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Officers responding to reported hostage situation in Florence  wpde.com

Dozens of police are gathered near the Tiger Mart and Family Dollar on Lucas Street in Florence responding to a reported hostage situation, according to ...

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Florence Christmas Parade is postponed again  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — The Florence Christmas Parade has been postponed. Again.

SCNow
Sheriff tells Florence County Council he is 'kind of like the scapegoat'  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – At Thursday's meeting of the Florence County Council, Sheriff Kenney Boone addressed the accusations that have been made against him.

SCNow
One dead following shooting on Alligator Road in Florence  wpde.com

Deputies said a man died after being shot while in a car traveling on Alligator Road where it intersects with Highway 76 in Florence on Friday around 4 p. m. ...

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Critics Chase Florence SC Sheriff's Wife From Social Media  FITSNews

Anna Hovey Boone – wife of embattled Florence County, South Carolina sheriff Kenney Boone – is giving up social media this week due to a perceived “lack of ...

FITSNews
Officials: Fatal Florence shooting ruled murder-suicide  wpde.com

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Deputies are investigating a reported shooting Monday morning in Florence in the parking lot of McLeod Medical Plaza.

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Victims of fatal shooting in McLeod parking lot identified  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The two people who died Monday morning in a domestic-related shooting outside the McLeod Medical Plaza have been identified.

SCNow
Sources: Florence SC Sheriff's Spending Raising Eyebrows  FITSNews

Leaders in Florence County, South Carolina are becoming increasingly concerned over the finances of the local sheriff's office – run by fourth-term Republican ...

FITSNews
Rapper's sex trial to be held in April in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Rapper Kodak Black will be tried in April on a sex charge filed in Florence County.

SCNow
Dec. 29 is the new date for Florence Christmas Parade  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — The Florence Christmas Parade has been postponed and rescheduled. Again.

SCNow
Florence native named to panel on SC flag design  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A Florence native will help recommend a standard design for the South Carolina state flag.

SCNow
Carolinas Hospital Auxiliary donates to cancer relief  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The Volunteer Auxiliary at Carolinas Hospital System donated $3000 to the Cancer Relief Fund at its annual Volunteer Christmas luncheon.

SCNow
Saturday motorcycle ride will benefit the Florence 7 | Local News  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A motorcycle ride to benefit the Florence 7 will happen Saturday morning, starting at Black Jack Harley-Davidson and ending at Darlington ...

SCNow
Deputies investigating infant death in Florence County  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

A man charged in connection with his child's death in Florence County appeared in court over the weekend.

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Deputies investigating death of nine month old baby in Florence  wpde.com

A nine month old baby was found unresponsive Saturday at a home on Converse Drive in Florence, according to officials with the Florence County Sheriff's ...

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West Florence High School bathroom catches fire  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence High School students were evacuated Thursday morning after one of the school's bathrooms caught fire.

SCNow
Man charged in shooting in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Police have charged a man with attempted murder in a shooting Tuesday night on the 500 block of North Coit Street.

SCNow
One person dies in early morning wreck in Florence County  wpde.com

South Carolina Highway Patrol Troopers say one person died in a single vehicle wreck in Florence County Friday morning. It happened on Persimmon Ford ...

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Florence officially getting VA nursing home  wpde.com

It's a done deal and Florence is slated to get one of three new, state VA nursing homes, according to Florence County Senator Hugh Leatherman (R).

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Ruiz Foods employees donate gifts for children  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Ruiz Foods stepped up Friday afternoon for 40 Christmas Angels and the Salvation Army.

SCNow
Jamestown listed on National Register of Historic Places  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Jamestown Foundation Director Terry James said the Reconstruction-era site is now recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.

SCNow
Florence light show benefits humane society  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - The annual 'Lights 4 Paws' event that benefits the Florence area Humane Society will have a preview weekend that starts on Friday.

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Deadly Florence Co. fire appears accidental  wpde.com

Fire crews are responding to a deadly fire Tuesday morning in Florence County. Crews were called to Willow Creek Road in the Effingham community. Florence ...

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25 police reports at Frederick Hopkins' home date back to 2009  WACH.com

ABC 15 News has obtained 25 police reports, through the Freedom of Information Act, from incidents at the home Frederick Hopkins, Jr. that date back to 2009.

