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us on the morning news.we have several school closings in the mountains... they are running at the bottom of your screen. 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the
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breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 ((w(wp up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching: greenwood crash us hwy 25 @ redbud ln spartanburg wrecks clark rd @ lamp post rdsc hwy 9 @ rainbow lake rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 several communities in western north carolina -- especially near the tennessee border -- are seeing some **snow this morning. morning.fox carolina's andrew reeser joins us live in **asheville --and andrew -- whether you live in the mountains or upstate people can expect to either deal with winter weather this week. 3 temperatures today not expected to get higher than the 30s...we are watching a winter storm warning for several counties...that is in effect until about 7 this morning. 3 take a look...this was last night in asheville...light snowfall was the story there... not enough to accumulate...in other counties however, especially along the tennessee border...snow is sticking around.the big story today in asheville though are the temperatures...highs expected
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that cold weather not going anywhere for the next few days... 3 but when the winter storm warning expires 3 around 7 today...a winter storm watch will be in effect...snow always likely with these falling temperatures.ben? ben? 3 our fox carolina weather app is a great tool for keeping up with the latest winter storm watches and warnings in your area.you can also find a list of school closings and delays.
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to the number on your screen. 3 winter weather is already hitting the northeast.. and it's not over yet. yet.the national weather service says a wind-driven winter storm could dump four to eight inches of snow on northern new england by tomorrow.southern massachusetts has already seen several inches of by the time it's all over.. forecasters say massachusetts and rhode island could get up to nine inches of snow. 3 3 right now.. the first presidential primary of 2016 is underway in new hampshire. and some of the results are already in. in.voters in the small town of dixville notch headed to the polls just after midnight.on the democratic side.. bernie sanders took all four votes. and republican john kasich came out ahead of donald trump.. by a vote of 3 to 2. new hampshire law allows towns with less than 100 people to open their polls at midnight. in the town of millsfield, ted cruz and hillary clinton were the winners. 3 south carolina is the next state to vote.this is a look
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the ballot february 27th.we've learned hillary clinton is planning a stop in the state this friday.. but details have not been released. released.and you can expect a lot of visits from the republican candidates before the primary.they will be in greenville this saturday night, for a debate at the peace center.the primary is one week later on the 20th. 3 and while several have dropped out.. one more candidate could be joining the presidential race. race.former new york city mayor michael bloomberg says he is considering a run for president.he tells the "financial times" that he's listening to the current candidates, and he thinks america deserves better. bloomberg is worth 39 billion dollars.. and is expected to fund his own campaign if he runs. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in
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mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 3 now let's send it 3 over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: greenwood crash us hwy 25 @ redbud ln spartanburg wrecks clark rd @ lamp post rdsc hwy 9 @ rainbow lake rd rd 3 here's a live look at the
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3 let's check in with joe-- joe-- 3 some people really love wings.. and if you're one of them.. there's a giveaway today that you'll want to get in on.we're live in greer with more details, coming up. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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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.we're back with a live look at -- manchester, new hampshire. voters are heading to the polls for the first presidential primary of 2016. 3 3 new from overnight--eight people are dead and 150 are hurt after two trains collided in germany. germany.rescue and recovery efforts are now underway in the southern region of bavaria. police say two trains hit head- on during the morning rush
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rail line is used by people who commute to munich for work. police say the crash site is between a river and a forest, to reach the scene. 3 3 covering our counties--a student in franklin county, georgia is in serious trouble after investigators say they social media. media.the sheriff's office says the threat was made on the "kik" app.. and was directed at franklin county high school.deputies say they to a student, who's now charged with terroristic threats and acts.school officials say the incident is under investigation, but school safety was never compromised. 3 families and school officials in pickens county are at odds over a proposal to close three schools. schools.several school board members are considering closing a-r lewis... holly springs.. and ambler elementary. elementary.the plan was discussed during a packed meeting monday night.under the proposal-- dacusville elementary would have kindergarten through fourth graders.and dacusville middle would house fifth through
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11-point-eight million dollars. but the plan is causing division within the school board. 3 3 alex saitta/ pickens co. school board"we just spent over the last few years nearly 10 million dollars on those three schools to totally renovate them add classrooms to them now to actually turn around and close them would be a complete waste of money." money."john eby/spokesman, pickens co schools"the board looked at all the ways they could cut costs they realized there was no way to cut costs of millions and millions of dollars over several years without looking at school consolidation." consolidation."we're told public meetings are planned tomorrow at the three schools that are slated to close.the school board will take a vote monday. 3 3 a new restaurant in town is really going to make it worth your while to be one of its first customers..free food for a year.. year..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from where it is happening at east coast wings on the parkway.. 3 today is a good day to head to work a big later than normal.. because the first customers here for its grand opening
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wings...3 join us to enjoy 5 free wings with the purchase of an entrae all day long and the chance to win some fun prizes the first 50 people in the door will win free wings for a year....east coast has had a soft opening for customers for a couple of months now..but today it is the grand opening...it has received an average of 4.4 stars in facebook the doors open at 11.. so be sure to get here well before that.. 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic.
