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TRENDING AUGUST 8,2013

At least three people joined the ranks for the super-rich , sharing the fourth-biggest U.S. lottery prize in history, last nights powerball jackpot ws $448 million….there are two winners in new jersey and 1 minnsota ..

ZF Transmissions Job Fair for Gray Court Location  is today at brookwood church in Simpsonville from 9-5/t

H-S-M, manufacturing –in Hickory and Conover. NC..,…is expanding and will create 162 new jobs
 Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, the mind-robbing disease…

  rising kindergarten-ers …and their families …can  visit the childrens  museum of the upstate  for free (fri)   tomoro and get freeee vision and dental screenings… and Play– for free- at  countdown to kindergarten from 5-8 tomoro  tcm upstate.org

-/  So You Think You Can Dance" - top 10 finalists will perform at Greenville's Peace Center—Thursday, Oct. 24/Tickets will go on sale on Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. .

 The Apex Games is not for beginners. Who is the fittest man and women in the upstate.? You will be tested.. in september – in different  age categories – go to apex games. Org for details
. New research from a team in Japan shows that pet dogs can catch the yawning bug from people, just as we catch it from each other. But they're more sensitive to the yawns of their owners than from humans they don't know.

The Hot Tamale Train" —is stopping in Greenville
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety  - tested popular small cars…/ rated as ``poor are  the Nissan Sentra, the Kia Soul/.''`rated as marginal `marginal''-   the Chevy… Cruze, and Sonic and the Volkswagen Beetle

Spartanburg County are scheduled to host a meeting they hope will make people more aware of the danger of scams and how to avoid them. The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is putting on the meeting today in the Barrett Room of the Headquarters Library in Spartanburg. 

The sister of a man suspected of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing the teen's mother says the allegations against 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio are ``completely out of character.'' Amber Alerts have expanded to Oregon and Washington state as authorities look for DiMaggio and 16-year-old Hanna Anderson. The bodies of the girl's mother and a child, who may be Hannah's 8-year-old
brother, were found in DiMaggio's burning home on Sunday

safety tests  of some popular small cars are faring poorly in says, Only the Honda Civic has earned the top rating of ``good'' in front-end collision tests.

2CE is back.A new drug is making a comeback after being off the market for more than 10 years. It's a white fluffily powered, a lot of times it's sold in capsule form."
The drug is also known on the street as Europa and is sold in capsule and tablet forms.
 
A new report says Americans borrowed more in June to buy cars and attend schools. But they were frugal again with their credit cards, indicating many are still wary of taking on high-interest debt. The Federal Reserve says borrowing rose $13.8 billion in June from May to a seasonally adjusted $2.85 trillion, the highest ever. The category that includes credit card use dropped $2.7 billion in June.

A Virginia man finds himself in a hairy situation. Taylor Gehring started growing a beard while between jobs last year. But his wife Kim was no fan of the new look. So, she said he could keep the facial hair if he got 10,000 likes on Facebook. He did and thousands more. The beard now has more 15,000 supporters. He's also using those whiskers for good. The Free Lance-Star reports Gehring will host a beard and mustache competition this weekend to benefit local charities.

There's another way you can audition for ``American Idol.'' An American Idol bus will hit five cities to give people a chance to audition. The ``American Idol Bus Tour'' starts August 17 in Little Rock, Arkansas. It'll also stop in Oxford, Mississippi; Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Knoxville, Tennessee; and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Traditional auditions are already under way. The next one is tomorrow in Austin, Texas. You can also audition online.

Kanye West will tie a record when he performs at the MTV Video Music Awards this month. It'll be his seventh time performing on the show. That ties him with Madonna. Lady Gaga will also sing. The VMAs will be held August 25
Research firm IDC says Apple's iPhone continued to lose market share to Android phones in the second quarter.

IDC says the iPhone remains No. 2 behind Android, even without new Apple products driving purchases. Its market share is expected to grow again when a new iPhone comes out, likely this fall.

In the April-June period, Android phones accounted for 79 percent of worldwide shipments, up from 69 percent a year ago. The number of Android phones shipped grew nearly 74 percent to 187 million. IDC says shipments of iPhones also grew, by 20 percent to 31 million. But market share fell to 13 percent from nearly 17 percent.

Microsoft's Windows Phone was third in the second quarter, with a nearly 4 percent share, followed by BlackBerry, with almost 3 percent.




 
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