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TRENDING NEWS 04-27-15

The devastating earthquake in Nepal—a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.. caused Landslides that have hindered access.. to entire villages..near the epicenter the death toll tops 3700 – with more than 6,500 injured./ India has reported 56 deaths, and China another 20….Aftershocks continue while food, water and power remain scarce.

There is heavy damage to infrastructure, - the long-term cost of reconstruction could be more than $5 billion/ .

The price of gasoline jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks.. to $2.58…the national average for a gallon of regular./ still $1.11 less than a year ago/.

Furious 7 has only been out for four weeks, remains number one at the box office.. and it is now a bigger worldwide hit than Frozen in global earnings.. / $1.32 billion this weekend, ahead of Frozen's $1.27 billion total.

A glitch disabled registers on Friday..closing 8000 Starbucks stores …/the company said the outage was caused by an …``internal failure.. during a daily system refresh,

Mcdreamy on greys anatomy is dead..Fans of Patrick Dempsey and his character have a change ,org petition to bring him back..

Faculty members at USC Upstate have approved a no confidence vote against Chancellor Tom Moore. 96-58

The synchronous fireflies are coming, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is offering a limited number of parking passes for the spectacle...June 2-9/ go to recreation.gov

Houzz, a home design site, found that 46% of couples said remodeling or redesigning together is frustrating and 12% actually considered divorcing over it/ the issues are much deeper than couches and dressers. It's comes down to how couples communicate and solve problems

Professor steven Hawkings spoke about the mysteries of the universe, being diagnosed with ALS, and the future of our planet.--- when asked - What do you think is the cosmo-logical effect of Zayn leaving One Direction …and consequently breaking the hearts of millions of teenage girls across the world?"/ his repsnse was perfect.. "Finally, a question about something important,-- somewhere outside of our own universe… lies another different universe.""And in that universe, Zayn is still in One Direction."

Couples argued about this and a small percentage say they almost divorced over this simple thing..details I a mm

Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes a universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up.

South Carolina's House and Senate will be busy this week trying to meet a legislative deadline. Bills that haven't advanced from one chamber to the other by Friday have little chance of becoming law this year.

Police say rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus was hit by gunshots as it traveled on a metro Atlanta highway. Cobb County police spokesman Sgt. Dana Pierce says no one was injured during the incident on I-285 around 4 a.m. yesterday.

Baltimore is bracing for a huge funeral today for Freddie Gray, the man whose death after an arrest touched off a week of demonstrations against police conduct. Thousands are expected to pack New Shiloh Baptist Church. The White House is sending representatives. Police have acknowledged mistakes in the case
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TRENDING NEWS 04-24-15


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Congressman Trey Gowdy from SC…as chairman of the Benghazi committee..wants Hillary Clinton to Testify at Hearing in May….about her private email system ..and the terrorist attacks on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya /..Four Americans including a U.S. ambassador were killed in the Sept. 2012 attack.

Two ice cream companies have now shut down production this week …after health officials… found listeria in a sample of its frozen treats. / Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio and Blue Bell Creameries of Texas pulled allof their products off store shelves this week

The Apple Watch is set to ship today,/ a few cool watch apps/ buy movie tickets online or with Fandango's they'll appear on your Watch— just flash your wrist, and you're in/ request an uber instantly/and dark sky tells you that rains is nearby

Paramount is sending a free DVD of Selma to every high school in America, public and private, Teachers can also request companion study guides
Britain's richest musicians …Paul McCartney and his wife, Nancy Shevell, top its list of Britain's richest musicians with a fortune of $1.1 billion./ Andrew Lloyd Webber is second with $976 million, followed by U2, Elton John and Mick Jagger

Jazz fest is tonight at the peace center amphi/ beer fest at comm tap is tomoro…visit Greenville craft beer fest .com/ win a million dollars at the hole in one shootout..at eagle zone on pelham rd –

Triathalon in Clemson – traffic on hway 123 and 93 affected


Sawyer Sweeten, who played Geoffrey Barone on "Everybody Loves Raymond," is dead of suicide, reports RadarOnline.com. He was 19. Sawyer and his twin brother Sullivan both starred in the show as twins Geoffrey and Michael Barone. Their real-life sister played their onscreen sister Ally

classes will be held as usual today at a central Indiana high school ...where more than a dozen people were injured after a stage filled with students... collapsed during a musical performance./ one person was critically injured
Blue Bell ice cream is linked to 10 illnesses in four states, including three deaths.

in Colorado drivers are advised to increase their alertness as investigators try to determine if several similar highway shootings are related./ no injuries reported/

Twenty-two combat veterans from South Carolina are finishing their 175-mile trip from Columbia to Charleston by water. The group left Columbia last Friday on the River Challenge to help increase awareness of the veterans who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder. Organizers say 22 veterans with the disorder die by their own hand every day

One seismic expert says the size of two earthquakes last night seems a bit unusual for that part of Idaho. The quakes, a magnitude 4.1 and a 4.2, jolted north Idaho, with residents from northeastern Washington to northwestern Montana saying they felt the tremors. There are no reports of injuries
Also Thursday, the governor of Minnesota, the nation's leading turkey producer, declared a state of emergency to fight bird flu..



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TRENDING NEWS 04-23-15

raffic slow – lanes are blocked an accident with injuries and debris in the road.. at I85 nn and sb mm 54 and 56
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…Certified nursing assistants.are being hired .at a job fair today 9-noon..at Kudzu Medical offices in Powdersville.
Loretta Lynch, is expected to be confirmed by the Senate today as attorney general..becoming the first- black woman to serve as the country's... highest ranking... law enforcement official.

a bill that would exempt military retirement pay from state income taxes..passed the House Ways and Means …The tax cut would be phased in over three years

. actress..Sandra Bullock .50 years of age – has .been named the World's Most Beautiful Woman. by People magazine
In sc , an estimated 1 in 8 has kidney disease..The upstate kidney walk for awareness.. is Sunday at furman university.....2pm...details at kidney walk .org

… Bruce Jenner …will be interviewed for a couple of hours .. by Diane Sawyer./ the former Olympic champion… and Kardashian dad… will talk about how he is preparing to live as a woman/the show airs tomoro night on . ABC

rather than slash prices… Norwegian Cruise Line is offering free booze to attract more customers on short cruises out of Miami. / drink packages… on other cruise lines run about $50 a day per person

actress..Sandra Bullock ..been named the World's Most Beautiful Woman. By People magazine –others joing the 50 year old bullock..are singer Ariana Grande,and actress and dancer Jenna -Tatum


