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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

SC ignores laws under ADA concerning service dogs in business establishments

This article will bring to light a problem veterans with service dogs in South Carolina face on a daily basis. The right to enter a business establishment accompanied by their service dog.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Law, Employment / Labor Law

6 hrs ago | Down The Drive

SB Nation Underdog Poll Ballot: BYU Stays On Top

This is getting easier by the week. At this point there is a bit of a chasm developing between the top of the group of five and the rest.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Cincinnati NCAA

10 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

South Carolina jumps to No. 14 in AP poll

South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15. The SEC had eight teams ranked for the third straight week and five teams in the top 10 for two weeks running.

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12 hrs ago | Memeorandum

Mark Sanford's Breakup Post Caught His Fianc e Off Guard

Mark Sanford's Breakup Post Caught His Fiance Off Guard - Representative Mark Sanford of South Carolina surprised the political world on Friday with his announcement that he was ending his engagement to the woman with whom he had an extramarital affair, the revelation of which stunted his rising-star career five years ago.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mark Sanford, South Carolina Government, Conservative Political News, US News

17 hrs ago | WBTV

Lowcountry SC motorcyclists ride to help vets

Dozens of motorbikers in the South Carolina Lowcountry are getting their motors running and heading out on the highway to benefit homeless veterans. The 6th annual Undy 500 motorcycle rally is being held Sunday along 100 miles of highways in the Charleston area.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles

21 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive

One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye1glasses, leather shoes, socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild. It was a far cry from the conquering hero who, almost two decades before, docked a ship in Norfolk, Va., loaded with what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history - thousands of pounds of gold that sat in the ocean for 131 years after the ship carrying it sank during a hurricane.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tommy Thompson

Sat Sep 13, 2014

TwinCities

It's end of the trail for Sanford and his mistress

Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina surprised the political world over the weekend with his announcement that he was ending his engagement to the woman with whom he had an extramarital affair, the revelation of which stunted his rising-star career five years ago. But in interviews last spring, Sanford and his fiancee, Maria Belen Chapur, indicated that a relationship born in a stew of infidelity, 21st century politics and Twitter-enhanced cable-news sensationalism had, perhaps inevitably, sustained damage.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint, South Carolina Government, Mark Sanford, US Governors, Wedding

Wired

Leading a Double Life Turned This Woman Into a Best-Selling Author

The Witch with No Name , out this month, is the 13th and final volume in Kim Harrison's popular Hollows series, about a young witch from Cincinnati who battles demons and vampires. The books have landed Harrison on at the top of the New York Times best-seller list and attracted the interest of TV producers, but the path to success wasn't easy.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

WPDE

Solar storm hits Earth's atmosphere

The sun shot out a solar flare on Wednesday and NOAA experts say it hit the earth's atmosphere just before noon Friday. "We have one through five, one being minor, five being extreme.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solar Flare, Astronomy, Science

WTKR-TV Norfolk

USS New York sailor rescued off South Carolina coast

According to the Navy, a MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from HSM-46 embarked from the USS Jason Dunham and performed the rescue. The cause of the incident is currently under investigation.

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NWAonline

Georgia has one less concern against South Carolina

South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier won't have Jadeveon Clowney on his defensive line today when the Gamecocks take on Georgia. For the first time in four seasons, Georgia prepares to face South Carolina without having to worry about Jadeveon Clowney, the terrorizing pass rusher who was the No.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

Acting speaker announces road funding committee

South Carolina's acting House speaker has created a bi-partisan study committee to develop a plan for funding the state's dilapidated roads and bridges and reforming the Department of Transportation again. Speaker Pro Tem Jay Lucas and Ways and Means Chairman Brian White jointly announced Friday the 13-member committee will start meeting Tuesday.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

SC father charged with killing his 5 kids, skips first court appearance

WE CONTINUE OUR COVERAGE TONIGHT OF A SOUTH CAROLINA MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS FIVE CHILDREN. TIMOTHY JONES JUNIOR IS NOW ON SUICIDE WATCH.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Family

The Raw Story

South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford calls off engagement in bizarre Facebook post

South Carolina congressman Mark Sanford called off his engagement to his Argentine "soul mate," Maria Belen Chapur, in a lengthy Facebook post on Friday, citing an ongoing lawsuit with his ex-wife. Last week Jenny Sanford asked a court to her restrict her ex-husband's access to their youngest son, as well as requiring him to undergo a psychiatric exam and take anger management and parenting classes.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, US Governors, Mark Sanford, Weird

Anchorage Daily News

Children's deaths in South Carolina, Massachusetts put focus on abuse crisis

Two troubling cases this week have shined a spotlight on what some experts have called a child abuse and neglect crisis in the United States. In Massachusetts, authorities Friday were searching for more bodies in a squalid home in Blackstone where the bodies of three infants were found.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Prison, Violent Crime

KAUZ

Body parts found in barrels in German garage

A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a... A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a nearly... The five children who police say were slain by their father will be remembered at a memorial in Mississippi on Friday, while 500 miles away, their father will make his first court appearance.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

The Bennington Banner

Dad accused of killing 5 kids, dumping bodies waives 1st court appearance in South Carolina

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Social Software

WALB-TV Albany

Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

12, 2014. . Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux, center, shares a smile with members of the media as he enters the court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa

Q-Notes

South Carolina: Lawsuit filed against DMV

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund filed a suit on Sept. 2 against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on behalf of 16-year-old, gender non-conforming teen Chase Culpepper who was targeted for discrimination last March.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Transgender

Examiner.com

Dave Molter: Breath to wife was his last, couple found dead in CPR position

Dave Molter was attempting to breathe life back into his elderly wife, Corrine, by administering CPR when tragedy struck. It appears the elderly man gave her his last breath to his wife, as he died while doing so.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

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