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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

Ex-wife reawakens legal troubles for S.C.a s Sanford

The request, made on Aug. 28, is part of the former wife's effort to modify the custody arrangement stemming from the couple's 2010 divorce.

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Related Topix: Mark Sanford, US Governors, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim DeMint, Clemson University

6 hrs ago | WTVC

Jenny Sanford wants psych exam for US Rep. Sanford

Jenny Sanford is asking that U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford undergo a psychiatric evaluation and take anger management and parenting courses in the latest filing in the couple's contentious divorce.

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

10 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and best feel good wishes

Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy says he can't get used to football season openers and this South Carolina sweltering weather.

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Related Topix: Whitmire, SC, Duncan, SC, Leesville, SC, Newberry, SC, Opinion

14 hrs ago | WSOCTV

Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.

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Related Topix: Transgender, South Carolina Government

17 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Beach Sweep/River Sweep needs volunteers for SC's biggest cleanup Sept. 20

What: 26th South Carolina Beach Sweep/River Sweep, coordinated by S.C. Sea Grant Consortium and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, Charleston, SC

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Post and Courier

Rethink sentencing and parole to solve aging, costly prison population

The term "life in prison" is easy enough to understand when it is handed down as a sentence in a courtroom.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, South Carolina Government

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Here comes Benghazi, The Investigation

The 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is nine days off, bringing a certain disquiet to the nation, along with newly realized resolve.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

Garnet And Black Attack

Michael Bowman arrested, charged with 16 counts of misdemeanor larceny

South Carolina wide receiver commitment Michael Bowman was arrested by the Havelock Police Department on Friday and charged with 16 counts of misdemeanor larceny .

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of South Carolina NCAA

Star Tribune

South Carolina politicians try to bolster their election chances by using ads with pet dogs

Boots McMaster, a bulldog with no chance of being elected, is a well-known political face this campaign season.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

RedRaiders.com Top 25 rankings - Sept. 1

The biggest adjustments this week to the Top 25 rankings come with newcomers Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma State - even though it lost to FSU - and, yes, three-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State, which ran over Iowa State.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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

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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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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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

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