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2 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Get On Up Is an Inspired James Brown Biopic

He couldn't have known it at the time, but James Brown's debut recording and first chart hit - made in 1956 with the Famous Flames - is a question that contains its own answer.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Movies, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Same sex couples apply for marriage license in Greenville

PERSONNEL TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY. SAME SEX COUPLES AND THEIR SUPPORTERS SANG TODAY AS COUPLES APPLIED FOR MARRIAGE LICENSES IN GREENVILLE.

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9 hrs ago | Switched

Despite Court Ruling, State's Same-Sex Couples Still Denied Marriage Equality

Five gay couples were denied marriage licenses on Wednesday at a South Carolina courthouse as they offered a symbolic challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, Pat McCrory

11 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

Boeing to assemble 787-10 exclusively in S.C.

Boeing has announced it will assemble the 787-10 exclusively in North Charleston, in part because it will be too long to be transported efficiently to its Everett, Wash., plant.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

11 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

AAA: Top SC substandard bridges on I-26

For the 13th time in the 17 years the list has been released, it is again topped by the I-26 bridge just northwest of Columbia that carries the interstate across the CSX Railroad.

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13 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Auburn-Clemson to meet in 2016, 2017

The two programs have met 49 times in football starting in 1899, with Auburn holding a 34-13-2 advantage.

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13 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Auburn-Clemson to meet in 2016, 2017

The two programs have met 49 times in football starting in 1899, with Auburn holding a 34-13-2 advantage.

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14 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Waterloo visitor inspired to write history of village

When he attended an open house at the Waterloo Village two years ago, John Giles wanted to learn more about the historic village.

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18 hrs ago | WMBF

Great white sharks hanging around South Carolina's coast

"These white sharks have been here this whole summer, and been down either into the Gulf of Mexico or into the Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina area all summer," Bryan Frazier, a researcher with South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources said.

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Related Topix: McClellanville, SC, Horry County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Weather

21 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Stagbriar overcomes sibling rivalry to make folk music

"Our music might sober up some previously happy drunks, but that's what it does, and we accept that."

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Post and Courier

Expedite Medicaid applications

Medicaid expansion remains a topic of heated debate. So do numerous other aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, South Carolina Government, Medicare, Nikki Haley, US Governors

WBTV

SC military boosters start Fort Jackson campaign

Military boosters in South Carolina are starting a letter writing campaign to show community support for Fort Jackson in hopes of avoiding cuts or closures at the base.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Jackson

Post and Courier

South Carolina's congressmen request answers from feds on undocumented children

The Republican members of South Carolina's congressional delegation sent a letter to the secretaries of Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services, requesting additional information concerning undocumented children being housed in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Tom Rice, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, Joe Wilson, Representative Trey Gowdy, Representative Mick Mulvaney

WIS-TV Columbia

Tonight at 11: Little DSS oversight in registered home daycares

Who is making sure your child's home daycare is safe? A WIS investigation discovered a large portion of home daycare centers in South Carolina have minimal oversight from the Department of Social Services.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

The Wall Street Journal

Club for Growth Attacks Todd Tiahrt After Giving Him 100% Score in 2010

In his last two years in Congress, Kansas Republican Todd Tiahrt voted with the Club for Growth position on legislation 90% of the time in 2009 and 100% of the time in 2010, but that's not enough to spare him the Club's wrath as he seeks to win back his old seat.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Jerry Moran

Columbia Journalism Review

What's the matter with South Carolina?

In the last 90 days, the state Supreme Court has ruled that autopsy reports are medical records that may be kept secret; that public agencies are not required to post an agenda for a regular meeting; and that a state judge must close a hearing that will determine whether the state attorney general is disqualified from overseeing an ongoing probe of ... (more)

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

WTOC-TV Savannah

HP: Richland County deputy charged in collision

An on-duty Richland County deputy, who South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers say ran a red light and slammed into another driver, is facing charges.

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Peak Of Ohio

Rotary Club has special guest from South Carolina

Debra Smith is the executive director of the Newberry Opera House. She spoke about how the opera house helped kickstart the city of Newberry's economy.

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Rock Hill Herald

Evolution compromise heads to SC education panel

A special six-member panel of three State Board of Education members and three Education Oversight Committee members will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Blatt Building, Room 501, to discuss a change to the state's high-school science standard for teaching evolution: The rub: The two boards disagreed on whether to make high school science students ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Island Packet

Shuttle service best idea for Office Park, Coligny

In order to solve the traffic problems at Coligny, why not this solution: Instead of using the newly acquired Office Park Road land to build a University of South Carolina Beaufort campus, why not create beach parking with free shuttle service to the Coligny area? The shuttles could be privately run or publicly run and operate on a set schedule, ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Beaufort

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