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Charleston, South Carolina: City in the United States
Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787,643 residents as of 2018, the third-largest in the state and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.


Veterans in watercolor

For her project titled "We the People," artist Mary Whyte set out to paint 50 veterans from 50 states. The men and women included in the exhibition, now at the City Gallery in Charleston, S.C., are as..
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Letter from Charleston church shooter reveals no remorse for killings

A racist Letter from Dylann Roof is in response to an attempt to reform him by former white supremacist Christian Picciolini
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2020 Dems want impeachment inquiry to continue [Video]2020 Dems want impeachment inquiry to continue

Democratic presidential hopefuls Beto O'Rourke, billionaire activist Tom Steyer and Senator Amy Klobuchar on Saturday said the impeachment investigation of President Trump must continue. Steyer said he..

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“48 Hours“ producers on how a chance meeting led to the reopening of a mysterious decade-old case

In the summer of 2015, three “48 Hours” producers were working on a story outside of Charleston, S.C. While filming, they happened to meet Vicky Hall -- a woman with a story to tell.
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NHC says 40% chance of cyclone formation near South Carolina

A small area of low pressure located few hundred miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina has 40% chance of cyclone formation in the next 48 hours, the U.S. Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.
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2020 candidates take part in South Carolina's Blue Jamboree

Some of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spoke at the Blue Jamboree in Charleston, South Carolina this weekend. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter LaCrai Mitchell joined CBSN to talk about..
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Exploring Charleston: Venture off the tourist track to these 10 must-see spots

Charleston's top travel pros share their favorite off-the-beaten-path spots and activities for when you want to try something a little different.
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11-year-old boy found driving stolen car to meet stranger on Snapchat: South Carolina police

The boy told Charleston police he had driven his brother's car from Simpsonville, North Carolina, about 200 miles away.
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Charleston, South Carolina surveys damage from Hurricane Dorian

Charleston, South Carolina sustained flooding as the eye of Hurricane Dorian passed within 55 miles of the city. CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas joined CBSN from the city with what it's currently..
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200,000 homes and businesses without power in South Carolina after Dorian

Hurricane Dorian gave coastal South Carolina a beating on Thursday. On Friday morning, Charleston is beginning to survey the damage. Dorian's eye passed within 55 miles of the city, bringing heavy rain..
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Heavy wind and rains from Dorian slam Charleston

As Hurricane Dorian continues to move, Charleston has been hit with heavy wind and rain. Thousands are without power and there's major flooding concerns. Jamie Yuccas reports from Charleston.
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Hurricane Dorian causes flooding in Charleston, South Carolina

More than 200,000 people were without power in South Carolina as Hurricane Dorian lashed the state's coast, and flooding is a major concern in the Charleston area. CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas..
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Floodwaters rise on Charleston's streets as Hurricane Dorian skirts U.S. coast

The nearly deserted rain-lashed streets of Charleston, South Carolina, began to disappear beneath water on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned a few dozen miles offshore after reducing parts of the..
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Charleston mayor on the triple threat his city is facing from Hurricane Dorian

The mayor of Charleston, John Tecklenburg, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the triple threat his city is facing from Hurricane Dorian. Tecklenburg advised his residents to stay inside, and..
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Hurricane Dorian wind and rain reach Charleston

Hurricane Dorian, back to a Category 3 storm, raked the Southeast U.S. seaboard late Wednesday, threatening to inundate coasts from Georgia to Virginia with a dangerous storm surge. Strong wind and..
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South Carolina scrambles ahead of Dorian's storm surge

A large digital screen alongside a major highway running into Charleston, South Carolina, issued a stark warning to residents on Wednesday: 'HURRICANE DORIAN, LEAVE NOW."
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Charleston could face catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Dorian

Charleston is bracing for heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Dorian moves closer. Meteorologists predict the storm could dump between five and 15 inches of rain in the area. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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Charleston residents head for shelters

As Charleston begins to feel Hurricane Dorian’s outer bands, residents in evacuation zones arrive at Red Cross shelters. (Sept. 4)  
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Hurricane Dorian travel update: 700 Wednesday flight cancellations; Charleston airport to close

Several Florida airports, including Orlando International Airport, remain closed. The Charleston, South Carolina, airport closes Wednesday afternoon.
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Charleston mass shooting victims can sue U.S. over gun purchase: court

Survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church can sue the U.S. government over its alleged negligence in allowing Dylann Roof to buy the gun he used to kill nine African-Americans, a..
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Dylann Roof's sister charged with bringing weapons to school

Morgan Roof, sister of Charleston church shooter, accused of bringing knife, pepper spray, marijuana to her high school
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Booker speaks on gun violence and white nationalism

The 2020 candidate is speaking at the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina
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Families of shooting victims speak out on the future of gun control

Stephanie Melendez's father was killed in the El Paso massacre. Sharon Risher's mother and two cousins died in the 2015 Charleston church shooting. Richard Martinez's son was killed in a mass shooting..
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Cory Booker calls out Trump's "hateful" rhetoric, says it emboldens white supremacists

Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker, spoke at the Mother Emmanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina, Wednesday, where a white supremacist killed nine people in 2015. CBSN..
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Cory Booker to Speak About White Supremacy and Gun Violence in Charleston

“There is no neutrality in this fight,” Mr. Booker will say, in a major speech at the church where nine black people were gunned down in 2015.
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JetBlue to drop Washington National to Charleston and Jacksonville flights in October

JetBlue will end nonstop routes from Washington to Charleston and Jacksonville in October. They will add Boston and Florida routes.
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Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters

Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key..
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Golfers finish 2nd round at weather-delayed US Women's Open

Japan's Mamiko Higa has 1-shot lead after two rounds at U.S. Women's Open in weather-affected Charleston
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