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Common Core dispute pits Zais against ed boards

postandcourier.com — COLUMBIA - A disagreement on how two education bodies are proceeding with writing of new standards was somewhat resolved on Thursday. State Board of Education Chair Barry Bolen said the Department of Education and the Education Oversight Committee are two panels going in two different directions in working on the state's education standards.
Jul 31, 2014

Update: Common Core dispute pits Zais against ed boards bit.ly/1o9WaRs More details to come

Bakari Sellers says he could work well with Nikki Haley if both are elected

postandcourier.com — State Rep. Bakari Sellers, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, told the Rotary Club of Orangeburg Wednesday morning that he would be able to get along well with incumbent Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, if both are elected in November, according to a story posted today on The Times and Democrat's website.
Jul 31, 2014

Bakari Sellers says he could work well with Nikki Haley if both are elected #sctweets #scpolitics j.mp/1qsuKVC

S.C. broadens its definition of sexual exploitation

postandcourier.com — Charleston hasn't seen a so-called "sextortion" case that has triggered involvement from Homeland Security, but it has seen several lesser cases of teenagers being encouraged to post risque images of themselves. These cases have not led to arrests.

Charleston RiverDogs GM Dave Echols to undergo prostate exam at game

postandcourier.com — Being the general manager of a minor league baseball club can be a pain in the rear sometimes. Just ask Charleston RiverDogs general manager Dave Echols. Echols has agreed to undergo a prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" in the seventh inning of Saturday's game between the RiverDogs and the Hagerstown Suns.
Jul 31, 2014

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Panel: Improving rural education is key to helping poor communities

Jul 31, 2014

Panel: Improving rural education is key to helping poor communities bit.ly/1o85OnU via @Jeremy_Borden

Trips to Florida State, Michigan State key Citadel basketball schedule

postandcourier.com — Trips to Florida State, Virginia Tech and Michigan State, along with a 14-game home slate, highlight The Citadel's 2014-15 basketball schedule, released Wednesday. The Bulldogs will open the season at the All-Military Classic at West Point, along with Army, Air Force and VMI, and will play at rival College of Charleston on Dec.
Jul 31, 2014

Looks like Michigan State hoops will host The Citadel Dec. 22. bit.ly/1komMPM

Jul 30, 2014

Key point on Citadel hoop slate: Home games start at 6 pm to give cadets better shot at attending, Chuck D says fb.me/6Ktby3kNV