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

Q&A with local foods expert
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Nikki Seibert of Lowcounry Local First offers tips on how to increase your intake of local foods

By Erica Rodefer Winters  – Thursday, September 25, 2014

It's hard to deny the benefits of buying and eating locally-grown food. It's often fresher and more nutritious, plus it supports the local economy, and has a smaller carbon footprint than products ...

How does screen time affects kids' vision?
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Local doctors monitoring how screen time impacts eye health

By Holly Fisher  – Thursday, September 25, 2014

Children play games on parents' iPhones, read on Kindles and Nooks, use iPads at school, and play video games on the television. Today's kids are connected to digital devices in a way no other ...


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