Politics

How gerrymandering got its name

Gerrymandering is why election maps across the country can look so crazy. Politicians manipulate boundaries to favor one party or another.

Runoff Debate with GOP Candidates for Governor

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-- Governor Henry McMaster and John Warren are hot on the Governor's race campaign trail ahead of the runoff. McMaster and Warren will face off in a debate…

Jamming Prison Cell Phones

Tests to jam the signal that is allowing prisoners to use illegal cell phones appear to be successful though still in the beginning stages.

Palmetto Boys and Girls State

Hundreds of South Carolina students get an up close and personal chance to experience what it's like to work in Government during the annual Boys and Girls State.

US announces tariffs on $50B in China imports

ABC NEWS - The Trump administration is announcing a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports, escalating a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies. President Donald Trump has vowed to clamp down on what he…

Governor McMaster addresses Firefighters

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) - Governor Henry McMaster spoke with hundreds of firefighters from across the state in town for the Fire and Rescue Convention. The week-long convention allows emergency responders from across the state…

Alan Wilson receives endorsements before June 26th runoff

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) - Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon and Representative Micah Caskey gave their support to incumbent Alan Wilson in the runoff election for Attorney General. Koon explained that Wilson's support of law enforcement…

IPhone feature makes it harder to hack

A new feature on an upcoming IPhone aims to make it harder for identity thieves to hack into, but it will unfortunately do the same for police investigating crimes.

Happy Flag day America

Today is the day to let your flag fly more than ever. It's National Flag Day!

Harpootlian runs for Senate

Columbia, SC (WOLO) -- A familiar name in South Carolina politics is getting back in the game. Richard Harpootlian tells ABC Columbia News he's entering the race to replace former Senator John Courson…

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