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in our area!the winds have died down...but the damage is left behind.we'll show you what crews are doing to get everyone back on line! 3 and winds are still high today, but improvement comes soon! 3 and we're taking a close look at election season.the delegate count is so important to the candidates...but how exactly does that work?we're breaking it all down with an upstate political expert! 3 good afternoon. i'm cody alcorn. alcorn.and i'm diana watson. 3 with those winds whipping across the area overnight and into this morning....crews have been busy all day cleaning up toppled trees-and fixing downed power lines-- like along east park avenue in spartanburg. and still thousands remain without power across the upstate and western north carolina. 3 skies are clear this afternoon...but the wind is still kicking!with gusts up to
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trees and powers lines are still an issue! issue!that's right...and counties to our north along the tennessee border could even see some snow later today and into tomorrow! tomorrow!we want to get right over to chief meteorologist kendra kents for a first check of the weather... 3 winds will be strong through this afternoon, but should weaken into this evening and tonight. overnight lows will drop to 31 across the upstate and 25 in the mountains. snow will continue near the tn border during the overnight, then gradually dissipate friday morning. friday will bring plenty of sunshine, lighter winds and cool conditions. highs will warm to 53 in the upstate and 43 in the mountains.
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3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 3 just in to our newsroom-a 48-year-old man from starr is dead following a single-car crash in abbeville county.the crash happened on sc-71 just before 11 this morning. troopers say the driver ran off the road, down an embankment, and hit a tree.the driver was trapped and had to
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pronounced dead on the scene. the coroner has identified him as marvin robinson. 3 back to you guys: 3 our weather team coverage continues---- 3 the cleanup continues after high winds tore through the upstate...causing trees to fall...power outages...and making a big mess... mess... 3 here's a look at current outage totals:in anderson county 124 people are without power.but there's more than 19-hundred outages in greenville county.plus 17-hundred are without power in spartanburg county.and another 14-hundred are still in the dark in western north carolina. 3 crews are working around the clock to clean up damage and restore power. 3 fox carolinas andrew reeser joins us live from one of those locations...where a tree fell into a home just yesterday afternoon. 3 the couple who lives in this greenville county home says they're lucky they didn't get hurt after a pine tree fell on their roof...ripping the
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in the process of being cleared out...across the upstate though...thousands are still without power...and it may stay that way for a while. 3 3 3 "we've been here thirty eight and a half years and we've never had a tree fall on the house." judy alewine says yesterday afternoon...09:15:34 "you can see how many pieces of this tree...."she and her husband got quite a shock. 3 3 09:12:35"we were sitting in the den watching tv and we heard this crash wham and we heard the garage door kinda shake...09:12:50"it went through the roof of the garage and all of the ceiling fell on my husbands car."the tree also fell on a cable line...which alwine says interrupted charter on this street...but live wires threatened more 09:13:17
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way so we could get out the house."today thousands around the upstate and western north carolina were without power... duke energy crews were out trying to restore it for those customers...a customer in berea we spoke with over the phone says its been frustrating. frustrating. 3 09:23:22"i'm just really frustrated because when the power first went out...09:23:33 "they said it would be back on by 10pm."but duke energy spokesman ryan mosier urges patience...he says crews are working at breakneck pace to get power back on..but for some it may take a while. 3 3 09:07:31"we do expect to have some customers without power as late as saturday."and as the winds continue to blow throughout the area...09:14:26 "it is a scary sound."people like judy alewine...reeling from yesterday's damage... 09:14:52"it is a surreal moment, it's just bam and there it is."just hope the other trees in her yard don't give way. 3 and tonight the wind gusts are expected to go up and the temperatures expected to go down...i'll have more on what
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staying warm..safely...coming up later on in the newscast. for now live in greenville county andrew reeser the four o clock news 3 as you decide 20-16---- 3 we're less than **two days away from the south carolina democratic primary!and we're taking a live look at u-s-c upstate in spartanburg...where former president bill clinton is set to speak later this hour!he's been on the campaign trail for his wife, former secretary of state--hillary clinton.we're streaming the event live on our website will have more on it coming up. 3 and this is a look at the former president's tour of the golden strip career center in mauldin earlier this afternoon. while visiting the school...clinton spoke with students in the cosmetology and firefighting programs at the career center. 3 hillary clinton is one of three democratic nominees. battling for the top spot with senator bernie sanders.sanders is bringing his campaign efforts to columbia tomorrow to try to win over palmetto state voters ahead of
