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  1. Confederate flag's fate in hands of South Carolina HouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Boston Herald

    Josh Clarke, of Shelby, N.C., voices his side of the Confederate flag issue in front of the Statehouse, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the Statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state House and the governor. COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Confederate flag that flies at the South Carolina Capitol could soon be making its last stand.

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  2. SC Senate OKs Confederate flag removal; House vote aheadRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Boston Herald

    Josh Clarke, of Shelby, N.C., voices his side of the Confederate flag issue in front of the Statehouse, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the Statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state House and the governor. Randy Saxon, left and Wayne Whitfield, both of Anderson, S.C., discuss the Confederate flag on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds with Brodrick S. Hall of Atlanta, right, on Monday, July 6, 2015.

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  3. Haley says church shooting will forever change her outlookRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | Boston Herald

    In a Monday, June 22, 2015 file photo, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, center, is applauded during a news conference in the South Carolina State House, in Columbia, S.C. Haley said that the Confederate flag should come down from the grounds of the state capitol, reversing her position on the divisive symbol amid growing calls for it to be removed. COLUMBIA, S.C. - For five years, Gov. Nikki Haley, South Carolina's first minority governor, dismissed calls to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse lawn as a divisive issue far from her agenda.

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  4. As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusualRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The Rev. John Taylor immediately recalled what happened 20 years ago when he learned his church was burning, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.

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  5. SC lawmakers overwhelmingly vote to debate Confederate flagRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Boston Herald

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks during a news conference in the South Carolina State House, Monday, June 22, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. Haley said that the Confederate flag should come down from the grounds of the state capitol, reversing her position on the divisive symbol amid growing calls for it to be removed. Also pictured are U.S. Congressman James Clyburn, left, and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, right.

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  6. SC lawmakers agree to debate removing Confederate flagRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Boston Herald

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks during a news conference in the South Carolina State House, Monday, June 22, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. Haley said that the Confederate flag should come down from the grounds of the state capitol, reversing her position on the divisive symbol amid growing calls for it to be removed. Also pictured are U.S. Congressman James Clyburn, left, and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, right.

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  7. Thousands gather on Arthur Ravenel Bridge in solidarityRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church opened its tall, wooden doors to the world Sunday, embracing strangers who walked in from the street or tuned in from home for the first worship service since a white gunman was accused of killing nine black church members. It was that same hospitality that allowed the suspected gunman to be welcomed into a Bible study for about an hour before he allegedly stood up, made racially offensive remarks and opened fire in the church known as "Mother Emanuel" because it is one of the oldest black congregations in the South.

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  8. Reopening church doors after shooting 'sends a message'Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church opened its tall, wooden doors to the world Sunday, embracing strangers who walked in from the street or tuned in from home for the first worship service since a white gunman was accused of killing nine black church members. It was that same hospitality that allowed the suspected gunman to be welcomed into a Bible study for about an hour before he allegedly stood up, made racially offensive remarks and opened fire in the church known as "Mother Emanuel" because it is one of the oldest black congregations in the South.

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  9. Healing continues as church set to reopenRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The doors of the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church - scene of a horrific mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine parishioners Wednesday night - will reopen today as thousands are expected to gather for a series of vigils aimed at helping the heartbroken community heal. "My great-grandfather's tomb is in that church.

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  10. Latest on church shooting: Flag rally: 'Take it down'Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A large crowd rallied against the presence of the Confederate flag on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse, calling it a symbol of hatred, not heritage. Police wouldn't give an estimate for attendance at Saturday's rally at the Statehouse in Columbia, but there appeared to be hundreds, if not thousands, of people.

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  11. Days after attack at black church, grief hangs in the airRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Boston Herald

    People prayed, dropped colorful flowers and wrote inspirational notes Saturday at the black church where nine people were shot earlier this week at the end of a Bible study meeting. The memorial in front of the "Mother" Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church continued to grow, and a steady stream of people passed by to pay their respects.

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  12. Possible mall plot, racist rantsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old shooter suspected of killing nine at a historic Charleston church, appears to be a loner who railed against black people, wore apartheid-era flag patches and seemed to have been doing surveillance on a Columbia mall earlier this year, police reports show. Roof, who is white and posted a Facebook profile photo of himself wearing a jacket with flag patches from white-ruled Rhodesia and apartheid-era South Africa, was arrested twice in the past four months at Columbiana Centre, according to police reports.

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  13. Emanuel AME Church, now full of sorrow, was built on courageous pastRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Rev. Jeannie Smalls cries during a prayer vigil held at Morris Brown AME Church for the victims of Wednesday's shooting at Emanuel AME Church on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Charleston, S.C. Dylann Storm Roof, 21, was arrested Thursday in the slayings of several people, including the pastor at a prayer meeting inside the historic black church. Since its founding nearly 200 years ago, members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., have seen their church burned to the ground, met in secret when all-black churches were outlawed and stood in the face of racial discrimination.

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  14. Just In: Dylann Roof: minor crimes, - creepy' behavior, talk of - Southern pride'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Boston Herald

    This April 2015 photo released by the Lexington County Detention Center shows Dylann Roof, 21. Charleston Police identified Roof as the shooter who opened fire during a prayer meeting inside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., Wednesday, June 17, 2015, killing several people. Detention Center via AP) In his Facebook profile photo, Dylann Storm Roof's look is glum and menacing; his jacket bears emblems popular with white supremacists.

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  15. Is Fiorina shadowing Clinton's campaign?Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Boston Herald

    On Wednesday, the GOP underdog spoke to the press on a sidewalk outside the Columbia, South Carolina, hotel where Clinton is addressing women's groups a bit later in the day. And when Clinton moves on to speak to Democratic women, including state legislators, Fiorina will be addressing Republican legislators in the same city.

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  16. US teen attracted to IS sentenced to prison on gun chargeRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a state gun charge, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Officials told media outlets the 16-year-old is an American citizen whose family is from Syria.

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  17. Walker says he has experience to put US on a rightward pathRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A conservative favorite thanks to his tangle with unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker pitched himself Thursday as a leader with the experience to put the nation on a path to the right. "I am worried for the future of my children," the prospective 2016 Republican presidential candidate told Republicans in Greenville during the second of two state GOP events he attended in the early voting state.

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  18. South Bay Center owner plans nearby mixed-use projectRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The owner of South Bay Center has plans for a large mixed-use project that would include a hotel, movie theater and up to 500 units of multifamily housing next to the Dorchester shopping center. The "town center" project proposed by retail real estate developer Edens would encompass 10 acres and several new six-story buildings that also would include some 115,000 square feet of commercial/retail space, two parking garages and new internal roadways, sidewalks and open space.

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  19. Bush speaks in South Carolina, dropping 2016 hintsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Boston Herald

    In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in Washington. Bush speaks Monday at the winter commencement at the University of South Carolina- just the sort of thing a potential presidential candidate might do.

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