The Sunday Times list of wealthiest musicians under the age of 30 , Adele($75 mill), One Direction and Ed Sheeran / overall, the times says Paul Mccartney is THE richest musicianwith a net worth of over 1 bill..according to celebrity networth.com
Phone calls, it seems, are not dead yet./ Facebook unveiled a new voice-calling app..called Hello- for Android phones /. … Hello users can see detailed information about their callers' identity

a SkyWest airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York.... .... the plane, carrying 75 passengers, dropped as fast as 7,000 feet per minute, after leaving Chicago yesterday morning, on its way to Connecticut./ FAA officials said the plane may have experienced a pressurization problem,.. but SkyWest says that was incorrect....three people aboard lost consciousness when the plane rapidly descended

The Senate's budget-writing committee has advanced a budget package that includes borrowing $236 million, mostly for college construction./ Gov. Nikki Haley has already pledged to veto any borrowing proposal.

A new Pentagon cybersecurity strategy lays out for the first time publicly that the U.S. military plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies. The 33-page strategy, to be released Thursday, says the Defense Department ``should be able to use cyber operations to disrupt an adversary's command and control networks, military-related critical infrastructure and weapons capabilities.''

A State House committee has approved a bill combining the five agencies that.... police and provide security... at the Statehouse and grounds.... into a Capitol Police force. Similar bills passed the Senate in 2009 and House in 2014 but didn't pass in the other chamber.
The NFL has suspended defensive end Greg Hardy, now of the Dallas Cowboys, for 10 games for conduct detrimental to the league. Hardy, who had an assault case dismissed by a North Carolina court, was on the NFL commissioner's Exempt List last season when he did not play for Carolina though he was paid his $13.1 million salary

A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler has agreed to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks./ The team announced the deal Wednesday night during the Hawks' playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets/ . Though a sale price wasn't released,is thought to be about $850 million.

In sc , an estimated 1 in 8 has kidney disease..The upstate kidney walk for awareness.. is Sunday ap 26 furman u..2pm kidney walk .org
The Senate is set for a history-making vote later today. Loretta Lynch, is expected to be confirmed to succeed Eric Holder as attorney general... She would be the first-ever black woman to serve as the country's... highest ranking... law enforcement official.

a SkyWest airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York.... .... the plane, carrying 75 passengers, dropped as fast as 7,000 feet per minute, after leaving Chicago yesterday morning, on its way to Connecticut./ FAA officials said the plane may have experienced a pressurization problem,.. but SkyWest says that was incorrect....three people aboard lost consciousness when the plane rapidly descended

A new Pentagon cybersecurity strategy lays out for the first time publicly that the U.S. military plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies. The 33-page strategy, to be released Thursday, says the Defense Department ``should be able to use cyber operations to disrupt an adversary's command and control networks, military-related critical infrastructure and weapons capabilities.''


In sc , an estimated 1 in 8 has kidney disease..The upstate kidney walk for awareness.. is Sunday at furman university.....2pm...details at kidney walk .org



MEDIA DAY for the 2015 BMW Charity Pro-Am Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00-6:30 p.m. Registration and tournament media credential pick-up…Fluor Field, Verizon Power Alley Pavilion

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TRENDING NEWS 04-22-15

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Its administrative professionals Day ..and its earth day - Several Earth Day events will be held across the area today

An upstate teen told to take his make-up off for his drivers license photo has settled a lawsuit .. the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles agreed to allow the 16 year old ..to take a driver's license picture wearing everyday makeup

Presently,in SC.. the craft beer industry is a $25oM industry statewide and employs about 3,000 people/. the Upstate is home to four breweries and two brewpubs… with at least 5 breweries in the planning,.. this week there are events planned to celebrate the industry- go to .greenvillecraftbeerweek.com

….The #KylieJennerChallenge dares teens to place bottles or jars over their mouth and suck in air like a vacuum. The exercise will cause their lips to blow up. To horrifying proportions /

Fox Sports' NASCAR announcer ..Steve Byrnes of Fort Mill…died yesterday-, after losing his long battle to cancer. He was 56. Byrnes is survived by his wife of 22 years..Karen, , and their 12-year-old son Bryson

Kudzu Medical is hiring PRN's,CAN's..…at a job fair tomoro 9-noon..at Kudzu Medical offices in Powdersville.

The Oklahoma Geological Survey says it is ``very likely'' that most of the state's recent earthquakes have been triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. Not the same process as fracking...Geologists historically recorded an average of 1.5 earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater each year. The state is now recording an average of 2.5 quakes each day that are magnitude 3 or greater

. Coastal Carolina University researchers predict a below normal Atlantic hurricane season. /The forecast released predicts at least four hurricanes..with none… making landfall.. on the East Coast or the Gulf coast

A South Carolina 16 year old... who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group - ISIS- and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge. They didn't release his name.

A Colorado man has been given a police citation for taking his computer to an alley, pulling out a gun and shooting it eight times. Police say 37-year-old Lucas Hinch told them he had been fighting with his computer for months before he decided to exact his revenge. Police tell the Colorado Springs Gazette that Hinch accepted his citation without a problem and said he didn't realize he was breaking the law. The penalty for the citation will be up to a judge.

A laboratory explosion at Georgia Tech caused authorities to evacuate a building at the Atlanta campus. WSB-TV reports a small explosion occurred one of the labs in the building Tuesday but a cause wasn't immediately known. Georgia Tech officials say no one was injured.

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CRAFT BEER WEEK Workers at Mauldin BASF will plant trees/ Greenville Hospital system will offer free shredding at the memorial campus/Bon Secours –St.Francis has activites at the downtown location..

