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Pete Buttigieg: 2020 Democratic candidate surges to third place in new poll

Presidential candidate behind Joe Biden and Bernie SandersPete Buttigieg for president? Long-shot stands out in crowded field South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg won the backing of 11% of likely Iowa Democratic caucus voters. Photograph: Richard Shiro/AP Pete Buttigieg has surged to third place in a new poll of Democratic presidential candidates, ahead of Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Beto’Rourke. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, won the backing of 11% of likely Iowa Democratic...

South Carolina looks to erase SEC disappointment in NCAAs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is confident the fourth-seeded Gamecocks “can beat anybody” in the NCAA Tournament — if they figure out a way to play defense. That didn’t happen in a stunning 95-89 loss to Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinals, abruptly ending her team’s hopes of winning a […]
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Left’s Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations

Opinion Left's Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations USA – -( Having embraced “Medicare-for-all,” free college tuition and a Green New Deal that would mandate an early end of all oil, gas and coal-fired power plants, the Democratic Party's lurch to the left rolls on. Presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren both called last week for race-based reparations for slavery. “Centuries of slavery, Jim Crow, legal discrimination and segregation, and discrimination tha...
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Lawsuit alleges Harvard profited from photos of slaves

A lawyer says Harvard University has the opportunity to "remove the stain from its legacy" by honoring a Connecticut woman's request to turn over photos of two South Carolina slaves she says are her ancestors. (March 20)            [Author: AP]
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Six Women Who Are Revolutionizing the World of Fly Fishing

To the casual observer, the world of fly fishing may look like a totally male-dominated endeavor. Dig a little deeper, however, and you will inevitably discover the long-held and enduring legacy that female anglers have imprinted on the sport. It was Joan Wulff who changed the sport forever. In 1943, at the age of sixteen, she walked away with top honors in the national dry fly accuracy championship. From there she would go on to rack up twenty-one additional casting titles before ultimately win...
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Sluggish South Carolina looks for strong showing in tourney

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley hopes her Gamecocks can cap off a somewhat disappointing season with a strong performance in the NCAA Tournament. While the Gamecocks have 21 wins are ranked 15th in the country, it’s still not what Staley expected. The 2017 national champions enter the tournament as a fourth […]
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Lawmakers strengthening pitch for NFL team through bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are taking steps to lure the Carolina Panthers to move their practice facility and operations across the North Carolina state line by introducing legislation that would provide tax credits and incentives to professional sports teams. Members of a House subcommittee will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss the Professional […]
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Former Mariners outfielder Leroy Stanton dies in South Carolina crash

Stanton was killed in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday. He was taken by the Mariners in a November 1976 expansion draft and had the best year of his career in the M’s inaugural season of 1977, with 27 homers and 90 RBI.
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Loyalty Pays: Pence To Help Graham Kick Off Reelection Effort In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a trip to South Carolina to help kickoff U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid for a fourth term. Graham’s campaign says Pence will be with Graham at events in Myrtle Beach and Greenville on March 30. In a release, Graham praised Pence as “a strong ally and close friend.” The 63-year-old senator has often fielded challenges from the right in his previous re-election campaigns, subject to criticism that he’s been too willing to work with Democ...
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Warren Stands Behind Wonky Campaign Despite Lackluster Fundraising

BOSTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has spent much of the last decade as a leader of the Democratic Party’s liberal wing. But three and a half months into her presidential campaign, the Massachusetts senator is facing tough questions about fundraising and electability, along with lingering skepticism about her past claim to Native American identity. The longtime liberal superstar is embracing an uncomfortable role in the crowded 2020 contest: the underdog. “This is the race I want to run,” Warren ...
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Trump Ignores ‘Gathering Momentum’ Of Far-Right Violence Worldwide

In the immediate aftermath of the Christchurch mosque attacks, President Donald Trump said only a “small group of people that have very, very serious problems” adhere to white nationalist ideology. But experts who study far-right extremism say that the Trump administration is ignoring the clear and present danger posed by racist violence. Though inadequate and inconsistent tracking of these crimes makes it more difficult to accurately assess them, experts told TPM, the numbers that do exist s...
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Pence to help Lindsey Graham kickoff S. Carolina re-election

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a trip to South Carolina to help kickoff U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid for a fourth term. Graham’s campaign says Pence will be with Graham at events in Myrtle Beach and Greenville on March 30. In a release, Graham praised Pence as “a strong ally […]
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Where’s Mick? The Hands-Off COS Was In Las Vegas During Nat’l Emergency Debacle

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn’t on Capitol Hill cajoling former colleagues or in the West Wing making calls. Instead, Mick Mulvaney was in Las Vegas for an annual getaway with friends and family. It was a telling example of Mulvaney’s laissez-faire approach as he settles into a role that has bedeviled those who came before him. His pre...
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General’s family: From segregation to command in 100 years

