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‘Spoiler Alert’ among most overused phrases of 2012

December 31, 2012
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Spoiler alert: This story contains words and phrases that some people want to ban from the English language. “Spoiler alert” is among them. So are “kick the can down the road,” “trending” and “bucket list.” A dirty dozen have landed on the 38th annual List of Words to be Banished from the Queen’s English for…

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Clemson Boil Water Advisory Repealed

December 29, 2012
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Residents of the city of Clemson no longer have to boil their water before using it.  The Clemson Utilities Department has repealed its earlier boil water advisory.  Samples taken after officials repaired a damaged line revealed the water was safe for drinking and cooking.  Updated information can be obtained at the City of Clemson website.

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High School Basketball Round-up

December 28, 2012
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In the Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament going on this week at Walhalla High School – on Thursday, Walhalla’s girls defeated Easley 62-37. Heather Jankowy with 22 points to open the tournament. The Lady Razors will face Pickens at 6:00 PM Friday. The Lady Blue Flame downed Liberty 50-17 on Thursday. Walhalla’s boys got a…

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Apple Classic Tournament is Underway

December 27, 2012
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The 2012 Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament got underway Thursday morning at Walhalla High School. The first game of the day saw the Pickens girls defeat Liberty 50-17. The opening game of the boys bracket saw Stephens County, GA defeat Blue Ridge 55-38. Walhalla’s girls play Easley at 6pm Thursday, while the Razorback boys have…

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Oconee in position to swing an elbow or two

December 27, 2012
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The rise of State Senator Thomas Alexander of Walhalla to chair of the South Carolina Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce, and Industry should add clout for Oconee’s chances to land a major employer. Because right across the State House lobby, of course, the chairman of the House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee is none other…

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NBC Special Looks Back on 50 Christmases at 1600 Penn

December 20, 2012
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NBC Special Looks Back on 50 Christmases at 1600 Penn

NBC celebrates the holidays with unprecedented access to the most famous home in America in “A White House Christmas: First Families Remember,” on Thursday, December 20 (8-9 p.m. ET). Hosted by multiple Emmy Award winner Meredith Vieira, the special takes a look at Christmases past and present with 10 presidential families over the last 50…

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Giants’ Cruz visits family of young fan killed in Newtown

December 19, 2012
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Giants’ Cruz visits family of young fan killed in Newtown

New York Giants player Victor Cruz visited the family Tuesday of six-year-old Newtown massacre victim Jack Pinto, who was such a big fan of the receiver that he was buried in his Cruz jersey. After Cruz’ visit to the Pinto home, several children and their families left with autographed Giants footballs and jerseys. He later…

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Jets bench Sanchez for McElroy, not Tebow

December 19, 2012
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Jets bench Sanchez for McElroy, not Tebow

The New York Jets’ awful year mixed with soap opera continued on Tuesday when head coach Rex Ryan finally decided to bench struggling quarterback Mark Sanchez, but leaped over backup Tim Tebow to say he’d start third-stringer Greg McElroy in Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. Ryan’s decision came after Sanchez had another awful…

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Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

December 18, 2012
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Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim got his historic 900th carer win Monday night, as Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 in the Gotham Classic. Boeheim is just the third Division I men’s coach ever to reach 900 wins, along with Mike Krzyzewski, who has 936, and Bob Knight, with 902. The 68-year-old Boeheim is in…

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Mets trade Cy Young winner Dickey to Blue Jays

December 18, 2012
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Last month, the New York Mets celebrated as R.A. Dickey became the team’s first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in 27 years. But now, the 38-year-old knuckleballer is no longer a Met, traded by the team to the Toronto Blue Jays Monday in a seven-player deal. Along with Dickey, Toronto is getting catchers…

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