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Patrick Gentry
May 13, 2019 - 11:14 am
A South Carolina paramedic has been fined for stopping to purchase sunglasses while en route to an emergency call. According to a health regulation enforcement report released Thursday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control launched an investigation in December after learning about the...
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Measles outbreak vaccine
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April 25, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Health officials in South Carolina have growing concern that measles could make a comeback in the state. That's because the number of children not getting immunized is growing. South Carolina’s DHEC requires all South Carolina students to have the measles vaccine prior to entry into kindergarten...
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Bald Rock Heritage Preserve
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April 24, 2019 - 3:02 pm
There's some good news and not-so-good news when it comes to the current air quality in the Upstate. The American Lung Association’s 2019 "State of the Air" report reviewed data collected over three years. It gave South Carolina mixed rankings for pollutants including ozone and particle pollution...
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Lockheed Martin
April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Lockheed Martin hosts a ceremony today, April 23, about the production of their latest F-16 fighter jet. The company is celebrating completion of their new manufacturing line in southern Greenville County. Production for the latest version of the F-16 Block 70 Flying Falcon was moved from Fort...
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April 22, 2019 - 4:31 pm
Mother and Baby Sumatran Orangutans Now on Exhibit The Greenville Zoo’s female Sumatran orangutan, Lana, and her 8-month-old daughter, Adira, are on public display in the orangutan exhibit. The pair have been kept off exhibit since early October due to the weather and Lana’s tendency to want to...
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The view from the top of Sassafras Mountain
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April 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
The view is said to be breathless at the new observation platform atop South Carolina’s highest point. Sassafras Tower opened today, Earth Day, atop Sassafras Mountain in northern Pickens County. Although the summit has been accessible by foot traffic for years, this new observation tower makes the...
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Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte NC
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March 28, 2019 - 3:49 pm
The Carolina Panthers could be one step closer to calling South Carolina their home. That’s because state lawmakers are closer to passing legislation necessary for the team to make the Palmetto State home. Image: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports A bill offering the Carolina Panthers about $120...
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Polling place in TR at City Hall
March 26, 2019 - 9:00 am
There are a couple of special elections in the Upstate today. The big one is for picking a new State Senator in South Carolina Senate District 6. William Timmons resigned from that seat when he went to Congress earlier this year. Running for that seat are: Democrat Tina Belge , who currently works...
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85-385 Gateway construction
March 02, 2019 - 3:00 pm
The South Carolina Department of Transportation says that both major road construction projects in the Upstate are behind schedule. The 85/385 Gateway Project was supposed to be completed in April. It’s now been pushed to January of 2020. That’s 9 more months of road construction. The I-85 Widening...
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Cast of Survivor Season 38
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February 19, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Image: CBS A new season of Survivor on CBS is almost upon us, starting this Wednesday. And for Upstate fans, we have someone to cheer for this round. This season's theme is Edge of Extinction, which according to CBS, indicates a new layer to the game. The network says this twist will test castaways...
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