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Dow plunges as Trump and China argue over tariffs

By DAMIAN J. TROISE AND ALEX VEIGA, AP BUSINESS WRITERS NEW YORK - The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 700 points Monday as investors sought shelter from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. The Dow…

Former Detention Center officer charged with harassment

Spartanburg, SC (WOLO) --- The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) arrested a former Detention Center Officer authorities say violated an order placed on him by a Judge following a May 3rd arrest for…

SC Lawmakers consider special session

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ South Carolina lawmakers are considering coming back in special session to deal with the future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper and budget vetoes by the governor. The House unanimously approved Thursday a resolution allowing lawmakers to…

Trump asserts executive privilege over Mueller report

President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege concerning the full, unredacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller just as Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee, led by chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler, were voting to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted report and underlying materials in response to a committee subpoena.

Richland Co. Sen. Harpootlian again questions Panthers Bill

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)--One Richland Co. senator continues to be the loudest voice questioning the measure that would provide tax incentives to bring the NFL's Carolina Panthers' practice facility to York Co., moving it from Charlotte. Speaking Tuesday on the house…

Mayors send letter to senate in support of Panthers bill

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)-- The mayors of five of the state's largest cities sent a letter to the senate Tuesday in support of the proposed tax incentives designed to bring the NFL'S Carolina Panthers practice facility to South Carolina. The mayors…

Governor names first South Carolina State Child Advocate

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-- South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has named South Carolina’s first State Child Advocate. On Monday, the Governor announced that Amanda F. Whittle will be the first person to fill the position. It was created by a bill…

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