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Monday was definitely one scary afternoon in the Midlands as severe storms moved through. Everything from wind damage to flooding and fires from intense lightning left residents from Irmo to Columbia with damage and without power as Mother Nature brought us her worst. More>>

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  • SC governor suggests patience on Trump's tariff proposals

    SC governor suggests patience on Trump's tariff proposals

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:46:06 GMT
    Henry McMaster gives two thumbs up after speaking to supporters following his victory over John Warren in the Republican Gubernatorial runoff. (Source: WIS)Henry McMaster gives two thumbs up after speaking to supporters following his victory over John Warren in the Republican Gubernatorial runoff. (Source: WIS)

    As the debate over potential implications of the Trump administration's tariff plans continues, one of the president's earliest allies is stressing he's made the administration aware of South...

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    As the debate over potential implications of the Trump administration's tariff plans continues, one of the president's earliest allies is stressing he's made the administration aware of South Carolina's...

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  • First transgender candidate in SC running for SC Senate 20

    First transgender candidate in SC running for SC Senate 20

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:06:55 GMT
    Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)
    Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)

    The primary election for South Carolina Senate seat 20 will have a first for the state - a transgender candidate. 

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    The primary election for South Carolina Senate seat 20 will have a first for the state - a transgender candidate. 

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  • Gov. McMaster removes SC mayor for domestic violence guilty plea

    Gov. McMaster removes SC mayor for domestic violence guilty plea

    Sunday, August 5 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-08-05 20:09:34 GMT
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. (Source: WIS)South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. (Source: WIS)

    South Carolina's governor has signed an executive order removing a mayor who pleaded guilty to domestic violence.

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    South Carolina's governor has signed an executive order removing a mayor who pleaded guilty to domestic violence.

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  • InternationalMore>>

  • Annan's legacy of fighting for equality and rights lives on

    Annan's legacy of fighting for equality and rights lives on

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:01:09 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-08-19 04:41:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...(AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations...More >>
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working together to growing nationalism.More >>
  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:30 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-19 04:40:49 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41.More >>
    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41.More >>
  • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:00:28 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-19 04:40:17 GMT
    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.More >>
    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.More >>
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  • Investigators to give Ohio St report on Meyer next week

    Investigators to give Ohio St report on Meyer next week

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:59:43 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:31:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Annie Rice, File). File-This July 24, 2018, file photo shows Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer speaking at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football Media Days in Chicago. The Big Ten East has been called the toughest division in college f...(AP Photo/Annie Rice, File). File-This July 24, 2018, file photo shows Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer speaking at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football Media Days in Chicago. The Big Ten East has been called the toughest division in college f...
    Ohio State says factfinders investigating coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant will deliver a report sometime next week.More >>
    Ohio State says factfinders investigating coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant will deliver a report sometime next week.More >>
  • Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

    Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:20:11 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-08-18 06:19:09 GMT
    The University of Maryland Board of Regents has assumed authority over the investigation of the death of Jordan McNair, who collapsed during football practice and subsequently died.More >>
    The University of Maryland Board of Regents has assumed authority over the investigation of the death of Jordan McNair, who collapsed during football practice and subsequently died.More >>
  • ESPN will not play national anthem before Monday night games, its president says

    ESPN will not play national anthem before Monday night games, its president says

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:44:58 GMT

    ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro said “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem” and that was unlikely to change this year.

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    ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro said “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem” and that was unlikely to change this year.

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