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  1. Correction: Irma-South Carolina storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | The Miami Herald

    In a story Sept. 6 about South Carolina's preparations for Hurricane Irma, The Associated Press relying on information from the state Attorney General's Office reported erroneously that the state's price-gouging law remains effective for 15 days.

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  2. South Carolina ex-House majority leader submits resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | The Miami Herald

    In a Dec. 22, 2016 photo, Rep. Jim Merrill, right, and one of his lawyers Rep. Leon Stavrinakis wait for the start of Merrill's bond hearing in a Columbia, S.C. courtroom. A hearing has been set for Friday, Sept 1, 2017, for Merrill, one of two former South Carolina House majority leaders accused of corruption, a special prosecutor investigating potential Statehouse corruption announced Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017.

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  3. Trump on Afghanistan: - We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Miami Herald

    President Trump outlined his new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia during remarks Monday night at Fort Myer. President Trump outlined his new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia during remarks Monday night at Fort Myer.

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  4. Rock wielding burglar breaks into home and steals 65-inch TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Miami Herald

    El Departamento de Policia Metropolitana largo un video de vigilancia que muestra un ladron que usa una roca para entrar a una casa y robarse una television LG de 65 pulgadas el 17 de julio de 2017. El Departamento de Policia Metropolitana largo un video de vigilancia que muestra un ladron que usa una roca para entrar a una casa y robarse una television LG de 65 pulgadas el 17 de julio de 2017.

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  5. Bonnie Tyler singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' on a cruise ship during a total eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler belted out her 1983 hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart" in a duet with pop band DNCE during the solar eclipse Monday. Tyler performed on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas as the ship passed into the eclipse's path of totality at about 3 p.m. During the solar eclipse, a drone captured video of the view over a Fireflies game at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, S.C., on Aug. 21, 2017.

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  6. After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, unit one of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville, S.C., is viewed during a media tour of the facility.

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  7. He texted his graduation pictures to the wrong number, but a the response was legitaRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    It's easy to send a text message to the wrong number, and one recent college graduate did just that-but in return received an uplifting response. Coastal Carolina University graduate Justin Campbell tweeted Saturday, "Accidentally sent these pics to the wrong number yesterday.

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  8. Columbia mayor wants another term a " and clarity on sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Columbia, S.C., Mayor Stephen Benjamin said Wednesday that he'll seek re-election. That was the easy part of his visit to Washington.

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  9. How one college student survived a kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Jordan Dinsmore prayed her kidnappers wouldn't notice the beeping noise her 2009 Scion made when she unclicked her seat belt. The 20-year-old Midlands Tech student purposely missed a turn her kidnappers ordered her to make into a neighborhood off Bluff Road, south of downtown Columbia, South Carolina.

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  10. a People thrown everywherea : Police say suspect in cemetery crash wanted revengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    James Kester was so angry at the S.C. Department of Mental Health for its alleged treatment of his daughter that he plowed his Cadillac sedan into the graveside service of a formal mental health employee as a form of revenge, a police investigator said Thursday. Judge Overture Walker set a $5 million bond for Kester, 64, who is facing 12 counts of attempted murder.

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  11. SC maximum-security prison escapee captured in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A state prisoner who escaped from one of South Carolina's maximum-security prisons was captured in Texas on Friday. Jimmy Causey, 46, was apprehended by the Texas Department of Public Safety at 3:05 a.m., said Sommer Sharpe, spokeswoman for the S.C. Department of Corrections.

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  12. Events, Fanfest, Games during MLB All-Star Week in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A Miami Marlins fan pitches at the MLB All-Star FanFest last year during MLB All-Star Week in San Diego. This year MLB All-Star Week is in Miami-Dade County, and FanFest is July 7-11 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

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  13. Florida Memoriala s Roslyn Clark Artis named president at Benedict CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Roslyn Clark Artis, who became the first female president of Miami Gardens-based Florida Memorial University in 2014, is leaving for the same job at Benedict College, the Board of Trustees for the Columbia, South Carolina-based liberal arts school announced Friday. Artis, set to begin her new role Sept.

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  14. US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Mayor Philip Levine of Miami Beach and Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina, held a press conference on Monday afternoon to highlight the growing support from mayors across the country for the goal of moving to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades.

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  15. Five arrested at Hollywood commission meeting over Confederate street names in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    What started as a relatively peaceful rally decrying how streets in Hollywood were named after Confederate generals wound up with five people arrested at the Hollywood City Commission meeting on Wednesday afternoon. "They were in the commission meeting and being disruptive so they were arrested," Grossman said.

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  16. Projects to improve Miami may come to life, thanks to Knight grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The Miami Science Barge is moored in a notch in the seawall at Museum Park downtown, adjacent to the site of the new Frost Museum of Science. The concept for the barge won a grant in the Knight Cities Challenge in 2015.

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  17. 2 smugglers who escaped US prison captured in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    U.S. prosecutors say that authorities in Mexico City have captured two convicted cigarette smugglers who escaped a U.S. penitentiary in Virginia this month. The Department of Justice identifies the two as 35-year-old Salah Mohamed and 37-year-old Kamal Qazah of Columbia, South Carolina.

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  18. South Carolina voters face widening GOP breach TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this July 8, 2015 file photo, Rep. Tommy Pope, R-York, speaks in Columbia, S.C. The special election spotlight has rolled on to South Carolina, where Republican runoff voters are now tasked with deciding which mainstream Republican they'll choose as their pick to keep Mick Mulvaney's former seat in GOP control. Tommy Pope and Ralph Norman are up for election in Tuesday's GOP runoff in the 5th Congressional District.

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  19. The Latest: Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 Miss USARead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Kara McCullough, a chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday during the event that took place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip. She will go on to compete on the Miss Universe contest.

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  20. Miss USA finalists named in pageant taking place in VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Contestants from Minnesota, New Jersey, Missouri, Tennessee, California, District of Columbia, South Carolina, New York, Illinois and Alaska will continue on in the beauty pageant. The winner of Sunday's 2017 Miss USA competition held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip will go on to compete in the Miss Universe contest.

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