A 17-year-old high school student is getting a mental evaluation after Richland County sheriff's deputies found social media posts about him planning to attack Dreher High School in Columbia. / the teen planned the attack for Monday's 16th anniversary of the Columbine High School attack that killed 12 students and one teacher

. ny city- The nation's biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day today by setting a goal to reduce its waste output by 90 percent by 2030/. The Zero Waste plan includes an overhaul of the city's recycling program and other initiatives

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TRENDING NEWS 04-21-15

Hiring events today –
managers needed at Lowes Spartanburg.on East Blackstock Road 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The TD Bank Call Center in Greenville hiring call center representatives - 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m… at 200 Carolina Point Parkway,

Job openings at the .. Tyger River Correctional Institution in Enoree stop by Spartanburg SC Works. 9 a.m. to noon

After weeks of gradual recalls.. Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market … ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks due to the possiblilty of listeriosis contamination /

The Post and Courier of Charleston has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for its in-depth look at South Carolina's problem with domestic violence. The series entitled ``Till Death Do Us Part'' was praised by the Pulitzer judges on Monday as a riveting series that looked at why South Carolina is among the most deadly states in the nation for women./ The award is, American journalism's highest honor,

Greenville Craft Beer Week 2015 is underway- thru 25th.., events include a Disc Golf Tournament at Timmons Park, a beer dinner with Sean Lilly Wilson of Fullsteam hosted by American Grocery, a rare bottle auction at Barley's to benefit the Julie Valentine Center of Greenville, along with other various beer releases and tap takeovers./ http://www.greenvillecraftbeerweek.com/about-greenville-craft-beer/


a summer solstice – secret supper – fundraiser for Mill Village Farm..urban gardens..is june 21- featuring Chef Annie Pettry.. nominated for Food & Wine Magazine's "The People's Best New Chef" award / info at mill village farms. Org/ the rooftop garden dt gvl will be dedicated today.
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The American Trucking Associations.. The nation's largest trucking industry group.... wants the government to get requirie speed-limiters on big rigs... / capping heavy truck speeds at 65 miles per hour .... since most big truck tires aren't designed to go over 75 mph.

The confirmation of the highly infectious ... bird flu virus ...means up to 5. million hens....at an Iowa farm must be destroyed / Iowa is home to roughly 59 million hens that lay nearly 1 in every 5 eggs consumed in the country.

Bird flu in Minnesota has forced farmers there to kill more than 2.4 million turkeys over the past month..egg and turket prices will likely be affected.


Italian authorities say a captain and a crew member have been arrested in connection with a shipwreck off the coast of Libya that may have claimed the lives of about 900 migrants hoping to make it to Italy. The Tunisian captain and the Syrian crew member were aboard a rescue boat with 27 survivors


An Oklahoma company that makes tissue products is investing $110 million in a new plant in South Carolina creating more than 130 jobs. Orchids Paper Products Company announced on Monday that its new plant in Barnwell will increase total company production by a third.

The FBI says a gold bar stolen in a $5 million armored truck robbery in North Carolina has been recovered in South Florida, and authorities suspect a strong Miami-area connection. The FBI says it's seeking the public's help in locating the other gold bars from a robbery March 1 along Interstate 95 in North Carolina

A government task force says women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50. But the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says routine screening brings little benefit to women in their 40s and should be a personal choice. The task force also says there's not enough evidence to tell if new 3-D mammograms are the best option for routine screening, or if women with dense breasts need extra testing to find hidden tumors


Is he or isn't he? … Bruce Jenner …will be interviewed for a couple of hours .. by Diane Sawyer./ the former Olympic champion… and Kardashian clan dad… will likely talk about how he is preparing to live as a woman/the show airs April 24. ABC

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TRENDING NEWS 04-20-15


About 3,000 production workers at Boeing plants in South Carolina will vote on Wednesday… whether they want union …representation by the Machinists.

Beginning tomoro…Google is changing the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets/ The revised formula, will favor websites that Google defines as "mobile-friendly

Today… some 30,000 runners will take part in the Boston marathon … the world's oldest annual run /
``Furious 7'' maintained first place… for the third weekend in a row/ This brings ` the high-octane action movie's ….domestic total to a staggering $294 million, / New openers ``Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2'' and Universal's low-budget thriller ``Unfriended'' took second and third place

Bobby Brown told concert goers in Dallas…Saturday night.. that his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is awake adding that ``she is watching me/ she was found face down and unresponsive in a tub at her Georgia home. ..- nearly three months ago… It is unclear if Bobbi Kristina is really out of the coma

Its 4-20 !!! That is the code-term that refers to the consumption of cannabis / / Observances based on the number 420 include smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m on any given day, as well as smoking and celebrating cannabis on the date April 20

Wednesday is Administrative Professionals' Day../ theres a luncheon 11:30 – 1:30….featureing.. a special three course meal by Chef Adrian Carpenter ..funds raised benefit Communities in Schools of Greenville /business leaders are especially encouraged to bring their support staff. (864) 335-4200

Justin Timberlake , yesterday, posted on Instagram..a photo of his wife Jessica Biel … holding their son..8-day-old Silas Timberlake

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of the NBA playoffs last night

It will be the second Boston Marathon since two bombs went off near the finish line in 2013, killing three people and wounding 260 others'


Bob Dylan's 'Never Ending Tour' that began in 1988 will continue through the U.S. with a performance Dylan will play the Peace Center for the Performing Arts on April 26, at 8 pm.

In sc , an estimated 1 in 8 has kidney disease..The upstate kidney walk for awareness.. is Sunday ap 26 furman u..2pm kidney walk .org


Greenville police say charges are pending after a man turned down for adopting a puppy because he had no fixed home staged a heist of the Siberian husky and its litter-mate. Greenville Humane Society executive director Kim Pitman says the man, a female accomplice and the driver of a get-away car staged the theft Thursday.

A North Carolina man's obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral, give the money to charity. And don't vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2016. The family of 81-year-old Larry Upright added the political message to the obituary announcing the Kannapolis man's death and burial this week.

Three years have passed since the brutal beating death of a Florida A&M University drum major exposed a culture of hazing within the school's band. The final three former band members charged with manslaughter and felony hazing in the death of Decatur, Georgia-native Robert Champion will go on trial today.


The SC House passed a bill ...on a veto-proof 87-20 ...vote .../ The Bill will raise more than $400 million extra ...yearly ...for roads... by . increasing taxes on fuel.