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The African-American general who now leads the Army’s Fort Jackson in South Carolina is descended from a soldier who served there in a segregated military more than a century ago. Brig. Gen. Milford Beagle, Jr. is a combat veteran who took command last June. He admits that it gets to him, […]
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No. 22 Auburn beats South Carolina 73-64 in SEC quarterfinal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jared Harper scored 27 points and No. 22 Auburn showcased its record-setting 3-point attack to beat South Carolina 73-64 on Friday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The fifth-seeded TIgers (24-9) won their sixth straight to advance to a Saturday semifinal against No. 8 seed Florida (19-14). The Gators eliminated the top […]
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Bernie Sanders Cuts His Head While Campaigning In South Carolina

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign says the Vermont senator has been treated at a walk-in clinic for a minor injury while campaigning in South Carolina. Campaign spokesman Arianna Jones told reporters that Sanders cut his head on the edge of a glass shower door Friday and went to a walk-in clinic. She says the 77-year-old Sanders received a half-dozen stitches and was given a “clean bill of health.” Jones says Sanders is continuing with all scheduled events, including a br...
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Bernie Sanders cut his head on shower door, got 7 stitches, shows up to a health care town hall 2 hours later

Bernie Sanders cut his head on the edge of a shower door, received 7 stitches at the hospital, and will pursue his schedule as planned in South Carolina and Nevada, says to his campaign. Bernie Sanders cut his head on the edge of a shower door, received seven stitches, will continue with his schedule in South Carolina and Nevada, according to his campaign. Statement from an aide below: — Ruby Cramer (@rubycramer) March 15, 2019 In the photo here from CNN's No...
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Mosque Shooter Promoted Fears Of ‘White Genocide’ In Rambling Manifesto

The Australian man who murdered 49 people at a pair of New Zealand mosques on Friday left behind a rambling manifesto outlining his white supremacist worldview and concern that an influx of foreign “invaders” would lead to “white genocide.” The 74-page document posted online by alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant cites as inspiration Dylann Roof, the American white nationalist who killed nine worshippers at a South Carolina black church in 2015, and Anders Breivik, the Norwegian far-right extremis...
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Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: We’re sharing the stories of bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expanded the program across the country in 2018. In the past academic year,...
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Why religious sanctuaries have become sites of unholy violence

A Sikh temple in Wisconsin. An Islamic center in Quebec. Mother Emmanuel AME Church in South Carolina. A synagogue in Pittsburgh. On Friday, two New Zealand mosques were added to the sad litany of sanctuaries desecrated by unholy violence.
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Sanders gets stitches after run-in with glass shower door

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign says the Vermont senator received treatment at a walk-in clinic Friday for a minor injury while campaigning in South Carolina. Campaign spokesman Arianna Jones told reporters that Sanders cut his head on the edge of a glass shower door, and went to a walk-in clinic. Sanders received a […]
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Bernie Sanders Tests An Updated Pitch In Once-Hostile Territory

A South Carolina rally offered a glimpse of the Vermont senator’s efforts to court black voters.
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At Least 49 People Killed In Terror Attack On New Zealand Mosques

At least 49 people died and dozens were injured when a gunman with white nationalist views opened fire at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. The attack, which was live-streamed on Facebook, happened during Jumu’ah, one of the holiest and most attended congregational prayers. A second mosque in the area was also targeted.Prime Minister Jacinda Arden called the shooting a terrorist attack. "This is one of New Zealand's darkest days," she said. "There is no place in New Zealand for ...
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Can Kamala Harris win over the undecided voters 'waiting for Biden'?

The California senator’s time in the national spotlight has arguably been the shortest of any of her competitorsKamala Harris takes her time.Weaving between guests at an early morning meet up of the Dorchester county Democratic party, the US senator pauses for chats, selfies and handshakes with whoever waits to meet her. The line is long. Continue reading...
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'Amazing Race' alum Dr. Jim Raman dies at 42

Dr. James "Jim" Raman, who competed on Season 25 of the CBS reality show in 2014 along with his wife Misti, died in South Carolina Monday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tucker Carlson under fire again for sexual, degrading comments toward 2007 Miss Teen USA contestant

Tucker Carlson made sexist and demeaning comments about the 2007 Miss Teen USA contestant from South Carolina in a newly unearthed recording.
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‘Amazing Race’ Contestant Jim Raman Dies at 42

Jim Raman, an orthodontist who competed on the 25th season of “The Amazing Race,” died on Tuesday morning in South Carolina, according to the TV station WIS TV. He was 42. Raman participated on the CBS reality competition show with his wife, Misti, in 2014. The duo, nicknamed the Married Dentists, finished in second place. […]
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South Carolina Rep. Joe Cunningham Sounds Off Air Horn To Demonstrate Seismic Testing

In a recent hearing, Rep. Cunningham used an air horn to demonstrate what seismic testing in the ocean might sound like for sea animals.
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$878M South Carolina lottery winner sharing with charities

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman who won $878 million in the biggest jackpot payout to one winner in U.S. history says she wants to give back to the city and state where her good fortune happened. The woman issued a statement through her lawyer Thursday saying she was giving money to the […]
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In 2nd bid, Sanders hopes S. Carolina warming to his message

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina gave Bernie Sanders the cold shoulder in 2016. Four years and several visits later, Sanders hopes the state is ready to warm to him. The Vermont senator has spent months working to deepen his ties with the black community in South Carolina, where minority voters make up the majority […]
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