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TRENDING NEWS 03-26-15


When the german-wings- plane crashed in the French alps Tuesday -/ the co-pilot, was alone at the controls … the cockpit voice recorder… registered his steady breathing …as piloted the plane's descent.. manually and intentionally …/ the Pilot was locked out../ all 150 on board-were killed.when the plane went down in the French alps tuesday

If you drive on I- 385, Interstate 85 and Woodruff Road you will want to know about some major changes coming./ besides road widening..-- 3 new bridges, including two flyovers that will replace the existing loop ramps that tie I-85 from and to I-385./ work starts later this year and is expected to be complete in late 2018

Hiring is underway -- for the new Asheville outlets.. at the WNC Ag Center - til 7 p.m.,..Over 800 full and part-time jobs are available…

among the fastest growing areas in the nation …3 are ini SC/ -- Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach.ranked 2nd in census figures.;. / Hilton Head Island …ranked 13th and the Charleston area was 17th./ …Number one in the country- The Villages, Florida,

zane is leaving one direction. //1-D –is not breaking up –.the band will continuing on as a 4 piece / zane he wants to be a normal 22 – out of spotlight/

Don't treat that soil like dirt—looks like soil destruction is the new global threat /over-tilling and overproduction – has dropped amounts of nitrogen and carbon in soil..

??How about a nice scenic drive to London from the US.?? Russia is considering a rail and road from Alaska thru Russia into great britian../12,400 miles..

A Pennsylvania man is feeling very well, thank you, after he won a $7 million lottery prize.. from a scratch-off card… that his dad put into a get well card /

baseball's most valuable team.. The New York Yankees… for the 18th straight year/ worth $3.2 billion, up from almost a billion from last year/ matching the Dallas Cowboys for the high among all U.S. teams… According to Forbes

the value of a quarter? / High silver prices make every silver quarter minted 1964 and before …worth at least $3.13 each/ Washington quarter values from the 1930's can fetch $15.

in the NCAA women's tournament… Sweet 16.. The top-seeded University of South Carolina…. have to get past North Carolina tomoro night in Greensboro / The Gamecocks have reached the round of 16 three times in the past four years

Newly signed Pittsburgh Steeler and former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is hosting a youth football clinic at the Kroc Center in Greenville. For 6-18 year olds..april 4../ on the 3rd…Taj will mentor a group of kids at the Roar Warriors game..-- Sponsor a child…./ details at team tajh .com

Piedmont Women's Center's …Annual Banquet for life …is tonight… 6:45pm at the TD Convention Center
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive five years by insurgents, has been charged by the U.S. military at Fort bragg....with desertion and misbehavior... before the enemy. / Bergdahl could get life in prison if convicted.

About 3,000 production workers at Boeing plants in South Carolina will decide next month whether they want union representation by the Machinists. / the National Labor Relations Board... has set April 22 ...as the date for the vote on whether to unionize.

A North Carolina ... House committee... voted Wednesday to kill a medical marijuana bill... Supporters had argued that more than 20 states have laws allowing medical marijuana while opponents said the benefits of it haven't been established. /

volunteers are need for the free- - Imagine Upstate.. family festival ..coming up April 4 in dt gvl/ //imagineupstate.org
In georgia, A bill allowing a form of medical marijuana is headed to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal after a two-year legislative battle.

Newly signed Pittsburgh Steeler and former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is hosting a youth football clinic at the Kroc Center in Greenville. For 6-18 year olds..april 4../ on the 3rd…Taj will mentor a group of kids at the Roar Warriors game..-- Sponsor a child…./ details at team tajh .com

volunteers are need for the free- - Imagine Upstate.. family festival ..coming up April 4 in dt gvl/ //imagineupstate.org
Piedmont Women's Center's …Annual Banquet for life …is tonight… 6:45pm at the TD Convention Center


their win last night over Syracuse… marks the 34th straight victory for the Gamecocks at home, which ties them with University of Connecticut for the longest run in the nation/ usc will play again Friday against the winner of the UNC versus Ohio State game

Continental Tire is planning to double the capacity of its Sumter plant to eight million tires annually over the next six years. The plant employs 625 people now and will hire another 200 before the end of the year.

A newspaper is reporting that the voice recorder indicates that one of the pilots was locked out of the cockpit before a Germanwings jetliner plummeted into a remote Alpine mountainside. The investigator does not speculate as to why the other pilot didn't open the door or make contact with ground control before the plane crashed Tuesday. All 150 people aboard were killed

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A global company that manufactures air compressors and disc brakes for commercial vehicles is expanding to a new site in North Charleston, investing $17 million and creating 50 new jobs. WABCO announced on Wednesday that it is relocating its existing South Carolina compressor manufacturing operations to a new location in North Charleston.

sign up now for the HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament.. is Monday, April 20.rpviding services to the autism community/ /info at projectHope sc.org/

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/

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TRENDING NEWS 03-25-15


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theres a veterans job and resource fair..today at the kroc center westfield st downtown Greenville.. / 8:30 a.m.. to 1p.m.

the cockpit voice recorder, from the german-wings plane.. that crashed yesterday… is designed to capture all sounds on a plane's flight deck,..it is damaged but not beyond use, / The flight data recorder, is still missing/ the airbus crashed... in the French Alps...enroute from Spain to Germany... with 150 people on board ./2 were americans

Jersey Mike's – upstate locations TODAY will donate their proceeds.. to the Greenville Family Partnership working to prevent children from using alcohol, drugs, tobacco. –
Instagrams free layout app lets u make mini-collages of photos – called layout

All is right with the world...Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger… did not break up …even after photos of his wild spring break emerged../they were spotted having dinner earlier this week in L.A/

Newly signed Pittsburgh Steeler and former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is hosting a youth football clinic at the Kroc Center in Greenville. For 6-18 year olds..april 4../ on the 3rd…Taj will mentor a group of at risk youth - at the Roar Warriors game..-- Sponsor a child…./ details at team tajh .com




The Road Warriors are celebrating the Tajh Boyd Foundation at Super Hero night! On april 3rd../ $3 of every ticket purchased goes to The Tajh Boyd Foundation!.for AT-risk… youth
teen drivers are even more susceptible to distractions than first thought./ The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety… analysis.. finds that ..talking with passengers …and using cellphones… play a far greater role in car crashes… involving teen drivers/. The foundation looked at nearly 1,700 videos that

capture the actions of teen drivers in the moments before a crash.
There more evidence that children's exposure… to smoking …increases ..their risk of heart disease as an adult./ Children whose parents didn't limit their kids exposure to smoke, increased risk for heart disease by 400%

Over 800 full and part-time jobs are available…at the new . Asheville Outlets … theres a job fair tomoro- …. at the WNC Ag Center - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.,..the shops open on May 1
One study in the Journal of Applied Physiology suggests that easing up on your workouts for just 14 days can significantly reduce your cardiovascular fitness, lean muscle mass and insulin sensitivity

Tomoro- The Greenville city police and fire departments - annual "Fill the Cruisers" canned food drive.-drop off items Thursday, March 26 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena box office, for the Project Host Soup Kitchen / donate..10 cans and get a bogo voucher for a road warrior game/

a school bus was involved in a crash along State Park Road near Crestwood Road ..near the pepsi cola plant- around 6:15 a.m. this morning../. The Highway Patrol website listed the incident as an injury accident./ altho – two EMS vehicles left without transporting any patients

The nonprofit organization devoted to the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. plans to hold a remembrance on the anniversary of his assassination. / The Martin Luther King.. Center for Nonviolent Social Change... is calling for a moratorium on all violence ...on April 4, the 47th anniversary of King's slaying in Memphis, Tennessee.

http://teamtajh.com/event/tajh-boyd-day-at-road-warriors-game/?instance_id=9

BMW Manufacturing. and its workforce celebrated the production of its 3 millionth vehicle in South Carolina. . The custom-built X5 M is heading to a customer in Sweden.

