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1 hr ago | Bluffton Today

South Carolina Department of Corrections searching for man wanted for introducing contraband

The South Carolina Department of Corrections and Crimestoppers are searching for a suspect in connection with an investigation involving an attempt to introduce contraband into an SCDC Midlands institution.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Health insurers owe South Carolina customers above-average refunds

Thousands of South Carolinians may soon see checks in their mailboxes because health insurance companies spent too much money on "profits and red tape" last year, according to federal data released Thursday.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

DHEC holding info session on EPA plans

On Thursday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control is hosting an information session at the agency's headquarters in downtown Columbia.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

8 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Back to the farm

Just, who lives on a beef farm near Berlin, is among fair-goers, young and old, who have stopped by Cow Town so far this past week to try their hand at milking, churning butter or feeding the cows.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Meat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheBlaze.com

You Might Be Surprised Who's Suggesting Michele Bachman Should Run for President Again

"The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it's going to be various men that are running," Bachmann told Real Clear Politics .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Times Herald

10 states join Ind.'s appeal of gay marriage ruling

The attorneys general of 10 states have joined in Indiana's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that found the state law banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, US News, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

ABC News 4 Charleston

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Fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard are conducting an air defense exercise over the Columbia and Florence areas.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC justices order new sentencing hearing

A new sentencing hearing has been ordered for a man on South Carolina's death row for killing the mother of his child.

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Post and Courier

Judge in Episcopal schism trial: It's a civil matter

The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, joined by the Presbyterian Church and the United Method Church, is among those asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a Texas case similar to the schism in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, US News, US Supreme Court, Methodist

News Observer

NCSU trustee arrested with gun at Washington congressional office

Ronald William Prestage, 59, is accused of trying to take a 9 mm Ruger handgun into a congressional office at about 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, according to the U.S. Capitol Police.

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The Tribune

Clemson students rebuild SC Botanical Gardens

After a nearly unprecedented flood destroyed the site, the South Carolina Botanical Garden is almost as good as new - because of the work of more than a dozen Clemson University architecture students.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Natural Disasters, Flood, Clemson University, Weather

Autoblog

Odds of dying in a traffic accident depend on which state you reside in

Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington DC can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Autos

Daily Kos

SC-Gov: Vincent Sheheen (D) Calls For Transparency For Nikki Haley's (R) Super-Secret Roads Plan

If you've driven around South Carolina recently, you don't need me to tell you that our roads leave a bit to be desired.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina Government, US News, Liberal Political News

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Fourth bacterial infection death reported at South...

A patient who contracted a rare bacterial infection during surgery at a South Carolina hospital died last week, bringing the total deaths to four since the outbreak was first suspected in May, a hospital spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bluffton Today

Bluffton's Oyster Factory Park hosts May River Shrimp Festival

The May River Shrimp Festival brought hundreds of people to Oyster Factory Park on Friday as part of the Bluffton Sunset Party series.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

Rock Hill Herald

Haley's latest problem with the facts

"Over 3,000 recommendations were made to where we saw South Carolina needed to improve.

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

ABC News 4 Charleston

More space, rare books at Charleston library

When finished, the library will have more study spaces as 200 seats are added to the current 1,200.

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Star-Telegram.com

Warrant: Suspect tried to cover up slaying of Fort Worth executive

A suspect in the robbery and slaying of a Fort Worth executive apparently went to great lengths to try to cover up the crime in his apartment, including replacing carpet, painting and removing furniture, court documents show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Violent Crime

New York Magazine

Mom Arrested for Letting Her Kid Play at the Park Loses Her Job

Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who was jailed for letting her 9-year-old daughter play , unsupervised, at a crowded park, is now out of a job.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Sports

Post and Courier

Vincent Sheheen calls for $500 million fund for state's highways, roads

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, the Democratic candidate for governor, said he has a plan to repair South Carolina's roads that involves a $500 million fund that lawmakers would replenish annually, according to a story posted at The State's website.

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