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South Carolina

  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Fear of a 2020 Primary May Have Made Lindsey Graham Go Feral Over KavanaughPerhaps private sycophancy towards Trump wasn’t protecting Graham’s flanks back home, so he went with public rage towards Trump’s enemies.
  2. mysteries
    Nikki Haley to Resign As Ambassador to the United NationsIt’s an oddly timed development for a rising political star.
  3. nikki haley
    Nikki Haley to Resign As Ambassador to the United NationsIt’s an oddly timed development for a rising political star.
  4. hurricane florence
    Two Mental-Health Patients Drowned While Chained Up in a Flooded Police VanThe two deputies transporting them managed to escape the floodwaters in South Carolina.
  5. holidays
    South Carolina Students Will Get a Half-Day Due to Beyoncé and Jay-Z ConcertIt’s basically a holiday.
  6. GOP Could Get Even Trumpier in June 12 PrimariesThe primaries range from big gubernatorial fights in South Carolina and Nevada to open House races in Virginia to ranked-choice voting in Maine.
  7. cake gaffes
    Publix Refuses to Print ‘Cum’ on Summa Cum Laude Graduate’s CakeThe store offered to remake it, but the kid’s mom said, “No, you only graduate once.”
  8. A Red State Finally Rejects an Abortion BanIn South Carolina a Democratic legislator mockingly asks Republicans to pass a total abortion ban they know to be unconstitutional. They nearly did.
  9. Congressman Lays Loaded Gun on the Table And It Doesn’t Shoot AnybodySouth Carolina’s Ralph Norman wanted to show that guns don’t shoot people without people being involved.
  10. crime scenes
    White Restaurant Manager Accused of Enslaving Black CookHe endured five years of forced labor, violence and threats of violence, coercion, and being made to live in squalid conditions.
  11. gross
    Teens Make Rape Joke During Breast Cancer Awareness FundraiserThe South Carolina high-schoolers have since been reprimanded.
  12. South Carolina Restaurant Can’t Remove Confederate Flag Flying Over Its BusinessThe flagpole unfortunately belongs to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
  13. Republican Wins Surprisingly Close South Carolina Special House ElectionWhile Trump had an 18-point lead in the district, Republican Ralph Norman won by only a few points.
  14. Republican Favored in Overshadowed South Carolina Special ElectionLower education levels, a larger minority population, and affection for Trump make this SC race a better bet for the GOP win than GA-06 next door.
  15. One Millennial’s Attempt to Be the Youngest Congresswoman in HistoryAlexis Frank, a 26-year-old political novice, never considered vying for Congress — until she saw Hillary Clinton lose.
  16. shortages
    Freak Weather Has Decimated the South’s Peach SuppliesNow a shortage is looming just in time for summer.
  17. horrible things
    Student Dies of Caffeine Overdose After Drinking Coffee and Energy DrinkDoctors say he suffered sudden cardiac arrest and died in about an hour.
  18. South Carolina Special House Election: GOP Brawling and Slim Democratic HopesOn Tuesday, both parties will hold multi-candidate primaries for the seat formerly held by Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney.
  19. Confederate Flag Issue Making a Comeback in South Carolina Special ElectionA GOP candidate is attacking rivals for voting to remove the Dixie flag from the Statehouse grounds.
  20. Mark Sanford: Trump Threatened Primary Challenge for Vote Against TrumpcareThe South Carolina Republican hasn’t been shy about calling out Trump.
  21. domestic violence
    South Carolina State Rep. Allegedly Beat His Wife and Pointed a Gun at HerRepublican Chris Corley of South Carolina was arrested and charged with domestic violence.
  22. Judge Declares Mistrial in the Case of Officer Who Shot Walter Scott in the BackThe jury could not agree on murder or manslaughter charges.
  23. Lone Juror Unwilling to Convict in Walter Scott Shooting CaseMichael Slager shot Walter Scott in the back, on tape. But one juror in South Carolina doesn’t believe that the former cop is guilty of anything.
