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S.C. unemployment agency launches mobile phone app

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce today has launched a mobile app for unemployment claimants, the first state in the nation to use such technology, official said.


Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate
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Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

By PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated Press  – Wednesday, April 23, 2014

WASHINGTON - To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian.


Pro-Russian insurgents hold US journalist captive
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Pro-Russian insurgents hold US journalist captive

By YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press  – Wednesday, April 23, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine - Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist, saying he was suspected of unspecified "bad activities."


Korea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher
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Korea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher (has video)

By GILLIAN WONG and HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press  – Wednesday, April 23, 2014

JINDO, South Korea - As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim task ...


Boeing first-quarter revenue up 8%
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Boeing first-quarter revenue rose 8%

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Boeing Co. on Wednesday reported first-quarter revenue rose 8 percent to $20.5 billion, mainly from higher sales of commercial aircraft.


Clemson's Dabo Swinney: "Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program"
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Clemson's Dabo Swinney: 'Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program'

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

CLEMSON -- After a week of the Freedom from Religion Foundation's filed complaint to Clemson University over the football program's faith-based culture capturing headlines, head coach Dabo Swinney


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Additional arrests made in fatal North Charleston shooting

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

North Charleston police on Tuesday made additional arrests in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy.


Jellyfish processing in South Carolina on hold as officials await permit reviews, tests

Associated Press  – Wednesday, April 23, 2014

BEAUFORT, S.C. - The processing of jellyfish is on hold along the South Carolina coast while officials wait for permit reviews and the results of toxicity tests.


Two red wolf pups at South Carolina wildlife refuge named after Stephen Colbert, Sally Jewell
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Two red wolf pups at South Carolina wildlife refuge named after Stephen Colbert, Sally Jewell

Associated Press  – Wednesday, April 23, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Two wolf pups born earlier this month in South Carolina have been named for comedian Stephen Colbert and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.


Former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard seeking early release from prison

By MEG KINNARD Associated Press  – Wednesday, April 23, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard is again asking state parole officials for early release from prison, this time saying he needs outside medical care because of a recent


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