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Deputy patrol car flips, lands on front porch, neighbors say

A Spartanburg County deputy was involved in a crash with injuries on Tuesday morning, according to South Carolina Highway...

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Dabo Swinney names starting quarterback

Local product has a chance to lead the school he grew up...

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Family tracks down couple who left camera behind at Pretty Place

An Upstate family is hoping to track down a couple they say left a camera behind during a trip to Pretty...

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Homicide suspect in custody after search leads to school lockdown

Jemark Ballenger was arrested Thursday...

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New reading standards go into effect for SC 3rd graders

New reading standards go into effect for SC 3rd...

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HBO hit series spurs interest in huskies

HBO hit series spurs interest in...

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Freshman dies after collapsing at high school football practice

At least four other boys have died during the past two months around the country during...

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Missouri governor stops convicted killer’s execution amid DNA concerns

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has stopped the scheduled execution of convicted killer Marcellus Williams after lawyers claimed new DNA evidence could prove his...

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Newborn twins left at Upstate fire department

Twin baby girls are left at an Upstate fire department on the day they were...

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FILE - In this July 17, 2012, file photo, JoAnn Zywicki sits by a photo of her daughter Tammy at her home in Ocala, Fla. Tammy, an Iowa college student, was abducted 25 years ago in Illinois and found dead in Missouri. Authorities on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, issued an appeal a day before the 25th anniversary Tammy's disappearance, with an FBI reward of up to $50,000 offered for information leading to any suspects. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

FBI offers reward for help solving 25-year-old murder case

LA SALLE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities sought the public’s help Tuesday in solving the slaying of an Iowa college student who was abducted 25 years ago in Illinois and found dead in Missouri. Illinois State Police and the FBI issued the appeal a day before...

The Latest: Idaho firefighters burned after rig catches fire

ARIMO, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on Idaho firefighters injured after truck catches fire (all times local): 2 p.m. Two volunteer Idaho firefighters remained in a Utah burn hospital Tuesday after their fire truck ran over a gas can that fell off the truck while...

Security firm says it had nothing to do with Pulse gunman

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A British conglomerate being sued by survivors of the Florida nightclub shooting says it had nothing to do with the gunman’s “terrible actions.” G4S PLC filed its response Monday to a lawsuit brought by the Pulse...

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2016, file photo, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, center, and his attorney Scott Adams are seen at a sentencing hearing in Oklahoma City. Holtzclaw's conviction and 263-year prison sentence for rape and other sex crimes are coming under increased scrutiny as questions are raised about DNA evidence amid a series of sealed court filings and secret hearings. Holtzclaw is appealing the conviction. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, Pool, File)

DNA issues raised amid secret hearings in ex-cop rape case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The high-profile case of a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty focused the public’s attention on the problem of sexual misconduct on the force, but his appeal raising questions about DNA...

Governor claims 7,600 Maine residents fought for Confederacy

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says 7,600 residents of Maine fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War, a claim that is drawing consternation among historians. The self-described “history buff” made the claim Tuesday on...

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Columns

The Real Reason the South Left the Union

Tragic recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia raise new questions about an old debate. Why did Southern states leave the Union in the first place, resulting in a war that killed more than 700,000 Americans? Mississippi, the 2nd of 11 states that...

Confronting the Truth Behind the Monument Debates

The raging debate over statues honoring Southern leaders in the Civil War turns on the true nature of the Confederate cause. Ten days after adoption of the Confederate Constitution, the future Vice President of the Confederacy, Alexander H. Stephens,...

Sometimes the Good Guys Win

I am writing this column to inform readers of some good news. The sustained efforts of individuals, organizations and the media who oppose everything people like me stand for — America as an exceptional nation among the nations of the world; the...

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