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  1. SC lawmakers begin debate on flagRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | KSL-TV

    South Carolina's state Senate has opened debate on the future of the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds -- and the first amendment being considered is one that would put the matter up to a public vote. Several amendments are expected, with various options that will include keeping the flagpole and putting a different flag on it.


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

    Jul 1, 2015 | KSL-TV

    The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.


  3. Pastor walks line between leading, comforting Emanuel AMERead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | KSL-TV

    The Rev. Norvel Goff will walk into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for Bible study keenly aware of the crushing burden now on his shoulders: to be a comforter, a teacher, a man of God and most powerfully, a leader of a church whose heart is heavy with the tragic loss of its senior pastor and eight members.


  4. Vacationing shark-attack victims were in shallow waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Two young people vacationing in the beach town of Oak Island were swimming in waist-deep water when they lost limbs in separate life-threatening shark attacks, town officials said Monday. A 12-year-old girl from Asheboro lost part of her arm and suffered a leg injury, and a 16-year-old boy from Winston-Salem lost his left arm less than 90 minutes later and about 2 miles away late Sunday afternoon, officials said.


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

    Apr 21, 2015 | KSL-TV

    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.


  6. Senator Menendez, amid probe, says he's honest, law-abidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Amid a federal investigation, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez insists he has always been honest in his more than 20 years in Congress and says he is "not going anywhere" even as a person familiar with the matter tells The Associated Press that Menendez is expected to face criminal charges soon. The New Jersey Democrat has been dogged by questions about his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor, whose office was raided by authorities two years ago.


  7. 5. Obama: Selma anniversary is about young peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KSL-TV

    President Barack Obama says this weekend's 50th anniversary commemoration of historic civil rights marches is as much about stirring young people to change as about honoring yesterday's legends. Obama is leading Saturday's tribute in Selma, Alabama.


  8. War memorial separates dead by race, divides Southern cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Along Main Street in a small South Carolina city, there is war memorial honoring fallen World War I and II soldiers, dividing them into two categories: "white" and "colored." Welborn Adams, Greenwood's white Democratic-leaning mayor, believes the bronze plaques are relics of the South's scarred past and should be changed in the spirit of equality, replaced like the "colored" water fountains or back entrances to the movie theater that blacks were once forced to use.


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