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Derrius Guice to miss LSU game against Syracuse due to injury

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Amazon baby registry emails baffle customers who aren't expecting

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Eli Manning responds to Giants coach Ben McAdoo’s criticism — and sounds just like a Manning

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Eli Manning responds to Giants coach Ben McAdoo’s criticism — and sounds just like a Manning


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‘Ninjago’ doesn’t click like previous Lego movies

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Virginia Tech vs. Old Dominion game is a sellout for Saturday

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Bail denied for Palm Coast man accused of killing cousin

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Politician fired from job after posting meme of car running over - | WBTV Charlotte

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Oregon’s Tyree Robinson on #Pac12AfterDark: ‘It’s serious’
Tyree Robinson got his own taste of what’s now known as #Pac12AfterDark two seasons ago in Tempe, Ariz. The corner was part of a wild, three-overtime game on Oct. 29, 2015, that required a fourth-down completion for a touchdown to go to the extra periods, and an interception in the end zone for the Ducks to leave with a 61-55 win   Read More ...
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Derrius Guice to miss LSU game against Syracuse due to injury
BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU running back Derrius Guice will miss the Tigers’ game against Syracuse on Saturday, LSU coach Ed Orgeron confirmed during his Wednesday night radio show. Guice wrenched his knee on a Mississippi State gang-tackle late in the third quarter. Orgeron called the injury “minor” on Monday, and Guice said he was just “nicked.” However, he hasn’t been able to practice this week and, thus, has been ruled out against the Orange   Read More ...
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Amazon building smart glasses powered by Alexa, report says
Amazon is working on its first wearable device: a pair of smart glasses that would allow its virtual assistant Alexa to be summoned any time, anywhere, according to the Financial Times. The device, which would tether wirelessly to a smartphone, is designed to look like a regular pair of spectacles so it can be worn comfortably and unobtrusively, sources told the Times   Read More ...
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Alleged police brutality caught on camera; officer on desk duty - | WBTV Charlotte
PITTSBURGH (WPXI/CNN) – Pittsburgh police are reviewing an officer’s use of force during an arrest caught on camera Tuesday night. Officer Andrew Jacobs was placed on desk duty Wednesday after cell phone video of the arrest of two men outside the PPG Paints indoor arena in Pittsburgh went viral. Police say the incident started shortly after 10:30 p.m. when officers spotted David Jones, who had a warrant out for his arrest on forgery charges   Read More ...
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Chris Sale reaches 300 strikeouts, Red Sox clinch playoff berth
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale was at his very best — right down to his momentous last pitch — in another meaningful victory for the Boston Red Sox. Sale struck out 13 to become the first AL pitcher in 18 years to reach the 300 mark, and Boston moved to the brink of clinching a playoff berth by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-0 on Wednesday night   Read More ...
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For five players, a win equals FedExCup, $10 million
ATLANTA — Where’s the beef? At the end of the FedExCup Playoffs rainbow, there’s an appetizing prospect on the table for five guys at the PGA Tour’s season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Win, and you grab hold of the FedExCup and haul in a $10 million bonus. No matter what anyone else does, if Jordan Spieth   Read More ...
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NFLPA's decision to re-elect DeMaurice Smith sets stage for next NFL labor battle
If you're planning to bet on any NFL games this weekend, USA TODAY Sports' Lorenzo Reyes says these three are the way to go. USA TODAY Sports. Wow, that was fast. Less than a month ago, prominent labor lawyer Cyrus Mehri launched a campaign to unseat DeMaurice Smith as executive director of the NFL Players Association. Late Tuesday, the NFLPA announced that Smith has been re-elected for a fourth term despite his role in the 10-year labor deal struck in 2011 that transferred billions of dollars back to NFL owners   Read More ...
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C. Milton Wright boys soccer shuts out North Harford
In a tightly contested match, the C. Milton Wright Mustangs boys soccer team outlasted the North Harford Hawks 2-0 in both clubs’ UCBAC Chesapeake Division opener on Wednesday evening. With the win, the Mustangs (3-0-1) remain unbeaten through their first four contests, outscoring opponents 9-2 during that stretch. North Harford, on the other hand, has now lost four of their last five games, with an even 17-17 goal differential in that span   Read More ...
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Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) - A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended. The Yankees said the girl was taken to a hospital for treatment, and New York manager Joe Girardi said he had been told by team security that she was OK   Read More ...
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Columbia man, woman wanted for shoplifting at Williamston gas station
