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10/3 Top Political Headlines

October 3, 2012
10/3 Top Political Headlines

* WGOG’s weekly electoral college projection is out and it’s the first to project an electoral majority for President Barack Obama, according to the latest state-by-state polls.  According to the latest map, Obama has 275 votes to Mitt Romney’s 191 (270 are needed to win.)  The following states are still up for grabs: Virginia, North…

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Braves fall to Pirates

October 3, 2012

Kevin Correia pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Garrett Jones homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates won consecutive games for the first time in four weeks, beating the Atlanta Braves 5-1 Tuesday night. A day after being eliminated from the NL East division title race, the wild-card Braves rested several regulars and shuffled players in and…

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10/2 Top Political Headlines

October 2, 2012

*NBC News: A Pennsylvania judge has blocked enforcement of the key section of a voter identification law which the state legislature enacted and Republican Governor Tom Corbett signed last March, meaning that the law will not be in effect for the November 6 election. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the…

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Nationals clinch NL East

October 2, 2012
Nationals clinch NL East

The Atlanta Braves’ hopes of winning the National League East ended Monday night with a 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates that clinched the division title for the Washington Nationals. The Braves, who needed to sweep the Pirates and have first-place Washington drop three games to Philadelphia to tie for the division lead, will instead…

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Thornwell commits to Gamecocks

October 2, 2012
Thornwell commits to Gamecocks

Sindarius Thornwell (6’5″) of Lancaster and Oak Hill Academy in Virginia committed Monday night to play basketball for Frank Martin at South Carolina. Thornwell picked the Gamecocks over NC State. Last season he averaged 28 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists per game. He is the second commitment for the 2013 class for the Gamecocks.

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AP Top 25: Gamecocks hold steady; Tigers climb two spots

September 30, 2012
AP Top 25: Gamecocks hold steady; Tigers climb two spots

The South Carolina football team held steady in the AP College Football Poll release Sunday, ranking sixth for the second straight week.  The Gamecocks (5-0, 3-0 SEC) are coming off a 38-17 SEC road win at Kentucky on Saturday night, extending their winning streak to nine straight games, tying the school record. They will host…

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Tajh Boyd runs for score, delivers Clemson past BC

September 29, 2012
Tajh Boyd runs for score, delivers Clemson past BC

DeAndre Hopkins had a school-record 197 receiving yards on Saturday, catching 11 passes from Tajh Boyd to help the No. 17 Tigers beat Boston College 45-31. Hopkins had already set the Clemson single-game by catching 13 passes in a season-opening victory over Auburn, then tied another with three touchdowns against Ball State the next week.…

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College Football Scoreboard (Week 5)

September 29, 2012
College Football Scoreboard (Week 5)

SATURDAY (9/29): #2 Oregon 51 Washington State 26 (De’Anthony Thomas and Kenjon Barner sandwiched touchdown runs around Avery Patterson’s 34-yard interception return for a score in a third quarter scoring blitz.) #18 Oregon State 38 Arizona 35 (Sean Mannion threw for a career-high 433 yards and hit Connor Hamlett on a 9-yard pass with 1:09…

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Braves complete sweep of Miami

September 28, 2012
Braves complete sweep of Miami

David Ross and Andrelton Simmons raced home on left fielder Bryan Peterson’s costly error, sending Tommy Hanson and the Atlanta Braves to a 6-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night. Hanson allowed two runs, one earned, and six hits in 5 1/3 innings for his first win since July 30, also against Miami.…

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9/27 Top Political Headlines

September 27, 2012

*On the campaign trail – Congressman Paul Ryan had a simple message for those gathered to hear him speak at America the Beautiful Park: A Mitt Romney administration would support America’s military.  Ryan, speaking just down the street from the Air Force Academy, talked about the joy and hope it brings him to appoint students…

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