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  1. State Rep. Leon Stavrinakis running for mayor of CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Post and Courier

    Stavrinakis, 49, a Charleston Democrat, is a lawyer who has served in the state's House of Representatives since 2007. He previously served on Charleston County Council from 1999 to 2006, and was chairman from 2005 to 2006.

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  2. Folly Beacha s timber beach groins just part of island life, locals sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Post and Courier

    They are gnarled, could be considered ugly and maybe even a bit dangerous but the battered timber-pile groins that dot the island have an appeal all their own and should be left alone, some islanders say. The new city beach management plan says the erosion control structures have outlived their usefulness, pose a safety hazard and may interfere with turtle nesting and hatchlings.

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  3. Ita s a small world after all, and the Dreamliner is making it smallerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Post and Courier

    Boeing Co.' s Dreamliner twin-aisle airplane, made at the company's plant in North Charleston, is making nonstop flights possible between new city pairs.

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  4. Hires and promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Post and Courier

    Jimmy King has joined Ameris Bank as a mortgage banker. Previously, he was with Regions Bank.

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  5. Ethics reform advances with haste in the House, faces delays in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Post and Courier

    The South Carolina House wrapped up January by passing several bills aimed at tackling ethics reform, a breakneck pace compared to the state Senate's more deliberate approach. Three bills - which would prohibit lawmakers from operating political action committees, clarify who is bankrolling campaigns and political ads, and create an independent oversight panel for both chambers - passed the House with little opposition.

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  6. Expand C of C advanced degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Post and Courier

    One way or the other, the College of Charleston ought to be on the way to offering more advanced degrees soon. Either the Commission on Higher Education's permission for the college to enhance its advanced degree programs needs to be honored or the Legislature needs to support a bill that would do the same thing.

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  7. Squatter boats, wrecks to be pulled from Ashley RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Post and Courier

    The battered and sinking boats dotting the Ashley River at the gateway to the peninsula sit in stark contrast to the luxury vessels moored in the nearby Charleston City Marina. The city of Charleston has received a $104,000 grant from the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control to remove abandoned and derelict boats from the river, which cause navigation and safety hazards for other boats.

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  8. Coroner identifies victim from Saturdaya s fatal auto pedestrian crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Post and Courier

    A 57-year-old Charleston man died Saturday after being struck by two vehicles on King Street, according to officials. Reginald Jenkins, 57, died at Medical University Hospital from blunt force trauma, said Charleston County Chief Deputy Coroner Bobbi Jo O'Neal.

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  9. Lowcountrya s old-school and new-age workplaces struggle to improve diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Post and Courier

    Diversity means more than a mix of races. It can refer to gender, sexual orientation, economic status, cultural experience, age and more.

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  10. Merger marks end of dynasty at MeadWestvaco, a big Chaleston employer since the a 30sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Post and Courier

    Under a merger announced Monday, an heir of the Luke legacy won't, for the first time ever, be calling the shots at what is now MeadWestvaco Corp., a longtime employer in the Charleston region. John A. Luke Jr., who's been the CEO of the packaging giant for more than two decades, will take the title of nonexecutive chairman once the proposed marriage with the larger Rock-Tenn Co.

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  11. Outdoors calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Post and Courier

    The Charleston Angler will hold an Intro to Fly Tying Class at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mount Pleasant store. There is a $10 materials fee.

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  12. Haven for retireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A raft of magazines agree: Charleston is a polite, romantic, charming place to retire for outdoorsy people who like to dine out. But lest the Holy City get a big head, Forbes, which recommends Charleston as one of the country's 25 best places to retire, says it's not the best place to volunteer.

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  13. Whata s that in the sky? UFO report renews age-old clamorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A large array of sparking in the sky, moving across Hamlin Sound. That's what Karen Woodman saw Tuesday night as she walked her dog.

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  14. For Gamecocks, baseball opener against College of Charleston already looms largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    At South Carolina, the time for reflection is over. And the source of motivation has shifted from how the last baseball season ended, to how the impending one begins.

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  15. Clint Seymour Play Ball Fund turns tragedy to baseball triumph with help from Piratesa Neil WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Don Seymour and his daughter, Carly, throw out a ceremonial first pitch at a 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates game to honor the late Clint Seymour. Clint was killed during an altercation on King Street last April.

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  16. Stingraysa Drew MacKenzie makes right move to LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Three summers ago, South Carolina Stingrays defenseman Drew MacKenzie was looking for a vacation spot and was hoping to spend a few days at the beach. MacKenzie bumped into one of his old college buddies, Patrick Cullity, who had just finished playing a season in South Carolina with the Stingrays.

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  17. Former backup singer declared James Browna s wife in estate fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The long-running feud over “Godfather of Soul” James Brown's final will and testament has taken another odd turn after a judge declared former backup singer Tommie Rae Brown to be his legally surviving wife. If the order stands, Brown, as the surviving spouse, could potentially claim at least one-third of the late soul singer's estate under South Carolina law, after previously being excluded from his final wishes. 1 comment

  18. Severe mosquito virus might be only a hop awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Asian tiger mosquitoes carrying the Dengue-like Chikungunya virus could arrive in South Carolina fairly rapidly, riding with vehicles on Interstate 95, a new study suggests. The fever has been described as feeling like your bones are breaking.

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  19. a Boy wondera Jack Andraka to speak at MUSCa s innovation event SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Jack Andraka, 18, is giving the keynote speech at MUSC's Life Sciences Student Innovation Day saturday, to discuss the potentially revolutionary test he developed at age 15 to detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer. . Many high school seniors are visiting college campuses around the country this time of year, weighing their options and mapping out their future paths.

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  20. Three horses seized on Johns IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Three horses were seized Friday on Johns Island and the owner was cited for two counts of ill-treatment of an animal, officials said. Officials responded to the location after receiving an anonymous tip from a concerned citizen who said the animals were being neglected, the report states.

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