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  1. Protesters Fly Confederate Flag at South Carolina State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | News Max

    The Confederate flag - banned from being flown at the State Capitol building in Columbia, South Carolina because of its connection to slavery - made a brief reappearance there over the weekend. A group called the South Carolina Secessionist Party, which says its goal is to preserve Southern heritage by fighting political correctness and corruption, erected the flag on Sunday after obtaining a one-day permit to do so, The State reports.

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  2. Key Bridge-gate Figure to Plead Guilty in Another Misuse of Power CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | News Max

    David Samson, a former trusted adviser to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and one of the top figures who resigned in the wake of the Bridge-gate scandal in 2014, will plead guilty to a single felony charge in another case involving an alleged misuse of his position, the Observer reports. Samson, who was chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, will apparently be charged in connection to what became known as the "chairman's flight," according to a former prosecutor.

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  3. Judge Halts Enforcement of a Portion of DC's Strict Gun LawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | News Max

    A federal judge in Washington halted enforcement of a portion of the city's strict gun law Tuesday in a ruling that conflicts with a previous judge's assessment of the law and sets up two competing views for a higher court. U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon ruled Tuesday that a section of the city's law that requires people who want to carry a gun in public to show a "good reason to fear injury" or another "proper reason" to carry the weapon "likely places an unconstitutional burden" on citizens' right to bear arms.

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  4. Hillary Clinton - Breaking Down BarriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | News Max

    On Saturday night in South Carolina, after she had defeated Bernie Sanders by a margin of more than 47 points, winning in every county, white and black, Hillary Clinton gave a speech that she stated upfront was addressed to the nation. On Tuesday night, she won seven out of the 11 voting Super Tuesday states, most by double-digit margins, gaining at least 486 more delegates.

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  5. Lazy Weekends Boost Body FatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | News Max

    Playing couch potato on the weekends may be even worse for your weight than working at a desk all week, new research suggests. Exercise scientists reported that even a 20-minute reduction in sedentary time on Saturdays and Sundays added up to a loss of more than 2 pounds and 1.6 percent of body fat after a year.

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  6. 9 Images Highlighting the South Carolina Primary - Trump Wins, Bush Says ByeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | News Max

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump celebrates victory in the South Carolina primary on February 20, 2016, in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The billionaire businessman grabbed a big win, capturing nearly a third of the votes, according to early counts, but all major networks projected Trump the winner.

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  7. Trump Refuses to Repeat Claim Dubya Lied About Iraq WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | News Max

    Donald Trump repeatedly refused to say Thursday hight whether he believed former President George W. Bush lied about the Iraq War - explaining that "nobody really knows why we went into Iraq" when pressed by a voter at a CNN town hall, with followup from host Anderson Cooper. "A lot of people agree with what I said," Trump said at the meeting in Columbia, South Carolina.

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  8. Trump on Suing Cruz: 'I Like to Send Letters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | News Max

    Donald Trump Thursday disputed CNN host Anderson Cooper's question on whether he would "really" sue Republican rival Ted Cruz over a television campaign ad, saying "you don't know that, but I like to send letters. "I have wonderful lawyers," he said at the network's Republican town hall in Columbia, S.C. "I like to send letters."

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  9. Donald Trump: I Will Meet With Pope Francis 'Anytime He Wants'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | News Max

    Donald Trump said Thursday that he would "meet with the Pope anytime he wants" in light of the Pontiff saying that the Republican front-runner's views on immigration were "not Christian." "I have a lot of respect for the Pope," the developer told host Anderson Cooper at a CNN town hall in Columbia, S.C. "I think he has a lot of personality.

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  10. Jeb on Gun Tweet: Showing Support for 2nd AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | News Max

    Twitter users may be mocking GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush after he tweeted a photo of a handgun with his name on top and the single-word caption of "America," but the former Florida governor said Wednesday he tweeted out the gun because he wanted to show his support for the Second Amendment. "I'm an A+ rated NRA governor," Bush told Fox News' "America's Newsroom" program, referring to the ratings the National Rifle Association gives to gun-friendly lawmakers.

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  11. Twitter Mercilessly Mocks Jeb's Gun TweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | News Max

    The Twitterverse took direct aim at presidential candidate Jeb Bush after he tweeted out a photo Tuesday of a handgun with his name engraved on the top. The simple caption: "America."

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  12. PPP Poll: Race for Second Narrows Among GOP in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | News Max

    The race for second-place in the GOP presidential primary in South Carolina is narrowing, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tied at 18 percent, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey reported on Monday night by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina. Businessman Donald Trump still holds a commanding lead among likely South Carolina GOP voters, and appears not to have been hurt by attacking former President George W. Bush over the 9/11 attacks during Saturday's debate, The State reported.

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  13. US Marks MLK Holiday With Speeches, ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | News Max

    President Barack Obama packed books for schoolchildren on Monday to commemorate slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and King's daughter said his dream of equality had yet to be realized. 4 comments

  14. Kasich: Trump Supporters' Reaction to Muslim Protester Un-RepublicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | News Max

    Donald Trump's supporters were acting un-Republican on Friday when a Muslim woman who stood to silently protest his speech was ejected from the South Carolina event, rival candidate John Kasich said Saturday. 'We are people who can tolerate differences and respect people," the Ohio governor said Saturday during a panel forum at the Kemp Foundation Forum on Expanding Opportunity Saturday in Columbia, South Carolina, reports The Hill.

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  15. Injected Drug Treats Common Diabetic Eye DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | News Max

    The injected drug Lucentis appears highly effective at treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a common diabetes-related eye disease, new research shows. Investigators say the drug beat a standard treatment, laser therapy, in curbing the vision-robbing ailment.

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  16. Rubio Running Low-Budget CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | News Max

    For months, Marco Rubio's campaign team in South Carolina operated out of a staffer's garage, plotting strategy for the first-in-the-South primary from freshly painted yard sale furniture and tiny classroom desks. The shoestring budget setup was a point of pride for the Republican presidential candidate's team.

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  17. Carson Offers Hope for the UnbornRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | News Max

    The fourth Republican presidential debate was informative, offering another opportunity for Americans to hear more about the policies of several candidates. One candidate hit home by saying that it will take both Democrats and Republicans to redirect the course of our country.

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  18. Hillary: 'No Excuse' for Police Officer Dragging Student From DeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | News Max

    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton weighed in Tuesday on the controversy over a South Carolina sheriff's deputy seen pulling a female student from her desk in viral online videos. On Twitter, Clinton said there is "no excuse for violence inside a school," adding that the incident was "unacceptable."

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  19. SC Sheriff: Third Video Shows Student Punching OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | News Max

    A third video has emerged of the confrontation between a school resource officer and a South Carolina high school student that shows the student punching the officer, says Richard County Sheriff Leon Lott. Lott made the announcement during a Tuesday press conference, and said that although the third cell phone video shot by a student shows the student swinging at Deputy Ben Fields, it does not necessarily justify his actions of pulling the student from her desk and dragging her across the floor The incident occurred Monday at Spring Valley High School in Columbia when the student reportedly refused to stop talking on her phone and refused to leave the classroom.

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  20. FBI Probes of Violent Arrest of Black S. Carolina StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | News Max

    Federal authorities said on Tuesday they will investigate a white deputy's arrest of a black high school student in South Carolina, after video showed him slamming the teenager to the ground and dragging her across a classroom. The actions by officer Ben Fields at Spring Valley High School in Columbia on Monday drew swift condemnation after video recordings of the incident were picked up by media outlets and posted on social media.

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