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Suspended SC State president sues school

Thomas Elzey sued the financially strapped university a week after trustees put him on paid leave and a day before they were set to meet to get legal advice on how to proceed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/suspended-sc-state-president-
Rep. Mitchell fined $16,000, ordered to repay $7,400

COLUMBIA - The House Ethics Committee on Thursday ordered Rep. Harold Mitchell to pay a $16,100 fine and reimburse his campaign account nearly $7,400 for improper expenses.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-22/rep-mitchell-fined-16000-ordered-re
SC legislators approve voter ID requirements

South Carolina House Republicans on Wednesday pushed through a measure requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, as Democrats blasted them for spending money on what they called voter suppression while the state faces a deficit.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-26/sc-legislators-approve-voter
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SC House approves photo ID, early voting proposal

The South Carolina House approved a compromise Tuesday that would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls and allow limited early voting.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-06-16/sc-house-approves-photo-id-ea
Civil War anniversary festivities planned amid cuts, controversy

ATLANTA --- Despite budget cuts and the potential for controversy, the state continues its long planning process for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/01/met_522350.shtml
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Trooper facing trial on charges of undue force

COLUMBIA --- A South Carolina state trooper who bragged about a crash that sent a fleeing suspect flying over the hood of his cruiser is to go on trial this week in a case drawing scrutiny from leaders of the state's black community.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/29/met_477575.shtml
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Celebrating a King

The Rev. Raphael Warnock (seated from left), of Ebenezer Baptist Church; ex-Congressman J.C. Watts; Gov. Sonny Perdue; Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor; President Pro Tem Eric Johnson; Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson; and Chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus Rep. Stan Watson listen to Xernona Clayton speak during the King Holiday Tribute in Atlanta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/14/met_43080.shtml
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Across Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. - A suspect in at least two dozen Columbus-area armed robberies was arrested after police linked him to a can of beer.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/15/met_437234.shtml
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Across the region

ATLANTA - State tax collections took a turn downward in February after six straight months of growth, Georgia's financial managers reported Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/04/met_407699.shtml
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Sanford finds it tough to bring racial diversity to top jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- During a campaign debate last year, GOP gubernatorial candidate Mark Sanford berated then-Gov. Jim Hodges, a Democrat, about the lack of diversity in jobs he controlled.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/29/met_367146.shtml
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