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Obama: Flexibility OK, but health care law remains

WASHINGTON - Anxious to ease deepening political tensions with the states, President Barack Obama on Monday told governors he wants to speed up their ability to enforce his signature health care law on their own terms. But his concession goes only so far: He warned he won't allow states to weaken the law.

02/28/11 - 10:13pm

Incandescent bulbs may keep shining in SC

COLUMBIA - South Carolina legislators have come up with a bright idea: Make the Palmetto State a rebel and refuge for incandescent light makers.

02/28/11 - 9:50pm

Man dies in I-20 motorcycle wreck

An Aiken man was killed this evening after the motorcycle he was driving flipped in the median on Interstate 20 in Aiken County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

02/28/11 - 11:06pm

ASU alumni group honors college president

John Black, president of East Georgia College, was honored by the Augusta State University Alumni Association with its Distinguished Service Award the association's Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration on Feb. 18 at Saint Paul's Church, according to an ASU news release.

02/28/11 - 7:27pm

ASU honors high-achieving black students

Augusta State University has honored black scholars representing more than 35 high schools throughout the CSRA.

02/28/11 - 7:12pm

Wheelchair basketball game pits students vs. adults

Seven Richmond County students who use wheelchairs will play basketball against a team of school board members and administrators, who also will be in wheelchairs, the district recently announced.

02/28/11 - 5:47pm

Cross Creek High to hold book fair Thursday

Cross Creek High School will hold its third annual book fair held in conjunction with Barnes & Noble at the bookstore chain's Augusta Mall location from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, the school recently announced in a news release. 

02/28/11 - 5:59pm

Severe weather misses Augusta; cooler air coming

The severe thunderstorm watch posted for much of the Augusta area earlier this evening has expired.

02/28/11 - 11:34pm

Local Riverkeeper to live on raft during membership drive

Tonya Bonitatibus plans to live on a raft in the Savannah River for as long as it takes to accomplish an important mission.

02/28/11 - 2:59pm

2 ex-judges lose Georgia law licenses

Two ex-judges lose Georgia law licenses

02/28/11 - 11:13am
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