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blew a trampoline on top of this house in spartanubrg county. 3 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s.
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3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center. center.you are looking live at: 3 thousands of people in the upstate are waking up without power--all likely due to those high winds. winds.here are some of the biggest numbers:at last check more than 34-hundred duke energy customers were still without power in spartanburg county.greenville county is reporting about 34-hundred.and in anderson county about 11- hundred homes and businesses are in the dark.and in ruththford county a little less than a thousand people are without power. 3 in spartanburg county -- the damage is widespread... snapped power lines on several streets -- and downed trees have created a mess across the area. 3 fox carolina's hley minelli is live on east park street in
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took out apower line there... 3 - ad lib about the tree and the power line- talk about current outage 3 3 - looks like tree missed house here - you can see east park street closed down now... - off of daniel morgan avenue 3 - downed trees a common scene in spartanburg- one man took matter's into his own hands-
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3 3 1:39:15 "it's like this, its all what a tool is made for, its what you use it for. the old country boy way is, you get the job done." 3 - large tree fell on rivermond street in spartanburg- also snapped a power line... 3 professional tree clean up: - don't take matters into your own hands, call clean up service- don't want to mess around with power lines... and power tools tools 3 the wind also made for some scary moments at g-s-p airport. airport.a plane carrying 140 passengers hit a light pole wednesday night due to the weather.we're told the delta flight was headed to atlanta and was leaving from the departure gate when its wing hit the pole. no one was hurt. all the passengers were then
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3 dont forget to download our fox carolina weather app for continuous updates when severe weather moves into our area.we update it around the clock. 3 the five remaining republican candidates will take center stage tonight for another debate ahead of super tuesday -- where several states will be casting their votes. 3 front-runner donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, john kasich and ben carsonwill take part in debate hosted by cnn and telemundo. it will take place at the university of houston at 8:30. cnn anchor wolf blitzer will moderate the debate. 3 and on wednesday-- all of the candidatesw **except trump spoke on fox's "the kelly file" for a town hall. a number of issues were discussed. including women in the draft--the economy, anti-muslim rhetoric and veteran affairs. here's what some of the candidates had to say. 3 3 3 3 "but i don't think we ought to be forcibly drafting women particularly putting them in a situation where they're in combat. combat.if women want to step forward and serve voluntarily
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wonderful thing but it doesn't make sense to be drafting women in combat." combat." 3 3 "we should not pitting and dividing americans against each other and i agree, and i think we are capable of recognizing the threat of radical islam without having to demonize an entire religion, especially those americans here who are here so loyal to america." america." 3 3 "we have a bigger purpose. the purpose is not to be someone who represents their party, your purpose when you are in public life is to solve problems, create jobs and give everybody a chance to be lifted." 3 here in south carolina we are just two days away from the democractic primary --and hillary clinton is talking about breaking down barriers. clinton was in columbia on wednesday at a luncheon hosted by the the nation's oldest black sorority, alpha kappa alpha.the former secretary of state talked about racism **and also the importance of creating jobs. 3 3 3 "i just visited a program in charleston that helps turn around the lives and broaden
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of prison. i'm looking for progress like that because i want to do everything i can to give people a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th chance to be able to make it in our country." 3 and vermont nator bernie sanders was also in columbia on wednesday --he talked about how he will fight poverty and welfare reform during a news conference. when sanders was asked how his campaign is contending with clinton's in south carolina --he said he's optimistic. 3 3 3 "this is a race where you got to get 2400 delegates. 2400 delegates. so we are in this race to win it and i think we are going to pull of one of the great political upsets." 3 and the third democratic candidate who will be on the ballot this weekend --hosted a town hall here in greenville county. chicago businessman willie wilson was at the phillis wheatley community center.he touched on many topics like education... gun
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violence.wilson was asked about isis --and he said concerns about the middle east are important -- but we need to focus on america first. 3 3 3 "leave them alone, we need to fix america and if we fix america it will take care of isis" isis"wilson also 3 wilson also donated 5-thousand- dollars to the phillis wheatley center -- who's in need of donations to help fix their 3 those three democrats will be on the ballots this saturday. polls will open at 7 am and will close at 7 pm. 3 and here is a look at the republican candidates. remember for everything you need to know you decide 20-16 head to fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this:anderson accidents cely ln @ anderson rd ballard rd @ cherokee rd injuries injuries 3 3 3 you're taking a live look at
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3 it's ______.good morning joe. joe.good morning you guys. children in spartanburg will be able to meet some of the legendary figures of childhood this saturday.i'll tell you how you can take part. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county.. pelham road you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... spartanburg.. down tree.. east park avenue 3 3 covering our counties. in pickens county-- a man is out of jail on bond after clemson police say he had a gun on
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3 charles brown is charged with possession of a firearm on school property.police say brown had the gun in an apartment in calhoun courts. they tell us brown was a guest at the apartment and is not a student or an employee at the university. 3 in greenville county.it looks like a convention center wont be built in downtown greenville any time soon. soon.the city was looking for information on the possible location, size and layout of the hypothetical convention center -- and after a year long study -- a 250 page report revealed it doesn't look to be feasible right now. researchers say its because of sizing limitations based on the current historic and botanical areas in the city. 3 3 this saturday..kids in spartanburg will be able to meet some of the legendary figures of childhood.. childhood..it's the storybook breakfast being put on by the spartanburg junior league.. league.. fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the leagues office with more.. 3 the junior league of
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this event..and many kids will see these legends of children's tales in person.. person.. 3 saturday, february 27, 201610am cleveland park event center choose between 5 table themes: eric carle, thomas the train, pinkalicious, dr. seuss, and pete the catwe will have face painting, music, and storybook characters!children will receive a copy of a spartanburg based book written
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3 back to you.. you..
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3 expect a sunny, 3 breezy day for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a slight chance for showers comes monday with otherwise dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s. expect a sunny, breezy day for most on
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mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a slight chance for showers comes monday with otherwise dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s. 3 ((weather hit))
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to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: traffic hazzardi-85 south @ 61mm 61mm 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..florida health workers say three pregnant women have tested postive for zika--bringing the total number in the state to 32. they say all the new cases are believed to be travel
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defects in babies. 3 a federal appeals court has ruled against abortion clinics by allowing a louisiana law to take effect.the law requires doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30-miles. opponents say the law makes it impossible for women to get abortions. 3 the 5th annual south carolina automotive summit will take place today at the hyatt regency in downtown greenville. registration for the conference starts at 7:30 this morning. governor nikki haley will be there. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county... windy still this morning.... you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...clemson 3 after years of just "liking" posts, pictures, and comments -- facebook users can now better express how they feel about their friend's posts.
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zukerberg announced the launch of a new option called "reactions" on wednesday.the feature is an expansion of the "like" button.users can now choose between five new emoticons expressing anger, , love, laughter and other emotions.to activate the new feature -- hold down the like button and the new options should appear. 3 now to weather with nicole 3 expect sunny, breezy
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thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the 3 traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 its been several months since greenville county deputy dave dempsey was shot and nearly killed in the line of duty dutythis video of police swarming the apartments where dempsey was shot are unforgettable --and so are
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being released from the hospital -- 41 daysafter he was shot in the head.but what many people have never seen is what happened in the time between. 3 3 3 "they first said dave's ok but he's been shot...there was a good six hours where we didn't know if he was going to live or die" die"tonight on the ten o'clock news adrian acosta sits down with amy dempsey to talk for the first time about the night her husband was shot--and the day to day struggle that followed for her and her family .you'll also hear what obstacles are ahead in deputy dempsey's road to recovery. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county... pelham road you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news at 6:30 starts now.. now.. 3 strong winds hit much of the upstate yesterday--ill give you a closer look at some of the demage.i'm live with a report. 3 3 sunny to partly cloudy skies. gusty winds for the morning.. . temperatures in high 54. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25i'm lauren elise
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traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 let's take a live look in downtown greenville. this utility pole got pushed over on west washington street from wednesday wind damage this morning there are still thousands without power in the upstate. 3 and in mauldin --the winds whipped the roof right off a bus shelter at the golden strip career center.it actually landed on the roof of the main building.. causing some damage.thankfully no students or staff were hurt.
