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  1. SC "Republicans" CDV HypocrisyRead the original story

    Wednesday | FITSNews

    There's a growing buzz about criminal domestic violence in South Carolina these days due in no small part to incidents like this . In fact the issue is evidently so important S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley has formed a task force to study it you know, because task forces have done such a bang-up job of solving South Carolina's problems over the years .

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  2. USPS Sunday Delivery Underway in Most AreasRead the original story

    Wednesday | FITSNews

    A few weeks ago my doorbell rang on a Sunday afternoon and it startled me. It's 2014 - people don't just drop by your house unannounced.

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  3. Hey Palmetto School Children! SmileRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | FITSNews

    A Midlands, S.C. school district will soon be using a "covert observation vehicle" to spy on its students and teachers, sources familiar with the plan tell FITS. The vehicle will be used by Lexington-Richland School District 5 - a bureaucracy this website has repeatedly exposed in the past for its fiscal mismanagement .

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  4. Bakari Sellers: "I Want To Throw A Brick Through A Window"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | FITSNews

    I want to cry. I want to yell. I want to punch something or throw a brick through a window.

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  5. It's Not Just Will Muschamp The Gamecocks NeedRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | FITSNews

    Will Muschamp 's addition to the University of South Carolina coaching staff would be a boon if the Gamecocks can get him . The speculation surrounding the former Florida coach - which we kicked off back in September - has become a deafening cacophony, with message boards from the Rio Grande to the Redneck Riviera aflame with the latest rumors.

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  6. Supporting Local BusinessesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | FITSNews

    I have a confession. I am a bonafide Amazon addict. They should feature me in a testimonial ad -I love it so much.

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  7. Report: Kris Crawford Had Ethical IssuesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | FITSNews

    S.C. Rep. Kris Crawford - the Brazilian Jiu jitsu fighter/ state lawmaker who resigned his seat in the S.C. House this week - was facing a number of ethical allegations prior to announcing his decision to step down. According to reporter Rick Brundrett of The Nerve , a Columbia, S.C.-based website affiliated with the libertarian-leaning S.C. Policy Council, Crawford paid his wife's company more than $24,000 out of his campaign account over a four-year period.

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  8. Lights At The ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | FITSNews

    I'll momentarily put aside my indignation at all the taxpayer funding that's gone into Columbia, S.C.'s Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens having already lectured my family on this front as we strode through acres of new government subsidized construction to finally arrive at the Zoo's annual "Lights Before Christmas" extravaganza. They didn't listen making them not unlike the vast majority of FITS News readers.

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  9. This Season, Be a Good GifterRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | FITSNews

    Gifting is my love language. I love giving gifts, and would much prefer to give than receive.

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  10. University Of South Carolina Revokes Fraternity CharterRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | FITSNews

    The fraternity's charter was revoked by USC this week for "hazing and significant drug problems," according to one of our sources. Some of the issues were reportedly uncovered two months ago during a Columbia S.C. police department raid of an off-campus home affiliated with the organization.

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  11. State Must Stop Charleston Law School MeddlingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | FITSNews

    Last weekend, the American Bar Association 's Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar deferred action on the Charleston School of Law 's proposed sale to Infilaw. According to Karen Sloan of the National Law Journal , the ABA wants to wait until the state of South Carolina's Commission on Higher Education reaches a decision on whether to grant Infilaw a license to operate the school.

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  12. S.C. State: We Told You SoRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | FITSNews

    Back in May of 2014, this website railed against a $6 million bailout provided to S.C. State University - a historically black, government-run institution of "higher" learning located in Orangeburg, S.C. Specifically, we exposed how this payment wasn't what University officials claimed it was and how the school's financial situation was much worse than they were letting on. "S.C. State has had financial problems for years, yet state lawmakers continue to bail it out using taxpayer funds ," we wrote.

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  13. SC Lawmakers Abandon Public Intimidation EffortsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | FITSNews

    Among the intimidation techniques these goons wanted to employ? Threatening to imprison citizens who provided "materially incomplete" testimony before legislative committees and requiring witnesses to reveal who donates to their organizations. Crazy, huh? Not to mention pretty hypocritical for a group that refuses to disclose their own income sources while blowing billions of tax dollars each year.

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  14. Origins Of SC State House Probe Unearth Additional Corruption AllegationsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | FITSNews

    An internal investigation into a corrupt U.S. Attorney is reportedly what led the U.S. Department of Justice and the S.C. Attorney General's office to uncover - and begin investigating - a veritable smorgasbord of public corruption at the S.C. State House. Months ago a federal law enforcement source who fancies himself as a modern day "Deep Throat" approached FITS with the story of this internal USDOJ investigation - which reportedly began several years ago.

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  15. Weakened LCI Chairman Bill Sandifer Faces Open RebellionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | FITSNews

    One of the most liberal, self-serving and vindictive "Republican" politicians in South Carolina is Rep. Bill Sandifer of rural Oconee County. Seriously this guy has the thinnest skin, biggest ego and shortest temper of any lawmaker in Columbia, which is saying something if you've spent any time around the S.C. State House.

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  16. Most Popular Baby Names of 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | FITSNews

    Each year Baby Center puts out a list of the most popular names that were used in the U.S. in 2014. If you're done having kids or no where near that stage of life, this probably isn't anything of interest to you - unless you're just curious.

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  17. South Carolina Waiting On Will MuschampRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | FITSNews

    Of course Muschamp is also weighing interest from Auburn and Texas A&M. "As a defensive coach, he's on a short list of the most respected minds in the game," ESPN's Chris Low reported this week, adding that Muschamp would likely command a salary at or above what Alabama's Kirby Smart and LSU's John Chavis make each year.

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  18. Share Your Holiday, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | FITSNews

    As promised, I wanted to share with you my favorite holiday charity event. Share Your Holiday is an annual food drive for Harvest Hope Food Bank , that has been put on by WACH Fox Television station since 1998.

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  19. Robert Ford To Face The MusicRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | FITSNews

    Ford was indicted two weeks ago on eight counts of corruption - one count of misconduct in office, one count of forgery and six violations of the state ethics act . He faces up to ten years in prison on the misconduct in office charge, five years on the forgery charge and one year for each of the ethics violations.

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  20. Taylor: Why I Love Rush'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | FITSNews

    Writers are told to "write what they know," or are passionate about, and for me, that's Rush's fabulous fast food. I like to think of myself as Rush's No.

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