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3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays
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the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. wednesday will be sunny and cold with a strong breeze, highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night. thursday stays sunny and cold, with a slight chance for mountain snow showers again by friday. the weekend will remain sunny, but colder than normal in the low 40s. tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays
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the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. wednesday will be sunny and cold with a strong breeze, highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night. thursday stays sunny and cold, with a slight chance for mountain snow showers again by friday. the weekend will remain sunny, but colder than normal in the low 40s.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: scuffletown rd
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westmorlan rd pelham medical centerspartanburg: clark rd @ lamp post rd car vs treesc hwy 9 @ rainbow lake rd rdhere'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..greenville police are looking for three men who robbed the little caesar's on augusta street.it happened around 11:30 saturday night.police say they got away with cash and a cell phone. call 23-crime if you can help. 3 mardi gras celebrations continue in new orleans today.. with fat tuesday. floats and marching bands will take parts in parades through the city, which begin this morning. 3 the u-s-c women's basketball
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winning streak with a loss to number one u-conn monday night. the 18-thousand seat colonial life arena was sold out for the game.final score-- 66 to 54. 3 experts say 2015 was a record setting year for shark attacks. attacks.scientists say there were 98 unprovoked attacks worldwide last year.that's 10 more than the previous record. and more than half of those attacks were in the u-s.shark experts say you can expect shark attacks to keep increasing.. as the population grows. 3 3 it's ______.while some are talking about tougher gun laws.. one upstate lawmaker wants to make it easier for you to pack heat.more on what he's proposing.. next. 3 here's a live look over greenville--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look over greenville 3 a local lawmaker says he wants to give people in south carolina the freedom to carry a gun for protection.. without being licensed. licensed.republican senator lee bright wrote a bill that would do away with the requirements to the concealed carry law.the bill is now in a senate committee after passing the house.senator bright explains why he wants the bill to pass but not everyone is
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signed into law. 3 3 "many people including myself believe that the fact that you have to go to government to ask for a permit to defend yourself, is not what the founders intended." intended.""would you license someone to drive car without training, would you want to go to a doctor that's not licensed? all of the different aspects in life right now, require 3 some type of certificate." certificate."right now, cwps require a 6 to 8 hour class with a test.the proposed bill would no longer require training courses of any kind. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 tuesday will be cold 3 and breezy, with partly cloudy
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mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 ((weather hit))
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crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:scuffletown rd @ lee vaughn rdhwy 14 @ westmorlan rd pelham medical centerspartanburg: clark rd @ lamp post rd car vs treesc hwy 9 @ rainbow lake rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.drivers are seeing the lowest gas prices in seven years.we'll tell you just how low they are going in some areas.plus, a look at our region. 3 we leave you with a live look in asheville--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 get ready for cold and breezy conditions today.. with a chance for snow in the mountains and flurries in the upstate. upstate. 3 snow has already fallen in parts of western north carolina.we're live in asheville taking a look. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, february 9.i'm ben hill... here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining
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3 let's take a live look outside as the sun comes up over greenville.
