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here's a look at the renderings. it's a 130,000 square foot facility. >> it's a validation of the area as a potential location for commercial, and even industrial kinds of activities. it also is a significant investment in an area that desperately needs the momentum that this will help build. gabrielle: mark farris, the president and ceo of greenville area development corporation, says greenco wants to be part of the revitalization of this area. it's known as the poinsett corridor, and is a major gateway entrance into greenville from northern greenville county and western north carolina. but right now, there are many vacant buildings along this stretch. >> we're very happy about that, because we feel like we've been long ignored over here. gabrielle: staci bryant's shop, expressions unlimited, has been on poinsett highway for 22 years. she's excited for more people to see this neighborhood's potential. >> whether we build new things or revitalize old things that we have, there's a great work force here, and that's a community that's
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ready to support them, and make great things happen in greenville. gabrielle: greenco plans to break ground on their new facility in the spring. it's expected to be open by the fall. county leaders hope the transformation of this space will ultimately help transform a neighborhood. no word yet on how many jobs this expansion will bring. make sure to download the wyff news 4 app, and sign up for push notifications, so you can learn about stories like this first. nigel: take a look at these beautiful shots out of the bay area in california from this morning. this is the setting where the -- for super bowl 50, this coming sunday. turning to brad fralick, who is live in san jose, brad, what's the latestbrad: nigel, how are you? the bay area is beautiful. what a backdrop for super bowl 50. we were in san francisco earlier today. the super bowl is split across
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two cities, half the action is in san francisco, half of it is in san jthey are one hour apart. we are in san jose ahead of opening night, media day. we had a chance to go to san francisco today, a dopher found his way into the fan shop. marc: this is the super bowl fan gallery in downtown l this stuff that you would imagine theyd have, t-shirts and jerseys, they have a couple things that are a little bit off the beaten path. first, who doesn't want to go home with a super bowl 50 wine k oozie? what about in a bread for barbecue -- an apron for barbecuing? this shocked even me. you can get a super bowl 50 traveling gnome. who doesn't need a cheese slicer with thr bowl 50 logo? and you will be dazzled by this
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and votto needs a little bit of football. th fan gallery. collars, leashes, my dog will be looking sharp come super bowl sunday. but for me, ultimately, it will probably be a pua fine super bowl 50 scarf to keep us warm in san francisco. brad: it is a little bit chilly here in the marc's scarf may come in handy. you can get almost anything with the super bowlopening night is tonight, media day. a crazy two hours with both teams. we more at 6:00. live in san jose, brad fralick4. gabrielle: they are having too much fun out there. , following the panthers to super bowl 50. brad fralick and m will continue to cover the team live tonight at 6:00, and throughout the week. and geoff hart be joining them later this week, with live morning coverage beginnning thursday morning, right here on wyff news 4 today. then, on friday, the big game with our special
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program, "chasing a championship." that is at 8:00 p.m. on friday, right here on wyff 4. continuing super bowl coverage, let's enigel: john, what does it look like for the gam john: looks good. right now, where brad was live seconds ago in santa clara, san jose and santa clara are next to each oth damp there. although the temperature is 54, number, they are three hours behind. it is 5:34, so it is about 2:30 in the afternoon where bradplenty of sunshine, but damp because they are cthe temperature is 54. not bad. brad, marc, clouds will be on the increaas the storm system comes off the pacific ocean, here come the showers late tonight and tomorrow morning.
