July 4th holiday weekend fuels worries about skyrocketing virus cases

The United States has dipped under 50,000 new daily infections for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for the July 4th weekend will act like rocket fuel for the nation’s surging coronavirus outbreak.
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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign official and Donald Trump Jr.‘s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s oldest son, has contracted the coronavirus.

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First Alert Forecast: Hot and humid weather for the holiday weekend!

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Horry County Council passes face mask ordinance

Jail records: Woman wanted for vandalism at Charleston 9 site arrested

The woman wanted for vandalizing the Charleston 9 memorial site is in custody in Lexington County, according to jail records.
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Kanye West tweets he’s running for president

With approximately four months left to the November election, the rapper would not be able to get listed on the ballot in several states.

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  First Alert Forecast: More heat and humidity for the holiday weekend

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For nation’s birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US

While public health officials are urging Americans to hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is going big for what he is promising will be a “special evening” in the nation’s capital.

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McMaster: No high school, college football until COVID-19 cases go down

‘What a special time’: Tanner reflects on Gamecocks’ 2010 national title on 10-year anniversary of championship game

It doesn’t seem that long ago when South Carolina brought home their first College World Series title.

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  Town of North face mask ordinance now in effect

The ordinance says all customers and employees of retail and food businesses must wear a face covering.
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  English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world

More than 11 million people around the world are known to have been infected since the pandemic began, 2.7 million of those in the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins data. With shortages of testing materials, the real number of cases is unknown.

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