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The stuff of banana republics

...voter ID laws, or even photo ID laws, an undue burden. The U.S. Supreme Court even said so, in Crawford v. Marion County Election Board. The court ruled in the case out of Indiana that:"Because Indiana's (voter ID) cards are free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-09/stuff-banana-republic
Former SC State board chairman sentenced to 5 years in prison in kickback scheme

...racketeering and money laundering.Authorities say he skimmed federal money from projects, including a diaper plant in Marion County and a low-income housing development in Columbia, then falsified paperwork to get more funds.Prosecutors also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-20/former-sc-state-board-chairma
Indianapolis Colts' Josh McNary put on the commissioner's exempt list

...will be served."According to the probable cause affidavit, which was released publicly Wednesday afternoon by the Marion County prosecutor's office, a 29-year-old woman accused an unknown man of attacking her in the early morning hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-15/indianapolis-colts-josh-mcnar
Counties aren't sure they can trust lawmakers as S.C. House tries to change funding formula

MARION, S.C. - Marion County Administrator Tim Harper wishes he could give county workers raises...didn't. Lawmakers started failing to fully keep their promises.Marion County has a $17.3 million budget for its 33,000 people. In the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/counties-arent-sure-they-can-
Woman accused of killing Ga. mom to steal her newborn

...Authorities later sought warrants for Goins' arrest on murder and other charges, and she was apprehended Tuesday in Marion County, Tenn., Sisk said.Roberts' children will receive counseling, said the victim's mother, Leah Roberts Sharp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-25/woman-accused-killing-
Patricia Branson

...Mike Sutphin officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Branson was a native of Marion County, Indiana, but has lived in Harlem for many years. She had worked in Apartment Management and also as a Real Estate...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173658415
Former South Carolina State trustee Pinson found guilty of 29 charges in corruption scheme

...Prosecutors said Pinson skimmed federal money going to a low-income housing project in Columbia and a diaper factory in Marion County, then filed false paperwork to get more money from the government. They said he used his influence to make money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-03/former-south-carolina-state-t
Overtime

...Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the eve of the Indy 500.Avory Johnson, 19, was released shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday, Marion County Jail spokesman Julio Fernandez said.Witnesses who were supposed to be kept separate before the police line-up were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-28/overtime
Man arrested in shooting death near speedway in Indianapolis

...death of 25-year-old Max Levine, of Kokomo, Ind., Speedway Police Lt. Trent Theobald said in a news release. Marion County Jail spokesman Julio Fernandez said that Johnson is being held without bond on a charge of murder.Theobald said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-24/man-arrested-shooting-deat
South Carolina unemployment fell to 5.5 percent in March

...four counties were unchanged. Many counties that have the lowest unemployment saw joblessness increases last month.Marion County had South Carolina's highest jobless figure last month, at 10.4 percent. Unemployment was lowest in Lexington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-18/south-carolina-unemploymen