south carolina

NLRB may lose quorum in 2012, suspending recent progress

October 19, 2011 - Conservative activists are calling for action that would cripple the National Labor Relations Board, which is under intense political scrutiny since charging Boeing with illegally moving a new production facility from Washington to right-to-work South Carolina in retaliation for machinists' strikes.

Latino South Rising

April 6, 2011 - It's official: The South's Latino communities are the fastest-growing in the country. On March 24, the final batch of 2010 Census data was released, and the results were striking: The number of U.S. residents identifying as Hispanic rose 43 percent over the past decade, accounting for 56 percent of the nation's total population increase -- a rate of growth far beyond earlier Census projections.

Rep. Joe Wilson said "the Confederate heritage is very honorable" during SC flag dispute

September 10, 2009 - Rep. Joe Wilson is getting his 15 minutes of national fame after bellowing "you lie!" during President Obama's health care address last night. But Wilson earned notoriety in his home state of South Carolina in the late 1990s when, as a state legislator, he was one of the staunchest defenders of flying the Confederate battle flag over the state capitol.

Media consolidation...

By R. Neal
March 14, 2006 - It's not just for broadcast media any more. With their acquisition of Knight Ridder, McClatchy will control most of North and South Carolina's major daily newspapers: