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  For some survivors of the “thousand-year-flood” that drenched South Carolina in October 2015, loss or damage to homes, furnishings and vehicles were not all they suffered. Mental or emotional scars accompanied the loss of housing and possessions.

In this episode of State House Week, Russ McKinney reviews action in the SC Senate on roads funding, and reports on a house bill aimed at helping state farmers who suffered losses during last fall’s flooding. 

The residents of the Genesis II Apartment complex in the city of Mullins faced a tough situation when a sudden storm flooded their homes in early November. South Carolina Public Radio’s Laura Hunsberger explores what happened and what help is available for residents who experience flooding beyond the major October storm.

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It's a one-day battle in the fight against a tiny enemy: On Saturday, 220,000 Brazilian soldiers are fanning out across the country and knocking on doors to raise awareness about the Zika virus and the mosquito that carries it.

The "Zero Zika" campaign, which The Associated Press calls "unprecedented," aims to reach 3 million homes in 350 cities across Brazil.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is also hitting the ground to spread information, and the AP reports that Rousseff was planning to send cabinet ministers to each of Brazil's 27 states as well.

HBO's music industry drama Vinyl comes at you like a classic rock song you can't get out of your head.

Powerful. Emotional. But also kind of predictable.

It's obvious from one of the earliest moments in the first episode, when Bobby Cannavale's out-of-control record company owner Richie Finestra stumbles into a smoky club circa 1971 and finds the New York Dolls.

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In their book, Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration (Georgetown University Press, 2015), Furman University professors Brent F. Nelsen and James L. Guth delve into the powerful role of religion in shaping European attitudes on politics, political integration, and the national and continental identities of its leaders and citizens. Catholicism for centuries promoted the universality of the Church and the essential unity of Christendom. Protestantism, by contrast, esteemed particularity and feared Catholic dominance.
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