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Double homicide near Westminster

November 3, 2012
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The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a double homicide near Westminster.  Police were called to a residence on Smith Farm Road, where sources say two women were found stabbed to death.  A third person was also found with stab wounds.  That person was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital.  The investigation is in its early…

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Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

November 2, 2012
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Come early Sunday morning, Daylight Saving Time will end meaning the clocks go back an hour and the batteries in those smoke detectors should be replaced. General Electric is encouraging consumers to use this time to remember another important household task — change your home water filter to ensure you’re getting the cleanest water possible.…

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NFL, NBA, N.Y. Road Runners donating $1 million for Sandy relief

November 2, 2012
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The sports world is helping in the recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy.  The NFL and the players’ union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross, and the league and its network broadcasters will also run pre-game and in-game TV messages to promote donations during this weekend’s games.  The NBA and its…

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Chargers beat Chiefs 31-13

November 2, 2012
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Chargers beat Chiefs 31-13

The San Diego Chargers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-13 Thursday night in San Diego. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was 18 of 20 passes, or 90 percent, for 220 yards and two touchdowns. It was just the sixth time in NFL history that a quarterback had completed 90 percent or more of his passes, and…

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Halloween weather not right for Oconee’s most famous ghost

October 31, 2012
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Halloween weather not right for Oconee’s most famous ghost

With clear skies predicted for Halloween night across the Golden Corner, weather conditions are not right for spotting the ghost at the center of Oconee County’s most famous legend.  It is said the famed “Hitchhiker of Route 107″ is seen only on rainy nights, standing alone, along the mountain highway between Moody Spring and the…

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Vatican reports on condition of Sistine Chapel after 500 years

October 31, 2012
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Vatican reports on condition of Sistine Chapel after 500 years

Five hundred years after its completion, the Vatican has indicated for the first time that it might eventually need to consider limiting the number of visitors who are allowed to view the splendours of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo’s famous frescoes have been described as one of the world’s supreme sights. In scene after scene, some…

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NBA season gets underway as champion Heat top Celtics 120-107

October 31, 2012
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NBA season gets underway as champion Heat top Celtics 120-107

The NBA season got underway with a slate of three games Tuesday night, including a match-up between the NBA champion Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics that saw the Heat come out on top 120-107. Dwyane Wade scored 29 points for the Heat and LeBron James finished with 26 points, despite missing much of the…

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NYC Marathon still set for Sunday

October 31, 2012
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NYC Marathon still set for Sunday

Despite the battering New York City took from Hurricane Sandy, which has left the subways out of service and lower Manhattan without power, Mayor Mike Bloomberg is saying that the city’s annual marathon is still set to take place on Sunday (November 4th). There are lots of challenges to that happening, however, including runners getting…

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Superstorm Sandy slams Northeast

October 30, 2012
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Superstorm Sandy slams Northeast

Superstorm Sandy surged inland late Monday, hitting the New Jersey shore and New York Harbor with incredible force, killing at least 10 people, plunging more than 7 million others into darkness and crippling transportation with historic flooding across a huge swath of the East Coast. The mammoth storm began breaking up as it hit the…

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49ers roll over Cardinals 24-3 in ‘Monday Night Football’

October 30, 2012
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49ers roll over Cardinals 24-3 in ‘Monday Night Football’

The San Francisco 49ers rolled over the Arizona Cardinals 24-3 in Monday Night Football in Arizona. San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith was 18 of 19 for 232 yards with three touchdowns, while Cardinals QB John Skelton went 32 of 52 for 290 yards with no touchdowns.

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