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  1. Church fires not usually arson; weather found as cause in SCRead the original story

    15 min ago | Morning Journal

    ... rted and we will accept the findings," he said. Henry reported from Atlanta. Associated Press Writer Meg Kinnard in Columbia, South Carolina, and Skip Foreman in Charlotte, North Carolina, contributed to this report.

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  2. John Derbyshire Says: Trump-Coulter 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | VDARE

    ... by the $PLC and the New York Mexican Times , demands the renaming of our nation's capital? Washington? District of Columbia? In the spirit of my AmRen address, commentators have been arguing that we must now be at, or close to, Peak Leftism or Peak ...

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  3. Appellate Court Again Blocks Law-Abiding D.C. Residents' Right to Bear ArmsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    Armed criminals in the Nation's Capitol are breathing easier since Monday when a federal appeals court reinstated the District of Columbia's sham concealed carry licensing law, a move that again prohibits the law-abiding from exercising their right to bear arms. The court's order allows the District to resume enforcing a provision of D.C. law found unconstitutional and blocked by a lower court in the case of Wrenn v.

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  4. Fireworks May Make Your Pet Try to Run AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Fireworks May Make Your Pet Try to Run Away Animal shelters are warning pet owners about the risk of runaway pets on July 4th. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1LYfGu6 COLUMBIA, SC - Midlands animal shelters are reminding people to make sure pets have either an identification tag or a microchip.

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  5. Poll: Majority Say Confederate Flag Not Racist,aRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... " Do you, yourself, see the Confederate flag more as a symbol of Southern pride or more as a symbol of racism?" Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A new CNN/ORC International poll that surveyed 1,017 Americans found that 57 percent of people see the Confederate ...

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  6. As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusualRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... y reported from Atlanta. Associated Press writers Meg Kinnard, Jeffery Collins and Jack Jones also contributed from Columbia, South Carolina.

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  7. Most oppose removal of Confederate names, landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Some conservatives have seen efforts to remove the Confederate saltire battle flag from the statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina, and also from other public places around the South, as the beginning of a slippery slope in which roads and landmarks named after Confederate figures are changed, monuments are removed, and a significant part of American history is obscured from view. "The Left's 21st century agenda: expunging every trace of respect, recognition or acknowledgment of Americans who fought for the Confederacy," tweeted Weekly Standard editor William Kristol on June 23. "It's our own mini-French revolution, expunging history in a frenzy of self-righteousness."

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  8. Confederate re-enactors acknowledge flag is likely to come downRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... Tempore Hugh Leatherman, state Sen. Chip Campsen and state Rep. Rick Quinn, visited the Confederate Relic Room in Columbia on Thursday with representatives of Confederate heritage groups to discuss display plans there. Quinn, R-Columbia, said the ...

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  9. Republicans Don't Find Racism To Be As Serious Of A Problem As The Rest Of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    Pro-confederate flag demonstrators Jim Horky and his wife Alice stand outside the South Carolina State House in Columbia, South Carolina, June 27, 2015. There has been a growing clamor for the flag -- branded 'a reminder of systemic oppression and racist subjugation' by President Barack Obama -- to be removed from the grounds of the state house in Columbia.

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  10. Mother with breast cancer shaves her hair into a bright pink MOHAWKRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... her daughter to shave her hair into a bright pink MOHAWK - before she loses it to chemo Jan Kelleher, from West Columbia, South Carolina, is suffering from invasive lobular carcinoma after being in remission for 14 years Before chemotherapy makes ...

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  11. Arts Community Remembers Leslie PierceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Free Times

    ... after an extended period of health problems. Pierce, who was director of adult programs and partnerships at the Columbia Museum of Art, loved pop culture; she loved to combine playful and sometimes sexually suggestive commentary with images of movie ...

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  12. Vandal hits portrait of former SC Gov as 'violent racist' at WinthropRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Tuesday, a statue honoring the former governor was hit by what appears to be a red paintball and paint splatter in Columbia. A couple of streams of red paint that had run down the statue. "Dr. Debra Boyd has been leading the conversation on campus ...

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  13. Last funeral for victim of Charleston shooting in ColumbiaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... released to a funeral home Thursday as his fellow escapee continued his recovery at a hospital under heavy guard. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The last of the victims of the Charleston church shooting to be eulogized was remembered Thursday as a man known ...

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  14. DC Council approves funding to create first a oeunified cultural planaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... be the best way to address the issues." Arts Action DC describes itself as "a diverse group from the District of Columbia creative community" championing a "strategy that collectively demands sustainable full-funding," according to its website . The ...

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  15. Anonymous calls for #MillionPersonMarch on Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | UPI

    Internet collective Anonymous circulated a poster on social media that calls for a #MillionPersonMarch to take place in Columbia, South Carolina on July 4. The march aims to promote the coming down of Confederate flags and will begin at 6 a.m., when participants must rally at the Three Rivers Greenway a mile away from the South Carolina capitol. The march proper will begin at 9 a.m. and proceed northeast along Gervais Street to the Capitol where a noontime rally will take place.

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  16. Historians, Civil War reenactors weigh in on Confederate flag historyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... Donaldson said. According to Donaldson, the Confederate battle flag, which now flies on the Statehouse grounds in Columbia, assumed a different meaning during Reconstruction. "It became a symbol of the White Citizens Council, which opposed the ...

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  17. Developers, USC to Discuss Plans for High RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... how the project would impact the school's campus. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1IvWyoh Columbia, SC(WLTX) - EdR, the Tennessee company that wants to build a 15-story apartment building near the University of South Carolina, ...

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  18. Gonna Eat A Lot of PeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Free Times

    ... our full menu on Facebook as well, and like us while you're there! Crouch Distilling Craft whiskey, distilled in Columbia. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@crouchdistilling)! Visit our website for location, hours, and more. Tanning Season Is ...

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  19. D.C. Statehood Gets Independence Day PushRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Roll Call

    House Democrats are voicing their support for the District of Columbia statehood effort ahead of Independence Day, though some of their leaders do not co-sponsor the statehood bill. In an email sent to House Democratic offices Thursday morning, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi 's press office encouraged offices to retweet Del.

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  20. South Carolina Nonprofit Association urges Legislature to remove Confederate FlagRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

    ... businesses asking the state Legislature to remove the Confederate flag from the State House grounds in Columbia. In a statement issued earlier this week, Madeleine McGee, the president of the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations ...

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