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Assistant principal is 1st NYC swine flu death

NEW YORK - A school assistant principal who was sick for several days with swine flu on Sunday became the city's first death linked to the virus. Mitchell Wiener, who had worked at an intermediate school in Queens, died Sunday evening, Flushing Hospital Medical Center spokesman Andrew Rubin sai...

01/08/10 - 2:24pm

Johnson wins Texas Open on first hole of playoff

SAN ANTONIO -- Zach Johnson successfully defended his Texas Open title, winning a sudden-death playoff with an unlikely contender. Seven months after his first victory at La Cantera Golf Club, Johnson beat James Driscoll with a 10-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole after a final-round shootou...

05/17/09 - 8:26pm

Man wounded in Aiken shooting

A man was wounded this afternoon in a shooting at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center in Aiken.

05/17/09 - 10:23pm

TV weather bulletin blacked out historic Preakness race victory

It was the first time a filly won the Preakness Stakes in 85 years, but Comcast cable TV viewers in the Augusta area missed seeing Rachel Alexandra's historic victory in Saturday's Preakness Stakes. The Emergency Alert System was activated just as the race was beginning with a warning for b...

05/17/09 - 11:32am

Mad at teachers, seniors trash projects, release pig, go to jail

BLACKSHEAR, Ga. -- Police have charged two Pierce County High School seniors in a vandalism rampage in which students' agriculture projects were destroyed and $8,000 in damages amassed. Patrick Thompson, 18, and Taylor Bagley, 17, both of Blackshear, were jailed on second-degree criminal damage...

05/17/09 - 11:18am

Look for rain today

The National Weather Service predicts thunderstorms today for east central Georgia and western South Carolina with highs in the mid-70s....

05/17/09 - 7:26am

Ga. GOP convention concludes, venting its anger at Washington

SAVANNAH -- Defiance of Washington was the dominant theme Saturday at the state Republican convention in Savannah. Speaker after speaker on the second and final day of the gathering lashed out at what was described as overbearing federal authority. The rhetoric reflected the GOP's search for a...

05/17/09 - 7:20am

Profilers assess Zinkhan case

ATHENS, Ga. -- George Zinkhan III may have dug his own grave then killed himself to go down in folklore as the criminal who never was caught. Or, even though one of the victims - Marie Bruce, of Augusta - was his wife, he might not have wanted his body found in order to spare his children the memor...

05/17/09 - 7:10am

LASTEST: Ohio schools take top spots in science olympiad in Augusta

Two Ohio schools were the big winners in the 25 Annual National Science Olympiad.

01/19/10 - 10:44pm

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