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thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 sunshine dominates 3 with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. 3 ((wrap up))
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with 3 let's send it over 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching:accident in inman on park rd @ hwy 292 fatal accident investigation i-26 east/left lane closed @ exit 59holbert cove rd/sc/nc line line s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 new from overnight--troopers wrecks in the upstate and western north carolina.
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happened around midnight in powdersville.troopers say a tow truck driver ran off of i-85 near mile marker 40.. went down an embankment and hit a tree.the coroner identified the driver as "william armstrong" from piedmont.he was not wearing a seatbelt.it's not clear what led up to the crash. 3 a second deadly crash happened in greenville county ararnd 2:00 this morning.this was the scene on white horse road and west blue ridge drive.troopers say a pickup truck tried to turn left in front of a tractor trailer, when they collided.the driver of the pickup had to be cut from the vehicle and was taken to the hospital.hissassenger was killed.that person's name has not been released. 3 and in polk county--one lane of i-26 is shut down because of a deadly tractor trailer crash.right now, we don't have many details.. but we're told the accident happened around 2:30 this morning.i-26 east at exit 59 is down to one lane while troopers investigate.the road is expected to reopen by 10:00 this morning. 3 3 in a fox carolina follow up--a
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staying in jail after deputies say he tried to kill his wife. wife.on thursday... a judge denied bond for johnathan babachelor... who's charged with attempted murder.his arrest came three weeks after his wife, stephanie, was shot multiple times.investigators say batchelor told them he had found her in the front yard of their home in moore.deputies say this week, the victim was finally able to tell them the attacker was her husband. 3 3 3 had she not improved enough to where we could interview her, i don't know where would be right now" now" 3 "it's a shock. it has been to everyone...of course to her, more than anyone." anyone."the victim is still in the hospital this morning. jonathan batchelor is due back in court in march. 3 3 the presidential candidates will be campaigning all across iowa this weekend.. ahead of monday's caucuses. caucuses.last night.. *most* of the republican candidates met up in des moines for another debate.tt top seven candidates debated in prime time on fox news.the party's frontrunner, donald trump, was
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3 3 (megyn kelly/moderator): "let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. donald trump has chosen not to attend."(ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate): "i"m a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and ben, you are a terrible surgeon. now that we've gotten the donald trump portion out of the way." (laughs) (laughs)trump refused to take part in the debate because of moderator megyn kelly. 3 but trump didn't stay too far away...while the debate was happening.. he drew a huge crowd just miles away.trump told his supporters he backed out of the debate because fox news treated him badly.. and he had to stand up for himself. in addition.. trump says his event raised six million dollars for veterans. 3 here's a look at all the republican candidates. they'll have a debate in greenville on february 13th.. one week before south carolina's republican primary. primary.and the democratic primary is set for the 27th. you can find more election coverage on our website, fox carolina dot com. 3
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to head to california for super bowl 50.. and before they take off you've got one last chance to cheer them on at home. home.a big rally is happening in the queen city today. today.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in uptown charlotte with the details. 3 - live at romare bearden park- panther pride rally rally- as we saw last sunday- thousands of fans pumped about panthers bid to supwerbowl, nfc championship win- team leaving fod san fran on sunday - get to celebrate with the team- black and blue crew will amp up crowd- sir purr, topcats - purrcussion
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3 - kicks off at noon w wh live music- program starts at one 3 3 fox carolina will have live coverage from san francisco
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night.plus-- next saturday at 7-p-m be sure to catch our special: panthers pursuit of the title.we'll have one on one interviews and more on the panthers journey to the championship game. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low
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3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching:accident in inman on park rd @ hwy 292 fatal accident investigation i-26 east/left lane closed @ exit 59holbert cove rd/sc/nc line line 3 3 here's a live look at the
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3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 monster jam is back at the preview.. next. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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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 i- 85 and pelham road in greenville. 3 3 covering our counties-- henderson county deputies are looking for the gunman who forced three schools to go on lockdown. lockdown.investigators say just before noon thursday.. someone fired shots from a car on lamplighter lane.no one was hit.three schools in the area were put on lockdown as a precaution.deputies are lookingngor an older model, dark colored lincoln town car. anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office. 3 buncombe county deputies need your help to track down three women accused of larceny. larceny.deputies say these pictures were taken on tuesday night, between 6:00 and 9:30. investigators say these women stole some high dollar
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asheville mall.. and the dicks sporting goods on tunnel road and on airport road. investigators say they may be driving a silver or gray jeep. if you know who these women are.. call buncombe county crime stoppers.at 828-255-5050. 3 3 the biggest beasts on four wheels are roaring back into the upstate.. upstate..the giant trucks of monster jam are ready to duel it out tonight and tomorrow... tomorrow...fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the bon secours wellness arena with a preview.. 3 live interview: linsey read, scooby doo driver driver 3 monster jam is roaring into the bon secours wellness arena for performances on friday, january 29 at 7:30pm and saturday, january 30th at
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will feature grave digger (randy brown), scooby doo (linsey read), strait jacket (kevin king), predator (allen pezo), prowler, wild thang doug charles), big kahuna (shane england) &; big chief (chris trussell).
