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field against the broncos. that's a good thing for the panthers. live tonight in santa clara, brad fralick, wyff news 4. carol: whether it is a panthers victoryor loss, this will be a huge weekend for charlotte. that is where we find nigel robertson tonight. nigel: you're exactly right. it is going to be a huge weekend in the city of charlotte. uptown will be packed with people. police have crews out making sure that everyone is safe when -- safe win or lose. they will be out before, during, and after the game. we have a video we just sent back to the station. this is what is happening here in charlotte right now. everyone is buying up shirts and hats and decals for their car, just to make sure that that panther pride is everywhere you look. backup live, the mayor of charlotte and denver do have a
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if the panthers when -- panthers win, the mayor of denver will send bison here to the mayor. if denver wins, the mayor of charlotte, will of course, send a barbecue at denver. much more on the panthers special tonight. for now, live in charlotte, nigel robertson, wyff news 4. michael: thank you. let's get back out into the bay area. geoff hart is there with a preview of our special, "chasing a championship." geoff: hi everybody, i'm outside the panthers team hotel in san jose. fans are starting to gather to check out the panthers, seeing if they will come in. the guy over my shoulder in the red hat is from new zealand. he is a san francisco 49ers fan. he has come to the west just to see the super bowl -- come to the u.s. just to see the super bowl. he says he is rooting for the carolina panthers. hopefully he gets to see them before the game on sunday.
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and santa clara to join our sports guys for a segment. our special at 8:00, "chasing a championship." i will see you then. carol: amend that played it with the panthers in 2004 was among a group of athletes honored in spartanburg. mike mccormick is live in spartanburg high. mike: here this afternoon, the celebration was all about the big game. those that played in the past, and number 50 happening someday. the students at spartanburg high yield the words "keep pounding" to cheer on the panthers. they were here to honor four men that went on to play in the super bowl. in honor of each graduate, the school got a golden football in honor of the nfl super bowl high school honorable program. current student-athletes
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among the former players was even davis, who played in the big again with the p pthers in 2004. he told us this year's team seems to have more local fans than teams in the past. we asked him why. stephen: i think it is social media. the fund that the guys are having. the dancing. everybody has bought into it. it is making everybody excited. i think that is the difference/ mike: davis told us he feels good about the panthers's chances of a win on sunday. mike mccormick, wyff news 4 live in spartanburg. michael: how about the chances for a cold night? that just looks cold. that is our sky cam over lake hartwell. john cessarich is talking about a call tonight i had. john: some of these temperatures, already cooling down. that was a beautiful picture looking over lake hartwell at sunset. already at the freezing mark in boone. 30's through most of the mountainous areas. mid 40's across most of the
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a few high thing cirrus clouds coming from thee west. in boone. 36 degrees and asheville. as it gets cold now, just wait. chris is just next door. chris, we are looking at the models. it is going to change in a big way next week. chris: we have been watching the models closely. that is the key -- when does the cold air arrived? even colder air arrives next week. this weekend will be cool, but next week will be frigid. some of the coldest air of the season thus far. this just in, new model information in. sunday afternoon we will see rain across the coast. some models have been hinting this could mix with wet snowflakes for wilmington and myrtle beach. all the moisture stays well east of here. look what happens as we go throughout the night sunday into monday. our next system starts to blast througug nashville into east
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as it encounters some cold air in our area, for other day on monday we will see snow showers for the mountains. some of the models hinting that it creeps down into the upstate. it will not be a whole lot whatsoever. let me show you the computer models. this was the gsp area. the european model showing a dusting.the rest of the models showing nada. nothing for the gsp area. the european and american in a good agreement that the mountains will have over one inch. not a big deal, but chief meteorologist john cessarich joins us again. we have looked at the models and made our own forecast. john: this is not a big storm system. it's not what we dealt with last week or a couple weeks ago. most of us might not even see a snowflake at all in the upstate. the best chance is north of i-85. zero to a dusting. me of you might see a dusting in the form of flurries and snow showers, especially tuesday
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monday night into tuesday, i should say. 1-3 inches is a good bet for the mountains. chris: if you're going to see a snowflake in the mountains, it would be the afternoon on monday. then this note retreats to the tennessee border. -- the snow retreat to the tennessee border. when we had it at snow on wednesday randomly, it was here that gone. -- it was here then gone. >> it's hard to sleep at night. it's hard to go through your day because you know, you don't have answers. michael: three months, and it still no answers after the slaying of four family members
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a candlelight vigil is being
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of four slain family members... more than three michael: a candlelight vigil is being planned to celebrate the lives of four slain family members. more than 3 months later, still no arrests. wyff news 4's mandy gaither is live and local in anderson county with the latest on the investigation. mandy: deputies say they're following up on leads as they come in and constantly reviewing the case. investigators have also consulted criminal profiler's with the state law enforcement division. anderson county sheriff's office says they hope to gain insight on the crimes, and into who would do such a thing. the bodies of mike and cathy scott, their mothers, barbara scott and violet taylor, were found inside their refuge road home on november 2, all shot to death. the family just wants answers. >> it is hard to sleep at night, to go on through your day.