South Carolina State University's ….acting president…. is asking senators …to make the school ``whole'' by paying off the schools nearly $24 million in debt to vendors and the state.

the what not to spend fashionable fundraiser is Saturday at summit point conf center.. near city range in spbg../ consignment and thrift style on a budget/fashion show, raised 17,000 for area charities

Police in Rock Hill have arrested a man they say was peeping at girls from behind bushes at a school bus stop and was armed with a stolen gun./ 25- Michael Mobley is jailed …and faces multiple charges

.Advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA women's tournament… The top-seeded University of South Carolina/ w/ a win streak of 34 games/ usc will play again Friday against the winner of the UNC versus Ohio State game

BMW Manufacturing Co. and its workforce are celebrating the production of its 3 millionth vehicle in South Carolina. . The custom-built X5 M is heading to a customer in Sweden.
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TRENDING NEWS 03-24-15

-there are no survivors- in southern France ..148 passengers and crew, were onboard an Airbus operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings… budget airline crashed… … en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, when it disappeared from radar/

There's an Islamic State "kill list" …with the names, addresses and photos.. of American military members…./ 4 in the Carolinas..1f rom ga/ many are pilots.. or are…. connected to the aircraft carriers involved in the U.S.-led… air campaign …over Iraq and Syria that targeted ISIS./

The BMW Manufacturing Company is announced the 3 millionth vehicle rolls off the line..

Jersey Mike's locations throughout the Upstate will donate their proceeds..tomoro to the Greenville Family Partnership, an organization that works to prevent children from using alcohol, drugs, tobacco ..through education and partnerships… with families and communities. –

Several NASCAR… K&N Pro Series East ..teams …will practice..noon to 8pm ..today at Greenville Pickens Speedway....preparing for the race that will take place at the Easley track on April 4.

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie has has undergone more preventive surgery.., having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.. in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer/ she had a double mastectomy ..after finding out that she carries a defective breast cancer gene… that put her at high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer

President Barack Obama may announce his decision on troop withdrawl.from afghanistan...later today, when he meets with the new president of Afghanistan'... Ashraf Ghani

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is making Internet addresss... beyond the usual-- .com or .org ..../Taylor Swift, Microsoft and Harvard are among those buying up certain domain names../ they include the likes of .music, .app or, , .adult'//. To check what groups and celebrities have bought their domain names,.. visit icm registry.com/ domaincheck

a small California winery… in aging wine..dep in the ocean off the coast of South Carolina/ The federal…. Alcohol and Tobacco …Tax and Trade …Bureau has issued an advisory saying that ocean water pressure…. could cause contaminants to seep into the bottles—no proff that it actually has happened..

the new host of CBS' ``The Late Late Show....James Corden...made his debut last night.. '' replacing Craig Ferguson /...Corden is a TV star in his native England

New spat alert: Taylor Swift vs. the Princeton Review…... the test preparation company…used a line form her song 15- in an SAT practice test…/ they critsized her for using bad grammer...turns out – Princeton review misquoted her lyrics../taylor called em out on tumbler- you had one job- test people- one job..–

Authorities say a Florida businessman who faked his own death to reap millions in life insurance benefits is in jail in North Carolina, charged with making a false statement on a passport application. Jose Salvador Lantigua of Jacksonville, Florida, appeared yesterday- in federal court in Asheville, one day after his arrest. Other charges are pending against him in Florida.

Good news for fans of bad NFL teams. The league won't block games from local TV during the upcoming season. Team owners have voted for a one-year suspension of its long-standing blackout rules. The rule barred teams from airing games in their local TV markets if a certain number of seats went begging for takers. In the past, the NFL blackout rule required a full sellout before a game could be shown in a local market

more parents moving to or staying in.. the city... to raise their children instaed of heading to the suberbs.../. , they're pushing cities to be more welcoming to families/ . Parents in cities across the country, including Seattle, Minneapolis and Denver, are banding together to advocate for new downtown schools.., more playgrounds and affordable family-friendly housing. Some cities like Portland and Baltimore are responding

A Southern celebration of quality bourbon, craft beer and horse racing, music and fashion… Frontstretch Fest…. kicks off the annual Stoneybrook Steeplechase …at Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C…., on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA women's tournament… The top-seeded University of South Carolina/ their win last night over Syracuse… marks the 34th straight victory for the Gamecocks at home, which ties them with University of Connecticut for the longest run in the nation/ usc will play again Friday against the winner of the UNC versus Ohio State game

The Greenville city police and fire departments - annual "Fill the Cruisers" canned food drive.-drop off items Thursday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena box office, for the Project Host Soup Kitchen / donate..10 cans and get a bogo voucher for a road warrior game/
A Southern celebration of quality bourbon, craft beer and horse racing, music and fashion… Frontstretch Fest…. kicks off the annual Stoneybrook Steeplechase …at Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C…., 80 miles south of Raleigh…, on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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TRENDING NEWS 03-23-15

Over 800 full and part-time jobs are available…at the new . Asheville Outlets … theres a job fair Thursday - March 26…. at the WNC Ag Center expo building - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.,..the shops open on May 1

the first Republican to officially declare himself a 2016 presidential candidate....Texas Sen. Ted Cruz .../ He tweeted his decision just after midnight

The average national price… of a gallon of regular gasoline… dropped 4 cents in the last two weeks to $2.50. Charleston, South Carolina, had the cheapest at $2.11.

The Greenville city police and fire departments - annual "Fill the Cruisers" canned food drive.-drop off items Thursday, March 26 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena box office, for the Project Host Soup Kitchen / donate..10 cans and get a bogo voucher for a road warrior game/

A Southern celebration of quality bourbon, craft beer and horse racing, music and fashion… Frontstretch Fest…. kicks off the annual Stoneybrook Steeplechase …at Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C…., on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

the rebel kids of ``Insurgent.'' Topped the box office over the weekend../ ``Cinderella,took second place / `(Liam Neeson's --`Run All Night…was third../ The Gunman'' well. The Sean Penn-led geopolitical thriller opened in fourth place


. Piedmont Women's Center's …Annual Banquet for life …is Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:45pm at the TD Convention Center

``Game of Thrones'' will be stream the U.S. premiere… of their … fifth season of it.. live ..on the show's Facebook page. This evening…

Advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA women's tournament… The top-seeded University of South Carolina/ their win last night over Syracuse… marks the 34th straight victory for the Gamecocks at home, which ties them with University of Connecticut for the longest run in the nation/ usc will play again Friday against the winner of the UNC versus Ohio State game

The Downtown alive- free concert series - THURSDAYS –530 at NOMA sq.

The first woman to become a general in South Carolina's Army National Guard is retiring after three decades in uniform, a time of enormous change for women in the military. Brig. Gen. Darlene Goff says women in the armed forces are advancing because they believe in themselves and their ability to do those jobs.
the first Republican to officially declare himself a 2016 presidential candidate....Texas Sen. Ted Cruz .../ He tweeted his decision just after midnight / his official announcement is at Liberty University today / others expected to announce soon...Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and two Senate colleagues, Kentucky's Rand Paul and Florida's Marco Rubio,

There's been a healthy bump in travel bookings to Cuba that's being attributed to Europeans and others wanting to see one of the last remaining bastions of Communism before detente with the U.S. kicks in. The sense that detente will unleash an invasion of Yankee tourists and change Cuba's character is shared by many travelers. While outsiders may romanticize Cuba, people who live there see decaying buildings, new vehicles priced beyond their reach and a lack of economic opportunity

.sign up now for the HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament.. is Monday, April 20.rpviding services to the autism community/ /info at projectHope sc.org/

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/

in NC.. figures show more children ... in Buncombe County ...are opting out of required vaccinations/ . About one in 20 kindergarten students at the beginning of this school year...were not immunized, a higher percentage than the previous year. Almost all claimed religious beliefs
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TRENDING NEWS 03-10-15

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Gov. Nikki Haley said she is willing to compromise with the House and Senate to find a plan to raise more money for state roads. ...she tho warned she would veto a plan to raise taxes for road fixes..…if it does not also provide tax relief

the global alcohol giant behind those brands, along with Smirnoff, Bailey's, Bushmills will put alcohol-content and nutrition information on the labels of its products.The information will also be available at a company website, www.drink iq.com .
The USC Upstate …men's basketball team . will host a CollegeInsider.com Tournament second round game Saturday at 6 p.m. against UT martin..at the Hodge Center,

