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Congregation watches priest play poker

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — They already knew the outcome, but about 200 people showed up to watch an Aiken-born priest lose his chance at a $1 million poker prize. The crowd gathered at St. Michael Catholic school's gym on Sunday afternoon to watch the final episode of Fox TV's "PokerStars.n...

12/28/09 - 2:50pm

Shooting victim is identified

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has identified a man found shot to death early this morning at a boarding house in Augusta.

12/28/09 - 11:28pm

Spiller scores TD for Tigers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – C.J. Spiller scored a touchdown and had 172 all-purpose yards in his final college game, leading Clemson to a 21-13 victory tonight in the Music City Bowl. The Tigers (9-5) hadn't won a bowl since the 2005 Champs Sports Bowl. Kentucky (7-6) was trying to make program hi...

12/28/09 - 12:51am

Starters pulled in third quarter

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts kept saying 16-0 didn't matter. Apparently it didn't. The previously unbeaten Colts (14-1) pulled Peyton Manning and a handful of other starters with a 15-10 lead and 5:36 left in the third quarter, and the Jets took advantage to rally for a 29-15 ...

12/28/09 - 12:54am

Clemson wins Music City Bowl

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - C.J. Spiller scored a touchdown and had 172 all-purpose yards in his final college game, leading Clemson to a 21-13 victory Sunday night in the Music City Bowl.

12/28/09 - 12:52am

Man beaten, robbed on Telfair

A 45-year-old Augusta man was beaten and robbed as he was walking in the 100 block of Telfair Street early Saturday morning. The man told police that a man approached him about 1 a.m., hit him in the face with an unknown object, knocked him to the ground and started kicking him. The robber took $50...

12/27/09 - 6:56pm

Two sought in N. Augusta holdup

Authorities are searching for two men who robbed The Big H Food Store at 631 E. Buena Vista Ave. in North Augusta at gunpoint late Saturday night. According to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report, the armed robbery occurred about 10:10 p.m. Employees were preparing to close ...

12/27/09 - 6:37pm

Girl, 2, struck by car, dies

KENNESAW, Ga. — A 2-year old child died after being struck by a car in the driveway of her Cherokee County home today. The accident happened about noon. The young girl was in the driveway, when a family member pulled out and struck the child. The toddler was living with a guardian, under the...

12/27/09 - 11:35pm

Ryan throws 3 TD passes in romp

ATLANTA – Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes, including a 42-yarder to Roddy White on Atlanta's first play from scrimmage, and the Falcons were never challenged in their 31-3 win over Terrell Owens and the Buffalo Bills today. Owens became the sixth player in NFL history with 1,000 car...

12/27/09 - 5:21pm

New York defense shredded

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Matt Moore and the Carolina Panthers turned the New York Giants' farewell to Giants Stadium into one of their ugliest moments in franchise history....

12/27/09 - 8:22pm
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