Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday when President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden campaign to mark the beginning of early voting.
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Feds explored possibly charging Portland officials in unrest

The Justice Department explored whether it could pursue either criminal or civil rights charges against city officials in Portland, Oregon after clashes erupted there night after night between law enforcement and demonstrators, a department spokesperson said Thursday.

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  Sumter Co. residents face flood damage to homes after Thursday’s storms

  Shooting of 12-year-old boy in Eastover believed to be accidental, officials say

  Remnants of Sally dumps inches of rain on Orangeburg Co., officials watching river and creek levels

Several charged in thefts of cars, collectible figurines worth $15,000

Broad River correctional officer dies after testing positive for COVID-19

This is the second death of a staff member associated with COVID-19 at the prison.
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  Gulf Coast braces for 2nd round of flooding in Sally’s wake

Homeowners and businesses along the soggy Gulf Coast began cleaning up Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Sally, even as the region braced for a delayed, second round of flooding in the coming days from rivers and creeks swollen by the storm’s heavy rains

Sinkhole caused by weather forces officials to close part of highway in Sumter

  SC announces 740 new COVID-19 cases, 27 more deaths Thursday

Woman pleads guilty to killing infant son, dumping body in trash can

  Deputies charge Lexington Co. man with murder after victim shot, left in woods

Stranded driver, man who stopped to help both killed in crash on I-26

Gamecock legend Wilson named WNBA Most Valuable Player

Man trying to cross highway in West Columbia hit by car, killed

Missing woman last seen at truck stop in Clarendon County

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  Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she’s for Biden

Olivia Troye is the latest former member of the Trump administration to speak out against him and urge voters to deny him a second term.

SPORTS

Gamecock legend Wilson named WNBA Most Valuable Player

Beloved Spring Valley assistant football coach dies after being hospitalized with COVID-19

Peterson had been an amateur scout with the St. Louis Cardinals organization since 2012.

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Muschamp names starting quarterback for 2020 opener

  S.C. superintendent encourages school districts to return to face-to-face learning for some students

S.C. has paid more than $4 billion in unemployment claims since pandemic began

Spartanburg Co. Sheriff’s Office ends search for 75-year-old endangered man, found safely

TROPICS: Sally is hitting the Midlands with heavy rain, gusty winds, storms, flooding

Sally continues to weaken over land, but it will bring a good deal of rain to the Midlands Thursday into Friday.
  • COVID-19 Updates

  COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak.

  S.C. man looking to help family of child who died at Folly Beach

  SC announces 489 new COVID-19 cases, 28 additional deaths Wednesday

  Lake Wateree residents brace for heavy rain, potential flooding from Tropical Storm Sally

  New poll shows skepticism among Americans regarding COVID-19 vaccine