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2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Machinists union faces uphill climb to organize Boeing South Carolina

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is assembled in North Charleston, where the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is trying to rally workers for the union.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

8 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Spurrier: South Carolina Gamecocks running back Mike Davis doubtful for East Carolina

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis was 'sort of doubtful' to play against East Carolina this week because of bruised ribs.

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12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 8/31/2014

LES MISERABLES CHARLESTON STAGE COMPANY 8/29-9/21/2014 This international smash-hit may be the most popular musical in the world.

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19 hrs ago | Common Dreams

As Diversity in Schools Increases, So Does Segregation

Percent of public school students in the South who are Latino, now the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the region's public schools: 23.5 Year that the number of Hispanic children under 18 surpassed the number of African-American children in the U.S., becoming the largest minority group among children: 1998 Percent increase in number of ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, US News, US Supreme Court, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Star

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates running to win

This year's elections give Democrats in South Carolina a rare opportunity to flip the state's leadership away from the Republican party.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Jim DeMint, Barack Obama

Post and Courier

South Carolina's fiscal health gets mixed marks

Pew's Fiscal 50 analysis, which includes interactive tools allowing for state by state comparisons, can be found at pewtrusts.org .

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston

TBD.com

Consumer news: Least expensive Labor Day gas prices since 2010; Uber...

Americans behind the wheel may get some relief in their wallet this weekend, as Labor Day gas prices are forecasted to reach the lowest holiday levels since 2010, according to a study by GasBuddy.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Aiken Standard

SCDHEC says 'no' to SRS tank closure extensions

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, or SCDHEC, has denied the Department of Energy's request to extend waste tank closure dates at the Savannah River Site and reaffirmed its threat to fine the Energy Department more than $100 million if dates aren't met.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

The New Zealand Herald

Sharon Jones: She's a soul survivor

On the road again after battling cancer, Sharon Jones talks to Lydia Jenkin about how music-- and her fans -- have helped her fight back Sharon Jones had her last chemotherapy treatment on New Year's Eve, and four days later, she was performing live on The Jimmy Fallon Show .

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Related Topix: Pancreatic Cancer, Health

The Washington Post

Oklahomaa s public schools are starting the year in legal limbo

As the new school year starts around the country, educators and students in Oklahoma are caught in the middle of a dispute between the U.S. government and the state's lawmakers over what to teach in their classrooms and how.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Sports

Institute for Southern Studies

Institute Index: As diversity in schools increases, so does segregation

Percent of public school students in the South who are Latino, now the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the region's public schools: 23.5 Year that the number of Hispanic children under 18 surpassed the number of African-American children in the U.S., becoming the largest minority group among children: 1998 Percent increase in number of ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

A Summer House's Star Turn

TO SPEAK OF a film's setting-whether it's Woody Allen's New York or the South Carolina manse where the baby boomers of "The Big Chill" gather to reminisce-as another character is so common as to be a clichA©.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Woody Allen, Drama Movies, A Place in the Sun

WIS-TV Columbia

Fatal collision reported on Monticello Rd

An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

What can be done about fixing South Carolina's aging roads?

As the 2014 legislative session ended and lawmakers rode off into the sunset, many South Carolinians said the General Assembly glossed over one key issue for them: the state's aging roads.

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

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

America's cheapest gas is in this town

You think the gas near you is getting cheaper? Try filling up in the South Carolina city of Rock Hill.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays

CBS Local

Manziel Willing To Share Nickname With A&M's Hill

After Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill shredded No. 9 South Carolina for 511 yards passing on Thursday, breaking Manziel's single-game school record, the Browns rookie QB acknowledged that his replacement had more than earned some respect and attention.

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Post and Courier

Upstate woman accused of exposing child to meth

Authorities tell local media outlets that 36-year-old Bridgette Delanea McCall was booked into the Oconee County jail at around 6 p.m. Wednesday on a child neglect charge.

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Related Topix: Drugs, South Carolina Government

The Star

Arts and Humanities: Clemson University preserves historic home

'John C. Calhoun,' the name conjures up a host of associations. To some, he was a great Southern statesman, a significant 19th-century political theorist who defended the privileges of the planter class of his native South Carolina and surrounding region by promulgating the principle of nullification - the concept that a state might nullify any ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Charleston, SC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CNN

20 surprise celeb marriages

Despite being one of the most closely watched couples in the world, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie managed to get married in complete privacy.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Dream House, Skyfall

MarketWatch

Boeing moves closer to expanding in South Carolina

Boeing Co.' s plans to expand its South Carolina manufacturing facilities are edging closer to winning final approval from local authorities, a move some fear could accelerate the aerospace company's exodus from the labor-friendly Northwest to the business-friendly South.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787, North Charleston, SC

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