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they will spread across the bay area tomorrow morning. san francisco, oakland, santa clara. maybe a leftover shower possible. then, much better. a few showers around especially in the morning on wednesday. 59 degrees. thursday, friday, and saturday, a warmin the mid to upper 60's plenty of sunshine. super bowl sunday looks great. maybe pushing 71 degrees with plenty of nee a you clouds in the afternoon, but overall, pretty nice. gabrielle: thanks, john. two greenville high school stavp to help victims of domestic violence. they say they designed t for their entrepreneurship class. the app, called "safehaven," would anonymously pair victims of domestic assault with a mentor who has been abused, to provide coaching and support. >> we had a project to do in our entrepreneurship class, so we decided to make this app. >> we wanted to start this, because we know there are so many people suffering from domestic violence, and we knew we could do something through this contest, so we wanted to
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help them all out. gabrielle: i told you about the contest. the students are in the top three for the world series of inno the winner will receive a software package to create and launch their app. you can vote for their app by visiting, or our mobile app. there's also a link on our facebook page. nigel: the greenville zoo was closed today for routine maintenance. staff and volunteers will use the annual two-week time frame to clean, paint, and make necessary repairs to areas within the 14-acre zoo. the zoo is expected to reopen to the public on saturday, february 13. gabrielle: and we continue to monitor this exciting news oautumn the girffe is expecting again. autumn is due around february 13th, but that is a rough estimate. we won't know if it is a baby boy giraffe or a baby girl giraffe until after it's born. nigel: coming up in our consumer watch, see ways you can set up your smare of emergencies, especially if you aren't able to
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gabrielle: plus, see the big winners from the screen actors guild awards over the weekend, but first, here is a look at
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he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. nigel: on most smartphones, there's a feature or an app that emergency personnel, like medics
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or police, really wish you would use. gabrielle: it could be a life-saver, and nbc's chris clackum has details. chris: most of us use the lock screens on phones to keep out the bad guys. but what if it's the good guys, who need vital information to save your life? >> we're the first ones there, so from a medical standpoint, it's vital. chris: turns out that information can be easily accessed on your smartphone. on iphones, it's right there in the bottom left-hand corner of the locked screen, the word "emergency." tap on it, and a keypad pops up for a quick call to, say, 911. or, if you're unconscious, someone else, like a paramedic, can tap on "medical id" below the keypad, and up pops info on yourself that could prove crucial. it's a standard app on iphones, where you input whatever info you deem important, like your name, the person to call in case of emergency, your height, weight, and most importantly, medical conditions.
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>> if you have epilepsy, we want to know that. if you have preexisting heart condition, if you have strokes, if you are diabetic, all of those major medical situations, which could actually determine the outcome of why you're having the medical emergency in the first place. chris: certain android phones come with similar apps, or there are plenty online to choose from. but the advice is, do it now. chris clackum, nbc news. gabrielle: i had tonight, wow. a major wipeout. how this server described getting swallowed whole by a huge wave. nigel: plus, meet the winner of one of the toughest races in the john: a live shot from on top of paris mountain, a few clouds in the upstate. different story in the mountains, rain moving in from e west.
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nigel: today marks 13 years since the deadly explosion of space shuttle columbia. the shuttl re-entry on february 1st, 2003. six american astronauts, and one israeli astronaut, were killed. they were re from a 16-day science mission.
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shuttles were grounded for more than two years following the tragedy. a special investigative board later said the fatal damage was caused 82 seconds after liftoff. that's when insulating foam from the external fuel tank hit the left wing. gabrielle: a car thief fleeing police causes a deadly accident in atlanta. an elderly woman and two children were killed. police in nearby college park were chasing a man in a stolen suv yesterday. then, he crossed into atlanta. the driver ran a stop sign in a residential neighborhood. they then hit a car carrying a 75-year-old woman, her 12-year-old grandson, and a 6-year-old girl. police are still looking for the drnigel: a fiery glow lights up the early morning sky over los angeles this morning. this massive fire engulfed an industrial building, and sent dozens of firefighters to the scene. propane cylinders and combustible storage items fueled the flames of this fire, sending thick black smoke over a business area.
