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Cover Story: South Carolina’s Countdown to Same-Sex Marriage

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Free Times Family Fall 2014

The Side Line: USC vs Furman



Tales from the Script: “The Book of Life” Depicts the Afterlife as an Endless Fiesta, At Least for Some

FT Happenings: Paul Taylor Dance Company; Legends of Hip Hop

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Arts Beat: SC Film Director Competes on “Project Greenlight”

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This Just In: New Lawsuit Seeks Immediate Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Photo Gallery: 2014 South Carolina State Fair

Local and State News: The Criminalization of Poverty

This Just In: State Auditors Criticize DSS for Caseloads, Reporting, Child Welfare


Paul Taylor Dance Company Performs at the Koger Center

The Paul Taylor Dance Company has been hailed as “one of the most exciting, innovative, and delightful dance companies in the entire world” by The New York Times.

News + Opinion

GOP Activist Urges New Investigation of Gov. Haley

Conservative activist John Rainey is asking Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson to open an investigation into whether Gov. Nikki Haley improperly lobbied on behalf of two companies she worked for while she was a House lawmaker.

Music + Nightlife

Concerts in Columbia: Oct 16-22

Despite similarly progressive inspirations, Greensboro’s The Mantras revel in more obvious jam band tropes.

Food + Dining

Tug Takes on the South Carolina State Fair

Another year, another sudden injection of countless calories: Yes, it’s time once again for the South Carolina State Fair.
Drink of the Week: Hootie Beer from Oktoberfest
Bite of the Week: Hiyayakko at Camon

Arts + Lifestyle

Columbia Hosts World-Famous Parker Quartet — Again

The Parker Quartet is USC’s pride and joy when it comes to visiting ensembles; the group has become a sensation in the chamber music world since its founding in 2002 at the New England Conservatory.
S.C. Authors, S.C. Books: From Country Boys to Poets

On The Cover

South Carolina’s Countdown to Same-Sex Marriage

The Waiting Game
Why didn’t some of the same-sex couples who applied for marriage licenses in South Carolina last week just get married in other states sometime during the past decade?
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