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Obama, Biden, Gates Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam

Con artists on Wednesday apparently hacked into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians and major companies in an apparent bitcoin scam.

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Driver killed in single-car crash on rural road outside Winnsboro

  ‘That’s unacceptable to me’: Sen. Hembree gives S.C. digital learning results ‘D-’ grade

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hot again today, few isolated storms possible

  Spike in demand for COVID-19 tests could cause delays in results

  Lexington County Blowfish hosts home opener with safety measures, limited seating

While both teams scored runs early, the real test of the evening was how the Blowfish would manage fans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Boy, 6, mauled while protecting younger sister from dog attack in Wyoming

The 6-year-old's family says many celebrities, including Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Mark Ruffalo, have reached out to praise his actions.

  WIS hosts Back-to-School Digital Town Hall as debate over reopening intensifies

  Top SC education advocacy groups all oppose governor’s push to reopen schools

  ‘That’s a heavy lift’: Richland One superintendent reacts to SC governor’s call to reopen schools

  SC governor says virtual learning is ‘not as good’ as he pushes for schools to reopen 5 days a week

SC state superintendent disagrees with governor on plan to reopen schools

Columbia’s Greek Festival canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Lexington Co. man arrested in connection with several burglary incidents, two others wanted

Columbia woman reported missing found safe

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  US executes 2nd man in a week; lawyers said he had dementia

Purkey was convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl and using a claw hammer to kill an 80-year-old woman who suffered from polio.

SPORTS

  Blowfish get the OK to welcome back fans at Wednesday’s game

This decision comes exactly two weeks after what would have been the blowfish’s first home game with fans in the stadium on July 1st.

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RCSD: Man arrested, accused of raping a minor

OCSO releases composite sketch in connection with homicide on Lazy Way Road

Coroner identifies man killed in shooting on Colleton Street

Lane reopened after crash on I-20 East in Lexington County

Seventh South Carolina inmate dies from COVID-19 complications

Officials say Clark had several underlying medical conditions.
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Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

President Donald Trump is rolling back an influential environmental law from the Nixon era that he says delays infrastructure projects. The law is credited with ensuring that major projects get full scrutiny and that local communities have their say.

  DHEC announces 1,850 new COVID-19 cases, no additional confirmed deaths

Lowcountry man dies after tow truck crashes into parked car, tree in Newberry County

SCHSL approves plan to begin fall sports in August

  Richland Two expects to begin school virtually, adjust as coronavirus cases come down