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Ahead of South Carolina primary, Trump says he strongly supports IVF after Alabama court ruling

Feb. 23, 2024 19:19 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump said Friday that he would “strongly support the availability of IVF" and called on lawmakers in Alabama to preserve access to the treatment that has become a new flashpoint in the 2024 presidential election. It was his first...

Wyoming starts selecting presidential delegates Saturday. But there's not a statewide election

Feb. 23, 2024 15:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Although the South Carolina primary has been the focal point of the GOP presidential nomination fight for much of the last month, it’s not the only contest on Saturday where Republicans will be voting for a presidential candidate or where all-important delegates will be at...

SEC's Sankey visits, talks with trustees, leaders at South Carolina on changing sports landscape

Feb. 23, 2024 12:29 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey told University of South Carolina trustees the league's union with the Big Ten Conference was created to provide leadership for a challenging landscape in college athletics. It is not, he said, a breakaway...

Trial over Black transgender woman's death in rural South Carolina focuses on secret relationship

Feb. 23, 2024 10:33 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Black transgender woman and the guy she was secretly dating had just been pulled over in rural South Carolina. Dime Doe, the driver, was worried. She already had points against her license and didn't want another ticket to stop her from getting behind the wheel. Daqua...

Talford, Winthrop Eagles to host Broadnax and the South Carolina Upstate Spartans

Feb. 23, 2024 04:03 AM EST

South Carolina Upstate Spartans (9-18, 4-10 Big South) at Winthrop Eagles (16-12, 7-6 Big South) Rock Hill, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Trae Broadnax and the South Carolina Upstate Spartans visit Kelton Talford and the Winthrop Eagles in Big South...

No. 20 South Carolina visits Murrell and Ole Miss

Feb. 23, 2024 03:49 AM EST

South Carolina Gamecocks (21-5, 9-4 SEC) at Ole Miss Rebels (19-7, 6-7 SEC) Oxford, Mississippi; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Ole Miss takes on the No. 20 South Carolina Gamecocks after Matthew Murrell scored 23 points in Ole Miss' 83-71 loss to the Mississippi...

South Carolina's leading scorer, rebounder Kamilla Cardoso misses Alabama game to rest

Feb. 22, 2024 22:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina leading scorer and rebounder Kamilla Cardoso sat out Thursday night's game against Alabama to rest. The team said on social media about an hour before tipoff that the 6-foot-7 Cardoso was a “little sore” after Sunday's 70-56 victory over...

No. 1 South Carolina wins share of SEC regular-season title with 72-44 victory over Alabama

Feb. 22, 2024 22:33 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ashlyn Watkins had no clue South Carolina would be as good as it is before the season began. Now that the top-ranked Gamecocks have rolled to another Southeastern Conference title, they plan to keep chasing down championships. “We lost seven people, that's...

South Carolina bans inmates from in-person interviews. A lawsuit wants to change that

Feb. 22, 2024 18:26 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina prison policy banning inmates from speaking to reporters in person or having their writings directly published violates the First Amendment free speech rights of prisoners, a civil rights organization said in a federal lawsuit Thursday. While...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Feb. 22, 2024 12:48 PM EST

Post and Courier. February 17, 2024. Editorial: Medical marijuana can relieve needless suffering; SC bill can make it safe If you’re looking for a losing strategy for persuading the South Carolina Legislature to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana, check out the...