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  1. Park gives visitors chance to see rare spider liliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bluffton Today

    Richland County officials are giving visitors to a riverfront park a chance to see rare spider lilies without harming the plants. The Richland County Conservation Commission is showing off new signs and a binocular viewer Thursday at Riverfront Park in Columbia.

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  2. Do you recognize this mystery plant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Bluffton Today

    There I was, driving along this past Sunday, botanizing in rural Fairfield County just north of town here, and I went by a blaze of red. Something in my head said it was too early to be seeing fall colors, so I had to turn around.

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  3. Do you recognize this mystery plant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Bluffton Today

    I wish I had time to go back to Germany, and maybe spend some time in Bavaria. I've spent some time there, in and around Munich, which is one of the most charming cities you can visit in Europe: it's a fairly large town, but real easy to get around in, and there's a lot to see and do.

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  4. Cellphone app to promote black history in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Bluffton Today

    In this March 5, 2009 file photo, The Rev. W. T. "Dub" Massey, right, and Willie McLeod, left, pose at the counter where they were among the "Friendship Nine" who were jailed during 1960s civil rights "sit-ins" at what is now called the Old Town Bistro, in Rock Hill, S.C. A cellphone app could soon lead drivers to a plantation site in Lake City, the birthplace of jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in Cheraw and Rosenwald schools across the state.

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  5. Do you recognize this mystery plant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Bluffton Today

    "Henry VI", Part 3," is not at all a happy story, full of plotting, intrigue, and violence. It features the Duke of Gloucester, Richard III.

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  6. SC man dies from heat in home without air conditioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Bluffton Today

    The Richland County coroner says a 31-year-old man living in a home without air conditioning in Columbia has died from the heat. Coroner Gary Watts said in a news release that Jamal Graham was taken to the emergency room Tuesday and died a day later from exposure to the heat.

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  7. Messages show Haley was praised, vilified on flag stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Bluffton Today

    File-This May 13, 2016, file photo shows South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaking at the Tennessee Republican Party's 2016 Statesmen's Dinner in Nashville, Tenn. In the days following the slayings of nine black people at a historic South Carolina church, thousands of people wrote emails to Haley, many condemning the violence as senseless and saddening.

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  8. Lowcountry battlefield where Declaration of Independence signers fought discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Bluffton Today

    Archaeologist Daniel Elliott of Georgia's LAMAR Institute examines the newly rediscovered site of the 1779 Battle of Port Royal Island near Beaufort, S.C. A map showing movements of British and American forces leading up to the 1779 Battle of Port Royal Island.

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  9. Man shot and killed at home an hour before his birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Bluffton Today

    Richland County deputies say they are looking for two suspects who shot and killed a 26-year-old man outside his house an hour before his birthday. Investigators told media outlets that Jamell George had just returned to his Columbia home from work around 11 p.m. Saturday when two men came up and started arguing with him.

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  10. Columbia councilman Baddourah charged with domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Bluffton Today

    Richland County deputies say Columbia City Councilman Moe Baddourah has been arrested after slamming his estranged wife's leg in a car door during a child custody exchange. Sheriff Leon Lott said in a news release that Baddourah turned himself in to deputies Saturday morning and was charged with second-degree criminal domestic violence.

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  11. SC, Dept. of Energy in court about nuclear fuel lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Bluffton Today

    Attorneys for the federal government and the state of South Carolina are in court arguing about a lawsuit concerning an unfinished plant to turn old plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel. A federal judge in Columbia is hearing arguments Thursday in South Carolina's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy over the mixed oxide fuel project at the Savannah River Site near Aiken.

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  12. Schank's run ends in round of 16 at S.C. Amateur Match Play ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Courtesy of Carolinas Golf Association Bear Creek Golf Club is hosting its first South Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship this weekend. Courtesy of Carolinas Golf Association A competitor hits out of a bunker at Bear Creek Golf Club on Hilton Head Island.

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  13. Lower seeds prevail in semifinal round of South Carolina Amateur Match Play ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    The top two seeds failing to reach the quarterfinals at the 44th South Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship foreshadowed the resilience shown by lower seeds, at Bear Creek Golf Club on Saturday. The No.

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  14. Military boosters start 1 year celebration of Fort JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning, left, receives a briefing from Army Col. Benjamin DiMaggio about his battalion's basic combat training course for new soldiers at Fort Jackson, South Carolina on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

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  15. Storms topple trees, cause fires and cut power to 100K in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Strong thunderstorms have left more than 100,000 customers without power as they rapidly moved through central and coastal South Carolina. The storms began developing around 1:30 p.m. Friday near Columbia, bringing wind gusts of up to 60 mph, hail and frequent lightning.

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  16. Do you recognize this mystery plant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    I live in Columbia, which is our state's capital. It's a reasonably big city, as Southern cities go, one that features plenty of history.

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  17. Bring Mexican political ethics to S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    The most reasonable response to this headline is, "Are you nuts? Isn't Mexican politics riddled with corruption? What could we possibly learn from them?" The answers to these questions are, "No, yes, and a lot." I suppose there are some who would argue the answer to the first question is yes, but I haven't been locked up yet, so give me the benefit of the doubt and let's skip to the more important ones.

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  18. Judge rules jury will mull case of church shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    In this Thursday, June 18, 2015, file photo, Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby, N.C. After nine black parishioners were slain at a Charleston church, South Carolina did what many thought would never happen: It moved the Confederate flag off Statehouse grounds. COLUMBIA, S.C. - A jury, not a judge, will consider hate crimes and other federal charges against the man charged in the shooting deaths of nine parishioners at a South Carolina church.

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  19. 1 year after church shooting, much is the same in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    In this Thursday, June 18, 2015, file photo, Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby, N.C. After nine black parishioners were slain at a Charleston church, South Carolina did what many thought would never happen: It moved the Confederate flag off Statehouse grounds. CHARLESTON, S.C. - The names of Confederate generals still adorn street signs in Charleston's public housing projects, and a heroic waterfront statue dedicated to the Confederate Defenders of Charleston still faces Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.

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  20. Haley vetoes $41M from Legislature's $7.5B budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Gov. Nikki Haley struck $41 million worth of spending from the Legislature's $7.5 billion budget and thanked legislators Thursday for not attempting to borrow money for college construction. Last year, Haley's opposition helped defeat proposals to borrow primarily for projects at universities and technical colleges.

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