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4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Expedite Medicaid applications

Medicaid expansion remains a topic of heated debate. So do numerous other aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, South Carolina Government, Medicare, Nikki Haley, US Governors

8 hrs ago | WBTV

SC military boosters start Fort Jackson campaign

Military boosters in South Carolina are starting a letter writing campaign to show community support for Fort Jackson in hopes of avoiding cuts or closures at the base.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Jackson

12 hrs ago | Post and Courier

South Carolina's congressmen request answers from feds on undocumented children

The Republican members of South Carolina's congressional delegation sent a letter to the secretaries of Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services, requesting additional information concerning undocumented children being housed in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Tom Rice, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, Joe Wilson, Representative Trey Gowdy, Representative Mick Mulvaney

12 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Tonight at 11: Little DSS oversight in registered home daycares

Who is making sure your child's home daycare is safe? A WIS investigation discovered a large portion of home daycare centers in South Carolina have minimal oversight from the Department of Social Services.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

13 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Club for Growth Attacks Todd Tiahrt After Giving Him 100% Score in 2010

In his last two years in Congress, Kansas Republican Todd Tiahrt voted with the Club for Growth position on legislation 90% of the time in 2009 and 100% of the time in 2010, but that's not enough to spare him the Club's wrath as he seeks to win back his old seat.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Jerry Moran

16 hrs ago | Columbia Journalism Review

What's the matter with South Carolina?

In the last 90 days, the state Supreme Court has ruled that autopsy reports are medical records that may be kept secret; that public agencies are not required to post an agenda for a regular meeting; and that a state judge must close a hearing that will determine whether the state attorney general is disqualified from overseeing an ongoing probe of ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Journalism

20 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

HP: Richland County deputy charged in collision

An on-duty Richland County deputy, who South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers say ran a red light and slammed into another driver, is facing charges.

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22 hrs ago | Peak Of Ohio

Rotary Club has special guest from South Carolina

Debra Smith is the executive director of the Newberry Opera House. She spoke about how the opera house helped kickstart the city of Newberry's economy.

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Yesterday | Rock Hill Herald

Evolution compromise heads to SC education panel

A special six-member panel of three State Board of Education members and three Education Oversight Committee members will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Blatt Building, Room 501, to discuss a change to the state's high-school science standard for teaching evolution: The rub: The two boards disagreed on whether to make high school science students ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Island Packet

Shuttle service best idea for Office Park, Coligny

In order to solve the traffic problems at Coligny, why not this solution: Instead of using the newly acquired Office Park Road land to build a University of South Carolina Beaufort campus, why not create beach parking with free shuttle service to the Coligny area? The shuttles could be privately run or publicly run and operate on a set schedule, ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Beaufort

The Aiken Standard

State symbols: A look at the emblems chosen to represent South Carolina

The state of South Carolina is represented by a variety of symbols, emblems and icons - the most recent being the Columbian mammoth, which the legislature approved as the state fossil in May. Other state symbols include the Carolina wren as the state bird, boiled peanuts as the state snack food and amethyst as the state gem.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, University of Georgia, Antreville, SC, Spartanburg, SC

Charleston City Paper

Appeals court ruling could bring gay marriage to S.C.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage today, clearing the way for a similar ruling on the ban in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lexington County, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US Supreme Court

ABA Journal

Latest legal victory has LegalZoom poised for growth

Chas Rampenthal, LegalZoom's general counsel, has helped the firm prevail against lawsuits brought by several states.

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Summerville Journal Scene

Builder touts green-building

The term 'high performance home' may conjure images of high-tech computerized houses, but high performance homes aren't futuristic at all.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Fort Mill Times

Heat advisory posted for parts of South Carolina

Forecasters say heat index values as high as 110 degrees are possible because of temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s and high humidity.

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Related Topix: Marion, SC, Fort Mill, SC

Politico

Graham: U.N. move 'anti-Semitic'

During an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," the South Carolina Republican slammed the U.N. Human Rights Council for its vote last week to launch an investigation into potential human rights abuses in Gaza.

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boston.com

music reviewSingular sensations at Newport Folk Festival

"Drop all your worries about authenticity," he said toward the end of his closing set at Saturday's portion of the Newport Folk Festival.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Music, Entertainment

Salon

Why do we vilify low-income black women simply for being mothers?

Debra Harrell was criminalized for letting her kid play in the park. Her real crime: Being a poor, black woman When Debra Harrell allowed her 9-year-old daughter to play in a park unattended on July 1, the 46-year-old South Carolina mother did not abandon her child, as some provocative headlines would have readers believe, nor did she carelessly ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

WTOC-TV Savannah

Single vehicle Crash kills St. Helena woman in Beaufort

A Saint Helena woman, Ebony Jenkins, 25, has died after a single vehicle collision took place around 1:00 a.m. at Airport Circle and U.S. 21 in Beaufort on Saturday, July 26th.

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Detroit Free Press

James Brown remains a spiritual godfather to many

Trailer: 'Get on Up': 'Get on Up' offers a fun, fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Funk, Bootsy Collins, Parliament, Funkadelic

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