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2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

SC Supreme Court: Jury trials are for adults only

South Carolina's Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that juveniles do not have a right to a jury trial.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

4 hrs ago | The State

Murphy seeks to reclaim school board post

Murphy is ready to seek election again as a Richland County member on the board despite contentions she lives in Lexington County.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Chapin, SC

14 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

In case you missed it: Top stories from the weekend

The two individuals arrested for a shooting that occurred in North Augusta have now been charged in a double-homicide that occurred in Richland County.

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Related Topix: North Augusta, SC, Aiken County, SC

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Aiken Standard

AHS graduate enjoys Obama administration work

SUBMITTED PHOTO Christina Cue, a staffer with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, takes a 'selfie' with Shaun Livingston, the outgong HUD Secretary, during an event in his honor.

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Related Topix: Livingston, SC, University of South Carolina, Aiken, SC, Trenton, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Officials across South Carolina increasingly keeping public in the dark

Whether it is the result of court decisions, acts by elected officials, or bureaucrats who make decisions such as charging the public high prices to copy public records, people acting in the name of government are taking actions that keep the public in the dark.

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Related Topix: South Carolina

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

2 Shot Dead at Richland County Home

The Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/25/two-shot-dead-richland-county/13161463/ Richland County, SC - Richland County deputies have arrested two people in connection with a double homicide at a Columbia home Friday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

FITSNews

Multiple Palmetto Politicians Owe Massive Fees To Taxpayers

Dozens of political candidates and groups seeking to influence the political process owe taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in ethics fines, according to a "debtor's list" compiled by the S.C. State Ethics Commission .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Star

South Carolina basketball players to urge reading

The University of South Carolina men's basketball team wants kids to take an interest in reading.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Kids, Family

WLTX-TV Columbia

Sheriff: Suspects Wanted in Chapin Burglary

Richland County, SC Two suspects are wanted in connection to items stolen from a garage in Chapin two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Bandana-Wearing Suspect Accused in Robbery

Bandana-Wearing Suspect Accused in Robbery Richland County deputies are searching for a suspect who they say robbed a gas station at gunpoint last weekend.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Hopkins residents petition against sewer project

Helen Taylor Bradley, an organizer of the group presenting the petition, said more than 500 people signed the petition in 48 hours.

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Related Topix: Hopkins, SC, Eastover, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Island Packet

In photos: Richland County Sheriff Department's summer camp

Damari Hull, 11, tries to shoot over Laimonas Chatkevicius, a forward for the University of South Carolina basketball team, during the Richland County Sheriff Department's summer camp at Burnside Elementary, Wednesday, July 23, 2014."

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina

The State

Extreme rain leaves Orangeburg soggy

Statues on display at Edisto Memorial Garden stand surrounded by flood waters. Many of the bridges, swings, benches and pathways remained covered by water Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Orangeburg, SC, Edisto, SC, Home Gardening, Home, Orangeburg County, SC, Weather

WIS-TV Columbia

After seeing face on news, attempted burglary suspect turns self in

Call it a potential crisis of conscience: a Richland County man turned himself in to sheriff's deputies after seeing his face plastered all over the news in connection with an attempted burglary.

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The State

Sunday beer, wine sales plan includes Lexington County towns – for now

The decision came Tuesday as council moved one step closer to final approval of putting the question to Lexington County voters on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Irmo, SC, Columbia, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Suspended SC lawyer linked to massive health insurance scam

The scheme, in which attorney Kathleen Devereaux Cauthen faces federal felony charges, also involved shell corporations – some set up to allegedly launder money – in various states, including South Carolina, as well as in the Bahamas and possibly Pakistan, according to documents filed in federal court in Nashville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Blythewood, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Isle of Palms, SC, Federal Prisons, Prison

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Incumbent SC Sens. Graham, Scott millions ahead of November foes

South Carolina's U.S. senators, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, each face three challengers in November's general election.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Ravenel, SC, Tega Cay, SC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Village at River's Edge: Unfinished site built with $12 million in...

For nearly a quarter-century, the 28 acres overlooking the Broad River in north Columbia now called the Village at River's Edge has stayed in the news.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, University of South Carolina, Greenville, SC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

South Carolina Democratic Party Rising Stars

A few weeks ago, someone in the DKE page asked who we thought were future higher office holders.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Charleston County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Report: Parents charged with neglect couldn't afford baby food

Two parents have been charged with unlawful conduct towards a child after Richland County investigators say they were unable to afford milk for their child.

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