The world's oldest annual marathon is about set to go, with some 30,000 runners gathered in Boston for the second race since the 2013 bombing. Runners are expecting a soggy course all the way from Hopkinton to Copley Square. The forecast calls for showers to begin at about the time of the start and continue for most of the day

Six people in two states are in custody in a terrorism-related investigation, though authorities say there's no threat to public safety. The investigation is centered in Minnesota where authorities have been tracking young people who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants. At least one has died. Officials say they'll release more details today
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TRENDING NEWS 04-17-15

A gas line has ruptured at a business at 299 Garlington Road, according to the Mauldin Fire Chief / one cylinder of nitrogen gas is leaking. /an evacuation has been ordered for that area..

SYNNEX Corporation will hire 150 additional full-time employees with the expansion of its existing facility.
Time's list of most influential people…American Sniper star Bradley Cooper made the cut/ taylor swift, reese witherspoon …, the No. 1 on the official list of most influential ppl- he says he is the number one rock star on the planet.. is Kanye west..

This weekend- pro bike racing ..men and women/ you can ..meet the pros 530-730 this evening..at pedal chic main st dt gvl// races are tomoro/ time trials, elite amatuers race.. and a family fun ride on Sunday on the southern connector/ /details at bikevile.com

"Fountain Inn Idol" and " Junior Idol"! tomoro at the farmers market – starts at 6.. walk up entries accepted until 5:00pm. ,

Officials at , Stevenson Collegein California..are apologizing for their choice of food at a monthly party./ Serving Mexican food at a science fiction-themed event they called "Intergalactic Night."/ some of the school's Hispanic students were offended because of the food choice/The problem? Think "aliens" — illegal aliens/

Read more: http://www.bizpacreview.com/2015/04/17/college-apologizes-for-serving-mexican-food-at-scifi-party-you-know-thats-racist-196123#ixzz3XZIgv6zw


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Masters champion Jordan Speeth will play at the RBC Heritage Classic...this weekend, in Hilton head/

Greenville Craft Beer Week 2015 (April 19-25), our goal is to expand the type of events offered and include surrounding areas in the week's events. Some of our planned events include a Disc Golf Tournament at Timmons Park, a beer dinner with Sean Lilly Wilson of Fullsteam hosted by American Grocery, a rare bottle auction at Barley's to benefit the Julie Valentine Center of Greenville, along with other various beer releases and tap takeovers.
http://www.greenvillecraftbeerweek.com/about-greenville-craft-beer/

The Shoe That Grows, is a sandal invented by Kenton Lee… that can adjust its size, allowing children in impoverished nations to grow up without having to go barefoot. The shoes, which come in catch-all Small and Large sizes, can grow 5 sizes and last at least 5 years.

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TRENDING NEWS 04-16-15


The South Carolina House has passed a bill that would generate an additional more than $400 million... annually... for road and bridge work/ Drivers pay the about 10 cents more per gallon of gas- ./ In return… taxpayers would get a $48 credit on their income taxes/

A government study suggests nearly a third of women space their children at least 18 months to give their body time to recover …and increase the chances the next child is …full-term and healthy.

Time's list of most influential people…American Sniper star Bradley Cooper made the cut/ Russian President Vladimir Putin is the winner of this year's reader's poll…, the No. 1 on the official list is under wraps...

This weekend- pro bike racing ..men and women.dt gvl on Saturday/ time trials, elite amatuers race.. and a family fun ride on Sunday on the southern connector/ events kcik off – with a meet the pros at pedal chic mains - Friday 5:30-7:30.details at bikeville.com

In Kansas..families on cash assistance from the government..can see a psycic…buy lingerie and concert tickets..and get tattoos, ..No more.., the governor is joining 20 other states with a Long list of items not allowed anymore

COPS are WORKING FOR PEANUTS at at Logan's Roadhouse again – raising money for special Olympics- join them at logans roadhouse..at lunchtime today

Former New England tight end Aaron Hernandez has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd in 2013/Odin was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancée/ Hernandez still faces… unrelated double murder charges in Boston

"Fountain Inn Idol" and " Junior Idol"! April 18, farmers market - walk up entries will be accepted until 5:00pm. ,show starts at 6

Greenville welcomes woman professional cyclists to town Friday night at a meet and greet 530pm at pedal chic bike shop on main st/ ..the race is Saturday 830 am -6pm dt gvl bikeville classic

Federal regulators …will close down commercial sardine fishing off Oregon, Washington and California to prevent overfishing/ . the fish are declining in numbers faster than earlier believed.

South Koreans are remembering the 304 people …who one year ago… were killed when a ferry sank off the southwestern coast

It's been more than a year since the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 with 239 people on board..,/ continue to search and will expand the search area in the Indian Ocean...by 23,000 square miles... if the jetliner isn't found by May/. The flight disappeared on March 8 last year on a trip from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing

in, South Korea, relatives are mourning the 300 people killed a year ago.. when a ferry sank off the southwestern coast. of south korea...Most of the victims were high school students./

In NC, hunting , on sunday , using a gun , may soon be possible...A House committee to approve- / The bill's next stop is the House floor /

Masters champion Jordan Speeth will play at the RBC Heritage Classic...this week, in Hilton head/

Japan has overtaken China as the top foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, / the U.S. government borrows from other countries to finance U.S. government deficits...about a trillion dollars

Two men face seven federal charges after authorities say they parked a car on train tracks in Allendale County, causing an Amtrak train to derail, then came back and claimed they were injured in the crash. Prosecutors said James Love and Deon Roberts were indicted on charges of fraud and causing a train wreck
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TRENDING NEWS 04-15-15

World Relief, wants to place refugeess from across the world..in Spartanburg. / U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy is asking that those plans "placed on hold," / until the federal government answers questions about the program/

In SC, The House education committee has rejected a bill…that would have allowed private school students access to all extracurricular activities at their local public school/

a new designer drug.. flakka- is..potent and addictive... also called the insanity drug and "gravel" and...."it has the amphetamine-like effects of Molly and Ecstasy. can elevate the body temp to 105, cause heart and kidney failure...

