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South Carolina sheriff to plead guilty in bribery case

...probation and no jail time. A judge will make the final decision on Metts' sentence. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.The deal likely ends the career of South Carolina's longest serving sheriff. Metts, 68, has been in law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/south-carolina-sheriff
Justices weigh bias claim of pregnant UPS driver

...said in court papers. The Postal Service declined to comment.Solicitor General Donald Verrilli acknowledged in court Wednesday that the Justice Department has previously defended the Postal Service in similar lawsuits. Verrilli pointed to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/justices-weigh-bias-claim-
Tribe says S.C. law allows reservation gambling

...international waters and specifically prohibits any casino-like gambling in areas controlled by South Carolina. Before the court Wednesday, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Sonny Jones said the tribe lost a similar lawsuit in 2007 and is now using a different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-22/tribe-says-sc-law-allows-reservatio
Man gets 20 years in South Carolina prison guard shooting

...being able to make calls.Federal prosecutors say Echols hasn't been very helpful in their investigation, but in court Wednesday, Echols pleaded with the judge to give him another chance to help in exchange for consideration on his sentence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/man-gets-20-years-south-carol
Roger Federer not happy with Wimbledon's tighter attire rules

...through right now. " AUSSIE DAY: With 37 Grand Slam singles titles among them, a quintet of Australian greats held court Wednesday.Ken Rosewall (12 majors), Rod Laver (11), John Newcombe (7), Ashley Cooper (4), and Neale Fraser (3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-02/roger-federer-not-ha
Saxon pleads guilty at hearing

...police office and was arrested carrying a live land mine and other weapons in his pickup, Anthony Todd Saxon stood in court Wednesday and admitted his guilt to a U.S. District Court Judge.In a plea deal struck with government prosecutors, four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-01-05/saxon-pleads-guilty-he
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Appeals court reverses ruling against NCAA

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal appeals court Wednesday reversed a lower-court ruling and decided that the NCAA may use minimum standardized test scores in determining the eligibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/23/oth_279184.shtml
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...Charged hunter misses court A man whom authorities have charged in an accidental hunting shooting failed to appear in court Wednesday, and a man injured in the shooting has started to receive harassing phone calls from him, officials said. A bench...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/19/met_405153.shtml
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Beasley attorney grilled

...veto power as a feud between the Republican governor and Democrat-controlled Senate went to the state's highest court Wednesday. The Senate claims Mr. Beasley improperly cut out portions of the budget instead of killing whole items. Mr. Beasley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/05/met_221893.shtml
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Insurance Commissioner set to ask for HMO control

...Jeanette Garrison's health maintenance organization company. The Insurance Commissioner was cleared to go to a state court Wednesday when U.S. District Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. lifted the stay that had kept the Augusta-based Master Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/19/met_210103.shtml
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