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9/20 Top Political Headlines

September 20, 2012

* THE MODERATE MITT – NBC News reports “after originally standing by his comments at that May fundraiser in Florida, where he was surreptitiously recorded saying that he can’t win the ’47%’ of Americans who are dependent on the government”, Mitt Romney backed down Wednesday night.  Romney reiterated that this a race about the 100%.  The…

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Braves defeat Marlins on Wednesday

September 20, 2012
Braves defeat Marlins on Wednesday

Kris Medlen pitched eight innings of four-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves won his start for the 21st straight time, beating the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Wednesday night. The Braves are off today before heading to Philadelphia to take on the Phillies Friday night at 7:00 PM.

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South Carolina lands 2014 catcher

September 20, 2012

The South Carolina baseball team has picked up its first commitment from a catcher for the 2014 class from Hunter Taylor (5-11 190) of Onley, VA., according to TheBigSpur.com.   Taylor picked the Gamecocks over North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech. Last season Taylor batted .571 with 4 home runs and 35 RBIs. Taylor also…

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9/19 Top Political Headlines

September 19, 2012
9/19 Top Political Headlines

* WGOG’s first weekly electoral college projection map is out based on the latest state-by-state poll numbers.  As things stand today, President Obama can lay claim to 241 of the 270 electoral votes needed to win.  Mitt Romney tallies 181, with 116 votes still up for grabs in Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin,…

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Spurrier says Shaw will start against Missouri

September 19, 2012
Spurrier says Shaw will start against Missouri

South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier says Connor Shaw will start at quarterback Saturday afternoon when the Gamecocks return to SEC Eastern play against Missouri at Williams-Brice Stadium. Spurrier said Shaw threw well in Monday’s practice and is showing no effects from the injury to his throwning shoulder.  Kick-off Saturday is set for 3:30 PM.

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Braves drop one to Miami

September 19, 2012
Braves drop one to Miami

Jose Reyes hit a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and the Miami Marlins overcame an awful ninth inning to snap the Atlanta Braves’ four-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory. Atlanta lost to Miami for only the fourth time in 14 meetings. The series will wrap up Wednesday night at 7:00…

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Five players miss Panthers practice with injury

September 19, 2012
Five players miss Panthers practice with injury

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says five players were held out of practice and four others were limited as Carolina continues to prepare for Thursday night’s game against the New York Giants. Running back Jonathan Stewart, linebacker Thomas Davis, right tackle Byron Bell, safety Colin Jones and guard Mike Pollack did not practice due to injury.

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Michael Turner out on bond after arrest

September 19, 2012
Michael Turner out on bond after arrest

Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was jailed on charges of drunken driving and speeding early Tuesday, just hours after he scored a touchdown in the team’s win over the Denver Broncos. The 30 year-old Turner of Suwanee, was booked into the Gwinnett County jail in metro Atlanta just after 5:00 AM. Turner spent barely…

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9/18 Top Political Headlines

September 18, 2012
9/18 Top Political Headlines

* NBC’s “First Read” has a take on the current state of the Mitt Romney campaign following the surreptitiously recorded video of Romney telling wealthy donors that “47%” of the country “who believe they are victims” will vote for Obama no matter what.  “What is so potentially deadly about this video is the timing, because…

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Gamecock Swearinger suspended

September 18, 2012
Gamecock Swearinger suspended

South Carolina free safety D.J. Swearinger has been suspended by the Southeastern Conference for a flagrant hit during Saturday’s 49-6 win over UAB.  Swearinger will be ineligible to play for the Gamecocks against Missouri.  The action is the result of a hit which occurred at the 5:46 mark in the third quarter. The action, according…

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