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Self Regional and investigating authorities are unaware of any attempted or actual misuse of patients' protected health information, but Self Regional is providing notification to ensure that patients are aware of the incident so that they may take steps to protect their information.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Aiken Standard

S.C. receives 350 children caught at U.S. border

New federal data show at least 350 children caught at the U.S. border this year have been sent to stay with relatives or other sponsors in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

WIS-TV Columbia

Ervin's spot on November ballot confirmed

The South Carolina Election Commission has certified Tom Ervin's spot on the November ballot as a petition candidate for governor.

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Bluffton Today

South Carolina Department of Corrections searching for man wanted for introducing contraband

The South Carolina Department of Corrections and Crimestoppers are searching for a suspect in connection with an investigation involving an attempt to introduce contraband into an SCDC Midlands institution.

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Post and Courier

Health insurers owe South Carolina customers above-average refunds

Thousands of South Carolinians may soon see checks in their mailboxes because health insurance companies spent too much money on "profits and red tape" last year, according to federal data released Thursday.

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The Island Packet

DHEC holding info session on EPA plans

On Thursday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control is hosting an information session at the agency's headquarters in downtown Columbia.

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Post and Courier

Clyburn's winning lesson

James Clyburn has won all 11 of his races to represent South Carolina's 6th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, South Carolina

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Time

I Left My Kids With a Babysitter to Go to a Job Interview-And Came...

Unlike the mother who left her daughter in a park, my childcare was legal. But all too often there's no way to win as a low-income mom.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, South Carolina, North Carolina, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Magic 107.9

McDonald's Fires Mom Who Let 9-Year-Old Play Alone

The South Carolina single mom arrested for letting her 9-year-old daughter play in a park while she worked at McDonald's has been given her daughter back-but has lost her job.

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The State

Scoppe: Who says charity is its own reward? SC law gives donors up to ...

At the top, the big spenders from other states who have been buying up our legislators hope to slash the size of government the nation over.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Haley Appoints Mike Campbell To State Post

Haley Appoints Mike Campbell To State Post Gov. Nikki Haley is appointing Mike Campbell to the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

SC-Gov: Vincent Sheheen (D) Calls For Transparency For Nikki Haley's (R) Super-Secret Roads Plan

If you've driven around South Carolina recently, you don't need me to tell you that our roads leave a bit to be desired.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

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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Easley Progress

November governor battle will be a political...

It's beginning to look as if this could be a very interesting campaign season as concerns the gubernatorial race in South Carolina and the issue of the state's Department of Social Services will be the battleground upon which it is fought.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate

A federal court ruled Texas violated the Sons of Confederate Veterans' First Amendment rights in denying its application for a specialty license plate.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, us Travel, Travel, South Carolina

Sat Jul 19, 2014

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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Fri Jul 18, 2014

SavannahNow

South Carolina's Beaufort and Jasper counties report higher unemployment rates

South Carolina's unemployment rate stayed at 5.3 percent for the second straight month, while Beaufort County's jobless figure reached 5.6 percent.

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WIZM-AM La Crosse

Ok School Districts. Here Comes Common Core

He joins governors from Oklahoma, Indiana and South Carolina. Those three have signed laws formally withdrawing from the standards.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Post and Courier

Another blow to the public's right to know

The body of a shooting victim can be buried with evidence that might explain what happened, and the autopsy report is secret.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Attorney: McDonald's Mom Who Let Her Child Play In Park Did Not Put Her In Harm's Way

The attorney for Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who lost custody of her daughter after allegedly letting her play at a park while she worked at a McDonald's , wants to set the record straight on why Harrell doesn't deserve to face the serious felony charge against her.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, South Carolina

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