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SC Governor Urges Prayers For Virginia After Rally Violence

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina’s governor is drawing comparisons between the Charleston church massacre and violent protests surrounding a white nationalist rally in Virginia. McMaster said in a tweet Saturday South Carolina “showed (the) world her heart” in response to the 2015 shooting of nine people at Emanuel AME. He urged South Carolinians to pray for “our brothers and…

Inmate Held on Drug Charges Escapes South Carolina Jail

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP)- Authorities say an inmate being held after a drug bust has escaped from a South Carolina jail. Multiple news outlets report that 28-year-old Cyril Kendrell Lowery escaped from the Marlboro County Detention Center early Sunday morning. Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Trevor Murphy says Lowery had been arrested Friday in connection with a drug bust at a…

WATCH: Justin Smoak smashes 28th homer of season Wednesday

🚨 Sound the alarm, we see Smoak. #CLUTCH 🚨 pic.twitter.com/3IBZwYBRGh — Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 27, 2017 TORONTO (AP) — Watching from the on deck circle as a wild Santiago Casilla issued a leadoff walk in the ninth inning, Justin Smoak figured he might get a fastball from the Oakland closer. When the right one came, he didn’t miss it….

Whit Merrifield homers in Royals win Tuesday

DETROIT (AP) — Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Danny Duffy (7-6) pitched into the seventh inning for the Royals, who added two runs in the fourth to keep the pressure on…