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SC Unemployment Drops To 7.1 Percent In November

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped yet again last month, falling to 7.1 percent in November. The number released Friday by the Department of Employment and Workforce was the lowest South Carolina’s […]

12/20/2013

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Teen Dies Alone After Giving Birth In SC Dorm Room

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Benedict College student bled to death after delivering a stillborn baby alone in her dorm room. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said the student was found dead […]

09/05/2013

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SC Man Charged In 2-Year-Old Boy’s Death

AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say charges against a 28-year-old Aiken man have been upgraded after a child in his care died. Aiken County deputies said Monday that Ivory Blackshire is now charged with homicide […]

09/02/2013

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1 Dead, 3 Injured In SC Fire

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — One man is dead and three injured following a fire in a doublewide mobile home near Conway. Authorities say 68-year-old Donald Loan Sr. died in the blaze early Monday. Two people […]

CBS Charlotte–08/12/2013

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SC Looking To Recruit More State Troopers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for more troopers. The Highway Patrol plans seven recruitment meetings across the state this month at the headquarters each of the patrol’s seven troops. […]

CBS Charlotte–08/12/2013

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South Carolina Man Describes Being Trapped In Car

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 30-year-old South Carolina man is recovering from a broken neck and other injuries suffered when his rental car went off a forest road in western Montana last week and rolled […]

CBS Charlotte–08/06/2013

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SC To Release School Report Card Grades

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina education officials are releasing several measures of student performance. The Education Department will release its grades for South Carolina school districts and all schools Thursday morning. The agency also […]

CBS Charlotte–08/01/2013

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NC Flooding Sending Massive Debris Into Lake Wylie

LAKE WYLIE, S.C. (AP) — York County deputies are recommending that boaters stay off of Lake Wylie for a few days as huge piles of debris wash into the lake from upstream flooding in North […]

CBS Charlotte–07/31/2013

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Carowinds’ Tallest Ride Strands Passengers Again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The tallest ride at Carowinds malfunctioned again, stranding 64 passengers high above the amusement park for more than an hour. Carowinds says no one was injured when the WindSeeker malfunctioned Sunday […]

CBS Charlotte–07/29/2013

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Man Holding Child Killed At SC Apartment

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Richland County sheriff’s deputies say a bystander holding his 3-year-old child was shot and killed at a Columbia apartment complex. Deputies say the child was not injured in the shooting about […]

CBS Charlotte–07/25/2013

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