.. fast-food and other low-wage workers are planning their biggest day of protests yet… in their Fight for $15 – an hour campaign…/ demonstrations are planned in more than 230 U.S. cities and college campuses. today

Greenville welcomes woman professional cyclists to town Friday night at a meet and greet 530pm at pedal chic bike shop on main st/ ..the race is Saturday 830 am -6pm dt gvl

"Fountain Inn Idol" and " Junior Idol"! April 18, farmers market - walk up entries will be accepted until 5:00pm. ,show starts at 6

COPS are WORKING FOR PEANUTS at at Logan's Roadhouse again – raising money for special Olympics- join them at logans roadhouse..this evening thru lunchtime tomoro

the first set of all female quintuplets since 1969 were delivered in Houston last week, / Danielle Busby and her husband Adam's… five baby girls arrived by C-section at 28 weeks on April 8.
Billy Joel 65-... is having a baby with his 34 year old girlfriend of 6 years…. Alexis/

An Evening of HOPE Gala Dinner is Sunday, April 19 at Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville / and HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament.. is Monday / for providing services to the autism community / go to… projectHope sc.org/

Several South Carolina senators are supporting bills… that would protect the rights of people who videotape police while on public property and ...that would require the State Law Enforcement Division... to investigate every police involved shooting/.

A high school junior has asked his girlfriend to their prom by plowing 450-foot-long letters into a Darlington County field and having a family friend fly them over the site. Noah Matthews says a turf farm allowed him to use their land. Julianne White says her jaw dropped when she saw the giant ``PROM?'' and she immediately said yes.

Tuition is going up for Georgia students in the state's 30 colleges and universities.. In-state students at Georgia Tech will see the biggest increase, up $405 per semester

The second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing will be marked today with a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness. The moment of silence comes at 2:49 p.m. Eastern Time, when the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line of the race on April 15. Three people were killed and another 260 were wounded. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv), was convicted last week of carrying out the bombing with his older brother, who was killed during the manhunt.


The Georgia High School Sports Association's executive committee has voted to cap the time football teams can use on certain drills in an attempt to improve athlete safety. Aside from time limits for full contact drills, the rules also prohibit teams from conducting the drills more than two consecutive days per week.

Several South Carolina senators are supporting bills that would protect the rights of people who videotape police while on public property and ..that would require the State Law Enforcement Division... to investigate every police involved shooting/. The proposals were introduced Tuesday.
A government watchdog says the same passenger - internet ...now available on most commercial flights... also makes it possible for hackers to bring down a plane. /with access , a terrorist..could take control of the airplane ....a similar warning was isued about the FAA's air traffic control system.

The woman... former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling ....bought expensive gifts ....will have to fork over some $2.6 million to Sterling's wife./ Shelly Sterling had sued for $3 million,
arguing the gifts... her husband ..gave V. Stiviano ..were paid for with marital property. / During the course of their 2 1/2 years affair, Donald Sterling gave Stiviano a Ferrari, a Bentley and a Range Rover, and paid for most of a nearly 2 mill condo

Ft Inn idol is for the Children's Miracle Network, pre-register please call 864-466-5531 or email rllawson@presby.edu. Looking forward to hearing some amazing talent, and if you know someone with a great voice, please tag them!
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TRENDING NEWS 04-14-15

Its National Volunteer Week through sunday

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A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the mountains ..and northern Greenville, Pickens and Oconee counties… through midnight tomoro night …expect heavy rain today with afternoon thunderstorms/ Then scattered showers thru Thursday./ more rain over the weekend

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// AT&T is hiring.. wire techs at Anderson SC Works from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m /
S.C Works - Spartanburg recruiting registered nurses …licensed practical nurses …..and CNAs from .9-12noon

Greenville County Schools will host a job fair for bus drivers, bus aides, and custodians from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mauldin High School./

The Greenville Tec Manufacturing.. Job Fair- brings together more than 30 employers… . today - 9 a.m. – 3 p.m./ TD Convention Center.

. Your input is needed at a meeting for the scuffletown road project - / to be held at bells crossing elem tonight at 630/

nobody recognized the presidential candidate --Hillary Rodham Clinton.. at a Chipotle in small Ohio, town, yesterday../ Neither the staff nor patrons ..knew it was her..with her dark glasses on../ a tip led the manager to check his store video..and there she was./

Marco rubio of fllorida announced his run for president yesterday other republicans going for it- Sen. Rand Paul -KY) and Sen. Ted Cruz -TX)

she was set to become the first woman to direct a Hollywood superhero movie but on Monday came word that Michelle MacLaren is out as director of the upcoming Wonder Woman film.MacLaren who has cut her teeth on Breaking Bad and Game Of Thrones was hired in November to help develop and helm the Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment productionBut The Hollywood Reporter said Monday that 'creative differences' got in the way


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Look slimmer with the new "Visualize You" app… designed to encourage weight loss by processing your portrait-style photograph …and generating an image of what you would look like at a lighter weight..

The average U.S. apartment rent.. is around $1100 / expect to pay more this year.. around 1150 a month.. The average rent for premium partments...averaging $1700.

a new technology developed by an architecture firm based in London…eliminates shadows from tall buildings - by using reflections..diffusing light.. from an adjacent, twin skyscraper, to cancel out the shadows.

the white South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man can be heard telling his supervisor twice that he didn't understand why the man ran away, according to dash-cam video released yesterday... SLED has released almost 13 hours of video from the cruisers of five officers at the scene.

a Lamborghini that was part of an exotic car racing attraction at Walt Disney World crashed into a guardrail, killing a 36 year old man who was the passenger …The Driver was injured../ It wasn't immediately clear if the driver was a track employee or a customer...

Feisty pop star- ..Pink has put on a little weight, and she has called out critics , saying.

Pink has no problem with her slight weight gain, despite what her critics are saying…she feels beautiful and shes happy.

What holds 62 people, standing room only, It's the world's largest surfboard, built for the Visit Huntington Beach campaign in California, ../they are trying to break the world record for the most people to catch a wave on a surfboard./ It's 42 feet long by 11 feet wide.


An Evening of HOPE Gala Dinner is this sunday, at Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville / the HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament.. is Monday/ .hope academy .provides services to the autism community /info at… projectHope sc.org/


An Evening of HOPE Gala Dinner is this sunday, at Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville / the HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament.. is Monday/ ..providing services to the autism community /info at… projectHope sc.org/

. Your input is needed at a meeting for the scuffletown road project - / to be held at bells crossing elem april 14 at 630/

The Mauldin Police Department is offering a FREE Women's Self Defense Class that is open to the public. For further information I can be reached at the numbers and email address below. Please help us spread the word, as it is our goal to better prepare women in the event that they are attacked. Sgt. Jason Peterson
Uniform Patrol - B Squad Supervisor
Mauldin Police Dept.
Mauldin, SC
V/M: (864) 289-8983
Fax: (864) 289-8963
Email: jpeterson@mauldinpolice.com
eyewitnesses say ..Justin Bieber tried to get in the VIP area of Coachella ..saying he was bombarded by fans../ security said no, an argument ensued..beiber was put in a chockhold ./told to leave..he did, but, now is considering legal action against the security guard

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2015/04/13/justin-bieber-kicked-out-coachella-chokehold-security-drake-concert-video/#ixzz3XHCsKnHu
We're told Bieber persisted and said he was personally invited by Drake and had been waiting all weekend to see him perform. Bieber didn't stand down and security was pissed.