WACH.com
How much damage did Hurricane Florence cause in SC? Far less than expected  The State

Hurricane Florence caused much less damage to the Palmetto State than S.C. officials initially estimated. That's the good news. The bad news? It still will cost a ...

The State
Father charged in connection to baby's death | Local News  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A 36-year-old Florence man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 9-month-old child, according to the Florence County ...

SCNow
SC survey finds Hurricane Florence mostly spared historic buildings  Charleston Post Courier

Hurricane Florence flooded hundreds of homes and highways across South Carolina this fall, but it largely spared historic buildings, at least according to an ...

Charleston Post Courier
Carolinas Hospital System sold to MUSC  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — The Medical University of South Carolina has purchased four South Carolina hospitals, including two Pee Dee facilities.

SCNow
New Florence crockpot business aims to save families money, time  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Corey Fowler knows that families are constantly on the run.

SCNow
PREP ROUNDUP: South Florence girls top Lake City  SCNow

LAKE CITY, S.C. — Albany Wilson scored a game-high 17 points to lead South Florence to a 56-25 win over Lake City on Friday night.

SCNow
FMU celebrates largest fall commencement in school history  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Students turned graduated celebrate their new degrees after Saturday's commencement at FMU.

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Florence man dies in Darlington County shooting | Local News  SCNow

DARLINGTON, S.C. – A shooting late Saturday night claimed the life of a Florence man.

SCNow
Big trio helps leads West Florence boys past Wilson 69-55  SCNow

FLORENCE – West Florence coach Daryl Jarvis had a simple message for his team prior to Friday's game against Wilson.

SCNow
West Florence's dream season ends in lower-state semifinals  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -It took a nationally ranked team to stop West Florence's memorable postseason run.

SCNow
West Florence's Ford, Hayes receive top honors from South Carolina Football Coaches Association  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence running back Ailym Ford is South Carolina's back of the year, and teammate Michael Hayes is the state's specialist of the year ...

SCNow
SC Department of Corrections capture escaped Florence County inmate  Abccolumbia.com

Officers from the S.C. Department of Corrections say they caught an inmate who escaped Monday night from a job site.

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Florence-ravaged areas face more river flooding as Wilmington, North Carolina, hits 100-inch yearly rain total  AccuWeather.com

Flooding will plague residents living along many swollen rivers in the southeastern United States despite dry weather taking hold from Sunday through ...

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Rain adding another obstacle for those rebuilding after Florence  WMBF

After nearly three straight days of rain showers, Mother Nature isn't making things much easier on those rebuilding after the flooding from Hurricane Florence.

WMBF
SC teachers want to spend more time teaching. Lawmakers want to help  The State

Boosting S.C. teacher pay isn't the only change educators want lawmakers to pass in 2019. Teachers also want less testing and paperwork that cuts into ...

The State
Holiday Home Tour: Eighth annual Florence Symphony Guild fundraiser will feature six homes  SCNow

FLORENCE – The Florence Symphony Guild will host the eighth annual Holiday Home Tour from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Advance tickets are on sale for $15 at First ...

SCNow
Otis Elevator in Florence County to be spun off from United Technologies  SCNow

NEW YORK — United Technologies is breaking itself into three independent companies now that it has sealed its $23 billion acquisition of aviation electronics ...

SCNow
West Florence boys vs. Timmonsville in Turkey Shootout  SCNow

FLORENCE --The West Florence boys played host to Timmonsville on Monday night in the first round of the Turkey Shootout. West Florence won 72-43.

SCNow
Grandmother killed, 2 kids hurt during attack by 4 Rottweilers owned by woman's brother  WRAL.com

A Robeson County woman was killed and two of her young grandchildren were hurt when the three were attacked Monday by four Rottweilers owned by the ...

WRAL.com
Spirides Arranges $5 Million Hotel Construction Loan for New Radisson in Florence, SC  Hospitality Net

TAMPA, FL -- Spirides Hospitality Finance Company has successfully arranged, and its client has closed a $5 million construction to permanent first priority ...

Hospitality Net
SC Revenue Department Arrests Darlington County Trio  FITSNews

Agents of the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) arrested three residents of Darlington County late last week in connection with an alleged tax ...

