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Oil spreading from 2nd Gulf rig

NEW ORLEANS, La.— A mile-long oil sheen spread today from an offshore petroleum platform burning in the Gulf of Mexico off Lousiana, west of the site of BP's massive spill.


09/02/10 - 3:28pm

Questions arise in SC med school expansion

COLUMBIA — A former University of South Carolina president who's been pushing for an expansion of the medical school to Greenville is being paid more than $200,000 a year by the Greenville Hospital System.

09/02/10 - 10:06am

Video released of Harlem holdup

Columbia County authorities released a surveillance video this morning of an armed robbery that took place last month in Harlem.

09/02/10 - 10:48am

2nd SC deputy fired in inmate beating

CAMDEN, S.C.    — A second South Carolina sheriff's has been fired as officials investigate the beating of an inmate in a county jail.

09/02/10 - 9:00am

5 charged in Atlanta fraud scheme

ATLANTA - Five men have been charged with stealing the identities of homeless and jailed people to collect $1.6 million in phony tax refunds.

09/02/10 - 6:42am

UGA tailgaters to feel squeeze

ATHENS, Ga. -- Crowds returning for a new season of University of Georgia football games this weekend will find more restrictive tailgating rules and less space to set up the grill.

09/02/10 - 6:35am

Ga. public employee charged with growing marijuana

LEXINGTON, Ga. -- An Oglethorpe County government worker and five other people face charges as part of a monthlong investigation into a marijuana-growing operation.

09/02/10 - 6:28am

Pepper spray empties Athens classroom

ATHENS, Ga. -- A 14-year-old Coile Middle school student was arrested after he set off a bottle of pepper spray in his math class, according to Athens-Clarke police.

09/02/10 - 6:24am

Disbarred lawyer Eichholz loses sentence appeal

SAVANNAH -- A federal appeals court has affirmed disbarred Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz's 21-month federal prison sentence for obstructing a federal investigation into mishandling of pension and retirement funds in his law firm.

09/02/10 - 6:20am

No grand jury probe of Deal, lawyer says

No federal grand jury is investigating former congressman Nathan Deal, the lawyer for the Republican governor candidate said Wednesday

09/02/10 - 6:16am
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