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the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching:pickens county crash with injuries us123 south @ road 27 27 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 new this morning:we're working to learn more about a child that was flown to the burn center after a house fire. fire.it happened late last night in honea path. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on green street- ashley- do we know how *badly* that child was injured? 3 don't know extent of injuries fire chief: pulled out of home in cardiac arrest 3 stabilized at hospital, flown to the augusta burn center - 4 adults and another child in
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10:30 last night 3 don't have 3 details surrounding what *sparked* firetalk about the damage behind me 3 3 3 covering our counties--the man accused of killing three people and leading authorities on a chase is due back in court this morning. morning.pierre griffin faces three counts of murder, along with other charges. charges.back in october.. asheville police say griffin
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tatianna diz.. then dumped their bodies in the french broad river. river.the same night.. police say he went to the pisgah view apartments, where he shot and killed uhon johnson. johnson.investigators say he took off in johnson's car.. leading them on a chase into polk county.griffin was injured in a shootout on i-26. griffin is due in court at 9:00 this morning.we'll be there and let you know what happens. 3 greenville county deputies are **still looking for a double murder suspect who cut off his ankle monitor. monitor.bradford williams has been missing since thursday morning.. morning..williams was let out on house arrest last month.. while he waits for his murder trial.he's accused of killing two men outside the bugatti grand nightclub back in november of 2014. 2014.investigators say williams has connections to people in greenville, anderson and oconee counties.he could be driving a 2005 cadillac deville with the tag number you see here.if you see bradford williams.. call 911. 3 in greenville county-- a boy scout is home safe this morning after spending the night alone in the woods.
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old was on a trip to jones gap with his boy scout troop on saturday afternoon.. when he got separated.crews searched for him through the night.. but he wasn't discovered until sunday afternoon.scout leaders tell us.. it's unusual for the boys to get lost.. but they do know survival skills in case this happens. 3 3 3 he learned how to make it through a night of cold without any protection. so he's learned a lot from the boy scouts and it paid off in this situation. situation."we teach each other, if you happen to get separated. stay where you are, especially when the sun goes down." down."we're told the boy was checked out by a medical team and is okay. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather. 3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center.
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crashus123 south @ road 27 27 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 hollywood awards season has wrapped up with its biggest night of the year. year.and this morning, one star is celebrating a win that was a long time coming. coming.leonardo dicaprio took home the best actor oscar for "the revenant."this was his first oscar win.he's been nominated five times over the last 22 years."the revenant" also won for best director and best cinematography.. but was beaten out in the best picture category. 3 the top prize went to "spotlight".. the real life story about how journalists at the boston globe uncovered the abuse scandal in the catholic church.the movie also won best original screenplay. 3 best actress goes to first
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"room."she beat out two previous winners-- cate blanchett and jennifer lawrence.we'll have more on the oscars throughout the morning.. including how host chris rock addressed the lack of diversity with the nominees.. coming up. 3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3 lockheed is debuting a new flight simulator in greenville today.we're live with a preview, next. 3 here's a live look over clemson-- 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 over greenville. 3 3 south carolina's primaries are over.. and now the focus turns to "super tudaes" day."tomorrow is the biggest day in the presidential race.. with 13 states holding primaries or caucuses.for the republicans -- 595 delegates are at stake. donald trump remains his party's front runner.. even after another controversy erupted this weekend.trump is
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slow to reject an endorsement from former kkk leader david duke.trump's closest competitors-- marco rubio and ted cruz-- both used that controversy to attack him during their weekend campaign stops. 3 on the democrats' side.. hillary clinton is bringing a lot of momentum into super tuesday.. after her huge win in south carolina.she took more than 73 percent of the votes.. giving her 39 delegates bernie sanders won 14 delegates. 3 3 a new flight simulator is launching today at lockheed martins greenville facility.. facility..the t-50a is as close as it gets to flying an actual fighter jet..and this morning some special guests are headed to the upstate to try it out first hand.. hand..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from lockheed martin with more...
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3 lockheed martin will host a t-50a cockpit demonstrator event at 9:30 a.m. on monday, feb. 29, at its greenville operations. greenville is the company's preferred final assembly and checkout (faco) site for the aircraft in the u.s. air force's advanced pilot training (apt) competition.u.s. sen. lindsey graham (r-sc) and u.s. rep. trey gowdy (sc-4) will be our special guests as lockheed martin officials highlight the t-50a's fighter-like performance capabilities, which were developed jointly with korea aerospace industries (kai) to replace the t-38 and train pilots to fly the f-16. f-22 and f-35
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3 3 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 mostly sunny monday, with
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the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold front arrives tuesday night into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine. mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected.