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3 *******one last chance to win tickets in our next half hour************ 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the
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wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain late tuesday into wednesday. sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below.
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60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain late tuesday into wednesday.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching:left lane closed i-26 east @ exit 59/holbert cove rd/sc/nc line line 3 here's a a ve look at the
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traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 now for a look at news you need to know..health officials say three pregnant women in charleston are being tested for the zika virus.the world health organziation says the zika virus is exploding in south and central america.no cases have been confirmed in south carolina. 3 18 year old "ethan couch" is expected to learn if he'll spend time in an adult jail in texas today.he was deported from mexico on thursday.couch is being held in a juvenile detention center.the teen is famous for using a defense of affluenza in court. 3 the obama administration will be collecting payroll data from businesses to study whether men and women are being paid equally for the same work.the data will be collected from public and private companies with at least 100 employees. 3 3 it's ______.if you've ever had a hard time buying concert tickets.. a new investigation may explain why.we'll have those results.. next. 3 here's a live look over clemson--thee morning news on
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a
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3 the new york state attorney general says the ticketing system for concerts and sporting events is rigged. rigged.he announced thursday that part of the problem are "computer bots," which are programs that ticket brokers use to quickly buy a large number of tickets the minute they go on sale.he says says most tickets to major events are never even offered to the general public in the first place.he also says ticket prices are being raised to an unreasonable level buy the industry.investigators say ticket-sellers regularly tack on fees that add more than 21 percent to the face value of
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph.
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near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:accident i-385 north @ woodruff rd exit 35 left lane closedi-26 east@ exit 59 holbert cove rdsc/nc line line 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.an upstate radio station wants to send some valentines love to kids in the hospital.. and they want you to help.we'll tell you how you
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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 diana watson. and i'm cody alcorn. first at four we'll show you how panthers fans gave the team a huge sendoff for the super bowl... and we catch up with a local teacher who also cheers for the panthers.and tonight at ten...seems like people always talk about hospital food, but now there's a growing movement to make it healthier and get rid of greasy fast food options. we'll investigate on the ten oclock news. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 hey, guys, it's annie. now, if you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to save money, especially when it comes to your weekly grocery trip. well, with walmart every day low prices, saving money while keeping the pantry full... that's easier than you think. in head-to-head shopping, the total at walmart beat that of bi-lo. greenville, the total amount saved at walmart vs. bi-lo was $27.40 on this week's groceries - that's 19%. so head to walmart and see what you
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3 the morning news starts now. now.cases of the zika virus are exploding in central and south america.and this morning... health workers are looking into the possibility that the virus may have spread to south carolina. carolina. 3 a big change from last weekend.. as sunshine dominates, with highs reaching the 60s on saturday. saturday. 3 the carolina panthers are about to start their journey to super bowl 50.. and you can give them a big sendoff.we're live in charlotte with a preview. 3 good morning.... it's friday, january 29.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and
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3 sunshine dominates 3 with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could 3 gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 we're watching: accident i-385 north @ woodruff rd exit 35 left lane closedi-26 east@ exit 59 holbert cove rdsc/nc line line 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we are following a developing story out of the lowcountry: hospital workers in charleston say they're testing three pregnant women for the zika virus. virus.according to d-hec, they're still testing blood samples and no cases of the virus have been confirmed in the state.the world health organziation says the zika virus is exploding in south and central america.leaders are now predicting there will be 4 million cases world wide by december.in the us- -- 11 states and the district of columbia are **now dealing with the virus.zika is
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bites but health workers say death is rare. 3 3 covering our counties-- buncombe county deputies say they're looking for a robbery suspect who is armed and dangerous. dangerous.here's a look from george's deli on old county home road in leicester. investigators say the suspect tried to rob the store around 10:00 thursday morning.they say he drove away in a white two door suv -- possibly an 80 or 90's model chevrolet blazer or gmc.deputies think the suv has extensive front-end damage. if you recognize the man or the car -- call the sheriff's office. 3 a man is facing charges in anderson county after deputies say he crashed into a patrol car. car.taher darwish is charged with failure to stop and driving under suspension. suspension.authorities say they tried to pull him over on highway 187 around 11:30 thursday morning... but he wouldn't stop.when they got to "wham road," deputies say darwish put the car in reverse no one was hurt. 3 an upstate radio station is asking for your help to spread valentine's cheer to some
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kids.take a look inside the studio at magic 98-point-9 in greenville.they are collecting cards to give to patients at ghs children's hospital.you can see, they've already collected quite a few... but they would love to get more. more.they are asking for home made cards only.dont' use any glitter, candy or loose attachments.they also want you to avoid phrases like "get well," because of the different medical issues.cards are being collected through february tenth.you can take them to the station on garlington road in greenville. 3 3 as the panthers prepare to head west for super bowl 50-- the queen city is sending them off with a big party. party.and it's all going down in just a few hours. hours.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in uptown charlotte with details on the bash. hey ashley 3 - all kicks off at noon today rain or shine- right here at romare bearden park park- expect a big celebration, big crowd like
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last sunday- live music with "purrcussion" drumline- sirr paw- topcats- black and blue crew amping up crowd- second super bowl appearance for panthers in franchise history- nfc champ win first at home
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fran - panthers take 3 - panthers take off for san fran on sunday- super bowl 50 feb 7; denverbroncos 3 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: edgemont dr @ w. blue ridge dri-385 north @ woodruff rd/exit 35
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 monster jam is back at the well.we've got a live preview.. next. 3 here's a live look over greenville-- you're watching
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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 looking live over the statue of liberty. 3 3 the obama administration is expected to release more today about what its doing to make sure woman get paid equally. equally.the president announced his administration will be collecting data on businesses to prevent abuse of equal pay laws.his proposal will affect all businesses, private and public, with 100
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will have to report the gender, race, and ethnicity of their workers.the data will be collected by the equal employment opportunity commission. 3 education leaders with the federal government say 13 states need to provide a plan for testing students or risk losing their funding. funding.among those states is north carolina.the education department sent out letters reminding the states that federal funding is tied to testing on math and language arts ***despite the end of the "no child left behind" act.the letters stated testing for grades 3 through 8 is still required under the new law. 3 3 the biggest trucks imagainable are back in the upstate... upstate...monster jam has arrived at the well.. well..fox carolina's joe gagnon has a preview of the big weekend.. 3 live interview: randy brown/
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driver 3 monster jam is roaring into the bon secours wellness arena for performances on friday, january 29 at 7:30pm and saturday, january 30th at 2:00pm &; 7:30pm. the event will feature grave digger (randy brown), scoobybydoo (linsey read), strait jacket (kevin king), predator (allen pezo), prowler, wild thang doug charles), big kahuna (shane england) &; big chief (chris trussell). 3 3 3 3 right now... we have one last chance for you to check out monster jam for free!we have a set of four tickets for either tonight or tomorrow.the retail value is 176 dollars.if you
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facebook.. 3 3 3 chance for you to check out monster jam for free!we have a set of four tickets for either tonight or tomorrow.the retail value is 176 dollars.if you want to enter.. "like" us on facebook.. then look for the contest link.you'll need a code word to fill out the form-- -this is today's word--"arena." you must be 18 and a resident of our viewing area.the deadline to enter is 11:59 this morning.. and prizes must be picked up by 5:00 today.