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democratic primary.we'll have a crew at township auditorium that event--and will stream it live on foxcarolina.com and bring you coverage on air here at 4! 4!tonight the remaining five republican candidates will square off in the last g-o-p debate before the super tuesday primaries. 3 but here in south carolina votersare getting ready for the democratic primary primaryfox carolina's jennifer r phillips joins us livewith what you need to know before you go vote. 3 election administrators say if you voted last saturdayin the republican primary then remember- you can not votein the democratic primary.they say also check your precinctto make sure your voting location didn't change.and you must have a government- issued picture i-d.so-that can be a driver's license, a military i-d or a passport.diana-cody 3 3 3 speeches..are being given given 3 and town halls are being held
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3 stomp through south carolina for the presidential primary doctor willie wilson is also still on the ballot ballot 3 "those primaries are important."doctor danielle vinson is a political science professor at furman university. for years-- she's analyzed political races..and the presidential nomination process process 3 3 3 "what we do right now can affect that choice we've got then."some voters may be confused by some of the political picks.. and how it all works.so doctor vinson explains what a delegate is is 3 3 "what you're actually voting for is a delegate who has pledged their support to that candidate."and that delegate- a person sent to a convention voters 3 "that person will go to the national nominating convention and they will then cast that vote there for the candidate you choose."right now the south carolina democratic party has 59 delegates13 of them are super delegates- who
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notable party members members 3 "the national democratic party actually requires all states to divide their delegates proportianately based on how the candidates did in the state."which means if a candidate gets at least 15- percent of the votethen the candidate can win some delegates delegates 3 "and then the candidates that's going to be nominated has to win the majority of those delegates."and right now secretary clinton -has a double digit lead over senator bernie sanders 3 back in 200-8 hillary clinton was a super delegate and a candidate.super delegates change during election cycles and they don't have to pledge their support to anyone in advance.they can even change their mind the day of the vote. the polls open at 7- saturday morning and close at 7 at night. 3 many people are getting strange calls claiming to be from the i-r-sbut it's not taxes the callers are wanting.
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scam claiming tax fraud! we'll tell you what to look out for up next! next!plus--drinking and distracted driving crashes are on the rise.how one school is making sure their students are prepared before hitting he highway.and--you don't expect to be in a life or death situation while eating out.but that's what happened to one upstate woman who began choking!her dramatic rescue--all caught on camera--in a story you'll only see on fox!
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3 winds will be strong through this afternoon, but should weaken into this evening and tonight. overnight lows will drop to 31 across the upstate and 25 in the mountains. snow will continue near the tn border during the overnight, then gradually dissipate friday morning. friday will bring plenty of sunshine, lighter winds and cool conditions. highs will warm to 53 in the upstate and 43 in the mountains. friday night will be the coldest of the next 7 days. lows will cool to 29 in the upstate and 24 in the mountains. saturday is looking sunny and a bit milder with highs in the low to mid 50s. sunday will be comfortable in the low 60s for the upstate, then it stays
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next week. showers and a few storms will be possible by
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3 3 for weather 24 hours a day, log on to fox carolina dot com and click on the weather tab 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: traffic lights outw wade hampton blvd @ n buncombe rdhit &; run accident sc14 @ lakeview steak house oconee cty crash wilderness rd @ bojangles blvd blvd
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit t ew traffic 3 sponsored the carolina law group 3 back to you guys: 3 new at four---- 3 with distracted driving crashes on the rise...students at crescent high school are getting a closer look at the dangers first hand.. hand..the arrive alive tour from unite is stopping by the school today --teaching students the dangers that come with texting and drinking while driving. students watched impact videos and also were able to use a simulator that allows them to experience impaired and distracted driving in a controlled environment. we caught up with the instructors to find out why this lesson is so important. 3 3 3 "that's the number one cause of death for teenagers, are car accidents. so you definitely hear some heart wrenching stories and putting event on it tends to wined up being a nice, positive day. the kids get the message, they're talking about it for
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that's always a good feeling." feeling."unite's arrive alive tour travels the country teaching students of all ages how to stay safe on the road. their next stop is in north carolina. watch---- 3 the markets looking up today with the dow jones rising *more than 210 points to close at **nearly 16-thousand and 700. 700.and the nasdaq was up points. 3 greenville police are issuing a warning about a phone scam involving a caller posing as an i-r-s agent -- hoping more victims don't fall prey! prey!police say they've gotten multiple reports where the victims say the callers demand payment for overdue taxes...and threaten to deport or fine them if they don't comply.we're told the scammers try to con the victims into sending cash through a prepaid debit card or wire transfer. police say the scammers use various phone numbers--some of which show up on caller i-d as government offices.they say the callers also use official sounding titles and will even give out a fake badge number. number.police say y you get
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give out any information.they say if possible, try to write down the number the scammer is calling from and hang up immediately.for more information on how to report one of these calls...as well as some i-r-s facts and tips ... head to foxcarolina.com. 3 coming up--i met with governor nikki haley this afternoon about her chances of becoming the next vice president! president!is our govornor considering taking office in washington, d-c? we'll tell you what she's saying about it! it!plus...congestion, runny nose, and a cough!millions of americans suffer from sinuses each year!fox carolina investigates--new treatment options available...to relieve the pressure! pressure!and good evening....tomorrow it's friday and were bringing you weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 we're back with weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- 3 3
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3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:traffic lights out in anderson mcgee rd @ whitehall rdoconee cty crash wilderness rd @ bojangles blvd traffic lights out w wade hampton blvd @ n buncombe rd hit &; run accident sc14 @ lakeview steak house
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3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 still to come--a dramatic rescue...caught on camera! camera!a family dinner out took a scary turn...when an elderly woman nearly choked to death!only on fox...we'll show you the quick actions firefighters took to save her life. life.plus...thousands of power outages across our area!heavy rain and gusty winds are responsible for downed power lines and trees...that have left many people in the dark! with temperatures dropping below freezing overnight... we're talking about how to stay safe--and warm--if you're without power! power!
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they served our country. our country should serve them better. bernie sanders cracked the gridlock with john mccain to help clean up the mess at the v.a. and strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders has always stood with our veterans, and that's why he'll never rush to put our men and women in harm's way. judgment. integrity. bernie. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. pet moments are beautiful, unless you have allergies. then your eyes may see it differently. only flonase is approved to relieve both itchy, watery eyes and congestion. no other nasal allergy spray can say that. when we breathe in allergens our bodies react by over producing six key inflammatory substances that cause our symptoms. most allergy pills only control one substance.
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to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 3 3 we're back with weather and traffic together every 10 minutes----and were still
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high winds across the upstate and western north carolina today.many residents are left cleaning up today after winds took down trees...even falling atop some greenville homes.and crews are still working to restore power to the thousands left in the dark. 3 the wind is still gusty out there this afternoon--and problems like downed trees and powers lines are still a big problem across our area! area!that's right...and many mountain towns are under a winter weather advisory!we've learned of one closing for tonight...mayland community college is closing one hour early and has cancelled night classes. classes.let's check in with chief meteorologist 3 winds will be strong through this afternoon, but should weaken into this evening and tonight. overnight lows will drop to 31 across the upstate and 25 in the mountains. snow will continue near the tn border during the overnight, then gradually dissipate friday morning. friday will bring plenty of sunshine, lighter winds and cool conditions. highs will warm to
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the mountains. 3 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching:traffic lights
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whitehall rdoconee cty crash wilderness rd @ bojangles blvd traffic lights out w wade hampton blvd @ n buncombe rd hit &; run accident sc14 @ lakeview steak house househere's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 back to you guys: 3 our weather team coverage continues---- 3 power crews are busy throughout the area trying to restore electricity for so many people after yesterday's heavy winds... winds... 3 3 here's a look at current outage totals:in anderson county just 128 customers are without power.but in greenville county, 16-hundred are still in the dark.and 17-hundred are without power in spartanburg county.and there are more than 14-hundred
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3 and the gusts keep pounding our area... area...fox carolinas andrew reeser joins us live from one home in greenville county that saw some major damage because of the wind. 3 the couple that lives here says an ordinary morning yesterday turned terrifying when this huge pine tree fell through their roof and into the garage...luckily in this neighborhood.. no one lost power...but you can see how e tree fell on a cable that did interrupt charter communications for a bit here... 3 but tbke a look...crews were out all day today and will continue to be out into the evening getting power restored for thousands of customers