At that point a Coachella staffer came up to Bieber and said she would escort him inside the artist's area. She grabbed Bieber by the arm and began walking him and his security team inside, when Coachella security came up from behind and put Bieber in a chokehold.

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TRENDING NEWS 04-13-15



-Jordan Speeth won the Masters golf tournament, yesterday.. at 21, he is the second youngest champion, behind Tiger Woods.

The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is ..down 5 cents over the past 3 weeks ..to $2.45
Hillary Rodham Clinton' yesterday announced she will run for president/

Kleenex and Scott brand products has unveiled a commercial line of tissues and towels made with wheat straw and bamboo/ easily renewable resources and environmentally friendly

The MTV.. movie.. awards last night/ MOVIE OF THE YEAR- The Fault in Our Stars--//) BEST MALE PERFORMANCE- Bradley Cooper - American Sniper/ Robert Downey Jr. won the generation Award

A 65-year-old German woman with 13 children is pregnant again. And this time she's expecting quadruplets, for a total of 17./ she did seek fertility treatments this time

Feisty pop star- ..Pink has put on a little weight, and she has called out critics , saying.
Pink has no problem with her slight weight gain, despite what her critics are saying…she feels beautiful and shes happy.

An Evening of HOPE Gala Dinner is this sunday, at Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville / the HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament.. is Monday/ ..providing services to the autism community /info at… projectHope sc.org/

There's a sharp increase in drug overdoses in the Upstate involving… a powerful painkiller called fentanyl...that is being added to cut the product for better profitability/

. Look slimmer with the new "Visualize You" app… designed to encourage weight loss by processing your portrait-style photograph …and generating an image of what you would look like at a lighter weight..

The high-octane thriller ``Furious 7'' was number one at the box office for the second week in a row –pushing profits to over $800 mill globally// ..In second place...was the animated alien adventure ``Home,'' rodeo romance ``The Longest Ride,'' is in third place
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a Lamborghini that was part of an exotic car racing attraction at Walt Disney World crashed into a guardrail, killing a 36 year old man who was the passenger …The Driver was injured../ It wasn't immediately clear if the driver was a track employee or a customer...

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/65-year-old-german-mom-13-expecting-again-time-quadruplets-n340356

Former music mogul Marion ``Suge (shug)'' Knight appears in a Los Angeles court this morning for a preliminary hearing to decide whether he'll stand trial for murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run charges. Knight is accused of striking two men with his pickup truck outside a Compton burger stand in January. One man was killed and the other was seriously injured.

Patients who need cannabis oil for medical treatment say they will face risks and hurdles even after medical marijuana becomes legal in Georgia on Thursday. Gov. Nathan Deal will sign a law making possession of up to 20 ounces of cannabis oil legal in Georgia.

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Authorities have charged a 23-year-old woman with attempted murder after she left her baby in a trash bin not long after she was born./ two brothers throwing away trash at a Myrtle Beach apartment complex Thursday heard faint crying and jumped in the bin to find the infant who still had her umbilical cord attached.

BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE- Zac Efron – Neighbors

Seven years after Jodi Arias brutally stabbed to death her on-again-off-again boyfriend, the 34-year-old will be sentenced today in a court in Phoenix. For a second time, a jury could not decide whether Arias should get the death penalty or life in prison, so execution is now off the table. It's up to the judge to decide whether Arias will ever be eligible for parole.

Donald Trump is the keynote speaker at the State Financial Officers Foundation spring meeting today in Charleston.

Scientists at the University of Georgia are seeking the public's help in tracking stink bugs. The brown stink bug, native to Asia, was first found in Pennsylvania in 1998. It's since been found in 42 states and two Canadian provinces


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TRENDING NEWS APRIL 10, 14

/ an Associated Press investigation found most heavy truck tires... aren't designed to travel more than 75 mph/. Yet 14 states have truck speed limits up to 85/ the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants electronic speed limiters on big rigs.

the masters in augusta… ESPN will televise 2-630… /its on CBS weekend play. / stream live at CBS Sports and Masters.com/ bad weather is possible today -

caring for the elderly - is getting really expensive--./ the median bill for a private room.. in a nursing home is now $91,000 a year. / up 4%.. every year.. over the last five years.

Taylor Swift told her followers yesterday that her mother Andrea Finlay has cancer.saying -she'd like to keep the details of her.. condition and treatment plans private"/

What time is it? it's Apple Watch-- time. Customers were invited to try them on in stores—place online orders for delivery later - at prices starting at $349,

"Upstate Dancing with the Stars" Oxygen Ball.. for the American Lung Association' features.. Six local celebrities… its tonight from 7-11p.m. at the Crowne Plaza
The heart walk in downtown Greenville starts at 9. / events start at 730am. /several downtown streets will be closed/.


the Greenville Zoo …Member's Appreciation Night is tonight/ 5:30 - 7:30pm. / entertainment for all ages.. with face painters, Zookeeper talks, Princesses and a live concert/

The Bare Yourself..- ride in your underwear- Bike Ride is April 18 in Downtown Spartanburg from 5:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m../ a free concert follows/, a metaphor for the vulnerability and fear experienced by mental health treatment seekers open only to participants 18 years or older. www.bareyourself.org.

Slide the City is coming to Spartanburg/ A 1,000-foot water slide -- the length of three football fields….will be set-up in downtown Spartanburg May 23 / cost ranges from $20 for one slide to about $70 for unlimited sliding./register online before the event

Sen. Rand Paul's first days as a presidential candidate have not gone as planned. The Kentucky senator is no stranger to attention. But in opening his campaign, he betrayed a hot temperament that, by his own admission, needs some control. Paul skipped encounters with the media altogether after his rally in South Carolina yesterday.

