DNC emails: Behind the scenes look at care of big donors

Newly leaked emails show just how hard Democratic party staffers worked to reward donors with tickets to White House events and seats next to President Barack Obama based on a contributor’s financial generosity, many times after they blatantly asked for perks.

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Columbia lawmaker wants to ban cops from shooting into cars

Larger departments nationwide have banned the practice

Law would take into account “common sense” and account for extreme circumstances

Law enforcement officials skeptical of banning practice by law instead of policy

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2 killed in shooting at bar near Lake Murray

Lexington County deputies are investigating a fatal shooting at the Frayed Knot in Chapin.
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2 killed in shooting at bar near Lake Murray 1:03

2 killed in shooting at bar near Lake Murray

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump 2:13

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump

The RNC's mistake by the lake 2:38

The RNC's mistake by the lake

Irmo Ladder One Wreck 1:38

Irmo Ladder One Wreck