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america this morn your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7- day forecast for both the 3 3 3 3 new this morning... a home goes up in flames in arden. this is new video from the scene on glen bridge road. skyland fire department was called to the home just before 11 last night. firefighters say it was heavily envolved in flames when they arrived. no one was home... and no one was hurt. crews remained on the scene overnight to investigate the cause. we have calls out to the fire department to learn more information. 3 3 3 president obama spoke about an array of topics during his final state of the union address. as stephanie ramos reports, mister obama talked
addressed the candidates who hope to take his place. 3 nats - "the president of the united states!"this was it. president obama's last state of the union address before congress and the nation.nats: applausekicking off the speech.. acknowledging the 2016 election and the horse race in the early primary states.sot : obama, "for this final one, i'm going to try to make it shorter. i know some of you are antsy to get back to iowa."presidential hopefuls 3 marco rubio and bernie sanders sitting *in the chamber .... gop frontrunner donald trump ....not invited but going straight to twitter....to down the speech.without mentioning republican candidates by name took them on? sot - president obama"how can we make our politics reflect what's best in us, and not what's worst?" but also made a plea for untiy...sot - i hope we can work together this year on bipartisan priorities like
highlighted past successes...and the future. obama21:56:15 the future we want - opportunity and security for our families; a rising standard of living and a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids - all that is within our reach. but republicans challenged the president...starting with the gop response from south carolina governor nikki haley sot - gov. nikki haley / (r) south carolina"the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words." haley even taking a swing at donald trump.sot - gov. nikki haley / (r) south carolina"it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices." today...president obama will kick off his post state of the union tour...stopping in nebraska and louisiana.stephanie ramos abc news washington 3 3 3 new this morning... we have reaction from republican senators from the carolinas to the president's address. senators thom tillis and lindsey graham both say president obama is not doing enough to improve our economy
president has a choice to make. he can finally engage with congress and work to find common ground, or he can continue to side-step congress and the american people by implementing executive actions that divide rather than unite. "a majority of american's believe that our country is headed in the wrong direction. unfortunately, i believe they're right. and i heard nothing tonight to suggest that we're going to change course. 3 republican presidential hopeful donald trump took to twitter after the speech, calling it boring and saying we need new leadership fast. during the speech... democratic presidential candidate hilary clinton ran a gun ad... saying she is with obama when it comes to doing universal background checks. she will respond to the state of the union live on good morning america this morning. 3 it is about to be a very busy time for presidential candidates. the south carolina primary is about six weeks away. tomorrow, the republican candidates will debate in charleston. the democratic
there as well on sunday. news 13 will be there for both debates and will provide complete live coverage. 3 3 3 new this morning... an investigation is underway into the death of an upstate high school basketball player. the spartanburg county coroner says 18-year-old nathan moore... was a senior at greer high school. while the cause of his death is unknown... the coroner says there is no indication of foul play. 3 3 3 west henderson high school is raising money for the family of an enka high student who was killed in a crash. a volunteer collected donations while the falcons basketball team hosted the jets. in early december, stone arrowood was riding in his friend's truck on newfound road. police say zeb holland was speeding, overcorrected, and flipped his truck. arrowood was killed. holland had just gotten his license that day. ((stop)) 3 44:52 "it could have just as easily have been our community dealing with this tragedy, and we just felt like it was the right thing to do"47:46 "a phenominal outreach on their part. it means to the world to us. we're all in the same business. the business of
together." robinson says 3 her students continue to grieve for their classmate. 3 3 3 another hotel is coming to downtown asheville. city council approved rezoning... that clears the way for the renovation of the b-b-&-t building. the 18-story building will have 140 hotel rooms and 39 condominiums... also a conference center and parking garage. the developer promises to pay a living wage for full-time employees, contribute to the affordable housing fund,and work for change in hotel occupancy tax distribution. not all believe though that's enough. 3 0504 "there is a majority opinion i've received from my constituents on the issue urges me to vote against it on the grounds of it's contributing to the unnecessary growth of the hotel industry." 05150856 "the whole city 3 would be cheering for this except for the hotel question, and i think it's an amazing project, and i'm going to support it tonight." 0906 the final vote was five-to-two in favor of the project. work is expected to begin sometime
3 the asheville city council also approved a makeover for a public housing community. the plan will double the number of units for lee walker heights to 200. mountain housing opportunities will rebuild the area -- near asheville's south slope -- as part of a public-private partnership. the total cost is 20 million dollars. 3 3 3 we have an update this morning on the case of sergeant bowe bergdahl. lawyers for the army and bergdahl fought at a pre-trial hearing... over what documents the defense can use at the soldier's court-martial this summer. bergdahl faces charges of desertion and endangering fellow soldiers. he disappeard from his military post in afghanistan and was then kidnapped by the taliban for five years. he was released in a prisoner exchange for five guantanamo bay detainees in 2014 3 3 a man drove his truck through a cemetery, damaging dozens of grave sites and a memorial to veterans. it happened in maiden--southeast of hickory. investigators say james walker was driving while intoxicated when it happened. police say
impact caused some of the markers to split in half. he faces a number of charges. 3 3 3 in this morning's newsreel... a fifth teenager is now in custody in the brutal gang rape of a young woman on a playground in brooklyn, new york. the 17 year old is expected to be charged as an adult. police say the five suspects pulled a gun on the 18-year-old victim and her father last week, and ordered the father to leave, before raping her. the suspects range in age from 14 to 17. 3 3 the u-s supreme court strikes down florida's death sentencing process. it comes after a challenge from an inmate who was sentenced to death by a judge... after the jury recommended it. the ruling says the sixth amendment requires the jury to impose a death sentence... not a judge. the ruling could affect death penalty laws in other states. 3 3 u-s oil prices hit their lowest point in 12 years, falling below 30 dollars a barrel briefly yesterday. oil is down 72 percent from last june. the reason is the faltering economy in china. triple-a says the good news
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3 3 in this morning's the buzz, blake shelton is defending his new relationship. the country music singer sent out a tweet to critics of his new flame gwen stefani saying he's enjoying 20-16 so far. after his divorce to miranda lambert last july, he has been called out for supposedly "going hollywood" by his country fans. so what's happening with blake? 3 "it's very obvious that blake's in love, he's really proud of his new relationship and he's been flaunting it both by being seen in public and all over social media. " this weekend he and stefani were spotted in nashville at a wedding for shelton's hair stylist. meanwhile, his ex wife miranda is basking in her new romance. she rang in the new year with southern soul singer anderson east.
daring escape of drug lord joaquin guzman has had an unexpected publicity boost. this comes after the arrest of the world's most wanted man. the movie "el chapo: the escape of the century" is scheduled to open on friday in mexico. the movie presents an alternative hypothesis behind guzman's arrests. 3 the former model who featured in david bowie's music video "china girl" says she is shocked at the death of the rock star. geeling ching starred alongside bowie in the 19-83 hit single. she says she sometimes felt bowie was not of this world. ching says bowie made a difference in people's lives. 3 geeling ching, former model, in david bowie's music video, china girl:"i think he managed to touch everyone, you know. besides being a great human being, you've got to say he was a genius in a lot of senses. bowie died of cancer on sunday. he was 69. 3 3 ingrid, we already have a school delay. mitchell county schools are on a two hour delay. what's it looking like out there? 3 3 here is a look at current
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3 it's 4:xx it's t-m-z time. jay? according to t-m-z, khloe kardashian is in a pickle.kardashian is in a pickle. she was stranded in las vegas after her cross country flight had to make an emergency landing. she was suppose to be on good morning america. t-m-z reports khloe did not have security with her in vegas so she was swarmed in the airport. everyone was okay on the flight. if you are thinking of 3 going to the david bowie tribute concert at carnegie hall, prepare to shell out a lot of money. they are going
each. these are resale tickets to the already sold-out concert. organizers of the concert say previous shows paying homage to neil young, the rolling stones and prince were also sell-outs. and a former clemson star has a huge celebrity girlfriend, jewel. n-f-l quarterback charlie whitehurst hit up the national championship game with the singer by his side. the indianapolis colts q-b says he loved her from the first time he met her. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 3 "this president appears either