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  1. MUSC Stonewalls Media Over Cheating ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | FITSNews

    The Medical University of South Carolina says it wants $275,000 to search public records in response to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by The Post and Courier . Not only that, MUSC's attorney has instructed reporters at the paper not to contact the school about a cheating scandal allegedly involving "two students with ties to high-ranking public officials."

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  2. Pole Dancing: SC StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | FITSNews

    Last week our founding editor Will Folks did a post on the world's best pole dancer , Ukrainian goddess Anastasia Sokolova . Oh, and before anyone accuses him of excessive prurience , the topic was actually suggested by his wife - who referenced the artistic merits and health benefits of pole dancing.

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  3. Leon Stavrinakis: Not Switching PartiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | FITSNews

    The hottest rumor at the S.C. State House this week is that S.C. Rep. Leon Stavrinakis is switching parties. Anyway, the diminutive Democrat - who was badly beaten in his race for mayor of Charleston, S.C. last fall - has represented S.C. House District 119 for the past decade.

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  4. Massive Canebrake Rattlesnake Found In SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | FITSNews

    A massive canebrake rattlesnake was found in the South Carolina Lowcountry this Labor Day weekend - just around the corner from a reptilian museum that may wind up serving as the serpent's new home. The large, venomous snake was discovered by Marie Elliott on Edisto Island, S.C. .

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  5. Hermine Hits South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | FITSNews

    Tropical Storm Hermine crossed into South Carolina at around 2:00 p.m. EDT on Friday - bringing maximum sustained winds of more than fifty miles per hour and torrential rainfall to the state. Power outages were already being reported in multiple locations throughout the Palmetto Lowcountry, although it's too early to estimate how many South Carolinians will lose power as a result of the storm.

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  6. Resigning Georgia Port Leader Gets PaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | FITSNews

    According to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution , the 56-year-old will receive a $630,000-a-year government pension - for the rest of his life. Not only that, he received two bonuses , $630,000 in deferred compensation, more than $100,000 in unused vacation and sick days, $64,000 in pension reimbursements and he got to keep his state-issued Ford Expedition.

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  7. Gas Tax Bandwagon Hits A PotholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | FITSNews

    You would expect the top columnist at South Carolina's largest newspaper to know his ass from his elbow when it came to opining on state government. Brian Hicks of The Post and Courier apparently doesn't, though and as a result had to be taken back to school this week by S.C. Senator Tom Davis .

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  8. Thomas Ravenel Has Another "Flesh Wound"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | FITSNews

    Reality television star Thomas Ravenel had an eventful year in 2015 - one punctuated by a bruising incident at a Charleston, S.C. bar. According to our sources, Ravenel - one of the stars of Bravo TV's Southern Charm reality show - is sporting some fresh facial wounds this week.

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  9. SCDOT Demands Twenty Cent Gas Tax HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | FITSNews

    SCDOT chairman Mike Wooten - whose agency steadfastly refuses to prioritize spending - is demanding a 20 cent per gallon increase in the state's gasoline tax in 2017. But don't worry he doesn't seem to think South Carolina taxpayers will mind.

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  10. Post And Courier Rips SC PortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | FITSNews

    It looks like we're not the only ones who have a problem with South Carolina's woefully-mismanaged government-run port facility blowing public money on pointless political polling . According to an editorial published this week, The Post and Courier isn't thrilled with the waste of money, either - and is taking the S.C. State Ports Authority to task for it.

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  11. Government-Run Port Still Paying Neo-ConfederatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | FITSNews

    Months ago this website blew the whistle on the government-run S.C. State Ports Authority doling out millions of dollars in dubious payments to neo-Confederate political consultant Richard Quinn and his Bible-beating "Republican" buddy, Bob McAlister . Since then, the mainstream media has gotten wise to this scam although it hasn't mattered: The payments have continued to flow.

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  12. ACLU Sues SC SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | FITSNews

    The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the legality of South Carolina's "nebulous" law against "disturbing" behavior in government-run classrooms. According to the suit , which was filed in U.S. District Court in Charleston, S.C., black students have been disproportionately targeted by the law - which ostensibly governs "loitering, cursing, or undefined 'obnoxious' actions on school grounds."

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  13. Daimler Hit With Age Discrimination LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | FITSNews

    A South Carolina woman is suing Daimler , claiming the German automaker subjected her to "wanton and intentional" discrimination on the basis of her age. According to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Charleston, S.C., Nancy W. Chappell of Dorchester County, S.C. claims the discrimination she was subjected to forced her to involuntarily retire from the company in February.

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  14. Donald Trump Can Relax: Alan Wilson Is Still With HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | FITSNews

    For reasons surpassing understanding, reporter Andy Shain of The Post and Courier saw fit to inform his readers this week that embattled Palmetto attorney general Alan Wilson is sticking with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump . We must have missed that.

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  15. SCDOT Makes Excuses For Botched Interstate ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | FITSNews

    If there is a worse taxpayer investment than the S.C. Department of Transportation , we'd be hard pressed right now to identify it. Anyway, on Friday SCDOT issued a press release updating the public on the status of a botched widening project along Interstate 26 in Lexington and Calhoun counties.

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  16. Charleston County Begs SC Leaders To "Grab The Guns"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | FITSNews

    Charleston County is begging the state of South Carolina - and the federal government - to impose sweeping bans on assault weapons and ammunition. "I cringe why we as a country, a nation, state, county, or city won't do something about gun reform," county councilman Henry Darby said last week.

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  17. #FITSList: 2336 Park StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | FITSNews

    That's obviously an oversight on our part. Our website gets tons of views - and hundreds of thousands of visitors.

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  18. Southern Charm Custody Case Won't Be SealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | FITSNews

    A contentious child custody case between reality television stars Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis will remain part of the public record. A family court judge in Charleston, S.C. has opted against sealing the case - a rare victory for freedom of the press in a state which routinely seals high-profile family court cases .

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  19. "Monumental Clusterfuck" In CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | FITSNews

    A new gate access system at a government-run S.C. State Ports Authority facility is being blamed for ongoing traffic jams and several days of lost business in the South Carolina Lowcountry. "They are f*cking up traffic so bad," one local official told us, referring to the SCSPA - adding that the agency provided "no warning to the local jurisdictions" regarding its new gate policy.

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  20. SC Senator Criticized For Attacking "Confederate Flag Funeral"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | FITSNews

    S.C. Senator Margie Bright Matthews is facing criticism for slamming a Colleton county funeral procession that prominently displayed several Confederate flags. "Shame, shame, shame!!" Matthews wrote in a since-deleted Facebook post containing video of the procession - which passed by her home.

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