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Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue

The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, is calling for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to allow the city to swiftly remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state's governor.

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A South Carolina woman's creation is helping everyone experience the eclipse — even the blind

A NASA team led by S.C. professor Cassandra Runyon has developed a solar eclipse braille book that will allow persons with visual impairments to experience next week's total solar eclipse. The "Getting a Feel for Eclipses" book is a tacticle guide that was "designed to depict basic concepts about the interaction and alignment of the Sun with the Moon and Earth during a solar eclipse," NASA says.

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A South Carolina woman's creation is helping everyone experience the eclipse — even the blind

A NASA team led by S.C. professor Cassandra Runyon has developed a solar eclipse braille book that will allow persons with visual impairments to experience next week's total solar eclipse. The "Getting a Feel for Eclipses" book is a tacticle guide that was "designed to depict basic concepts about the interaction and alignment of the Sun with the Moon and Earth during a solar eclipse," NASA says.
NASA's Ames Research Center
A South Carolina woman's creation is helping everyone experience the eclipse — even the blind 1:36

A South Carolina woman's creation is helping everyone experience the eclipse — even the blind

Former SC Trooper Sean Groubert's 2012 Five Points shootout 2:05

Former SC Trooper Sean Groubert's 2012 Five Points shootout

USC President Harris Pastides discusses future of out-of-state students at USC 3:38

USC President Harris Pastides discusses future of out-of-state students at USC

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Surveillance video shows armed robbery at Rock Hill store