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Police: Man Stuffed Wife’s Mouth With Toilet Paper

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Police in Spartanburg say a man arguing with his wife stuffed toilet paper in her mouth to keep her quiet. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports (http://bit.ly/1kGbyCk) police responded to a call […]


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SC Woman Asks Court To Authorize Same-Sex Divorce

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman is challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage by seeking recognition both of her union and separation. Cathy Swicegood of Mauldin says in a lawsuit filed this […]


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Bomb Threats At Local Walmart Stores May Be Tied To National Scam

(CBS Charlotte) — Bomb threats reported at local Walmart stores has caught the attention of federal officials who believe the incidents may be part of a national attempt to obtain money from the company. Earlier […]


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Charlotte Pastor Quietly Tries To Build Million Dollar Home

(CBS Charlotte) — You don’t even have to live in Charlotte to know about Elevation Church or the church’s Pastor, Steven Furtick. But in the last 24 hours, Furtick has become “better known” — in […]


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Cops: Man Slain Trying To Sell Truck On Craigslist

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two men have been charged in the shooting death of a Charleston man they met because he was selling his pickup truck on Craigslist, according to authorities. Jquan Margel Scott, 19, […]