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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Oklahomaa s public schools are starting the year in legal limbo

As the new school year starts around the country, educators and students in Oklahoma are caught in the middle of a dispute between the U.S. government and the state's lawmakers over what to teach in their classrooms and how.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Lowcountry students, lawmakers consider guns on campus after USC petition

By Stacy Jacobson sjacobson@abcnews4.com CHARLESTON, S.C. -- University of South Carolina students started a petition this week to allow concealed weapons on campus.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Post and Courier

Wife of Mount Pleasant police sergeant accused of prescription drug fraud

Margaret Brooke Hembree, 34, wife of Mount Pleasant police Sgt. Justin Hembree, was charged Aug. 14 with obtaining prescription drugs through fraud.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Drugs, Medical University of South Carolina

WIS-TV Columbia

Hit-and-run victim sees truck that hit him at USC game, driver arrested

Troopers say when the victim was at the USC game, he saw the truck that hit him and left the scene on August 1st in West Columbia.

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The Washington Post

Joe Biden is heading to New Hampshire

Vice President Joe Biden is hitting the road Wednesday for an event on the economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

The Georgetown Times

Jenny K. Lim weds John L. Swinnie Jr.

Miss Jenny Kay Lim of Lexington and Mr. John Lovell Swinnie Jr. of Andrews were married May 17, 2014 at Rutledge Chapel on the campus of the University of South Carolina in Columbia.

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HeraldNet

Commentary / Age restrictions: NBA, NFL should stop forcing athletes to stay in college

As the college football season kicks off, the question of whether college athletes should be treated as professionals hangs in the air.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Georgetown Times

'Women, their rights and nothing less.'

Supreme Court Justice Kaye Hearn addresses attendees at the Aug. 26 Women's Equality Day event sponsored by the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: US News, Georgetown County, SC, Jeffrey R. Smith, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

The Star

New Aiken Young Professionals president ready to continue tradition

SUBMITTED PHOTO BY TODD LISTA Eric Brinkley was recently named the Aiken Young Professional's new president.

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Charleston Business Journal

Aerospace pushing universities to think bigger

Jill McCallum, president of Pacific Rim Aerospace Corp., said South Carolina needs to be patient and realize that aerospace is "a big pie."

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Patrick, SC, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

News 88.9 KNPR

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Nevada Public Radio is participating in a research project from the University of South Carolina.

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Free Times

McMaster Gallery Kicks Off Season with Alternative Method Photography

This week brings more than just the end of anticipation for the start of the Gamecock football season in Columbia.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Columbia, SC

BroadwayWorld.com

Dr. Roger B. Newman Releases Debut Novel Occam's Razor

In 1983, for the second time in history, Charleston, SC was the setting for the opening salvos in a national war against itself.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Drugs, Marijuana, Medical University of South Carolina

Free Times

Soda City Market Adds Books at Nest

Book lovers will be happy to hear that a new downtown retail shop has just added a book section.

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Related Topix: Hampton, SC, South Carolina, Fashion, Designers, BOSS, Lexington County, SC

Free Times

I Still Can't Believe Spurrier Came Here

As Year 10 of the Steve Spurrier era at the University of South Carolina begins, I still can't believe he came to Columbia.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Clemson, SC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

USC students use empty holsters to demand more protection from school

Jacob Smith carries an empty gun holster around the University of South Carolina's campus as a political statement and he's not alone.

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NewsTarget.com

Fukushima radiation is affecting the health of the entire global ecosystem, scientist says

When the Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina took the microphone at the Foreign Correspondence Club in Japan, the global impact of Fukushima radiation became much clearer.

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Bluffton Today

Sun City executive director, controller earn PCAM designation

Sun City executive director Damon L. Williams and controller Kim Burgess recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Professional Community Association Manager credential from Community Associations Institute.

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The Summerville Journal-Scene

Miller, Taylor plan spring wedding

Dr. and Mrs. W. Tom Miller of Summerville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Lyn, to Lance Branden Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dorpema and Mr. and Mrs. Robbie Taylor of St. Augustine, Fla.

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WIS-TV Columbia

CPD drug analyst had high marks at first, but trouble came in 2013

There is more scrutiny of a major new problem for the Columbia Police Department.

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