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1 hr ago | ABC News 4 Charleston
Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic opponent is calling for a federal investigation into South Carolina's Department of Social Services. Sen. Vincent Sheheen said Tuesday the U.S. attorney in South Carolina should look into allegations he's heard from potential whistleblowers that the Cabinet agency has misused federal money.
5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy, the appointed chairman of the committee, has called Greg Starr, the assistant secretary for diplomatic security; Mark J. Sullivan, the former director of the Secret Service; and Todd Keil, the former assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the Department of Homeland Security as witnesses. "Chairman Gowdy is leading a fair, fact-based and impartial investigation," committee spokesman Jamal D. Ware said Tuesday.
9 hrs ago | Daily Kos
A man of strong values, if you ignore the having affairs with multiple patients and getting one pregnant and pressuring her to get an abortion part. As they endure humiliating headlines, damaging federal investigations and tough scrutiny of their personal lives, scandal-tarred lawmakers aren't just surviving this midterm year.
11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Theatre South Carolina at the University of SC will kick off its 2014-2015 season with the provocative war drama Ajax in Iraq, October 3-11 at Longstreet Theatre. Show times for Ajax in Iraq are 8pm Wednesdays through Saturdays, with additional 3pm matinees on Sunday, October 5 and Saturday, October 11. Tickets for the production are $12 for students, $16 for USC faculty/staff, military personnel and seniors 60+, and $18 for the general public.
15 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
SOUTH Carolina rockers, HEYROCCO, are heading across the pond for the first time for a short UK tour. They're working on their debut album at the moment, which will air in 2015 and already have a few supporters, including Radio One's Huw Stephens and XFM, who have been championing their first single Melt.
19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
Walmart and AutoInsurance.com today announced the continued national expansion of the first-of-its-kind auto insurance comparison site into 11 new states, including South Carolina. This comes on the heels of an overwhelming customer response to the service in the eight states launched earlier this year.
20 hrs ago | Oxford Mail
Pilot Officer Ted Little, immaculately dressed in standard uniform, has flown 70,000 miles across the world, spanning four continents and 12 military bases. The teddy bear - launched on his global adventures after Carterton mayor Lynn Little came up with the concept - has visited British servicemen and servicewomen stationed abroad to raise money and awareness of miltary charity SSAFA .
21 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
A man who has been attacking women with knives for decades, and has spent half his life in prison as a result, may never get out again. Lucius Crawford is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday after being convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, Tonya Simmons, at his Mount Vernon home in 2012.
Doni Anderson, 47, pled guilty Monday morning to murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend Kendra Johnson in Florence last February. Johnson's coworker went to her home that morning to pick her up for work, but Johnson didn't answer the door.
Murray is still the world's best party crasher, as was proven once again when he showed up at the head of the table for a birthday party in rural Jedburg, South Carolina. Charleston Chef Brett McKee was catering the event and posted a few moments from the bash that was in honor of the party's host Marvin Larry Reynolds and Murray's upcoming 64th birthday on Sept.
A handful of health care agencies, including the largest private health insurance company in South Carolina and the state Medicaid program, announced a new partnership Monday to improve the way primary care is delivered. The alliance will encourage primary care practices across the state to become "patient-centered medical homes."
Drivers on Interstate 85 throughout Georgia should expect to see law enforcement officers targeting truck drivers in a 72-hour crackdown. According to a news release, the Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance Division will take part in a multi-state campaign to target unsafe driving by commercial vehicle drivers on I-85 from South Carolina to Alabama.
Authorities in South Carolina are looking for a man wanted for assault, resisting arrest and running from police who has said he will shoot it out with officers next time they try to arrest him. U.S. Marshals said in a news release that DeWayne Shaw is wanted by authorities after an assault in July 2013.
U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife Jenny have agreed to mediate parenting issues and other concerns in their contentious divorce, a South Carolina family court judge said Monday. Attorneys for Jenny Sanford have asked the family court to limit the Republican lawmaker's visitation with his youngest child and to have the lawmaker undergo psychological tests and take anger management and parenting courses.
One of the most often repeated Republican complaints about President Obama is that he has only made political polarization in Washington worse, despite having promised to end it. The nation "has been bitterly divided by our president," Sen. Marco Rubio said in May at a GOP fundraiser in New Hampshire.
In it, he granted "liberty of conscience to all heathens, Jews and dissenters." 3. In 1774, Francis Salvador became the first Jew to hold elected office in the Americas when he joined the South Carolina Provincial Congress.
This article will bring to light a problem veterans with service dogs in South Carolina face on a daily basis. The right to enter a business establishment accompanied by their service dog.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:09 pm
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