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3 expect sunny, breezy 3 conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center:
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3 in spartanburg county- downed trees and snapped power lines are a *common* sight this morning.. after high winds whipped through the area. area.and thousands are *still* without power in the area as a result. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on east park street... and ashley- luckily the tree behind you *missed* the house... 3 it did miss the house... but you can see, it did *not* miss the power line here here
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one of *several* downed trees throughout spartanburg county- closed down roads... and kicked out power here 3 check this out... the wind scooped up this trampoline, and it landed *perfectly* on a home homeowner- tried to get it offquite a phenomenal sight.... 3 3 3 "i think it blowed up here and hit these blocks up here and i don't know it just got airborne, and it's crazy how it landed right side up, you know!" know!"3 - right down the street... one of her neighbors took matter's into his own hands- cutting branches that fell in his yard
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3 - tons of cleanup today... professionals do recommend calling them in... especially in situations like this one one 3 3 the five remaining republican candidates will take center stage tonight for their final debate before super tuesday when voters in several states will cast their ballots. 3 front-runner donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, john kasich and ben carsonwill take part in debate hosted by cnn and telemundo. it will take place at the university of houston at 8:30. cnn anchor wolf blitzer will moderate the debate. 3 later today-- president bill clinton will be in the upstate rallying for hillary as we get closer to saturday's primary. primary.president bill clinton is expected to visit the
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mauldin at 2 pm. then he'll be at usc-upstate in spartanburg for the "get out the vote" campaign at 4:30. the event is open tothe public. 3 and hillary clinton has a packed schedule today.she will be at a town hall in kingstree at 11: 30 am. then she'll be at a breaking down barriers town hall event in florence.clinton will also head to myrtle beach for a "get out the vote" event at five.then she'll wrap up in north charleston for a presidential town hall .all the events are free with registration. 3 and remember the democratic primary in south carolina is *this saturday.these are the three candidates who will appear on your ballot. ballot.the winner will face off against one of these five republican candidates. 3 3 covering our counties:a spartanburg county animal park is hoping the community will rally around them to save it from going under. under.hollywild animal park met with the community wednesday morning during a public forum.park leaders asked what changes need to be made to make the park a better place.they say hollywild is at a crossroads after a tough year in 20-15.now they're asking you to help them reach an ambitious goal. 3 3
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3 "coming out to the park weekends in march and daily in april, we have people who can donate funds to help us meet our fundraising goal it's an ambitious goal we know that but in 16 years we've never asked like this before and so we're asking now and really trying to establish the foundation for hollywild's existence for long into the future." future."the parks director says hollywild may have to close their doors for good if they can't get enough support from the community.if you have any suggestions for the animal park--we've got a link on fox carolina dot com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 expect sunny, breezy conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers.
