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votes.3 the country is watching south carolina ahead of the "first in the south" primary.we'll show you highlights from last night's town hall event on cnn..coming up. up. 3 lots of sun today.. with highs in the mid to upper 50s.even warmer temps are on the way for the weekend. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 19.i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news.
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highs in the mid to 3 upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. 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 all new this morning.. fire crews and the coroner are on the scene of a deadly house fire.this happened around 5:00 this morning on summerland drive.the roebuck fire chief tells us one man was found dead inside the house.. but no other details are known right now.we'll keep following this story and update you on air and online when we learn more. 3 and we've learned new details about a deadly crash overnight in greenville county.we're told the coroner was called to saluda dam road near oba road around two this morning.. troopers say the driver ran off the road and hit a ditch. highway patrol says the driver was trapped in the vehicle-- and died on the scene.the name
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released. 3 3 this time tomorrow polls will be open for the first in the south republican primary.today the candidates will be traveling all over south carolina and the upstate to get your vote. vote.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greenville county at the board of elections... and ashley- the candidates are going to be all over the state the next day or so. 3 - sen. rubio in clemson tonight - sen. cruz in greenville greenville3 everyone else focusing around the low-country polls paint one picture in sc:- trump on top... nearly 16 point lead- cruz and rubio neck and neck for second place... bush, kasich, carson endorsements:-
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lindsey graham endorses jeb bush- frontrunner trump, dr. carson, john kasich-- no endorsements from any sc leaderslatest match-ups- marco, trump: attacking cruz distorting records, abortion, immigration, healthcare- rubio: it's disturbing- trump: firing back threatening lawsuit over eligibility to run for president 3 sc is a *key* primary state winner takes all in sc- that could send one candidate home with up to *50* delegates from south carolina... i'll explain more on that coming up
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3 as ashley said, the candidates are busy trying to get their message to south carolina voters before they go to the polls. polls.last night was round two of cnn's town halls with the candidates.jeb bush, john kasich and donald trump each sat down with anderson cooper at u-s-c in columbia.the event came just hours after another controversy erupted with donald trump.pope francis had been asked about trump's plan
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u-s and mexico.he responded by saying the idea was un- christian.last night.. trump and his opponent, jeb bush, both disputed the comment. 3 3 (gov. jeb bush/(r) presidential candidate) i don't think it's appropriate to question donald trump's faith. he knows what his faith is. if he has a relationship with the lord, fantastic. if he doesn't, none of my business. business.(donald trump/(r) presidential candidate)i think he was very much misinterpreted. i also think he was given false information. if he had heard our side --the side from people who live in the united states.(anderson cooper/cnn) would you like to meet with him and talk to him about it? (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate)i'll do it any time he wants." wants." 3 other issues that came up last night included the iraq war.. legalizing marijuana.. and appointing a supreme court justice. 3 and ohio governor john kasich was asked about a moment he'd shared with an upstate voter earlier in the day.during a stop in clemson.. a young man told kasich he'd been through a rough time lately.. but had found strength in his faith. kasich went over and gave him a hug.and last night, he talked about that moment. 3 gov. john kasich/(r) presidential candidate
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down and then we got to carry out our god-given destinies and potentials and gifts" gifts"you know, i've learned so much from, listen, everybody here. you've got to celebrate other people's wins, and sometimes you've got to sit with them and cry." cry."3 we've learned governor kasich will campaign in the midlands and lowcountry today... but he won't be here on primary day. his campaign says he'll head up to vermont and massachusetts.. ahead of their primaries on "super tuesday." 3 and one day after the gop primary.. one of the democratic candidates will be in greenville. greenville.bernie sanders will have a rally at bon secours wellness arena on sunday.doors open at 3:00.the event is free and open to the public.. but you are encouraged to rsvp. 3 today, hillary clinton is expected to get a big endorsement in south carolina. reports say congressman jim clyburn will back clinton's campaign.clyburn is the highest ranking african american in the u-s house.. and south carolina's only democrat in congress.last week, clinton also got the
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congressional black caucus. 3 right now, the democratic candidates are focusing on nevada.that state's caucus is tomorrow.south carolina's primary is one week later.. on the 27th. 3 fox carolina has continuing coverage of the south carolina primaries.you can find more on all the candidates' upstate stops on fox carolina dot com. and join us tomorrow for our team coverage of primary day. we'll be bringing you the latest results on air and online as soon as they come in. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 friday will be sunny with area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, saturday and sunday.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, 3joe--
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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 at wade's restaurant in spartanburg. former first lady barbara bush is campaigning for her son, jeb this morning at 9:30.this is the first of three stops she's making ahead of tomorrow's primary. 3 3 this morning.. a man is behind bars in greenville county.. after a chase and crash killed an innocent driver. driver.the victim was identified as stephen burnett from easley.. who was on his way to work when he was killed. killed.the crash happened early thursday morning at the intersection of highway 81 and 153.we're told it all started in greenville county.. where deputies tried to serve a warrant on dexter reeves. reeves led them on a chase into anderson county..where investigators say he caused this crash.reeves is now behind bars in greenville county.
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3 members of law enforcement.. fire departments and all first responders will be honored with a hockey game tonight.. tonight..the swamp rabbits are battling the south carolina stingrays..for heroes night.. night..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the well with more.. 3 3 3 swamp rabbits to recognize the accomplishments of greenville businesses large and small and recognize several of greenville's great leaders swamp rabbits will wear unique military and first responders specialty jerseysonline jersey auction following the game "touch-a-truck" event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of north st. and academy st.recognition of several local heroes for their courage in the line of duty greenville news family fun packs available 3 back to you..
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. late sunday into monday, scattered rain arrives with highs in the low 60s to start next week. rain becomes heavy on tuesday, with highs back in the 50s. a few showers linger wednesday, with the possibility for tennessee border snow, and then skies clear by thursday. friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. late sunday into monday, scattered rain arrives with highs in the low 60s to start next week. rain becomes heavy on tuesday, with highs back in the 50s. a few showers linger wednesday, with the possibility for tennessee border snow, and then skies clear by thursday.
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3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching:greenville on
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live outside the u-s supreme court.. where justice antonin scalia will lie in repose today.the president and first lady will come to pay their respects.scalia's funeral is tomorrow in washington. 3 one upstate man says he's thankful for some very
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life.randy harrigar says he was picking up supplies from g-h-s when he experienced chest pains.he thought it was acid reflex and just brushed it off. but a co-worker knew something was wrong.. and called a nurse to get him help right away.it turned out.. harrigar was having a heart attack. 3 3 "the amount of pain i was in...it was pretty stupid on my part to ignore signs such as that and without getting checked out." out." 3 "i just took the time to listen to somebody and i think we should that more often with one another. i hope someone would listen to me, it's something that we should do for one another as human beings." 3 his co-workers say they don't consider themselves heroes and just think people should look out for one another. harrigar is back to work after a week of recovery. 3 time for weather with nicole.
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highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.
