PSC votes to approve SCANA-Dominion merger; protests erupt

Commissioners have voted to approve the merger between SCANA and Dominion energy.Protests erupted immediately after the Public Service Commission made a motion to approve, and several SCE&G customers stood up and chanted before walking out.
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Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

A Reuters investigation found that for decades, Johnson & Johnson sought to hide the fact that in many cases cancer-causing asbestos contaminated the talc that was used to produce its talcum powder products.

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  Officials investigating after body found in water at Finlay Park

South Carolina Department of Education releases list of Priority Schools

RCSD seeking man wanted for murder of 19-year-old on Crestview Ave.

2, including 14-year-old, charged in numerous car break-ins in Sumter County; 1 wanted

CPD: Suspect arrested in connection to Ardincaple Drive murder

Columbia Police Department Investigators have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with last weekend’s shooting death on Ardincaple Drive.
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Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.

RCSD: Social media threat towards Westwood High School not credible

Hundreds of meals served to officers in honor of Officer Greg Alia Day

Families Helping Families on track to donate gifts to highest number of families yet

Twenty-seven gang members charged with 46 federal counts in Horry County drug trafficking conspiracy

  UPDATE: Law enforcement in the Midlands clear scenes of unsubstantiated bomb threats; email threats sent nationwide

Police: SC mother facing four felonies after the remains of two newborns were found

FIRST ALERT: Quiet today but an Alert Day for Friday due to heavy rain

Authorities respond to two bomb threats in Georgetown County; similar threats made nationwide

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Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

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  Clemson prepares for the Cotton Bowl in their first bowl practice Wednesday

Holloway stops Ortega by TKO at UFC 231

Featherweight champion Max Holloway stopped top contender Brian Ortega by TKO at UFC 231 on Saturday night

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  SC man discovers 50-year-old watch worth nearly $40K, donates it to the Salvation Army

Win $100K by ditching your smartphone for a year

UPDATE: 20-year-old identified in deadly crash on I-26EB in Lexington

Attempted traffic stop ends in crash at W.A. Perry Middle School

  UPDATE: Overturned tractor-trailer carrying chicken by-product cleared from Garners Ferry Road near Hwy. 601

Crews have removed a tractor-trailer carrying chicken by-product from the roadway after it overturned on Garners Ferry Road near Hwy. 601 Wednesday evening.
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Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

  SC inmate tells Department of Corrections in $1M lawsuit that his religion requires him to smoke weed

‘This is not what we signed up for’: SC teachers lobby for education reform

Clemson prepares for the Cotton Bowl in their first bowl practice Wednesday

Is there a drug problem in Richland and Lexington counties? New billboards offer ‘help’