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Fire crews respond to fire at Greenville church

Firefighters are working to put out a fire at an Upstate...

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Protester attempts to take Confederate flag on live television

A protest outside a lecture in downtown Charleston got a bit tense Wednesday when a protester jumped a barricade and attempted to snatch a Confederate flag away from a...

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Bipartisan bill to repeal bathroom bill filed in NC General Assembly

New legislation filed by Republicans in the North Carolina House of Representatives seeks to make changes to House Bill 2, commonly referred to as the “bathroom...

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Coroner identifies driver killed after striking a tree

A driver died after striking a tree in Oconee County Wednesday afternoon, according to South Carolina Highway...

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Upstate man sentenced after argument ends in deadly shooting

A Pickens man was sentenced Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, according to Solicitor Walt...

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Ready Pac Foods recalls nearly 30 tons of salad that may contain listeria

Ready Pac Foods is recalling nearly 30 tons of salad products that may contain listeria....

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Protests erupt after off-duty LA officer fires gun in clash with teens

“The little kid said, ‘I’m going to sue you,’ and then the guy thought he said, ‘I’m going to shoot you.’ That’s when he started grabbing the little...

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Video: Car erupts in flames on I-85

A car erupted in flames on I-85 Wednesday...

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Fire crews respond to fire at Greenville church

Firefighters are working to put out a fire at an Upstate...

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Conservative activist James O’Keefe to release CNN tapes

The network is a “huge target” because of its role as an “arbiter of...

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Advocates urge judge to keep injunction on Yellowstone dam

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are urging a federal judge to keep in place an injunction blocking a $57 million irrigation dam and fish passage proposed for the Yellowstone River. The Natural Resources Defense Council and Defenders of Wildlife...

Authorities plan case update on teacher missing since 2005

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in rural south Georgia say they plan to update the public on their 11-year search for a missing teacher. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a news conference has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon at the Irwin County...

Police: 3 men die in late-night shooting at Miami warehouse

MIAMI (AP) — Police say three men are dead following a shooting at a Miami warehouse. Miami-Dade police Det. Marjorie Eloi says officers responded to a 911 call just before 10 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, they found three men dead. Witnesses told...

Arkansas Supreme Court strikes city’s LGBT protections

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a city’s ordinance banning discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at...

Owen Labrie sits during a break Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 during the second day of a hearing at Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, N.H., on whether he should be granted a retrial. Labrie, a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure an underage girl for sex, returned to court for a hearing on whether his lawyers damaged his case. (Geoff Forester/The Concord Monitor via AP, Pool)

Lawyer in prep-school sex-assault case: Defense wasn’t ideal

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer who represented a New Hampshire prep school graduate at his sexual assault trial says the defense team’s work wasn’t ideal. Owen Labrie (lah-BREE’), of Tunbridge, Vermont, was convicted in 2015 of misdemeanor...

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False Charges of Anti-Semitism

The bitter divisions in American life currently stem from politics as much as from differences in race, religion or economic status. Even tightly connected subgroups endure internal conflicts over President Trump and his policies. Jewish Americans,...

Why Professors Object to Being Recorded

After the election of Donald Trump as president, a professor at Orange Coast College in California, Olga Perez Stable Cox, went into an extended hate-rant against the president-elect. Among other things, she described the Trump election as an “act...

American Miracles and President’s Day

On the eve of Civil War, Abraham Lincoln concluded his First Inaugural Address with two sentences of incandescent eloquence: “Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from...

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