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15 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Chase After a Cure marks Childhood Cancer Month with fundraisers

Cancer is the No. 1 cause of disease-related death among children. About 15,780 children between birth and age 20 are diagnosed with cancer each year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Oncology, Medicine

20 hrs ago | Pensacola News Journal

Engagements: Sabra Smith & Mike Custer

Mike Custer, son of Ken and Debbie Custer of Pensacola, FL announce their engagement.

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Related Topix: Florida State University

Yesterday | Asbury Park Press

Engagement: Caitlin Gray & David Kratz

Kathleen Reilly are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Caitlin Elizabeth to David Jerrold Kratz, son of Dr. and Mrs John Kratz of Charleston, SC.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Charleston County, SC

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Post and Courier

Happenings for Sept. 14, 2014

Richard Porcher and William Judd will discuss their new book, "The Market Preparation of Carolina Rice: An Illustrated History of Innovations in the Lowcountry Rice Kingdom" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the College of Charleston's science building, located at the corner of Calhoun and Coming streets. The event is co-sponsored by the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston and the Lowcountry Rice Culture Project.

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Related Topix: College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, Rock Hill, SC, Kershaw, SC

The Moultrie News

MUSC assist in new treatment discovery

Medical University of South Carolina researchers played a vital role in the landmark PARADIGM-HF clinical trial, recently announced at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Barcelona, Spain , which revealed NOVARTIS' investigational heart failure medicine was superior to ACE-inhibitor enalapril in the largest heart failure study ever done.

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Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina, Spain, World News,

Joannejacobs.com

How unschoolers turn out

Seventy-five people responded to his ad, including 24 who'd never attended school and 27 who hadn't attended past sixth grade. Colleges attended "ranged from state universities to an Ivy League university to a variety of small liberal-arts colleges ," writes Gray.

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Related Topix: Boston College

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Charleston City Paper

West Ashley apartment shooting: A timeline

Monday night, a man living in the Gardens at Ashley River apartment complex opened fire on sheriff's deputies, leading to the death of one officer and the injury of another. Since it was an officer-involved shooting and at least one deputy returned fire, the incident is under investigation by the S.C. Law Enforcement Division.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, Medical University of South Carolina

Circulation

Picking the Good Apples: Statistics Versus Good Judgment in Choosing...

From the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology , University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health; Department of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC ; and Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL . Correspondence to Thomas G. Brott, MD, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road South, Jacksonville, Florida 32224.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Medical University of South Carolina, Jacksonville, FL, South Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL)

The Georgetown Times

Goldfinch says federal criminal charge shouldn't be an election issue

S.C. Rep. Stephen Goldfinch, R-Murrells Inlet, wants to settle the discussion surrounding a federal criminal charge from last year and make the race between him and Democrat Vida Miller about issues and his legislative record. But Democrats say voters should think twice before voting for him.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Murrells Inlet, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Post and Courier

Higher rankings for higher ed

James Barker, early in his tenure as Clemson University president, set a goal of getting the school into the top 20 of the U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's public universities. That audacious challenge drew some laughs from both inside and outside the school - and even some criticism.

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Related Topix: Clemson University, Clemson, SC, The Citadel, College of Charleston

Business Journal

SLU names next dean of business school

Saint Louis University has named Mark Higgins the next dean of its John Cook School of Business, effective Jan. 1. Higgins has been a member of the University of Rhode Island's faculty since 1988. He was appointed dean of its business college in 2006.

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Related Topix: Saint Louis University, University of Rhode Island, University of Tennessee, Oceanography, Science

The Moultrie News

College republicans rally youth

Students from more than 10 different schools, including Charleston Southern University, University of South Carolina, Clemson, Furman, Wofford, Winthrop, Coastal, South Carolina State, College of Charleston and The Citadel will gather on the USS Yorktown in Mount Pleasant on Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Tom Rice, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joe Wilson, Representative Tim Scott, Charleston Southern University

Post and Courier

A look at the Speaker Pro Tempore

S.C. Speaker Pro Tempore James H. "Jay" Lucas, R-Hartsville, was elected to the House's No. 2 leadership post four years ago.

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Related Topix: Hartsville, SC, Kershaw, SC, South Carolina, Bennettsville, SC, Fairfield County, SC

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Post and Courier

Author Simms still teaching

Almost all of his work is out of print - his histories, novels, essays, poems and short stories. And while his writing is not all acceptable to current sensibilities - he wrote in favor of slavery, for example - his work does reveal insights into 19th century South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Arts, Literature, Libraries, University of Texas at Austin

Post and Courier

Author Simms still teaching

Almost all of his work is out of print - his histories, novels, essays, poems and short stories. And while his writing is not all acceptable to current sensibilities - he wrote in favor of slavery, for example - his work does reveal insights into 19th century South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of Texas at Austin

News 12 WRDW

Teachers write grants for new supplies

Miranda Parnell joined News 12 in June 2014. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Journalism with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish.

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Post and Courier

About David Pascoe

The solicitor who filed Wednesday's indictment against House Speaker Bobby Harrell is a graduate of both The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law and has more than 20 years of experience in criminal prosecution. When S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson initially appointed him to take over the Harrell probe this summer, Pascoe received high marks for fairness among those following the case.

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Related Topix: The Citadel, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Newberry Observer

Lake Murray public meeting is Sept. 16

Lake Murray Association will host its Richland County Public meeting on Sept. 16 at The Rusty Anchor at Lighthouse Marina, 1925 Johnson Marina Road in Chapin.

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Related Topix: Richland County, SC, Chapin, SC, Chemistry, Science, Emory University, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Newberry Observer

Dufford to receive Governor's Award

Dr. William E. Dufford will receive a Governor's Awards in Humanities along with two others at a luncheon Oct. 23 at the Columbia Hilton Convention Center Hotel. Other recipients include Dr. Tom Mack, professor and long-time chair of the English Department at the University of South Carolina-Aiken, and Dr. Alexandra Rowe, director of English Programs for Internationals at the University of South Carolina since 1989.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, University of South Carolina Aiken, Newberry, SC, Newberry College

People's Defender

Grooms, Willis to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Willis of Fort Mill, S.C. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Ruth, to Brennan Sean Grooms, son of Edwin and Candy Grooms of West Union. Amy is a 2013 graduate of Morehead State University and is the owner of a bridal gown boutique in Nashville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, Morehead State University, Medical University of South Carolina, Wedding

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