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  1. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster backs consultant Richard Quinn...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post and Courier

    Gov. Henry McMaster greets Citadel President Lt. Gen. John Rosa after he spoke to the cadets at the Citadel during the 10th annual Principled Leadership Symposium on Match 17. Despite news that Statehouse probe investigators seized records belonging to his longtime political strategist, Gov. Henry McMaster repeated Friday he has no plans to end his ties to Richard Quinn.

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  2. HBCUs need more than wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    When U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos described historically black colleges and universities as pioneers of school choice to an audience of HBCU presidents at the White House in February, it didn't go over well. Those colleges were born from need, not choice.

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  3. Statehouse corruption investigators seek information from BlueCross BlueShield of South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina acknowledged Thursday it has responded to a request for information from the grand jury investigating corruption at the S.C. Statehouse. BlueShield of South Carolina received a grand jury subpoena on this issue, to which it responded," the company said in a statement.

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  4. South Carolina hunting fees could be waived for terminally ill childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    But sometimes children have to wait years to get access to the required tags to hunt certain animals - time they might not have. "It's hard sometimes to get a child who wants to kill a bear and they have to wait to draw a tag when they're terminal," Benton told a panel of senators Thursday.

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  5. Columbia pastor charged with criminal domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Media outlets report 55-year-old Michael Henry Baker was arrested Wednesday on a third-degree criminal domestic violence charge. Baker is the pastor of Greater St. Luke Baptist Church in Columbia.

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  6. South Carolina bill exempting nonprofits from FOIA laws stalls in House panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Post and Courier

    Members of a Statehouse panel said Tuesday they need more time to work on amending a bill that critics say would make nonprofits that receive government money exempt from public disclosure laws. Bill sponsor Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, said the purpose of the bill is to make government more transparent, adding that he hopes all parties are able to collaborate and reach a compromise.

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  7. Joey Meek sentenced to 27 months for telling others not to report...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Post and Courier

    Attorney Debbie Barbier enters the federal courthouse in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 before her client, Joey Meek, appears at a federal sentencing hearing. Brad Nettles/Staff.

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  8. Dylann Roof friend Joey Meek to face his punishment in Emanuel AME Church shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Post and Courier

    The man who brushed off Dylann Roof's scheme to kill black church worshippers in Charleston, then admitted to again doing nothing when the attack came to fruition will face his punishment on Tuesday. A sentencing hearing for Joey Meek, 22, is scheduled for 10 a.m. in downtown U.S. District Court.

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  9. South Carolina lawmakers considering allowing teens to get protection orders tied to dating violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Post and Courier

    Lawmakers are considering allowing teenagers as young as 16 to get court orders of protection - without parental consent - when they are victims of domestic violence. A proposed bill would also require teen-dating violence education in public schools, and increases penalties for those who commit associated crimes.

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  10. Chapin's Hank Manos returns to Columbia to watch Gamecocks' spring football practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Post and Courier

    Hank Manos, an offensive lineman from Chapin, was back at South Carolina on Saturday for the second time to watch a spring practice. This time he brough his parents.

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  11. Planned Parenthood clinics in South Carolina and beyond face possible cuts under Republican planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Post and Courier

    A Republican health bill introduced March 6 would take away patients' ability to bill Medicaid for services received at Planned Parenthood. Medicaid paid the Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia more than $68,000 in the 2015-2016 year.

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  12. 'No tax' ideologues can't keep ignoring S.C. road needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Post and Courier

    For Gov. Henry McMaster and the Legislature, it's no longer just an inconvenient truth with kick-the-can options. Our state's highway system is in crisis mode, being managed against inexorable realities of decline - with growing trends of predictable killing-field locations.

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  13. March Madness in GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Post and Courier

    Lou Lou's Boutique displays their support for the NCAA March Madness Tournament in Greenville, S.C. on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Michael Pronzato/ Staff Scott Vaughn from Greenville watches as practice concludes for the South Carolina Gamecocks inside Bon Secours Wellness Arena for the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in Greenville on Thursday.

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  14. Courson: A sterling reputation now tarnished by corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Post and Courier

    State Sen. John Courson prides himself as something of a gentleman in the sometimes rough-and-tumble world of South Carolina Statehouse politics. In 2014, the Columbia Republican didn't challenge powerful Sen. Hugh Leatherman of Florence, who rose to take Courson's job as senate leader - a move that another senator called a "hit."

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  15. Powerful political consultant implicated in indictments of South Carolina senator John CoursonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Post and Courier

    Powerful Republican political consultant Richard Quinn is implicated in newly released indictments accusing Sen. John Courson of Columbia of pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign donations for his personal use. Courson is charged with three counts: two for misconduct in office and one for converting campaign cash for personal expenses.

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  16. Corruption probe eyes political operatives' aid to then-S.C. GOP chair Henry McMasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Henry McMaster shown during a meeting with the press in his office at the Statehouse in Columbia. File/Maya T. Prabhu/Staff Gov. Henry McMaster shown during a meeting with the press in his office at the Statehouse in Columbia.

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  17. Industrial hemp bill gets initial approval in South Carolina SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Post and Courier

    A Senate panel has given initial approval to a bill that would allow South Carolina farmers to grow industrial hemp as part of a pilot program through the S.C. Department of Agriculture. The bill would create a program to regulate growing, selling and importation of industrial hemp in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, and for study by an academic facility, such as Clemson University.

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  18. Friend's failure to report Dylann Roof plot not enough for longer prison term, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Post and Courier

    A friend of Dylann Roof's cannot face a lengthier prison sentence because of his failure to report the plot to attack a Charleston church, a federal judge ruled Monday. While he never alerted authorities when Roof confided those plans in him, Joey Meek did nothing to cover up his knowledge of the scheme, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel said.

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  19. Ex-New York airports chief, bribed with flights to S.C., will be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Post and Courier

    AP/Seth Wenig Yates Construction moved the final steel beam into place last week for the paint shop at the Mercedes-Benz Vans campus in North Charleston. The $500 million facility will build Sprinter vans.

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  20. Slade column: Five ways to beat South Carolina's potential gas tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Post and Courier

    Helped by its low tax rate, the Palmetto State offered the lowest-priced gas in the nation in 2016. Lawmakers are looking to raise it.

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