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Latta Police Chief allegedly fired by mayor

LATTA, SC - The Police Chief of the town of Latta has been fired, according to a council member.

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Related Topix: Latta, SC, Florence, SC, Darlington County, SC, Timmonsville, SC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Public Radio

Sen. Ted Cruz: Too Early To Worry About 2016

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, The Citadel

Daily Mail

Fury over A 3bn Britain spends on foreign aid to groups who waste it

One-way ticket to paradise: Private island in the Bahamas with six beaches, four houses and its own AIRSTRIP goes on sale for $9m EXCLUSIVE - 'I've seen better days... giant a**hole': US Airways social media manager speaks out about that X-rated 'worst tweet of all time' 'World's most haunted island' where thousands of plague victims were left to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Tax

KCTV5

Accused white supremacist shooter held SC Klan rally in '84

Thirty years before he allegedly gunned down three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas City in a story that made national headlines, suspect Glen Miller led a Ku Klux Klan rally in Lexington County.

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Free Republic

South Carolina Tea Party Leader Endorses One of Lindsey...

The possibility that opponents of Senator Lindsey Graham will coalesce around a single challenger in the June Republican U.S. Senate primary in South Carolina took an interesting turn on Monday when an influential Tea Party leader in the state endorsed attorney Bill Connor, who has lagged in both the polls and fundraising.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Myrtle Beach, SC

Insurance Journal West

South Carolina Looks to Increase Home Mitigation Funding

South Carolina lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to increase grants to homeowners who strengthen their homes against storm damage.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Court: State must run program despite funding veto

The ruling means that the Department of Health and Environmental Control will have to find another way to pay for the Certificate of Need program, which state law requires medical facilities to go through for approval to expand or build.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors

The News

Governor tours hospital

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley recently made a special trip to Williamsburg Regional Hospital where she met with administration and staff and congratulated them on their recent accomplishments.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Nursing, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Adweek

Kevin Spacey Joins E*Trade's New Ad Campaign as a 'Type E*' Talent Scout

When Kevin Spacey appears on screen these days, you expect him to speak to camera in a South Carolina drawl, assess his chances at screwing over a rival, and perhaps even kill a person or two.

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WBTV

Rick Santorum making stops in South Carolina

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, who finished third in the South Carolina Republican presidential primary in 2012, is back in the state for some political events.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, The Citadel

CBS 3 Springfield

Report: Childcare costs exceed college tuition in 31 states

According to the advocacy group Childcare Aware of America, the cost of daycare exceeds in-state college tuition costs in 31 states.

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Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Post and Courier

DHEC asking for public's help tracking West Nile virus in South Carolina

Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Health, West Nile Virus

WYFF-TV Greenville

Textile Heritage Band to perform in downtown Greenville

WHEN IT COMES TO REMEMBERING THE PAST...MUSIC IS ONE AVENUE FOR TAKING THE JOURNEY.

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CNN

Executive says DE Clowney is 'spoiled' and 'lazy'

Former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is almost universally expected to be a top-five pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Post and Courier

Mentally ill, in prison and locked away alone

Dozens of eyes peered through cloudy panes of reinforced glass as a trio of corrections officers, encased in protective vests and face shields, shuffled along the cell block's concrete floor.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, 9

Examiner.com

James Byrnes

Tucked away in a shaded corner of the South Carolina State House grounds is a statue of James F."Jimmy" Byrnes , one of South Carolina's outstanding public servants.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Charleston, SC, Aiken, SC, Journalism

CBC News

The Book of Negroes series looks to North Preston for casting

The Book of Negroes's author Lawrence Hill is co-writing the script along with Poor Boy's Game filmmaker Clement Virgo, who will also direct.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Exhibit explores ties between actress, Fort Sumter

Rhett, who died earlier this year at the age of 98, was a Charleston artist who played the role of India Wilkes in the 1939 film starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Gone with the Wind, Celebrities, Vivien Leigh

The Greenville News

Wedding: Ashley Hilton & Weston Houck

The reception was held at the Madren Conference Center, Owen Pavilion, in Clemson, SC.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Pendleton, SC, Clemson, SC, Anderson, SC

National Geographic

Why Do People See Faces in the Moon?

Our brains are hard-wired to find meaningful images in random lines and shapes-even if those figures are on the moon.

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Related Topix: College of Charleston, Astronomy

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