January 7, 2013 

The State newspaper's journalistic quality has been recognized repeatedly across the country and state, most recently as one of the top 10 in the country for sports, features and business sections. The paper also has won awards for watchdog journalism, including the Associated Press Managing Editors First Amendment award for articles detailing the unauthorized public spending for the excavation, recovery and preservation of a sunken Confederate submarine, the H.L. Hunley. Our strengths are in our outstanding journalism covering local news, University of South Carolina and Clemson athletics, and state and local politics.

Tablets

News from the The State on TheState.com. Get anytime, anywhere access to the news and information that matter most to residents of Columbia, Lexington, the Midlands and South Carolina.

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Our tablet apps are available for the following platforms:

Spreed

Spreed for iPad

Connect with The Columbia State no matter where you are. The State’s new app delivers real-time breaking news and content specifically formatted for your iPad. Stay on top of the latest developments in the Columbia area with stories, blogs, photos and more.

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iPad

iPad (replica edition)

Flip through the pages of a PDF replica of The State exactly as it appears in print. Download this free iPad app to access your The State Plus subscription.

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Windows 8

Windows 8

The State is South Carolina's home page. This new app delivers real-time breaking news and content specifically formatted for your Windows 8 device. Stay on top of the latest developments in with stories, blogs, photos and more.

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