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33 min ago | Politico

Graham: U.N. move 'anti-Semitic'

During an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," the South Carolina Republican slammed the U.N. Human Rights Council for its vote last week to launch an investigation into potential human rights abuses in Gaza.

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boston.com

music reviewSingular sensations at Newport Folk Festival

"Drop all your worries about authenticity," he said toward the end of his closing set at Saturday's portion of the Newport Folk Festival.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Music, Entertainment

Salon

Why do we vilify low-income black women simply for being mothers?

Debra Harrell was criminalized for letting her kid play in the park. Her real crime: Being a poor, black woman When Debra Harrell allowed her 9-year-old daughter to play in a park unattended on July 1, the 46-year-old South Carolina mother did not abandon her child, as some provocative headlines would have readers believe, nor did she carelessly ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

WTOC-TV Savannah

Single vehicle Crash kills St. Helena woman in Beaufort

A Saint Helena woman, Ebony Jenkins, 25, has died after a single vehicle collision took place around 1:00 a.m. at Airport Circle and U.S. 21 in Beaufort on Saturday, July 26th.

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Detroit Free Press

James Brown remains a spiritual godfather to many

Trailer: 'Get on Up': 'Get on Up' offers a fun, fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Funk, Bootsy Collins, Parliament, Funkadelic

Rock Hill Herald

Officials across South Carolina increasingly keeping public in the dark

Whether it is the result of court decisions, acts by elected officials, or bureaucrats who make decisions such as charging the public high prices to copy public records, people acting in the name of government are taking actions that keep the public in the dark.

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Related Topix: Richland County, SC

Free Republic

Familiar names lead 2016 presidential race in South Carolina poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leading the Democratic pack among this state's voters, according to a new Palmetto Politics poll, while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is receiving the most love here on the GOP side.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, College of Charleston, Joe Biden

The News Tribune

South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but there's plenty to do

If you are looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there still is plenty to do when you are feeling active, take a gander at Beaufort.

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Related Topix: The Prince of Tides, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Life, Food, Candy, Dessert, Ice Cream

Sat Jul 26, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Haley to see Myrtle Beach town officials on bikers

Gov, Nikki Haley is planning to meet with leaders of Atlantic Beach, two months after she said the beach town's biker rally had to end following a Memorial Day shooting rampage in which three people were killed.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

WTOC-TV Savannah

Beaufort Water Festival Grand Parade draws thousands

One of the best writers of his generation, Pat Conroy, was Grand Marshal of the parade on Saturday.

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Journal and Courier

The View From Here: Christmas hymn of the Tiger BrotherThe View From...

The View From Here: Christmas hymn of the Tiger Brother "Last year, I sabotaged not just a family tradition but the longest friendship I've had."

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Opinion

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC Democrats busy just 100 days before election

South Carolina Democrats plan a weekend of knocking on doors and talking to voters just 100 days before the November elections.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Grand Strand homeowners insurance rates near top in state

It should come as no surprise to readers that South Carolina has the 11th highest homeowner insurance rates in the U.S. and that its coastal areas pay the most in the state.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Horry County, SC, Charleston, SC, Beaufort County, SC

Post and Courier

Bishop Mark Lawrence testifies not properly notified of disciplinary actions against him

Bishop Mark Lawrence testified in the final day of testimony in a three-week trial over the local Episcopal schism.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church

Fri Jul 25, 2014

New York Daily News

Blake Lively's wedding dress possibly spotted in video

The actress, who wed Ryan Reynolds in a secret ceremony in South Carolina two years ago, has never released a full-length photo of her wedding gown.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Hot Chicks, Blake Lively, Entertainment

ABC News 4 Charleston

Poll: Medical marijuana legalization has support of SC voters

There is widespread support among South Carolina voters to legalize marijuana for medical uses.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, College of Charleston

Post and Courier

Feds told Gov. Nikki Haley Thursday about immigrant children living in South Carolina

Gov. Nikki Haley learned Thursday - along with everybody else - that at least 350 children who have been detained at the border are living in South Carolina with either relatives or close family members.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration

SILive.com

South Carolina southpaw Jordan Montgomery works two perfect innings in Staten Island Yankees debut

South Carolina southpaw Jordan Montgomery made his New York-Penn League debut with the Staten Island Yankees.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Transfer of Marine F-35s to South Carolina has begun

Most of the Marines who have been stationed at the F-35 training center here have moved to South Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy

The Aiken Standard

S.C. receives 350 children caught at U.S. border

New federal data show at least 350 children caught at the U.S. border this year have been sent to stay with relatives or other sponsors in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors

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