Euell Wilson

Throwback Thursday: Euell Wilson

The Euell A. Wilson Award goes to the SAC’s best football player at the end of the season – an award inspired by the football star who died too young 23 years ago.

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Gas price analyst: Expect a jump at the pump

It may be time to fill up your gas tank as prices are expected to rise over the next week as supplies grow smaller as refineries shut down for maintenance or repairs according to

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2014, file photo, supporters of Arkansas' law banning same sex marriage, top, hold a rally as a protestor waves a rainbow flag at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Americans are slightly more likely to favor than oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds, but most believe wedding-related businesses should be allowed to deny service to same-sex couples for religious reasons. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Auburn council refuses LGBT protections

The council’s lone Democratic councilman motioned to include protections for LGBT people in the city’s nondiscrimination policy, but the Republican-heavy body offered no support.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., center, turns to his wife Judy McCarthy as they enter a House Republican caucus vote on its nominee to replace House Speaker John Boehner, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

Lawmakers said they were thunderstruck and in disbelief following McCarthy’s announcement, which came moments after they had showed up for an election nearly certain to end with McCarthy as their pick for speaker.

FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, a customer, bottom, pays for goods while shopping at the Atlanta Farmers Market in Atlanta. Americans will spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays because of sluggish wage growth and other factors, the largest U.S. retail trade group said, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent

Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth and other factors, according to the nation’s largest retail industry trade group.