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Ex-Clemson standout Dexter Lawrence on PED questions ahead of NFL draft: 'You can't hide from it'

A program-record 24 former Clemson player showed up for the Tigers' annual Pro Day, which also attracted 97 pro scouts representing all 32 NFL teams.            [Author: The Greenville News]
Tags: News, NFL, Tigers, Clemson, Greenville News, Dexter Lawrence, The Greenville News


$1.5 billion Mega Millions winner sharing part of jackpot with charities

New details emerged Thursday on the Mega Millions lottery winner. The ticket was purchased in Simpsonville, South Carolina.            [Author: The Greenville News]
Tags: News, Greenville News, Simpsonville South Carolina, The Greenville News


Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has finally come forward in South Carolina

The South Carolina Education Lottery Commission announced that the winner of the $1.5 billion Jackpot will remain anonymous.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has come forward in South Carolina

The South Carolina Education Lottery Commission announced that the winner of the $1.5 billion Jackpot will remain anonymous.            [Author: The Greenville News]
Tags: News, South Carolina, Greenville News, The Greenville News, South Carolina Education Lottery Commission


South Carolina lottery winner claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions prize: What we know

It's not the largest lottery win in U.S., but it's the largest win by a single person.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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He went viral for buying out a Girl Scout cookie stand. Now he faces federal drug charges

A man who said he purchased more than $500 of Girl Scout Cookies to help the girls get out of the cold was arrested Tuesday on federal drug charges.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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'Sextortion' by inmates targeted Army veteran just before his suicide, parents say

Jared Johns, an Army veteran, suffered "sextortion" by Lee Correctional Institution inmates in the moments leading to his suicide, parents say.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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South Carolina woman dies after her dogs began 'eating her alive,' neighbors say

She suffered several "extremely severe" dog bites at her home, according to the Greenville County Coroner's Office.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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South Carolina Fifth-graders told to pick cotton, sing slave song on field trip

Fifth-graders at Ebenezer Avenue Elementary were told to pick cotton and sing a slave song as part of a class field trip during Black History Month.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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4 months later, mystery and rumors surround Mega Millions unclaimed $1.5 billion jackpot

The winner of a $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot is leaving everyone in South Carolina, and beyond, in suspense.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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South Carolina woman mauled by her own dogs died in horrific scene, neighbors say

She suffered several "extremely severe" dog bites at her home, according to the Greenville County Coroner's Office.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Enterprising town turns SC highways into rivers of cash

“It’s a tiny little place with a lot of traffic going through it to the beach.” A small town profited from through-traffic by seizing people's money.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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'Don’t think this is an emergency': Warren attacks Trump order in South Carolina campaign stop

About 800 people gathered at a Greenville, South Carolina, community center on Saturday for Elizabeth Warren's campaign event in her White House bid.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Police lobbyist: cops will not be motivated to stop crime unless they are allowed to steal people's stuff

South Carolina cops love the state's civil asset forfeiture laws, which allow the police to seize any property they believe represents the proceeds of a crime and keep it, unless the property's former owner hires a lawyer to prove the innocence of their goods: more than $17m was seized last year, and in a fifth of these cases, no one was convicted of a crime (71% of the people whose stuff gets stolen by South Carolina cops are Black). After a longrunning, deeply reported expose on civil ass...
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Civil Asset Forfeiture

Greenville News: W hen a man barged into Isiah Kinloch’s apartment and broke a bottle over his head, the North Charleston resident called 911. After cops arrived on that day in 2015, they searched the injured man’s home and found an ounce of marijuana. So they took $1,800 in cash from his apartment and kept it. ______ When Eamon Cools-Lartigue was driving on Interstate 85 in Spartanburg County, deputies stopped him for speeding. The Atlanta businessman wasn’t criminally charged in the April 201...
Tags: Police, Atlanta, Military, South Carolina, North Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Cooke, Greenville News, Interstate 85, Spartanburg County, Isiah Kinloch, Eamon Cools Lartigue, Brandy Cooke


