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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of November 17, 2014.

GSP flights cheaper than Charlotte, Atlanta– Greenville Spartanburg Airport (GSP) has a lower average domestic fare than Charlotte and Atlanta, according to a recent report by the US Department of Transportation…

Blowing out the candles and turning 2– We have a birthday tradition in the Johnston house. At your birthday dinner you have to talk about the past year and what you’re excited about for the upcoming year of your life. This week the UBJ turns 2…

 LiveWell Greenville to expand with new grant– LiveWell Greenville, a local nonprofit focused on increasing public access to healthy food and physical activity, is poised to expand programs after receiving a $1.4 million federal grant this fall…

Beer buzz– The air was crisp and clear as more than 1,600 craft beer lovers and craft beer curious gathered at Fluor field on Saturday to sample the wares of the local, regional and national brewers at the Greenville Craft Beer festival. Alongside national craft brew giants like Sierra Nevada, Stone, Bell’s and Lagunitas, Upstate and regional breweries handed out samples…

Work begins on $14M CU-ICAR building– Clemson University Officials broke ground Tuesday on the $14 million One Research drive building at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)…

SCRA invests in $200,000, adds clients in Upstate– BarberWine Turbines graduated from client to portfolio company after a $200,000 investment from SCRA was announced this week. The Greenville-based company was accepted into SCRA’s Launch program in June, receiving mentoring and support services as a client company…

Springs at Simpsonville adds new wing, cottages– The Springs at Simpsonville, an assisted living and memory care facility that’s been a Simpsonville mainstay since 2001, is once again expanding with a new wing and new cottages in the works..