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injuries.gabrielle: must-see video for you here. a ma off his board off the coast of maui. then, it swallows him whole. he later described it as a sea monster rising out of the ocean. amazingly, he came away with only a stiff neck and a broken board, and was out surfing again the next day. this happened in hawaii, by the wa recovering this afternoon, after a large oak tree limb fell on a truck during a mardi gras parade. new orleans police say six people, including a child, were injured, but are expected to be okay. the limb fell on the opposite side of the street from where the krewes of oshun and cleopatra parade floats were going by. city employees managed to clear the wrecked truck and tree quickly saturday night, allowing the party to go on. adele says she doesn't want donald trump to use her music any more. this announcement came today from an adele spokesperson. they told cnn adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaign.
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"rolling in the deep" and "skyfall" during campaign rallies. gabrielle: in minnesota the , john bear-grease sled dog marathon has kicked off. it's the longest race in the lower 48 states. the challenging 400-mile course is a qualifier of the famous iditarod race in alaska. a combination of love for their dogs and their penchant for adventure brings mushers and their dogs from other states and countries. >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. john: the radar showing the showers moving in from the west, especially to her western nort in. at times, moderate rain. it is beginning to rein in downtown asheville. fairly light, but heaviers along the north carolina-tennessee line. extreme northern north-central
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though showers will make the way west-east across the area. they will breakup. a slight chance of a shower in the upstate north of i-85 later tonight. you can see the rain through asheville him are round marshall, burnsville, moving into bakersfield, then we have rain back into bryson city. a pocket of moderate to heavy or showers just back into tennessee. a live shot from asheville, low clouds and rain beginning to spread in frbuncombe county. he will see off and on showers through the evening. break, then the front will go by, then fog and drizzle will form in the mountains later tonight. temperature-wise, 61 in asheville, 61 in hendersonville, 61 in columbus, 61 in brevard, 64 in bryson c rain, 62 in sylva.
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52 in spruce pine, 52 in boone. it will be all liquid precipitation with the system coming in. no frozen precipitation. the rain on what snow was still on the ground in thy areas, it will melt with all the rain. 64 in franklin, 67 in toccoa, 67 in greenville, 66 in anderson and abbeville, 63 in laurens, 64 in greenwood and spartanbu south. this looks like march. february 1, hard to believe. january flew by. 70 in chattanooga, 68 in atlanta, 70 in raleigh and wilmington, 72 into houston. nationally, the cold front, a week cold front passing by will stall to our south. the warm front will be back here. a major storm system coming out of the rockies and the plains states, rain in kansas city, get into central and western nebraska and it becomes snow.
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this swath of heavy snow will move into iowa, but not until after midnight tonight and tomorrow, so the caucuses going on in iowa, no problem tonight. they will see a few rain showers may be mixed wittonight. after midnight is when it starts to go downhill quickly. snowing denver, 29 degrees. there may be front around here. 65 in oklahoma city, 29 in denver, 71 in dallas, 77 and low 80's in southern texas.tonight, partly to mostly cloudy, a slight chance of showers. especiallyn part of the upstate. low 51. showers moving into the mountains, otherwise, overnight low 44 degrees with fog and drizzle later tonight. tomorrow, cooler conditions with cloudy skies, areas of drizzle, fog, and light rain. highs in the 50's with the northeast wind at 5-50 miles per hour. picking up we get wedged in tomorrow.
