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  1. Lindsey Graham Loves Nikki HaleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | FITSNews

    S.C. governor Nikki Haley has been tapped for Time magazine's "100 most influential people" list, thanks to a nomination from uber-liberal U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham . Whether dealing with the hate-filled shootings of the Charleston Nine at Mother Emanuel AME Church, the removal of the Confederate battle flag flying over statehouse grounds, the police shooting of Walter Scott or a 1,000-year flood, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley led with determination, grace and compassion.

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  2. When Did Kathryn Dennis Realize She Was Pregnant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | FITSNews

    We have yet to watch an episode of the third season of Bravo TV's Southern Charm - the Charleston, S.C.-based reality television program geared around the chaotic social lives of ex-state treasurer Thomas Ravenel and his impetuous "baby momma," Kathryn Dennis . Anyway, given that both of the show's stars have previously threatened us with lawsuits , you might think we'd have developed more than a passing interest in what transpires on this program .

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  3. Ted Cruz, Heidi Cruz Announce SC EventsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | FITSNews

    As New Hampshire casts its "First in the North" ballots, 2016 presidential candidates are beginning to pivot to early-voting South Carolina and the "First in the South" presidential primary. In fact Heidi Cruz - wife of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas - is already campaigning in the Palmetto State.

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  4. Chip Limehouse Slams FITSNews AgainRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | FITSNews

    This website was the first media outlet in the state to report on a bizarre incident last month involving an alleged confrontation between S.C. Rep. Chip Limehouse and the bureaucrats charged with "restoring" the H.L. Hunley Confederate submarine. It's still not exactly clear what went down between the lawmaker - who is giving up his seat in the S.C. House at the end of his current term - and the staff at Clemson University's " Restoration Institute ."

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  5. SCDHEC Director To Address Energy ForumRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | FITSNews

    SCDHEC really doesn't have the authority to stop offshore drilling , but as we've seen in the past this agency has tremendous power. Anyway, we're told Heigel has drawn the ire of the state's "business community" in recent weeks because of alleged slowdowns in permitting procedures.

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  6. Down-Ballot SC Judicial Race Drawing HeatRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | FITSNews

    We've devoted much of our bandwidth of late to the ongoing legislative election for the S.C. Supreme Court a race we'll be updating our readers on later today. If history is any indication, though, maybe we should pay more attention.

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  7. Liberal Outgoing SC Senator Backs Ethically Challenged ReplacementRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | FITSNews

    Outgoing S.C. Senator Ray Cleary - a liberal tax-and-spender who is using his final year at the S.C. State House to try and ram through a totally unnecessary gas tax increase - is supporting an ethically challenged state representative to be his replacement in S.C. Senate district 34. Cleary has endorsed the candidacy of S.C. Rep. Stephen Goldfinch - a guy who has had all sorts of issues since being elected to the S.C. State House in 2012. "I'm delighted to offer my support to State Rep. Stephen Goldfinch," Cleary said in a statement.

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  8. Mike Pitts: A Constitutional ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | FITSNews

    I filed H. 4702 , the RESPONSIBLE Journalism Registry, to highlight the hypocrisy and bias of the media when it comes to our U.S. Constitutional Bill of Rights. By observation, it is apparent that the media has become sensationalistic and editorialized in their reporting.

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  9. Liberal Pro-Gas Tax Group Meeting In SecretRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | FITSNews

    A group of liberal South Carolina Senators is meeting in secret in an effort to figure out how they can ram a totally unnecessary gasoline tax hike through the State Senate this year. According to reporter Cynthia Roldan of The Post and Courier , this group of eight lawmakers "is having closed-door meetings and neither the public nor other legislators are invited."

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  10. Angry Ted Cruz Supporter Lambastes Donald Trump ConvertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | FITSNews

    "Over the next three weeks you will try to figure ways back in, but you will never get back in," Shaftan wrote in a social media message to Wiles. "The bridge is forever burned."

