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Same-sex marriage brings legal security
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Same-sex marriage brings more legal security to couples, families

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Like many gay couples, Amanda Hollinger and Tasha Gandy were abuzz last week over the historic moment when same-sex marriage became legal in South Carolina. They were among the first to pick up a


Same-sex marriage takes off across S.C.
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Legal same-sex marriage rolls across South Carolina

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Same-sex marriage cascaded across South Carolina on Thursday, from Charleston out into the most conservative rural swaths of the state, after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to halt it.


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Parents, experts offer advice on inspiring kids to give back

By erica rodefer winters  – Monday, November 3, 2014

Micki Collett's son Dante is only 22 months old, but she's already thinking about ways to help him learn to love giving back to the community. "I wasn't that into volunteering before I became a ...


Families share Thanksgiving traditions
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Holiday rituals go well beyond turkey and stuffing

By Theresa Stratford  – Monday, November 3, 2014

Google the phrase "Thanksgiving tradition," and you'll likely come across the image of a family at a festive table admiring a golden-brown turkey. But for many people, Thanksgiving customs extend ...


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Hosting Thanksgiving for the first time? Some tips

LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press  – Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The potatoes are wrong. The football game's too loud. The kids aren't dressed right. Thanksgiving can, of course, be a great joy, but with so many beloved traditions on the line it can also be prime ...


Recipe: Healthy Pumpkin Crunch
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A little protein makes pumpkin pie a lot healthier

MELISSA D'ARABIAN, Associated Press  – Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The holiday season just isn't the same if I don't stuff my face with pumpkin pie.


Charleston Jews to join International Shabbos Project

Saturday, October 18, 2014

A project uniting Jewish residents across the globe to celebrate a single sabbath together is coming to Charleston for the first time Friday evening, just days after a panel of local rabbis will ...


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A bounty of family fun awaits this fall

Thursday, October 2, 2014

We've compiled a sampling of local fall festivals, pumpkin patches and Halloween celebrations going on throughout the month of October and beyond.


Quiet sisterhood
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Summerville couple joins club of grieving parents who have lost babies before birth

Saturday, September 27, 2014

It was evening by time they trudged to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital's labor and delivery unit, a place where most women leave cradling tiny newborns against their chests alongside men with


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