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Police say baby sitter fed 9-month-old boy wine

CARROLLTON, Ga. - Carrollton police are searching for a baby sitter they say fed a 9-month-old boy wine, causing the baby's blood-alcohol level to exceed four times the legal limit for an adult.

07/17/09 - 10:16am

Watson shares British lead; Tiger misses cut

TURNBERRY, Scotland – Tom Watson leading the British Open heading to the weekend? Tiger Woods gassing up the plane and heading for home? Treacherous Turnberry delivered a pair of shockers Friday. The 59-year-old Watson rolled in two impossibly long putts, danced a Scottish jig on the 18th gr...

07/17/09 - 4:16pm

Ga lottery reaches $11 billion for education

ATLANTA - The Georgia Lottery Corp. has transferred $872 million in fiscal year 2009 proceeds to the state for education purposes, for a total of $11 billion since the lottery began in 1993.

07/17/09 - 8:09am

Clemson trustees approve salary review

CLEMSON, S.C. - Trustees at Clemson University have agreed to set up a committee to review salaries at the school.

07/17/09 - 7:35am

Report: 'Frugal' Sanford flew in style

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford shed his fiscal conservatism on several taxpayer-funded international trips, including a South American jaunt that included time with his mistress, choosing expensive first-class or business-class seats while his aides sat in coach.

07/17/09 - 11:53am

Oconee River pollution may be curbing fish reproduction

ATHENS, Ga. -- Is something in the water turning fish in the Oconee River into sexual freaks - making male fish a little girly and impeding the ability of female fish to reproduce? Robert Bringolf, a professor of fish biology and ecotoxicology in the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Fo...

07/17/09 - 6:58am

GBI seeks help in finding driver who ran over man

ATLANTA — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is asking for help this morning finding the driver who repeatedly ran over a South Carolina man in a parking lot near the Georgia Dome. The GBI said Thursday a light-colored Lincoln Navigator was seen near the Patterson parking lot around the tim...

07/17/09 - 6:43am

Lionel Street woman finds damaged home looted

A 76-year-old woman who was staying with family members after a tree fell on her house last month returned home this week and discovered her home had been ransacked. The victim told police that a family member was driving by the Lionel Street home on Thursday and saw an open window, according to a ...

07/17/09 - 6:35am

Aiken hospital to get radiation system

AIKEN -- The Cancer Care Institute of Carolina at Aiken Regional Medical Centers has received a Certificate of Need to buy and install a second system designed to improve radiation treatment capabilities. Installation of the system, called a Varian Trilogy Linear Accelerator, is expected to begin b...

07/17/09 - 6:34am

Augusta overcomes 6-0 deficit

An improbable series sweep ended with an equally unlikely come-from-behind win tonight at Lake Olmstead Stadium. The Augusta GreenJackets, playing host to the top team in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division, overcame a 6-0 deficit to defeat the West Virginia Power 9-7. The four-game ...

07/16/09 - 10:57pm
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