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  1. Swinney says QB Watson has no major knee damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Charlotte Observer

    Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney argues a call with an official in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia Tech won 28-6.

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  2. Spurrier: RB Davis might take part in Senior DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says leading rusher Mike Davis might take part in Senior Day ceremonies when the Gamecocks close their home season against South Alabama next Saturday. Davis is a junior who said in August he'd consider foregoing his final college year for the NFL.

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  3. Balanced attack leads S Carolina past N FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Demetrius Henry and Ty Johnson scored 12 points apiece to lead South Carolina play North Florida 81-56 on Friday night in the season-opener for both teams. Coach Frank Martin began his third season with a solid defensive effort, as his team limited North Florida to 34 percent shooting from the field.

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  4. Rating the Nation: Best Spots for TailgatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, football fans gather in the Grove to tailgate before an NCAA college football game between Auburn and Mississippi, in Oxford, Miss. Before football games at the University of Mississippi, one of the best parties in the South is held on 10 grassy acres shaded by dozens of hulking oak trees in the middle of campus.

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  5. South Carolina makes changes on defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. South Carolina defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said he'll shuffle several starters to prepare for Florida this weekend. Injured linebacker Skai Moore returns to the lineup, but will move to the middle with his replacement last game Jonathan Walton sliding over to the outside.

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  6. Spurrier, South Carolina await final SEC chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Charlotte Observer

    Florida coach Will Muschamp watches as quarterback Treon Harris warms up for an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. COLUMBIA, S.C. Steve Spurrier and South Carolina have a final chance to shake off the doubts after a Southeastern Conference season gone terribly wrong.

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  7. Spurrier apologizes for not talking after lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier apologized for walking off without taking questions reporters after the Gamecocks' overtime loss to Tennessee two weeks ago. Spurrier spent less than a minute at the microphone following a 45-42 defeat on Nov. 1, when South Carolina squandered a two-touchdown lead in the final five minutes.

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  8. Haley traveling to India to lure jobs to SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley is leading South Carolina's first trade trip to India in hopes of persuading companies in her parents' native country to bring jobs to South Carolina. The newly re-elected Republican governor leaves Tuesday for a 10-day mission trip involving the state's commerce and tourism agencies.

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  9. Voter turnout in SC lowest in at least 4 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Voter turnout for Tuesday's election was South Carolina's lowest in at least 40 years, according to the State Election Commission. About 44 percent of the state's 2.9 million registered voters cast ballots in an election in which all incumbents seeking re-election to statewide offices, congressional and state House seats won another term.

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  10. Emergence of QB Dobbs has Tennessee hopes soaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Charlotte Observer

    Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs, center, and Todd Kelly Jr. are escorted off of the field by a Volunteers staff member after an NCAA college football game against South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Tennessee won 45-42.

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  11. Spurrier looks for Gamecocks to finish strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Steve Spurrier plans to return to South Carolina next season, although his focus is on the team's remaining schedule and the hope his players can shake off their disheartening season for a strong finish. Spurrier sent the Gamecocks off in their bye week, drawing inspiration from singer Taylor Swift's latest hit, "Shake It Off."

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  12. Spurrier: Lattimore can return to South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Charlotte Observer

    This is a 2014 file photo showing Marcus Lattimore of the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team. Lattimore is weighing his football future, less than a week after returning to the practice field following a two-year ordeal with a devastating college knee injury.

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  13. Charlotte's Tiffany Mitchell named to AP preseason women's teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this Feb. 27, 2014, file photo, South Carolina's Tiffany Mitchell drives to the basket as Georgia's Marjorie Butler defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Columbia, S.C. Mitchell has been selected to The Associated Press' preseason All-America team Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. FILE - In this March 10, 2014, file photo, Connecticut's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, left, drives past Louisville's Shoni Schimmel during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the American Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament in Uncasville, Conn.

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  14. Brawling teams to compete in playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Camden and Dreher high schools have each won appeals with the state governing body and will compete in the state football playoffs. The teams were involved in a postgame brawl after Camden's 39-30 victory Oct. 17. The South Carolina High School League placed both schools on probation, meaning they were ineligible for playoffs.

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  15. Snow hits North Carolina mountains ... and ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Charlotte Observer

    An intense storm system barreled across the Carolinas on Saturday, producing a snowfall that buried parts of the mountains and was the earliest on record for Columbia and Asheville. Most of the Carolinas outside of the mountains got a cold rain from the system.

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  16. Income tax on military retirement pay issue in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. The chairman of the S.C. Military Base Task Force says a state income tax exemption for military retirement pay will be one of the panel's top priorities when legislators return in January. Beaufort County attorney William Bethea told The State newspaper that the income tax exemption and in-state tuition for veterans without a one-year waiting period are the top priorities for the task force.

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  17. Gamecocks collapse again in Vols 45-42 OT winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Charlotte Observer

    South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson, right, drops back to pass while pressured by Tennessee's Curt Maggitt, center, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. South Carolina's Pharoh Cooper avoids the tackle-attempt of Tennessee's Cameron Sutton after making a reception during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

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  18. Tennessee miracle: Vols rally for 45-42 OT winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Charlotte Observer

    Tennesse quarterback Joshua Dobbs, front left, runs into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson, right, drops back to pass while pressured by Tennessee's Curt Maggitt, center, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

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  19. November snow surprises South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Charlotte Observer

    COLUMBIA, S.C. A surprise band of snow about 25 miles wide swept across parts of South Carolina on Saturday, falling on pumpkins and power lines. It was the earliest snow on record in the Columbia area by eight days, according to the National Weather Service.

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  20. 2 faces charges in high school football brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Charlotte Observer

    CAMDEN, S.C. Police in Camden have charged two teens with assault because of a brawl that followed a high school football game. Police told local media outlets Thursday that one player from Camden High School and one player from Dreher High School in Columbia have been charged with third-degree assault and battery.

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