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  1. Gas prices drop 7 cents to $2.22 a gallonRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | WBTV

    The average price of gasoline has dropped 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.22 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday lower oil prices and an abundant gasoline supply caused the decline.

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  2. Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adultsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | WBTV

    There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group's leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults. Several of the biggest sponsors of Scout units, including the Roman Catholic, Mormon and Southern Baptist churches, were openly dismayed, raising the prospect of mass defections.

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  3. Man dead, second injured in North Charleston shootingRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | WBTV

    Authorities are investigating a shooting in North Charleston that left one man dead and a second in the hospital with gunshot wounds. They found one man dead of gunshot wounds.

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  4. Family conversations aimed at saving loved ones in wake of police shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WBTV

    Headlines, images and voices connected to African American men being killed by white police officers have played during the day inside of Gene Winchester's Fourth Ward Barbershop. "I've been getting calls from everyone around the city, enraged because this has happened again.

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  5. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 12:40 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WBTV

    Duke Energy Progress is asking officials in South Carolina to allow the utility to raise electric rates by nearly 15 percent for its 168,000 customers in the state. The utility said in a press release it is the first request to raise the base cost of its electric rates in nearly 30 years.

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  6. Charleston mayor, others to read Declaration of IndependenceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | WBTV

    Charleston's mayor and other dignitaries plan to celebrate Independence Day with a public reading of the Declaration of Independence. Mayor John Tecklenburg and former Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley will join a dozen military veterans and other officials to read this nation's founding document.

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  7. Lawyer in church shooting case calls prosecutor recklessRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WBTV

    An attorney defending the man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina, says a state prosecutor is making reckless misstatements by implying a federal death sentence might not be carried out. Twenty-two-year-old Dylann Roof faces death penalty trials in state and federal courts in the shooting deaths of the parishioners at Emanuel AME Church a year ago.

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  8. Woman dies after being hit by dump truck in North CharlestonRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | WBTV

    Police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media that the woman was struck about 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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  9. Family of man fatally shot by deputy speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WBTV

    The family of a man fatally shot by a deputy in Cleveland County Tuesday is questioning why an alternative weapon wasn't used in the encounter. They've grown close over the years, which is why Tuesday's shooting on the front yard of his house is especially heartbreaking.

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  10. Decade after housing peaked: Owners richer, renters hurtingRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WBTV

    It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and then burst in a ruinous crash: As real estate has climbed back, homeowners are thriving while renters are struggling. For many longtime owners, times are good.

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  11. New dad Cam Newton surprises fans with Father's Day shopping helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WBTV

    Cam Newton will celebrate his first Father's Day Sunday. And on Thursday, he spent the evening at a south Charlotte Target store surprising young fans with help buying their dads gifts for the holiday.

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  12. The Latest: Security tight as church victims rememberedRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | WBTV

    The Latest on observances for the anniversary of the Charleston , South Carolina church shootings in which nine people were shot and killed during a Bible study : Security is tight as Charleston, South Carolina, pauses to remember nine people gunned down during a church Bible study a year ago. Streets are closed Friday around Emanuel AME Church and the College of Charleston's TD arena where a late morning memorial service is planned.

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  13. Charleston church shooting sparked changes nationwideRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | WBTV

    In the wake of the shootings of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, officials nationwide have taken steps to distance themselves from Confederate symbols and names. Suspect Dylann Roof appeared in photos with the Confederate flag.

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  14. Charleston remembers victims on church shooting anniversaryRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | WBTV

    Charleston, South Carolina, is pausing to remember the victims of the Mother Emanuel AME Church shootings on the anniversary of the massacre. Friday marks one year since nine black people were shot and killed while studying their Bibles in a basement room at the historic church.

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  15. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 10:40 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | WBTV

    After nine black parishioners were gunned down in a Charleston church, South Carolina lawmakers did what many people thought would never happen and lowered the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. The June 17, 2015 massacre resonated across the country as streets, parks and even lakes in some places as far away as Alaska were stripped of the names of Confederates, racists and secessionists.

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  16. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | WBTV

    While nearly 40 state legislators face primary challengers Tuesday, the spotlight will be on Republican Senate races that pit GOP Gov. Nikki Haley against many of her longtime allies. With two years left in her tenure, Haley is spending her time and political capital trying to oust several Republicans she sees as obstacles, starting with the state's most powerful lawmaker, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman of Florence.

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  17. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | WBTV

    A former South Carolina police officer says he was unjustifiably fired over a photo of himself posing in Confederate flag underwear. In his federal lawsuit filed this week, Sgt.

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  18. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | WBTV

    Utility crews are examining a blown transformer that may have been responsible for a power outage that left riders stranded on at least three rides at the Carowinds theme park on the North Carolina-South Carolina border. No one was hurt, but it took about two hours to get some people off at least one of the rides Thursday night.

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  19. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 4:40 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | WBTV

    Attorneys for Dylann Roof have filed a notice in federal court seeking to forgo a jury trial and let the judge decide their client's fate. Roof is charged in the fatal shootings of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston nearly one year ago.

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  20. Being prepared: Symposium on Zika being held in CharlestonRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | WBTV

    A symposium scheduled for the Medical University of South Carolina is designed to discuss what is known about the Zika virus, what is not known and how people might prepare. The Charleston school announced that Zika from "Z'' to "A'' is being held on Friday in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

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