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two lanes closed their digital instruction around highway 29 and the 290 exit. it has loosened up. not all lanes are open in that area. many people still in the dark. just over 43,000 are still without power in the carolinas. here is a look at outages in our area. 3004 spartanburg county. close to 3500 in spartanburg county and 2800 in greenville county. falling trees playing a big part in those outages. the story in western north carolina this morning has been snow causing delays and closings for a number of school district. dale: quickly, a couple of skycam's to show you. clouds into the area, mostly
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wind at 20 miles an hour. clouds as well, and temperatures are cool at noon time. snow still continuing to fall along the tennessee-north carolina line. several counties delay school, several close, and it continues to put a layer of light snow on some of those timeout and road. -- high mountain roads. there is the potential of more snow overnight into the early morning hours. it could lead to more delays or closings tomorrow before that precipitation finally ends. temperatures finally get better and we will show you the future plus forecast in a few minutes. snow late tonight. milder weather is coming by the end of the weekend. geoff: the day after those strong winds, the cleanup
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live in greenville, but power has been restored. allyson: it is windy. not as windy as it was yesterday. that power has been restored. several of you are not as lucky there. several still without power. >> i had to go out at 5:30 to get coffee and that is not a normal thing to do. i am retired and usually don't get out of bed until 8:00 i get cold in the house. it was uncomfortable to sleep. allyson: dan pat quinn -- dan paquin has been wondering when it will come back on. >> i understand the situation
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it seems like it has been way too long for them totoet here. the tree service people came yesterday, they cut down the tree that caused the situation, but i haven't seen a duke energy vehicle here yet. not to say they haven't been here, but i have not seen them. allyson: duke energy says cruisers are working around the clock. if sent of the damage is causing the delay. >> whenever you have broken poles and wires down, that takes a wild to repair. -- while to repair. when those meter boxes become separated and damaged, that is more work that needs to be done. it just takes time. allyson: rather than seeing limbs come off trees, entire
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one they were working on in greenville. >> houses, cars, and power lines. allyson: moser says they hope to have power on before the weekend. he wants to reiterate, please have patience. crews will go out after the storms were over and limb trees that are older to make sure this doesn't happen for future storms. geoff: don't get blown away there, it is still breezy. the greenville spartanburg airport yesterday, a plane hit a light pole welle. the pilot was told to hold off on the runway because of the weather. the plane made it back to the gate, no one was injured. the storms swept through the south, leaving damage in the
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a man died in darlington county after a gust of wind lou down the tree and landed on him. the governor declared a state of emergency in virginia, where a fourth person died because of the storm. most recent happened in appomattox county. check out this tornado video from henderson, north carolina. that is northeast of raleigh. wyff news 4 meteorologists saying that tornado was traveling at 60 miles per hour. the storm brought a lot more heavy rain and damaged to the east. reports of several possible tornadoes touching down in granville county. nothing has been confirmed. high wind also pounding the rum, --durham.
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rain there. when bad weather hits, turn to the wyff for mobile at -- wyff 4 mobile app. a coast guard helicopter and boat have been searching the carolina coast after debris washed up on sullivan's island. three jackets and pieces of wood were found yesterday morning but there have been no reports of overdue boats or boaters in distress. officials will continue to search beachfront communities today. in anderson, telephone lines servicing roughly 100 residents have been cut between three utility poles just outside the city limits. lines were cut on tuesday by thieves looking to steal the copper. thousands of dollars worth of
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from the polls in recent weeks -- from the poles in recent weeks. a technician was at the site making repairs. turning to commitment 2016, the south carolina democratic primaries is two days away. bill clinton will be in the upstate with his wife hillary. he will tour the career center. he is also scheduled a get out to vote rally in spartanburg. hillary clinton talked to wyff during part of her day in west columbia. she met with members of the alpha kappa alpha sorority. clinton talked with us about gun violence.
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33,000 people a year. i find it appalling that in our country we are not coming together to find constitutional wrong hands. geoff: you will see more of that interview tonight starting at 5:00. clinton and bernie sanders have not scheduled trips north of columbia before the primary, the two were in south carolina. they have not made a habit of campaigning here. they have made less than 30 visits to south carolina. compared to that the gop candidates who have visited nearly 70 times. one political analyst tells us it is because the upstate has few democrats. you are voting in saturday's democratic primary, you will see a third candidate on the ballot. willie wilson held a town hall
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he spoke and answered questions from a crowd of 150. wilson will be on the democratic ballot in 10 other states. on the republican side, candidates will face off in their 10th debate in houston. coming off his win in nevada, donald trump hopes to build on his momentum as super tuesday approaches. marco rubio and ted cruz arm -- are locked in a fierce battle for second place. tonight's debate is set for 8:30. a showdown brewing between president obama and republican senators over the supreme court. how the president's strategy in taking a nominee is raising some eyebrows in his own party. dale: today, it is cold and
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change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders.
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unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. >> you are watching live breaking news with geoff hart and dale gilbert.
