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Army recruiting boost should mean more Fort Jackson soldiers

7,500 additional recruits have been authorized by Congress. Many will flow to the nation’s largest training base in Columbia.

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Mexico to Trump: We won’t take your unwanted immigrants

Mexico is not happy – actually angry – about President Donald Trump expectation that it would hold U.S. asylum applicants while they fight their cases in U.S. courts. Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray vowed Wednesday that Mexico will not accept the Trump’s administration “unilateral” directives and that President Enrique Peña Nieto would make that clear directly to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly when they meet on Thursday.

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People speak out about medical marijuana

The proposed bill to allow for medical marijuana has passed from a house subcommittee.
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People speak out about medical marijuana 2:39

People speak out about medical marijuana

Afghan translator shares his experience 1:13

Afghan translator shares his experience

Pete Selleck of Michelin North America explains support for SC gas tax increase 1:33

Pete Selleck of Michelin North America explains support for SC gas tax increase

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Apartment fire off Garners Ferry Road