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Just how valuable is 1600 Penn?

January 18, 2013
Just how valuable is 1600 Penn?

If the White House were for sale, prospective buyers should be prepared to pony up close to $300 million. Zillow calculates the value of the White House as if it were a home that could be bought and sold, using the proprietary Zestimate® algorithm, which determines a home’s estimated worth based in part on public…

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WEATHER: Golden Corner Could See Snow Thursday Evening

January 17, 2013

Parts of the Golden Corner of South Carolina could see snow come Thursday evening. WGOGland is under a Winter Weather Advisory from 1:00 PM until midnight Thursday. Forecasters predict up to an inch of snow is possible throughout the mountains of Oconee, Pickens, and Greenville Counties.  For the foothills, no significant accumulation is expected, save…

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Was Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o ‘Catfished’?

January 17, 2013

The sports world was stunned Wednesday by news that Notre Dame star linebacker and Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o’s girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who had supposedly died of leukemia in September, apparently never existed, with Deadspin.com being unable to find any record of her and discovering that online photos of her really were of another woman. Te’o…

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Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

January 15, 2013
Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

  Some of the bruises found on Natalie Wood’s body may have occurred before the actress drowned in the waters off Southern California more than 30 years ago, according to a newly released coroner’s report on one of Hollywood’s most mysterious deaths. The case took another twist Monday when officials released a 10-page addendum to…

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West-Oak Hires Head Football Coach

January 15, 2013

West-Oak High School has hired a former Newberry College standout to be its next head football coach.  Athletic Director Tim Sheriff says Josh Pierce will take over the Warrior program from Jay Brannon, who resigned following the 2012 campaign.  Pierce played running back at Newberry, where he garnered two-time all-conference recogition and MVP honors.  Pierce…

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AP: Armstrong admitted doping to Oprah

January 15, 2013

Lance Armstrong admitted in an interview with Oprah Winfrey taped Monday to doping during his cycling career, the Associated Press reports, citing a person familiar with the situation. The interview will air on Winfrey’s OWN network on Thursday. Oprah tweeted afterward, “Just wrapped with @lancearmstrong More than 2 1/2 hours. He came READY!” The admission interview…

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Armstrong to come clean in today’s interview with Oprah

January 14, 2013

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey to be taped Monday and aired Thursday on her OWN network, Lance Armstrong is expected to come clean about doping throughout his cycling career, something he has until now vehemently denied, and apologize. Armstrong told AP on Sunday ahead of the interview, “I’m calm, I’m at ease and ready to speak…

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No one elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame

January 10, 2013
No one elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame

No one was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame this year for just the second time in four decades and the first time since 1996, as baseball writers denied former superstars Barry Bonds, Rogers Clemens and Sammy Sosa admission in their first year of eligibility because of the suspicions they used performance-enhancing drugs. Other former…

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Southern beauty sees popularity soar following Musburger comments

January 9, 2013
Southern beauty sees popularity soar following Musburger comments

ESPN apologized for Brent Musburger’s commentary on Katherine Webb, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend and 2012 Miss Alabama. “We always try to capture interesting storylines and the relationship between an Auburn grad who is Miss Alabama and the current Alabama quarterback certainly met that test,” ESPN spokesman Mike Soltys tweeted. “However, we apologize that the…

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Holland adds her name to Seneca’s record books

January 9, 2013

In high school basketball on Tuesday, Seneca’s girls defeated BHP 63-50 in a game that saw Kianna Holland score 23 points and break Seneca’s all-time scoring record. Hollands’s 1,851 points are 14 better than former Bobcat and Clemson Lady Tiger Julie Talley’s career total, set back in 2002. Elsewhere, Wren’s girls defeated Walhalla 59-55 in…

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