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Joe Ziegler, left, Steven Harmer, Alex Sanders, and Alex Scroggins help family and neighbors move a couch from flooding homes on the Waccamaw River near Conway, S.C., on Monda[(Jason Lee | Sun News via AP]

South Carolina struggles with floodwaters, scarce drinking water

COLUMBIA, S.C. The South Carolinians walked along the bridge over the Congaree River, hoods up against the pelting rain, their heads cast downward to marvel at the red-brown water churning violently below them. They had never seen the river rise like this, up near the tips of the light poles of the river walk park  …


John Kasich, Rick Santorum join Sunshine Summit lineup

Florida Republicans are filling out their presidential candidate lineup for next month's Sunshine Summit in Orlando. Today's additions are Ohio Gov. John Kasich and former Sen. Rick Santorum....


Toytown: And then there were two

Rule No. 1 when bidding on a project: Don't lobby Pinellas County commissioners or government employees....


Making the case: Superintendents prepare to fill next Florida Board of Education meeting

The Florida Board of Education regularly gives a representative from the state's superintendents association time to speak at each board meeting....