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high definition area -- definition. dale: storms, including tornadoes, hail, rain, snow ripping the south and the northeast. >> another night of severe weather in pennsylvania. some 50 homes damaged. dangerous wind in new york city. firefighters rushed to extinguish cars on fire and clear trees from neighborhoods. washington dc, hammering hail. >> overnight rescues in virginia. some communities wiped off the map as homes were destroyed, tornadoes dropping from anonymous -- ominous sky. frank rose witnessed the deadly
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>> i saw the roots flying everywhere and what can you do? >> the wild weather claiming the lives of two men and a cobbler tossed from a trailer 300 yards. another man killed in south carolina when a gust of wind stabbed a tree onto him. >> the tree was on top of him. >> the powerful storm system battered the gulf coast. among the hardest hit, a trailer park in louisiana where a tornado killed two and shredded a hundred and 50 homes. >> it looked like a blender. >> some parts of florida also reduced to rubble. while the storm is diminishing, the scope of the damage is just being realized. geoff: that was miguel reporting. whether from dale coming up in
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the senate will take up a resolution related to justice scalia's death. the pleasantries are being overshadowed by politics as several senate democrats plan to head to the supreme court to challenge their republican colleagues to consider the president's eventual nominee. many of the gop think the decision should be up to the next president. nevada governor brian sandoval. sandoval is a republican but he also supports abortion rights. we are learning more about the man who opened fire in colorado, killing a deputy and injuring two others. a community southwest of denver. deputies went to the home to serve and eviction notice -- serve an eviction notice. claiming the state foreclosure
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three new cases of the zika virus in florida. three pregnant women tested positive. the virus has been linked to birth defects. all three cases are t tvel related. despite new cases recently, the cdc says an outbreak in the u.s. is not likely. the u.s. coast guard vessel capsized while responding to a fishing boat that ran aground off the coast of new york, five members of the coast guard were on board at the time. all were pulled from the water before 7:00 a.m.. >> now your live super doppler four hd weather forecast. dale: 12:17 the time. we see reports from other parts of the country. a lot of trees and damage done
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we were very fortunate compared to other parts of the country that got hammered by those tornadoes. asheville is cloudy, a breeze out of the northwest at 10. 40 mile-per-hour gusts all morning in the mountains of north carolina. the areas of green and pink, rain, sleet, mixed with snow. snow continues along the appellation mountain range. -- appalachian mountain ridge. slippery driving conditions. we expect temperatures to get cold tonight. whatever is left on the roads will freeze as what we will call black ice. it looks like it may be wet but it will be a layer of ice and even additional snow on top of that tonight. these flurries are not done yet. these are the counties right along the tennessee, north
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cherokee, clay, macononnorthern jackson, and right up to the county line on a winter weather advisory through tomorrow morning. 43 in asheville, greenville at 50. let's check on a few other communities between greenville and spartanburg. 51 in reidsville and lyman. we have been consistently seeing 13-20 mile-per-hour wind gusting to 24 in spartanburg and 10-20 plus mile-per-hour winds continuing into the evening. we will see upper 50's, but today, 54 may be the best we get up to. low 40's are what we are anticipating for highs today.
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we will see more sunshine tomorrow and that precipitation we are watching in the m mntains of north carolina, tennessee, and virginia, will taper off about 8:00 tomorrow morning. most of the country is blanketed with cold air. it is going to start to turn by the end of the weekend. warmer than normal weather to look forward to buy sunday. the future showing precipitation along the north carolina line changing back to snow late tonight. continuing after midnight until 8:00 tomorrow morning when it finally tapers off. be carefef driving tomorrow morning across the mountains. by tomorrow afternoon we will see uprooting -- improving weather. midnight. asheville area, temperatures into the upper 30's and dropping midnight. whatever is left on roads will
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saturday, 46-54 for highs. sunday, warmer. upper 50's in the mountains and low 60's in the upstate. that will continue through the middle of next week. geoff: these new breathtaking images of our entire galaxy. this is the milky way captured by a telescope in chile. dale: some of the elements never seen before like places where new stars are born like the mysterious galactic center scientists had to attach 700 different images to create this map. geoff: incredible.
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going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood and that police brutality is used to keep folks hemmed in, and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp, like my father came up with the congress of racial equality, like bernie sanders came up with the congress of racial equality.
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we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fight for all our families as if they are our own.
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>> today is introduce a girl to engineering day. aly myles went to ag wittenberg elementary school.
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massive factories. there is something awesome about being different and breaking out of the mold. more than just one kind of job. >> it has all kinds of different options. we wanted to get these girls into the field. aly: i am talking with local female engineers at -- with a glimpse at their future. >> i want to be a civil engineer people. to learn. >> i am very interested because there are so many people that can make the world great place because they are engineers. aly: ag wittenberg's principal says lessons like these show the students their options are limitless.
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interested them, and it gives our girls the opportunity to ask questions. >> girls can do anything because they believe in themselves and they don't give up. >> be brave and go for your dreams. aly: aly myles, wyff news 4. geoff: the engineers of the future there. wall street with the dow up 61 points. the nasdaq going the other way, the s&p going the other way. a liquor license after months of department of alcoholic beverage and controlled area starbucks has gotten a liquor license. starbucks already offers wine and beer on its evening menus at
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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...
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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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in the middle of a time when senior poverty is increasing. republicans and some democrats came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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science olivia team. this is the national science olivia. -- olympiad. >> we are very proud. >> we like these temperatures that are coming. >> couple of more cold lights, camera, access. >> my thought was, there's a stalker out there and that he's going to kill her. >> revisiting the peeping tom video trauma takes its toll on erin andrews and her father. i'm billy bush, as we learn even more about erin's ongoing ordeal. >> she told him, if you make me do this, i'm going to throw up. >> jerk, idiot, racist, sexist. >> melania takes on the tough questions about her bombastic husband. >> do i agree all the time? >> uh-huh. >> with him? >> uh-huh.
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>> okay. >> i see his motorcycle cruise into oncoming traffic. >> wynonna on the horrific accident that took her husband's leg and nearly his life. and no surprise here. kanye takes more hits at taylor swift. >> lights, camera, access. erin andrews' father takes the stand. welcome to "access hollywood." $75 million is at stake in the peeping tom trial that the "dancing with the stars" co-host is mounting against her convicted stalker and the marriott hotel where the incident took place. today in a very emotional testimony, the man who's protected erin since the day she was born revealed how he feared for her life. >> i was terrified. her sister called me and said, is she okay?

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