South Carolina

Lindsey Graham

Immigration senators: Boston no excuse to nix bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators who helped write bipartisan immigration legislation say the Boston Marathon bombings should expedite an overhaul of the current system. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Sunday that the […]

04/21/2013

Mark Sanford, Republican Congressional candidate, Charleston, South Carolina (AP Photo)

It’s official: Sanford facing Colbert Busch in SC

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The race for a vacant South Carolina congressional seat has turned into the big-name contest that political junkies were hoping for.

04/03/2013

USDA expanding program to fight rural poverty

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expanding a program intended to reduce poverty and improve life in rural areas through better access to federal money.

03/26/2013

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Senate immigration bill may limit family visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill may dramatically limit green cards for extended families of U.S. citizens and residents, limiting them to immediate families instead, a key lawmaker says.

03/14/2013

President Obama waves at the South Lawn, Washington DC

Obama to dine tonight with GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — A restaurant near the White House will be the scene of tonight’s dinner get-together involving President Barack Obama and a dozen Republican senators.

03/06/2013

"Mary Lee," shark captured and outfitted with tracking device by OCEARCH.

Great white shark moves back to northeast

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The great white shark known as Mary Lee is headed north again after spending a number of weeks this winter along the Southeast coast. WATCH this video where researcher Chris Fischer (!) says Mary is ‘blowing our minds.’

01/31/2013

Teddy Turner

Ted Turner’s son vying in SC congressional primary

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Teddy Turner inherited his love of sailing from his father, media icon Ted Turner. But there is less a family resemblance when it comes to politics. “My dad has been asking for years, ‘How the heck did you become so conservative?'”

01/23/2013

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Mo. students lose 756 pounds at SC boarding school

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.

12/21/2012

Tim Scott (AP Photo)

Rep. Tim Scott picked to replace DeMint in Senate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man who will become the South’s first black Republican senator since Reconstruction said Monday his ascension in politics showed the evolution of his state and the nation.

12/17/2012

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Schools around US mull security after massacre

MIAMI (AP) — Schools around the country are reviewing security plans and in some cases adding extra law enforcement patrols to prepare for the first day of classes since a shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut.

12/16/2012

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