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western north carolina who have lost it...the high winds blew branches and trees down onto power lines...one customer in berea says she's frustrated after more than 24 hours with no electricity... but duke energy crews say they are working as fast as they can...for those without power tonight...keep in mind that temperatures are going to get below freezing and the wind is set to pick up...so you want to make sure you get somewhere else if you currently don't have heat. 3 3 3 3 "we encourage customers to reach out to family and friends who may have power if you know that you are going to be out at least another night...bottom line please just be patient we will be working diligently."be patient we will be bottom line please just be patient we will be "folks can track the duke energy.com." energy.com."duke energy officials say power may not be restored for some people until late saturday... 3 tonight here at this home...the couple that lives here says they are grateful no one got hurt...but they worry
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the other trees in their yard could give way. live in greenville andrew reeser the four o clock news. 3 new at four---- 3 governor nikki haley... talks about the presidentialalrace... and the chance of becoming a v-p candidate. candidate.you may be surprised at her answer. answer.we caught up with her today in greenville... speaking at the south carolina automotive summit at the hyatt regency.the governor... who recently endorsed marco rubio for president...says she will be out campaigning with him soon.she says super tuesday is a very important day in the presidential race... and that she'll support whatever candidate ultimately gets the republican nomination.here's what she said when i asked about being on the short list... as a possible vice presidential candidate: 3 3 "y'know, i've said to all of them that my plate is full, that i am perfectly content. my daughter's getting ready to go off to college. i've got
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finish, so i have said from the very beginning that that's not something that i'm interested in." in.": "so, you're not interested?" interested?": "i'm not interested." interested."the south carolina automotive summit... where governor haley spoke...is a chance for those in the auto industry and their suppliers to talk about technology and innovation.it's going on for the next few days in the upstate. 3 and we're less than **two days away from the south carolina democratic primaries!we're taking a live look at u-s-c upstate in spartanburg...where former president bill clinton is about to speak.he's been on the campaign trail for his wife, former secretary of state hillary clinton.we're streaming this event live on our website foxcarolina dot com.and we'll have more tonight at 10. 3 now to a story you'll only see on fox---- 3 a dramatic rescue inside an upstate restaurant is caught on tapethis surveillance video shows firefighters fighting to save the life of a 90 year old
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some food 3 and today those firefighters are being credited by the woman's family with saving her life lifefox carolina's adrian acosta joins us now live from the piedmont fire department...adrian the video shows firefighters arriving moments after 9-1-1 is called...how did that happen? 3 diana and cody it just so happens that the restaurant where all this happened is just about 30ft from the piedmont fd behind me....and its a good thing too because as you're about to see the 90 year old woman who was choking was in real trouble 3 3 3 ""nats""its business as usual at fgs hardware in piedmont today""nats""and owner frank pace is helping customers with a smile...and he has a lot to smile about"my mom is fantastic..she's been through a lot" lot""and she's doing fine except being fine where they compression""but she's here" monday night... frank says he nearly lost his 90 year old mother during a dinner outing
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grill...this is video from inside...frank and his mom are highlighted on your screen"i was talking to the guy on my right and all of a sudden i could see she is choking...she's making the motion she's choking"pace and others do what they can do help his mom"tried to give her the heimlich and it wasnt doing it""but then it did look like what had her came up...she was sitting up then all of a sudden she couldn't breathe"during that time a waitress had called the piedmont fire department across the street where c- shift was on duty...brent greer answered the phone"i got a pair of gloves, ran down the back steps and ran to the cafe" while greer and others from piedmont fire responded...the woman once again stops breathing and goes limp"i tried the heimlich again to and when that was not working i started protocol of cpr""i though she was gone....((sniffling))""they worked for along time..it seemed like an eternity...they said they had a heart rate and they just wasnt going to give up" up""it was hard to get the air
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knew we werereoing better at that point"eventually pace's mother begins breathing again and is loaded on a stretcher and taken to the hospital"they saved her life...that quick response...you cant thank them enough...the whole crew was there..and you just cant thank them enough"pace's "thank you" means the world to these firefighters firefighters 3 "it is our job but its nice to have someone come in and appreciate what you did""out of all my career this is just the 2nd or 3rd person who's come in and given us an appreciation that everyone would like to have" 3 good news mrs. pace is out of the hospital today and her son says she is doing much better firefighters say this video is also a good example as to why its so important to get certified in cprbecause there won't always be a fire department across the street like there was in this case live in piedmont, adrian