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skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching:scuffletown rd @ lee vaughn rdhwy 14 @ westmorlan rd pelham medical centerspartanburg: clark rd @ 9 @ rainbow lake rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 whether it be the snow, the cold or the blustery wind--no matter where you live you will need to bundle up this morning. morning.fox carolina's andrew reeser joins us live from asheville with the latest on this cold blast that doesn't look like it will be letting up anytime soon. 3 some light snow in asheville
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frigid temperatures here... here...many counties here in western north caorlina remain under a winter storm warning. swain, yancey, madison, mitchell, jackson, haywood and graham counties all under threat of severe winter weather until 7 this morning... last night in asheville there was light snowfall...snow looking like it's going to stay mostly near the tenessee border...not much accumulation apparent around here...the big story today here in the
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3 temps not expected to get above 30...highs today area wide in the 30s and lows in the 20s...we are feeling it today...we'll let you know if we hear of any. ben? ben? 3 right now, some serious winter weather is hitting the northeast.this is video from massachusetts.. where several inches of snow have already fallen.the national weather service says parts of new england could see up to nine inches of snow by wednesday. 3 3 today is primary day in new hampshire.. and this morning, the first votes are already in. in.voters in the small town of dixville headed to the polls
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kasich took the lead.. winning three out of five votes.bernie democratic votes. votes.this is a live look in hudson, where you can see voters are lined up.the latest cnn poll shows sanders has a 26 point lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. donald trump is the republican front-runner .. leading by 14 points. 3 after today... the focus turns to south carolina.saturday night.. the next republican debate is happening in greenville at the peace center. on the 20th. 20th.and south carolina democrats will head to the polls on the 27th.to find out more about when the candidates will be in our area.. just head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 covering our counties--a greenville county man is behind bars after deputies say he stabbed his own brother... right in front of their mother. mother.ryan mcbride is now charged with murder, following his brother's death. death.we're told sean mcbride passed away friday, one month after the attack.
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fourth.. pattie burroughs says her son ryan came to her house demanding money.when he was refused.. burroughs says ryan became violent.that's when she 3 3 3 i feel like sean saved my life, because he grabbed ryan by the ankles and pulled him down. the next thing i knew, he was stabbing sean right there in the living room." room."pattie burroughs says she's not quite ready to forgive her son.this morning, ryan mcbride is being held on no bond.visitation and funeral services for sean mcbride are later today at travelers rest united methodist. 3 spartanburg county deputies say a man who went missing on monday is now safe. safe.overnight, deputies said jimmy bunn was located in kershaw county.he'd been reported missing earlier in the day, when he didn't return home.we're told bunn's truck had broken down, and he was taken to a local hospital. deputies say he is okay. 3 3 time for weather and traffic
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minutes. 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. 3 ((weather hit))
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traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 drivers are seeing the e drivers are 3 drivers are seeing the lowest gas prices in seven years. years.triple-a is reporting the average for unleaded gas is a dollar-74 nationwide.it hasnt been that low since january of 2009!and get this:a 7-11 in oklahoma city was selling it for as low as a dollar-11and at least eight states have stations selling it for a-dollar-25. dollar-25.here's a look at our three state region according
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carolina we are seeing the lowest prices at a dollar-55. drivers in north carolina are paying 1-74 on average and in georgia the average is a buck- 68. 3 here's a live look over lake hartwell-- you're watching the
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole
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crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live over greenville 3 3 the president's health care law seems to be working -- according to new government report. report.the report on health insurance shows eight states saw a significant drop in the number of people without health insurance.the carolinas or georgia werent on the list. all but one of those eight states had accepted a medicaid expansion.that's one of two major pathways to coverage under the president's affordable health care act. 3 president obama is asking congress for nearly 2-billion dollars to help fight the zika virus. virus.he says the money will be used for emergency responses and c-d-c research of the virus. the world
