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Gov. Nikki Haley says church shooting will forever change her outlook

...The flag didn't kill those families, but let's honor every person in South Carolina so no one drives by this State house and feels pain."Haley said nothing publicly for days, waiting as calls for the flag's removal built, even among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-05/gov-nikki-haley-says-church-s
SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

...Democrat, involuntary ended up near Columbia.Jackson helped write the compromise that took the Con federate flag off the State house dome in 2000 and put it in its current location.On Monday, he said his great-grandfather's brother fled a plantation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-06/sc-senate-votes-take-dow
Taylor declares run for District 122 seat while Duncan mulls decision

...least one, perhaps both, of Columbia County's newest commissioners intend to resign their positions to run for the state House seat being vacated next week by State Rep. Ben Harbin.Commissioner Mack Taylor, who has served District 3 less than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/taylor-declares-run-dist
Government | The Augusta Chronicle

...least one, perhaps both, of Columbia County's newest commissioners intend to resign their positions to run for the state House seat being vacated next week by State Rep. Ben Harbin. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data...

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Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...least one, perhaps both, of Columbia County's newest commissioners intend to resign their positions to run for the state House seat being vacated next week by State Rep. Ben Harbin. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/columbia-county-commission
Michaux: Sports voices prominent on flag issue

...years, back in 2007 expressing his desire to not see "that damn Confederate flag" flying across from campus at the state house."I don't really know anybody that wants it there, but I guess there are a lot of South Carolinians that do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-07-02/michaux-sports-voic
Slight majority favors moving battle flag

...Two rallies at the South Carolina State House have already occurred, drawing...and moved it from the top of the State House to its current location.Last...Confederate battle flag now flying on the State House grounds has been misappropriated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-23/slight-majority-favors-movin
Shooting suspect captured

...The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church's pastor, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, was among those killed, State House Minority leader Todd Rutherford told The Associated Press.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/lexington-man-21-suspect
Fallen Sen. Pinckney advocate of the poor

...threats were most intense after a bitter debate at the State House over whether to remove the Confederate flag from the...the lobby. Guns are not permitted inside the S.C. State House.Sen. Larry Martin, a Pickens County Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-18/fallen-senator-advocate-
Charleston suspect attended church service

...our arms around that church and that church family." State House Minority leader Todd Rutherford told The Associated Press...was a married father of two who was elected to the state house at age 23, making him the youngest member of the House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/charleston-suspect-attended-