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South Carolinians facing tough times, but think politicians won’t help

Voters and non-voters alike see themselves and their neighbors facing hard times. But many of those we talked with feel that they are on their own.

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Confederate flag taken down at South Carolina Capitol

The state's Senate and House voted to remove the flag; chants of "take it down" eventually morphed into chants of "U.S.A." as the flag was lowered.

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Unions warn about phony emails and other voting problems

Union activists at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and the state's Service Employees International Union say that African American voters here are the targets of emails warning them not to vote the "straight Democratic" ticket because it supposedly would not include President Obama.

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Black church fights hateful KKK store

After a legal battle between an African church and a KKK store, a judge ruled that the church is the owner of the building where racist merchandise is sold.