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April 06, 2017 - 1:22 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill designed to stabilize South Carolina's pension system for public workers is heading to Gov. Henry McMaster's desk. The House and Senate gave final approval Wednesday. It requires employers and their workers to pay more starting July 1. The legislation specifies workers...
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April 06, 2017 - 11:05 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified the body of a woman found dead inside a home in Charlotte. Officials say officers responded to a welfare check at around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday found 34-year-old Jennifer Renee Smith inside a home. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators...
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April 06, 2017 - 11:03 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Two teenage girls are dead after authorities say they fell from a balcony of a beachfront hotel in South Carolina. Myrtle Beach Police Lt. Joey Crosby tells news outlets police were called just before 4 p.m. Wednesday and found two bodies at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel...
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April 06, 2017 - 9:23 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines bought pizza for stranded passengers after canceling about 300 flights in the Southeast because of severe weather. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( http://on-ajc.com/2o0Q230 ) reports the Atlanta-based airline ordered more than 450 pies for passengers in states...
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April 06, 2017 - 8:08 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Police say a Rock Hill firefighter discovered a 5-year-old boy running alone through traffic at one of the city's busiest intersections. The Herald reports ( http://bit.ly/2ocVLVs ) that Rock Hill police say the child wasn't hurt in the Tuesday incident. He was released to...
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April 06, 2017 - 7:27 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Darius Rucker has made good on his word. In the fall, the country music star said he'd put on a free concert for University of South Carolina students if his alma mater's football team got six wins in the season. On Wednesday night, he made good on his promise, performing at...
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April 06, 2017 - 6:00 am
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A husband and wife have been charge in connection with the death of a Summerville woman. Local media outlets report officers responded to a home Tuesday night after a man reported that his wife was killing someone. Investigators found the body of 51-year-old Jordan Brooke...
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April 06, 2017 - 5:37 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say they've made an arrest in the death of a 45-year-old Buncombe County man. Deputies say they arrested 48-year-old Timothy Robert Gallion of Barnardsville in the death of Bobby Ray Pegg II. Pegg's niece went to check on him March 23 and found him cold and...
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April 06, 2017 - 5:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Darius Rucker has made good on his word. In the fall, the country music star said he'd put on a free concert for University of South Carolina students if his alma mater's football game got six wins on the season. On Wednesday night, he made good on his promise, performing at...
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An Atlanta Public Works crew is caught in the Peachtree Creek overflow onto the flooded Woodward Way as they were delivering Road Block equipment and had to be rescued by the Atlanta Fire Rescue's Swift Water Dive Team in Atlanta, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Severe storms raking the Southeast unleashed one large tornado and more than a half dozen apparent twisters Wednesday, toppling trees, roughing up South Carolina's "peach capital" and raining out golfers warming up for the Masters. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 5:09 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the Southeast (all times local): 5 a.m. Another line of severe storms is rolling through the Carolinas after a day of weather that produced snow, hail and heavy rains in some places. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for...
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