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Here's the South Carolina story behind Clinton's anti-poverty plan

When she speaks about poverty and inequality on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton often mentions one plan that stands out in its simplicity: Rep. Jim Clyburn's "10-20-30" formula.


Spartanburg County Council gives final OK to Michelin distribution center

Plans to build a new Michelin distribution center along Highway 101 are moving forward.


Another insurer leaves South Carolina's health exchange market

Health insurer Aetna's decision to leave the federal health care exchange in 11 states means 8,000 South Carolinians will need new health insurance coverage in 2017.


Spartanburg County Council OKs second reading of Sunday alcohol sales measure

Spartanburg County Council approved a second reading Monday of an ordinance to permit Sunday sales of alcoholic beverages at county stores.


Blue Ridge Parkway proposes camping fee increase

Blue Ridge Parkway staff will hold two town hall meetings to discuss possible fee increases in 2017.


Retirees need $130,000 to cover health care alone, study finds

Today's 65-year-olds can expect to spend an average of $130,000 on health care during their retirement, from premiums to co-payments to eyeglasses, according to new estimates.


Seniors take too many drugs, pharmacist says

An increasing number of elderly patients nationwide are on multiple medications to treat chronic diseases, raising their chances of dangerous drug interactions and serious side effects.


Trooper OK after crash during high-speed chase in Jonesville

An S.C. Highway Patrol trooper suffered no injuries after crashing his patrol car during a chase in Jonesville.


Mark Sanford calls on Donald Trump to release tax returns

After Trump’s Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, released her 2015 tax returns Friday, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-Charleston, penned an op-ed column for the New York Times Sunday asking Trump to do the same.


2 fetuses found at wastewater treatment plant on James Island

CHARLESTON — Authorities in South Carolina say two fetuses were found at a wastewater treatment plant on James Island.


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