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  1. Warming shelter in North Charleston opens tonight as temperatures dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    The Charleston County Sheriff's Office work camp has opened as an emergency warming shelter tonight for those in need of a warm place to stay. The work camp is located at 3841 Leeds Avenue in North Charleston.

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  2. School board moves toward private takeover at Burns ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    The Charleston County School Board took a step Monday toward handing over management of Burns Elementary School to a private organization. “We've been doing Burns wrong for so long that we can't wait another second to get it right,” said board member Michael Miller, who voted to recommend the change with a few reservations.

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  3. New owners hint at mix of uses for Morris Sokol siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    File/Leroy Burnell/Staff The new owners of the former Morris Sokol Furniture store in downtown Charleston say it's likely to be a mixed-use property when it's redeveloped. In the biggest hint yet for the future of the former Morris Sokol Furniture store site, the new owners say the prime piece of downtown Charleston real estate could be used for different things.

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  4. Ryana s restaurant in West Ashley closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    Ryan's parent company, Ovation Brands, said it was acquired by Food Management Partners of San Antonio, Texas, in August and the decision was made to close 74 underperforming restaurants under the company's umbrella. In addition to Ryan's, those restaurants include Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet, Fire Mountain and Country Buffet.

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  5. Charleston police release photo of suspect in car and pistol theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    Charleston police are asking for help identifying a man suspected of stealing a car and a gun on James Island. An unlocked car with the keys in it was stolen between 2:30 and 4 a.m. Feb. 7 on Harbortowne Road.

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  6. Charleston police looking for person of interest after robbery at Food LionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    A woman was robbed around 6:50 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Food Lion at 2144 Savannah Highway. Police want to question a man described as in his 20s, thin, 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans.

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  7. Owners of large Charleston Neck Area site seek bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    Two affiliated companies that own the 174-acre site of an idled urban redevelopment project in the Charleston Neck Area have filed for bankruptcy. Ashley I LLC and Ashley II LLC sought protection from their creditors Monday in Columbia.

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  8. S.C. gas prices continue to slide; Oklahoma posts nationa s lowest pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    Gasoline prices continue to favor motorists at the pump as refiners purge winter-grade stocks amid a world-wide glut of oil to get ready for the switch in the spring to more expensive summer blends. The average price in South Carolina dropped another 2.8 cents during the past week to an average of $1.56 a gallon, according to gas price service GasBuddy.

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  9. Sellera s market returns to home salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post and Courier

    Last year, home sellers nationally gained about $20,000, or 11 percent, above the price they paid for houses, according to housing data company RealtyTrac. It was the biggest gain since 2007, when the housing market's collapse took hold and the Great Recession began.

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  10. To ban or not to ban bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    Without much fanfare, Isle of Palms recently became South Carolina's first municipality to ban single-use plastic bags from the city's businesses. If a bill proposed in the state House late last month gains much traction, the Isle of Palms ban may also be the state's last.

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  11. Grapevine: Charleston airport opens 2 more boarding gatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    Two refurbished gates opened this week on Concourse A at Charleston International Airport. Three more remain to be finished on the wing.

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  12. Conservationists turning to social justice fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    Tiny Rosemont sits along the Ashley River marsh. It could be one of those quaint riverside communities that conservation-minded people love.

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  13. Save the date SEWE kicks off the tourism season; officials call outlook a positiveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    The “Dock Dog” competition at Brittlebank Park has become a calling card for the annual Southeastern Wildlife Expo. The annual call of the wild this week in downtown Charleston signals the start of the local tourism season.

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  14. Fatal shooting victim identified as 34-year-old North Charleston manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    Donell Benjamin, whose address was not released, was identified Sunday by the Charleston County Coroner's Office. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

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  15. Spec construction a relief valve for tight industrial marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    A flurry of speculative construction in recent months is taking the pressure off what had been a tight industrial real estate market throughout the Charleston region. About 1.7 million square feet of warehouse and manufacturing space came online in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to a new report by the commercial real estate firm CBRE.

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  16. Charlestona s S.C. Aquarium launches tourism partnership programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    Wild Blue Ropes on James Island is one of the businesses participating in the S.C. Aquarium's tourism partnership program. “It's a sales tool,” said Rou de Haas, senior group sales manager at the South Carolina Aquarium in downtown Charleston.

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  17. Tent city was founded on good deeds, faulty logicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    More than a year ago, some folks from local churches started showing up at a vacant piece of property on Meeting Street to feed the homeless. The idea caught on at this particular spot on Meeting Street, and more churches started sending help.

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  18. Message in a bottle a journey of discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Post and Courier

    'On a clear day you can see forever” are lyrics from a song sung by the fabulous Barbra Streisand. We're looking for the next guest columnist.

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  19. Amid controversies over development Mt. Pleasant budgets a half-million for lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Post and Courier

    As residents of this fast-growing town made development a top election issue in 2015, Mount Pleasant became South Carolina's most-sued municipality for development-related disputes. Town officials recently added $500,000 to the municipal budget for legal defense in five lawsuits filed last year - four in which the town was sued for blocking developments.

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  20. PBS to air locally filmed Antiques Roadshow episodes Feb. 15, 22 and 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Post and Courier

    David Weiss appraises a 1946 Magnus Colcord Heurlin oil painting during the filming of the popular public television show, “Antiques Roadshow” last August in Charleston. The Charleston-based episodes will air Feb. 15, 22 and 29 and are part of the show's 20th anniversary series.

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