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3 hrs ago | 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

Cybercast News Service

Police: Man rams car into SC assisted living home

Authorities say an 84-year-old man intentionally rammed a car into an assisted living home in South Carolina and he has been charged with attempted murder.

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ThinkProgress

Faced With DREAMers They Seek To Deport, Republicans Abandon Moderate Immigration Position

This summer's awkward confrontations between undocumented immigrants and politicians have become the best indicator that Republicans are running away from an immigration reform platform that could include a way for millions of undocumented immigrants to come out of the shadows.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

KBMT

South Carolina photographer shoots portraits of people hit with a stun gun

In case you haven't seen it yet, Charleston photographer Patrick Hall's taser portrait video has been buzzing about the internet this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

ABC News 4 Charleston

Viers due in federal court for arraignment

A former South Carolina House member is scheduled to be in court for a hearing on charges he helped a businessman hide assets from an insurance company and lied to IRS agents.

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Examiner.com

South Carolina teen arrest at school: Shot a dinosaur with a gun... in a story

Stranger than fiction?: A 16-year-old South Carolina high school student, Alex Stone, was arrested, he said, for writing a story about using a 'gun' to kill his neighbor's pet dinosaur.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newberry Observer

Parrish takes over as executive director of Institutional Effectiveness

Donald W. Johnson-Taylor, right, retired as Newberry College's executive director of Institutional Effectiveness on Aug. 1. Sid Parrish Jr., left, assumed the role of executive director on Aug. 2. Donald W. Johnson-Taylor, right, retired as Newberry College's executive director of Institutional Effectiveness on Aug. 1. Sid Parrish Jr., left, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newberry College, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Wesleyan College, Midland Lutheran College

WIS-TV Columbia

SC court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

South Carolina's high court says a man is entitled to workers' compensation benefits for injuries he suffered during a company kickball game.

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WRDW-TV Augusta

Domestic violence to be priority for SC House next year

South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell says preventing domestic violence will be a top priority for the House next year.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

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Myrtle Beach is changing the way it allocates accommodations taxes after a 10-year feud with the state that went to the South Carolina Supreme Court.

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People Sentinel

Jobless rate rises across South Carolina

Barnwell County joined every other county in the state to see an increase in the unemployment rate during July.

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Related Topix: Barnwell County, SC

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