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Aggies beat Arkansas 3-2 in final

TOLEDO, Ohio – Texas A&M's Bronson Burgoon hit a gap wedge from the rough to within 3 inches of the 18th hole today to win his match and clinch the first NCAA Division I men's golf title for the Aggies. Burgoon, a senior and the team's No. 1 player, had lost the previous four h...

05/30/09 - 2:45pm

Schlopy's two homers lift Dogs

OKLAHOMA CITY – Taylor Schlopy homered twice to help Georgia rally from an early three-run deficit for a 7-5 win against Michigan tonight at the Women's College World Series. Schlopy became only the fourth player in World Series history to homer twice in one game, and the sixth-seeded Bull...

05/30/09 - 9:41pm

Roddick, Serena Williams alive

PARIS – Novak Djokovic became the first big-name player to be eliminated from the men's tournament at the French Open, while Andy Roddick and Serena Williams managed to stick around. Djokovic lost to No. 29 Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the third round today. Roddick...

05/30/09 - 1:25pm

One winner for $35 million Mega Millions jackpot

ATLANTA — A single winner from New York State has taken the $35 million grand prize from the multistate Mega Millions lottery. The ticket sold in Onondaga County, N.Y., was the only one to match all winning numbers from Friday night's drawing. The next Mega Millions drawing, Tuesday nigh...

05/30/09 - 10:12am

Annual Mayfest celebration is today at Augusta's May Park

The 33rd annual Mayfest takes place until 6 p.m. today at May Park, 622 Fourth St. The event features, food, vendors, a community awards ceremony and an array of entertainment that has long been a Mayfest staple. Entertainment will feature gospel, urban adult contemporary and hip-hop segments. Gos...

05/30/09 - 10:04am

Customs seizes 91,000 flat irons

SAVANNAH -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Port of Savannah has seized five shipments with more than 91,000 hair styling flat irons bearing fraudulent Underwriters Laboratory (UL) markings, CBP officials announced Friday. The shipments have a total domestic value of $503,275. The shipmen...

05/30/09 - 6:19am

Customs seizes 91,000 flat irons

SAVANNAH -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Port of Savannah has seized five shipments with more than 91,000 hair styling flat irons bearing fraudulent Underwriters Laboratory (UL) markings, CBP officials announced Friday. The shipments have a total domestic value of $503,275. The shipmen...

05/30/09 - 6:16am

UGA officials will wait to weigh latest state budget cut options

ATHENS, Ga. -- The state's latest round of budget cutting will not force University of Georgia administrators to lay off or furlough employees, according to the university's top financial officer. Gov. Sonny Perdue announced this week that he will cut money to state agencies by 25 percent n...

05/30/09 - 6:13am

Court upholds conviction in fire that killed North Augusta woman

COLUMBIA – A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and life sentence for the man accused of setting a fire at a Greenville hotel that killed a North Augusta woman and five others in 2004. The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Friday against Eric Hans. Allison Lorraine Barf...

05/30/09 - 5:49am

Old SC legislative manual still uses 'Negro' political labels

COLUMBIA – The official manual of South Carolina's Legislature continues to label some of the state's former politicians as "Negro" or "scalawag" – apparent remnants of disgruntlement over Reconstruction that nobody has bothered to change. A spokesman for the state's lieutenan...

05/30/09 - 5:58am
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