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  1. Fashion Plate for July 23, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Charleston Business Journal

    House of Sage , at 51 George St. , Unit B-1, in downtown Charleston, is donating 100% of the proceeds from the sale of its "I'm Down With Chucktown" T-shirts through the end of July to Mother Emanuel AME Church .

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  2. S.C. lawmakers vote to remove Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Charleston Business Journal

    After spending nearly four decades waving atop the Capitol dome, and an additional 15 years greeting passers-by up close at the intersection of Gervais and Main streets, the controversial emblem of South Carolina's racial divide is coming down.

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  3. Senate votes to remove flag; House gives 1st readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Charleston Business Journal

    The Senate gave final approval to removing the controversial emblem today when the body, by a vote of 36-3, passed third reading of bill S.897 .

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  4. Flag vote moves to third reading in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Charleston Business Journal

    Lawmakers voted 37-3 on Monday to pass second reading of a bill to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds in Columbia.

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  5. Legislature begins debate over Confederate battle flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Charleston Business Journal

    Lawmakers took to the House and Senate floors Monday to make their case for the embattled Civil War emblem coming down, a little over two weeks after a Columbia resident espousing racist epithets allegedly shot to death nine people, including S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney, in Charleston's historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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  6. Survey finds enough votes to remove Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Charleston Business Journal

    A survey of S.C. legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all those in favor of removal cast a vote.

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  7. Hundreds rally at Capitol for Confederate flaga s removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Chanting "Take it down," hundreds of people rallied at the Capitol today petitioning lawmakers to remove the Confederate battle flag from its place on the Statehouse grounds.

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  8. Calls for removal of Confederate flag continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    The discussion about the placement of the Confederate battle flag on Statehouse grounds was rekindled after a white gunman killed nine black people in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday.

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  9. Haley calls for Confederate flag to come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Gov. Nikki Haley called for state lawmakers to discuss removing the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds.

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  10. Legislature sends Uber bill to Haley for signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Uber is one step closer to operating legally in South Carolina after a year of regulatory confusion surrounding the app-based transportation company's entree into several S.C. markets last summer.

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  11. Former USC official pleads guilty to federal fraud chargesRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    The former director of the shuttered Center for Manufacturing and Technology at USC has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to wire fraud charges.

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  12. Residential solar firm Sunrun expanding to S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Sunrun Inc. of San Francisco is opening an office and warehouse in Columbia to support the startup of its residential solar services in South Carolina.

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  13. Utilities aim to keep juice flowing as heat wave prompts S.C. to crank up ACRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    The National Weather Service office in Columbia is anticipating temperatures in the area between 100 and 102, which would break the record of 100 set in 1920.

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  14. Charleston chamber developing new strategy to push for road fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Bryan Derreberry, president and CEO of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce , said state lawmakers and Gov. Nikki Haley failed to do their duty related to funding South Carolina's roads and highways.

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  15. Uber bill heads to special legislative sessionRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Debate on a bill that will determine whether Uber can continue operating in South Carolina has been pushed until next week during a special legislative session.

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  16. Solarize S.C. enters Columbia marketRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    A program designed to help state residents go solar and save on electricity costs recently launched in Columbia after a successful start in the Lowcountry.

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  17. U.S. Commerce secretary touts Asia-Pacific trade pactRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Lowering foreign barriers on exported S.C. products is essential to state economic development and job creation, U.S. Commerce Department Secretary Penny Pritzker said Friday.

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  18. S.C. lured Volvo with $204M incentives packageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    S.C. Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said the department will seek funding from the Joint Bond Review Committee, the S.C. Budget and Control Board and the Coordinating Council for Economic Development.

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  19. S.C. ranked No. 50 in Best States for Working Moms listRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    South Carolina placed No. 50 out of 51 in a recent WalletHub ranking of 2015's Best and Worst States for Working Moms .

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  20. CBRE Group completes integration of S.C. offices with Columbia acquisitionRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Los Angeles-based CBRE Group Inc. announced today that it has acquired the company's former Columbia affiliate, integrating all three S.C. locations into a single, corporate-owned platform.

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