The Wofford Terriers' season has come to an end after losing 56-53 in Jacksonville against the Arkansas Razorbacks.
The paws for a kaws animal rescue batch/ellete auction is Saturday at the hyatt dt gvl- 630/

The what not to spend fashionable fundraiser is Saturday at summit point conf center.. near city range in spbg../ consignment and thrift style on a budget/fashion show, brunch start at 10 am

the upstate's premiere all-ages comic and pop-culture convention. Featuring tons of vendors, gaming, and cosplay…/. Comiccon is sat and sun at the td conv center
Two former neighbors of Justin Bieber have filed a lawsuit against the pop star, claiming a nine-month pattern of "offensive" behavior ..by beiber… his entourage and bodyguards./. Bieber has since sold that home.. house for $7. 2 million to Khloe Kardashian … last year…and he's been renting a $60,000-a-month home in Beverly Hills, according to Forbes. /

the Greenville high school Red raiders oyster roast is sat. at gvl jet centerthe
a fiery collision involving a tractor trailer and at least two automobiles..has claimed the lives of multiple victims this morning…in southern spbg county / the crash on I-26 WB… near Exit 41 …happened about 10 last night – traffic in that area is still moving slowly- other traffic issues – i26 EB-mm16/ i85SB mm39/
bowl against bullying at amf star lanes in gvl – tomoro night 6-8pm- details at pacer.org /bullying
Gov. Nikki Haley said she is willing to compromise with the House and Senate to find a plan to raise more money for state roads. ...she tho warned she would veto a plan to raise taxes to fix South Carolina roads if it does not also provide tax relief.
Two former neighbors of Justin Bieber have filed a lawsuit against the pop star, claiming he and his bodyguards repeatedly harassed them and their family, vandalized their house with eggs ..had loud parties,
the first day of spring- warm weather in our beautiful south./.Up north - and midwest- up to 6 inches of snow ,
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued online retailer ..Amazon ..a certificate… to experiment with… unmanned aircraft… for research, development and crew training.
Some U.S. flights may be affected.. Lufthansa has canceled hundreds more flights… as pilots at Germany's largest airline… went on strike for the third consecutive day… in a labor dispute.
Today is th eFirst day spring
Officials in eastern India says they are tightening security at high schools... after television footage... showed parents and friends ....scaling the outer walls to reach classrooms where exams were being held.... to pass along cheat sheets...../ Education authorities say 600 high school students ....have been expelled for cheating on 10th grade examinations./ Students need to pass to continue their education.
Swiss company Tag Heuer is developing its own smartwatch with Google and Intel. The announcement today comes a month before Apple starts selling its smartwatch.

its the first day of spring- warm weather in our beautiful south./.Up north - and midwest- up to 6 inches of snow ,

South Carolina's social services agency has settled allegations that it failed to protect a... 6-year-old girl from a teenage foster child ....with known behavioral problems who was HIV-positive and admitted to sexually assaulting the girl.... The Department of Social Services and private foster parent recruiter.... S.C. Mentor ... agreed this week to pay $515,000 to settle a lawsuit.


The Federal Aviation Administration says it has issued online retailer Amazon a certificate to experiment with unmanned aircraft for research, development and crew training.


Officials in eastern India says they are tightening security at high schools after television footage showed parents and friends scaling the outer walls of buildings to reach classrooms where exams were being held to pass along cheat sheets. Education authorities say 600 high school students have been expelled for cheating on 10th grade examinations. Students need to pass to continue their education.

Lufthansa has canceled hundreds more flights as pilots at Germany's largest airline went on strike for the third consecutive day in an increasingly acrimonious labor dispute.

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The South Carolina women's basketball program is No. 1 in the nation..for attendance..averaging 12,500 fans per home game../ interest in Dawn Staley and a 30-2 record../ the USC women … the top seed of the NCAA -Greensboro Region- take on Savannah state yesterday / The Gamecocks could take on Syracuse or Nebraska on Sunday

After one of the great seasons in school history,.. the USC Upstate…. men's basketball team …will host a first-round CollegeInsider.com …Tournament game ….at the Hodge Center Tuesday at 7 p.m. / With a win , the Spartans could host a second-round contest as well… The second round and quarterfinals dates are flexible based on travel, but the semifinals will take place March 31

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TRENDING NEWS 03-19-15



Making national news- A Buncombe County man …36 Robert Owens, is charged with the murder of a a couple.. and their unborn child./ 38, Cristie Codd, 38, was a season 8 … contestant on Next- Food Network Star and her husband- 45, Joseph "JT" Codd, lived near the suspect/ Owens once considered a suspect.. in the disappearance of 18 Zebb Quinn.of Asheville ...back in . 2000

In the NCAA Tournament… #12 seed Wofford plays #5 Arkansas tonight in Jacksonville 9:50 p.m. on TNT.

The South Carolina women's basketball program is No. 1 in the nation..for attendance..averaging 12,500 fans per home game../ interest in Dawn Staley and a 30-2 record. Are reasons./ the USC women … the top seed of the NCAA -Greensboro Region- take on Savannah state today/

Marvin Gaye's family wants to put a stop to ``Blurred Lines.''/ they want to prevent the copying, distributing and performing of the hit song… featuring Pharrell, Robin Thicke and T.I.// the performers were ordered to pay $7.4 mill for copying

bowl against bullying at amf star lanes in gvl – tomoro night 6-8pm- details at pacer.org /bullying
The paws for a kaws animal rescue batch/ellete auction is Saturday at the hyatt dt gvl- 630/

The what not to spend fashionable fundraiser is Saturday at summit point conf center.. near city range in spbg../ consignment and thrift style on a budget/fashion show, brunch start at 10 am
The Downtown alive- free concert series - kicks off tonight –530 at NOMA sq.

the upstate's premiere all-ages comic and pop-culture convention. Featuring tons of vendors, gaming, and cosplay…/. Comiccon is sat and sun at the td conv center

the Greenville high school Red raiders oyster roast is sat. at gvl jet center

Starbucks will start delivery service in parts of Seattle and New York Cityby the end of the year../ charging a small flat fee- your order arrives within 30 minutes

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

Pharrell and Thicke were ordered to pay nearly $7.4 million to three of Gaye's children after a jury determined last week that the performers copied elements of the R&B icon's 1977 hit ``Got to Give It Up.''

Gaye's family also sought to amend the verdict to include rapper T.I. and labels Universal Music, Interscope Records and Star Trak Entertainment.

A total solar eclipse is coming on Friday, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. GMT, / people across Europe will see it live on Mashable. on Twitter, Vine and Snapchat "

``Blurred Lines'' was the biggest hit of 2013. It sold more than 7 million tracks in the United States, topped the pop charts for months and earned two Grammy nominations.

The Philippines is requiring two members of the English-Irish band One Direction to post bonds worth nearly $5,000. The band members will have to give up the money if they're caught using or promoting illegal drugs while in Manila for their concert this weekend. The Bureau of Immigration made Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson post the bond following a video that circulated on the Internet of the two supposedly smoking marijuana

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South Carolina State University's escalating debt is expected to top $23 million by the end of this school year, adding to calls for an immediate overhaul. An accounting firm hired by the state to audit the university presented a financial forecast Wednesday even worse than lawmakers expected for the state's only public historically black college.

A bill that would shield the identities of pharmaceutical companies that supply execution drugs to South Carolina is being considered by the House. ... in hopes that providers will continue selling execution drugs to the state.

South Carolina has long ranked among the nation's worst in violence against women/ A subset of Gov. Nikki Haley's task force on domestic violence is meeting this week.

A fraternity at the University of South Carolina has been suspended by its national chapter as authorities investigate the death of an 18-year-old member. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says an autopsy is scheduled Thursday on the body of the male student, who was found dead Wednesday at a private home about a mile from the heart of campus.

The Junior League of Greenville will be supporting The Cinderella Project as a co-sponsor of the event on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church located at 7 Shannon Drive in Greenville. The event, hosted by the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, provides gently worn formal, bridesmaid and prom dresses for young women who lack the financial resources to purchase a gown for their high school prom.