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more dangerous weather today in the Midwest ...that is heading east/ .a large tornado ...struck northern Illinois.. last night, killing one person and injuring seven others. Forecasters say parts of the Atlantic coast could see the same weather patterns today,.. including Augusta, Georgia, where the Masters golf tournament is taking place through the weekend.

so , take raingear and your ipad in case of a rain delay/ESPN will televise 2-630… /its on CBS weekend play. / stream live at CBS Sports and Masters.com


The Anaheim Central Library will host the largest gathering of world leaders ...this side of the United Nations. / It's a gathering of micronations...those itty bitty countries.... that pretty much nobody believes really exist/. Many issue their own money and stamps, and their leaders dress in elaborate and colorful outfits.... Attending MicroCon 2015 will be the Republic of Molossia, the Grand Dutchy of Westarctica.. and the Kingdom of Slab-ovia.





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TRENDING NEWS 04-09-15

every uniformed police officer …on the.. street…in North Charleston will wear a body camera.. that's what the mayor of that city wants../. This, after a city police officer ....was charged with murder for Saturday's fatal shooting …of motorist Walter Scott. .

Working together with other upstate police departments..The Oconee County Sheriff's Office… with Salem, Seneca, Walhalla, Westminster and West Union… made 18 arrests and issued warrants for 23 others ..during "Operation Infinity" yesterday/

Theres a Hummus recall ..made by Sabra…. due to the presence of potentially deadly listeria in test samples ./packaging is stamped with best before date of may 11 and may 15

the masters in augusta// - tournament rounds begin today / broadcast by ESPN today and tomoro 2-630/… live stream on CBS Sports and Masters.com.

Apple Pay can now be used at 68 participating stores.. /.you pay by just holding your iphone up to a payments terminal at participating vendors. The mobile payments service, compatible with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and soon Apple Watch,

her son has autism..Searching for a way to soothe his anxiety, Crystal Lyons of elgin sc ..created ..home-made weighted vests using old military unioforms,,and now distributes them thru , Vests for Visionaries/ The thinking is that the weight- additional muscle sensation – which may calm down behavior





The NFL has its first female full-time game official./ Sarah Thomas, who has worked exhibition games, will be a line judge for the 2015 season
If you love grilled cheese you may have more…of a love life … than people who do not love grilled cheese./ a new survey found that grilled cheese fans are more generous and adventurous than their sandwich-skipping counterparts.

Bye-bye Bruce. Sources tell TMZ that Bruce Jenner views his interview tomorrow with ABC's Diane Swayer as a farewell to Bruce. The interview will be broadcast as a two-hour special. TMZ says people close to Jenner and ABC say Jenner will present himself as a woman for the first time. But the Olympic decathlon champion and Kardashian TV clan dad doesn't reveal his new name or dress in women's clothing during the program.

YouTube will soon give viewers the option of paying a monthly fee to skip ads/ the cost hasnt been announced
The "Women on 20s" campaign – has their final 4- voters will choose.. who goes on the $20 bill/, The candidates are Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Wilma Mankiller./. The group is hoping to have the bill approved by the year 2020
Studio 52, will offer summer camps, and mini seminars… focusing on Theatre, Musical Theatre and Film.. for all ages Kindergarten through adult. /info Flatrockplayhouse.org/Spartanburg's –
March Against Child Abuse is Saturday, ..at 10 am- Morgan Square downtown Spartanburg.
In sc , an estimated 1 in 8 has kidney disease..The upstate kidney walk for awareness.. is Sunday ap 26 furman u..2pm kidney walk .org
Boston Marathon bomber ... (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv....was found guilty on 30 counts ..now, the jury must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies
Students at Bob Jones University will get to do something next year that no one in the school's 88-year history has ever done. President Steve Pettit has told students they will get a spring break in 2016, which will be scheduled around Easter.
Boston Marathon bomber ...Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv)....was found guilty on 30 counts ..now, the jury must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies.
Kevin Streelman beat ..Camilo Ve - a gus ... on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff ...yesterday to win the Par 3 tournament at Augusta National./ Tournaqment play begins today..live on espn 2-630/or streaming on cbs or the masters.com
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TRERNDING NEWS 04-07-15



Accident closes 2 left lanes on i85 near hiway 14 bridge
. The Duke Blue Devils won their 5th NCAA men's basketball championship beating wisconson..last night 68-63

according to GasBuddy.com..we're paying alittle more gasoline this week than last/ a gallon was up 3 cents..to an average $2.08 /

?should there be Sunday alcohol sales in unincorporated areas of greenville county//have your say tonight – at the county council meeting- 6 p.m. in Council Chambers on University Ridge

Is he or isn't he? … Bruce Jenner …will be interviewed for a couple of hours .. by Diane Sawyer./ the former Olympic champion… and Kardashian clan dad… will likely talk about how he is preparing to live as a woman/the show airs April 24. ABC

Two metal rock …bands .Wormreich and Kha-otica ….. had just played at Ground Zero.. night club in Spartanburg…Sunday night- / after the show..heading to their next gig in Atlanta- the van carrying the 12 muscians crashed into a tree… killing 3 members..8 others were critically injured/

17-year-old Treven Tolliver, recently drowned …while hanging out with friends at Lake Keowee in Oconee County./he is decribed as athletic, playing basketball and football at Greer high school ,,,but, he didn't know how to swim../ a gtrim remindera s we head into summer- don't be embarrassed..get lessons at your local Y- and have a life jacket on or nearby when you are at the lake.

Major League Baseball's ..average ticket price is up more than 3%m over last year...to $29./ Boston has the highest average ticket price at $52.,'

Google introduced the new.. YouTube Kids ...mobile app app as a ``safer'' place for kids to explore videos / But consumer activists. say ….the app is stuffed with deceptive advertising and product placements /..
the first "Fountain Inn Idol"! Since April 18 at the farmers market- 5pm.. / you do NOT have to be from Fountain Inn to participate/ the competition is open to ages 5 andup..

A federal judge will sentence former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts on April 27 in a bribery and conspiracy case. A judge has already rejected a plea deal that would have given Metts probation for taking bribes from a restaurant owner in exchange for releasing some of his employees who had been detained for being in the country illegally.

