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  1. Atlantic hurricane season worse than forecast, did a number on SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Post and Courier

    Members with the National Guard help move furniture for homeowner Bonnie Track before flood waters rise in Conway on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.

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  2. SC survey finds Hurricane Florence mostly spared historic buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Post and Courier

    Flooding from Hurricane Florence affected hundreds of homes and roads, including this stretch of Interstate 95 in Dillon County, but relatively few historic properties reported damage to the state. File/Provided Flooding from Hurricane Florence affected hundreds of homes and roads, including this stretch of Interstate 95 in Dillon County, but relatively few historic properties reported damage to the state.

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  3. Hurricane Florence did $607 million worth of damage in SC, half of original estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Post and Courier

    The damage done by Hurricane Florence earlier this year is about half of what had been originally feared, officials said Friday. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press, Gov. Henry McMaster told members of the state's congressional delegation that the massive, slow-moving storm did a total of $607 million in damage in the state.

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  4. SC job growth rebounds after Florence as unemployment holds steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina's unemployment remained the same from September to October, holding at an all-time low of 3.3 percent. File/AP South Carolina's unemployment remained the same from September to October, holding at an all-time low of 3.3 percent.

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  5. BlueCross BlueShield of SC lays off 244, citing loss of veterans benefits contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Post and Courier

    A subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina laid off 244 people recently when they lost a contract with Veterans Administration Choice. Carlos Osorio/AP A subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina laid off 244 people recently when they lost a contract with Veterans Administration Choice.

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  6. Suspect in shooting of SC officers refuses to participate in court hearing he wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Post and Courier

    EFFINGHAM aS' The man accused of ambushing officers at his Florence County home - fatally shooting two and wounding five others - refused to participate Wednesday in the court hearing he had requested, officials said. Frederick Hopkins Jr., 74, a disbarred lawyer, represented himself when he appeared for a preliminary hearing on two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder in the Oct. 3 shooting west of Florence.

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  7. Loss of second officer heightens Florence shooting tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Florence County sheriff's investigator Farrah Turner was shot on Oct. 3 while trying to serve a warrant. She died on Monday.

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  8. Laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Post and Courier

    The second law enforcement officer killed during what authorities have described as an ambush-style mass shooting earlier this month was laid to rest here on Sunday. Mourners, more than 1,000 strong, packed into the Florence Civic Center to pay their respects to Farrah Burdette Godwin Turner, 36, who loved ones remembered by her "brilliant and courageous" smile and fierce devotion to protecting and bettering the lives of those she served, particularly children.

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  9. Palmetto Politics: Time running out for Democrat James Smith to catch up in SC gov raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | Post and Courier

    The Democratic nominee for governor lags behind Republican Gov. Henry McMaster in public and private polls - and is doing little to move the needle less than two weeks before Election Day. His one major ad featuring his wife, Kirkland, speaking about how the Taliban called her after Smith lost a phone in an Afghanistan fire fight has not been a viral hit like other more personal campaign spots from Democrats in Florida and New York.

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  10. First SC governor's debate woke up a sedate race. The second should bring more fire.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Republican Gov. Henry McMaster holds a list of tax increases Democratic state Rep. James Smith backed with in the Legislature during their South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. File/Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith meet in a final debate at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Greenville Technical College Technical Resource Center Auditorium in Greenville.

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  11. Commentary: SC Gov. Henry McMaster wrong on religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff It came in response to the last question of the South Carolina gubernatorial debate on Oct. 17. The question was a significant one, about the importance of religious freedom.

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  12. SC deputies fired after transporting patients who drowned in Florence floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Nicolette Green, 43, of Myrtle Beach died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, after the Horry County jail van she was riding in hit floodwater on U.S. Highway 76 outside Nichols.

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  13. Second officer dies weeks after Florence ambush shooting that wounded 7 officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Authorities on Oct. 4, 2018, investigate the shooting of seven law enforcement officers, including two who were killed, west of downtown Florence. File/Andrew Whitaker/Staff Ashton Drive in Florence was closed as authorities investigated the shooting of seven South Carolina law enforcement officers.

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  14. South Carolina's governor nominees made much more money last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in the first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff The families of Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith each earned nearly 30 percent more in 2017 than the previous year, according to income tax returns provided to The Post and Courier.

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  15. Palmetto Politics: In SC, Democrats' strategy has to be more than nice guys finish lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster mixed it up in their South Carolina governor debate at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff Joe Cunningham, running for Congress, former Vice President Joe Biden, gubernatorial candidate James Smith and Mandy Powers Norrell, running for lieutenant governor, arrive at Page's Okra Grill Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Mount Pleasant.

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  16. Son of Florence shooting suspect collected 'mementos' of sex assaults, deputies allegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Officers surround the home near the intersection of Ashton and Dunston Drive on Oct. 4 as authorities investigated the shooting of seven South Carolina law enforcement officers, including one who was killed. File/Andrew Whitaker/Staff The son of a man accused of shooting seven officers at his Florence County home had allegedly collected "mementos" of sexual assaults involving a minor, according to documents.

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  17. Fact checking the South Carolina governor's debate on taxes, Medicaid, rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff In Wednesday night's first debate of the South Carolina governor's race, Republican incumbent Henry McMaster and Democratic challenger James Smith threw out several claims about the state and each other's records.

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  18. Hicks column: What McMaster and Smith really meant during that governor's debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in the first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff On Wednesday, Gov. Henry McMaster met his challenger, state Rep. James Smith, for the first of two sparring sessions ahead of the November election.

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  19. Container Bar is now open with a rotation of food trucks in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Container Bar's outdoor space gives the James family - Hunter, Stewart, infant daughter Sidney, and two-year-old Pearson - room to relax on Friday, September 28, 2018. It is now open on Mount Pleasant Street.

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  20. Watch: SC governor candidate's debate liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith will debate twice before voters choose one of them to become South Carolina's CEO. The Columbia lawyers face-off 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.

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