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  • How to Help: Jesup Fire Recovery

    How to Help: Jesup Fire Recovery

    There are several ways to help those who have been affected by the fire that broke out a Jesup shopping center on Monday night.
    There are several ways to help those who have been affected by the fire that broke out a Jesup shopping center on Monday night.
  • S.C. Gang Resistance Program Graduates 30 From New Non-School Effort

    S.C. Gang Resistance Program Graduates 30 From New Non-School Effort

    Saturday, August 2 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-08-02 04:07:42 GMT
    The Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the “Show Them We Care” after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia. G.R.E.A.T. is a national gang, violence, and bullying prevention program that’s usually taught in schools by law enforcement officers. It’s aimed at preventing delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership. Tamarika Roberts had two daughters graduate Friday, 10-year...
    The Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the “Show Them We Care” after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia. G.R.E.A.T. is a national gang, violence, and bullying prevention program that’s usually taught in schools by law enforcement officers. It’s aimed at preventing delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership. Tamarika Roberts had two daughters graduate Friday, 10-year...
  • Concealed Weapons Permit Applications Double in 3 Years in S.C.

    Concealed Weapons Permit Applications Double in 3 Years in S.C.

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:18:00 GMT
    The number of concealed weapons permit applications, or CWPs , has more than doubled in South Carolina over the last three years. Because of the attention on CWPs after new laws in August of last year and February of this year, we took a look at the numbers and what the state is doing to keep guns out of the wrong hands. The new law last August prohibits anyone declared by a judge to be mentally unfit from buying a gun, and reports those court rulings to the National Instant Background Chec...
    The number of concealed weapons permit applications, or CWPs , has more than doubled in South Carolina over the last three years. Because of the attention on CWPs after new laws in August of last year and February of this year, we took a look at the numbers and what the state is doing to keep guns out of the wrong hands. The new law last August prohibits anyone declared by a judge to be mentally unfit from buying a gun, and reports those court rulings to the National Instant Background Chec...
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  • SCDNR Offering Labor Day Boat Safety Inspections

    SCDNR Offering Labor Day Boat Safety Inspections

    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is offering courtesy boat safety inspections during the Labor Day weekend at boat landings in nearly one dozen counties, including Beaufort.
    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is offering courtesy boat safety inspections during the Labor Day weekend at boat landings in nearly one dozen counties, including Beaufort.
  • Experimental Ebola Drug Heals all Monkeys in Study

    Experimental Ebola Drug Heals all Monkeys in Study

    Tobacco plants are being grown in a BioProcessing facility in Owensboro, Ky so that they can be used to help manufacture, ZMAPP, an experimental drug to treat patients infected with Ebola. Tobacco plants are being grown in a BioProcessing facility in Owensboro, Ky so that they can be used to help manufacture, ZMAPP, an experimental drug to treat patients infected with Ebola.
    (AP) - An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made. The monkeys were given the drug, ZMapp, three to five days after they were infected with the virus and when most were showing symptoms. That is several days later than any other experimental Ebola treatment tested so far. The drug also completely protected six other monkeys g...
    (AP) - An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made. The monkeys were given the drug, ZMapp, three to five days after they were infected with the virus and when most were showing symptoms. That is several days later than any other experimental Ebola treatment tested so far. The drug also completely protected six other monkeys g...
  • Jury Finds Woman Guilty in Fatal Silicone-Injection Case

    Jury Finds Woman Guilty in Fatal Silicone-Injection Case

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:18:11 GMT
    Tracey Lynn Garner, charged in the case of a Georgia woman who died in 2012 after an illegal buttocks implant in Mississippi. Garner, was initially identified as a man but is now listed in jail records as woman (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)Tracey Lynn Garner, charged in the case of a Georgia woman who died in 2012 after an illegal buttocks implant in Mississippi. Garner, was initially identified as a man but is now listed in jail records as woman (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
    A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to the 2012 death of a Georgia woman.
    A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to the 2012 death of a Georgia woman.
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  • California appeals teacher tenure ruling

    California appeals teacher tenure ruling

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 06:30:45 GMT
    California Gov. Jerry Brown has filed an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.
    Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or...
  • Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:12:50 GMT
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than...
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen...
  • Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules

    Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:49:49 GMT
    The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.
    The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.
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