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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 4:38 pm
The South Carolina House has suspended debate after a representative collapsed on the House floor. House Speaker Jay Lucas says Rep. Jimmy Bales was alert and taking coherently to him after paramedics came to take him out of the House chamber Wednesday afternoon. Bales lost consciousness at his...
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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court. A motion filed Wednesday in federal court in South Carolina seeks an injunction to stop testing...
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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Visiting S.C.'s "Corridor Of Shame"
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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 3:48 pm
For Drag Queen Story Hour
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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 12:46 pm
South Carolina lawmakers have heard from supporters and critics of proposed legislation to reform South Carolina's prison system. Members of a House subcommittee on Wednesday heard from law enforcement officials, crime victims and their family members about a bill that calls for automatic release...
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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 12:42 pm
A state senator says legalizing marijuana for medicinal use in South Carolina would empower doctors to better serve their patients. Medical professionals, military veterans and other medical marijuana advocates met at Tuesday at the statehouse to support lawmakers' efforts to pass the Compassionate...
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Lee Rogers
Lee Rogers
February 20, 2019 - 11:16 am
The ballot is set for a special election in the State House District 14 seat which came open with the retirement of Mike Pitts for medical reasons. Voters in the Republican primary nominated Stewart Jones with just over 51% of the vote, unofficially, avoiding a runoff in that four candidate race...
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Darius Rucker
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Ken Pauli
February 20, 2019 - 9:49 am
Charleston, SC, native Darius Rucker will be honored this year for his efforts to support children in South Carolina. The Music Business Association will present the three-time GRAMMY Award-winner with its Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award during their awards and hall of fame dinner in May...
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Redcliffe Planation State Historic Site
SC African American Heritage Commission
Ken Pauli
February 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
We continue with our series for Black History Month. Our next location to visit in South Carolina is an historic plantation that was the antebellum answer to Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous – but not for everyone. The Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in Beach Island is just over 2 hours...
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Cast of Survivor Season 38
Image: CBS
Ken Pauli
February 19, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Image: CBS A new season of Survivor on CBS is almost upon us, starting this Wednesday. And for Upstate fans, we have someone to cheer for this round. This season's theme is Edge of Extinction, which according to CBS, indicates a new layer to the game. The network says this twist will test castaways...
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