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Upstate Forever Preservation Ride

Take the scenic route! Upstate Forever hosts 5th Annual Preservation Ride

Steve Baker joins Martine Wilder to talk about Upstate Forever’s upcoming 5th Annual Preservation Ride. This event offers bicyclists 3 great rides accompanied by spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Register today for the ride that’s...

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Trains, like you’ve never experienced them before!

Martine Wilder talks to Pat Pomeroy, Executive Director of the Mauldin Chamber of Commerce, about the city’s FREE “Trains, Trains and More Trains” exhibit that’s coming to town on September 9-10 and 16-17. For more information about...

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Twin toddlers test positive for meth, cocaine, mother charged

An 18-year-old woman was arrested after her twin babies tested positive for...

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Upstate restaurant owner sent to prison after staging robbery, setting business on fire

A Spartanburg restaurant owner has been sentenced to six months in jail after he said he was assaulted and robbed in his...

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‘Monster drug’ linked to spike in deadly overdoses

New information revealed an alarming rise in drug...

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Blackhawk helicopter needed to rescue injured hiker

Rescue crews from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia worked to rescue an injured hiker Saturday...

Search underway for shooting suspect

Buncombe County deputies are searching for a man accused of opening fire inside a home and running...

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2 drivers killed in Upstate head-on-crash

State Troopers say two people were killed in a wreck in Anderson County Saturday...

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Search for driver underway following hit and run

State troopers are searching for a driver accused of hitting a pedestrian and leaving the...

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Deputies: Motorcycle stolen during attempted Craigslist sale

Two people inquiring about a motorcycle for sale on Craigslist allegedly stole the bike, the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office...

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This is a smartphone photograph taken and released by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety in Durant, Miss., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, of Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, who has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners who were found dead in their Durant house Thursday. (Warren Strain/Mississippi Department of Public Safety Hand Out, via AP)

Friends, colleagues to remember slain Mississippi nuns

DURANT, Miss. (AP) — Friends and colleagues who knew two nuns killed in their Mississippi home are gathering Sunday to remember them, as authorities continue to investigate the harrowing crime that shocked people in the small communities where the women...

Small plane crashes into lake near New Orleans airport

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been rescued and two men remain missing after a small plane crashed into a lake near a New Orleans airport. New Orleans Police Department spokeswoman Dawne Massey says in a statement early Sunday that...

Ohio prisoner jumps to his death after sentencing at court

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man took his own life at an eastern Ohio courthouse moments after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Jefferson County prosecutor Jane Hanlin says 42-year-old Jason Binkiewicz was being led out of the...

Jon Don Ilone Reed, an Army veteran and member of South Dakota's Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, poses for a photo at an oil pipeline protest near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in southern North Dakota, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Reed said he fought in Iraq and is now fighting "fighting for our children and our water." (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s growing protest against a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that they say...

Large sinkhole snarls traffic on Turnpike in Miami-Dade

MIAMI (AP) — A sinkhole two lanes wide has opened up on the southbound side of Florida’s Turnpike near Hard Rock Stadium in Miami-Dade. According to the Miami Herald ( the sinkhole has brought traffic to a standstill on the...

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Gratuitous Hatred Is Destroying Republicans — Just as in Ancient Israel

I have been a radio talk show host for 33 years, nationally syndicated for 18. I have never experienced anything similar to what I am experiencing now. Until recently, the only hate mail I ever received was from a small number people on the left. The major...

Six reasons Trump is still better than Clinton

I spent Friday’s radio show explaining to incredulous guests that of course I’d support Donald Trump if he is the GOP nominee. “But after he just insulted you and your radio show in front of 15 million people?” came the question. When...

Why Do We Choose the Leaders We Hate Most?

Major polls seem to agree that the two most unpopular politicians in the country are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but (unless something changes quickly) the public may be forced to choose between these reviled figures in the November election. The...

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