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Turning Point: When Is It Safe To Plant Your Garden?

Spring in the vegetable or flower garden is a carefully orchestrated series of events. The goal is to keep things moving forward with the warming season, taking into account weather predictions and, because those are just predictions, average spring warming trends where you garden.

Rock Hill Community Members React After Mass Shooting

Robert Lesslie — the South Carolina physician and author who authorities say was killed, along with three family members and a repairman, by former NFL player Phillip Adams — frequently wrote of the fragility of life and a deep-seated Christian faith that guided him personally and professionally.

Rapper-Actor DMX, Known For Gruff Delivery, Dead At 50

DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement from his family. He was 50.

Biden Tightens Some Gun Controls, Says Much More Needed

President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment.”

Virginia Becomes First Southern State To Legalize Marijuana

Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed changes to a bill that will allow adults to possess and cultivate small amounts of the drug starting in July.

Day Seven Of Testimony In Derek Chauvin Trial

Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck — and was bearing down with most of his weight — the entire 9 1/2 minutes the Black man lay facedown with his hands cuffed behind his back, a use-of-force expert testified Wednesday at Chauvin’s murder trial.

Biden Makes All Adults Eligible For A Vaccine On April 19

President Joe Biden said he’s bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults in the U.S. eligible for coronavirus vaccines. But even as he expressed optimism about the pace of vaccinations, he warned Americans that the nation is not yet out of the woods when it comes to the pandemic.

Edge On The Clock: Pete Davidson Moves Out Of Mom's House

Saturday Night Live's Pete Davidson says he has finally moved out of his mother's basement. A Sri Lankan beauty queen gets the crown snatched right off of her head and claims she's suffering injuries. A Georgia restaurant owner is offering a job to whoever burglarized his establishment.

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