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South Carolina 5th-grader in school fight died of natural causes; no charges will be filed

South Carolina 5th-grader in school fight died of natural causes; no charges will be filedOfficials said the 10-year-old died from a preexisting condition called arteriovenous malformation, and there was no evidence trauma led to her death.



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Officials: South Carolina school girl died of natural causes

Officials: South Carolina school girl died of natural causesWALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities said Friday that the death of a fifth grade girl at school last month was due to natural causes and not a fight with another student, which they described as lasting only seconds. But the family of the girl disagreed, saying she was repeatedly antagonized by the other student.



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Chilling surveillance video shows South Carolina student entering car of accused killer

Chilling surveillance video shows South Carolina student entering car of accused killerSurveillance video posted on Facebook shows a University of South Carolina student climbing into the vehicle of the person accused of killing her.



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Murdered South Carolina College Student May Have Thought Suspect's Car Was an Uber

Murdered South Carolina College Student May Have Thought Suspect's Car Was an UberPolice have charged a suspect with kidnapping and murder



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Suspect arrested in S Carolina university student's death

Suspect arrested in S Carolina university student's deathCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Police arrested a man Saturday in connection with the death of a college student who apparently got into the suspect's car thinking it was her Uber ride.



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South Carolina lottery winner claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions prize: What we know

South Carolina lottery winner claims $  1.5 billion Mega Millions prize: What we knowIt's not the largest lottery win in U.S., but it's the largest win by a single person.



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North Carolina Republican operative charged in election fraud scheme

North Carolina Republican operative charged in election fraud schemeThe operative, Leslie McCrae Dowless, was charged with three felony counts of obstruction of justice, two counts of conspiring to commit obstruction of justice and two counts of possession of absentee ballots, according to court documents. Allegations that operatives working for Dowless illegally collected, and sometimes filled in, absentee ballots on behalf of Republican Mark Harris’ campaign emerged shortly after the Nov. 6 election. The state Board of Elections, during four days of hearings last week, heard evidence of what election officials called a well-funded and well-organized campaign to tip the election for the state’s 9th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, which stretches southeast from Charlotte.



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Criminal charges in undecided N. Carolina congressional race

Criminal charges in undecided N. Carolina congressional raceRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina political operative at the center of a ballot fraud scandal was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges over activities in the 2016 elections and the Republican primary in 2018.



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N. Carolina to hold new election in disputed US House race

N. Carolina to hold new election in disputed US House raceNorth Carolina officials on Thursday ordered a new congressional election after the contest — the last undecided race in the US House of Representatives — was tainted by fraud accusations. The southeastern state’s board of elections voted to hold a new House race in the 9th District after Republican candidate Mark Harris, who is accused of hiring an operative involved in an absentee ballot tampering scheme, dramatically reversed course and called for a new vote. In earlier testimony, Harris had maintained he was unaware of any absentee ballot tampering, and had suggested there was a Democratic plot afoot to deny him a seat in Congress.



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North Carolina elections board orders new U.S. House election

North Carolina elections board orders new U.S. House electionThe bipartisan board’s 5-0 decision came after Republican candidate Mark Harris requested a new vote, telling the panel that evidence of possible ballot fraud had undermined confidence in the election. In the televised hearing, board Chairman Bob Cordle said “the corruption” and “absolute mess” with the election’s absentee ballots had cast doubt on the fairness of the contest.



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