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South Carolina House Adds Firing Squad To Execution Methods

The South Carolina House voted Wednesday to add a firing squad to the state’s execution methods amid a lack of lethal-injection drugs — a measure meant to jump-start executions in a state that once had one of the busiest death chambers in the nation.

I-77 Bridge In York County Closure Plans

The I-77 southbound bridge over the Catawba River in York County is scheduled to be closed for extensive, around-the-clock repairs beginning 9 p.m. May 6, 2021, and ending at 5 a.m. May 24, 2021.

Court: Black Man Made To Work Without Pay Entitled To $546K

After a Black man with intellectual disabilities was enslaved, beaten and forced to work more than 100 hours a week without pay in a South Carolina restaurant, his manager was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution. But a federal appeals court recently ruled the man is entitled to double that amount under federal labor laws.

Eyeing 2024, Pence Says He'll Push Back On 'Liberal Agenda'

Former Vice President Mike Pence, positioning himself for a possible return to elected office, told an audience in early-voting South Carolina that he will spend the coming months “pushing back on the liberal agenda” he says is wrong for the country.

Panthers To Play On Artificial Turf

The playing surface at Bank of America Stadium, the home of the Carolina Panthers and the Charlotte Football Club, is changing from grass to artificial turf.

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