COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina lawmakers are reviewing stronger protections for heirs' property - generally property handed down by blacks without a will, often since slavery. Such land often ends up being owned by dozens of people. But an heirs' property bill in the state Senate would allow judges to consider more than just dollar value.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say three people died when a small plane crashed between two houses in a neighborhood in Hartsville. All three were on the plane, and no one on the ground was injured or killed in the crash yesterday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley will not support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food, instead backing an idea requiring people in three counties to show they are working or looking for a job to get the benefits. Haley's proposal will have to be approved by the federal government.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Marcus Thornton and Brandon Britt scored 16 points apiece as third-seeded William & Mary roared back in the second half to defeat sixth-seeded College of Charleston 70-59 in a Colonial Athletic Association tournament quarterfinal yesterday. The victory sends the Tribe into a semifinal against second-seeded Towson today.
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