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3 it's ______.the republican presidential candidates are getting in their final hours of campaigning before the south carolina primary.we'll tell you where they'll be.. coming up. 3 here's a live look over greenville --you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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campaign trail today. today. 3 lots of sun today.. with highs in the mid to upper 50s.even warmer temps are on the way for the weekend. 3 good morning.... it's friday, february 19.i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s
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into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. 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 all new this morning.. fire
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all new this 3 all new this morning.. fire crews and the coroner are on the scene of a deadly house fire.this happened around 5:00 this morning on summerland drive.the roebuck fire chief tells us a man was found dead inside the house.. but no other details are known right now.we'll keep following this story and update you on air and online when we learn more. 3 and we've learned the name of a driver who was killed overnight in greenville county. the coroner says 27 year old benjamin cruey from easley died in a wreck on saluda dam road near oba road around 2:00
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ran off the road and hit a ditch.highway patrol is investigating. 3 3 24 hours from now.. the polls will be open for the first in the south republican primary... and the candidates are *stumping* all over the state in hopes of racking up some last minute votes. 3 ashley minelli is live at greenville county square... and ashley- this primary is a little different than iowa and new hampshire.. the winner will walk away with a *big* lead... 3 winner walks away with 29 delegates... plus the chance to win 3 more from each of the 7 congressional districts in s-c.... meaning 50 delegates
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3 and right now- the polls are showing donald trump is in position to be that person polls paint one picture in sc: - trump on top... nearly 16 point lead- cruz and rubio neck and neck for second place... bush, kasich, carson endorsements:- frontrunner trump, dr. carson, john kasich-- no endorsements from any sc leaders- rep jeff duncan endorsing cruz- sen lindsey graham endorses jeb bushlatest match-ups- marco, trump: attacking cruz distorting records, abortion, immigration, healthcare- rubio: it's disturbing- trump: firing back threatening lawsuit over eligibility to run for president
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- sen. cruz in greenville- barbara bush stumping *all* jeb today today 3 on thursday... 3 some of the candidates took part in a conservative review forum in greenville.but one of them was a no-show. no-show.senator marco rubio canceled his appearance, just 10 minutes before he was supposed to speak.his campaign blamed their busy schedule and said they were running behind. ted cruz and ben carson did attend the forum.both made their case for why they're the best choice for south carolina. 3 3 3 "i hate political correctness with a vengeance. because there were so many people, who gave up everything, including their lives, so that we can have freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, all of our other freedoms. we cannot give those away." away." 3 "the question the men and women of south carolina are asking is who do i know beyond
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give you my word that every supreme court justice that i nominate and confirm will be a principled constitutionalist who will fight to protect the bill of rights." rights."3 both candidates also attacked the liberal records of bernie sanders and hillary clinton. 3 here's another look at all the candidates.we know donald trump will spend primary night in spartanburg.. and ben carson will be in greenville. greenville.the democratic primary is one week from tomorrow.. on the 27th.for more "you decide" coverage.. com. 3 3 covering our counties--the mother of an anderson man is calling for change while her son fights for his life. life.investigators say"robby warden" was shot wednesday morning inside store near pendleton.his family says two
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warden open the register.his mom says warden let them take the cash then turned around and shot him with a shot gun. she says this is the third time he's been robbed at gun point and that needs to change. 3 3 "this was my son this time. you know it could be it will be someone elses son next time." time."patricia warden -- who you just heard -- believes the robbers are from the area areaif you know anything about the case, you're asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc.she says robby is in critical condition. 3 henderson county authorities are warning you to be on alert for sick raccoons. hendersonville police say they've gotten several calls about the raccoons in the last few days.biologists confirm the animals are starting to move into henderson county from buncombe county. county.the sick racoons may appear wobbly and even friendly but you are not to approach them.if you see one in your yard - call 9-1-1. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes.
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area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. 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 some upstate folks will get a hero's welcome at tonight's swamp rabbits game.we're live at "the well" with all the details. 3 here's a live look at lake hartwell-- 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 are looking live over greenville-- 3 3 the legal team for subway rep "jared fogle" has until today to file an appeal. appeal.fogle is facing more than 15 years in prison for child porn and paying for sex
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sentence is longer than the maximum term prosecutors agreed on.his lawyers deadline to file an appeal is today. investigators say they began to suspect fogle back in april when the former head of his foundation was arrested on child porn charges. 3 a texas teen made famous for his affluenza defense against drunk driving charges is due in court this morning. morning.prosecutors say they will try to get a judge to move "ethan couch"'s case to the adult system.he was sentenced to 10 years of juvenile probation for killing 4 people in a drunk driving crash in 2013.couch avoided prison time after a psychologist confirmed his affluenza defense.earlier this month his lawyers say they will not fight the move. 3 3 the upstate's finest and bravest..are going to have a front row seat to watch the upstates toughest.. toughest..first responders are going to be honored tonight at the swamp rabbits hockey game for heroes night.. night..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the well with a preview.. 3
