It’s Your Money: Cost of compensating sexual assault victims

South Carolina spent around $792,000 to reimburses for forensic exam costs associated with sexual assault kits.

‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

The new character is named “Karli,” and is a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents."
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  Man, 63, amputates own leg to save self from farming accident

Currently undergoing rehabilitation, the 63-year-old hopes to get a prosthetic leg and return to farming as soon as possible.
Kurtis Kaser, 63, was hospitalized for more than a month after his left leg got caught in a grain auger, and he had to cut off the lower portion. (Source: KMEG/CNN)
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Kurtis Kaser, 63, was hospitalized for more than a month after his left leg got caught in a grain auger, and he had to cut off the lower portion. (Source: KMEG/CNN)
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Authorities arrest Myrtle Beach man for allegedly failing to report $900K as taxable income

A Myrtle Beach man was taken into custody Tuesday for failing to report nearly $900,000 as taxable income, according to authorities.
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  Baby cut from missing teen’s womb opens eyes

The baby’s in grave condition and on life support in a neo-natal intensive care unit.

Woman injured following shooting in the Pee Dee

Coroner identifies good Samaritan killed trying to help disabled tractor-trailer

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  SC pro-life and pro-choice groups keeping a close eye on new abortion laws in other states

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Woman accused of bringing loaded gun to MYR

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Alabama Public Television doesn’t air ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode

The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally - except in Alabama - on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner.
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  CCU prepares to take the mound in Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament

  Coastal’s lone golfer has strong opening round at NCAA regional, tied for second

Coastal Carolina’s lone representative at Monday’s opening round of the NCAA Regional Tournament at TPC Myrtle Beach is making Chant fans proud.

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The revving of motorcycle engines is a welcome sound to businesses across the Grand Strand.
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  ‘This is crazy’: Firefighters battle blaze in house filled with snakes

A group of firefighters in Arizona faced the wild scenario of a flaming home filled with hundreds of snakes and other reptiles.

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