Stories by Associated Press

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Social Services requests 200 more workers for caseloads

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A deputy director at the Department of Social Services says the agency needs 200 more employees to reach goals for worker caseloads.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

MLB says it didn't know about A-Rod exemption

MINNEAPOLIS - Bud Selig maintains Major League Baseball had no idea Alex Rodriguez received a medical exemption to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007.
By Associated Press

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

British Open tune-up starts in Scotland

ABERDEEN, Scotland — The past three British Open winners – Darren Clarke, Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson – have honed their links-course game at the Scottish Open a week before their victories.
By Associated Press

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Hemingway celebrated in old haunts

Fans following the Hemingway trail will find museums, homes and other places connected to him in Key West, Fla., Illinois, Idaho, Arkansas and Cuba.
By Associated Press

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Georgia bar wants House speaker investigated

A petition filed in state Supreme Court accuses House Speaker David Ralston of questionable practices in a 2008 case involving a man injured in a crash and hired Ralston's law firm.
By Associated Press

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Draft picks share spotlight with James

Before they could be the first selections in what appears to be a deep NBA Draft, Andre Wiggins, Jabari Parker and the rest of the class were in the spotlight with LeBron James.
By Associated Press

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Braves rally past Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - The Atlanta Braves used a two-run rally in the ninth to end their road trip with a win.
By Associated Press

Monday, May 12, 2014

Director of Allman movie grilled about fatal crash

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A director who was working on a movie about singer Gregg Allman testified Monday that his assistants were in charge of location permits and safety precautions when a freight train ...
By Associated Press

Budget plan extends private school choice program

COLUMBIA - A one-year extension of South Carolina's first private school tuition program appears to be coasting through the budget process after a decade of GOP infighting.
By Associated Press

Hillshire Brands to buy Pinnacle Foods

Hillshire Brands is pushing further outside the deli case with a deal to buy the maker of Birds Eye frozen vegetables, Duncan Hines cake mixes and Hungry-Man frozen dinners. 
By Associated Press

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Lime shortage causes prices to skyrocket

Restaurants from coast to coast have fallen victim to the Great Green Citrus Crisis of 2014 - a severe shortage of limes that has brought higher prices.
By Associated Press

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Blues slip by Penguins

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma wants his high-powered team to get used to playing tight-checking playoff hockey before the postseason begins next month. St. Louis doesn't need the lure ...
By Associated Press

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Braves bolster rotation by adding Santana

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves agreed Wednesday on a $14.1 million, one-year contract with Ervin Santana, strengthening their injury plagued starting rotation.
By Associated Press

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Split Braves squads take loss, tie

Jarred Cosart pitched two shutout innings and Carlos Corporan had a pair of RBI to lead the Houston Astros past the Atlanta Braves 7-4 in a split squad game Sunday. The other Braves game, against ...
By Associated Press

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

MLB approves expanded instant replay

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Major League Baseball will greatly expand instant replay to review close calls starting this season. MLB announced Thursday that owners, players and umpires have approved ...
By Associated Press

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Atlanta Hawks' star is injured

Al Horford, the Atlanta Hawks' leading scorer and rebounder, is out indefinitely with a torn right pectoral muscle, leaving his status for the remainder of the season in question.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Cutler hopes to return early from injury

The Chicago Bears aren't ruling out an early return for quarterback Jay Cutler from a torn groin muscle that was expected to sideline him for at least four weeks.
By Associated Press

Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

Analysts criticize Anthony for free-agency talk

NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony should focus on trying to get players to join him in New York, not creating uncertainty about whether he would leave.
By Associated Press

Friday, June 28, 2013

Man paralyzed after rescuing girl dies

A northwest Georgia man paralyzed after diving into a creek to save a 4-year-old girl from drowning nearly three weeks ago has died from complications resulting from his injuries, authorities said ...
By Associated Press

Sunday, May 26, 2013

SC Boeing executive sends workers anti-union e-mail

The general manager of Boeing's new plant in South Carolina has sent out an e-mail telling his workers that Boeing wants to keep the plant union free.
By Associated Press

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Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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