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Myrtle Beach is changing the way it allocates accommodations taxes after a 10-year feud with the state that went to the South Carolina Supreme Court.

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3 hrs ago | People Sentinel

Jobless rate rises across South Carolina

Barnwell County joined every other county in the state to see an increase in the unemployment rate during July.

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Related Topix: Barnwell County, SC

7 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

Rand Paul campaigns in Rock Hill

The Herald of Rock Hill reported that Paul also said Monday he was visiting South Carolina to get his points across in a state that will hold an early presidential primary in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Rand Paul

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Boom Or Bust: Offshore SC Liquid Gold Rush

Boom Or Bust: Offshore SC Liquid Gold Rush Most of South Carolina's political leadership favors offshore energy production Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1tFgGes Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling is among those who fear the impact that offshore oil drilling platforms like this one owned by Shell oil company could have on tourism ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Representative Tim Scott, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, South Carolina Government, Offshore Drilling

CBS News

Sen. Bernie Sanders hits the road, teases 2016 presidential bid

In this file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, speaks during a protest held by furloughed federal workers outside the U.S. Capitol to demand an end to the lockout of federal workers caused by the government shutdown October 4, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Hillary Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren

CNN

Oa Malley moving political staff into South Carolina

As he builds support for a possible Democratic presidential bid, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is dispatching political staffers to work on two key races in South Carolina this fall, sources familiar with the moves told CNN.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nikki Haley

ABC News 4 Charleston

SCHP: Biker killed after swerving to miss birds

South Carolina Highway Patrol officials said a flock of birds contributed to a deadly motorcycle crash.

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The Washington Post

Which states ranks the best and the worst for gender equity?

The best place to be a woman, if you're interested in workplaces that promote equal opportunity, is Nevada.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, World News

WTMA-AM North Charleston

State Museum Invests $23 Million in Renovation, Expansion [From ABC News]

The South Carolina State Museum announced a $23 million investment for its recent expansion and renovation at the downtown Columbia facilities.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Washington Times

Flirting with 2016 presidential bid, Rick Perry heads to South Carolina

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline a event in South Carolina this week for a state lawmaker, as the Republican continues to test the waters for another presidential bid.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

ABC News

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Boosts SC Republicans

A U.S. senator from Florida pondering a GOP presidential bid says he sympathizes with hecklers demanding immigration reform during his address at a South Carolina Republican fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Rand Paul

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Kid writes story about killing a dinosaur, getsa

A high school freshman in South Carolina wrote a story for a class assignment about his neighbor's pet dinosaur.

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CNN

5 key questions in the fight against ISIS

ISIS, as the Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria are known, has become the new face of international terrorism in the eyes of the United States and its Western allies.

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

JD Supra

South Carolina: Admission of Cause & Origin Testimony by Fire Chief Was Prejudicial Error

In James D. Fowler v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Ins. Co. , 2014 WL 3844215, 2014 S.C. App.

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WPTV Local News

Domestic violence and other must-read stories

More than 300 women have faced violence, abuse and worse from domestic partners in South Carolina in the past 10 years while the state does little.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

The Greenville Growler Station to host Pints for Pups

THIS COMING WEEK...AN EVENT IN GREENVILLE GIVES DOGS AND DOG LOVERS...A CHANCE TO ENJOY SOME GROWLERS.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Examiner.com

'brown girl dreaming' by Jacqueline Woodson: Brilliant and memorable memoir

"brown girl dreaming" by Jacqueline Woodson is her memoir about growing up during the time of the Civil Rights movement.

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Related Topix: Arts, Nonfiction

SavannahNow

General election race for S.C. education chief starts

The general election campaign for South Carolina superintendent of education is underway with the three candidates agreeing Sunday improvements are needed but exchanging gibes and disagreeing over who can get the job done.

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Related Topix: US News, South Carolina State University

ABC News 4 Charleston

New SC identity theft unit handles 3,000 calls

A new identity theft unit in South Carolina has taken over 3,000 calls from concerned people since it was formed 10 months ago.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

Fox News

South Carolina high school freshman arrested, suspended for using word 'gun' in class assignment

A South Carolina high school student was arrested and suspended after handing in a class assignment in which he wrote about killing his neighbor's pet dinosaur with a gun he purchased to "take care of the business."

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