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State Treasurer bets the bank on casino venture

Columbia, SC – South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced today that the state would be launching a new “sure-fire” solution to budget shortfalls for the foreseeable future by building a casino on the grounds of the Statehouse in Columbia.

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NFL exploring use of bowl games to increase revenue


When the Super Bowl rolls into town the talk inevitably turns to money, and this year is no exception. To that end, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hosted an informal meeting with business reporters on Thursday to discuss possible new revenue streams for the league and its players, including the possibility of converting the existing playoff system into a series of college-like bowl games.

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Town takes up online gaming to make up budget gap


Budget cuts are hitting cities all over the state and nation, but the town of Surfside Beach thinks they’ve come up with a new way to make up their shortfalls: internet gambling.

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Conservatives outraged about Romney’s 2011 tax returns, say he overpaid


As promised, Mitt Romney released his 2011 tax returns today showing he paid an effective rate of about 14% on his earnings. While the release was met with eye-rolling from the left, conservatives are outraged that the candidate appears to have significantly overpaid his taxes.

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Hacked Romney tax file unlocked, contents revealed, shockers aplenty


Rumors of Mitt Romney’s pilfered tax returns spread around the internet like wildfire this week, with nobody able to conclusively prove that it actually happened, until now. Our network of hackers has provided us with the encrypted file containing Romney’s past ten years of tax returns and we have managed to break the encryption.

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Gov. Haley officially relocates press operation to Post & Courier offices


South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has never had a problem picking favorites in the media, but on Wednesday she formalized her cozy arrangement with Charleston’s Post and Courier.

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Chick-fil-A implementing biblical restrictions for female employees, customers


Buoyed by the outpouring of support from conservatives around the country, Chick-fil-A executives are preparing to bring more religion into their restaurants, in part by keeping menstruating women out.

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Charleston’s Post and Courier launches pay-per-peek charges at newspaper boxes


As newspapers around the country are struggling to stay afloat, the publisher of Charleston’s Post and Courier thinks they have found a new source of income. Starting this week, the paper will be rolling out new covers on their newspaper boxes to prevent people from reading the front of the newspaper without paying first.

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