Beano Cook, ‘Cardinal of College Football’, dies

October 11, 2012
Beano Cook, ‘Cardinal of College Football’, dies

Beano Cook, a longtime staple of the Pittsburgh sports scene and an ESPN college football studio commentator since 1986, has died. He was 81.  Cook, a 1954 University of Pittsburgh grad, began his career as a sports publicist for the school from 1956-66. He later worked with a number of organizations, including the Pittsburgh Civic…

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Earnhardt, Jr. to miss next two races with concussion

October 11, 2012
Earnhardt, Jr. to miss next two races with concussion

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a concussion and will sit out the next two Sprint Cup races at Charlotte and Kansas.  The injury ends NASCAR’s most popular driver’s championship chances this season.  Hendrick Motorsports says Earnhardt Jr. was diagnosed Wednesday afternoon. He sustained the concussion in the 25-car pileup on the last lap of Sunday’s race…

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Kellogg’s recalls popular cereal

October 11, 2012
Kellogg’s recalls popular cereal

A bit of a tough year for recalls of products favored by kids. Recently it was peanut butter, now it’s some breakfast cereals. Kellogg’s has recalled nearly three million packages of Mini-Wheats Bite Size cereal, both Frosted and un-frosted, due to possible metal contamination from a faulty manufacturing part. Kellogg says the recall was ordered…

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Straw poll winners

October 11, 2012

Results are in on a straw vote taken Tuesday night by the audience at the candidate forum and debate held in Seneca. As announced by Polly Nicolai of the group Conservatives Taking Back America, the winners in the three races represented were Bill Whitmire, for House District One; Bill Sandifer, for House District Two; and…

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Medical clinic offers free flu shots

October 11, 2012
Medical clinic offers free flu shots

All Rosa Clark Medical Clinic patients are invited to take advantage next week of shots for the influenza, at no charge. The shots are to be administered at Rosa Clark in Seneca, Oconee’s only free clinic, beginning 9 o’clock Tuesday morning, October 16. They are made possible by a partnership between Rosa Clark and the…

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CU student recognized by engineers

October 11, 2012

Clemson graduate student Daniel Lind has received a STAR award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. The awards recognize key contributors in the Hispanic community in the fields of science, technology, math and engineering. Miami native Lind studied at Clemson’s International Center for Automotive Research. In August, he received a master’s degree in automotive…

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