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  1. South Carolina divorce rate declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Divorce rates are down in the country and in the Upstate as well. We took a closer look at what's keeping people together during trying times.

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  2. Mental illness forcing changes in jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Experts we spoke to say funding and resources all play a part, and all say more needs to be done to help inmates before they reach jail and after they leave. Marie Livingston supervises the jail's mental health department.

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  3. Nikki Haley releases statement on SC protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley took to social media Sunday night, asking protestors not to put other citizens or law enforcement at risk during demonstrations. "Last year South Carolina showed the power of listening, respect and kindness.

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  4. Police release names of those charged after protest, officer choked in downtown GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The protesters from the Freedom March in downtown Greenville expressed their intent to march to Interstate 385 and shut it down shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Greenville Police Department. The police department said for drivers to avoid Church Street, the intersection of Academy Street and North Street, and 385 by Stone/Laurens.

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  5. SLED: 20 officer-involved shootings happened in SC so far in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, there have been 20 officer-involved shootings so far this year. That includes one that took the life of a Greenville police officer.

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  6. The Latest: GOP Sen. Bright loses bid for 3rd termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Controversial Sen. Lee Bright who sponsored a transgender bathroom bill that failed in South Carolina has been defeated in a GOP primary runoff. The Roebuck Republican was the only incumbent publicly opposed by the state Chamber of Commerce's political committee, which ran several radio ads against him.

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  7. The Latest: Senate incumbents defeated in primary runoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WIS-TV Columbia

    All incumbent state senators on primary runoff ballots in South Carolina lost their re-election bids, including two committee chairmen. Tuesday's contests ended a 38-year legislative career for Republican Sen. Larry Martin, who's led the powerful Judiciary Committee since 2012.

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  8. The Latest: Handful of legislative nominees to be pickedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee was defeated in Tuesday's primary runoff by former state Rep. Rex Rice. Pickens County voters first elected Martin to the state House in 1978, then the Senate in 1992.

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  9. Police: 8-year-old bitten by exotic boa constrictor in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WIS-TV Columbia

    An 8-year-old boy from North Carolina is recovering after police in South Carolina say he was bitten by an exotic pet snake while on vacation. The boy's family was visiting Greenville, SC from Trenton, NC over the weekend when they were walking along downtown Greenville Sunday evening, according to a police report.

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  10. Handful of legislative nominees to be decided TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A handful of nominees for seats in the state General Assembly will be selected as voters go back to the polls across South Carolina. There are no statewide races to be decided in Tuesday's voting.

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  11. Siena, Conlon promoted from Fireflies to St. LucieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The team announced Thursday that second baseman Vinny Siena and starting pitcher P.J. Conlon have been promoted to Advanced-A St. Lucie. Siena batted .291 for the Fireflies this season with 13 RBI in 66 games.

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  12. The DOT's SC 5-1-1 system can help find alternate travel routes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Getting around in Greenville County has gotten a little harder. Road construction, summer travel and normal rush hour can create nightmares on the roadway.

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  13. Witness moved to tears when grocery store worker walks older woman to carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The picture, which comes from Greenville, South Carolina, shows a young man helping an older woman to her car in an Ingles parking lot. It happened shortly after news of the tragedy in Orlando spread.

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  14. Historic NCAA Tourney Bid For Newberry CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Newberry College is set to host the first NCAA postseason event held at a predetermined site in the state of South Carolina since the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the State House in July 2015. Newberry College will serve as the host school for the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Golf South Super Regional tournament, which will be played at the Member's Club's Woodcreek course on the outskirts of Columbia.

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  15. Powerball ticket work $1 million sold in GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Check your tickets! A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Greenville, South Carolina Education Lottery officials announced Tuesday.

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  16. Take a look inside The Cheesecake Factory's new Greenville locationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The restaurant, the first Cheesecake Factory in South Carolina, will open its doors at 11:30 a.m. on May 31 at the Haywood Mall, located at 700 Haywood Road. In addition to several cheesecake varieties, the restaurant will offer more than 150 menu items that are all made from scratch, officials said.

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  17. CDC report raises alarms about public pool cleanlinessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Before you take a dip this summer, consider this: While you may be swimming for recreation and exercise, national data show something else may be lurking in the water. A new CDC report is raising alarms ahead of Memorial Day; Of nearly 50,000 pools tested in five states - not including SC - 80 percent had at least one violation.

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  18. Lockheed nears completion of assembly facility for new Air Force jets in GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A refurbishment project has been underway to prepare the facility for assembling T-50A fighter jets, a next generation aircraft which Lockheed says will be used by the US Air Force to train fighter pilots. The T-50A jets will replace the USAF's current T-38 jets and will be used to train pilots before moving onto F-16, F-22, and F-35 jets, according to an earlier news release.

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  19. Police: Toddler standing in Greenville roadway hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Greenville Police Department said a toddler was transported to the hospital after being hit by a car on Tuesday night. Officers said a 13-month-old boy was standing in the middle of North Pleasantburg Drive near Mallory Street when he was hit by a vehicle around 8:45 p.m. Police said the driver and family of the child are being questioned.

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  20. SEC officials: 2017 Women's Basketball Tournament coming to GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Governor Nikki Haley attended the announcement, calling it a great day in Greenville. Mayor Knox White and SEC commissioner Greg Sankey also attended the historic announcement.

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