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and chris scott.lauren is on her way to california for super bowl coverage.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 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're just three days from super bowl 50 and --and as the players focus on the game ahead --panthers fans are getting the *ultimate* experience. experience.fox carolina's ashley minelli is joining us live in santa clara california at levi's stadium... with more on all the excitement. 3 closed down now but if you're in town for the game... definitely a spot you want to hit.you'll be sure to see a this... 3 check it out..we caught this panther fan "devon doing the dab and superman in honor of his favorite panther... cam newtonhe and tons of other fans were in the nfl experience arena where fans can enjoy interactive games...
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player...here's how "devon" summed up the super bowl experience so far... 3 3 3 traffic, traffic and more traffic. traffic.it's been awesome. this is my first time here and i just got the jersey today. today.and check this out- we got an up close look at the coveted vince lombardi trophy...fans who came for the nfl experience got to see it up close too and pose for pictures... 3 and even though some people don't have a dog in the fight- we saw a ton of people who are just "nfl" fans coming out to enjoy the excitement... excitement... 3
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3 have you run into anyone from the upstate?are the players out and about? 3 fox carolina's live super bowl coverage continues all week. tomorrow on the morning news... anchor lauren elise and ashley minelli will report live from california. california.then, join us saturday night for our special-- "panthers pursuit of the title."that's at 7:00. 3 3 tension is building between democrats: bernie sanders and hillary clinton.. ahead of the
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primary.tonight they will face off in a debate but last night they both took part in a town hall style event in derry.both candidates took questions about unpopular issues like sending troops into combat and sanders highly criticized plan to raise taxes. 3 3 3 3 we raise your taxes if you're somewhere in the middle of the economy, about $500, but you know what we're going to do, for healthcare? we're gonna reduce your healthcare costs by $5000. so you're gonna pay a little bit more in taxes but you're no longer gonna have to pay private health insurance premiums." premiums."i will do everything i possibly can to avoid sending american troops abroad, getting us involved in military conflicts. but i can't in good conscious stand here and tell you that there would never be any circumstances in the time that i served as president where it very well might be in america's best vital national security interest interest3 wednesday night's meeting follows clinton's very close
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tonight's debate is set for 9:00.the new hampshire primary is next tuesday. 3 here's a look at the democratic primary ballot in south carolina.voters head to the polls february 27th. 27th.and the republican field is down by two candidates this morning.rand paul and rick santorum dropped out of the race yesterday.south carolina's republican primary is february 20th. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching:old furnace rd @ cannon brooke furnace rd @
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3 to chris.let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching:old furnace rd @ cannon brooke drgap creek rd @ hampton rdhwy 14 @ westmorland rdhwy 153 @ hwy 123 jonesville rd @ woodruff rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 after the break.i'll have a healthier is greenville organization an organization working to make greenville milestone.i'll have details after the break. 3 here's a live look -- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change!
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bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look over greenville 3 3 comedian "bill cosby" will have to face a judge next month after testimony to support his case was rejected. rejected.a philadelphia judge threw out the testimony of a former prosecutor wednesday. the former prosecutor says he granted cosby immunity from prosecution a decade ago.the comedian was arrested in december and charged with drugging a temple university worker in 2004.cosby will have a preliminary hearing on march 8th. 3 3 covering our counties--crews in greenville county are investigating a house fire that killed a pet. pet.the slater maretta fire department was called out to ridge drive late wednesday night.the chief says the house
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they arrived.we're told two people got out safely.. but a dog did not make it.it's not clear how the fire started. 3 an animal rescue service is offering money to find the person responsible for shooting a dog thats now recovering in buncombe county. county."amara", a 2 year old boxer, was found wandering in townville a few days ago with injuries to her head.paws in anderson sent the dog to a boxer rescue team in arden for care.the founder of the rescue service says it's one of the worst cases of abuse she's ever seen. 3 3 3 "whoever shot her may have robbed her of several things, but the one thing they didn't rob her of was her life, because we will give that back to her." her."both rescue shelters say they're trying to find amara a good foster home.anderson county deputies say they're still working on finding a suspect.they're offering a thousand dollar reward for information leading to an arrest. 3 3 for five years livewell greenville has been trying to make the upstate as healthy as possible.. possible..they say they are seeing big progress...so big.. livewell is throwing a party and you're invited.. invited..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from cleveland
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3 tomorrow at 11:30 head to the t-d convention center.. anniversary celebration.. tickets are $25..to buy them go to foxcarolina.com foxcarolina.comcelebrate the many successes achieved by livewell greenville since their launch in 2010recognize why livewell greenville initiatives are valuable and crucial to the community acknowledge the collective impact made on the overall health of greenville county highlight the ongoing initiatives and additional projects planned through 2020 3 back to you...
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traffic. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's
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an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day. partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold
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snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day.
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3 chris is in the 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching: sc hwy 123-easley @ pendelton st asheville hwy @ hearon circle old furnace rd @ cannon brooke dr dr 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.. anderson county deputies are asking for your help finding demarcus oliver.they say he's wanted in a shooting that happened on mcduffie street back in october.if you know where he is.. call
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3 the trial for "joey meek" will now be delayed until at least may.meek is the friend of accused charleston church shooter dylann roof.a federal judge granted a motion by meek's lawyer on wednesday. investigators say meek hid information from them. 3 world leaders and diplomats are meeting in london to help syrian refugees driven from their homes because of war. billions of dollars have been pledged to help victims and slow down the number of refugees to other nations. 3 mcdonald's is facing a federal lawsuit -- accused of using fake cheese in their mozzarella sticks. sticks."chris howe" filed suit demanding his dollar-and-27 cents back, and seeking damages for u-s customers he says were misled.mcdonald's website describes the cheese sticks as being made with 100 percent real mozzarella.howe accuses the restaurant of using starch additives and other "filler" ingredients. mcdonald's has vowed to fight the allegations. 3 and here's a live look over
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3 news on fox carolina.we're looking live in santa clara... 3 if you're thinking about buying last minute tickets to the super bowl, you may want to just stay at home this year. year.analysts say they expect this year's super bowl to become the most expensive sporting event in u-s history. ticket tracking site **seat-geek** reports the average ticket price is just shy of five-thousand dollars. the current record holder is the mayweather-pacquiao fight last year.according to c-n-n, the most expensive ticket sold
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yard line seats that cost 41- thousand dollars combined. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 partly cloudy and 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible,
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tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: sc hwy 123-easley @ pendelton st asheville hwy @ hearon circle circlehere's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3
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center that houses caters to a lot of children says it needs your help--how you can lend a hand--coming up. 3 here's a live look over greenville --you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 the countdown is on to super bowl 50.we're live in santa clara talking about how the carolina panthers are preparing for their battle. battle.and dozens of high school football players are ready to get their college careers started.we'll tell you who's committing to clemson and carolina.. coming up. up. 3 cloudy skies today with temps staying in the 50s.and a big cool down is on the way. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 4.i'm ben hill... here with nicole papay
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joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing
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3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we are just 3 we are just down to three days
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fans gather in california for the full nfl experience... the panthers themselves are doing their best to not let anything distract them from why they are there. there.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at levi's stadium... and we know balancing work and play is tough out there. 3 it is-- there is so much going on in the city.. and even for the panthers but they're doing their best to keep their heads in the game. game. 3 we've seen fans all over the place-there's something going on every nighton monday-- *hundreds* of media outlets asked questions about *anything* you can thing of... but now with that championship game getting closer... the focus is shifting to football
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3 3 my main focus right now is the denver broncos. specifically von miller and demarcus ware. ware.focused. that's it. we have to focus at the the task at hand and that's understanding our game plan. watching film, understanding what denver likes to do and executing what we do. do. 3 thomas davis- despite a broken arm... does intend to play... coach ron rivera echoed what his players say... it's time for them to "do what they've done" 3 even though the players are off the grid... there is so much more to enjoy here in san francisco... francisco...
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3 some of the 3 some of the nation's top high school athletes have a bright future ahead of them. wednesday was national signing day -- --according to espn, florida state is at the top of the 20-16 recruiting class -- followed by alabama -- lsu and ole miss. clemson came in at number eight -- and south carolina ranked 27th. 3 clemson didn't land the number one recriut in the nation -- rashan gary ended up picking michigan.but -- the tigers got some highly ranked prospects... including trayvon mullen -- the number 2 ranked cornerback in the country.he's the highest ranked defensive back for clemson since mackensie alexander. mullen is one of 23- signees in clemson's recruiting class. 3 will muschamp had his first signing day as usc's head coach.one if his key recruits is from right here in the upstate.byrnes high wide receiver chavis dawkins has signed on to be a gamecock.
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former coach, bobby bentley, who's now usc's runningbacks coach.south carolina signed a total of 24 recruits on wednesday. 3 3 covering our counties--as anderson county deputies work to track down an attempted murder suspect... *we* actually heard from him last night. night.demarcus oliver is wanted in a shooting that happened back in october on mcduffie street.deputies say he shot someone several times during a fight. fight.when we posted this story on our facebook page wednesday.. oliver himself actually commented.. saying "i'm outta here."fox carolina has reached to law enforcement. if you know where demarcus oliver is.. call 1- 888-crime-sc. 3 organizers of a greenville county community center are asking for your help to fix it up. up.leaders at the phillis wheatley community center say one of the major problems is leaky ceilings.they say buckets have to be put on the floor during thunderstorms.the director says it takes at least 10 thousand dollars every month to keep the
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sole olyn donations. without the donations, the director says he fears for the kids. 3 3 3 "we provide a home away from home, this is a safe haven, this is a shelter for a lot of these kids, not just to stay out of the streets, but we're building them." them."many of the kids will be performing at the t-d convention center on february 27th.the proceeds from that show will go straight to the center. 3 3 things are expected to be drier today after some heavy rainfall wednesday -- this is a look at the swannanoa river in asheville.. which was higher than normal.other parts of western north carolina saw flash flooding. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably
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mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 an organization working to make greenville healthier is celebrating a milestone.i'll have details after the break. 3 here's another live look in santa clara, california.. as we count down to super bowl 50-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. roast it... roast it... roast it... slice it. new, hand-carved slow-roasted sirloin. perfectly paired, perfectly served... and starting at just $10.99?!