WILLIAMSTON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Williamston police said two people are wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident on September 12. Police said officers responded to Fast Fuel on the 200 block of West Main Street in reference to a shoplifting of 8 cartons of cigarettes. The total value of the stolen items equaled to $411.00. After an investigation, Detective Gene Culbertson was able to identify the suspects as Natasha Saron Brazier and Donnie L   Read More ...
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Amazon baby registry emails baffle customers who aren't expecting
Problem is, in many cases the customers who received the notices said they don't have a registry – or a baby on the way. “We are notifying affected customers," an Amazon spokeswoman said Tuesday evening. "A technical glitch caused us to inadvertently send a gift alert e-mail earlier today. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.” “Hello Amazon Customer,” the screengrab of one of the messages read   Read More ...
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New study: Charter school teachers less likely to call in sick than peers in regular schools
A new report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute looks at the number of teachers who miss 11 or more days of work a year and compares the absentee rates in charter schools and regular public schools. The study finds teachers in charters are less likely to miss school. On average, U.S. teachers miss about eight school days a year due to sick and personal leave; the average American worker takes about three-and-a-half sick days a year   Read More ...
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Man dies after shot in chest by 3 masked individuals, suspects still sought
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - An investigation is underway after a man was shot in the chest in Greenville, said deputies. Officials with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office confirmed that a shooting occurred on Bethuel Church Road Wednesday night. The call came in at 11:35 p.m. According to deputies, one male victim was shot int he chest. Deputies said they are setting up a perimeter in the area at this time for more than one suspect   Read More ...
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School district still considering action to take on controversial KKK homework question
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Lexington-Richland Five School District is still looking into a controversial homework assignment that got a teacher placed on leave last week. The assignment has now sparked national outrage after an image of it appeared on social media. Students in a fifth-grade class at Oak Pointe Elementary School were asked to picture themselves as members of the Klu Klux Klan and think of ways to justify that group's treatment towards African Americans   Read More ...
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Police seek 3 men accused of assaulting woman in broad daylight in Spartanburg
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Spartanburg police are investigating after a woman reported being assaulted by three men in broad daylight. According to officers, police responded to West Park Drive and Carolyn Drive in reference to an assault around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the victim told them she had been walking along West Park Drive near South Converse Street when three men started following her   Read More ...
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Gas station worker tired of being sitting duck, shoots robbery suspect
ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KOAT/CNN) - A gas station worker has been suspended for two weeks for shooting a robbery suspect. But in an interview, the worker said she's sticking to her guns. “I grabbed my gun from my pocket, I cocked it, and I shot,” said Jennifer Wertz, who shot the robbery suspect. "I'm sick and tired of being a sitting duck   Read More ...
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Gas station worker tired of being sitting duck, shoots robbery s - | WBTV Charlotte
ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KOAT/CNN) - A gas station worker has been suspended for two weeks for shooting a robbery suspect. But in an interview, the worker said she's sticking to her guns. “I grabbed my gun from my pocket, I cocked it, and I shot,” said Jennifer Wertz, who shot the robbery suspect. "I'm sick and tired of being a sitting duck   Read More ...
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Who truly imperils our free society?
“The Barbarian cannot make … he can befog and destroy but … he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilization exactly that has been true.” Hilaire Belloc’s depiction of the barbarian is recalled to mind as the statues honoring the history and heroes of the Republic and of the West continue to be vandalized and smashed   Read More ...
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Eli Manning responds to Giants coach Ben McAdoo’s criticism — and sounds just like a Manning
New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo has been under fire for seemingly calling out two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning following the team’s embarrassing 24-10 loss to the Detroit Lions on Monday night. On Tuesday, the 36-year-old quarterback had a chance to respond, and he gave the type of answer you’d expect from a member of the Manning family. “You lose games, you only score 10 points, you deserve some criticism,” Manning said, via NorthJersey   Read More ...
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‘Ninjago’ doesn’t click like previous Lego movies
If you’re of a certain age and childless, it’s entirely possible you haven’t the foggiest idea what a “Ninjago” — of the latest Lego movie — might be. Apparently it is both a show and a toy, but that’s as far as I got into the Wikipedia article. With the wild success of both “The Lego Movie” and “The Lego Batman Movie,” released just earlier this year, it stands to reason that Warner Bros   Read More ...
