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DNC Coverage: 09/04/12 Dave Beiter

Boise, Idaho Mayor Dave Beiter stopped by Tuesday to speak with WRHI’s Andrew Kiel. Boise, like South Carolina, is very much a Republican state. Beiter talks about how states like Idaho and South Carolina can still stay relevant with a Democratic convention right next door. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Lake Wylie’s Q2U already a big hit at the DNC

Next week’s Democratic National Convention is expected, as many conventions do, to give a “bump” to the party’s nominee — but one local company has already seen its own bump from the DNC coming to Charlotte. Brian Rich is the co-owner of Q2U Barbecue in Lake Wylie, and earlier this year his vinegar-based sauce was […]

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Political Science students get their first ‘taste’ of political conventions

While the nominees for this year’s presidential elections have been set now for some time, Winthrop students enrolled in a special class dedicated to this year’s political conventions still say there is some rhyme and reason to the expense, security and pomp and circumstance surrounding the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Junior Sean McCawley is […]

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Local businesses, SC students hoping to soak in DNC

With the Democratic National Convention now less than a month away, local businesses are banking on business coming their way with the 35,000 delegates, media, security and support staff descending on the Carolinas. Mary Frances Morton of the York County-based group SC in 2012 tells WRHI that several York County businesses hotels are still waiting […]

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Squabbled election season may have silver lining, party leaders say

Three York County Council hopefuls will appear on the November 6th ballot as petition candidates because the State Supreme Court ruled that they had not complied with state law in filing financial records.  That has made things more difficult for the Democratic and Republican parties who in some cases are finding themselves unable to support […]

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Police Chief: 14 local officers joining 2,000 nationwide to work the DNC

This time next month, an extra 35-thousand people will make their way to the Charlotte region for the Democratic National Convention.c And among those visitors will be a small but well-trained contingent of local law enforcement keeping the facilities, roads and free speech zones in and around center-city Charlotte safe. Rock Hill Police Chief John […]

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SC Official: US Youth Soccer, DNC are big wins that will shine on Rock Hill

In just a day or so, the US Youth Soccer National Championships are set to bring thousands to Rock Hill’s Manchester Meadows, and in just over a month, the Democratic National Convention will bring 35-thousand delegates, media and dignitaries to the Charlotte Metro. These two big events, back to back are garnering the eyes of […]

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