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SC unemployed would need to accept less pay

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People drawing unemployment benefits in South Carolina would have to accept job offers that pay incrementally less than their previous wages under a policy change that could take effect later this week.

SC panel working on ways to improve reading

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Increasing the time students spend reading and writing, expanding classroom libraries, and requiring more teacher training are among ideas a state panel is considering for boosting the reading skills of South Carolina students.

SC Mom Arrested for Getting Son, 13, Drunk

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) _ Rock Hill police say they arrested a mother after her 13-year-old son told officers she got him drunk. Investigators said the boy's father called police early Sunday morning and told him his mother let him drink until he got drunk.

Unemployment Benefits

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ If unemployed workers in South Carolina can't find a job in six months, they would have to volunteer 16 hours weekly to continue getting a check under a bill up for debate by a Senate panel.

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