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  1. Mayor: Catch 'culprits' who hoist Confederate-themed flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 |

    The mayor of a majority-black Mississippi town says he wants to know who keeps hoisting the state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem. Officials in Magnolia removed the Mississippi flag from public display in July 2015, weeks after a white gunman killed black worshippers at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.


  2. Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at US SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 |

    This enhanced satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence, third from right, in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.


  3. 11 sailboats leave South Carolina for Maine in Atlantic CupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 |

    Eleven sailboats representing nine countries have left Charleston, South Carolina, for the Atlantic Cup, a 1,000-nautical mile race to Maine. The two-person teams in their 40-foot boats left on Saturday on their way to New York.


  4. Northern states taking down vestiges of racism, intoleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 |

    A nearly 80-year-old statue depicting a European settler with a weapon in his hand towering over a Native American that some say celebrates white supremacy has been dismantled by crews in southwestern Michigan's Kalamazoo. And at the University of Michigan, regents have voted to strip a former school president's name from a campus science building because he lent his scientific expertise to groups that were in favor of selective reproduction, also known as eugenics. 1 comment

  5. South Atlantic LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 |

    At A Glance All Times EDT Northern Division W L Pct. GB Delmarva 12 5 .706 - Kannapolis 11 6 .647 1 Greensboro 10 6 .625 1A1 2 West Virginia 10 7 .588 2 Lakewood 9 8 .529 3 Hickory 6 10 .375 5A1 2 Hagerstown 5 12 .294 7 Southern Division W L Pct.


  6. Physically fit recruits for Army are hard to find. Especially in these statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 |

    The Army's problem of finding physically fit recruits at a time of rising obesity in the United States is especially acute in the South - where it traditionally draws a high percentage of soldiers, a study published Wednesday finds . Army recruits from Southern states are generally in poorer physical condition than those from other parts of the country, concluded researchers at The Citadel, a military college in Charleston, S.C. NewsOK highlights articles of interest from selected websites to increase the scope of commentary and coverage available to readers.


  7. Business on ice: Deep freeze, snow hurt small companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 |

    The severe cold and snow over the past few weeks has hurt many small businesses in the eastern and southern United States. In New York, where temperatures were in single digits, a dog walking service said revenue plunged as clients stayed home and didn't need their pets walked.


  8. The Latest: Temps breaking water mains in Mississippi cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 |

    Mississippi's largest city says record cold is breaking water mains, leaving some customers with little or no water flow. Jackson city spokeswoman Kai Williams said Wednesday that the city knew of 37 separate water main breaks that it attributed to cold.


  9. First snow in decades puts Florida, South in deep freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 |

    A brutal winter storm dumped snow in Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday for the first time in nearly three decades before slogging up the Atlantic coast and smacking Southern cities such as Savannah and Charleston, South Carolina, with a rare blast of snow and ice. Forecasters warned that the same system could soon strengthen into a "bomb cyclone" as it rolls up the East Coast, bringing hurricane-force winds, coastal flooding and up to a foot of snow.


  10. Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 |

    In a Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager testifies during his murder trial at the Charleston County court in Charleston, S.C. Slager was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, for 2015 fatal shooting of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott. CHARLESTON, S.C. - The video was viewed millions of times around the world.


  11. Ex-cop sentenced to 20 years for killing of unarmed black manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 |

    In this April 4, 2015 image from video, Walter Scott, left, is shot by police officer Michael Thomas Slager in Charleston, S.C. Slager, a white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, for fatally shooting Scott, an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement. - See this story on Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for the deadly shooting of unarmed black man Walter Scott.


  12. Rodd Moesel: Houses decked in cooperative weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 |

    Get yourself in the Christmas spirit by selecting several poinsettias to decorate your home, along with your Christmas tree, wreaths and greens. [Thinkstock photo] Thanksgiving the holiday is over for another year, although life is best when we have a heart and attitude of thanksgiving year-round.


  13. Vanderbilt signs its highest-rated recruit in Darius GarlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 |

    Vanderbilt coach Bryce Drew has landed the highest-rated recruit in the Commodores' history with point guard Darius Garland signing his letter of intent for 2018. The 6-foot-2 point guard from Brentwood Academy in Tennessee is a unanimous five-star recruit and rated a consensus top 10 player by several recruiting services for the class of 2018.


  14. Americana: A silver lining to a terrible warRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 |

    Jeff and son Chris stand next to a Hunley replica outside the Charleston Museum in about 1999. [photo by Beth Stephenson] The War Between the States claimed more American lives than all other American wars put together.


  15. Ap Fact Check: Trump cites 70,000 jobs from Boeing orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 |

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, an engine and part of a wing from the 100th 787 Dreamliner to be built at Boeing's North Charleston, S.C., facility are seen outside the plant. President Donald Trump is showcasing a major contract landed by Boeing from Singapore Airlines and talking about the 70,000 or so U.S. jobs that he says will flow from that order.


  16. US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 |

    This image provided by Chris Allen shows the view in Havana, Cuba, from his hotel room - room 1414 - at Hotel Capri in April 2014. Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke of invisible attacks hitting a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri.


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