FITSNews
West Florence at Wilson boys' basketball | Gallery  SCNow

Action from West Florence at Wilson boys' basketball Friday evening.

SCNow
One of the most powerful jobs in SC government is going away  The State

A big change is coming to the SC State House after the 2018 election. The state Senate will elect a senator as its president, replacing the lieutenant governor, ...

The State
Holiday Season Retail Sales Heat Up  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Americans stepped up their spending at the start of the holiday season, suggesting the economy's key engine is humming. Retail sales, a ...

The Wall Street Journal
Latest South Carolina news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EST  106.3 WORD

TRUMP-CHIEF OF STAFF-THE LATEST The Latest: Trump names Mulvaney acting chief of staff WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is announcing ...

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South Carolina National Guard celebrates National Guard's 382nd birthday  United States Army

The South Carolina National Guard recognized the National Guard's 382nd birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony Dec. 13th at the South Carolina Military ...

United States Army
18-wheeler fire impacts traffic on US-52 Friday night  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

An 18-wheeler fire is impacting traffic on a portion of US-52 Friday night, according to the Howe Springs Fire Department.

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Several Local Players Prep for All-Star Football Games Saturday  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Myrtle Beach, SC (WBTW) - There are many local high school football players from both North Carolina and South Carolina that will partake in some all-star ...

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Feds unseal 46-count indictment in Horry County drug traficking conspiracy  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

In a press conference Thursday, US Attorney Sherri Lydon announced a takedown this week targeting Horry county gang members involved in a federal drug ...

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
7 officers shot, 1 fatally, after attempt to serve warrant in South Carolina  The Washington Post

Authorities in Florence, S.C., on Thursday said they had begun a “very large, intense investigation” into the barrage of gunfire that killed one police officer and ...

The Washington Post
Florence working to restore water pressure after Wednesday problems  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A series of unfortunate events, starting Sept. 14 with Hurricane Florence, culminated in a water problem that left many city of Florence water ...

SCNow
Suspect charged in Florence police shooting  The News & Observer

A Florence, SC man, Fred Hopkins Jr., charged in a fatal shooting that left one police officer dead and six others injured Wednesday in a suburban ...

The News & Observer
Lady Stallions roll over Chesterfield 56-29; Lakewood girls handle West Florence  Sumter Item

BISHOPVILLE – Lee Central High School's varsity girls basketball team rolled to a 56-29 victory over Chesterfield on Friday at the LC gymnasium in a matchup ...

Sumter Item
Florence SC police shooting update  The State

Seven law enforcement officers have been shot, one fatally, in Florence, SC. An update Wednesday night from Mike Nunn, spokesperson for Florence County ...

The State
‘It seemed like it was forever.’ Here’s how the SC police shooting unfolded  The State

Deputies arrived at a large two-story home with a well-manicured lawn to execute a search warrant around 4 p.m. in Florence on Wednesday. They were there to ...

The State
SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICERS SHOT: Second officer dies weeks after Florence, S.C. ambush | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

FLORENCE, S.C. - A Florence County sheriff's deputy has died weeks after an ambush in South Carolina where seven officers were shot. Deputy Farrah Turner ...

WSB Atlanta
Hurricane Florence SC track shifts as storm strengthens to Category 4  Charleston Post Courier

Hurricane Florence appears to be aiming for North Carolina, according to forecasters Monday night, with much of South Carolina possibly escaping the brunt of ...

Charleston Post Courier
Suspect in Florence shooting, that killed 2 officers, will be in court Oct. 31, cops say  The State

The suspect in the Florence shooting where two law enforcement officers died and five more were injured will appear in court on Wednesday. Frederick T.

The State
Hit hard by Florence? SC officials unveil effort to help families recover  The Herald

Gov. Henry McMaster announced a $500000 donation Friday to the One SC Fund to help with statewide recovery efforts from Hurricane Florence. The first round ...

The Herald
Mourners gather for funeral of Sgt. Terrence Carraway, killed in Florence, South Carolina ambush  WTVD-TV

Hundreds of friends, family and fellow officers gathered in South Carolina to remember the love, passion and courage of a police officer whose chief said he died ...

