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Stories with person: Nikki Haley
  • Haley says 'New South' can lead nation in race relations 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 6:58 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley said Wednesday that South Carolina has shown that racial progress comes from listening to, not shouting at, one another.

  • The Latest: South Carolina gov. talks to National Press Club 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 5:03 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's speech, "Lessons from the New South," at the National Press Club in Washington (all times local):

  • House Ethics: Harrell improperly paid lawyers from campaign 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 6:35 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Former South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell improperly paid his attorneys last year with campaign money and therefore must hand over $113,475 to the state, the House Ethics Committee ruled Tuesday.

  • Pentagon to survey S. Carolina brig for Guantanamo detainees 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 5:53 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A Pentagon team is coming to South Carolina this week to evaluate whether the Navy brig near Charleston could be suitable to house detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, officials said Tuesday.

  • Bowl Eligible? South Carolina looking to host 1st bowl game 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 4:18 pm

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Organizers of the annual college all-star game held in South Carolina are confident the contest known as The Medal of Honor Bowl will become the state's first traditional bowl game now that the Confederate flag no longer flies on Statehouse grounds.

  • Kansas governor schedules town hall meeting on Guantanamo 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:06 am

    TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.

  • S. Carolina, Kansas governors: No Guantanamo detainees 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:29 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The governors of South Carolina and Kansas are threatening to sue the Obama administration if detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are brought to military installations in either state.

  • Correction: Haley-Staff Changes story 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:57 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a story Aug. 19 about changes in the staff for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Department of Social Services, reported erroneously that Holly Pisarik would not be replaced at the agency. The agency now says it will find someone to replace Pisarik as a special assistant.

  • DPS officers worked $80K in overtime in month after massacre 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 4:22 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Department of Public Safety officers worked roughly $80,000 in overtime in the month following the massacre at "Mother Emanuel" AME Church in Charleston as they provided security at the victims' funerals and kept the peace during demonstrations at the Statehouse over the Confederate flag.

  • Haley: More than 10,000 have signed up for GOP forum in SC 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 3:19 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley says more than 10,000 people have registered to attend a Republican presidential forum in Greenville next month.

  • Resort of Myrtle Beach taking up offshore drilling issue 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 2:28 pm

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Myrtle Beach, the resort that is the heart of the state's $18 billion tourism industry, is the latest South Carolina community to consider a resolution opposing offshore seismic testing and drilling for oil and natural gas.