Asset forfeiture: Philly, Texas, South Carolina, Mississippi

Investigation of asset forfeiture outrages in Philadelphia, where the D.A. “pursued nearly door-to-door confiscation of real estate” on some blocks [Ryan Briggs, Plan Philly] Texas police made more than $50 million in 2017 from seizing people’s property, but not everyone was guilty of a crime [Texas Tribune] How police departments in South Carolina make millions by seizing property [Anna Lee, Nathaniel Cary and Mike Ellis, Greenville News] “Civil Asset Forfeiture: An Overview & Conversation”, sh...
Tags: Texas, Mississippi, Law, Uncategorized, Philadelphia, South Carolina, Phil Bryant, Texas Tribune, Greenville News, Mike Ellis, Forfeiture, Darpana Sheth, Stefan Cassella, Ryan Briggs, Philly Texas South Carolina Mississippi, Plan Philly


Tom Brady's agent wants Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence to join new Pacific Pro Football League

Don Yee, Tom Brady's agent and founder of Pacific Pro Football League, wants Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence to be new league's "Joe Namath."            [Author: The Greenville News]
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SC police make millions by seizing cash and property. Most of it comes from black people

In a joint investigation, The Greenville News and Anderson Independent Mail looked at every SC civil asset forfeiture case from 2014 to 2016.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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South Carolina mom poured water on sleeping baby's face as 'payback,' sheriff says

The woman said in a Facebook post that she poured water on her 9-month-old daughter as "payback" for waking her up during the night.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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How South Carolina police departments make millions by seizing property

South Carolina police take black people’s money most of all, our exclusive investigative data shows.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Sen. Lindsey Graham to float new proposal to end shutdown in meeting with President Trump

Graham wants President Donald Trump to end the government shutdown if Speaker Nancy Pelosi agrees to take up a bipartisan Senate measure.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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This South Carolina megachurch bought its pastor a $1.8M house. Here's why

Relentless Church Pastor John Gray is living in a $1.8 million house in Greenville County, and it was paid for by the church.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Jesse Jackson: White House serving Clemson a fast-food meal was 'disgraceful'

Rev. Jesse Jackson said he was "offended" that Donald Trump served the national champion Clemson football team fast food at the White House.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Furman suspends Tau Kappa Epsilon until 2023

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Furman University says a fraternity has been suspended until 2023 for repeated hazing and alcohol violations. The Greenville News reports that the Tau Kappa Epsilon house has been closed, and its residents are to return to campus housing. A report on Furman’s website notes that investigators did not find any evidence […]
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Even without Dexter Lawrence, Clemson will keep the Fridge package running against Alabama

Clemson has a backup Fridge package to run against Alabama in the national championship game even without suspended defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Gowdy: ‘I Will Not Be On The Ballot Ever Again’

Former Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) said Thursday that he’s done with elected office. “There’s no way I’ll return to it,” Gowdy told The Greenville News . “I’m not going to lobby. And if I enjoyed politics, I wouldn’t be leaving.” Instead, he’s joined Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough as head of the firm’s white-collar defense and government investigations team, the News reported. “If I knew then what I know now, I wouldn’t have run for Congress in the first place,” Gowdy said, addin...
Tags: News, Congress, Gowdy, Greenville News, Nelson Mullins Riley Scarborough, Trey Gowdy R SC, Matt Shuham


Clemson's Dexter Lawrence, two others to miss national championship game against Alabama

Clemson will face Alabama in the College Football Playoff championship game without tackle Dexter Lawrence and two other players who had failed drug tests.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Man Responsible for Car Crash That Killed 4 Children in South Carolina Facing 100 Years in Prison

The man responsible for the fatal car crash in South Carolina that claimed the lives of four young children, including two of his own, was hit with a number of charges and could spend more than 100 years in prison, according to news reports.27-year-old Arnez Yaron Jamison was driving on a country road in Travelers Rest, S.C. (near Greenville) on December 7th when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and slammed into several trees. READ MORE: Quick Facts About Arnez Yaron Jamison, Man...
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Clemson's Dexter Lawrence will miss the Cotton Bowl against Notre Dame

Clemson received the results of the second sample on Dexter Lawrence's drug test, and the standout defensive tackle will not play in the Cotton Bowl.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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Clemson players expect Christmas surprise from Dabo Swinney: 'He always goes over the top'

Clemson players are convinced coach Dabo Swinney will have a Christmas Day surprise up his sleeve.            [Author: The Greenville News]
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