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3 runny nose, congestion, and a coughthese are all normal symptoms for those who suffer from sinus problems... problems...but there are new ways you can prevent and relieve some of those these symptoms!we break it down in a fox carolina investigation! investigation!plus...put some serious health risks...to bed! a new study shows if you're part of the one-in-three americans not getting enough sleep at night...it could be taking a major toll on your body!but we've got some tips to help you rest easy tonight! tonight! 3 3 3 3 3 3
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and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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3 as you decide 2016---- 3 we're less than **two days away from the south carolina democratic primaries!we're taking a live look at u-s-c upstate in spartanburg...where former president bill clinton
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in...3 the former president has been on the campaign trail for his wife, former secretary of state hillary clinton.we're streaming this event live on our website foxcarolina dot com.and we'll have more tonight at 10. 3 now time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes---- kendra's here with a look at your forecast. forecast. 3
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3 winds will be strong through this afternoon, but should weaken into this evening and tonight. overnight lows will drop to 31 across the upstate and 25 in the mountains. snow will continue near the tn border during the overnight, then gradually dissipate friday morning. friday will bring plenty of sunshine, lighter winds and cool conditions. highs will warm to 53 in the upstate and 43 in the mountains. friday night will be the coldest of the next 7 days. lows will cool to 29 in the upstate and 24 in the mountains. saturday is looking sunny and a bit milder with highs in the low to mid
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comfortable in the low 60s for the upstate, then it stays mild for the first half of next week. showers and a few storms will be possible by tuesday night and wednesday.be sure to check out www.foxcarolina.com/weather for more on the forecast and
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3 and make sure to download our new fox carolina weather app. you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings for your area.just test carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: commonwealth dr @ international drfairview rd @ tall pines rdw wade hampton blvd @ n buncombe rd traffic lights out out
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 pit crew traffic sponsored by the carolina law group 3 back to you guys: 3 in a fox carolina investigation---- 3 do sinus issues have you feeling the winter blues? facial pain--congestion.-- nasal drainage are just a few of the symptoms that millions of americans experience each year. year.and if you're wondering about treatment options-- there are some new ones available-that may help relieve the pressure- fox carolina's brookley cromer has more.. 3 3 3 congestion runny nose and a cough just a few of the symptomsa& that come alonga& in the wintertime-and if you're wondering what might be wrong-you're not alonea& alonea& 3 "this is one of the more common problems that walks into a doctor's office. they estimate that about 31 million people in the united states have some degree of chronic sinusitis."dr. arthur wood is an ent physician at medical
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treats patients experiencing sinus issues-he says if these symptoms are leaving you feeling under the weather this season- "nasal congestion, discolored nasal drainage, pressure or fullness that involves the face and sometimes a secondary cough" you may want to speak with your doctor doctor 3 wood says if you are diagnosed with sinusitis--there are over- the-counter treatment options available. "theres some pretty good evidence to suggest that nasal rinses do help both with viral colds and to help with sinus infections."one of our fox carolina producers was diagnosed with sinusitis about five years ago.. and says she uses a neti pot to relieve the symptoms. 3 3 "i think that i am always congested in the winter. i've used the neti pot for a long time. i've felt immediate relief but its cumbersome, it's messy. i have to get my head tilted just right"but wood says there are better rinse options available-- "the neilmed nasal rinse i think is more of a user friendly neti pot. i think this other product may be better tolerated." 3 3 and after trying it out--casey vaughn agrees."i found it really kind of nice release, a lot easier, not messy. i would definitely go and buy one and try it. i think i'll be making
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today." 3 neilmed and other nasal rinses can be found at your local pharmacy--but if you've tried this type of treatment--and still have no relief- it may be time to ask your doctor about other treatments. 3 "we offer the balloon sinus dilation to patients who have recurring sinusitis or chronic sinusitis."doctor andrea williams is a physician at ent and audiology associates in gaffney and regularly performs balloon sinuplasty-"patients have been very happy. they're very pleased with the results because it's not requiring general anesthesia. it's more affordable. it requires less time off work and less recovery. they're not hurting as much, they're not bleeding as much. they feel so much better, and in a day they're back to work."williams says this is a minimally invasive procedure -- that takes about thirty minutes to complete. something that patients find appealing. appealing. 3 "i had it on a friday and went back to work on monday."hope moore recently had the procedure-- procedure-- 3 "i could tell instant relief.
