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  1. Pop culture made us underestimate candidate Trump. It shouldn't overestimate him now.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    People stand in line waiting to enter the Underwood 2016 booth near the Peace Center last year before CBS News's Republican presidential debate in Greenville, S.C. All the way back in August 2015, when it still seemed utterly bizarre not simply that Donald Trump had entered the Republican field of candidates for the presidency but also was leading it, my colleague Sonny Bunch wrote a post suggesting that pop culture had, unwittingly, laid the groundwork for Trump's run. Movies like "Primary Colors," "The American President" and "Bulworth" had made a fetish out of politicians who broke with tradition and gave the American people the straight talk they deserved.

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  2. Duke plays sloppy first half, still leads South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    No. 2 seed Duke is 20 minutes away from another trip to the Sweet 16. Seventh-seeded South Carolina, playing in front of plenty of Gamecocks fans in Greenville, S.C., won't make it easy. Despite playing a sloppy first 20 minutes, the Blue Devils took a 30-23 lead into halftime of their East Region second-round game.

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  3. Confederate flag returns outside South Carolina arena before NCAA gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    A few hours before second-round games begin at the NCAA tournament regional in Greenville, S.C., a Confederate battle flag - the most polarizing symbol in the state - was flying in one of the most visible places near Bon Secours Wellness Arena. A columnist for the Raleigh News and Observer was among several media outlets to tweet a photograph of the "Stars and Bars" waving on the top level of an adjoining parking garage.

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  4. The epicenter of Duke basketball hatred is an arena in Greenville, S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | The Washington Post

    Shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, without a hint of ceremony, it happened: Greenville, this charming little city on the banks of the Reedy River, became the epicenter of Duke hatred. The Blue Devils don't always need help in this department, of course.

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  5. South Carolina runs away late to beat Marquette for first tourney win since 1973Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    With just over nine minutes left in the second half of South Carolina's game against Marquette on Friday, the score was 68-65, in the Gamecocks' favor. That's worth mentioning because the final score was 93-73 , in the Gamecocks' favor.

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  6. Marquettea s offense wins first-half battle against South Carolinaa s defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    South Carolina had an interesting matchup Friday with Marquette, pitting a team known for its defense against an offense-minded foe. The first round went to the Golden Eagles and their offense, which earned a 40-39 lead going into the locker room after an entertaining 20 minutes.

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  7. Arkansas prevails over Seton Hall after costly mistakes by PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    With less than 20 seconds to play and his team down one point, Seton Hall's Desi Rodriguez needed to foul Jaylen Barford. Rodriguez placed two hands on Barford's back but in the process appeared to accidentally trip the Razorbacks guard, sending him to the floor and drawing a costly Flagrant 1 foul.

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  8. Fast-paced Seton Hall and Arkansas tied at 37 at halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    Early in Friday's game between No. 8 seed Arkansas and ninth-seeded Seton Hall, TNT announcer Chris Webber spoke of the Razorbacks' intention to "make this a track meet" with their up-tempo playing style.

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  9. A reminder: Greensboro woulda ve hosted NCAA tournament games today. But it still has a rabbit show.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    Greensboro, N.C., was originally scheduled to host NCAA tournament games today and Sunday. It would have been the fifth time in the last 20 years that the city had been a tournament site, and the 29th time in the last 30 years for a city in North Carolina.

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  10. 'It's a mistake:' One North Carolina...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events 'It's a mistake:' One North Carolina Republican's effort to repeal the bathroom bill before it's really too late For the first time in a loooong time, March Madness is not in North Carolina. The exception could very soon become the rule, as the NCAA decides in the next week or two whether to block North Carolina from hosting any of its college championships - men's basketball or otherwise - in objection to the state's bathroom bill .

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  11. Tar Heels are brimming with March Madness funRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | The Washington Post

    Secondly, it's not like the Tar Heels are traveling to Deadwood for their first-round game Friday against Texas Southern. Greenville, S.C., is hardly what I would call "western."

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  12. Snubs and surprises for the 2017 NCAA tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events The field of 68 is set, and few should be surprised by who is actually included in the NCAA tournament. There were a few seeding quirks, and the selection committee extended its streak of casting a dubious eye toward one-bid leagues to three years, but for the most part things played out in expected fashion.

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  13. In North Carolina, sticking to sports means confronting controversial lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Washington Post

    NCAA men's basketball tournament games have been held in North Carolina five of the past six years. That the ACC men's basketball tournament will be held a month from right now in Brooklyn is both jarring and convenient.

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  14. I tried to fly home to the U.S. on Friday. President Trump's ban meant I couldn't.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Protesters in cities across the nation rallied against President Trump's executive order banning U.S. entry for refugees, migrants and foreign nationals for 120 days. Here's a look at some of the protests that took place in airports and city squares across the U.S. after the order was sign.

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  15. South Carolina boy dies days after he was shot at an elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    An Anderson County sheriff's deputy stands outside of Townville Elementary School after a shooting in Townville, S.C., Sept. 28. A 6-year-old boy died Saturday after being shot last week while heading to the playground at his South Carolina elementary school by a teenager, who is believed to have killed his own father.

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  16. Report: Two students injured in shooting at South Carolina elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    It was not immediately clear precisely where in or around the school gunfire occurred, but local media reports said that at least three people were believed to be injured at Townville Elementary School, located about 40 miles west of Greenville, S.C. The Greenville News reported that two children were believed to be shot with non-life-threatening injuries, though authorities have not independently confirmed that to The Post. The newspaper also reported that a suspect was in custody in the shooting.

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  17. Former Bengals coach Sam Wyche needs a new heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Sam Wyche, who coached 12 years in the NFL and led the Cincinnati Bengals to Super Bowl XXIII after the 1988 regular season, announced this week on his personal website that he is in a Charlotte hospital awaiting a donor heart transplant. "If there is no match for a donor heart in the next few days, I will need to have an LVAD implanted below my heart until a donor heart can be obtained," Wyche wrote .

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  18. Clown sightings have spread to North Carolina. Now police are concerned about creepy copycats.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Washington Post

    It was near 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning when man spied clown. The clown wore typical big-tent get-up - a wig of red curls, too-big shoes, blue pants and a shirt with yellow polka dots - topped off with a scary mask, as the witness would describe to Greensboro, N. C., police.

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  19. South Carolina community warned about reported group of scary clowns...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    These are not the clowns of Greenville. This is a scene from the 2016 American Clown Academy , a week-long event in Ohio.

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  20. Trump staff shake-up highlights a candidate who lost his way in the general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at the a Ziegler Building at the Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center in West Bend, Wis. The latest shake-up in Donald Trump's campaign is rightly described as a move to "let Trump be Trump." 29 comments

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