The death of Justice Antonin Scalia left a vacant seat on the Supreme Court. President Obama now has the obligation to nominate a new justice, but some Republicans have sworn to block an Obama nomination. Obama has the chance to make a power move, forcing the Republicans to vote on the issue or be seen by the public as obstructionist.
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Parents and educators attended a learning disabilities information and resource forum sponsored by Understood, an organization that complies and publishes information on learning disabilities for free. The forum featured presentations by specialists in learning disabilities and parents with children who suffer from learning disabilities.
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Thousands of people came out to the Columbia State House Tuesday to listen to the Rev. Franklin Graham speak about religion and politics. Graham urged Christians to get involved in politics and to go out and vote, regardless of party affiliation.
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University of South Carolina females learn self-defense techniques with free classes offered by the university. The classes, held once a month, empower and comfort women both on and off campus.
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As Scottish dances have done for centuries, feet tap and bodies spin in Bill McCullough’s Scottish country dance class that brings a bit of the culture to Columbia.
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Walter Liniger is an unlikely blues professor. He isn’t African-American and he isn’t from the U.S. He’s Swiss, and his passion brought him here to study under blues legends. In his USC classes, you won’t find a textbook or PowerPoint. Instead, students learn about themselves through playing music.
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Hollywood Park is dying. The playground needs to be replaced and the trees are dead. But, help is coming and from much closer than expected. Todd Martin has worked on parks before, but this time it’s just around the corner. Continue reading “Hollywood Park gets renovations from within the community”