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zika a public health emergency. they also say the virus has spread to nearly 30 countries. president obama says 50 americans are infected.u-s health officials are urging all pregnant women returning from affected countries to get tested. 3 3 usc's women's basketball team was handed its first loss of the season. season.the gamecocks faced number one uconn monday night. both were 22 and oh going in. the teams played in front of a sold out colonial life arena. the huskies took a 15 point lead during the second quarter and never looked back.final score: 66-to-54.the women gamecocks are still ranked number two. 3 the carolina panthers are back home from super bowl 50.the team received a warm welcome home monday evening--dozens of fans either lined up at the airport or stadium.the charlotte fire department even saluted the team with an honorary spray over at the airport.players and coaches took time to shake hands with their faithful at bank of america stadium.despite losing
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already looking forward to next season. 3 3 if you're a big fan of chicken wings then you'll like this.... an upstate restaurants is giving away free wings for a year today.. today..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from where it is happening...east coast wings and grill on the parkway in greer.. 3 today is a good day to head to work a big later than normal.. because the first customers here for its grand opening will be enjoying free wings... wings...join us to enjoy 5 free wings with the purchase of an entrae all day long and the chance to win some fun prizes the first 50 people in the door will win free wings for a year....east coast has had a soft opening for customers for a couple of months now..but today it is the grand opening...it has
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stars in facebook reviews..the doors open at 11..so be sure to get here well before that..3 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 tuesday will be cold 3 and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight. wednesday will be sunny and cold with a strong breeze, highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night. thursday stays sunny and cold, with a slight chance for mountain snow showers again by friday. the weekend will remain sunny, but colder than normal in the low 40s. tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in
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become dangerously cold overnight. wednesday will be sunny and cold with a strong breeze, highs only reaching the 20s and 30s, with single digits and teens at night. thursday stays sunny and cold, with a slight chance for mountain snow showers again by friday. the weekend will remain sunny, but colder than normal in the low 40s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic: 3 3
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3 traffic:now time for 3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: accident in anderson snow rd @ old williamston rdsimpsonville scuffletown rd @ lee vaughn rd rd 3 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..voting is underway in new hampshire for the first in the nation presidential primary.the small town of dixville cast nine votes with bernie sanders leading the democrats and john
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republicans.a c-n-n poll still frontrunner there. 3 eight people are dead and 150 are hurt after two trains collided in germany during rush hour.police say the crash site is between a river and a forest, making it difficult for crews to reach the scene. 3 the pickens county school board is proposing to close three schools.the board said it would save nearly 12 million dollars.a full vote will be held monday. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -andre from greenville. greenville.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 o o8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back, but first -- a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3
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over usc upstate in spartanburg. 3 the university of 3 south carolina upstate is expanding... expanding...monday the school unveiled it's plans for an additional location in downtown greenville...right on river street...they hope it will give students better opportunities within the community and to work with local leaders.the site will be an addition to the already existing facilities in spartanburg and greenville.the new location is expected to open by august. 3 for many -- today is a day to indulge -- because it's fat tuesday. tuesday.which also means mardi gras time in new orleans.this is video of the **krew of orpheus** the big parade for the **carnival** festival.fat tuesday is always the big party before ash wednesday--the official start of lent for catholics.hundreds of thousands have been flocking to new orleans for the massive street party that
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3 now time for weather and traffic 3 tuesday will be cold and breezy, with partly cloudy skies and a chance for mountain snow and upstate flurries. highs reach 41 in the upstate and 30 in the mountains. tonight stays breezy and cold with lows in the teens and 20s. wind chills become dangerously cold overnight.
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3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: anderson county accidentsnow rd @ old williamston rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes. minutes.erica's heroes have a message. if you've fought...
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the morning news starts now. now. 3 get ready for cold and breezy conditions today.. with a chance for snow in the mountains and flurries in the upstate. upstate. 3 snow has already fallen in parts of western north carolina.we're live in asheville taking a look. look.plus, it's the first presidential primary in the nation.. and we've already got some of the results this morning.more from new
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