Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

September 10, 2012
Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

Shannon Eastin made history Sunday as the first female official in a regular-season NFL game, when she worked as a line judge during the match-up between the St. Louis Rams and the Detroit Lions. Eastin is one of the replacement officials hired by the NFL while the regular officials are locked out. She became the…

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Special Veterans Designation Available

September 10, 2012

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced Friday, September 7 the availability of a “VETERAN” designation on driver licenses, identification cards and beginner permits for individuals who have honorably served in the United States Armed Forces. Executive Director Kevin Shwedo says, “Our veterans have done their part serving our country and it’s only…

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NFL – Week One

September 10, 2012
NFL – Week One

Highlights from Week One in the NFL: • Atlanta Falcons 40, Kansas City Chiefs 24 • Washington Redskins 40, New Orleans Saints 32 — Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner, had a steller NFL debut, going 19 of 26 with 320 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions as he…

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Weekend Deadlier than Labor Day

September 10, 2012

This weekend proved to be more deadly on South Carolina roads, than just 1 week before.  The South Carolina Department of transportation reported only 1 fatality during the Labor Day weekend.  However, Two upstate teenagers lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents during this past weekend.  A 17 year old Seneca teen died…

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Doctor: Too soon to know if Tulane player paralyzed

September 10, 2012
Doctor: Too soon to know if Tulane player paralyzed

Tulane University football player Devon Walker underwent surgery Sunday to stabilize his fractured spine, but the team’s doctor said it’s too soon to know whether he’ll be paralyzed from the injury he suffered while making a tackle Saturday. Walker was injured when he and teammate Julius Warmsley tackled Tulsa player Willie Carter and apparently smashed…

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Serena Williams wins U.S. Open in comeback; Djokovic, Murray in men’s final

September 10, 2012
Serena Williams wins U.S. Open in comeback; Djokovic, Murray in men’s final

Serena Williams won the U.S. Open in a comeback Sunday  after being just two points away from losing the final to top-ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. But the fourth-seeded Williams managed to pull out the victory, winning the last four games to take the match 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. This is the fourth U.S. Open championship…

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