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Neuroscientist tells NY trial held in secret prison
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Neuroscientist tells NY trial held in secret prison

A U.S.-trained Pakistani neuroscientist charged with shooting at her U.S. interrogators in Afghanistan yelled at jurors during the first day of her trial in New York on Tuesday, saying she had been held in a secret prison.

Court dismisses California prisoner release case
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Court dismisses California prisoner release case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed appeals by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Republican legislators of a federal court order to reduce the state’s overcrowded prison population by some 40,000 inmates within two years.

Supreme Court says jury selection should be in public
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Supreme Court says jury selection should be in public

The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the constitutional right to a public trial in criminal cases means that jury selection, including questioning of prospective jurors, should not be done behind closed doors.

Obama seeks $1.35 billion for school reform in next budget
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Obama seeks $1.35 billion for school reform in next budget

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced he intends to seek $1.35 billion to extend a nationwide public-school reform program as part of his fiscal 2011 budget proposal.

About 50 jobs are on the line
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
About 50 jobs  are on the line

A crowd lines up Tuesday outside the Seneca One-Stop Workforce Center to apply for approximately 50 jobs opening up at the BorgWarner Torque Systems plant in Seneca. One-Stop Director Joyce Smith said applications will be taken through the remainder of this week.

Cholesterol: the good, the bad, the ugly
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Cholesterol: the good, the bad, the ugly

The fight against cholesterol continues here in Oconee.

Controlled burns slated for area national forests
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Controlled burns slated for area  national forests

U.S. Forest Service fire personnel soon will be implementing prescribed burning on the Francis Marion and Sumter national forests.

Oconee County legislative delegation to meet on Feb. 4
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Oconee County legislative  delegation to meet on Feb. 4

The Oconee County legislative delegation has scheduled its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4. The meeting will be at the Westminster Depot on Main Street, according to Chairman Rep. Bill Whitmire.

January 20 Arrests
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
January 20 Arrests

Tequila Ann McAlister

Tell Willie, 1-20
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Tell Willie, 1-20

If we all do a little, we can make a difference in Haiti

Tips to fight depression and winter blues
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Tips to fight depression and winter blues

You’ve made it through the thrills and chills of the holiday season. Now you have the bills.

Charles Krauthammer: One year out: the fall
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Charles Krauthammer: One year out: the fall

What went wrong? A year ago, he was king of the world.
Now President Obama’s approval rating, according to CBS, has dropped to 46 percent — and his disapproval rating is the highest ever recorded by Gallup at the beginning of an (elected) president’s second year.
A year ago, he was leader of a liberal ascendancy that would last 40 years (James Carville). A year ago, conservatism was dead (Sam Tanenhaus).

Cancer Centers of the Carolinas honors Cervical Cancer Month by building awareness
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Cancer Centers of the Carolinas honors Cervical Cancer Month by building awareness

January is Cervical Cancer Month, a time set aside to raise awareness of cervical cancer. In the United States, approximately 11,270 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2010.

Don’t count industry out
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Don’t count industry out

Editor
I found Mr. Kennedy’s comments thought provoking regarding “Baby Boomers” and private investment, and at the same time, very limited in perspective concerning the ongoing debate of our local industries and a need for a new spec building.