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  1. Palmetto Sunrise: Presidential candidates in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is spending this afternoon in the Upstate, starting at a Salvation Army event in Greenville at 1 p.m., at 417 Rutherford Street. He then moves on to a meet and greet at the popular Beacon Drive-In in Spartanburg at 3 p.m. Bush will end his day in Rock Hill, participating at a town hall event at 6:30 p.m., at The Magnolia Room, 4017 Laurel Creek Drive.

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  2. From Afghanistan to South Carolina: A refugeea s storyRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Refugees are spread throughout towns and cities in the Upstate, Midlands and the Lowcountry, but live primarily in Columbia and Spartanburg. Refugees are free to live where they wish.

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  3. Economic engine a humminga in S.C.; jobless rate falls to pre-recession levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Even with flooding disrupting some services in South Carolina in October, the state still produced jobs, surprising a Federal Reserve economist. South Carolina's unemployment rate dropped for a fifth straight month in October to its lowest level in eight years, now down to a pre-recession mark.

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  4. Palmetto Sunrise: Several presidential candidates in South Carolina today and tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Starting today, Republican front-runner and businessman Donald Trump will be at Wofford College in Spartanburg at noon for a town hall. On Friday night, Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speak at a town hall sponsored by state Sen. Marlon Kimpson at Burke High School in Charleston.

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  5. Palmetto Sunrise: John Kasich in North Charleston todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich will hold a town hall in North Charleston today, his second time in the state in 10 days. The Ohio governor will hold the town hall at 4:30 p.m. at Vapor Apparel in North Charleston.

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  6. Overcapacity in shipping lines could dull Port of Charlestona s numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Post and Courier

    State Ports Authority statistics for the fiscal year, which started July 1, and comparisons to the same period a year earlier: “There's always something in flux with this business, but it is a particularly uncertain time right now,” Jim Newsome, CEO of the State Ports Authority, said during a board meeting Wednesday. It hired Clint Eisenhauer, a former Maersk Group executive, as senior vice president of external affairs.

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  7. Haley: Refugees welcome in South Carolina a " if they arena t SyrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley isn't ready to close South Carolina's borders to all refugees, she just doesn't want any Syrians coming to the state after the terrorist attacks in Paris last weekend that killed 129 and injured hundreds. “As governor, it is my first and primary duty to ensure the safety of the citizens of South Carolina,” Haley said in a written letter to Secretary of State John Kerry.

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  8. Haley vows to halt any changes in resettling refugees in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday she is talking with federal officials about Syrian refugees coming to the United States after the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 129 and injured hundreds. In the past, Haley has supported efforts by Lutheran Family Services in Columbia and World Relief Spartanburg to resettle refugees in South Carolina.

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  9. Berkeley County stirring the (melting) potRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Not that any of them are asking to come, mind you, or that the State Department has plans to transplant any of them or other refugees there. Still, the council just wanted to make it clear those people aren't welcome.

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  10. Spartanburg campus cop shoots Limestone student in car; Horry County shooting injures woman, officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A campus police officer at Spartanburg Methodist College shot and killed a 20-year-old Limestone College student Monday who was trying to flee in a car. And Tuesday morning, a Horry County Police officer shot a woman in the arm as she tried to get away, reportedly trapping the officer in the car door.

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  11. Spartanburg campus cop shoots and kills fleeing suspect in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A campus police officer at Spartanburg Methodist College shot and killed a man Monday who was trying to flee in a car, the 42nd officer-involved shooting so far this year in South Carolina and another case that raises questions about police tactics. The incident happened after a campus officer investigated a possible break-in, said Thom Berry, spokesman for the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

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  12. Berkeley County passes a cease and desista for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The Republican-majority County Council, following the lead of a some Upstate counties, unanimously approved a resolution saying it does not approve of the Refugee Resettlement Project, a federal program designed to resettle refugees from the Middle East.

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  13. Duke Energy drops 45-mile power line over Carolina mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Duke Energy is dropping plans to build a 45-mile power line across the mountains of North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina as part of a plan to replace an old coal-fired power plant near Asheville. Residents and environmental groups opposed the transmission line, which would have connected a power plant that would run off of natural gas in Asheville to a substation in Campobello, northwest of Spartanburg.

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  14. Cougars clinch fourth seed despite loss in double overtime at ElonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The College of Charleston men's soccer team fell to No. 21 Elon, 1-0, Saturday in the final minutes of double overtime at Rudd Field.

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  15. Creative writing classes offered to inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Every week, four creative writing classes are offered to the inmates. Two of the classes focus on the mechanics of writing, and two are designed to be more therapeutic, said Melissa Kucemba, an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer working in the jail.

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  16. Troubled Upstate-based CertusBank sells its last South Carolina branchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A financially ailing Upstate bank that embarked on an ambitious expansion plan a few years ago has completed the sale of its only remaining South Carolina branches. BNC Bancorp said it took over the seven former CertusBank locations on Monday morning.

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  17. Officials identify 3 of 4 USC Upstate students killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Spartanburg County authorities have identified three of the four University of South Carolina Upstate students killed in a fiery wreck near the campus. The coroner's office said the victims identified so far are 20-year-old Joshua Lee of Spartanburg; 21-year-old James Robert Campbell of Greenville and 21-year-old Sarah Grace VandeBerg, a native of Zephyr Hills, Florida.

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  18. Norfolk Southern: Key South Carolina rail line will be down 2-3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Norfolk Southern said it has restored most of its key rail lines in South Carolina that were damaged by last weekend's floods. The Columbia-Charleston line was expected to be operational Friday.

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  19. Norfolk Southern: Key South Carolina rail line will be down 2-3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Norfolk Southern said it has restored most of its key rail lines in South Carolina that were damaged by last weekend's floods. But the line that runs between Spartanburg and Columbia is projected to be out of commission for two to three weeks because of bridge repairs, the company said.

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  20. Floods disrupting commercial rail service in Charleston regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Norfolk Southern said in an advisory Monday that its “rail line to and from Charleston has experienced significant damage and is currently inoperable.” “A number of track washouts, bridge outages and other weather-related issues have been reported across South Carolina and NS personnel are currently assessing damages,” the rail carrier said. Company spokeswoman Susan Terpay said three lines were closed Monday: Columbia to Charleston; Columbia to Spartanburg; and Charlotte to Columbia.

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