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School Shutdowns Raise Stakes of Digital Divide
School districts and governments are racing to provide internet access to millions of students.
Mar 31st, 2020
Lawsuit Filed Over Trump Plans for Offshore Drilling
The lawsuit claims the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act were all violated.
Dec 12th, 2018
Judge Gives Go Ahead for Failed Nuke Plant Rate Cuts
Judge allows 15 percent rate cut to show up on bills of a private South Carolina utility ordered by lawmakers after the company lost billions of dollars on two nuclear plants that were never finished.
Aug 7th, 2018
Shareholders of SC Utility Approve Merger
The deal gives Dominion — already one of the nation's largest utility companies — more of a foothold in South Carolina.
Aug 1st, 2018
Samsung Expands Production in SC
It is making progress on a plan to create nearly 1,000 jobs in the state by 2020.
Mar 20th, 2018
2 Dead From 'Preventable' Amtrak Crash
A conductor and engineer were killed after a switch was in the wrong position, sending an Amtrak train crashing into a freight train in South Carolina.
Feb 5th, 2018
Guardrail Mfr. Accused of Negligence
A lawsuit says design flaws in the product led to one woman's death and another's permanent disfigurement.
Feb 1st, 2018
Officials Probe Nuke Plant Fiasco
Thousands of people lost their jobs and more than half a dozen lawsuits have been filed.
Oct 18th, 2017
'Potential Criminality' in Nuke Project
When the multibillion-dollar nuclear construction project failed, thousands of people lost their jobs.
Sep 27th, 2017
Amazon Sued Over Eclipse Glasses
Faulty pairs of eclipse glasses may have resulted in eye injuries, headaches and blurry vision.
Sep 5th, 2017
Utilities Were Warned Before Plant Flop
The companies were warned well in advance about serious problems plaguing a doomed nuclear reactor project.
Sep 5th, 2017
Failed Nuke Reactor Utility Sued
The utility and South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. decided to bail on the reactors after jointly spending nearly $10 billion, much of that through rate hikes since 2009.
Aug 28th, 2017