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1 hr ago | FITSNews

SC Investment Commission Scandal Expands .

Back in 2012, this website wrote extensively on the American Timberlands scandal at the S.C. Retirement System Investment Commission - a deal that's emblematic of this underperforming agency's over-reliance on questionable "alternative investments."

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension

2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Ex-Officer Sues Over South Carolina Inmate's Death

A former jail officer has filed a federal lawsuit against York County officials over an alleged cover-up of an inmate's death, saying his free speech rights were violated after he voiced concerns about the situation.

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4 hrs ago | WBTV

USC hosts political experts on 2014 fall election

Five political science experts and scholars are slated to appear at the University of South Carolina to discuss the upcoming fall elections.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

8 hrs ago | The Summerville Journal-Scene

Tom Lansford, MD

When treating injuries and disorders of the spine, Dr. Todd Lansford strives to find solutions that do not involve surgery, and when surgery is necessary, he considers whether the best treatment can be done with a minimally invasive approach.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

The fight over corporate tax inversions

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was able to prevent Walgreens from leaving America's shores, but as long as tax inversions make dollars, they'll make sense to corporations considering a move abroad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, South Carolina Government, Opinion

USA Today

Giraffe, Autumn, delivers stillborn calf at S.C. zoo

Autumn, the Greenville Zoo's 8-year-old Masai giraffe gave birth to a stillborn calf early Wednesday morning in South Carolina, officials said.

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WIS-TV Columbia

SC Criminal Justice cadets taught to understand cultures in training

A battle between law enforcement that has seemingly played out nightly since the death of Michael Brown displays a strained relationship between the two group.

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Related Topix: Sumter County, SC, Sumter, SC, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

Post and Courier

Texas Gov. Rick Perry headlining South Carolina GOP fundraiser on eve of USC-Texas A&M game

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks with media and supporters at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center after he was booked, Tuesday in Austin, Texas.

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

GwdToday.com

Viva Recycling Of South Carolina, LLC To Establish Anderson County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. Viva Recycling of South Carolina , a tire recycler and rubber manufacturer, announced today its decision to establish a new facility in Anderson County.

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Related Topix: Anderson County, SC, Columbia, SC, Moncks Corner, SC, Anderson, SC

Post and Courier

Stand against domestic abuse

Flowers sit on the front steps and police tape still surrounds the residence of Tasha Lucia who was found dead Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, South Carolina Government

The State

Nine coaches ready to enter new South Carolina Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Joe Turbeville, who won three state championships at Spring Valley and one at Irmo in 28 years of coaching, is among the first inductees into the South Carolina Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Turbeville, SC, Irmo, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Dillon, SC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BleacherReport

Jaquan Johnson to Miami: Hurricanes Land 4-Star ATH Prospect

Johnson is staying home. The 4-star prospect committed to the University of Miami on Tuesday, announcing the decision on his Twitter account: Johnson, a Miami native entering his senior season at the respected Killian High School, had offers from no fewer than 18 major college programs, per 247Sports .

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Related Topix: University of Miami

ABC News 4 Charleston

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The ice bucket challenge has been getting a lot of attention around the country lately, so much so the ALS Association has raised $15 million nationwide.

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Rock Hill Herald

Fired York County jailer alleges sheriff cover-up, violation of whistleblower rights

"Certain allegations have been made in a lawsuit against me and against the York County Sheriff's Office and the York County Detention Center regarding the termination of a former detention center employee.

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Related Topix: Prison

Post and Courier

Huge data breach affects South Carolina hospitals

This 2010 file photo shows the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Hartsville, SC, Mullins, SC, Bennettsville, SC, Spartanburg, SC

The Smoking Gun

Cops: Woman Beat Man, 64, Over Gas Passing

AUGUST 19--A South Carolina woman last night pummeled a 64-year-old man after he "passed gas" in her face, according to police who According to a police report, Jessica Cerney, 33, was laying on the couch in a Myrtle Beach residence when Darrell McKnight "came into the house intoxicated and 'passed gas' in her face."

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Related Topix: Weird

Post and Courier

Haley holding constituent meetings at Statehouse

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is sitting down to hear what some of her constituents have to say.

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

New York Daily News

Rick Perry continues with tour of primary states

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will press ahead with his tour major presidential primary states like New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina despite the indictment.

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

Local TV Station KTVZ

Officers' use of deadly force not always reported

After an unarmed Missouri teenager was shot and killed by a police officer, the question now is: Was the officer justified in killing Michael Brown? "This is the universal code for I surrender," said Michael Brown's cousin Eric Davis while on his knees and holding up his hands.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Post and Courier

South Carolina's aerospace industry soars to nearly 54,000 jobs

Led by Boeing Co., the aerospace industry in South Carolina helped lead the state out of the recession and now employs nearly 54,000 people with a $17 billion economic impact, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

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