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1 hr ago | Deseret News

Mothers fight breastfeeding discrimination

In this Oct. 12, 2005 file photo, a father holds his baby as bottles of milk are seen in the foreground in Alpharetta, Ga.

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Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble

5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Small South Carolina town rallies behind fired gay police chief

When openly gay police Chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she feared her two-decade career in law enforcement in this town was over.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

8 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Rachel Dratch stars in laugh-fest 'Tail! Spin!'

"Tail! Spin!" - the hit of the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival - will begin performances on Sept.

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Related Topix: Rachel Dratch, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Larry Craig, Mark Foley, US House of Representatives, South Carolina Government, Mark Sanford, US Governors

8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

South Carolina's airports land new TSA director

Experience: 12 years with Transportation Security Administration; 10 years in Jacksonville, Fla., and two years in Jackson, Miss.; Army military police.

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Related Topix: US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Terrorism, San Diego State University

11 hrs ago | KSWO

Afghans express relief at election deal

Authorities say a Greyhound bus and car collided on a highway near Indiana's border with Ohio, killing one person and injuring at least 18 others.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Afghanistan,

15 hrs ago | FOX23

Small SC town rallies for fired gay police chief

A small town in South Carolina has rallied to save the job of the police chief, who says she was fired because she is gay.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

19 hrs ago | WSOCTV

Carolinas rank in top 25 on states with best food, drink options

Thrillist, a site that recommends the best "under the radar" restaurants in the United States, released an article ranking every state in the country by its food and drink options.

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23 hrs ago | From The Rumble Seat

Georgia Tech Football: 2014 Position Previews - Wide Receiver

Our position previews continue today with a look at a solid, experienced group of wide receivers and some new blood looking to contribute.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Sports, Georgia Institute of Technology NCAA, NCAA Sports

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Island Packet

59th Annual Water Festival gears up for changes

With the addition of a second national act, the expansion of the DragonBoat Beaufort races, the addition of Salsa Tuesday and potentially quieter bars, a number of changes are in store for the 59th Annual Beaufort Water Festival.

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The State

Want to buy a SC plantation? For $4M, it's yours

The 15,000 acre Wedge Plantation, on the banks of the Santee River, is the largest parcel of state-owned property in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, University of South Carolina, McClellanville, SC, Georgetown County, SC, Charleston County, SC

The Charlotte Observer

Zais says he will kill Common Core

Common Core education standards are still in effect through the 2014-15 school year, but the S.C. Department of Education is writing new standards for math and English for the 2015-16 school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., South Carolina Government

Rock Hill Herald

DSS accused of keeping abusive siblings together

That allegation is part of a lawsuit filed earlier this year by the girl, now 19, against DSS, several companies contracted to provide group home foster care, and several employees for grossly negligent supervision.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WIS-TV Columbia

New transit service Uber could run into legal troubles

The new transit company, Uber, launched services in four cities across South Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Gaston, SC, Latta, SC

WSOCTV

Deputies: 'Armed and dangerous' man on run Friday

Rock Hill officials are searching for a man Friday morning they said is armed and dangerous.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Free Republic

Connecticut Mom Charged for Leaving Preteen in Car

In spite of the recent tragedies of toddlers being killed or seriously hurt from being locked in a car, I guess it really isn't all that surprising that police are being extra-vigilant to protect kids from hot cars.

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Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Law

ABC News 4 Charleston

Energy officials discuss German waste in SC

U.S. Energy Department officials say the German government is paying researchers at the Savannah River Site near Aiken to study how to handle waste that might be sent to South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

Post and Courier

Report: Fatality rate on South Carolina's rural roads highest in nation

The report by TRIP, a national transportation research group, said South Carolina's crashes and fatalities on rural roads are also nearly six times higher than on the rest of the state's roads.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC

News 12 WRDW

DHEC confirms South Carolina's first case of chikungunya virus in 2014

The first case of chikungunya virus this year in a South Carolina resident has been confirmed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

WIS-TV Columbia

DHEC confirms South Carolina's first case of chikungunya virus

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed its first case of chikungunya virus this year in a South Carolina resident.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

ABC News 4 Charleston

Sheheen posts $1.7M on hand, Haley has $4.5M

Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen has $1.7 million for his rematch with Gov. Nikki Haley, who touts a campaign-record fundraising quarter that boosted her available cash to nearly $4.5 million.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

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