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Warrant: Lexington dad feared 5 slain kids would kill him
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Warrant: Lexington dad feared 5 slain kids would kill him

Associated Press  – Wednesday, September 17, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids "were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according to an unredacted


Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact
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Dow hits new high as Federal Reserve keeps low interest rates intact

By BERNARD CONDON Associated Press  – Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NEW YORK - The Federal Reserve is leaving the punch bowl in place for investors.


Study says S.C. would benefit from offshore drilling 
But scientists, environmentalists remain skeptical
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Study says S.C. would benefit from offshore drilling

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A new analysis of drilling for oil and gas off South Carolina's coast says such energy extraction would be a net win for the state, even if production is relatively light and environmental impacts


Young USC secondary looks to 'take a leap'  
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Gamecocks looking for young secondary to 'take a leap'

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

COLUMBIA - For a football player, nothing replicates live game action. And for the underclassmen in South Carolina's secondary, the development process accelerated once they stepped between the lines ...


CSU's defensive linemen prove doubters wrong
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Charleston Southern's defensive line proves doubters wrong

BY DAVID SHELTON Special to The Post and Courier  – Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The performance of the defensive line often goes unnoticed in football because individual statistics do not always reflect the effectiveness of the unit.


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Three Charleston bars competing for Food & Wine title

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Voting is now open in Food & Wine Magazine's first-ever "The People's Best New Bars" contest, and three Charleston bars are in contention for the title.


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MacArthur Foundation names 2014 'genius grant' recipients

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Alison Bechdel, author of the 2006 graphic memoir "Fun Home," was named one of 21 MacArthur Foundation fellows. Each recipient of what's commonly called a "genius grant" gets a $625,000 stipend, paid


Watson learns from other QBs' missteps, grows more comfortable with Clemson playbook
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Watson learns from other QBs' missteps, grows more comfortable with Clemson playbook

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CLEMSON - Deshaun Watson's birthday was this past Sunday. He turned 19, seemingly going on 39.


Indicted communications director remains on school district payroll
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Kovach remains on school district payroll

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Berkeley County School District's communications director remains on the payroll a week after being indicted on a second charge for alleged misconduct during a 2012 referendum, with taxpayers


Ports chief gets 7-year extension, raise, bonus
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Charleston's ports chief gets 7-year contract extension, raise, bonus

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The State Ports Authority is giving its chief executive officer a raise, a performance bonus and a contract extension that will keep him in the top job for another seven years. Six other senior ...


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