January 9, 2007 |
Campaign '08 is officially underway. MSNBC announced Monday that it would carry live coverage of the first Democratic presidential debate, to be held in South Carolina on April 26, nine months before that state's primary. The 90-minute debate, hosted by South Carolina State University, is being produced by NBC News and organized in cooperation with the South Carolina Democratic Party. So far, it's the first debate on the calendar.
September 1, 1998 |
Carbon monoxide leaking from a water heater in a hotel converted into a dormitory apparently killed a South Carolina State University student, school officials said. Stephen A. Woolridge, 19, of Latta, was found dead Saturday night in his dorm room. An autopsy found "carbon monoxide-like symptoms were present," according to the school's statement Sunday. Other students complained of dizziness and headaches, university spokeswoman Cheryl Bates-Lee said.
March 8, 2000 |
Cruising across the regions, George W. Bush won five Republican presidential primary victories Tuesday in an accelerating drive to vanquish John McCain's political insurgency. "It's a huge step toward the nomination," the Texas governor said as McCain struggled to broaden his challenge beyond independent-minded New England. Bush won in Ohio, Georgia, Missouri and Maryland--and broke McCain's hold on the Northeast with a victory in Maine.
November 7, 2003 |
Presidential candidate Wesley K. Clark called Thursday for L. Paul Bremer III, head of the U.S. reconstruction effort in Iraq, to be removed as part of a broad strategy to end the U.S. occupation. Clark said Bremer and the Coalition Provisional Authority he heads should be replaced by a non-American in charge of a new Iraqi Reconstruction and Democracy Council that would include representatives from the United States and its allies.
August 10, 1998 |
Pam McGee tied the score with 42 seconds left, but the Sparks, trying mightily to send Sunday afternoon's game at Washington into overtime, were beaten, 76-74, by a stumbling shot by the Mystics' Adrienne Shuler with 3.8 seconds left. The game-winning shot by Shuler, a 29-year-old assistant coach at South Carolina's Furman University, snuffed a closing two-minute Los Angeles drive, extended the Sparks' losing streak to three, and dropped their record to 10-16.