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  1. Report: Number of SC children in state custody increased by 1,500 since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Post and Courier

    The number of children under the protection of the S.C. Department of Social Services has climbed substantially in the past six years, jumping from roughly 3,100 children in 2012 to nearly 4,600 today, according to data published Monday by the Chronicle of Social Change. The increase has posed a particular challenge for the state's social services agency, forcing officials to continue leaning on congregate care and group homes for children, the report shows.

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  2. Charleston-area public hearing focuses on SCE&G, failed nuclear project, etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Post and Courier

    The CEOs of Dominion Energy and SCE&G parent SCANA Corp. announced plans to combine the utilities earlier this year. File/Andy Shain/Staff Charleston-based food company Holy Smoke has secured a national deal with Harris Teeter.

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  3. Once prized, Finlay Park in Columbia eyed for private use, major overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Post and Courier

    Cristopher Johnson, center, plays with his kids Faith Winn-Brunson, 5, left, and Aaliyah Brunson, 10, on a playground Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Finlay Park in Columbia. Andrew J. Whitaker/ Staff From left, Aaliyah Brunson, 10, Faith Winn-Brunson, 5, Jonathon Johnson, 4, and Cristopher Johnson play on a playground on a playground Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Finlay Park in Columbia.

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  4. What SC's governor nominees say about taxes, guns, teachers, marijuana and other issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Post and Courier

    Is it how they would fix taxes or reduce gun violence or relieve the teacher shortage? How about how they would ease flooding or where they stand on medical marijuana? We asked the candidates, Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith, for their opinions on these issues and a few others ahead of their first debate on Wednesday. Here are highlights of answers from the pair of Columbia attorneys to a few of our questions.

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  5. Sapakoff: South Carolina State Fair, South Carolina football season are the same thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Post and Courier

    Texas A&M running back Trayveon Williams runs with the ball against South Carolina defensive lineman Shameik Blackshear , T.J. Brunson and Eldridge Thompson during the Aggies' 26-23 victory Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Columbia. AP Photo/Sean Rayford Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher communicates with players during the first half of a 26-23 SEC win over South Carolina on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.

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  6. Charleston's Free Verse Poetry Festival offers week-long word immersionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Post and Courier

    Blank Page Poetry, which performed in last year's Free Verse Poetry Festival, is seen here in Portsmouth, N.H. This year's festival includes several public events and projects. Go to www.freeversefestival.com for details.

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  7. Letter: Partisan politics tear us apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Post and Courier

    So often I'm frustrated by the level of partisan politics in Washington, D.C., the Statehouse in Columbia, and even right here in Charleston. It's liberals vs. conservatives, Republicans against Democrats, Trump vs. Obama.

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  8. Hurricane Michael Battery02.jpg as Tropical Storm Michael churns through South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Post and Courier

    A downed tree fell on the roof of a house on Cedarbook Drive in Columbia, on October 11, 2018. John A. Carlos II/ Special to The Post and Courier Mark Gibbs takes a cellphone video as a wave hits him at The Battery Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in Charleston.

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  9. Michael flooded Columbia-area neighborhoods, knocked down trees and closed the State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Post and Courier

    Flood waters cover a gazebo at Murraywood Swim & Racquet Club, in Columbia, on October 11, 2018. John A. Carlos II / Special to The Post and Courier John Jordan at a house in Columbia's White Hall neighborhood points out where Kinley Creek usually rests, on October 11, 2018.

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  10. SC governor's Planned Parenthood lawsuit could cost more than what state pays the groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Henry McMaster handed down an executive order in July, cutting off some Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood. As a result, the state has spent $17,510 on an outside law firm that is representing a state in a federal lawsuit with Planned Parenthood.

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  11. Mark Sanford still hesitant to endorse either Arrington, Cunningham as election approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Post and Courier

    Mark Sanford and sister Sarah Rauch monitor results at Liberty Taproom in Mount Pleasant Tuesday June 12, 2018. Wade Spees/Staff Gov. Henry McMaster points at the building housing a Planned Parenthood clinic near downtown Columbia during a campaign news conference on May 29, 2018.

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  12. SC legislators uphold Gov. McMaster's attempt to strike Planned Parenthood moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Henry McMaster points at the building housing a Planned Parenthood clinic near downtown Columbia during a campaign news conference on May 29, 2018. McMaster has worked to show off his pro-life stances.

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  13. 'The Miracle at Mizzou:' Gamecocks recall one of greatest comebacks in SC football historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw kisses the Mayor's Cup after the Gamecocks' stunning overtime victory over No. 5 Missouri in 2013.

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  14. SCE&G hired ex-CEO as consultant but doesn't have records of his work, watchdog saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Post and Courier

    SCANA Corp. paid its former chief executive nearly $2 million for consulting work it couldn't account for - and electricity users picked up the tab, according to the state's utility watchdog. SCANA, the Cayce-based owner of South Carolina Electric & Gas, was ostensibly paying former CEO Bill Timmerman to help guide its nuclear project.

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  15. Tax credits for SC special-needs students available Monday. They'll likely go fast.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Post and Courier

    The S.C. Department of Revenue in Columbia plans to make forms available at noon Monday to apply for parental ExceptionalSC tax credits. File The S.C. Department of Revenue in Columbia plans to make forms available at noon Monday to apply for parental ExceptionalSC tax credits.

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  16. Should Citadel graduates who break the law return their ring? Some alumni think so.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Post and Courier

    Schuyler Kropf is The Post and Courier political editor. He has covered every major political race in South Carolina dating to 1988, including for U.S. Senate, governorship, the Statehouse and Republican and Democratic presidential primaries.

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  17. Tourism conference will highlight African-American history, heritage in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Post and Courier

    The Pine Tree Hotel once housed guests on Mosquito Beach - one of several sites important to African-American history in South Carolina that will be discussed at this weekend's African American Tourism Conference. File/Grace Beahm Alford/Staff The Pine Tree Hotel once housed guests on Mosquito Beach - one of several sites important to African-American history in South Carolina that will be discussed at this weekend's African American Tourism Conference. 1 comment

  18. Uber agrees to $148M settlement with states, including SC, over data breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Post and Courier

    Uber has agreed to pay $148 million and take steps to tighten data security, after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced the settlement Wednesday between Uber Technologies Inc. and all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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  19. SC court suspends Dan Johnson's law license amid charges of misusing public fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Post and Courier

    In this April 10, 2017 photo, 5th district Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson confers with colleagues during a hearing in Richland County Court. Johnson was indicted Tuesday, Sept.

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  20. Off duty: SC's 'Trooper Bob' retiring from Highway PatrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Post and Courier

    This undated photo provided by the South Carolina Highway Patrol shows Lt. Bob Beres, who told The Associated Press he is retiring from the Patrol after 24 years.

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