Investigators say two people have been shot to death in separate shootings in Calhoun Falls. The Abbeville County Coroner's Office said the men were shot within about 20 minutes of each other early Sunday.
Its been two years since the boston marathon bombings..3 people died , scores more were injured/ , jurors begin deliberations today in the trial of the surviving suspect (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv)

The man rescued from a disabled sailboat off the North Carolina coast is responding to critics of his story, explaining that he avoided sunburn and blisters by staying in the vessel's cabin and that he survived by rationing food and water. Louis Jordan says he stayed inside to keep dry and avoid sun, wind, waves and sea spray.


The Original Louisiana Brand Hot Sauce has been sold to a Georgia company. / . Rome, Georgia-based ...Southeastern Mills said that it has acquired the Hot Sauce and all related assets from ...the New Iberia-based ...Bruce Foods Corp.


Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others he has played. Fittingly, Woods headed straight for the chipping area and went through two bags of balls before heading to the first tee to play nine holes with Mark O'Meara.

Nearly two years after three people died and scores were injured in the Boston Marathon bombings committed a ``cold, calculated terrorist act.'' The defense claims Tsarnaev was under the influence of his radicalized older brother, who was killed during the manhunt.

the retail price for a gallon of gasoline in Greenville.. is averaging $2.08, up 3 cents a gallon since last. /The national average.., fell 3 cents to an average of $2.39 per gallon
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TRENDING NEWS 04-06-15

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Duke plays Wisconsin for the NCAA title in Indianapolis tonight. Duke- is going for its 5th beat Michigan State Saturday in the semi-finals.. while Wisconsin defeated unbeaten kentucky…/ the bqdgers are going for their first national title since 1941…..tip off is 8:19 on cbs/ it will also be live streamed at… NCAA March Madness Live

Spoiler alert--.?who won last nights womens final 4 game between Notre Dame and South Carolina… notre dame won 66-65 / , Notre Dame will face two-time defending champion Connecticut …tomoro night in a rematch of last year's title game.

A massive fire destroyed the J. Peters Bar and Grill in Anderson early yesterday morning./ There is no word on what started the fire/ the owner plans to rebuild

The Los Angeles Dodgers have set a baseball record… with a $270 million opening-day payroll,… including nearly $44 million going to players no longer on the team./ Major League Baseball's average salary on opening day….yesterday.. also set a mark… at $4.2 million,/ . That is up 6.3 percent from last year's opening average

The former drummer for the Southern hard rock band …Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died in a car crash in Georgia./ Robert Burns Jr., was one of five musicians… who founded the band in Jacksonville, Florida. / Burns was with the band, when it recorded "Sweet Home Alabama," ''Gimme Three Steps," and "Free Bird."

A man who went missing more than two months ago was rescued by the Coast Guard, /37- Louis Jordan…was found last week…, floating on the overturned hull… of his destroyed boat hundreds of miles off the coast of North Carolina./for 66 days.. he survived through a combination of rationing the food that he had already packed for the journey,.. drinking rain water and catching fish with a net, /he sailed out of a marina in Conway sc..on jan 23

The popular Shady Grove Campground on Lake Lanier has reopened … for the warm-weather season ..the site features.. more than 110 campsites.. a beach, boat ramp picnic shelters..
sign up now for the HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament.. is Monday, April 20./the event provides services to the autism community/ /info at project Hope sc.org/

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There's a court hearing today for a North Carolina man -Craig Hicks- who is facing charges in the deaths of three North Carolina college students. The family of the students says they were killed because they were Muslim.

Greenville County public school students will make up their missed school day on and will make up two more days on Monday, April 6 and Friday, June 5.


Surveys say that many men in U.S. special operations forces....and even some women in special operations jobs ....do not believe that women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs./ the fear is that the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units./according to Interviews and documents... obtained by The Associated Press

new jobs..The budget approved by Georgia lawmakers is expected to bring a wave of new construction to the state. That means big business for contractors, road-builders and companies that supply equipment to government and school facilities. The budget includes $1.1 billion in borrowing for construction and equipment purchases

Voters will decide in November whether to create two new Georgia cities in DeKalb County, just northeast of Atlanta. / the Georgia General Assembly ..approved what could become Georgia's newest cities of LaVista Hills and Tucker.




A plan to change how the state Department of Transportation operates is stalled in the South Carolina Senate and could derail the entire proposal to get more money to roads and bridges. Gov. Nikki Haley's office says her vow is to veto any bill that doesn't include DOT reform along with income tax relief.
A civil rights attorney who helped secure more than $500 million for publicly funded historically black schools in Mississippi decades ago is visiting Orangeburg as he considers helping South Carolina State University. Attorney Alvin O. Chambliss Jr. is investigating the troubles facing the only publicly funded historically black university in South Carolina.

. —In a continued effort to prove that Upstate South Carolina is a true hockey community, the Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL's Hartford Wolf Pack, are excited to announce the team's goal to draw the league's largest crowd of the season to the Bon Secours Wellness Arena for "Fan Appreciation Night" presented by Hilton Greenville on April 11th.
It will take more than 12,300 fans coming out for our final regular-season home game to set the mark for the league's largest crowd this season

The Road Warriors will offer two special ticket prices for the final home game of the regular season on April 11th. Fans will be able to purchase Lower Level tickets for as low as $10 and specially priced Upper Level tickets for just $7.50 in advance or on game day while supplies last! In addition, all returning groups of 15 or more will qualify to receive an extra discount on group tickets for the game as well! Group tickets can be ordered by calling the team's front office at 864-678-7825. "Fan Appreciation Night" presented by Hilton Greenville will also include several other big-time promotions, giveaways and specials.

Spartanburg will host the 2nd annual Million March Against Child Abuse Saturday, April 11th, ..at 10 am at Morgan Square downtown Spartanburg.

Your input is needed at a meeting for the scuffletown road project - / to be held at bells crossing elem april 14 at 630/

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An Evening of HOPE Gala Dinner is Sunday, April 19 at Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville / providing services to the autism community / go to… projectHope sc.org/

Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt and Cole Swindell (swin-DEL') will face off for the Academy of Country Music New Artist of the Year award. They were the top three vote-getters, based on votes from fans and the ACM professional membership. Fans and the ACM members will determine the winner. Voting begins April 8 and running until the ACM telecast begins at 8 PM Eastern on April 19. Semifinalists who were eliminated were Dan and Shay, Brett Eldredge, Tyler Farr, Kip Moore and Chase Rice.


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