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  1. SC1: Early GOP Poll Favors Katie Arrington, Mark SanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | FITSNews

    Former GOP congressional nominee Katie Arrington and outgoing congressman Mark Sanford are the runaway leaders in an early poll of Republican voters in the South Carolina first congressional district . The poll - which with one exception used our initial field for this race - found Arrington with the backing of 32 percent of likely GOP primary voters, besting Sanford's 26 percent.

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  2. Post And Courier Reporter Claims Assault At Katie Arrington EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | FITSNews

    A reporter for The Post and Courier went to police in the early morning hours after election night and filed a report claiming she had been assaulted by a supporter of former South Carolina GOP congressional nominee Katie Arrington . Caitlin Byrd claimed the incident took place at 1:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday at the Staybridge Suites in Mount Pleasant, S.C. That would put the alleged assault just one hour before The Associated Press called this race for Arrington's opponent.

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  3. Southern Charm Lawsuit Scheduled For December Hearing In Charleston SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | FITSNews

    The Charleston County, South Carolina court system has scheduled a hearing on December 17 to address multiple claims filed against Bryan Kestner , one of the producers of the hit Bravo TV series Southern Charm . Kestner is being sued by his ex-girlfriend, Dawn Price , who lived with him in Charleston, S.C. when Southern Charm began filming - and during the time Kestner was supposed to open a restaurant in the Holy City.

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  4. A New Low For Thomas Ravenel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | FITSNews

    Disgraced politician and former reality television star Thomas Ravenel may have reached a new low at least for the moment . And yes, frankly that is baffling to consider when you think of the televised tour of immaturity, inebriation, indolence and sheer idiocy this man-child has taken all of us on over the last few years via Bravo TV 's Southern Charm .

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  5. "Dewey Defeats Truman" Moment For SC NewspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | FITSNews

    We stayed up until 3:30 a.m. EST yesterday evening to make sure we got the call right in a tightly contested congressional race in South Carolina's Lowcountry. The battle between freshman state representative Katie Arrington and " ocean engineer " Joe Cunningham for the Palmetto State's first congressional district went down to the wire - and for most of the evening/ early morning hours it appeared as though Arrington would pull off a narrow victory.

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  6. Election Day: SC Turnout Through The RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | FITSNews

    It looks like the record-shattering surge of absentee voting in South Carolina's 2018 midterm elections is not deterring turnout at the polls on election day. From the mountains of the Upstate to rolling hills of the piedmont, from the sand hills of the Midlands to the placid Pee Dee, from the coastal mecca of Charleston to the redneck riviera in Myrtle Beach , South Carolina voters are turning out in droves to cast their ballots .

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  7. Southern Charm: Thomas Ravenel Case Headed To TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | FITSNews

    Ironically, today is "national redhead day," and it turned out to be a bad one for Thomas Ravenel - who will be forced to stand trial on allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman who served as the nanny of the two children he has fathered with reality television co-star Kathryn Calhoun Dennis . As FITSNews reported last week , a hearing was held in Charleston County, South Carolina on Monday morning to determine whether there was sufficient evidence for the assault case against disgraced ex-politician to proceed to trial.

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  8. The Citadel Changes "Grooming Policies"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | FITSNews

    The Citadel - South Carolina's government-run military college - is changing its longstanding rules governing cadet grooming in an effort to attract more females to its Charleston, S.C. campus. According to a release from the school, "fourth-class male cadets will get one initial fourth-class haircut at matriculation."

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  9. Thomas Ravenel Court Hearing LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | FITSNews

    Disgraced politician Thomas Ravenel will appear in a courtroom in Charleston, South Carolina next week for his first public hearing following a late September arrest for assault. Ravenel's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Monday, November 5 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

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  10. Nikki Haley: Hate Crime HypocriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | FITSNews

    This week, former South Carolina governor and outgoing U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley took her first big steps on the national stage since announcing her impending departure from the administration of Donald Trump . Haley chose to opine - ill-advisedly - on the political fallout from Saturday's murderous antisemitic rampage at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

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  11. Jim Clyburn: All Over The Map On Archie ParnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | FITSNews

    Maybe Jim Clyburn has become too distracted by his battle to become the next speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives to pay attention to politics in his home state of South Carolina or maybe the 78-year-old liberal Democrat is having a "senior moment." You know like when he accidentally sent tens of thousands of dollars in pork barrel spending to the wrong congressional district a few years back.

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  12. CSOL Drama: Professor Resigns, Sexual Harassment Claims SettledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | FITSNews

    An explosive report detailing sexual harassment allegations against a professor at the Charleston School of Law has resulted in an undisclosed cash settlement to three alleged victims - and the professor's reported resignation from the school. The latest drama in the Holy City centers around Todd Bruno , the director of legal research, analysis and writing at this much-maligned Lowcountry institution - which just last week received another round of abysmal scores on the South Carolina bar exam.

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  13. SC Corruption Trial: Jim Harrison Found GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | FITSNews

    Former South Carolina state representative and suspended code commission Jim Harrison was found guilty of misconduct in office and perjury by a jury of his peers late Friday evening - the first courtroom conviction in #ProbeGate , a multi-year investigation into corruption in state government. S.C. circuit court judge Carmen Mullen sentenced Harrison to eighteen months in prison on those crimes - making him the first politician to receive jail time in connection with this investigation.

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  14. Jim Harrison A No-Show At Corruption TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | FITSNews

    Former South Carolina lawmaker and suspended state code commissioner Jim Harrison was conspicuously absent from his corruption trial on Thursday. According to S.C. circuit court judge Carmen Mullen , who is overseeing the proceedings, Harrison had a "medical issue."

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  15. British Airways Headed To CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | FITSNews

    British Airways will begin nonstop service from its hub at London's Heathrow Airport to Charleston, South Carolina next spring. "Recently we launched flights to Nashville and New Orleans and earlier this year announced a new route to Pittsburgh," said Sean Doyle , a British Airways official.

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  16. Colleton County SC Sheriff DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | FITSNews

    The town of Walterboro , South Carolina - a.k.a. the "Front Porch of the Lowcountry" - is reeling from a sex scandal involving its local sheriff, R.A. Strickland . According to our sources, the second-term Colleton County sheriff has been implicated in an affair involving a younger woman.

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  17. Joe Cunningham's Deafening Silence On Archie ParnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | FITSNews

    Even though the increasingly left-leaning scribes at The Post and Courier are doing their best to get him elected, South Carolina first congressional district candidate Joe Cunningham has a problem. We aren't talking about garden variety political lies.

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  18. Letter: Joe Cunningham Keeps The Lies ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | FITSNews

    While Joe Cunningham might be new to politics, having never held an elected position, he's already proving himself to have the sleight of hand techniques that some politicians take an entire career to master. Cunningham's newest half-truth was shown when he was caught fudging his resume in his latest television commercial.

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  19. Katie Arrington Targeted By Vicious Smear CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | FITSNews

    One of the darkest rumors hovering over the 2018 election season in South Carolina involves Katie Arrington - the Republican nominee for the Palmetto State's first congressional district . Arrington, 47, made national news back in the spring when she upset incumbent GOP congressman Mark Sanford in the primary election for this staunchly GOP seat.

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  20. Bill Nettles: SLED Goes On The AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | FITSNews

    One of the cornerstones of a healthy democracy is the separation of powers doctrine. The legislative branch is tasked with making laws, while the executive branch is charged with administering laws and the judicial branch with interpreting laws.

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