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Vine star Ruth B is on tour with Alessia Cara. (Courtesy Columbia Records)

Ruth B makes musical statement in six seconds

Soulful Canadian crooner Ruth Berhe, who – as Ruth B – was…

 

Maren Morris is opening for Keith Urban, promoting her new recording “Hero.” (Courtesy Robby Klein/Columbia Nashville)

Nashville songbird Maren Morris has paid her dues

On the surface, it might appear as though Music Row artist Maren…

 

This Feb. 9, 2014, image made from a dashcam video provided by North Augusta Police shows South Carolina police officer Justin Craven, left, after shots were fired at driver Ernest Satterwhite in Edgefield, S.C. (North Augusta Police via AP)

Prosecutor: Despite video, officer’s shooting was tough case

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Prosecutors in the Carolinas have charged at least five…

 

Kyle Smith chose to leave Columbia for the head coaching opportunity at the University of San Francisco. (Orlin Wagner/AP)

USF hires Columbia’s head coach

NEW YORK — Leaving Columbia wasn’t an easy choice for Kyle Smith.…

Kyle Smith chose to leave Columbia for the head coaching opportunity at the University of San Francisco. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
Ex-Trooper Sean Groubert, left, looks back at his wife as he is taken into custody after he pleaded guilty Monday to the charge of assault and battery of high and aggravated nature for the 2014 shooting of Levar Jones during a traffic stop.  (Tim Dominick/The State via AP)

White ex-trooper guilty in shooting of unarmed black man

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A white former state trooper was led out of…

Ex-Trooper Sean Groubert, left, looks back at his wife as he is taken into custody after he pleaded guilty Monday to the charge of assault and battery of high and aggravated nature for the 2014 shooting of Levar Jones during a traffic stop.  (Tim Dominick/The State via AP)
Doris Gray sits with a program during the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church where King preached, Monday in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

With Confederate flag gone, King Day rally shifts focus

COLUMBIA, S.C. — For the first time in 17 years, civil rights…

Doris Gray sits with a program during the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church where King preached, Monday in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
University of Missouri grounds maintenance workers begin to clean up Mel Carnahan Quad on the University of Missouri campus Wednesday. (John Happel/Columbia Missourian via AP)

Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A white college student suspected of posting online threats…

University of Missouri grounds maintenance workers begin to clean up Mel Carnahan Quad on the University of Missouri campus Wednesday. (John Happel/Columbia Missourian via AP)
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott speaks during a press conference in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)

Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A deputy who flipped a disruptive student out of…

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott speaks during a press conference in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
In this photo made from video taken by a Spring Valley High School student, Senior Deputy Ben Fields tries to forcibly remove a student who refused to leave her high school math class, in Columbia S.C.  (AP Photo)

Feds probing videotaped arrest of disruptive student

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Tuesday…

In this photo made from video taken by a Spring Valley High School student, Senior Deputy Ben Fields tries to forcibly remove a student who refused to leave her high school math class, in Columbia S.C.  (AP Photo)
]After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday and an inundated South Carolina turned to surveying a road system shredded by historic flooding. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

‘Fire hose’ of moisture slams South Carolina; 12 killed

COLUMBIA, S.C. — People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday…

]After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday and an inundated South Carolina turned to surveying a road system shredded by historic flooding. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Members of Norfolk Fire-Rescue pull a man from his car stranded because of flooding in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South…

Members of Norfolk Fire-Rescue pull a man from his car stranded because of flooding in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)
Courtesy Herold Roy/Columbia AthleticsNoah Springwater’s character and work ethic earned him a recent promotion to team captain at Columbia.

Ex-University High star Springwater making impression at Columbia

This season's Kentucky men's basketball team will likely go down as one…

Courtesy Herold Roy/Columbia AthleticsNoah Springwater’s character and work ethic earned him a recent promotion to team captain at Columbia.
US Secret Service/APPresident Barack Obama will appoint the veteran Secret Service agent Julia Pierson as the agency’s first female director

President Barack Obama gives Secret Service its first female director

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday named veteran Secret Service…

US Secret Service/APPresident Barack Obama will appoint the veteran Secret Service agent Julia Pierson as the agency’s first female director
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Willie Nile hoping to break through with ‘The Innocent Ones’

How long can an artist remain The Next Big Thing? For three…

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