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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 in washington d-c.. where the national prayer breakfast is happening now.president obama is set to speak around 9:00 3 3 if you plan to file your taxes online, you may have some problems today. today.the irs says it has
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because of problems with their computer systems.they say refunds are most likely to be affected with other services but the website is still available.irs reps say their systems will be out of service until at least the end of the day today.they also say if you've already filed, you will not be impacted. 3 3 for five years the staff at livewell greenville has been trying to make the health of the upstate better than ever.. ever..now the group says they have seen major progress since it began in 2010.. 2010..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from cleveland park along the swamp rabbit trail with more on their accomplishments.. 3 tomorrow at 11:30 head to the t-d convention center.. anniversary celebration.. tickets are $25..to buy them go to foxcarolina.com foxcarolina.comcelebrate the many successes achieved by livewell greenville since
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why livewell greenville initiatives are valuable and crucial to the community acknowledge the collective impact made on the overall health of greenville county highlight the ongoing initiatives and additional
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3 back to you... you... 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee
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with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day. partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry
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to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day.
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3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: woodruff rd @ i-385
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 for the first time -- arizona researchers have caught a rare jaguar on camera. camera.this is video of the only known wild jaguar in the u-s.he was seen roaming around arizona's santa rita mountains. the center for biological diversity released new video wednesday of "el jefe" or "boss" in spanish.the seven year old giant cat has been living in the santa rita mountains for more than three years.conservationists say his habitat is being threatened by a newly proposed copper mine. 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-chris from spartanburg. -twins billy and bobby from greenville.-brittany from mauldin. mauldin.-chris from greenville. -jennifer from greenville. -jessica from greenville. greenville.-angela from t-r.
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40th tommy from simpsonville. simpsonville.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 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 good morning, i'm diana watson. cody is in san diana watson. good morning, i'm good morning, i'm diana watson.cody is in san francisco covering super bowl 50.watch his live reports first at four and tonight at ten.then watch my investigation into d-s-s.i sat down with the d-s-s director... susan alford! talking about high turnover with case workers and security concerns at county offices.see what's she's doing to try and fix the biggest complaints people have with d-s-s and what it means for families all over south carolina. 3 3 news you need to know... democratic presidential candidates b
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his attorney general. in the cabinet, i served with hillary clinton. i've known her for almost 25 years. this is a woman whose fought her whole life for children, to protect civil rights, voting rights. and today hillary is pushing hard for tougher gun laws and police accountability. if you want to make sure republicans don't take us backward help hillary move us forward.
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3 news you need to know... democratic presidential candidates bernie sanders and hillary clinton will face off in new hampshire tonight. they're taking part in a debate sponsored by msnbc.it kicks off at 9:00 and will be moderated by chuck todd along with rachel ddow.rachel ddow. 3 there now only nine republican candidates running for president.rand paul and rick santorum announced they were suspending their campaigns on wednesday after not gaining any momentum in the iowa caucus.santorum says he's now endorsing marco rubio.
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"bill cosby" will proceed to a preliminary hearing on march 8th.a philadelphia judge threw out the testimony of a former prosecutor wednesday that would have helped cosby's case. the comedian is accused of drugging a temple university worker in 2004. 3 this sunday is national black hiv and aids awareness day. today, piedmont care in spartanburg is offering free, confidential testing for hiv and aids.health officials say 72 percent of south carolinians living with the infection are african american. 3 you may want to leave a thank you note in your mail box because today is national "thank a mail-carrier" day. day.the unofficial holiday is observed every year on february fourth.the first organized delivery of letters was established by the second continental congress in 1775. 3 partly cloudy and 3 seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop
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3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching:
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 california lottery workers say there's a lucky winner who's about to miss out on millions of dollars today. today.they say no one has claimed the winnings from a 63-million dollar ticket bought back in august.if the winnings aren't claimed by 5:00 today, all the money will be forfeited to california schools.a man named "brandy milliner" claims he's the winner but his ticket was rejected by lottery workers because it was too damaged.he filed suit wednesday and lottery officials are looking into the claim. 3 thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget to join diana, cody and kendra at four, ten,
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