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NHL, union make progress in secret talks

November 5, 2012
NHL, union make progress in secret talks

The NHL and the players’ union made progress in secret, day-long talks held Saturday, with plans to get back to the bargaining table soon, according to the Associated Press. Saturday’s talks, the first held by the two sides in more than two weeks, came one day after the outdoor Winter Classic game was cancelled.  The…

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NFL Week 9

November 5, 2012
NFL Week 9

Highlights from week nine in the NFL, includes Carolina’s 21-13 win at Washington.  The win breaks a five-game losing streak for the Panthers.  The Atlanta Falcons move to 8-0 and remain the NFL’s only unbeaten team after edging Dallas 19-13 Sunday night at the Georgia Dome.  Monday night on ESPN the Philadelphia Eagles visit the…

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Will the Redskins/Panthers game decide the election?

November 4, 2012
Will the Redskins/Panthers game decide the election?

With the U.S. Presidential election coming up on Tuesday, and the polls indicating a tight race, some superstitious pundits are paying extra attention this year to Sunday’s NFL matchup between the Washington Redskins and the visiting Carolina Panthers.  One of the nuggets in presidential election lore is the so-called “Redskins Rule”.  According to the rule,…

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Double homicide near Westminster

November 3, 2012

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

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

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
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
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
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
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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