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  1. Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    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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  2. Prosecutor to announce charges in KCK officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Seattle homeowner is wondering who was the woman he found living in his attic, a woman who before she left his house told him she had been there for three days. A Seattle homeowner is wondering who was the woman he found living in his attic, a woman who before she left his house told him she had been there for three days.

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  3. Small earthquake recorded near WalhallaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A portion of Hwy 402 was blocked off earlier as officials searched for five suspects in a deadly shooting in Huger. Charleston police officers are assisting the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office in their response to a reported shooting on Martha Lane in Huger, according to Charleston County Dispatch.

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  4. Parole hearing scheduled for man who hanged two teenage girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Richard Valenti, 73, was a Charleston-based sailor when he kidnapped 14-year-old Sherri Clark and 13-year-old Alexis Latimer. Police say Valenti took the girls to his home on Folly Beach, where he put nooses around their necks on a shower stall, kicked their chairs out from underneath them and watched them die.

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  5. Parole denied for man who hanged two teenage girls on Folly BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Richard Valenti, 73, was a Charleston-based sailor when he kidnapped 14-year-old Sherri Clark and 13-year-old Alexis Latimer. Police say Valenti took the girls to his home on Folly Beach, where he put them in a shower stall with nooses around their necks and kicked their chairs out from underneath, watching them die.

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  6. Clemson's Lee, Baseball Coaches Receive Raises & ExtensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Following a remarkable first season that featured 44 wins, Clemson's first ACC title and NCAA national seed in a decade and the first home regional since 2011, head coach Monte Lee and his staff received salary increases and extended contracts, the Board of Trustee Compensation Committee approved Thursday morning. "I'm grateful to be the head coach at Clemson and for the support of Dan Radakovich, President Clements and our Board," said Lee.

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  7. SC Aquarium joins initiative to educate about rising sea levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Charleston takes pride in being an ocean front city. The threat of rising sea levels has prompted city leaders and organizations, including the South Carolina Aquarium to make moves to help promote awareness of the changing tides well into the future.

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  8. Solicitor: Justice unlikely in federal church slayings trialRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A federal trial for the man charged in the slayings of nine black church members is unlikely to deliver the death penalty and he should be tried in state court first, where there is a better chance for capital punishment, a prosecutor said. Dylann Roof, 22, faces possible death sentences in state court, where he is charged with murder, and in federal court, where he is charged with hate crimes and other counts.

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  9. Confederate flag supporters describe how their views changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Thousands of people wrote to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley after she said the Confederate flag must come down in response to last year's church shootings. Many were angered by her call, but some said the massacre changed their minds.

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  10. 18-wheeler pulls down power lines, causes street closures in downtown CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Morrison Drive between Mt. Pleasant and Williman streets, and Brigade between Meeting and Morrison are closed to traffic, according to Charleston Police.

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  11. Watchdogs: US police shootings fueling black extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The public backlash against police shootings of black people is helping fuel the growth of black hate groups, some of which advocate retaliatory violence against law enforcement, watchdog groups said Monday. The Southern Poverty Law Center counted 113 groups advocating black separatism, black supremacy or some other extreme, black-centric ideology in the United States in 2014.

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  12. Confederate battle flag gone for 1 year: symbol gone but hate remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    It's been one year since the Confederate battle flag was removed from the grounds of the South Carolina State House. "I think the flag coming down was essentially a miracle," said SC Rep. Jenny Horne, R-Dorchester.

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  13. Gas prices drop 7 cents to $2.29 a gallonRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The average price of gasoline has dropped 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.29 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the decline comes thanks to lower oil prices and abundant gasoline supply.

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  14. Flag supporters mark anniversary of Confederate flag removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WIS-TV Columbia

    On July 10th of 2015, the confederate battle flag was removed from the South Carolina State House grounds, following the massacre at Mother Emanuel AME in Charleston. 22 days after the attack that took nine lives during a prayer group at Emanuel AME, Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill that was the subject of national focus and days-long debate in the South Carolina Legislature.

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  15. Obama asks Americans not to fear a return to a dark pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    President Barack Obama on Saturday rejected any notion that the past week's stunning violence signals a return to racial brutality of a dark past, saying that as painful as the killings of police and black men were, "America is not as divided as some have suggested." With five Dallas police officers dead at the hands of a sniper and two black men dead at the hands of police, Obama appealed to Americans not to be overwhelmed by fear of a return to 1960s-style chaos and to understand the progress that has been made in racial relations since that time.

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  16. SC attorney to represent family of Alton Sterling in Louisiana shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Midlands attorney has joined the case to represent the family of a Baton Rouge man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting this past weekend. The two officers, Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II, have been placed on leave while the investigation into the shooting continues.

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  17. Charleston church shooting suspect wants fed case dismissedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Dylann Roof's defense team is challenging the constitutionality of the federal hate crimes law, a legal longshot they say they'll drop if prosecutors agree not to pursue the death penalty in the killings of nine people inside a South Carolina church. The white man accused of shooting black parishioners inside the historic Emanuel AME church in Charleston wants a judge to dismiss the nearly three-dozen federal charges he faces, saying they infringe on the state's murder case.

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  18. Suspect dies after North Charleston officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The man shot after an incident with the North Charleston Police Department Monday has died, the Charleston County Coroner's Office says. Officials say William Patterson, 34, shot at officers from the second-floor window of a home on Waltham Road Monday, and struck an officer before they returned fire.

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  19. Emergency officials: Police responding to report of officer down in N. CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Law enforcement agencies including the North Charleston Police Department, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office responded.

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  20. NCPD: Police officer fine after vest stops bullet, suspect shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Authorities say a North Charleston police officer is fine after his vest stopped a bullet during a shooting Monday evening. According to NCPD officials, the incident started when officers received a call at 4:33 p.m. from a concerned citizen in reference to a speeding white vehicle trying to run over a pedestrian in the roadway on Waltham Road in Northwoods Estates.

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