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Roof gets death penalty after telling jury ‘I still feel that I had to do it’

Dylann Roof did not ask jurors to spare his life for the slayings of nine people in a Charleston church. “I’m not sure what good that would do,” he said. Roof, who is from the Columbia area, represented himself during the penalty phase of his federal hate crimes trial.

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Navy’s futuristic destroyer Zumwalt goes to sea

The U.S. Navy’s long-anticipated Zumwalt-class destroyer has an unconventional pyramid-shaped hull, rather than sloping in like most warships. That should make it harder to find on radar, but also has raised questions about how stable it will be in rough seas.

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Motorcycle crashes with semi

It isn't often that everyone is OK after a motorcycle/semi involved crash, but that's the case this time Georgia State Patrol Sgt. Craig Smith says. The crash on I-75 southbound slowed traffic in the right lanes just north of Exit 149 on Jan. 17, 2017.
Laura Corley The Telegraph
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Motorcycle crashes with semi

Witness: Woman who shot black teen has used 'racial slurs' 4:37

Witness: Woman who shot black teen has used 'racial slurs'

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"We can't get slack 'cause trouble coming every day," Bloomfield businessman says

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"We can't get slack 'cause trouble coming every day," Bloomfield businessman says