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Execution date set for South Carolina inmate but lethal injection drugs not available

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South Carolina is set to execute a man, but it does not have the lethal injection drugs to do so. Now the inmate has to decide whether he wishes to die by electrocution or lethal injection by Friday. Richard Bernard...

A South Carolina professor who died last year left $350,000 to the school she worked at

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A professor who died last year left $ 350,000 to the university where she worked for more than four decades. Linda Hill worked an assistant professor of English at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina,...

North Carolina city postpones $1 million funding resolution allocated for reparations to Black residents

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A city in North Carolina has put on hold a vote on how to allocate $ 1 million in community reparations to Black residents. Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer said at this week's council meeting that a majority of th...

Two off-duty officers and four patrons are shot at North Carolina nightclub

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Two officers with the Gastonia, North Carolina police and four patrons were shot at a nightclub Thursday night, the department said in a press release. Both Gastonia Police Department officers were off duty, working...

Four dead, two missing after flooding in North Carolina

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At least four people have died and 31 have been rescued after heavy rains inundated Alexander County in the western Piedmont region of North Carolina, officials said Thursday. Three bodies were recovered at the Hid...

Beach ball-sized jellyfish capable of damaging boats spotted in South Carolina

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Wildlife officials in South Carolina are asking boaters to keep their eyes peeled for an invasive species of jellyfish that can grow to beach ball size and are big enough to damage boats and fishing equipment. The S...

Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina will be youngest member of Congress in modern history, CNN projects

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At 25 years old, Madison Cawthorn will become the youngest member of Congress in modern history, according to US House records. CNN projects the Republican will beat Democrat Moe Davis for North Carolina's 11th Con...

Republican Lindsey Graham defeats well-funded Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison in South Carolina

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South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham will return to the Senate for a fourth term after defeating Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison, CNN projects. Harrison gained attention for raising huge amounts of mo...

Police used pepper spray to break up a North Carolina march to a polling place

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Law enforcement officers used pepper spray on Saturday to break up a march to a polling place in Graham, North Carolina. According to a statement from the Graham Police Department, officers pepper sprayed the ground...

2 people who attended Trump’s rally in North Carolina have tested positive for coronavirus

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Two people who attended one of President Donald Trump's recent rallies in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Gaston County Health & Human Services Department said in a statement Thursda...

North Carolina can count votes received 9 days after Election Day, Supreme Court rules

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The Supreme Court allowed the counting of ballots in North Carolina received up to nine days after the election as long as the ballots are postmarked by Election Day, a victory for Democrats in another key state. Re...

Charlotte removes the name of a white supremacist North Carolina governor from a branch library

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The public library system in Charlotte, North Carolina, is renaming one of its branches that was named after a former state governor with ties to a white supremacy group. Library officials conducted an audit of its ...

South Carolina deputy killed and two others injured after traffic stop altercation

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A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina has died and two other deputies were hospitalized as a result of an incident during a traffic stop Tuesday on I-85, Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis said. Two people who w...

The University of South Carolina student newspaper staff is going on hiatus amid burnout concerns

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Student journalists at the University of South Carolina are putting themselves first. Citing burnout and mental health concerns, staffers at the Daily Gamecock -- USC's independent student newspaper -- said they wi...

Decades after Klansmen killed 5 during protest, a North Carolina city’s apology comes too late for some

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Rev. Nelson Johnson remembers marching in Greensboro in 1979 and the protest's deadly outcome. That's why he's been fighting for decades for an apology. Over 40 years later, the North Carolina city has formally apo...

North Carolina university tells students to shelter in place due to a threat over a Black Lives Matter mural

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The University of North Carolina Asheville is under a "shelter in place" order as of Friday afternoon after the university received a threatening email demanding that a Black Lives Matter mural on campus be painted ...