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Maryland residents see race relations in decline, poll says
Maryland residents are pessimistic about race relations, with a strong majority saying in a new poll that the situation has recently “gotten worse" in the state. Sixty-one percent of people surveyed in a Goucher Poll released Thursday agreed there was a decline in race relations here. Though people most feel there is a problem in the state, the poll found African Americans and whites hold very different perspectives on the pervasiveness of workplace discrimination, the extent of unfair policing practices, and the propriety of taking down Confederate monuments or letting white supremacists rally in public   Read More ...
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Greenville Fire Department set to host "Sidewalk CPR"
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Greenville Firefighter Brian Horton was off duty at his daughter's softball game when he noticed a man having a heart attack next to him. "We were at Tyger River Park in Spartanburg County,” explained Horton, “We were watching softball game and one of the grandparents from one of the other players went into cardiac arrest." Horton immediately began chest compressions and CPR   Read More ...
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Horry County Schools, contractor sued by construction company over debts
A company that supplied construction materials for Horry County’s five new schools filed a series of lawsuits against the school district, the contractors, a subcontractor and related insurance firms this month, alleging in court documents that the company is owed hundreds of thousands of dollars for its products and services. Capitol Materials of Savannah, Inc. filed five separate suits, one for each of the new schools, and wants to be paid nearly $780,000 that it is owed, according to the court documents, which were filed on Sept   Read More ...
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Contractors in 'gas tax lobby' receive vast majority of work in new road funding bill
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Contractors who are members of the lobbying group, South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads (SCFOR) are the biggest winners in securing the bids associated with the new roads funding bill, passed July 1, according to SCDOT records. SCFOR pushed for the Roads Bill, which includes a gas tax increase, prior to its passage. Now, records appear to show the lobbying is paying off for SCFOR contractors   Read More ...
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FIRST ALERT: Cat. 2 Maria slows speed, continues to drop torrential rains on Puerto Rico
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Hurricane Maria continues to slow down in speed as the Category 2 storm remains on the same track moving away from Puerto Rico, according to the National Hurricane Center. As of the 11 p.m. update, Maria's center was about 55 miles east of the Dominican Republic and conditions over the eastern part of the island continue to deteriorate   Read More ...
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DNR investigating possible cruelty case involving opossum
SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Department of Natural Resources is investigating a Summerville-area incident involving an opossum. The possible animal cruelty was captured on the Snapchat app. Some of the screenshots came from Summerville native Cierra Black. “Honesty I was disgusted and the only reason I kept looking back was to get more screenshots,” Black said. Black saw the event unfold on a Snapchat story   Read More ...
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Record drug bust in NYC yields enough fentanyl to kill 32 million people 
The New York Police Department arrested and charged four people after carrying out the largest fentanyl bust the city has ever seen. NYPD announced in a press release that its officers seized a total of 122 kilograms (nearly 270 pounds) in narcotics, worth $30 million in street value, following a bust at a Queens apartment and the secondary bust of a vehicle in the Bronx   Read More ...
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Matt Rhule on Baylor: ‘This is a team that everyone should support’
The Baylor Bears 2017 season hasn’t gotten off to the most desirable start, and that’s putting it lightly. Three games into the Matt Rhule era, his Bears remain winless on the season with the Big 12 slate just days away. It would be easy to chalk this season up to a complete rebuild and look towards a more experienced unit in 2018, but Rhule had another message for the Baylor faithful   Read More ...
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Sheriff’s deputy arrested, accused of stealing cash, credit cards from crime scene
An Orange County deputy was arrested Tuesday on allegations he stole cash, credit cards and a wallet from a crime scene Sunday. Deputies said the deputy, Joseph Haddad, responded to a burglary. The case evolved into a narcotics investigation in which the person who reported the burglary, Sammy Shehata, was arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana. Shehata asked deputies if he could gather his belongings and while doing so noticed his wallet, $1,750 and credit cards were missing   Read More ...
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Police: Homicide victim, 'person of interest' are related - | WBTV Charlotte
A "person of interest" was taken into custody after a person was shot and killed in north Charlotte Wednesday night. The incident happened before 9:30 p.m. on the 2900 block of Dogwood Avenue, which runs between N. Graham Street and Norris Avenue. Police were called to the scene for reports of a domestic disturbance. When they got there, they found a male victim dead with a gunshot wound   Read More ...