WTVD-TV
At least 129 guns in home at scene of Florence police shooting, investigators say  The News & Observer

When sheriff's deputies went to serve a warrant related to a child sex crimes investigation in Florence, South Carolina, there were at least 129 guns in the home, ...

The News & Observer
Son of alleged Florence County shooter charged with assaulting second minor, deputies say  The Herald

More than a week after several law enforcement officers got into a deadly shootout while trying to interview a Florence County suspect, the man they were ...

The Herald
Here's how colleges in South Carolina are preparing for Hurricane Florence  Anderson Independent Mail

Colleges across South Carolina are preparing for Florence, whether that means canceling classes, evacuating students, or preparing to help others.

Anderson Independent Mail
Farewell Florence: SC spared, NC gets brunt of storm  Moultrie News

Last week, people scattered in all directions from the Lowcountry to avoid the potential harm of Hurricane Florence. Gov. Henry McMaster called for a mandatory ...

Moultrie News
Hurricane Florence turns south, heads toward Pee Dee with rain and wind  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Hurricanes are unpredictable and any turn to the south would be bad news for Florence, that's what Florence County Emergency ...

SCNow
In Florence, SC, loved ones pay respects to deputy killed in mass shooting  Charleston Post Courier

The second law enforcement officer killed during what authorities have described as an ambush-style mass shooting earlier this month in Florence, SC, was laid ...

Charleston Post Courier
Florence County announces Lynches River evacuations  SCNow

EFFINGHAM, S.C. – On Thursday afternoon, Florence County leaders said probably would call for the mandatory evacuation of neighborhoods along the ...

SCNow
Catawba College student from Rowan County named NC Sport Management Student of the Year  WBTV

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - Catawba College Sport Management students were recently honored at the 2018 North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, ...

WBTV
Florence's SC forecast felt so unpredictable. But the NHC nailed it.  Charleston Post Courier

Hurricane Florence was nothing if not unpredictable. But National Hurricane Center forecasters nailed it. They indicated as early as six days out that the ...

Charleston Post Courier
Before Florence, SC police worried about looting, thefts. Here’s what happened  The State

The Pee Dee and northern coastal counties have seen little to no looting or break-ins following Hurricane Florence, authorities say. Worries about such crime ...

The State
Check out Black Creek on Sunday afternoon at TV Road in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Black Creek in the TV Road area north of Florence is prone to flooding. So what did it look like early Sunday afternoon on Sept. 16, 2018?

SCNow
Florence, Pee Dee play waiting game with Hurricane Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence County residents can expect Hurricane Florence – or what is left of it – to pass through Florence between Friday evening and ...

SCNow
AT&T Fiber Expansion Adds 12 More Markets, Now Reaches 10M Locations  Telecompetitor

The latest AT&T Fiber expansion brings the fiber-to-the-premises offering to markets in eight states. The company said it now reaches more than 10 million ...

Telecompetitor
Another South Carolina fountain overflows with soapsuds  wpde.com

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) - A viewer sent us a picture Wednesday morning of a fountain at Francis Marion University in Florence overflowing in soapsuds.This is ...

wpde.com
South Carolina Pecan Festival draws thousands to downtown Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The 15th annual South Carolina Pecan Festival was it all it was cracked up to be, according to several accounts Saturday in downtown ...

SCNow
Florence resident tests positive for West Nile Virus  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A Florence resident has contracted West Nile Virus as the result of a mosquito bite, according to a release from the city. The city was notified ...

SCNow
Hurricane Florence dealt another blow to SC farmers. Now they say they need help.  The News & Observer

Hurricane Florence cost farmers throughout northeast South Carolina an estimated $100 million in damages, and one fourth-generation cotton farmer in Horry ...

The News & Observer
A 30 year police veteran killed, 6 others shot in Florence, SC.  FOX Carolina

Frederick Hopkins, a 74-year-old disbarred lawyer has been formally charged after he was accused of shooting seven law enforcement officers and killing one, ...

FOX Carolina
Trampoline park to open in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — An indoor trampoline park is planned to open in Florence early in 2019.

SCNow
Risk increases Florence could hit East Coast, SC declares state of emergency  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — The risk of direct impact from Tropical Storm — and forecast to be Hurricane — Florence increases with each update on the storm though it ...

