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  1. #TrafficMaggedon: 2002 Memo Foreshadowed Bridge ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | FITSNews

    Earlier today, our news site published an exclusive report alleging that officials with the South Carolina Department of Transportation knew about failing bridge cables on the James B. Edwards bridge near Charleston, S.C. as far back as October 2010. This news site has now obtained evidence suggesting that the cables - or "tendons" - on the Edwards bridge were a cause of concern for the agency as far back as 2002.

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  2. #TrafficMaggedon: SCDOT Knew Bridge Tendons Were Failing In 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | FITSNews

    Engineers with the South Carolina Department of Transportation knew that cables on the James B. Edwards bridge were in serious trouble in the fall of 2010 - six years before one of them snapped for the first time. The failure of another one of these cables - or "tendons" - this week has forced SCDOT to close the westbound lanes of Interstate 526 indefinitely, creating #TrafficMaggedon in and around Charleston, S.C. According to our sources, it could be at least four months before traffic is flowing normally again a situation SCDOT is supposed to address at a press conference on Wednesday.

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  3. #TheMcGills: Star Witness Sends Shock WavesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | FITSNews

    Earlier this month we reported on a closed-door court hearing featuring South Carolina politico John McGill and his estranged wife Jenny McGill . The McGills are the Palmetto power couple currently at the heart of an ongoing Shakespearean drama - one that broke exclusively on this news site roughly two months ago.

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  4. #SC2018: Democrat Divisions On Display AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | FITSNews

    One of the left-leaning candidates for governor of South Carolina unloaded on his Democratic primary rival after the latter chose a centrist as his running mate - the latest evidence of deep divisions within the Palmetto State's perpetual minority party. "We've seen this before, we want something new," Charleston, S.C. businessman Phil Noble said in a statement slamming former S.C. minority leader James Smith on his choice of state representative Mandy Powers Norrell .

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  5. #SC2018: Why Catherine Templeton's Rattlesnake Ad WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | FITSNews

    Earlier this week our new site exclusively reported on South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton 's latest television advertisement - in which she fires a snub-nosed .38 caliber revolver at an eastern diamondback rattlesnake . The thirty-second spot - which is airing statewide in anticipation of next month's "Republican" gubernatorial primary - has evoked strong reaction at points all along Palmetto State's political spectrum.

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  6. Amy Feinstein's Southern Charm Recap: Exes On The Half-ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | FITSNews

    Most of tonight's drama took place in and around Naomie Olindo 's father's new restaurant "Nico" in Charleston, South Carolina. Naomie had a bad week last week, exploding all over Bravo TV newbie Peyton.

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  7. Exclusive: Nanny Dawn Steps Forward, Discusses Police Report Against Thomas RavenelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | FITSNews

    Police in Charleston, South Carolina have confirmed they are investigating sexual assault allegations against Southern Charm star Thomas Ravenel . Now the woman who spoke with police is breaking her silence in the hopes of empowering victims of sexual assault to come forward.

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  8. Charleston SC Police Investigating Sexual Assault Claim Against Thomas RavenelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | FITSNews

    It looks like Bravo TV isn't the only entity conducting an investigation into sexual assault allegations leveled against reality television star Thomas Ravenel . Multiple sources familiar with the situation tell us detectives with the city of Charleston, South Carolina police department have launched a preliminary inquiry into similar allegations involving the 55-year-old playboy.

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  9. #SCStateHouse: The Abortion Bill BackstoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | FITSNews

    SOUTH CAROLINA'S SENATE "REPUBLICAN" CAUCUS IS ANGRY AT ONE OF ITS OWN MEMBERS FOLLOWING SHOCKING DEFEAT OF PRO-LIFE BILL Over the years appearances - not outcomes - have assumed primacy in the Palmetto State. Whether you stand for something - or accomplish anything - is irrelevant.

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  10. Bravo TV Breaks Its Silence On Thomas Ravenel AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | FITSNews

    In its first public comments since the Thomas Ravenel #MeToo scandal broke in wide circulation earlier this week, executives at Bravo TV say one of their production companies is investigating the 55-year-old Southern Charm star. "Haymaker, the production company for Southern Charm , and Bravo take allegations like these very seriously," network executives told People late Friday.

