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  1. William Bonner, leader of a Pentecostal church, dies at 93Read the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Bishop William L. Bonner, who spent a half-century as leader of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, a Pentecostal organization that under his administration grew by hundreds of churches worldwide, died April 3 at his home in Detroit. He was 93. The predominately African American church was started in Harlem in 1919 by Robert C. Lawson.

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  2. How a transgender teen got South Carolina to change its license photo policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    When Chase Culpepper first tried to get a driver's license last year, South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles employees said the 16-year-old couldn't wear makeup for the photo. Culpepper, who currently identifies as female, identified as male at the time and was regularly wearing women's clothing and makeup.

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  3. South Carolina, unarmed black men and policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Washington Post

    North Charleston police officer Michael Slager, right, is seen allegedly shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott in the back as he runs away, in this still image from video in North Charleston, S.C., taken April 4. For the second time in exactly seven months, an unarmed African American man was shot by a white South Carolina police officer in broad daylight during a routine traffic stop. For the second time, the law enforcement officer fabricated events to bolster his "felt threatened" defense.

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  4. South Carolina Coach Dawn Staley has cooled her fire and forged a contenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Washington Post

    Dawn Staley could be a frustrating chess opponent for Stanford Coach Tara VanDerveer. The two would often play when VanDerveer was Staley's coach on the 1996 U.S. Olympic women's basketball team, and after VanDerveer had clearly won and declared checkmate, Staley would stubbornly refuse to accept it.

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  5. Mitchell, her WNBA idol Staley lead Gamecocks to Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Washington Post

    In this jan. 2, 2015, file photo, South Carolina's Tiffany Mitchell, left, is presented with a ceremonial ball by coach Dawn Staley for breaking the 1,000 career-point mark, before an NCAA college basketball game against Auburn in Columbia, S.C. Staley probably never had an easier recruiting pitch to make than to star guard Tiffany Mitchell, who grew up idolizing the three-time Olympic gold medalist and had Staley's pro jersey on her wall.

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  6. D.C. Council member calls for ban on city-funded trips to IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Council member David Grosso is calling for Mayor Muriel Bowser to ban publicly financed trips to Indiana - a move similar to those of left-leaning politicians throughout the country in the aftermath of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law last week. Many people say that the law could be interpreted in a way that allows businesses to discriminate against gay people in the name of religious freedom, though Pence counters that a lot of misinformation has been spread and that the resulting backlash is unwarranted.

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  7. Amazing undulatus asperatus wave clouds seen in Georgia, South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Washington Post

    Asperatus Undulatus in South Carolina, March 30, 2015 In parts of South Carolina and Georgia this morning, the sky was transformed into a turbulent gray sea filled with massive, rolling waves. The rare cloud formation that rocked the Low Country skies is known as undulatus asperatus, which means agitated wave.

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  8. D.C.'s first elected attorney general says he needs more money, staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Washington Post

    File photo. D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine seen on Election Day in Nov. 2014.

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  9. South Carolina's anti-debt gov OK'd $1B in borrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this Feb. 27, 2012, file photo, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley waits for President Barack Obama to speak in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Haley berated fellow Republicans in the South Carolina House for proposing to borrow about $500 million for building projects statewide.

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  10. Can Jeb Bush fire up the base like he's fired up the establishment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jeb Bush's nascent presidential campaign has already won over many of the big-dollar donors and GOP elites. What he needs to prove now is that he can win over the crowds.

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  11. Can Jeb Bush fire up the base like hea s fired up the establishment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jeb Bush's nascent presidential campaign has already won over many of the big-dollar donors and GOP elites. What he needs to prove now is that he can win over the crowds. 23 comments

  12. Walker says he has experience to put US on a rightward pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during a luncheon at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Columbia, S.C. Thursday, March 19, 2015. A conservative favorite thanks to his tangle with unions, Walker pitched himself Thursday as a leader with the experience to put the U.S. on a path to the right.

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  13. Amtrak rider finds backpack full of cash on train at D.C.'s Union StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

    But imagine the surprise of an Amtrak rider who mistakenly picked up a backpack thinking it was his and instead found it full of nearly $18,000 in cash at Washington's Union Station. Federal prosecutors say it is believed to be drug money.

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  14. Top-seeded Gamecocks already No. 1 _ in attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this Jan. 26, 2015, file photo, players and fans cheer during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game between South Carolina and Texas A&M in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina is No. 1 when it comes to fan support at home.

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  15. Jeb Busha s declining poll numbers, and what they tell us about todaya s GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush speaks at commencement exercises for The University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. It marks the Republican leader's second visit in three months to the state that will host the 2016 presidential primary season's first contest in the South.

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  16. Historically black schools say Obamaa s policies have fallen shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    President Obama pauses as he listens to a question during a town-hall meeting at Benedict College on Friday in Columbia, S.C., about the importance of community involvement. The country's first African American president is finding himself increasingly at odds with a cornerstone of the African American community: historically black colleges and universities.

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  17. Funds flowing to My Brother's Keeper after first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this Feb. 27, 2015, photo,. President Barack Obama hosts a lunch with "My Brother's Keeper" mentees in the Map Room of the White House in Washington.

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  18. South Carolina college denounces homosexuality after two volleyball players come out as gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Supporters of gay marriage held a rally at the capitol the same day a Charleston County Probate judge approved an application for a same-sex marriage license in Columbia, S.C., on Oct. 8 last year. Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina, describes itself as a "liberal arts" institution, but as far as that freedom applies to the hearts and minds of its students, it seems limited.

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  19. South Carolina college bans homosexuality after two volleyball players come out as gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Supporters of gay marriage held a rally at the capitol the same day a Charleston County Probate judge approved an application for a same-sex marriage license in Columbia, S.C., on Oct. 8 last year. Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina, describes itself as a "liberal arts" institution, but as far as that freedom applies to the hearts and minds of its students, it seems limited.

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  20. Weather Gang: Light to moderate snow likely for Thursday morning commute, with slick roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    For now, we'll stick with the snowfall forecast we describe below, but the European may portend a shift towards increasing or higher end amounts. A major southern winter storm streaks toward the region overnight, spreading light to moderate snow into the region.

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