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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | SFGate

SC Bar Association fights back against attack ad

An ad attacking Democratic Sen. Vincent Sheheen 's work as a defense attorney has prompted the South Carolina Bar Association to fight back against what it calls an unfair smear of the legal profession that should have no place in the governor's race.

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

8 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

Senator Ronnie Cromer reviews 2014 legislati...

The Honorable Ronnie Cromer is on the Newberry Notes schedule this week. He will answer questions and discuss the issues being considered during the 2014 Legislative Session.

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12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

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A new app unveiled Wednesday by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce will help the unemployed file claims from their smart phone or mobile device, the agency says.

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16 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

McMaster files for S.C. lieutenant governor

Former S.C. Attorney General Henry McMaster officially filed as a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.

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20 hrs ago | Politico

How Lindsey Graham outmaneuvered the tea party

Sen. Lindsey Graham recognized the threat years before it had a chance to form - and knew immediately what he had to do.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Jim DeMint, South Carolina

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bluffton Today

N.C. and S.C.: How do we compare?

They stole our name. They try to steal our only president, Andy Jackson. They are twice as big as we are.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Charleston, SC, South Carolina, Lancaster County, SC, Opinion

Post and Courier

Sen. Joel Lourie to Gov. Nikki Haley: 'It's time for you, governor, to take action'

A state Senator has called on Gov. Nikki Haley to remove the embattled Department of Social Services director from her post.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina

State Journal

Area residents among top beneficiaries of new act

A new report states that the Affordable Care Act will benefit Kentucky more than any other state in the nation, according to the website Daily Finance .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, South Carolina, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Steve Beshear

WIS-TV Columbia

Woman's college fund for kids wiped out by DOR breach

The state of South Carolina could invest another $27 million to protect your identity next year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Science / Technology, Computer Security

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CNN

A new player steps into South Carolina governor's race

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, shown here at the 2012 Republican National Convention, is a GOP star but Tom Ervin calls her "a disaster."

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US News, Asian-American, Indian-American, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

Free Republic

Obamacare enrollment in South Carolina keeps climbing, tops 100K

Although the deadline to sign up for an Obamacare insurance plan has officially past, the number of South Carolinians who are enrolled keeps climbing.

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Shorelines News

Abbeville Area Medical Center Recognized for Patient Safety Record

Abbeville Area Medical Center has received the South Carolina "Certified Zero Harm Award," which recognizes excellent performance in patient safety.

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Salon

"You can't always trust people to do the right...

Tennessee is poised to pass a law that would send new mothers to jail, and it's driving a wedge between Republicans The Tennessee state Legislature recently passed the first bill in the nation that would charge a woman with criminal assault if she uses illegal drugs during her pregnancy and her fetus or newborn is considered harmed as a result.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Prison, South Carolina, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Post and Courier

South Carolina data security efforts, monitoring may cost $27 million

South Carolina may spend $27 million next fiscal year on continued efforts to secure taxpayers' personal data and provide another year of credit protection following the 2012 hacking at the state's tax-collection agency.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WMBF

SC data security efforts, monitoring may cost $27M

South Carolina may spend $27 million next fiscal year on continued efforts to secure taxpayers' personal data and provide another year of credit protection following the 2012 hacking at the state's tax collection agency.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

SC Unemployment Rate Drops to Six-Year Low

The unemployment rate in South Carolina dropped to a six-year low in March, reaching 5.5 percent.

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The Charlotte Observer

S.C. poll: Most favor legal, limited abortion

While three out of four South Carolinians think abortion should be legal, most would limit it to a few circumstances, according to a new Winthrop Poll.

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Rock Hill Herald

SC judge faces career-defining moment

South Carolina's constitution is not equivocal when it comes to the power of the attorney general over criminal prosecutions: "The attorney general," it says, in Article 5, Section 24, "shall be the chief prosecuting officer of the State with authority to supervise the prosecution of all criminal cases in courts of record."

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

jdsupra.com

South Carolina Legislative Update

The South Carolina House of Representatives will be on furlough for two weeks and the Senate is only meeting Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15-16, and then off the following week.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

The Miami Herald

Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

North Carolina showed the country's second-largest increase in employment in March, when 19,400 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, South Carolina

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