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  11. Nikki Haley's 2016 "State Of The State" Address: Full TextRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | FITSNews

    Below is the full text of S.C. governor Nikki Haley 's 2016 State of the State address, as prepared for delivery Each year we come together to discuss the state of our state, and each year we begin by acknowledging those who lost their lives in the service of our state and of our nation. By the grace of God, this will be the first year I do not list a single active duty member of our armed forces who was taken from us.

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  12. Jenny Horne Addresses Gay Pride RallyRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | FITSNews

    S.C. Rep. Jenny Horne became the first GOP state lawmaker ever to speak at a gay pride event this week - laying down another ideological marker in her bid to win a seat in the U.S. Congress. The fourth-term state lawmaker is running against former S.C. governor Mark Sanford for the Palmetto State's first congressional district - a seat Sanford won in a special election in 2013.

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  13. Sources: Catherine Templeton Won't Take Ports JobRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | FITSNews

    Just this week, the agency has been accused of dragging its feet on a long-overdue public-private project in Jasper County, overstating the benefits of a government-run dredging project in Charleston, effectively bribing the most powerful politician in the state and paying out tens of thousands of dollars to a shady neo-Confederate consultant. The latest bad news to befall the agency? It won't have Catherine Templeton to help it navigate the mess.

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  14. SC To Name Proposed Port Terminal After "Godfather Of Pork"Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | FITSNews

    The first favor they expect in return? Keeping $120 million in "leftover" funding after state lawmakers appropriated $300 million for a harbor deepening project. This website supported that appropriation , although we've since come to discover that lawmakers and port leaders weren't entirely honest about the competitive advantage it is to provide.

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  15. More On Port Of Charleston's "Competitiveness"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | FITSNews

    We've gotten quite the response from our recent post suggesting that the dredging of Charleston Harbor to a depth of fifty-two feet won't create the competitive advantages port officials promised. Port apologists say we're needlessly alarming lawmakers.

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  16. Charleston Mayor Race: Ginny Deerin Boast Big DollarsRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | FITSNews

    Charleston, S.C. mayoral candidate Ginny Deerin says her campaign has taken the lead in fundraising for this November's election - raising an impressive $816,000 for this high-profile municipal race. According to Deerin's campaign , that puts her just ahead of the frontrunner for the post - fifth-term S.C. Rep. Leon Stavrinakis , who has raised $807,000.

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  17. Southern Charm Event To Help Domestic Violence VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | FITSNews

    Dennis and Jennifer Snowden , who has also appeared on the show, are hosting a "Catwalk for Courage" luncheon and fashion show at Charleston, S.C.'s historic Gadsden House . Anyway, Dennis' event comes as filming for the third season of the Charleston, S.C.-based reality show is wrapping up.

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  18. Port Expert: New Charleston Depth Won't Ensure CompetitivenessRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | FITSNews

    The Port of Charleston's new 52-foot depth - secured via a $300 million direct appropriation from taxpayers - won't make the government-run facility any more competitive in the battle for global shipping business. That's according to Dr. Asaf Ashar , a port expert and research professor emeritus with the National Ports and Waterways Initiative .

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  19. SC Port Still Dragging Its Feet On JasperRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | FITSNews

    It's been more than a decade since the S.C. State Ports Authority vowed to devote the full faith and resources of the state of South Carolina to the construction of a deepwater port terminal in job-starved Jasper County, S.C. Oh, the agency also promised to permit private investment to help defray the cost of this new economic infrastructure which is projected to create tens of thousands of new jobs in a region of the Palmetto State that sorely needs them.

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  20. Charleston Mayoral Race Is Getting TestyRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | FITSNews

    Two candidates for mayor of Charleston, S.C. are bashing each other on the issue of infrastructure, with presumptive frontrunner Leon Stavrinakis - a fifth-term lawmaker - slamming one of his rivals, Ginny Deerin , for allegedly running false attack ads against him. "Until recently, I was very encouraged by the positive nature of this mayoral race," Stavrinakis said.

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