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up quickly with showers and possible thunderstorms wednesday in the upstate. rain likely in the mountains. that ends wednesday night. thursday, friday, and the weekend, cooler temperatures, seasonably chilly across the area. early next big question mark. depends on whether the storm system comes out of te models don't print it. we will wait and see when we get closer to sunday and monday. update the forecast for you. now back to thanks, john. now to our ulocal shots of the day, the recognize that guy on the right? that is luke kuechly. the photographer says this was taken back at training camp last year in spartanburg. she says he was very nice, and was able to get an autograph from him, too. nigel: keep those pictures coming. all you have to do is up them to the ulocal section of you never know, we may show them on the air. gabrielle: spartanburg's iconic
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crews put the clock's nefaplaced -- plates on. it is in morgan square. the mechanism in the clock's original, dating to 1890. it was not worit was replaced with a modern mechanism. cost $23,000. nigel: thousands of competitors took part in what has been described as the world's toughe the racers battle a muddy nine-mile course in england. the competitors overcame obstacles such as a 40-foot vertical wall climb, an underwater tunnel, and the "anaconda." that's a series of concrete pipes fixed with hanging electric wires. why not? the event draws competitors from all over. >> yes, you know what to expect. it is just down to your kit, and how you are going to feel. and there was a guy in second who was really fast, like a whippet, so i had myleye on him all the way. i knew i could catch him at the end. i loved it, it was really
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nigel: he said he loved it. it was really good. there was fire there, too. the money raised by competitors goes toward the horse sanctuary ch unwanted, elderly, or injured horses and donkeys. so, everything is awesome, right ? you like building and legos. gabrielle: everything is awesome nigel: legoland is hiring people to build things all day. that's according to "time," which says the company is accepting applications from pele of ale "master model builders" at their factory in lake wales, florida. so you don't need to be an architect, just be creative, and watch where you step. about 50 model builders have been hired s way to enjoy your dinner. an underwater restaurant offering a panoramic view of aquatic life has opened its doors in india. that's cool. it offers a way to experience some of thn a diving while dining on diverse cuisine that includes thai, mexican, and
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indian food.
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surround the dining area. i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you?
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amazing right? i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right there i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it's such a small thing little thing. simple thing but it made me smile made me happy made my day share your story.
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nigel: the screen actors guild awards were hand out over the evening. -- over the weekend. gabrielle: david daniel looks at the nid moments. >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse tv. david: the 22nd annual sag awards turned into a show of strength for diversity in hollywood. queen latifah was honored for the tv movie "bessie." >> and i hope that anyone out there who does not come in the package that people say you should, keep fighting for it. david: for the second straight year, "orange is the new black" doubled down. uzo aduba repeated as best female actor in a comedy, >> a show that reflects and represents so many people. david: and the show triumphed again as best comedy series. >> look at this stage. i mean, this is what we talk about when we talk about diversity. david: idris elba pulled off a double of his own, winning a tv award for "luther" and a film award for "beasts of no nation." >> we made a film about real people and real lives, you know? david: jeffrey tambor won for playing a transgender woman in "transparent," and alicia vikander won for
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woman in "the danish girl." even the night's lifetime achievement honoree, the legendary carol burnett, recalled being told early in her career, >> no, no, no, no , look. all the comedy variety shows are hosted by men. comedy variety is a man's game. david: as for those looking for oscar indicators, "the revenant" star leonardo dicaprio, and brie larson from "room," took top film acting honors, and the night's big award, best film ensemble, went to "spotlight," about journalists revealing sexual abuse by catholic priests. >> this is really for the disenfranchised everywhere. this is for every flint, michigan in the world. this is for the powerless. david: a fitting end to a night that showed hollywood's ability to reach and represent people through its diversity. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. nigel: thanks for joining us for the news at 5:gabrielle: news 4 at 6:00 with michael and carol starts now.
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this is wyff news 4 at 6:00 in high definition. >> there are guns on the streets out there. even 19-year-olds can get those guns. carol: police are trying to figure out where the guns came from, in a weekend shooting that killed a 19-year-old. michael: drug activity and stolen guns are the focus of an ongoing investigation into the shooting death of a teenager. carol: police say there's also a chance they'll find more suspects wyff news 4's myra ruiz is live and local in greenville. myra? myra: we're outside the greenville county detention center, where three teenage murder suspects were taken over the weekend, in the shooting death of 19-year-old savon allen. mauldin police say the shooting death of savon allen serves as a warning to all young people. >> if you get involved in drug activity, and get involved in robberies, and things like that, be aware that you could end up hurt or killed, like this individual did. myra: allen died in a shootout saturday night, in the parking lot of this bojangles on butler road.
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