The event allows area high school students to browse racks of prom dresses, shoes, jewelry and accessories. In addition, there will also be students from the Paul Mitchell School to demonstrate hair and make-up techniques for prom night. Anyone who has a valid high school ID is able to participate. Local high schools have been contacted to inform students of the event.

Clean dresses in all sizes, as well as evening bags, jewelry, shoes and other accessories, are needed. Donations may be dropped off at The Junior League of Greenville's Nearly New Shop located at 118 Greenacre Road in Greenville, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays. Please use the building's rear entrance when dropping off donations and please specify that these donations are for The Cinderella Project. Donation receipts will be available. All donations must be received no later than March 6, 2015. In addition to The Nearly New Shop, additional drop off locations for donations are available via www.cinderellaprojectsc.com.
About Junior League of Greenville

The Junior League of Greenville is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Greenville initiates and participates in programs and partnerships that enhance the physical, emotional and educational well being of children and families. For more information about the Junior League of Greenville, please visit www.jlgreenville.org.
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TRENDING NEWS 03-18-15


Kraft Foods is recalling millions of individual boxes of original flavor ..'Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner….because they may contain small pieces of metal. /the 7. ¼ oz … size has … 'best by' dates of.. September 18, through October 11, 2015, …with the code 'C2' below the date on each individual box./ return it to the store for a full refund.

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to send their friends money using the social network's Messenger app…for free/ .

Microsoft's… Bing.. picked.. undefeated Kentucky… to win the NCAA…. men's basketball tournament, topping Duke in the title game.// The Bracket Builder tool ..picked a winner for every game in the tournament

In the NCAA Tournament… The Wofford Terrier's #12 seed in the West Region..they play #5 Arkansas on Thursday in Jacksonville 9:50 p.m. on TNT.

Tonight is the kick off for Bike Nike at harley davidson greenville-/ -Downtown alive kicks off tomoro night – the free concert starts at 530 at NOMA sq.

See how stylish .. thrift and consignment fashion can be at The what not to spend… fashionable fundraiser --Saturday at summit point conf center.. in spg - brunch- and prizes and an auction -organized by 16 year old emma mcdaniel..go to bbf ,org details

Rap star Nicki Minaj will tour this summer- 14 shows in the US..despite the killing of her tour manager…last month/
The paws for a kaws animal rescue batch/ellete auction is Saturday at the hyatt dt gvl- 630/ thank Jason fletcher ..thank you..

A total solar eclipse is coming on Friday, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. GMT, / people across Europe will see it live on Mashable. on Twitter, Vine and Snapchat "
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Red raider oyster roast is sat. mar 21 gvl jet center

Hillary Rodham Clinton has chosen a former aide to Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina to lead her campaign in the South's first presidential primary. Two Democrats familiar with the decision says Clay Middleton will serve as state director for Clinton's campaign in South Carolina.

http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/28545345/kraft-65-million-individual-boxes-of-mac-cheese-dinners-affected-in-recall.


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The paws for a kaws animal rescue batch/ellete auction is Saturday at the hyatt dt gvl- 630/ someone sent me $75 in the mail- anion..thank you..

For the 4th time in 6 years , the Wofford College terriers are going to the NCAA tournament…/ as the #12 seed in the West Region..they play #5 Arkansas on Thursday in Jacksonville 9:50 p.m. on TNT.

the Third Annual Community-Wide Rummage and Craft Sale
the mtvU Woodie AwardsTexas/nominees include --Run The Jewels, FKA Twigs. Sam smith , Childish Gambino, Beyonce', Drake, ) and Sia (SEE'-ah . will be given out March 20 in Austin,

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says she won't be endorsing any Republican presidential hopefuls any time soon. Standing alongside former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Haley said Tuesday that she'll be a ``sweet host'' for all potential White House candidates who visit the state between now and next February when South Carolina holds the South's first presidential primary.

If the weather is good, today could be the day the Army begins what's expected to be a four year project to eliminate 780,000 shells containing 2,600 tons of mustard agent. The Army's Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado is the nation's largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons. Mustard agent can maim or kill by damaging skin, the eyes and airways. One other stockpile remains.

North Carolina high school students with strong grades could receive free community college tuition in a bill that's cleared its first hurdle a House committee.

WASHINGTON (AP) Hillary Rodham Clinton has chosen a former aide to Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina to lead her campaign in the South's first presidential primary. Two Democrats familiar with the decision says Clay Middleton will serve as state director for Clinton's campaign in South Carolina.

) South Carolina State University trustees say fired President Thomas Elzey often didn't communicate properly with them, including one time when a utility was threatening to shut off the school's power. A lawyer for the trustees released two letters Tuesday that the board said were its basis for firing Elzey the day before.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina lawmakers have advanced a bill to protect the identities of pharmaceutical companies in the hope that providers will resume selling execution drugs to the state. South Carolina has run out of one of its three lethal injection drugs, and cannot find anyone willing to sell more.

Saturday, March 21
8AM—1PM
Historic Belton Train Depot
100 N. Main Street
Belton, SC
864-338-7400
beltonmuseum@bellsouth.net

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TRENDING NEWS 03-18-15

The Machinists union… has asked for an election …so about 2,400 Boeing aviation workers in South Carolina…. can decide whether they want union representation/ . aeronautics giant –Boeing…said that a union is not in the best interests of the company, the workers.. or the state

Heading to the NCAA Tournament… The Wofford Terrier's Men's Basketball team …leaving the Upstate for Jacksonville today- from the Richardson Building Parking Lot at 10:45 a.m. – as the #12 seed in the West Region..they play #5 Arkansas on Thursday in Jacksonville 9:50 p.m. on TNT.

St. Patrick's Day is the 4th most popular drinking day - behind New Year's Eve, Christmas and the Fourth of July….

Wear green to the chldrens museum today and get a Buy One Get One Free admission (Reg. $9 child; $10 adult).

often the only dining option for miles in rural areas.. Hunt Brothers Pizza.. has installed its pizza ovens… at so many gas stations and convenience stores…in the South.. that it has more U.S. locations than either Domino's or Pizza Hut…with 7,300 locations in 28 states.

Pippin opens tonight at the peace center.

A total solar eclipse is coming on Friday, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. GMT, / people across Europe will see it live on Mashable. on Twitter, Vine and Snapchat "

The paws for a kaws animal rescue batch/ellete auction is Saturday at the hyatt dt gvl- 630/ someone sent me $75 in the mail- anion..thank you..

The battle over single-serve coffee pods is heating up./ environmentalists s… are calling Keurig.. out..for putting out enough plastic pods… last year to circle the earth more than 10 times/



South Carolina State University trustees voted yesterday to fire the school's... suspended president... Thomas Elzey... amid ongoing financial woes that raise questions about the future of the historically black school..

Companies that sell execution drugs to South Carolina would be kept secret under proposed legislation. A bill introduced last week would officially add drug companies to the state's execution team and require that their identities be kept secret. The proposal would also exempt the companies from state health and purchasing rules.

The first access to remote parts of Vanuatu (vah-noo-AH'-too) are painting a disturbing picture of the aftermath of a direct hit by Cyclone Pam. Relief workers who have gotten to a couple of outlying islands say most buildings are seriously damaged or destroyed. Reports of deaths in the South Pacific archipelago vary. The U.N. confirms of 11 deaths.

An attorney for eccentric millionaire Robert Durst says his client didn't kill writer and friend Susan Berman and that Durst is ``ready to end all the rumor and speculation and have a trial.'' Durst has been charged with first-degree murder 15 years after Berman was shot in the head in her Beverly Hills, California home. Authorities had planned to question her in the 1982 disappearance of Durst's wife. In 2001, a Texas jury acquitted Durst of killing and chopping up a neighbor.


Elton John has launched a boycott against designers Dolce & Gabbana for comments they made about same-sex couples having children. In an Italian magazine, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana called the children of gay couples resulting from in vitro fertilization ``synthetic.'' Tennis star Martina Navratilova has tweeted that her ``D&G shirts are going in the bin.'' Blogger Perez Hilton says, ``If a stylist or a celebrity has a choice of a designer to wear right now, I don't think anybody will be choosing Dolce & Gabbana.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is holding a workshop so the public can ask questions about checking 6,000 acres of private property on the site of an old bombing range near Myrtle Beach for unexploded ordnance. The workshop on Tuesday allows the public to find out more about where the work will be done and what can be expected.