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3 swamp rabbits to recognize the accomplishments of greenville businesses large and small and recognize several of greenville's great leaders swamp rabbits will wear unique military and first responders specialty jerseysonline jersey auction following the game "touch-a-truck" event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of north st. and academy st.recognition of several local heroes for their courage in the line of duty greenville news family fun packs available 3 back to you.. you.. 3 time for weather and traffic. 3 friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. late sunday into monday, scattered rain arrives with highs in the
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rain becomes heavy on tuesday, with highs back in the 50s. a few showers linger wednesday, with the possibility for tennessee border snow, and then skies clear by thursday. friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. late sunday into monday, scattered rain arrives with highs in the low 60s to start next week. rain becomes heavy on tuesday, with highs back in the 50s. a few showers linger wednesday, with the possibility for tennessee border snow, and then skies clear by thursday. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by cam on--here's a live look 3 we're watching: watching: 3 3 3 traffic.to chris for let's send it over 3 ((adlibs)) 3 clear by thursday.snow, and then skies possibility for showers linger back in the 50s. a few becomes heavy on next week. rain the low 60s to start arrives with highs in monday, scattered rain late sunday into saturday and sunday. return to the 60s on weekend, but highs the 30s and low 40s. tonight, lows drop into upper 50s area-wide. with highs in the mid to friday will be sunny clear by thursday. snow, and then skies possibility for wednesday, with the showers linger back in the 50s. a few tuesday, with highs becomes heavy on next week. rain the low 60s to start arrives with highs in late sunday into saturday and sunday. return to the 60s on weekend, but highs clouds increase this the 30s and low 40s. tonight, lows drop into upper 50s area-wide. friday will be sunny 3 time for weather time for weather and traffic. 3 friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. late sunday into monday, scattered rain arrives with highs in the low 60s to start next week. rain becomes heavy on tuesday, with highs back in the 50s. a few showers linger wednesday, with the possibility for tennessee border snow, and then skies clear by thursday. friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. late sunday into monday, scattered rain arrives with highs in the low 60s to start next week. rain becomes heavy on tuesday, with highs back in the 50s. a few showers linger wednesday, with the possibility for tennessee border snow, and then skies clear by thursday.
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3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 police in pennsylvania say an 81 year old woman helped them catch a pair of robbers. robbers.according to reports, the woman gave the suspects 20 dollars at a gas station. police say they followed the elderly woman to her home and grabbed her purse while she was still in her car.that's when she rammed her car into theirs causing damage to both cars.investigators say they used the woman's description to track the thieves car and arrest the man and woman. 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-yolanda from boiling springs.-truelove from easley. -macey and haley from simpsonville are 14. 14.-jordan from walhalla. walhalla.weekend shoutouts-- -april from woodruff.-james from greenville.-darius from
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in a fire on summerland drive. we learned about this fire around 5:30 this morning.as soon as we learn more we'll update you on our website fox carolina dot com. 3 dexter reeves is behind bars in greenville county.. after a chase and crash killed stephen burnett from easley.the crash happened early thursday morning at the intersection of highway 81 and 153.a judge denied reeves' bond overnight. 3 south carolina voters will head to the polls tomorrow for the gop primary.the winner could win up to 50 delegates. donald trump leads the polls in south carolina with a nearly 16 point lead.cruz and rubio are neck and neck for second place. 3 before you head out to the polls make sure you have the right form of identification. the official state voting guide says you'll need one of the following- driver's license - voter registration card with a picture- federal military i-d
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3 friday will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s area-wide. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and low 40s. clouds increase this weekend, but highs return to the 60s on saturday and sunday. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's get one last look at
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3 we're watching: old buncombe rd @ pete hollis blvdlaurens rd @ verdae blvd blvd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget to join diana, cody and kendra at four, ten, and 11.we're also bringing you special team coverage of the republican presidential primary on air and online. happy friday to you.. it's
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>> i went to gladiator school in rome. >> gordon: actor joseph fiennes talks about his role in the movie "risen." >> deep down, he wants a second chance. we're all looking for that second chance. >> gordon: plus...a man's personal battle with meth addiction. >> i was literally losing my mind. the sad thing is that i chose to leave him there. >> gordon: well, welcome to "the 700 club." donald trump is still the clear front-runner as voters head to the polls in south carolina for the primary tomorrow. but ted cruz and marco rubio are hoping they can pull off an upset victory. >> wendy: trump's disagreement with the pope put him back in the headlines. evangelicals are a huge

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