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North Augusta has its ER. Aiken Regional Medical Centers celebrated the opening of its new 11,000-square-foot freestanding emergency room on Monday. The center off I-20's Exit 5 starts treating patients Tuesday, Aug. 9.

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Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise

U.S. demand for grocery delivery is cooling as food prices rise

U.S. demand for grocery delivery is cooling as food prices rise. Some shoppers are shifting to less expensive grocery pickup, while others are returning to the store. Experts say grocery delivery saw five years of growth in the first three months of the pandemic. In June 2020, grocery delivery was a $3.4 billion business. But by June 2022, that had fallen 26%. Consulting firm Chase Design says it's hard to get the delivery premium below $10 because of fuel and labor costs. That premium is tough for some consumers to swallow when food cost inflation is at a four-decade high. Read more

PGA Tour says players knew consequences of joining LIV Golf

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The PGA Tour is asking a federal judge not to allow three suspended players from LIV Golf to take part in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Talor Gooch, Matt Jones and Hudson Swafford have filed a request for a temporary restraining order in federal court in California. A hearing is set for Tuesday. The first FedEx Cup playoff event starts Thursday in Tennessee. The tour says in an opposition filing that the LIV players knew they were ineligible two months ago and are just now filing for an emergency stay. Read more

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