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South Carolina baseball adds former Clemson coach to staff

Aug. 18, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson coach Monte Lee will once more find out what it's like in the other dugout of the state's biggest college baseball rivalry after he was hired as a South Carolina assistant. Lee, who was fired by Clemson in May after seven seasons in charge,...

Labor Party candidates kicked off SC ballot; deadline missed

Aug. 18, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge has kicked Labor Party candidates for governor and U.S. House off the 2022 ballot in South Carolina, siding with the Democratic Party who said the third party didn't hold their nominating convention in time. The Labor Party's nomination process came...

Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

Aug. 18, 2022 05:29 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court repealed in June a woman's constitutional right to an abortion, Wisconsin's 1849 law that bans the procedure except when a mother's life is at risk became newly relevant. Republicans in the Legislature blocked an attempt by...

Vandy defender Miles Capers to miss season with injured knee

Aug. 17, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt sophomore defensive end-linebacker Miles Capers will miss the season with an injured knee requiring surgery. Coach Clark Lea announced Capers' season-ending injury Wednesday. From Sumter, South Carolina, Caper hurt a knee in practice this week. ...

S.C. court blocks abortion law as Senate considers new one

Aug. 17, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked the state's “fetal heartbeat” law banning abortion around six weeks as lawmakers across the street were considering new restrictions. The restrictions, previously blocked by federal courts,...

Evidence dispute spills into public in Alex Murdaugh case

Aug. 17, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for disbarred South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh say prosecutors are taking too long to share their evidence alleging the disbarred attorney killed his wife and so n, unfairly making it tougher to defend him at his upcoming trial. It's a technical...

Distribution center coming to SC to create nearly 300 jobs

Aug. 17, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A pet supply company will invest $53 million to set up a distribution center in South Carolina and create nearly 300 new jobs, Gov. Henry McMaster's office said. Pet Supplies Plus, a subsidiary of Franchise Group Inc., announced Tuesday that it will establish...

No. 4 Clemson counting on 'Avengers' D-line for a title run

Aug. 17, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 4 Clemson is pinning its hopes of another championship run on “The Avengers." The Tigers, 10-3 in 2021 but out of ACC contention by midseason, have a stacked defensive line with experience and depth. They've named themselves after the movie superheroes. ...

Abortion ban goes to S. Carolina House floor for big fight

Aug. 16, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A near total abortion ban in South Carolina that does not include exceptions for pregnancies' caused by rape or incest was sent to the state House floor Tuesday but not without hints and warnings that the lack of exceptions could cause a big legislative fight in a few weeks....

Mizzou full of optimism with new QB, defensive coordinator

Aug. 16, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz is on his third defensive coordinator in three years at Missouri, and the Tigers are about to start their fifth different quarterback in the season opener in the last five years. Sounds like a program that should be on shaky ground....