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  1. Mystery Plant: Berries of this mystery plant ripen in about a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Star

    Photo by John Nelson The berries of this Mystery Plant are a dull brick-red or red-orange and often with a slightly waxy “bloom” on the surface. There I was, driving along this past Sunday, botanizing in rural Fairfield County just north of town here, and I went by a blaze of red.

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  2. Charleston Symphony, Dads shoots son & Rep. wins Republican primary: State news on July 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Star

    The Charleston Symphony Orchestra is marking its 80th year as a performing arts organization with a performance that includes renowned pianist Leon Fleisher. The orchestra announced this week the performance with the Kennedy Center Honors recipient and Grammy nominee will be part of a 1930s-themed gala in September, which is the beginning of the orchestra's new season.

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  3. Columbia man charged in Newberry Street shooting, extradited to Aiken CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Star

    A Columbia man was extradited from Richmond County to Aiken County last week for charges connected to the January shooting of a man on Newberry Street and the June kidnapping of a woman on Horry Street. Davashea Lamound Rhodes, 23, of Baxter Drive, is charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, second-degree domestic violence and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, according to jail records.

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  4. New group wants SC to stop passing on nuclear plant costsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | The Star

    A group of small businesses, community leaders and environmental groups is asking state regulators to stop letting South Carolina Electric & Gas pass all the costs of two nuclear plants under construction on to ratepayers. The two new plants in Jenkinsville are years behind schedule, and cost at least $4 billion more than first thought.

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  5. New group wants S.C. to stop passing on nuclear plant costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Star

    COLUMBIA ­- A group of small businesses, environmental groups and community leaders are joining together for the first time to ask South Carolina regulators to reject part of a rate increase to pay for nuclear power plants under construction. The group called Stop The Blank Check said Monday it wants the Public Service Commission to refuse South Carolina Electric & Gas's request to pass on $846 million in increased costs.

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  6. Mystery Plant: Fresh leaves can be used to make soap substituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Star

    Photo by Richard Wnek The small flowers of this Mystery Plant are held on an erect stalk, and a wonderful bottle-brush effect is produced when in full bloom. I wish I had time to go back to Germany and maybe spend some time in Bavaria.

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  7. Hospital lawsuit, Food waste & Youth gardens: State news on July 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Star

    A lawsuit has been filed alleging that legal malpractice by a law firm caused the destruction of Tuomey Healthcare of Sumter. Media outlets report that three members of the former Tuomey Healthcare System Board of Directors filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Nexsen Pruet, the law firm that advised them to fight against a whistleblower allegation from Dr. Michael Drakeford.

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  8. Teen charged in burglaries, S.C. Chief Justice & Planetarium makeover: State news on July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Star

    Media outlets report that deputies say in recent weeks, there has been a rash of break-ins of several Sumter businesses. A car was also stolen from one of the businesses.

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  9. Mystery Plant: Mystery Plant likes to grown in thicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Star

    Photo by John Nelson The plants begin blooming in the early summer, and the flowers has five really small sepals at the bottom, and then five creamy-white petals, along with five short stamens and a pistil. “Henry VI, Part 3” – not at all a happy story, full of plotting, intrigue and violence, and it features the Duke of Gloucester, Richard III.

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  10. Local man sells German-style pretzelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Star

    While Jim Anderson of Aiken lived in Germany, he and his wife Shirley would often begin their days with a visit to the bakery for a fresh pretzel. Anderson was stationed in the Grafenwoehr training area for two years in eastern Bavaria and returned to Aiken last year.

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  11. SRNS Recognized as Palmetto Shining StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Star

    The Savannah River Site's management and operations contractor, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, was selected by the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to receive the Palmetto Shining Star Award at an awards banquet Thursday in Columbia. “It is heartwarming to receive validation from safety-minded organizations in our state who value SRNS' strong commitment to safety.

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  12. Man shot and killed at home an hour before his birthdayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | The Star

    Richland County deputies said they are looking for two suspects who shot and killed a 26-year-old man outside his house an hour before his birthday. Investigators told media outlets that Jamell George had just returned to his Columbia home from work around 11 p.m. Saturday when two men came up and started arguing with him.

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  13. Mystery Plant: Mystery Plant likes craggy places on dry ridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Star

    Photo by Linda Lee The leaves of this Mystery Plant will have a stout, yellowish midvein, and the blades are a bright, shiny green. Way up yonder on a rocky ridge you might find this beautiful native oak tree, plenty of it up there on the thin soil, among the boulders.

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  14. Columbia councilman Baddourah charged with domestic violenceRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Star

    Richland County deputies say Columbia City Councilman Moe Baddourah has been arrested after slamming his estranged wife's leg in a car door during a child custody exchange. Sheriff Leon Lott said in a news release that Baddourah turned himself in to deputies Saturday morning and was charged with second-degree criminal domestic violence.

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  15. Carolina Day, Shark attack & S.C. election runoff: State news on June 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Star

    Charleston is marking Carolina Day, the anniversary of the 1776 Revolutionary War battle when patriots turned back a British fleet trying to capture the city. Tuesday is the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Sullivans Island, when troops under Col.

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  16. Mystery Plant: Mystery plant is edible, related to spinach, beetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | The Star

    Photo by Linda Lee There are no real leaves to see on this Mystery Plant, only scalelike places at each node. The nodes are opposite each other, up and down the stem.

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  17. S.C. justices mulling prosecutor dispute in corruption caseRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Star

    South Carolina's Supreme Court on Thursday presided over a public feud between the state's top prosecutor and a local solicitor who said that he has been empowered to initiate and utilize a state grand jury investigation into legislative corruption. Solicitor David Pascoe has sued Attorney General Alan Wilson, arguing he has authority to open a state grand jury probe into ongoing corruption at the South Carolina Statehouse.

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  18. S.C. primary, SCE&G wants $850M for 2 nuclear reactors &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Star

    Voters across South Carolina will determine whether two incumbent congressmen and 39 legislators survive primary contests to be on November's ballots. The primaries feature no statewide races.

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  19. Mystery Plant: Mystery Plant is originally from South AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Star

    I live in Columbia, which is our state's capital. It's a reasonably big city, as southern cities go, one that features plenty of history.

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  20. Cowboys down Gamecocks in first game of super regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Star

    Thomas Hatch held South Carolina to four hits over seven innings, Ryan Sluder and Collin Theroux homered and Oklahoma State moved a win away from its first College World Series trip since 1999 with a 5-1 victory in the NCAA Tournament's super regional Saturday. Sluder's shot to left led off the third inning and was about all the support Hatch needed to shut down the Gamecocks at Founders Park.

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