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  1. Heed GOP Platform On EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | FITSNews

    There's a lot not to like about the 2016 "Republican" party platform . Just ask South Carolina's libertarian-leaning State Senator, Tom Davis .

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  2. Laurens Police Scandal: More Law Enforcement DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | FITSNews

    This scandal involves Laurens, S.C. police captain Scott Satterfield , who appears to have gotten into some serious trouble on a vacation to Myrtle Beach, S.C. last month. Shortly after our report ran, reporter Brianna Smith of WSPA TV 7 filed a more detailed report with additional information regarding Satterfield's situation.

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  3. SC Mega-Church Pastor Under FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | FITSNews

    The pastor of a South Carolina-based mega-church is at the center of a brewing storm - one that may have already cost him his job. According to Leonardo Blair of Christian Post , Perry Noble - the founding pastor of Newspring Church - has been fired from his post.

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  4. More SC Infrastructure InsanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | FITSNews

    In reporting on a questionable $88 million highway project in the Columbia, S.C. area earlier this week, we reiterated our case for better prioritization of the state's increasingly abundant infrastructure resources. In our story, we specifically mentioned chronic issues with Interstate 85 - a major thoroughfare running through the Palmetto Upstate .

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  5. Another Questionable Upstate EndorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | FITSNews

    A few weeks ago this website reported on a questionable endorsement in a 2016 Greenville county council race. Now there's a similar development taking place in a nearby State Senate contest.

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  6. Meth Bust, South Carolina StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | FITSNews

    According to The Smoking Gun , a 58-year-old South Carolina man attempted to take out a payday loan for the expressed purpose of purchasing methamphetamine. Grady Carson of Jonesville, S.C. went to a Carolina Title Loans office in Spartanburg, S.C. in an effort to secure a high-interest loan against his automobile.

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  7. Personhood Supporters Target Hugh LeathermanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | FITSNews

    "Senator Leatherman is the most powerful legislator in South Carolina, but so far he has been unwilling to speak up and use his influence to urge that Personhood be brought to the Senate floor," Cash said in an email announcing his group's plans. Cash is referring to S. 719 - legislation introduced a year ago by S.C. Senator Lee Bright of Spartanburg.

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  8. Vanishing Middle Class: SC EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | FITSNews

    This website has written repeatedly on the plight of the American middle class but what about the middle class in South Carolina? According to new data from the Pew Center, 51.5 percent of Palmetto State residents were classified as "middle class" based on 2014 data. Back in 2000, 56.2 percent qualified as middle class.

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  9. School Shooting In Greenville SCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | FITSNews

    An as-yet-unidentified male student was wounded during a school shooting in the South Carolina Upstate this morning - prompting officials to place the facility on lockdown. The shooting took place at Southside High School - one of fourteen government-run high schools in Greenville County, S.C. According to district spokeswoman Beth Brotherton , the student was shot in the school's cafeteria shortly before 8:30 a.m. EDT.

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  10. "Rolling Fascism" UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | FITSNews

    Spartanburg, S.C. sheriff Chuck Wright held his annual " Rolling Fascism " law enforcement blitz several months ahead of schedule this year. Why the ramp-up in timing? Easy: Wright is facing a challenger in this spring's "Republican" primarye election and wanted to burnish his "tough on crime" credentials before voters head to the polls.

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  11. Escaped Suspect Catches Florence Sheriff Off GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | FITSNews

    An individual charged with heroin distribution escaped from the custody of Florence County, S.C. sheriff's deputies this week. No problem, right? Florence has plenty of helicopters and elite K-9 units it can use to track these escapees, right? One small problem: At the time this suspect escaped from police custody, all of Florence's aerial and K-9 assets were in another county .

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  12. Wasted Billions, Massive Bonds Not Enough For SC Government SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | FITSNews

    We've all heard the cliche: The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result . Well if that's true, then S.C. governor Nikki Haley and the "Republican-controlled" S.C. House of Representatives are bat shit crazy .

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  13. Pro-Life Event To Target Donald TrumpRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | FITSNews

    Five pro-life women - including S.C. Rep. Donna Hicks of Spartanburg, S.C. - will hold a press conference this weekend criticizing the pro-life credentials of national/ "First in the South" GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump . The group intends to release an open letter to pro-life voters in the Palmetto State alerting them to Trump's "past statements regarding Supreme Court Justices, his openness to a pro-abortion vice presidential pick, and his treatment of women."

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  14. Here's The Big SC Gambling LawsuitRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | FITSNews

    According to the complaint, filed by Flynn's attorney Scott J. Hayes earlier this month, SLED and Spartanburg County's sheriff are accused of "malicious prosecution and abuse of process." Further, it is alleged that Flynn was arrested and prosecuted without probable cause - violating his Fourth Amendment rights.

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  15. Major Gambling Lawsuit FiledRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | FITSNews

    A lawsuit has been filed in Richland County, S.C. that could have major implications on the debate over gambling in South Carolina. Details of the suit weren't immediately available, but sources tell FITS it was filed by LW Flynn - the owner of "Magic Minutes."

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  16. Former SC Lawmaker's Son Busted Peeping AgainRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2015 | FITSNews

    A little over four years ago, this website reported on the disposition of a series of indecent exposure, assault and burglary charges involving Kevin Parker , son of former S.C. Rep. Steve Parker . What troubled us most wasn't just Parker's escalating perversions .

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  17. Flashback: Nikki Haley On Disaster FundingRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | FITSNews

    This website has repeatedly called out the S.C. Department of Transportation for its lack of project prioritization - subsidizing unnecessary boondoggles instead of long-overdue repairs to crumbling roads and bridges. They didn't listen and now a massive " Floodmaggedon " is making the Palmetto State's citizens pay dearly for their lack of foresight.

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  18. Joaquin's Track Bends EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | FITSNews

    If you look at the latest forecast track for category four monster Hurricane Joaquin, you'd be tempted to breath a sigh of relief. The storm is now projected to veer well east of the United States, and is considered highly unlikely to make a landfall on the East Coast.

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  19. More Upstate Activist Outrage Against Refugee ResettlementRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | FITSNews

    Another prominent Upstate, S.C. conservative activist is joining the fight against a controversial refugee resettlement plan in Spartanburg. Stacy Mae - a leading conservative from Greenville, S.C. - is lending her voice to the growing chorus of opposition.

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