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Student Loan Scam

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is asking people to be on the look out when it comes to paying their student loans. Officials say scammers are convincing former students they have a quick fix to eliminate their debt.

Man Sentenced to 45 years in SC Pool Hall Death

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) _ A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for a shooting death in a Ridgeland pool hall. Solicitor Duffie Stone says Brett Howard was sentenced after he was convicted Wednesday of murder in the 2009 death of Woodrow Brantley.

Hebrew Boys Scam

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ Investors are receiving some of the money they entrusted with a South Carolina trio dubbed the ``3 Hebrew Boys'' currently serving decades in prison for an $80 million scam.

Haley Says State Senate Must Cut More Taxes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ Gov. Nikki Haley is demanding that South Carolina state senators cut more taxes. The Republican governor said Tuesday the Senate needs to include in its 2012-13 spending plan a reduction in personal income taxes.

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