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    Pinckney, who was also a pastor at the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was one of nine people killed in an attack at the church a week ago. Pinckney, who was also a pastor at the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was one of nine people killed in an attack at the church a week ago.

    An estimated 4,000 pay respects to Senator Pinckney at South Carolina's Capitol

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    Officials estimate that 4,000 people visited South Carolina's Capitol to pay their respects to the pastor of a historic black church in Charleston who was fatally shot along with eight parishioners. More>>

    Rally held in Columbia to remove confederate flag from statehouse grounds

    Rally to remove the Confederate Flag from SC statehouse grounds. Rally to remove the Confederate Flag from SC statehouse grounds.
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    South Carolina leaders held a rally on the north steps of the State House in Columbia, South Carolina, Tuesday morning to make sure that the General Assembly will vote and agree to the removal of the Confederate Flag from the State House grounds. More>>

    Confederate memorial statue vandalized

    Confederate Memorial vandalized downtown Confederate Memorial vandalized downtown
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    A Confederate Memorial in downtown Charleston was found vandalized Sunday morning.The statue is at the White Point Garden area of the Battery, saying "To the Confederate Defenders of Charleston - Fort Sumter."Red spray paint reads, "Black Lives Matter" and "This was the problem #racist." Several people covered the base of the statue with a tarp just after noon Sunday.The statue was placed by The United Daughters of the Confederacy. More>>

    Dylann Roof appears in bond court; given $1 million bond for weapons charge

    The judge set bond for the weapons charge at $1 million. The judge set bond for the weapons charge at $1 million.
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    The Charleston Church Shooting suspect, Dylann Roof appeared in bond court Friday just after 2 p.m. at the Bond Court facility located at 3841 Leeds Avenue in North Charleston. More>>

    The latest on church shooting: Survivor played dead

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    By The Associated Press10:45 p.m.Felecia Sanders says she survived a shooting massacre at a historic black church in Charleston by playing dead as she lay on top of her granddaughter to protect her.Cynthia Taylor told The Associated Press that she spoke with Sanders and that is what Sanders told her.Taylor is the niece of 87-year-old shooting victim Susie Jackson, who was a longtime member of The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and sang in the choir.A white male fatally shot nine p... More>>

    SC State University keeps its accreditation

    SC House budget panel votes to close SC State University for a year. SC House budget panel votes to close SC State University for a year.
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     SC State's acting president says the struggling school's accreditation remains on probation. SC State also tweeted out the following message: "@SCSTATE1896 Remains Fully Accredited! Apply Today!" More>>

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