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South Carolina: State in the southeastern United States
South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South. It is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the southwest by Georgia across the Savannah River.


Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied [Video]

Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied

Former state legislator Jaime Harrison is challenging GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. He is hoping to take Lindsey Graham's spot for US Senate in South Carolina. Graham is one of the most high-profile..

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GOP running short on time to defend Senate majority [Video]

GOP running short on time to defend Senate majority

Republicans are running short on time, money and options to stop Democrats from winning a majority of seats in the U.S. Senate, in an election that is now only two weeks away. This report produced by..

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Sally's rains wreak havoc on southeastern U.S. [Video]

Sally's rains wreak havoc on southeastern U.S.

The storm washed out bridges and roads in Florida and threatened flash floods in North Carolina. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Chadwick Boseman laid to rest in South Carolina [Video]

Chadwick Boseman laid to rest in South Carolina

Chadwick Boseman was laid to rest near his South Carolina hometown on the 3rd of September.

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COVID-19 Has Killed at Least 4 Teachers Since the Start of the School Year [Video]

COVID-19 Has Killed at Least 4 Teachers Since the Start of the School Year

The most recent death was 28-year-old Demetria Bannister of South Carolina, who died on Monday.

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Anguished search for son who vanished at border [Video]

Anguished search for son who vanished at border

The parents of a 12-year-old Guatemalan boy named Gustavo, who struggles to speak, has deformed limbs and suffered a machete attack, sent their son to the United States alone amid turmoil in Mexico...

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2020 Election Takes Final Sprint [Video]

2020 Election Takes Final Sprint

The 2020 Election is in its final stretch. Traditionally the launch of the presidential race's intense final stages. President Donald Trump and Joe Biden will begin trying to mobilize voters. Biden has..

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Nikki Haley: 'America is not a racist country' [Video]

Nikki Haley: 'America is not a racist country'

The daughter of Indian immigrants, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley said the topic of racism in America is "personal" for her, as she pledged her..

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Senator Lindsey Graham skips final debate in South Carolina amid battle to keep seat

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Several Senate seats on the line in election, South Carolina Democrat raises record $57 million

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The top 10 performances from college football in Week 6

Running backs from North Carolina, Texas A&M and South Carolina are among the explosive performers from Week 6.
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Lindsey Graham in debate forum: Black people can go anywhere in South Carolina if they're 'not liberal'

"I can say without any doubt, you can be an African American and go to the Senate, you just have to share the values of our state," Graham said.
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Lindsey Graham Says Young Black People, Immigrants Can Go Anywhere if They're Conservative

It's a breathtaking comment ... Senator Lindsey Graham said South Carolina cops don't pose any problems for Black people and immigrants ... as longs as they're of the conservative persuasion. Graham..
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'A miracle': How trainers' quick actions saved JV football player during a game

Two athletic trainers were on hand at a JV football game last week in South Carolina when a player collapsed. Their actions helped save his life.
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The Supreme Court revived a South Carolina law requiring a witness’s signature on absentee ballots.

The majority, overturning lower courts’ rulings that the requirement burdened the right to vote during a pandemic, made an exception for ballots cast before it acted and received within two days.
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Supreme Court restores witness requirement for South Carolina ballots

The high court restored a requirement that absentee ballots in South Carolina be signed by a witness.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham and Jaime Harrison neck-and-neck in South Carolina Senate race

A new poll shows Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison neck-and-neck in the Senate race in South Carolina. Jamie Lovegrove, a political reporter for The Post and..
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Still Grieving Chadwick Boseman, Brother, Son, Superstar

To his brothers and his hometown in Anderson, S.C., the “Black Panther” actor, who died in August at age 43, was a friend who tried his best. “His best was incredible,” his brother Kevin said.
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South Carolina city apologizes to Black residents for racial injustice resulting from its policies

The Spartanburg city council unanimously approved a resolution that acknowledges systematic racism.
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South Carolina woman's heartwarming obituary for beloved golden retriever goes viral

When Charlie died after a five-month battle with cancer Sept. 13, Sallie Hammett wanted to do something special in his honor.  
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South Carolina city budgets $50K for diversity training after backlash over official's posts

Mauldin has committed to diversity training in the wake of controversy over social media posts shared by Councilman Dale Black.
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Costco reportedly drops Palmetto Cheese over BLM controversy

South Carolina mayor sparked outrage by attacking the racial justice movement. Now his business is under attack.
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ShowBiz Minute: Boseman, Paisley, Macy's Parade

Chadwick Boseman buried near South Carolina hometown; Brad Paisley and his wife fight hunger with 1 million meal pledge; Macy's Thanksgiving parade reimagined for the coronavirus pandemic. (Sept...
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Trump drilling reversal could boost coastal GOP senators

President Trump signed a memorandum Tuesday extending the ban on oil drilling off the coast of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham on Trump's alleged comments on troops, McCain

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Sen. Lindsey Graham on Trump's judicial nominees and response to COVID-19 pandemic

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss President Trump's newly-released list of potential judicial nominees as well as the administration's response to the COVID-19..
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Chadwick Boseman's hometown honors fallen star at memorial

In a public memorial, Chadwick Boseman was remembered as a hometown hero who brought a sense of pride to his native Anderson, South Carolina. (Sept. 4)  
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Why sample ballots in South Carolina didn't list Joe Biden as a presidential candidate

The South Carolina sample ballots did not include the Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris until reporters started asking questions.
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Bloomberg ditches early states and focuses ad money on Super Tuesday contests

The presidential race is heating up, and Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg is already eyeing Super Tuesday. The former New York City mayor is ditching early voting states like Nevada and South..
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Chadwick Boseman's High School to Award Scholarship in His Honor

The tributes to Chadwick Boseman keep pouring in, and the latest honor for the late "Black Panther" star is all about education. Walter Mayfield, principal at T. L. Hanna High School in South Carolina..
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Former Rep. Trey Gowdy on Trump's Kenosha visit and his new book, "Doesn't Hurt to Ask"

Former Republican South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy joins "CBS This Morning" with his new book "Doesn't Hurt to Ask: Using the Power of Questions to Communicate, Connect, and Persuade." Gowdy uses..
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A white police officer in South Carolina dropped the n-word twice during an absurd argument -- claiming he was justified to say it because a Black man used it, and now he's been suspended. The cop --..
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South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott on final night of RNC, reform after Kenosha shooting

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Text: Haley, Scott close out first night of Republican National Convention

The two South Carolina Republicans painted President Trump as the candidate who will keep the American dream alive.
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South Carolina State Senator Marlon Kimpson was one of the "rising stars" of the Democratic Party who delivered the keynote at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night. Kimpson joins CBSN's..
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CBS News Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina: Watch in full

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Six Democratic candidates for president join CBS News in the spin room to review their debate performance in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Where you can vote by mail, absentee ballot in the 2020 election

Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas are the only states where absentee voting will not be available to all voters.
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Medical examiner: "I actually speak for the dead"

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