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30s and 40s. a quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold front arrives tuesday night into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by 3 kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 now for a look at news you need to know..greenville county deputies are looking for a man and woman after a home invasion.they say the pair broke into a home on nash
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homeowners at gun point.. 3 billy taylor is due in a he's charged in a deadly shooting on pelham road in 2014.investigators say rodney nesbitt was shot in the head and died at the scene.the second victim-- ashley hiott-- was badly hurt, but survived. 3 later today "edward byers" will be awarded the medal of honor by president obama. defense leaders say the navy seal rescued american hostage doctor dilip joseph and two others in 2012. 3 police say they want to know why a 4 year old girl was taken by a man not related to her. her.investigators say the little girl went missing friday night around 9:30. police say they're questioning "john lieba" because he was identified by witnesses as the man who took the girl.the girl was found sunday and is being checked out by medical workers. according to police, the two are both native americans but not blood relatives. 3 3 it's ______.the academy awards have been under fire for the nominees' lack of diversity... and many were wondering how host chris rock would respond.
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3 the big story going into last night's academy awards was the lack of diversity with the nominees. nominees.host chris rock addressed the issue right away. away.(chris rock): 3 "i'm here at the academy awards otherwise known as the white people's choice awards." awards.""we've got all this controversy. no black nominees. and people are like, 'chris you should boycott. should quit.'" quit.'""i thought about quitting. i thought about it real hard. but i realized, they're gonna have the oscars anyway. they're not gonna cancel the oscars because i quit. and the last thing i need is to lose another job to kevin hart! okay?" okay?"rock continued to joke about the controversy thughout the night, and is
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morning. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: no accidents or big delays at all all 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's ______.a man charged with killing three people is due in court today.we'll have the latest on the case, coming up. 3 we leave you with a live look over greenville --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 good morning, i'm cody alcorn. and i'm diana watson.tonight ten...a fox carolina investigation.an upstate sheriff has declared war on meth...and is giving fox carolina an exclusive inside look at the fight in oconee county.see how they're trying to clean the streets, cut down on crime and reach out to kids
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 a child is in the hospital this morning after being pulled from a burning home. we're live in honea path with what we know.. coming up. up.south carolina is behind them.. and now the presidential candidates are
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day of the 2016 race.more on super tuesday.. coming up. up. 3 sunny, warm conditions expected today.. along with a strong breeze.i'll tell you when rain comes back into the forecast. 3 good morning.... it's monday, february 29--leap day.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining
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3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather.
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3 let's send it over to chris. accidents 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 this morning the family of a little girl is asking for prayers after she was pulled from a house fire and is fighting for her life.(the fire happened late last night in honea path. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live on green street- ashley- we understand you learned some new informaiton. 3 guys, the little girl's aunt has told us her name is sophia and she is currently in critical condition--fighting
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life.the family is asking everyone to ift her up prayer this morning.her aunt says she was internal smoke inhalation. fire chief: pulled out of home in cardiac arrest stabilized at hospital, flown to the augusta burn center - happened around 10:30 last night 3 don't have details surrounding what *sparked* firetalk about the damage behind me 3
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3 covering our 3 covering our counties--a greenville county home invasion is under investigation this morning. morning.deputies say a man and woman broke into a home on nash mill road around 10:30 sunday night.they say the suspects robbed the homeowners at gun point then took off in their car.thankfully no one was hurt but so far no arrests have been made.if you know anything about the robbery, call the sheriff's office. 3 the man accused of killing three people and leading authorities on a chase is due back in court this morning. morning.pierre griffin faces three counts of murder, along with other charges. charges.back in october..
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killed alexandra king and tatianna diz.. then dumped their bodies in the french broad river. river.the same night.. police say he went to the pisgah view apartments, where he shot and killed uhon johnson. johnson.investigators say he took off in johnson's car.. leading them on a chase into polk county.griffin was injured in a shootout on i-26. he is due in court at 9:00 this morning.we'll be there and let you know what happens. 3 a man accused in a double shooting greenville county is due in court today. today.billy taylor is charged with murder, attempted murder and other counts related to the 2014 shooting on pelham road.investigators say taylor was in a fight outside the former croc's bar.. when shots were fired.the bullets hit two people in a car on pelham road. rodney nesbitt-- an iraq war veteran was killed.a second person-- ashley hiott-- survived but was badly hurt. taylor was denied bond in the case.we'll be in court today and let you know what happens on air and online. 3 3 the presidential campaign season shifts into high gear
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will open in a dozen states for "super tuesday." tuesday."it's the biggest voting day of the primary season.for republicans.. nearly 600 delegates are at stake.. and the candidates donald trump's momentum. momentum.trump has the most delegates so far, and is still leading the polls in most states. 3 in the democratic race.. hillary clinton continues to top the national polls. polls.she's coming off a huge victory here in south carolina.. where she took 73 percent of the votes, compared to 26 percent for bernie sanders.after four contests.. clinton has 91 delegates.. and analysts say tomorrow could be her chance to increase her lead over sanders even further.
