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  1. Drive a pickup? South Carolina really wants you to cover your truck bed with a tarpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Post and Courier

    This pickup truck has a tonneau cover. Drivers worried about unintentional litter can cover their truck beds with hard covers or with tarps.

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  2. Eight children were adopted in Charleston County Family Court Friday. Hundreds more still need homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Post and Courier

    After completing the adoption process at the Charleston County Courthouse on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, Roger and Lynne Van Eck take 3-year-old Jenna to brunch. Mr. Van Eck's sisters Sandy Van Eck and Shirley Bashioum came down from New York for the adoption.

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  3. 'Enough is enough' nuclear wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Post and Courier

    This solid low level radioactive waste is put in containers that are sealed and placed in open trenches and then covered in dirt at the Savannah River Site but unlike in previous decades scientists have limited the waste to radioactive materials in which the radiation decays relatively rapidly and would be harmless before it might drift away with ground water. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

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  4. Amid outcry over Confederate markers, new ones are going upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Post and Courier

    While Confederate statues and monuments around the nation get removed, defaced, covered up or toppled, some new memorials are being erected, by people who insist their only purpose is to honor Civil War soldiers who died for the South. "What I want to get across is how much the South suffered, not only through the war but after the war, during the Reconstruction years," said David Coggins, who owns the Confederate Veterans Memorial Park in Brantley, Alabama, which dedicated a memorial to "Unknown Alabama Confederate Soldiers" in September.

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  5. Group opposes bringing German nuclear material through Charleston to Savannah River SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Post and Courier

    This solid low level radioactive waste is put in containers that are sealed and placed in open trenches and then covered in dirt at the Savannah River Site but unlike in previous decades scientists have limited the waste to radioactive materials in which the radiation decays relatively rapidly and would be harmless before it might drift away with ground water. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

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  6. Charleston area evacuation routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Post and Courier

    When a hurricane threatens South Carolina's coast, you may plan to leave voluntarily or you may be ordered to evacuate. The west side of the city will use SC 61 to US 78, then to Aiken and North Augusta.

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  7. South Carolina Waffle House manager hangs up spatula after 3 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Post and Courier

    He's known as "Jay" to many of his employees and neighbors, and as of last week, Celalittin Ocak is now known as the former manager of the Waffle House on Richland Avenue West. A native of Istanbul, Turkey, he now lives in Aiken and has gone by the shorter name - easier for Americans to handle - since his early days in the United States.

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  8. Former South Carolina Rep. Chris Corley pleads guilty to domestic violence chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Post and Courier

    This Dec. 27, 2016, file photo provided by the Aiken County, S.C., Detention Center shows South Carolina Rep. Chris Corley. Attorneys for Corley have informed state prosecutors their client is planning to change his plea to guilty Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, to a domestic violence charge in an attack on his wife during a hearing in Aiken, according to Robert Kittle, spokesman for the state Attorney General's Office.

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  9. Former South Carolina lawmaker is expected to plead guilty Monday to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Post and Courier

    This Dec. 27, 2016, file photo provided by the Aiken County, S.C., Detention Center shows South Carolina Rep. Chris Corley. Attorneys for Corley have informed state prosecutors their client is planning to change his plea to guilty Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, to a domestic violence charge in an attack on his wife during a hearing in Aiken, according to Robert Kittle, spokesman for the state Attorney General's Office.

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  10. Letter: Reactor optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Post and Courier

    If you look up transatomic power on the internet, you will find a discussion of nuclear reactor designs that are sub-critical and that use "spent fuel" of the type stored at the Savannah River nuclear storage site in Aiken.

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  11. South Carolina's last Confederate flag remains in a boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Nearly two years after it last flew, South Carolina's final Confederate flag remains in the same place it was taken immediately after it was removed from the flagpole in front of the Statehouse: a small, flat white acid-free box behind several locked doors. That resting place doesn't fulfill any part of the "appropriate, permanent and public display" called for when the South Carolina House passed a late-night resolution that helped assure passage of the bill removing the flag in July 2015.

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  12. S.C. Sens. Scott and Graham unconcerned with GOP's closed door health bill discussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Senate Democrats are furious with Republicans for writing their health care bill behind closed doors and refusing to share the wording, even with their own rank and file members. U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said Tuesday he is comfortable with the process his colleagues are following to finalize their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act which could be considered on the floor next week with little window for public debate or feedback.

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  13. Watch live: James Comey hearing underway in Washington this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Post and Courier

    In this March 20, 2017, file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Comey will testify that President Donald Trump sought his "loyalty" and asked what could be done to "lift the cloud" of investigation shadowing his White House, according to prepared remarks released ahead of his appearance on Capitol Hill on June 8, 2017.

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  14. Deadly LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Post and Courier

    The C Reactor is one of the five nuclear reactors at the Savannah River Site, all of which no longer function as reactors. The C Reactor is similar to the K Reactor, where some 13 tons of deadly radioactive plutonium is in so called temporary storage at the plant.

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  15. Attendees chant 'you lie' at U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson during Graniteville town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Post and Courier

    U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson received some protests Monday like other Republican congressmen nationwide during town halls this year, getting drowned out at times with loud boos and receiving 30 seconds of "You Lie" chants. "I've also supported the local solicitor here, and the solicitor in Lexington all efforts to make sure that violence against women is fully enforced," Wilson said, prompting one of the loudest negative responses of the congressman's 40-minute question-and-answer session with voters in Aiken Technical College in Graniteville.

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  16. Schools, events across South Carolina shut down as tornados threatenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Post and Courier

    The worst of the thunderstorms moving through the state were forecast to arrive in South Carolina coastal areas starting in late afternoon, the National Weather Service, Charleston, said at noon Wednesday. "Damaging straight-line winds over 70 mph, large hail greater than golf ball size, and strong, long-track tornadoes are possible.

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  17. Wofford's Andrew Novak, USC's Jamie Wilson earn golfer of week honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina freshman golfer Jamie Wilson reacts after his eagle during last summer's Rice Planters Amateur golf tournament at RiverTowne Country Club in Mount Pleasant. South Carolina freshman golfer Jamie Wilson reacts after his eagle during last summer's Rice Planters Amateur golf tournament at RiverTowne Country Club in Mount Pleasant.

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  18. Verdict gives almost $14M to South Carolina triple amputee for malpracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | Post and Courier

    A jury has decided that Aiken Regional Medical Centers must pay a triple amputee nearly $14 million in damages in a medical malpractice case. The Aiken Standard reports that 54-year-old Seletha Gartrell of Aiken sued after she lost both her legs above the knee, her left arm below the elbow and fingers from her right hand.

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  19. Road for "Roadfood" coauthor Michael Stern leads to Aiken, horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Post and Courier

    A blast from the past: Michael Stern is flanked by owners of the Station House restaurant, Gail Gilbert and Nancy Bariluk , as his wife Jane samples the homemade bread in West Redding, Connecticut, in 1989. Michael and Jane Stern, creators and writers of the "Roadfood" book series that dates to 1977 and was the first cross-country guide to regional American food.

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