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

October 14, 2013
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*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
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Compressed helium thought to be fire

September 2, 2013
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A passerby saw what looked like smoke in the back of Mountain View Medical Imaging on Highway 123 in Seneca on Labor Day morning, but it turned out to be compressed helium from an MRI machine at the facility. Seneca Fire Chief Jan Oliver says there was no fire.

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Labor Day…A little history

September 2, 2013
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As American’s celebrate Labor Day today, here’s a bit of history surrounding the holiday. Labor Day became an officially sanctioned federal holiday in the aftermath of some of the most turbulent labor unrest in the history of the United States. The first significant Labor Day parade occurred in 1882, years before city and state governments…

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Tajh Boyd helps Clemson outlast Georgia

September 1, 2013
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Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes and ran for two others as #8 Clemson defeated #5 Georgia 38-35 on Saturday night. Boyd recorded a 77-yard TD pass to Sammy Watkins and a 24-yard scoring throw to Zac Brooks, but it was a nine-yard TD pass to tight end Stanton Seckinger that sealed the deal in the fourth…

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