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  1. Sen. Lee Bright to push for voters to decide fate of Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Upstate Sen. Lee Bright said he'd like to see voters decide the fate of the Statehouse's Confederate battle flag. The Roebuck Republican said Wednesday that he plans to introduce an amendment on Monday that will allow for the state's citizens to vote whether the battle flag should be taken off the Statehouse's grounds, after receiving too many calls from constituents who are supportive of the banner. 1 comment

  2. Statue of white supremacist, former SC governor vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post and Courier

    Red paint drips from the statue of “Pitchfork” Ben Tillman, in Columbia, SC., Tuesday June 30, 2015. Tillman, a former South Carolina governor whose white supremacy policies, written into South Carolina's 1895 Constitution, created the Jim Crow-era South.

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  3. Services today for 9th church shooting victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post and Courier

    Mourners gather to pay their respects at the funeral service in Charleston for Daniel Simmons, Sr.on Tuesday June 30, 2015, at Greater St. Luke AME Church. Grace Beahm/Staff Funeral services are set today for Rev.

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  4. At South Carolina, P.J. Doziera s transition to college basketball well underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Post and Courier

    P.J. Dozier's transition to college basketball began with conditioning sessions in the South Carolina weight room. But not every piece of equipment favored by the incoming freshman had a metal plate attached.

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  5. At USC, P.J. Doziera s transition to college basketball well underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Post and Courier

    P.J. Dozier's transition to college basketball began with conditioning sessions in the South Carolina weight room. But not every piece of equipment favored by the incoming freshman had a metal plate attached.

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  6. Woman takes down Confederate flag on S.C. Statehouse grounds just...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Post and Courier

    Bree Newsome of Charlotte climbs a flagpole Saturday to remove the Confederate battle flag at a Confederate monument in front of the Statehouse in Columbia. She was taken into custody when she came down.

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  7. Funeral services continue for church shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Post and Courier

    Funeral services for the victims who were killed by a gunman on June 17 will continue throughout the next few days. After Hurd's service, a joint funeral service for Susie Jackson and Tywanza Sanders is to begin at 2 p.m., also at the church.

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  8. Mourners, politicians reflect as they gather for Pinckney funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Post and Courier

    By 8:30 a.m., members of Emanuel AME Church were filing out of the building, guided through the early heat by elders and police and instructed to form a processional line. They were there for the funeral of the Rev.

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  9. Legislature called back to session as poll shows support building to remove Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Post and Courier

    The Legislature will return to the capital in two weeks to tackle vetoes and debate the Confederate battle flag, as a Post and Courier poll shows support building among lawmakers to remove the banner from the Statehouse grounds. The poll shows the House is inching toward the two-thirds majority necessary to approve taking down the battle flag.

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  10. a Dukesa actor, now a store owner, defends Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Post and Courier

    In this 1999 file photo, “Cooter,” actor Ben Jones, sits atop one of the 229 hotrods, named the General Lee, used in the show “Dukes of Hazzard” as ecstatic fan, Aliceson Johnson, of Charlottesville, Va., sits in the drivers seat in front of his store in Sperryville, Va. In a Facebook posting to fans of the show on Tuesday, Jones defended the Confederate flag as a symbol of the spirit of independence.

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  11. Funeral services for several victims announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Post and Courier

    The funeral services and arrangements have been confirmed for several of the nine victims who were killed by a gunman at Emanuel AME Church on June 17. The service for the Rev. Sharonda Singleton will be Thursday at Mt.

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  12. South Carolina lawmakers agree to discuss removing Confederate battle flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Post and Courier

    The S.C. Legislature agreed Tuesday to consider taking down the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds where it has flown as part of a Civil War memorial for the past 15 years. The House voted 103-10 while the Senate approved by voice vote broadening the subjects that can be taken up during the current special session.

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  13. House votes in favor of discussing removal of Confederate battle flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Post and Courier

    The South Carolina House of Representatives has amended a resolution that allows them to discuss the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds. Both chambers are in Columbia today on a special session.

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  14. Clemson baseball players support Lee, LeCroy pairingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Post and Courier

    Clemson's Tyler Krieger clenches his fist advancing to third during an NCAA college baseball game against South Carolina at Carolina Stadium in Columbia, S.C., on Monday, March 2, 2015. CLEMSON – Tyler Krieger will never swing a bat or field a grounder for Monte Lee, but he had to take a peek at the future of Clemson baseball.

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  15. At Charlestona s Atlantic Coast Life, success triggers succession planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Post and Courier

    With no heirs in the business to take the reins, the Scarborough family has finalized a sale of its third-generation Charleston-based company. The buyer is Advantage South LLC, an affiliate of privately held Advantage Capital Holdings LLC. “We had no fourth generation coming along, so what do you do with a 90-year-old company without a fourth generation coming along?” said Yancey W. “Bill” Scarborough III, who was board chairman immediately before the sale.

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  16. Repairs expected to cause heavy congestion on I-26 near ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina transportation officials are reminding drivers to expect heavy congestion on Interstate 26 in Richland County because of work to repair damage caused by a multi-vehicle wreck last month. The crash on May 27th involved a fuel tanker, which caused an extensive fire at that damaged the barrier walls and roadway.

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  17. Despite mourning, statehouse Confederate battle flag remains at full staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Post and Courier

    The Confederate flag flying at the Statehouse in Columbia became part of the Charleston church shooting story Thursday after the U.S. and South Carolina flags were lowered in mourning but the rebel banner was left flying at its full height. State Sen. Clementa Pinckney, a black Democratic lawmaker and minister, was among the nine people killed by a lone gunman accused of committing a hate crime.

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  18. Charleston shooting suspect flown back to South Carolina, booked into county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Post and Courier

    The young white man arrested Thursday in the shooting deaths at a historic black Charleston church lived near the swamps of the Congaree River, wore patches popular in white supremacist circles, had strong conservative beliefs about the South and may have recently received a gun for his birthday, according to friends and relatives. Just before noon, police arrested Dylann Storm Roof, 21, about 250 miles from Charleston in Shelby, N.C., ending a 15-hour manhunt.

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  19. Charleston shooting suspect: Apartheid patches, Confederate flag, drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Post and Courier

    The young white man arrested Thursday in the shooting deaths at a historic black Charleston church lived near the swamps of the Congaree River, wore patches popular in white supremacist circles, had strong conservative beliefs about the South and may have recently received a gun for his birthday, according to friends and relatives. Just before noon, police arrested Dylann Storm Roof, 21, about 250 miles from Charleston in Shelby, N.C., ending a 15-hour manhunt.

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  20. Charleston shooting suspect: White supremacy patches, Confederate flag, drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Post and Courier

    Dylann Roof, 21, has been arrested in the shooting Wednesday night that left nine people dead in downtown Charleston. The young white man arrested Thursday in the shooting deaths at a historic black Charleston church lived near the swamps of the Congaree River, wore white supremacist patches, had strong conservative beliefs about the South and may have recently received a gun for his birthday, according to friends and relatives.

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