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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Clemson gears up for big weekend; Mr. Football finalists announced; SEC declines comments on Tanner/Finebaum

October 16, 2013

*A big weekend in Clemson kicks off Friday night as Clemson’s sixth annual Rock the ‘John – the introduction to the men’s and women’s basketball season – will take place at Littlejohn Coliseum. Doors open at 7:30 PM, and the event gets underway at 8:00. Admission is free of charge. The next day, ESPN’s College…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Gameday returning to Clemson; USC/Mizzou gametime set; Early receives national honor

October 15, 2013
TUESDAY SPORTS: Gameday returning to Clemson; USC/Mizzou gametime set; Early receives national honor

*For the second time this season, ESPN’s iconic college football pregame show, College GameDay Built by The Home Depot, will be in Clemson. The crew will be on hand this weekend for the matchup between #3 Clemson and #5 Florida State. The show will run from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday from the north…

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Information Forum to Explain Affordable Care Act

October 14, 2013

Whit implementation of the Affordable Care Act set for January 2014, the Marine Crops League, Detachment 1131, is hosting an informational forum Tuesday night to address how the law will affect those living and working in South Carolina. Experts from the South Carolina Insurance Commission and the State Department of Health and Human Services will…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks move up in polls; Clemson readies for FSU; Cards win another

October 14, 2013

*The South Carolina Gamecock football team moved up in both major polls this week by virtue of the lopsided, 52-7, win at Arkansas Saturday while Clemson remains 4th in the Coaches Poll and 3rd in the AP ranking following a 24-14 win over Boston College. The Gamecocks moved up three spots and back into the coaches…

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‘Today’ show superfan dies

October 7, 2013
‘Today’ show superfan dies

“For so many years, the first person we saw” was Linny Boyette said Matt Lauer Monday morning on Today. Boyette was a superfan of the show, and viewers often saw him on camera, standing with the crowds gathered outside the show. Now, Today is mourning the loss of the stalwart fan who died Sunday after complications…

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Keowee Key man found dead near lake

September 29, 2013

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says a 75 year-old resident of Keowee Key was found dead late Saturday night. Addis says the body of Robert Bruce Graffis, of Lead Line Way in Salem, was discovered on Lake Keowee at a boat ramp on Marina Drive, within the Keowee Key development. Addis says the man appears…

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BREAKING: Four dead in Washington Navy Yard shooting

September 16, 2013

Police are searching for an active shooter on the grounds of the Washington Navy Yard after several people were shot Monday morning. The U.S. Navy says three shots were fired at 8:20 a.m. at building #197 at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters. Several people have been shot, News4′s Jackie Benson reported. Benson says the…

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Landrum sends Walhalla to 0-2

September 7, 2013

The Walhalla Razorbacks are 0-2 following a 49-34 loss to the Landrum Cardinals in 96.3 WGOG’s high school Game of the Week on Friday. WGOG’s Player of the Game honors went to Landrum quarterback Aaron Bryant, who rushed for 306 yards and 5 touchdowns. Bryant also passed for 226 yards and another score, to tally…

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From the Morning Show Files: Was there a CIA connection to Jimmy Hoffa’s murder?

September 4, 2013

In bookstores, a new biography of Pennsylvania mob boss Russell Bufalino presents a possible explanation for why Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in 1975, was killed by the Mafia. Journalist Matt Birkbeck writes in his book, The Quiet Don, that there was a connection to the CIA. Birkbeck writes that it was Bufalino, who controlled…

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Weekend Incidents

September 2, 2013

A medical helicopter flew one person from a Sunday night car accident near Westminster on the Greenfield Road. No immediate word on the condition. A Friday night fire destroyed the Coneross Creek Road home of Gary Crawford. Oconee County Emergency Services reports everyone in the home made it out safely.

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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