Officials in Nepal say this climbing season they'll try to speed up rescues. They've also added more medical staff at Mount Everest's base camp. The moves come after 16 local guides were killed by an avalanche last year in the deadliest disaster ever on the world's highest peak. Officials say an emergency room tent at base camp will be equipped to handle almost any medical need. The spring climbing season runs through May 31.

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TRENDING NEWS 03-16-15

A new survey suggests a reputation among young adults for being connected to one another… and disconnected… from the news… is undeserved. / The survey of Americans ages 18 to 34, sometimes called the millennial generation, found that two-thirds of respondents say they consume news online regularly, often on a social networking site. The poll was conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute

For the 4th time in 6 years , the Wofford College terriers are going to the NCAA tournament…/ as the #12 seed in the West Region..they play #5 Arkansas on Thursday in Jacksonville 9:50 p.m. on TNT.

Dairy Queen is it's 75th anniversary by offering a free… vanilla.. soft-serve cone.. today at participating DQ stores../ Donations will be collected for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

based on hotel bookings… the most popular travel destination this spring - AAA… lists…Orlando, Florida, as number 1/ Los Angeles, San Diego.are two and 3/ , Myrtle Beach is the 4th most popular travel destination this spring/ Miami is number 5.

St. Patrick's Day is the 4th most popular drinking day - behind New Year's Eve, Christmas and the Fourth of July….

Wear green to the chldrens museum tomoro and get a Buy One Get One Free admission (Reg. $9 child; $10 adult).

The Red Sox signed 19-year-old Yoan Moncada, a switch-hitting second baseman from Cuba, in a $31 m deal In total, the team spent $63 million, including tax penalties, to add the teen phenom to the team-/after spring training in, Fl … he is expected to join the Greenville drive as a 2nd baseman/ opening day is ap 9

Justin beiber was roasted for his 21 birthday - / afterwards ..he declared, "You have my word -- I will not end up broken, pathetic, bitter -I'm at a moment of change. This is a new day."
an earthquake that shook part of Swain County late Friday night.



The U.S.G.S. tracked the earthquake to Cherokee and said it happened at 11:51 p.m. and was a 2.8 magnitude earthquake.

Drop boxes for expired and unneeded prescription drugs are set up across North Carolina through March 21st. Safe Kids North Carolina organizes the events twice a year and works with law enforcement to provide security at each location. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they collected more than 300 pounds of medicine on Saturday

Myrtle Beach is the country's fourth most popular travel destination this spring. AAA says Orlando, Florida, is the No. 1 destination based on hotel bookings at its website. Los Angeles, San Diego, Myrtle Beach and Miami round out the top five.

Myrtle Beach is the country's fourth most popular travel destination this spring. AAA says Orlando, Florida, is the No. 1 destination based on hotel bookings at its website. Los Angeles, San Diego, Myrtle Beach and Miami round out the top five.
Some of other interesting stats include:
• $36.5: Average amount St. Patrick's partiers will spend

• 70%: Increase in cabbage shipments during St. Patrick's week

• 13M: Pints of Guinness will be consumed worldwide on St. Patrick's Day


• 276: Drunk-driving casualties on St. Patrick Day (2009 - 2013)

• $60,967: Median income for Irish-American households (vs. $52,250 for all households)

To check out the infographic, and find the code needed to embed it on your website, please visit:
http://wallethub.com/blog/st-patricks-day-statistics/10960/BAMA Presents the Third Annual Community-Wide Rummage and Craft Sale!

Saturday, March 21
8AM—1PM
Historic Belton Train Depot
100 N. Main Street
Belton, SC
864-338-7400
beltonmuseum@bellsouth.net

Come Shop!
Adult and Children's Clothing Sporting Goods Crafts, Tools, Vintage, Finds, Jewelry, Electronics, Home Decor, Books & Baby Items

Come Sell!
Booth spaces for rent,
$20 fee for 10'x10' space, indoors
or out, reserved by March 17.
You keep all profits; booth fees
benefit Belton Area Museum
Association. Please call Alison Darby at 864-958-5264
for more information.

*form attached
Tom - After one of the great seasons in school history,.. the USC Upstate…. men's basketball team …will host a first-round CollegeInsider.com …Tournament game ….at the Hodge Center Tuesday at 7 p.m. / With a win , the Spartans could host a second-round contest as well

Cole, Sam Smith and Charli XCX are among those facing off for Woodie of the Year at the mtvU Woodie Awards. They'll compete against Run The Jewels, Porter Robinson and FKA Twigs. The awards are based off MTV's college network and winners get chunks of wood. Other nominees include Childish Gambino, Beyonce', Drake, Lil Wayne, Sia (SEE'-ah) and Skrillex. The awards will be given out March 20 in Austin, Texas, and for the first time the main MTV channel will carry the show live.

• New SIMPLE MACHINES exhibit is now open at The Children's Museum of the Upstate and runs through May 17th. Presented by Imagine Upstate, the exhibit is a true introduction to engineering and teaches children about the 6 simple machines that make life easier. Do you know what they are? You'll have to go see it to find out! The exhibit includes models of the 6 simple machines, a magnetic ball wall and Imagination Playground which consists of large, bright blue foam building blocks that children can use to engineer structures of their own. Daily admission is just $9/child; $10/adult. Visit www.tcmupstate.org for all the fun details.

The celebs in the 10th anniversary season of ``Dancing With the Stars'' are to be announced on ``Good Morning America'' today. We do have some indication of who may gliding across the dance floor. Us Weekly reports Rumer Willis has been spotted practicing with dance pro Val Chmerkovskiy (shmeer-KAHF'-skee). Willis is the daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. TMZ reports football player Michael Sam is also signed. Sam was the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. But Sam never made it into a regular season game and is now a free agent. The new season of D-W-T-S premieres March 16.

Officials say a man sentenced to life in prison in a Pelzer triple homicide has died while in custody of the state Department of Corrections. Authorities say 35-year-old Jared Williams died Friday night at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood. DOC spokeswoman Stephanie Givens says Williams' death is under investigation.

Many of the 9,800 American troops currently in Afghanistan will probably still be there when 2016 rolls around./ In a bow to advice from military leaders, the Obama administration is abandoning plans to cut the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan to 5,500. Military leaders want to keep what they consider a ``modest'' number of troops in Afghanistan to protect America's investment and provide improved training, advice and support to Afghan forces

More than 80 years after Charleston passed the nation's first historic preservation ordinance, there's concern the design of new buildings on the peninsula isn't as good as the old. The city is reviewing its process by which it approves new commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. Better quality design is a priority for Mayor Joe Riley during his last year in office.

The world's biggest beverage maker is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest Coke as a healthy treat. Last month, several wrote online pieces for American Heart Month, with each including a mini-can of Coke or small soda as a snack idea. Ben Sheidler, a Coca-Cola spokesman, compared the February posts to product placement deals a company might have with
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TRENDING NEWS 03-12-15

The Swat team has responded to an incident at a home on the 2400 block of powerdersville rd….please avoid the area..

Two officers responding to a protest last night.. following the resignation ..of the Ferguson missouri … police chief… -.. were shot and are hospitalized.. with serious injuries ./ A 32-year-old officer and a 41-year-old appear to be the intended targets

Cherokee county schools …Spartanburg County districts 4, 5, and 6 public school students.. will make up their first missed school day tomoro/

The federal.... Bureau of Ocean and Energy.... Management is taking public comment... on opening the waters.... off of the Carolina coast- .. to oil and gas exploration

Shes going to be on the price is right greenwood resident -leslie glover - 11 am today on CBS
11th-seeded …South Carolina …beat Missouri 63-54 …last night.. in the Southeastern Conference… tournament./ the gamecocks play 6th-seeded Mississippi ..tonight.

Johnny Depp..has flown to Los Angeles, and will require surgery on his injured right hand../ the actor, was in Australia' filming… the latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie. – altho he wanst on-set when injured

You may have seen the video – an attempted kidnapping… of a 22-month-old boy in NE Washington state/./ a person running down the sidewalk with the boy in his arms..then the boys young siblings running after them ../in custody is a 15-year-old …who eventually put the child down in a vacant lot.

The South Carolina House has refused to .....give up to $10 million..... to 22 counties.... to cover part of their cleanup costs.... from last winter's ice storm..... altho, reimbursements could still make it into the state budget.

The South Carolina Senate has passed a ban on powdered alcohol/ . The Senate voted to give key approval yesterday... to a bill prohibiting the sale or use of alcohol... in powered form./ The bill faces one more procedural vote ...before it is sent to the House.

Nokia says it has started providing off-line mapping services for free download in Apple's App Store, after success ...on Android devices. /..Here...also contains real-time traffic information/
Car hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft would be allowed to continue operating in Georgia under a complex bill headed to the state Senate. A bill on ride hailing services passed the state House by a large margin on Wednesday, but could still run into trouble in the Senate through June 2016.

Google is targeting web sites.. that secretly install… unwanted software …that can change a browser's settings on a users computer..

ramps up efforts against devious schemes lurking on websites. The company riddled with ``unwanted software,'' or. The changes can unleash an onslaught of ads or redirect search engines to sites the user hadn't intended to visit. Google already warns Chrome users before they enter a site Now, it will feed the security information into a broader ``safe browsing'' application that also works in Safari and Firefox

Washington state is suing a Super Bowl ticket seller for taking orders for more than $149,000 tickets and then telling customers at the last minute it could not fill them. The state says it's received two dozen complaints about New York-based SBTickets. Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the company was planning to buy tickets at the final opportunity, in hopes of last-minute bargains, but ticket prices continued to rise until game time.

Adanna Duru and Quentin Alexander both make it into the ``American Idol'' Top 12 -- but not based on viewer votes. They were the judges' two wild card picks, and get to sing again on tonight's show. But there's no telling if they'll get enough votes to stay in the competition. Both were criticized by the judges for having pitch issues. Harry Connick Junior told Adanna she was ``really, really out of tune'' during last night's performance. Among those making it into the Top 12 are 15-year-old Daniel Seavey and Tyanna Jones, who's 16. The judges are amazed she can be so cool and relaxed when she's performing.


Academy of Country Music Awards is bringing out the big hitters for performances. Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and George Strait will be among the performers. So will Eric Church, Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell (swin-DEL'). Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will host and perform. The ACM Awards will air live on CBS from Arlington, Texas, on April 19.


For parents who have to work .. The Children's Museum of the Upstate offers day camp at the museum.. when the kids are out of school. Visit www.tcmupstate.org for camp info
Tuesday March 17: Wear GREEN to the museum on St Patty's Day Tuesday March 17th for Buy One Get One Free admission all day! (Reg. $9 child; $10 adult tcmupstate.org for schedule of events. Event is Free with admission

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TRENDING NEWS 03-11-15

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In SC , theres a statewide Tornado drill 9am

no students on the bus were hurt.--- a school bus was involved in a crash on Anderson Mill Road at Reidville Road this morning…just before 7 a.m./ Dispatchers said injuries were reported and EMS was en route to the scene./ no students on the bus were hurt

Seven Marines and four soldiers are missing this morning --- their military helicopter crashed during an overnight training mission ..that went down in water… in the Okaloosa Island area, - in northwest Florida .. says an Eglin Air Force Base spokesman –/ the Marines are part of a Camp Lejeune-based special operations group.... and the soldiers are from a.... Hammond, Louisiana-based National Guard unit/

a federal jury decided that "Blurred Lines" had copied Gaye's 1977 chart-topper "Got To Give It Up," and found that Williams and Thicke should fork over nearly $7.4 million in unpaid licensing fees and a chunk of the song's profits… copied elements — including the bass and keyboard line, the hook and a repeated theme — in all but two bars of "Blurred Lines."."

. buy nothing -Anderson –on facebook - is up and running! Free merchandise- get rid of things that are cluttering your lives, or simply to save money by getting things for free /

coming up thursday - greenwood resident -leslie glover will be on the price is right - 11 am on CBS

Remove the American flag- A Student association at the University of California Irvine…. voted to remove an American flag… from their building's lobby.. as – a "precautionary step" to prevent a trigger situation… where if someone is an "illegal citizen…. or [they] have citizenship issues…, it makes them feel bad…./ The amendment was overturned../ the flag continues to fly at this publicly funded university

After one of the great seasons in school history,.. the USC Upstate…. men's basketball team …will host a first-round CollegeInsider.com …Tournament game ….at the Hodge Center Tuesday at 7 p.m. / With a win , the Spartans could host a second-round contest as well

former Red Sox pitcher..Curt Schilling.. is accusing an upstate resident of cyberbullying- /A post to Schilling's blog details the identity of the person who posted a vulgar tweet.. as being from Taylors., lists family names, church the person attends..and tag number.

For parents who have to work .. The Children's Museum of the Upstate offers day camp at the museum.. when the kids are out of school. Visit www.tcmupstate.org for camp info

Tuesday March 17: Wear GREEN to the museum on St Patty's Day Tuesday March 17th for Buy One Get One Free admission all day! (Reg. $9 child; $10 adult tcmupstate.org for schedule of events. Event is Free with admission!

The jury didn't see anything blurry about it. A decision in Los Angeles is that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye's music to create their hit song ``Blurred Lines.'' / The $7.4 million award to Gaye's children has the potential to change how musicians work/

Cole, Sam Smith and Charli XCX are among those facing off for Woodie of the Year at the mtvU Woodie Awards. They'll compete against Run The Jewels, Porter Robinson and FKA Twigs. The awards are based off MTV's college network and winners get chunks of wood
.
Other nominees include Childish Gambino, Beyonce', Drake, Lil Wayne, Sia (SEE'-ah) and Skrillex. The awards will be given out March 20 in Austin, Texas, and for the first time the main MTV channel will carry the show live.

coming up thursday - greenwood resident -leslie glover will be on the price is right - 11 am on CBS

.. buy nothing—Anderson… is up and running! Free merchandise- get rid of things that are cluttering your lives, or simply to save money by getting things for free

The second round and quarterfinals dates are flexible based on travel, but the semifinals will take place March 31 and the championship is April 2. The semifinals and finals will be broadcast nationally on CBS Sports Network.

.former Red Sox pitcher..Curt Schilling.. is accusing an upstate resident of cyberbullying- /A post to Schilling's blog details the identity of the person who posted a vulgar tweet.. as being from Taylors., lists family names, church the person attends..and tag number

A budget amendment... approved by the House.... directs South Carolina's teacher advocacy center.... to craft a way to recruit high-quality teachers to rural districts with high turnover.

Two men have been charged following the death of a South Carolina man who mistakenly drank stolen herbicide that was stored in a soft drink bottle he bought from them. Damon Lamonte Kelly and Kenneth M. Beauford were arrested last month and charged with violating the Pesticide Control Act.

Mushers in the Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska have begun their second day of the 1,000-mile journey. A field of 78 mushers began the trek Monday from Fairbanks to the old gold-rush town of Nome/.a lack of snow... at the start..has rerouted the course..



North Carolina environmental officials say they're fining Duke Energy $25 million over pollution that has been seeping into groundwater for years from a pair of coal ash pits at a retired power plant. The state environmental department issued the fine Tuesday over ongoing contamination at the L.V. Sutton Electric Plant outside Wilmington.
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TRENDING NEWS 03-10-15

. The Education Oversight Committee… voted 11-1 yesterday to replace common core standards…with new state-developed… math and reading … guidelines--,…/ the Board of Education may give final OK tomoro

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley stops in the Upstate …today - to address the Rotary Club of Greenville….at the Westin Poinsett Hotel on South Main Street at 12:35 p.m

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported that Investors from China have spent nearly $50 million… buying more than a dozen golf courses… in the area in the past two years.

