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3 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

More space, rare books at Charleston library

When finished, the library will have more study spaces as 200 seats are added to the current 1,200.

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4 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Warrant: Suspect tried to cover up slaying of Fort Worth executive

A suspect in the robbery and slaying of a Fort Worth executive apparently went to great lengths to try to cover up the crime in his apartment, including replacing carpet, painting and removing furniture, court documents show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Violent Crime

5 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Mom Arrested for Letting Her Kid Play at the Park Loses Her Job

Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who was jailed for letting her 9-year-old daughter play , unsupervised, at a crowded park, is now out of a job.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Sports

6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Vincent Sheheen calls for $500 million fund for state's highways, roads

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, the Democratic candidate for governor, said he has a plan to repair South Carolina's roads that involves a $500 million fund that lawmakers would replenish annually, according to a story posted at The State's website.

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10 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

Why Can't All Armed Robbers Be As Polite As The Guy Who Just Held Up A South Carolina Bank?

In a wonderful example of Southern manners, a pistol-packing gentleman said "Sorry for the inconvenience" as he departed yesterday from a Wells Fargo bank in South Carolina that he had just robbed, police report .

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Related Topix: Weird

12 hrs ago | NewsOne

Re: The KKK Tries To Lure New Members with Sweet Treats | News One

Do you have a sweet tooth and a terrible attitude toward anyone that's not White, protestant, and heterosexual? If so, if you're looking to visit South Carolina in the not too distance future, the Ku Klux Klan would like to offer you a bag and candy and a brochure instructing you to "Save your land, join the Klan."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

12 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Sea turtle returns home after full recovery

After a full recovery at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital, Briar the loggerhead has returned home to the Atlantic waterways.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Isle of Palms, SC

14 hrs ago | TrekEarth

South Carolina Swamp

South Carolina is a really beautiful state. Around Charleston there are hundreds of Cypress swamps.

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18 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Pushers organize Norfolk Comedy Fest to boost scene

When he wasn't at his day job producing commercials for WVEC, the local ABC affiliate, Sean Devereux was onstage somewhere around Hampton Roads, usually at the Generic Theater in Norfolk, making fun of himself and morphing into an array of characters.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Steve Harvey Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Popular S.C. historian Walter Edgar testifies in Episcopal trial

The historic Christ Church in Mount Pleasant is among more than $500 million in church properties at stake in a lawsuit at trial now between The Episcopal Church and a South Carolina group led by Bishop Mark Lawrence who left it in 2012.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Mount Pleasant, SC

AmericanBankingNews.com

BMW Group production plant in South Carolina USA

The BMW plant near Spartanburg in South Carolina, USA, began producing BMW automobiles for the world market in 1994.

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Related Topix: BMW X5, BMW X3, SUV, BMW X4, BMW, BMW X6

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC ports record 8 percent container growth

The South Carolina Ports Authority saw an 8 percent growth in container volume during the fiscal year that ended June 30th.

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The Daily Caller

Ex-Destiny's Child Member Found Sleeping In Someone's Yard After Wild Night, Arrested

Former member of Destiny's Child Farrah Franklin was arrested for disorderly conduct Sunday morning after she was found sleeping in someone's South Carolina yard, and reportedly told cops she had " planned on sleeping in the woods ."

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Related Topix: R-N-B, Destiny's Child, Conservative Political News, US News

The Gaston Gazette

Weather Service issues flash flood warning for Gaston

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for: eastern Gaston County, northeastern York County in South Carolina and southwestern Mecklenburg County until 1 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, York County, SC, Fort Mill, SC

KSL-TV

Woman back in school at age 73

Sumter resident Betty Brown is not your typical college student. She isn't an 18-year-old fresh out of high school with the world as her playground.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Sumter

The Smoking Gun

Cops: Woman Tried To Shoplift Vibrator By Hiding Device Behind Her Child In Stroller

A woman who allegedly tried to steal a vibrator from the "love section" of a Spencer's gift shop in South Carolina was foiled when a Misty Ann Lee, 38, was nabbed Friday afternoon inside the WestGate Mall in Spartanburg, according to a police report .

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Related Topix: Weird

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Post and Courier

South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

WENN Blog

Farrah Franklin Arrested

Former Destiny'S Child star Farrah Franklin has been released on bail following an early morning arrest in South Carolina on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kelly Rowland, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Destiny's Child

Rock Hill Herald

Actress who played Mel Gibson's daughter in 'The Patriot' dies

Bartusiak appeared in a number of films and TV shows, including "The Cider House Rules," "Don't Say a Word," "House," "Lost" and "CSI."

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Related Topix: The Patriot, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Skye McCole Bartusiak, The Cider House Rules, Celebrities, Mel Gibson

Rock Hill Herald

Our leaders fail to find fix for roads

S.C. Department of Transportation workers make repairs Thursday to the Interstate 77 bridge over the Catawba River after the recent discovery of a foot-wide hole South Carolina has the most dangerous rural roads in the nation and state lawmakers don't have the collective political will to do anything about it.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Florida, Florida Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors

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