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  1. Poll: Senate within striking distance of majority supporting Confederate flag removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Post and Courier

    A Post and Courier poll shows the state Senate is within striking distance of having a majority in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. Support appears strong in the House, as well.

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  2. Advancing a flag resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Post and Courier

    The state Legislature took a welcome, decisive step on Tuesday toward furling the Confederate flag that has flown at a Statehouse monument for the last 15 years. Doing so would be a fitting way to help move South Carolina forward in the wake of the mass murder at Emanuel AME Church last Wednesday.

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  3. Poll: Senate within striking distance of majority supporting Confederate flag removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Post and Courier

    A Post and Courier poll shows the state Senate is within striking distance of having a majority in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. Support appears strong in the House, as well.

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  4. Poll: Shealy, Limehouse among those signalling support for taking down Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Post and Courier

    Republican Sen. Katrina Shealy of Lexington said she has come out in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds after praying on the matter. She joins representatives Chip Limehouse of Charleston and Robert Ridgeway of Manning in leaving the undecided camp and pledging their support for taking the flag down.

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  5. College of Charleston golfers win Four Ball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Post and Courier

    College of Charleston teammates Anthony Gabriele and Phillip Oweida made 7 birdies in 15 holes and beat Trey Taylor and Cabrick Waters, 4 and 3, in the South Carolina Golf Association Four Ball Championship played at the Country Club of Lexington. Another teammate, Josh Lorenzetti, was eliminated in the semifinals.

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  6. College of Charlestona s Taylor Clarke, Carl Wise picked in MLB draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Post and Courier

    College of Charleston's Taylor Clarke was taken by Arizona with the first pick in the third round of the MLB draft Tuesday. . College of Charleston pitcher Taylor Clarke was taken by Arizona with the first pick of the third round in the MLB draft on Tuesday.

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  7. Signing ushers in stiffer penalties, gun ban for domestic violence crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina on Thursday took a step toward better protecting victims and punishing batterers after more than a decade as one of the deadliest states for women at the hands of men. Read The Post and Courier's special investigative report at postandcourier.com/TillDeath .

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  8. Defending champion Lea Anne Brown leads by 1 in WSCGA Senior ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Defending champion Lea Anne Brown of Mount Pleasant leads the Women's South Carolina Golf Association Senior Championship by 1 heading into Wedneday's final round. File/Tommy Braswell Defending champion Lea Anne Brown of Mount Pleasant shot 75 Tuesday to take a one-shot lead in the Women's South Carolina Golf Association Senior Championship being played at the Country Club of Lexington.

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  9. Crossover week: Life and death for lawmakersa billsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The chaotic few days of voting that precede the final weeks of the legislative session determine which bills will cross over between the House and Senate by the May 1 deadline, and thus, have a chance of making it to Gov. Nikki Haley's desk before the end of the session June 4. Bills that didn't pass the House or Senate by the deadline have little hope of becoming law this year. It's the first year of a two-year legislative cycle, so lawmakers can try again when the Legislature reconvenes in January without starting from scratch.

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  10. Tainted ice cream raises larger questions about food safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Brad Nettles/Staff Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, 501-A King St., closed abruptly last week after its parent company announced some of its products may be tainted with listeria. Listeria is a bacteria “found in soil and water and some animals, including poultry and cattle,” according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources.

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  11. Officials: Man shot by Lexington deputies diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Sheriff Lewis McCarty says Key had been at an Irmo home visiting his brother, who called deputies to say that Key had a knife and was threatening to harm himself. Two deputies responded and found Key in the kitchen in the home.

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  12. Wando, Bishop England lacrosse teams one win away from state finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Wando is 16-0 this season under senior captains Hamilton Bower , Bryan Cole and Creighton Shipman . Frankie Mansfield/Moultrie News The girls' lower state final pits top-ranked Bishop England against second-ranked Wando Tuesday night.

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  13. South Carolina mana s candid, honest video about race and traffic stops goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Post and Courier

    This screen capture from a WIS-TV/NDN news video shows Will Stack, a 22-year-old Lexington County man who made a video after being stoppped by a police officer this week. LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. - A video of a young African American man talking candidly and honestly about a recent traffic stop in Lexington County is now reaching a larger audience due to social media in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed man in North Charleston.

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  14. Former Gamecock pitcher Jordan Montgomery assigned to Charleston RiverDogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Former South Carolina pitcher Jordan Montgomery will be on the Charleston RiverDogs' roster when the team opens the season Thursday. Montgomery, a 6-4, 225-pound left-hander, was taken by the New York Yankees in the fourth round of last year's Major League Baseball draft.

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  15. Lawmakers frustrated at Statehouse gridlock after change on leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina's legislative session began with new leadership in the House and Senate and high hopes of fixing some long-standing problems: an epidemic of domestic violence, poor roads and bridges and ethics reform. But lawmakers headed home for the holiday break feeling that little has been accomplished - nearly all the priorities mentioned at the outset remain stalled by disagreements between the House and Senate or languishing because of disputes with Gov. Nikki Haley.

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  16. Senate joins House in endorsing education in battle against domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Post and Courier

    For more political coverage, information on the Palmetto Politics app or to sign up for our newsletter, go to palmettopolitics.com . COLUMBIA - Faced with a statewide domestic violence epidemic, lawmakers Wednesday sought to take on the culture of violence by better equipping South Carolina's youngsters to report it and not become the next victims or abusers.

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  17. DSS caseloads skyrocket as workers use more scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Fifteen percent of the state's 747 DSS caseworkers are seeing 50 children or more, which is more than double the recommended caseload of 24 children, Alford said as she presented a report Wednesday on her progress changing the agency at a Senate DSS Oversight Committee meeting. One caseworker in Spartanburg county has 143 cases and a second sees 113 children as a new regional intake system provides more scrutiny to reports of abuse to DSS than the old county-based system, Alford said.

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  18. Senate joins House in endorsing education in battle against domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Post and Courier

    For more political coverage, information on the Palmetto Politics app or to sign up for our newsletter, go to palmettopolitics.com . COLUMBIA - Faced with a statewide domestic violence epidemic, lawmakers Wednesday sought to take on the culture of violence by better equipping South Carolina's youngsters to report it and not become the next victims or abusers.

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  19. Parks at Lake Murray Dam opening for 2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. is opening its parks on the Lexington and Irmo sides of the Lake Murray Dam on Wednesday.

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  20. Report recommends more funding for DSS to protect children, reduce caseloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A Senate panel recommended major changes at the Department of Social Services, a year after the agency came under fire for failing to protect the state's most vulnerable children. The DSS Oversight Subcommittee turned in its long-awaited report on DSS on Wednesday, calling for a rapid response team of caseworkers who can be deployed to counties with high caseload levels and having the Legislature explore restructuring DSS so that it can focus on child protective services.

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