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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Jaquan Johnson to Miami: Hurricanes Land 4-Star ATH Prospect

Johnson is staying home. The 4-star prospect committed to the University of Miami on Tuesday, announcing the decision on his Twitter account: Johnson, a Miami native entering his senior season at the respected Killian High School, had offers from no fewer than 18 major college programs, per 247Sports .

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Related Topix: University of Miami

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

6 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

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The ice bucket challenge has been getting a lot of attention around the country lately, so much so the ALS Association has raised $15 million nationwide.

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10 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Fired York County jailer alleges sheriff cover-up, violation of whistleblower rights

"Certain allegations have been made in a lawsuit against me and against the York County Sheriff's Office and the York County Detention Center regarding the termination of a former detention center employee.

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Related Topix: Prison

13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Huge data breach affects South Carolina hospitals

This 2010 file photo shows the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Hartsville, SC, Mullins, SC, Bennettsville, SC, Spartanburg, SC

13 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

Cops: Woman Beat Man, 64, Over Gas Passing

AUGUST 19--A South Carolina woman last night pummeled a 64-year-old man after he "passed gas" in her face, according to police who According to a police report, Jessica Cerney, 33, was laying on the couch in a Myrtle Beach residence when Darrell McKnight "came into the house intoxicated and 'passed gas' in her face."

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15 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Haley holding constituent meetings at Statehouse

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is sitting down to hear what some of her constituents have to say.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina Government, Mark Sanford

16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Rick Perry continues with tour of primary states

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will press ahead with his tour major presidential primary states like New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina despite the indictment.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

20 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Officers' use of deadly force not always reported

After an unarmed Missouri teenager was shot and killed by a police officer, the question now is: Was the officer justified in killing Michael Brown? "This is the universal code for I surrender," said Michael Brown's cousin Eric Davis while on his knees and holding up his hands.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Post and Courier

South Carolina's aerospace industry soars to nearly 54,000 jobs

Led by Boeing Co., the aerospace industry in South Carolina helped lead the state out of the recession and now employs nearly 54,000 people with a $17 billion economic impact, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

The State

SC's jobless rate jumps in July

The state's jobless rate increased to 5.7 percent from 5.3 percent in June, according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Lexington, SC

Stuff.co.nz

Robin Williams video goes global

DREAM WEDDING: Jack and Vivian Waller with daughter Sophie, pictured at their wedding in February - a month after a grim diagnosis from doctors.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Jack, Celebrities, Robin Williams

The Charlotte Observer

Miss Teen USA, from South Carolina, talks about life in the royalty lane

The 17-year-old high school student will spend her senior year traveling the country as Miss Teen USA, promoting her Live Beautifully campaign, focused on developing character and inner beauty.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

S.C. Unemployment Rate Increases

S.C. Unemployment Rate Increases South Carolina's unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent in July from from 5.3 percent in June Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/VzkpgX South Carolina's unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent in July from from 5.3 percent in June, marking a shift upward after little change during the second ... (more)

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Rock Hill Herald

'The Circle' author Eggers addresses USC freshmen

It is the 21st time that students gather to hear an author discuss a book chosen to be read by the entire incoming class.

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Related Topix: Books, The Circle, University of South Carolina

The Age

Friendliest city. Really?

Melbourne tied first place for friendliest city with Auckland in the survey, where voters were able to take a number of factors into consideration, not just the demeanour of a city's people.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

News Observer

Perry moves ahead with '16 courtship despite case

The potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate could be forced to sit for a booking photo and fingerprinting this week in response to a political dispute that has roiled Texas politics.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Post and Courier

US History course framework called 'leftist, anti-American'

Parents are raising concerns over a new framework released by the College Board for the Advanced Placement US History class that teachers will use this year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Charleston County, SC

Transport Topics

NTDC: Four-Axle Champ Quarles Treasures His Trophy

When James Quarles, known as "JB" to almost everybody, walked through the body scanner at the Pittsburgh International Airport on Sunday on his way home to South Carolina, his first-place driving trophy went with him.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Fire damages Columbia home

A 3-year-old is back with family after police said she was left behind at a park in Greer on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Greer, SC, North Augusta, SC

Washington Times

Former SC football player arrested after punch

A former South Carolina football player is charged with assault and battery after police say he punched a man in the face and left him in a Charleston hospital with a fractured skull.

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