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SC Officials Crafting Plan To Fight Obesity

Health and agriculture officials in South Carolina have scheduled a discussion on ways to combat obesity.



SC Chamber Wants Gas Tax To Bring More Road Money

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is joining a growing number of lawmakers in both parties who say the state must figure out a way to raise more money for its roads, calling for a combination of tax increases and other sources of revenue.


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4 SC Firemen Under Investigation Over Political Ad

Four Charleston firefighters are under investigation after they were shown giving a “thumbs up” as part of a political ad.


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US Census: Poverty On The Rise In South Carolina

South Carolina’s poverty rate remains the ninth highest in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.


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SC Gets $5 Million In Affordable Care Grants

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is receiving almost $5 million under the federal Affordable Care Act to expand primary care health care centers in 17 communities. U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn announced the grants Friday. […]


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SC’s Unemployment Rate Increases To 6.4 Percent

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s unemployment rate rose again in August to 6.4 percent, putting the state back above the national jobless rate, according to labor data released Friday. The rise of six-tenths of […]


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SC Airport Bomb-Sniffing Dog Dies In Handler’s Car

A bomb-sniffing dog with the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport police department has died after the air conditioning in her handler’s car failed.

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Police: Man, 70, Growing Marijuana In Chicken Coop

Investigators say a 70-year-old man was growing marijuana in a chicken coop in the backyard of his Columbia home.


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36 SC Stores Suspended From Lottery Sales

Lottery officials in South Carolina say three dozen stores have been suspended from selling tickets because of their involvement in the operation of illegal gambling machines.


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Deputies: SC Woman Attacked Expectant Mother

Authorities are investigating the attempted kidnapping and murder of a pregnant woman in Summerville.





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