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Two months out of office, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

So far, Obama is keeping things low-key, despite clamoring from Democrats for him to do more. But the unprecedented nature of this particular post-presidency means his respite could be brief. Not only are the Obamas still young and unusually popular for a post-White House couple, their decision to stay in Washington while their younger daughter finishes high school has combined with the compulsion of the new Trump administration to keep pulling them back into the spotlight.

Sports

Clemson edges Boston College, 1-0

Alex Eubanks pitched a three-hit shutout to lead No. 6 Clemson to a 1-0 victory over Boston College at Bill Beck Field on Saturday. The Tigers (19-4, 7-1 ACC), who won their school-record 14th game in a row away from home and their fifth consecutive game overall, took a 2-0 series lead.

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Fort Mill students gain 'real-world experience' with apprenticeships

Nation Ford High School student Jessie Whyte and graduate Caleb Beach are gaining real-world experience through an apprenticeship program. Through Apprenticeship Carolina, a division of the S.C. Technical College System, employers sponsor apprenticeships, providing on-the-job training to help students forge a career path.

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Horror flick, sci-fi stars converge at Mad Monster Party in Rock Hill

Horror and sci-fi film stars, creepy carnival rides, entertainment and vendors of macabre memorabilia converged on Rock Hill Friday for the Mad Monster Party Carolina. More than 30 actors from classic films and shows such as Godzilla, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, The Munsters, Friday the 13th and others will take photos with fans and sign autographs at the event at York Technical College through Sunday. Visit madmonster.com for details.