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Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...to stop his lungs and heart. He became Georgia's second death row inmate to die by lethal injection since the state Supreme Court outlawed the electric chair last month. The procedure was stalled for about 15 minutes because prison staffers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
ESPN sues Verizon over unbundling sports channel

...popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.The complaint filed Mon day in New York's state Supreme Court alleges that Verizon is breaking its contract with ESPN, owned by Walt Disney Co., by unbundling the sports channel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/espn-sues-verizon-over-unb
South Carolina House OKs bill making it easier to build hospitals

...program nearly died when Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed its funding in 2013, but was resurrected a year later when the state Supreme Court ruled the program couldn't be eliminated unless lawmakers directly voted to kill it.Smith, R-Sumter, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/south-carolina-house-oks-bill-makin
SC lawmakers debate certificate of need program

...Environmental Control uses to run the program. Hospitals sued, saying lawmakers never voted to end the program, and the state Supreme Court ruled in 2014 that it should continue.Conservatives including Merrill, R-Charleston, think the program is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/sc-lawmakers-debate-certifica
Former SC Supreme Court justice ministers to prisoners

...medium-security prison.Burnett served as a judge in circuit, family and probate courts. He was serving as a state Supreme Court justice when he announced his retirement from the bench in September 2007."I've been there a long time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-11/former-sc-supreme-court-justice-min
S.C. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Project Jackson appeal

...Jackson development could threaten the planned opening of a new ballpark for the Augusta GreenJackets next year.The state Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for the May term, according to the clerk of court's office. The decision was made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/sc-supreme-court-hear-oral-a
Supporters try to reinforce SC's Freedom of Information Act

...again this year to strengthen the law and respond to state Supreme Court decisions that appeared to eliminate requirements...backing three bills. Two of them are in response to a state Supreme Court decision that said public bodies don't have to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/supporters-try-reinforce
South Carolina justices order company to pay state $136 million over deceptive marketing

...highest court ruled this week, upholding penalties against the company but reducing the amount.The decision by the state Supreme Court more than halved the original penalties levied against Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc. by a Spartanburg County jury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-27/south-carolina-justices-or
Man seeks access to his GBI file

...he said.The GBI refused to release the information because they said the investigation hadn't concluded.The state Supreme Court is expected to issue an opinion on Evans' case later this year. If he wins, it could force open secret investigative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-07/man-seeks-access-his-g
Many of Deal's top aides, executive branch officials get pay raises

...compensation, such as year-end bonuses.Separately, legislators are considering granting $12,000 pay increases for state Supreme Court and Appeals Court judges, pushing them to $179,000 per year. Pending proposals also would give increases at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/many-deals-top-aides-executiv