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Hundreds protest President Trump’s Boeing visit

On Feb. 17, President Trump visited one of Boeing’s newest facilities in North Charleston where the company unveiled a new version of the 787 Dreamliner. The president congratulated Boeing employees, calling the new airplane “beautiful,” and even stating how much he loves South Carolina. President Trump stressed the importance of manufacturing products in the U.S….

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Man faces attempted murder charges of two Summerville police officers

23-year-old Taylor Robert Johnson of Summerville has been charged with two accounts of attempted murder, the result of an ordeal that transpired on Feb. 1. Johnson also faces additional charges, according to Summerville Police Lt. Nick Santanna. According to the Post and Courier, Santanna testified in court that Johnson provided false information at a traffic stop at…

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South Carolina falls in top 10 most dangerous states for online dating

According to a new study by SafeWise and highspeedinternet.com published on Jan. 24, South Carolina ranks as the 6th most dangerous state in the country for online dating. The study determined which states were safest and most dangerous for online daters based on the FBI’s crime rates by state and the CDC’s reports of STD…

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Henry McMaster named South Carolina’s 117th governor

On Jan. 24, former Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster succeeded Nikki Haley, becoming South Carolina’s 117th governor. His succession came as a result of former Governor Haley’s confirmation as the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations. McMaster is not new to the political sphere – he has worked as a legislative assistant to Republican U.S….

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Update: Michael Slager and Dylann Roof trials

Michael Slager Slager is being tried for murder in the case of the death of Walter Scott. Last week, the prosecution recreated the crime scene for the jurors. On Thursday, the prosecution called one of its final witnesses Bill Williams, a crime-scene recreation expert, to testify. Williams used a tape measure to illustrate the distance between…

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#Notmypresident protest in the Cistern

College of Charleston students gathered in the Cistern on Friday afternoon to voice their reactions to the results of Tuesday’s election. Protests against president-elect Donald Trump have flared up across the country in almost a dozen major cities. The #notmypresident movement has been criticized for episodes of violence and riot-like behavior.  The event on Friday, however, was peaceful and…

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Controversy over jury, video in Michael Slager trial

The murder trial of Michael Slager, the ex-North Charleston police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, began Thursday morning amid ongoing national concern over police brutality. In the first weeks, controversy has already arisen. A jury of 11 white people and one black man was selected to decide the fate of…

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