Wofford beat furman last night -67-64..for the socon title ..a'nd goes to the NCAA tournament for the 4th time in 6 years..

coming up thursday - greenwood resident -leslie glover will be on the price is right - 11 am on CBS

batchelor Spoiler alert-Whitney's the one. Chris Soules popped the question on the season finale of ``The Bachelor'' last night. He got down on one knee and asked Whitney Bischoff to marry him/. She sobbed and said ``absolutely

.. buy nothing Anderson is up and running! Free merchandise- get rid of things that are cluttering your lives, or simply to save money by getting things for free

.former Red Sox pitcher..Curt Schilling.. is accusing an upstate resident of cyberbullying- /A post to Schilling's blog details the identity of the person who posted a vulgar tweet.. as being from Taylors., lists family names, church the person attends..and tag number

.The Secret Service is using the middle-of-the-night flights .in Washington .as part of secret testing intended to find ways to.. interfere ...with rogue drones... or knock them out of the sky. Parts of Washington are usually a strict no-fly zone

the new apple watch starting at $350….features basic apps –like calendar and email..as well as new apps … …/use it as a garage door opener/ to pay for all your groceries in a single tap/ it becomes your boarding pass and fitness coach – the apple watch taps your wrist to remind you to get up and move/ on sale April 24

The U.S. ambassador to South Korea..Mark Lippert... his face slashed last week in a knife attack over north and south korean relations.. was..... released from a South Korean hospital today,. He needed 80 stitches to his face

The Food and Drug Administration says it will keep a bold-letter warning on Pfizer's... stop-smoking... drug Chantix ...about suicidal behavior ...and other psychiatric problems.

turn down that tv- A New Hampshire man ..so mad about the volume on his neighbors tv- got his shotgun and tried to kick down his neighbors' door- they answered- he threatened to shoot them if the TV wasn't turned down.

he is charged with reckless conduct and criminal threatening. His bail was set at $10,000 cash.

More North Carolina children are getting health coverage and avoiding asthma and dental problems, but the latest annual child health report card also raises alarms about youth obesity, suicide and illegal drug use.

Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show have crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people. Authorities say among the dead are two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion. The helicopters apparently collided in midair Monday. All 10 people on board eight French nationals and two Argentine pilots were killed

The U.S. ambassador to South Korea..Mark Lippert... says a knife attack ...last week that slashed his face- only strengthens an ``unbreakable bond'' between Seoul and Washington..... released from a Seoul hospital today, after five days of treatment. He needed 80 stitches to his face

The Commission on Higher Education could be forced to close ....next fiscal year.... under a budget amendment approved by the South Carolina House./ Critics say it's time to force progress on creating a regulatory agency to oversee the state's higher education system.

Washingtonians up in the wee hours who think they see or hear drone aircraft flying around just may be right. The Associated Press has learned that the Secret Service is using the middle-of-the-night flights during the next several weeks as part of secret testing intended to find ways to interfere with rogue drones or knock them out of the sky. Parts of Washington are usually a strict no-fly zone

More North Carolina children are getting health coverage and avoiding asthma and dental problems, but the latest annual child health report card also raises alarms about youth obesity, suicide and illegal drug use.

Myrtle Beach police have identified the victims of a double homicide at an oceanfront hotel as a North Carolina couple. Horry County authorities say the victims of the Friday shootings were 52-year-old Carrie Daley Turner and 61-year-old Steven Gray Turner of Durham, North Carolina.


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TRENDING NEWS 03-09-15

Traffic delays - one lane is blocked. - i85 sb mm 57 near the airport-keep to the right- / a collision- i85 nb mm 40/ .i 26 eb mm 41/

Furman faces Wofford in the Southern Conference championship game.. . tonight at 7 at the U.S. Cellular Center.The winner heads to the NCAA championship.

the Fine Arts Center is accepting applications for its A.R.M.E.S.program for art, dance, drama and strings. - a tuition-free program for gifted and talented students in 4th through 8th grades in Greenville County. /apply by April 20th. Details - www.fineartscenter.net.

auction items are needed now - for the the all u can eat - Riverside / Eastside Oyster Roast on march 14th-at the parkway grill in greer/ 14..864.430.5164)

Furman upset third-seeded Mercer 52-49 on Sunday night in the Southern Conference semifinals. Furman will face Wofford in Monday's championship game, the Paladins' first title-game appearance since 2002.

.learn CPR at mary black health system- march 5th- 530pm at the mary black conference center/

Ten students from Boston University are spending their spring break volunteering in Greenville. The students will volunteer at Pendleton Place childrens home and Frazee Dream Center after school program

The Cinderella Project is collecting Prom dresses and accessories, - to be given to girls cant otherwise afford it/ drop off your donations at The Junior League of greenville/ the prom dress giveaway is Saturday..21, 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Greenville

An Evening of HOPE Gala Dinner …for the autism community… is April 19 at Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville and HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament is, April 20…details at .project hope sc.org

Mr. Wren Contest on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm in the Wren High School auditorium.

A march commemorating the historic ``Bloody Sunday'' demonstration begins today in Selma, Alabama. The weeklong march retracing the steps demonstrators took in 1965 will culminate Friday with a rally at the state Capitol


investigating.... after gunshots ..killed one man and wounded several others...outside a Bar in Seneca../police were dispatched to the bar just after midnight... yesterday ...after reports of a fight in a crowd of about 100 people.
Authorities are investigating after fires broke out at the same time in two homes on the same street in Clover. The Herald of Rock Hill reports the fires were reported shortly before 5:30 yesterday morning.

Students who live outside Charleston County but who want to attend county schools will have to pay a hefty tuition bill beginning next school year. The Post and Courier reports that tuition for out-of-county students will be more than $6,500 beginning in August.

The inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is releasing a report today outlining billions of dollars in extra Medicare spending for rehabilitation services for seniors. Federal investigators say it's due to a law that allows rural hospitals to bill Medicare at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities. The review says most patients could have been well-served at a much lower cost

The Junior League of Greenville will be supporting. The event, hosted by the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, provides gently worn formal, bridesmaid and prom dresses for young women who lack the financial resources to purchase a gown for their high school prom.

The event allows area high school students to browse racks of prom dresses, shoes, jewelry and accessories. In addition, there will also be students from the Paul Mitchell School to demonstrate hair and make-up techniques for prom night. Anyone who has a valid high school ID is able to participate. Local high schools have been contacted to inform students of the event.
Wofford is one win away from advancing to the NCAA Tournament with a win over Western Carolina in the Southern Conference Tournament semifinal Sunday.

Mondays through Saturdays. Please use the building's rear entrance when dropping off donations and please specify that these donations are for The Cinderella Project. Donation receipts will be available. All donations must be received no later than March 6, 2015. In addition to The Nearly New Shop, additional drop off locations for donations are available via www.cinderellaprojectsc.com.



Saturday, March 21
8AM—1PM
Historic Belton Train Depot
100 N. Main Street
Belton, SC
864-338-7400
beltonmuseum@bellsouth.net

Come Shop!
Adult and Children's Clothing Sporting Goods Crafts, Tools, Vintage, Finds, Jewelry, Electronics, Home Decor, Books & Baby Items

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TRENDING NEWS 03-06-15



a collision on I-85 southbound at the 1 mile marker in Oconee County.. has closed all but the inside lane… sb on i85 at mm 1…a furniture truck overturned earlier this morning.. - cleanup is underway/ the roadway blocked also in spbg i85 sb – --mm 56

its his first trip to South Carolina as president….. Obama visits to Benedict College in Columbia today….
CRS is hosting a Job Fair today from 9am-11:30am at Contingent Resource Solutions - Greenville White Horse Crt.

So far its just in California..but – Google wants to shake up the auto insurance industry- by offering drivers quotes from up to 14 carriers at a time./. buy online or from an agent and Google gets a cut

A robbery at a downtown Charleston jewelry store…netted thieves over half a million in merchandise- from Demetre Jewelers earlier this week

Daimler AG..today.. is expected to announce a plant expansion and the addition of hundreds of jobs at its - Sprinter van plant in ladsen near north Charleston - -

Actor Harrison Ford is going to be ok after crash landing the vintage plane he was flying..yesterday in LA/ the 72 yer old has a briken arm and cuts and is recuperating

The ``Dr. Phil'' show will air an ``intervention'' conducted with Nick Gordon, the partner of hospitalized Bobbi Kristina Brown. The show quotes Gordon's mother as saying her son feels guilty because he tried but failed to help Brown breathe after finding her face-down in a bathtub on Jan. 31

- The massive traffic jam stretched for about 26 miles and lasted nearly 24 hours…in Kentucky …after 2 ft of snow closed the interstate there…./ Virginia state police responded to nearly 500 traffic crashes and over 200 disabled vehicles in just four hours. More winter weather is on the way

A robbery at a downtown Charleston jewelry store…netted thieves over half a million in merchandise- from Demetre Jewelers earlier this week/ thieves made off with more than $1 million in jewelry from./ the holdup at netted thieves $500,000 in merchandise plus 11 Rolex watches worth $10,000 each...