  24. Hurricane Matthew, Now a Category 1, Makes Landfall in South CarolinaSignificant flooding is still expected from the record rainfall and coastal storm surge.
  25. Creepy Clowns Are Still Terrifying People Across the SouthA Kentucky man in a clown costume was arrested for lurking near an apartment complex at 1 a.m.
  26. news you can booze
    World’s Greatest 102-Year-Old Says Beer Is the Secret to Growing Old“Have a beer, doctor’s orders.”
  27. U.S. Seeks Death Penalty for Dylann Roof in Charleston Church ShootingsBased on “the nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm.”
  28. Video Feed
    McDonald’s Workers Brawl Over Apple PiesIt’s clearly time for the weekend.
  29. The Chain Gang
    BK Manager Fired for Discussing Deceased CopThe employee denies that’s how it went down.
  30. The GOP Is Still in Denial About Donald Trump — and Ted Cruz, TooWishful thinking among the Establishment won’t change what South Carolina reaffirmed: Those guys aren’t going anywhere.  
  31. Liveblog: South Carolina and Nevada VoteWatch the results come in with Daily Intelligencer.
  32. Footage Emerges of Bernie Sanders Being Arrested at 1963 Antisegregation ProtestIt will surely bolster Sanders’s civil-rights record, which some in the Clinton campaign have recently called into question.
  33. today in donald trump
    Donald Trump Cites Bullets Dipped in Pigs’ Blood as Terrorism DeterrentHe was referencing a chain email hoax that started after 9/11.
  34. South Carolina Man Hoards Nearly 10,000 Stolen GunsAlso, 500 chain saws and a number of taxidermied alligator heads. 
  35. Dams Fail Across South Carolina As Floodwaters Kill 19The state is still grappling with the fallout from the historic rainfall. 
  36. Historic Rainfall Has Flooded the Southeast [Updated]A 1-in-1,000-year rainstorm has led to massive flash floods, and President Obama has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina.
  37. Health Scares
    A Hardee’s Worker Might Have Exposed Thousands of Customers to Hepatitis AYet another story that will make you consider swearing off fast-food joints once and for all.
  38. Charleston Gunman Dylann Roof’s Friend Indicted He is accused of lying to the police when asked about Roof’s plan to carry out the attack that killed nine people. 
  39. Road Trip
    Sarah Simmons Is Opening a Bakeshop in South CarolinaIt’ll sell sandwiches, “family meals,” and products like Sqirl jam.
  40. South Carolina’s Confederate Flag Comes Down to Cheers, SingingCrowds packed the statehouse grounds.
  41. South Carolina Governor Signs Bill to Remove Confederate FlagThe flag will come down in the morning.
  42. Awful Things
    Two Parents Forced Their Daughter to Live in the Woods Because She Ate aAt least they gave her a tent and a flashlight.
  43. South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate FlagHouse approval awaits.
  44. S.C. State Senator Rants About Gay Marriage The devil is taking control of this land!”
  45. Who Is Bree Newsome, the Woman Who Took Down South Carolina’s Confederate Flag? She’s an activist, a filmmaker, a musician, a mocker of Mitt Romney, and an apparent Beyoncé fan.
  46. Woman Scales Pole to Remove Confederate Flag at South Carolina CapitolShe and another person were arrested, and the flag has since been re-raised. 
  47. Arresting Officers Bought Dylann Roof Some Burger KingHe said he was hungry.
  48. Why Can’t Republicans Admit Dylann Roof Was Racist?We can’t understand the motives behind their senseless behavior.
  49. What We Know About Charleston Gunman Dylann Storm Roof He’s been apprehended after allegedly killing nine members of a historic black congregation on Wednesday night.
  50. Here’s a List of Attacks Against Black Churches in the Past 25 YearsThe Charleston shooting is part of a long, sad tradition.
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