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  1. One dead, five hurt in Colleton County shootingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Star

    Fire and Rescue Director Barry McRoy said two of those wounded were taken to a local emergency room by a private vehicle before deputies arrived at the scene. McRoy said gunfire near the scene kept rescue units away for several minutes.

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  2. Woman in court in international child abductionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Star

    A woman accused of abducting her infant daughter from South Carolina 20 years ago is making her first appearance in federal court after being extradited from Australia. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said that 54-year-old Dorothy Lee Barnett makes an initial appearance on Monday afternoon.

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  3. Man: Co-worker threw him over Lowcountry bridgeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Star

    A man who survived being thrown off a North Charleston bridge by his co-worker says the man said nothing before attacking him. In a police report released Monday, the Pinnacle Construction worker said he was playing on his cellphone Friday as his co-worker stopped on the Interstate 526 bridge over the Ashley River.

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  4. Lawsuit: DSS placed girl with man who raped herRead the original story

    Saturday | The Star

    A South Carolina couple are suing the state's social services agency, claiming that case workers negligently placed their teenage daughter in the care of a male neighbor and that she was repeatedly raped over months. The federal lawsuit filed earlier this month in Charleston accuses the Department of Social Services of negligence in placing the girl with a man who wasn't a relative and had not been certified by the state as a foster parent.

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  5. Charleston V.A. holds town hall listening sessionRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Star

    The Veterans Affairs hospital in Charleston is holding a listening session to hear what vets, their families and the general public have to say about VA services and programs. The town hall meeting scheduled for Thursday is one in a series of sessions being held by the VA across the nation.

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  6. Plane headed to S.C. diverted because of lightningRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Star

    Passengers on a plane flying from Chicago to South Carolina that was struck by lightning are safe in Charleston after completing the last 120 miles of their journey by bus. Columbia Metropolitan Airport spokeswoman Kaela Harmon tells local media outlets that United Flight 4613 heading for Charleston was diverted to Columbia late Monday afternoon.

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  7. Morning roundup: News from around the state on Sept. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Star

    Passengers on a plane flying from Chicago to South Carolina that was struck by lightning are safe in Charleston after completing the last 120 miles of their journey by bus. Columbia Metropolitan Airport spokeswoman Kaela Harmon tells local media outlets that United Flight 4613 heading for Charleston was diverted to Columbia late Monday afternoon.

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  8. Editorial: Perfecting teacher evaluations requires deliberative approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Star

    AP File Photo Improving the quality of teachers in South Carolina was a focal point for some legislators last session, but no significant changes were passed after several bills were considered in committee. As South Carolina lawmakers tackle ways to dismiss teachers more easily, it's imperative they ensure the process is efficient, but also fair.

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  9. Morning roundup: News around the state for Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Star

    The mother of one of four people shot to death in an unsolved homicide at a Spartanburg County motorcycle shop more than 10 years ago is making a video plea for help in solving the case. Lorraine Lucas made the video for a website connected to the old television show "Unsolved Mysteries."

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  10. Aiken residents recall Hugo disaster 25 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Star

    AP Photo/Lou Krasky, File Parts of buildings clutter the streets of Charleston after Hurricane Hugo swept through the city in September 1989. Angie Holdorf has been an Aiken resident for 20 years; but exactly 25 years ago, she was huddled close to her family, frightened and sleep-deprived, waiting for Hurricane Hugo to pass by her former home in Darlington County.

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  11. Hugo mauled Charleston, tested mayor 25 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Star

    Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. was somber that night in 1989 as Hurricane Hugo's 135 mph winds bore down on South Carolina, wrenching the roof off City Hall, flooding streets, toppling buildings and laying waste to the sea islands near the city. ''All we can do now is pray,' he quietly told a handful of staff and reporters gathered in his candlelit City Hall office as Hugo slammed Charleston, its eye passing over the old city at midnight.

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  12. Savannah River Site monitors when the earth movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Seismologist Don Stevenson gets ready to check the opening of a borehole that is 1,000 feet deep at the Savannah River Site. In the borehole is a seismometer, which measures earthquakes.

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  13. Historian takes students back in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT Gwen Spivey, a living historian from North Augusta, talks with Kennedy Middle School eighth-graders. When a child drives for the first time or heads to college, his parents might still say in the 21st century that they have 'cut the apron strings.'

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  14. Body found at Charleston-area golf courseRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Star

    The coroner has identified a man who was found dead in a pond in a golf course in suburban Charleston. The Charleston County Coroner's office tells local media outlets that the man found early Wednesday afternoon at the Shadowmoss Golf Course has been identified as 67-year-old Robert O'Donnell of Charleston.

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  15. Lawsuit over ocean views on S.C. coast in mediationRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Star

    The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that two property owners are suing over a town policy regulating the trimming shrubs along a strip of land between the beach and their oceanfront property. They say they should be able to trim the shrubs to only 3 feet high so they can see the ocean.

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  16. S.C. port volume still climbing in new fiscal yearRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Star

    The South Carolina Ports Authority saw port volumes increase again in the first two months of the fiscal year that began in July. The authority reports that the equivalent of about 164,000 20-foot containers moved through the Port of Charleston during July and August.

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  17. N.J. Gov. Chris Christie visits South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Star

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stayed coy Tuesday about any presidential plans as he raised campaign cash for GOP candidates in North and South Carolina. In Charleston, as Christie and Gov. Nikki Haley stopped to meet voters in a crowded grill, Christie was asked if he would be back to South Carolina, home of his party's first-in-the-South presidential primary.

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  18. ENGAGEMENT: Bussey - BenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Star

    Jim and Janice Bussey of North Augusta, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer Bussey of Charleston, South Carolina, to Bobby Bender of Charleston, South Carolina, a son of Craig and Michele Bender of Charlotte, North Carolina. The wedding is planned for October 18, 2014 at Cypress Gardens in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

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  19. NOBLE: The very strange world of race and politics in SCRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Star

    In November, South Carolina will make history by electing its first African-American to the US Senate. And, if the polls are to be believed, it will be Republican Tim Scott.

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  20. Morning roundup: News from around the state on Sept. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Star

    A youth minister at a Union church has been killed after he was thrown from a vehicle in a wreck and then struck by a hit and run driver. Local media outlets reported that 25-year-old Jemel Hillard Lawter was a passenger in a pickup truck pulling a trailer that wrecked on Interstate 26 in Spartanburg County early Monday.

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