Police seek security balance for Boston Marathon
Posted: 10:23 PM
- This year's Boston Marathon will feature more police, more surveillance cameras and tightened rules for runners and spectators.
LSD-laced meat sends Tampa family to hospital
- LSD tainted beef is being blamed for sickening a Florida family, including two young children.
Mom accused of driving into surf goes before judge
- A Florida judge set a bond of $1.2 million for a pregnant South Carolina woman accused of driving her minivan into the ocean in an attempt to kill her three children.
SC Gov. Haley wants to link food stamps to jobs
- Gov. Nikki Haley will not support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food, instead backing an idea requiring people in three counties to show they are working or looking for a job to get the benefits.
Malaysia Airlines plane still missing
- A Malaysia Airlines official says there is still no indication of what happened to one of its jetliners that disappeared from radar while flying from Malaysia to Beijing.
Russia and Crimean politicians discuss referendum
- The speaker for Russia's upper house of parliament says Crimea would be welcome as an "equal subject" in Russia if the region votes to leave Ukraine in an upcoming referendum.
Report: SC faces shortfall of college grads
- A new report says South Carolina faces a shortfall of college educated workers over the next 15 years or so.
Man makes off with 40 pairs of underwear at mall
- Police are searching for a man who walked into a Victoria's Secret store dressed in all black clothing and made off with about 40 pairs of women's underwear at a suburban Atlanta mall.
Ga. airport concessions overhaul making progress
- Officials at the world's busiest airport say the facility is on track to complete one of the biggest concessions roll-outs in North America.
SC bill would repeal 'stand your ground' law
- The chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus says South Carolina's "stand your ground" law is wrong and should be repealed.
Sources: Marine Kyle Carpenter will receive MoH for heroism in Afghanistan
- William Kyle Carpenter, a South Carolina Native and Marine Corps veteran who was severely wounded during a November 2010 grenade attack in Afghanistan, will receive the nation’s highest combat valor award this year, Marine Corps Times reported.
Students urge UGA to make arch more accessible
- Some University of Georgia students are urging administrators to make the school's iconic arch accessible to everyone so they can participate in a campus tradition.
Under new SAT, 1,600 is perfect again
- The perfect score will be 1,600 again, and the essay will be optional. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Organizers cite cost in Redneck Games cancellation
- Organizers of the annual Redneck Games say the event has been canceled this year because of a drop in visitors and tight budgets.
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