Pizza Hut backs off ‘sausage or pepperoni’ scheme

Pizza Hut is rethinking its contest daring people to ask “Sausage or Pepperoni?” at the presidential debate Tuesday. After the stunt triggered backlash last week, the company says it’s moving the promotion online, where a contestant will be randomly selected to win free pizza for life. The restaurant chain had originally offered the prize to anyone who posed the question […]

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Peatsy Hollings dies at 77

Peatsy Hollings, the wife of former South Carolina U.S. Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings, has died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease. She was 77.  Fritz Hollings’ office said she died Sunday.  Peatsy Hollings was being treated at the Medical University of South Carolina whose Hollings Cancer Center is named for the former senator.  Mrs. Hollings was born Rita Louise Liddy in […]

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Major League Playoffs

The Detroit Tigers shut out the New York Yankees 3-0 on Sunday, taking a 2-0 American League Championship Series lead out of New York as the series switches to their home turf in Detroit for Game 3 of the best-of-seven series on Tuesday. Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez shut down the listless Yankee offense, one day after the team lost captain […]

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Police find body of missing Colorado girl

One week after 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway was reported missing, grim-faced state and local law enforcement officials announced Friday that a body found Wednesday was hers. “The focus has changed from the search for Jessica to a mission of justice for Jessica,” said Westminster, Colorado Police Chief Lee Birk, with “a great deal of sorrow” in his heart. “There is a […]

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Boyd Named Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Candidate

The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award announced the 2012 candidates for its award Thursday and five ACC quarterbacks were among its group of 15 signal callers honored from around the nation, fully one-third of the eligible field.  Honored from the Atlantic Coast Conference were: Tajh Boyd, Clemson; EJ Manuel, Florida State; Bryn Renner, North Carolina; Mike Glennon, NC State and […]

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Titans beat Steelers 26-23

The Tennessee Titans beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23 Thursday in Nashvhille, getting the win on a 40-yard field goal kicked by Rob Bironas as time ran out. Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was 25 of 44 with 290 yard and one touchdown, while Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger went 24 of 40 for 363 yards with one touchdown.  

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Major League Baseball Playoffs

The San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 Thursday night to win their best-of-five National League Division Series 3 game to 2 in Cincinnati, coming back in three games on the road from being down 2-0. Buster Posey got the big hit of the game for the Giants, a grand slam in the fifth inning to put San Francisco […]

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Kellogg’s recalls popular cereal

A bit of a tough year for recalls of products favored by kids. Recently it was peanut butter, now it’s some breakfast cereals. Kellogg’s has recalled nearly three million packages of Mini-Wheats Bite Size cereal, both Frosted and un-frosted, due to possible metal contamination from a faulty manufacturing part. Kellogg says the recall was ordered due to an overabundance of […]

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