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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

2014 MacARTHUR a GENIUSa GRANTS: For a Fun Homea cartoonist Alison...

SITTING IN ITALY, basking in the peaceful and rejuvenating world of an artist's retreat in Umbria, Alison Bechdel was tempted not to acknowledge the call. "I actually didn't want to pick up the phone," Bechdel tells The Post's Comic Riffs this morning from Italy, of the call that came three weeks ago from Chicago.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Sabb winner in state Senate District 32

Voters in South Carolina's Pee Dee have elected State Rep. Ronnie Sabb to replace Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill of Kingstree in the state Senate.

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Related Topix: Kingstree, SC, Charleston, SC

6 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Carolina One welcomes new agents

'The addition of Edward Douglas Andrew, Kristen Dixon and Elizabeth 'Wynne' Schenck brings exciting new talent and energy to our existing professional team on Coleman Boulevard,' said office manager Chris Haviland.

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Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Wofford College

6 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

Freeberg Joins The Citadel Staff

Former College of Charleston assistant basketball coach Ryan Freeberg has moved across town to join Chuck Driesell's staff at The Citadel a school official confirmed on Tuesday. Freeberg was not retained at The College by new head coach Earl Grant.

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7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Things to Do for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

What: The Family Histories Film Series will take place throughout the month of September with a film screening every Wednesday afternoon on College of Charleston's campus. This week's film will be "Shared History."

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, ACLU, North Charleston, SC, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

12 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

White Duck's hefty tacos are a battleground of competing flavors

There's a large white duck painted on the side of a pale blue wall on Folly Road, and it has nothing to do with Aflac. It's on an industrial building, one that's big enough to notice even though it's tucked behind a boxing club and a tattoo parlor.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Dining, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Star

ENGAGEMENT: Bussey - Bender

Jim and Janice Bussey of North Augusta, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer Bussey of Charleston, South Carolina, to Bobby Bender of Charleston, South Carolina, a son of Craig and Michele Bender of Charlotte, North Carolina. The wedding is planned for October 18, 2014 at Cypress Gardens in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Augusta, SC, Charleston, SC, Moncks Corner, SC, Medical University of South Carolina

The Moultrie News

This week in print - Notable names east of the Cooper

And what's interesting to note is that through the years the Moultrie News honored them often, particularly at retirement.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Emory University, Isle of Palms, SC

ESPN.com

Charleston pays Wojcik $400K in settlement

The College of Charleston has paid $400,000 to former coach Doug Wojcik as part of the settlement reached last week. The school released financial terms of the settlement to The Associated Press after an open records request.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston Tibetan Society to plant peace pole on Saturday

The Charleston Tibetan Society and Dharma Center will plant a peace pole in its garden in downtown Charleston on Saturday as a way to promote world peace. A peace pole is a handcrafted monument that displays the prayer "May Peace Prevail on Earth" on each of its four or six sides, often each in different languages.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Mandela, Drama Movies

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Post and Courier

Happenings for Sept. 14, 2014

Richard Porcher and William Judd will discuss their new book, "The Market Preparation of Carolina Rice: An Illustrated History of Innovations in the Lowcountry Rice Kingdom" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the College of Charleston's science building, located at the corner of Calhoun and Coming streets. The event is co-sponsored by the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston and the Lowcountry Rice Culture Project.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Rock Hill, SC, Kershaw, SC

ABC News

Confession Is Focus of NYC Missing Boy Hearing

In this Nov. 15, 2012 file photo, Pedro Hernandez, right, appears in Manhattan criminal court with his attorney Harvey Fishbein, in New York. Circumstances of Hernandez' confession are set to be scrutinized at a hearing to determine whether his statements are fair game for trial -- a question that rests partly on whether he was mentally capable of waiving his rights.

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Related Topix: Maple Shade, NJ

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Post and Courier

Kristopher King takes over as Preservation Society's new director

The new executive director of the Preservation Society of Charleston already is a very familiar face on the city's preservation circles. The society announced Friday that businessman and educator - and its current board president - Kristopher B. King will take the reins as the society's executive director effective Oct. 1. As part of the transition, King stepped down as board president, and first vice president, J. Elizabeth Bradham has assumed that post.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Charleston Business Journal

Citadel ranked top public school in South in U.S. Newsa Best Colleges guide

U.S. News and World Report 's annual America's Best Colleges guide for 2015 puts The Citadel at No.

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Related Topix: The Citadel, Charleston, SC, Charleston Southern University, Southern University

The Moultrie News

Area organizations join for Banned Books Week

In recognition of Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of Americans' right to access books without censorship, a number of Charleston-based organizations will join to commemorate the most basic freedom in a democratic society - the right to read freely.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Libraries

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Afro American Newspaper

Authors Corner: Bruh Beaver and Bruh Rabbit on the Road to Animal Town

Raised in South Carolina Dawn, felt inspired to honor her familial roots by sharing these timeless tales she has listened to her entire life. "Bruh Beaver, Bruh Rabbit and the Man in the Moon," is Dawn's literary debut, but is one of many folktales which have been shared in her family for over five generations.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Kaplan University, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

Post and Courier

College of Charleston drags feet on releasing details of Wojcik settlement

The College of Charleston is breaking the state open records law by not releasing details of the settlement reached between the school and former basketball coach Doug Wojcik or personnel records of athletic staff members, according to the S.C. Press Association's attorney. The Post and Courier made a formal written request Tuesday for the financial amount of the settlement under the S.C. Freedom of Information Act.

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The Moultrie News

MUSC President Cole announces interim leadership for College of Medicine

Medical University of South Carolina President David J. Cole, M.D., FACS, has announced that two well-respected leaders within the College of Medicine will assume the administrative roles of dean and vice president of medical affairs.

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Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Pickens Sentinel

Calling all dancers, singers and musicians a

Sponsored by Arts Council of Pickens County, the event is in its third year and accepts entries from Pickens County and Anderson District One . The main goal is to promote local young talent and offer a venue for them to showcase their talents.

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Related Topix: Pickens County, SC, Easley, SC

The Georgetown Times

WEDDINGS Caroline Ciuba weds Daniel Temple

Caroline Brogan Ciuba and Daniel Griffin Temple, both of Murrells Inlet, were married at 6 p.m. on Sat., May 31, 2014. The bride is the daughter of Cindy and Jeffrey George Ciuba of Murrells Inlet.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Wedding, The Citadel, Clemson University, Pawleys Island, SC

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