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with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3
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3 3 it's ______.good morning joe. joe.good morning you guys. children in spartanburg will be able to meet some of the legendary figures of childhood this saturday.i'll tell you how you can take part. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemson you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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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 taking a live look at...greenville county... pelham road
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office, president obama is considering several supreme court candidates to replace justice antonin scalia. scalia.white house sources say one of the candidates is nevada's republican governor "brain sandoval".sandoval says he has not been contacted by the president but says he's honored to be considered.he has experience on the bench as a former federal judge. majority leader mitch mcconnell still maintains that lawmakers will not hold president's nominations. 3 3 the spartanburg junior league is just days away from one of the most legendary breakfasts imaginable.. imaginable..it's the storybook breakfast and it is this saturday.. saturday..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the hub 3 3 saturday, february 27, 201610am cleveland park event center choose between 5 table themes: eric carle, thomas the train, pinkalicious, dr. seuss, and pete the catwe will have face painting, music, and storybook characters!children will receive a copy of a spartanburg based book written
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most on 3 thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a slight chance for showers comes monday with otherwise dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s. expect a sunny, breey day for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow will linger. tonight stays clear and cold with lows at freezing
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will be sunny and cool in the low 50s, while sunday warms into the low 60s. next week, a slight chance for showers comes monday with otherwise dry conditions through midweek, highs in the 60s, and lows in the 40s.
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3 news you need to know... madison county deputies are asking for your help finding 37 year old "johnny cook".they say he was last seen in november of last year.call the sheriff's office if you see him. 3 colorado state law maker "patrick neville" wants to allow guns in colorado schools. neville survived the columbine high school shooting in 19-99. he introduced a bill tuesday that would allow teachers with concealed weapon permits to carry guns. 3 gsp airport workers are fixing a light pole that was hit by an airplane.delta reps say the weather caused one of their planes to hit the pole wednesday night while taxiing. no one was hurt and the passangers were moved to another plane. 3 it looks like the islamic state is taking direct aim against social media giants for fighting terrorism. terrorism.an online video shows supporters of isis making threats against the ceo's of facebook and twitter. supporters say they're mad the social media platforms are fighting terrorism online.the video shows militants responding to social media accounts being suspended for inciting violence and
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3 this morning -- president obama is facing a new lawsuit against his health care plan. six states have filed suit against the president over responsibility to pay for the healthcare legislation..texas, wisconsin, kansas, louisiana, indiana, and nebraska all filed their cases on wednesday. prosecutors want an injunction against federal rules saying states have to pay federal fees.they also want a refund for what's been paid.documentnt estimate up to 15-billion dollars are scheduled to collected by the federal government during the next decade. 3 3 it's ______.coming up ...an american astronaut is heading back to earth next week after being in space for nearly a year.why he was in orbit for so long. 3 we head to break with a live look at...spartanburg.. east park avenue.. tree down 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. 3
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3 welcome back--we're taking a
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greenville.. utility pole is leaning on west washington street from wednesday's wind. 3 a teen from our area is giving gifts, rather than getting them for her birthday this year. year.14-year old ginger dailey donated 13-hundred dollars to the gibbs cancer center and research institute wednesday afternoon. for the last two years- the teen hasn't asked for birthday gifts.she's asked for donations to be made to the healthcare facility instead.the money dailey donated will go towards unexpected expenses for cancer patients. 3 american astronaut "scott kelly" is preparing to come back to earth after nearly a year in space. space.he's expected to make a landing next week near kazakhstan.the astronaut was sent up to be part of a twins study of health.researchers kept track of his vitals in space while also monitoring
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earth.he says one perk was being able to see natural events from so high up like the drought in california. kelly launched on march 27 last year. 3 now to weather and traffic evevy 10 minutes. 3 expect sunny, breezy 3 conditions for most on thursday with highs in the mid-40s to low 50s. light tennessee border snow lingers.
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with lows at freezing or below. friday brings back sunshine and cool temperatures in the low 50s. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on: on: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.super tuesday is just five days away.tonight the republican candidates will hit the stage for another debate.more election coverage is coming up. 3 be sure to stay with fox
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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
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giving you a live look .. coming up. up.following back following back to back wins for donald trump.. the republican presidential candidates have another debate tonight.we'll tell you what to watch for.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 25.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 power outages are still affecting our area this morning.at last check more than 34-hundred duke energy customers were still without power in spartanburg county. greenville county is reporting about 31-hundred.and in anderson county about 11- hundred homes and businesses are in the dark.and in rutherford county a little over a thousand people are

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