This South Carolina Republican Wants to Create a "Registry" for Responsible Journalists

By Inae Oh | Tue Jan. 19, 2016 4:04 PM EST Perhaps inspired by Donald Trump's recent call for a Muslim database, one South Carolina representative just introduced a measure to create a different kind of strange registry—this time to track journalists deemed "responsible" by the state. The bill, proposed by Republican state lawmaker Mike …

For some in the South, defying medical marijuana laws is the Lord’s work

By Quint Forgey, News21 August 19 at 6:30 AM Editor’s note: This is one in a series of articles on the legalization of marijuana, produced in partnership with the 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 national student reporting project. CHESTER, S.C. — She lives in the wooden house her grandfather built more than a century ago in Chester, …

Coal Miners Sign Class Action Lawsuit Against EPA

      MOUNDSVILLE - Laid off coal miners, and some still employed, are compiling signatures for a class-action lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Act. The petition currently has thousands of signatures. Those coal miners from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania met on Sunday at the Moundsville Eagles Hall from noon …

SC mom legally making and selling strain of medical marijuana

By Molly Grantham     South Carolina (WBTV) - We can't tell you where in South Carolina we are reporting this story. It's down a dirt road, near horses and smack in the middle of a large field. “I'm building my company here,” Janel Ralph says. “I think it'll be up and running in maybe …