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At the scene of the crime

Central Carolina Technical College student Michelle Light has never been on the scene of a crime. She has never observed and collected evidence from a real crime scene or held back the media as it probed her for information for the next big story. …

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Wanted man speaks out

As authorities continue to investigate the Tuesday death of a female inmate at Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center, her fiance, wanted on the same charges, says he is now worried about turning himself in, both for his own health as well as not …
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Man says he was thrown to ground, robbed

CHARGES Stanley B. Walker Sr., 53, and Stanley B. Walker Jr., 22, both of 1893 Amberwood Drive, were arrested at 3:40 p.m. Monday and each charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, second offense. According to reports, …
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SARA M. QUATTLEBAUM

MANNING - Sara Lois Morgan Quattlebaum, 87, widow of Veran Kelton Quattlebaum, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Born on Dec. 28, 1926, in Notasulga, Alabama, she was a daughter of the late John Tee Morgan and …
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State sweep complete

After getting hammered by Florence 14-0 on Sunday, the Sumter P-15's gave Post 1 all it could handle on Wednesday in the championship round of the American Legion baseball state tournament at Riley Park. Still, it wasn't enough. Florence never …
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A middle course on foreign policy

WASHINGTON - With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked. Israel defends itself. Perfunctory affirmations of Israel's right of self-defense are quickly followed by accusations that Israel's military …