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Rice Museum marks 45th year with gala dinner

We hook up with Jim Fitch, director of The Rice Museum in Georgetown since 1976, ahead of its 45th anniversary celebration, a gala on May 1 at Hobcaw Barony’s Hobcaw House, overlooking Winyah Bay, where Gullah artist Jonathan Green will give the keynote speech.

Entertainment

Gallery | Dragon Boat races take over The Market Common

Forty-nine 20-person teams competed in the rain at the Ground Zero Dragon Boat races at The Market Common Saturday. Ground Zero is a Christian-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the stated goal of “transforming teenager’s lives through high-quality events, relevant school assembly speakers, and a cutting-edge venue that provides unparalleled entertainment in a safe environment.”

National

In California, drought widens economic split

The fierce drought that is gripping the West – and the imminent prospect of rationing and steep water price increases in California – is sharpening the deep economic divide in this state, illustrating parallel worlds in which wealthy communities guzzle water as poorer neighbors conserve by necessity. The daily water consumption rate was 572.4 gallons per person in Cowan Heights from July through September 2014, the hot and dry summer months California used to calculate community-by-community water rationing orders; it was 63.6 gallons per person in Compton during that same period.

Coastal Carolina

Sunday’s area sports briefs

Zach Remillard went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and Shane Sawczak struck out a career-high seven batters as the Coastal Carolina baseball team defeated Presbyterian 9-2 in Game 2 on Sunday to sweep a doubleheader that capped a three-game series.

Baseball

Recap: Arizona vs. Pittsburgh

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Francisco Liriano overcame command issues to toss 6 1/3 scoreless innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a three-game sweep with a 8-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Baseball

Recap: Seattle vs. Minnesota

Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Mauer's go-ahead two-run triple in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 in the finale of a three-game set.

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