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Former South Carolina Sen. Fritz Hollings Dead At 97
By Meg Kinnard, AP
The South Carolina Democrat was the longest-serving senator in U.S. history.
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Pastor Threatens Newspaper While Preaching At South Carolina Megachurch: 'I Cut People'
Hope Carpenter was defending John and Aventer Gray, pastors of Greenville’s Relentless Church, who have been criticized for their expensive lifestyles.
Beto O'Rourke Fine-Tunes Pitch To Black Voters In South Carolina
Some African-Americans say the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate gives off "Obama vibes," but others are wondering if he's the real deal.
Beto O’Rourke Regrets Voting For Pro-Death Penalty Bill: ‘That Was A Poor Decision’
"If I could have that vote again, I would not vote for it,” the Democratic presidential hopeful said in South Carolina.
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Bernie Sanders Tests An Updated Pitch In Once-Hostile Territory
A South Carolina rally offered a glimpse of the Vermont senator’s efforts to court black voters and reverse his fortunes in the key early primary state.
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Anonymous Winner Claiming $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot
The winning ticket was sold last year at a convenience store in a suburb of the South Carolina city of Greenville.
At Least 23 Dead After Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Deep South
The death toll is expected to rise, an Alabama sheriff said.
Spartanburg Sheriff's Office
Man Who Bought $540 Worth Of Girl Scout Cookies Arrested In Drug Bust
A Facebook photo of Detric “Fat” McGowan went viral after he generously bought all of the girls' cookies so they could get out of the cold.
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Mystery Man Buys $540 Worth Of Girl Scout Cookies So Troop Won't Get Cold
The girl scouts were selling cookies outside in Greenville, South Carolina
Why California May Not Matter Much In The Democratic Presidential Race
The Golden State wants to shake up the 2020 primaries, but it might prove a footnote once more.
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South Carolina Woman Dies After Her Own Dogs Tried 'Eating Her Alive,' Neighbors Say
Nancy Cherryl Burgess-Dismuke, 52, was mauled to death by two of her dogs, police said.
Outrage After South Carolina Students Told To Pick Cotton, Sing 'Slave Songs' On Field Trip
"I like it when you don't talk back. Make money for me," fifth-graders from Rock Hill were instructed to chant.
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Treating Opioid Addicts Is Expensive. States Want Drug Makers To Fund It.
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The opioid crisis costs America at least $78 billion a year.
Sumter County Sheriff's Dept.
Teen Accused Of Faking Kidnapping So He Could Get $130 From Mom: Police
Emmanuel Franklin’s mother got suspicious after she noticed the address for the money drop was the same as his father’s.
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Evangelical Foster Agency Gets Federal Waiver To Reject LGBTQ Or Non-Christian Parents
The Trump administration has given South Carolina's Miracle Hill Ministries permission to continue rejecting potential foster parents based on religious criteria.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Lays Out The Stakes In South Carolina
The Southern state has developed into a growing area of focus among 2020 presidential hopefuls, who now see early momentum there as critical.
Bernie Sanders Flat-Out Calls Donald Trump A ‘Racist'
Sanders blasted Trump during a speech commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in South Carolina.
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The Democratic Race For 2020 Opens With A Battle for Black Voters
Candidates and likely candidates fan out in South Carolina, New York City and D.C. to seek the African-American support that can seal a nomination.
MLK Day Draws Out Democratic Presidential Hopefuls
By Elana Schor, AP
The year that would have marked King’s 90th birthday gives the party’s prominent members a valuable opportunity to address race.
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Netflix Won't Film Series In North Carolina Partly Because Of Anti-LGBTQ Law
Curtis M. Wong
Jonas Pate's "OBX" will now be shot in South Carolina.
Horry County Sheriff's Office
Deputies Accused Of Leaving Women To Die In Hurricane Florence Charged With Manslaughter
Deputies Stephen Flood and Joshua Bishop turned themselves in Friday in South Carolina.
Girl's Faith In Santa Unshaken After 'Marginal' Phone Call From Trump
Fortunately, Collman Lloyd of South Carolina hadn't heard the word "marginal" before, so Santa lives on.
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Animal Shelter Says Starved Great Dane Ate Its Own Foot To Survive
The 6-year-old dog was found by police tied up with no food or water in sight. Its former owners have been charged with ill treatment of animals.
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Surging Interest In Black History Gives A Lift To Museums, Tourism
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States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
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Opposition To Offshore Oil Drilling Drove Democratic Upset In South Carolina
Alexander C. Kaufman
Congressman-elect Joe Cunningham made protecting the state’s coast a central point of contrast with Republican Katie Arrington.
Lindsey Graham Called Out As ‘Cowardly’ For Changing Stance On Jeff Sessions
The senator once said firing Jeff Sessions would unleash “holy hell” on President Trump. But now? Not so much.
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