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2 hrs ago | FITSNews
Recent polling in South Carolina showed a major uptick in support for school choice.
7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic opponent said Wednesday her administration hasn't moved more than 20,000 people from welfare to work as claimed, since many of those people still earn so little, they continue to receive government assistance.
11 hrs ago | FITSNews
South Carolina's unemployment rate rose from 5.3 percent in June to 5.7 percent in July - although as we've mentioned on multiple previous occasions this widely-watched economic indicator isn't the true test of a state's jobs situation.
15 hrs ago | Psychology Today
In 2009, Mark Sanford, Governor of South Carolina disappeared for six days on a "hike" and then confessed to having been in Argentina with a woman with whom he was having an affair.
Flowers sit on the front steps and police tape still surrounds the residence of Tasha Lucia who was found dead Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.
The newly created Senate Committee on Public School Teachers took testimony Tuesday on how the state can encourage more students to become public school teachers, keep good teachers in the classroom and more quickly remove incompetent teachers.
No, the above quotes aren't from some horror flick or war movie promotion. They are the words of South Carolina's U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, who's been distributing these gruesome premonitions throughout this year's election cycle.
S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley is one of eighteen governors to make a new national list and like most of the lists South Carolina winds up on, it's not a good one.
EPA Awards $500,000 to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites carry out cleanup and redevelopment projects that are expected to create jobs while utilizing unique financing mechanisms and partnerships to protect people's health and the environment.
Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called " inversion ," more about which anon.
This week, The Annie E. Casey Foundation released its annual "Kids Count" study, ranking states overall in child well-being, but also looking below the surface at the reasons for the rankings.
Aviation touches the lives of countless South Carolinians in ways that might surprise you.
About 12,300 North Carolinians risk losing recently-obtained health insurance unless they provide citizenship and immigration documents soon, the federal government said this week.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:55 pm
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