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Clemson trustees say name won’t be changed (access required)

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The chairman of Clemson University’s Board of Trustees says the school will not remove the name of former South Carolina governor and white supremacist Benjamin Tillman from a campus building. Chairman David Wilkins released a statement Wednesday, ...

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Crumbling movie palace renovated (access required)

NEW YORK – A once gilded Brooklyn movie palace that’s been crumbling for decades, with pigeons infesting its stage, is back — again a glittering gem from the 1920s. Diana Ross headlines Tuesday’s opening night at the 3,200-seat Kings Theatre ...

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Dispute over noise at crescendo (access required)

MINEOLA, N.Y. – The long-simmering fight over noise from planes and helicopters landing on Long Island’s Hamptons is reaching a crescendo this winter: Town officials are considering new laws to strictly limit flights, while aviation advocates are headed to court ...

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Austin sees apartment boom (access required)

AUSTIN, Texas – A boom in the construction of apartment buildings in the Austin area resulted in nearly 10,000 apartments coming onto the market last year, helping to ease demand while stabilizing rents. Another 8,000 units are expected on the ...

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Tillis: Health regulations won’t wash (access required)

WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are challenging several health regulations, with N.C. Sen. Thom Tillis suggesting restaurants shouldn’t have to make their employees wash their hands after bathroom visits. Such restaurants would have to prominently disclose their decision, and then would ...

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Best places to toast marshmallows (access required)

Brrrrr! With winter cold having deeply settled in, RealtyTrac recently focused on the Top 10 cities in the United States for finding homes with a fireplace. The company surveyed metro areas with more than 100,000 housing units. At the top ...

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15 years for flying drone to SC prison (access required)

COLUMBIA – A man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for trying to use a drone to smuggle contraband into a maximum security South Carolina prison. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stephanie Givens told The Associated Press recently that Brenton Lee ...

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