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$60M high school stadium now closed less than 2 years after being built

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A new $60 million football stadium built in 2012 for Allen High School won't be hosting any games in the fall or have graduation at the stadium either. Cracks in the pedestrian concourse need to be fixed after it didn't meet weight-bearing code in many places. Superintendent Lance Hindt says the district did its part saying it's a black eye for the contractor and the architect. Pogue, the builder and PBK, the architect have good reputations and reportedly told the repairs will not cost the d... More>>

SMU rallies past Clemson 65-59 in NIT semifinals

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Markus Kennedy had 21 points, including the clinching three-point play, and SMU rallied from 13 down in the second half to beat Clemson 65-59 Tuesday night, sending Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown into the NIT championship game in his old backyard. More>>

Gillis' 22 leads Coastal to Big South title

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Warren Gillis had 22 points and Josh Cameron added 19 to lift Coastal Carolina to the Big South Conference tournament title and its first NCAA trip in 21 years with a 76-61 victory More>>

Stratford star commits to CSU, adds to impressive recruiting class Video included

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Stratford captain and linebacker Michael Simmons has already committed to Charleston Southern for football, contributing to a growing and thriving class full of Lowcountry talent. Simmons says he has More>>

Last BCS title game matches Domination & Destiny

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Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and Auburn's Gus Malzahn have held their final news conferences leading up to the last BCS championship game. More>>

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  • Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

    Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

    Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:34 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:34:43 GMT
    Crews with the North Charleston Police Department are on scene of a vehicle vs train accident on East Montague Avenue and Gaynor Street.According to Charleston County dispatch, crews received the call at 6:32am.We have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.
    Crews with the North Charleston Police Department are on scene of a vehicle vs train accident on East Montague Avenue and Gaynor Street.According to Charleston County dispatch, crews received the call at 6:32am.We have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.
  • Trial underway for father accused of murder after drunk driver killed his sons

    Trial underway for father accused of murder after drunk driver killed his sons

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-08-26 11:24:09 GMT
    A trial in Alvin, Texas is splitting the town in half. A man on trial for murder is accused of shooting a drunk driver who hit and killed his sons. David Barajas was almost home when his pickup ran out of gas in December 2012. Barajas and his sons, 12-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb ,got out to helppush the truck. Not far from their driveway, a Chevy Malibu driven by Jose Banda Jr. plowed into them. Authorities say toxicology results showed his blood alcohol level was twice the legal...
    A trial in Alvin, Texas is splitting the town in half. A man on trial for murder is accused of shooting a drunk driver who hit and killed his sons. David Barajas was almost home when his pickup ran out of gas in December 2012. Barajas and his sons, 12-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb ,got out to helppush the truck. Not far from their driveway, a Chevy Malibu driven by Jose Banda Jr. plowed into them. Authorities say toxicology results showed his blood alcohol level was twice the legal...
  • NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

    NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:33:52 GMT
    Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
    Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
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