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A storm system is expected to bring "widespread rain" to the Charleston area as well as other parts of coastal South Carolina and Georgia through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

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A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school, killing two students and wounding three others before he was captured in grave condition after shooting himself in the head.

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Different sections of Charleston favored different mayoral candidates on Nov. 5, though both Mayor John Tecklenburg and City Councilman Mike Seekings found pockets of support across the city. The Post and Courier mapped out the results geographically, providing a glimpse into where the candidates found most of their support.

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Pete Buttigieg's campaign is among the first to air ads in South Carolina, and he hopes to remain on the air throughout the next few months in the lead-up to South Carolina's "First in the South" Feb. 29 primary.

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A school shooter who was 14 when he killed a first grader on a school playground in South Carolina was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole.

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Residents living in certain West Side and West Ashley neighborhoods will decide their next city councilman during a runoff election Tuesday. On Nov. 5, Charleston's longest-serving City Councilman James Lewis did not receive the necessary votes to secure reelection, forcing a runoff between Lewis and challenger Jason Sakran. 

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A top American diplomat revealed new evidence Wednesday of President Donald Trump’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate political rivals as House investigators launched public impeachment hearings for just the fourth time in the nation’s history.

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The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions of euros in damage.

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The Alston Cup, named for Col. William Alston, will be awarded to one lucky horse and jockey for the first time at the Stono Ferry racetrack in Hollywood on Sunday. One 3-year-old thoroughbred at the start of their racing career will earn the honor.

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Leaders at the Center for Heirs Property Preservation noted 11 communities throughout the county that will benefit from the preservation efforts: Adams Run, Accabee, Phillips Community, Awendaw, Liberty Hill, McClellanville, Union Heights, Parkers Ferry, Hollywood, Johns Island and James Island. 

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated about 36,000 Americans died from drug-resistant infections in 2017, down 18 percent from an estimated 44,000 in 2013. Though deaths are going down, nonfatal infections grew nationally from 2.6 million in 2013 to 2.8 million in 2017. 

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Tariq Matthews, 21, and Nathaniel Delesline, 20, had both died of gunshot wounds by the time officers made it to the parking lot of the Hyatt Place at 2455 Prospect Drive, according to an incident report.