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A teen died in a car crash - then the state billed her for the broken guardrail

The Tennessee Department of Transportation billed 17-year-old Hannah Eimers nearly $3,000 for damage to a new guardrail after her car crash because she was at fault. The only problem: Hannah died in that crash and her father is convinced that the guardrail system, the Lindsay X-Lite terminal, was at fault. He said, "It's obscene. They will kill you and then they will bill you. “

World

8 teen mountaineers die on school trip despite classmates’ efforts to dig them out

Eight teenagers from a high school mountaineering club died in an avalanche on Monday in an area of northeastern Japan that had been blanketed by unusually heavy spring snows, authorities said. The students were training about 100 miles north of Tokyo, in an area where the weather bureau had issued an avalanche warning urging caution a day earlier. Dozens of other students and teachers were injured.

 

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York County prosecutor discusses gay marriage domestic violence conviction

York County prosecutors successfully won a conviction in the first such trial in South Carolina since gay marriage became legal in 2014. Under the case, same-sex married couples now have the same victims' rights, and defendants' consequences, as heterosexual married couples.
Andrew Dys adys@heraldonline.com
York County prosecutor discusses gay marriage domestic violence conviction 2:08

York County prosecutor discusses gay marriage domestic violence conviction

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

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

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Roller coasters, 'County Fair' opens at Carowinds in Fort Mill