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School dating-violence bill stalls

...more appropriate for law enforcement, not schools. Vicki Bourus, the executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, said learning about healthy relationships is part of a young person's education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/26/met_512710.shtml
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Man found dead in jail

...South Carolina - Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons, (803) 649-0480 or (803) 641-4162 - South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline, (800) 260-9293 Mother and Child Victims The killing of women with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/22/met_58605.shtml
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Experts look for why of Meza family tragedy

...their burned out home last week. "I'm angry," said Vicki Bourus, executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. "As a state, we can develop a much better response to families in trouble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/16/met_425461.shtml
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Salons to join battle against abuse

...they know that we are going to help them." South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault want to take advantage of this scissors-and-confession relationship by training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/met_419206.shtml
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Domestic violence study gives women voice

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina domestic violence survivors say authorities do not treat the crime seriously, according to a new report.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/10/met_395923.shtml
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Ceremony commemorates 30 S.C. victims of domestic violence

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Marva Grayson was set on fire at a Columbia gas station by her husband in front of her 10-year-old son. Anise Hall was stabbed by her husband in Darlington County as she held her 14-month-old child.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/02/met_393329.shtml
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April brings awareness to sex assaults

...other forcible sex crimes were reported in the Palmetto State, according to statistics from the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Also, college students are facing a national rise in sexual assault cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/07/met_286420.shtml
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Fight S.C. abuse

As Gov. Jim Hodges noted in his State of the State address, South Carolina is tough on crime, but it doesn't do a good job of protecting its citizens from domestic violence. ``We've got to intensify our efforts,'' he told the Legislature.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/edi_280868.shtml
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Businesses face suits by victims

...liability for not taking these things seriously," said Susan Higginbotham, executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. But others say that the push is motivated by selfishness. "It's greed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/22/met_254125.shtml
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Slayings highlight anti-stalking law

...system who aren't very aware of this law," said Susan Higginbotham, executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. "We don't like to think people are serious about the threats," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/24/met_218003.shtml
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