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2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Wal-Mart launches new primary care clinics in South Carolina

It will provide preventative screenings and family-planning benefits to an estimated 300,000 residents who fall below 194 percent of the federal poverty level.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Medicare

4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

South Carolina's candidates for governor differ on gay marriage ban

Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic challenger says South Carolina should 'pause' in defending a lawsuit trying to overturn the state's gay marriage ban.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Wedding

5 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

Developer offers $4 million for Port Royal land

A developer is offering $4 million for part of the Port Royal property owned by the South Carolina Ports Authority.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

Lens from old Georgetown light back in town

The Coast Guard has returned the Fresnel lens that was once in the old Georgetown Lighthouse to the South Carolina Maritime Museum.

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8 hrs ago | WPDE

Flood Watch issued for Grand Strand and Pee Dee

Thanks to recent heavy rain and more through the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch now through Sunday evening for Horry, Georgetown, Florence, Marion, Darlington, Dillon, and Marlboro counties in the South Carolina part of our viewing area and Robeson County in the North Carolina part of our viewing area.

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Related Topix: Weather

10 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

Coroner: Driver killed in Berkeley County crash

Officials confirm one man has died as a result of a car accident in Berkeley County.

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11 hrs ago | Q-Notes

Western: Couple files for license

Keisha and Dericka Hollifield defied convention and North Carolina state law when they went to the McDowell County Register of Deeds' office on July 22 to request a marriage license.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

15 hrs ago | ABA Journal

Latest legal victory has LegalZoom poised for growth

Chas Rampenthal, LegalZoom's general counsel, has helped the firm prevail against lawsuits brought by several states.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

UB Reporter

NRT Quitline

"We know that people with lower socioeconomic status are more likely to start smoking and they begin smoking at a younger age."

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Yale University, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

US News & World Report

What's Behind the Arrests of Mothers for Leaving Their Children Unattended?

Mothers arrested in Florida and South Carolina in recent weeks are the latest in an ongoing trend of parents seeing legal punishment for letting their children play or travel in public unsupervised.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Prison, University of New Hampshire

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

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

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

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

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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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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