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By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Environmental agency to consider groundwater permits

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's environmental board plans to consider rules on whether anyone who wants to draw out large amounts of groundwater in seven western counties will need a permit. The State newspaper More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Columbia girl uses ailments for physical disability advocacy

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The fifth-grade girl was nervous, though she would never admit it. Jordan Reeves stared out from stage right behind the heavy curtain in the Missouri Theatre, pacing back and forth for a few More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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City of Columbia sees eco-friendly future in mass transit

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - More than a year after the city of Columbia put its first electric bus on the road, COMO Connect continues to add the buses to its fleet, with three more hitting the streets so far this year. More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Ex-coroner defends officials’ right to use racial slurs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A former South Carolina coroner is unapologetic over his usage of a racial slur toward a black neighbor, saying in a deposition filed in court this week as part of a federal lawsuit that he More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Man, 28, identified as victim of fatal Columbia shooting

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the deadly shooting of a 28-year-old man in northeast Columbia. Police said in a news release that Cameron Scott Caruthers was pronounced dead at a hospital after More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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McMaster names head of drug and alcohol treatment agency

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The acting director of South Carolina's alcohol and drug treatment agency will officially take its helm. Gov. Henry McMaster on Tuesday named Sara Goldsby to lead the Department of Alcohol More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Fatal Monday morning crash backs up I-20 traffic for hours

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Morning traffic backed up for hours on Interstate 20 after a fatal crash caused by a wrong-way driver. The State reports (http://bit.ly/2qM8r7j ) that South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Hearing shrouded in secrecy to follow bond for lawmaker

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A former Republican majority leader in the South Carolina House and the son of a veteran political consultant is heading to court after his indictments Rick Quinn has a bond hearing at 9:30 More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Accused killer’s arrest results in law on background checks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - People who sell or manage property in South Carolina will have to pass a background check to renew their license under a new law prompted by last November's arrest of a then-real-estate agent More...

By admin On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Missouri’s draft budget would eliminate 328 full-time jobs

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A draft budget for the University of Missouri next year includes eliminating 328 full-time positions - 147 that are currently vacant and 181 that are filled. A memo from Interim Chancellor Garnett More...