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New Reports Shed Little New Light on South Carolina Killings

State police have released a number of additional reports on the shooting deaths of a mother and her son from a prominent South Carolina legal family.
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South Carolina's $11 Billon Budget Heading to Governor

South Carolina’s nearly $11 billion budget has been sent to the governor’s desk as lawmakers cut close the deadline to get the spending plan in place before it begins July 1.
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SC Considers Extending Religious Objections to Therapists

South Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill to let mental health professionals refuse to provide care that violates their religious beliefs.
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High school seniors breathe a sigh of relief that they made it to graduation. But school administrators fear the fall semester

Class of 2021 students in the Richland One school district in South Carolina were able to graduate in person. But nothing is certain for the next academic year.
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Generator Maker to Hire 300 More at New South Carolina Plant

A maker of emergency generators is already expanding how many people it will employ at its new South Carolina plant, even before production begins.
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12 dead in Alabama due to Claudette storm, including 10 children

ATLANTA — Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes. Ten people, including nine children, were killed Saturday in a 15-vehicle crash about 35 miles south of Montgomery on Interstate 65, according to Butler County Coroner Wayne Garlock. He said the vehicles likely hydroplaned on wet roads, with eight children, ages 4 to 17, killed in a van belonging to a yo...
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Lindsey Graham calls the Democrats' voting-rights bill 'the biggest power grab' in US history, rejects Manchin compromise proposal

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a news conference in Washington on January 7, 2021. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday continued to reject the premise of the For the People Act. Graham said that he would also oppose Sen. Joe Manchin's compromise proposal. "We had the largest turnout in the history the US, and states are in charge of voting in America," he said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Sen. Lin...
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Public Drinking Citations Tick up in Charleston-Area Beaches

South Carolina beach towns are ticketing more people for public drinking as summer visitors flock to the coast.
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SC City's Mayor Decides Not to Seek Reelection

After 12 years, residents in one South Carolina city will be getting new leadership.
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GOP congressman lashes out at Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday: 'Are we going to do one for the Native American Indians?'

Rep. Ralph Norman of South Carolina. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Ralph Norman criticized the creation of a federal holiday for Juneteenth. "How many holidays do we want?" he asked. "Are we going to do one for the Native American Indians?" Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers delivered news of freedom to enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Wednesday, the House voted 415-14 to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the...
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Confederate Submarine Attraction in SC Reopens

The doors to a Confederate submarine on display in South Carolina fully reopened Saturday after it was shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Forgotten Pee Dee Cemeteries Found by Historians

South Carolina historians have found five forgotten cemeteries in Darlington County.
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Records show how a South Carolina couple allegedly carried out a murderous rampage across the U.S

The defendants, facing dozens of charges, drove more than 1,000 miles during the deadly crime spree. Adrienne Simpson has admitted to...
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Catholic Bishops took another step towards denying Biden from receiving communion while he supports abortion rights

US President Joe Biden departs Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church in Wilmington, Delaware on February 7, 2021. - President Joe Biden anticipates the US rivalry with China will take the form of "extreme competition" rather than conflict between the two world powers. Biden said in a CBS interview aired Sunday that he has not spoken with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping since he became US president. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Catholic Bishops voted to advance guidance that would reproa...
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South Carolina Man Sentenced in Death of Pregnant Girlfriend

Life in prison is the sentence for a South Carolina man convicted of killing his pregnant girlfriend.
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Newspaper Sues SC Police Over Records in Mother, Son Deaths

A South Carolina newspaper is suing the police agencies investigating the shooting deaths of a mother and son from one of South Carolina’s prominent legal families.
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House and Senate Leaders Reach Deal on South Carolina Budget

South Carolina lawmakers have agreed to a compromise between the House and Senate versions of the state’s more than $10 billion budget.
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The 15 Best Charleston Tours

See everything this historic South Carolina city has to offer on one of these guided excursions.
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Marriott Bonvoy lists private vacation home to rent and the homes are spectacular - here's what to know about how it works plus our favorite rentals

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Marriott Vacation rentals continue to be a popular choice for socially distant travel. Marriott Bonvoy's Homes & Villas has 24/7 support, professional cleaning, and top amenities. Marriott members earn and redeem points in 100 destinations; here are some of the best U.S. homes. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Marriott Bonvoy is renowned for its robust portfolio of hotels that includes breathtaki...
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You Want Meat? Here's a Cookie Instead.

President Biden will sign the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law at 3:30PM ET. He and VP Harris will deliver remarks. Joe Manchin and Mitch McConnell have issued a joint statement saying no one in the South should be told about Juneteenth until three years after the law is signed. Tucker Carlson and Marjorie Taylor Greene have issued a joint statement saying schools cannot offer any explanation of why the Government has a new holiday, because “Critical Race Theory” i...
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Interview: Tobin Bell Talks Personal Connection to A Father’s Legacy

A Father’s Legacy is out today in theaters and stars Tobin Bell and Jason Mac, who also directed and wrote the film’s script. The story revolves around a wanted criminal that winds up coming across a hermit in the woods. Acting as a father figure, the old man helps turn the life around of Mac’s character, but things aren’t so simple for a man on the run. “An inspirational story of family, loyalty, and redemption,” says the official synopsis. “After years of searching for his father, a young man...
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McMaster Picks Businessman to Helm South Carolina Commerce

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has nominated longtime business executive Harry M.
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South Carolina court halts executions until firing squad is available

A South Carolina court says two murderers must be allowed to choose their method of execution.
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Kurt Lash and the Canons of Constitutional Law

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). In 1998, when Sandy Levinson and I wrote about the constitutional canon, we identified three basic kinds of canons. The pedagogical canon focuses on materials that to be taught in law schools (or universities). The academic theory canonfocuses on materials necessary (or helpful) for debates in constitutional theory. The cultural literacy canonincludes materials n...
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South Carolina court halts executions until the state's new firing squad option is finalized

The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday halted executions in the state until procedures for its newest method of execution -- firing squad -- are finalized.
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South Carolina court blocks executions, saying inmates must have choice of firing squad

New law says death row prisoners must choose between electric chair and firing squad if lethal drugs aren’t availableSouth Carolina’s supreme court has blocked the planned executions of two inmates by electrocution, saying they cannot be put to death until they truly have the choice of the firing squad option set out in the state’s newly revised capital punishment law.The high court on Wednesday halted this month’s scheduled executions of Brad Sigmon and Freddie Owens, writing that corrections o...
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Coroner: Black Man in SC Jail Likely Died of Cardiac Event

A coroner says that a mentally ill Black man who died after an encounter with deputies in a South Carolina jail earlier this year likely died of a cardiac event.
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Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

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State Court Blocks 2 Scheduled Executions in South Carolina

The South Carolina Supreme Court has blocked two executions that had been scheduled this month under the state’s recently revised capital punishment law.
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Charleston County coroner amends Jamal Sutherland's manner of death from 'undetermined' to 'homicide'

The manner of death of Jamal Sutherland, who died earlier this year in a South Carolina jail while being forcibly removed from a cell, has been changed to homicide, the Charleston County coroner confirmed Wednesday.
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