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Panthers 1st-round pick Legette frustrated over first practice, but team excited about his potential

Jul. 24, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Xavier Legette’s first NFL training camp practice didn’t go as he expected, leaving the Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver frustrated with his own performance and eager to improve. Legette failed to catch a pass and struggled get open Wednesday in his...

Bob Marcum, AD at Kansas, South Carolina, UMass and Marshall, has died at age 87

Jul. 24, 2024 15:10 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Bob Marcum, who served as athletic director at Kansas, South Carolina, UMass and Marshall, has died a few days after suffering a stroke. He was 87. South Carolina, UMass and Marshall's athletic departments all announced Marcum's death Wednesday, a day after...

High school star Edwards among South Carolina newbies seeking a place with defending national champs

Jul. 23, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joyce Edwards has started what might be her most challenging task yet — finding where the McDonald's All-American and third-rated prospect in the country fits in for defending national champion South Carolina. Edwards, at 6-foot-3, is considered the latest...

Death row inmate in South Carolina resentenced to life in prison

Jul. 23, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man who spent nearly two decades on South Carolina's death row for killing two people has been granted life in prison without parole two years after a federal court overturned his original sentence, news outlets report. A Lexington County judge signed off on...

Kamala Harris is preparing to lead Democrats in 2024. There are lessons from her 2020 bid

Jul. 23, 2024 11:05 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kamala Harris was greeted by a massive, cheering crowd during the first rally of her newly announced presidential campaign in 2019. Speaking on a late January day outside city hall in her hometown of Oakland, California, she framed her bid as part of something bigger than simply...

South Carolina Election Commission to put logo on Coastal Carolina's teal football field

Jul. 22, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Coastal Carolina's distinctive, “Surf Turf” teal field will feature the logo for the South Carolina State Election Commission this season. The school and the organization that administers elections in the state announced Monday that the group's logo will be...

US census takers to conduct test runs in the South and West 4 years before 2030 count

Jul. 22, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

Six places in the South and West will host practice runs four years prior to the 2030 U.S. census, a nationwide head count that helps determine political power and the distribution of federal funds. Residents of western Texas; tribal lands in Arizona; Colorado Springs, Colorado;...

South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, credited with helping Biden win the 2020 nomination, endorses Harris for president

Jul. 21, 2024 16:36 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, credited with helping Biden win the 2020 nomination, endorses Harris for president.

Project 2028: GOP officials jockey during Republican National Convention for future White House runs

Jul. 18, 2024 14:37 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Candidates, start your engines. With plausible deniability, of course. The 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee is officially a gathering to propel Donald Trump into a third consecutive nomination. A parade of loyal lieutenants, including many former...

Unity at the RNC, knocks on Trump's prosecutions and Senate politics: Takeaways from day 2

Jul. 16, 2024 22:32 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Republican National Convention marched into its second day Tuesday, showcasing classic GOP themes like border security and public safety that have become the centerpieces of former President Donald Trump's campaign. With Trump's primary rivals speaking, it was...