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2 hrs ago | FITSNews

School Choice Support: Status Check

Recent polling in South Carolina showed a major uptick in support for school choice.

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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Sheheen: Haley's welfare-to-work claims misleading

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.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina

11 hrs ago | FITSNews

SC Unemployment Rate Rises

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.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

15 hrs ago | Psychology Today

How to Take Full Responsibility for an Affair

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.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, US Governors, Mark Sanford

19 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

George Will - In a stew over inversions

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government, South Carolina, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Stand against domestic abuse

Flowers sit on the front steps and police tape still surrounds the residence of Tasha Lucia who was found dead Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, South Carolina

Fort Mill Times

SC senators consider how to attract, keep teachers

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.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Winthrop University, Allendale County, SC, Horry County, SC, McCormick County, SC

The Moultrie News

MUSC, UNC-CH testing diabetes outreach facilitated by iPad technology

The South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute at the Medical University of South Carolina and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are partnering to decrease diabetes prevalence and complications in Bamberg County, S.C. The Bamberg Diabetes Transitional ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Carolina, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Bamberg County, SC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

OpEdNews

The Fear Mongering Method Of Lindsey Graham's Campaign

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, John McCain

FITSNews

Nikki Haley Makes National List For Bad Behavior

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.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina

WLTX-TV Columbia

S.C. Unemployment Rate Increases

S.C. Unemployment Rate Increases South Carolina's unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent in July from from 5.3 percent in June Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/VzkpgX South Carolina's unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent in July from from 5.3 percent in June, marking a shift upward after little change during the second ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Boston Herald

Will: Liberals stew over logic of corporate 'inversions'

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government, South Carolina, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

SC child-death panel's work mostly secret

S.C. has a panel that reviews unexpected child deaths. It operates behind closed doors, issuing an annual statistical report.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, South Carolina

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

EPA Awards $500,000 to the South Carolina Department of Health and...

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.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, South Carolina

The Washington Post

In a stew over inversions

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government, South Carolina, Opinion

Rock Hill Herald

Kids study should bring a call to action in SC

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.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, South Carolina

Rock Hill Herald

Feds find strong opinions about drilling off SC

Dozens of residents have commented as the federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management begins the process of deciding where new oil and gas leases on the Outer Continental Shelf should be issued for the period between 2017 and 2022.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Opinion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Moultrie News

Aviation touches lives in S.C.

Aviation touches the lives of countless South Carolinians in ways that might surprise you.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Greenville County, SC

News Observer

12,300 in N.C. need immigration papers to keep health insurance

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.

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

WPDE

Tougher food handling rules coming soon to restaurants

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is changing food safety regulations and some smaller Grand Strand restaurants may find it tough to comply.

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