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  1. South Carolina picked second in SEC East behind Georgia in preseason pollRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Deebo Samuel was the only South Carolina player to earn first-team honors on the All-SEC preseason team announced Friday. He was voted first-team wide receiver, return specialist and all-purpose player.

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  2. Hicks column: Bikers must merge with commuters for better infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    A bicyclist without benefit of a bike lane crosses the T. Allen Legare Bridge over the Ashley River. Wade Spees/Staff.

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  3. SC electric cooperatives don't want the Supreme Court to take up Santee Cooper lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    The V.C. Summer Nuclear Station is in Jenkinsville. Santee Cooper and SCE&G halted an expansion at the site last summer.

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  4. Skull of ancient fanged cat that roamed South Carolina coast goes on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Post and Courier

    The skull of a 450,000-year-old saber-toothed cat excavated from a Harleyville quarry will go back on exhibit in August at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. Provided by the South Carolina State Museum The skull of a 450,000-year-old saber-toothed cat excavated from a Harleyville quarry will go back on exhibit in August at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia.

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  5. Steve Taneyhill, Marcus Lattimore artifacts spruce up College Football Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Post and Courier

    Marcus Lattimore's jersey and one of the infamous Steve Taneyhill faux-ponytail caps are displayed at the College Football Hall of Fame this week. David Cloninger/Staff A notice to sell alcohol at Williams-Brice Stadium for the upcoming Beyonce/Jay-Z show was posted on Monday.

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  6. Dominion gets 1st level of approval to merge with South Carolina utilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Post and Courier

    SCANA Corp. agreed to be sold to Dominion Energy after abandoning the costly and long-delayed expansion of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville. File/Provided.

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  7. SC-based 3D Systems pays $50 million to settle securities fraud allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Post and Courier

    A lawsuit accusing Rock Hill-based 3D Systems of securities fraud was heard at the Matthew J. Perry Courthouse in Columbia. 3D Systems settled the case for $50 million.

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  8. McMaster reverses family planning cuts, orders Medicaid to drop abortion clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Post and Courier

    One week after Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed $16 million in family planning funds from the state budget, he issued an executive order instructing the Medicaid agency to continue covering "necessary medical care and important women's health and family planning services." McMaster spokesman Brian Symmes told The Post and Courier on Friday that the governor's executive order means to ensure that abortion providers don't receive "a single penny of taxpayer dollars."

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  9. SCANA recruits outsiders to investigate insiders over failed nuclear projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Post and Courier

    SCANA Corp. is adding two outside directors to investigate whether its executives and board members knew about problems with the company's failed nuclear project - and whether they hid them from investors. The investigators, who will become an independent committee of SCANA's board, are tasked with deciding if the company should sue its own management team and the board itself.

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  10. Moments before fatal S.C. train crash, rail workers wondered if they'd made a mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Post and Courier

    An Amtrak passenger train slammed into a freight train in February outside Columbia, killing two and injuring dozens others. Moments before the fatal collision, the engineer of the parked CSX train began to question whether his partner had made a mistake.

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  11. SC consumers say long-term care plans were a bad deal, and now they're payingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Post and Courier

    Customers, insurers, brokers and regulators gather to discuss recent hikes in premiums for long-term care insurance plans at a Tuesday meeting organized by the S.C. Department of Insurance in Columbia. Customers, insurers, brokers and regulators gather to discuss recent hikes in premiums for long-term care insurance plans at a Tuesday meeting organized by the S.C. Department of Insurance in Columbia.

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  12. Feds say it's 'unacceptable' that fatal S.C. train crash hasn't inspired new rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Post and Courier

    An Amtrak train slammed into a parked CSX freight train, top left, in Cayce in February. Federal investigators grilled executives about the deadly crash outside Columbia, asking officials with the company that owns the tracks about changes within the company in the months leading up to the crash.

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  13. Lawmakers plan to vote in September on McMaster vetoes, including family planning cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Post and Courier

    After Gov. Henry McMaster slashed $16 million in Medicaid family planning funds on Friday in his bid to defund Planned Parenthood, Republican lawmakers said Monday they will wait until September before returning to Columbia to take this, and other, issues up. Even so, f ederal law requires every state Medicaid program to cover family planning services, such as cancer screenings and pelvic exams, for beneficiaries who qualify for full coverage.

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  14. 14 fires in 2 months stoke concern about an SC neighborhood's survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Post and Courier

    Columbia resident James Sanders, 61, looks upon a burnt-out house in the Booker T. Washington Heights neighborhood. The neighborhood has seen a rash of fires recently, stoking concerns among residents about a land grab of cheap land.

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  15. Chapin missions team hoping to leave Haiti on Monday as violence continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Post and Courier

    Demonstrators protest over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices, with demonstrators using burning tires and barricades to block major streets across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien. AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery Demonstrators protest over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices, with demonstrators using burning tires and barricades to block major streets across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien.

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  16. S.C. sheriff's office sued, sanctioned over pay of K-9 officers, but policies still varyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | Post and Courier

    Charleston County Sheriff's Office K-9 Deputy Chris Quinn plays with his dog Hugo on Monday, July 2, 2018. Brad Nettles/Staff Charleston County Sheriff's Office Sgt.

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  17. Named Fort Jackson commander, Milford Beagle, Jr. returns home to South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Post and Courier

    Brig. Gen. Milford Beagle Jr. receives the unit colors from Maj. Gen. Malcolm Frost on June 22 during a change of command ceremony at Fort Jackson.

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  18. SCDC program allows fathers to record themselves reading books for their childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Post and Courier

    A inmate at the Kirkland Correctional Facility in Columbia participates in the S.C. Department of Corrections' "A Father's Voice" program, launched on Father's Day. S.C. Department of Corrections/Provided A inmate at the Kirkland Correctional Facility in Columbia participates in the S.C. Department of Corrections' "A Father's Voice" program, launched on Father's Day. 1 comment

  19. Authorities investigating series of suspicious fires in North ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Post and Courier

    Firefighters were called shortly after 2 p.m. to a fire at a vacant residence at 3702 High Circle near West Beltline Boulevard, police said. Agents with the State Law Enforcement Division have been investigating the fires alongside Columbia's Police and Fire departments.

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  20. Critics worry SC budget proposal will worsen increasing college costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Post and Courier

    Critics of a proposal to take $3.5 billion of college revenue off legislators' budget spreadsheets fear the move could lead to rising costs in a state where college expenses paid by parents and students already rank highest in the Southeast. The S.C. Commission on Higher Education, the state's coordinating board for public colleges, approved a "student bill of rights" in May that calls on colleges to cap, freeze or decrease expenses and clearly report fees in a way that allows for cost comparisons.

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