28 10, 2010

Despite high hopes, casino’s economic payoff not sure bet – Toledo Blade

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"In other words, rather than raising sales taxes or income taxes or cutting spending … [politicians] can tax something new," said Douglas Walker, professor of economics at the College of Charleston and author of The Economics of Casino Gambling (2007). http://www.toledoblade.com/article/20101028/NEWS16/10270447/-1/RSS

28 10, 2010

College of Charleston takes cue from Harry Potter to form Quidditch team – WCBD

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The College of Charleston might not be the place you'd expect to see a tough Quidditch match, but that's exactly what happens once a week. Several students decided to start a Quidditch team, after being inspired by the sport which is a main feature in the Harry Potter book series. http://www2.counton2.com/news/2010/oct/28/2/college-charleston-takes-cue-harry-potter-form-qui-ar-1022425/

27 10, 2010

S.C. governor’s race campaign donations set record – AP

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College of Charleston political scientist Kendra Stewart noted that records are being set around the nation this year. http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/south-carolina-governor/2010-10-26/sc-governors?v=1288143723

27 10, 2010

SC Governors Race: Dueling Fiscal Conservatives- Fox News

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Although an Insider Advantage poll taken the same day shows Haley with a more comfortable 14-point lead, 51-37 percent, the race may be tighter than either survey suggests, when considering other indicators like fundraising, said Kendra Stewart, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. "Sheheen has been very competitive in fundraising," Stewart said.

27 10, 2010

Documentary on water issues debuts tonight – The Post and Courier

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"Tap Out" premieres tonight, a documentary about the Carolinas' water issues. It might be the last Center for the Documentary video made. The College of Charleston is closing the award-winning center and its staff is being moved to the college marketing department, where more focus will be put on videos promoting the college. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/oct/27/documentary-water-issues-debuts-tonight/