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sinus infections, it's like night and day. i went from not being able to breathe to being able to breathe out of both nostrils and having no sinus infections. it's the best decision i ever made."after suffering with chronic sinusitis for many years-- moore says she's grateful. "when you suffer from sinus infections and allgeries, so you come to a specialist and luckily i found dr. williams who wants to make sure her patients are one-hundred percent. i would say thank you, you're an angel"brookley cromer fox carolina news. 3 now again, if you wonder if any of these treatment methods are the right option for you, you should contact your doctor. 3 new information at four... 3 are you getting enough shut eye at night? doctors say many of you may not--and it could
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but we have some tips that may help you get some sleep tonight. tonight.sleep-related associations recommend people between the ages of 18 and 60 sleep at least seven hours a night.but a national survey by the c-d-c shows -- more than one-third of us arent' getting seven hours.research shows getting less sleep puts you at a greater risk for obesity -- diabetes -- heart disease -- and mental illness. illness.here are some tips for getting enough shut-eye:try to stick to a sleep schedule-- even on the weekends.keep your room dark -- turn the thermostat low -- put away electronics--including your phone.before bed -- don't eat a big meal -- drink caffeine -- or alcohol.and during the day -- try to exercise. 3 stick around for news you need
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four...thousands are still without power in our area after severe weather swept through!and those high wind gusts are still proving to be a big problem!the latest on
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3 we're back with news you need to know---- 3 greenville police are issuing a warning about a phone scam involving a caller posing as an i-r-s agent -- hoping more victims don't fall prey! prey!police say they've gotten multiple reports where the victims say the callers demand payment for overdue taxes...and threaten to deport or fine them if they don't comply.we're told the scammers try to con the victims into sending cash through a prepaid debit card or wire transfer. transfer.police say if you get one of these calls...do *not give out any information.they say if possible, try to write down the number the scammer is calling from, hang up, and report it.for more information head to foxcarolina.com. 3 and we're less than **two days away from the south carolina democratic primaries!we're taking a live look at u-s-c upstate in spartanburg...where former president bill clinton is speaking.he's been on the campaign trail for his wife, former secretary of state
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streaming this event live on our website foxcarolina dot com.and we'll have more tonight at 10. 3 and were continuing to monitor the power outages across our area--after thousands were left in the dark from wednesday's windy weather. weather.here's a look at current outage totals:in anderson county 268 customers are without power.and now only 12-hundred are without power in greenville county.but there's still 17-hundred in the dark in spartanburg county. and there are another 14- hundred outages in western north carolina. 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- - 3 3 winds will be strong through this afternoon, but should weaken into this evening and tonight. overnight lows will drop to 31 across the upstate and 25 in the mountains. snow will continue near the tn border during the overnight, then gradually dissipate friday morning. friday will bring plenty of sunshine,
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conditions. highs will warm to 53 in the upstate and 43 in the mountains. 3 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: commonwealth dr @ international dr/ems calledfairview rd @ tall pines rd rd 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 back to you guys: 3 3 its been several months now since greenville county deputy dave dempsey was shot and nearly killed in the line of duty. duty.only on fox...hear from his wife...amy dempsey... for
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about the night her husband was shot, their day to day struggles....and the obstacles ahead in deputy dempsey's recovery.the story tonight at ten. 3 and tonight... a greenville community will come together to honor a mother, wife, daughter and friend who just passed away from colon cancer. so many people know about lindsey motley from "lindey's lights"...the social media campaign that showed her support around the world...tonight see how lights will shine again for lindsey.
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