SC Senator introduces resolution pushing for sale of Santee Cooper

The joint resolution has been referred to the Senate Finance Committee for consideration. Governor McMaster has tweeted about the legislation, calling it “clear and decisive leadership.”

  Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemicals facility

International Terminals Company said the blaze in Deer Park was extinguished as of 3 a.m. Wednesday. The fire began Sunday at the facility southeast of Houston, sending a huge, dark plume of smoke thousands of feet in the air, though officials said air quality remained safe.
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  WWII soldier’s remains returned home to Utah 74 years after his death

Decades later, a German man, Adolf Hagedorn, found the crash site, and the digging began to find the plane.

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  KCSO: Camden motel shooting was part of ‘drug deal that went bad', victim says

  Former Allen Benedict Court residents to receive free food boxes Wednesday

  Columbia residents worry about parking garage security after break-ins during concert

  RCSD: Teen charged with bringing unloaded gun to Kelly Mill Middle to remain in custody until hearing

  Witnesses, district applaud school bus driver who got students off bus ahead of blaze

Witnesses said a quick-thinking school bus driver saved dozens of kindergarten students after their bus caught fire on the way to a field trip.
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  Texas man calls professionals for ‘few’ snakes under house; 45 removed

The homeowner discovered the rattlesnakes when he went into a crawl space to see why his cable service was acting up.

  Should Columbia ban single-use plastic in Columbia? City leaders weigh in

Columbia Housing Authority pleads with landlords to help remaining 83 ABC families find homes

  Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker to participate in CNN town hall, other events in SC

  School bus carrying 40 SC students catches fire during field trip; no one injured

  Orangeburg man bond set at $50,000 after shooting into vehicle

  Sumter man wanted in multiple laundromat break-ins

SC teen known from viral video singing at McDonald’s drive-thru auditions for ‘The Voice’

  VP Mike Pence coming to SC to campaign for Sen. Lindsey Graham

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  Mom throws kids from third story of building to save them from fire

Trapped inside on the burning third story was O'Sheana Harrison and her kids, all under the age of 3. Four Des Moines officers are being hailed as heroes for their efforts to save the family.

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  Columbia residents worry about parking garage security after break-ins during concert

  FREE gameday shuttles available for March Madness in the Midlands

This is the first time in nearly 50 years that March Madness is coming to the Midlands.

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  Orangeburg man charged in January convenience store shooting

  I-77 Northbound reopens after reported sinkhole closes roadway

  South Carolina to make 8th straight appearance in NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

  Educators, senators work together to change education bill

  FREE gameday shuttles available for March Madness in the Midlands

This is the first time in nearly 50 years that March Madness is coming to the Midlands.
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  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

It's the vernal equinox, a super worm moon - so much happening in the night skies on Wednesday.

  Sexual assault case leads to drug bust in Sumter County

  New cameras, license plate readers installed throughout Myrtle Beach

  ‘Wasn’t just a house:’ 6 months later, Conway residents face tough choices after Hurricane Florence

  ‘We’ve dropped the ball,’ Fort Jackson leadership says as it works to improve on-post housing