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all you are waiting on his something to help you. mandy: the family is planning a family -- candlelight vigil february 10 at pendleton park. the public is invited. live in anderson countnt carol: a portion of cherrydale elementary school caught fire earlier this afternoon. officials with greenville county schools say it started in one of the portable classrooms around 2:30. they say the classroom was empty at the time. officials say the fire was out within fifteen minutes. students were dismissed from school at 3:00. no one was injured andndo other buildings were damaged. michael: hillary clinton and bernie sanders squared off one last time before new hampshire. votes in the primary coming up tuesday. clinton it looks to gain ground on the vermont senator after the newest cnn wmur poll showing sanders with a 31 point lead
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sen. sanders: i am on the health education labor committee. that wrote the affordable care act. the idea that i would dismantle health care in america while we're waiting to pass a medicare for all act is just not accurate. mrs. clinton: i don't think these kinds of attacks by insinuation are worthy of you. enough is enough. you got something to say, say it. sen. sanders: instead of arguing about definitions, let's talk about what we should do. michael: feisty last night. the newest university pulls shows sanders grinning ground on clinton. pull from mid-december shows clinton up by 31 points over sanders. but look at what a month and a half can do. clinton's lead is down to just 2 percentage points. 11% of voters undecided. on the republican side, donald trump has extended his lead in the field. >> i think it is huge for the upstate. i think it's going to be a lot of help. michael: it is huge all right.
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i-85, 385 project is officially underway. more on how this will affect people that have to go that way. john: the forecast for the carolina panthers out in california. looking good for super bowl sunday. my old to start the game -- mild start of the game at 73 degrees. america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing. you're looking for smarts... and guts. we looked at each candidate... we studied their record... we know... looked them over... we checked them out... and we chose one.
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live and local on chrome drive near the harley davidson dealership in greenville. corey? corey: michael and carol, the first major work is on chrome drive also on roper mountain road near the i-85 area. the dirt has been moved, and now drivers should appear for the three-year transformation of the i-85, i 385 interchange. >> the important thing is, will it functioned beautifully? corey: that is what convoys -- employees at cabela's in magnolia park are hoping. >> this is going to be amazing. greenville is only set to grow. corey: right now the interchange supports about 220,000 cars a day. the new project will handle that more than 350,000. the shops at green ridge are on the bottom left, and the harley-davidson dealership is on the far right.
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interstate will be replaced with several bridges. i 385 will be widened to six lanes between butler road and roper mountain road. several intersections connecting with woodruff road will be upgraded to move more cars. >> be patient with us and be careful. watch out for workers that will be out working. watch out for your fellow motorist that may be slowing. just exercise caution. corey: starting this summer, you'll start to see huge cranes along the interstate. there will also be nightly lane closures along i-85 and i-35, along with some closures from today on secondary roads. greenville. -- corey davis, wyff news 4 live in greenville. >> now your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. john: suddenly picture showing clear skies, no precipitation. some clouds coming in from the west pretty quickly. we could see some high thin
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you will see cindy of stars outside. 33 this morning at the gsp international airport. 49 degrees this afternoon. 6 degrees below the average. for the record high of 74 degrees said way back in 1899. 27 this morning at the asheville regional airport. a few 41 this afternoon for the height. eight degrees below the average. the record in the state looks nice. it looks warm. 73 degrees, not too far back in 2008. the sun continues to go down. live shot from this friday evening over lake hartwell and anderson. a beautiful picture, don't you think? temperature wise it is anderson , currently 45. also 45 in greenville, laurens, and greenwood. 43 the cold spot in spartanburg. 47 in dakoa. look at these temperatures in the mountains, in the 30's. 32 in boone. mid-30's in asheville. 39 in franklin and
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at least we don't have much of a wind. a northwest breeze at 11 miles per hour in hendersonville. go down. --humidity levels continue to go . 49 in colonial. 48 in charleston. 48 in the grand strand of myrtle beach. 39 in richmond. pretty cool in florida -- 55 in orlando. they even have a light coat in miami. that is cool at 66 degrees for miami. not cool because it's cool, but it's cool temperature wise. there is the big nor'easter that went off the eastern seaboard. it don't -- it dumped a couple inches of snow in new york city and new england. it really hit boston, especially cape cod, where it continues to sell. they have-- it continues to snow in boston. they could end up with anywhere
