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The 56-year-old Riley was the publisher of the Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, South Carolina, for the past two years. He replaces Jim Thompson, who retired from his 22-year career with the Coeur d'Alene Press earlier this year. Comment?
The Southern Conference will keep four league championships in North Carolina despite the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference withdrawing championships because of the state law restricting rights of LGBT people. The league said Friday it will honor commitments for these championships: men's soccer in Greensboro, men's and women's basketball in Asheville and men's golf in Pinehurst. Comment?
The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways. A new proposal Friday would impose a nationwide limit by electronically capping speeds with a device on newly made U.S. vehicles that weigh more than 26,000 pounds. Comment?
From now through this fall's presidential election, political junkies in the Spartanburg area are getting a chance to see their community's role in the political process. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that "We The People: A Portrait of Politics in Spartanburg County" The exhibit at the Spartanburg Regional History Museum looks at members of the Spartanburg community who were instrumental in national and local politics. Comment?
After a lengthy do-it-yourself restoration of their newly bought 1922-vintage three-story brick building following devastating floods in 2001 and 2002, Dan Clark and Elisse Jo Goldstein-Clark were able to spend their first night in what would become the Elkhorn Inn. After getting four feet of mud and water in the first floor, Dan had gutted and power-washed the building and stripped plaster off all the walls and pulled out all the insulation," Goldstein-Clark recalled. Comment?
The executive director of a Spartanburg nonprofit has amassed a unique collection she hopes will get more people talking about preventing sexually transmitted diseases. Tracey Jackson has been with Piedmont Care, an organization dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS and other STDs, for close to 18 years. Comment?
Democratic Party activists are conflicted over whether Hillary Clinton can take on Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in the general election, with some fearing she provides too much ammunition for the flamboyant businessman's style of attack. While Mr. Trump is leading the national polls and calling the shots in what's become a circuslike GOP primary season, Mrs. Clinton tops a sedentary Democratic race with two other opponents respectfully nipping at her without doing much damage - and party stalwarts are happy to have it that way. Comment?
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