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  1. Some see echoes of '68 court case in wedding cake disputeRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | WBTV

    Tuesday's Supreme Court argument about a baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple makes some civil rights lawyers think of South Carolina's Piggie Park barbecue. The Piggie Park drive-in in Columbia, South Carolina, wouldn't serve two African-American customers in August 1964.

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  2. Johnson C. Smith Univerisity: Jcsu's Howard Earns Special Teams AwardRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | WBTV

    Charlotte N.C. Johnson C. Smith University sophomore kicker Brandon Howard was tabbed the CIAA Special Teams Player of the Week the league announced on Monday. Howard, a product of Columbia, S.C., knocked through a 44-yard field goal with 1:00 to play to lift JCSU to a 13-10 homecoming win over Shaw this past Saturday.

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  3. Army officials identify soldiers killed, injured in military vehicle incident at Ft. JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | WBTV

    U.S. Army officials have released the names of the two soldiers who were killed on Friday along with the six others who were injured following a military vehicle incident on Fort Jackson. Officials identified Pvt.

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  4. CIAA: Golden Bulls Open Southern Division Slate with Trip to Winston-SalemRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | WBTV

    Golden Bulls Open CIAA Southern Division Slate With Trip to Winston-Salem State Charlotte, N.C. The Johnson C. Smith University Golden Bulls will open the CIAA Southern Division portion of the 2017 football schedule with a trip to the two-time defending CIAA Champion Winston-Salem State Rams on Saturday, Oct. 7. Kickoff at Bowman Gray Stadium is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. The Golden Bulls are coming off a disappointing 10-7 home loss to Chowan last week. Against the Hawks, JCSU offense struggled, managing only 100 total yards of offense on the day.

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  5. Dorm secure, all inmates contained after incident inside SC prison dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WBTV

    The South Carolina Department of Corrections says that reports of prisoner takeover at one of the state's prisons is just an isolated incident inside one unit and has since been contained. In a statement posted to social media Tuesday evening, SCDC says there are responding to an "isolated incident" that only occurred in one unit at McCormick Correctional Institution.

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  6. SCDC says incident at SC prison 'contained,' was isolated to 1 dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WBTV

    The South Carolina Department of Corrections says that reports of prisoner takeover at one of the state's prisons is just an isolated incident inside one unit. In a statement posted to social media Tuesday evening, SC DOC says there are responding to an "isolated incident" that only occurred in one unit at the prison.

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  7. SC Doc says incident at SC prison is isolated to 1 dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WBTV

    The South Carolina Department of Corrections says that reports of prisoner takeover at one of the state's prisons is just an isolated incident inside one unit. In a statement posted to social media Tuesday evening, SC DOC says there are responding to an "isolated incident" that only occurred in one unit at the prison.

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  8. West Virginia gets $510,000 restitution in highway caseRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2017 | WBTV

    The prosecution of a highway bribe kickback scheme in federal court has netted $510,000 in restitution for the state of West Virginia. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says in a news release that Dennis Corp. of Columbia, South Carolina, and Mark Rudolph Whitt, who is the former president and owner of Bayliss and Ramey Inc. near Winfield, were ordered to pay a combined $500,000 in restitution to the state.

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  9. Promotional group says no refunds will be given after Lil Wayne misses concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | WBTV

    The promotional group behind the 2nd annual Fall Ball has said refunds will not be given after rapper Lil Wayne did not perform as advertised. The rapper showed up to Colonial Life Arena for the concert but didn't perform or even enter the building.

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  10. Meck Co water officials are learning from the flooding, devastation in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WBTV

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services office is more than a thousand miles from Houston, but the distance doesn't mean lessons can't be learned from the floods in Houston. "There are lots of lessons to be learned from Houston," Mark Boone said, who is a spokesperson with the company.

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  11. The Latest: SC enters first phase of total solar eclipseRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | WBTV

    The sequence of eclipse visibility began in Columbia, South Carolina, at around 1:30 p.m. on Monday, with a small portion of the sun blocked out by the moon. Total darkness was expected to begin at 2:41 p.m. In Columbia, the event is expected to last 2 minutes, 36 seconds.

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  12. Koala named Katherine from LA welcomed at Florida zooRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | WBTV

    Palm Beach Zoo curator Nancy Nill said in a news report that Katherine the koala is part of the Species Survival Plan. She made her coast-to-coast journey on a commercial flight and will be quarantined for 30 days, which is mandatory for all incoming animals at the West Palm Beach zoo.

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  13. Schneider Electric is closing its facility at 105 Summit Park Dr. in SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WBTV

    The French manufacturing company Schneider Electric is closing its facility in Salisbury, and 64 workers will lose their jobs as a result. Employees at the plant at 105 Summit Park Dr. will be laid off starting Oct. 26, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice filed with the state last week.

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  14. After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aidRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | WBTV

    They argue that the demise of the $14 billion venture could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation's electricity. Collapse of the V.C. Summer project near Columbia, South Carolina, could cost ratepayers billions for work that ultimately provides no electricity and signal that new nuclear plants can't be built in the United States.

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  15. Aug. 7 full moon precedes much-anticipated solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WBTV

    A full moon takes place monthly when the sun, Earth and moon line up with the Earth being positioned between the two. Before it stars in the much-anticipated solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the moon will be at full phase two weeks earlier.

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  16. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 5:50 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | WBTV

    Both utilities who invested in two new nuclear power plants in South Carolina say they are stopping construction of the multi-billion project. South Carolina Electric & Gas announced Monday it also plans to abandon the reactors under construction at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station north of Columbia.

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  17. South Carolina fugitive arrested in MississippiRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | WBTV

    The Natchez Democrat reports 33-year-old Michael Jeremich Easton was arrested Thursday for a warrant from Columbia, South Carolina, on charges of kidnapping, having sex with a minor as well as assault and battery in the first-degree. Adams County Sheriff's Office Maj.

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  18. Visiting the Carolinas to see the Aug. 21 solar eclipse? Better book your room now.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | WBTV

    Bookings in advance of the solar eclipse that will sweep across western North Carolina and South Carolina on Aug. 21 show rooms are available but going quickly. A survey last Friday of 11 hotels in Columbia, which is directly in the path of total eclipse, showed all rooms booked for the night before the eclipse, said Experience Columbia SC , which markets the city.

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  19. Rendering of the apartments planned at Atherton Mill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | WBTV

    Atherton Mill and Market, a hub of shopping and dining options, plans to add apartments as part of its ongoing renovation and overhaul. Atherton's owner, Columbia, S.C.-based Edens, is partnering with Charlotte-based Crescent Communities on the redevelopment.

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  20. The Latest: US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | WBTV

    A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country has unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades. As the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up in Miami Beach on Monday, leaders from more than 250 cities voted on symbolic resolutions pushing back against President Donald Trump on climate change and immigration.

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