S.C. 11 walker nears half way

December 18, 2012

For a good cause, an Oconee sheriff’s officer is spending much of his off-time walking the entire length of S.C.’s Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway. Norman Dukes is accepting pledges to help the transition class of Tamassee-Salem high School’s special needs program raise money to offset transportation costs to events away from campus. So far, Dukes…

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Duke names new WOE director

December 18, 2012

Come the new year will come someone new in charge of Duke Energy’s World of Energy next to the Oconee Nuclear Station. The electric utility today announced the appointment of Barbara Gatten of Nashville, Tennessee to succeed the retiring Sandra Magee. Gatten, who comes from the Tennessee Valley Authority, will report for work January 2…

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Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

December 18, 2012
Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim got his historic 900th carer win Monday night, as Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 in the Gotham Classic. Boeheim is just the third Division I men’s coach ever to reach 900 wins, along with Mike Krzyzewski, who has 936, and Bob Knight, with 902. The 68-year-old Boeheim is in…

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Mets trade Cy Young winner Dickey to Blue Jays

December 18, 2012

Last month, the New York Mets celebrated as R.A. Dickey became the team’s first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in 27 years. But now, the 38-year-old knuckleballer is no longer a Met, traded by the team to the Toronto Blue Jays Monday in a seven-player deal. Along with Dickey, Toronto is getting catchers…

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“Lin-Sanity” returns to Madison Square Garden

December 18, 2012
“Lin-Sanity” returns to Madison Square Garden

It was Lin-sanity all over again at Madison Square Garden Monday night, as Jeremy Lin had 22 points and eight assists in a 109-96 win, only this time Lin was leading the Houston Rockets to victory over his former team, the New York Knicks. Lin has been struggling with Houston this season after leaving the…

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Jets fall to Titans 14-10, ending playoff hopes

December 18, 2012

The New York Jets fell to the Tennessee Titans 14-10 in Monday Night Football in Nashville, ending their last remaining hope of making it to the playoffs. Struggling Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez had an ugly night, as he was intercepted four times, and then turned the ball over when the Jets had a chance to…

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