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More than a hundred people attended the Tuesday night event hosted by the Sophia Institute where Brown, along with Andrew Savage, Brown’s co-sponsor at the Rifle Club meeting, spoke about what can be done to combat discrimination and weighed in on other issues stemming to the area's extensive ties to slavery, including the existence of Confederate-related monuments.

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In less than a month since its creation, the task force leading the charge on slowing the expansion of hotel development in Charleston pitched an ordinance change that would give the city's Board of Zoning Appeals more teeth when faced with developers who stray from approved plans.

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The walls and ceiling inside the Charleston Library Society are crumbling, but the society has embarked on a $5 million job to fix them and much more inside the South's oldest surviving cultural institution. Ultimately, its leaders hope to become a fixture on national book tours.

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Friends and former colleagues of Louis Osteen, who died Sunday at 77, agree that the chef’s vision and active mind contributed mightily to his work promoting Southern cuisine and establishing Charleston as a locus for it. But when they remember the man, they also think of his extraordinary palate and grasp of technique, as well as his efforts to bring together Southerners who could claim the same.

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The lawsuit draws parallels to a pair of 737 crashes in the early 1990s and argues the Federal Aviation Administration long ago relinquished most of its oversight of Boeing, allowing the manufacturer to inspect and certify its own planes.

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Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried workforce.

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"My babies. My babies. Oh god. I'm so sorry," Kyzer said, as the judge halted the trial and members of the jury exited the courtroom past her. "I miss my babies. I want my babies. I'm sorry. I'm so sorry." 

"They are my babies. They should still be here," she screamed as she was pulled from the witness stand and shepherded out of the room. 

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The former Texas congressman has added a slew of a new staffers to his South Carolina campaign team, making him one of just a handful candidates in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary field to have a substantial on-the-ground presence in the critical early primary state.

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Melvin Brown, who was refused membership into the private club at a meeting, and Andrew Savage, Brown’s co-sponsor at the meeting, will participate in The Social Justice Racial Equity Collaborative’s Living Your Truth series Tuesday.