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  1. John Burbank: What we got for Boeinga s $305M breakRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | HeraldNet

    Last week Boeing reported that it had skipped out on $305 million in taxes in 2015. Back in 2013, the Legislature enacted a special Boeing exemption from business taxes.

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  2. Student killed, one injured in Fort Valley State University stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    The arrest warrant for Deborah Holland, the mother of the murdered Holli Jeffcoat, reveals new information surrounding Holli's death and other alleged abuse happening in the home. The documents reveal a timeline of events leading to the death of Holli.

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  3. American support for Israel prevails over attempts to ostracize Jewish stateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hill

    This week, the Iowa State Legislature became the eighth state to pass critical legislation that rejects hateful anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions hatred, following similar legislation passed in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana and South Carolina. Similar bills are now pending in several other states.

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  4. South Carolina businesses react to Bathroom Bill legislation introduced in the State SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    An attempt by state Sen. Lee Bright, of Spartanburg, to attach a "bathroom bill" provision to next year's budget has failed in the South Carolina Senate. Sen. Bright's amendment to withhold state funds from municipalities that enact ordinances allowing lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender bathrooms was struck by a point of order as non-germane.

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  5. South Carolina confirms first case of Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Island Packet

    The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Friday the case was confirmed in a person who recently traveled to a country where the Zika virus is active. However, the agency would not release any information about the patient because of confidentiality concerns, including the person's gender and where he or she lives.

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  6. S.C. Arts gala features Charleston artist Mary Edna Fraser, 2016 Verner Award recipientRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

    Fans of Charleston artist Mary Edna Fraser can go home from the South Carolina Arts Gala with one of her batiks or a work in oil. Fraser, who will also be celebrated as a recipient of the 2016 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Awards, will sell her work at South Carolina Arts Gala art sale, which takes place May 11 at 7:15 p.m. at 701 Whaley in Columbia.

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  7. Accommodating South Carolina polluters a good thing? Your opinion, pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Sierra Club recently posted the following on their Facebook site : "ACTION ALERT: The Polluter Amnesty Act has reared its ugly head again. S.229 is back on the agenda before the House Judiciary Committee AGAIN."

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  8. So ordered: SC judges must attend human trafficking summitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    South Carolina's chief justice is ordering all Circuit and Family Court judges in the state to attend a summit this summer on human trafficking. It said the state Office of Court Administration is working with Attorney General Alan Wilson's office in planning the event which is scheduled for Aug. 16 in Columbia.

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  9. $1.3 million investment to bring 72 jobs to the UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Zero Connect, a fiber optic and copper cable assembler and distributor, is establishing operations in Pickens County. An exact start date has not been announced.

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  10. California Focus: The real reason voter numbers are skyrocketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    In election after election, California officialdom has been frustrated by low levels of interest among eligible voters. Just when they were beginning to feel like they had tried almost everything, the obvious solutions to the problem appeared spontaneously: Give eligible Californians exciting, meaningful contests and they will turn out.

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  11. No more delays on ethics reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    A view of the Statehouse from the Southwest side before the Dennis building.The Legislature is considering bills to reform ethics rules. The S.C. House of Representatives can end the legislative wrangling over ethics reform this week by approving Senate bills that provide for independent investigation of ethics complaints against legislators and for a measure of income disclosure.

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  12. Brasch WordsREPUBLICAN Leadership Falls on Its 'Family Values' SwordRead the original story

    Monday | American Reporter

    This week, second term Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina disappeared for six days, leaving the state without a chief executive who could make decisions in an emergency. His Republican lieutenant governor didn't know where he was, and had not been given any authority to make decisions in his absence.

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  13. Too many hooks into red drum, federal survey saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Post and Courier

    Red drum have been overfished in the Southeast since 2010, according to a new, more comprehensive federal stock assessment to be released this week. That's a problem for the state's wildlife managers and the Legislature.

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  14. S.C. Attorney General tells civic group he will discuss feud with solicitor at a appropriate timeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Post and Courier

    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson told members of the Columbia Sertoma Club that he is eager to present evidence showing he has not impeded in a solicitor's investigation into possible Statehouse corruption. Wilson said it was inappropriate to discuss any details before the S.C. Supreme Court rules on a petition filed by Charleston-area 1st Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe March 25 alleging that the attorney general and his office were tampering with his investigation.

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  15. Is SC more progressive now that the bathroom bill has been defeated?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Island Packet

    The Trans Student Alliance at USC held a rally and press conference at the State House to protest the S. 1203 bill that would have banned transgender people from choosing the bathroom they use. With the defeat of the bathroom bill in the South Carolina Senate, some are wondering if the state is now more progressive than its northern neighbor, which remains vexed by the law North Carolina lawmakers passed earlier this year.

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  16. Town works to resolve family's sewer issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Kingstree News

    Andrews resident Jacita Filmore was originally denied assistance April 21 when she told Mayor Frank McClary and council members in a public meeting about raw sewage spilling into her yard from a faulty sewer connection tap, making it unsanitary for her three children to play in her yard, but on April 25, members of the Andrews public works department began preliminary work to install a proper tap at Filmore's home. “Miss Filmore came into my office April 25 and we were able to come to a resolution about the faulty sewer connection at her home on Canterbury Street,” McClary said.

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  17. What's put in air can affect one's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Star

    Submitted Graphic by the American Lung Association The American Lung Association recently released its State of the Air report that reviews the nation's air quality. This graphic, that coincides with the report, looks at how air pollution can impact one's health.

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  18. STATE v. WRIGHTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | FindLaw

    J. Falkner Wilkes, of Greenville, for Appellant. Attorney General Alan McCrory Wilson, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, and Assistant Attorney General J. Anthony Mabry, of Columbia; and Solicitor Jimmy A. Richardson, II, of Conway, for Respondent.

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  19. First Zika case reported in S.C.; DHEC says resident contracted virus overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Post and Courier

    A female Aedes aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a meal from a human host. South Carolina confirmed its first case of Zika virus Friday, though it's been confirmed the person contracted it oversees.

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  20. Mosquitoes in your yard? Officials may start peekingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Weekly aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes this summer would cost millions of dollars and won't prevent an outbreak of the Zika virus, say Horry County officials. With a mosquito control budget of more than $400,000 for this year, and the weekly cost of aerial spraying at $600,000, officials say the focus must be on public education and enforcing measures to get rid of the bug's hatching pools in abandoned cars and old tires.

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