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Army listens to SC residents on possible Fort Jackson cuts
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Army listens to South Carolina residents on possible Fort Jackson cuts

By SUSANNE M. SCHAFER Associated Press  – Thursday, February 26, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. Army officials have begun meeting with supporters of Fort Jackson as the service mulls budget cuts that threaten half the 7,000 military and civilian jobs at the


Facebook adds new gender option for users: Fill in the blank
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Facebook adds new gender option for users: Fill in the blank

By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer  – Thursday, February 26, 2015

Facebook users who don’t fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.


Warrants: Father strangled 5 South Carolina children
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Warrants: Father strangled 5 South Carolina children

Associated Press  – Thursday, February 26, 2015

LEXINGTON, S.C. — Grand jury indictments accuse a Lexington County father of strangling his five children last summer at the family’s home.


Google app, iPads link MUSC’s littlest patients, family
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Google funds iPad program for MUSC Children’s Hospital in Charleston

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A new iPad program at the MUSC Children’s Hospital is helping families stay connected when parents can’t be right at their children’s bedsides.


Carl Johnson, former Cannon Street All-Stars third baseman, dies
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Carl Johnson, former Cannon Street All-Stars third baseman, dies

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Carl Johnson, former third baseman with the 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars, died Monday. He was 72.


FCC imposes net neutrality, tougher rules for Internet providers
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FCC passes net neutrality, bringing tougher rules for Internet providers

By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press  – Thursday, February 26, 2015

WASHINGTON — Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on ...


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Gamecocks shift starter to bolster bullpen for Clemson series

Thursday, February 26, 2015

COLUMBIA — South Carolina may have won four straight and 13 out of the last 16 games against Clemson, but that doesn’t mean the Gamecocks aren’t gunning for more in the Palmetto


Christie tells CPAC crowd he shouldn’t be counted out
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Christie tells CPAC crowd he shouldn’t be counted out

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press  – Thursday, February 26, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sold himself to a room of conservative activists Thursday as a fighter who shouldn’t be counted out as he mulls a run for president in


Veterans Affairs, DOD open clinic at Beaufort Naval Hospital
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Veterans Affairs, DOD open clinic at Beaufort Naval Hospital

Associated Press  – Thursday, February 26, 2015

BEAUFORT, S.C. — The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense are opening a new dermatology clinic at the Beaufort Naval Hospital.


SC officers get diversity training in advance of Bikefest
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Grand Strand police officers get diversity training in advance of Bikefest

Associated Press  – Thursday, February 26, 2015

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The U.S. Justice Department is helping law enforcement officers along the Grand Strand prepare for policing during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.


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