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1 hr ago | Easley Progress

Ready, set, spend - tax free weekend is here

It's back to school tax free weekend for parents and teachers in Pickens County and across South Carolina and there could be some confusion as to what is actually a tax exempt item before the sales begin.

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Related Topix: Pickens County, SC, Life, Lughnasadh, Computers, Printers, Easley, SC

Fri Aug 01, 2014

NJ.com

Football recruiting: NJ.com Top 50 football recruit updates, Aug. 1

Many of the NJ.com Top 50 recruits are attempting to squeeze in last minute visits before the commencement of the 2014 football season, while a few offers have also been extended and commitments have been made.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Anne Frank wrote her last diary entry 70 years ago

Seventy years ago, on Aug. 1, 1944, Anne Frank made her final diary entry from her hiding place in Amsterdam.

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Bellingham Herald

Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

August began with the lowest average gasoline price for this time of year since 2010.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

Lamar Daily News

Immigrants here illegally begin receiving Colorado driver licenses

A line outside a Denver driver's license office Friday morning, Aug. 1, 2014. It's the first day the office is issuing driver's licenses to immigrants who can't "demonstrate lawful presence in the U.S." Colorado driver licenses Friday morning are being issued to people who can't "demonstrate lawful presence in the U.S." The distribution of licenses ... (more)

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Life, Lughnasadh

The Guardian

No change in gas prices for Aug. 1 in P.E.I.

That means, including adjustments for taxes, pump prices for regular unleaded gasoline at self-serve outlets will continue to range from 134.9 to 136.0 cents per litre.

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ABS-CBN News

Israel, Hamas accept 72-hour truce

Hopes of an end to the bloodshed in Gaza rose early Friday after US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Israel and Hamas had agreed a 72-hour ceasefire.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Police plan stepped up enforcement on I-94/90

State police are stepping up enforcement along Interstates 94 and 90 in northern Indiana as part of an effort by 15 states to have no fatalities from Aug. 1-4 during what is being billed as the "I-90/94 Challenge."

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

First step for minimum wage as new laws kick in

A quick rundown on a selection of the most notable: For Minnesota's lowest-paid workers, the most welcome move the Legislature made this year was bumping the minimum wage higher for the first time in nearly a decade.

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This is Wiltshire

VIDEO: Ex-Warneford pupil pops question to childhood sweetheart in front of 9,000 US baseball fans

WHEN Christa Tremblin took her boyfriend to a baseball game, little did she know he would propose to her in front of thousands.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July

WHAS11

China says pro-government imam murdered in NW

China said Thursday that a leading pro-government Muslim cleric in the volatile northwestern territory of Xinjiang was murdered, and police killed two suspects and captured another.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Ramadan

Q94

Katy Perry, Shakira Top YouTube's Most Popular Videos of 2014

With less than five months until the new year, YouTube rolled out a list of the 10 most-viewed music videos of 2014.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Life, New Year's Day/Eve

KCTV5

Government website can jump start back-to-school preparations

Most states offer tax-free holidays on school supplies , and some even give tax breaks on big-ticket purchases like computers, software and clothing.

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Related Topix: Computers, Life, Lughnasadh

Vallejo Times-Herald

Fair GM psyched for opening day

Solano County Fair General Manager Mike Paluczak is looking forward to another year for the fair, which begins today and runs through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Life, Christmas, Vallejo, CA, Hood, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Operation Move Out gets underway in Charleston

Operation Move Out centers on the large number of students and others who are moving out of or into apartments on Aug. 1. In the past, people moving resulted in big piles of trash along the city's streets.

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WHAS11

32 nations back Judaism's Yom Kippur as UN holiday

Thirty-two countries have written to a U.N. General Assembly committee asking the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest day, Yom Kippur, as an official holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Religion, Judaism, Yom Kippur

Thenew995fm.com

Spirit Airlines Adds New Direct Flights At New Orleans Airport

The company, based in Miramar, Florida, announced the expanded service Wednesday before it is set to start non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Houston, Texas, on Aug. 1. The New Orleans Advocate reports Spirit currently offers non-stop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth.

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The Washington Post

13 killed in mosque bombings in Nigeria

Residents say 13 people were killed and 35 injured when two mosques in northern Nigeria were bombed Tuesday night at the close of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, World News

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ways to Save: 3 laptops drop to Black Friday prices Wednesday

In my continued search to save you time and money, I have a major price drop on the tech aisle.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Life, Black Friday, Computers, Cyber Monday

WTMA-AM North Charleston

State Tax-Free Weekend Begins Aug. 1 [From ABC News]

State revenue officials are reminding residents that South Carolina's tax-free weekend is coming up this weekend.

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