SCNow
One Florence county stream crests, another set to flood this weekend  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Black Creek crested at a little more than 17 feet Monday night – record level -- and by Tuesday morning it had receded to a little less.

SCNow
Hurricane Florence: SC governor urges coast to evacuate  The Herald-Sun

SC Gov. Henry McMaster updates the track of Hurricane Florence on Sept. 12, 2018. The latest track shows the storm potentially affecting areas of the coast ...

The Herald-Sun
Deputies went looking for sex assault ‘mementos,’ warrant says. Then the shooting started  The Island Packet

Search warrants for the Florence, South Carolina home where seven police officers and deputies were shot show they went to the house looking for evidence ...

The Island Packet
Florence County escapes the worst of the Hurricane Florence forecast  SCNow

EFFINGHAM, S.C. -- Florence County escaped Hurricane Florence in significantly better shape than was forecast.

SCNow
South Carolina Town Braces For Florence  NPR

In the town of Florence, S.C., residents have been spared the worst of the flooding since Florence made landfall. But at church on Sunday, residents were on ...

NPR
Why were SC schools closed for so long before Florence hit?  The State

South Carolina schools were closed for nearly a week before Hurricane Florence hit the state. S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster ordered the closures to prepare ...

The State
Florence deaths rise to 6 in South Carolina. Pee Dee braces for more flooding  The State

Florence's heavy rains hammered South Carolina's northern counties Sunday, causing flooding, road closures and evacuations in the Pee Dee and parts of the ...

The State
They survived the Florence police shooting. Now, 2 deputies are out of the hospital  The State

Two Florence deputies are out of the hospital after surviving a police shooting that left six wounded and one dead. Deputies Sarah Miller and Arie Davis left the ...

The State
Florence downgraded to a Category 2. Dangerous storm bigger than both SC, NC.  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina and North Carolina are about to be thrashed by a hurricane bigger than the two states combined. Amid predictions of disastrous damage and ...

Charleston Post Courier
Normalcy returning for many in Florence County, rivers rising for others  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – As rivers rose in some areas, life started to return to normal in other areas in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

SCNow
SC officials: Prepare to evacuate, if necessary, as Hurricane Florence gets stronger  Charleston Post Courier

Hurricane Florence is moving toward South Carolina as maybe the most powerful storm the state has seen in recorded history. The only bright spot was that ...

Charleston Post Courier
Hurricane Florence: Watches, warnings canceled in Columbia SC  The State

Two young women cross Main Street near the University of South Carolina as remnants of Tropical Storm Florence slowly move across the state and through ...

The State
Police identify victim in deadly shooting in East Florence  wpde.com

Police were seen gathered outside an apartment on Barringer Street in Florence, just before midnight Wednesday.One person was shot and killed, according to ...

wpde.com
Unending disaster: Florence floods prompt new evacuations in South Carolina  USA TODAY

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. – With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with ...

USA TODAY
Hurricane Florence aftermath: South Carolina braces for possible record flooding  CBS News

BLADENBORO, N.C. -- Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, ...

CBS News
Prison in Florence, SC, evacuated for Hurricane Florence  WACH.com

FLORENCE, S. C. (WCIV) — A minimum custody prison in Florence, S. C. evacuated 266 inmates in advance of Hurricane Florence. The South Carolina ...

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Officials hold update about deadly shooting in Florence, South Carolina
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Officials hold update about deadly shooting in Florence, South Carolina
FULL Memorial service for police officer killed in Florence, SC mass shooting
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FULL Memorial service for police officer killed in Florence, SC mass shooting
Gunman ambushes South Carolina police, killing 1 and wounding 6
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Gunman ambushes South Carolina police, killing 1 and wounding 6
1 officer killed, 6 others wounded in South Carolina shooting
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1 officer killed, 6 others wounded in South Carolina shooting
Bond denied for alleged shooter in deadly South Carolina ambush
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Bond denied for alleged shooter in deadly South Carolina ambush
Florence forecast: Tropical storm moves into South Carolina
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Florence forecast: Tropical storm moves into South Carolina
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How has Myrtle Beach been impacted by Florence?
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Coast Guard in South Carolina prepares for Hurricane Florence
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Officials report Florence-related death in South Carolina
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South Carolina: 7 police officers shot before gunman arrested
 

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