Whistlin’ Dixie

Boeing broke ground on a new assembly plant in North Charleston, S.C., in a ceremony Friday. Company bigwigs brought out their shovels for the traditional scoops of dirt to kick things off.

They later used the shovels to lift giant piles of money from the South Carolina government into a Chicago-bound 747.

Big game: It’s all on the line when the UW plays WSU: bragging rights, a conference championship, a good shot at a national title. Yup, this year’s cross-state rivalry has it all.

To clarify, we’re talking about volleyball, but it is nice to dream, isn’t it?

They give until it hurts: The good folks at Goldman Sachs have volunteered to take out the trash after a free Thanksgiving meal for thousands of homeless and struggling people in New York.

The Wall Street firm, which has been vilified for handing out big bonuses, said it’s part of the company’s continuing effort to take America to the cleaners.

Growing concern: A house that burned in a fire Friday may have been a marijuana operation.

The pot wasn’t obvious at first, but suspicion arose when several firefighters developed a sudden appetite for Cheetos.

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