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  1. WTKR NewsChannel3 fires news directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Tina Luque Blacklocke started at the station in July 2008. She previously served as news director at an NBC affiliate in Columbia, S.C. for five years before coming to Hampton Roads, the Pilot reported.

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  2. With Operation Blessing, Robertson's actions speak louder than his wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    MORE OFTEN than not, Pat Robertson has been a punch line around here. His bloviations have made him a favorite target of newspaper columnists.

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  3. Virginians head south to help South Carolina flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Operation Blessing team heading to Columbia, S.C. to help flood victims, says a prayer before departed from the charity Virginia Beach-based nonprofit Operation Blessing International on Monday sent a convoy of six vehicles with more than 3,000 bottles of water, tools, dehumidifiers, a mobile kitchen and enough food to make at least 5,500 meals. "That's just to get us through the immediate need," said Jody Gettys, vice president of Operation Blessing's U.S. Disaster Relief program.

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  4. Sunshine expected in South Carolina but flooding ordeal far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm. Even as the rain tapered off, officials warned of the likelihood of new evacuations - such as one ordered Monday afternoon in one of two towns east of downtown Columbia where two dams were breached.

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  5. Virginians head south to help S.C. flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Operation Blessing team heading to Columbia, S.C. to help flood victims, says a prayer before departed from the charity Virginia Beach-based nonprofit Operation Blessing International on Monday sent a convoy of six vehicles with more than 3,000 bottles of water, tools, dehumidifiers, a mobile kitchen and enough food to make at least 5,500 meals. "That's just to get us through the immediate need," said Jody Gettys, vice president of Operation Blessing's U.S. Disaster Relief program.

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  6. Operation Blessing sends flood relief team from Hampton Roads to S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Operation Blessing team heading to Columbia, S.C. to help flood victims, says a prayer before departed from the charity Virginia Beach-based nonprofit Operation Blessing International sent a relief team Monday to Columbia, S.C., to help with flood relief. A convoy of six vehicles left the organization's warehouse in Chesapeake Monday afternoon, taking with it more than 3,000 bottles of water, construction trailers full of tools, multiple dehumidifiers, a mobile kitchen and enough food to make at least 5,500 meals.

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  7. Operation Blessing to send flood relief team from Hampton Roads to S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The nonprofit Operation Blessing International is deploying a relief team today from a warehouse in Chesapeake to Columbia, S.C., to help with flood relief in the swamped city. Operation Blessing's convoy was scheduled to depart this afternoon, including a mobile kitchen, construction trailers full of tools, trucks full of bottled water and a mobile "command center."

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  8. Virginia Beach task force deployed to Columbia, S.C., for flood rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Floodwaters rush over a dam on Forest Lake in Columbia, S.C., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. The rainstorm drenching the U.S. East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina, cutting power to thousands, forcing hundreds of water rescues and closing many roads because of floodwaters.

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  9. Deluges leave parts of S.C. reelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A car is submerged in floodwaters in Florence, S.C., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 after steady rain left many roads impassable, while flooding continues in many parts of the state. Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South Carolina as days of driving rain hit a dangerous crescendo that buckled buildings and roads, closed a major East Coast interstate route and threatened the drinking water supply for the capital city.

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  10. Longtime civil rights activist, former U.Va. professor Julian Bond dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    On Oct. 13, 2006, Julian Bond, chairman of the Board for The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, gestures as he talks about the organization at The University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.

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  11. South Carolina's Confederate flag is gone, but others remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag as it is removed from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate battle flag no longer flies at South Carolina's Statehouse, now relegated to a room filled with other relics of the state's secession. Other vestiges of the Civil War-era South are unlikely to vanish so soon.

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  12. After 54 years, Confederate flag removed from StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol removes the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds in Columbia, S.C., Friday, July 10, 2015, ending its 54-year presence there. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely.

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  13. Redskins name hinders DC's efforts for new stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' former stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name. The Washington Post reports that according to an Interior Department spokesman, Jewell reiterated that position to Mayor Muriel Bowser during a meeting in late April .

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  14. McAuliffe wants to banish Confederate flag from platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    McAuliffe addressed the fatal shooting of nine black people in Charleston, S.C., by a white gunman last week, and he commended Gov. Nikki Haley for her call to remove the rebel flag from her state's Capitol grounds. "Although the battle flag is not flown here on Capitol Square, it has been the subject of considerable controversy, and it divides many of our people," McAuliffe said, speaking at an event where he also outlined changes to make it easier for felons to have their voting rights restored.

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  15. Latest on church shooting: Black GOP senator wants flag downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A group of Charleston-area political and religious leaders are calling on state lawmakers to vote this week to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of South Carolina's Statehouse.

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  16. 'You are welcome:' The night Emanuel opened its door to evilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    When Angela Brown saw the Facebook post about a shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, her mind immediately leapt to her aunt. Whenever the doors to Emanuel were open to its flock, Ethel Lance was there.

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  17. Heat advisory issued for counties on N.C. coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The National Weather Service office in Wilmington says that temperatures in the upper 90s could yield heat index values that feel as hot as 108 degrees in several counties in the southeastern part of the state, from the coast inland to Robeson County. The forcast for Dare County tomorrow is mostly sunny, with a high near 95 and heat index values as high as 105, according to the National Weather Service.

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