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather.
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3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching:collision on hwy 290 @ i-85 85 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe--- joe--- 3 lockheed is debuting a new flight simulator in greenville today.we're live with a preview, next. 3 here's a live look over usc
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critical condition. 3 3 ohio police say a man will be charged with **killing his brother.. while the brother was pastoring a church. church.police say 68 year old "daniel schooler" will face a judge this morning for a murder charge.he's accused of killing his brother 70 year old " william schooler" sunday. investigators say the older schooler was a long time pastor in the dayton community. he was shot around 12:30 sunday afternoon at his church office. 3 california police say five ku klux klan members are free from jail this morning. morning.police say they were part of a kkk rally this weekend that turned violent. investigators say evidence shows the klan members stabbed three people out of self defense.13 suspects were taken into custody after the rally -- including the five klan's members.several others are still in custody for attacking the kkk members.police say the klan was at a park protesting
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3 later today a navy seal who saved an american hostage will be recognized for his bravery. bravery."edward byers" will be awarded the medal of honor by president obama.byers is a senior navy chief who rescued the american hostage from afghanistan in december of 2012.military leaders identified the hostage as doctor dilip joseph from was kidnapped with his driver and afghan interpreter.documents state byers used his body as shield to protect the doctor while fighting off an armed guard. 3 3 talking about last night's academy awards...singer sam smith has another trophy on his shelf this morning.he won the best original song oscar for his james bond theme "writing's on the wall."the 23 year old is one of the youngest people to ever win the award. 3 vice president joe biden appeared on stage to introduce another best song nominee.lady gaga's song "til it happens to you" deals with sexual assault. the vice president took the opportunity to talk about his campaign to end assaults on college campuses.during her performance, lady gaga was
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group of assault survivors. 3 3 before he took public office.. u-s senator lindsey graham was in the air force..and this morning he is trying his hand at a state of the art simulator here in greenville.. greenville..it's called the t- 50a.. and it is here at the lockheed martin greenville facility... facility...fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from greenville with more.. 3 3 3 lockheed martin will host a t-50a cockpit demonstrator event at 9:30 a.m. on monday, feb. 29, at its greenville operations. greenville is the company's preferred final assembly and checkout (faco) site for the aircraft in the u.s. air force's advanced pilot training (apt) competition.u.s. sen. lindsey graham (r-sc) and u.s. rep. trey gowdy (sc-4) will be our special guests as lockheed martin officials highlight the t-50a's fighter-like performance capabilities, which were developed jointly with korea aerospace industries (kai) to replace the t-38 and train pilots to fly the f-16. f-22 and f-35 fighter aircraft. 3
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highs reaching almost 70 in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold front arrives tuesday night into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine. mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching
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low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a quick shower is possible tuesday, but a cold front arrives tuesday night into wednesday, bringing widespread wet weather. highs cool to near 60 by midweek. thursday briefly brings back dry conditions in the mid-50s, with another chance for showers on friday. the weekend should be back to the low 60s with sunshine.
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3 we're back with a live look over i-85 at pelham road in greenville. 3 volunteers at 3 first united methodist church in hendersonville are working to fight hunger. hunger.the church teamed up with 'stop hunger now' this weekend.they packed meals to feed more than ten thousand children across the globe. organizers say the meals are healthy and cost about 25 cents each.one volunteer says it's good to back up their faith with helping others. 3 3 into your faith. you can't just say we need to help people around the world, because that's not doing anything. you need to take what you believe." believe."3 the meals will be going to places like schools, orphanages and medical clinics. members of the church cause. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 mostly sunny monday, with highs reaching almost 70 in
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the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, bringing the return of wet weather.
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3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching:poinsett hwy @ perry rdreid school rd @ stallings rdblalock rd @ sc hwy 9hwy 290 @ i-85 i-85 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.an upstate boy scout is okay after a night that put his skills to the test.the details are coming up at 8:00. 3 be sure to stay with fox
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3 new this morning... a child is flown to the hospital after being pulled from a burning home.we're live in honea path with what we know this morning. morning.greenville county deputies need you to be on the lookout--- after an accused killer got away.details on how it all happened.. straight ahead. ahead.and new this morning... he's finally an oscar winner. leonardo dicaprio celebrates his first academy award.we'll run down the other winners.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's monday, february 29--leap day.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.
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in the upstate, and low 60s in the mountains. a strong breeze is expected. tonight, lows drop into the 30s and 40s. a cold front arrives late tuesday into wednesday, weather. 3 ((wrap up))

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