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More than a year after being cleared of charges in the sweeping S.C. Statehouse corruption probe, Richard Quinn, known as one of the South's top political kingmakers, was indicted on 11 counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice.

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A video of a man on the ground in a South Carolina prison yard, writhing in pain from stab wounds without aid for more than half an hour, is drawing renewed attention to the systemic problems that leave guards unable or unwilling to control violence or care for inmates within the prison walls. 

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Two more sizable scenic tracts are being put under conservation easement and open to the public, as trusts and other protection groups put more emphasis on giving people access in the rapidly developing Charleston metro region.

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Aliens, as some researchers call invasive species, are a leading cause of the extinction of native plants and animals around the world. They are becoming more of a threat to plants and wildlife in South Carolina.

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Many preservation experts in Charleston looked on with a sinking feeling last weeks as flames ripped through the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. And they know the challenges that lie ahead.

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Several Charleston area churches, many which reside in low income areas, are on the front lines in addressing poverty through food banks, financial assistance, affordable housing, clothing and health care initiatives. 

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Nine South Carolina senators want to review millions of dollars in economic incentives handed out to businesses in the state following a dispute over proposed tax benefits to lure the Carolina Panthers' headquarters and practice facility to the state.

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More than a year after being cleared of charges in the sweeping S.C. Statehouse corruption probe, Richard Quinn, known as one of the South's top political kingmakers, was indicted on 11 counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice.

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State regulators are opening some of the shrimping grounds on Wednesday — two months earlier than they were opened last year after a cold winter.

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A video of a man on the ground in a South Carolina prison yard, writhing in pain from stab wounds without aid for more than half an hour, is drawing renewed attention to the systemic problems that leave guards unable or unwilling to control violence or care for inmates within the prison walls. 

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The University of South Carolina narrowed a national search for its next president down to four candidates Wednesday, selecting applicants with backgrounds ranging from Northwestern University to West Point.

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A week after the Charleston County School Board rejected a proposed charter school, Compass Collegiate Academy won approval from another public sponsor: The S.C. Public Charter School District. It will operate in the same area and recruit the same students as it had in its original plan.

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The city of Charleston and the nonprofit LDC, which was created to help small businesses that otherwise would have trouble getting a bank loan, have starkly differently ideas about the $22.8 million that the LDC received two years ago. It's unclear how they will resolve them.