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  1. S.C. Nurse Describes Horrific Fiery Collision, RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FireHouse.com

    May 28--COLUMBIA, S.C. -- For Kelly Winters, a normal morning means waking up at just before 5 a.m. at his Chapin home to get ready for his commute to Providence Hospital, where he works as a senior charge nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit. Winters said normally by the time he gets up, the coffee machine is already brewing a fresh pot thanks to its automatic setting.

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  2. Top SC Dem Blasted For Hypocrisy On Gay IssueRead the original story

    1 hr ago | FITSNews

    Days after the veteran Democratic lawmaker criticized Clemson University head football coach Dabo Swinney for a scheduled appearance before a social conservative group which opposes gay marriage, Swinney backed out of the event . According to the lawmaker's legislative biography, he's a board member at Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia, S.C. And yes, Rutherford's church not only refuses to perform gay weddings - it teaches that homosexuality is a sin . 1 comment

  3. Attorney General to Replace Clemson Coach at Controversial Palmetto Family Council EventRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Free Times

    Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney may have bowed out of an event hosted by the Palmetto Family Council, a conservative Christian group that's lobbied against same-sex marriage - but Attorney General Alan Wilson is all in . Wilson will replace Swinney as a speaker at the event; Swinney backed out after House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford and the group SC Equality raised concerns about his appearance at what they considered a politically charged event.

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  4. Hillary Clinton Team Lays Out New Primary BlueprintRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TIME.com

    Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sits with a customer as she visits the Main Street Bakery on May 27, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Hillary Clinton will gradually ramp up her campaign throughout the summer, but it will be months before she turns completely to a more orthodox model replete with a packed public schedule of billboard events and the regular appearance of husband Bill and daughter Chelsea, top Clinton campaign officials said on Thursday.

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  5. General Departing Fort Jackson, Heading for WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... . He says soldiers must learn to think on their feet in a wide variety of situations. In February, Cloutier came to Columbia to hear the community's concerns over potential budget cuts that threaten half of Fort Jackson's 7,000 jobs.

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  6. Frugal Food Friday: A Food Lover's Dream DealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... Dream Deal. A 6 piece set perfect for Father's Day, and the ultimate find for anyone who appreciates a steal. Columbia, SC (WLTX)- Happy Frugal Food Friday: a day of the week where I focus solely on ways to save cash in the kitchen (and around the ...

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  7. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Linn's Stamp News

    ... franked with the 1863-64 Confederate States 10A Jefferson Davis, Die B stamp (Scott 12). The envelope, mailed from Columbia, S.C., is made from wallpaper. The second cover, mailed from Starkville, Ga., is franked with an 1863-64 10A Jefferson Davis, ...

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  8. Columbia man reaches settlement with Staples over family medical leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Columbia man who sued the Staples office supply chain has reached a settlement with the company after he claims he was fired for taking care of his terminally-ill wife. He claimed the company did not advise him properly regarding the Family Medical Leave Act and was fired because he took time off to take care of his wife, who suffered from breast cancer.

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  9. School districts recruiting at South Carolina fairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Teachers from across the state and the nation who are looking for jobs in South Carolina public schools are expected to attend a jobs fair at the state fairgrounds in Columbia. The state Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement is organizing the event, and it says Friday's event is one of the largest of its type in South Carolina.

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  10. SC School Districts to hold Job Fair Friday for TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    SC School Districts to hold Job Fair Friday for Teachers SC School Districts to hold Job Fair Friday for Teachers. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1HzXrYd Columbia, SC - More than 40 districts are registered for Friday's teacher recruitment job fair at the South Carolina state fairgrounds in Columbia.

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  11. Watch dramatic moment fuel tanker is engulfed in 50ft flames - just feet away from fireworks shopRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The horrific accident occurred after the tanker crashed and spilled some of the 8,500 gallons of fuel it was carrying A dramatic video has emerged of the moment a blazing tanker engulfed a road in flames , just feet away from a fireworks shop. The lorry, carrying 8,500 gallons of fuel, crashed on Interstate 26 in Columbia, South Carolina, before it burst into flames, trapping at least 10 vehicles in the blaze.

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  12. Editorial: S.C. highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... are common. Everybody agrees something needs to be done to repair the state's highway system, but the government in Columbia is as dysfunctional on this issue as Washington is on many matters. If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a ...

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  13. Super PAC Plays Up Martin O'Malley's Relative YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley answers questions from reporters after speaking at the South Carolina Democratic Party state convention April 25, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. With former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley set to launch his presidential campaign in Baltimore on Saturday , his allies have formed a super PAC bolstering his pitch to bring a "new generation" of leadership to the White House. The super PAC, Generation Forward -launched Wednesday by a longtime backer of Mr. O'Malley, Damian O'Doherty-will seek to differentiate the 52-year-old former governor from the rest of the relatively small Democratic field by emphasizing his youth.

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  14. Clinton to unveil platform in June campaign kickoff rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to South Carolina House Democratic Women's Caucus and Women's Council, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. NEW YORK - Hillary Rodham Clinton will end weeks of smaller campaign events with a splashy rally designed to kick off a run for the White House that aides expect to cost over $1 billion, senior Clinton advisers said Thursday. The June 13 event - at a location still being kept quiet - aims to detail Clinton's vision for the country in a higher-profile manner than the roundtables she's held in early voting states since announcing her candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination last month.

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  15. Weekly Top Ten: What's Happening in the MidlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WMBF

    ... kids. Rhythm and Blooms , featuring Jackaroe Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6-9 p.m. Riverbanks Botanical Gardens , West Columbia, SC Admission: $5 Public, Free for Members Bring your family and friends, a lawn chair or blanket and unwind with music and ...

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  16. Columbia nurse deemed a hero after saving woman's life during fiery I-26 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Columbia nurse is being called a hero after he along with another man jumped into action in the midst of the I-26 fiery crash on Wednesday morning. "I usually wake up go downstairs let the dog out, the coffee maker goes off so I get to deliver coffee to my wife when she gets up," Winters said.

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  17. Man faces weapons charges after dispute in WaukeganRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... and pulled it over at Eighth Street and Greenbay Road. Smith, who lives on the 700 block of Brannigan Lane Columbia, South Carolina, was taken into custody without incident, police said. A loaded semi-automatic pistol was found on the vehicle's ...

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  18. Three Days Left, Senate Debates Roads FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... yet passed legislation to fund and fix state roads. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1HyYU0O Columbia, SC (WLTX)- With just three days left of this year's legislative session, lawmakers have not yet passed legislation to fund and ...

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  19. Stanford eyes national-title sweep at ConcessionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Golfweek

    You have to go back 25 years to 1990, when Arizona State's women won at Cobblestone Park in Columbia, S.C., and the Sun Devils' men, led by star player Phil Mickelson, answered with a triumph at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla. Since then, the broom has stayed in the closet.

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  20. Worries arise that emergency services in Lake Cunningham could be blockedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WMBF

    ... must be submitted in writing to Keith Riddle, P.E., Safety Projects Engineer, SCDOT, Room 524, Post Office Box 191, Columbia, South Carolina, 29202-0191, and received by SCDOT no later than Monday, June 8.

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