- 50a.. and it is here at the lockheed martin greenville facility... facility...fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from greenville with more.. 3 3 3 lockheed martin will host a t-50a cockpit demonstrator event at 9:30 a.m. on monday, feb. 29, at its greenville operations. greenville is the company's preferred final assembly and checkout (faco) site for the aircraft in the u.s. air force's advanced pilot training (apt) competition.u.s. sen. lindsey graham (r-sc) and u.s. rep. trey gowdy (sc-4) will be our special guests as lockheed martin officials highlight the t-50a's fighter-like performance capabilities,
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with korea aerospace industries (kai) to replace the t-38 and train pilots to fly the f-16. f-22 and f-35 fighter aircraft.
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3 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows
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quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold front arrives tuesday night into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine. mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold
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into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine.
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3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: traffic lights out patton ave @ florida ave anderson us76 @ sc187n. main st @ concord rdgreenville w. georgia rd @ stenhouse rd boiling springs rd @ devenger rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew
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3 we're back with news you need to know...greenville county deputies are still looking for bradford williams.we're told the double murder suspect escaped custody thursday morning.after he cut off his ankle monitor.if you see bradford williams.. call 911. 3 a man accused of killing three people in buncombe county is due back in court this morning. pierre griffin is charged in the deaths of alexandra king, tatiana diz and uhon johnson. deputies say he was arrested in october after leading officers on a three county chase. 3 leonardo dicaprio is making headlines for taking home his first oscar for best actor in "the revenant."spotlight won for best picture.mad max won 11 oscars while bri larson took home best actress honors for "room." 3 presidential hopefuls are looking a huge boost tomorrow during super tuesday.more than a dozen states including georgia and tennessee are headed to the polls.hillary clinton and donald trump are leading in many recent polls. 3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in
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the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather.
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3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching:augusta rd @ i-85w. georgia rd @ stenhouse rdboiling springs rd @ devenger rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 a california photographer says he has rare footage of a mountain lion relaxing just outside his home. home.the photographer says the big cat was hanging out just 200 feet from his home in malibu.he shot video of the cat stretching and laying out in the brush on super bowl sunday.it turns out the mountain lion is part of the national wildlife service's study of big cats in the wild. after spending a few hours chilling in the sun, the cat
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>> coming up, the texas senator and the only man to beat donald trump in a race ted cruz meets with pat robertson and his plan. >> and a mom with a glass. >> a glass of wine and the entire bottle. >> that led to a full blown addiction. >> how she did it.
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>> on today's "700 club". >>pat: welcome, ladies and gentlemen to this edition of the "700 club". tomorrow is known as super tuesday and many of the republicans will be voting on the primary. it could be closed up for donald trump. he may as he said run the table or maybe somebody else could emerge as a credible candidate. putting the justice on the supreme court and getting rid of obama's action and these are some of the things that ted cruz talked about as i met with him friday night. >> cruz opened with a full capacity.

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