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4 hrs ago | The Star

SCDHEC says 'no' to SRS tank closure extensions

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, or SCDHEC, has denied the Department of Energy's request to extend waste tank closure dates at the Savannah River Site and reaffirmed its threat to fine the Energy Department more than $100 million if dates aren't met.

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Related Topix: US Governors

8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

5 things to know for SC's November election

The ballot for governor looks a lot like four years ago. The race is largely a rematch between Republican Gov. Nikki Haley and Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, who lost in 2010 by 4.5 percentage points.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Jim DeMint, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

National Review Online

Perry Plays to Hometown Crowd at AFP Summit in Dallas

Americans for Prosperity may be focused on promoting free-market economic policies, but Texas governor Rick Perry's speech to the crowd at the organization's annual "Defending the Dream" summit cast a much wider net.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, The Perrys, Gospel, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, South Carolina

The Union Daily Times

Three diploma requests approved

The number of former Union County high school students who could soon get their high school diplomas now stands at 21. In April, Gov. Nikki Haley signed into law Act 155 eliminating passage of the exit exam as a requirement for high school graduation beginning with the Class of 2015.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Union County, SC, Union, SC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Personal experiences shape S.C. AFL-CIO's President Erin McKee

Present job: President, S.C. AFL-CIO. Also works with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 776, and with the American Income Life Insurance Company.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen), South Carolina, Mount Pleasant, SC, US Governors

WIS-TV Columbia

New political ad questions Haley's response to SC data breach

A new political ad for Vincent Sheheen hits a soft spot among South Carolinians with the SC Department of Revenue breach.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Camden, SC

Post and Courier

Network working to get SC's uninsured to the polls

The South Carolina Progressive Network is going door-to-door to persuade poor, uninsured voters to turn out in November to oppose Gov. Nikki Haley's refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Post and Courier

Haley: DSS caseworkers should not bear sole responsiblity

Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday that Department of Social Services' workers will no longer bear the sole responsibility for children under their care, advocating a team approach that is perhaps her most direct response to criticism of the embattled agency to date.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Post and Courier

Haley: DSS caseworkers should not bear sole responsiblity

Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday that Department of Social Services' workers will no longer bear the sole responsibility for children under their care, advocating a team approach that is perhaps her most direct response to criticism of the embattled agency to date.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Charleston City Paper

Ex-P&C reporter Edward Fennell enters school board race

Edward Fennell, who worked for 38 years as a reporter at the Post and Courier before retiring in 2012, has announced that he will run for a West Ashley seat on the Charleston County School District Board of Trustees this November.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Charleston, SC

GwdToday.com

Ruhlamat America Inc. establishes U.S. operations in Greenville County

The undisclosed investment is expected to add at least 35 new jobs over the next few years.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Columbia, SC, Greer, SC, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Murrells Inlet fire district tax bill could affect property taxes statewide

Two men from a small region between two coastal South Carolina counties represented every corner of the Palmetto State in a tense debate over a small tax increase to cut down expenses incurred by the Board of Fire Control, the governing body of the Murrells Inlet fire district.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, US Governors

Los Angeles Times

Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

Louisianna Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks about an injunction request that his lawyer filedi n Baton Rouge.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Associated Press, Education Etc.

Free Times

Ervin to Host Numerous Town Hall Meetings

Tom Ervin, who is running for governor as a self-proclaimed "independent Republican" candidate, will put on an aggressive barnstorming tour in early September.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Columbia, SC, St. Andrews, SC, West Columbia, SC

Free Times

FactCheck Blasts Anti-Haley Ad

A campaign ad from Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen attacking Gov. Nikki Haley over her handling of the Department of Revenue hacking scandal in 2012 is misleading, according to FactCheck.org .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Columbia, SC

Post and Courier

Gov. Rick Perry and S.C. House share space in Columbia

For those following the schedule on the marquee, the S.C. House has a one-day special session Wednesday followed by an appearance at a state GOP fundraiser by Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Columbia, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Murrells Inlet, SC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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: South Carolina, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

FITSNews

Wilbur Smith Finally Got Something Out Of Nikki Haley

Earlier today this website broke the story of an alleged $43 billion shortfall at Nikki Haley's Department of Transportation - one that will create annual deficits of $1.7 billion for the next twenty-five years.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News

Post and Courier

One-day S.C. House session stirs question on its necessity

A special one-day S.C. House session Wednesday to debate and potentially override vetoes on two seemingly minor bills has some lawmakers scratching their heads.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Libraries, Murrells Inlet, SC, Tax, Myrtle Beach, SC

Post and Courier

Haley touts anti-bullying tour in latest campaign ad

A new campaign advertisement by Gov. Nikki Haley features a teenaged girl who reached out to Haley after being subjected to bullying.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Daniel Island, SC, Charleston, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC

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