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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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Compressed helium thought to be fire

September 2, 2013

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

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

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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Bartee Trial: Defense surprise

August 29, 2013

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the trial of James Bartee at the Oconee County Courthouse. When it was the defense team’s turn, they sprang a surprise with two witnesses who rebutted that previous days testimony of Nick Blackwell. Blackwell, in a four-hour testimony on Wednesday, told the jury he wore a wiretap to…

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Bartee Trial: Blackwell gives four hour testimony

August 28, 2013

The trial of former Secret Service agent James Bartee continued this afternoon at the Oconee Courthouse. In a four-hour testimony, Nick Blackwell stated that Bartee, while a candidate for Oconee County Sheriff in 2012, approached him at the annual Seneca Fest celebration about kidnapping a judge. Blackwell testified it wasn’t until a little later that…

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Woodward/’Deep Throat’ meeting site to be torn down

August 28, 2013

A Washington, DC area parking garage that played a pivotal role in the Watergate scandal is set to be demolished as part of a redevelopment. Monday Properties plans to tear down two aging office buildings, at Wilson and Key Boulevards, in the Rosslyn section of Arlington, Virginia, to make way for a new mixed use development. The…

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