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TRENDING JANUARY 21,2014

  • University police are stepping up patrols and Tiger Transit will add more buses for a shorter wait at night ..after - a sexual assault…at  Clemson University 1 am … Saturday // / a 24 year old grad student was jogging when attacked.. /She was found  ..unresponsive and unconscious…. near the Life Sciences facility/ / call Clemson University police /-656-2222.
Itll be windy and cold as An Arctic cold front sweeps  toward the Carolinas .../the  wind  chill… will feel  below zero..... and there  will be snow at higher elevations./. 

Online retailer.. Amazon will begin charging sales taxes …on purchase made in North Carolina …starting Feb. 1.

Super bowl-  Sunday , feb 2… at MetLife stadium. in New Jersey …is the first ..cold weather ,..super bowl ..ever … pitting  the  seattle seahawks.. against the  ..– Denver broncos ....

Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital bitcoins as payment for goods/ . Bitcoin users buy digital money.. load it onto a virtual wallet .and can  buy things online …without having to enter their credit-card information/ . Unlike government-issued money, the value of Bitcoin fluctuates rapidly…

Whos got most of the headphone market?   Beats … criticized for being a a bass-heavy fashion accessory… not up to the kind of high-quality …audio sound they promote….but- ….Beats controls 27% of the nearly $2 B  … headphone market -- and 57% of the market for "premium" headphones/    according to the NPD Group

Postal Service retail centers ..are opening in some .. Staples stores.. around the country/    postal   union members are protesting .. because the new retail outlets are staffed by nonunion workers/


At the gas pump, the average retail price for a gallon of regular fell less than a penny to $3.30. That's a penny less than a week ago and a penny more than a year ago.

Online retailer.. Amazon will begin charging sales taxes …on purchase made in North Carolina …starting Feb. 1. the 20th state..a where the  online retailer collects sales tax/ . In 2012, the state of North Carolina estimated..they lost …about  $214 million annually in uncollected online sales taxes

Clemson University police are  warning  students and the community …about a sexual assault… that happened on campus about 1 am …early Saturday/ a  24-year-old woman…was found  ..unresponsive and unconscious…. near the Life Sciences Facility/The Grad student says she was jogging and attacked / ….

farther north...An area from Virginia to New England is under a  winter storm warning today./   New York and Philadelphia could get 10 inches of snow .../federal government  offices... in the Washington area are closed. 

An Anderson County school board member is seeking the Republican nomination for South Carolina schools superintendent.Gary Burgess announced his candidacy Monday. He says he will remove roadblocks that keep teachers from being effective and that arts and civic responsibility are important parts of a child's education.
 

Cheryl Winter spent $500 for Hartford-based Travelers Cos. Inc. to cover her daughter's $50,000 destination wedding last October in New Orleans, where her biggest concern was a potential hurricane. The weather cooperated, but the limousine never showed up. She used the insurance policy to claim the deposit money they couldn't get back from the limo driver.

Those Bitcoins burning a hole in your cyber pocket? Well, you can now use the digital currency at online retailer Overstock.com. The Salt Lake City based company says it's the first major retailer to accept Bitcoins. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne says the new policy is attracting customers from all over the world. He tells KUTV they started taking the digital currency earlier this month, and almost immediately had 100-grand worth of Bitcoin orders.
 
McALLEN, Texas (AP) A federal official says there's no connection between the arrest of two people caught with stolen credit card information at the U.S. Mexico border and the theft of credit card information from Target customers. The police chief in South Texas say the two people arrested are Mexican citizens and they're accused of using the stolen credit information to buy tens of thousands of dollars' of merchandise.
 


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People : Cheryl WinterGary BurgessPatrick Byrne




 
01/21/2014 8:53AM
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