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3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

South Carolina tries to save its oldest bridges by making them bike, pedestrian paths

The state Department of Transportation is trying to save some of South Carolina's historic bridges, but finding them new homes has proved tricky, so far.

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Related Topix: Enoree, SC, Union County, SC, Spartanburg, SC, Glendale, SC

6 hrs ago | WMBF

Meth Lab Operations in South Carolina

A State Law Enforcement Division report shows more than 1,400 methamphetamine labs have been busted in South Carolina since 2011.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Galivants-Ferry, SC, Fire, Aynor, SC

10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

South Carolina Football: How Steve Spurrier Opened Georgia Recruiting Pipeline

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has always had a simple philosophy when it comes to recruiting the talent-rich state of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

10 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

State Lawmakers Use Budget Cuts To Make Colleges Do What They Want

State lawmakers around the country are brandishing their budget pens to penalize public colleges and universities for what they teach, what their professors say and which organizations the schools work with.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Upstate, College of Charleston, University of Kansas, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

11 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

Cops: Man Assaulted Ex-Girlfriend While Returning Home From Court-Ordered Anger Management Class

After being picked up by his ex-girlfriend from a court-ordered anger management class, a South Carolina man last night allegedly struck Johnny Wilkins, 42, was arrested by Spartanburg cops on a domestic violence charge and booked into the county jail, where he is being held in lieu of $5237 bond.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Weird

12 hrs ago | Power Line

South Carolina moves to rein in its universities

You might think that the takeover by the radical left of liberal arts instruction at American colleges and universities would be more difficult to accomplish at state institutions than at private ones.

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Related Topix: College of Charleston, University of South Carolina Upstate, Gay/Lesbian

16 hrs ago | Indian Drives

BMW X7 Spotted for First Time

BMW announced the X7 at the end of last month, we mean March 2014, has planned to enter production at Spartanburg plant in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: BMW X5, SUV, BMW, Audi Q7, Audi, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, Mercedes-Benz

21 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

City Council votes 'nay' to non partisan elections

Eileen Keithly/for South Strand News Citizen Richard Powers addresses the Georgetown City Council in favor of nonpartisan elections Thursday, during the public comment period.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), US News

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Delaware County SPCA trying to save three day-old kittens saved in house fire

Three newborn kittens were rescued from a house fire and brought to the Delaware County SPCA by Chester Fire Commissioner James Johnson Three newborn kittens were rescued from a house fire and brought to the Delaware County SPCA by Chester Fire Commissioner James Johnson Three tiny kittens , so young that their umbilical cords are still attached, ... (more)

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SFGate

SC Bar Association fights back against attack ad

An ad attacking Democratic Sen. Vincent Sheheen 's work as a defense attorney has prompted the South Carolina Bar Association to fight back against what it calls an unfair smear of the legal profession that should have no place in the governor's race.

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

WSOCTV

Ruling in favor of registered sex offender raises questions

Marjorie Carroll believes that once someone is on the sex offender register, that person should be listed there for life.

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City Limits

Child Welfare Effort Avoids Taking Kids from Home by Giving them One

Felicia, 15, says people tell her she and her dad argue like an old married couple.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Daily Kos

Republican candidate in South Carolina wants to lead mass exodus from public schools

Ray Moore, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor in South Carolina, would like y'all to get serious and yank your kids out of the godless public schools.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, US News, Liberal Political News

KBTX-TV Bryan

SEC Network Debuts Commercials for Aggies, Other Schools

The SEC Network launches in four months, and the promotion for the new channel has begun, including a nod to Texas A&M.

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WMBF

Make-A-Wish walk to be held in Rock Hill

Make-A-Wish South Carolina will host its 2nd Annual Walk For Wishes at Cherry Park in Rock Hill, SC.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Post and Courier

Senator involved in DSS investigative panel calls for governor to remove agency head

A state Senator said the Department Social Services is in "complete meltdown" and called on the governor Tuesday to remove the head of the agency.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

BleacherReport

10 Recruits Who Could Join 5-Star DE Shameik Blackshear at South Carolina

At 6'5" and 240 pounds, Blackshear is a dynamic speed-rusher off the edge who chases quarterbacks with quickness and athleticism.

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The Modesto Bee

Rep. Cobb-Hunter tries again for Eartha Kitt Day

Cobb-Hunter told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that declaring Jan. 21 "Eartha Kitt Day" will bring tourists to the state and spur economic development.

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WMBF

Nearly 50 arrested, 140+ chickens rescued from SC cockfighting bust

Nearly 50 people face criminal charges after South Carolina deputies raided a cockfight that drew people from across the state and North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield County, SC, McBee, SC, Horry County, SC

Examiner.com

Beautiful upstate SC dog needs loving foster home during heartworm treatment

An upstate South Carolina dog is in need of donations for heartworm treatment, as well as a foster home, Facebook reported April 21. Jake was saved from the streets of Greenville by a wonderful family, who prevented him from being struck by a car.

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