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Peatsy Hollings, wife of Sen. Fritz Hollings, dies at 77

Peatsy Hollings, wife of longtime US Sen. Fritz Hollings, has died, the (Charleston) Post and Courier has reported. Rita Louise “Peatsy” Hollings was 77 when she died Sunday night. She suffered from Alzheimer’s disease, the newspaper rep…

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“It’s a never-ending cycle”: SC needs $3 billion for bridge repairs (VIDEO)

“It’s not as bad as it looks,” Lee Estes says as he points to an all-too-noticeable crack in the concrete. Estes, a senior geotech with the South Carolina Department of Transportation, is inspecting the Highway 9 bridge over the Cataw…

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Colleges, lawmakers: How will $1.3B in upkeep fit into merit funding?

Gov. Nikki Haley says she wants to see colleges run like businesses, using a model called Accountability-based funding (ABF) to award state money for meeting certain criteria, including graduation rates, use of funds, in-state students, etc. But colleg…

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Monday’s weather

Today we will see a few showers and possible thunderstorms for the Upstate in the morning , which will move into the Midlands and the Lowcountry by the afternoon and evening hours. Mostly cloudy skies will allow highs to top in the mid 70s for the Upst…

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State Fair “Speed” ride, “like nothing I’ve ever been on!” (VIDEO)

A peanut butter banana bacon burger, an extreme speed ride new to North America, and sea lions. It’s a great day in South Carolina for State Fair fans looking for something new. The new ride that’s creating a lot of buzz is called “Speed.?…

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Missing Ft. Jackson soldier spotted in Indiana, deputies say

A Fort Jackson soldier who reported missing thsi week has been located in Gary, Indiana, authorities say. Sgt. Rob Larson was reported missing from his home in Calhoun County by his wife Pamela Larson last Saturday. This led Calhoun County deputies on…

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Missing Ft. Jackson soldier spotted in Indiana, deputies say

A Fort Jackson soldier who reported missing thsi week has been located in Gary, Indiana, authorities say. Sgt. Rob Larson was reported missing from his home in Calhoun County by his wife Pamela Larson last Saturday. This led Calhoun County deputies on…

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