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain
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sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine. sunday and monday remain sunny, with highs in the low to mid-60s area-wide. partly cloudy, mild conditions return monday with highs still in the mid-60s, followed by a chance for rain late tuesday into wednesday.
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 3 3 traffic:now time for 3 now time for traffic: 3
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3 we're watching:edgemont dr@ w. blue ridge dri-385 north@ woodruff rdexit 35 35 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..one lane of i-26 in polk county is shut down because of a deadly tractor trailer crash.we're told the accident happened around 2:30 this morning.the road is expected to reopen by 10:00 this morning. 3 michelin is hiring entry-level production operators. applications will be accepted today from nine to six at the
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office in greenville.you must beat least 18 years old and rotating shift schedule. 3 the republican candidates for president are hoping their arguments made an impression on voters.all candidates except donald trump took the stage thursday night in iowa. monday. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -happy 14th birthday to kacey and kylee from easley.-matthew from simpsonville.-grace from gaffney. gaffney.-brandon from easley. -cameron from columbus.-leigh anna from travelers rest is 9 today. today.for the weekend---debbie from taylors.-happy birthday bethany.-serenity from rutherfordton.-donna from union. union.-travis from greenville. -mackenzie from liberty.-gene from ellenboro.-lewis from piedmont. piedmont.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock
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3 we'll be right back, but first -- a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 good d rning, i'm diana watson. and i'm cody alcorn. first at four we'll show you how panthers fans gave the team a huge sendoff for the super bowl... and we catch up wiwi a local teacher who also cheers for the panthers.and tonight at ten...seems like people always talk about hospital food, but now there's a growing movement to make it healthier and get rid of greasy fast food options. we'll investigate on the ten oclock news.
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doctor: oh yeah... right there. oh! you got a nickel back there! when we say a health care company should treat you like family, we mean more like this. opopator: it's gonna be ok, and i'll be right here if you need me. member: really? operator: really. you deserve compassion. you deserve molina healthcare, your extended family. to learn more about our medicaid plan, visit molinahealthcare.com or call (855) 827-0470 the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle,
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now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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3 we're back with a live look over i-85 and pelham roadadn greenville. 3 a spartanburg woman is helping k9 officers in the county stay safe thanks to her generous donation. donation.karon ratke teamed up with the company "vested interest in k9s incorporated" to get safety vests to the officers.the company is a nonprofit that works with community members around the country to help dogs get protective vests.ratke says the recent deaths of k9's like anderson county's "hyco" inspired her to help out. 3 a local charity is offering you the chance to enjoy dessert while giving back to those in need. need.the salvation army of greenville county is hosting their second annual sweet desserts event on monday. you're asked to stop by one of 8 local partner restaurants and a part of what you buy
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army.here's a list of those restaurants in greenville county.head to the as seen on section of our website for more information. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 sunshine dominates with highs reaching the mid-50s in the upstate and mid-40s in the mountains. a strong mountain wind could gust to 25 mph. tonight stays clear and cold near freezing and below. saturday warms up to the low 60s with sunshine.
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3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching:hyw 135@ hwy 183 edgemont dr@ w. blue ridge dr i-385 north@ woodruff rdexit 35/36 35/36 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.carolina panthers fans..you have a chance to send off the team in style as they head out to super bowl 50. ashley minelli has the details at 8:00. 3 we're also live at bon secours wellness arena....be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long.we're bringing
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nine o'clock.four hours of news you can reports from the field, plus weather and
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minutes.3 the morning news starts now. now.it's been a busy night for first responders in our area.. as they investigate three deadly crashes.we'll have the details.. coming up. up.and donald trump didn't show up for last night's gop debate.. but he's still making headlines this morning. morning. 3 the carolina panthers are about to start their journey to super bowl 50.. and you can give them a big sendoff.we're live in charlotte with a preview. 3 good morning.... it's friday, january 29.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the
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