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SC politics: Gingrich endorses Lee Atwater's widow for superintendent of ... - The State

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:36pm

SC politics: Gingrich endorses Lee Atwater's widow for superintendent of ...
The State
“He is a demonstrated leader on issues that will boost economic freedom and job creation in South Carolina and across the country.” Leaders from the S.C. Chamber of Commerce, which gave Graham its 2013 “Public Servant of the Year” award, attended the ...

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SC college production highlights political battle between lawmakers, public ... - Washington Post

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:23pm

Washington Post

SC college production highlights political battle between lawmakers, public ...
Washington Post
The emotional reaction was part of a worsening political battle between South Carolina's public universities and conservative Republican lawmakers, who argue that campus culture should reflect the socially conservative views of the state. (Alice Keeney ...

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A new player steps into South Carolina governor's race - CNN

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:03pm

CNN

A new player steps into South Carolina governor's race
CNN
Haley's road to re-election this November has looked smooth of late, thanks to Obamacare's unpopularity in South Carolina, a shrinking unemployment rate and the cautious approach of her Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen. But Haley's ...
Haley promotes jobs growth, education plan in visit to ClintonClintonchronicle
MORNING BUZZ: Gov. Nikki Haley starts campaign adsThe State

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Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Outpouring Of Support From Tiny South ... - Huffington Post

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:06pm

The Wire

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Outpouring Of Support From Tiny South ...
Huffington Post
It's currently legal in 29 states -- including South Carolina -- to fire or harass someone at work for being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. There's legislation in Congress that would ban such treatment of people, but the bill, called the ...
South Carolina Launches New Attacks on Northern Cultural AggressionThe Wire
Qualified Support For The Fired Lesbian Police ChiefThe American Conservative
Police Chief Fired For Being Gay: 'Crushing' To Hear Mayor's Anti-Gay Attack ...The New Civil Rights Movement

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In South Carolina, leaders reconsider drilling along the coastline - Bellingham Herald

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:57pm

Bellingham Herald

In South Carolina, leaders reconsider drilling along the coastline
Bellingham Herald
South Carolina coastal towns such as Myrtle Beach, above, rely on tourism, an economic driver that supports one in 10 jobs in South Carolina, according to the U.S. Travel Association, and accounted for $17.6 billion worth of spending in 2012. AP ...

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Bed Bath & Beyond Ends Ban on Applicants With Criminal Past (1) - Businessweek

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:21pm

Bed Bath & Beyond Ends Ban on Applicants With Criminal Past (1)
Businessweek
... histories that have been rehabilitated.” Federal agencies and New York have stepped up enforcement of protections for job-seekers with criminal histories, Madeline Neighly, staff attorney for the National Employment Law Project, said. The center ...

South Carolina's top military man begins re-election campaign - AirForceTimes.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:42pm

The State

South Carolina's top military man begins re-election campaign
AirForceTimes.com
In the June 10 GOP primary, Livingston faces William Breazeale of Florence, an airline pilot and former Army officer who says his 20 years of military service in Iraq and Kuwait provide him with the experience for the job. In a phone interview Tuesday, ...
SC's adjutant general begins re-election campaignThe State
SC's top military man begins re-election campaignWBTV

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Medical University of South Carolina's chief scientific officer leaving for ... - Charleston Post Courier

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:04pm

Medical University of South Carolina's chief scientific officer leaving for ...
Charleston Post Courier
A top researcher and administrator at the Medical University of South Carolina is leaving Charleston for a job in Michigan. Stephen M. Lanier, a pharmacologist and associate provost for research at MUSC, has been named vice president for research at ...

Gov. Nikki Haley: Finish MOX plant - The State

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:32pm

The State

Gov. Nikki Haley: Finish MOX plant
The State
“It's only right that we turn around and we show D.C. you can't break promises with the people of South Carolina.'' Haley said she's made her points to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, who she said has been cordial but is an employee of an administration ...
Gov. Nikki Haley tours MOX facility at SRSAiken Standard

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South Carolina job market looks promising for graduating seniors - WACH.com

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:50pm

South Carolina job market looks promising for graduating seniors
WACH.com
"We have employers who desperately need new employees, but they haven't reduced their standards, so students have to work very hard to get these opportunities," said Halasz. According to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, the ...

