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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

Police: Man rams car into SC assisted living home

Authorities say an 84-year-old man intentionally rammed a car into an assisted living home in South Carolina and he has been charged with attempted murder.

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5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Faced With DREAMers They Seek To Deport, Republicans Abandon Moderate Immigration Position

This summer's awkward confrontations between undocumented immigrants and politicians have become the best indicator that Republicans are running away from an immigration reform platform that could include a way for millions of undocumented immigrants to come out of the shadows.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

9 hrs ago | KBMT

South Carolina photographer shoots portraits of people hit with a stun gun

In case you haven't seen it yet, Charleston photographer Patrick Hall's taser portrait video has been buzzing about the internet this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

13 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

Viers due in federal court for arraignment

A former South Carolina House member is scheduled to be in court for a hearing on charges he helped a businessman hide assets from an insurance company and lied to IRS agents.

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18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

South Carolina teen arrest at school: Shot a dinosaur with a gun... in a story

Stranger than fiction?: A 16-year-old South Carolina high school student, Alex Stone, was arrested, he said, for writing a story about using a 'gun' to kill his neighbor's pet dinosaur.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newberry Observer

Parrish takes over as executive director of Institutional Effectiveness

Donald W. Johnson-Taylor, right, retired as Newberry College's executive director of Institutional Effectiveness on Aug. 1. Sid Parrish Jr., left, assumed the role of executive director on Aug. 2. Donald W. Johnson-Taylor, right, retired as Newberry College's executive director of Institutional Effectiveness on Aug. 1. Sid Parrish Jr., left, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newberry College, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Wesleyan College, Midland Lutheran College

WIS-TV Columbia

SC court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

South Carolina's high court says a man is entitled to workers' compensation benefits for injuries he suffered during a company kickball game.

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WRDW-TV Augusta

Domestic violence to be priority for SC House next year

South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell says preventing domestic violence will be a top priority for the House next year.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

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Myrtle Beach is changing the way it allocates accommodations taxes after a 10-year feud with the state that went to the South Carolina Supreme Court.

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People Sentinel

Jobless rate rises across South Carolina

Barnwell County joined every other county in the state to see an increase in the unemployment rate during July.

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Related Topix: Barnwell County, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

Rand Paul campaigns in Rock Hill

The Herald of Rock Hill reported that Paul also said Monday he was visiting South Carolina to get his points across in a state that will hold an early presidential primary in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Rand Paul

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Boom Or Bust: Offshore SC Liquid Gold Rush

Boom Or Bust: Offshore SC Liquid Gold Rush Most of South Carolina's political leadership favors offshore energy production Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1tFgGes Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling is among those who fear the impact that offshore oil drilling platforms like this one owned by Shell oil company could have on tourism ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Representative Tim Scott, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, South Carolina Government, Offshore Drilling

CBS News

Sen. Bernie Sanders hits the road, teases 2016 presidential bid

In this file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, speaks during a protest held by furloughed federal workers outside the U.S. Capitol to demand an end to the lockout of federal workers caused by the government shutdown October 4, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Hillary Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren

CNN

Oa Malley moving political staff into South Carolina

As he builds support for a possible Democratic presidential bid, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is dispatching political staffers to work on two key races in South Carolina this fall, sources familiar with the moves told CNN.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nikki Haley

ABC News 4 Charleston

SCHP: Biker killed after swerving to miss birds

South Carolina Highway Patrol officials said a flock of birds contributed to a deadly motorcycle crash.

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The Washington Post

Which states ranks the best and the worst for gender equity?

The best place to be a woman, if you're interested in workplaces that promote equal opportunity, is Nevada.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, World News

WTMA-AM North Charleston

State Museum Invests $23 Million in Renovation, Expansion [From ABC News]

The South Carolina State Museum announced a $23 million investment for its recent expansion and renovation at the downtown Columbia facilities.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Washington Times

Flirting with 2016 presidential bid, Rick Perry heads to South Carolina

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline a event in South Carolina this week for a state lawmaker, as the Republican continues to test the waters for another presidential bid.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

ABC News

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Boosts SC Republicans

A U.S. senator from Florida pondering a GOP presidential bid says he sympathizes with hecklers demanding immigration reform during his address at a South Carolina Republican fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Rand Paul

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Kid writes story about killing a dinosaur, getsa

A high school freshman in South Carolina wrote a story for a class assignment about his neighbor's pet dinosaur.

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