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Seneca-Clemson MPO makes sense

August 22, 2012
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With every Census, population increases move Oconee County closer to what the federal government calls metropolitan planning zones. A pro active reaction by the Seneca City Council may save the city from some day being gobbled up by a metropolitan planning organization in which the larger city Greenville holds sway. Greg Dietterick, the Seneca city…

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Finally, An Umpire Is The Hero

August 22, 2012
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Finally, An Umpire Is The Hero

At last, a baseball story in which the umpire is the hero. Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce successfully performed CPR on an employee of the Arizona Diamondbacks before the Miami Marlins game on Sunday night. He saved her life by his quick action after she suffered a seizure in the tunnel that leads to…

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Women In The Golf Club

August 21, 2012
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Women In The Golf Club

After 80 all-male years, Augusta National Golf Club has invited two women to join, and they said ‘yes.’ Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will become the first women members, the club announced yesterday. The club’s controversial all-male policy was last challenged in April, when the club declined to…

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Roger Clemens is Back

August 21, 2012
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Roger Clemens is Back

Roger Clemens is returning to baseball, fresh off his acquittal on federal charges of lying to Congress about alleged steroid use. Clemens, who is 50, has signed a contract with the Sugar Land Skeeters, a Texas-based franchise in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The deal was announced by Houston station Fox 26. The seven-time…

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Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

August 20, 2012
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Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera and at least one of his handlers allegedly concocted a bizarre scheme to get him out of any punishment after he tested positive for use of the drug testosterone. The New York Daily News reports that the plot included buying a Web site and creating a fake advertisement to…

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Warriors Fall To TR In Season Opener

August 18, 2012
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Warriors Fall To TR In Season Opener

The West-Oak Warriors dropped its season-opening football game, 35-7, Friday night on the road at Travelers Rest.  The home crowd turned out for Alumni Night at Chico Bolin Stadium to see the Devil Dogs begin the season 1-0.  It’s officially known as Week Zero in South Carolina.  The Warriors, and the rest of the state,…

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High School Football Kicks Off Friday Night For Some Area Teams

August 17, 2012
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The West-Oak Warriors begin the 2012 football season Friday night as they head to Chico Bolin Stadium in Travelers Rest to face the Devil Dogs. Kick-off is set for 7:30 PM. Other week Zero games include Southside Christian at Crescent, North Augusta at TL Hanna, Dixie at Palmetto, and the John Boggs era at Westside…

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Baseball Owners Approve Sale of Padres

August 17, 2012
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Major League Baseball owners voted yesterday (August 16th) to approve the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes Kevin and Brian O’Malley, the sons of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley. Golfer Phil Mickelson is also part of the group, will will buy the franchise from owner John Moores for…

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Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

August 16, 2012
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Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

Spain’s Rafael Nadal withdrew yesterday (August 15th) from the upcoming U.S. Open because of tendinitis in his knee, the same injury that’s kept him out of competition since his stunning loss in the second round at Wimbledon in late June to 100th-ranked Lukas Rosal. Among what he missed was the London Olympics, where he was…

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Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

August 16, 2012
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Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Melky Cabrera, who was named the MVP of baseball’s All-Star Game last month, was suspended for 50 games Wednesday (August 15th) after he tested positive for testosterone. The suspension ends what had been a stellar season for Cabrera, who leads the National League with 159 hits and is second in batting…

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