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US Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

In a landmark ruling with wide-ranging implications, the Supreme Court today upheld the so-called individual mandate requiring Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty, the key part of President Obama's signature health care law.

Recycling Biz Plans 75 Jobs in Charleston County

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ A company that recovers and sells component materials is planning to create 75 new jobs in Charleston County. The South Carolina Department of Commerce announced on Wednesday that PyroTec Inc. is planning to spend $10 million to set up its domestic and global corporate headquarters.

Man Gets 27 Years in Chester Club Shooting

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) _ A man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man at a Chester nightclub nearly two years ago. The Herald of Rock Hill reported (http://bit.ly/KAZ6zK ) 24-year-old Keith Kenner entered the plea Monday in Chester. Keener originally was charged with murder.

USC Falls Short 4-1, Arizona Wins National Title

The Arizona Wildcats scored three times in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the South Carolina Gamecocks, 4-1 Monday night in game two of the best-of-3 College World Series Championship Series at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. The hard-fought win in front of an announced attendance of 23,872 gave Arizona a sweep of the championship series and ended South Carolina’s hopes of a third-straight title.

USC-Arizona, A Friendly Championship Series

The Gamecocks will send Forrest Koumas (2-2) to the mound against an Arizona team that is fourth in the nation in batting (.330) and sixth in scoring (7.4 runs a game) in game one of college baseball's national championship series Sunday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

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