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SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system - | WBTV Charlotte
By AMIR BIBAWY AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016. In a statement posted on the SEC's website, Chairman Jay Clayton said a review of the agency's cybersecurity risk profile determined that the previously detected "incident" was caused by "a software vulnerability" in its EDGAR filing system   Read More ...
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Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium - | WBTV Charlotte
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) - A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended. The Yankees said the girl was taken to a hospital for treatment, and New York manager Joe Girardi said he had been told by team security that she was OK   Read More ...
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Man creates 'dad bod' fanny pack - | WBTV Charlotte
(WWBT) - If you want a dad bod but do not want to risk your health, then look no further! Albert Pukies created the Dadbag, which is a fanny pack with a man's stomach printed on it. “I made the Dadbag because I’m desperate to have dad bod but I’m also very concerned about the health risks associated with it,” Pukies wrote on Bored Panda earlier this week   Read More ...
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Ragan Smith among four named to U.S. team for world gymnastics championships
Simone Biles knows how to have a laugh at her own expense. The 5-time Olympic medalist posted a hilarious video moments after having her wisdom teeth removed. USA TODAY Sports. U.S. national champion Ragan Smith was one of four gymnasts named Wednesday to the team competing in the world championships next month. Ashton Locklear, Jade Carey and Morgan Hurd were also chosen for the team after a selection camp at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center in Texas   Read More ...
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Behind Carter's 3 touchdowns, NSB topples Deltona 24-14 in district opener
Chris Boyle @ChrisBoyleDBNJ NEW SMYRNA BEACH — At first, Kevin Hubbard simply wanted to put three more points on the board and make Deltona's comeback attempt more difficult. Following a timeout, New Smyrna Beach's fourth-year head coach opted to put the visiting Wolves away for good. He reached the decision after a debate with offensive coordinator Snap Wood, and the pleading of his players, desperate to end a three-year losing streak to their district rival   Read More ...
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Missed Inside the 10 this week? Rick Sanford, USC beat writer David Cloninger talk USC moving forward after UK loss
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - WIS has launched a new sports talk show on Facebook Live! Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Rick Henry, Emery Glover and their special guests will get together at 1801 Grille in downtown Columbia for thirty minutes of spirited college football talk on Facebook Live. This week, Gamecock great and former New England Patriots defensive back Rick Sanford and the Charleston Post & Courier USC beat writer David Cloninger will join us! You are invited to be part of the discussion each week on "Inside the 10" by joining Rick and the crew at 1801 Grille or joining on Facebook   Read More ...
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Authorities investigating after pic appears to show student posing with gun at Lowcountry school
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Officials at R.B. Stall High School say police are investigating after a picture appears to show a student posing with a gun in a bathroom on campus. School officials said late Wednesday afternoon administrators learned of a social media post that showed the picture and contacted North Charleston police immediately. "An investigation into the situation is underway," school officials said   Read More ...
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New traffic team proving vital to protecting Florence County residents
FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - New statistics released for the Florence County Sheriff's Office's new traffic team prove the unit does more than catch speeding drivers. FCSO officials said they are proud the unit was able to catch four fugitives last month. According to a spokesperson, if it wasn't for the new team, those vehicles may have never been stopped. There is also a new grant that is allowing the sheriff's office to step up daily patrols   Read More ...
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Virginia Tech vs. Old Dominion game is a sellout for Saturday
The Virginia Tech Athletic Department announced on Wednesday that Saturday’s game versus Old Dominion is an official sellout. This will be the first sellout of the season, although the Sept.30 home game against Clemson has already been announced as a sellout. This week’s game will kickoff at 2 p.m. ET, and theme is a “White Effect,” which means the school is encouraging all fans attending the game to wear white   Read More ...
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Man shot in Northwest Baltimore
A man was shot in the torso in northwest Baltimore on Wednesday evening, police said. The man was shot around 7:40 p.m. in the 4400 block of Pall Mall Road. The 27-year-old victim was shot multiple times and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police had no more details. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-396-2221 or the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP   Read More ...
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