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Common Core dispute pits Zais against ed boards

Posted: 07/31/2014 - The law directs educator panels to review current math and reading standards, which are the Common Core standards. Changes must be approved by both the state Board of Education and Education Oversight Committee. Zais has no vote on either board.

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Gov. Deal meets with Latino leaders on immigration

Immigration

Posted: 07/31/2014 - After meeting with a group from the Latino community Wednesday, Deal said in a statement that officials are trying to find out where the minors are staying and that he asked the group for information they're gathering in the community.

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Drone carrying contraband crashes at SC prison

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said Wednesday that officials found a crashed drone in bushes outside Lee Correctional Institution earlier this year. At the site, Givens says officers also found contraband materials, including cellphones, tobacco products and marijuana.

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US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Meehan says the U.S. also condemns those responsible for hiding weapons in U.N. facilities in Gaza. She says the escalation shows the need for a cease-fire as soon as possible.

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Recount ordered in Ga. school superintendent race

Posted: 07/29/2014 - Unofficial tallies after the July 22 race showed that Irwin County educator Richard Woods earned just over 50 percent of votes and the two were separated by less than 1 percent of total votes.

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Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

Updated: 07/29/2014 - They were walking along Caspersen Beach in Venice Sunday afternoon when the 1972 Piper Cherokee plane made an emergency landing after reporting problems. Officials say the father and daughter were hit by either the plane or its debris.

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Unaccompanied youths enroll in Georgia schools

Immigration

Updated: 07/29/2014 - Caroline Woodason, the school system's assistant director for student support, said the children have relatives in the Dalton area and are staying with them.

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Gov. Haley urges Atlantic Beach to end Bikefest

Posted: 07/29/2014 - The Atlantic Beach Bikefest attracts tens of thousands to the small seaside community every Memorial Day weekend. But this year, there were eight shootings along the Grand Strand, including three people shot and killed at a motel nearby Myrtle Beach.

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SC will keep fighting for gay marriage ban

Posted: 07/28/2014 - A legally married gay couple living in South Carolina sued in September over the state's ban. That federal case has been on hold while Virginia's ban was being heard.

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Observers, investigators kept away by fighting

Posted: 07/28/2014 - Government troops have stepped up their push to win back territory from pro-Russian separatists in fighting that the United Nations said today has killed more than 1,100 people in four months.

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Israeli PM speaks of `prolonged' campaign in Gaza

Posted: 07/28/2014 - Meanwhile, a strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people, nine of them children. Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack as fighting in the Gaza war raged on despite a major Muslim holiday.

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Man falls to death from Spartanburg County bridge

Posted: 07/28/2014 - Clevenger said a witness reported seeing the man fall from the bridge. The coroner said passing motorists stopped to check on the man, and it did not appear he was struck by a vehicle.

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1 shot and wounded outside Charleston-area mall

Posted: 07/28/2014 - Pryor says the wounded man told investigators he arrived at the mall to pick up someone he knew when a confrontation ensued between the two and shots were fired.

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40 brush fires reported in Irmo in 5 hours

Posted: 07/28/2014 - Irmo Chief Fire Marshal Jeff Allen said all the fires were set in less than five hours Sunday afternoon and evening, leading fire officials to think the blazes were intentionally set.

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Gov. Haley: Immigration situation 'just wrong'

Posted: 07/25/2014 - Gov. Nikki Haley says it's wrong for the federal government to expect states to accept children caught at the U.S. border while providing no information on them.

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