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49 min ago | Columbia Journalism Review

Come for the Facebook spat, stay for the child welfare story

Late last week, a Facebook spat between South Carolina's Republican governor and an oft-supportive GOP state senator broke out into the national media.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, US Governors, Richland County, SC

4 hrs ago | Nerve News

A new player challenges Nikki Haley in South Carolina

Washington, April 23 - South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley faces a new challenge in her re-election bid with a former judge named Tom Ervin joining the race as an independent.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, US Governors, Indian-American, Asian-American, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: 'Fun Home' packs Memminger; S.C. one of few still w/...

Alison Bechdel and the cast of the off-Broadway musical adaptation of her graphic memoir "Fun Home" packed Memminger Auditorium on Monday night with a pair of shows featuring songs from the Pulitzer-nominated hit play amid ongoing protests on campus by students critical of state politicians' budget cuts over the school's assignment of "Fun Home" as ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, College of Charleston, US Governors, Charleston, SC

CBS News

8-year-old takes on S.C. lawmakers in fossil fight

Eight-year-old Olivia McConnell, from New Zion, S.C., is so passionate about science, she can be found searching for -- and finding -- shark's teeth in the playground sand during recess.

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Related Topix: New-Zion, SC, US Governors

Post and Courier

Lourie to Haley: 'it's time for you, governor, to take action'

A state Senator has called on Gov. Nikki Haley to remove the embattled Department of Social Services director from her post.

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Related Topix: US Governors, South Carolina

Swing State Project

Republicans continue their assault on criminal defense attorneys with revolting new campaign ad

The Republican Governors Association "goes there" with my absolute least-favorite attack ad topic of all time: criticizing criminal defense attorneys for their work representing clients.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, US News, Law, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Aiken Standard

Graduation exam exits following lawmakers' action

Aiken Standard file photo In late March, Aiken High School sophomore Aaron Harrison gets his pencils ready for the High School Assessment Program, also known as HSAP and the exit exam.

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Related Topix: Aiken, SC, Education Etc., US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

The Aiken Standard

Gov. Nikki Haley tours MOX facility at SRS

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Gov. Nikki Haley said she was impressed with the construction of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility during a press conference on Monday after she toured the facility.

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Related Topix: US Governors, North Augusta, SC, Aiken, SC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Washington Monthly

Abolish the Sixth Amendment

Taegan Goddard's Political Wire noted a new Republican Governors Association ad being run in South Carolina against Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen under the headline: "Most Negative Political Ad Ever?" and suggested it set "a new standard for nasty."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

The Island Packet

Gov. Haleya s first campaign ads tout economic recovery

The early push to spread Gov. Nikki Haley’s re-election message continues this week with her campaign’s first TV ads, coming on the heels of yet another TV spot paid for by the Republican Governors Association that attacks her Democratic challenger, Vincent Sheheen.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Healthcare Law

Fort Mill Times

New SC law deletes high school exit exam mandate

A new law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley deletes South Carolina's three-decade-old requirement that high school students pass an exit exam to graduate.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Fort Mill, SC

Politico

Cotton ad takes aim at Pryor over 'entitlement' - GOP...

Cotton ad takes aim at Pryor over 'entitlement' - GOP operatives, incl. Mary Cheney, launch new polling firm - Two House primaries this week: FL-19 Tuesday, VA-10 Saturday - RGA hits Sheheen on trial The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Washington, Dick Cheney, US Governors

The Aiken Standard

Editorial: Emma's law passage a vitally important step

There are certainly too many frivolous bills that weave their way through the South Carolina legislature.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Post and Courier

Fix hospital certificate of need dilemma

The more hospitals in South Carolina seek to expand or add expensive new technology, the more important it is for the Legislature to answer some key questions: ? Does the present Certificate of Need program, prescribed by law and administered by the Department of Health and Environmental Control, actually restrain health care costs? Does it prevent ... (more)

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The Island Packet

SC data security efforts, monitoring may cost $27M

The state budget may also require all state agencies to adopt cyber-security standards that are consistent across state government, to guard against another debacle.

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

Post and Courier

Nikki Haley will have the last LOL

Last week, Haley was miffed that state senators were beating up on her Department of Social Services director, the disappearing Lillian Koller.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Startups, Facebook, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, South Carolina Government

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Post and Courier

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson's campaign finance issues reflect ethics laws' deeper problems

Recent questions over campaign donations to South Carolina's top prosecutor expose some fundamental problems with the state's ethics laws and how they are enforced, officials and critics say.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charleston, SC

Charleston Business Journal

S.C. governor leading trade mission to expand portfolio

Led by Gov. Nikki Haley , the state's 10-day trade mission to India this fall will be far more than a visit to her parents' homeland.

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Related Topix: Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, US Governors, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Bob R. Riley, Pat McCrory, World News, India,

FITSNews

Lexington County Coroner Dies

More than a year after his involvement in a devastating single-car crash, Lexington County coroner Harry Harman has passed away.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, US Governors

jdsupra.com

South Carolina Legislative Update

The South Carolina House of Representatives will be on furlough for two weeks and the Senate is only meeting Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15-16, and then off the following week.

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

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