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Columbia senator will leave rare open seat in 2016

South Carolina Sen. Joel Lourie says he will not seek re-election in 2016

Rep. Beth Bernstein, one of two Democratic women who could run, “seriously considering” a bid

Lourie’s exit ends decades-long family presence in the General Assembly

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Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact

When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about a week.
USC Alumni Association President, Jack Claypoole, describes the new center's features and purpose.

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