A House panel is debating a major bill ...intended to curb domestic violence ...in South Carolina/ the Senate passed its version ..last week... that bans many convicted abusers... from possessing a gun for a decade...

Harrison Ford was "battered but OK" Thursday after his vintage World War II training plane.. lost engine power and crash-landed on a California golf course ..the 72 year old - has a broken arm and cuts..

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TRENDING NEWS 03-05-15

Spring forward this weekend/ daylightt savings time this weekend- before bed on Saturday night turn your clock ahead one hour..

The Pickens County Council has ordered a moratorium on all new gun ranges after several residents complained about bullets whizzing by - and in some cases into - their houses

at The Citadel there were 39 hazing complaints since last August/ 4 were considered hazing.... at the South Carolina military college./

more hometown hockey! The Greenville Road Warriors signed –on to play for 5 more years at Bon Secours Wellness Arena/ the team reached the Eastern Conference Finals… last season.

the Clemson university defense ..says they worked hard to be No. 1 in the nation …the tigers defense led the country…allowing just 260 yards a game last fall./ they have lost 8 starters

Bruce Willis will make his Boradway debut in a stage version of the Stephen King novel ``Misery./ the last steven king production – carrie- in 88- was one of broadways biggest flops/

A Western Carolina University graduate is in the new Taco Bell' Sriracha Quesarito commercial./ Olivia Mears is wearing a dress she made from more than 200 unused taco wrappers.
Greenville, SC Named One of Livability.com's …Top 10 Best Downtowns, for its vibrant.. arts and entertainment …and walkable streets/ . number one is Pittsburgh- Greenville is 4th
Pharrell Williams says he didn't swipe parts of Marvin Gaye's 1970s hit - ``Got To Give It Up'' for the 2013 hit ``Blurred Lines.'' / Pharrell, Robin Thicke and rapper T.I… are being sued by Marvin Gaye's children… who claim the song was improperly copied./ blurred lines made than $16 million in profits
… 'Seinfeld' Actor - Daniel von Bargen .who played Mr Kruger, .died over the weekend..he was 64.
Ryan Pate lives in Florida but works for a company in the United Arab Emirates. He was in the U.S…when he beefed about his sick leave on Facebook….Whebn he returned to Abu Dhabi last month…, he was told to report to the police station ..where he was arrested… for breaking a UAE law about badmouthing his employer…. He spent about 10 days in jail and could get up to five years in prison and a steep fine if convicted.

The Obama administration has become entangled in a controversy surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of private email while serving in President Barack Obama's Cabinet from 2009 to 2013. Since the revelation surfaced this week, the White House has been hit with endless questions about Clinton, who is likely to run for president next year. For her part, Clinton said in a late-night tweet Wednesday that she wants her emails released to the public.
Many people complain about their jobs on social networking sites like Facebook. But few end up in jail because of it. However, that's exactly what happened to
Online retailer Etsy is filing for an initial public offering of stock valued at up to $100 million.
'' Elizabeth Marvel will star alongside him. Dates and a theater will be announced later. Everyone involved has to be hoping this show won't have the same fate as the play based on King's novel ``Carrie.'' That 1988 production is considered one of the biggest flops in Broadway history
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Upscale hotel chain Mandarin Oriental says it is investigating a potential credit card breach at its hotels.
Leonardo DiCaprio is partnering with Netflix for a series of documentaries he'll produce for the streaming service. Netflix says DiCaprio and his production company have signed a first-look deal with Netflix for nonfiction projects. They will seek to develop and acquire documentaries and docuseries ``with partial focus on environmental and conservation themes.''
The Brooklyn-based company was founded in June 2005 as a marketplace for handmade goods and craft supplies. Originally called Indieco, it changed its name to Etsy a year later.

It says it had $195.6 million in revenue in 2014, up 56 percent from 2013, and almost 20 million people made at least one purchase through Etsy last year.
People living from Texas to New England ...face a storm that will bring icy rains, sleet and snow /. West Virginia, Kentucky and southeastern Ohio are expected to get 8 to 10 inches of snow, ....while Baltimore and Washington are looking at 6 to 8 inches./ The federal government in Washington has closed its offices today.


A judge has barred the trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University... from firing suspended President Thomas Elzey...., noting legislators may fire the entire board soon.

The South Carolina House./... has given key approval to a bill... that would alter the formula.... that the state has used since 1991... to provide money to local governments for things like social services, courts and libraries. .

.controversy surrounding... former Secretary of State ....Hillary Rodham Clinton's ....use of private email while serving in President Barack Obama's Cabinet from 2009 to 2013..... / Clinton, who is likely to run for president next year....said in tweet yesterday...she wants her emails released to the public.


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TRENDING NEWS 03-04-15


Today is Walk to School Day.in sc - more than 200 schools and 65,000 students would be participating across the state./ to show that walking and biking are healthy and fun activities

There are multiple job fairs today- for michelin-walmart-conns home plus-and for multiple emploers in newberry and greenville – sc works centers..see below;

Greenville Water raised its rates by 3 percent this month..averaging about . $7 more a year.
where in the world is .. SC Gov. Nikki Haley..??. the governor's office refuses to give her whereabouts, saying they can't release details of the economic development mission because it is… competitive in nature.

Heroin deaths are spiking…attributed to new restrictions on painkillers ...A government reports finds that the people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest.

Greenville, SC Named One of Livability.com's …Top 10 Best Downtowns, for its vibrant.. arts and entertainment …and walkable streets/ . number one is Pittsburgh- Greenville is 4th

Michelin is hiring- 8-30-11;30 at spbg comm college tiger river- /

Wanna be - Walmart associates apply at sc works Anderson -/9-noon

conns home plus hiring at sc works sptnbg 1-5/

at sc sc works – Greenville… more than 20 employers ….are hiring / stop by the vardry st office 9-3
and the newberry Sc works start taking applications at 10 am -



Senators have given priority status to legislation that would fire all trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University. The Senate voted yesterday - to put the measure on ``special order'' on its calendar, clearing the way for floor debate.

in turn - South Carolina State University trustees ,...are scheduled to meet behind closed doors today, saying they will provide more information about the fate of the school's suspended president..... -, who is suing the school for breach of contract.

Heroin deaths are spiking in the heartland. ...A government reports finds that the people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest. . Some experts blame recent restrictions on prescribing painkillers at a time when the heroin supply has been increasing


Read more: http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/28257072/kids-to-participate-in-walk-to-school-day-on-wednesday#ixzz3TPmGhpJx!

http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/28253849/job-fairs-to-be-held-throughout-the-upstate
www.facebook.com/pages/Million-March-Against-Child-Abuse-MACA-Spartanburg-SC/499775950112149

President Barack Obama visits Benedict College in Columbia Friday.
and for Walmart tomoro- for the Liberty Highway store in Anderson/ - tomoro , 9:-noon/ Got to SC Works Michelin

Boulevard Anderson, (864)260-6780 WALMART HIRING for Liberty Highway anderson- the store Wednesday, 9:-noon/ SC Works Center…. Anderson,on Michelin Boulevard (864)260-6780
Greenville, SC Named One of Livability.com's …Top 10 Best Downtowns, for its entertainment options and dynamic arts and cultural attractions and living options.

Top 10 Best Downtowns, 2015
1. Pittsburgh, PA
2. Minneapolis, MN
3. Indianapolis, IN
4. Greenville, SC
5. Salt Lake City, UT
6. Alexandria, VA
7. Fargo, ND
8. Lincoln, NE
9. Somerville, MA
10. Evanston, IL
Daylight savings time Sunday -

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