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Travel

Thanksgiving Traffic Expected to Be Worst in Years

Thanksgiving Traffic Expected to Be Worst in YearsAuto club AAA projects that 46.3 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving weekend.
  • Travel
  • 12 hours, 15 minutes ago
Money

Analysis: Which Stores Have Steepest Black Friday Discounts?

Analysis: Which Stores Have Steepest Black Friday Discounts?Sixty-six percent of consumers plan to shop on Black Friday in 2014. But is it really worth your time?
  • Money
  • 12 hours, 21 minutes ago
Crime

Police Search for Sex Assault Suspect

Police Search for Sex Assault SuspectCayce Department of Public Safety officers are searching for a suspect who sexually assaulted a victim.
  • Crime
  • 13 hours ago
Local

UPDATE: Lexington County to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses

UPDATE: Lexington County to Issue Gay Marriage LicensesLexington County's probate court now says they will issue same-sex marriages, reversing a stance they took earlier in the day.
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  • 13 hours, 1 minute ago
Crime

2 Arrested in Killing of Columbia Mother

2 Arrested in Killing of Columbia MotherColumbia police have arrested two people in connection with the killing of a Columbia woman in October.
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  • 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Stop SC Gay Marriage

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Stop SC Gay MarriageThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block gay marriages in South Carolina.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 9 minutes ago
News

Graco Recalls 4.7M Strollers Over Amputation Danger

Graco Recalls 4.7M Strollers Over Amputation DangerGraco is recalling 11 models of baby strollers, citing a finger tip amputation hazard.
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  • 16 hours, 12 minutes ago
News

SC State President to Take Pay Cut

SC State President to Take Pay CutSouth Carolina State University President Thomas Elzey says that amid the school's financial troubles he will be taking a cut in pay.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 2 minutes ago
Local

Lutheran Church Wedding Policy To Include Same-Sex Couples

Lutheran Church Wedding Policy To Include Same-Sex Couples"I was very excited, I honestly didn't think that we would get marriage equality in my lifetime, especially here in South Carolina," said Pastor Candance Chellew-Hodge.
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  • 17 hours, 51 minutes ago
Money

10 Major Black Friday Myths

10 Major Black Friday MythsDon't get caught by these Black Friday misconceptions.
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  • 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Local

Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Columbia Metro

Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Columbia MetroAn ExpressJet flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Columbia late Wednesday afternoon.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Packing Christmas Boxes for Children Across the World

Packing Christmas Boxes for Children Across the WorldChildren were packing up boxes full of supplies to help others around the world have a good Christmas.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Supreme Court Lifts Injunction on Same-Sex Licenses

Supreme Court Lifts Injunction on Same-Sex LicensesThe South Carolina Supreme Court lifted an injunction barring the issuing of same-sex marriage licences in the state Wednesday, removing another potential barrier to counties issuing the certificates.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

Settlement Reached in Death of Midlands Film Worker

Settlement Reached in Death of Midlands Film WorkerSettlement Reached in Death of Midlands Film Worker
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
South Carolina Gamecocks

5 Things We Learned from the USC-Florida Game

5 Things We Learned from the USC-Florida GameSouth Carolina came up with several big plays in the fourth quarter and overtime to defeat Florida, 23-20, on Saturday at the Swamp. Here are five things we learned:
  • South Carolina Gamecocks
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Money

Which Charities Made the 'Scrooges & Angels' List?

Which Charities Made the 'Scrooges & Angels' List?South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond has released his agency's annual "Scrooges and Angels" list of charities.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local

Haley Confident Trip to India Will Produce Jobs

Haley Confident Trip to India Will Produce JobsGov. Nikki Haley says she's confident her trip to India will lead to job announcements in South Carolina.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
News

Men Found Guilty of Killing Kelly Hunnewell

Men Found Guilty of Killing Kelly HunnewellA Columbia jury has convicted two men of killing a mother of four last year at the place where she worked.
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Crime

Fairfield Corrections Officer Arrested

Fairfield Corrections Officer ArrestedFairfield County corrections officer Joe Wayne Gladney is charged with soliciting prostitution
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Local

Same Sex Marriage: How Midlands Counties Are Responding

Same Sex Marriage: How Midlands Counties Are RespondingMidlands Counties Respond to Same Sex Marriage in SC
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Local

Ex-SC Police Chief to Use 'Stand Your Ground'

Ex-SC Police Chief to Use 'Stand Your Ground'Eutawville's former police chief is hoping to argue a "stand your ground" defense in the shooting death of a man more than three years ago.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Crime Stoppers

Police: Thieves Stole $100,000 Worth of Jewelry

Police: Thieves Stole $100,000 Worth of JewelryColumbia Police Investigating Jewelry Theft
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

Gay Marriage Begins in South Carolina

Gay Marriage Begins in South CarolinaGay marriage has begun in South Carolina, as couples have started getting their licenses, with at least one couple already tying the knot.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

Judge: State Had Probable Cause to Arrest Trooper

Judge: State Had Probable Cause to Arrest TrooperA judge ruled Wednesday the state had probable cause to arrest Sean Groubert, the former state trooper who shot a man during a traffic stop earlier this year.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

First Gay Marriage Performed in South Carolina

First Gay Marriage Performed in South CarolinaMultiple media outlets report that the first legal same-sex marriage has taken place in South Carolina.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Update: Students Returned to Lower Richland High

Update: Students Returned to Lower Richland HighLower Richland High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a natural gas leak.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Money

Ways to Save: Safer Holiday Shopping

Ways to Save: Safer Holiday ShoppingWays to Save: Safer Holiday Shopping
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago