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State trustees raise tuition at South Carolina colleges

COLUMBIA - Most undergraduate students at the University of South Carolina will pay 3.6 percent more for tuition this fall – an increase of around $300 a year for the school's largest campus. USC's board of trustees executive committee gave key approval today to a spending plan that in...

06/11/09 - 3:50pm

Braves lose in ninth inning

ATLANTA – Andy LaRoche hit a two-out, two-run single in the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Thursday to split the four-game series. LaRoche leaned forward to slap a 3-2 pitch from Rafael Soriano (1-1) up the middle for the tiebreaking hit. Steven Jackson (2...

06/11/09 - 3:14pm

Study: 10,000 nuclear jobs expected in next 10 years

AIKEN - Almost 10,000 new jobs will emerge in the nuclear field in the coming decade, but many of the workers destined to fill them are still in middle or high school, according to a new study commissioned by an economic development group.

06/11/09 - 4:46pm

Arrest in MCG Hospital beating

Richmond County sheriff's investigators say they have charged a suspect in last week's beating of a woman in a hospital restroom.

06/11/09 - 5:37pm

Bridge leap not what it seemed

COLUMBIA — When drivers on a stretch of South Carolina interstate saw someone jump off a bridge, they called 911, fearing they were watching a suicide.

06/11/09 - 2:33pm

UGA AD Evans: Expect more night games

At an Exchange Club of Augusta meeting today, University of Georgia athletic director Damon Evans told Bulldogs fans to "get prepared for more night games." In August 2008, the SEC signed 15-year television contracts with CBS and ESPN. Evans said he's guessing Georgia will play at least five ni...

06/11/09 - 2:27pm

Suspect sought in fatal shooting of North Augusta man

AIKEN - Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in North Augusta today.

06/11/09 - 9:06pm

Alabama teams get probation from NCAA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The NCAA has placed 16 Alabama athletic teams on three years probation for major violations, including football and men’s basketball, due to misuse of free textbooks. The NCAA’s Committee on Infractions said Thursday the football team must forfeit an unspecified nu...

06/11/09 - 2:08pm

U.S. attorney in Macon resigning

MACON, Ga. — U.S. Attorney Maxwell Wood of the Middle District of Georgia announced today that he is resigning after almost eight years in office.

06/11/09 - 1:47pm

New homeowner resource center begins seeing clients

A non-profit resource center for homeowners began seeing its first clients this week in downtown Augusta. HomeFirst Augusta, 961 Broad St., provides counseling in all aspects of home buying and home ownership. “Buying a home is a very special thing in a family’s life. We want to give peo...

06/11/09 - 1:35pm
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