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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Haleys report earning more than $280,000 in 2013

The returns show that about $105,000 of the Haleys' earnings last year came from her book, "Can't is Not an Option," released in 2012.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

6 hrs ago | Willamette Week

South Carolina Shrimp 'n' Grits: They Call it "Breakfast Shrimp"

The state: South Carolina is a bit of a hothead as states go. Its scions include a president who defied the Supreme Court by relocating the Cherokee Nation, a senator who championed the policy of nullification for federal laws he didn't agree with, and the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

7 hrs ago | WRDW-TV Augusta

Justices: Prosecutor can investigate House speaker

South Carolina's highest court says that the state's top prosecutor has the authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell.

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11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but still plenty to do

This sleepy town is so picturesque that Hollywood has used it as the backdrop for such films as "The Prince of Tides" and "Forest Gump," and while there are many lovely cafes, bakeries, chocolateries, coffee shops and restaurants in the district, you won't find a Starbucks or a McDonald's in town.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Candy, Dessert, Ice Cream

13 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Oakland University names South Carolina college official as president

Rochester -- The Oakland University Board of Trustees has named a top official from a South Carolina college as the university's 6th president.

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Related Topix: Oakland University, College of Charleston, Bowling Green State University, Rick Snyder, US Governors, University of Texas at Arlington

14 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Biggest bird ever discovery in South Carolina

If we had lived 3 million years ago, our holiday beach visits would not have been so pleasant.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Wisdom Teeth, Health

18 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

Water and Energy Conservation Opportunities in the Paper Industry

As we study the key systems upon which our human population depends, it quickly becomes clear that water and energy are essential.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bluffton Today

Sun City becomes pageant magnet

Courtesy of Connie Ross-Karl Dianne Gibb of Sun City was crowned Ms. South Carolina Senior America 2014 on June 21. Courtesy of Connie Ross-Karl Dianne Gibb, center, of Sun City and was crowned Ms.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

Rock Hill Herald

New Carolina Backwoods Battlefield site is Brattonsville's largest addition in years

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13. Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 ages 4 to 17 and free to museum members and children ages 3 and younger.

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National Public Radio

South Carolina Episcopalians Take Fight To Court

About 50 conservative Episcopal churches in South Carolina are in court this week, trying to keep their name, seal and $500 million in land and buildings after they broke away from the national denomination in a wide-ranging theological dispute.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Anglican, Wedding

Post and Courier

South Carolina's top 10 most important players: No. 5, Skai Moore

In his first career game, the freshman linebacker finished with seven tackles in South Carolina's win against North Carolina.

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News Times

South Carolina Episcopalians take fight to court

Circuit Judge Diane Goodstein presides over a trial in a lawsuit between the Diocese of South Carolina and the national Episcopal church on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in St. George, S.C. The diocese broke away from the national church two years ago, and now the national church is demanding the breakaway churches return $500 million in land and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, St. George, SC, Gay/Lesbian

ABC News 4 Charleston

Zais names ex-deputy to John de la Howe School

State Education Superintendent Mick Zais has appointed his former deputy who lost in last month's primary to a new position overseeing South Carolina's public residential school for troubled teens.

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WRDW-TV Augusta

Haley's veto on library trespass bill could stand

Gov. Nikki Haley's veto of a bill intended to help South Carolina's public libraries keep disrupters out may stand because of a timing issue.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Nikki Haley, US Governors

The Island Packet

SC ordered to pay $98K in fees in immigration suit

U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel on Monday ordered the state to pay $98,000 in attorneys' fees to groups including the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Vancouver Sun

Rumours surrounding Vancouver mayor's marital breakdown become a social media nightmare

Grey skies and occasional rain failed to dampen spirits as crowds turned out for the Carnaval del Sol on downtown Granville Sunday and the East Van Summer Jam Saturday at Strathcona Park.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Staley holding softball fundraiser

Staley will help host a celebrity game on July 19th between Gamecock coaches and celebrities.

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Free Republic

Queen City Sausage Sets out to Break own Bierwurst Record

The record for the longest bierwurst sausage already set last year will be broken by Queen City Sausage, the same folks who set it last year.

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Related Topix: World Records

US News & World Report

Largest Ever Flying Bird - a Prehistoric 'Dragon' - Found in South Carolina

Paleontologist Dan Ksepka examines the bird's fossilized skull. Its telltale beak allowed him to identify the find as a previously unknown species of pelagornithid, an extinct group of giant seabirds known for bony tooth-like spikes that lined their upper and lower jaws.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

Post and Courier

Multimillion dollar S.C. Episcopal split heads to trial Tuesday

After years of arguing over theology and administrative control, disputes among Episcopalians boiled over in 2012 when the local bishop and a majority of parishes left the national church.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, St. George, SC, Anglican

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