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  1. US Capitol's Confederate statues prompt renewed debateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Times

    WASHINGTON: Alexander H Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the US Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he looks like he could sit there for eternity.

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  2. Divisive symbol rates removalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    The Confederate battle flag flies outside the South Carolina State House in Columbia, S.C., June 23, 2015. Within five days of the Charleston massacre, support for the flag fell away, with calls from across the state to remove it from the State House.

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  3. America's long-held social views are changing rapidlyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, middle, is applauded during a news conference in the South Carolina State House, Monday, June 22, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. Haley said that the Confederate flag should come down from the grounds of the state capitol, reversing her position on the divisive symbol amid growing calls for it to be removed. It's moving with remarkable speed to cast aside some of the traditions and mores that dominated American life for centuries.

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  4. America redefining its identity for the 21st centuryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    It's moving with now remarkable speed to cast aside some of the traditions and mores that dominated American life for centuries. The Confederate flag is coming down, 150 years after the end of the Civil War and a half-century after it was raised in defiance of civil rights.

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  5. Clinton eyes the millennial voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | CNN

    With her eyes on the youth vote, Hillary Clinton pitched a plan in South Carolina Wednesday that would incentivize apprenticeships and promised that she would roll out a plan on college affordability within weeks. She proposed a $1,500 credit to businesses for every apprentice they hire, and that the program would hold business accountable for their apprenticeship program.

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  6. So Co: In Defense Of Mark SanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | FITSNews

    With the pending release of "The Speechwriter" certain to bring renewed attention to U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford I felt compelled to chime in with some thoughts. As a North Carolinian in the Charlotte media market I often times heard of the high profile clashes between the governor and his fiscally liberal adversaries in the legislature.

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  7. Presidential candidates eying SC in early stages of raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Although the big story in South Carolina has been the Confederate flag at the State House, presidential candidates have made their way to the big three regions in the state. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush traveled to Charleston to speak with religious leaders about the shooting at Emanuel AME Church before heading to the Midlands for a final campaign stop.

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  8. Katie Pavlich: America is not racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Hill

    In wake of the Charleston massacre in South Carolina, many on the left want us to believe America is a racist nation dominated by white supremacy and hatred for blacks. "Racism, we are not cured of it.

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  9. Funerals continue for victims of Charleston church slaying; A Confederate flag gets swipedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Rain falls as pallbearers exit Emanuel AME Church carrying the casket of Cynthia Hurd as mourners for Susie Jackson and Tywanza Sanders file inside the church for their funerals Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. Hurd, Jackson and Sanders were three of the nine people killed in the shooting at the church on June 17. Rain falls as pallbearers exit Emanuel AME Church carrying the casket of Cynthia Hurd as mourners for Susie Jackson and Tywanza Sanders file inside the church for their funerals Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. Hurd, Jackson and Sanders were three of the nine people killed in the shooting at the church on June 17. CHARLESTON, S.C. - Speaking at the funerals for three of the victims of a deadly attack on a historic African-American church in South Carolina, eulogizers said Saturday that the lives lost had become a catalyst for change.

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  10. Editorial: Watching the flag voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Aiken Standard

    Tim Dominick/The State/AP South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks during a news conference in the State House on June 22 in Columbia. Haley said that the Confederate flag should come down from the state capitol.

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  11. The Confederacy is more than a flagRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Las Vegas Sun

    One hundred fifty years too late, the Confederacy may finally be coming to an end. Finishing it off, however, will require more than getting rid of an offensive flag.

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  12. Confederate flag pulled from S.C. capitol grounds by activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    Supporters of keeping the Confederate battle flag flying at a Confederate monument at the South Carolina Statehouse wave flags during a rally in front of the statehouse in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Gov. Nikki Haley and a number of other state leaders have called for the removal of the flag following the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners in a church in Charleston last week.

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  13. In last Emanuel victima s a homegoing,a calls to make sure that hate doesna t winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Post and Courier

    Amid tambourines, trumpets and drums, preachers and public officials paid tribute to longtime AME church pastor Daniel L. Simmons Sr., the last of the Emanuel AME Church victims to be laid to rest Befitting a service for a beloved pastor, Simmons' home-going had an overflow crowd at Charleston's Greater St. Luke AME Church at once on the edge of tears and breaking into song.

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  14. Charleston holds funeral service for last of 9 church shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Cleveland.com

    The Rev. H.L. Temoney sings a hymn during a funeral service for Daniel Lee Simmons Sr. at the Greater St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. The Rev.

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  15. Not time to hedge on Confederate flag voteRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Star

    Now is not the time to bob and weave on the issue of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. The fact that some lawmakers representing Aiken County remain undecided on the issue or even voted to delay discussing the issue is drenched in pure political calculation.

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  16. KKK to hold pro-Confederate flag rally on SC Statehouse groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Hill

    The Ku Klux Klan is holding a rally next month on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse in support of the Confederate flag, amid calls to remove the controversial symbol following a mass shooting at a black church. A local chapter, the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan from Pelham, N.C., will hold the rally on July 18, according to local media reports .

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  17. Chavez: GOP good guys shine in flag flapRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Boston Herald

    I have never been prouder to be a Republican than when I watched South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott - all Republicans - call for the Confederate flag to come down on the statehouse grounds. Other prominent Republicans from states that incorporate the Confederate symbol into their own state flags also called for changes.

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  18. Survey: SC lawmakers support removing Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    According to a press survey of South Carolina legislators, there's enough support to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, The Associated Press reported. The survey was taken by the Post and Courier newspaper, the South Carolina Press Association and The Associated Press.

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  19. How Nikki Haley went from tea party star to voice of the New SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Miami Herald

    From left, Sen. Larry Martin, R-Pickens, Gov. Nikki Haley and Rep. Chip Huggins, R-Lexington, stand on the steps of the South Carolina Statehouse as the body of Sen. Clementa Pinckney arrives for a public viewing, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. Pinckney's open coffin was being put on display under the dome where he served the state for nearly 20 years. Pinckney was one of those killed in a mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.

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  20. Charleston holds services for slain church membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Courier

    Funerals for three more victims of a deadly shooting during a Bible study in South Carolina were being held Saturday at the church where they were slain. Services were first held for 54-year-old Cynthia Hurd at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, 11 days after a gunman entered the church and killed her and eight other people - all African-Americans.

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