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TOP FIVE: Foreign worker allegations, lottery sales and more

By Lindsay Street, Statehouse correspondent | Here’s a look at five policy-related stories involving South Carolina that you might have missed in recent days:

1. S.C. business owners allege officials ignore foreign worker complaints

2. State agency’s study to look at poverty, lottery sales

3. Less rain is falling day-to-day in South Carolina

4. S.C. teachers report being injured by students

5. South Carolina gives more but still falls 14 places when it comes to charity.

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by · 11/28/2017 · News, Top Five
BRIEF: Feel soggy? Leaked report provides insights

BRIEF: Feel soggy? Leaked report provides insights

There sure has been a lot of rain around the Midlands and coast over the last 30 days, and now a federal report shows major rain events are occurring with higher frequency over the last 100 years in our area of the country.

According to the draft of a  leaked federal science report, climate change is affecting regions of the United States. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that there’s been an 8 percent increase in extreme rain in the Southeast over the last 100 years.  By 2100, rainfall could go up another 21 percent.

by · 08/11/2017 · News, News briefs