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6-7 inches of snow on the ground. it continues to snow lightly at 41 degrees. the farther southeast you go in the city, the heavier the snow gets. 26 in minneapolis.29 in denver . 56 in dallas. currently 46 in atlanta. as you go through the weekend, another big storm system develops off the coast of florida. this is 7:00 tomorrow morning. high-pressure dominates our weather. it will be chilly, so expect cold nights the next couple nights over the weekend. pleasant, or seasonably cool afternoon. if you are going to the beach, tomorrow is a good day, but enough on sunday. sunday has rain along the carolina and carolina coasts. it could get heavy by 6:00 in the afternoon. there is the front to the northwest. it could bring us rain and snow showers on monday. mainly clear skies and cold. 29 in the upstate. . for the greenville and
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starting at 36 degrees, warming up to the mid 40's at lunchtime. still quite chilly, but light winds. not quite the breeze that we had today. high temperature 43 degrees. we start at 30, warming up to the low 40's by lunchtime. four day plus looks like this. unsettled weather, and it gets very cold. some of the coldest air we have had so far this winter into early and middle of next week. now back to you. michael: i guess you could call it the super bowl rash. you are itching to go play on sunday. >> the panthers are done talking, and now they are playing to cure that rash. that includes greenwood native josh gorman. we will hear from the outspoken have escorted back in just a
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a first for the south carolinai think the panthers will handle them, i think the defense on denver is pretty dang good. i >> now wyff news 4 sports. >> i think the panthers will handle them. i think the defense on denver is pretty dang good. i think it will be low scoring, but i think carolina will be on top. richardo: former clemson quarterback and super bowl champion steve fuller picking carolina in sunday's game. fuller was teammates with panthers head coach ron rivera on that 1985 chicago bears team. super bowl 50 will be kicking off exactly 48 hours from now. by now, all of us are ready for the game to get underway. we headed back out to santa clara and join brad fralick live, who can attest to this. brad: [laughter] no doubt ricardo. it is friday. we have been here for five days. the panthers have been here for five days. they were obligated to meet with
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today was the first that they were not required to meet with the media. i think they are grateful for that. they are ready to play this football game, including quarterback josh gorman. -- cornerback josh norma.n he says. he is sadly ready to play a football game. >> we had a candidate. -- a game today. i will be ready to go in less than 30 seconds and go in. my mindset has always been that. waiting for things is just [gr oans] it sucks so bad. at the same time, we know we have all the media, all the hype . super bowl 50 is a golden game. you have to get all that in. i get it. i really do. i wouldn't mind just being locked up in a room until the game gets here. ricardo: so josh norman obviously ready to play the game.
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most of the media is ready to get to begin. we have talked as much as we can. we will give you a full hour tonight. we will preview the matchup between the broncos and super bowl 50. lots of off field stuff to talk about also to have a bit of fun. we will see you tonight. live from santa clara, brad fralick, wyff news 4 sports. brad: braa -- ricardo: brad alluded to this in our hour long special tonight at 8:00, "chasing a championship." all the insight you'll need before sunday's game. a first for the south carolina women's program. a sold out game at colonial life arena. the school announcing today a sellout of the 18,000 seat arena for monday night's game against uconn. louisville imposed a one year postseason ban on its men's basketball program today. the cardinals will not take part in the acc or ncaa tourneys. the ban comes while the ncaa continues to investigate whether a former staffer paid for escorts for louisville recruits and players. they were second-place in the
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test test developing news tonight, a powerful quake, a race to rescue hundreds reportedly trapped after a city is rocked by an earthquake strong enough to cause buildings to crumble. deadly collapse. 20-story crane caught on camera crashing to the ground. tonight neighbors say they feared this could happen. the race tightens. new polls show clinton losing ground to sanders nationally after their most fiery debate yet, while rubio continues his rise. a new zika alert. this one for men, to protect their partners
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