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  11. #2020: Mark Sanford Is Plotting Another Presidential RunRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | FITSNews

    We'd go into the litany, but suffice it to say the expansive Lowcountry, S.C. homestead of U.S. congressman Mark Sanford has seen some things. Among them? #Mancampments Sanford's term for the all-male political "brain trusts" convened on the plantation over the years.

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  12. #SCStateHouse: Democrats Roll GOP On Abortion BillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | FITSNews

    The "reddest state in America?" Perhaps they're referring to South Carolinians' necks - because they sure as hell aren't talking about their elected representatives. As if the ongoing debates over the budget and school choice weren't enough to prove that Democrats are in control at the S.C. State House the "GOP-controlled" State Senate took up a bill on Thursday aimed at banning nearly 6,000 abortions a year in the Palmetto State.

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  13. #SC2018: Catherine Templeton Fires Back Against #FakeNewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | FITSNews

    For several months now, we've been operating under the assumption that Chicago-based political operative Tim Pearson - the lead strategist for South Carolina governor Henry McMaster - is secretly in cahoots with McMaster's top rival for the "Republican" gubernatorial nomination, Catherine Templeton . But at this point, there doesn't seem to be any other rational explanation for how Templeton effortlessly beats back every punch McMaster throws at her .

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  14. Mark Sanford Went To South America AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | FITSNews

    "Fiscally conservative" U.S. congressman Mark Sanford traveled to South America and the Galapagos Islands earlier this month as part of a junket funded by taxpayers, according to The Post and Courier . Of course this is the "taxpayer hero" who voted for uber-liberal former U.S. speaker of the House John Boehner .

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  15. #SC2018: RGA Bashes James Smith For Ducking DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | FITSNews

    AND IT DOESN'T INCLUDE JAMES SMITH AND HENRY McMASTER If you can learn to spot them, you can get a sense of the truth behind the spin the underlying currents, so to speak. One pattern we've noticed? The Republican Governors Association 's keen interest in the candidacy of South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial candidate James Smith .

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  16. #SC2018: Phil Noble's Bizarre Filing IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | FITSNews

    Every three months, political candidates in South Carolina are required to disclose how much money they raised for their campaigns - and who donated it to them. In election years, these filings are scrutinized closely in the press - and candidates often attempt to time their disclosures in such a way as to generate maximum media exposure.

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  17. Exclusive: Bravo TV Tried To Pull Thomas Ravenel #MeToo InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | FITSNews

    Earlier this week, our news site exclusively reported on sexual assault allegations leveled against Thomas Ravenel - the star of Bravo TV 's Southern Charm reality television show. The allegations - first raised by Florida-based model and real estate agent Ashley Perkins - center around a December 2015 incident alleged to have involved Perkins' mother, whose name this news site has withheld from our coverage.

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  18. #SC2018: James Smith Posts Big NumberRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | FITSNews

    South Carolina state representative James Smith has found himself in a tighter-than-expected race for the Palmetto State's Democratic gubernatorial nomination - with a pair of uber-liberal candidates doing their best to push him further to the left. As we've previously noted, national "Republicans" are giddy over that development - believing it will help keep the governor's mansion even more firmly in their grasp come November.

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  19. #SC2018: Kevin Bryant Planning Big Ethics AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | FITSNews

    South Carolina lieutenant governor Kevin Bryant - one of five candidates for the 2018 GOP gubernatorial nomination - is planning on making a major ethics-related announcement in Greenville, S.C. this week. Sources close to Bryant's campaign tell us his news is tied to #ProbeGate - an ongoing investigation into corruption in state government that has felled three top "Republican" members of the S.C. House of Representatives.

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  20. Southern Charm Fireworks: Off-Screen Drama Rocks Reality TV ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | FITSNews

    Once again, the fireworks associated with Bravo TV 's Southern Charm reality television show - now in its fifth season - are taking place off-screen . This time, the spark was a series of tweets from a model/ real estate agent in Panama City Beach, Florida named Ashley Perkins .

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