2nd round of Volkswagen settlement funds spent on 235 school buses

The second round of funding from the state’s share of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust will be invested in propane fueled buses.

  LIVE: Judge refuses request to acquit Chauvin in Floyd’s death

The judge at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial Wednesday turned down a defense request to acquit the former officer in George Floyd’s death.
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New child payments expected to start this summer, IRS chief says

Democrats view the tax change as an opportunity to address income inequality worsened by the pandemic. According to some estimates, it would reduce the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. by more than half.

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  Mount Pleasant mask mandate expires

  Midlands couple says they were attacked and robbed after traffic incident

  James Island voting on Folly Road park

  Blood drive scheduled on James Island

Missing Columbia teen hasn’t been seen in more than a week

She was last seen wearing a black NASA shirt, a black and brown throw around her shoulders, light blue jeans and pink crocs.
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Navy veterans rescued after birthday canoe trip leaves them stranded

Rescuers found the two men, blocked by debris in a tributary, after 28 hours of weathering the elements.

  Man accused of chasing, blocking juveniles in Dorchester County

  Johnson and Johnson make up small percent of SC vaccinations, but crucial for small towns

Emergency crews put out fire at Mount Pleasant townhome

City of Charleston recommending people wear masks outside, still required inside buildings

Deputies arrest 17-year-old accused in teenager’s murder

  Rep. Nancy Mace gets COVID-19 vaccine months after ‘bad bout’ of coronavirus last summer

  Fate of former officer’s sentence now in hands of federal judge

Authorities clear SC prison following investigation into bomb threat

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  GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.

SPORTS

CofC wins in Clemson 13-6

  Shelby Rogers advances in 1st round of the MUSC Health Women’s Open

Rogers win in straight sets, 6-0, 6-1

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  Mount Pleasant could further cap short-term rentals

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  Cyclist dies after crash with truck on North Bridge

S.C. Gov. McMaster takes shot at NCAA for keeping championships out of states with discriminatory laws

Robeson County deadly road rage suspect expected in court Thursday, DA confirms

The man accused of shooting and killing a mother of six in a road rage incident in Robeson County is expected to be back in court this week.
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  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

  New safety precautions in place for Spoleto Festival

Deputies arrest woman accused of filing false report on home invasion, assault

Deputies seize 22 grams of meth during Walterboro traffic stop

SC reports 447 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths