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5 min ago | Post and Courier

Study looks at challenges for migrant workers in S.C.

South Carolina has about 15,000 to 30,000 migrant farmworkers each year. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. took this image during visits to several farms made to research the workers' conditions.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

5 min ago | Post and Courier

Civil suit filed against Charleston area group home in 22-year-old autistic man's death

The father of a 22-year-old autistic man struck and killed by a vehicle last year after wandering from a group home has filed a wrongful death suit.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

4 hrs ago | NJ.com

Chris Christie to visit South Carolina, key presidential state, in September

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie is set to visit a third state that could be crucial to his possible presidential bid.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Andrew Cuomo, Maggie Hassan

8 hrs ago | WBTV

Bat exposes four to rabies in York County

Health officials are investigating after four people in York County were exposed to rabies after a bat tested positive for the disease.

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Related Topix: Health Care Provider, Health, Vaccinations

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

South Carolina State Museum will hold Dollar Day on August 3

The South Carolina State Museum will hold one of its ever-popular Dollar Days on Sunday, August 3. Museum Dollar Days are held on the first Sunday of the month.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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

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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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

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

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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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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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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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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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

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

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