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5:05 am on Thursday June 6, 2013

S.C. Ethics reform fails in Senate

A top legislative priority for this session, ethics reform, is all but dead. 
11:28 am on Wednesday June 5, 2013

S.C. Lawmakers may pass law in attempt to block federal healthcare reform

It's the final days of this year's legislative session in Columbia, and a group of Senators is working to pass an attempt at blocking President Barack Obama’s health care plan.
5:33 am on Friday February 24, 2012

Future of Reform Judaism: where have we been and where do we need to go?

What's the deal with denominationalism in Judaism? Can't you be "just Jewish?" Rabbis Stephanie and Judy tore down the house with their talk last year on Jewish outreach. On Sunday, February 26, they return. How and why was it necessary for Reform...
5:21 am on Monday January 25, 2010

South Carolina Latinos gather to rally support for immigration reform

Image by Flickr user celikins Sign from an immigration reform protest.South Carolina's Latino community has been gathering to discuss a strategy for pushing the immigration reform issue back into the national conversation. In 2008, South Carolina's...
7:10 am on Thursday January 14, 2010

Realtors descend on the State House, urge lawmakers to change tax law (updated)

Image by Flickr user Matthew Linder Update January 20: It looks like the realtors have been heard and their hard work has paid off. The state Senate is meeting today to approve a legislation that would temporarily eliminate point-of-sale...
4:24 am on Saturday August 29, 2009

DeMint touts his healthcare ideas to USC med students, they don't bite

On Friday, August 28, U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint pitched his ideas to tune up the market-based healthcare system to USC Medical School students. Read more stories on this subject in our healthcare topic page. And by all appearances they didn't much care...
3:07 am on Thursday August 27, 2009

Slow Food Charleston holding a Labor Day eat-in

Image by Slow Food CharlestonImage by 20090825-slowfood.jpg Slow Food Charleston will be participating in the National Day of Action on September 7 by hosting a number of local Eat-Ins at various locations across the area. What is the National Day...
11:18 am on Friday August 21, 2009

Examining the need for tougher sentencing of violent offenders in S.C.

Image by S.C. ETVImage by 20090821-crime.jpg After a wave of violent crime allegedly committed by prior offenders, S.C. ETV has done a piece on the need for tougher sentencing and the reforms needed to make it happen, and accommodate longer stays in...
3:09 am on Thursday July 9, 2009

Man on 'watch list' charged in murder of youth; Crime reform called for

Rafael Sinclair Horlbeck, 22, and his brother, Leon Willis Horlbeck, 32, have been charged in the early-July slaying of 15-year-old Jermel Tyler Brown. Read more stories on this subject in our crime topic page. While Leon's criminal record is...
7:12 am on Sunday January 25, 2009

Dozens of locals rally to send message on immigration

I had missed this story that ran in Thursday's Post and Courier. [gmap markers=blue::32.788465105117496,-79.9275541305542 |zoom=15 |center=32.78857333870564,-79.92828369140625 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] On President Barack...