New South Carolina law replaces high school exit exam - The Augusta Chronicle

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:29pm

The State

New South Carolina law replaces high school exit exam
The Augusta Chronicle
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina is replacing its high school exit exam with tests considered more useful to students' future success, with scores that could go on work resumes or college admissions applications. A new law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley ...
New SC law deletes high school exit exam mandateCharlotte Observer
SC law removes high school exit exam mandateWYFF Greenville

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Beer battle: Advocates want legal changes to position state for industry growth - The State

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:36pm

The State

Beer battle: Advocates want legal changes to position state for industry growth
The State
GREENVILLE, SC — Beer laws that have been in place in South Carolina since the end of Prohibition now stand in the way of landing a California craft brewing giant's $31million eastward expansion. Yet, if time runs out to attract Stone Brewing Co.
Changes brewing to fix beer laws to lure companiesGreenville News
Bill looks to bring 400 brewery jobs to SCABC NEWS 4
Stone Brewing to invest $31m in South CarolinaDrinks Business Review

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Lawsuit accuses entertainment figures of sex abuse - WIS

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:22pm

Lawsuit accuses entertainment figures of sex abuse
WIS
Egan claims he was lured into a sex ring run by a former digital entertainment company executive, Marc Collins-Rector, with promises of auditions for acting, modeling and commercial jobs. He was put on the company's payroll as an actor and forced to ...

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Kalamazoo Wings rolling into South Carolina with ECHL playoff series with ... - The Kalamazoo Gazette

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:53pm

Kalamazoo Wings rolling into South Carolina with ECHL playoff series with ...
The Kalamazoo Gazette
Now the K-Wings will roll into South Carolina for the next three games at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. If neither team wins all three, action will .... He went out and did a good job for his teammates. He has a real knack for playing the body ...

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The Firing of a Popular Police Chief Shows What Can Happen When a New ... - Slate Magazine (blog)

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:38pm

Slate Magazine (blog)

The Firing of a Popular Police Chief Shows What Can Happen When a New ...
Slate Magazine (blog)
Seven reprimands later—the only reprimands she had received during her time on the force, all issued on the same day—Moore was out of a job. This is what can happen when your new boss is anti-gay. ... Latta residents continue to express their support ...
South Carolina police chief allegedly fired for being gay: “I can't believe ...Salon
Mayor Who Fired Lesbian Police Chief Caught On Tape In Homophobic TiradeHuffington Post
South Carolina town helps make the case for ENDAMSNBC
Democracy Now -Wonkette (satire) -LGBT Weekly
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How NC Job Growth Compares To Other States - WFAE

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:14pm

How NC Job Growth Compares To Other States
WFAE
The federal data show that 1.6 percent more North Carolinians had jobs in March compared to a year ago. That's solid but not as strong as South Carolina, where employment grew 2 percent. And the top states in the country for employment growth were ...

USC baseball's outlook improves with series win at Auburn - The State

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:49pm

The State

USC baseball's outlook improves with series win at Auburn
The State
With No. 11 South Carolina's 4-3 victory Sunday against Auburn, Gamecocks coach Chad Holbrook thinks his team is turning the corner. ... “If we can find a way to get healthy, we're going to be difficult to beat, because our pitching staff has done a ...
Auburn Falls 4-3 To Drop Series To GamecocksGamecockAnthem.com (subscription)
Rain Forces Tiger To Play Two On SaturdayOU Insider (subscription)

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Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 - WIS

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 5:40pm

Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
WIS
I refused to work their jobs, and I would have refused to breathe the prison's air if I could have done so." Carter eventually wrote and spoke eloquently about his plight, publishing his autobiography, "The Sixteenth Round," in 1974. Benefit concerts ...

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Bill looks to bring 400 brewery jobs to SC - ABC NEWS 4

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:23pm

Bill looks to bring 400 brewery jobs to SC
ABC NEWS 4
Bring those jobs to South Carolina,” Senator Bennett said. “Stone will help solidify the Palmetto ... “This bill, like the pint bill passed last year, will create jobs and investment in the South Carolina economy,” Representative Cole said. “Let's ...

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report for March 2014 ... - Sierra Sun Times

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:24am

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report for March 2014 ...
Sierra Sun Times
The largest over-the-month percentage increases in employment occurred in North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Utah, and Wyoming (+0.5 percent each). The largest over-the-month percentage decline in employment occurred in Nebraska (-0.3 ...